with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music.
With Cathy Aitchison.
Start the day with a smile and whistle along to some terrific music.
With the Rev Canon Roger Royle.
Hits, new releases and timeless classic tracks.
Talking to the people who make the news. Plus legal questions answered.
Late lunch and early afternoon entertainment.
Including the final of the Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.
Including the Mystery Voice competition and at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend sporting action.
Richard Stilgoe returns with a new six-part series of the music quiz that takes talent and tunes from the sublime to the ridiculous. Team captains Rod Argent and Kate Robbins are joined by Neil Innes and Bobby Crush to listen to some offbeat music and manic performances.
Written by Jeremy Pascall and Phil Swern
Producer Andy Aliffe
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , in a concert from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Guest singers are Marilyn Hill
Smith and Arthur Davies , plus the Serenata Voices directed by David Beavan. introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
John Nettles reads a ten-part adaptation of John Buchan 's classic thriller.
1: The Man Who Died
A Jane Marshall production
In anticipation of next week's European Brass
Band Championships, to be held in Norway,
Frank Renton welcomes studio guests Tertnes Brass from Bergen, Norway, conducted by Tom Brevik.
Radio 2 Arts Programme John Florance investigates the archetypal English hero. Over the centuries Robin
Hood has been portrayed in ballads, May revels, broadsheets, films and on TV, emerging as a different character in each. Music has been written about him by people as diverse as John Barry, Dick James , Clannad, Sir Edward German , Steeleye Span and Lionel Bart.
Historians struggle to place him, writers reinterpret him, and political creeds have used him. Taking part are writers Michael Eaton and John Matthews , folklorist
Georgina Boyes , musicians Lucy Skeaping and the City Waites, and historian
Producer David Corser
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Patrick Forbes.
A Robin Quinn production