1.00 New series
The Smith Lectures
Arthur Smith hosts an eight-part series about comedy. starting with a "lecture" asking who are the funniest - the British or the Americans? Producer Alex Connock
1.30 New series
The Newly Discovered Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
A six-part comedy series about the famous sleuth, starring Roy Hudd, Chris Emmett, Jeffrey Holland and June Whitfield, with musical accompaniment by Ian Smith.
1: Case of the Clockwork Fiend
Written by Tony Hare
Producer Chris Neill
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Miles Kington and his guests review books about music, including Dreaming Out Loud, a controversial book from
1998 about country music. Plus a new history of rockabilly, and a discussion with the author of Memphis Beat - the Life and Times of America's Musical Crossroads. E-MAIL: [address removed]
Singer Suzi Quatro presents a series on rock 'n' roll. This programme includes an archive radio extract of fast-talking DJ B Mitchell Reed , and highlights the songs of JP Richardson , the "Big Bopper".
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