1.00 Professor Simth-
Fired and Emotional
Arthur Smith presents a comic series. In today's programme he presents 1,000 years ofthe English language, featuring clips from
Bob Newhart , Bob and Ray, Struck Off and Die, the Vestibules, Marty Feldman and Eddie Izzard.
1.30 Griff Rhys Jones Comedy sketch shows. With Simon Godley ,
Geoffrey McGivern and special guest Ed Byrne. Repeated from Thursday
With the Radio 2 Wall of Sound, a chance to pick a hit to be played instantly, the best music from the last five decades and the newest releases. Plus a chance to win some top videos in the Movie Detectives.
The members of Culture Club chart their career from success in the early eighties, to their demise a few years later, following Boy George's high-profile drug addiction, to their critically acclaimed comeback at the tail-end of the nineties. Their current standing is a testament to George's talent and the enduring music of the band.
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