Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Every summer otherwise blissfully happy relationships disintegrate into bitter acrimony. The occasion? The family holiday. The cause? Navigation. Sue Margolis investigates the science, the art and the perils of map-reading. Serial: Fatknds (7)
Frank Delaney with the programme about language that is what it says.
6: Play it again and again, Sam. Must familiarity breed contempt? A celebration of the tired old cliche and its offspring. Producer Liz Jensen
What if life was discovered on another planet? What if the inhabitants contacted us? What if they actually arrived? Would it lead to a period of human progress, or to the end of civilisation as we know it? Astronomers Heather Couper and Archie Roy join Christopher Andrew for this week's programme of lively speculation. Producer Ian Bell
This week: The Punters Challenge, a quiz specially devised for the BBC Radio On Show festival. Susan Marling is the referee as contestants battle it out at the Watershed Media Centre in Bristol. Producer John Holmes
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by Robert Dodds.
"He poisoned them, in his little room, popping them into a jar with some crushed laurel leaves. Afterwards he'd lay the brightly-coloured little corpse among crumbs in his Tupperware sandwich box, gently wrapped in a tissue shroud."
Read by Stuart McQuarrie. Producer Louise Dalziel
A four-part adaptation of P G Wodehouse's comic novel.
Sam wins his way into Lord Emsworth's heart, and Galahad gives him a new identity. But the local police, Beach the butler and Lady Hermione are still on his trail. And the Empress has found something intoxicating in her trough.
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