An Easter-Time Eggstravaganza Jane Horrocks plays the farmyard bird whose amusing broodings on motherhood, calcium, albumen and shell are rudely interrupted by the regular delivery of nature's most remarkable and versatile miracle package - the egg! Written by Lynne Truss. Producer Sarah Blunt
The news of 50 years ago today.
Cambridge win the boat race in the slowest time this century, Wales beat Ireland by six points to nil in the first rugby international since the war, and the King's broadcast to the Commonwealth from South Africa does not quite go according to plan.
The Black Board. From the BBC Radio
Theatre, Jenni Murray introduces an Easter quiz celebrating the lives of black women and their contributions to politics, music, sport, literature, arts and public life. Panellists include actress Syan Blake (Frankie in EastEnders), policy consultant Valerie Amos , journalist Melba Wilson , and the theatre director Yvonne Brewster.
Short story: The Tall Shadow, by Meiling Jin , read by Amanda Gordon , abridged by Sarah Johnson.
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By Helen Kluger. With her career in crisis and her love life the subject of analysis, Jackie Amos has hit rock bottom. Then a zoologist, a small furry animal and a latter-day Tarzan make her look at life with new eyes. with Kerry Fox. Douglas Hodge. Tessa Peake Jones. - Helen Kluger and James Fleet
Director Sally Avens Repeat
Laurie Taylor with guests, lively debate, bank holiday brain-teasers and Ian Peacock , who goes up onto people's roofs to find out why gardening at an improbable height can prove uplifting. Editor Sharon Banoff. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk
Lynne Walker assesses the influence of jazz drummer Tony Williams , who made his debut with the Miles Davis
Quintet. The release of his new disc comes just one month after his death. Producer Erika Wright. Revised repeat at 9.30pm
John Clifford 's play about the paradoxes and legacies of the British Empire is based on the letters of his grandfather Hugo Bill , who was a servant of the Crown in India and Persia, and who wrote a letter home every Sunday. with Noreen Leighton. Gregor Powrie , Emma Currie and John Buick. Director Patrick Rayner
Last in the series of audio-letters chronicling the adventures of two house-swappers. Andy, in Adelaide, stalks game at dawn and discovers a market for coats made from cat fur.
Simon, in County Durham, experiences the local whippet race. Producer Marc Jobst Repeat
Cobnuts. In the fourth of six classic
Living Worlds, Lionel Kelleway visits Meg Game 's nuttery to talk cobnuts, dormice, orchids and nutkins amid the flush of spring bluebells. Producer Grant Sonnex Repeat
Starring Amanda Redman as Alex Soames , with Dudley Sutton as Chief Inspector Arthur Guscott.
Christopher Benjamin re-creates the role of intelligence officer Henry Colvil , from The House, in the first of Christopher Lee 's new six-part mystery drama, which begins with the apparently uncontroversial death of an elderly Irish priest. with Peter Yapp and Joseph O'Conor Producer Pete Atkin Repeat
Joseph McFadden reads part six of lain Banks's controversial first novel of rural life and family homicide, abridged in ten parts by Craig Warner.
The truth of the accident which led to
Frank's unfortunate disability is revealed.
Producer Alex Burrett
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