Charles Wheeler presents a five-part series marking the 60th anniversary of the wartime evacuation of Britain's cities.
In this first programme, evacuees describe the emotional events leading up to the first day of evacuation.
Producer David Prest. Repeated at 9.30pm
In five programmes Robert Lacey presents a vivid portrait of life in Britain in the year 1000 with the help of archaeologists and historians.
2: Village life, food, health and hygiene. Producer Susan Roberts
Sheila McCiennon talks to Rufina Evanovna about her 18 years of marriage to the famous defector Kim Philby. Drama: The Surprise Summer by Jonathan Holloway. Part 1 of 5. Editor Ruth Gardiner
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Julian Richards presents the series which enables you to discover yourtown's past through the streets and buildings of today. 1: Penzance. He reveals how arable Cornish land and a natural harbour marked the beginnings of a market. Producer John Byrne
By Agatha Christie, starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell in five parts. The invitation was not a game after all, and the intruder has been shot dead - but the intended victim was clearly someone else.
Detective Inspector Craddock:
Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to contestants.
Devised by John P Wynn. Questions by Ian Gillies Producer Richard Edis. Repeated Saturday llpm
Writers Stan Barstow and Alan Plater address letters to their personal icons, JB Priestley and Duke Ellington, while Russell Hoban interviews his hero Lord
Jim about character, destiny and fiction. With Richard Heap , Malcolm Hebden , James Quinn and Nicholas Blane. Producer Michael Fox
Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey. Additional readings by Brett Usher and Sean Baker. 161: How Britain Bought the Suez Canal Written by Christopher Lee
Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat
Nicholas Parsons is joined by Clement Freud , Peter Jones , Paul Merton and a special guest for radio's most devious panel game. Recorded at the Pleasance, Edinburgh.
Devised by Ian Messiter. Producer Chris Neill Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
By Jonathan Holloway. When ex-teacher John Hunter takes his one-man show to the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe, he finds a tacky venue, a perky technician and a beautiful barmaid. Part 1 of 5. with Finlay Welsh , Becky Hindley , Alastair Cording. Alex Rowe and Jayne McKenna
Director David Hunter. Repeated from 10.45am
Fight the Good Fight. In the last of two programmes on the state of religious belief in Britain today, the Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali , asks whether Christianity is doing enough to respond to the demands of modem life. Producer Cathy Packe
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