with the Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.
with the Early Show
Paul Walker from
Sunderland explores the Christmas story.
with news, travel, weather and the greatest hits.
with Dr Pauline Webb.
with dedications and requests. Including at
10.00 Pick of the Hits.
talks to the people who make the news.
A seasonal mix of words and music, including at
2.30 the star guest interview.
Join Ed for the final of the Junior Accumulator Quiz.
Including the Mystery Voice competition.
Derek Jameson tells the stories of the great composers through the eyes of a newspaper editor of today - love, lies, scandals and shambles.
This week: Chopin.
Recorded at the Anvil
Theatre, Basingstoke. Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, leader Martin Loveday.
Friday Night's Star Singers are Maryetta Midgley and Jason Howard , with Carol
Williams (organ) and the Basingstoke Male Voice Choir. Musical director
David Ogborn. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Rpt
The Demon Barber of Fleet
Denis Quilley and Julia McKenzie star in an exclusive recording of the Royal National Theatre's hit production of Stephen Sondheim 's musical thriller.
It is the tale of a half-mad barber who returns home after escaping from an unjust imprisonment, to take vengeance on the judge who sentenced him, ravished his wife and now plans to marry his daughter. However, Sweeney doesn't limit himself to one victim, he takes revenge against the whole world for his and his daughter's suffering by slitting the throats of his customers, whose corpses are then made into meat pies by his enterprising accomplice, Mrs Lovett.
Book by Hugh Wheeler.
Based on an adaptation by Christopher Bond
=Director Declan Donnellan Rpt
with Jazz Notes In Concert
The 100 Club All Stars and the BBC Big Band, conductor Barry Forgie.
with Night Ride
Including at 1.30 and 3.30 Pause for Thought with John Young.
relaxes with her own choice of music.
A Unique Broadcasting production