with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the papers.
with the Dawn Patrol
With Roger Roberts.
News, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time.
With Adrian Plass.
Including at 10.00 the eight contenders for the Great
British Song Contest. You can vote for your choice of winning song during the programme - phone numbers are listed on BBC1 at 8pm, when there's another chance to hear the entries performed
Talking to the people who make the news.
Including the final of the Accumulator Quiz.
Including the Mystery Voice competition.
Sarah Kennedy chairs the quiz show about bestselling books and authors. Joining her is regular guest Maurice Leonard with Frances Edmonds
, Lauren Henderson and Helen Lederer.
From the Grand
Theatre, Swansea, a special edition of the programme in celebration of St David - patron saint of Wales. Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Beverley Humphreys and Jason Howard , and the Treorchy Male Choir conducted by John Jenkins. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd
At 8.20, during the interval, Sean Street explores some of the writing inspired by the Land of the Red Dragon as he walks in Wales in the literary company of Edward Thomas , W H Davies ,
Frances Kilvert and George Borrow.
Producer Elizabeth Funning
Frank Renton introduces a session from the Aveley and Newham Band from
London, conducted by Melvin White.
Radio 2 Arts Programme On this St David's Day,
Aled Jones investigates the ups and downs of the singing voice in Wales.
Among those giving their opinions are tenor Dennis O'Neil , as he rehearses at the Welsh National Opera, baritone Jason Howard , toning up and tuning up at the gymnasium, and mezzo soprano Della Jones , who wants to rap without damaging her voice. Also, auditioning for the BBC
National Chorus of Wales, and what separates a good singer from a great one? Plus developing the vocal chords at the Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Producer Alison Quinn
with Jazz Notes
Music from the BBC Big Band.
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Pauline Webb.
A Ray Harvey production