At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Nick Baines.
Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Naga Raja.
Michael Ball celebrates the recent revival of Broadway musicals. 4: Bat Boy, which centres around a character who is half bat and half boy.
Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with baritone Jonathan Gunthorpe , soprano Jennifer Smith and members of the Players'
Theatre, who perform a few music-hall favourites.
An adaptation of Herman
Melville's classic novel, read by Richard Griffiths. 6: Ahab continues to search for Moby Dick despite the warnings of a one-armed sailor.
Abridged by Peter Mackie
Highlights from the Great
Northern Brass Arts Festival held in Manchester.
A new six-part series profiling theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh , whose hit shows include
Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Miss
Saigon. Tim Rice presents a first-ever major radio interview giving the full story behind a remarkable career. Producer Sam Cash
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With the Radio 2 Arts
Programme. A lively roundup of reviews, music and events.
Including at 2.30 Pause for Thought with Judy Merry.