Radio 4 Extra Thu 18 Dec 2014
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 00:00   A B Sue Townsend - Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, Some Problems of Modern Life
Struggling with phone banking and a failsafe electronic organiser, Adrian's car is towed. (3/5)
 
 00:15   A B Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life, The State in Miniature
The home as a microcosm of social order. (3/30)
 
 00:30   A B Charles Dickens, A House to Let, Episode 3
The derelict house mystery deepens when manservant Trottle finds people inside. (3/5)
 
 00:45   A B Book of the Week, Brian Thompson - Clever Girl: A Sentimental Education, Jungle Jim
A colonial war in Kenya, but Brian is injured by a Christmas biscuit tin. (3/5)
 
 01:00   A B Whispers, Series 3, Episode 6
Gyles Brandreth hosts, with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, John O'Farrell and Dan Tetsell. (6/6)
 
 01:30   A B Off the Page, Secrets
Writers Alice Jolly, Kris Kenway and Duncan Fallowell reveal all on matters undisclosed.
 
 02:00   A B Doctor Who, Hornets' Nest, The Stuff of Nightmares, pt 2
Barricaded in the Time Lord's cottage, Mike Yates hears more about the reanimating bugs. (2/10)
 
 02:30   A B Tales From the Stave, Series 1, Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
Frances Fyfield on the sketch book that Beethoven used when writing his sixth symphony. (2/3)
 
 03:00   A B Patrick O'Brian - Testimonies
A haunting tale of secret passion set in a remote Welsh valley in the 1950s.
 
 04:00   A B Patrick O'Brian - The Surgeon's Mate, Episode 6
Captain Aubrey has captured the Minnie, and Dr Stephen Maturin is about to go on board. (6/10)
 
 04:15   A B Graeme Fife - A Misfortune at Seaham
The heroes of the 1880 Seaham Colliery explosion in Durham. Based on real-life events.
 
 05:00   A B Life in London, The Show Folks
Pierce Egan tries to get Tom, Bob and Jerry's adventures onto the stage. (5/6)
 
 05:30   A B North by Northamptonshire, Series 2, Episode 3
A visiting choir sets hearts aflutter among the ladies of Wadenbrook. (3/6)
 
 06:00   A B Doctor Who, Hornets' Nest, The Dead Shoes, pt 1
For his next lesson about the alien swarm, Mike Yates goes back in time to 1930s Cromer. (3/10)
 
 06:30   A B Tales From the Stave, Series 1, Handel's Jephtha
George Frideric Handel's last major choral work found him tormented by failing sight. (3/3)
 
 07:00   A B The Elephant Man, All Features Great and Small
Valentine's Day approaches and some of the zoo staff are keen to find romance. (5/8)
 
 07:30   A B My Teenage Diary, Series 6, Oona King
Baroness Oona King's diaries show her political ambitions started from a very young age. (3/6)
 
 08:00   A B It Sticks Out Half a Mile, The Fancy Dress Parade
The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano. (9/13)
 
 08:30   A B Listen to Les, From 11/01/1981
Les Dawson presents his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing.
 
 09:00   A B Who Goes There?, Series 3, Episode 2
Martin Young's quiz. With Francis Wheen, Fred Housego, Amanda Foreman and Maria McErlane. (2/6)
 
 09:30   A B Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekends, Series 4, Episode 3
Robin bonds with his new daughter at a Dad's Group and Derek tags along, sparking chaos. (3/4)
 
 10:00   A B John Mortimer - The Summer of a Dormouse
Journalist Henry is visited by his elder self in this comedy of missed opportunities.
 
 11:00   A B Patrick O'Brian - The Surgeon's Mate, Episode 7
Before Carlscrona, Aubrey and Maturin must make a detour with the Catalan troops. (7/10)
 
 11:15   A B Paul B Davies - Spy Nozy and the Poets
Suspicious behaviour by new residents in a Somerset village interests a Home Office spy.
 
 12:00   A B It Sticks Out Half a Mile, The Fancy Dress Parade
The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano. (9/13)
 
 12:30   A B Listen to Les, From 11/01/1981
Les Dawson presents his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing.
 
 13:00   A B Doctor Who, Hornets' Nest, The Dead Shoes, pt 1
For his next lesson about the alien swarm, Mike Yates goes back in time to 1930s Cromer. (3/10)
 
 13:30   A B Tales From the Stave, Series 1, Handel's Jephtha
George Frideric Handel's last major choral work found him tormented by failing sight. (3/3)
 
 14:00   A B Sue Townsend - Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years, My Sister Rosie
Bittersweet revelations as Adrian helps his sister come terms with her new condition. (4/5)
 
 14:15   A B Amanda Vickery - A History of Private Life, The Closet
The closet - a place for prayer, music and safety. (4/30)
 
 14:30   A B Charles Dickens, A House to Let, Episode 4
Trottle makes a disturbing discovery at the derelict house, in a locked room. (4/5)
 
 14:45   A B Book of the Week, Brian Thompson - Clever Girl: A Sentimental Education, Higher Education
Brian applies for a Cambridge scholarship and embarks on a romance in Waltham Cross. (4/5)
 
 15:00   A B John Mortimer - The Summer of a Dormouse
Journalist Henry is visited by his elder self in this comedy of missed opportunities.
 
 16:00   A B The 4 O'Clock Show, Witches, Rock Choir and Keep It in the Family
Mel Giedroyc discovers the bizarre rituals people used to perform to ward off witches.
 
 17:00   A B No Commitments, Series 3, Seasonal Adjustment
Anna and Charlotte plan to celebrate Christmas their way, but what about Victoria? (5/6)
 
 17:30   A B The Elephant Man, All Features Great and Small
Valentine's Day approaches and some of the zoo staff are keen to find romance. (5/8)
 
 18:00   A B Who Goes There?, Series 3, Episode 2
Martin Young's quiz. With Francis Wheen, Fred Housego, Amanda Foreman and Maria McErlane. (2/6)
 
 18:30   A B Great Lives, Scott of the Antartic
Author Beryl Bainbridge selects explorer Falcon Scott as a hidden romantic.
 
 19:00   A B It Sticks Out Half a Mile, The Fancy Dress Parade
The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano. (9/13)
 
 19:30   A B Listen to Les, From 11/01/1981
Les Dawson presents his own versions of Dallas and Columbo, plus more piano bashing.
 
 20:00   A B Doctor Who, Hornets' Nest, The Dead Shoes, pt 1
For his next lesson about the alien swarm, Mike Yates goes back in time to 1930s Cromer. (3/10)
 
 20:30   A B Tales From the Stave, Series 1, Handel's Jephtha
George Frideric Handel's last major choral work found him tormented by failing sight. (3/3)
 
 21:00   A B Serial, Episode 12
Sarah Koenig re-investigates the real-life murder of teenager Hae Min Lee in 1999. (12)
 
 21:45   A B Paper Gardens, The Holy Suburb - Cookham
Leslie Forbes peers behind the privet hedges in search of Stanley Spencer's personal Eden. (3/5)
 
 22:00   A B My Teenage Diary, Series 6, Oona King
Baroness Oona King's diaries show her political ambitions started from a very young age. (3/6)
 
 22:30   A B Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking, Series 3, Episode 3
Featuring a woman who is so useless, she has just been snapped up for a job in government. (3/6)
 
 22:55   A B The Comedy Club Interviews, 18/12/2014
Diane Morgan chats to Father Christmas.
 
 23:00   A B Continuity, Episode 4
At the Preston pie competition, our announcer muses on the meaning of life. (4/6)
 
 23:15   A B Guy Browning's Small Talk, Series 2, How to Get Out More
From popping out to stay in, to the delights of camping, the writer shares life-coach tips (4/4)
 
 23:30   A B A Look Back at the Nineties, 1999
Chris Barrie and Rory Bremner take a satirical look back at the 90s, before they happened. (5/5)
 



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