Radio 4 Extra Thu 31 Dec 2015
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 00:00   A B Jonathan Aycliffe - The Matrix, Episode 3
Andrew MacLeod is taken to Africa, where he's horrified to hear a voice from his past. (3/10)
 
 00:15   A B Book at Bedtime, Lynne Truss - Cat Out of Hell, Episode 3
In Roger's story, the cats embark upon a grand tour ending abruptly at the Parthenon. (3/10)
 
 00:30   A B The Radio Detectives, Series 2, The Little Grey Cells of Hercule Poirot
The casebook of Agatha Christie's Belgian detective and his little grey cells. (2/5)
 
 01:00   A B Kipling in Love, Venus Annodomini
India, 1886: The attraction of Venus is only skin-deep as one unlucky captain discovers. (3/8)
 
 01:30   A B Stock Car Sewell
Art critic Brian Sewell explores his passion for stock car racing.
 
 02:00   A B Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus, Episode 3
Salieri wrestles with his conscience over seducing Mozart's wife. (3/8)
 
 02:15   A B The History of the Future, The Book of Revelation
Juliet Gardiner on the Book of Revelation with its apocalyptic visions of divine judgement (3/10)
 
 02:30   A B William Makepeace Thackeray - Vanity Fair, Episode 13
Becky and Rawdon make a tactical visit to relatives, and Becky finds a new companion. (13/20)
 
 02:45   A B Miles Kington - Someone Like Me, Episode 3
The legendary broadcaster recalls his brother's attempt to play a corpse in a school play. (3/5)
 
 03:00   A B Mystery Theater, Box Thirteen: Alan Ladd
In 'Actor's Alibi' struggling writer Dan Holliday's advert for adventure backfires.
 
 03:25   A B Agatha Christie - Speaking Her Own Words, Miss Marple
Excerpts from the Queen of the Crime's personal tapes dictating her autobiography. (5/7)
 
 03:30   A B Poirot, Murder on the Orient Express, Episode 3
The Belgian sleuth becomes convinced that the murderer is still aboard the train. (3/5)
 
 04:00   A B Counterpoint, 1999, Heat 10
Ned Sherrin hosts the first semi-final with David Hunt, Sue McCombie and Andrew Taylor. (10/13)
 
 04:30   A B Beachcomber... By the Way, Series 2, Episode 1
JB Morton's whimsies as performed by Richard Ingrams, Patricia Routledge and John Sessions (1/6)
 
 05:00   A B The Brothers, Series 2, Episode 1
Michael gets a circus obsession and Nigel has an odd encounter. (1/6)
 
 05:30   A B Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups, Series 3, A Christmas Not Special
A ring of the doorbell interrupts an already unconventional Wrigglesworth family Christmas (6/6)
 
 06:00   A B Kipling in Love, The Courting of Dinah Shadd
India, 1880: Sergeant Terence Mulvaney is a dark horse. (4/8)
 
 06:30   A B Brian Friel Season, Self Portrait
The playwright gives rare insight into his past, musing on the facts and fictions of life.
 
 06:50   A B Inheritance Tracks, Colm Toibin
The writer selects tracks by Joan Sutherland and Bob Dylan.
 
 07:00   A B Hazelbeach, Series 1, Wine
Back in England, Nick finds the mysterious Ronnie Hazelbeach in his late dad's house. (1/6)
 
 07:30   A B Tina C: Herstory, Episode 4
Tina brings us right up to date with a (slightly) festive look at where she is today. (4/4)
 
 08:00   A B Steptoe and Son, Series 4, And Afterwards At
Harold's wedding day doesn't quite go to plan. Adapted from TV with Wilfrid Brambell. (7/8)
 
 08:30   A B The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter, Series 1, The Birthday Present
The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. (1/6)
 
 09:00   A B Genius, Series 3, Episode 1
A whole new realm of swearing opens up as Rob Newman joins Dave Gorman. (1/6)
 
 09:30   A B No Commitments, Series 7, A Family Lunch
Victoria's hopes for a happy birthday celebration are soon dashed. (2/6)
 
 10:00   A B Mystery Theater, Jeff Regan, Investigator: It All Comes Back to Me Now
Jeff gets caught up in a case of missing memories.
 
 10:25   A B Agatha Christie - Speaking Her Own Words, The Taxman
Excerpts from the Queen of the Crime's personal tapes dictating her autobiography. (6/7)
 
 10:30   A B Poirot, Murder on the Orient Express, Episode 4
The Belgian sleuth discovers that one of the passengers is lying to him. (4/5)
 
 11:00   A B A Dalmatian Trilogy, The Lompic Cape
An eccentric writer-explorer and his bemused amanuensis explore the island. (1/3)
 
 11:15   A B Sirens of Fleet Street, Miss Thingummybob
The dramatic life of Emilie Peacocke, the first woman journalist on the Daily Express. (3/3)
 
 12:00   A B Steptoe and Son, Series 4, And Afterwards At
Harold's wedding day doesn't quite go to plan. Adapted from TV with Wilfrid Brambell. (7/8)
 
 12:30   A B The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter, Series 1, The Birthday Present
The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. (1/6)
 
 13:00   A B Kipling in Love, The Courting of Dinah Shadd
India, 1880: Sergeant Terence Mulvaney is a dark horse. (4/8)
 
 13:30   A B Brian Friel Season, Self Portrait
The playwright gives rare insight into his past, musing on the facts and fictions of life.
 
 13:50   A B Inheritance Tracks, Colm Toibin
The writer selects tracks by Joan Sutherland and Bob Dylan.
 
 14:00   A B Sir Peter Shaffer - Amadeus, Episode 4
Will Salieri finally take his revenge on Mozart? Or is his quarrel really with God? (4/8)
 
 14:15   A B The History of the Future, Nostradamus
Juliet Gardiner looks at the most famous futurologist of them all, Nostradamus. (4/10)
 
 14:30   A B William Makepeace Thackeray - Vanity Fair, Episode 14
A cash crisis forces Amelia to make a terrible decision about little Georgie's future. (14/20)
 
 14:45   A B Miles Kington - Someone Like Me, Episode 4
The much-missed writer recalls how a detective game unearthed some awkward family evidence (4/5)
 
 15:00   A B Mystery Theater, Jeff Regan, Investigator: It All Comes Back to Me Now
Jeff gets caught up in a case of missing memories.
 
 15:25   A B Agatha Christie - Speaking Her Own Words, The Taxman
Excerpts from the Queen of the Crime's personal tapes dictating her autobiography. (6/7)
 
 15:30   A B Poirot, Murder on the Orient Express, Episode 4
The Belgian sleuth discovers that one of the passengers is lying to him. (4/5)
 
 16:00   A B Genius, Series 3, Episode 1
A whole new realm of swearing opens up as Rob Newman joins Dave Gorman. (1/6)
 
 16:30   A B No Commitments, Series 7, A Family Lunch
Victoria's hopes for a happy birthday celebration are soon dashed. (2/6)
 
 17:00   A B Hazelbeach, Series 1, Wine
Back in England, Nick finds the mysterious Ronnie Hazelbeach in his late dad's house. (1/6)
 
 17:30   A B Tina C: Herstory, Episode 4
Tina brings us right up to date with a (slightly) festive look at where she is today. (4/4)
 
 18:00   A B Jonathan Aycliffe - The Matrix, Episode 4
Now back in Scotland, MacLeod becomes increasingly dependent on Mylne's support. (4/10)
 
 18:15   A B Book at Bedtime, Lynne Truss - Cat Out of Hell, Episode 4
Wiggy's sister Jo and her dog Jeremy are still missing. Suspicion falls on Wiggy himself. (4/10)
 
 18:30   A B Women of Mystery - Queen of Crime
Why was the genteel Agatha Christie so good at writing murder stories?
 
 19:00   A B Steptoe and Son, Series 4, And Afterwards At
Harold's wedding day doesn't quite go to plan. Adapted from TV with Wilfrid Brambell. (7/8)
 
 19:30   A B The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter, Series 1, The Birthday Present
The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. (1/6)
 
 20:00   A B Kipling in Love, The Courting of Dinah Shadd
India, 1880: Sergeant Terence Mulvaney is a dark horse. (4/8)
 
 20:30   A B Brian Friel Season, Self Portrait
The playwright gives rare insight into his past, musing on the facts and fictions of life.
 
 20:50   A B Inheritance Tracks, Colm Toibin
The writer selects tracks by Joan Sutherland and Bob Dylan.
 
 21:00   A B A Dalmatian Trilogy, The Lompic Cape
An eccentric writer-explorer and his bemused amanuensis explore the island. (1/3)
 
 21:15   A B Sirens of Fleet Street, Miss Thingummybob
The dramatic life of Emilie Peacocke, the first woman journalist on the Daily Express. (3/3)
 
 22:00   A B Tina C: Herstory, Episode 4
Tina brings us right up to date with a (slightly) festive look at where she is today. (4/4)
 
 22:30   A B The Secret World, Series 2, Episode 1
From Al Pacino to Keith Harris and Orville, Jon Culshaw and friends probe private lives. (1/6)
 
 23:00   A B Bleak Expectations, Series 3, An Evil Life Sort of Explained
Floating in the most peculiar way, Harry and Pip hear Gently Benevolent's life story. (5/6)
 
 23:30   A B Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea, Hogmanay Special
James Naughtie joins Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden for a New Year's Eve celebration.
 



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