BBC Sounds - Radio 4 Extra - Schedules (2024)

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Early

  • 00:30Jarvis on McCullersJarvis co*cker celebrates the life and work of literary wunderkind Carson McCullers.
  • 01:00The Longest JourneyA murder has occurred. But who is the victim and who is the murderer?
  • 01:45A Small Town MurderSeries 12Family liaison officer Jackie Hartwell begins to build a profile of Denise’s attacker.
  • 02:00Moving5. FlightWill the return of Antony and Brian's dad end Greta's plan to become a company director?
  • 02:30The Goon ShowSeries 5Neddie Seagoon offers to lead an expedition to bring back a yehti - from Yorkshire.
  • 03:00Turf WarsThe Accidental HeadBeth plans to fight tooth and nail for her son's school place.
  • 03:30The Last Champion - The Life of Fred Perry by Jon Henderson2. First Signs of GreatnessPerry applies his championship table tennis prowess to the tennis court.
  • 03:45Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls7. A Writer's ParadiseJennifer is keen to marry Tony, and Lyon visits Anne's family home in Lawrenceville.
  • 04:00Quote... UnquoteFrank Gardner, Sathnam Sanghera, John LloydNigel Rees hosts the popular quotations quiz.
  • 06:00RD Wingfield - Saturday RosterHastler is very ambitious, therefore he has a lot to lose when things go wrong.

Morning

  • 06:45A Small Town MurderSeries 12Jackie Hartwell learns Denise’s attacker is more dangerous than they previously thought.
  • 07:00WinstonWinston in LoveIt's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
  • 07:30Hanco*ck's Half HourSeries 1The Lad is after a new home, but is it really the best idea to get Sid to build it?
  • 08:00Boswell's LivesSeries 3Time-travelling biographer James Boswell meets Agatha Christie.
  • 08:30The Last Champion - The Life of Fred Perry by Jon Henderson3. Wimbledon GloryPerry dominates the game in the 1930s, winning Wimbledon three times in succession.
  • 08:45Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls8. Family StrifeNew bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star.
  • 09:00Jessica Fostekew: Sturdy Girl ClubSeries 2Stand-up series about big strong women who do 'unladylike' sports.
  • 09:30The Test of TimeEgyptian Cooling MethodsDid ancient Egypt have the answers to today's need for sustainable cooling.
  • 09:45Daily ServiceEchoes of Benedict - I will bless the LordChristian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music led by Ann Easter
  • 10:00Archive on 4Desert Island Myths: Three Centuries Of Robinson CrusoeChristopher Frayling explores the creation and legacy of Defoe's controversial novel.
  • 11:00RD Wingfield - Saturday RosterHastler is very ambitious, therefore he has a lot to lose when things go wrong.
  • 11:45A Small Town MurderSeries 12Jackie Hartwell learns Denise’s attacker is more dangerous than they previously thought.

Afternoon

  • Live:12:00WinstonWinston in LoveIt's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
  • On Next:12:30Hanco*ck's Half HourSeries 1The Lad is after a new home, but is it really the best idea to get Sid to build it?
  • 13:00Boswell's LivesSeries 3Time-travelling biographer James Boswell meets Agatha Christie.
  • 13:30The Last Champion - The Life of Fred Perry by Jon Henderson3. Wimbledon GloryPerry dominates the game in the 1930s, winning Wimbledon three times in succession.
  • 13:45Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls8. Family StrifeNew bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star.
  • 14:00WordaholicsSeries 2Katy Brand, Alex Horne, Richard Herring and Natalie Haynes vie for verbal supremacy.Programme Website
  • 14:30Hidden TreasuresDaphne du Maurier - The House on the StrandA mind-altering drug transports Richard back hundreds of years and puts him in peril...Programme Website
  • 16:00Archive on 4Desert Island Myths: Three Centuries Of Robinson CrusoeChristopher Frayling explores the creation and legacy of Defoe's controversial novel.
  • 17:00RD Wingfield - Saturday RosterHastler is very ambitious, therefore he has a lot to lose when things go wrong.
  • 17:45A Small Town MurderSeries 12Jackie Hartwell learns Denise’s attacker is more dangerous than they previously thought.
  • 18:00WinstonWinston in LoveIt's Father's wedding day, but will he really cut his family off without a bean?
  • 18:30Hanco*ck's Half HourSeries 1The Lad is after a new home, but is it really the best idea to get Sid to build it?

Evening

  • 19:00Boswell's LivesSeries 3Time-travelling biographer James Boswell meets Agatha Christie.
  • 19:30The Last Champion - The Life of Fred Perry by Jon Henderson3. Wimbledon GloryPerry dominates the game in the 1930s, winning Wimbledon three times in succession.
  • 19:45Jacqueline Susann - Valley of the Dolls8. Family StrifeNew bride Jennifer visits Neely, who has become a big Hollywood star.
  • 20:00WordaholicsSeries 2Katy Brand, Alex Horne, Richard Herring and Natalie Haynes vie for verbal supremacy.Programme Website
  • 20:30Hidden TreasuresDaphne du Maurier - The House on the StrandA mind-altering drug transports Richard back hundreds of years and puts him in peril...Programme Website
  • 22:00Jessica Fostekew: Sturdy Girl ClubSeries 2Stand-up series about big strong women who do 'unladylike' sports.
  • 22:30The Museum of EverythingSeries 3It's Awards Night! Can the Crayon Museum beat off the challenger, the World of Pencils?Programme Website
  • 22:55The Comedy Club InterviewsDee Allum 3/3Rob Deering interviews Dee Allum.Programme Website
  • 23:00Bussmann and Quantick KingsizeEpisode 2Featuring the Ike Turner and Melvyn Bragg Story. Stars Jane Bussmann and David Quantick.Programme Website
  • 23:30PartySeries 1The second episode sees the young idealists wrangling over their party's Foreign Policy.

Late

  • 00:00Archive on 4Desert Island Myths: Three Centuries Of Robinson CrusoeChristopher Frayling explores the creation and legacy of Defoe's controversial novel.
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