BBC Sounds - Radio 4 Extra - Schedules (2024)

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Early

  • 00:30Ray Bradbury's Tales of the BizarreSeries 2A young boy's fascination with anatomy proves crucial in saving lives.
  • 01:00Desert Island Discs RevisitedActorsActor and musician Hugh Laurie is castaway by Kirsty Young.
  • 01:45David Attenborough's Life StoriesSeries 1Musings on the structures built by New Guinea's Vogelkop bowerbirds to attract mates.
  • 02:00Poetry ExtraStories In Verse - Goblin Market and The Forsaken MermanDaljit Nagra selects the best programmes from the BBC's poetry archive.
  • 02:30These Days by Lucy Caldwell (Omnibus)Episode 1It’s April 1941. Belfast has escaped the worst of the war – so far. Two sisters' stories.
  • 03:40Inheritance TracksLauren LaverneBBC 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne chooses tracks by Dick Gaughan and Odetta.
  • 03:50D-Day MinusD-Day Minus (Omnibus)Five short dramas set in Britain and France, ahead of the Allied invasion of Europe.
  • 05:00Educating ArchieFrom 04/02/1954Brough goes to the fair and Archie visits the future.
  • 05:30Much Binding in the MarshFrom 24/05/1950Elocution lessons are on offer with Brains Amalgamated's new machine.
  • 06:00WhodunnitsPaul Temple and the Gilbert CaseShould Howard Gilbert hang for murder? The suave sleuth investigates.

Morning

  • 06:30A Change in the Weather1. HeistComedy thriller as two women get entangled with two co*ckney crooks. Stars Polly James.
  • 07:00Minor AdjustmentA Change of ArtSarah's mother Bea arrives with a horsebox full of art and three moulting cats.
  • 07:30Steptoe and SonSeries 6Sceptical Harold slams Albert's spiritualist claims.
  • 08:00A Short GentlemanEpisode 2Robert woos Elizabeth, by means of a putty-coloured carpet.
  • 08:30These Days by Lucy Caldwell6. CompanionEmma desperately searches for Sylvia.
  • 08:45Exile1. CondemnationA gripping story about one family's journey into the unknown.
  • 09:00I'm Sorry I Haven't A ClueSeries 81The multi award-winning comedy panel game chaired by Jack Dee.
  • 09:30Soundstage1. Midnight at the OasisChris Watson’s audio postcards from around the world capturing natural sound spectacles.
  • 09:45Daily ServicePsalms - God's Faithfulness - Our RefugeChristian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music led by Fr Matt Roche Saunders
  • 10:00The Moth Radio HourPhone Call, Flamenco, Surprise PartyTrue stories told live in the USA: Jenifer Hixson introduces tales of unusual situations.
  • 10:50Witness HistoryMallory’s body discovered on EverestFarhana Haider explores the disappearance of George Mallory on Everest in 1924.
  • 11:00WhodunnitsPaul Temple and the Gilbert CaseShould Howard Gilbert hang for murder? The suave sleuth investigates.
  • 11:30A Change in the Weather1. HeistComedy thriller as two women get entangled with two co*ckney crooks. Stars Polly James.

Afternoon

  • 12:00Minor AdjustmentA Change of ArtSarah's mother Bea arrives with a horsebox full of art and three moulting cats.
  • 12:30Steptoe and SonSeries 6Sceptical Harold slams Albert's spiritualist claims.
  • 13:00A Short GentlemanEpisode 2Robert woos Elizabeth, by means of a putty-coloured carpet.
  • 13:30These Days by Lucy Caldwell6. CompanionEmma desperately searches for Sylvia.
  • 13:45Exile1. CondemnationA gripping story about one family's journey into the unknown.
  • 14:00Just a MinuteSeries 54Nicholas Parsons with Charles Collingwood, Shappi Khorsandi, Paul Merton and Graham Norton
  • 14:30The Nimmo Twins In...Series 1A provincial theatre company comes a cropper at the hands of a mad playwright.
  • 15:00Thackeray1. Green FingeredLandscape gardener-cum-private detective Jim Thackeray must call on all of his skills.
  • 16:00The Moth Radio HourPhone Call, Flamenco, Surprise PartyTrue stories told live in the USA: Jenifer Hixson introduces tales of unusual situations.
  • 16:50Witness HistoryMallory’s body discovered on EverestFarhana Haider explores the disappearance of George Mallory on Everest in 1924.
  • 17:00WhodunnitsPaul Temple and the Gilbert CaseShould Howard Gilbert hang for murder? The suave sleuth investigates.
  • 17:30A Change in the Weather1. HeistComedy thriller as two women get entangled with two co*ckney crooks. Stars Polly James.
  • 18:00Minor AdjustmentA Change of ArtSarah's mother Bea arrives with a horsebox full of art and three moulting cats.
  • 18:30Steptoe and SonSeries 6Sceptical Harold slams Albert's spiritualist claims.

Evening

  • 19:00A Short GentlemanEpisode 2Robert woos Elizabeth, by means of a putty-coloured carpet.
  • 19:30These Days by Lucy Caldwell6. CompanionEmma desperately searches for Sylvia.
  • 19:45Exile1. CondemnationA gripping story about one family's journey into the unknown.
  • 20:00Just a MinuteSeries 54Nicholas Parsons with Charles Collingwood, Shappi Khorsandi, Paul Merton and Graham Norton
  • 20:30The Nimmo Twins In...Series 1A provincial theatre company comes a cropper at the hands of a mad playwright.
  • 21:00Thackeray1. Green FingeredLandscape gardener-cum-private detective Jim Thackeray must call on all of his skills.
  • 22:00I'm Sorry I Haven't A ClueSeries 81The multi award-winning comedy panel game chaired by Jack Dee.
  • 22:30Goodness Gracious MeSeries 2A phone-in to matchmake partners, and an Asian Babe fancies a job on TV's Newsnight.
  • 22:55The Comedy Club InterviewsRob Auton 1/2Jon Holmes chats to stand-up poet Rob Auton in the Comedy Club.
  • 23:00The News QuizSeries 114Ian Smith, Geoff Norcott, Shaparak Khorsandi and Anushka Asthana quiz the news
  • Live:23:30Dave PodmoreDave Podmore's Cricket NightLoyalties are split for our hero, as a billionaire plans to demolish his home ground.

Late

  • On Next:00:00The Moth Radio HourPhone Call, Flamenco, Surprise PartyTrue stories told live in the USA: Jenifer Hixson introduces tales of unusual situations.
  • 00:50Witness HistoryMallory’s body discovered on EverestFarhana Haider explores the disappearance of George Mallory on Everest in 1924.
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