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Radio schedule Friday 8th October 2021

Radio 4
11:30am
Charlotte And Lillian. Image shows from L to R: Charlotte (Helen Monks), Lillian (Miriam Margolyes). Copyright: Giddy Goat Productions

Charlotte And Lillian

Series 3, Episode 2 - The Dog

As a way of winning over local dog owner Mo, Charlotte is desperate to prove her love of all things canine. She lures Lillian into borrowing a dog - and promptly discovers that they're inseparable.

Mark Nelson

The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected

Series 9, Episode 6 - Episode Six

It's the last in the series, so it's a super positive and motivational panel that joins Mark this week. Scottish legend Elaine C. Smith shares the most embarrasing moment in her singing career, whilst Pat Sharp has his photo taken on stage by an absolute megastar. Mr Motivator is in da house too, oozing with good vibes and some cracking stories.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
6pm
(repeat)
The Spaceship. Captain Gordon Taylor (James Fleet). Copyright: BBC

The Spaceship

Series 2, Episode 5 - The End

The crew find themselves at the end of the universe.

Radio 4
6:30pm
The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman

The News Quiz

Andy Zaltzman is joined this week by Anand Menon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Kerry Godliman and Ola Labib as they talk about the Tory party conference, rising fuel prices, Facebook's outage and a Malaria jab.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
7pm
(repeat)
Dad's Army. Copyright: BBC

Dad's Army

Series 2, Episode 11 - War Dance

Captain Mainwaring organises a dance event in order to improve relations between members of the platoon. However, the event is likely to be spoilt with Pike's plan to announce a surprise engagement.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
7:30pm
(repeat)
Coming Alive

Coming Alive

Episode 4, Plumbing The Depths: Ex-convict Terry is challenged to bring neighbourhood talent to the community centre.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
10pm
(repeat)
Wilderness Festival

Comedy From The Wilderness

James Peak reports from the 2021 Wilderness Festival, featuring Marcel Lucont, Robin Clyfan, Idler Magazine, Letters Live, The Cabaret Fatale, Jordan Stephens and Amanda Abbingdon.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
10:30pm
(repeat)
BBC Radio 4 Extra

Mark Thomas Presents

Episode 3 - Episode Three

Mark Thomas presents American comedy acts, many making their British debut.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
11:15pm
(repeat)
BBC Radio 4 Extra

The Jail Diaries Of Sir Ralph Stanza

Episode 1 - Prison Bard

In this first instalment of audio diaries from his recent stint as poet-in-residence at a maximum security prison, the lucky inmate who is his first workshopee receives Stanza's usual poetic tips, covering such subjects a street culture, spelling and jokes about poets' names.

BBC Radio 4 Extra
11:30pm
(repeat)
Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy. Sarah Kendall. Copyright: BBC

Sarah Kendall: Australian Trilogy

Series 1, Episode 2 - Touchdown

"This show is a story, and our story starts at the end. My parents came to see one of my shows, and I would end this particular show by telling a story about the time I swore at a teacher..."

BBC Radio 4 Extra
Midnight
(repeat)
The Spaceship. Captain Gordon Taylor (James Fleet). Copyright: BBC

The Spaceship

Series 2, Episode 5 - The End

The crew find themselves at the end of the universe.

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