Late Night Opening

Episodes

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11.00 New series

The Cheese Shop Presents The Butter Factory

Professor Dudley Dower races a tortoise; Harwood Carter , journalist, tortures a celebrity; and Jack Finsborough , radio gardener, explains how to set roses on fire. Sketches, songs, jokes and a soap with a talking dog. With Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben

Ward and Richard Webb.

Producer Gareth Edwards

11.30 Date with Fate

Four close encounters with fate.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. 2: Along for the Ride. Starring Charles Gray , Michael Troughton ,

Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and TobyLongworth.

Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

11.45 The Joys of Yiddish

Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the second of a four-part guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front. Producer Diane Messias Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970101]

Unknown: Professor Dudley Dower

Unknown: Harwood Carter

Unknown: Jack Finsborough

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Jenny Howe

Unknown: Mandy Knight

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Debbie Stephenson

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

11.00 The Cheese Shop Present The Butter Factor

Sketches, songs and jokes with Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb.

Producer Gareth Edwards

11.30 Date with Fate

Four close encounters with fate.

3: Nice Little Number. With

Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinero. When

Vernon Hedges sets out to disprove the existence of Lady Luck, a tragic series of events unfolds. With Philip Jackson , Michael Troughton , Tracey Wiles and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

11.45 The Joys of Yiddish

With Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front. Producer Diane Messias Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Vernon Hedges

Unknown: Philip Jackson

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale.

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]

The Cheese Shop Present The Butter Factor Sketches, songs and jokes with Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb. Producer Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Truly, Madly, Bletchley A riotous entertainment devised by Buckinghamshire Councillors who should know better. Written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth , Simon Godley and Enrico Valdez , the Chilean charmer. Producer Dirk Maggs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley

Unknown: Enrico Valdez

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

Truly, Madly, Bletchley

Surreal comedy series about a small local council in Buckinghamshire, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

11.00 Truly, Madly, Bletchley Surreal comedy series about a small local council in Bucks, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

11.15 The Cookbook of Apicius Six-part series celebrating the culinary delights of the ancient Roman cook Apicius, as spoken by Keith Floyd. In the fifth chapter, red mullet in a honey mint sauce is complimented by Apicius's views on extra-marital sex. Producer Jane Berthoud

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Spoken By: Keith Floyd.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

11.00 Truly, Madly, Bletchley The last of the surreal comedy series about local government, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

11.15 The Cookbook of Apicius Last of a six-part series celebrating the culinary delights of the ancient Roman cook Apicius, as spoken by Keith Floyd. Apicius rounds off the series with roast parrot in a spice-vinegar sauce. Producer Jane Berthoud

11.30 Seymour the Fractal Cat A five-part comedy adventure by Gary Parker.

3: Simplexity. Jeremy is now convinced that his computer, Omni Tec, is responsible for Seymour talking. with Robert Bathurst , Paul Brown. Nisha K Nayar , Julie Gibbs. Simon Greenall , Brian Bowles and Peter Serafinowicz Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Spoken By: Keith Floyd.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

Unknown: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Robert Bathurst

Unknown: Paul Brown.

Unknown: Nisha K Nayar

Unknown: Julie Gibbs.

Unknown: Simon Greenall

Unknown: Brian Bowles

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz

Producer: Jo Clegg

Seymour: Greg Proops

Omni Tec: John Hegley

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970312]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970312]

11.00 New series Trust The return of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts. In the first of six episodes, surgical directorate manager Mike Blunt is hatching more money-making schemes, each one more shocking than the last. But how far can the medical staff be pushed? with Maxine Finch. Director Turan Ali

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970312]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Mike Blunt

Unknown: Maxine Finch.

Director: Turan Ali

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla: Meera Syal

Deepa: Meera Syal

Suki: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

Nurse Brian Summers: David Holt

Jasmine: Doreen Birkeland

Nurse Mac: Doreen Birkeland

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970326]

11.00 Trust

The second series of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts, in six parts. 3: There is a healthy interest in some illicit organs, but some of the staff are ready to blow the whistle. with Doreen Birkeland , Maxine Finch and Andrew Wincott. Director Turan Ali

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970326]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland

Unknown: Maxine Finch

Unknown: Andrew Wincott.

Director: Turan Ali

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla/: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard San Dells

Nurse Brian Summers: David Holt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970402]

11.00 Trust

The second series of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts, in six parts. 4:

Mike Blunt has found a new source of organs, but could this be the last straw for the medical staff? with David Holt , Doreen Birkeland and Andrew Wincott. Director Turan Ali

11.30 Doon Your Way

A radio showcase for comedy actress Doon Mackichan. With Pam Ferris ,

Lesley Sharp , Phil Cornwell , Anne Rabbit and Alistair McGowan.

Producer Jon Magnusson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970402]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland

Unknown: Andrew Wincott.

Director: Turan Ali

Unknown: Doon MacKichan.

Unknown: Pam Ferris

Unknown: Lesley Sharp

Unknown: Phil Cornwell

Unknown: Anne Rabbit

Unknown: Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Jon Magnusson

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla/Deepa/Suki: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

11.00 Skivers

A sketch comedy show written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Peter Bradshaw and Sally Phillips. This week's guests are Patrick Allen and Paul McKenna.

Producer Jon Naismith Repeat

11.30 Doon Your Way

A radio showcase for comedy actress Doon Mackichan. With Pam Ferris , Lesley Sharp , Phil Cornwell , Anne Rabbit and Alistair McGowan. Producer Jon Magnusson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

Unknown: Nick Golson

Unknown: Tim de Jongh

Unknown: Peter Bradshaw

Unknown: Sally Phillips.

Unknown: Patrick Allen

Unknown: Paul McKenna.

Producer: Jon Naismith

Unknown: Doon MacKichan.

Unknown: Pam Ferris

Unknown: Lesley Sharp

Unknown: Phil Cornwell

Unknown: Anne Rabbit

Unknown: Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Jon Magnusson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

11.00 New series Elvis to Oasis Steve Punt chairs the first in a six-part, light-hearted discussion series about music. This week Sir Tim Rice , Katie Puckrik and David Spicer talk about how music relates to their past and present.

Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 Katmandu or Bust

A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman. 1: Dover and Out

Producer Lissa Evans Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

Unknown: Sir Tim Rice

Unknown: Katie Puckrik

Unknown: David Spicer

Producer: Liz Anstee

Comedy By: David Napthine

Comedy By: Mike Yeaman.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Petra: Michelle Chadwick

Joan: Sarah Crowden

Simon: David Haig

Callum: Forbes Masson

Trigger: Richard Ridings

Ellie: Lolly Susi

Bemice: Natasha Pyne

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Arthur Smith hosts a variety show with an almost indecent amount of comic talent, with a title so good that it's given its name to Radio 4's new comedy innnovations hour.

The show looks back at what the 90s have offered so far, celebrating some of the brightestnew solo acts and Radio 4's already-established sketch teams. Including Look Back at the Future, Harry Hill , The Mark Steel Solution, John Shuttleworth , The

Harpoon and many more.

Music is provided by Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra. Producer Jo Clegg

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Unknown: Arthur Smith

Unknown: Harry Hill

Unknown: John Shuttleworth

Provided By: Jools Holland

Producer: Jo Clegg

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Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle The first in a new six-part comedy series about the world of Shakespeare. Each week Dingle is assisted by the Royal Dingle Company and a guest star.

Tonight Richard E Grant guides them through Shakespearean comedy.

Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

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Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Bernard: Robert Austin

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Beryl: Mossie Smith

Kevin: Kevin Allen

GENOME:
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Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleat

Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle

Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the world of Shakespeare. Assisted by the Royal Dingle Company and special guests.

2: Juliet Stevenson and Harriet Walter guide them through Julius Caesar. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen

Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 The Skivers

Comic sketches by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Melanie Giedroyc , Peter Bradshaw and guest, Jon Pertwee. Producer Jon Naismith Rpt

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Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Juliet Stevenson

Unknown: Harriet Walter

Unknown: Julius Caesar.

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Unknown: Nick Golson

Unknown: Tim De Jongh

Unknown: Melanie Giedroyc

Unknown: Peter Bradshaw

Unknown: Jon Pertwee.

Producer: Jon Naismith

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

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Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleat

Life and Works of William

Shakespeare by Desmond OSvier Dingle Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare. Assisted by the Royal Dingle Company and guests. 3: Brian Cox is invited to run a masterclass on Shakespearean tragedy.

With Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 The Skivers

Last in the sketch series written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh, with Peter Bradshaw ,

Melanie Giedroyc and a special guest. Producer Jon Naismith Rpt

GENOME:
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Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Osvier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Brian Cox

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Unknown: Nick Golson

Unknown: Peter Bradshaw

Unknown: Melanie Giedroyc

Producer: Jon Naismith Rpt

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

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Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleat

Life and Works of WiSam Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle

Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare. 4: Desmond and his Company attempt to broadcast from Stratfordupon-Avon in Historic Warwick.

with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 K You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich?

A six-part comedy drama series by Paul Shearer and Richard Turner , with Richard E Grant , Amanda Root and Peter Capaldi. 1: Death of Hope with Paul Shearer , Amerjit Deu and Kay Stoneham. Music by Richard Attree Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt

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[R4 BD=19950927]

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Unknown: Paul Shearer

Unknown: Richard Turner

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Unknown: Amanda Root

Unknown: Peter Capaldi.

Unknown: Paul Shearer

Unknown: Amerjit Deu

Unknown: Kay Stoneham.

Music By: Richard Attree

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

Mr Horrocks: Geoffrey Whitehead

Mrs Horrocks: Tina Grey

Andrei: Christopher Rozycki

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Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleatlife and Woriis of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle

A six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare. 5: West End musical star John

Barrowman is Desmond's guest. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 If You're So Clever, Why

Aren't You Rich?

A six-part comedy by Richard Turner and Paul Shearer. Starring Richard E Grant as Giles, Amanda Root as Judith and Peter Capaldi as David.

2: The Price of Success. The offer to flat-sit in Knightsbridge for an old school friend opens up a wealth of opportunity. with Peter Yapp and Simon Greenall Producer Paul Schlesinger

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[R4 BD=19951004]

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Comedy By: Richard Turner

Comedy By: Paul Shearer.

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Unknown: Amanda Root

Unknown: Peter Capaldi

Unknown: Peter Yapp

Unknown: Simon Greenall

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Desmond Olvier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

Damien: Alexander Armstrong

Tim: Richard Turner

Mrs Smale/Tricia: Eva Stuart

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[R4 BD=19951011]

Desmond Olivier Dingle 's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle

In the last of the series, Desmond and guests re-enact great Shakespearean moments from cinematic history. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 If You're So Clever, Why Aren't You Rich?

A six-part comedy by Richard Turner and Paul Shearer. Starring Richard E Grant as Giles, Amanda Root as Judith and Peter Capaldi as David. 3: Nothing but the Truth with Alexander Armstrong , Jillie Meers ,

Geoffrey Whitehead. Annabel Mullion and Eva Stuart. Music by Pete Baikie Producer Paul Schlesinger

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951011]

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Comedy By: Richard Turner

Comedy By: Paul Shearer.

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Unknown: Amanda Root

Unknown: Peter Capaldi

Unknown: Alexander Armstrong

Unknown: Jillie Meers

Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead.

Unknown: Eva Stuart.

Music By: Pete Baikie

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

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New series Late Edition The first of six adult satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with regular guests Francis Wheen , Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke

GENOME:
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Unknown: Kevin Day

Unknown: Francis Wheen

Unknown: Mark Steel

Unknown: Linda Smith

Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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Late Edition

The second of six satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with guests Francis Wheen , Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951025]

Unknown: Kevin Day

Unknown: Francis Wheen

Unknown: Mark Steel

Unknown: Linda Smith

Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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[R4 BD=19951101]

Late Edition

The third of six satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with guests Francis Wheen ,

Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951101]

Unknown: Kevin Day

Unknown: Francis Wheen

Unknown: Mark Steel

Unknown: Linda Smith

Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.

Producer: Phil Clarke

GENOME:
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11.00 Late Edition The fourth of six adult, satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with regular guests Francis Wheen , Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951108]

Unknown: Kevin Day

Unknown: Francis Wheen

Unknown: Mark Steel

Unknown: Linda Smith

Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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[R4 BD=19951122]

11.00 Late Edition The last in the series of adult, satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with regular guests Francis Wheen , Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19951122]

Unknown: Kevin Day

Unknown: Francis Wheen

Unknown: Mark Steel

Unknown: Linda Smith

Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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[R4 BD=19951206]

11.00 Trust A six-part satire about NHS Trusts.

2: Manager Mike Blunt wants to make more money by avoiding operations on frail patients. with Meera Syal , David Hott and Doreen Birkeland. A Bona Lattie production

11.30 Beachcomber ... By the Way Starring Richard Ingrams , John Wells , John Sessions , Joan Sims , Patricia Routledge , Brian Bowles , June Whitfield , Simon Greenall , Henrietta Garden and the tones of Brian Perkins. Adapted by Mike Barfield and Richard Ingrams. Producer Harry Thompson Rpt

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Unknown: Mike Blunt

Unknown: Meera Syal

Unknown: David Hott

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland.

Unknown: Bona Lattie

Unknown: Richard Ingrams

Unknown: John Wells

Unknown: John Sessions

Unknown: Joan Sims

Unknown: Patricia Routledge

Unknown: Brian Bowles

Unknown: June Whitfield

Unknown: Simon Greenall

Unknown: Henrietta Garden

Unknown: Brian Perkins.

Adapted By: Mike Barfield

Adapted By: Richard Ingrams.

Producer: Harry Thompson Rpt

Sister Waverty: Margi Clarke

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

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11.00 Trust Wendy Lee 's six-part satire.

4: Mike Blunt hires a PR firm to save the reputation of the Bottomley Memorial Hospital. with Meera Syal , David Holt and Doreen Birkeland. Director Turan Ali A Bona Lattie production

11.30 Paris, London The first of five comedy sketch shows with Simon Godley , Robert Harley , Carla Mendonga and Gary Parker. Producer Phil Bowker Rpt

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[R4 BD=19951220]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Mike Blunt

Unknown: Meera Syal

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland.

Director: Turan Ali

Unknown: Bona Lattie

Unknown: Simon Godley

Unknown: Robert Harley

Unknown: Carla Mendonga

Unknown: Gary Parker.

Producer: Phil Bowker Rpt

Sister Waverly: Margi Clark

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

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11.00 Trust

Wendy Lee 's six-part satire on the NHS. 5: Mike Blunt 's greed knows no bounds.

For cast list see Wednesday 20 December

11.30 Paris London

With Simon Godley , Robert Harley , Carla Mendonca and Gary Parker. Rpt

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[R4 BD=19951227]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Mike Blunt

Unknown: Simon Godley

Unknown: Robert Harley

Unknown: Carla Mendonca

Unknown: Gary Parker.

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[R4 BD=19960103]

11.00 Trust

The last episode of Wendy Lee 's satire about NHS Trusts.

Dr Hanks has had enough and leads a mutiny against Mike Blunt. with Richard Sandells , Meera Syal , David Holt and Doreen Birkeland. A Bona Lattie production

11.30 Paris London

More comedy written and performed by Simon Godley , Robert Harley , Carla Mendonga and Gary Parker. Producer Phil Bowker Rpt

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[R4 BD=19960103]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Mike Blunt.

Unknown: Richard Sandells

Unknown: Meera Syal

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland.

Unknown: Bona Lattie

Unknown: Paris London

Unknown: Simon Godley

Unknown: Robert Harley

Unknown: Carla Mendonga

Unknown: Gary Parker.

Producer: Phil Bowker Rpt

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

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11.00 On Baby Street

A five-part comedy drama series by Perrier Award-winning comedienne Jenny Eclair and Julie Balloo about three pregnant women living in the same street.

3: The expectant mothers are now five months pregnant. Robert seeks solace in his youthful secretary - much to Geraldine's fury. Shona is being driven mad by lan's schoolfriend. With Keith Allen ,

Frances Barber , Kathy Burke and Jenny Eclair as Mother Nature. Producer Jane Berthoud

11.30 12.00 Missed Demeanours Eddie Izzard and Stephen Frost are the regular panellists in this anarchic comedy panel game loosely based on history. Chairperson Neil Mullarkey battles to keep order as guests Jo Brand and Mark Steel join the fray. Producer Phil Clarke Rpt

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Unknown: Jenny Eclair

Unknown: Julie Balloo

Unknown: Keith Allen

Unknown: Frances Barber

Unknown: Kathy Burke

Unknown: Jenny Eclair

Producer: Jane Berthoud

Unknown: Eddie Izzard

Unknown: Stephen Frost

Unknown: Neil Mullarkey

Unknown: Jo Brand

Unknown: Mark Steel

Producer: Phil Clarke Rpt

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11.00 The Joys of Yiddish

Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the second of a four-part guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front .

Producer Diane Messias

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Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

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11.00 The Joys of Yiddish

Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the final part of a guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front . Producer Diane Messias

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Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

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11.00 Fab TV A four-part comedy series which pays homage to the cult action adventure shows of the sixties and seventies. 2: The Return of the Preventers.Could Mordick have escaped by laser beam? Written by and starring Morwenna Banks , Chris England and Robert Harley. With Ed Devereaux , Desmond Llewelyn , Neil Mullarkey and John Irwin. Music by Peter Baikie. Producer Phil Clarke

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Unknown: Morwenna Banks

Unknown: Robert Harley.

Unknown: Ed Devereaux

Unknown: Desmond Llewelyn

Unknown: Neil Mullarkey

Unknown: John Irwin.

Music By: Peter Baikie.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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11.00 Fab TV

A four-part comedy series which pays homage to the cult action adventure shows of the sixties and seventies.

3: Curtis and Ballard (Deceased)Curtis and Ballard are private detectives, but Ballard is killed.

Written by and starring Neil Mullarkey and John Irwin , with Morwenna Banks, Chris England and Robert Harley.

Music by Peter Baikie. Producer Phil Clarke

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Unknown: Neil Mullarkey

Unknown: John Irwin

Unknown: Robert Harley.

Music By: Peter Baikie.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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11.00 Fab TV

Final part of the comedy series which pays homage to the cult action shows of the sixties and seventies.

I Am Not a Number. Written by and starring Neil Mullarkey and John Irwin , with Irina Brook , Chris England, Robert Harley and Lee Simpson.

Music by Richard Vranch. Producer Phil Clarke

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Unknown: Neil Mullarkey

Unknown: John Irwin

Unknown: Irina Brook

Unknown: Robert Harley

Unknown: Lee Simpson.

Music By: Richard Vranch.

Producer: Phil Clarke

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11.00 Seymour the Fractal Cat

A five-part comedy by Gary Parker. 1: Strange Attractors. Seymour, Jeremy Stone 's pet cat, begins talking. In fact, he won't shut up. with Robert Bathurst , Paul Bown , Nisha K Nayar , Julie Gibbs , Simon Greenall , Brian Bowles and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Jo Clegg

11.30 Paradise Lost in Space

Final part of Colin Swash 's comedy. Oblivio is now in the grip of an ice age. with Daniel Main. Lorelei King , Carla Mendonca and Ronnie Ancona. Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960410]

Comedy By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Jeremy Stone

Unknown: Robert Bathurst

Unknown: Paul Bown

Unknown: Nisha K Nayar

Unknown: Julie Gibbs

Unknown: Simon Greenall

Unknown: Brian Bowles

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Unknown: Colin Swash

Unknown: Daniel Main.

Unknown: Lorelei King

Unknown: Carla Mendonca

Unknown: Ronnie Ancona.

Producer: Richard Wilson Rpt

Seymour: Greg Proops

Omni-Tec: John Hegley

Norman: Tony Robinson

Max: David Haig

Stella: Lousie Lombard

Macari: Michael Troughton

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960501]

11.00 Seymour the Fractal Cat

A five-part comedy by Gary Parker. 4: Phase Space. As Jeremy Stone finds out, there is no manual for Earth marked "Read Me First". with Robert Bathurst , Paul Bown , Nisha K Nayar . Maria Charles. Julie Gibbs , Simon Greenall. Bhan Bowles and Peter Serafinowicz. Producer Jo Clegg

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960501]

Comedy By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Jeremy Stone

Unknown: Robert Bathurst

Unknown: Paul Bown

Unknown: Nisha K Nayar

Unknown: Maria Charles.

Unknown: Julie Gibbs

Unknown: Simon Greenall.

Unknown: Bhan Bowles

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Jo Clegg

Seymour: Greg Proops

Omni Tec: John Hegley

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960515]

11.00 New Series A Square of One's Own By Ivan Shakespeare. A four-part comedy series based on the life and times of the Bloomsbury Group.

1: The Great War. With Jonathan Aris ,

Matthew Bell , Joanna Brookes , Chris Emmett , Sally Grace , Nick Hardy , Toby Longworth and Sarah Parkinson. Producer Liz Anstee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960515]

Unknown: Ivan Shakespeare.

Unknown: Jonathan Aris

Unknown: Matthew Bell

Unknown: Joanna Brookes

Unknown: Chris Emmett

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Nick Hardy

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson.

Producer: Liz Anstee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960522]

11.00 A Square of One's Own

By

Ivan Shakespeare. A four-part parody of the life and the times of the Bloomsbury Group.

2: The General Strike. With Niall Ashdown

, Matthew Bell ,

Joanna Brookes , Chris Emmett , Sally Grace , Nick Hardy , Toby Longworth and Sarah Parkinson.

Producer Liz Anstee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960522]

Unknown: Ivan Shakespeare.

Unknown: Niall Ashdown

Unknown: Matthew Bell

Unknown: Joanna Brookes

Unknown: Chris Emmett

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Nick Hardy

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson.

Producer: Liz Anstee

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960529]

11.00 A Square of One's Own

By Ivan Shakespeare. A four-part comedy series parodying the life and times of the Bloomsbury Group. 3: The Rights of Women. With

Matthew Bell , Joanna Brookes ,

Chris Emmett , Sally Grace , Nick Hardy ,

Toby Longworth , Moya O'Shea and Sarah Parkinson.

Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 First Impressions

Pete McCarthy chairs the panel game for impressionists with Alistair McGowan and Steve Nallon and this week's guests Kate Robbins and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer Sioned Wiliam Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960529]

Unknown: Ivan Shakespeare.

Unknown: Matthew Bell

Unknown: Joanna Brookes

Unknown: Chris Emmett

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Nick Hardy

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Moya O'Shea

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Unknown: Pete McCarthy

Unknown: Alistair McGowan

Unknown: Steve Nallon

Unknown: Kate Robbins

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Sioned Wiliam Rpt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960626]

11.00 Kathmandu or Bust

A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

3: Turkish Delight. The overland expedition has reached Turkey, the land of Kismet, gateway to the East, and just the right place for Joan to discover romance and Trigger to catch up on all the kebabs he's missed since leaving Romford. with Lolly Susi. Jonathan Keeble and Andrew Branch Producer Lissa Evans

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960626]

Comedy By: David Napthine

Comedy By: Mike Yeaman.

Unknown: Jonathan Keeble

Producer: Lissa Evans

Petra: Michelle Chadwick

Joan: Sarah Crowden

Simon: David Haig

Callum: Forbes Masson

Trigger: Richard Ridings

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960710]

11.00 Kathmandu or Bust A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.

5: A Sticky Wicket. The travellers are in a mellow mood - until theirtruck is stolen. with Forbes Masson. Richard Ridings. Lolly Susi, Lyndam Gregory and Shiv Grewal Producer Lissa Evans

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960710]

Comedy By: David Napthine

Comedy By: Mike Yeaman.

Unknown: Forbes Masson.

Unknown: Richard Ridings.

Unknown: Lyndam Gregory

Producer: Lissa Evans

Petra: Michelle Chadwick

Joan: Sarah Crowden

Simon: David Haig

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960731]

11.00 Educated Evans

By Edgar Wallace. A four-part comedy narrated by Freddie Jones.

2: The Snout. Starring with Simon Treves , Rosemary Martin and Ian Targett Music by Rick Cardinali and Philip Glassborow Dramatised by Richard Quick Director Dirk Maggs

11.30 Twenty Players

A six-part album of sporting heroes. 4: Gertrude Trelawny Ferris.

Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of the all-round - and quite plump - sportswoman. Written by Simon Bullivant

Producer Richard Wilson Repeat

11.45 The ShutUeworths

A six-part comedy show featuring the semi-detached world of aspiring singer/songwriter John Shuttleworth. 4: John Dries Up. Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Clarinet played by Andy Mumby

Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960731]

Unknown: Edgar Wallace.

Unknown: Freddie Jones.

Unknown: Simon Treves

Unknown: Rosemary Martin

Unknown: Ian Targett

Music By: Rick Cardinali

Music By: Philip Glassborow

Dramatised By: Richard Quick

Director: Dirk Maggs

Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Songwriter: John Shuttleworth.

Clarinet: Graham Fellows.

Played By: Andy Mumby

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

a sporting authority in the 1920s.: Roy Hudd

Inspector Pine: Andrew Sachs

The Miller: Michael Roberts

Mrs Rankin: Pat Coombs

Joe Taskett: David Battley

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960807]

11.00 Educated Evans

By Edgar Wallace. A four-part comedy narrated by Freddie Jones.

3: A Judge of Racing. Starring Roy Hudd as a sporting authority in the 1920s. with Simon Treves , Elizabeth Mansfield and Jeremy Browne. Music by Rick Cardinali and Philip Glassborow. Dramatised by Richard Quick. Director Dirk Maggs

11.30 Twenty Players

A six-part album of sporting heroes. 5: Frankie Swoop. Barry Davies tells the story of the talentless footballer. Written by Simon Bullivant

Producer Richard Wilson Repeat

11.45 The ShutUeworths

A six-part comedy show featuring the semi-detached world of aspiring singer/songwriter John Shuttleworth. 5: John Goes to London. Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960807]

Unknown: Edgar Wallace.

Unknown: Freddie Jones.

Unknown: Roy Hudd

Unknown: Simon Treves

Unknown: Elizabeth Mansfield

Unknown: Jeremy Browne.

Music By: Rick Cardinali

Music By: Philip Glassborow.

Dramatised By: Richard Quick.

Director: Dirk Maggs

Unknown: Barry Davies

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Songwriter: John Shuttleworth.

Unknown: Graham Fellows.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Inspector Pine: Andrew Sachs

The Miller: Michael Roberts

Mrs Rankin: Pat Coombs

Joe Taskett: David Battley

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960814]

11.00 Educated Evans

By Edgar Wallace. Final part of the comedy narrated by Freddie Jones.

4: A Matched Pair. Starring Roy Hudd , Andrew Sachs , Michael Roberts and Pat Coombs.

With David Battley. Simon Treves and Elizabeth Mansfield. Music by Rick Cardinali and Philip Glassborow. Dramatised by Richard Quick Director Dirk Maggs

11.30 Twenty Players

Final part of the album of forgotten sporting heroes.

Hugo De Vries. Steve Rider narrates the tale of the reckless driver. Written by Simon Bullivant

Producer Richard Wilson Repeat

11.45 The Shuttleworths

Final episode of the comedy show.

Shuttleworth Diplomacy. Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960814]

Unknown: Edgar Wallace.

Unknown: Freddie Jones.

Unknown: Roy Hudd

Unknown: Andrew Sachs

Unknown: Michael Roberts

Unknown: Pat Coombs.

Unknown: David Battley.

Unknown: Simon Treves

Unknown: Elizabeth Mansfield.

Music By: Rick Cardinali

Music By: Philip Glassborow.

Dramatised By: Richard Quick

Director: Dirk Maggs

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Unknown: Graham Fellows.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960821]

11.00 New series My Life as a Car Phil Daniels stars in a new six-part comedy by Mark Wallington.

1: As Barry Harris drives down the road of life, we meet his first love, Lucy. And the car that took him on that part of the journey? A two-tone blue Rover 100. With Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace ,

Sarah Parkinson , Joanne Brookes , Sally Phillips and Toby Longworth. Producer John Rolph

11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's

Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle A six-part comedy series on the wonderful world of Shakespeare, featuring the Royal Dingle Company and special guest stars.

1: Richard E Grant 's guide to Shakespearean comedy. with Richard E Grant as himself. Written by Patrick Barlow

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960821]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Comedy By: Mark Wallington.

Unknown: Barry Harris

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Joanne Brookes

Unknown: Sally Phillips

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Producer: John Rolph

Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Unknown: Richard E Grant

Written By: Patrick Barlow

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Bernard: Robert Austin

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Beryl: Mossie Smith

Kevin: Kevin Allen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960828]

11.00 My Life as a Car

Phil Daniels stars in a six-part comedy series by Mark Wallington.

2: Does Barry's future lie on the road to Marrakesh? With Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace ,

Sarah Parkinson , Joanne Brookes , Colleen Prendergast and Jonathan Aris. Producer John Rolph

11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's

Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle A six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare.

2: Juliet Stevenson and Harriet Walter guide the company through the thorny problems of Shakespearean verse and perform Julius Caesar. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960828]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Unknown: Mark Wallington.

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Joanne Brookes

Unknown: Colleen Prendergast

Unknown: Jonathan Aris.

Producer: John Rolph

Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Juliet Stevenson

Unknown: Harriet Walter

Unknown: Julius Caesar.

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960904]

11.00 My Life as a Car

Phil Daniels stars in a six-part comedy series by Mark Wallington.

3: Barry has had a terrible accident and lies comatose in hospital. Will anything bring him round? With Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace ,

Sarah Parkinson , Peter Serafinowicz and Melanie Hudson. Producer Jon Rolph

11.30 BBC New Comedy Awards

Comedian Fred MacAuley takes a peep behind the scenes at the grand final of the first annual search for new comedy talent. Recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Producers Steve Doherty and Jon Rolph

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960904]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Unknown: Mark Wallington.

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz

Unknown: Melanie Hudson.

Producer: Jon Rolph

Unknown: Fred MacAuley

Producers: Steve Doherty

Producers: Jon Rolph

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960911]

11.00 My Ufe as a Car

Phil Daniels stars in a six-part comedy series by Mark Wallington.

4:

Grandma's receiving strange messages through the fillings of her teeth, and Barry's wife has some very special news. With Chris Jury , Chris Emmett , Sally Grace ,

Sarah Parkinson , Joanna Brookes ,

Melanie Hudson and Kim Wall.

Producer Jon Rolph

11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's

Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare.

3: Brian Cox is invited by Desmond Oliver Dingle to run a masterclass on Shakespearean tragedy, with disastrous consequences. with Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960911]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Unknown: Mark Wallington.

Unknown: Chris Jury

Unknown: Chris Emmett

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Joanna Brookes

Unknown: Melanie Hudson

Unknown: Kim Wall.

Producer: Jon Rolph

Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Brian Cox

Unknown: Desmond Oliver Dingle

Unknown: Kevin Allen.

Written By: Patrick Barlow

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

Beryl: Mossie Smith

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960918]

My Life as a Car

Phil Daniels stars in a six-part comedy series by Mark Wallington.

5: Barry's taken over the family greeting card business. All goes well until a Triumph 6, and Becky, enters his life. With Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace , Sarah Parkinson ,

Melanie Hudson and Meera Syal. Producer Jon Rolph

11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's

Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare. 4: Desmond and his Royal Dingle

Company meet Louise Lombard at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford Theatre. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen

Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960918]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Unknown: Mark Wallington.

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Melanie Hudson

Unknown: Meera Syal.

Producer: Jon Rolph

Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Louise Lombard

Unknown: Mossie Smith

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960925]

11.00 My Life as a Car

Phil Daniels stars in the final part of Mark Wallington 's comedy.

6: Barry is middle-aged and content but his son has other ideas. With

Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace , Sarah Parkinson , Melanie Hudson and Toby Longworth. Producer Jon Rolph

11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's

Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle Desmond Olivier Dingle presents a six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare.

5: John Barrowman , Shakespearean actor and star of many West End musicals, helps Desmond search for the Bard's true identity.

Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960925]

Unknown: Phil Daniels

Unknown: Mark Wallington

Unknown: Sally Grace

Unknown: Sarah Parkinson

Unknown: Melanie Hudson

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Producer: Jon Rolph

Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: William Shakespeare

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle

Unknown: John Barrowman

Written By: Patrick Barlow.

Producer: Liz Anstee

Desmond Olvier Dingle: Patrick Barlow

Maurice: Duncan Preston

Bernard: Robert Austin

Beryl: Mossie Smith

Kevin: Kevin Allen

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961002]

11.00 New series

My Booze Hell by Little Johnny Cartilage Written by and starring Johnny Meres.

1: Malcolm MacDonald's Sideburns

The not-terribly-true autobiography of seventies idol Little Johnny Cartilage and his descent into obscurity begins with the launch of Cartilage Family and includes extracts from his infamous appearance on Desert Island Discs. With Sue Lawley, Ben Miller , Peter Serafinowicz , Geoff McGivern ,

Rosemary Martin and Deborah Berlin. Producer Gareth Edwards

11.15 The Comedy Store Players

A celebration of the impro team who have been "making it up as they go along" for more than a decade.

Josie Lawrence , Paul Merton , Neil Mullarkey , Lee Simpson , Jim Sweeney and Richard Vranch talk about their work. Producer Ann Jobson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961002]

Unknown: Little Johnny Cartilage

Unknown: Ben Miller

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz

Unknown: Geoff McGivern

Unknown: Rosemary Martin

Unknown: Deborah Berlin.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Unknown: Josie Lawrence

Unknown: Paul Merton

Unknown: Neil Mullarkey

Unknown: Lee Simpson

Unknown: Jim Sweeney

Unknown: Richard Vranch

Producer: Ann Jobson

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961016]

11.00 My Booze Hell, by Little Johnny Cartilage

The not-very-true autobiography of seventies idol Little Johnny Cartilage, written by and starring Johnny Meres. 3: And Cue Supersonic. Johnny puts an ad in the local paper to find himself an obsessive fan. With

Dr Anthony Clare , Ben Miller , Peter Serafinowicz , Geoff McGivern , Rosemary Martin and Deborah Berlin.

Producer Gareth Edwards

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19961016]

Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare

Unknown: Ben Miller

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz

Unknown: Geoff McGivern

Unknown: Rosemary Martin

Unknown: Deborah Berlin.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970101]

11.00 New series

The Cheese Shop Presents The Butter Factory

Professor Dudley Dower races a tortoise; Harwood Carter , journalist, tortures a celebrity; and Jack Finsborough , radio gardener, explains how to set roses on fire. Sketches, songs, jokes and a soap with a talking dog. With Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben

Ward and Richard Webb.

Producer Gareth Edwards

11.30 Date with Fate

Four close encounters with fate.

Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. 2: Along for the Ride. Starring Charles Gray , Michael Troughton ,

Jenny Howe , Mandy Knight , Stephen Critchlow , Debbie Stephenson and TobyLongworth.

Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

11.45 The Joys of Yiddish

Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale star in the second of a four-part guide to Yiddish. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front . Producer Diane Messias Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970101]

Unknown: Professor Dudley Dower

Unknown: Harwood Carter

Unknown: Jack Finsborough

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Jenny Howe

Unknown: Mandy Knight

Unknown: Stephen Critchlow

Unknown: Debbie Stephenson

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970108]

11.00 The Cheese Shop Present The Butter Factor

Sketches, songs and jokes with Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb.

Producer Gareth Edwards

11.30 Date with Fate

Four close encounters with fate.

3: Nice Little Number. With

Charles Gray as Harold Wing Pinero. When

Vernon Hedges sets out to disprove the existence of Lady Luck, a tragic series of events unfolds. With Philip Jackson , Michael Troughton , Tracey Wiles and Toby Longworth. Written by Phil Whelans and Gary Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat

11.45 The Joys of Yiddish

With Michael Fenton Stevens and Kerry Shale. Based on the book by Leo Rosten. Adapted by Jeremy Front . Producer Diane Messias Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970108]

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

Unknown: Charles Gray

Unknown: Vernon Hedges

Unknown: Philip Jackson

Unknown: Michael Troughton

Unknown: Tracey Wiles

Unknown: Toby Longworth.

Written By: Phil Whelans

Written By: Gary Parker.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens

Unknown: Kerry Shale.

Book By: Leo Rosten.

Adapted By: Jeremy Front

Producer: Diane Messias

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970115]

The Cheese Shop Present The Butter Factor Sketches, songs and jokes with Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb. Producer Gareth Edwards

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970115]

Unknown: Gerard Foster

Unknown: Dave Lamb

Unknown: Tim Verrinder

Unknown: Richard Webb.

Producer: Gareth Edwards

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970205]

Truly, Madly, Bletchley A riotous entertainment devised by Buckinghamshire Councillors who should know better. Written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth , Simon Godley and Enrico Valdez , the Chilean charmer. Producer Dirk Maggs

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970205]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley

Unknown: Enrico Valdez

Producer: Dirk Maggs

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970219]

Truly, Madly, Bletchley

Surreal comedy series about a small local council in Buckinghamshire, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970219]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970226]

11.00 Truly, Madly, Bletchley Surreal comedy series about a small local council in Bucks, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

11.15 The Cookbook of Apicius Six-part series celebrating the culinary delights of the ancient Roman cook Apicius, as spoken by Keith Floyd. In the fifth chapter, red mullet in a honey mint sauce is complimented by Apicius's views on extra-marital sex. Producer Jane Berthoud

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970226]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Spoken By: Keith Floyd.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970305]

11.00 Truly, Madly, Bletchley The last of the surreal comedy series about local government, written by and starring Julian Dutton , with Liz Fraser , David Battley , Toby Longworth and Simon Godley. Producer Dirk Maggs

11.15 The Cookbook of Apicius Last of a six-part series celebrating the culinary delights of the ancient Roman cook Apicius, as spoken by Keith Floyd. Apicius rounds off the series with roast parrot in a spice-vinegar sauce. Producer Jane Berthoud

11.30 Seymour the Fractal Cat A five-part comedy adventure by Gary Parker.

3: Simplexity. Jeremy is now convinced that his computer, Omni Tec, is responsible for Seymour talking. with Robert Bathurst , Paul Brown. Nisha K Nayar , Julie Gibbs. Simon Greenall , Brian Bowles and Peter Serafinowicz Producer Jo Clegg Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970305]

Unknown: Julian Dutton

Unknown: Liz Fraser

Unknown: David Battley

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Simon Godley.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

Spoken By: Keith Floyd.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

Unknown: Gary Parker.

Unknown: Robert Bathurst

Unknown: Paul Brown.

Unknown: Nisha K Nayar

Unknown: Julie Gibbs.

Unknown: Simon Greenall

Unknown: Brian Bowles

Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz

Producer: Jo Clegg

Seymour: Greg Proops

Omni Tec: John Hegley

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970312]

11.00 New series Trust The return of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts. In the first of six episodes, surgical directorate manager Mike Blunt is hatching more money-making schemes, each one more shocking than the last. But how far can the medical staff be pushed? with Maxine Finch. Director Turan Ali

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970312]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Mike Blunt

Unknown: Maxine Finch.

Director: Turan Ali

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla: Meera Syal

Deepa: Meera Syal

Suki: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

Nurse Brian Summers: David Holt

Jasmine: Doreen Birkeland

Nurse Mac: Doreen Birkeland

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970326]

11.00 Trust

The second series of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts, in six parts. 3: There is a healthy interest in some illicit organs, but some of the staff are ready to blow the whistle. with Doreen Birkeland , Maxine Finch and Andrew Wincott. Director Turan Ali

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970326]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland

Unknown: Maxine Finch

Unknown: Andrew Wincott.

Director: Turan Ali

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla/: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard San Dells

Nurse Brian Summers: David Holt

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970402]

11.00 Trust

The second series of Wendy Lee 's biting satire about NHS trusts, in six parts. 4:

Mike Blunt has found a new source of organs, but could this be the last straw for the medical staff? with David Holt , Doreen Birkeland and Andrew Wincott. Director Turan Ali

11.30 Doon Your Way

A radio showcase for comedy actress Doon Mackichan. With Pam Ferris ,

Lesley Sharp , Phil Cornwell , Anne Rabbit and Alistair McGowan.

Producer Jon Magnusson Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970402]

Unknown: Wendy Lee

Unknown: David Holt

Unknown: Doreen Birkeland

Unknown: Andrew Wincott.

Director: Turan Ali

Unknown: Doon MacKichan.

Unknown: Pam Ferris

Unknown: Lesley Sharp

Unknown: Phil Cornwell

Unknown: Anne Rabbit

Unknown: Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Jon Magnusson

Dr Laura Hanks: Nerys Hughes

Mike Blunt: Keith Allen

Sister Waverly: Margi Clarke

Camilla/Deepa/Suki: Meera Syal

Dr Dominic Henry: Richard Sandells

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970409]

11.00 Skivers

A sketch comedy show written and performed by Nick Golson and Tim de Jongh , with Peter Bradshaw and Sally Phillips. This week's guests are Patrick Allen and Paul McKenna.

Producer Jon Naismith Repeat

11.30 Doon Your Way

A radio showcase for comedy actress Doon Mackichan. With Pam Ferris , Lesley Sharp , Phil Cornwell , Anne Rabbit and Alistair McGowan. Producer Jon Magnusson Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970409]

Unknown: Nick Golson

Unknown: Tim de Jongh

Unknown: Peter Bradshaw

Unknown: Sally Phillips.

Unknown: Patrick Allen

Unknown: Paul McKenna.

Producer: Jon Naismith

Unknown: Doon MacKichan.

Unknown: Pam Ferris

Unknown: Lesley Sharp

Unknown: Phil Cornwell

Unknown: Anne Rabbit

Unknown: Alistair McGowan.

Producer: Jon Magnusson

GENOME:
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11.00 New series Elvis to Oasis Steve Punt chairs the first in a six-part, light-hearted discussion series about music. This week Sir Tim Rice , Katie Puckrik and David Spicer talk about how music relates to their past and present.

Producer Liz Anstee

11.30 Katmandu or Bust

A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman. 1: Dover and Out

Producer Lissa Evans Repeat

GENOME:
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Unknown: Sir Tim Rice

Unknown: Katie Puckrik

Unknown: David Spicer

Producer: Liz Anstee

Comedy By: David Napthine

Comedy By: Mike Yeaman.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Petra: Michelle Chadwick

Joan: Sarah Crowden

Simon: David Haig

Callum: Forbes Masson

Trigger: Richard Ridings

Ellie: Lolly Susi

Bemice: Natasha Pyne