Radio: Pick of the Day

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THE NOVELIST David Lodge reveals his love of music and envy of "performers and conductors who are so gifted that everything they do seems a constant fulfilment" in Private Passions (12noon R3).

The Dusty Springfield Story (7pm R2) pays tribute to the woman (right) deemed by many to have been Britain's greatest white soul singer. There are contributions from Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach.

Harold Pinter applies himself to Julian Maclaren-Ross Double Bill (9.40pm R3). A repeat of "I Had to Go Sick" is followed by "Second Lieutenant Lewis", which recounts a furtive wartime friendship with the Welsh writer Alun Lewis that would have been impossible in civvy street.