Radio: Pick of the Day

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The Independent Culture
SIX YEARS after her father died, Mary Kiehn was sent a copy of a journal he had kept while he was a Japanese prisoner of war, which had been discovered by an American serviceman in 1945 and hoarded until the 1980s. "It was like a voice coming back from the dead," she reveals in My Dad's Diary (11am R4) but a voice she hardly recognised - that of a gentle young man whose faith was being tested to the limit. Derek Jacobi reads extracts from Noel Goode's remarkable account of survival.

People who like Suede (right), but not enough to pay good money to see them, should listen to Lamacq Live (8pm R1) in which the Britpop "legends" can be heard playing live at the London Astoria.