Radio: Pick of the Day

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SUE LAWLEY talks to double Grand National winner Richard Dunwoody on Desert Island Discs (9am R4). On the eve of this year's jamboree at Aintree, it seems appropriate to ask if the horse he's riding, Call it a Day, is trying to tell him something.

The Afternoon Play (2.15pm R4) continues Mike Walker's impressive, four-part dramatic dissection of the feared FBI director, J Edgar Hoover, with an intense duologue between Hoover and Robert F Kennedy.

Mary Rodgers, daughter of Richard, helps tell The Rodgers and Hammerstein Story (10pm R2). She marshals an impressive herd of celebrities to talk about the ground-breaking instant classic, Oklahoma! Trevor Nunn (right) chips in.

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