Friday 17 October 2008
To Sir, with Love - 11am & 5am BBC Radio 7
Kwame Kwei-Armah stars in the concluding part of this adaptation of E R Braithwaite's autobiographical novel, in which a black teacher struggles to take control of an unruly inner-city classroom.
Crooked House - 11.30am Radio 4
Rory Kinnear, Anna Maxwell Martin and Phil Davis star in this four-part adaptation of Agatha Christie's story. It's a post-war, class-themed murder mystery that was said to be one of the author's favourite works.
Phil Manzanera's Six Strings and a Plank of Wood - 6pm planetrock
Tonight's guest is the Scottish guitarist Bert Jansch, a founder member of the folk band Pentangle, whose innovative style has influenced musicians such as Johnny Marr, Bernard Butler, Jimmy Page, Nick Drake and Neil Young.
James Bond Short Stories - 9.15pm Radio 2
Damian Lewis reads Ian Fleming's James Bond short story 'The Living Daylights', in which the morose agent is assigned to kill a KGB assassin.
Is the comedy album making a comeback?comedy
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Denmark bans kosher and halal slaughter as minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’
Best TV shows on Netflix: 26 series to binge on
'Phallic symbols' found hidden in famous Pre-Raphaelite painting 'Isabella' by John Everett Millais
Top Gear Burma episode breached Ofcom rules over Jeremy Clarkson's racial slur
Game of Thrones season 4 blooper reel unveiled at Comic-Con 2014
Best movies on Netflix UK and US: 32 films that will end your endless scrolling
The secret report that helps Israelis to hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace