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.
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
Bad luck, One Direction: Paul McCartney doubts success of The Beatles will ever be matched again
This is surely the best way to watch Jaws
The Crystal Maze: Richard O’Brien confirmed to return as more details revealed about show's rebooted format
James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
Guillaume Tell's gang-rape scene caused uproar at the Royal Opera House – but the portrayal of extreme sex and violence on stage is nothing new
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture