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.
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 2 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
Lucy, film review: Scarlett Johansson will blow your mind in Luc Besson's complex thriller
Miley Cyrus concert banned on morality grounds in the Dominican Republic
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?
American film board gives gay film Love Is Strange R-rating despite no sex or violence
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians