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BBC RADIO 1 Sunday 29 August 2010
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READING AND LEEDS 2010
Huw Stephens – Live From Reading Festival

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 August
1.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 1

BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens comes live from one the UK's leading summer festivals, Reading And Leeds 2010. Based at the Reading site, Huw brings all the best bits, interviews, gossip and news from the final day of the festival, including an exclusive performance from The Drums.

Reading And Leeds Festival is part of BBC Radio 1's live music and events programme for 2010, featuring a summer of UK-based events including Glastonbury, T In The Park, Creamfields, Rockness, Download and the Edinburgh Festival.

The BBC has coverage of Reading and Leeds across television, radio and online, throughout the weekend.

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BBC RADIO 1XTRA Sunday 29 August 2010
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1XTRA AT NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
Ace And Vis

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 and Bank Holiday Monday 30 August
4.00-7.00pm BBC RADIO 1XTRA

Ace and Vis capture the flavour of the Notting Hill Carnival
Ace and Vis capture the flavour of the Notting Hill Carnival

The August Bank Holiday weekend means only one thing on BBC Radio 1Xtra – the return of the annual Notting Hill Carnival. This year, the station brings the carnival vibe direct to listeners in a bumper packed weekend, full of exciting live coverage and highlights from Notting Hill.

Radio 1Xtra's "troublemakers", Ace and Vis, lead the coverage, taking listeners around the famous carnival route today and tomorrow (4-7pm). They meet the many faces of carnival – from special guest artists to those behind the scenes and everyone in between, bringing the ultimate party atmosphere into listeners' homes.

Presenters/Ace and Vis

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BBC RADIO 2 Sunday 29 August 2010
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Aled Jones With Good Morning Sunday

Sunday 29 August
6.00-9.00am BBC RADIO 2

John McCarthy sits in for Aled Jones this week, saying Good Morning Sunday to singer and BBC 6 Music presenter Cerys Matthews, he finds out about the inspiration behind the Welsh songstress's new album.

The programme's faith guest this week is Maggi Dawn, who reviews this year's Greenbelt Festival and also provides the Moment Of Reflection.

Presenter/John McCarthy, Producer/Hilary Robinson for the BBC

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Sunday Half Hour

Sunday 29 August
8.30-9.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Brian D'Arcy introduces a selection of hymns and reflections for the Bank Holiday weekend celebrating leisure time and the balance between work and relaxation.

Music comes from this week's featured choir, the Glasgow Chamber Choir, directed by Michael Bawtree. Hymns include Summer Suns Are Glowing, O Jesus I Have Promised and There's A Wideness In God's Mercy.

Presenter/Brian D'Arcy, Producer/Janet McLarty for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Sunday 29 August 2010
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Private Passions – Hisham Matar

Sunday 29 August
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Novelist Hisham Matar shares his musical Private Passions
Novelist Hisham Matar shares his musical Private Passions

Michael Berkeley's guest this week is novelist Hisham Matar, who was born in New York to an affluent Libyan family. They moved back to Tripoli when he was three, but six years later his father was accused by the revolutionary government of being a reactionary, and the family was forced to flee to Egypt. While he was studying architecture in London, his father was kidnapped from his home in Cairo and delivered to the Libyan secret service. The last the family heard of him was in 1995, and they have no idea whether he is still alive, held as a political prisoner, or dead.

Hisham Matar's first novel, In The Country Of Men, was published in 2006, and nominated for that year's Booker Prize. It is a moving account of the political world of male violence under a brutal dictatorship, mirrored in the domestic sphere where women are the chattels of men.

The author has chosen a wide range of music for his Private Passions selection, in which various types of Arabic music are interwoven with Chopin's Revolutionary Study Op 10 No. 12; Sibelius's Violin Concerto played by Jascha Heifetz; a Ligeti piano piece from Musica ricercata; Schubert's song Nacht und traume; and Bob Dylan's I Shall Be Released, sung by Jeff Buckley.

Presenter/Michael Berkeley

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Choral Evensong – Live From Edington Priory

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 August
4.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Edington is a small village on the edge of Salisbury Plain boasting a magnificent 14th-century priory church. It is here that singers from many of the great cathedral and collegiate choirs in the country come together in the last week of August to take part in a festival of music within the Liturgy.

The festival's theme this year is the Seven Last Words Of Christ On The Cross and three groups of singers take part in this broadcast: a consort of mixed voices directed by Jeremy Summerly; a nave choir of men and boys directed by Matthew Martin; and the Schola Cantorum, a group singing plainsong directed by Andrew Carwood.

The canticles are by Thomas Tallis, the anthem is by John Sheppard and the newly commissioned introit (to words from the medieval hymn Stabat mater) is from young composer and conductor Graham Ross, recently appointed director of chapel music at Clare College, Cambridge.

Producer/Philip Billson

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BBC PROMS 2010
Prom 58 – Czech Philharmonic

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 August
6.30-9.45pm BBC RADIO 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in tonight's Prom, who begin with Dvořák's ebullient, life-affirming Carnival Overture and end with his radiant Eighth Symphony. In between, Martinů's Sixth Symphony dances with Czech and Moravian folk melodies and dance rhythms; there's a detour to the Norwegian fjords for Grieg's Piano Concerto with Lars Vogt; returning to Janáček, whose gentle Ballad Of Blanik was inspired by recent Czech independence and the new nation's legendary guardians.

Presenter/Petroc Trelawny, Producer/Clive Portbury

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BBC RADIO 4 Sunday 29 August 2010
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The Reunion Ep 2/5

Sunday 29 August
11.15am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Sue MacGregor travels to New Orleans to bring together five Hurricane Katrina survivors, five years after the storm hit, in this special edition of The Reunion.

One of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of America, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on 29 August 2005. Rupturing the levees around the city, it submerged 80 per cent of New Orleans in water.

Thousands of people were unable to evacuate or chose not to leave their homes. Some of the streets sat in up to 10ft of stagnant water, driving residents into their attics, scrabbling for higher ground in a city which sits below sea level.

Many took refuge inside the city's Superdome but, without adequate supplies or sanitation, conditions inside the overheated, overcrowded stadium became increasingly intolerable. Law and order across the city was breaking down, with stories of rape, violence and widespread looting rapidly circulating.

Sue is joined around the table by the leader of Joint Task Force Katrina, General Honore; the manager of the Superdome, Doug Thornton; photojournalist Ted Jackson; Pastor Willie Walker; and Phyllis Montana-LeBlanc, author of Not Just The Levees Broke – My Life Before And After Katrina.

Presenter/Sue MacGregor, Producer/Sarah Cuddon for Whistledown Productions

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Last Of The Last Of The Summer Wine

Sunday 29 August
1.30-2.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Peter Sallis as popular character Clegg
Peter Sallis as popular character Clegg

As Last Of The Summer Wine draws to a close, broadcaster and poet Ian McMillan pays tribute to television's longest-running situation comedy.

In its heyday, the adventures of senior citizens Compo, Foggy and Clegg drew audiences of 19 million. But the next series will be the last.

The lyrical adventures of three bungling, elderly oddballs have charmed viewers of all generations for over a third of a century, and this programme charts the show's unbelievable success.

The show was pioneering in many ways, including the decision to have a double-length Christmas special – which ultimately set a trend for other programmes.

Featuring exclusive interviews with major cast members and archive of the late Bill Owen and Kathy Staff – who turned the character of battleaxe Nora Batty into a treasured national icon – the programme delves behind the scenes with writer Roy Clarke and producer/director Alan JW Bell, who offer fascinating insights into the show's journey from script to screen.

The production crew reveal memorable moments, and McMillan calls to mind his own favourite memories including some of the numerous guest stars to feature over the years, such as Norman Wisdom, George Chakiris and John Cleese.

The programme explores why the series has survived for so long, surprising both critics and audiences.

Presenter/Ian McMillan, Producer/Ian Bent

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Norn But Not Forgotten – Sounds Of Shetland

Sunday 29 August
4.30-5.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Kathleen Jamie explores the legacy of the Norn language among Shetland's poets.

The dialect of the Shetland Islands is studded with words left over from the now-extinct Norn language and Kathleen discovers its appeal for poets who live in the rugged landscape.

The dialect of the Shetland Islands is one of the most distinctive spoken within the British Isles: heavily accented, and littered with words from Norn, which was spoken on the islands until the late 18th century. Even now, Shetlanders will often use Norn words when describing the natural world, places, the seasons of the year, food, tools, colours, moods or states of agitation or excitement.

Kathleen visits Shetland to meet up with poets who revel in the language; both those born on the island and those who have moved there.

Kathleen meets acclaimed Shetland language poet Christine De Luca, who was raised on the island and who has made the opposite journey, leaving the rugged landscape of the island to live and work on the mainland.

Rich with the sounds – and not just the language – of the islands, the programme explores how this dense linguistic community has managed to excite and engage some of Britain's leading poets.

Presenter/Kathleen Jamie, Producer/Mark Rickards for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Sunday 29 August 2010
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 August
12.00noon-6.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Colin Murray presents a special Formula 1-themed Sunday Roast ahead of this afternoon's Belgian Grand Prix, with the legendary Murray Walker and a live audience.

There is also all the latest sports news and reaction, plus updates of Motherwell versus Celtic in the Scottish Premier League from 12noon.

At 1pm there's commentary of the Belgian Grand Prix live from Spa-Francorchamps with David Croft, Anthony Davidson and Holy Samos. There are also reports from the final day of golf's Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

From 3pm there's live Premier League football as Sunderland take on Manchester City at the Stadium of Light, followed by second-half commentary of Aston Villa versus Everton at Villa Park at 5pm.

Presenter/Colin Murray, Producer/Francesca Bent

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Sunday 29 August 2010
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Test Match Special

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 August
10.45am-6.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

The Test Match Special team provide uninterrupted commentary of the fourth day of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan, live from Lord's.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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5 Live Baseball

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 29 August
7.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

The Major League baseball season continues with live commentary of the Chicago White Sox versus New York Yankees in an American League match-up.

Hosts Jonny Gould and Josh Chetwynd also round up all the latest baseball news for listeners.

Presenters/Johny Gould and Josh Chetwynd,
Producer/Simon Crosse for USP Content

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BBC 6 MUSIC Sunday 29 August 2010
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The First Time With Ian Brown

Sunday 29 August
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Matt Everitt continues his First Time series by speaking to Ian Brown – a man whose swagger set Liam Gallagher on his way, whose haircut launched a thousand bands and whose band, the Stone Roses, recorded arguably one of the greatest debut albums of all time.

As well as the songs that defined his life, Ian discusses the making of that first record, the break-up of the band that made it and the breakdown of the relationship with his childhood friend and musical ally John Squire. Ian also shares his memories of serving a four-month sentence in Strangeways for air rage, and his artistic rebirth as a successful solo artist.

Presenter/Matt Everitt, Producer/Henry Lopez-Real

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The Huey Show

Sunday 29 August
1.00-4.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Huey Morgan hooks up with multi-talented singer, songwriter, rapper and producer Cee-Lo Green as he prepares to release his fourth solo studio album, provisionally titled Cee-Lo Green Is The Lady Killer.

Huey's been a fan of Cee-Lo's music since his early days in hip-hop group Goodie Mob. Since then Cee-Lo has released a number of solo albums and is also one half of Gnarls Barkley. Huey talks with Cee-Lo about his roots in Atlanta, Georgia; about his musical beginnings in Goodie Mob; his solo work, which spawned collaborations with hip-hop heavyweights The Neptunes, Timbaland and DJ Premier and saw him flex his soul-singing vocal muscle; and about how he hooked up with Danger Mouse for their Gnarls Barkley collaboration.

Also on the show, Huey's old New York pal Mark Ronson continues his stint as Sharing Is Caring professor, dropping science from his huge personal record collection. Huey has another New York Minute with DJ Uncle Mike, dialling into the Big Apple to reminisce about a classic NY night club; and he puts the needle on the record for a listener in Vinyl Fetish.

Presenter/Huey Morgan, Producer/Becky Maxted

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Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service

Sunday 29 August
4.00-6.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Jarvis Cocker and Grayson Perry talk culture across the classes on this week's Sunday Service as Jarvis investigates whether art is for the "great unwashed".

At his first solo exhibition for a national institution, Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry stood in a corner waiting for someone to tap him on the shoulder and tell him to leave. The idea that culture wasn't for "the likes of him" was somehow bequeathed to him by his working-class family.

Jarvis and Grayson discuss whether art is for everyone; whether, from the tower blocks to the estate, the "great unwashed" exclude themselves from the arts by taking pride in knowing their place somehow. This and other cultural issues are tackled in this week's Sunday Service.

Presenter/Jarvis Cocker, Producer/Alicia Brown

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BBC 6 MUSIC'S DO IT YOURSELF WEEKEND
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone

Sunday 29 August
6.00-8.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone is next inline for the DIY treatment. This is the chance for fans of the weird, wonderful and all that's in-between to showcase their eclectic music tastes.

BBC 6 Music hands over the station to listeners across August Bank Holiday with its very own Do It Yourself Weekend, giving listeners a chance to be a DJ and choose the playlist from the comfort of their own home.

From individual shows to a 12-hour Bank Holiday Monday takeover, the challenge is on for 6 Music listeners to think about what they'd like to hear and where it might fit.

Presenter/Stuart Maconie, Producer/Henry Lopez-Real

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6 Mix

Sunday 29 August
8.00-10.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

In a special 6 Mix, Dave Pearce meets Andy Cato and Tom Findlay from Groove Armada to talk about their life in dance music. One of the biggest dance acts in the UK, Groove Armada recently packed out the John Peel stage at Glastonbury and are currently preparing to release a new single, History, featuring Will Young on vocals.

The duo, who have had massive hits over the last decade with Superstyling, I See You Baby and At The River, tell Dave about how they met and their musical journey, which has taken them from Ibiza to the US and back to the UK. They also talk about curating their own festival, Lovebox, and releasing their Eighties-inspired new album Black Light. Tom and Andy also play the tracks which inspired them to make dance music, including tunes by Roxy Music, Adonis, A Guy Called Gerald and Daft Punk.

In the final 30 minutes of the programme there's a rare chance to hear an extract from their 2004 Essential Mix, first broadcast on BBC Radio 1.

Presenter/Dave Pearce, Producer/Rowan Collinson

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The Complete Mercurys – Wild Beasts

Sunday 29 August
12.00midnight-1.00am BBC 6 MUSIC

Wild Beasts present tracks from their Mercury nominated album, Two Dancers. Originally from Kendal, the band are Tom Flemming, Benny Little, Chris Talbot and Hayden Thorpe. This is their second album and was co-produced by Richard Formby. Released in August 2009, it contains the singles Hooting And Howling and All The King's Men.

Presenter/Wild Beasts, Producer/Julie Cullen

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