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Network Radio BBC Week 42: 16-22 October

BBC RADIO 2 Saturday 16 October 2010
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Graham Norton

Saturday 16 October
10.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Graham Norton presents three hours of music and celebrity conversation on his BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning show.

The nation's favourite agony uncle is joined by Maria McErlane for Grill Graham where listeners' problems are solved live on air. I Can't Believe It's Not Better revisits some of the worst songs ever to hit the charts, and Graham invites listeners to submit their favourite Tune With A Tale, where one unfortunate listener chats to Mr Norton about their personal interpretation of a familiar song.

Plus there's travel with Bobbie Pryor, sport with Alistair Bruce-Ball and the very best celebrity guests. Listeners can email the show at graham.norton@bbc.co.uk

Presenter/Graham Norton, Producer/Malcolm Prince for the BBC

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Dermot O'Leary

Saturday 16 October
3.00-6.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Dermot O'Leary has a triple bill of Saturday Sessions from the Ivor Novello-winning singer-songwriter James Blunt, ex-Libertine Carl Barat and the alt-country collective Mt Desolation.

James Blunt performs for Dermot's show as he prepares to release his third studio album, Some Kind Of Trouble, and embark upon a 30-date European tour.

Carl Barat recently reunited with his former Libertine bandmate Pete Doherty for the Reading and Leeds festivals. But he's now focusing his attentions on solo projects, with the release of a debut self-titled solo album, following hot on the heels of his autobiography, Threepenny Memoir: The Lives Of A Libertine.

Finally, Mt Desolation is the country music side-project of Keane's Tim Rice-Oxley (who co-wrote Everything Is Beautiful for Kylie Minogue's Aphrodite album) and Jesse Quin. Born from a stout-fuelled conversation in a Dublin pub, the debut Mt Desolation album is released on Monday (18 October)and features contributions from members of Noah & The Whale, The Killers and Mumford & Sons.

Presenter/Dermot O'Leary, Producer/Ben Walker for Labora TV

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Live At The Hackney Empire

Saturday 16 October
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos
Stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos presents a stand-up comedy showcase for Black History Month.

Recorded live at the Hackney Empire earlier in the year, the line-up features the best black stand-up comedians in the UK; ranging from observational stand-up to hip-hop comedy.

The show features Andi Osho (Mock The Week); Felix Dexter (The Real McCoy, Bellamy's People); Ava Vidal (Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow); Eddie Kadi (who sold out the O2); Doc Brown (rapper-turned-comedian); Nathan Caton (award-winning new stand-up); Slim (winner of best male at Black Comedy Awards) and Annette Fagan.

Black History Month is now a regular annual celebration of the history and culture of ethnic communities across the UK.

Presenter/Stephen K Amos, Producer/Sam Bryant for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Saturday 16 October 2010
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The Early Music Show – Artist Profile: Ton Koopman

Saturday 16 October
1.00-2.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Catherine Bott talks to Dutch organist, harpsichordist and conductor Ton Koopman about his career. As a young student Ton was fascinated by authentic instruments and his performance style has remained steeped in scholarship. He formed his first baroque orchestra aged 25, and in 1979 he founded the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, and then the Amsterdam Baroque Choir in 1992.

Catherine talks to Ton about how he balances his career as a soloist and conductor, and his championing of Buxtehude's music. The repertoire in the programme includes Biber's 32-part Dixit Dominus, a movement from a Bach cantata and Buxtehude's cantata Membra Jesu nostri.

Presenter/Catherine Bott, Producer/Rebecca Bean

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World Routes

Saturday 16 October
3.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Banning Eyre heads into North West Argentina, travelling through the provinces of Salta and Jujuy to hear the songs and carnival music of the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a mountain valley in the foothills of the Andes.

The music of the Humahuaca valley is a mix of pan-pipes and end-blown flutes, frame drums and cow horns, mixed with guitars, accordions and mandolins; songs are sung in Spanish as well as Quechua, and the Virgin Mary is venerated alongside Pachamama.

Banning is joined by local musician Tomas Lipan, who tells stories of his childhood embarrassment at eating local foods, playing indigenous instruments and the cultural pressure he felt not to express his indigenous heritage.

Poet, teacher and restaurant owner Fortunato Ramos plays carnival music with his band and Michaela Chauque, a young quena (end-blown flute) player, draws heavily on the ancestral music, and performs a song about the Pucara de Tilcara, a pre-Incan fortress, as well as singing Coplas from the Tilcara Carnival.

Presenter/Banning Eyre, Producer/Peter Meanwell

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Opera On 3 – Salome

Saturday 16 October
6.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Angela Denoke in the title role of Salome
Angela Denoke in the title role of Salome

Tonight's Opera On 3 presents Richard Strauss's Salome from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden starring Angela Denoke in the title role, Irina Mishura as Herodias and Gerhard Siegel as Herod. It is conducted by Hartmut Haenchen.

Based on a short biblical reference to a girl dancing for King Herod and the immortal line: "Bring me the head of John the Baptist", Oscar Wilde's play tells a lurid tale of power and corruption, depravity and obsession; and Strauss set it to music without any restraint.

The company includes Andrew Staples (tenor); Sarah Castle (mezzo-soprano); Nicolas Courjal (bass); Alan Ewing (bass); Johan Reuter (baritone); John Cunningham (bass-baritone); Angela Denoke (soprano); Gerhard Siegel (tenor); Irina Mishura (mezzo-soprano); Adrian Thompson (tenor); Robert Anthony Gardiner (tenor); Hubert Francis (tenor); Steven Ebel (tenor); Jeremy White (bass); Vuyani Mlinde (bass); and Dawid Kimberg (baritone). They are joined by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and conducted by Hartmut Haenchen.

Presenter/Andrew McGregor, Producer/Anthony Sellors

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The Wire – Why I Don't Hate White People

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 16 October
8.00-8.50pm BBC RADIO 3

Poet Lemn Sissay has been invited to read at a community centre in Salford. Recorded in front of a live audience this is Lemn's one-man, roller-coaster investigation into why he doesn't hate white people from his unique position as a black man who grew up in the area and never knew another black person until he was 18. The programme features tales of pain and injustice which often inspire tears of laughter.

Lemn asks on what terms he is accepted as a writer and performer by this audience. It's 2010 and he is still a black man in a white man's world. Lemn's genial good humour begins to desert him and anger begins to take over; will he get to the end of the evening and answer his own question?

Lemn Sissay is a poet, playwright, performer and broadcaster and writer in residence at the South Bank Centre.

Presenter/Lemn Sissay, Producer/Claire Grove

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BBC RADIO 4 Saturday 16 October 2010
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Archive On 4 – The Man Behind The Mountains

Saturday 16 October
8.00-9.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Presenter and friend of Alfred Wainwright, Eric Robson
Presenter and friend of Alfred Wainwright, Eric Robson

Eric Robson re-evaluates the often misunderstood fell walker Alfred Wainwright.

It is 80 years since Wainwright first visited the Lake District. For a boy brought up among mill chimneys, noisy factories and dirty canals it was a magical revelation, love at first sight. He would go on to write more than 40 guidebooks and encourage millions to follow in his footsteps.

Wainwright was a recluse; on the surface curmudgeonly and intolerant. The mysteries and rumours that surrounded this elusive character added to the personality cult that made his Pictorial Guides To The Fells international best-sellers.

Before Wainwright, most people would stand in the bottom of a valley and say they could not reach the top. Then they would see his way of dissecting mountains, for Wainwright is every bit as clever as the man who invented the London Underground map. He took a mountain, he filleted it, turned it into a two-dimensional image and made it more understandable.

Thirty years ago presenter Eric Robson made five series with Wainwright for the BBC. They remained friends until Wainwright's death in 1991. Eric has an extensive personal collection of archive material of Wainwright in conversation which reveals an unfamiliar side to this complex character.

Presenter/Eric Robson, Producer/Barney Rowntree for Somethin' Else

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Saturday 16 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 16 October
12.00noon-6.06pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Eleanor Oldroyd presents an afternoon of live sport including rugby union's European Cup updates from Edinburgh versus Northampton, plus coverage of all the day's sports news.

From 3pm there is live coverage of the afternoon's football action including Manchester United against West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal versus Birmingham City.

At 5pm Sports Report has reports from all the day's big matches and the classified football results with James Alexander Gordon.

Presenter/Eleanor Oldroyd, Producer/Mark Williams

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Saturday 16 October 2010
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5 Live Football League

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 16 October
2.45-5.15pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can enjoy commentary on a leading game in the Championship, plus reports and score updates from across the Football League.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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Rugby Union

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 16 October
5.40-7.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on Saracens versus Leinster in the European Cup, comes live from Wembley.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC 6 MUSIC Saturday 16 October 2010
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Dance Anthems With Dave Pearce

Saturday 16 October
10.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

Dave Pearce presents 30 years of classic dance anthems from electro to techno via hardcore and house alongside future big room club tunes.

This week there's the latest in Dave's series of featured record label profiles, and Dave continues his search for the ultimate rave anthem. There's also new music from Swedish House Mafia and Duck Sauce, and in the final 30 minutes, Dave will be in the mix with a selection of upfront trance tunes.

Presenter/Dave Pearce, Producer/Rowan Collinson

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BBC Introducing With Tom Robinson

Saturday 16 October
1.00-3.00am BBC 6 MUSIC

Tom Robinson introduces the best new music from Manchester's In The City festival. Tom's guests are Vinyl Jacket, who feature on the BBC Introducing Stage at the event. The Newcastle band blew Tom away when he saw them in the North East and he personally recommended them for the festival.

Presenter/Tom Robinson, Producer/Tom Whalley

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BBC WORLD SERVICE Saturday 16 October 2010
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Stages Of Independence

Saturday 16 October
8.00-9.00pm BBC WORLD SERVICE

To mark the 50th anniversary of African Independence, in collaboration with British African Theatre Company Tiata Fahodzi this programme showcases extracts from a range of plays from across Africa, from the last five decades.

Highlights include the Oedipus myth from an African perspective in Ola Rotimi's The Gods Are Not To Blame; an ebullient comedy about a young woman's family trying to get the highest bride-price for her in Guillaume Oyônô-Mbia's Three Suitors: One Husband From Cameroon; and a scene from last year's Olivier Award-winning Gone Too Far! by Bola Agbaje, a British playwright of Nigerian origin.

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BBC RADIO 2 Sunday 17 October 2010
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FIRST CLICK

Sunday 17 to Friday 22 October
Throughout the week on BBC RADIO 2

Sir Terry Wogan, the BBC's media literacy ambassador, launches First Click on BBC Radio 2 on his Weekend Wogan show today between 11am and 1pm.

For a week, as part of the BBC's First Click campaign, presenters across Radio 2 encourage more of their listeners to get online, or, if they already know how to use a computer, urge them to show a friend or relative how to do it.

There will be discussions and special guests on different shows across the network. Jeremy Vine speaks to a listener who he helped get online, live on his show in March, about how it has changed her life. He also considers whether the internet, with its power to entertain and educate, is a force for good in the world.

Steve Wright In The Afternoon is joined by his technology experts Helen and Olly, who answer listeners' questions about how to get online, and give their tips on the best way to teach someone how to use a computer. Steve is also joined by the Government's digital champion and founder of lastminute.com – Martha Lane Fox.

Alex Lester asks his listeners to share their stories of helping others to use a computer. Ken Bruce looks at how the internet is great for music lovers. Janice Long shines a spotlight on internet shopping, and Simon Mayo looks at how the internet can save you money.

If Radio 2 listeners aren't online but would like to be, presenters will be directing them to the BBC First Click Advice Line on 08000 150 950 to find a beginners' computer course in their local area.

There will also be videos on the Radio 2 website – bbc.co.uk/radio2 – of Radio 2 presenters and other well-known personalities explaining how to do things, such as join an online conversation, or addressing issues such as online privacy.

Producer/Bequi Sheehan for the BBC

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Aled Jones With Good Morning Sunday

Sunday 17 October
6.00-9.00am BBC RADIO 2

Aled Jones says Good Morning Sunday to one of the founding members of Dire Straits, John Illsley.

He also discusses issues of the day from a faith perspective with former Communards band member, Rev Richard Coles.

Presenter/Aled Jones, Producer/Hilary Robinson for the BBC

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Weekend Wogan

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 17 October
11.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 2
Sir Terry Wogan launches First Click on BBC Radio 2
Sir Terry Wogan launches First Click on BBC Radio 2

Sir Terry Wogan introduces a feast of live music from the BBC Radio Theatre in London including pop rockers The Hoosiers.

From the other side of the Atlantic, singer-songwriter Huey Lewis performs with the Elio Pace House Band, Sir Terry's regular house band, and there's a live performance from fellow American Tift Merritt.

John "Boggy" Marsh drops in with some wit and aplomb and Sir Terry, in his role as the BBC's media literacy ambassador, launches First Click.

Presenter/Sir Terry Wogan, Producer/Alan Boyd for the BBC

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Johnnie Walker's Sounds Of The Seventies

Sunday 17 October
3.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Mary Wilson discusses her Seventies' music career with The Supremes and the launch of her solo career towards the end of the decade, as Johnnie Walker presents another celebration the Seventies featuring archive sessions and classic hits from both sides of the Atlantic.

Presenter/Johnnie Walker, Producer/Natasha Costa Correa for Wise Buddah

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Sunday Half Hour

Sunday 17 October
8.30-9.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Brian D'Arcy concludes his series of reflections on the nature of Jesus's ministry and considers his role as King.

Mocked as "King of the Jews" at his crucifixion, Brian explores through music, prayer and reflection, what the kingdom of God might mean to today's Church.

This week's featured choir is the Glasgow Chamber Choir, directed by Michael Bawtree. The organist is John Gormley and hymns featured include Jesus Shall Reign, Christ Is The World's True Light and Rejoice The Lord Is King.

Presenter/Brian D'Arcy, Producer/Clair Jaquiss for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Sunday 17 October 2010
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Private Passions – Marina Lewycka

Sunday 17 October
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Author Marina Lewycka reveals her private musical passions
Author Marina Lewycka reveals her private musical passions

Marina Lewycka, author of A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian, Two Caravans and We Are All Made Of Glue, talks to Michael Berkeley about her passion for music.

Talking to Michael Berkeley, Marina begins with two classics of the Baroque repertoire, Bach's First Brandenburg Concerto and the aria I Know That My Redeemer Liveth from Handel's Messiah.

Her next choice is the Sibelius Violin Concerto, a great favourite of her father.

Marina attempts to play her next choice, Mozart's Piano Sonata in F, K332, herself. She loves music that tells a story and has chosen the March To The Scaffold from Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, for its narrative energy.

She says that all writers aspire to draw joy out of sadness, which Mozart does to consummate effect in the Countess's aria, Dove sono from The Marriage Of Figaro.

Marina's own origins are referenced in the traditional Ukrainian folksong The Black Raven, while her deep love of nature is reflected in the sound of a dawn chorus greeting the coming day.

Presenter/Michael Berkley, Producer/Chris Marshall

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Drama On 3 – The Unfortunates

Sunday 17 October
8.00-9.30pm BBC RADIO 3

Martin Freeman stars as a sports journalist in The Unfortunates
Martin Freeman stars as a sports journalist in The Unfortunates

Martin Freeman stars in Graham White's adaptation of BS Johnson's novel, in which a sports journalist travels to a strange city to cover a football match, only to discover it was the city where he first met his friend Tony, who has died young of cancer.

The Unfortunates follows the journalist from his arrival at the train station, through lunch, to the match and on the journey home as different memories of his friend are triggered.

Originally published in 27 unbound pamphlets in a box, The Unfortunates was intended to be read in a random order. The lack of a fixed order is suggestive of the way memories occur, and the book becomes a meditation not just on friendship and loss, but also on the nature of memory and writing as the hero, Bryan, struggles to recall everything in order to "get it all down" as he promised his dying friend he would.

Listeners will be able to reshuffle the separate sections of the broadcast at bbc.co.uk/radio3.

Bryan is played by Martin Freeman, Tony by Patrick Kennedy, Wendy by Claire Rushbrook, June by Jacqueline Defferary, Tony's father by Sean Baker, First Aid Woman/Tony's Mother by Christine Kavanagh and Station Announcer/Reporter by Tony Bell. Other cast members are Sally Orrock, Jude Akuwudike, Lloyd Thomas and Sam Dale.

Producer/Mary Peate

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BBC RADIO 4 Sunday 17 October 2010
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Desert Island Discs

Sunday 17 October
11.15am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Barrister Michael Mansfield QC discusses his life and work with Kirsty Young and selects the eight records and book that he would take to BBC Radio 4's mythical desert island.

Presenter/Kirsty Young, Producer/Leanne Buckle for the BBC

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Moby Dick Ep 1/2

Sunday 17 October
3.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 4

This is two-part adaptation of Captain Ahab's chase across the high seas for the great white whale is told from the perspective of the sole survivor of the voyage.

In the first episode, Ishmael, now in middle age, looks back on his younger self and remembers how this voyage of a lifetime began.

Moby Dick is written by Herman Melville and adapted by Stef Penney.

Ishmael is played by Trevor White, Young Ishmael by PJ Brennan, Captain Ahab by Garrick Hagon, Peter Coffin by Howell Evans, Queequeg by Sani Muliaumaseali'i, Peleg by Mark Meadows, Elijah/Captain Mayhew by Dorian Thomas, Starbuck by Richard Laing, Stubb by Simon Lee Phillips, Archy by Adam Redmayne and Daggoo by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Producer/Kate McAll for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Sunday 17 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 17 October
12.00noon-6.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Colin Murray is joined by fans to discuss the latest sporting action in 5 Live Sport Sunday Roast and, from 1.30pm, he links up with the Match Of The Day 2 team for Premier League updates on the Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool (kick-off 1.30pm), as well as the afternoon's European Rugby Cup matches and the final day of the Shanghai APT Masters.

From 4pm there is live Premier League commentary on Blackpool versus Manchester City.

Presenter/Colin Murray, Producer/Louise Sutton

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Sunday 17 October 2010
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Rugby Union

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 17 October
2.55-4.45pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra listeners can enjoy live, uninterrupted commentary on Leicester versus Scarlets in the European Rugby Cup.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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5 Live NFL

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 17 October
9.00pm-1.00am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Tony Husband and Neil Reynolds introduce all the latest American football news plus commentary from the game of the day, as the NFL season moves into week six.

Presenters/Tony Husband and Neil Reynolds, Producer/Simon Crosse for USP

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BBC 6 MUSIC Sunday 17 October 2010
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The First Time With Tricky

Sunday 17 October
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

The First Time continues with Matt Everitt tackling one of contemporary music's more introspective and often impenetrable artists – Tricky.

Always an artist to walk his own path, Tricky has grown from being a key member of Massive Attack to establishing himself as a solo artist with 1995's acclaimed Maxinquaye – and since has pursued a fascinating (and often frustratingly fleet-footed) career, blurring the lines of hip hop, jazz, rock and reggae with often startling results. Matt talks to him about this; his career path, his varied influences, his role as a acclaimed producer and his battles with the way he's represented in the media.

Presenter/Matt Everitt, Producer/Henry Lopez Real

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The Huey Show

Sunday 17 October
1.00-4.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Mike Joyce, former drummer with The Smiths, takes up the Sunday lunchtime mantle live from Manchester.

As BBC 6 Music celebrates all that is great about Manchester, in the wake of the In The City music industry festival and event, Mike talks to some of his favourite new artists and showcases the best of the contemporary Manchester music scene.

He'll also be spinning forgotten classics from his personal record collection from The Pixies to Joy Division, and inviting a listener to choose which record they'd like to hear live on wax in Vinyl Fetish.

Presenter/Mike Joyce, Producer/Rebecca Maxted for Wise Buddah

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6 Mix

Sunday 17 October
8.00-10.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Journalist Sean Adams celebrates a decade of his influential website, Drowned In Sound.

Started in 2000 after the closure of rock weekly Melody Maker left a hole in the market for alternative music coverage, Drowned In Sound quickly became the go-to destination for anyone into up-and-coming new bands.

In this show Sean discusses the genesis of the site, how its rise coincided with the digital revolution in music distribution and his musical and personal highlights of the last decade.

Sean also shares the highlights from Drowned In Sound's 10th birthday celebrations, which includes gigs by Male Bonding and No Age, and plays a selection of the tunes that have soundtracked the site's existence including At The Drive In, Health, Bat For Lashes and The Stills.

Presenter/Sean Adams, Producer/ Rowan Collinson

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Network Radio BBC Week 42: Monday 18 October 2010

BBC RADIO 1 Monday 18 October 2010
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BBC RADIO 1'S STUDENT TOUR
Fearne Cotton

Live event/outside broadcast
Monday 18 to Thursday 21 October
10.00am-12.45pm BBC RADIO 1

Fearne Cotton broadcasts live from four university towns this week
Fearne Cotton broadcasts live from four university towns this week

This week BBC Radio 1 DJs Fearne Cotton and Zane Lowe are set to visit four university towns and cities across the UK. Broadcasting their shows live from each location, they also meet up with some of the biggest music acts of the moment who are currently touring the country – Mark Ronson, 30 Seconds To Mars, Chase & Status and Klaxons.

Each day, Fearne gets involved with student life in her show and throws open the doors to the legendary Live Lounge, where each of the acts join her for a special session. Mark Ronson is with her at Northumbria University, Newcastle on Monday; 30 Seconds To Mars are Tuesday's guests at Lincoln University; on Wednesday Chase & Status are in Oxford; and Klaxons end the tour at Bristol University on Thursday.

Presenter/Fearne Cotton, Producer/Stuart Last

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BBC RADIO 1'S STUDENT TOUR
Zane Lowe

Live event/outside broadcast
Monday 18 to Thursday 21 October
7.00-9.00pm BBC RADIO 1

Zane Lowe presents special headline performances by some of the biggest artists of the moment, supported by some very special guests, as BBC Radio 1's Student Tour continues.

On Monday the shows come from Northumbria University, Newcastle with Mark Ronson plus support from Darwin Deez; Lincoln University Engine Shed is Tuesday's venue, with 30 Seconds To Mars; on Wednesday at Oxford Academy, Chase & Status are supported by Example; and the tour ends at Bristol University Anson Rooms on Thursday with Klaxons plus support Everything Everything.

Presenter/Zane Lowe, Producer/Clare Chadburn

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BBC RADIO 2 Monday 18 October 2010
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FIRST CLICK
Alex Lester

Monday 18 October
2.00-5.00am BBC RADIO 2

As part of First Click on BBC Radio 2, Alex Lester asks listeners to share their stories of helping a friend or relative get online and finds out their best tips.

There's also the usual eclectic playlist and unique brand of conversation, a new Album and Record Of The Week and two more selections from Alex's CD collection in Lester's Library.

Presenter/Alex Lester, Producer/Ste Softley for the BBC

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FIRST CLICK
Ken Bruce

Monday 18 October
9.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 2

Bass guitarist Glen Matlock is in the Tracks Of My Years hot-seat this week, talking to Ken Bruce about his favourite music and the reasons behind his choices.

The former Sex Pistol has chosen tracks by The Lovin' Spoonful, David Bowie and Anthony Newley plus Tutti Frutti by Little Richard and a classic by Creedance Clearwater Revival.

There's also a new Album and Record Of The Week and another round of Popmaster – which listeners can also play online at bbc.co.uk/radio 2.

Presenter/Ken Bruce, Producer/Gary Bones for the BBC

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FIRST CLICK
Jeremy Vine

Monday 18 October
12.00noon-2.00pm BBC RADIO 2

As part of the BBC's First Click campaign, Jeremy Vine catches up with a listener he helped get online on his show back in March and finds out how being connected to the internet has changed her life.

Jeremy also discusses the headlines of the day and plays the best music.

Presenter/Jeremy Vine, Producer/Tim Collins for the BBC

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Simon Mayo

Monday 18 October
5.05-7.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Bernard Cornwell, the man behind the Sharpe series, is in the studio today to discuss his new novel, which is about the American Revolutionary War.

Simon Mayo also has the usual helping of money, sport and travel news, with Sally Boazman bringing listeners up to speed with all the latest news on the roads. There's another Confession, a homework problem and a Showstopper, which a listener gets to choose.

Presenter/Simon Mayo, Producers/Carmela Di Clemente and Andy Warrell for the BBC

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The Radcliffe And Maconie Show

Monday 18 October
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Pretenders' front-woman Chrissie Hynde joins Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie to talk about her new album with JP & The Fairground Boys.

There's also more great conversation and music and the latest additions to The Chain.

Presenters/Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, Producer/Lizzie Hoskin for the BBC

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The Musical Ep 7/8

Monday 18 October
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Julia McKenzie examines the business of how Broadway sells The Musical in We're In The Money, the penultimate programme in the series.

This programme also considers how theatrical brands such as Disney, David Merrick and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been developed.

This week's case studies include The Phantom Of The Opera, The Lion King and 42nd Street. The programme also features alternative performances of classic musicals from the canon of Forbidden Broadway.

Contributors include Alan Menken, Tim Rice, Ruthie Henshall, Richard Stilgoe, Paul Nicholas, Elaine Stritch, New York-based critic Mark Riedel and Disney's Thomas Schumacher.

Presenter/Julia McKenzie, Producer/Malcolm Prince for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Monday 18 October 2010
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Composer Of The Week – Milhaud

Monday 18 to Friday 22 October
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Donald Macleod explores the globetrotting world of 20th-century French composer Darius Milhaud. A member of influential group Les Six, these days Milhaud is rather unfairly known through just a handful of works. In fact, as this week of his music demonstrates, he was a prolific composer who wrote in every imaginable style for every conceivable combination of instruments. At the time of his death, aged 81, in 1974, his catalogue contained over 440 works.

The week begins with works that reflect Milhaud's relationship with the Provençale landscape and his religious roots, including a song from his Poèmes juifs collection, settings of eight anonymous Jewish poems; a movement from his first string quartet, which he dedicated to the Aix-en-Provence born painter Cézanne; and his colourful tapestry of the sunlit colours of the region, Suite Provençale.

Presenter/Donald Macleod, Producer/Johannah Smith

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Performance On 3 –
Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra Of Venezuela

Monday 18 October
7.00-9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

Martin Handley presents the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Martin Handley presents the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

Martin Handley presents the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, from the successful El Sistema, with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 and music by Copland, Chavez and Bernstein, recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Latin forces are unleashed in the UK debut of this brilliant Venezuelan youth orchestra, bringing a contrasting programme under the baton of their exciting youthful conductor, Christian Vásquez. From the dazzling rhythms of Bernstein's Candide Overture, Copland's El Salon Mexico and Carlos Chavez's Sinfonía India, to the veritable tour de force of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, this programme underlines their universal credentials.

Presenter/Martin Handley, Producer/Juan Carlos Jaramillo

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The Essay – Architecture: The Fourth R

Monday 18 October
11.00-11.15pm BBC RADIO 3

Making shelter is a fundamental human activity, so, asks Sunand Prasad, former President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, why don't people talk about it?

The way people build reflects society's values and aspirations, but also its fears. In The Essay, Sunand Prasad undertakes a journey through architecture, from the India he grew up in to the Utopian vision of Le Corbusier; from the concrete carbuncles of post-war Britain to the design that will combat climate change.

In this first programme, he examines human relationships with buildings of the past 200 years, in a search for people's mistrust of the new. Despite the failed Utopias of Sixties tower blocks, Prasad sees a brave new architecture emerging in their wake.

Reader/Sunand Prasad, Producer/Lizz Pearson

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BBC RADIO 4 Monday 18 October 2010
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A History Of The World In 100 Objects Ep 26/30

Monday 18 to Friday 22 October
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, explores the political landscape of the 20th century in the final week of BBC Radio 4's landmark series telling the history of the world through artefacts from the museum.

Throughout this closing week he examines some of the major social and political movements that have helped shaped the contemporary landscape.

Today's object is a plate decorated during the Russian revolution, made in 1901 in the Imperial Porcelain Factory in St Petersburg. Twenty years later it was painted over as a propaganda tool for the new Communist Revolution – decorated in the same factory that had become the State Porcelain Factory and in a city renamed as Petrograd.

The director of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Mikhail Piotrovsky, and that great historian of modern Russia, Eric Hobsbawn, help piece together this moment in history.

Presenter/Neil MacGregor, Producers/Anthony Denselow and Paul Kobrak for the BBC

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Midlife Relaunch

Monday 18 October
11.00-11.30am BBC RADIO 4

Midlife Relaunch follows three case studies investigating whether it is possible to start a new career in one's fifties and if it is feasible to escape the nine-to-five straitjacket and find greater fulfilment.

When Denise and Paul from Portsmouth returned from a summer holiday they felt they couldn't face another winter commuting to their accounting and teaching jobs, and so decided to move to Cyprus.

Christine and Stuart from Nottingham gave up steady jobs and the prospect of generous pensions to set up a B&B and furniture-making business, 500 miles north in the Scottish Highlands.

And Fiona from Derbyshire dreamed of working with cows but found herself stuck working in a housing association. Now in her fifties, she's running a dairy farm in Ayrshire.

Producers/Elizabeth Burke and Kim Normanton for Loftus Audio

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Afternoon Play – Wind, Sand And Stars

Monday 18 October
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

When Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and his co-pilot Prévot crash in the Libyan desert while attempting to break the record for the Paris-Saigon flight in 1936 the odds are stacked against them.

Miraculously they survive the impact – but, while the plane doesn't catch fire or explode, the fuel and water tanks are ruptured and supplies are minimal. With only half a litre of coffee, a little white wine, a few grapes and an orange, they only know they are stranded somewhere in a square of inhospitable desert whose sides measure 400km.

The days are scorching and the nights freezing. Their signal fires go unnoticed. Their forays to find help are fruitless and increasingly desperate. Physically weak, they become prone to hallucinations. Life is tested to its limits and the increasingly debilitated dialogue between Exupéry and Prévot is accompanied by Exupéry's inner thoughts and meditations on their situation. This tale not only describes their physical journey but, in Exupéry's characteristic fashion, takes listeners on a journey that deals with previous flying expeditions and his very detailed view of the insights of flying.

Wind, Sand And Stars, the autobiographical tale of Antoine de Exupéry's plane crash, is dramatised by Rod Wooden. Paul Rhys plays Exupéry, Adeel Akhtar plays Prévot and Sean Baker plays Bedouin.

Producer/David Hunter for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Monday 18 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Monday 18 October
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Chapman presents coverage of the day's sports news, followed by live Premier League commentary of Blackburn versus Sunderland at 8pm.

At 10pm Mark is joined by special guest Stephen Fry for Football Express, a quick-fire comedic look at the latest football issues.

Presenter/Mark Chapman, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC 6 MUSIC Monday 18 October 2010
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Shaun Keaveny

Monday 18 October
7.00-10.00am BBC 6 MUSIC

Its national baking week and to celebrate Shaun Keaveny is joined by a celebrity chef every day who judges a baked treat made by one of the breakfast show team. Former Master Chief presenter and purveyor of sauces Loyd Grossman is the first guest judge to be welcomed into the studio to preside over the first bake off and make his judgement on the team's baking abilities.

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Nemone

Monday 18 October
1.00-4.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Nemone welcomes Brooklyn-based MC River Nelson into the studio. Nelson combines leftfield beats with a distinctive lyrical flow, with nods to the glory days of the old-school rap of Tribe Called Quest and Mos Def. He has toured with Talib Kweli, De La Soul and Common and recently released his debut album, The Rise And Fall, produced by iconic UK producer Lewis Parker who has also worked with Massive Attack.

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Steve Lamacq

Live event/outside broadcast
Monday 18 October
4.00-7.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Steve Lamacq presents his show from the Radio Festival in Manchester, with special guest John Bramwell from Mercury nominated band I Am Kloot. Coming live from Salford Quays, Steve and his guests celebrate Manchester's contribution to the musical scene with bands such as New Order, The Stone Roses and The Smiths.

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Marc Riley

Monday 18 October
7.00-9.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

The Jim Jones Revue is an English garage rock band comprising Jim Jones (formerly of Thee Hypnotics), Rupert Orton, Gavin Jay, Nick Jones and Elliot Mortimer.

The band was formed after Jones met Orton at his Not The Same Old Blues Crap club night in London. In 2008, the band recorded their self-titled debut album in just 48 hours, in a rehearsal space in Camden Town, London. The album was released on 8 September 2008 via Punk Rock Blues Records.

A collection of singles and B-sides was released on 5 October 2009 entitled Here To Save Your Soul. The band have since recorded their second album, Burning Your House Down, which was produced by Jim Sclavunos of Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and Grinderman.

This second album is out now and they perform tracks from it for Marc Riley tonight.

Presenter/Marc Riley, Producer/Michelle Choudhry

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Gideon Coe

Monday 18 October
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

Gideon Coe's archive concert gems include Joy Division in Paris in December 1979 and Midlake at Leicester's Summer Sundae in 2007. Sessions come from UB40 (their first for Peel in 1979), Southampton-based nouveau mods Jane Pow, Good Shoes and Pink Floyd cohort Ron Geesin.

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BBC RADIO 2 Tuesday 19 October 2010
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Jamie Cullum

Tuesday 19 October
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Jamie Cullum continues to showcase his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.

This week, British jazz guitarist Martin Taylor, renowned for the solo finger-style performances in which he plays bass and chordal accompaniments in addition to melody, joins Jamie at the BBC Maida Vale studios.

In a one-off collaboration, the two musicians perform together and chat about Martin's career, which has included working with the likes of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.

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The Radcliffe And Maconie Show

Tuesday 19 October
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 2

In tonight's show, Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie have a live session from Dutch singer Caro Emerald, whose first UK single release featured on the BBC Radio 2 playlist.

Her album, Songs From The Cutting Room Floor, is inspired by films and music from the Forties and Fifties and is being released in the UK following success in her native Netherlands.

Presenters/Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, Producer/Lizzie Hoskin for the BBC

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Jac Holzman's Elektra Story Ep 3/3

Tuesday 19 October
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Paul Gambaccini concludes his history of Elektra Records, 60 years after it was founded by Jac Holzman on 10 October 1950.

In the final part of the series, Jac Holzman recalls the music released on Elektra from 1968 to 1973. Following the success of the third Doors album, Waiting For The Sun, and its single, Hello, I Love You, the group experienced difficulties recording their next album, The Soft Parade. Lead singer Jim Morrison died after completing the Doors' sixth studio LP, LA Woman, in 1971. Elektra also experienced troubles following the release of Kick Out The Jams by radical Detroit rockers The MC5.

In contrast, the company struck gold with the meticulous and melodic music of Bread and surprise hit Amazing Grace by Judy Collins. In Jac Holzman's last years with his company – 1970 to 1973 – the label enjoyed more success with Bread and new star Carly Simon. Her career was launched with the American Top 10 single That's The Way I Always Heard It Should Be and, less than two years later, in January 1973, she was enjoying both a No. 1 single with You're So Vain and a chart-topping album with No Secrets.

Jac Holzman's last production for his label was with singer-songwriter Harry Chapin.

This series was first broadcast in six parts in 2008.

Presenter/Paul Gambaccini, Producer/Kevin Howlett for Howlett Media Productions

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BBC RADIO 3 Tuesday 19 October 2010
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Performance On 3 – Hallé

Tuesday 19 October
7.00-9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

Sir Mark Elder conducts the Hallé in a programme including two pieces at the very heart of British 20th-century music: Vaughan Williams's A London Symphony – his own personal view of the English capital and its inhabitants; and Elgar's Violin Concerto – performed almost exactly 100 years after its première by Danish virtuoso Nikolaj Znaider who plays the very violin, a 1741 Guarnieri del Gesu, used on that occasion by Fritz Kreisler.

The concert opens in pastoral mood with Delius's Idylle de Printemps. The concert was recorded at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.

What follows is a continuing, week-long focus on classical music as seen through the eyes of Venezuelan performers. Today, the Early Music ensemble, Camerata Renacentista de Caracas, is conducted by its founder and director, Isabel Palacios, with the Baroque legacy of Latin America, including music collected by Bishop Baltasar Martínez Compañón y Bujanda in 18th-century Peru.

Presenter/Martin Handley, Producer/Juan Carlos Jaramillo

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BBC RADIO 4 Tuesday 19 October 2010
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A History Of The World In 100 Objects Ep 27/30

Tuesday 19 October
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

In the final week of A History Of The World In 100 Objects, British Museum director Neil MacGregor examines the forces that helped shape ways of thinking today.

Today, he explores the sexual revolution of the Sixties and the emergence of legally enshrined human rights and the status of sexuality around the world. He tells the story with the aid of a David Hockney print, one of a series that was made in 1966 as the decriminalisation of homosexuality was being planned in Britain.

The programme features David Hockney on the spirit of the decade and Shami Chakrabarti, the director of human rights group Liberty.

Presenter/Neil MacGregor, Producers/Anthony Denselow and Paul Kobrak for the BBC

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Saving Species Ep 8/23

Tuesday 19 October
11.00-11.30am BBC RADIO 4

Saving Species is in London looking for south-bound migrating birds.

In the northern hemisphere, autumn is upon the world and the skies are busy with air traffic of the feathered variety. In the temperate north, day and night lengths are about the same – the equinox.

In Britain, the Brent goose, barnacle goose, Greenland white-front goose and the pink-footed goose, together with Bewick's and whooper swans, hide away in wetland refuges up and down the country. But what of the birds heading south for Africa? Swifts and swallows, martins and warblers, cuckoos and nightingales are some of the birds that head for sub-Sahara Africa to winter.

The programme is recorded in London, at one of the most historic bird observatories watching over the London skyline for south-bound migrants. But the sky will not darken with numbers. Migrant birds are dangerously in decline.

There is also a special item broadcast from a sacred forest in Ethiopia, a unique wooded island refuge. Listeners hear from Claire Ozanne from Roehampton University in London as she conducts the first ever wildlife survey of this refuge.

Presenter/Brett Westwood, Producer/Mary Colwell for the BBC

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Paul Celan In Mapesbury Road

Tuesday 19 October
11.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Toby Litt investigates what brought one of Europe's most compelling modern poets, Paul Celan, to an ordinary street in North London.

Toby tries to find out who Celan met there and uncover why he wrote a poem about the experience.

Presenter/Toby Litt, Producer/Zahid Warley for the BBC

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Peggy Seeger – In Her Prime

Tuesday 19 October
1.30-2.00pm BBC RADIO 4

American folk-singer Peggy Seeger tells Sara Parker about her loves, losses and a life full of music.

This year, Peggy returns to live once again in Britain, to be near her extended family and to explore new creative avenues.

For many years, her own song-making, as she calls it, was overshadowed by Ewan MacColl's, with whom she lived for three decades. They had three children, made countless recordings and, with Sara Parker's father, Charles, produced the celebrated Radio Ballads.

Her creative life has also been lived in relation to the success of her folk-singer brothers, Pete and Mike, and partly in the shadow of her parents, avant-garde composer Ruth Crawford Seeger and ethnomusicologist Charles Seeger.

Now she tells Sara what's brought her to this point, about her growing and creatively energetic family, how she feels about the loss of loved ones and about the strength she gets from her new partner, Irish singer Irene Pyper-Scott.

Presenter/Sara Parker, Producer/Alan Hall for Falling Tree Productions

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Afternoon Play – My Own Private Gondolier

Tuesday 19 October
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Fiona Shaw plays art collector Peggy Guggenheim in Bethan Roberts's play
Fiona Shaw plays art collector Peggy Guggenheim in Bethan Roberts's play

Tension flares in this fictional drama when art collector Peggy Guggenheim and her daughter, Pegeen, spend the summer together in Venice.

Pegeen is in retreat from a marriage that has failed. She is determined to be an artist, and she shuts herself up in the dank basement, trying to paint.

Meanwhile, her mother, Peggy, is much more concerned with the English sculptor who has come to visit; she wants a piece of his work to add to her collection and will use everything at her disposal to achieve her aim. She'll even try to involve her daughter in the plan if she thinks it will get her what she wants. Peggy is well known as a collector of men, as well as of art. As the summer progresses, the strains between mother and daughter grow. It is only Gianni, Peggy's personal gondolier, who can provide a welcome diversion.

Fiona Shaw plays Peggy Guggenheim; with Hattie Morahan as Pegeen Hélion; Brenda Charleson as Jack Vernon; Francois Pandolfo as Gianni; and Laurel Lefkow as the Nurse. My Own Private Gondolier is written by Bethan Roberts. The music is Vedro con mio diletto from Vivaldi's Giustino, sung by Philippe Jaroussky.

Producer/Kate McAll for the BBC

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Cassandra's Good Food Guide Ep 1/3

New series
Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 October
3.30-3.45pm BBC RADIO 4

Roger Lloyd Pack reads three tales about eating and drinking from opinionated Fleet Street journalist Bill "Cassandra" Connor.

Cassandra was a Fleet Street legend during the Daily Mirror's heyday, with his column running non-stop, not counting global hostilities, for 35 years, until 1967.

He could often be cantankerous and comically opinionated in what was described as his "polished-up barrack room" style of writing. Some of Cassandra's best columns, however, were not about people or institutions he wanted to admonish but humorous personal tales about eating and drinking.

In the first tale, listeners are encouraged to come into the garden by dead of night to listen to the rubbery, rustling noise of a vegetable growing in How I Like My Cabbage. On Wednesday, he reveals his first food memory – Miss Cowie's uneatable porridge. And in the final reading on Thursday, food's funny side is explored.

Reader/Roger Lloyd Pack, Producer/Neil Cargill for Pier Productions Limited

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The Dog And The Whale

Tuesday 19 October
9.00-9.30pm BBC RADIO 4

Andrew Luck Baker spends a day on a motorboat with Tucker the sniffer dog and a team of zoologists in search of killer whale dung, floating in the waters off the North American Pacific coast.

A lump of faeces is packed with information about an animal's stress levels, fertility, nutritional status and exposure to chemical pollution. There is no other way to reap this data from living whales because whales spend most of their lives underwater. It is impossible to take blood samples from them because of their thick blubber. A trained dog's nose enables researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle to find whale faeces, or scat, in much greater quantities than by relying on their own human senses.

This community of orca lives between Vancouver Island and the mainland US Pacific coast. They number about 90 individuals and in recent years have suffered terrible times. Two years ago, about 1 in 10 died. Several years earlier, 20 per cent were lost.

The reasons for the decline could be attributed to many causes including high levels of industrial and agricultural pollutants from the land. According to Professor Sam Wasser who runs the university's center for Conservation Biology, the hormones and chemicals in the orcas' faeces suggests a possible toxic interplay.

Andrew also speaks to Rosalind Rolland, a whale biologist at the New England Aquarium in Boston. She was the first to use a detection dog to study whales through their faeces. Her species is the North Atlantic Right Whale whose numbers are also perilously low. Her best friend is a Rottweiler called Fargo who worked in the drugs squad before moving into whale conservation. Andrew explores what it takes to get a dog on the high seas to find whale dung.

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Tuesday 19 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Tuesday 19 October
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Pougatch presents coverage the day's sports news, plus live Champions League group-stage commentary of Arsenal versus FC Shakhtar Donetsk from 7.45pm, followed by reaction to tonight's matches.

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Tuesday 19 October 2010
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Football

Live event/outside broadcast
Tuesday 19 October
7.40-9.45pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can enjoy uninterrupted commentary on one of the night's top matches in the Championship.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC 6 MUSIC Tuesday 19 October 2010
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Nemone

Tuesday 19 October
1.00-4.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Scissor Sisters share their musical tastes for the Lunchtime Playlist.

Jake Shears and Ana Matronic from Scissor Sisters share tracks that have influenced their music. They formed in New York in 2001 but found fame in the UK in 2004 where their debut album was the best-selling album of the year.

Since then, the band have collaborated with the likes of Elton John and Kylie, and recently performed an intimate concert for BBC Radio 2.

They then released their third album, Night Work, which found the band returning to their more club-orientated sound.

Presenter/Nemone, Producer/Jax Coombes

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Marc Riley

Tuesday 19 October
7.00-9.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Jen Jeniro are making an effort for Marc Riley tonight, by travelling all the way from Snowdonia.

Jen Jeniro formed in Snowdonia in the summer of 2005 and their first EP, Tallahassee, was released in late 2006; their second album Geleniaeth was despatched in 2008.

The band released Dolphin Pinc A Melyn (Pink And Yellow Dolphin) as a charity single on cassette in the summer of 2010, and have adopted a dolphin with some of the proceeds. They are now working on their next album.

Presenter/Marc Riley, Producer/Michelle Choudhry

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Gideon Coe

Tuesday 19 October
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

There is a double dose of Glastonbury concert sets from Gideon Coe tonight, courtesy of Beastie Boys and Joe Strummer.

Sessions come from Gary Numan's Tubeway Army, the Small Faces, Eighties goth-pop duo Strawberry Switchblade and Jass Babies playing for Peel in 1981.

Presenter/Gideon Coe, Producer/Mark Sheldon

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Network Radio BBC Week 42: Wednesday 20 October 2010

BBC RADIO 2 Wednesday 20 October 2010
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Steve Wright In The Afternoon

Wednesday 20 October
2.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 2
Steve Wright answers listeners' questions about how to get online
Steve Wright answers listeners' questions about how to get online

Today, as part of First Click on BBC Radio 2, Steve Wright is joined by his technology experts Helen and Olly. They answer listeners' questions about how to get online, and give their tips on the best way to teach someone how to use a computer.

Presenter/Steve Wright, Producer/Adam Uytman for the BBC

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Jazz Junctions Ep 3/10

Wednesday 20 October
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Guy Barker continues to explore the history of jazz, focusing on the turning points and pivotal events that have shaped the genre, and discovering some great stories and larger-than-life characters along the way.

Part three, Swing! Swing! Swing!! looks at Benny Goodman, the "King Of Swing". In early 1935, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra were starting to attract attention with weekly appearances on the Let's Dance radio show, broadcast from New York. For most of the show, the band mainly played the sweet arrangements popular at the time, which failed to excite the East Coast audience. Although they weren't aware of it, the band had developed a following on the West Coast where listeners, three hours behind, were regularly treated to an extra hour of music, featuring hot jazz arrangements by the likes of Fletcher Henderson.

In July 1935, the band set out on a coast-to-coast tour, often receiving an indifferent reception. By August, Goodman found himself on the West Coast and was ready to throw in the towel. Then, on 21 August 1935, everything changed. Amid a lukewarm reception at the Palomar Ballroom in Los Angeles, in a do-or-die move, Goodman decided to bring some of Fletcher Henderson's hot arrangements into the otherwise fairly standard and unexciting set. This was the music the West Coast audience had been waiting for, the music they'd heard in the final hour of the Let's Dance shows. They went crazy and within days Goodman had become a national star. The Swing era had begun!

Guy Barker looks at this momentous junction in jazz and the effect it had on the jazz world. The programme features new interviews with Frank Foster, George Avakian, Ted Gioia, Ed Shaughnessy, Buddy DeFranco, Gary Giddins, Scott Yanow and Loren Schoenberg; and archive from Fletcher Henderson, Artie Shaw, Teddy Wilson and John Hammond.

Presenter/Guy Barker, Producer/Patrick Johns for Ping Productions

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Trevor Nelson

Wednesday 20 October
11.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 2

Trevor Nelson invites listeners to explore the depths of his record collection, presenting an hour of the best in timeless soul, rare funky treats and modern classics.

His Album Of The Week is The Glow Of Love, a 1980 release from Change, which includes vocals by Luther Vandross and the hit single Searchin'.

Presenter/Trevor Nelson, Producer/Dan Cocker for Somethin' Else

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FIRST CLICK
Janice Long

Wednesday 20 October
12.00midnight-2.00am BBC RADIO 2

As part of the BBC's First Click campaign, Janice Long shines a light on internet shopping.

Presenter/Janice Long, Producer/Mark Plant for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 4 Wednesday 20 October 2010
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A History Of The World In 100 Objects Ep 28/30

Monday 18 to Friday 22 October
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

British Museum director Neil MacGregor focuses on an Africa Throne made from broken guns, as he continues his history of the world told through items from the museum.

He reflects on the impact of guns and weapons in the modern world, especially in Africa where thousands of children have been participants in brutal conflicts. He tells the story through a work of art, a sculptured throne made from decommissioned guns, such as the ubiquitous AK47.

The programme features Kester, the artist from Mozambique who created the Throne Of Weapons, and tests Kofi Annan's, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, reaction to the piece.

Producer/Anthony Denselow and Paul Kobrak for the BBC

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William Quilliam

Wednesday 20 October
11.00-11.30am BBC RADIO 4

Mark Whitaker explores the life of one of the most extraordinary Victorians, William "Abdullah" Quilliam, who established the first community of English Muslims in Liverpool in the 1890s.

Born in 1856 Quilliam established himself as a successful and politically radical solicitor, and was active in both Unitarian and Temperance circles. In 1882 he visited Morocco and Algeria, and developed a deep fascination with Islam. He converted in 1887, taking the name Abdullah, and two years later established Britain's earliest mosque.

Quilliam was recognised by Muslim rulers around the world, and the Ottoman Sultan conferred on him the title of Sheikh al Islam of Great Britain. Quilliam supported the idea of a world Islamic government centred on Constantinople, and he attacked British foreign policy in Muslim lands such as Sudan and the Balkans. Many came to view him as a traitor. In 1908 he was found guilty of rigging the evidence in a divorce case, and he left Britain in disgrace, eventually returning under an assumed name.

Presenter and Producer/Mark Whitaker for Square Dog Radio LLP

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An Audience With Ed Reardon

Wednesday 20 October
6.30-7.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Christopher Douglas as comedy creation Ed Reardon
Christopher Douglas as comedy creation Ed Reardon

Ed Reardon presents his audience with selections from his favourite prose and poetry; all, of course, written by himself.

Ed is the author of several plays, television dramas, many works of non-fiction and letters to the newspapers about the pitiful decline in standards of literature.

He presents excerpts from the ghost-written Jane Seymour's Household Hints, the acclaimed novel Who Would Fardels Bear, his numerous radio plays and his now infamous episode of Tenko.

An Audience With Ed Reardon is written by Andrew Nickolds and Christopher Douglas and performed by Christopher Douglas, Andi Osho and Iain Robertson.

Producer/Dawn Ellis for the BBC

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The Moral Maze Ep 1/9

New series
Wednesday 20 October
8.00-8.45pm BBC RADIO 4

Michael Buerk returns as chair of the sometimes provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.

Michael is joined by Clifford Longley, Matthew Taylor, Claire Fox and Melanie Philips.

Presenter/Michael Buerk, Producer/Phil Pegum for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Wednesday 20 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Wednesday 20 October
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Pougatch has all day's the latest sports news and build-up to tonight's Champions League football.

From 7.45pm there's live Champions League group stage commentary on Inter Milan versus Tottenham Hotspur, plus updates of Manchester United against Bursaspor and Rangers versus Valencia.

Presenter/Mark Pougatch, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC 6 MUSIC Wednesday 20 October 2010
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Huey Morgan

Wednesday 20 October
10.00am-1.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Huey Morgan is joined by The Mystery Jets for a live session in the BBC 6 Music Studios.

The Twickenham band released their third album, Serotonin, in July of this year to great acclaim from music fans and music press alike. It was their third album in four years, and their first for new label Rough Trade records. They are currently on tour but take a break to join Huey in the studio and play their new single.

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Marc Riley

Wednesday 20 October
7.00-9.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Edinburgh shoe gazers The Zephyrs are live in session this evening. The band is founder members and brothers Stuart Nicol (guitar/vocals), David Nicol (bass), Robert Dillam (drums), Emily Hall (guitar/vocals) and Will Bates (keyboard).

They play tracks from their new album Fool Of Regrets.

Presenter/Marc Riley, Producer/Michelle Choudhry

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Gideon Coe

Wednesday 20 October
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

Gideon Coe presents concert archive from The Strokes, touring in between albums in 2005, and Kitty, Daisy And Lewis live at Summer Sundae in 2007. Sessions include Rufus's dad Loudon Wainwright III from 1971, Rip Rig And Panic, influential Guinean musician Jali Musa Jawara and Swedish "anti-folk" outfit Herman Dune.

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BBC RADIO 2 Thursday 21 October 2010
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FIRST CLICK
Jeremy Vine

Thursday 21 October
12.00noon-2.00pm BBC RADIO 2

This lunchtime, as part of First Click on BBC Radio 2, Jeremy Vine discusses whether the internet, with its power to entertain and educate, is a force for good in the world.

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FIRST CLICK
Steve Wright In The Afternoon

Thursday 21 October
2.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 2

As the BBC's First Click campaign continues, Steve Wright talks to the Government's digital champion and founder of lastminute.com, Martha Lane Fox, about her drive to get more of the UK population online.

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Bob Harris Country

Thursday 21 October
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Tonight's Bob Harris Country special is devoted to the music and career of multi Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter.

Recorded in Nashville last month, this special programme features an extended interview with Mary, plus live acoustic performances and favourite tracks from a career which began on the Washington folk circuit in the mid Seventies, and led to huge mainstream country success two decades later.

Earlier this year saw the release of her 12th studio album, The Age Of Miracles, written during and after her recovery from a serious illness. She describes it as "personal exploration of regret and resilience".

In her conversation with Bob Harris, Mary talks about the background to her new album before reflecting on her early days as a performer. She looks back on the success of her 1992 breakthrough album, Come On Come On, which gave her hit songs I Feel Lucky, Passionate Kisses and He Thinks He'll Keep Her.

She also reacts to her recent award from the Americana Music Association, which saw her honoured with the Spirit of Americana Free Speech in Music award, recognising artists who have used their work to raise political awareness and promote free speech.

After a gap of almost 10 years, Mary returns to the UK this month for a 10-date tour.

Presenter/Bob Harris, Producer/Al Booth for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Thursday 21 October 2010
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Performance On 3 – Britten Sinfonia

Thursday 21 October
7.00–9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

James MacMillan conducts, as the Scottish composer takes to the rostrum for the world première of his Oboe Concerto, written for soloist Nicholas Daniel and the Britten Sinfonia.

Also in the programme, Shostakovich's reaction to the Allied bombing of Dresden, his Eighth String Quartet re-arranged for string orchestra as his Chamber Symphony by Rudolf Barshai; and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2, another piece marked with personal sadness as it was written when the composer's deafness became more and more apparent. This performance was recorded at Birmingham Town Hall.

Presenter/Martin Handley, Producer/Juan Carlos Jaramillo

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BBC RADIO 4 Thursday 21 October 2010
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A History Of The World In 100 Objects Ep 29/30

Monday 18 to Friday 22 October
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

British Museum director Neil MacGregor
British Museum director Neil MacGregor

In the penultimate programme of BBC Radio 4's 100-part landmark series, British Museum director Neil MacGregor tells the story of the credit card for Muslims, one that is compliant with Sharia law.

Throughout this week, Neil explores objects that speak of the great shifts in human organisation and thinking in the modern world – objects that raise questions about human lives, the environment and global resources.

So far this week, he has chosen items that deal with political and sexual revolution and that confront the disaster of global arms proliferation.

In today's episode, he considers the morality of modern global finance and its implication for the future. He tells the story with a credit card that is compliant with Islamic Sharia law and explores how it works. He speaks to the Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, and to Razi Fakih of HSBC bank.

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Really Happening!

Thursday 21 October
11.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Bob Dickinson re-imagines the Happening with a new generation of visual artists, re-visiting classic Happenings, based on the original scripts.

Fifty years ago, the Happening was what was really happening, on the international visual art scene. Instead of people visiting galleries to look at art objects, audiences became involved in a series of events that made no distinction between observer and observed, and sometimes didn't seem to have a beginning, middle or end.

Happenings paved the way for performance art and live art. Early Happenings, like Claes Oldenburg's Snapshots From A City and Al Hansens' Requiem For WC Fields, inspired a generation of young artists, and grabbed the attention of the public.

In the programme, Bob looks into the Happening with contemporary artists and writers including RoseLee Goldberg, Ilana Mitchell, Andrea Cusmano and Lorenzo Fusi.

Bob also investigates the way Happenings travelled around the world, to Asia and Europe, thanks to Nam June Paik in Korea and Japan, Adrian Henri in Liverpool, the Viennese Aktionists, Joseph Beuys in Germany and Yves Klein in France.

As Happenings became part of popular culture, they became increasingly spectacular and, in 1967, Britain's biggest ever example of the activity was staged at Alexandra Palace in London – the 24-hour Technicolour Dream. It was a high-point for the hippie counterculture, but it also marked the point at which the Happenings stopped being art.

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Thursday 21 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Thursday 21 October
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Eleanor Oldroyd presents the day's sports news, including interviews on the big stories and Europa League coverage. At 8pm, BBC Radio 5 Live Boxing has the latest news from inside and outside the ring and, from 9pm, London Calling takes a look back at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Thursday 21 October 2010
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5 Live Formula 1

Live event/outside broadcast
Thursday 21 October
1.55-3.35am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can enjoy uninterrupted commentary on the first practice session for the Korean Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit.

Please note the programme is in the early hours of Friday morning.

Producer/Jason Swales for USP

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BBC 6 MUSIC Thursday 21 October 2010
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Steve Lamacq

Thursday 21 October
4.00-7.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Steve Lamacq is joined by Krissi Murison, editor of the NME, and an esteemed panel to review the hottest new releases.

Listeners can join in via the Listeners' Roundtable at bbc.co.uk/6music or #roundtable on Twitter to become part of the discussion. There is also another Good Day Bad Day caller on the line and Steve searches through his extensive record collection for a Lost 45.

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Gideon Coe

Thursday 21 October
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

Gideon Coe delves deep into the archives to play two Nineties concerts from Belly and Scottish wist-pop The Delgados. In session, there's stellar archive from Oxford twee-pop stalwarts Heavenly, REM-ish sounds from The Stars Of Heaven, Sixties folk-rocker Bridget St John and angular punks This Heat.

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BBC RADIO 2 Friday 22 October 2010
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The New Arts Show With Claudia Winkleman

Friday 22 October
10.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 2

Claudia Winkleman meets Sharon Small, star of BBC One's drama Mistresses, who is starring at the National Theatre in the rarely performed Men Should Weep by Ena Lamont Stewart.

Set in the Glasgow tenements in the midst of the depression in the Thirties, Men Should Weep was a forerunner for the kitchen sink dramas and "angry young men" plays of the Fifties.

Also on this week's show is composer Carl Davis, a conductor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and regular conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He has written music for more than 100 television programmes, but is best known for creating music to accompany silent films.

The Arts Show also speaks to Denis Blais, the director/designer of The Spaghetti Western Orchestra. Armed with more than 100 instruments, ranging from the conventional to an incredible array of everyday objects, including nail clippers, an asthma inhaler, cornflakes, Tasmanian lottery balls and the orchestral whip, Spaghetti Western Orchestra's five musicians from Australia perform Ennio Morricone's classic scores written for Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Western films. Featured soundtracks include the well-known themes for The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, For A Few Dollars More and Once Upon A Time In The West.

Claudia also talks to British horror film director Simeon Halligan, who is the festival director of Grimm Up North – the UK's premier horror and sci-fi film festival, based in Manchester.

And Charles Gant reviews this week's film releases, Ismene Brown has the latest from the world of dance and Brian Sibley meets Paige O'Hara – the voice of Belle in Disney's Beauty And The Beast.

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BBC RADIO 3 Friday 22 October 2010
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert – Plush Festival, Dorset

Friday 22 October
1.00-2.00pm BBC RADIO 3

The BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert takes a trip to the Plush Festival in the heart of Thomas Hardy country, the last in a series of four recitals recorded at the UK's South-West festivals.

American pianist Kit Armstrong leads the way – an 18-year-old already excelling in composition and mathematics, and rapidly establishing a name as one of the gifted musicians of his generation.

Music featured includes: Debussy Préludes (book 1) and Fauré Piano Quartet in G minor, with the Szymanowski Quartet.

Producer/Michael Surcombe

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Performance On 3 – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Live event/outside broadcast
Friday 22 October
7.00-9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra perform live from the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, with composer/conductor/chansonnier HK Gruber at the helm, offer a compelling concert with ballet at the centre of the first two pieces.

Gottfried Von Einem's Episodes Of Turandot, based on the story that inspired Puccini's opera of the same name and Poulenc's Les Biches, is a fantasy dance world with no scenario and no theme, conceived by an ambitious 25-year-old composer.

HK Gruber brings, perhaps his most famous work, back to life: Frankestein!!, still as fresh as when it was first heard more than 30 years ago. Joining forces for the latter is the Manchester Chamber Choir.

Presenter/Martin Handley, Producer/Juan Carlos Jaramillo

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The Verb

Live event/outside broadcast
Friday 22 October
9.15-10.00pm BBC RADIO 3

The Verb comes live from the Durham Book Festival, bursting with new writing, poetry and performance, and hosted in front of an audience at Durham's Gala Theatre by poet Ian McMillan.

Ian's cabaret of the spoken word features novelist and poet Jackie Kay, who presents a brand new piece of writing, and Sony Award-winner Peter Blegvad with one of his legendary Eartoons in collaboration with scholar Richard Gameson, who specialises in the history of the book from antiquity to the Rennaisance at Durham University.

The programme also features poems from the award-winning Anne Stevenson and local poet Matthew Caley, who reads some new work.

This live programme from the Verb is one of three events that BBC Radio 3 is staging across the North East in the run-up to its annual Free Thinking festival of ideas at The Sage, Gateshead in early November.

Presenter/Ian McMillan, Producer/Michael Surcombe

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BBC RADIO 4 Friday 22 October 2010
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A History Of The World In 100 Objects Ep 30/30

Monday 18 to Friday 22 October 2010
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

Today is the very last programme in BBC Radio 4's 100-part series in which British Museum director Neil MacGregor tells the history of humanity through the things that time has left behind.

Throughout the series Neil has chosen objects from the British Museum to represent 2 million years of history. Today, in the concluding episode, he unveils the final 100th object.

The complete series is available to download as podcasts via the Radio 4 website.

Presenter/Neil MacGregor, Producers/Anthony Denselow and Paul Kobrak for the BBC

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Sidelined ... Our Asian Footballers Are Missing!

Friday 22 October
11.00-11.30am BBC RADIO 4

Yasmeen Khan sets out to discover why British Asians are not breaking through at the professional level of "the beautiful game".

The first comprehensive study of football among Asian communities was undertaken in 1995, when the FA helped to fund a report by the Asian Football Forum wryly entitled "Asians Can't Play Football".

Its main conclusions were that football is extremely popular among young Asians but it also revealed that many people in football viewed Asians as either not interested or unsuitable.

A decade of dialogue and initiatives followed, only for the report's authors to conclude that despite the warm welcome, the Football Association has made too few meaningful attempts to address the recommendations. Yasmeen heads to the FA to ask what they are putting in place to try to change things.

The programme hears from the Asian Football Network, a grassroots initiative that is designed to open pathways for anyone interested in the future of Asians in football. Yasmeen also speaks with the London Tigers, a community project that helps young players with training and leagues, even going so far as to take aspiring players to and from training at academies.

Alongside the community side of the game, Yasmeen visits Crystal Palace FC and Arsenal FC, to learn how the clubs and academies work to make football accessible to all.

Presenter/Yasmeen Khan, Producers/Neil Gardner and Yasmeen Khan for Ladbroke Productions

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Friday 22 October 2010
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5 Live Sport

Friday 22 October
7.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Colin Murray presents Kicking Off With Colin Murray, looking ahead to the weekend's sporting action, including Tottenham Hotspur versus Everton, Chelsea versus Wolves and Manchester City versus Arsenal in the Premier League.

Between 8.30pm and 9pm David Croft, Anthony Davidson and Holly Samos present 5 Live Formula 1, taking a look ahead to this weekend's South Korean Grand Prix.

Presenter/Colin Murray, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Friday 22 October 2010
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5 Live Formula 1

Live event/outside broadcast
Friday 22 October
5.55-7.35am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can enjoy uninterrupted commentary on the second practice session for the Korean Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit.

Producer/Jason Swales for USP

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BBC 6 MUSIC Friday 22 October 2010
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Tom Ravenscroft

Friday 22 October
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC 6 MUSIC

The Octopus Project provide Tom Ravenscroft's guest mix this week. The Austin, Texas-based band will be mixing their pop and experimental noises into a beautifully crafted 30-minute mix.

The show also includes a listener charity shop find and a quintessential CD track choice.

Presenter/Tom Ravenscroft, Producer/Adam Hudson

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BBC WORLD SERVICE Friday 22 October 2010
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Mandela In His Own Words Ep 2/2

Friday 22 October
8.00-8.30pm BBC WORLD SERVICE

Award-winning journalist Fergal Keane
Award-winning journalist Fergal Keane

In the second of this two-part series, award-winning journalist Fergal Keane takes a journey through the previously unheard personal archives of Nelson Mandela, bequeathed to the Nelson Mandela Foundation last year.

Fergal unearths a treasure trove of letters, notebooks, personal calendars and meditations which offer an extraordinary insight into Mandela's disciplines, life lessons, intimate thoughts and questions, shining a light on the moral and political vision which inspired and continues to inspire so many.

The series offers glimpses into Mandela's upbringing, his early years as an activist with the African National Congress and his personal relationships with friends and family. There are also intimate conversations with close colleagues, letters to his wife Winnie Mandela and his thoughts and strategies for how to become a leader and a revolutionary.

Presenter/Fergal Keane

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