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BBC RADIO 1 Monday 18 April 2011
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The Tour Bus Ep1/2

New programme
Monday 18 April
9.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 1

JLS and Pulled Apart By Horses both open up their tour buses, and let BBC Radio 1 DJ Jen Long on board for a few days on the road. For the first time, what "goes on tour", doesn't "stay on tour"...

Presenter/Jen Long, Producer/Jen Long for BBC Wales

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BBC RADIO 2 Monday 18 April 2011
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Nicki Chapman For Vanessa Feltz

Monday 18 April
5.00-6.30am BBC RADIO 2

TV presenter Nicki Chapman sits in for Vanessa Feltz who is away this week and next Monday.

Presenter/Nicki Chapman

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Paul Jones

Monday 18 April
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Tonight, Paul Jones welcomes UK harmonica player Giles Robson and The Dirty Aces playing their guitar and harmonic-led blues.

Presenter/Paul Jones, Producer/Paul Long

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Big Band Special

Monday 18 April
9.30-10.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Clare Teal presents the BBC Big Band in a celebration of The Great British Songbook.

Recorded in concert at the Town Hall Birmingham, the first part of this concert features music by a diverse list of composers from the past three centuries including Lionel Bart, Ray Noble, Van Morrison and Robert Burns.

Presenter/Clare Teal, Producer/Bob McDowell for the BBC

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Jools Holland

Monday 18 April
11.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 2

Jools Holland tonight features guests Colin Bluntstone and Rod Argent. Colin and Rod, from the Zombies, play songs from their new album, A Moment In Time, which coincides with the band's 50th anniversary; they formed in 1961. They also join Jools and the band on a live impromptu version of Ray Charles's Sticks And Stones and, between them, choose influential songs from Miles Davies and Sting.

Presenter/Jools Holland, Producer/Sarah Gaston for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Monday 18 April 2011
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Classical Collection

Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
10.00am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 3

Which conductor do we have to thank for this digital age of SACDs, iPads, BlueRay discs and iPods? Arguably – Herbert von Karajan. He played an important role in the development of the CD, and made the first recording to be commercially released in the format. This week James Jolly guides listeners through his recordings of Beethoven, Strauss, Strauss II, Brahms, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky.

Presenter/James Jolly, Producer/Richard Denison

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Monday 18 April
1.00-2.00pm BBC RADIO 3

One of the greatest cellists of his generation, Hungarian maestro Miklós Perényi, comes to London's Wigmore Hall. He performs a classic pairing of solo cello repertoire, JS Bach's Suite No. 6 in D, and Britten's Suite No. 2, also in D, originally composed for legendary Russian cellist Rostropovich in 1967.

Presenter/Suzy Klein, Producer/Elizabeth Funning

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Performance On 3 – Diaghilev Ballets

Monday 18 April
7.00-9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons celebrates the creative energies of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballet Russes with two brilliant ballet scores. Diaghilev brought together some of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, including Stravinsky, Picasso, Matisse and Nijinsky. Tonight the orchestra features music from Stravinsky and Ravel.

Stravinsky's Petrushka, premièred in 1911, tells a fantastic story of love and death amid the marionettes at a Russian spring fair; Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé, which premièred a year later, is a love story of Ancient Greece relating the love between a goat herd and a shepherdess, set to some of the most sensuous music ever written for the stage.

Presenter/Catherine Bott, Producer/Janet Tuppen

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Belief

Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
11.00-11.30pm BBC RADIO 3

Comedian Omid Djalili talks to Joan Bakewell about his beliefs
Comedian Omid Djalili talks to Joan Bakewell about his beliefs

Joan Bakewell explores the beliefs of artists, thinkers, religious leaders and other public figures in a returning series of programmes on BBC Radio 3.

Guests this week are comedian Omid Djalili on Monday; physician, poet and philosopher Raymond Tallis on Tuesday; novelist Salley Vickers on Wednesday; composer Tarik O'Regan on Thursday; and theologian Stanley Hauerwas on Friday.

Presenter/Joan Bakewell, Producer/Rosie Dawson

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Jazz On 3

Monday 18 April
11.30pm-12.15am BBC RADIO 3

Jez Nelson presents Edinburgh-based trio NeWt, featuring German alto-saxophonist and clarinettist Silke Eberhard, recorded at Matt And Phred's in Manchester.

Drummer Chris Wallace, guitarist Graeme Stephen and trombonist Chris Greive got together in 2006. After securing funding in 2008 to develop new material with a foreign artist, NeWt began an ongoing collaboration with Eberhard in 2008 that has included an album on the F-IRE label. Influenced by Zappa, electronica, rock and folk, the group makes the most of its unusual line-up of instruments, weaving electronic effects and humour into music shaped by collective free improvisation.

Presenter/Jez Nelson, Producer/Russell Finch

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BBC RADIO 4 Monday 18 April 2011
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Book Of The Week –
The Hare With Amber Eyes Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

In The Hare With Amber Eyes, Edmund de Waal travels the world to see the great buildings his forebears once inhabited.

He also explores the history of 264 delicate wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox, that stand as a symbol of the extraordinary events that overtake one family.

Edmund was entranced when he first encountered this collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the "netsuke", they unlocked a story far larger than he could ever have imagined.

The netsuke were bought in the 1870s by ancestor Charles Ephrussi and given to a relative as a wedding gift. Years later they were saved by a loyal maid as a family palace in Vienna was occupied.

Edmund traces the network of a remarkable family and tells the story of a unique collection.

The book is abridged by Polly Coles.

Reader/Nicholas Murchie, Producer/Clive Brill for Pacificus Productions

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Woman's Hour Drama – Sherbet Dolls Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4

The Sherbet Dolls is an entertaining drama about 12-year-old Olivia competing in a children's beauty pageant.

The Ratcliffe family is on a journey – the preparation, organisation and chaos as Olivia competes in a children's beauty pageant: the Bella Bambino Beauty Pageant finals held in Birmingham.

Her mother Stacey believes fame is the only way to break away from their small working-class town. Her father Tony would rather not be involved at all. Olivia is trying to finish her school project, which involves emailing her Chinese pen pal Jin Lee – two children from different cultures both taking part in very different competitions.

The Sherbet Dolls is written by Karen Brown. Shannon Flynn plays Olivia, with John Thomson as Tony and Shamae Griffin as Jin Lin.

Producer/Pauline Harris for the BBC

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Barrow

Monday 18 April
11.00-11.30am BBC RADIO 4

Bob Dickinson visits Barrow, Cumbria, where Britain's nuclear submarines are still made, to find out how the town will weather these tough economic times.

At the end of a long peninsula extending from the northern tip of Morecambe Bay into the Irish Sea, and on the western edge of the Lake District, the town of Barrow-in-Furness seems to exist in total contrast to its beautiful surroundings.

Its iron and steelworks are long gone, shipbuilding is a fading memory, and the submarines built at BAE Systems' shipyards now employ a third of the 14,000 workforce employed in the Eighties.

Despite the fact that a series of submarines are in production, the long-term future of the Trident-based nuclear defence system is uncertain and the recession may have put Barrow's ambitious dockland regeneration plans on hold. Bob Dickenson, whose father was from Barrow, asks if Barrow can cope with the anticipated economic downturn.

Presenter and Producer/Bob Dickinson for the BBC

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Afternoon Play – Charity

Monday 18 April
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

When an illegal minicab driver knocks a man off his mobility scooter they begin an unusual and touching relationship that will change both their lives.

Written by Daniel Jamieson, the play features Nikki-Amuka Bird as Charity, Lloyd Hutchinson as Jason, Kuan Frye as Kizza, Daniel Rabin as Finn and Brian Bowles as Nikolay.

Producer/Marc Beeby for the BBC

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Russia – The Wild East Ep 1/50

New series
Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
3.45-4.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Martin Sixsmith tells the story of Russia's evolution
Martin Sixsmith tells the story of Russia's evolution

Martin Sixsmith begins his major 50-part series, telling the story of Russia's journey from a collection of tribes more than 1,000 years ago to its present place among the world's nations.

In Monday's programme, Rurik Founder Of Rus, Martin travels to the northern city of Novgorod. It was there that, ancient history has it, the warring Slav tribes invited Rurik to come and bring order – he was the iron fist and gave Rus-sia its name.

Tuesday's programme, A Church For The State, explores the significance of Russia's adoption of Christianity and how this has influenced its relations with the West.

On Wednesday in Prince Igor And The Polovtsians, Martin cites one of Russia's most treasured myths which describes the hopeless courage of Prince Igor as he sets off in 1185 with a small band of men to defeat the Polovtsians. He explores how powerful these ideas are today.

On Thursday in The Mongol Yoke, The Mongol invasion changes the course of Russian history.

Friday's programme, Moscow – The New Capital, charts the power shifting to Moscow and the reign of Ivan the First.

Presenter/Martin Sixsmith, Producers/Adam Fowler and Anna Scott-Brown

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BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA Monday 18 April 2011

The 4 O'Clock Show Ep 1/5

Monday 18 to Good Friday 22 April
4.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA

Mel Giedroyc presents another week of fascinating facts and fabulous fiction.

This week's story is Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian, celebrating its 30th birthday this year. Alongside the readings by David Breirley, Mel introduces memories from those evicted during the Second World War and hears about the current Imperial War Museum exhibit on children's war literature.

In the run-up to Easter, Mel talks about pet rabbits and chickens and visits a kitchen school where the students are learning how to make chocolate eggs. Listeners also learn about the migratory patterns of freshwater eels, barnacle geese and woodland butterflies, and jump aboard the footplates of two vintage steam trains.

Susan Calman catches up with her Funny Friend Lucy Porter and Andi Osho's latest Sneaky Peeks for the comedy week ahead on BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 4. Finally, there's another five mystery voices hiding behind Mel's Daily Dalek.

Presenter/Mel Giedroyc, Producer/Elizabeth Clark for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Monday 18 April 2011
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5 Live Sport

Monday 18 April
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Chapman and guests discuss the weekend's FA Cup and Premier League football, plus the day's sports news in The Monday Night Club.

From 9pm Mark Clemmit has the latest news and reaction from the Football League.

In Football Express at 9.30pm Mark Chapman brings listeners up to date with all football's burning issues in just 30 minutes and at 10pm there's more on one of the day's top sport stories.

Presenters/Mark Chapman and Mark Clemmit, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC 6 MUSIC Monday 18 April 2011
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Radcliffe And Maconie

Monday 18 April
1.00-4.00pm BBC 6 MUSIC

Today Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie are joined by Swedish indie pop artist Lykke Li.

Lykke joins the pair mid-tour, to discuss her new album, Wounded Rhymes, the follow up to her debut album Youth Novels, released in the Nordic region in February 2008 and in the rest of Europe in June 2008. The new album is released through her own label, LL Recordings.

Presenters/Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, Producer/Lizzie Hoskin

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BBC Introducing With Tom Robinson

Monday 18 April
1.00-3.00am BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

New Margate band Two Wounded Birds bring their surf rock sound to the Introducing show.

Formed in 2008, Two Wounded Birds were handpicked to support the Drums on their 2010 tour. They were also picked by Huw Stephens for a BBC Introducing session at Maida Vale.

The band's new single, Midnight Wave, is to be released on 18 April and they will be playing at festivals including The Great Escape, Camden Crawl and Camp Bestival.

Presenter/Tom Robinson, Producer/Tom Whalley

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