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BBC RADIO 2 Thursday 9 June 2011
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BBC Radio 2 In Concert – Fleet Foxes

Thursday 9 June
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Jo Whiley presents a headline gig from popular folksters Fleet Foxes, recorded earlier this week at the BBC's Radio Theatre in London. The band perform some of their hits as well as songs from their recent critically acclaimed second album, Helplessness Blues, which entered the charts at No. 2.

Jo is also joined in the studio for some live music from the ever-eclectic Patrick Wolf in this week's Support Slot. She also looks back at all the live music on BBC Radio 2 over the past week and finds out who has released tickets for up-and-coming tours in this week's Gig Guide.

Presenter/Jo Whiley, Producer/Sarah Gaston for the BBC

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Sounds Of The 20th Century Ep 10/50

Thursday 9 June
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Sounds Of The 20th Century is an audio journey through five decades of triumph, tragedy and trivia in 50 hour-long episodes. This week reaches the Sixties, as Jeremy Vine introduces 1960, the year of Lady Chatterley, the movie Psycho and the U2 spy plane affair.

Also this year, America elects a new President and there's a Wind of Change blowing through Africa. Elvis leaves the army, Johnnie Kidd is Shakin' All Over and Eddie Cochran takes Three Steps To Heaven.

Presenter/Jeremy Vine, Producer/Trevor Dann for TDC

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BBC RADIO 3 Thursday 9 June 2011
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Afternoon On 3 – Thursday Opera Matinee: The Ring

Thursday 9 June
2.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 3
Katie Derham presents Wagner’s Das Rheingold
Katie Derham presents Wagner’s Das Rheingold

Today's opera matinee is Wagner's Das Rheingold, the first opera in his epic Ring Cycle. This performance from the Opéra Bastille in Paris is given by the Paris National Opera under conductor Philippe Jordan with Falk Struckmann as Wotan, Peter Sidhom as Alberich and Kim Begley as Loge.

The whole Paris staging of the Ring Cycle can be heard in Afternoon On 3 between now and the 2011 BBC Proms: Die Walkure next week (15 to 17 June), Siegfried from 6 to 8 July and finally Gotterdammerung on 14 and 15 July.

Presenter/Katie Derham, Producer/Andrew Trinick

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BBC RADIO 4 Thursday 9 June 2011
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The Twilight World Of Syd Barrett

Thursday 9 June
11.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Pink Floyd members explore the tragic mental breakdown of former front man Syd Barrett in this programme presented by John Harris. This programme hears how his fellow band members and family coped with Barrett's breakdown.

Band members reveal the concerns they had when he began to go catatonic on-stage, playing music that had little to do with their material, or not playing at all. By spring 1968 Barrett was out of the group but he re-emerged in 1970 with a pair of albums, which failed to chart. Barrett retired to a hermit-like existence under the watchful gaze of his sister Rosemary.

The programme includes interviews with Rosemary and Pink Floyd members David Gilmour and Nick Mason, plus one of Rick Wright's final interviews before he died. Band members describe how there was then little understanding of mental illness and that steps taken to help him might not have been appropriate.

Presenter/John Harris, Producer/John Sugar for Sugar Productions

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Afternoon Play – The Apple Tree

Thursday 9 June
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Juliet Stevenson stars in this family drama set on a Scottish island.

Maria is an Englishwoman who has fallen in love with her husband Iain's Highland heritage. But there's a shock in store for them when they take a trip home to his mother's island croft following her death.

Iain and Maria set off from Edinburgh to attend the funeral. They drive north in blizzard conditions. Eventually they reach Iain's mother's house, where brother James, sister-in-law Ishbel and the church elders are gathered. In the aftermath of this family crisis Maria's love affair with the island way of life will be severely tested.

Juliet Stevenson is Maria, Iain MacRae is Iain, David Walker is James, Carina Macleod is Ishbel and Angus Peter Campbell is the minister.

The Apple Tree was written by Gerda Stevenson.

Producer/Bruce Young for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Thursday 9 June 2011
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5 Live Sport

Thursday 9 June
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Chapman presents the day's sports news.

From 8pm Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff catches up with big names and stories across the sporting world in Freddie Flintoff's World Of Sport.

At 9pm Eleanor Oldroyd and Murray Walker are live from the Isle of Man for 5 Live Sport – Bikes Night, talking to competitors and legends of the island's famous TT motorcycle race. Plus there's a look ahead to the British MotoGP this weekend.

Presenters/Mark Chapman, Andrew Flintoff, Eleanor Oldroyd and Murray Walker, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Thursday 9 June 2011
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Cricket

Live event/outside broadcast
Thursday 9 June
6.00-9.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on Middlesex versus Essex in the Twenty20 competition comes live from Lord's.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Thursday 9 June 2011
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Shaun Keaveny

Thursday 9 June
7.00-10.00am BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Shaun Keaveny chats with author Christopher Brookmyre about his new book, Where The Bodies Are Buried. Christopher is the leading writer in what has been termed the Tartan Noir movement; his novels mix comedy, music, politics and social comment. A number of his novels have been influenced by bands, notably Nineties noir rockers The Afghan Whigs and Everclear. Brookmyre has said that his novel Sacred Art was inspired by the Everclear song Unemployed Boyfriend from the album Songs From An American Movie, Vol. 1: Learning How To Smile.

Presenter/Shaun Keaveny, Producer/Lisa Kenlock

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Lauren Laverne

Thursday 9 June
10.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Edinburgh band Found join Lauren Laverne for a live session in the BBC Radio 6 Music studios. The band consist of Ziggy Campbell, Tommy Perman and Kev Smim, who all met while studying at art college. Before the band were formed, the friends were mostly famous for inventing an "emotional" robot called Cybraphon which was featured heavily in newspapers and TV shows across the planet following its unveiling.

Post robot success, the band have found time to release two albums, the most recent being Factorycraft which came out in March. They join Lauren today to play tracks from that very album in the 6 Music live room.

Presenter/Lauren Laverne, Producer/Gary Bales

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Steve Lamacq

Thursday 9 June
4.00-7.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Roundtable sees Steve Lamacq joined by comedian Tim Vine and BBC Radio 6 Music's very own Shaun Keaveny to chat about some of the best and worst new releases.

Presenter/Steve Lamacq, Producer/Paul Sheehan

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Marc Riley

Thursday 9 June
7.00-9.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Hailing from the sunny shores of New England, Tune-Yards is in session for Marc Riley, live from London. Busy touring far and wide, and with new album Whokill released in April 2011, Tune-Yards is the stage name of Merrill Garbus, the brains behind this beautiful and bizarre mix of lo-fi, soul, experimental, R&B noise.

Presenter/Marc Riley, Producer/Michelle Choudhry

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Gideon Coe

Thursday 9 June
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Gideon Coe's archive concert choices are Wilco and The Members. Sessions cover an eclectic mix including Terry Reid, Django Django, Serious Drinking and Black Umfolosi Choir.

Presenter/Gideon Coe, Producer/Henry Lopez Real

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