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BBC RADIO 1 Saturday 27 August 2011
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Huw Stephens Live From Reading And Leeds Festival

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August to Sunday 28 August
1.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 1

BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens is live from one the UK's leading summer festivals – Reading and Leeds 2011. Huw is joined across the weekend by Radio 1 DJs Daniel P Carter, Jen Long in Reading and Ally Mcrae in Leeds, who all help provide listeners with all the best bits, interviews, gossip and news across the festivals two sites.

Over the weekend, music highlights on the shows include special acoustic sets from The Joy Formidable on Saturday and Ed Sheeran on Sunday.

Reading And Leeds 2011 is part of BBC Radio 1's live music and events programme for 2011, featuring a summer of UK-based events, including Glastonbury, T In The Park, Creamfields, Rockness, Download and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Presenter/Huw Stephens, Producer/Natasha Lynch

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BBC RADIO 2 Saturday 27 August 2011
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Continuing Series

Saturday 27 August
Throughout the week BBC RADIO 2

This week's continuing series on BBC Radio 2 include:

• Pick Of The Pops – Tony Blackburn counts down this week in 1970 and 1989, Saturday, 1-3pm;
• Bob Harris Country – More personal selections of country, roots and Americana tracks from Bob's record collection, Thursday, 7-8pm;
• Desmond Carrington: The Music Goes Round – Desmond sorts through his personal record collection for songs and music related to the theme of the human body, Friday, 7-8pm;
• The Radio 2 Arts Show – Penny Smith meets photographer Terry O'Neill, previews The Power Of Making at the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Dulwich Picture Gallery's bicentenary exhibition, Masterpiece A Month, Friday, 10pm-12midnight.

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BBC AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE
Ryan Tubridy

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
10.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 2
Ryan Tubridy is live from the Edinburgh Festival
Ryan Tubridy is live from the Edinburgh Festival

This week the show is live from the Edinburgh Festival where Ryan Tubridy is joined by comedian Paul Merton and radio and TV presenter Nicholas Parsons.

Funny man Richard Herring reveals the secret of his Edinburgh longevity, cabaret duo Frisky & Mannish turn another pop song on its head in their own inimitable way, Russell Kane and Roisin Conaty preview the announcement of the Comedy Award winner for 2011 and The Magnets perform a specially written song for the show.

Presenter/Ryan Tubridy, Producer/Alan Boyd for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 2 SUMMER OF SOUL
Craig Charles's Soul All-Nighter – No Sleep 'til Breakfast

Saturday 27 August
6.00-7.00pm BBC RADIO 2
10.00pm-6.00am BBC RADIO 2
Actor and BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Craig Charles
Actor and BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Craig Charles

Craig Charles kicks off his Soul All-Nighter with a one-hour sampler of this evening's line-up including music choices from Wigan Casino founder Russ Winstanley and UK soul radio pioneer Greg Edwards, and the first round of Fight Club: 60s vs. 70s.

At 7pm, listeners can switch to BBC Radio 6 Music to hear Craig continue his Soul All-Nighter, presenting his weekly Funk And Soul Show, before returning to BBC Radio 2 at 10pm for eight more hours of sweet soul music.

Between 11pm-12midnight, Russ Winstanley joins Craig for Talcum Time – one hour of Northern Soul classics and reminiscences.

Greg Edwards joins Craig between 1-2am, taking listeners back to the classic Soul Spectrum days of the late Seventies and early Eighties.

Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick, the man behind Brit soul/funk band Incognito, goes head-to-head with Craig between 3-4am.

And during the course of the night, Craig counts down the Top 20 Greatest Soul Singers Of All Time, as nominated by BBC Radio 2 listeners.

Presenter/Craig Charles, Producer/Johnny Kotsiofides

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Dolly Meets Dale

Saturday 27 August
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2
"Queen of Country" Dolly Parton
"Queen of Country" Dolly Parton

Dale Winton catches up with Dolly Parton in Nashville and, in a life-affirming interview, Dolly takes listeners on her incredible journey from Locust Ridge in the Great Smoky Mountains to become the Queen of Country Music.

Listeners hear many of her songs including her own personal favourite, Coat Of Many Colours, and the multi-million dollar hit I Will Always Love You, which was famously used in the film The Bodyguard. Dolly explains it could have taken a very different direction if Elvis Presley and not Whitney Houston had recorded it.

Dolly is in the middle of her UK tour and has just released her new album, Better Day, and the positive force of this unique artist is irresistible. Her stories and lyrics cannot fail to lift the spirits.

Presenter/Dale Winton, Producer/Julie Newman

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BBC RADIO 3 Saturday 27 August 2011
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BBC PROMS 2011
BBC Proms Saturday Matinee

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
3.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Medieval and modern, mystical and material all collide in this Prom which has songs by 11th-century German Abbess Hildegard of Bingen as its focus, performed both in their original versions and as re-imagined in Out Of This World, a new work by Stevie Wishart.

Completing the programme, broadcast live from the Cadogan Hall, are two modern works which also have their roots in the medieval world – Britten's Sacred and Profane and Harrison Birtwistle's A Description Of The Passing Of A Year.

Presenter/Christopher Cook, Producer/Michael Emery

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BBC PROMS 2011
Prom 57

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
7.30-9.45pm BBC RADIO 3

The Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and David Zinman present Viennese classics and a post-minimalist work from Sweden in tonight's Prom.

Anders Hillborg's Cold Heat contrasts with Mozart's final piano concerto, which tonight features Maria João Pires, whose Late Night Chopin recital was a highlight at last year's Proms.

After the interval is one of the great pinnacles of Western art music, Beethoven's Eroica.

Presenter/Petroc Trelawny, Producer/Tony Sellors

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BBC RADIO 4 Saturday 27 August 2011
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Returning Series

Saturday 27 August
Throughout the week BBC RADIO 4 (Schedule change 17 August)

This week's returning series on BBC Radio 4 include:

• On Your Farm, Sunday, 6.35-7.00am;
• Poetry Please, Sunday, 4.30-5.00pm;
• No Triumph, No Tragedy – Shannon Murray, Monday, 9.00-9.30am;
• Head To Head – Britain's place in Europe in the Sixties, Monday, 9.30-9.45am;
• Saving Species, Tuesday, 11.00-11.30am;
• Soul Music – Arvo Pärt's Spiegel im Spiegel, Tuesday, 1.30-2.00pm;
• The Pat Hobby Stories – F Scott Fitzgerald's Forties Hollywood stories read by Alfred Molina, Tuesday to Thursday, 3.30-3.45pm;
• Great Lives – Daisy Goodwin on William Shakespeare, Tuesday, 4.30-5.00pm;
• Money Box Live, Wednesday, 3.00-3.30pm;
• Costing The Earth, Wednesday, 9.00-9.30pm;
Chain Reaction – Mark Steel interviews Barry Davies, Friday, 6.30-7.00pm.

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Ibiza – Britain's Balearic Soul

Saturday 27 August
10.30-11.00am BBC RADIO 4

Dr Kate O'Brien reveals Ibiza's sway over British youth culture and its influence on raves, recreational drug taking and the rise of the superstar DJ.

The Balearic attitude to nightlife entertainment was first adopted in Britain during the late Eighties and, soon, many young Brits became united by their devotion to house music, recreational drug-taking and warehouse parties or raves.

By the mid-Nineties, millions of ordinary young people spent their weekends "dancing on drugs".

Kate meets those at the heart of these changes. Internationally celebrated DJ Paul Oakenfield describes his first experience in Ibiza, while Radio 1's Pete Tong explains his role in this youth movement.

Kate also hears from a former Chief Constable on his struggle to manage 40,000 partygoers at an all-night rave, and experts on alcohol and drug consumption describe society's and the government's reaction to the "normalisation" of recreational drug-taking.

Presenter/Dr Kate O'Brien, Producer/Russell Crewe for Made in Manchester Limited

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Saturday Play – Marnie

Saturday 27 August
2.30-3.30am BBC RADIO 4

Shaun McKenna dramatises Winston Graham's Sixties novel about a beautiful, ruthless thief.

Blonde, stunning Marnie is not what she appears to be. It's 1961 and Marnie poses as a secretary in order to steal from her employers and fund her mother's existence in Torquay.

But she's yet to meet handsome company director Mark Rutland, whose pursuit of her will ultimately lead to her downfall.

Marnie is best remembered for the Alfred Hitchcock film version from the early Sixties; this new adaptation for radio returns to the heart of the book itself.

Jade Williams is Marnie, Patrick Kennedy is Mark, Carl Prekopp is Terry and Elaine Caxton is Edie. Joanna Monro plays Lucy, Brian Bowles is Roman and Susie Riddell is Dawn.

Producer/Marion Nancarrow for BBC

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Archive On 4 – When The Eyes Of The World Were On The Clyde

Saturday 27 August
8.00-9.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Journalist John Lloyd tells the story of the Upper Clyde shipbuilders who, in 1971, refused to accept defeat and took on the Government in a fight to defend their jobs.

The general public of the Seventies was used to strikes. But a mass work-in at the Clyde shipyards drew support from across the political spectrum.

The eyes of the world's media fell on Clydeside for the 14-month work-in.

This programme revisits the dramatic confrontations at Westminster between John Davies and Tony Benn, the Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, and reveals a private meeting between union leaders and Ted Heath at No. 10, where they were reputedly offered whisky but refused.

John looks back at the extraordinary story of how Clydesiders took their future into their own hands, and considers its relevance to current-day events.

Presenter/John Lloyd, Producer/Mark Rickards for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA Saturday 27 August 2011
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Saturday Stand-Up – Dr Phil Hammond's Rude Health Show Ep 1/2

Saturday 27 August
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA

The GP comic features in a live performance with horror stories of his medical training, including how to cope with "Glastonbury Woman".

Presenter/Phil Hammond

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Saturday 27 August 2011
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
12.00noon-6.06pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Chapman presents live Premier League football commentary of Aston Villa versus Wolverhampton Wanderers (kick-off 12.05pm), plus World Championship athletics reports from Daegu, South Korea, throughout the afternoon.

From 1pm there are Formula 1 updates on qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, and from 2.30pm there are regular rugby league updates from the Carnegie Challenge Cup final at Wembley and rugby union updates from the World Cup warm-up between Ireland and England at Landsdowne Road.

At 3pm there's live Premier League football commentary on Chelsea versus Norwich City, along with regular updates from all of the 3pm kick-offs including Blackburn Rovers versus Everton and Newcastle United versus Fulham in the Premier League, and Rangers versus Aberdeen in the Scottish Premier League.

In Sports Report at 5pm, there's post-match reaction and reports, plus regular Premier League football updates from Liverpool versus Bolton Wanderers.

Presenter/Mark Chapman, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Saturday 27 August 2011
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5 Live Formula 1 – 2011:
Belgian Grand Prix Third Practice

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
9.55-11.00am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra brings uninterrupted commentary on the third practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Producer/Jason Swales for USP

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Cricket

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
11.00am-1.45pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
4.15-5.15pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
6.30-9.45pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on the first semi-final in the Twenty20 competition comes live from Edgbaston at 11am.

At 4.15pm, there's commentary on the closing stages of the second semi-final and, at 6.30pm, uninterrupted commentary on the final.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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Athletics

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
1.45-2.15pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on the first round of heats in the men's 100 metres at the World Athletics Championships comes live from Daegu, South Korea.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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Rugby League

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 27 August
2.15-4.15pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on the Challenge Cup final comes live from Wembley.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Saturday 27 August 2011
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DIY Weekend

Saturday 27 August
Throughout the weekend BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

As it's a bank holiday weekend BBC Radio 6 Music is asking listeners to take over the airwaves and "do it yourself" by picking the music. Shows involved include The Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show on Saturday and Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone on Sunday and all day (7am-7pm) on Monday.

Monday offers listeners topics to base their song choices around including Britpop, Food and Sleep on Shaun Keaveny's Breakfast show, Space, Lasers and Soundtracks on Lauren Laverne's show, geological features on the Radcliffe and Maconie show and Festivals, 2Tone and ska on Steve Lamacq's show.

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The Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show

Saturday 27 August
7.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

As part of BBC Radio 2's Summer Of Soul, Craig Charles embarks on a 12-hour Soul All-Nighter. The night begins at 6pm on BBC Radio 2 before Craig returns to his regular slot on BBC Radio 6 Music at 7pm for 3 hours of the best in funk and soul on the radio. Between 8-9pm he's handing over the airwaves to listeners for an hour of Northern Soul Classic.

Presenter/Craig Charles, Producer/Ben Appleyard

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BBC WORLD SERVICE Saturday 27 August 2011
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Iconic Geometry Ep 1/3

New series
Saturday 27 August
2.00-2.30pm BBC WORLD SERVICE
7.00-7.30pm BBC WORLD SERVICE

In this new three-part series, leading structural engineer and designer Cecil Balmond goes beyond the well-known histories of three celebrated monuments: Stonehenge, the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid, to reveal the hidden geometry at their cores.

At each iconic structure he examines a fundamental form: at Stonehenge, the circle; at the Taj Mahal, the square; and at the Great Pyramid, the triangle.

Through the abstraction of these forms, Cecil reveals the secrets that lie within their iconic design and discovers what these basic shapes can tell us about the sacred and religious, the spiritual and transcendent intentions of the buildings' architects.

This series also explores how these simple forms influence our lives, from the earliest of times to our present culture, the way they have shaped our thinking in science, mathematics and design.

Presenter/Cecil Balmond

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