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BBC RADIO 2 Tuesday 13 September 2011

Jamie Cullum's Jazz Show

Tuesday 13 September
7.00–8.00pm BBC RADIO 2

This week, Jamie Cullum plays a gem he recently discovered in the BBC Archives – The Cannonball Adderley Quintet performing Autumn Leaves on Jazz Ship in October 1975.

The session takes place on board a moving ship and the music is affected by the swell of the ocean, creating an impact on the performance and provoking an entertaining introduction by Cannonball Adderley.

Presenter/Jamie Cullum, Producer/Karen Pearson for Folded Wing

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They Did It Their Way – The Story Of Reprise Records

Tuesday 13 September
10.00–11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Paul Gambaccini explores the history of Reprise Records – the label set up and owned by Frank Sinatra – 50 years after his first song was released on it.

The programme looks back on their impressive roster which, as well as Frank himself, included acts as varied as Sammy Davis Jnr, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Green Day, Stevie Nicks and Michael Bublé.

Original interviews give a personal insight into a label which was regarded by many as having the best artist development programme there has ever been.

Paul plays music from the Reprise back catalogue, spanning 50 years and many wildly differing genres.

There's also stories from behind the scenes, including how Sinatra beat Jack Jones to the release of Strangers In The Night, thanks to the insight and genius of producer Jimmy Bowen.

Presenter/Paul Gambaccini, Producer/Joe Haddow

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BBC RADIO 3 Tuesday 13 September 2011

Radio 3 Live In Concert – Edinburgh International Festival 2011

Tuesday 13 September
6.45-9.15pm BBC RADIO 3

Conductor Rene Jacobs makes his debut at the Edinburgh Festival, conducting Haydn's opera, Orlando Paladino.

The concert features a cast including baritone Stephane Degout and soprano Sine Bundgaard alongside the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.

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The Reith Lectures 2011 Ep 2/3

Tuesday 13 September
9.00-9.45am BBC RADIO 4

Former MI5 Director General Baroness Manningham-Buller assesses the role of the security service in the second of her Reith Lectures.

In this lecture, entitled Security, she argues that the security and intelligence services in a democracy have a good record of protecting and preserving freedom.

Presenter/Eliza Manningham-Buller, Producer/Jim Frank

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BBC RADIO 4 Tuesday 13 September 2011

Reader's Digest – Trouble In Pleasantville

Tuesday 13 September
11.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

Reader's Digest was, for decades, a publishing phenomenon across the globe but in recent years has faced bankruptcy and declining readership. John Waite asks why one of the world's most successful publishers has hit hard times.

DeWitt Wallace was a man with one simple but brilliant idea: to condense articles of note from a range of magazines and collect them together in one publication.

He set up shop with his wife and began to build the biggest magazine operation in the world – at one stage selling more than 18 million copies a month in America alone. The first of many foreign editions arrived in Britain in 1938 – eventually these international editions would cover the globe and be printed in 21 languages.

In this programme John visits the offices of Reader's Digest in the UK to find out how efforts are working out to make the brand attractive and successful once again.

Presenter/John Waite, Producer/Geoff Bird

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Afternoon Play – Portrait Of Winston

Tuesday 13 September
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Dan Stevens and Benjamin Whitrow star in Jonathan Smith's drama about a controversial portrait of Winston Churchill by leading British artist Graham Sutherland.

Producer/Bruce Young

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The Price Of Power

Tuesday 13 September
8.00-8.40pm BBC RADIO 4

Writer and journalist Jonathan Freedland addresses the knotty problem of MPs' pay and conditions.

When British MPs voted for the first time in August 1911 to receive salaries, they took a big step towards creating a professional cadre of career politicians rather than a gentleman's club.

In this programme, Jonathan starts by looking at the current level of MPs' pay before exploring pensions and expenses. He will examine the history of MPs' pay awards, to recent years when MPs were compared with the Civil Service, and to the present-day system put in place by Parliament, in consultation with the Senior Salaries Review Body.

Interviewees include: MPs David Davies, Tristram Hunt, Adam Afriye, Chris Mullin, John Mann and Denis McShane; former MP Dave Nellist; IPSA director and former Liberal Democrat MP Jackie Ballard; SSRB boss Bill Cockburn; ITV chairman and former MP Archie Norman; and Kenyan MP Ababu Namwamba.

Presenter/Jonathan Freedland, Producer/Neil Rosser for Ladbroke Productions

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Tuesday 13 September 2011

5 Live Sport

Tuesday 13 September
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

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

From 7.45pm there's live Champions League Group Stage coverage.

At 9.40pm the Final Whistle has reaction and analysis on the night's Champions League action.

Presenter/Mark Pougatch, Producer/Mike Carr

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Tuesday 13 September 2011


Tuesday 13 September

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra brings commentary from the last round of County Championship matches.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Tuesday 13 September 2011

Lauren Laverne

Tuesday 13 September
10.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Lauren Laverne welcomes Laura Marling into the studio for a live session.

After winning the Best Female category at this year's Brit Awards, Marling swiftly set about finishing off her third album, A Creature I Don't Know, which is released in September.

Still only 21 years old, Laura is set to take another massive leap up the critical and commercial ladder in 2011.

Presenter/Lauren Laverne, Producer/Gary Bales

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