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BBC RADIO 1 Tuesday 20 September 2011

BBC Radio 1's Review Show With Nihal

Tuesday 20 September
9.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 1

Nihal presents BBC Radio 1's Review Show, bringing all the lowdown on the latest releases.

This week, Nihal's studio guests are singer-songwriter Marina And The Diamonds, R&B singer Starboy Nathan and Metro journalist Arwa Haider, who will be joining in with live reviews.

Presenter/Nihal, Producer/Adele Cross

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BBC RADIO 2 Tuesday 20 September 2011

Jamie Cullum's Jazz Show

Tuesday 20 September
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2
Jamie Cullum with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich
Jamie Cullum with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich may seem an unusual guest, but the heavy metal artist loves jazz. Lars speaks to Jamie about his father's influence as a jazz musician, and the impact jazz artists in his home had on his future works.

Jamie also talks about his love of heavy metal: "Long before I was into jazz I was a fan of heavy metal music and I still am a huge fan of rock and heavy metal music. Metallica are one band that really did it for me and they still do today. I think it's not a huge leap from heavy metal to jazz and I've always been interested in the technical mastery it took to play both styles of music. When I discovered Lars Ulrich, one of the founder members of Metallica, is himself fan of jazz I just had to get him onto my Radio 2 show."

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

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Sir Jimmy Young At 90

Tuesday 20 September
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 2

On the eve of his 90th birthday, one of British radio's great personalities talks to Ken Bruce about his impressive career.

From baker's boy in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, and work as a pianist in night clubs and dance bands, Jim became a hugely successful singer in the Fifties – the first British act to have two consecutive No. 1s.

Then rock 'n' roll burst upon the scene and Jim decided to change career – moving to radio. Starting with Housewives Choice and Radio Luxembourg, he was part of the launch team for Radio 1 and then moved across to Radio 2, inventing an "impossible" format of pop and politics.

For nearly 30 years he interviewed prime ministers, heads of state and royalty, to achieve many awards and firsts. With live programmes from around the world he set an incredibly high standard during 53 years at various BBC microphones.

Presenter/Ken Bruce, Producer/Phil Hughes

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BBC RADIO 3 Tuesday 20 September 2011

BBC Radio 3 In Concert

Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 September
7.30-10.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Following the acclaimed success of their 2009 performance of Gotterdammerung, the Hallé and conductor Sir Mark Elder return to Wagner's Ring for the second instalment of the epic cycle: Die walkure.

This concert performance, split over two days, was recorded at The Bridgewater Hall in July, part of the 2011 Manchester International Festival. Act I can be heard tonight, Acts 2 and 3 are broadcast tomorrow and presented by Ian Skelly.

The cast includes Egils Silins as Wotan and experienced Wagner exponents Susan Bullock, Susan Bickley and Stig Andersen.

Presenter/Ian Skelly

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BBC RADIO 4 Tuesday 20 September 2011

The Reith Lectures 2011 Ep 3/3

Tuesday 20 September
9.00-9.45am BBC RADIO 4

Former MI5 Director General Baroness Manningham-Buller discusses foreign policy in her third and final Reith Lecture.

The former Director General of the security service (MI5), Eliza Manningham-Buller, discusses policy priorities since 9/11. She reflects on the Arab Spring, and argues that the West's support of authoritarian regimes did, to some extent, fuel the growth of Al-Qaeda. In the lecture she also considers when we should "talk to terrorists".

Presenter/Eliza Manningham-Buller, Producer/Jim Frank for the BBC

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Woman's Hour Drama/Afternoon Play Eps 4 and 5/13

Tuesday 20 September
10.45-11.00am BBC RADIO 4
2.15-3.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Vasily Grossman's epic tale set against the Battle of Stalingrad in Soviet Russia continues. In today's Woman's Hour Drama, dramatised for radio by Mike Walker, Life And Fate: Vera And Her Pilot, two young lovers long to be together. Luke Treadaway stars as Lenya Viktorov; Morven Christie as Vera Spiridonov; and Kenneth Cranham as Stepan Spiridonov.

Sara Kestelman, Samuel West and John Sessions star in the Afternoon Play – Life And Fate: Journey, dramatised for radio by Jonathan Myerson. In Poland, Hitler's Final Solution is beginning.

Sofya, a Jewish doctor, is taken prisoner in Stalingrad and put on a cattle-truck going west to Poland. A German SS officer, Liss oversees the building of the gas chambers and entertains Eichmann on an inspection tour. Liss is convinced that the Nazi and Soviet systems are more similar than their followers like to think.

Producer and Director/Alison Hindell for the BBC

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The Chalet School

Tuesday 20 September
11.30am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 4

The crime writer Val McDermid explains why a series of boarding school novels inspired her to go to Oxford and to become a writer.

Nearly 60 Chalet School novels were published between 1925 and 1970, written by the South Shields novelist, Elinor Brent-Dyer. The school was initially located in Austria, but moved to Guernsey following the Anschluss. It relocated again after the Nazi invasion of The Channel Islands.

The books centred on Madge Bettany, the founder of the school, and her young sister Joey, its first pupil. The books dealt with financial hardship, illness and politics, which, Val argues, is absent from most other boarding school novels of the period.

Presenter/Val McDermid, Producer/Nicola Swords for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Tuesday 20 September 2011

5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Tuesday 20 September
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Pougatch presents the day's sports news and build-up to tonight's third round League Cup football action.

At 7.45pm there's live football commentary from one of tonight's League Cup games.

Presenter/Mark Pougatch, Producer/Mike Carr

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Tuesday 20 September 2011


Live event/outside broadcast
Tuesday 20 September

Uninterrupted commentary on the closing stages of the Women's Time Trial at the World Road Cycling Championships comes live from Copenhagen.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Tuesday 20 September 2011

Shaun Keaveny

Tuesday 20 September
7.00-10.00am BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Shaun W Keaveny meets Shaun W Ryder when he welcomes The Happy Mondays and Black Grape singer into the studio to chat about his new autobiography.

Presenter/Shaun Keaveny, Producer/Lisa Kenlock

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The Road To Nirvana Ep 1/2

Tuesday 20 to Wednesday 21 September
3.00-4.00am BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

As the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind approaches, music journalist Mark Sutherland looks back at the roots of Nirvana and the grunge scene. This first programme covers the birth of college rock and the rise of Seattle.

The concluding part is broadcast tomorrow.

Presenter/Mark Sutherland, Producer/Frank Wilson

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