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Network Radio BBC Week 44: Monday 31 October 2011

BBC RADIO 2 Monday 31 October 2011
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Jools Holland

Monday 31 October
11.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 2

Jools Holland welcomes the multi-talented Nitin Sawhney into his studio for conversation and another unique performance with his Rhythm Section. Nitin joins Jools and his band on a version of Miles Davis's So What.

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

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BBC RADIO 3 Monday 31 October 2011
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Essential Classics

Monday 31 October
9.00am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 3

Rob Cowan presents this week's Essential Classics and chooses a recording by Les Siecles as the Essential CD of the week. The Artist Of The Week is Clifford Curzon, who was particularly well known for his interpretations of Mozart and Schubert. The programme includes pieces by both of these composers, along with works by Grieg, Liszt and Brahms.

Rob's guest this week is passionate music lover and illusionist Derren Brown who introduces music that has a personal significance for him. Brown chooses works including Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat K,271 Jeunehomme, and Elgar's Dream Of Gerontius – end of Part II, plus the opening of the Goldberg Variations and the Sixth Cello Suite by Bach, his favourite composer.

And, at 11am, major works of the classical music repertoire in outstanding performances feature, including this week, Suk's Ripening and Dvořák's Symphony No. 3.

Presenter/Rob Cowan, Producer/Alex Anderson

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Night Waves

Monday 31 October
10.00-10.45pm BBC RADIO 3

To mark its 25th anniversary, Matthew Sweet and guests discuss Dennis Potter's TV hit The Singing Detective in a special edition of Night Waves.

The Singing Detective revolves around the personal entanglements – some imagined – of thriller author Philip Marlow (played by Michael Gambon), who is suffering from acute psoriasis and from the side-effects associated with its treatment. The result is a complex, multi-layered drama which weaves together the varied interests and themes of the detective thriller, the hospital drama, the musical and autobiography.

Presenter/Matthew Sweet

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Jazz On 3

Monday 31 October
11.00pm-12.45am BBC RADIO 3

Jez Nelson presents composer Sid Peacock and his Surge big band in an exclusive session for Jazz On 3.

Over the last eight years the Birmingham-based group has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting large ensembles in British jazz. Peacock's music combines an avant-garde edge with party-like energy and is performed by strings and African percussion alongside more traditional big-band instruments. The session features new material and also includes a set for saxophone quartet and drums.

Presenter/Jez Nelson, Producer/Russell Finch

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BBC RADIO 4 Monday 31 October 2011
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Book Of The Week – Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? Ep 1/5

Monday 31 October to Friday 4 November
9.45-10.00am BBC RADIO 4
Author Jeanette Winterson
Author Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson reads from her newly published memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

"Why be happy when you could be normal?" was the parting shot fired at 16-year-old Jeanette as she left the home of her adopted mother, Mrs Winterson.

As a six-week-old baby Jeanette was taken into the home of two Pentecostal Christian parents in the small town of Accrington.

Her adopted mother, Mrs Winterson, told Jeanette the devil had led her parents to the wrong crib. She banned books from the house, but read the Bible aloud every night, kept a revolver in a drawer and refused to share a bed with her husband. Jeanette's punishments included being locked outside overnight on the doorstep.

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is abridged and produced by Jill Waters.

Reader/Jeanette Winterson, Producer/Jill Waters for The Waters Company

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Woman's Hour Drama – The Pillow Book Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 31 October to Friday 4 November
10.45-11.00am BBC RADIO 4

Robert Forrest's popular thriller returns for a fourth series as Lady Shonagon and Lieutenant Yukinari reunite for a new adventure in 10th-century Japan.

The young Emperor has disappeared from the palace into the wilds of Japan, to learn the ways of his people. Mischievous as ever, he leaves behind him a challenge addressed to his champion and favourite, Lieutenant Yukinari, to find him. And, of course, Yukinari must be accompanied by his guide in the ways of palace life, Lady Shonagon.

The Emperor makes two conditions: that the couple travel unaccompanied and in disguise, dressed in peasant garb.

Inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a poet and lady-in-waiting to the Empress of the 10th-century Japanese court, The Pillow Book features Ruth Gemmell as Shonagon, Cal Macaninch as Yukinari and Freddie Rayner as The Emperor.

Producer/Lu Kemp for the BBC

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Picture Power – Portraits Of Five Leading Press Photographers Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 31 October to Friday 4 November
3.45-4.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Miles Warde features famous press photographers, largely recorded in real time, as they offer drama and insight into professionals at work.

In the first programme, James Hill of the New York Times shoots the famous balcony kiss at this year's royal wedding between Catherine Middleton and Prince William.

On Tuesday, Lewis Whyld of the Press Association was one of the first photographers on the scene when rioting exploded in Tottenham.

On Wednesday, sports photographer Geoff Waugh is trying to work out how to take the best action shot in the Alps during the Tour De France.

On Thursday, Jane Mingay of the Daily Telegraph photographs the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York.

In the final episode, Mike Goldwater won a world press award for his picture of young Hutu girl, taken in the build up to the Rwandan genocide. Miles hears Mike's recordings 17 years on.

Presenter and Producer/Miles Warde for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Monday 31 October 2011
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5 Live Sport

Live event/outside broadcast
Monday 31 October
7.00-10.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Chapman presents football debate and discussion, plus the day's sports news and build-up to tonight's commentary in The Monday Night Club.

At 8pm there's live Premier League football commentary of Stoke City versus Newcastle United.

From 10pm, Final Whistle has post-match football reaction following the evening's commentary game.

Presenter/Mark Chapman, Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Monday 31 October 2011
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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC'S SALFORD SEASON

From Monday 31 October BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

In celebration of the inaugural BBC Radio 6 Music John Peel Lecture, which broadcasts live from the Lowry Theatre in Salford, the network decamps to the BBC's new home in the North to broadcast the lecture and an exclusive gig. Other highlights include a show from musical duo Guy Garvey and Jimi Goodwin plus documentaries looking at the musical heritage of the area.

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Guy Garvey And Jimi Goodwin

Monday 31 October
1.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

While Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie take up position as presenters of this year's Radio Festival for the next three days, Elbow front man and presenter of his Finest Hour (Sundays 10pm on 6 Music) Guy Garvey plus Doves' front man Jimi Goodwin take advantage of the free studio to present an afternoon of musical musings.

Presenters/Guy Garvey and Jimi Goodwin, Producer/Lizzie Hoskin

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The John Peel Lecture

Interactive Programme
Monday 31 October
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

BBC Radio 6 Music launches The John Peel Lecture at the Radio Festival with lecturer Pete Townshend, the creative force, guitarist and chief songwriter of The Who, speaking live at this year's Radio Academy Radio Festival in Salford's Lowry Theatre.

Pete examines the current state of music media and asks the question: "Can John Peelism survive the internet?" In an age of free downloads and a disposable attitude to music, can creative people earn a living, and without radio how can the "unpolished" music that John Peel championed find an audience?

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie introduce the lecture which is followed by a Q&A session.

This special event can also be watched live on the BBC Red Button or online at bbc.co.uk/6music.

Presenters/Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, Producer/Mike Hanson

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Marc Riley

Monday 31 October
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Marc Riley presents live music from BBC Radio 6 Music's Salford Showcase gig with John Cooper Clarke and Bombay Bicycle Club.

Also, fresh from his presenting stint earlier in the day, Jimi Goodwin pulls up a perch to play a live set for Marc in the studio. Jimi appears in his guise as Bird Effect Ensemble.

The Ghosts Of Gone Birds is a collection of artists from all forms of media working together to raise awareness for our feathered friends, and Jimi has the honour of providing the soundtrack to one of the films that has come out of this the "Bird Effect".

Presenter/Marc Riley, Producer/Michelle Choudhry

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Gideon Coe

Monday 31 October
10.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

As BBC Radio 6 Music's Showcase delivers an evening of live performance in Salford, Gideon Coe has live tracks from headliners The Charlatans, who perform hits from a two-decade-long career.

Presenter/Gideon Coe, Producer/Henry Lopez Real

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