Tuesday 6 June 2006 21:30-22:15 (Radio 3)
Gabriel Gbadamosi talks to dramatist Alan Bleasdale about the plays that established his reputation and his plans for the future.
Bridget Riley 'Painting with Verticals (Cadence 2)' 2006
Courtesy Timothy Taylor Gallery London and Karsten Schubert
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Alan Bleasdale is one of the biggest names in television drama.
He'll be talking to Gabriel Gbadamosi about the plays which established his reputation, the anger and commitment that fuels so much of his work and his hopes for the future.
Two of Alan Bleasdale's series for Channel 4 - GBH and Jakes Progress and his adaptation of a Francis Durbridge thriller, Melissa are being released on DVD for the first time. The boxed set - The Alan Bleasdale Collection will be issued on 12 June.
One World Media Awards
The film maker Sorius Samura discusses his documentary 'Living with Aids'.
His vivid account of life in a Zambian hospital has brought him to the attention of the judges of this year's One World Media Awards.
He explains the difficulties of presenting a true picture of the continent to an audience more used to the clichés of news reporting.
The One World Media Awards will be announced on Thursday 8 June.
The African Foundation for Development (AFFORD) is running an African Diaspora and development day on 1 July which will look at the links between the UK and Africa.
Bridget Riley Exhibition
Night Waves reviews the latest show by the great British artist, Bridget Riley.
Bridget Riley's new show is at the Timothy Taylor gallery in London.
As the remake of the classic horror film 'The Omen' is released, the writer Peter Stanford explains the numerological significance of 6.6.6.
The remake of the 1976, horror film, The Omen , went on release this week, certificate 18.