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WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST

Throughout the day
Talking about Voices around the UK
Your BBC local radio station in England,
BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio nan Gaidheal, Manx Radio.
Many of today's regular programmes on your BBC radio station are talking about voices. Why do we sound as we do? What stories lie behind the way we speak? And what's special about the voices where you live? Regional variations.

3.00am - 4.00am
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BBC Radio 1
Bethan Elfyn from BBC Wales and Aled Jones from Radio 1's Chris Moyles show present a one hour show in Welsh celebrating Welsh culture and language. Includes interviews with Super Furry Animals, militant rapper MC Slaver and singing legend Aled Jones, plus a Welsh language lesson for English speakers.
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1/1

7.40am
Out of English
BBC Asian Network
How do language and accent influence our perceptions of social space? We investigate every morning this week.
BBC Asian Network Voices.
3/5

9.00am - 9.50am
Word 4 Word
BBC Radio 4
From the infamous 'Welsh Not' badges Welsh schoolchildren were once forced to wear to oblige them to use English to the continuing feeling - still very widespread - that you won't get on in life if you use dialect words or have a strong accent, this week's edition examines attitudes to 'correctness' in speech over the years.
4/6

9.05am
Coinneach MacÌomhair
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal
Mar phàirt de Voices air BBC Radio nan Gaidheal gach la bi Coinneach MacÌomhair a' rannsachadh feuch de a tha a chainnt agus an dòigh-labhairt againn ag ràdh mu ar deidhinn agus a' ciallachadh dhuinn.
As part of Coinneach MacÌomhair: Each day Kenny MacIver explores what the way we speak says about us and means to us. In Gaelic.
3/5

10.30am - 11.55am
Gerry's Language Journey
BBC Radio Ulster
As part of Voices Gerry Anderson goes in search of the voices of Northern Ireland. With expert linguist Professor Loreto Todd in tow, Gerry takes his show on to the Big Yellow Bus to hear how we sound and speak. While Sean stays in the studio (and gets to sit in Gerry's chair) taking your texts and calls, Gerry will be out and about finding out why people in Moy "shimmey the pose" or people in Cushendall wear "ganseys" instead of jumpers. Listeners can take part in the programme and bring along their own local sayings and words.
Today Gerry and his team of linguistic helpers are in Windsor Women's Centre, Sandy Row.
3/5

11.15am - 11.25am
Bùirn neo Uisge
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal
Mar phàirt de Voices air BBC Radio nan Gaidheal : còig sgìrean ann an Alba agus taghadh de dh' fhacail Gàidhlig a bhuineas do ar beatha làitheil. Ach de a chanadh sibhse?
As part of Mire ri Moir: Five areas of Scotland and a selection of everyday words - but what would you say? In Gaelic.
3/5

11.25am - 11.55am (Repeat)
Cànan ar Dùthcha
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal
Mar phàirt de Voices air BBC Radio nan Gaidheal tha Dòmhnall MacLeòid air toir Gàidhlig tìr mòr na h-Albainn
Donald MacLeod goes in search of the Gaelic dialects of the Scottish mainland. In Gaelic.
1/1

11.55am
My Story
BBC Radio Ulster
Everybody's got a story to tell and this week's stories feature accents from all over Northern Ireland. Today - Needled - Deirdre Haughey from Omagh.

1.00pm - 1.45pm
Baldi
BBC7
Drama series rooted in the voices of Belfast. The Far Pavilions - Franciscan monk Paolo discovers that Irish cricket and fair play are not synonymous when he uncovers foul play at an unfriendly charity match.
6/6

2.30pm - 3.30pm
Slanguage
1Xtra
As hiphop is a global phenomenon, so is the language of its peoples. Just as the UK has absorbed American music, films and fashions, so British rappers and DJs have 'popped collars', like 'phat' tunes and watch 'televizzle'. This documentary looks at the origins of this US 'slanguage' and talks about the role of Bay Area rappers such as E40 or the members of 3X Krazy who claim to have started some of these verbal fashions.
1/1

3.00 - 4.00pm
Simon Mayo
BBC Five Live
Today, Simon looks at the generation gap: do kids and their parents speak different languages? With Mick Ord, Michael Rosen and Sue Fox.

4.00pm - 6.00pm
Big Toe
BBC7
Every day this week, as part of the programme, Big Toe will be talking about the way we speak. Will you help champion our brand new word, and see how many people we get using it?
3/6

5.10pm - 5.20pm
Beyond Voices
BBC Asian Network
Every day this week, what particular voices might mean in critical times.
BBC Asian Network Voices.
3/5

7.00pm - 7.30pm
Word on the Street
BBC TWO
Meet four generations of the same Leicestershire family. Their homes are within twenty miles of each other but there's one big factor dividing them. They all speak very differently - different accents, different words and different phrases. The way they speak is the story of how the English language is changing faster today than at anytime in its history. Presented by Nick Hancock.
1/1

9.30pm - 10.00pm (Repeat)
Word 4 Word
BBC Radio 4
From the infamous 'Welsh Not' badges Welsh schoolchildren were once forced to wear to oblige them to use English to the continuing feeling - still very widespread - that you won't get on in life if you use dialect words or have a strong accent, this week's edition examines attitudes to 'correctness' in speech over the years.
4/6

11.06pm - 12.06am
Outlook
BBC World Service
In today's programme Christine Pawlowsky meets speakers of five languages across the British Isles to talk about their use of English and their own mother tongues and discussing which language is most suitable for expressing different emotions or talking about certain issues.
3/5

11.50pm (Repeat)
My Story
BBC Radio Ulster
Everybody's got a story to tell and this week's stories feature accents from all over Northern Ireland. Today - Needled - Deirdre Haughey from Omagh.

24 hours a day on digital satellite TV
Your Stories
BBCi
If you're a digital satellite viewer, every day you can watch a new set of short films about language, accent and dialect made by people all around the UK. Press the red button on your remote control and select 'Your Stories' on BBCi.

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