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  • Interview with Vera Filatova

    Interview with Vera Filatova

    An interview with Vera Filatova who plays Inca in the new BBC One comedy series, Me And Mrs Jones.

    12.10.2012 BBC One, Entertainment

  • BBC announces new Audience Research contract and framework

    BBC announces new Audience Research contract and framework

    The BBC has signed a new contract for audience analysis and reporting with Television Research Partnership Ltd (TRP Ltd) after a 9-month procurement process.

    12.10.2012 Corporate

  • Clare Balding set to take to the Radio 2 airwaves

    Clare Balding set to take to the Radio 2 airwaves

    BBC Radio 2 is welcoming Clare Balding to the network, as she gears up to host Good Morning Sunday – the weekly faith programme featuring topical discussion, guests and music on Sunday mornings, replacing Aled Jones from January.

    12.10.2012 Radio 2

  • Statement from BBC Director-General George Entwistle

    Statement from BBC Director-General George Entwistle

    The BBC Director-General George Entwistle has today made the following statement.

    12.10.2012 Corporate

  • Rowan Williams, Barry Cunliffe and Seamus Heaney join Radio 3 to portray Anglo Saxons

    Rowan Williams, Barry Cunliffe and Seamus Heaney join Radio 3 to portray Anglo Saxons

    BBC Radio 3 announces a major reappraisal of the Anglo Saxon era through a 30-part series, The Essay: Anglo-Saxon Portraits.

    12.10.2012 Radio 3

  • BBC to launch new online archive of Alistair Cooke’s Letters From America

    BBC to launch new online archive of Alistair Cooke’s Letters From America

    On the eve of the US presidential election and in the month that BBC Radio celebrates its 90th birthday, the BBC is launching a new online archive of over 900 of Alistair Cooke’s Letters From America, originally broadcast between 1946 and 2004.

    12.10.2012 Factual

  • BBC World News’ The Ideas Exchange

    BBC World News’ The Ideas Exchange

    BBC World News’ new eight-part series, The Ideas Exchange, pairs up business leaders from around the world to debate today’s business landscape and their secrets to success

    12.10.2012 BBC World News

  • Matt Smith and Steven Moffat cement their place in history during Doctor Who Experience visit

    Matt Smith and Steven Moffat cement their place in history during Doctor Who Experience visit

    Doctor Who star Matt Smith and Lead Writer Steven Moffat created their own piece of Doctor Who history today during their first visit to the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff as the their hand prints were immortalised in cement, which will be displayed permanently at the new attraction.

    12.10.2012 BBC Worldwide

  • Parsley Sidings By Jim Eldridge

    Parsley Sidings By Jim Eldridge

    Up until recently, most of the episodes of this Radio sitcom from the early seventies were thought lost. This is a unique chance for Radio 4 Extra listeners to hear these once missing programmes.

    12.10.2012

  • Open Country

    Open Country

    Helen Mark visits Hicks Lodge, a restored opencast mine in Leicestershire, now a haven for wildlife, walkers, cyclists and other more unusual visitors. Over 100 different bird species have been recorded at Hicks Lodge, which is run by the Forestry Commission and is situated in young woodlands at the heart of the National Forest.

    12.10.2012

  • Late Junction

    Late Junction

    Fiona Talkington concludes her round up of bands from BBC Introducing at Manchester Jazz Festival.

    12.10.2012

  • Shaun Keaveny

    Shaun Keaveny

    Shaun delivers northern witty wisdom, expels another wriggly Earworm track, and plays tunes to gladden the heart. Plus, there's up-to-the minute music news courtesy of news horse (and former Menswear drummer) Matt Everit, and Jeremy Dyson chats about his new book.

    12.10.2012

  • Johnnie Walker Meets Dionne Warwick

    Johnnie Walker Meets Dionne Warwick

    Johnnie Walker takes listeners on a journey through 50 years of a musical icon's life.

    12.10.2012

  • Huey Morgan

    Huey Morgan

    Aw Jeah it’s a Sunday of jams with Huey staying classy all the way through punk, funk, reggae, soul, rock, hip hop, and anything else he’s digging this week.

    12.10.2012

  • The Invention Of Spain

    The Invention Of Spain

    Misha Glenny explores the suggestion that most of Spain's problems come from the idea that it is one country. These three new documentaries, looking at 1492 to 1898, from Columbus to El Desastre, tell the story of the rise and fall of an empire. They also reveal the fractured state of a nation, both in history and now.

    12.10.2012

  • World On 3

    World On 3

    Mary Ann Kennedy with tracks from across the globe, plus a studio session with Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.

    12.10.2012

  • Jools Holland

    Jools Holland

    Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Section welcome the multi-talented singer Paul Jones into his studio for music, conversation and a unique performance of Suddenly I Like It. Jools and Paul also talk about the 50-year anniversary of the band The Manfreds and their forthcoming celebratory concerts.

    12.10.2012

  • The Gothic Imagination: Frankenstein

    The Gothic Imagination: Frankenstein

    A new production of Mary Shelley's heartbreaking modern myth of obsession, pride and the need for love.

    12.10.2012

  • Afternoon Drama: The Other Simenon

    Afternoon Drama: The Other Simenon

    A series of three dramas based on Georges Simenon’s novels and short stories, with dark tales of human misfortune.

    12.10.2012

  • The Free Thinking Lecture

    The Free Thinking Lecture

    Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivers the opening lecture at the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival of Ideas 2012 arguing that women leaders are better placed than men to sort out the crises of the 21st century.

    12.10.2012

  • Private Passions: Linda Partridge

    Private Passions: Linda Partridge

    Michael Berkeley's guest on Private Passions is the British geneticist and biogerontologist Dame Linda Partridge, who works on the biology of ageing.

    12.10.2012

  • BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards 2012

    BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards 2012

    Patrick Kielty hosts the first of two semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Award 2012 - Radio 2's nationwide search to find the UK's comedy stars of the future - from London's Leicester Square Theatre.

    12.10.2012

  • Talking Books USA: Paul Auster

    Talking Books USA: Paul Auster

    In the final episode of the four-part Talking Books USA series, Razia Iqbal is in London to catch up with the American author Paul Auster as he promotes his new book Winter Journal.

    12.10.2012

  • Archive On 4: Time Travel - The Politics Of Time

    Archive On 4: Time Travel - The Politics Of Time

    In an hour that may or may not exist on the night when the clocks go back, BBC Radio 4 Extra listeners can hear Archive On 4: Time Travel - The Politics Of Time.

    12.10.2012

  • Document

    Document

    Mike Thomson returns with Radio 4's investigative history series. In the first programme, he visits Dublin to examine what new documents reveal about Britain's role at the start of the Irish Civil War.

    12.10.2012

  • The Big B At 70

    The Big B At 70

    Amitabh Bachchan is the biggest star in Bollywood and a cinematic colossus in Indian cinema for 40 years. This year he turns 70, and Sarfraz Manzoor looks back over his career.

    12.10.2012

  • Nemone

    Nemone

    Nemone gently nudges her listeners awake with some serious musical, social and cultural stimulation. She is joined by Alex Heminsley, who gathers her tomes and gives her monthly recommendations in Book Culture Club, and house DJ legend Frankie Knuckles to open his record box and share his tunes in Most Played.

    12.10.2012

  • 5 live Sport

    5 live Sport

    Mark Pougatch is at the County Ground for an evening of Capital One Cup fourth-round action, featuring live commentary of Swindon v Aston Villa and updates from all the other Cup matches, including Reading v Arsenal and Leeds v Southampton.

    12.10.2012

  • Radio 1Xtra Stories – Gone Too Soon: The Story Of Amy Winehouse

    Radio 1Xtra Stories – Gone Too Soon: The Story Of Amy Winehouse

    BBC Radio 1Xtra Stories: Gone Too Soon - The Story of Amy Winehouse is the final in a four-part series that looks at the lives of four music stars who passed away too soon.

    12.10.2012

  • A Scottish Hotel In The Holy Land

    A Scottish Hotel In The Holy Land

    Angus Roxburgh explores why the Church of Scotland is funding a luxury boutique hotel on the Sea of Gallilee.

    12.10.2012

  • Land Of The Rising Sums

    Land Of The Rising Sums

    Alex Bellos visits Japan to look at the perception of Asian cultures seeming to be so much better at maths than many Western countries.

    12.10.2012

  • Radio 3 Live In Concert

    Radio 3 Live In Concert

    Live from The Sage, Gateshead, the Northern Sinfonia, conducted by Mario Venzago, performs Ibert's Flute Concerto with Juliette Bausor and Dvorak's 7th Symphony alongside music from Mozart and Othmar Schoeck.

    12.10.2012

  • The Mike Harding Show

    The Mike Harding Show

    Mike Harding presents an hour of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music including news from the world of folk and the latest album releases.

    12.10.2012

  • Radio 3 Live In Concert

    Radio 3 Live In Concert

    Live from Wigmore Hall, London, the Scottish Ensemble, directed by Jonathan Morton, plays works by Mozart, Purcell, Bach, Britten and Schumann.

    12.10.2012

  • Johnnie Walker’s Long-Players

    Johnnie Walker’s Long-Players

    In perhaps the first and only live album about life on the road Jackson Browne broke many rules and confounded his critics - no live versions of previous hit singles (although a cover did hit the UK singles chart), backstage secrets and tricks of the trade brought out into the open, and concert performances alongside rough and vibrant recordings from hotel rooms and tour buses.

    12.10.2012

  • The Thick Of It

    The Thick Of It

    Armando Iannucci's award-winning, seven-part political comedy series The Thick Of It concludes tonight, and episode seven brings in the final reckoning. Every dog has its day, but as the fallout from the inquiry starts to take its toll, the everyday problems of government continue unabated. Despite the fact that no-one is actually talking to each other any more.

    12.10.2012

  • Aled Jones With Good Morning Sunday

    Aled Jones With Good Morning Sunday

    Aled Jones with Good Morning Sunday rounds up Faith In The World Week. His faith guest is journalist Abdul Rehman Malik, who is programmes manager at The Radical Middle Way Project.

    12.10.2012

  • Radio 3 Live In Concert

    Radio 3 Live In Concert

    The Hallé orchestra, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, perform Nielsen's Violin Concerto with Henning Kraggerud and Beethoven's Overture the Ruins of Athens and Rachmaninoff's Third Symphony.

    12.10.2012

  • 5 live Sport

    5 live Sport

    Mark Chapman brings you a round-up of the day’s sports news before another edition of the Monday Night Club, joined by regulars John Motson, Steve Claridge and Ian McGarry. From 9pm it’s the Football League Show with Mark Clemmit.

    12.10.2012

  • Johnnie Walker’s Long-Players

    Johnnie Walker’s Long-Players

    This week two albums which changed from soundtrack and stage projects to career-defining highs.

    12.10.2012

  • Sunday Half Hour

    Sunday Half Hour

    Diane Louise Jordan marks Bible Sunday with music specially recorded by the choir of the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy in London and, looking forward to this year's event, by one of the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year: Richard Decker. Hymns include All Things Bright And Beautiful, How Sweet The Name Of Jesus Sounds, and We Have A Gospel To Proclaim.

    12.10.2012

  • Gaz Coombes' 6 Music Playlist

    Gaz Coombes' 6 Music Playlist

    Gaz Coombes is probably best known as the frontman for the Oxford band Supergrass. Now a solo artist, he released his debut album Here Come The Bombs earlier this year.

    12.10.2012

  • BBC Radio 1 Stories: The Truth About Internships

    BBC Radio 1 Stories: The Truth About Internships

    With high levels of unemployment among 16-24 year-olds, and many facing tuition fee debt once they finish university, bagging a job you want can be really hard. Getting a foot on the career ladder early is a way of working towards a dream job in the future but - as more and more young people are discovering - starting out in the working world is virtually impossible without experience. That’s where the internship comes in.

    12.10.2012

  • 5 live Sport

    5 live Sport

    Colin Murray presents Kicking Off, previewing all the weekend’s big football matches in the company of special guests. At 9pm, there is the first in a new series on cycling, Bespoke.

    12.10.2012

  • Sunday Feature: The Dragon With Two Tongues

    Sunday Feature: The Dragon With Two Tongues

    Poet Gwyneth Lewis looks at the modern revival of the Welsh language.

    12.10.2012

  • The Choir

    The Choir

    Aled Jones is joined by members of Yantra to discuss their fusion of different choral traditions.

    12.10.2012

  • Clare Teal

    Clare Teal

    Clare Teal celebrates the time of year with spooky music from Lew Stone - Call Of The Freaks; Gene Krupa - Dracula; Terry Gibbs - Evil Eyes; Artie Shaw - Nightmare; Ken Mackintosh - The Creep; and Maynard Ferguson - Round Midnight.

    12.10.2012

  • Une Vie

    Une Vie

    Adrian Penketh's adaptation of Maupassant's first novel. Jeanne de Lamare - a sheltered and naive country aristocrat - leaves her convent education filled with thoughts of love and romance.

    12.10.2012

  • 6 Mix

    6 Mix

    Canadian DJ and graphic novelist Kid Koala takes to the 6 Mix decks for two hours of turntable trickery.

    12.10.2012

  • Pick Of The Pops

    Pick Of The Pops

    Tony Blackburn spins the hits of yesteryear as he plays the hits from the charts of 1975 and 1987. With Esther Phillips, Smokie, ABBA, Morris Albert, The Alarm, Kiss and David Bowie.

    12.10.2012

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