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Radio

February 11, 2014



Radio 3

90.2-92.4 MHz

6.30 Breakfast. Clemency Burton-Hill presents the classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, requests for works by neglected composers, and amateur performance groups. 9.0 Essential Classics. Sarah Walker with the Essential CD: Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Book 2, with Christophe Rousset, music by Alfred Brendel, and an interview with presenter Richard Bacon.

12.0 Composer Of The Week: Gustav Mahler. The composer develops a youthful fascination with the anthology of German folk poetry Des Knaben Wunderhorn, which proves a major influence on his early songs and symphonies.

1.0 News

1.02 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. Soprano Measha Brueggergosman performs songs by Ravel, Britten and Wagner in a recital given at the Assembly Rooms as part of the Bath International Festival 2013.

2.0 Afternoon On 3. The BBC NOW performs Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor with Daniel Muller-Schott and Mozart's Piano Concerto No 20 with Christian Ihle Hadland, plus Tchaikovsky and HK Gruber.

4.30 In Tune. Sean Rafferty presents performances by Gabriella Swallow with jazz singer Ian Shaw and fellow cellist Guy Johnston.

6.30 Composer Of The Week: Gustav Mahler. The composer develops a youthful fascination with the anthology of German folk poetry Des Knaben Wunderhorn, which proves a major influence on his early songs and symphonies. (R)

7.30 Radio 3 Live In Concert. Soprano Soile Isokoski performs songs by Schubert, Kuula, Brahms, Bernstein and Strauss, joined by Ilkka Paananen at the piano, live from London'sWigmore Hall.

10.0 Free Thinking. Matthew Sweet talks about the ideas in Spike Jonze's new sci-fi comedy-drama Her, in which a lonely writer develops a relationship with his computer operating system.

10.45 The Essay: The Islamic Golden Age. Philosopher Ibn Rushd, also widely known as Averroes, was born in Cordoba in the 12th century and was prolific in his studies. Professor Charles Burnett sheds light on his ideas.

11.0 Late Junction. Nick Luscombe's selection includes vintage Peruvian psychedelia by Los Destellos, the North Atlantic Trio, the David Lynch-produced pop of Julee Cruise and Monteverdi Madrigals.

12.30 Through The Night. Including music by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Ravel, Schumann, Bach, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Tchaikovsky, Martinu, Debussy, Bourdon, Vivaldi, Hasse, Dvorak, Smetana and Brahms. (R)

Radio 4

92.4-94.6 MHz; 198kHz

6.0 Today. News headlines and sport. 8.31 (LW) Yesterday In Parliament. With Sean Curran. 9.0 The Great War Of Words. Exploring responsibility for the First World War. 9.45 (LW) Daily Service. Led by the Rev Roger Hutchings. 9.45 (FM) Book Of The Week: The Almost Nearly Perfect People - The Truth About The Nordic Miracle. By Michael Booth, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

10.0 Woman's Hour. With Jane Garvey.

11.0 Nature. Chris Watson follows migrating Arctic terns.

11.30 I've Played In Every Toilet. The decline of the UK's "toilet circuit".

12.0 News

12.04 Call You And Yours. With Winifred Robinson.

12.57 Weather

1.0 The World At One. Presented by Martha Kearney.

1.45 A Brief History Of Mathematics. Georg Cantor's insight into the nature of infinity. (R)

2.0 The Archers. Kirsty faces a difficult choice. (R)

2.15 Afternoon Drama: Billions. By Ed Harris.

3.0 The Kitchen Cabinet. New series. Return of the touring culinary panel show, hosted by Jay Rayner.

3.30 Costing The Earth. Discussing the issue of sanitation.

4.0 The Design Dimension. How design can protect from damage.

4.30 A Good Read. With Daniel Finkelstein and Jill Paton Walsh.

5.0 PM. With Eddie Mair.

5.57 Weather

6.0 Six O'Clock News

6.30 Dilemma. Panel show, hosted by Sue Perkins.

7.0 The Archers. Kenton ups his game.

7.15 Front Row. Arts programme.

7.45 Craven. By Michelle Lipton.

8.0 File On 4. Allan Urry investigates winter storm preparations.

8.40 In Touch. Presented by Peter White.

9.0 Inside Health. Dr Mark Porter separates medical fact from fiction.

9.30 The Great War Of Words. Exploring responsibility for the First World War. (R)

9.59 Weather

10.0 The World Tonight. With Ritula Shah.

10.45 Book At Bedtime: Dubliners. The Boarding House. By James Joyce. Abridged by Doreen Estall.

11.0 2525. A comedy snapshot of life in the distant future.

11.30 Today In Parliament. Political news, presented by Sean Curran.

12.0 News And Weather 12.30 Book Of The Week: The Almost Nearly Perfect People - The Truth About The Nordic Miracle. By Michael Booth, abridged by Richard Hamilton. 12.48 Shipping Forecast 1.0 As BBC World Service 5.20 Shipping Forecast 5.30 News Briefing 5.43 Prayer For The Day. With the Rev Lesley Carroll. 5.45 Farming Today. With Anna Hill. 5.58 Tweet Of The Day. John Aitchison introduces the calls and songs of the dunnock.

Radio 4 Extra

Digital only

6.0 Trueman And Riley 6.30 Proof 7.0 Babblewick Hall 7.30 Dilemma 8.0 The Goon Show 8.30 The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show 9.0 The Now Show 9.30 Genius 10.0 Hard Times 11.0 Pavilion Pieces 11.15 Dogged Persistence 12.0 The Goon Show 12.30 The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show 1.0 Trueman And Riley 1.30 Proof 2.0 This Book Will Save Your Life 2.15 A Short History Of Ireland 2.30 The Kite Runner 2.45 Someone Like Me 3.0 Hard Times 4.0 The 4 O'Clock Show 5.0 Up The Garden Path 5.30 Babblewick Hall 6.0 Graceless 7.0 The Goon Show 7.30 The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show 8.0 Trueman And Riley 8.30 Proof 9.0 Pavilion Pieces 9.15 Dogged Persistence 10.0 Dilemma 10.30 The Castle 11.0 Rudy's Rare Records 11.30 Dave Podmore'sCricket Fix 12.0 Graceless 1.0 Trueman And Riley 1.30 Proof 2.0 The Now Show 2.30 Genius 3.0 Hard Times 4.0 Pavilion Pieces 4.15 Dogged Persistence 5.0 Up The Garden Path 5.30 Babblewick Hall

World Service

Digital and 198 kHz after R4

8.30 Business Daily 8.50 Witness 9.0 News 9.06 The Documentary 9.30 Discovery 10.0 World Update 11.0 News 11.06 Outside Source 12.0 News 12.06 Outlook 1.0 Newshour 2.0 Newshour 3.0 News 3.06 Business Daily 3.30 The Documentary 4.0 The Newsroom 4.30 Sport Today 5.0 The Newsroom 5.30 World Business Report 6.0 World Have Your Say 7.0 The Newsroom 7.30 World Business Report 8.0 News 8.06 The Documentary 8.30 Click 8.50 From Our Own Correspondent 9.0 Newshour 10.0 News 10.06 The Newsroom 10.30 World Business Report 11.0 News 11.06 Outlook 12.0 The Newsroom 12.20 Sports News 12.30 The Documentary 1.0 News 1.06 Business Matters 2.0 The Newsroom 2.30 Click 2.50 From Our Own Correspondent 3.0 News 3.06 Outlook 4.0 Newsday 4.30 The Documentary 5.0 Newsday



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Source: Guardian (UK)


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