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Radio

February 13, 2014



Radio 3

90.2-92.4 MHz

6.30 Breakfast. Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill. 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 James May.

12.0 Composer Of The Week: Gustav Mahler. Alma Schindler enters Mahler's life and initially finds him abrupt and dogmatic, but their relationship develops quickly and they are engaged within three weeks.

1.0 News

1.02 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. Scandinavian folk tunes partner Debussy's String Quartet and Janacek in his reinterpretation of a Tolstoy novella, performed by the Danish String Quartet at the Guildhall in Bath.

2.0 Afternoon On 3. Arthur Sullivan's The Beauty Stone, with soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and tenor Toby Spence. Rory Macdonald conducts the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales.

4.30 In Tune. Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Jose Serebrier and pianist Leon McCawley.

6.30 Composer Of The Week: Gustav Mahler. Alma Schindler enters Mahler's life and initially finds him abrupt and dogmatic, but their relationship develops quickly and they are engaged within three weeks. (R)

7.30 Radio 3 Live In Concert. The BBCSSO and artist-in-association Matthias Pintscher perform Stravinsky's Le Chant du Rossignol, Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Berlioz's Harold in Italy, live from Glasgow.

10.0 Free Thinking. Anne McElvoy discusses literary heroines, as a new stage production of Jane Eyre opens at Bristol Old Vic.

10.45 The Essay: The Islamic Golden Age. Historian Jonathan Phillips reassesses the influence of 12th-century hero Salah ad-Din, whose legacy has been admired and appropriated by a wide range of people through the ages.

11.0 Late Junction. Nick Luscombe presents new music by Brooklyn's Walrus Ghost, a reissued ECM piece from Ralph Towner and John Abercrombie, and recent field recordings from Tokyo.

12.30 Through The Night. Including music by Messiaen, Nico Muhly, Niewiadomski, Weber, Wagner arr Zoltan Kocsis, Chopin, Pierne, Saint-Saens, Sweelinck, Bach, Ravel, Balakirev and Haydn. (R)

Radio 4

92.4-94.6 MHz; 198kHz

6.0 Today 8.31 (LW) Yesterday In Parliament. With Sean Curran. 9.0 In Our Time. A discussion on the medieval system of chivalry. 9.45 (LW) Daily Service 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

11.0 From Our Own Correspondent

11.30 Will Carlos Acosta Get To The Pointe. Conclusion. Carlos Acosta tries to save a Cuban ballet school.

12.0 News

12.04 You And Yours. With Winifred Robinson.

12.57 Weather

1.0 The World At One. With Martha Kearney.

1.45 A Brief History Of Mathematics. How GH Hardy's work on prime numbers helps keep the internet safe. (R)

2.0 The Archers. Jill comes to the rescue. (R)

2.15 Afternoon Drama: Rock Of Eye. By Anita Sullivan. (R)

3.0 Ramblings. New series. Clare Balding revisits some memorable guests.

3.27 Radio 4 Appeal. An appeal on behalf of charity Heart n Soul. (R)

3.30 Open Book. Adam Foulds discusses his latest novel, In the Wolf's Mouth. (R)

4.0 The Film Programme. Featuring Grant Heslov and Spike Jonze.

4.30 Inside Science. Presented by Dr Lucie Green.

5.0 PM. With Eddie Mair.

5.57 Weather

6.0 Six O'Clock News

6.30 Trevor Noah: The Racist. Trevor Noah's coming of age story in post-apartheid South Africa. (R)

7.0 The Archers. Tom makes his pitch.

7.15 Front Row. Presented by John Wilson.

7.45 Craven. By Michelle Lipton.

8.0 The Report

8.30 The Bottom Line. How successful TV formats make millions when sold around the world.

9.0 Inside Science. Presented by Dr Lucie Green. (R)

9.30 In Our Time. A discussion on the medieval system of chivalry.

9.59 Weather

10.0 The World Tonight. With Ritula Shah.

10.45 Book At Bedtime: Dubliners. Counterparts, by James Joyce. Abridged by Doreen Estall.

11.0 Brian Gulliver's Travels. Comedy, by Bill Dare. (R)

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. (R) 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 Charlotte Smith. 5.58 Tweet Of The Day. John Aitchison presents the sound of the waxwing.

Radio 4 Extra

Digital only

6.0 Trueman And Riley 6.30 The Devil's Foot 7.0 The Alan Davies Show 7.30 Mitch Benn Is The 37th Beatle 8.0 Dad's Army 8.30 Take It From Here 9.0 Four Joneses And A Jenkins 9.30 Life, Death And Sex With Mike And Sue

10.0 Hard Times

11.0 The Heart Of Saturday Night

11.15 The Last Trace

12.0 Dad's Army

12.30 Take It From Here

1.0 Trueman And Riley

1.30 The Devil's Foot

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 Capital Gains

5.30 The Alan Davies Show

6.0 Graceless

7.0 Dad's Army

7.30 Take It From Here

8.0 Trueman And Riley

8.30 The Devil's Foot

9.0 The Heart Of Saturday Night

9.15 The Last Trace

10.0 Comedy Club: Mitch Benn Is The 37th Beatle

10.30 Hamish And Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea

10.45 The Consultants

11.0 Rubbish

11.30 The Problem With Adam Bloom

12.0 Graceless 1.0 Trueman And Riley 1.30 The Devil's Foot 2.0 Four Joneses And A Jenkins 2.30 Life, Death And Sex With Mike And Sue 3.0 Hard Times 4.0 The Heart Of Saturday Night 4.15 The Last Trace 5.0 Capital Gains 5.30 The Alan Davies Show

World Service

Digital and 198 kHz after R4

8.30 Business Daily 8.50 Witness 9.0 News 9.06 Assignment 9.30 Healthcheck 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 Assignment 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 Assignment 8.30 Science In Action 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 World Football 1.0 News 1.06 Business Matters 2.0 The Newsroom 2.30 Science In Action 2.50 From Our Own Correspondent 3.0 News 3.06 Outlook 4.0 Newsday 4.30 World Football 5.0 Newsday



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Source: Guardian (UK)


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