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Radio

February 28, 2014



Radio 3

90.2-92.4 MHz

6.30 Breakfast. Petroc Trelawny 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, by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, music by pianist Emanuel Ax and an interview with American writer Douglas Kennedy.

12.0 Composer Of The Week: Cesar Franck. The composer receives belated recognition from the state for his services to music, and enjoys the successful premiere of his Violin Sonata, composed for his compatriot Ysaye.

1.0 News

1.02 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. Barry Douglas concludes his four-concert residency at LSO St Luke's in London with a solo recital featuring Brahms' Four Piano Pieces and Piano Sonata No 2, and Nocturnes by Field.

2.0 Afternoon On 3. The BBC Philharmonic performs Dvorak's Slavonic Dances, Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Rozsa's Jungle Book, Shostakovich's Festival Overture and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 2.

4.30 In Tune. Suzy Klein is joined by guests including flamenco-jazz guitarist Eduardo Niebla and composer Howard Skempton.( Including 5.00, 6.00 News.)

6.30 Composer Of The Week: Cesar Franck. The composer receives belated recognition from the state for his services to music, and enjoys the successful premiere of his Violin Sonata, composed for his compatriot Ysaye. (R)

7.30 Radio 3 Live In Concert. Violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov joins cellist Antonio Meneses, pianist Igor Levit and the BBCSO for Beethoven's Triple Concerto, and also features in Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade.

10.0 The Verb. Ian McMillan's guests include Will Ford, Toby Litt, Tom Chatfield and David Toop.

10.45 The Essay: Forgiveness. Poet Michael Symmons Roberts discusses forgiveness and justice.

11.0 World On 3. Lopa Kothari presents a studio session by Bulgarian Voices Angelite, and part five of Commonwealth Connections features music from Namibia and Tanzania.

1.0 Through The Night. Including music by Guarnieri, Marlos Nobre, Beethoven, Tartini, Lipinski, Brahms, Hubay, Bach, Rameau, Bolcom, Blow, Gershwin, Suk, CPE Bach, Hoof, Mozart and Debussy .

Radio 4

92.4-94.6 MHz; 198kHz

6.0 Today. 8.30 (LW) Yesterday In Parliament. With Sean Curran. 9.0 Desert Island Discs. Kirsty Young talks to Professor Hugh Montgomery. (R) 9.45 (LW) Act Of Worship 9.45 (FM) Book Of The Week: 12 Years A Slave. By Solomon Northup.

10.0 Woman's Hour. With Jenni Murray.

11.0 Essex, My Essex. Writer Ian Sansom returns to his home county.

11.30 Making The Best Of It: The Last Minutes. Comedy, by Stephen Keyworth.

12.0 News

12.04 You And Yours

12.57 Weather

1.0 The World At One. With Martha Kearney.

1.15 (LW) International One-Day Cricket. West Indies v England.

1.45 (FM) Let's Talk About Rama And Sita. Daljit Nagra explores themes of loyalty and betrayal in the Ramayana. Last in the series.

2.0 (FM) The Archers. There is a big attraction at the village hall. (R)

2.15 (FM) Afternoon Drama: Torchwood: The Lost Files. Submission. By Ryan Scott. (R)

3.0 (FM) Gardeners' Question Time. Eric Robson and co head to Nottingham.

3.45 (FM) Border Crossings. The second of two personal essays on the Anglo-Scottish borderlands.

4.0 (FM) Last Word. With Matthew Bannister.

4.30 (FM) Feedback

5.0 (FM) PM. With Eddie Mair.

5.57 (LW) International One-Day Cricket. West Indies v England.

5.57 (FM) Weather

6.0 (FM) Six O'Clock News

6.30 (FM) The News Quiz 7.0 (FM) The Archers. Helen receives good news.

7.15 (FM) Front Row

7.45 (FM) The Mysterious Death Of Jane Austen. By Lindsay Ashford, adapted by Andrew Davies and Eileen Horne.

8.0 (FM) Any Questions? Jonathan Dimbleby presents the discussion from Bath.

8.50 (FM) A Point Of View.

9.0 (FM) Friday Drama: Shane. By Jack Schaefer. Dramatised by Frances Byrnes. (R)

9.59 (FM) Weather

10.0 The World Tonight. With Ritula Shah.

10.45 Book At Bedtime: Dubliners. The Dead - Part four. By James Joyce, abridged by Doreen Estall.

11.0 A Good Read. Andrew Maxwell and Kamila Shamsie reveal favourite books. (R)

11.30 Today In Parliament. Mark D'Arcy presents.

12.0 News And Weather 12.30 Book Of The Week: 12 Years A Slave. By Solomon Northup, abridged by Robin Brooks. (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 Canon Jenny Wigley. 5.45 IPM

Radio 4 Extra

Digital only

6.0 The Complete Ripley: Ripley Under Water 7.0 Smelling Of Roses 7.30 Kerry's List 8.0 Steptoe And Son 8.30 The Betty Witherspoon Show 9.0 Coming Alive 9.30 The Change

10.0 Lorna Doone

11.0 Alison Moore - The Pre-War House And Other Stories

11.15 Hermit Lucas

12.0 Steptoe And Son

12.30 The Betty Witherspoon Show

1.0 The Complete Ripley: Ripley Under Water

2.0 Young Victoria

2.15 A Short History Of Ireland

2.30 Casino Royale

2.45 Vincent Van Gogh - The Letters

3.0 Lorna Doone

4.0 The 4 O'Clock Show

5.0 Beachcomber - By The Way

5.30 Smelling Of Roses

6.0 Fiat Homo, Part One Of A Canticle For Leibowitz

6.30 Journey Into Space

7.0 Steptoe And Son

7.30 The Betty Witherspoon Show

8.0 The Complete Ripley: Ripley Under Water

9.0 Alison Moore - The Pre-War House And Other Stories

9.15 Hermit Lucas

10.0 Comedy Club: Kerry's List

10.30 Goodness Gracious Me

11.0 Blue Jam

12.0 Fiat Homo, Part One Of A Canticle For Leibowitz 12.30 Journey Into Space 1.0 The Complete Ripley: Ripley Under Water 2.0 Coming Alive 2.30 The Change 3.0 Lorna Doone 4.0 Alison Moore - The Pre-War House And Other Stories 4.15 Hermit Lucas 5.0 Beachcomber - By The Way 5.30 Smelling Of Roses

World Service

Digital and 198 kHz after R4

8.30 Business Daily 8.50 Witness 9.0 News 9.06 HARDtalk 9.30 Science In Action 9.50 From Our Own Correspondent 10.0 World Update 11.0 News 11.06 Outside Source 12.0 News 12.06 The 5th Floor 1.0 Newshour 2.0 Newshour 3.0 News 3.06 Tech Tent 3.30 World Football 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 HARDtalk 8.30 The Why Factor 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 The 5th Floor 12.0 The Newsroom 12.20 Sports News 12.30 In The Balance 1.0 News 1.06 Business Matters 2.0 News 2.06 The 5th Floor 3.0 News 3.06 The Newsroom 3.30 Heart And Soul 4.0 The Newsroom 4.20 Sports News 4.30 Boston Calling 5.0 The Newsroom 5.30 Discovery



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