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August 12, 2014

Radio 3

90.2-92.4 MHz

6.30 Breakfast

9.0 Essential Classics

11.0 Edinburgh International Festival 2014. Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake perform songs reflecting lost innocence and a pacifist response to conflict, by Mahler, Weill and Britten, live from the Queen's Hall.

1.0 News

1.02 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert. Highlights from the Schwetzingen Festival, featuring Beethoven's Trio for clarinet, violin and piano, Janacek's Pohadka and a suite for winds from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro.

2.0 Afternoon On 3. The BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Mark Wigglesworth performs Elgar's First Symphony and the London premiere of the violin concerto by Welsh composer William Mathias.

4.30 In Tune

6.0 Composer Of The Week: Ralph Vaughan Williams. Donald Macleod examines Vaughan Williams' contribution to the war effort as chairman of a Home Office committee, and introduces a selection of his music from the 1940s.

7.0 BBC Proms 2014. Thomas Sondergard conducts the BBC NOW in a suite from Peter Maxwell Davies' ballet Caroline Mathilde, music by Sibelius, and Walton's Violin Concerto with soloist James Ehnes. Repeated on Thursday 21 August at 2pm.

9.30 New Generation Artists. Mezzo Kitty Whately is joined by pianist Joseph Middleton in a selection of British and American songs by Howells, Parry, Barber, Ireland and Stanford at Maida Vale studios.

10.0 Significant Others - Jewish Life In Poland. Part two of two. Eva Hoffman examines the challenges Polish Jews faced in the 20th century, and how a new Warsaw museum signifies the return of history and memory for Poland. (R)

10.45 The Essay: You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet. Novelist Jonathan Coe explores how a joint concert with Arthur Honegger led to composer Miklos Rozsa writing for film. (R)

11.0 Late Junction.

Max Reinhardt presents a live edition from the Edinburgh Festival.

12.30 Through The Night

Radio 4

92.4-94.6 MHz; 198kHz

6.0 Today 9.0 A Law Unto Themselves. Helena Kennedy meets Jeremy Hutchinson. 9.30 Witness. Reports on key events in history. 9.45 (LW) Daily Service. Led by the Rev Ernest Rea. 9.45 (FM) Book Of The Week: Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered. By Dianne Hales, abridged by Eileen Horne.

10.0 Woman's Hour

11.0 The Listeners. Four professional listeners speak about their work.

11.30 The Art Of The Loop. Whether electronic sampling is good for the music industry. (R)

12.0 News

12.04 Home Front. Two cousins are enthusiastic about the war.

12.15 Call You And Yours. PHONE: 0370 010 0444 (Lines open from 10am) email:

12.57 Weather

1.0 The World At One. Presented by James Robbins.

1.45 Plants: From Roots To Riches. The tools used to map the world's flora.

2.0 The Archers. Carol is concerned about Peggy.

2.15 Afternoon Drama: The Sensitive - A Nobody. Thriller, by Alastair Jessiman. (R)

3.0 Making History. Tom Holland discusses the latest historical research. Last in the series.

3.30 Heal Thyself - A History Of Self-Help. Exploring the fascination with self-help books.

4.0 Word Of Mouth. How people act differently in their real and online lives.

4.30 Great Lives. A profile of musician James Brown.

5.0 PM. With Eddie Mair.

5.57 Weather

6.0 Six O'Clock News

6.30 Meet David Sedaris. The humorist reads Repeat After Me. (R)

7.0 The Archers. Mike is in a quandary.

7.15 Front Row. Kirsty Lang talks to George RR Martin.

7.45 To The Lighthouse. By Virginia Woolf, dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.

8.0 The Tories And The Police: The End Of The Affair. The relationship between the Conservative Party and the police force.

8.40 In Touch. Presented by Peter White.

9.0 Inside Health: Conflicted Medicine. New series. Examining conflicts of interest in medicine.

9.30 A Law Unto Themselves. Helena Kennedy meets Jeremy Hutchinson. (R)

9.59 Weather

10.0 The World Tonight. News round-up.

10.45 Book At Bedtime: A Song For Issy Bradley. By Carys Bray.

11.0 The Infinite Monkey Cage. The second of two special editions recorded at the Edinburgh Festival. Last in the series. (R)

11.30 The Shared Experience. Fi Glover talks to five people who have saved lives. (R)

12.0 News And Weather 12.30 Book Of The Week: Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered. By Dianne Hales, abridged by Eileen Horne. 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 Canon Stephen Shipley. 5.45 Farming Today. Rural issues. 5.58 Tweet Of The Day. Brett Westwood introduces the call of the roseate tern. (R)

Radio 4 Extra

Digital only

6.0 Dr Finlay: The Further Adventures Of A Black Bag 6.30 Songlines 7.0 Safety Catch 7.30 Meet David Sedaris 8.0 The Goon Show 8.30 Doctor In The House 9.0 Who Goes There? 9.30 The Wordsmiths At Gorsemere

10.0 Our Mutual Friend

11.0 Rhys Davies Award Winners

11.15 Henry At Agincourt

12.0 The Goon Show

12.30 Doctor In The House

1.0 Dr Finlay: The Further Adventures Of A Black Bag

1.30 Songlines

2.0 Book At Beachtime:

To The Moon And Back

2.30 The Diary Of

Samuel Pepys

2.45 The Outcast

3.0 Our Mutual Friend

4.0 The 4 O'Clock Show

5.0 Huddwinks

5.30 Safety Catch

6.0 Who Goes There?

6.30 Musical Legends

7.0 The Goon Show

7.30 Doctor In The House

8.0 Dr Finlay: The Further Adventures Of A Black Bag

8.30 Songlines

9.0 MacAulay & Co

10.0 Comedy Club: Meet David Sedaris

10.30 Fags, Mags And Bags

11.0 The Maltby Collection

11.30 And Now In Colour

12.0 Book At Beachtime: To The Moon And Back 12.30 The Diary Of Samuel Pepys 12.45 The Outcast 1.0 Who Goes There? 1.30 Musical Legends 2.0 Dr Finlay: The Further Adventures Of A Black Bag 2.30 Songlines 3.0 Our Mutual Friend 4.0 Rhys Davies Award Winners 4.15 Henry At Agincourt 5.0 Huddwinks 5.30 Safety Catch

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 Click 8.0 News 8.06 The Documentary 8.30 World Business Report 8.50 From Our Own Correspondent 9.0 Newshour 10.0 News 10.06 Outlook 11.0 News 11.06 The Newsroom 11.30 World Business Report 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 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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