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K-Pop Journey

A weekly show dedicated to the phenomenon that is K-pop! Korean presenter Keissi takes you on a journey through Korean pop music from the 1990s to the present day. For more information visit K-Pop Journey on Facebook. For archive shows visit keissi.com/radioarchive. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]

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11:00am - 12:00pm

Hackney Social Radio

Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we’re celebrating Windrush Day as we chat to Leon Leiffer, AJ Franklin and Jah Bunny about the British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal and hear an audio drama from members of the Hackney Caribbean Elderly Organisation. Plus, Windrush lead Councillor Carol Williams tells us about the new Windrush website, programme of events and compensation scheme, and we hear a poem from KG Lester about his father’s experience of coming to the UK. Host Sue Elliott-Nichols is joined by Janet, Sharon, Steve and Judy, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Farside Radio

Music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world's primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. This week: Chinese 1970s and '80s rare groove, disco and funk from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Plus three tracks of 1960s and '70s surf, eleki and Tsugaru rock from legendary guitarist Takeshi Terauchi who died recently. Visit farsidemusic.com for more information. [Repeated Sunday 8am.]

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8:00pm - 9:00pm

Literary South

A monthly show about literature in translation, presented by Silvia Rothlisberger. Featuring writers and translators from around the world discussing contemporary translated books. In this episode: celebrating indie bookshops week, Silvia talks to authors Jorge Carrion about his long-essay, Bookshops translated by Peter Bush, and to Julianne Pachicco about her debut book of short stories, The Lucky Ones. Music: Julio Cortázar Songs, a tribute by Jamila Purofilin. Visit literarysouth.org for more information. [Repeated Thursday 10am.]

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