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Panel Borders

The art of the contemporary graphic novel and strip cartoon, with Alex Fitch. This month: Dramatising the Real. Alex talks to Bryan and Mary Talbot regarding their graphic novels, 'Sally Heathcote: Suffragette' and 'The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia' about French revolutionary Louise Michel, and to David Ziggy Greene about his fortnightly reportage strip in Private Eye – Scene and Heard. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]

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11:00am - 12:00pm

Hackney Social Radio

Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we chat to Zoe Horton, a Wellbeing Practitioner from Hoxton Surgery and learn about Lockdown Lunch, an online creative group from Jackson’s Lane Theatre. Plus, Janet finds out about Santa Seniors, an initiative to get gifts to older people created by Home Instead, and we hear from listener Vicki in our 'I Love Hackney' segment. Host Sue-Elliott-Nichols is joined by Janet, Sharon and Steve, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos and a visit from Producer Jo. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]

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5:30pm - 6:30pm

Panel Borders

The art of the contemporary graphic novel and strip cartoon, with Alex Fitch. This month: Dramatising the Real. Alex talks to Bryan and Mary Talbot regarding their graphic novels, 'Sally Heathcote: Suffragette' and 'The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia' about French revolutionary Louise Michel, and to David Ziggy Greene about his fortnightly reportage strip in Private Eye – Scene and Heard. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Friday 2.30am.]

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6:30pm - 7:30pm

A World In London

DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: DJ Ritu turns up the heat for her hot December global mix. Hear East/West blues by Ajay Srivastav, jazzy Afrobeats by Seun Kuti and Tony Allen, Egyptian delta rhythms from Ali Hassan Kuban, Mediterranean sea breezes by Quadro Nuevo, an exclusive diasporic Mexican number by Mariachi Las Adelitas, and sublime slow grooves from Elizabeth Nott and Sierra Leone’s Bai Kamara Jnr. [Repeated Monday 8am.]

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