12:00am - 1:30am
Daniel Kitson presents a new live late night show! Four nights a week ( midnight, Monday to Thursday) till the end of August.
1:30am - 6:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 7pm.] A nine part retrospective of the first five seasons of the Radia network’s epochal (and on-going) radio art series. Assembled by Lee Stapleford. Today: Season 2, part 1, comprising Show 011: 24 hours as a slice of the East End by Dan Beban and Martin Williams; Show 012: Radio Cult; Show 013: Exotic Jam – are you Hungary?; Show 014: Martiensgohome pour Radia; Show 015: and The Sink of the World by the BzapCatrap team at Riist.
6:30am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 2am.] Conceptual radio art. Loops, loops and more loops.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Friday 11am.] A weekly show hosted by urbanist Donald Hyslop.
8:00am - 9:00am
A selection of this year's Clear Spots: something different each day throughout August. Today, from 5 March 2020: Welcome to Hooting Yard: the Exhibition. Pansy Cradledew and guests preview then the imminent exhibition celebrating the life and work of the late Frank Key at the Menier Gallery, London SE1.
9:00am - 10:00am
Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week Rob discusses the growing number of people suffering stress and anxiety and the new treatments they've found. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information. [Repeated Sunday 2.30am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
The London Improvisers Orchestra was 20 years old in 2018. To mark this anniversary, LIO member and conductor Caroline Kraabel spoke to people who improvise in music, visual art, dance, politics and religion, as well as in life. First broadcast September 2018. Next episode same time tomorrow.
11:00am - 12:00pm
Immediate Theatre’s weekly show for the young at heart. This week: we return to the Hackney Caribbean Elders to learn more about their Memory Group and we chat to Dr May Cahill and Dawn Miller about dementia and the support on offer in Hackney. Plus Beatrice Nibhroin tells us about her oral history project based in Clapton Common and shares her interview with Upper Clapton resident Martin, who has lived there since the 1940s. Host Sue Elliott-Nichols is joined by Janet Evans, Sharon Aspess and Steve Roberts, with music from our resident DJ Frank Kaos. For more info visit immediate-theatre.com/work/hackney-social-radio. [Repeated Saturday 5am.]
1:00pm - 1:30pm
[Repeated from Monday 6pm.] Journey around the world with travel hungry record collector Jamal and experience ethereal music spanning cosmic soul, global funk and spiritual jazz. You'll explore far off and far out places all from the comfort of your own sanctuary. This week: a psychedelic trip through the cosmos with Pink Floyd and The Grateful Dead. Find Jamal on Mixcloud, Facebook and Instagram.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
[Repeats from Sunday 4.30pm.] A four part sonic exploration by James Torrance of Modernist architect Ernö Goldfinger’s utopian drive to build for a better world. Featuring architects, historians, artists, and residents of his social housing schemes, the series examines themes of landscape, community, architectural legacy and the modern home. First broadcast September 2013.
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Polemic, politics, mouth jazz and spontaneous music with Ben Watson. [Repeated Saturday 3.30am.]
3:00pm - 3:30pm
A four part series, first broadcast January 2017, repeated daily this week. Ben Davis spends time with two different communities to explore contemporary subcultures in the UK. Today: The London Scalextric Club; and members of the death positive movement, including Josefine Speyer, Lucy Coleman Talbot and Stephen Coates.
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Blanche Girouard explores private passions in this six part series, first broadcast November 2014. Today: Blanche Girouard explores private passions in this six part series. Today: Blanche talks to Timothy Palmer, Past Master of the Mercers Company and High Sheriff of Dorset, about dung beetles. Next episode same time tomorrow.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Sunday 6pm.] First broadcast August 2010 and repeated now to see how it stands up. Rys Farthing and Biz Biswas speculate on politics and culture circa 2020. This week: poverty, inequality and the future of the British welfare state. Speaking to the leading figures in the poverty sector, we explore what may happen to incomes, public services and social justice for the poorest over the next decade. Guests include the author of The Spirit Level Professor Richard Wilkinson; Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston and former Chief Executive of the Child Poverty Action Group, Kate Green; Professor Danny Dorling of the University of Sheffield; Dr Madsen Pirie, founder of the Adam Smith Institute; author of Poverty, Professor Ruth Lister; Tom MacInnes of the New Policy Institute and Matthew Sinclair of the TaxPayers' Alliance. 2 of 6.
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Highlights from the 20th Anniversary concerts of The London Improvisers’ Orchestra at Cafe Oto in December 2018 (and first broadcast then). More at the same time tomorrow.
6:30pm - 7:30pm
DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: incredible vocalists - established and new - from 14 countries including, soul legend Etta James, Bossa Nova king Marcos Valle, West Africa’s Angelique Kidjo & Bai Kamara, Finnish folk duo Zäpämmät, middle-eastern electronica by Esbe & Fawzy El Aiedy, and acapella giants Black Umfolosi of Zimbabwe. [Repeated Monday 8am.]
7:30pm - 8:00pm
[Repeated from Sunday 4.30pm.] A psychogeophonic survey of the borough of Hackney by Nick Hamilton, inspired by and featuring Iain Sinclair. First broadcast March 2009.
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A selection of this year's Clear Spots: something different each day throughout August. Tonight, from 2 March 2020, Lee Berwick explores The Space Below, a massive multiple loudspeaker sound installation made entirely from hydrophone recordings from all around the world, a collaboration with artist Emma Critchley, which opened in the Greenwich Foot Tunnel in March 2020. The installation featured both natural sounds made by a wide range of sea creatures as well as human-made sounds of boats, sonar, seismic surveys and acoustic deterrent devices.
9:00pm - 9:30pm
Friends Leonore Schick and Soila Apparicio like to make private conversations public. They discuss art, activism and women’s issues, often with special guests and friends. This week: Very Loose Women started on student radio in 2006. In 2013 it began broadcasting on Resonance FM and has since had a growing number of participant producers and has experimented with format too. The original four presenters, as well as three of the current producers, share their thoughts on what the show is and has been. For more information visit acast.com/veryloosewomen or follow them on Twitter at @VLWRadio. [Repeated Saturday 10.30pm.]
9:30pm - 10:00pm
Artists Ruth Beale and Amy Feneck (The Alternative School of Economics) host True Currency: About Feminist Economics. They speak to academic researchers, policy experts, community leaders and activists, to explore financial inequality, feminism, intersectionality, labour exploitation, unpaid work, care, unionisation and reproductive labour. This week: Worker Struggles, Part 1 - When Migrant Women Rise, We All Rise. We consider the different forms of waged work carried out by women and look at the multiple layers of discrimination and exploitation affecting women in ‘feminised’ industries. 2/6. Produced by Lucia Scazzocchio from Social Broadcasts, commissioned by Gasworks. [Repeated Sunday 9am.]
10:00pm - 10:30pm
Chris Cutler presents an audio-illustrated lecture for radio: "I've One Thing To Say About Cage and I'm Saying It" - on John Cage and Plunderphonics. First broadcast 1 May 2020.
10:30pm - 11:00pm
An exploration of the sounds and influences of south London music scenes with an emphasis on younger, newer artists. With Walter Lockwood playing the music that soundtracks his youth. [Repeats Saturday 12am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Contemporary Native American and First Nations music from a wide range of indigenous musicians in North America, selected by multi-disciplinary sculptor Andrew Graves-Johnston (aka DJ Droid). Featuring Sebastian Gaskin, Hellnback ft Jake, Kinnie Starr, Riit, Buggin Malone, Wakeeday Martin, Trent Agecoutay, Native Nenn, Tirrell Thomas, Jay Gilday, Aspects Ft. Nambi & Cheko Salaam, and William C. Wikcemna Yamni ake Wanzi. Visit facebook.com/turtleislandradio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 12.30am.]
12:00am - 1:30am
Daniel Kitson presents a new live late night show! Four nights a week (midnight, Monday to Thursday) till the end of August.