1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 10pm.] Hosted by Johny Brown and Band Of Holy Joy. Tonight: The Night At The End Of The Tunnel features a set by Hungry Dog Brand then carries on steaming into the night with some Rumi, some Possum, and lots of Pillow Talk care of Sylvia. For more information visit johny.co.uk, contact email@example.com.
2:30am - 8:00am
A selection of recent highlights, archival surprises, programmes that deserve a repeat and those that slipped through the net, taking you through from the wee hours to breakfast. With occasional forays into the Resonance Extra programme of new music and sound art - and further afield.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 8pm.] Hosted by Rihards Endriksons, journalist and artistic director of Latvia's Skaņu Mežs festival, Such Music is devoted to new works of free improvised music, either previously unheard or created specifically for the show. Since March 2023, the show is produced in collaboration with Burning Ambulance, an online journal of arts and culture. This month: an exclusive recording of a solo performance that Lebanese-French saxophonist Christine Abdelnour gave in Riga this September. Also, the introduction of Latvian duo NUUN and a mixtape of music by the late Mars Williams.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Montague. This week: Spirit of Independent Radio. Amateur pioneer stations in the UK (Great Britain) in the early 1920s. Looking at some of those early broadcasters who set up radio stations in their own homes and venues, selected ones of which later became the network of the British Broadcasting Company. Plus, music from Joni Mitchell, Sons of the Pioneers and remembering Shane McGowan's pub in Islington, Filthy McNasty's. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts.
11:00am - 11:30am
A talk show about ideas and culture, produced and presented by Neil Denny. Each show features guests from the worlds of science or the arts in conversation. This week: Mike McCormack on his latest novel, This Plague of Souls. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeats Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
Kasia Flisiuk challenges the way an all-girls school has taught her to analyze women in literature. In each episode she explores a new book and theme that challenges women’s representation across genres and times. Episode 5: Female Gossip, Chaucer and The Wife of Bath - A Male Academic’s Perspective. Kasia is joined by Joel Grossman, a lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Surrey. Their literary journey takes them deep into the heart of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, with a keen focus on The Wife of Bath. Find Kasia on Instagram @womengetlit and @apolishgalsthoughts. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Kevin Sheils presents an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week's show has no particular theme, just a mixed bag of songs and tunes from Britain, Ireland and America.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention reacts to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement and highlights that those nearing retirement could now suffer a loss of benefits if they cannot prove their inability to work. Age UK shares that The Silver Line Helpline has celebrated its 10th anniversary and, in speaking to the helpline's staff, volunteers and the older people it helps, continues to make a life-changing difference. Our musical tributes are to George Brown, a founding member of pop/R&B band, Kool & the Gang, and a key contributor to several of the band's biggest hits; and to Terry Venables, English footballer and manager who played for clubs including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
If Wong Kar Wai had a radio show. Lucky Cat is a spicy chop suey of music and culture produced and presented by Zoë Baxter. This week: in Episode 6 the spotlight shines on Stephen Chow and cabbage stir fry (手撕包菜) is in the dim sum lunchbox. Music played is from Zoë's extensive record collection - reggae, blues, doo-wop and folk. [Repeats Wednesday 9am.]
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Frank Watson examines the relationship between photography and sound. This week: Frank's guest is Jane Hilton. Jane is a photographer and filmmaker whose work brings to our attention the extraordinary realities of ordinary people's lives and is renowned for her work documenting American Culture, in particular the American West, which she has explored for the past twenty-five years. She talks about her photographs of legalised brothels in Nevada and photographing cowboys in the Midwest. More recently she published LA Gun Club exploring American gun culture with a collection of unique 'shot up' target posters. For info visit http://thesoundofphotography.com/. [Repeats Thursday 4pm.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Dying For Fossil Fuels. We are sinking in heavy weather. In our second half hour hear Lauren Stuart, Scientific Officer for the World Meteorological Organization who just reported in on the first half of 2023. We'll toss in a bit of James Hansen and news from Germany. But first, elders are up to 75% of climate-driven fatalities in developed world climate disasters. Seniors expert Danielle Arigoni on her new book book, “Climate Resilience for an Ageing Nation”. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact email@example.com.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Embark on a journey with the Spencer family as they go on a musical holiday to all four corners of the world. This week: with snow falling across Europe, and even in the UK, Isolation Vacation wraps up warm and decides to brave the cold. Featuring some of the coolest tunes in pop, comedy, ambient orchestral and indie. [Repeated Friday 1pm.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 1.30pm.] Introduced by DJ Ritchie Rich, multi-instrumentalist Duane aka Mr Amazing, and singer Labake Anisere, and produced by people with learning disabilities at the Gate Arts Centre, Gate Kicks covers art, music, dance, film, theatre and offers a hub where this truly underground art scene is exposed to a larger audience.
6:30pm - 7:00pm
A programme for the American community in Nunhead, south east London, presented by New York comic Lewis Schaffer and co-hosted by American economist Lisa Moyle. Today: Lisa and Lewis take a break from Lewis' calendar to meet with the Vicar of Nunhead, Dele Ogunyemi. We travel to St. Anthony with St. Silas Church, Nunhead to find out what Dele and his congregation is doing for Christmas, and we remember when Dele saved Lewis from a meltdown at a Southwark Ceremony back in 2017. Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeats Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran and Simon Byron, the show features the latest news, reviews and gossip from the world of gaming, usually with a studio guest. You don't need to be a gaming expert to appreciate the show - One Life Left offers something for everyone, whether you are a hardcore League of Legends player or someone who's occasionally loaded up Candy Crush. Visit onelifeleft.com for more information. [Repeats Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
One off, irregular and sometimes surprise broadcasts. [Repeats Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world. This week’s guests: Ben Hunt (Second Foundation Partners/ Epsilon Theory), in an authoritative conversation about Narratives and their role in shaping Policy, Markets and Society, plus the unmooring of trust in established institutions and the breakdown of their efficacy; and Madadh Maclaine (Zero Emissions Shipping Technology Association), in an informative conversation about the movement towards Zero Emissions in Shipping. [Repeats Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Sound-art and transmission-art delivered monthly by London sound art collective Gwaith Sŵn. For the final episode of Sonic Darts for 2023 we're wrapping up the year with our long running, irregular feature, Tedious Field Recording Of The Year. Tune in to find out who will be crowned this year’s champion! Further information can be found at sonicdartsshow.medium.com. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
Glasgow-based Canadian composer, artist, and writer, Josh Thorpe likes to listen to unusual music, and to talk with interesting people about it. The focus is on listening and what can be said about listening. This month: Aillie Ormston, Glasgow-based composer and performer, makes music that's hard to pin down. We listen to and discuss two strange and beautiful works for small ensemble and electronics. We also listen to Madvillain, Micachu and the Shapes, and Julia Reidy. For more listening visit www.unusualmusicexchange.com. [Repeats Saturday 1.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. This Whole, Contained in Everything. This week's edition features tracks from new releases by @c, Kapotte Muziek, and The Space Cadet, a track from the new boxed set re-release of Pauline Anna Strom's first three albums, and recordings by Michael Begg | Human Greed, Sevenism, P. Children, E.M. Nicholson and Ludwig Koch, Voice of Eye, Mental Escape Pod, SiJ, and Ian Haygreen.