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The Curtain Up Show

[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving music-theatre scene. This week's guests: Amelia Lily and Steve Rushton from ’American Idiot’ at the Arts Theatre; Carley Stenson and Roxanne Pallett from ’Some Girl(s)’ at the Park Theatre; and Fra Fee and Michael Strassen from ’The Fix’ at the Union Theatre. Visit curtainupshow for more information.

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12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Ambrosia Rasputin Show

New series. Live music, lopsided humour and radio adventures with Ivor Kallin and guests. This week's special guest is Rab MacWilliam, fine guitar player, editor and author of books on the Highlands and football, blethering about formative influences from the Scottish folk music tradition and much much more. [Repeated Monday 3am.]

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2:30pm - 3:30pm

The News Agents

Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: Stories from the She-Punks: music with a different agenda. Gina Birch (The Raincoats) and Helen Reddington (The Chefs) discuss their documentary in progress revisiting punk. The project includes new interviews of women who played instruments in punk bands. The pioneering women of punk rock dealt with the practicalities of punk and DIY culture and their experiences and reflections are inspiring young people's creative work today. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com.[Repeated Wednesday 1pm.]

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7:00pm - 8:00pm

A Duck in a Tree

The :zoviet*france: radio show. This week’s edition features tracks from new albums on the Unfathomless label by Flavien Gillié and Vanessa Rossetto, and from a new album by Kshatriy. Unexplaining themselves in and around those are recordings by Leafcutter John, Queazel, Peter Wullen, Thomas Gardner, John Magill, Altered:Carbon, Darren Hayman, mutanT.R.I., Lori Beckstead & Dave Rose, Jim Wylde, and Miquel Parera Jaques. [Repeated Tuesday 5am.]

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