12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 11pm.] Presented and mixed by DJ BPM and Sharon Rose (on alternate weeks), showcasing Grime classics, unreleased promos and new releases. This week: hosted and presented by DJ BPM, with new releases from Charmzy, Krucial Kid, Olja Beats, fresh dubs from JT the Goon, Darx, 40 Hurtz, Muscle beats, Uncle Dreama, Guyver and Jammin, Filthy Gears. Classics and modern classics from Slew Dem Mafia and Dijon Coleman. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Tuesday 12am.] Panix and Ranking Dan from DMWSOUND demonstrate the music that inspires their sound. Genres spanning from Reggae to Modern Bass music. Keep tuned for the classics and fresh new dubs. This week’s special guest mix is from REPULSION. For more info visit Facebook and https://soundcloud.com/dmwsound.
3:30am - 4:30am
Ambient music selected by Miguel Santos to help night owls relax. [Repeated Monday 1am.]
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 1pm.] Recipes in sound from Mama Dolores, Mistress of the Deep Soul Kitchen.
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 9pm.] Artworld shenanigans with Bob and Roberta Smith OBE and George Lionel Barker.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Polifony, with Kristopher Winter, is a monthly programme dedicated to the exploration of Eastern European culture, showcasing a selection of recordings from Slavic roots, old time music, folk, electro-acoustic, sound designed literature readings, soundscapes, experimental, electronic, yass, film soundtracks, classical, contemporary to avant-garde music from Poland and all points East. This month, Kristopher presents a ‘discore’ of slavic techno boogie. An hour of heavy and relentless floor stomping industrial brain dance. Disclaimer: This programme could cause you sleep deprivation!
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Monday 11pm.] Ben Noble explores the global melting pot, sharing his favourite new jazz-influenced music from around the world. From Japanese funk to Canadian soul, from Portuguese Fado to Taureg Desert Blues, the global music scene owes a lot to jazz. With our own jazz explosion happening right now in the UK, what better time to look outward and explore the influence of jazz in global music genres, with an hour of brand new releases every week.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving theatre scene. Today’s guests: Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker from ‘The Light in the Piazza’ at Royal Festival Hall; West End star Cassidy Janson chats about her debut solo album, ‘Cassidy’; and Tim Frances and Lewis Cope from ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ at County Hall. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] LGBT magazine series presented by comedian Rosie Wilby and actress/musician Heather Peace and supported by Diva magazine. This week: Heather chairs a discussion about lesbian representation in television drama, with a panel featuring screenwriter Barbara Machin. Do lesbian characters and their relationships ever get the happy endings they deserve? Follow @radiodiva104_4 on Twitter.
11:00am - 12:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 4pm.] A weekly arts magazine show in which filmmaker Henry Scott-Irvine looks at independent cinema, music and arts. Henry's guest this week is artist, illustrator and long-time conservation campaigner Lucinda Rogers. She has drawn many of London's residential and public buildings as well as creating a lifetime's worth of watercolour illustrations of both London and New York's heritage, and is now planning a book of her work. Lucy discusses the voracious appetite that property developers currently display for the redevelopment of urban spaces to the detriment of heritage, community and small businesses. Singer-songwriter Paul Howard joins-in with some acoustic ballads about gentrification.
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Mentalist Master J in conversation about the real life of the artist. This week: Master J puts the tricky questions to Vern Griffiths. Vern is a veteran pantomime dame with two decades of experience ‘behind him’. He has also performed for more than 20 years as fake medium Julian D’Angelo, South Wales Leading Psychic Phenom. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Thursday 3.30am.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm]. Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the BBC, forced by the government to take over funding the over-75s’ TV licence, is set to means-test the free TV licence. Age UK highlights around £3 billion of Pension Credit was unclaimed in 2016/17 and we see that this would easily cover the cost a year of providing the free TV licence for all over-75s. Plus Jan Shortt of the National Pensioners Convention (NPC) responds: “Pensioner poverty is now increasing and the BBC has the bare faced cheek to call this fair. It’s an absolute disgrace.” Produced by DAGE (Deptford Action Group for the Elderly).
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cousins Richard Guard and Anna Crockatt celebrate the capital's past, present and future in the show where everything is live. With regulars Buffalo Bill, Alex The Greek and Mickey Science. [Repeated Wednesday 7am.]
5:00pm - 6:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 1.30pm.] Laura Pradelska and Lara Fraser share their international cultural interests, stemming from their respective careers as actor and producer as well as their joint DJ career as The Lallas. This week: special guest, Venezuelan celebrity and fashion photographer/art director Diana Gomez joins Lara and Laura to discuss her international career which spans working for glossy editorial and top fashion and multinational brands; photographing personalities in the music, art and film worlds; and her global charity work.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Interviews and informed portraits of contemporary American musicians with our stateside correspondent Gianluca Tramontana. This week: tbc. [Repeated Friday 5am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
A genre free music show produced and presented by Paul Jackson. Each track connects to the following in a running order that switches between musical styles, dates and audio quality – often leading to strange and unlikely musical pairings. Visit black2comm.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 2.30am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Marina Anthony presents rhythmically other, entertaining, perplexing and unashamedly progressive sounds, playing music that uses unusual time signatures, song structures and dynamics - sounds that break out of Western music's peculiar obsession with 4/4. Visit otherrockshow.wordpress.com for more information. [Repeated Thursday 8am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
A programme consecrated to field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting, presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley. This week's edition, entitled The River Killers, has been produced in the UK by David Clarke aka iamthehow. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. Today we examine the curious pyramid-shaped ruins being excavated in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Southeastern Europe that continue to baffle scientists as to its age and origins. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.