12:00am - 12:30am
Master J brings us ArtyFAQ – the Arty Fairly Amusing Quiz Show, the show where contestants get points for answering questions correctly or saying something funny. This week: Semi-Final 2 –The Writer vs The Performer. In this the second semi-final, James Ruzicka (film and Netflix series screenwriter) and Mike Martin (theatre performer and LPSO Founder) battle it out for the last place in the 2019 ArtyFAQ Final. There will be five rounds, ranging from standard arts-based trivia questions, to the silly, sublime, and back again. And as always there is absolutely no contingency for if it ends up as a draw. For more information visit Master J on Facebook. [Repeated Monday 4am.]
12:30am - 1:00am
Sound and music works by Milo Thesiger-Meacham. [Repeats Monday 4.30am.]
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Sunday 12pm.] Freewheeling music series with Ivor Kallin. This week: Veryan Weston returns for a piano duo with Brosie Rasp, followed by some ramblings and music from the Hebridean island, Barra, culminating in a couple of live songs from Alasdair Roberts in Edinburgh. What a show!
2:30am - 3:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 5.30pm.] A monthly show looking at how architecture is represented in culture – Alex Fitch talks to artists, curators, film-makers and writers who have contributed to unique representations of architecture in different media. This month: Locating Design in Fantasy Films. In a panel discussion chaired by the Natural Trust’s Head Curator Sally-Anne Huxtable, Robyne Calvert (Glasgow School of Art), Ersi Ioannidou (Kingston University) and Xavier Dectot (National Museums Scotland) discuss how architecture and interior design by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright and Charles Rennie Mackintosh help suggest science-fiction and fantasy worlds in genre films including Blade Runner, THX 1138, Gattaca and the Harry Potter saga. Visit panelborders.wordpress.com for more information.
3:30am - 4:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 1.30pm.] Introduced by bass player and storyteller LM Dubz, 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.
4:00am - 4:30am
[Repeated from Wednesday 3pm.] Recorded by Heiko Khoo, The Speakers’ Corner show goes to the heart of political, social and cultural issues of the day. It features Speakers’ Corner regulars, special reports and interviews, and observes at the life and times of the world’s oldest and most famous platform for free speech.
4:30am - 5:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: continuing a series of episodes dedicated to Black History Month 2019, NND talks to 90 year old Eric Huntley, who along with his late wife Jessica (1927-2013), founded Bogle-l'Ouverture publications, which published the works of Guyanese historian, academic and activist, Walter Rodney. Beverley Mason, chief executive of Friends of the Huntley Archives at LMA also talks about the work of her organisation, preserving the legacy of the Huntleys' pioneering work. Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 5pm.] An exploration of mood, memory, music and the city of London with menswear designer Simon Carter and Dalhousie founder Derek Taylor. This week's guest is the hugely entertaining stand up comedian, broadcaster, writer and men's mental health advocate, Dave Chawner.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 10.30pm.] The Earl of Killorglin and Andrew Scott-Bolton of Club Integral - London's long-running "home to the uncategorisable" - preview its upcoming concerts in London.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 12pm.] Crucial Peruvian music selections from Mamá Calor's vinyl collection spanning Festejo, Marinera, Música Criolla and Icaros, plus insights from legendary music anthropologist Kamilo Riveros Vasquez. [Repeated Friday 8am.]
9:00am - 10:00am
Global environmental news with Alex Smith. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Today: Can You Imagine A Better Future? Can You? As the world becomes more fragile, the Transition Town movement spread from Totnes to more than 50 countries all over the world. Rob Hopkins co-founded that movement. He is its most public face. So why did Rob move on to create an imaginary life? We talk about Rob's book 'What If?'. Plus California scientist Patrick Brown: will climate damage slow down our greenhouse gas emissions? Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Monday 6am.]
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Thursday 8pm.] The broadcast premiere of “Human Geography US” by Anthony Moore and Peter Blegvad. Featuring spoken texts taken from the prose work of six 20th century American writers; a booze-biased mapping of the US in a human geography of words, music and field recordings. The texts are recited by Peter Blegvad, poet, illustrator and musician. The guitar pieces, field recordings and concept are by Anthony Moore. Running order: 1. Pynchon; 2. Black; 3. Brautigan; 4. Dorn; 5. Willeford; 6. Crowley; 7. Brautiganagain. Sources: Jack Black, ch. 10, You Can’t Win (1926); Richard Brautigan, “In The California Bush”, “The Shipping of Trout Fishing in America Shorty to Nelson Algren”, “The Mayor of the Twentieth Century”, from Trout Fishing in America (1967); John Crowley, “Bottom of a Bottle” and “Ahead and Behind”, from Little,Big (1981); Edward Dorn, “Real Towns Have No Parking Meters (The Miles City Bucking Horse Sale and The Last Rites of the True West)” and "Of Western Newfoundland, Its Inns & Outs", from Way West (1993); Thomas Pynchon, “Episode 50”, from Mason & Dixon (1997); Charles Willeford, ch. 7, I Was Looking for a Street (1988).
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Anthony Chalmers, promoter of Baba Yaga's Hut, presents a wide variety of music from Krautrock, 60’s psych and crime-jazz to baile-funk, progressive rock, blaxploitation soundtracks, no-wave disco, ghetto-tech and free noise. For more information visit Baba Yaga's Hut Facebook page. [Repeated Saturday 1.30am.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 7.30pm.] Eleonore Desnos explores French audio oddities and delights "a la carte".
2:30pm - 3:30pm
A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week's guests are Steven Cleary; Lead Curator of Literary and Creative Recordings at the British Library, and Sandra Cross whose extensive recordings of her journal Limbo are now available via the British Library Online Sound and Moving Image catalogue. On Friday 8 November 2019, Sandra's film Limbo, overlaid with readings from the journal, will be screened in the Knowledge Centre at the British Library 19:15 to 20:45. Free, ticket required. To book visit https://www.bl.uk/events/limbo-a-film-by-sandra-cross. [Repeated Monday 5am.]
3:30pm - 4:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 11.30am.] Shorter, often time-critical one-off broadcasts.
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's thriving theatre scene. Today’s guests: Fiddler on the Roof star Andy Nyman chats about his new book, More Golden Rules of Acting; Nick Afoa, Janique Charles, Shaun Escoffery and George Asprey celebrate 20 years of The Lion King. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix. [Repeated Sunday 9am.]
5:00pm - 5:30pm
A series about the world of professional wrestling with news, features and music, hosted by Tariq Haque. This week Tariq takes us through some wrestling event themes from over the years, featuring songs that were used to promote some of the biggest wrestling matches and events of all time. Music from AC/DC, Phil Collins, Marilyn Manson, Fort Minor and Limp Bizkit. Twitter @theatomicdrop. Instagram @theatomicdrop. [Repeated Wednesday 4pm.]
5:30pm - 7:00pm
A showcase for records of contemporary experimental and underground music, hosted by Ed Pinsent. Tonight: some past glories from circa 2012. Records by Invisible Things, Blessure Grave, Helhester, Steinbruchel, PGA, Pretty Monsters, Oren Ambarchi, Wolfram, Diamond Terrifier, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Wet Ink, Nu Creative Methods, The Invisible Hands, J. Soliday, and Satanic Abandoned Rock & Roll Society. Visit thesoundprojector.com/radio-show/ for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 1am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Katie Callin and Hannah Hogan present left-field, experimental and alternative music exclusively by women, the third Friday of each month. [Repeated Monday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Joe Cushley explores 13 Bar Blues and Twisted Roots music from around the globe. From the the 1920s to the present day, from the barrel-house to the arthouse via the bedsit, from Mali to Mississippi to the Mekong via New Malden - every culture has its blues. For more information visit Balling The Jack on Facebook. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. [Repeated Wednesday 8am.]
11:00pm - 12:30am
Renowned Australian soundtrack theorist Philip Brophy presents 90 minutes of loud and luscious soundtrack dynamite. Across 13 episodes, he covers five strains of film music: Electronic Soundscapes; Big Beat Jive; Hard Rock Freak-Out; Funked-Up Grooves; and Atomic Atonality. In all cases, great tracks that speak for themselves! [Repeats Tuesday 1am.]