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: DJ BPM showcases a mix and interview by M4XW311 Canadian producer/DJ and label boss. Listen to archive shows on Mixcloud. Twitter: @djbpm.
1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Thursday 9pm.] New music with The Wire magazine. This week Shane Woolman presents an exclusive guest mix from MC Yallah x Debmaster, along with a host of new releases by Chra, Bantou Mentale, St Panther, Tubby Isiah, Bleep Bloop, Kutiman and more. Visit thewire.co.uk for more information. Contact email@example.com.
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 10.30pm.] 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. This week's show was recorded entirely in Bob and Roberta Smith’s studio, located in Ramsgate. Featuring a recording of building work mixed into Bob playing guitar with his son, Fergal Voorsanger Brill on keyboard. Samples of Jessica Voorsanger voicing aphorisms sits over the recordings. Bob reads a section from his ‘You are an Artist’ publication, and sings his song 'Art is Your Human Right’.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Monday 10pm.] Nigel Bryant of the South East London based live music night Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. This month he is joined by Neil Campbell (Vibracathedral Orchestra, Astral Social Club) to talk Asparagus Peas, Bowie, cassettes and Bedroom Pop. New music featured includes Phew, Lucy Railton and Valentina Magaletti. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Friday 4pm.] Tim McArthur, Nathan Matthews and guests discuss London's vibrant theatre scene. Today: Michelle Collins chats about her campaign to raise money for the Equity Benevolent Fund; and David Breeds, Emma Ralston and Adam Lilley discuss the impact coronavirus has had on their work, and what they're doing to prepare for life after lockdown. Visit thecurtainupshow.com for more information. In association with TodayTix.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Tuesday 6.30pm.] Award-winning LGBTQI magazine show created by comedian Rosie Wilby and hosted by Stewart Who and Sophia Blackwell. This week: Sophia speaks to YouTuber and debut author Calum McSwiggan, singer-songwriter Sarah Walk and author Mark Gevisser. Follow @outsthlondon for more info.
11:00am - 12:00pm
In place of the scheduled repeat, an edition of "Henry Scott-Irvine Presents" from 8 October 2013, in which Henry interviews the late Sir Alan Parker. He won19 BAFTA awards, 10 Golden Globes and 10 Oscars and was awarded the CBE for his services to the British film industry. A founding member of the Directors Guild of Great Britain, he received the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award in February 2013, the highest honour the British Film Academy can give a filmmaker. He was Chairman of both The BFI and The Film Council. And he made 14 international feature films. Sir Alan Parker died on 31 July 2020. RIP.
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Master J with a showcase of songs from all over the world. This week: Master J is joined by West End musical actor Karen Holmes, and professional musician Steve e Blunder. They will review and give marks out of ten to new songs they’ve never heard before – and then from memory attempt to perform the ‘winning’ song live. The show will freely span through any and all genres of music. There will be laughs, and in all likelihood a somewhat chaotic end. For more information visit Arty Facts on Facebook. [Repeated Friday 1.30am.]
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Former Director of the Royal Academy and enthusiastic East London resident Charles Saumurez Smith joins friends and fellow east Londoners in a series of wide ranging discussions on the past present and future of Spitalfields, Bow, Limehouse and The Isle of Dogs. In the first episode Charles discusses Spitalfields with historian Dan Cruickshank; designer Mariana Kennedy; Tim Witiker, Secretary of the Spitalfields Trust and artist Adam Dant. First broadcast May 2017. [Repeats Monday 6.30pm.]
2:00pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Monday 1pm.] Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: news that the government is now allowing care home visits in England to resume. The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) announces that as the over-75s’ free TV licence campaign gathers pace, they are planning socially distanced static protests at key locations including outside 10 Downing Street on 30 July 2020. Plus the NPC is asking you to get your MP’s support on retaining the over-75s’ free TV licence by signing Early Day Motion 747. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly.
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Musicians talk via Zoom about the high and low notes of being music makers in today’s world, sharing thoughts about creativity, tech, tips, and live-streaming strategies. This discussion programme is brought to you by culture-connecting series, A World in London. Today: In conjunction with Dhruv Arts’ Talk Desk, this first edition of Musicians Noted features a recorded discussion between string players about how they’ve been affected by the pandemic. On the panel are London International Arts Festival (LIAF) founder, composer, and Carnatic violinist, Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth (India); Dr. Alice Barron - iYatraQuartet (UK); Amelia Conway-Jones (UK); Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer (UK). Moderator: DJ Ritu (AWIL – UK). [Repeats Tuesday 1pm.]
4:00pm - 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. [Repeats Wednesday 1.30pm.]
4:30pm - 5:00pm
A psychogeophonic survey of the borough of Hackney by Nick Hamilton, inspired by and featuring Iain Sinclair. First broadcast March 2009. [Repeats Wednesday 7.30pm.]
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: The Lallas run through the best post-lockdown travel destinations for all types of travellers with all types of budgets.
6:00pm - 7:00pm
First broadcast August 2010 and repeated now to see how it stands up. Rys Farthing and K. Biswas speculate on politics and culture circa 2020. This episode: The Political Future. “The first of a six part series exploring future life in Britain, tonight examining what the British political landscape might look like over the next decade - for political parties, political ideologies and the way people will engage with politics.” Guests include Labour's Jon Cruddas MP; human rights activist Peter Tatchell; ConservativeHome editor Jonathan Isaby, psephologist Professor John Curtice; Dr Madsen Pirie, Director of the free-market Adam Smith Institute; LibDem Voice editor Stephen Tall; David Babbs of campaign organisation 38 Degrees, and the New Statesman's Laurie Penny. Other shows in the series explore inequality and welfare in the UK, work, culture, identity and the media. [Repeats Wednesday 4pm.]
7:00pm - 12:00am
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 1 (part 1), from 2005, featuring: Corrosion Suite by Dan Wilson; ADIO by Ivan Bachev; The Grand Theft by Sanyi; Cuisine Interne Keuken by Wendy Van Wynsberghe; and Bandidos Desesperados by Bandidos Desesperados. [Repeats Wednesday 1.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
A shamelessly retro journey through punk and reggae, Johnny Seven ransacks his dustbin to retrieve the incendiary recordings that inspired a generation of outcasts and ne'er-do-wells. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit facebook.com/pulltheplugresonancefm. [Repeated from Saturday 11pm.]