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. This week: Rob welcomes two-time Emmy award winning actor Nicolas Coster. Born in Hampstead, London, Nicolas studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His book "Another Whole Afternoon" is a behind-the-scenes look at shows like L.A. Law, The Young Pope and his experiences working with actors including Marilyn Monroe and Sir Laurence Olivier. Visit robsimone.com for more information.
2:00am - 3:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 8.30pm.] A twice-monthly conceptual radio show by SJ Wilson - all vinyl, all 33rpm. But all the vinyl is 45rpm techno (or otherwise) played at the slower speed setting. From pounding, pulsating techno jams to slow, chuggy, mesmerising soundscapes.
3:00am - 5:00am
Ed Baxter presents a fascinating selection of recordings from the archives of London Musicians’ Collective - mostly live performances from the 1990s and early 2000s. [Repeats Saturday 5am.]
5:00am - 6:00am
[Repeated from Friday 2.30pm.] A programme of multiple agendas presented by William English. This week: The Spoken Word. More spoken word compositions, sometimes accompanied by music. The varied repertoire includes extracts from an audio correspondence between John Christie and John Berger, accompanied by Gavin Bryars, "I Send You This Cadmium Red"; "Illuminated," a record by actor John Malkovich who also collaborates with artist Juan Munoz and Alberto Iglesias on "A Registered Patent-A Drummer Inside a Rotating Box"; plus Paul Dutton, David Greenberger, Charles Bukowski, and Allen Ginsberg. First broadcast 8 April 2016.
6:00am - 7:00am
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Heat the Big Climate Killer. A Canadian heat wave overwhelms ambulances leaving almost 600 dead. The first medical diagnosis of “climate change”. Plus podcast Energy vs Climate asking: “Is Heat the Greatest Climate Threat” with author Jeff Goodell, scientist David Keith, Ed Harrington and Professor Sara Hastings-Simon. New facts of long-haul health damage from heat and Covid level deaths every year as Earth goes hot. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:00am - 8:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 1.30pm.] Mundele Mafuta presents classic dance music of the two Congos.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Wednesday 6.30pm.] DJ Ritu presents the UK’s definitive global music show from London. This week: touches of tango, rap, reggae, Latin jazz, Northern Soul and highlife! Hear Snowboy, Souad Massi, London Tango Orchestra, plus tributes to UB40's Terence 'Astro' Wilson and Suns of Arqa founder, Michael Wadada. First broadcast 10 November 2021.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] A monthly residency celebrating experiments in music and sound by womxn, NB and GNC people. Curated by Katie Callin. This month's resident is poet and producer Bridey A-C, with a takeover exploring stories of queer joy. Tweet to @morewomxn.
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: Elif Shafak on her latest novel, The Island of Missing Trees. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact email@example.com. [Repeated Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
London is full of modernist architecture, from the hidden and private, to the big and public. Not all of it is understood, much is hated. Slowly the zeitgeist is changing, and more of us now appreciate post war buildings. Presented by John Escolme, 'Encounter: The Architecture and Design Series' speaks to the architects responsible for these works, and allows them a voice to explain why they created what they did. This week: many people are familiar with the work of architect Ernö Goldfinger, and his Modern Movement home in Hampstead, owned by the National Trust, but few have much idea about the rest of his portfolio, outside the Trellick and Balfron towers. This week John Escolme visits one of Goldfinger’s apartment schemes in Primrose Hill, built between 1954 and 1956. He meets the illustrator and book designer Pauline Baines who has lived in the block since she and group of friends and associates commissioned Goldfinger to design it in 1952. First broadcast April 2016. [Repeats Wednesday 3pm.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Reg Hall and Kevin Sheils (on alternate weeks) present an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week's show has the theme: Flowers (in both meanings), Plants and Rivers.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention’s general secretary, Jan Shortt, reacts to the majority of MPs failing to vote to save the basic state pension triple lock from April. Jan points out that the Government are not only breaking their manifesto promise, they are also condemning millions of pensioners on low incomes to fall further into poverty. According to campaigners, limiting the pensions rise will unfairly hit older people. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]
2:00pm - 2:30pm
[Repeated from Thursday 4pm.] Abs Tripp from DASL (Disability Advice Service Lambeth) discusses how music fires people up to jump higher, ride further and shout louder. This week: Hassan Khan presents Breaking Out of The Bubble. The group start UK disability history month by discussing having rights. Jen, Gina and Wenda discuss their experiences of how people living with learning difficulties are often controlled and told how to live. Having basic rights - such as the right to drink and the right to have relationships - is something that has benefited them enormously, and they encourage other people living with a learning difficulty to ensure that they know their rights. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter @smashingdasl.
2:30pm - 3:00pm
[Repeated from Tuesday 11am.] NND and guests discuss all aspects of work and workplaces. This week: NND talks to Elizabeth Pearson, financial educator and founder of Simple Successful Stocks, about investing (how to make money work for you). Continue the #workplacennd discussion on Twitter with @workplacennd.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm.] Presented by Jonny Trunk, The OST Show is the only show anywhere dedicated to film music, TV music, library music and related recordings. Today we're working our way through a pile of new old and rare French BOFs (Band Originale Du Films) to see what comes along. Included are works from Melville films, La Grande Bouffe and a touch of Chairman Mao Mao. Visit www.trunkrecords.com for more information. Email email@example.com.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Isolation Vacation and the Practical Application of Music (and Other Theories). This week: we take a look at The City and how pop music reflects the world of high finance in ways that you might have missed. Motown and Disco, protests and aspirations, the streets are paved with musical gold if you know where to look. [Repeats Friday 6am.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
DJ and record dealer Cameron Habib explores rhythmic, groove-driven music from his personal collection and soon-to-launch online record shop. Each week delving into the rich musical landscapes of the Caribbean, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, South Asia and the Far East. This week: we take a trip to Spain for some flamenco, jazz and deep funk. Find Distant Rhythm on Mixcloud. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
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. This week: A Thanksgiving Special with Native American Chuquai Billy and Captain Tim Lennox of the Nunhead Salvation Army. First broadcast 21 November 2016. Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeated Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran, Simon Byron and Ann Scantlebury, 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. [Repeated Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trail Mix[ED]: The Living Room. This eco-logical show about art takes a virtual trip to Denmark, meeting some agents of decomposition in a basement at the Medical Museion in Copenhagen where Prof. Martin Grunfeld and Prof. Caitlin Desilvey reframe the end of the lifecycle of museum objects as new beginnings. See museion.ku.dk/en/living-room/ for more information. Produced by bramthomasarnold.com. [Repeated Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world with psychedelic sounds and sometimes poetry. This week's guests: Stephen Pope (University of Maryland); Andrew Milligan (Hayes Milligan/ Devlin Mambo). [Repeated Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
Nigel Bryant of the South East London based live music night, Sonic Imperfections, plays a selection of experimental and unusual sounds. This month's show includes new music from Nihiloxica, Pan Daijing and Thomas Stone. Visit facebook.com/SonicImperfections for more information. [Repeated Sunday 6am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
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. For more info visit Facebook and soundcloud.com/dmwsound. [Repeated Saturday 1.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
A series of hour long live mix recordings, compositions and productions by Mac Dunlop. These broadcasts explore the knock on effects of sound layers within the evolution of sonic themes as they form. This series arose from a desire for a sound that is no more music than it is noise. A sound that feels like it is around all the time, a sound that compliments, a sound that is camouflaged inside everything else. Find out more at www.macspianolounge.blogspot.com. [Repeats Saturday 2.30am.]