1:00am - 2:30am
[Repeated from Friday 10pm.] Hosted by Johny Brown and Band Of Holy Joy. Tonight: The Lovers Ghost In Your House. A 2023 radio adaptation of the 1974 television drama, Ghost Story. Several old college friends converge at a mansion, ostensibly for a pleasant reunion. Talbot, the most easygoing of the bunch, comes to the conclusion that all is not well in the old dark house. For one thing, he's run across several people whom he's never met. For another, they all seem to be of a different time and place. For more information visit johny.co.uk, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:30am - 8:00am
A selection of recent highlights, archival surprises, programmes that deserve a repeat and those that slipped through the net, taking you through from the wee hours to breakfast. With occasional forays into the Resonance Extra programme of new music and sound art - and further afield.
8:00am - 9:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 8.30pm.] Travel to Japan with Nick Luscombe and James Greer as they explore the sound of Tokyo. This month: on this extra special festive edition, Nick and James explore the meaning of the most wonderful time of the year in Japan. They also enjoy a one minute conversation about Christmas music and chicken, and Nick grades a suburban area of Tokyo for its Christmasness. For more information visit www.mscty.space.
9:00am - 10:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 2.30pm.] Experiments in news and arts with Jude Montague. This week: the work of three genius writers no longer with us dominates this show. Benjamin Zephaniah who died this week and who was such a huge life force of the Newham Arts Community in the late 1980s and '90s when Jude worked at the Tom Allen Arts Centre, Kirsty MacColl the singer-songwriter and Carlos Gardel the most acclaimed writer of tango song. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.co.uk.
10:00am - 11:00am
[Repeated from Friday 8pm.] The Last Freedom (episode 2, part 2), produced by Tilly Shiner. A walk with ‘Marshman’ Flavian Capes and writer Tim Burrows, in the Tollesbury marshes. Tim and Flavian walk along the sea wall in Tollesbury to Shingle Point and back to his house boat, discussing Essex clichés, housing, birds, ancient monuments, tidal waves, flooding, roman pottery, landfill, sewage, village traditions, fishing, haircuts, mental health, altered states and the meaning of Essex. Please be aware that part of this conversation contains references to suicide. Visit tillyshiner.com for more information.
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: Linguist Rob Drummond on his new book, You’re All Talk. Visit littleatoms.com for more information. Tweet to @littleatoms. Contact email@example.com. [Repeats Saturday 9am.]
11:30am - 12:00pm
Kasia Flisiuk challenges the way an all-girls school has taught her to analyze women in literature. In each episode she explores a new book and theme that challenges women’s representation across genres and times. Episode 6: Female Solidarity, Queer Reading of Nella Larsen's Passing. Kasia is joined by Professor Susan Rudy, whose expertise includes contemporary and experimental poetry, queer feminist theory, and women's experimental writing. They delve into Professor Rudy's most recent work, "Gender's Ontoformativity, or Refusing to be Spat Out of Reality." They explore how her work delves into the writings of lesbian poet Nicole Brossard and its implications for our understanding of gender and literature. Later they discuss Nella Larsen's Passing, delving into its themes of race, identity, and the complex intersections of gender and sexuality. Professor Rudy shares her perspectives and experiences, shedding light on the ongoing struggle for inclusivity and equality. Find Kasia on Instagram @womengetlit and @apolishgalsthoughts. [Repeats Wednesday 1pm.]
12:00pm - 1:00pm
[Repeated from Thursday 2pm.] Kevin Sheils presents an informed and judicious selection of recordings of traditional musics from Britain, Ireland and occasionally further afield. This week: another "mixed bag" of songs and tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland and America.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Magazine programme with Tim Hamilton, addressing issues which affect pensioners across London. This week: the National Pensioners Convention reports the 8.5% state pension rise will actually be just 6.8% as more retirees will now start paying the HMRC as their income becomes taxable. England-based pensioners’ charity, Independent Age, shares its winter appeal to you, pointing out people who never thought they would need to call a helpline are doing just that now. Plus, Age UK campaigner, Caroline with your thoughts on climate change and what more Age UK should do to ensure that older people's experiences and views on it are heard. Our musical tributes follow the Christmas theme and include: Celine Dion, Tony Bennett accompanied by Lady Gaga, Andrea von Kampen, Shane MacGowan, Les Maguire, Art Carney and the Golden Gate Quartet. Produced by Deptford Action Group for the Elderly. [Repeats Sunday 2pm.]
4:00pm - 5:00pm
[Repeated from Friday 9am.] Global environmental news with Alex Smith. This week: Living Through Climate Collapse In Real Time. UN head António Guterres: "Record global heating should send shivers down the spines of world leaders." Ice-world has tipped - no going back. Dr. Twila Moon from National Snow and Ice Data Center new "State of the Cryosphere 2023 Report". The ozone hole is back! Hannah Kessenich "Potential drivers of the recent large Antarctic ozone holes" - how it changes weather in S. Hemisphere. Visit ecoshock.org/ for more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Embark on a journey with the Spencer family as they go on a musical holiday to all four corners of the world. This week: we boot up our PCs, start up our music player programmes, and take a look at the best computing tunes we can find. Featuring dreampop, classical, electronica and math rock. [Repeated Friday 1pm.]
6:00pm - 6:30pm
[Repeated from Wednesday 1.30pm.] Introduced by DJ Ritchie Rich, multi-instrumentalist Duane aka Mr Amazing, and singer Labake Anisere, 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.
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: another edition of Lewis Schaffer's Calendar, with Nunhead local Rose Ives sitting in for Lisa. They discuss what it means to be a loser in America, and where they are going on holiday. Plus, a sing-along at the end. Visit lewisschaffer.co.uk/radio for more information. [Repeats Saturday 9.30am.]
7:00pm - 8:00pm
An hour-long celebration of everything that's great about videogames. Hosted by Ste Curran and Simon Byron, 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. [Repeats Saturday 10am.]
8:00pm - 9:00pm
An audio supplement to Art Monthly magazine, broadcast on the second Monday of each month. Today: host Matt Hale discusses Michael Hampton's feature on Auto Destructive Art - as all visual art’s default position past and present. Feature published in Art Monthly Dec/Jan 2023/4 issue 472. [Repeats Tuesday 10am.]
9:00pm - 10:00pm
Dr. Stu and his expert guests dance around alternative investments, markets, the economy and wider world. [Repeats Thursday 9am.]
10:00pm - 11:00pm
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 1.30am.]
11:00pm - 12:00am
An episodic history of synthesized sounds with Nina Kehagia, broadcast monthly. In this episode, Nina invites Rebecca Phillips - an experimental pop artist from London with a neoteric, multidisciplinary vision and a debut EP 'Etherized' she collaborated with the producer Drew MacFarlane (from the band Glass Animals). Rebecca combines film, theatre, contemporary sound, and VR technology to create immersive experiences. She recently sold out her debut live show with 3D visuals at the October Gallery and her co-directed reality short Tia was screened at the Barbican’s DIY festival. Email email@example.com. Instagram @ninakeh. [Repeats Saturday 12.30am.]
12:00am - 1:00am
[Repeated from Saturday 7pm.] The :zoviet * france: radio show. Impersonal Concrete Representations. This week's edition features new releases by Manja Ristić & Robertina Šebjanič, Better Corners, and Sonologyst, intermingled with recordings by San Gabriel, Tauchsieder, :zoviet*france: and Fossil Aerosol Mining Project, Junk & the Beast, Schemawound, and Mysterybear.