Friday, June 13, 2008

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 14th – 20th June

We seek them out so you don't have to. This is our weekly non-exhaustive round up of upcoming LGBT programmes on the radio and television. Inclusion of a programme is not a recommendation.

Some of the radio programmes listed below can be listened to again via the Listen Again facility of the BBC's website while some of the television programmes will remain available also for a week on the BBC's iplayer.

Saturday 14th
BBC Radio 4 - 10.30am: Sex, Telly and Britain. Miranda Sawyer and others question the truth of the 1960s sexual revolution
BBC Radio 4 - 12.30pm: News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig presents.
BBC Radio 4 - 11pm: Counterpoint. Music quiz with Paul Gambaccini

Sunday 15th
BBC Radio 2 - 2.30pm: Pick of the Pops. 1973 and ‘86 charts with Dale Winton
BBC Radio 4 - 12.04pm: Chairman Humph; a Tribute. Stephen Fry introduces a homage to I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue as part of a day dedicated to the late Humphrey Lyttleton
BBC Radio 7 - 1 & 7pm: Frankie Howerd
BBC Radio 4 - 8.30pm: Last Word - Sue Sanders remembers Paul Patrick

Monday 16th
6 Music - 1am: New Music with Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 4 - 1.30pm: Counterpoint. Music quiz presented by Paul Gambaccini
BBC Radio 4 - 6.30pm: Cambridge Footlights Retrospective. Steve Punt presents. Includes Stephen Fry

Wednesday 18th
BBC Radio 4 - 11am: In Living Memory. Features the Little Red Schoolbook, which empowered kids in the 80s and incensed Thatcher and Whitehouse

Friday 20th
BBC Radio 4 - 6.30pm: The News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig presents. Su Perkins guests
6 Music - 7pm: New Music with Tom Robinson


Films and drama

Saturday 14th
ITV4 - 10.30pm: Fright Night 2. Roddy McDowell stars. Vampires and stuff.
Sky Indie - 10.30am: Wilde. Stephen Fry and Jude Law

Monday 16th
Sky Indie - 12.20pm: All about My Mother Almodóvar directs.
Sky Indie - 2.20pm: Transamerica

Tuesday 17th
Film4 - 11pm: All about Eve. Bumpy ride with Bette Davies

Thursday 19th
Sky Indie - 2.25pm: Wilde. Stephen Fry and Jude Law

Entertainment and documentaries
Saturday 14th
BBC1 - 5.30pm: The Kids Are All Right. Barrowman presents
BBC1 - 7.10pm: Dr Who. Sacrifice time
BBC2 - 6.30pm: The Supersizers Go. Sue Perkins tries to survive the 70s with Giles Coren (rpt)
BBC2 - 9.30pm: Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain. Thatcher: the woman who brought us section 28.
BBC3 - 7.55pm: Dr Who Confidential. Sound effects

Sunday 15th
BBC2 - 10pm: Louis Theroux Behind bars. Louis goes and stays in San Quentin. Includes an apparently moving budding relationship between an ex-Nazi and a gay Jew (rpt.)
BBC2 - 11pm: The Graham Norton Show (rpt)
ITV1 - 5.50pm: The Unforgettable Pat Phoenix. 60s and 70s gay soap icon from Corrie
C4 - 10pm: The Sunday Night Project. Alan Carr
BBC4 - 8.30pm: Dr Who. Saturday’s edition (rpt.)
Five -10pm: Generation Sex. Sexual attitudes discussed
Virgin1 - 11pm: Sexcetera. Sex discussed

Monday 16th
BBC2 - 6.30pm: A Taste of my Life. Nigel Slater takes Liz Smith on a culinary journey
C4 - 11.05: Derren Brown: Something Wicked this Way Comes. A live show where the gay illusionist messes up people’s heads in The Old Vic

Tuesday 17th
BBC2 - 6.30pm: A Taste of My Life. Nigel Slater treats John Hurt
BBC2 - 9pm: The Supersizers Go. Sue Perkins tries to survive the Elizabethan era with Giles Coren

Wednesday 18th
BBC HD - 11pm: Torchwood
Sky Arts - 9pm: What the Dickens? Sandi Toksvig presents a cultural quiz.

Thursday 19th
UK TV Gold - 12 noon The Thin Blue Line
BBC2 - 9.45pm: The Graham Norton Show
C4 - 11pm: The Sunday Night Project. Alan Carr (rpt.)
Five - 10pm: Grey’s Anatomy

Friday 20th
BBC2 - 10pm: QI. Stephen Fry (rpt)

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