Friday, November 7, 2008

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 8th - 14th November

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 8th
BBC Radio 2 - 1pm: Alan Carr’s Comedy Outings
BBC Radio 2 - 5pm: Paul Gambaccini. US hits
BBC Radio 4 - 12.30pm: The News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig presents
BBC Radio 4 - 2.30pm: Saturday Play: Von Ribentrop’s Watch. A Jewish businessman is put to the test by a family heirloom. Stars Miriam Margolyes
BBC Radio 4 - 4pm: Weekend Woman’s Hour. Jane Garvey presents. May include Ruth Hunt on lesbians coming out at work, which featured on Tuesday
BBC Radio 4 - 5.30pm: The Bottom Line. Evan Davis
BBC Radio 4 - 8pm: Adventures in the BBC Archives. Stella Rimington on Burgess, Hunt and Maclean
6 Music - 12midnight: BBC Introducing. Tom Robinson

Sunday 9th
BBC Radio 2 - 1pm: Paul O’Grady
BBC Radio 2 - 2pm: Dale Winton’s Pick of the Pops ’79 and ‘90
BBC Radio 3 - 10.15pm: Words and Music. War Poems including Wilfred Owen
BBC Radio 4 - 4.30pm: Nobody Told Me To Oil My Boots. Following the remembrance theme, Anthony Sher on WW1 poet Isaac Rosenburg
6 Music - 1am: BBC Introducing. Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 7 - 10pm: The News Quiz
Classic FM - 9pm: Paul Gambaccini’s Hall of Heroes

Monday 10th
BBC Radio 4 - 9.45am: Book of the Week (same time every day this week) Florence Nightingale: The wham and her legend. Mark Bostridge biography
BBC Radio 4 - 10am: Woman's Hour - with Tracy Chapman
BBC Radio 7 - 10.30pm: Intimate Contact with Julian Clary. From1992
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: The Ruling Passion.

Tuesday 11th
BBC Radio 7 - 7.30pm: Counterpoint. With the late Ned Sherrin
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: The Ruling Passion.

Thursday 13th
BBC Radio 7 - 6.30pm: The House on the Strand. By Du Maurier
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: The Ruling Passion.

Friday 14th
BBC Radio 2 - 7pm: The Judy Garland trail
BBC Radio 4 - 3pm: Ramblings. With Clare Balding
BBC Radio 4 - 6.30pm: News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig presents.
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: The Ruling Passion. Final episode
6 Music - 7pm: Tom Robinson. New acts

BBC London 94.9 and online
Sunday 9am-12noon: Lesley Joseph and Christopher Biggins
Monday – Friday 3-5pm: Danny Baker. With Amy Lamé or Baylen Leonard

Brighton, London DAB and online: Gaydar Radio 24/7

BBC Three Counties (and online), Cambs, Essex, Norfolk, Northants., Suffolk
10pm-1am: Ern and Vern. Kenny Everett meets Round the Horn in a bucketful of innuendo


Entertainment and documentaries

Saturday 8th
BBC1 - 10am: Ready Steady Cook. Guest John Barrowman
BBC1 - 10.45am: Lord Mayor’s Show. Presented by Clare Balding
BBC1 - 5.30pm: Hole in the Wall. Dale Winton presents
BBC1 - 6pm: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC2 - 12.30am: Beautiful People (rpt)
BBC2 - 1pm Stella Street. Cult Comedy with input from John Sessions
BBC HD - 6pm: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC HD - 7.20pm: Torchwood (rpt)
ITV1 - 7.20pm and 9.35pm: X Factor
ITV2 - 2.50pm: Britannia High
More4 - 10pm: Prince Eddy: The King We Never Had. Profile of Prince Albert Victor, an alleged homosexual who died before he reached the throne
Living - 9am and 4.40am: The Golden Girls
Living - 6pm: Will and Grace
Living2 - 2am: GMT Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
Sky Arts 2 - 2pm: The Art of Francis Bacon

Sunday 9th
BBC1 - 8.15pm: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC1 - 9pm: Stephen Fry in America. 5/6 South West including Arizona
BBC2 - 8pm: Top Gear. Not an obvious candidate for the LGBT listings. Will Young does the celebrity road test
BBC2 - 11.10pm: Graham Norton Uncut. Thursday’s edition extended
ITV1 - 4.15pm: X Factor
ITV1 - 7pm: Britannia High. Brit version of Fame. Two and a half decades later
More4 - 4.40pm: Come Dine with Me. Omnibus
Living - 9am and 4.40am: The Golden Girls
Sky Arts - 9am: The Art of Francis Bacon

Monday 10th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy. With Kristian Digby
ITV2 - 7pm: Britannia High (rpt)
C4 - 5pm: The Paul O’Grady Show
Dave - 9pm: QI
Living - 7pm: Will and Grace
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who

Tuesday 11th
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
E4 - 11pm: Skins
More4 - 9pm: Come Dine with Me
Gold - 11pm: Fry and Laurie
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace
Living 2 - 10pm: The L Word
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Sky Arts - 12.02pm and 6.05pm: Rufus Wainwright
Sky Arts - 1pm: Francis Bacon

Wednesday 12th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy. With Kristian Digby
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
Living - 7pm & 1am: Will and Grace
Living - 8pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Sky Arts1 - 12noon: Francis Bacon
Sky Arts1 - 7.30pm: What the Dickens? Arts quiz with Sandi Toksvig
Biography - 6 and 11am: Montgomery Clift

Thursday 13th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy
BBC1 - 9pm: Apparitions. Martin Shaw does the Exorcist
BBC2 - 9.30pm: The Graham Norton Show
C4 - 12.30pm: Will and Grace
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
C4 - 8pm: Celebrity Come Dine with Me
Dave - 10pm: Batteries not Included. Gadget show features Sue Perkins
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Living - 7pm & 1am: Will and Grace
Living - 3 and 10pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Sky Arts 1 - 10.15am: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon

Friday 14th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or not to Buy
BBC1 - 7pm: Children in Need
BBC2 - 10pm: QI. New series
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who Christmas edition
ITV1 - 12.30pm: Loose Women. Guest Pam Ann
ITV2 - 9pm: Get Me out of Here! Biggins Goes Back. What it says on the box
ITV2 - 10pm: Ghosthunting with Christopher Biggins
C4 - 12.30pm: Will and Grace
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
C4 - 11.15pm: The Big Fat 25th Anniversary. Guests Alan Carr. Yes; Channel 4 is 25.
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace

Film and drama
Saturday 8th
ITV - 1.05pm: Sweet Charity. Camp as it gets
Classics - 12.50pm and 9pm: West Side Story
Film4 - 1.45am: Talk to Her. Almadóvar

Sunday 9th
Sky Arts 1 - 9pm Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Premiere - 10.20pm The Brave One. It’s Jodie Foster but it’s a nasty revenge-based film
Sci-Fi - 9pm: X-Men

Monday 10th
Indie - 9am and 4.30pm: Fire. Powerful Indian drama about a lesbian relationship
Film4 - 11.05pm: Talk to Her. Almadóvar again. Two men look after two women in a coma. Chain of concidences…

Wednesday 11th
ITV2 - 10.30pm: Silence of the Lambs. Jodie Foster

Friday 14th
C4 - 9pm: Four Weddings and a Funeral. Simon Callow and Stop All The Clocks

1 comment:

The Jack of Hearts said...

Kristian Digby is insuperable!