Sunday, November 16, 2008

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 15th - 21st 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 15th
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

Sunday 16th
BBC Radio 2 - 2pm: Dale Winton’s Pick of the Pops ’65 and ‘74
BBC Radio 4 - 7.15pm: Go For It. Free thinking Festival in Liverpool
BBC Radio 4 - 8.30pm: Last Word
BBC Radio 7 - 10.30pm: News Quiz
6 Music - 1am: BBC Introducing. Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 7 - 10pm: The News Quiz
Classic FM - 9pm: Paul Gambaccini’s Hall of Heroes

Monday 17th
BBC Radio 3 - 11am: Bernstein. Symphony No. 2
BBC Radio 3 - 7pm: Performance on 3. Includes Gershwin
BBC Radio 7 - 10.30pm: Intimate Contact with Julian Clary. From1992

Tuesday 18th
BBC Radio 2 - 10.30pm: Come in From the Cold; Joni Mitchell interview from 2007
BBC Radio 3 - 11.02am: Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony
BBC Radio 3 - 1.08am: Britten: St Cecilia
BBC Radio 4 - 1.30pm: Celebrating Cecilia! Don’t know where I’m going with this one. St Cecilia is the Patron Saint of Music
BBC Radio 7 - 7.30pm: Counterpoint. With the late Ned Sherrin

Wednesday 19th
BBC Radio 3 - 10.22: Britten: Winter Words
BBC Radio 3 - 9.15: Night Waves
BBC Radio 4 - 11am: The Lament of the SS Mendi; remembered by Jackie Kay

Friday 21st
BBC Radio 1 - 6-1: Floor Fillers; Pete Tong; Annie Mac; Judge Jules
BBC Radio 2 - 7pm: The Judy Garland trail
BBC Radio 4 - 3pm: Ramblings. With Clare Balding
BBC Radio 4 - Last Word
BBC Radio 4 - 6.30pm: News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig presents.
6 Music - 7pm: Tom Robinson. New acts
BBC Radio 7 - 7pm: Hinge and Bracket

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

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

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 15th
BBC1 - 5.35pm: Hole in the Wall. Dale Winton presents
BBC1 - 6.05: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC2 - 8.05pm: Stephen Fry in America 4/6 Mountains and Plains. South Dakota and Kansas
BBC HD - 6pm: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC HD - 7.20pm: Torchwood (rpt)
ITV1 - 7.20pm and 9.35pm: X Factor
ITV1 - 8.35 and 10.20: We Are Most Amused. Comedy variety to celebrate His Maj to be’s 60th. Includes Joan Rivers and maybe others
ITV2 - 3.40pm: Britannia High
Gold - 10pm: Absolutely Fabulous
Gold - 10.40: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Gold - 11.20: French and Saunders
Gold - 12midnight: Absolutely Fabulous
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 - 7.30pm: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon

Sunday 16th
BBC1 - 7.15pm: Antiques Roadshow. From The Sage Gateshead. Includes a tablecloth illustrated by Francis Bacon
BBC1 - 8.15: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC1 - 9pm: Stephen Fry in America. 6/6 Pacific
BBC2 - 11.50: Graham Norton Uncut. Thursday’s edition extended
ITV1 - 2.15pm: X Factor
ITV1 - 9pm: I’m a Celebrity Get me out of Here. I can’t believe this is here
Gold - 12.40am: Gimme Gimme Gimme
More4 - 4.40pm: Come Dine with Me. Omnibus
Living - 9am and 4.40am: The Golden Girls
Sky Arts - 11.40am: What the Dickens? Sandi Toksvig presents
Sky Arts 2 - 1.30am: Francis Bacon
Biography - 5pm: Psychic Therapy with Pete Burns

Monday 17th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy. With Kristian Digby
BBC2 - 10pm: QI. Repeat of Friday’s special Children in Need edition
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who
ITV1 - 7.30 and 8.30: Coronation Street. Hayley’s back – or is she?
ITV1 - 9: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 12noon: Coronation Street
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 12.50pm: Will and Grace
C4 - 5pm: The Paul O’Grady Show
E4 - 11.10pm: Derren Brown: Something Wicked this way Comes
Gold - 11pm and 1.45am: A Bit of Fry and Laurie
Sky Arts1 - 1.30pm: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon. For the billionth time

Tuesday 18th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy
BBC2- 10pm: The Culture Show
ITV1 - 9pm: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
E4 - 11pm: Skins
More4 - 9pm: Come Dine with Me
Dave - 12.20am: QI
Gold - 11pm: Fry and Laurie
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace
Living2 - 10pm: The L Word
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who

Wednesday 19th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy. With Kristian Digby
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who. Two hour marathon
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity. ITV1 show’s shelved because of football
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
Dave - 10.40pm: League of Gentleman
Living - 7pm & 1am: Will and Grace
Living - 3pm and 8: Grey’s Anatomy
Sky Arts1 - 7.30pm: What the Dickens? Arts quiz with Sandi Toksvig
Sky Arts2 - 11.45am: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon
Sky Arts2 - 1.05am: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon
Biography - 9pm and 12midnight: Elton John

Thursday 20th
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or Not To Buy
BBC1 - 9pm: Apparitions. Martin Shaw does the Exorcist
BBC2 - 9.30pm: The Graham Norton Show. Alan Carr guests
ITV1 - 8pm: I’m a Celebrity…2 hour edition
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
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 Arts1 - 1.30pm: What the Dickens?

Friday 21st
BBC1 - 11am: To Buy or not to Buy
BBC2 - 10pm: QI.
BBC2 - 11.35: The Culture Show
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who
ITV1 - 7.30pm: Coronation Street. Jonathan Harvey scripts
ITV1 - 8.30: Coronation Street. Ditto. Lots of Roy/Hayley stuff
ITV1 - 9pm: I’m a Celebrity… Will Zulu or Paddick still be there?
ITV1 - 10: Now That’s What I Call 1983. Show that attempts to reactivate the news, songs and singers
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
C4 - 8: Come Dine with Me. Aberdeen
C4 - 10.35: Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill. Stand-up recording from San Francisco
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Sky Arts1 - 1.30pm: Francis Bacon
Sky Arts1 - 11.45: What the Dickens?

Film and drama
Sunday 16th
C4 - 10.45: Fight Club. Nihilistic satire with Brad Pitt
five - 12.30: The Woman in Question. Old British nasty starring Dirk Bogarde
TCM - 8.45am: Ziegfield Follies. Gene Kelly and Judy Garland
Family - 8pm: Hairspray 2007 version
Classics - 9pm: The Blob

Tuesday 18th
Modern Greats - 6.10pm: My Best Friend’s Wedding

Wednesday 19th
Classics - 9pm: Psycho. Original version

Thursday 20th
Indie - 11.10am: Fire. Indian lesbian drama

Friday 21st
Modern Greats - 8pm Rocky Horror Picture Show. Don’t get hot and flustered; use a bit of mustard

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