Friday, November 28, 2008

LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 29th November - 5th December

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.

Please also note that Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour contains a lot of relevant content and is generally LGBT friendly, but a lot of its output is not available to us before we put this on the site. For the latest Woman’s Hour stuff, subscribe to the programme's newsletter here.

Saturday 29th
BBC Radio 2 - 1pm: Alan Carr’s Comedy Outings. Last one
BBC Radio 2 - 5pm: Paul Gambaccini. US hits
BBC Radio 4 - 10am: Excess Baggage. Sandi Toksvig
BBC Radio 4 - 4pm: Weekend Woman’s Hour. Highlights
6 Music - 12midnight: BBC Introducing. Tom Robinson

Sunday 30th
BBC Radio 2 - 1pm: Elaine Page. Featuring Bette Midler
BBC Radio 2 - 2pm: Dale Winton’s Pick of the Pops ’77 and ‘91
BBC Radio 3 - 7-8.30am: Bernstein
6 Music - 1am: BBC Introducing. Tom Robinson
BBC Radio 7 - 10pm: The News Quiz
Classic FM - 9pm: Paul Gambaccini’s Hall of Heroes

Monday 1st
BBC Radio 3 - 8.30-10am: Tchaikovsky. Romeo and Juliet fantasy overture
BBC Radio 4 - 2.15pm: Afternoon Play: Prayer Mask. Joseph Fiennes as bisexual undercover explorer Richard Burton
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids
BBC Radio 7 - 10.30pm: Intimate Contact with Julian Clary. From1992

Tuesday 2nd
BBC Radio 2 - 10.30: How AIDS Changes America
BBC Radio 4 - 2.15pm: The Afternoon Play: The Babington Plot
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm:Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids
BBC Radio 7 - The Navy Lark

Wednesday 3rd
BBC Radio 4 - 11.30am: The Art of Conversation. Recently uncovered work by Dylan Thomas
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids
6 Music - 12midnight: 6 Music Plays it again. Neil Tennant’s Top Ten

Thursday 4th
BBC Radio 3 - 7pm: Performance of the Week. Tchaikovsky
BBC Radio 4 - 10.45pm: Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids
6 Music - 12midnight: 6 Music Plays it again. Neil Tennant’s Top Ten

Friday 5th
BBC Radio 1 - 6-1: Floor Fillers; Pete Tong; Annie Mac; Judge Jules
BBC Radio 2 - 7.30pm: John Barrowman Performs Live
BBC Radio 4 - 11am: Dream of Eleanor. A look at Eleanor Roosevelt’s role in producing The UN Declaration of Human Rights. Presented by Mary Robinson
BBC Radio 4 - 3pm: Ramblings. With Clare Balding
6 Music - 7pm: Tom Robinson. New acts
BBC Radio 7 - 7pm: Round the Horne

Mondays - BBC Radio Manchester - 8pm: The Gay Hour, Ashley Byrne and Andrew Edwards

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

New: Manchester’s gaydio


Entertainment and documentaries

Saturday 29th
BBC1 - 1pm: Bowls. Presented by Clare Balding
BBC1 - 5.35: Hole in the Wall. Dale Winton presents
BBC1 - 6.05: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC2 - 4.30pm: Bowls
BBC2 - 7.05: Stephen Fry in America. Last one. The Pacific
BBC HD - 7.35: Torchwood (rpt)
ITV1 - 7.35pm: The X factor
ITV1 - 9.15: I’m a celebrity…
ITV1 - 10.15: X Factor Result. Britney Spears
ITV2 - 2.20pm: Britannia High
ITV2 - 11.30: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 12.30am: X Factor
E4 - 9pm: Greatest Ads. Hosted by Graham Norton
Living - 6pm: Will and Grace
Living2 - 2am: Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
Watch - 7.45: Dr Who Confidential
Watch - 8: Dr Who
Watch - 9: Torchwood
Watch - 12.45am: Torchwood

Sunday 30th
BBC1 - 8.15pm: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC2 - 11pm: Graham Norton Uncut. Thursday’s edition extended, with Paul O’Grady
ITV1 - 7pm: Britannia High
ITV1 - 8: Here Come the Boys. Male only musical in aid of UK testicular cancer charities. Includes Will Young
ITV1 - 9: I’m a Celebrity …
ITV2 - 4.50pm: X Factor
ITV2 - 10.30: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 12.05am: Brothers and Sisters
More4 - 6.15pm: Come Dine with Me. Omnibus
Gold - 12midnight: The Thin Blue Line
Living - 9am and 4.40am: The Golden Girls
Sky Arts - 11.30am: What the Dickens? Sandi Toksvig presents
Sky Arts2 - 1.30pm: Tim Marlow on Francis Bacon

Monday 1st
BBC1 - 11am: Buy it? Sell it? Kristian Digby when there was a property market
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who
BBC3 - 10.30pm:Filthy Rich and Famous. includes Elton John
ITV1 - 10.30am: This Morning. Jason Donovan on the West End version of Priscilla…Queen of the Desert
ITV1 - 8.30pm: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 6.55pm: Britannia High
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 5pm: The Paul O’Grady Show
E4 - 1am: Shameless
Dave - 11.40pm: QI
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7: Will and Grace
Gold - 11.30pm: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Sky Arts2 - 1.30pm: Francis Bacon

Tuesday 2nd
BBC1 - 11am: Buy it? Sell it? Kristian Digby when there was a property market
BBC1 - 9pm: Survivors. I think there are two lesbian survivors. There were last time I looked
BBC4 - 11.20pm: Rather You than Me. David Walliams as Frankie Howerd
ITV1 - 8.30pm: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 10.35am: Teen Trouble. Teenage stereotypes
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady. Will Young guests
More4 - 9pm and 11.55: Come Dine with Me
Dave - 9.40pm: QI
Gold - 10.45pm: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Gold - 12.30am: Absolutely Fabulous
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace
Living2 - 10pm: The L Word
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Watch - 9: Torchwood
Sky Arts - 9pm: Queen Special
Biography - 6am and 11am: Rock Hudson
History - 8pm: David Starkey on Elizabeth I

Wednesday 3rd
BBC1 - 10.30pm: State Opening of Parliament. Single Equalities Act and new schools legislation (we hope)
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who
ITV1 - 7.30pm: Coronation Street. It all kicks off at the wedding from Hell
ITV1 - 8.30: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity
C4 - 10.35am: My Big Gay Prom
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
More4 - 10pm: Hutch: High Society’s Favourite Gigolo. Profile of Leslie Hutchinson, the UK’s first black superstar, who had an affair with Cole Porter and Edwina Mountbatten but died broke and forgotten
Dave - 11.20pm: League of Gentleman
Gold - 11.30pm: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Living - 3pm and 8: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm & 1am: Will and Grace
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Sky Arts1 - 7.30pm: What the Dickens? Arts quiz with Sandi Toksvig
Biography - 6 and 11am: Joan Collins

Thursday 4th
BBC1 - 11am: Buy it? Sell it? Kristian Digby when there was a property market
BBC2 - 7pm: A Woman in Love and War. Jo Brand assesses the life of Vera Brittain
BBC2 - 9.30pm: The Graham Norton Show. Barry Manilow guests
ITV1 - 9pm: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
C4 - 10.35: My Big gay Prom
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady. With Boyzone
C4 - 10pm: Star Stories. Kevin Bishop creates a comedy version of Elton John’s life
C4 - 10.35: Hollyoaks Later. Malachy’s HIV status becomes public knowledge
C4 - 12.15am: The Law of the Playground. Celebs talk about their teachers (rpt)
Dave - 10pm: Batteries not Included. Gadget show features Sue Perkins
Gold - 11.30pm: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Living - 7pm & 1am: Will and Grace
Living - 3 and 10pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Discovery Real Time - 11pm: My Husband is Gay. The title tells you what you’re going to get

Friday 5th
BBC1 - 11am: Buy it? Sell it? Kristian Digby when there was a property market
BBC1 - 11.25pm: Not Going Out. Sitcom with gay storyline
BBC2 - 10pm: QI. Repeat of last year’s Christmas compilation, so it’s a repeat of a repeat really
BBC3 - 7pm: Dr Who
BBCHD - 10pm: Beautiful People. The one with the Posh Spice Doll
ITV1 - 8.30pm: I’m a Celebrity… Final. How time flies!
ITV2 - 10pm: I’m a Celebrity…
ITV2 - 11.30: Ghost Hunting with I’m a Celebrity. Christopher Biggins
C4 - 9.35am: We Are Together. Documentary about an AIDS orphanage in South Africa
C4 - 5pm: Paul O’Grady
C4 - 8: Come Dine with Me
Gold - 11.40pm: Gimme Gimme Gimme
Living - 3pm: Grey’s Anatomy
Living - 7pm and 1am: Will and Grace
Watch - 6pm: Dr Who
Sky Arts1 - 12.05am: What the Dickens?
Sky Arts2 - 12.35am: Francis Bacon

Film and drama
Sunday 30th
C4 - 6.30pm: The Parent Trap. Lindsay Lohen

Monday 1st
Family - 8pm: The Devil Wears Prada
Modern Greats - 6.15pm: The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Really; that’s no way to behave on your first day out!
TCM - 9pm: Catholic Boys
TCM2 - 10.30pm: That’s Entertainment!
Indie - 4.25pm: Fire. Indian lesbian drama

Tuesday 2nd
Five - 3pm: Jack. 2004 USA TVM in which a high school student has to face his parents’ divorce and the fact that his father is gay
Screen2 - 12.50am: Boys Don’t Cry. Trans drama

Wednesday 3rd
BBC2 - 11.30am: Doctor in the House. Dirk Bogarde in 1954. Supposed to be riotous in its time
Classics - 9pm: Lover Come Back. Day/Hudson romcom
Modern Greats - 3.50pm: Wilde
Film4 - 11.20: Asylum. Melodrama with Ian McKellen

Thursday 4th
C4 - 12.45am: Breakfast on Pluto. Neil Jordan black comedy about gender variance from 2005. Cillian Murphy stars
Comedy - 6.40am: Let’s make Love. With Marilyn Monroe

Friday 5th
TCM - 7.05am: Grand Hotel. Greta Garbo stars

No comments: