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BBC Radio this week

Joe G 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM
Joe G 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM
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GUEST,henryp 21 Nov 20 - 08:11 AM
GUEST,CJB666 20 Nov 20 - 06:27 PM
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GeoffLawes 10 Sep 20 - 08:07 AM
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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM

Agreed - Nancy is an excellent presenter and a great choice of music (apart from the Mozart - I can't stand Mozart!)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:54 AM

Agreed - Nancy is an excellent presenter and a great choice of music (apart from the Mozart - I can't stand Mozart!)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 10:07 AM

Saturday 21 Nov 1-3pm Now!
BBC Radio 3 Nancy Kerr makes her musical selection
Just finished. Excellent. She is so good at introducing the music - sometimes singing the introductory notes and describing the effect.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000g4vy


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 21 Nov 20 - 08:11 AM

Saturday 21 Nov 1-3pm Now!
BBC Radio 3 Nancy Kerr makes her musical selection

BBC Radio 3 4-5pm Music Planet - a session by Modeste Hughes


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,CJB666
Date: 20 Nov 20 - 06:27 PM

Charlie Brown doesn't appear to be on PBS America in the UK.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 19 Nov 20 - 05:34 AM

Radio 4 Tuesday 24 November 11.30am My Albion Episode 2 of 4 Red Dragon, White Dragon

Continuing her quest for Albion, Zakia Sewell returns to the land of her Welsh grandparents. Zakia spent much of her childhood playing in the streets of Laugharne - a small town which provided Dylan Thomas with inspiration for the characters and setting of Under Milk Wood. She meets Fflur Morse at St Fagans, the National Museum of Wales, talks with artists Fern Thomas and Rabab Ghazoul, and the writer Alex Niven - as well as her grandparents Jojo and Pete.

Radio 2 Wednesday 25 November

7pm-9pm Folk Show Radio 2's Folk Favourites 2020
Mark Radcliffe celebrates the joys that folk music gave us in a tough year. No genre endures quite like folk music, and this two-hour special is a selection-box of 2020 highlights.

9pm-10pm In Concert 50; Joan Baez recorded in concert at the Lyric, Hammersmith in 1999.
Featuring special guest Eliza Carthy, their set includes The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Janis Ian's Jesse, Money For Floods and Lily of the West. Already available on BBC Sounds.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,CJB666
Date: 16 Nov 20 - 01:35 PM

PBS America UK TV Channel Freeview Channel 91 8.30pm-11pm

Part 1/8 8.30pm-11pm tonight; Parts 2-5 at 8.30pm Tuesday to Friday

Parts 6-8 at 8.30pm Monday to Wednesday next week

COUNTRY MUSIC

ABOUT THE SHOW

After centuries percolating in America’s immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called “hillbilly music” begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio. The Carter Family, with their ballads and old hymns, and Jimmie Rodgers, with his combination of blues and yodeling, become its first big stars. Part 1 of 8.

EPISODES

1. Rub (Beginnings - 1933
   8:30PM, Monday 16 Nov
   2:00AM, Tuesday 17 Nov
   3:55PM, Tuesday 12 Nov
After centuries percolating in America’s immigrant and racial mix, particularly in the American South, what was first called “hillbilly music” begins reaching more people through the new technologies of phonographs and radio. The Carter Family, with their ballads and old hymns, and Jimmie Rodgers, with his combination of blues and yodeling, become its first big stars. Part 1 of 8.

2. Hard Times (1933-1945)
   8:30PM, Tuesday 17 Nov
   2:30AM, Wwdnesday 18 Nov
   3:35PM, Wednesday 18 Nov
During the Great Depression and World War Two, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Gene Autry sets off a craze for singing cowboys, Bob Wills adapts jazz’s big band sound to create Texas Swing, and Roy Acuff, a singer on the Grand Ole Opry, becomes a star. Despite a divorce between two of its members, the Carter Family carries on, turning out songs that will become classics. Part 2 of 8.

3. Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)
   8:30PM, Wednesday 18 Nov
   2:25AM Thursday 19 Nov
   3:45PM Thursday 19 Nov
Country Music: Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)
Country music adapts to the cultural changes of post-war society. Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, and Earl Scruggs transform string band music into something more syncopated: bluegrass. Out of the bars comes a new sound with electric guitars and songs about drinking, cheating and heartbreak: honky tonk. Its biggest star is Hank Williams, a singer and songwriter of surprising emotional depth. Part 3 of 8.

4. I Can't Stop Loving You (1953-1963)
   8:30PM, Thursday 19 Nov
   2:10AM, Friday 20 Nov
   3:45PM, Friday 20 Nov
In Memphis, the confluence of blues and hillbilly music at Sun Studios gives birth to rockabilly, the precursor of rock 'n' roll. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash are at the forefront. Nashville has become Music City USA. Patsy Cline is becoming one of its biggest stars when her life is cut short by an air accident. Part 4 of 8.

5. The Sons and Daughters of America (1964-1968)
   8:30PM, Friday 20 Nov
   2:05AM, Saturday 21 Nov
   3:45PM, Monday 24 Nov
During a time of upheaval, country music reflects the changes in American society. Loretta Lynn writes and performs songs that speak on behalf of women everywhere. Charley Pride becomes a country star. Merle Haggard comes out of prison to become the “Poet of the Common Man.” Johnny Cash’s life descends into drug addiction, but he finds salvation through a landmark album recorded at Folsom Prison. Part 5 of 8.

6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken (1968-1972)
   8:30PM, Monday 23 Nov
   2:25AM, Tuesday 24 Nov
   3:10PM, Tuesday 24 Nov
With the Vietnam War intensifying, America is more divided than ever. Country music is not immune to the divisions. Kris Kristofferson abandons his military career, becomes a janitor in a Nashville studio, then a writer whose lyricism sets a new standard for country songs. Bob Dylan, the Byrds, and other non-country artists find Nashville a creative place to record. Part 6 of 8.

7. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)
   8:05PM, Tuesday 24 Nov <======================== NOTE TIME
   2:10AM, Wednesday 25 Nov
   3:05PM, Wednesday 25 Nov
Country Music: Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way? (1973-1983)
Definitions of country music are debated as never before, and the argument sparks off a vibrant era. Dolly Parton crosses over to mainstream success to become the most famous woman in country music. Willie Nelson finds creative freedom in Texas, and with Waylon Jennings launches the “Outlaw” movement. Emmylou Harris bridges folk and rock and country music and influences a new generation of artists. Part 7 of 8.

8. Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984-1996)
   8:30PM, Wednesday 25 Nov
   2:25AM, Thursday 26 Nov
   ?:??PM, Thursday 26 Nov
Country Music: Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (1984-1996)
As country music’s popularity skyrockets, the genre confronts the question of whether it can stay true to its roots. After first being turned down by every label in Nashville, Garth Brooks explodes onto the scene. An aging Johnny Cash returns to a studio with just his guitar and his unforgettable voice to record a series of albums that cements his place in the industry he helped to create. Part 8 of 8.

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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 16 Nov 20 - 11:43 AM

Beginning tonight! Country Music; Film by Ken Burns
PBS America UK TV Channel Freeview Channel 91 8.30pm-10pm

Part 1/8 8.30pm-10pm tonight; Parts 2-5 at 8.30pm Tuesday to Friday
Parts 6-8 at 8.30pm Monday to Wednesday next week

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. The eight-part 16-hour series is directed and produced by Ken Burns; written and produced by Dayton Duncan; and produced by Julie Dunfey.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 15 Nov 20 - 10:32 AM

Sounds really interesting!


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 15 Nov 20 - 07:00 AM

Tuesday 17 November 2020 11.30am BBC Radio 4 The Cuckoo; My Albion Episode 1 of 4

As a teenager, Zakia Sewell became entranced by English folk music, initially through Pentangle's haunting rendition of the traditional song, The Cuckoo.

But with this enchantment came a tension - a question - of whether such a song could really belong to her. Being of Caribbean and British descent, Zakia is sensitive to the darker histories that connect these two places and yet is drawn to a vision of Albion - an ancient, mythical land evoked in so many folk songs, symbols and stories.

Spiralling out from the personal to the national, from the present into the past - both real and imagined - Zakia grapples with the complexities of British national identity with the intent of resolving her own inner conflict and finding hopeful visions for the future.

With artist Ben Edge, musician Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne and his mum Mignon, warden of Kilpeck Church, Hesketh Millais, members of Boss Morris - a feminist Morris Side - and Zakia's dad, Caspar. Produced by Zakia Sewell and Alan Hall. A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

Red Dragon, White Dragon; My Albion Episode 2 of 4

Continuing her quest for Albion, Zakia Sewell returns to the land of her Welsh grandparents. Zakia spent much of her childhood playing in the streets of Laugharne - a small town which provided Dylan Thomas with inspiration for the characters and setting of Under Milk Wood.

It was among the ruined castles and magical woods of the surrounding countryside that she first glimpsed a vision of Albion. Yet embedded in this mythical landscape lies a tension between Wales and its historically domineering neighbour, England. She meets Fflur Morse at St Fagans, the National Museum of Wales, talks with artists Fern Thomas and Rabab Ghazoul, and the writer Alex Niven - as well as her grandparents Jojo and Pete.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Jos
Date: 11 Oct 20 - 08:12 AM

Loose Ends is repeated Monday morning (11.30 UK time) BBC Radio 4
and available for four weeks at:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000nc01


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 11 Oct 20 - 06:01 AM

Yesterday - Saturday 10 October - Richard Thompson sang Keep Your Distance on Loose Ends.


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Subject: The Young'uns on Graeme Miles - My Muse -
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 11 Oct 20 - 04:45 AM

My Muse - Series 2
The Young'uns on Graeme Miles

02 Oct 2017 Available for over a year

"The terraced streets were my Grand Canyons, the shipyard cranes my redwood trees, those steelwork tips were my mountain ranges and the brickyard ponds were my seven seas".

These are the words of the songwriter Graeme Miles that inspired Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes of the Teesside folk group The Young'uns - Radio 2's Folk Band of the Year Award winners in 2015 & 2016.
Stumbling across a folk club at the age of 17, school friends Sean, David & Michael first heard the songs of Graeme Miles - songs about their local area - songs that resonated. They realised that there was beauty to be found in a place they had been brought up to believe was "deprived" and "unromantic", and that Graeme's songs instilled a sense of pride.

For years now the band have been singing Graeme's songs, and, in this programme, they find out more about the man and his work. Featuring interviews with Graeme's widow Annie, and discussion and performances from esteemed musicians from the folk world, including the critically-acclaimed band The Unthanks, this programme highlights some of Graeme's finest songs.

From an emotive performance of 'Waiting For The Ferry' on the banks of the River Tees, to a stirring rendition of 'Ring of Iron' accompanied by the legendary Billingham group The Wilson Family, The Young'uns discover more about their muse, and present the programme in their unique and humorous way.


Produced by Elizabeth Foster.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b096h773


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Sep 20 - 08:07 AM

Just listened to Sean Cooney's programme which was very interesting and moving. You can " Listen now" using the link immediately above given by DaveRo


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 10 Sep 20 - 04:43 AM

A Life in Song
BBC Radio 4, 10th Sep 2020

Singer-songwriter Sean Cooney has written and performed many songs about real people with his award-winning folk band The Young'uns. Tackling such diverse and difficult subjects as religious homophobia, terrorism, the refugee crisis and The Troubles in Northern Ireland, where do the responsibilities of a songwriter lie? And what right do they have to broach such issues?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000mcgy


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 07 Sep 20 - 07:32 PM

Gee’s Bend
There are only snatches of song here but the whole programme is, by the minute, both spine chilling and charming.
There's a lot more to it than is told by the programme notes but I'm not going to attempt to add anything.

The Documentary
Stitching souls

BBC World Service
August 2020      available for 12+ months


Deep in Alabama’s Black Belt, the village of Gee’s Bend is almost an island, cut off by a loop in the Alabama River. The ferry that linked the Bend to Camden, the local county seat, was stopped by white segregationists in 1962, and not reinstated until 2006. Once enslaved plantation workers, then sharecroppers, then struggling New Deal farmers, the people of the Bend remained largely unnoticed by mainstream history, despite Martin Luther King’s visit in 1965 a few weeks before the civil rights march on Selma.

But the women of Gee’s Bend have held on to their creative traditions, passed down from mother to daughter: spine-tingling gospel singing, and a unique style of bold, improvised quilting. Made from old clothes out of necessity for generations, used for insulation and burned to keep off mosquitoes, the quilts brought Gee’s Bend fame after they were “discovered” by an art collector in the 1990s and shown in major museums in Houston and New York.

Maria Margaronis hears the voices of this small community and takes part with her daughter in a three-day quilting workshop led by two Gee’s Bend ladies—a space of radical trust where Black and white women of all backgrounds and all ages come together to sew, laugh, sing, tell their stories and confront their challenges and griefs.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct0x2h

If you're interested in the clip of the interview with Isom Moseley here's more :
http://slaverystories.org/isom-moseley/0


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 08 Jun 20 - 02:49 AM

Well spotted - there's also a playlist of the latest programme here:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08f960g

Any other local BBC presenters doing this - embedding in other people's programmes?


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 07 Jun 20 - 06:17 PM

Genevieve Tudor's proper programme is suspended at the moment because of the changed CoViD-19 schedules.
But she has the Sunday 9-10pm slot of the four hour 'Evenings on BBC Radio Shropshire' programme.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p0876hdh
find the Sunday programme then skip to about 3:03:00

Or find a link on their FB page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/54438754406


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,Philippa
Date: 08 Feb 20 - 03:05 PM

Seth Lakeman's "Folk Map of the British Isles". On BBC Radio 2 tonight at 21.00 (9pm). On I-player - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000dz9c


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Subject: Halsway Manor
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 07 Feb 20 - 11:46 AM

Open Country(a countryside\outdoor type series) visits Halsway Manor.

Helen Mark heads to the Quantock Hills to visit the national centre for folk arts and meet some of the people taking part in a 'Winter Warmer' celebration of music and dance.
She meets musician Becki Driscoll whose track 'Cold Light' was composed in the summer house at the Manor, and asks Chief Executive Crispian Cook about the history of this residential haven for folk arts. Helen catches Moira Gutteridge for a chat just as she's about to lead a walk, and high on top of the Quantocks she speaks to Philip Comer, Chair of the 'Friends of the Quantocks' about the area, the grazing rights on common land and why it's not a good idea to feed the wild ponies.
Roger and Nanette Phipps tell Helen why the spot for the Maypole is currently taken up with flower bulbs, and how according to local legend dragons may still lurk in the surrounding hills.
There's also time for a spot of sword-dancing which is not as easy as it's made to look.

The music is performed by
Becki Driscoll, Ted Morse, Peter and Moira Gutteridge and Mary Rhodes.

Producer: Toby Field


https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000dxtk


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Subject: 'The Voices of...' Annie Briggs
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 25 Jan 20 - 09:01 PM

from the series 'The Voices of...' Annie Briggs

"She's always resolutely resisted celebrity and commercial success, withdrawing from the folk scene in the early 1970s, but her legacy - her voice and her attitude - continue to inspire and to carry a link to life as it was once lived in 'the imagined village'.
In this programme, she talks to Alan Hall about childhood holidays singing along with the waves, writing songs while living on a beach in west Ireland, her garden and the wildlife that she shares it with, and the ballad tradition she discovered as a teenager and that she "belongs to"."


Produced by Alan Hall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in September 2016.
"Available for over a year"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/b07syrrs

mudcat discussion thread
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Annie Briggs \ Anne Briggs


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Rain Dog
Date: 14 Jan 20 - 07:26 AM

Thanks for the heads up on John Clare's Scraping.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Joe G
Date: 13 Jan 20 - 12:13 PM

Seth Lakeman is the interviewee on Radio 3 Monday - Friday morning this week at around 1050am


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Subject: John Clare's Scraping
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 13 Jan 20 - 08:56 AM

John Clare's Scraping

prog about John Clare presented by Jon Boden

Helpston, Clare's village, was far from a cultural desert. His father was a singer with a large repertoire. Clare appreciated the songs local people sang and collected many, hoping to make a song book.

Gypsy friends taught Clare to play the fiddle - he was, he wrote, 'a desent scraper' - and he learned tunes from Wisdom Smith. He gathered 263 tunes, noted dances and recorded country customs.

To explore the role of this culture on John Clare's life and work the musician Jon Boden) visits his home in Helpston, looks at his tune book, plays and sings. Jon talks to George Deacon, author of John Clare and the Folk Tradition, and hears from the poet David Morley who has written a collection inspired by Clare's friendship with Wisdom Smith. Mina Gorji reveals, too, that Clare was well-read and accumulated a sizable library. And we hear Clare's poems.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000d6sh?fbclid=IwAR3a4nYV3PSGYz0fIuI0qOba4NeJ1gs0xwjOhvrS81CSgZ7ZiiNyYUaAzLU


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Subject: BBC Radio 4 Sounding The Cape
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 07 Jan 20 - 07:06 AM

Sounding The Cape
More 'world music' & 'music' & 'arts' than folk but a fascinating listen.

"Singer and musician Nathaniel Mann, recent recipient of a Paul Hamlyn award for composition, travels to the Cape to find an irresistible blend of artists working with sound and music - reflecting both the joys and the pain of this conflicted and deeply unequal society.

... Madonsini, a traditional Xhosa musician, is the first person to be recorded for the WOMAD Festival's Musical Elders Archive project, yet her fame remains limited within the world-music sphere, and the instruments she plays are in danger of being lost. "There is no-one playing this instrument now except for me and my friend. I want the instrument to live, not to die with me." Revered for her skills on two unique instruments, the uhadi (bow with calabash) and the umrumbhe (mouth bow), Madosini is also instrument maker, using specific wood she finds lying in the bush near her home. Nathaniel gets a lesson in playing the umrumbhe with mixed results..."


https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000cz10


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 22 Apr 19 - 04:55 AM

21 days left to listen; BBC Radio 3 Sound of Dance

Sound of Dance

English Folk Dance

Katie Derham explores English Folk Dance with professional folk dancer Kerry Fletcher and folk musician Chris Walshaw.

From morris and sword dancing to the lively social side encompassing ceilidh, barn and country dancing.

Katie and guests will look at the history and development of folk dance, and demonstrate how dancers and musicians work together. Producer - Ellie Mant.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: Mr Red
Date: 22 Apr 19 - 03:17 AM

BBC iPlayer is too slow over our internet connection to be useful - perhaps in a couple of years time!

Peter
Fastershire is coming to a village near you! A consortium Herefordshire CC, and Gloucestershire CC plus some obscure "Department for Media, Culture & Sport" with Gigaclear doing the actual work. And missing so much they had to let BT in in some places.

Gigaclear will be in your neighbourhood soon. But maybe if others opt for it, then at least it will free up bandwidth for you.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 21 Apr 19 - 06:22 PM

idk if this is a new BBC page but it lists at least a couple of shows I hadn't noticed before :
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05tyhc9 


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jan 18 - 05:34 AM

Anne Martin  talking about waulking the tweed on Women's Hour Jan 30 2018
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09pjghc > ~10:00


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Nov 17 - 12:22 PM

Thank you. A cute solution to a grave problem.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 02 Nov 17 - 08:26 AM

henry: Until Mudcat is fixed, you could paste your listing into the top box of this_site, copy the contents if the bottom box into mudcat, and it should display the accented characters.

Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de cheòl na pìoba.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Nov 17 - 08:04 AM

Thanks, Marje.



BBC Programmes Categories: Music: Folk
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Thursday 2 November 2017

10:00 A' Mire ri M?ir
Taghadh de dh'?rain Gh?idhlig bho Mhorag Dh?mhnallch.
BBC RADIO NAN G?IDHEAL

14:00 Caithream Ci?il
Tha ce?l aig Seonag an-diugh bho Nathan Rogers, Mackenzie, Sam Kelly agus North Cregg.
BBC RADIO NAN G?IDHEAL

16:00 Crunluath
Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de che?l na p?oba.
BBC RADIO NAN G?IDHEAL

19:00 Bob Harris Country
Bob previews next week's CMA Awards.
BBC RADIO 2

22:00 Breabach Be?
Folk band of Breabach performing at Celtic Connections 2017. (R)
BBC ALBA

22:40 Crunluath
Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de che?l na p?oba. (R)
BBC RADIO NAN G?IDHEAL

23:03 The Late Show with Eve Blair
Brings you great music for the wind-down of your day.
BBC RADIO FOYLE and BBC RADIO ULSTER


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 01 Nov 17 - 09:28 PM

available Nov 2017 (first broadcast 2012)

Jackson C Frank

With insurance money from a childhood accident Jackson C Frank migrated from New York to London in the mid-'60s, where his first album was produced by another ascendant young songwriter called Paul Simon. It was warmly received and Frank is spoken of as an influence on a generation of British folk performers.

And then, it seems, he disappeared from view. Little was heard from Jackson C Frank for decades.

Laura Barton speaks to some of those who knew him to find out about the lost years and the tragedy of the life of Jackson C Frank.

Featuring Jackson C Frank's friends Al Stewart, John Renbourn, Jim Abbott and John Kay.

Producer: Martin Williams.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nxh4s ~30min


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 11 Oct 17 - 04:37 AM

Choral History of Britain
BBC RADIO 4 Sept-Oct 2017

Singing for Praise and Profit
Roderick Williams looks at why Britain produces the world's best professional choirs.

Singing for Pleasure
Roderick Williams traces the long evolution of our amateur singing tradition.

Singing for Solidarity
Roderick Williams explores how singing together gets to the heart of being human.

Singing for Everyone
Roderick Williams explores how Britain lost its singing voice and if it be recovered. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b096kyrb/episodes/player


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 11 Oct 17 - 03:28 AM

Genevieve Tudor is still going, though at an earlier time and a different programme name. Folkwaves on Radio Derbyshire stopped years ago.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: Mr Red
Date: 11 Oct 17 - 03:13 AM

list of radio programmes and times Mostly UK and within the south west. Not updated as often as I would like, but Hey! It's there for whoever wants.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: Marje
Date: 09 Oct 17 - 11:53 AM

I've just watched the two Phil Cunningham broadcasts on iPlayer and thought they were terrific. Thank you, henryp, for the heads-up!

Marje


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: FreddyHeadey
Date: 08 Oct 17 - 01:09 PM

Thanks Dave, an interesting programme too.

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I wouldn't have found these but for a link on that page

The Folk of the Pennines
To celebrate 50 years of the Pennine Way, Mark Radcliffe travels the route from Derbyshire to Scotland and meets up with poets, folk musicians, historians and local people along the way. (2015)

i "Singer Bella Hardy performs her song 'Peak Rhapsody' at the starting point of the Pennine Way, and Mark bumps into Kate Rusby at Top Withens - the supposed inspiration for Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Kate and Damien O'Kane perform 'The Lark' sat in the ruins of the old farmhouse, looking out over Haworth Moor and the Pennine Way."
ii "He meets up with Teesside folk group The Young'uns, who give a rousing performance of the Graeme Miles' song 'Jack Ironside'."
iii "...meets up with Scottish folk singer Emily Smith who performs the Border Ballad 'The Dowie Dens o'Yarrow'."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05twn6f/episodes/player


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 08 Oct 17 - 04:06 AM

A programme I came upon recently by entering 'folk' into a BBC search
Folk_Song,_Art_Song

"Christopher (Maltman - opera singer) talks to folk singer Eliza Carthy and scholars Georgina Boyes and Tim Healey about the uneasy relationship between the two musical worlds."

(From 2012 but still available to the BBC presumably owns the rights.)


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 08 Oct 17 - 03:54 AM

UK/irish/Manx Radio Folk

Here is a list compiled for Folk NW. However, it has not been amended since 2014.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 07 Oct 17 - 06:06 PM

Sorry - I see you've already got them.


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: DaveRo
Date: 07 Oct 17 - 06:03 PM

Perhaps someone could change the thread title - 'Radio' not 'Radio 2'

There are also weekly programmes by Genevieve_Tudor (2 hrs) and Johnny_Coppin


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST
Date: 07 Oct 17 - 05:47 PM

Sunday 8 October 2017

05:00 Folkscene
Featuring the latest folk releases and news.
BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE

10:00 Cerys on 6
Cerys Matthews is joined by Gwyneth Glyn for a live session.
BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

13:30 Crunluath
Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de cheòl na pìoba. (R) 05/10/2017
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

16:00 Folkscene
Featuring the latest folk releases and news.
BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE

18:00 Genevieve Tudor's Sunday Folk
The finest selection of folk music from around the Midlands and beyond.
BBC HEREFORD & WORCESTER BBC RADIO SHROPSHIRE

19:00 Celtic Heartbeat
Frank Hennessy with the best in folk-roots and acoustic music from the Celtic countries and beyond.
BBC RADIO WALES

19:03 Folk Club with Lynette Fay
Lynette Fay presents the best traditional and contemporary folk music and song.
BBC RADIO FOYLE BBC RADIO ULSTER

20:00 The Drift with Phil Brown.
Great folk music firmly rooted in Lancashire.
BBC RADIO LANCASHIRE

20:00 The Durbervilles
Folk and Roots show. Jess Morgan & Dan Whitehouse in session.
Solo acts who have teamed up for a UK tour which includes Saltaire.
BBC RADIO LEEDS

21:00 Kent Folk
Doug Welch with a selection of Folk, Blues and Acoustic music.
BBC RADIO KENT

23:00 Iain Anderson
End the day in the company of the songwriting masters of country, folk, blues and soul.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 06 Oct 17 - 01:44 PM

Saturday 7 October 2017

11:00 Tiompan
Tha ceòl aig Mairead bho Tom Petty, Dean Owens, Laura Cortese agus gu leòr eile. (R)
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

17:30 Johnny Coppin
New tracks from Richard Thompson, The Young ‘Uns,The East Pointers and Frigg from Finland
BBC RADIO GLOUCESTERSHIRE

19:00 Take the Floor
For the very best in traditional music and song, join Gary Innes for Take The Floor.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

19:15 Binneas - Na Trads
Fiddlers' Bid le puirt bho Na Trads. Fiddlers' Bid with tunes from the Trads. (R) 20/06/2016
BBC ALBA

20:25 Binneas
Folk singer Barbara Dickson and Archie Fisher perform 'O'er The Water To Charlie'. (R)
BBC ALBA

21:00 Pipeline
Gary West focuses on the music of Canadian piping legend Bill Livingstone.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

00:30 Ceòl bho Perthshire Amber Series 3, Episode 1
1/10 Performances from Perthshire Amber at the Perth Concert Hall. (R)
BBC ALBA

05:00 Folkscene
08/10/2017
Featuring the latest folk releases and news.
BBC RADIO MERSEYSIDE


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 05 Oct 17 - 01:37 PM

Friday 6 October 2017

10:00 A' Mire ri Mòir
Tha i beachdail, tha i beòthail agus tha i feitheamh ribh le taghadh ciùil.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

15:00 Caithream Ciùil
Gaelic and Celtic music, and a round-up of what's on. dethadol@bbc.co.uk.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

20:00 Tiompan
Tha ceòl aig Mairead bho Tom Petty, Dean Owens, Laura Cortese agus gu leòr eile.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

21:25 Binneas
Barbara Dickson
Actress and singer Barbara Dickson performing 'I am Lonely'. (R)
BBC ALBA

23:00 World on 3
Kathryn Tickell presents a live session from Malian duo Amadou and Mariam.
BBC RADIO 3

23:03 The Late Show with Eve Blair
Great music for the wind-down of your day.
BBC RADIO FOYLE BBC RADIO ULSTER


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Oct 17 - 06:10 PM

Thursday 5 October 2017

10:00 A' Mire ri Mòir
Tha Mairead NicIllinnein a' feitheamh ribh le taghadh de dh'òrain Ghàidhlig.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

14:00 Caithream Ciùil
Gaelic and Celtic music, and a round-up of what's on. dethadol@bbc.co.uk.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

16:00 Crunluath
Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de cheòl na pìoba.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

19:00 Bob Harris Country
Drake White is Bob's live session guest
In Country Music Week, Drake White is Bob's live session guest.
BBC RADIO 2

23:03 The Late Show with Eve Blair
Great music for the wind-down of your day.
BBC RADIO FOYLE BBC RADIO ULSTER

23:07 Crunluath
Cailean MacIlleathain le taghadh de cheòl na pìoba. (R)
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

23:15 Wayfaring Stranger with Phil Cunningham
Series 1, Episode 2
2/3 Phil Cunningham travels from Philadelphia to Nashville. (R)
BBC TWO SCOTLAND


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 03 Oct 17 - 06:02 PM

Wednesday 4 October 2017

10:00 A' Mire ri Mòir
Tha Mairead NicIllinnein a' feitheamh ribh le taghadh de dh'òrain Ghàidhlig.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

14:00 Caithream Ciùil
Mairead NicIllinnein le ceòl Ceilteach agus fiosrachadh air na tha dol agaibhse.
BBC RADIO NAN GÀIDHEAL

19:00 The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe
Josie Duncan & Pablo Lafuente in Session and Young Folk Award Launch
BBC RADIO 2

21:00 Travelling Folk
Bruce MacGregor speaks to Lauren MacColl about her latest album, The Seer.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND EXCEPT MW

22:00 The Young Folk Award - A Documentary
Folk musician Seth Lakeman celebrates 20 years of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.
BBC RADIO 2

23:03 The Late Show with Eve Blair
Great music for the wind-down of your day.
BBC RADIO FOYLE BBC RADIO ULSTER


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 03 Oct 17 - 12:14 PM

Tuesday 03/10/2017

18:10 Catgut and Ivory
The best of traditional Scottish dance music with Gussie Angus and Cecil Hughson.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND BBC RADIO SHETLAND

19:00 Wayfaring Stranger with Phil Cunningham
2/3 Phil Cunningham travels from Philadelphia to Nashville. (R)
BBC TWO SCOTLAND

19:00 Hwyrnos Georgia Ruth
Iolo Whelan yn cyflwyno
Dewis eclectig o gerddoriaeth gydag Iolo Whelan yn lle Georgia Ruth.
BBC RADIO CYMRU

21:00 Gwerin Georgia Ruth
Rhestr Chwarae Ywain Myfyr
Awr o draciau gwerin wedi'u dewis gan Ywain Myfyr.
BBC RADIO CYMRU

23:00 Roddy Hart
Roddy Hart shines a spotlight on great contemporary and classic songwriting.
BBC RADIO SCOTLAND

23:03 The Late Show with Eve Blair
Music from Don McLean, Bronagh Gallagher and Eilidh Patterson.
BBC RADIO ULSTER BBC RADIO FOYLE


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,Peter Cripps
Date: 03 Oct 17 - 04:50 AM

BBC iPlayer is too slow over our internet connection to be useful - perhaps in a couple of years time!


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Subject: RE: BBC Radio 2 this week
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 02 Oct 17 - 12:44 PM

If you're in the UK, just use BBC iPlayer.


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