The management of the BBC is now reconsidering the future of the BBC Singers.
The petition has now closed, with 150,494 signatures, and is here.
A response from the BBC to musicians (28/03/2023) is on a Twitter feed here.
The threat to reduce the staff of the three English orchestras by 20% is now being reconsidered: see a Guardian article here.

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SAT 19:00 Our Coast (m000fjdk)
Series 1

County Down, Northern Ireland

This episode explores the County Down coastline between Belfast and Strangford Lough, all the way along the Ards Peninsula.

Adrian travels to the port of Belfast, home of the Titanic, to road test the largest hydraulic crane in the world and meet the incredible harbour pilots who invite him to help them park a 100-metre-long Dutch monster ship.

Mehreen goes kayaking on the turbulent waters of Strangford Lough to see how the dramatic currents of the UK’s largest sea inlet is putting Northern Ireland at the forefront of renewable energy research worldwide.

Other highlights include Helen Skelton testing the freezing waters of the North Channel, considered to be one of the most dangerous swims in the world, and environmental scientist Tara Shine in Portaferry, helping release some injured seals back into the wild. And local comedian Shane Todd visits the oldest bespoke racing car factory in the world.

Finally, Adrian and Mehreen meet the real-life dire wolves from Game of Thrones who are attracting coach loads of tourists to the County Down coast.

SAT 20:00 Rome: A History of the Eternal City (b01p65l8)
City of the Sacred

Simon Sebag Montefiore looks at how every event in ancient Rome revolved around religion. From the foundation myth through to the deification of emperors, nothing could happen without calling upon the pantheon of Roman gods. Simon investigates how the Romans worshipped and sacrificed to the gods. He discovers that sacredness defined what was Roman and it was the responsibility of every Roman to play their part in the cult. Even the ancient Roman sewer was holy ground!

SAT 21:00 Clean Sweep (p0g00vgs)
Series 1

Find Her

As Shelly attempts to maintain her routine, she is haunted by her past. When Lynch's true identity is discovered, a UK cold case officer re-opens a case which she is convinced involves Lynch and his then girlfriend.

SAT 21:45 Clean Sweep (p0g00xvg)
Series 1


Shelly's attempts to bond with Derek are not a success. Meanwhile, following the lead of the hotel sex-worker, Jason and Fiona discover victims of a brutal trafficking organisation.

SAT 22:40 Blankety Blank Classic (m001ph09)
Wogan's Best of Blankety Blank

Episode 18

Terry Wogan introduces a classic edition of the celebrity word game, featuring guest panellists David Hamilton, Judith Chalmers, Leslie Crowther, Carol Drinkwater, Jimmy Tarbuck and Rula Lenska.

SAT 23:15 Parkinson (m0013xz5)
Parkinson Meets Michael Crawford

Chat show hosted by Michael Parkinson with special guest Michael Crawford, looking at his life and career. Michael performs Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera.

SAT 00:10 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (m001p8zr)
Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice Remember... Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

It’s now 50 years since we first met and fell for accident-prone Frank Spencer and his long-suffering wife Betty in the very first episode of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em. In all that time, actors Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice have never sat down together to discuss the programme - until now.

Here, we find them reunited and looking back on one of Britain’s most-loved sitcoms, and the parts they both played in its creation. They reveal how they came to be cast, what it was like to film the series, celebrated stunts and all, the impact the show’s phenomenal success had on their lives and careers, and the point at which they knew it was time to stop.

It’s a conversation glowing with Michael and Michele’s affection for the series and for each other, and fans should find it as enjoyable as its stars clearly have done.

SAT 00:40 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (b0077sgk)
Series 1

Getting a Job

The first ever episode of the classic sitcom. One-man disaster area Frank Spencer becomes a wholesale ironmongery salesman.

SAT 01:10 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (m001p903)
To Be Perfectly Frank

Film cameras take us behind the scenes as Michael Crawford explains the detailed preparations for some of the hilarious but extremely dangerous stunts that are a special feature of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.

SAT 01:40 Rome: A History of the Eternal City (b01p65l8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 20:00 today]

SAT 02:40 Our Coast (m000fjdk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 19:00 today]


SUN 19:00 imagine... (m000kycj)

This House Is Full of Music

In its first remote-access film, imagine... offers a unique and intimate portrait of an exceptionally gifted musical family in lockdown – the Kanneh-Masons. In 2016, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason won BBC Young Musician award. In 2018, he released his debut album, and earlier this year his second album, Elgar, became a top ten hit. He achieved global fame when he performed solo at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in 2018 in front of a TV audience of two billion people worldwide.

But it doesn’t stop there. His six siblings are also phenomenally talented musicians: three are former BBC Young Musician category finalists, and the eldest sibling, pianist Isata, has also presented for the Proms. Ever since lockdown began, the seven young prodigies, all aged between 10 and 24, have been isolated in their family home in Nottingham along with their parents, Stuart and Kadiatu, and Sheku and Braimah’s flatmate, fellow Royal Academy of Music student Plinio Fernandes. Unable to perform publicly, the family decided to stage a vibrant and eclectic concert in the only place they can - their own home - and granted the BBC exclusive access using remotely operated fixed-rig cameras, with video messaging to capture interviews. Exploring both the family’s music making and their family life, the programme culminates in a moving concert that is a testament to the power of music to carry us through the most difficult of times.

SUN 20:00 BBC Proms (m001pgzv)

Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev at the Proms

Star pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason makes her solo Proms debut with Prokofiev’s thrilling third piano concerto. At just 27 years old, Isata delights in this fiendish work, full of rhythm and romance with rhapsodic bursts of melodic spontaneity.

Also tonight, Tchaikovsky’s magnificent fifth symphony which pierces the heart with a stunning exploration of fate. It was a theme that Tchaikovsky grappled with throughout his life, and here that famous horn solo wavers constantly between sorrow and joy, as the composer navigates his own emotions.

Both pieces performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under the baton of Ryan Bancroft. Presented by Clive Myrie.

SUN 21:30 Tchaikovsky (m001ph02)
The Creation of Greatness

Charles Hazlewood travels to Moscow and St Petersburg in search of Tchaikovsky, a composer whose musical standing has suffered due to his reputation as a hypersensitive neurotic. Hazlewood conducts some of Russia's finest young musicians in excerpts from Tchaikovsky's best-known works, while Ed Stoppard plays the composer in scenes from his life based on letters and diaries, showing a man tormented by his sexuality and his disastrous marriage.

SUN 22:30 Tchaikovsky (m001ph06)
Fortune and Tragedy

Obsessed by the idea of fate, Tchaikovsky's life turned into a desperate battle to become the kind of composer he wanted to be. Charles Hazlewood continues his Russian odyssey working with the Mariinsky Young Philharmonic Orchestra. Featuring music from the Violin Concerto, The Sleeping Beauty and the Pathétique symphony.

SUN 23:30 The Ascent of Man (p0g1kgjl)
Music of the Spheres

Dr Bronowski gives his own novel proof of Pythagoras' famous theorem and traces the spread of Greek ideas through the Islamic empire to Moorish Spain and Renaissance Europe.

SUN 00:20 The Ascent of Man (p0g1kh30)
The Starry Messenger

Man has always wondered about the movement of the stars, sun and planets. Dr Jacob Bronowski looks at the work of Copernicus and the life, work and trial of Galileo.

SUN 01:10 Mark Lawson Talks To... (b00sjccw)
Martin Amis

Mark Lawson talks to notorious literary bad boy Martin Amis ahead of the BBC dramatisation of his book Money. In this revealing interview, Amis speaks candidly about his relationship with his father, Kingsley Amis, which survived the breakup of his parents' marriage and his father's disinterest in reading Martin's books. Amis also reveals how his sister Sally was a 'victim of the sexual revolution', whose consequent struggles in life influenced his book The Pregnant Widow.

SUN 02:10 Tchaikovsky (m001ph02)
[Repeat of broadcast at 21:30 today]


MON 19:00 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lplwb)
Series 2 (Extended Versions)

St Louis to Jefferson City, Missouri

Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic once more to ride the railroads of North America with his faithful Appleton's Guide to the United States and Canada. Amid breathtaking scenery, he encounters magnificent beasts, joins intrepid explorers and witnesses unique customs on an awesome 1,500-mile journey to recapture the excitement and promise of the 19th-century American Frontier.

In St Louis, Michael ascends America's monument to the Wild West, the astonishing Gateway Arch, the tallest free-standing monument in the United States, and makes a delightful discovery inside it. And on the banks of the Missouri River, he is invited aboard a magnificent replica of the original keel boat used for a historic expedition.

In Washington, Missouri, he attempts to craft a corn cob pipe and in the Missouri state capital, Jefferson City, he finds an enormous fortified building that served as the gaol for the entire Wild West.

MON 20:00 Treasures of the Indus (b06bblwb)
Of Gods and Men

In a journey across the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Sona Datta traces the development of the Hindu religion from its origins as an amalgamation of local faith traditions to its dominant position today. She uncovers this fascinating tale by looking at the buildings in which the faith evolved, moving from the caves and rock temples on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Mahabalipurem, through the monolithic stone temple at Tanjavur to the vast complex of ornately carved towers, tanks and courtyards at Madurai, where every evening the god Shiva processes around the precincts to visit the bedchamber of his partner Parvati.

MON 21:00 My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 (b0916mmk)
Series 1

Episode 1

Anita Rani presents the extraordinary and emotional stories of three British families - one Muslim, one Hindu and one British colonial - who lived in India 70 years ago, at the time of Partition.

Binita Kane travels to Bangladesh to discover what happened when her Hindu father Bim had to flee his ancestral village as a young boy. Mandy Duke travels to Calcutta, scene of some of the worst partition violence, to uncover the amazing story of her grandfather Arthur Wise, who filmed there as violence broke out. And Asad Ali Syed and his grandson Sameer, two British Muslims with Pakistani heritage, journey to the Indian town of Ambala, to search for the house where Asad was born before his family were forced to flee to Pakistan.

MON 22:00 Shadow of Truth (p0fwd96f)
Series 1

Friends or Foes

The public won't accept the verdict. The suspicion for Tair Rada’s tragic murder shifts to teenagers, and rumours of a conspiracy spread like wildfire on social media.

MON 22:30 Shadow of Truth (p0fwd9mn)
Series 1

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Six years after the murder of Tair Rada, a mysterious witness comes forward with new information regarding the case. His story changes everything.

MON 23:15 Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story (p02l4px7)
Traces of Guilt

There will always be those who think they can commit the perfect murder. In reality it's virtually impossible to leave no evidence at the scene of a crime. Fingerprints, hair, fibres and blood can all lead to the killer. In this second episode, surgeon Gabriel Weston explores the cases that were solved by examining the smallest traces of forensic evidence, from the first murder case solved in the UK based on fingerprint evidence to the patterns of blood in a bedroom which helped overturn an infamous murder conviction.

As well as looking to the past, Gabriel investigates the cutting-edge techniques that are proving vital in catching the killers of today. Amazingly, forensic science can now detect with pinpoint accuracy where someone has walked across an area the size of Scotland, based on nothing more than the soil stuck to the sole of a suspect's shoe.

MON 00:15 The Ascent of Man (p0g1kgjl)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:30 on Sunday]

MON 01:05 The Ascent of Man (p0g1kh30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 00:20 on Sunday]

MON 01:55 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lplwb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 19:00 today]

MON 02:55 Treasures of the Indus (b06bblwb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 20:00 today]


TUE 19:00 River Walks (b0bty0j0)
Series 1

River Lea

Sean Fletcher puts on his hiking boots and heads north east to walk the eight-mile route along the River Lea. He takes in the landmarks of an industrial past and discovers what the future holds for the river in this fast-growing part of the capital.

TUE 19:30 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lppr6)
Series 2 (Extended Versions)

Sedalia to St Joseph, Missouri

Following in the footsteps of European settlers, Michael Portillo rolls westwards across the United States. With true frontier spirit, he discovers the hidden pleasures of 19th-century railroad workers in Sedalia and discovers the birthplace of ragtime. Aboard a horse-drawn wagon in Independence, Michael confronts the hardships faced by early pioneers on the wagon trail. He's the only man in pink in Paola, Kansas, where he auctions livestock and dines out on smoky spare ribs. In St Joseph, Missouri, he discovers the Pony Express and gets kitted out with a stetson before investigating the treacherous death of outlaw Jesse James.

TUE 20:35 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (b0077sjw)
Series 1

George's House

Classic sitcom about one-man disaster area Frank Spencer. Frank spends the weekend wrecking his brother-in-law's hi-tech house.

TUE 21:00 Yes, Minister (b007830r)
Series 1

Open Government

First episode of the acclaimed sitcom about an apparently clueless British government minister and the advisers who surround him.

When Jim Hacker's party wins the general election, he is summoned to the prime minister's office to discover that he is to be the new minister for administrative affairs.

TUE 21:30 The Thick of It (b00npkc9)
Series 3

Episode 1

Armando Iannucci's award-winning political comedy.

Reshuffle day at Number 10. Nicola Murray is so far down the list of prospective ministers that Malcolm Tucker does not even have a file on her. But when the job at the Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship is turned down by everybody else, there is no option but to promote her to the Cabinet.

The downside is that Nicola is very keen. And she has got expensive ideas and ideals. And she has got a husband who works for a company that has government contracts. And she has got an 11-year-old about to go to a private school. And she is about to face the media at a crucial by-election poster launch. Suddenly, Malcolm has got a file that is getting a bit too big for comfort. Something will have to be done.

TUE 22:00 George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia (b015qms8)

The previously untold history of Britain's mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it. In the first episode, George Alagiah tells the story of romance in the First World War between female workers and foreign sailors, the street riots it led to, and how Britain only just escaped laws preventing interracial marriage and the dangers of scientific racism and eugenics.

TUE 23:00 George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia (b015ydfs)

In the second of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of the GI babies labelled war casualties, the boom in mixed-race couples following mass migration and how Sixties trendsetters crossed the racial divide.

TUE 00:00 George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia (b016bjdb)

In the last of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of couples facing violence on the streets during the 70s, how adoption became a battleground and how mixed race became one of Britain's fastest growing ethnic groups.

TUE 01:00 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lppr6)
[Repeat of broadcast at 19:30 today]

TUE 02:00 Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise (b06fnkr7)
Heat and Dust

Patagonia invites you into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn.

From the Andes peaks, we follow the path of the relentless wind, sweeping east through Patagonia's dry desert. We discover a weird world of maras - giant guinea pigs - and desert-dwelling penguins, and witness the first faltering steps of baby guanacos - Patagonia's very own camels. People live here too - brave souls who have taken on this arid world and carved out a home.

TUE 03:00 Tchaikovsky (m001ph06)
[Repeat of broadcast at 22:30 on Sunday]


WED 19:00 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lpss7)
Series 2 (Extended Versions)

Lawrence to Lamar, Colorado

Michael Portillo continues his 1,500-mile journey through the American Wild West armed with his Appleton's Guide. In Lawrence, Kansas, he joins the Jayhawks basketball team before travelling through 'tornado alley' to Topeka to meet one of the first storm chasers in America. Driving out on the Great Plains, Michael comes face to face with a herd of wild buffalo. Following the Santa Fe trail, Michael's first stop is Dodge City, queen of the cow towns, where he is caught up in a gunfight at the notorious Long Branch saloon. He finds the Dodge City Cowboy Band performing at the city depot and breaks bread with a descendant of a railroad land agent who sold thousands of acres of land to 19th-century European settlers. Near Lamar, Michael visits the scene of a terrible massacre of Native American Indians, who found themselves in the way of white settlement of the Great Plains.

WED 20:00 Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise (b06gqsqn)
Life on the Edge

Patagonia invites you into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn.

This is the story of an awe-inspiring coastline 4,000 miles long. From the cold, fearsome waters of Cape Horn, where brave rockhopper penguins overcome huge challenges to raise their young, to the far north, with huge elephant seals battling for position in the heat of the desert. Orcas ram-raid the beaches, grabbing seal pups to feed their young. People gather the sea's bounty too, but these shores are not for the faint-hearted.

WED 21:00 Forest, Field and Sky: Art out of Nature (b079ckkf)
Dr James Fox takes a journey through six different landscapes across Britain, meeting artists whose work explores our relationship to the natural world.

From Andy Goldsworthy's beautiful stone sculptures to James Turrell's extraordinary sky spaces, this is a film about art made out of nature itself, featuring spectacular images of landscape and art.

James travels from the furthest reaches of the Scottish coast and the farmlands of Cumbria to the woods of north Wales. In each location, he marvels at how artists' interactions with the landscape have created a very different kind of modern art, and how they make us look again at the world around us.

WED 22:00 This Cultural Life (m001ph0b)
Series 2

Sally Wainwright

Award-winning television dramatist and director Sally Wainwright talks to John Wilson about her formative cultural influences. After learning the art of screenwriting whilst working on Coronation Street, she made her name with her suburban comedy drama At Home With The Braithwaites. Her stories are usually set in the north of England including Last Tango in Halifax, and her 19th century historical series Gentleman Jack. Her most recent hit is Happy Valley, a crime drama that spanned a decade and three series, winning huge acclaim, viewing figures and multiple awards.

Sally talks about her early obsession with television, and how the 1970s musical drama Rock Follies inspired her to become a television writer at a young age. She recalls her early career writing for BBC Radio 4's The Archers and the ITV soap Coronation Street and discusses the inspirations behind some of her biggest hits.

Producer: Edwina Pitman

WED 22:30 The Canterbury Tales (p00yjybg)
The Wife of Bath

When her husband of 16 years leaves her, 53-year-old television actress Beth falls for her handsome co-star Jerome, 34 years her junior.

WED 23:30 In Conversation (b05y3nhw)
Julie Walters in Conversation with Richard E Grant

Julie Walters has been one of Britain's best-loved actresses since her award-winning big screen debut in Educating Rita. Her film career has since ranged from the song and dance of Mamma Mia! to the tragicomedy of Calendar Girls via a long-running role in the Harry Potter series. In this exclusive and revealing conversation, recorded in front of a live audience at the BFI Southbank, Julie discusses her movie career with Richard E Grant, who directed her in his own feature debut Wah-Wah.

WED 00:30 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08lpss7)
[Repeat of broadcast at 19:00 today]

WED 01:30 My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 (b0916mmk)
[Repeat of broadcast at 21:00 on Monday]

WED 02:30 Forest, Field and Sky: Art out of Nature (b079ckkf)
[Repeat of broadcast at 21:00 today]


THU 19:00 Wild (b0078z72)
2005-06 Shorts

The Owls and the Orchard

Short documentary taking a look at a devoted pair of little owls who set up home in an old orchard in rural Herefordshire. From spring blossom to autumn apples, it follows a year in the life of the parent birds, their baby owls and the old fruit trees.

THU 19:10 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08mn4g2)
Series 2 (Extended Versions)

La Junta to Colorado Springs

Michael Portillo reaches Colorado, where he follows in the footsteps of 19th-century East Coast dudes, who came to experience the cowboy life.

At Bent's Old Fort, Michael is transported back to the Mexican American War of 1848 and finds himself inspecting the troops. In Raton, Michael discovers the guns that won the West. At Canon City, Michael hits the Rocky Mountains, from where he heads out into the spectacular gorge of the Arkansas River aboard the historic narrow gauge Royal Gorge Railroad. He comes face to face with a terrifying T-rex and hears how 19th-century prehistoric discoveries in the mountains sparked a bitter scientific war. At the foot of Pike's Peak, a choir sings an iconic American hymn, inspired by the magnificent views to be seen from the summit. Michael heads up 14,000 feet to see for himself, aboard the Pike's Peak Cog Railway.

THU 20:10 Doris Day: I Don’t Even Like Apple Pie (m001ph15)
In a rare television interview, Doris Day looks back over her successful acting and singing career, and recalls happy memories of working with Rock Hudson, James Cagney, Clark Gable and James Garner.

THU 21:00 Pillow Talk (m001ph18)
Interior decorator Jan Morrow shares her phone line with philandering songwriter Brad Allen, a man she despises. Meeting a handsome Texan, she is favourably struck by the difference between the two men - never suspecting they are one and the same.

THU 22:40 Top Hat (b0074r4k)
In the quintessential Astaire and Rogers musical, an American dancer staying at a hotel in London falls in love with the guest staying in the room below. However, she gets her wires crossed, convinces herself that the dancer is already hitched and hotfoots it off to Venice. Classic numbers include Cheek to Cheek and Top Hat. This is Fred and Ginger's fourth pairing, but the first with a screenplay written specifically for them.

THU 00:15 The RKO Story: Tales from Hollywood (b00gfhss)
A Woman's Lot

The story of RKO Pictures, told through the eyes of the people who worked there, traces the films made at RKO for and by women, concentrating on the careers of Ginger Rogers and Katharine Hepburn.

Presented by Ed Asner.

THU 01:20 The RKO Story: Tales from Hollywood (b00gf6pf)
It's All True

Ed Asner tells the story of RKO Pictures. Orson Welles spent a hectic few years at RKO, making Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons and the abandoned It's All True.

THU 02:20 Great American Railroad Journeys (b08mn4g2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 19:10 today]


FRI 19:00 BBC Proms (m001ph0g)

Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninov at the Proms

Following their breathtaking performance at last year’s Proms, power couple Yuja Wang and conductor Klaus Mäkelä return to the Royal Albert Hall for one of the most eagerly awaited nights of the season. This time, the superstar pianist and hotshot conductor will dazzle us with Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini – a piece at once both devilish and heavenly that showcases Yuja’s extraordinary talent.

Then, baritone Thomas Hampson joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the famous Royal Albert Hall organ in Walton’s immense Belshazzar’s Feast.

Georgia Mann presents with special guests Wayne Marshall and Hannah Catherine Jones.

FRI 20:30 Top of the Pops (m000433j)
Peter Powell and Simon Bates present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 13 August 1987 and featuring Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Rick Astley, Wet Wet Wet, Wax, Kim Wilde, Sherrick, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pseudo Echo and Hue and Cry.

FRI 21:00 Top of the Pops (b0763rc3)
Simon Bates introduces the pop programme, featuring Duran Duran, Soft Cell, Aneka, Shakin' Stevens, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Electric Light Orchestra and Bill Wyman, and a dance performance from Legs & Co.

FRI 21:30 Radio 2 In Concert (b01nwp6x)
Florence + the Machine: Highlights

BBC Radio 2 presents highlights from Florence + the Machine's concert at the Rivoli Ballroom, presented by Jo Whiley. Including classic live tracks and a backstage interview.

FRI 22:30 Lizzo (m001mp0d)
Lizzo: Live in Concert

With numerous successes and gold and platinum records, Lizzo has established herself as a major force in the music business. Filmed during the Special Tour at the iconic Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, Lizzo: Live in Concert is the culmination of her documentary Love, Lizzo.

The setlist includes The Sign, About Damn Time, Grrrls, 2 Be Loved (Am I Ready), and Everybody's Gay, and she is joined on stage by Cardi B, Missy Elliot, SZA and her own band.

FRI 00:00 Radio 1's Live Lounge (p081mjpw)
Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys performs her single Time Machine, Underdog, and a cover of everything i wanted by Billie Eilish, as well as classics Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart and Fallin'.

FRI 00:35 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park (m001pn7g)

Shania Twain

A triumphant performance from the queen of country-pop, Shania Twain, live from Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 2017.

FRI 01:00 Radio 2 In Concert (m000c8zj)

Multi-million-selling British singer-songwriter Dido performs a rare and intimate concert at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios in London. Dido’s first two albums, No Angel and Life for Rent are among the best-selling albums in UK chart history and feature in the top 10 best-selling albums of the 2000s.

Expect her to perform tracks from both LPs as well as songs from her recent fifth album, Still on My Mind - her first in six years - which sees her join forces again with her brother and long-time collaborator Rollo Armstrong.

FRI 02:00 Top of the Pops (m000433j)
[Repeat of broadcast at 20:30 today]

FRI 02:30 Top of the Pops (b0763rc3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 21:00 today]

FRI 03:05 Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park (m001pn7g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 00:35 today]

(Note: the times link back to the details; the pids link to the BBC page, including iPlayer)

BBC Proms 20:00 SUN (m001pgzv)

BBC Proms 19:00 FRI (m001ph0g)

Blankety Blank Classic 22:40 SAT (m001ph09)

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story 23:15 MON (p02l4px7)

Clean Sweep 21:00 SAT (p0g00vgs)

Clean Sweep 21:45 SAT (p0g00xvg)

Doris Day: I Don’t Even Like Apple Pie 20:10 THU (m001ph15)

Forest, Field and Sky: Art out of Nature 21:00 WED (b079ckkf)

Forest, Field and Sky: Art out of Nature 02:30 WED (b079ckkf)

George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia 22:00 TUE (b015qms8)

George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia 23:00 TUE (b015ydfs)

George Alagiah: Mixed Britannia 00:00 TUE (b016bjdb)

Great American Railroad Journeys 19:00 MON (b08lplwb)

Great American Railroad Journeys 01:55 MON (b08lplwb)

Great American Railroad Journeys 19:30 TUE (b08lppr6)

Great American Railroad Journeys 01:00 TUE (b08lppr6)

Great American Railroad Journeys 19:00 WED (b08lpss7)

Great American Railroad Journeys 00:30 WED (b08lpss7)

Great American Railroad Journeys 19:10 THU (b08mn4g2)

Great American Railroad Journeys 02:20 THU (b08mn4g2)

In Conversation 23:30 WED (b05y3nhw)

Lizzo 22:30 FRI (m001mp0d)

Mark Lawson Talks To... 01:10 SUN (b00sjccw)

My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 21:00 MON (b0916mmk)

My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 01:30 WED (b0916mmk)

Our Coast 19:00 SAT (m000fjdk)

Our Coast 02:40 SAT (m000fjdk)

Parkinson 23:15 SAT (m0013xz5)

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise 02:00 TUE (b06fnkr7)

Patagonia: Earth's Secret Paradise 20:00 WED (b06gqsqn)

Pillow Talk 21:00 THU (m001ph18)

Radio 1's Live Lounge 00:00 FRI (p081mjpw)

Radio 2 In Concert 21:30 FRI (b01nwp6x)

Radio 2 In Concert 01:00 FRI (m000c8zj)

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 00:35 FRI (m001pn7g)

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park 03:05 FRI (m001pn7g)

River Walks 19:00 TUE (b0bty0j0)

Rome: A History of the Eternal City 20:00 SAT (b01p65l8)

Rome: A History of the Eternal City 01:40 SAT (b01p65l8)

Shadow of Truth 22:00 MON (p0fwd96f)

Shadow of Truth 22:30 MON (p0fwd9mn)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 00:10 SAT (m001p8zr)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 00:40 SAT (b0077sgk)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 01:10 SAT (m001p903)

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 20:35 TUE (b0077sjw)

Tchaikovsky 21:30 SUN (m001ph02)

Tchaikovsky 22:30 SUN (m001ph06)

Tchaikovsky 02:10 SUN (m001ph02)

Tchaikovsky 03:00 TUE (m001ph06)

The Ascent of Man 23:30 SUN (p0g1kgjl)

The Ascent of Man 00:20 SUN (p0g1kh30)

The Ascent of Man 00:15 MON (p0g1kgjl)

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