LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 7th – 13th August

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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 programmes listed below will be available online on the respective network’s websites


Listings (times given are pm unless otherwise stated)


Enjoy!

  • Saturday

Terrestrial
BBC1
8.20 Tonight’s the Night. John Barrowman turns the Jim’ll Fix It formula into a whole variety show. Barry Manilow is in there too
ITV1
7.35 Odd One In. Julian Clary participates
9.30 Years of an Audience with. 4 of 5 features Dame Shirley, Take That and others
C4
3.55 Come Dine with Me Down Under
7 Elizabeth. The “Virgin Queen” gets the Starkey treatment
9 Big Bro
10 Misfits
Five
12.30 & 8.05 Don’t Stop Believers. Talent show with Duncan James on the panel

Freeview
CNN
12.30 Martina: My Toughest Opponent. Film chronicling Martina Navratilova’s battle against breast cancer
BBC3
10.50 Family Guy
11.35 American Dad
BBC4
11 Frankie Howerd: Rather You the Me. No holds barred bio of Frankie Howerd, who is played by David Walliams
ITV2
6 & 11am Corrie Omnibus. Sophie and Sian deceive Sally
Dave
8.20 QI

Satellite and cable
Sky 1
8am Pineapple Dance Studios
Comedy Central
9am Frasier
FX
8 and 12midnight American Dad

  • Sunday

Terrestrial
ITV1
9.25am Corrie Omnibus. Sophie and Sian deceive Sally
C4
3.40 Just My Luck. Film with Lindsay Lohan
9 Big Bro
10 Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Five
8 Don’t Stop Believers. Duncan James judges
9.30 The Panic Room. Thriller with Jodie Foster

Freeview
BBC3
10 Family Guy
BBC4
11.40 Scissor Sisters at Glastonbury
Dave
7.40, 9 &11.30 QI
E4
6 Glee
More4
4.35 Come Dine with Me

Satellite and Cable
Film4
1.25am Rocky Horror Picture Show. Do you want her to see you…like this?
Sky1
3 Modern Family
9 Pineapple Dance Studios
Gold
7.15 Carry On Regardless
Discovery Real time
12noon Come Dine with Me

Film
9 Mamma Mia!

  • Monday

Terrestrial
BBC2
10 Grandma’s House. Gay comic Simon Amstell stars in a sit-com he wrote himself. In reality he left a successful game show he presented. In the sit-com he plays a man who left a successful game show he presented. Interesting idea
C4
12.05 Brothers and Sisters
12.55 Come Dine with Me
10 Big Bro
11.10 Alan Carr: Chatty Man (rpt)

Freeview
BBC3
11 Family Guy
BBC HD
9 Dragons Den. Evan Davis presents
E4
10pm the Sex Education Show vs Pornography (rpt)
11.05 Shameless
Fiver
7.30 Don’t Stop Believing

Satellite and Cable
Sky1
10am Pineapple Dance Studios
Sky2
2 Pineapple Dance Studios; Best bits
FX
9.15 Family Guy
Discovery Real Time
2 Come Dine with Me

Film
Modern Greats
8 Thelma and Louise
Indie
11.40 Milk

  • Tuesday

Terrestrial
BBC2
5.15 escape to the Country. Presented by Alistair Appleton
C4
12.05 Brothers and Sisters
12.55 Come Dine with Me
10 Big Bro
11.10 The Inbetweeners
Five
6.25 Don’t Stop Believers

Freeview
BBC3
11 Family Guy
BBC4
8.30 Britain by Bike. Clare Balding in Lancashire and West Yorkshire

Satellite and cable
Gold
Sky1
10am Pineapple Dance Studios
Sky2
11am Pineapple Dance Studios
FX
11 True Blood
Discovery Real Time
2 Come Dine with Me

Film
TCM
6.10 The Trials of Oscar Wilde. 1960 film with Peter Finch

  • Wednesday

Terrestrial
BBC2
10 QI (rpt)
C4
8.40amFrasier
12.05 Brothers and Sisters
12.55 Come Dine with Me
8 How to Look Good Naked
10 Big Bro
Five
6.25 Don’t Stop Believers

Freeview
BBC3
10.50 Family Guy
11.35 American Dad
BBC HD
10.30 Grandma’s House
E4
9 Ugly Betty
10 Film: My Best Friend’s Wedding. Comedy with Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz and Rupert Everett
Fiver
11.15 Californication

Satellite and Cable
Sky1
10am Pineapple Dance Studios
Sky Arts1
7am Rufus Wainwright
Sky2
11 Pineapple Dance Studios
Comedy Central
9am and 8pm Frasier
FX
9.15 Family Guy
Discovery Real Time
2 Come Dine with Me

Film
Drama/Romance
8 Mamma Mia!
Classics
7.05 The Wizard of Oz
TCM
10am The Trials of Oscar Wilde

  • Thursday

Terrestrial
BBC2
3 Swimming from Hungary. Presented by Clare Balding
7 The Culture Show from Edinburgh. Presented by Sue Perkins
11.20 Nurse Jackie (rpt)
ITV1
8 Emmerdale. Aaron meets the in-laws. Pauline Quirke in cameo role
C4
8.40am Frasier
12.05 Brothers and Sisters
12.55 Come Dine with Me
10 Big Bro

Freeview
BBC3
11 Family Guy
E4
10.35 Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Rpt.
More4
10 Southland

Satellite and Cable
FX
10 American Dad
9 & 11.05 Family Guy
Discovery Real Time
2 & 8 Come Dine with Me

Film
Classics
11.20am Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Camp
5.50 Spartacus. Camper
11 Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Campissimo!

  • Friday

Terrestrial
C4
8.35am Frasier
12.05 Brothers and Sisters
12.55 Come Dine with Me
9 & 10.30 Big Bro

Freeview
BBC3
11.30 Family Guy
Dave
9 & 9.40 QI
E4
10 Supersize vs. Superskinny
More4
2.20 Come Dine with Me

Satellite and Cable
Sky1
10am Pineapple Dance Studios
Sky2
11am Pineapple Dance Studios
Watch
9 Little Shop of Horrors. Camp horror musical
Discovery Real Time
2 Come Dine with Me

Film
Classics
10.50 Cleopatra. Camp

Radio
  • Saturday

2
10 Patrick Kielty. Interview with Jonathan Harvey
1 Pick of the Pops. Dale Winton
6 Going Out with Alan Carr
8 Paul Gambaccini
10.30 And the Winner Is…Matt Lucas presents (rpt)
4
10 Excess Baggage. Sandi Toksvig
4 Weekend Woman’s Hour

  • Sunday

2
1 Elaine Page. Stage musicals
5 Paul O’Grady
4
7.10 Sunday
12.04 Just
a Minute. Graham Norton guests
8.30 Last Word
10.45 What the Papers Say. Andrew Pierce of the Daily Mail

  • Monday

4
6.30 Just a Minute. Sue Perkins guests

  • Tuesday

4
4.30 Great Lives. Bettany Hughes nominates Sappho. Matthew Parris presents
7
6.30 Daphne du Maurier’s The House on the Strand. Final part

  • Wednesday

4
9am and 9.30 Fry’s English Delight. Welcome return of this fascinating stuff. 1 of 4. The Trial of Qwerty. How the keyboard came to be
7
3 Dirk Bogarde on Film

  • Thursday

7
3.30 Dirk Bogarde. Jericho

  • Friday

4
4 Last Word
9 The History of the World in 100 Objects. Neil McGregor
6
7 Tom Robinson
7
12noon & 7 Round the Horne

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