LGBT Related Radio and TV Programmes, 23rd – 29th October

>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.

Enjoy!

LGBT TV and radio

Stephen Fry’s memoirs on Radio 4 and Stephen K. Amos on BBC2 Friday night

Listings (times given are pm unless otherwise stated)

Saturday 23rd

Terrestrial
BBC1 – 6: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC2 – 9.15: QI XL
ITV1 – 7.45: The X Factor
C4 – 9.45am: Ugly Betty
C4 – 3.55: Come Dine with Me. Rpt.

Freeview
BBC3 – 11.15: Family Guy
BBC3 – 12midnight: American Dad
BBC HD – 6: Strictly Come Dancing
ITV2 – 6am&10,55am: Corrie Omnibus
ITV2 – 8am: Emmerdale
E4 – 6.30: Ugly Betty
Film4 – 1: Anna and the King. Jodie Foster

Satellite and cable
Sky Arts1 – 12midnight: What the Dickens? Double bill
Gold – 8: Heroes of Comedy: Kenny Everett
Comedy Central Extra – 9am: Frasier
FX – 8am: American Dad
FX – 10.15 and 11.30: Family Guy
Discovery Real Time – 4.30: Come Dine with Me

Sunday 24th

Terrestrial
BBC1 – 10am: Sunday Morning Live. Topical debate
BBC1 – 7.30: Strictly Come Dancing
ITV1 – 9.25am: X Factor. Rpt.
ITV1 – 1: Corrie Omnibus
ITV1 – 4.55: Downton Abbey. Rpt.
ITV1 – 8: X Factor
ITV1 – 9: Downton Abbey
ITV1 – 10.15: Whitechapel. Rpt.
C4 – 9.30am: Hollyoaks Omnibus
C4 – 12.05: Ugly Betty
C4 – 10: Desperate Housewives. New series

Freeview
BBC3 – 10: American Dad
BBC3 – 10.45: Family Guy
BBCHD – 7.30: Strictly Come Dancing
BBC4 – 10: Witchfinder General. Horror with Vincent Price (1968)
Dave – 7: Stephen Fry in America
ITV2 – 10: The Only Way is Essex.
E4 – 6: Glee
More4 – 5.05: Come Dine with Me

Satellite and Cable
Sky1 – 8.30: Modern Family
Sky Arts1 – 12midnight: What the Dickens?
Bio – 8: Cary Grant
Bio – 10: Montgomery Clift

Film
Modern Greats – 8: Thelma and Louise
Classics – 3.25: Spartacus
Classics – 10.45: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Indie – 2: Milk

Monday 25th

Terrestrial
BBC1 – 11.20: The Graham Norton Show. Rpt.
ITV1 – 9: Whitechapel
C4 – 8.25am: Frasier
C4 – 5: Come Dine with Me
Five – 1.45 and 5.30: Neighbours

Freeview
BBC3 – 10.30: My Schoool Prom
BBC3 – 11.30: Family Guy
BBC4 – 9: A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss.3/3. The American Scream
Film4 – 3: The Spanish Gardener. Stars Dirk Bogarde (1958)
Film4 – 6.40: Ever After: A Cinderella Story. Drew Barrymore (1998)

Satellite and Cable
Sky Arts1 – 12midnight: What the Dickens?
FX – 9: Family Guy
Discovery Real Time – 3: Come Dine with Me
Bio – 11: Montgomery Clift
Bio – 3: Cary Grant

Tuesday 26th

Terrestrial
BBC2 – 10: Later with…Jools Holland. Stars Neil Diamond
C4 – 8.25: Frasier
C4 – 5: Come Dine with Me
C4 – 6.30: Hollyoaks
Five – 1.45 and 5.30: Neighbours

Freeview
BBC3 – 10.30: Lip Service. Lesbian drama 3/6
BBC3 – 11.30: Family Guy
BBC HD – 10.30: Lip Service
Dave – 9: QIXL
Dave – 12midnight: QI XL
More4 – 2.20: Come Dine with Me
Film4 – 4.55: Never Been Kissed. Starring Drew Barrymore (1999)
Fiver – 11: Sex in the City

Satellite and Cable
Sky Arts1 – 12midnight: What the Dickens?
Sky2 – 8.30: Modern Family
Sky Arts2 – 6: Brian Sewell’s Grand Tour
FX – 10: Family Guy
Discovery Real Time – 3 Come Dine with Me

Wednesday 27th

Terrestrial
BBC1 – 8: Waterloo Road
C4 – 8.20am: Frasier
C4 – 5: Come Dine with Me
Five – 1.45 and 5.30: Neighbours

Freeview
BBC3 – 10.50: Family Guy
BBC3 – 11.40 and 2.35am: Lip Service. Rpt. 3/6
ITV2 – 8: Gossip Girl
ITV2 – 10: The Only Way is Essex
E4 – 1.10am: Ru Paul’s Drag Race

Satellite and Cable
Sky Arts1 – 12.05am: What the Dickens?
Sky Arts2 – 6: Brian Sewell’s Grand Tour
FX – 9: American Dad
Discovery Real Time – 3: Come Dine with Me

Film
Classics – 10.45: West Side Story (1961)

Thursday 28th
C4 – 8.20am: Frasier
C4 – 5: Come Dine with Me
C4 – 11.05: True Blood
Five – 1.45 and 5.30: Neighbours

Freeview
BBC3 – 11: Family Guy
BBC4 – 9: How to Get a Head in Sculpture. With Maggi Hambling
BBC4 – 11: A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss. Rpt.
Dave – 9.40: QI
Film4 – 12.05am: Dance with a Stranger. Stars Rupert Everett (1984)

Satellite and Cable
Sky1 – 8: Modern Family
Sky Arts1 – 12midnight: What the Dickens
Sky Arts2 – 6: Brian Sewell’s Grand Tour
FX – 9: Family Guy
FX – 10: American Dad
Discovery Real Time – 3 and 8: Come Dine with Me

Film
Classics – 8.50am: Pillow Talk. Hudson/Day (1959)

Friday 29th

Terrestrial
BBC1 – 8.30: QI
BBC1 – 10.35: The Graham Norton Show
BBC2 – 10: The Stephen K. Amos Show
ITV1 – 9: Paul O’Grady Live
C4 – 8.25am: Frasier
C4 – 5: Come Dine with Me
C4 – 8: Come Dine with Me
Five – 1.45 and 5.30: Neighbours

Freeview
BBC3 – 11.30: Family Guy
BBCHD – 8.30: QI
BBCHD – 10: The Stephen K. Amos Show
BBCHD – 10.35: The Graham Norton Show
Dave – 7.20, 9.40 and 1am: QI
ITV2 – 9: The Only Way is Essex
E4 – 11.05: Desperate Housewives
Film4 – 11am: The Spanish Gardener. Dirk Bogarde (1956)
Fiver – 11: Sex and the City

Satellite and Cable
Sky Arts2 – 5.45: Brian Sewell’s Grand Tour
Discovery Real Time – 3 and 8: Come Dine with Me

Film
Comedy – 10: Brüno (2009)
Indie – 12noon: Milk (2008)

Radio

Saturday 23rd
BBC Radio 2 – 10am: The Graham Norton Show
BBC Radio 2 – 1: Pick of the Pops. Dale Winton
BBC Radio 2 – 6: Going Out with Alan Carr
BBC Radio 2 – 8: Paul Gambaccini
BBC Radio 4 – 6.07am: Ramblings. Clare Balding with the Glasgow women’s library
BBC Radio 4 – 12.30: News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig
BBC Radio 4 – 4: Weekend Woman’s Hour
BBC Radio 4 – 5.30: The Bottom Line. Evan Davis

Sunday 24th
BBC Radio 2 – 1: Elaine Page. Stage musicals
BBC Radio 2 – 5: Paul O’Grady
BBC Radio 4 – 7.10am: Sunday. Religious topical programme that often takes on LGBT issues
BBC Radio 4 – 8.30: Last Word
BBC Radio 5 Live – 9pm: 5 live Investigates – Forced marriages of LGBT people
BBC Radio 7 – 4.30: The News Quiz
BBC Radio 7 – 6: The Devil in Amber. Mark Gatiss reads from his own novel
BBC Radio 7 – 9.15: Short Stories by D.H. Lawrence. The Christening

Monday 25th
BBC Radio 1 – 6.30am: Scott Mills
BBC Radio 2 – 8: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie. Includes The Scissor Sisters
BBC Radio 2 – 10: The Musical. 8/8
BBC Radio 4 – 9: Start The Week. Includes David Starkey on the history of the monarchy
BBC Radio 4 – 9.45am and 12.30am: Book of the Week: The Fry Chronicles. Read by the man himself
BBC Radio 4 – 11: The Seven Car Parks of Croydon. Su Perkins asks why everybody laughs at her hometown
BBC Radio 7 – 9.45: Time for Verse. Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy

Tuesday 26th
BBC Radio 1 – 6.30am: S
cott Mills
BBC Radio 4 – 9.45am and 12.30am: Book of the Week: The Fry Chronicles. Read by the man himself
BBC Radio 4 – 11.30: Leading Ladies. Takes us back to December 8th 1660 when Desdemona was played by a woman for the first time.
BBC Radio 4 – 6.30: The Write Stuff. The works of William S Boroughs and Jack Kerouac are discussed
BBC Radio 4 – 7.30: Counterpoint

Wednesday 27th
BBC Radio 1 – 6.30am: Scott Mills
BBC Radio 4 – 9.45am and 12.30am: Book of the Week: The Fry Chronicles. Read by the man himself
BBC Radio 4 – 8: The Moral Maze. 2/9

Thursday 28th
BBC Radio 1 – 6.30am: Scott Mills
BBC Radio 4 – 9.45am and 12.30am: Book of the Week: The Fry Chronicles. Read by the man himself
BBC Radio 4 – 11.30: The League of Gentlemen’s Ghost Chase
BBC Radio 4 – 3: Ramblings. Repeated from Saturday
BBC Radio 4 – 8.30: The Bottom Line. Evan Davis

Friday 29th
BBC Radio 1 – 6.30am: Scott Mills
BBC Radio 2 – 10: The Arts Show with Claudia Winkleman. Matthew Bourne and a look at lesbian mums’ film The Kids are All Right
BBC Radio 4 – 9.45am and 12.30am: Book of the Week: The Fry Chronicles. Read by the man himself
BBC Radio 4 – 4: Last Word
BBC Radio 4 – 4.30: The Film Programme Director Lisa Cholodenko on her latest film The Kids are All Right
BBC Radio 4 – 6.30: The News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig
BBC Radio 4 – 9: A History of the World in 100 Objects. Omnibus
BBC Radio 4 – 11: A Good Read. Rpt.

Local and web

If you want us to tell everyone about your radio broadcasts, email fenwicktony[at]hotmail.com

For a global classification of queer radio on line:
http://radiotime.com/Search.aspx?query=gay&so=26,52,78 and
http://radiotime.com/Search.aspx?query=Lesbian
Gay Internet Radio Live (G.I.R.L.) is on the air 24 hours a day with dance music from the US at www.gayinternetradiolive.com.

Wythenshaw 97.2 FM, a community radio station, airs a lesbian and gay radio magazine programme once weekly, according to Out North West Magazine published by the Lesbian and Gay Foundation in Manchester. Podcast http://www.tuesdaynightout.co.uk/

GayRadio-UK is a new online radio station in Blackpool and promises a variety of LGBT programming. The audio stream is at www.gayradiouk.com. Guests iunclude lesbian actress Amanda Barrie, gay icon Su Pollard and radical actor Richie Tomlinson. Daily programmes are uploaded at the most popular gay podcast site on the net, Feast of Fun www.feastoffools.net, with a speech based programme of LGBT guests, news digest and light-hearted discussion.

Galaxy North East
Monday-Friday 4-7pm: James Barr

BBC Radio Manchester – 95.1 and online
Every Monday 9pm: LGBT Citizen

BBC London – 94.9 and online
Monday – Friday 3-5pm: Danny Baker. With Amy Lamé or Baylen Leonard

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

Manchester’s gaydio www.gaydio.co.uk

Radio North Manchester 106.6 FM
Sundays – 11am: Passport. Also look out for their women’s programmes

FYI Radio (gay youth radio) – online (currently only podcast but soon to grow to a fully fledged station) www.fyiradio.net

www.pinkeradio.com

Last Tuesday of the month – 6pm
Out in South London – local LGBT radio show with Rosie Wilby and guests
Listen online at www.southcityradio.org

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