U3A logo AT HOME- BROADCASTING for week commencing Saturday 20 Feb
Some highlights on:
(A) RADIO & (B)TELEVISION

(A): RADIO:

SATURDAY 20:
BBC Radio 4: From 2 – 2.45pm: Any Answers? Voice of the public..
BBC Radio 3: From 5.30 - 10.15pm: Opera – Wagner’s Götterdammerung
BBC Radio 4: From 10.15 – 11pm: The Moral Maze (1)
– Discussion on a key topical subject

SUNDAY 21:
BBC Radio 4: From 11 – 11.45am (Rpt 9am Fri): Sophia Loren is guest on Desert Island Discs
BBC Radio 3: From midday – 1pm: Poet, Caroline Bird is guest in Private Passions’ interview with musical selections
BBC Radio 4: From 2 – 2.45pm: Gardeners’ Question Time (1)
BBC Radio 3: From 4 - 5 pm: Jazz Record Requests
BBC Radio 4: From 4 – 4.30pm: Open Book – focus on Open Water and Black Britain: Writing Back
BBC Radio 4: From 6.15 – 7pm: Pick of the Week
BBC Radio 4: From 8 – 8.30pm: Feedback (1) - Listeners’ views on BBC

MONDAY 22:
BBC Radio 4: From 9.45 – 10am: Book of the Week: (Mon – Fri:) Bessie Smith (‘tempestuous Blues singer’)
BBC Radio 4: From 11.30 – midday: How to Vaccinate the World with Tim Harford
BBC Radio 3: From midday – 1pm Mon - Fri: Composer of the week - Mendelssohn
BBC Radio 4: From 8 – 8.30pm (Rpt 11am Wed): After Trump – The Courts
– Were his judges’ appointments his greatest achievement & greatest challenge to Biden?
BBC Radio 3: From 10.45 -11pm (Mon – Fri): The Essay: Becoming an Animal – We imagine this – one per evening

TUESDAY 23:
BBC Radio 4: From 9 – 9.30am (Rpt 9.30pm): The Life Scientific
– pandemic’s effect on mental health
BBC Radio 4: From 4.30 – 5pm: A Good Read – On Chapel Sands, Standard Deviation & Lullaby
BBC Radio 4: From 8 – 8.40pm: File on 4 - Should we be better protected from media apps?

WEDNESDAY 24:
BBC Radio 4: From 9 – 9.30am: 1/6Positive Thinking - Searching for Lasting Happiness - ex CBO for Google X
BBC Radio 4: From 9.30 – 9.45am: 2/5 Will Self Takes the Waters
BBC Radio 4: From 8 – 8.30pm: The Moral Maze (2) – Discussion on a key topical subject

THURSDAY 25:
BBC Radio 4: From 9 - 9.45am: In Our Time – on Marcus Aurelius,
Roman Emperor
BBC World Service: From 10.05 – 10.50am: The Forum – Was Maslow right on what is really important to us?
BBC Radio 4: From 11.30 – Midday: John Keats: Life and After-Life
BBC Radio 4: From 4.30 – 5pm (Rpt at 9.30pm):BBC Inside Science

FRIDAY 26:
BBC Radio 4: From 11 – 11.30am: 2/3 Britain’s Fascist Thread – The Battle of Lewisham, 1977
BBC Radio 4: From 3 - 3.45pm: Gardeners’ Question Time (2)
BBC Radio 4: From 4.30 – 5pm: Feedback (2) - Listeners’ views on BBC
Anyone wishing to discuss Radio programmes please see under ‘Groups’ At Home Radio Broadcasts

(B): TELEVISION

SATURDAY 20:
BBC1 TV: From 2.15 – 3.45pm: Australian Open Women’s Singles Final
BBC4 TV: From 8 – 9pm: Himalaya with Michel Palin – 4/6 – Tibet

SUNDAY 21:
BBC1 TV: From 9 -10am: Andrew Marr Show – The week’s key topics
BBC1 TV: From 1.50 – 3.10pm: Action from Australian Open Men’s Tennis Final

MONDAY 22:
BBC1 TV: From 7.35 – 8.05pm: Panorama: Rubbish Dump Britain
Channel 4 TV: From 8 – 8.30pm: Britain’s £400 Billion Covid Bill: Who Will Pay?
BBC2 TV: From 7.30 – 8pm: Mastermind - Quiz
BBC2 TV: From 8 – 8.30pm: Only Connect – Quiz
BBC2 TV: From 8.30 – 9pm: University Challenge - Quiz
BBC1 TV: From 8.30 – 9pm: Would I Lie to You? – Comedy
BBC4 TV: From 11.15pm – 12.15am: Titian: behind Closed Doors
– Exclusive viewing of his 6 masterpieces at (closed) National Gallery

TUESDAY 23:
BBC4 TV: From 8 – 8.30pm: Yes Minister – Open Government
BBC1 TV: From 8.30 -10pm: Documentary of Week – Blitz Spirit with Lucy Worsley – Realities of 8-month Blitz
BB4 TV: From 9 – 10pm: 60 Years of British Sitcom – From Hancock to today

WEDNESDAY 24:
BBC2 TV: From 9 – 10pm (Rpt Thurs 11.30pm): 3/3 Trump Takes on the World
ITV: From 10.45 – 11.45: Peston – Political Magazine

THURSDAY 25:
Channel 4 TV: From 8 – 9pm: How to Keep a Healthy Weight
– Michael Mosley
BBC2 TV: From 9 – 10pm: Coronavirus: What We Know: Horizon
BBC1 TV: From 10.45 – 11.45pm: Question Time

FRIDAY 26:
Channel 4 TV: From 8 – 9pm: Grayson’s Art Club – How to get creative
BBC2 TV: From 8 – 9pm: Gardeners’ World Winter Specials – Floral highlights
BBC2 TV: From 9 – 10pm: 2/3 – Raiders of Lost Past with Janina Ramirez
– The Viking Ship
BBC2 TV: From 10 – 10.45pm: Jools Holland – Jazz