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Jayne Middlemiss and Jamie Theakston introduce the pop-music programme, including interviews and some of the latest sounds.


Jayne Middlemiss
Jamie Theakston
Angela Ferreira
Executive Producer:
Paul Smith

Kurt and Sarah are coerced into playing a romantic scene together in the school play. Meanwhile, Drazic has work experience in a car yard, and Nikki makes a protest against cruelty to animals.


Callan Mulvey
Rel Hunt
Fleur Beaupert
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor
Nathalie Roy
Lara Cox

Live from London's Royal Albert Hall, Stephanie Hughes introduces the Los Angeles' Philharmonic, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, as they perform the London premiere of American composer John Adams's Slonimsky's Earbox.

The concert also features Gustav Mahler's song cycle Leidereines Fahrenden Gesellen, with soloist Lorraine Hunt (mezzo-soprano), and, after the interval, Jean Sibelius's Four Lemminkainen Legends.

In the interval, there's a visit to the ancient landscape of Finland, home of the Kalevala, the mysterious and magical epic on which Sibelius based the aforementioned work.

(The Prom can be also be heard on Radio 3)
(See today's choices)
(The penultimate concert in the series of four recorded Proms is on Thursday at
10.55pm on BBC1)
(BBC Book: BBC Proms 98, price £3.99, has details of this season's events)


Stephanie Hughes
Los Angeles' Philharmonic Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Lorraine Hunt
David Stevens
Series Editor:
Peter Maniura

Another chance to see team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, along with their celebrity guests, compete in a choice episode of the news-based comedy quiz. Presented by Angus Deayton.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Angus Deayton
Team captain:
Paul Merton
Team captain:
Ian Hislop
Paul Wheeler
Richard Wilson

Documentary showing as part of the Burning East season, in which Julian Pettifer travels to countries affected by the natural weather cycle known as El Nino. He looks at its consequences in such countries as Indonesia, Panama, Peru and Zimbabwe. It has caused flooding in some places and drought in others, wreaked havoc on wildlife and sometimes brought positive side effects.
(The Burning East season continues with Kings of the Jungle, BBC1 10.20pm)
See today's choices.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Julian Pettifer
Kate Broome
Executive producer:
Keith Scholey

with Mark Lamarr
The penultimate live programme capturing the atmosphere of the Edinburgh Festival, as Mark Lamarr, joined by co-presenter Peter Curran, brings together the festival's highlights. Tonight they are joined by comedian Phill Jupitus, who reports on naked performers.

Web Site: [web address removed]


Mark Lamarr
Peter Curran
Phill Jupitus
Series Producer:
Andrew Lockyer
Series Editor:
May Miller

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Open University
12.30 Vibrations
1.00 The Copulation Explosion
1.30 Given Enough Rope

The Greats
2.00 Historical Figures 3

4.00 Discovering Portuguese 5-6; Central Bureau: Portuguese Discovered

Business and Training
5.00 Career Moves

Open University
5.45 Paris and the New Mathematics
6.10 Beating the Morning Rush
6.35-7.00am Problems with Patterns

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