BBC Radio 3 public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
Drama and gaming are being used in a pair of projects exploring adolescent mental health. Dr Daisy Fancourt finds out why this meeting of the arts and science might unlock new ideas for treatments and discovers the different ways in which young people are participating in the projects. Professor Eunice Ma is the Provost of Falmouth University and i…
 
Love during a lockdown is at the centre of Sarah Hall's latest book Burntcoat. Monica Ali's new novel is called Love Marriage and looks at love across two cultures and different ideas about feminism, family and careers. Adam Mars-Jones' Box Hill is a darkly affecting love story between men set in 1975. The authors join Shahidha Bari for a conversat…
 
Mark Chapman is joined by former England batter Michael Carberry and West Indian World Cup winner Carlos Brathwaite to look back at the final Test in Hobart and the 4-nil series defeat. The team dissect where it went so badly wrong for England this series.We also preview the women’s Ashes with England’s Kate Cross and look at the legacy of Virat Ko…
 
Tom Service on two of the most astounding musical skills, which the majority of professional classical musicians have in abundance - the ability to play from memory, and the ability to play at sight, without study or much in the way of rehearsal. How and why do they do it? With pianist and teacher Richard Sisson, and violinist Eva Thorarinsdottir, …
 
Following his very public rift with long-term contributor Jean-Baptiste Lully, Molière turned to Marc-Antoine Charpentier to provide the incidental music for his last theatrical productions. As part of Radio 3's celebration of Molière's quatercentenary, Lucie Skeaping explores the music Charpentier composed for Molière's final theatre pieces, inclu…
 
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Jonathan Agnew, former England fast bowler Steven Finn and Australian cricket writer and broadcaster Geoff Lemon for reaction to the third day of the fifth Ashes Test.Australia have won the Ashes 4-nil after England collapsed to give them a 146-run victory in Hobart. England captain Joe Root reflects on the series defea…
 
Dame Stephanie Shirley arrived in Britain from Vienna as a five-year-old, without her parents. It was 1939, and she was one of 10,000 Jewish children brought by train on the Kindertransport to escape the Nazis. She went on to become one of the most successful businesswomen of the 20th century; in 1962, working from home, she founded one of the firs…
 
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Jonathan Agnew and former England fast bowler Steven Finn for reaction to the second day of the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart. We'll hear from Australia's Mitchell Starc and England's Sam Billings after he made 29 on his Test batting debut.Plus Dominic Baker, chief executive of Cricket Tasmania, tells us how they came to h…
 
Jess Gillam is joined by the conductor Oliver Zeffman to share some of the music they love. Including a rare and beautiful song by Tchaikovsky, a banging tune by Lizzo, plus possibly THE greatest ending in all of music with Mahler’s 8th Symphony.Playlist:Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21, in C Major, K. 467; II. Andante [Mitsuko Uchida (piano), Englis…
 
As a week exploring the legacy of the late great Dutch maestro Bernard Haitink draws to a close on Radio 3, Tom Service talks to today’s cohort of leading conductors and hears how they work their magic from the podium. With contributions from Marin Alsop and Sir Antonio Pappano, alongside rising stars Ryan Bancroft and Kalena Bovell, Rebecca Miller…
 
Living the American dream, Chuck makes a life altering decision that has a knock on effect across the world. Looking for new opportunities, Chuck meets with world leaders like Fidel Castro, and behind the scenes, plays a role in peace negotiations in Northern Ireland.Roma Downey pieces together the story of this man, as the truth unravels on how he…
 
Chuck's global money-making machine seemed unstoppable but what was the source? And how did it disappear? We enter into a world of savvy intelligence, tax free havens & a yearning to reconnect with ancestral ties in Ireland - all shrouded in secrecy and wrapped in a fortune. Roma Downey tries to piece together the story of this mysterious man acros…
 
In a tiny apartment in San Francisco, lives an apparently ordinary, elderly man, with only the shirt on his back, a cheap plastic watch and one pair of shoes. Few know who he is, or what he was. This is the story of the backroom broker, who, through brown envelopes and the handover of billions, may just have changed the course of history. Some say …
 
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Jonathan Agnew and former England fast bowler Steven Finn for reaction to the opening day of the fifth and final Ashes Test in Hobart. We'll hear from Travis Head after his century helped Australia recover from 12 for 3 to close the first day on 241 for 6.England Bowling coach Jon Lewis gives his reaction to the first d…
 
ECB Chief Executive Tom Harrison joins Jonathan Agnew to react to the DCMS select committee report on racism in cricket.DCMS Chair Julien Knight and former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq give their reaction and Yorkshire Chairman Lord Patel explains how he's overhauled the county since taking charge in November.(Photo: Tom Harrison the ECB Chief Exec…
 
Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully was the most influential French composer of the 17th Century, a key figure in the court of Louis XIV. This week, Donald Macleod explores how Lully rose from humble origins in Italy to become the most powerful musician in France, a story of lies, ambition and intrigu…
 
Writer Colin Grant guides us through a nuanced story of cannabis use... and abuse. As he states at the beginning of the series, Colin carries ‘no lawyer’s brief for marijuana’. In previous programmes, he has explored how it helped his epileptic brother and also how he believes it has provided a form of social service to subsistence communities. But…
 
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by BBC Cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and England World Cup winner and former Hobart Hurricanes player Alex Hartley to look ahead to the final men’s Ashes Test of the series.Andy Zaltzman provides historical and statistical background and we hear from England captain Joe Root and Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc.…
 
Writer Colin Grant examines the implications of evolving attitudes to cannabis use in the 21st century. Recalling a trip to Burkina Faso some years ago, Colin explores the relationship between cannabis and the local community he encountered there, and how the boom in acceptance of the drug worldwide, for both medical and recreational purposes, has …
 
Do we underappreciate comic writing ? It’s 400 years since the birth of France’s great satirical playwright, Jean-Baptiste Pocquelin, better known by his pen-name Molière. Stendhal described him as “the great painter of man as he is” and his works have continued to be translated and performed on both the French and British stage with recent adaptat…
 
Piers Plowright described himself as a 'radio man'. He'd grown up in a home where the wireless was moved into the living room of an evening for family listening. Others have called Piers, who died in July 2021, the Godfather of the British Radio Feature. His thirty-year BBC career began in 1968 as a trainee in English By Radio, after which he migra…
 
Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Paul Farbrace to look back on the dramatic 4th Ashes Test. We hear from the man at the centre of the drama, James Anderson and consider what changes England will make for Hobart later this week. Plus, Tammy Beaumont joins the podcast from Canberra ahead of the Women’s Ashes.…
 
Reaction from Simon Mann, Jonathan Agnew and Steve Finn as England survive a nail-biting final day at Sydney.Jack Leach, Stuart Broad and James Anderson held out for the final 64 balls as England closed on 270-9.We hear from a relieved Joe Root who praises his side's "character", Australia captain Pat Cummins and player of the match Usman Khawaja a…
 
Matthew looks at music for films that explore the age gap between their characters, inspired by the release of Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, Licorice Pizza, which includes music by Jonny Greenwood.The programme features music from ‘Room at the Top’, ‘Malena’, ‘The Lost Daughter’, The Reader’, ‘Notes on a Scandal’ and ‘Judy’. This week’s Classic …
 
Marina Frolova-Walker recommends a version of Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony in Building a Library.Sergei Prokofiev wrote his Symphony No 5 in B-flat major in just a month in the summer of 1944 during World War II. He intended it as "a hymn to free and happy Man, to his mighty powers, his pure and noble spirit." The 1945 premiere was conducted by Proko…
 
Tom Service looks ahead to upcoming events in the music and arts world in 2022 with violinist/composer Rakhi Singh, co-founder of Manchester Collective, Thorben Dittes, Director of the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Classical Music Programme at Sage Gateshead, and critic David Kettle.Tom also talks to composer Unsuk Chin, whose new Violin Concerto No.…
 
Reaction from Simon Mann, Jonathan Agnew and Steve Finn as England set unlikely target to win fourth test at Sydney.Australia declare for second time in the match on 265-6, setting England 388 runs for victory. Tourists reach 30-0 at close.We hear from Usman Khawaja who became the first batter to score twin tons at Sydney in the men's Ashes and car…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login