Gillian Welch to Claudio Monteverdi, Louis Jordan to the Beatles

FREE! Music for grown-ups on the BBC in the next 10 days:

Hidden among the musical dross dominating its massive output, the multitude of BBC TV and radio channels broadcast magnificent music for grown-ups – every week of the year. And it’s all free (sort of).

For example:

Thurs 9 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2

Sun 12 Oct
2400 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (new) – BBC 6 Music

Mon 13 Oct
1200 & 2200 Claudio Monteverdi, Composer Of The Week – BBC Radio 3
(1/5, continues Tues-Fri)
2330 Choo Choo Ch’Boogie: the Louis Jordan Story – BBC Radio 2 (2/4)

Thurs 16 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2
2320 Gillian Welch, BBC Four Sessions (rpt) – BBC Four

Online access: many BBC radio programmes are broadcast online, streamed. Please see the channels’ web sites for details. Archived BBC radio and TV programmes are accessible online for a short period via:

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

Commercial TV highlights:

Fri 17 Oct
2420 The Beatles, All You Need Is Love (part 14), More 4

Gerry Smith

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