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"Who" and "Torchwood" on BBC Radio 4


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Gallifreyan Irr... - Posted on 26 June 2009

As previously mentioned, I listen to a lot of BBC Radio on the iPlayer.  I signed up for the Radio 4 Newsletter (http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/newsletter/ ) and got this today:

Hello fellow listeners, 

We're really pleased that we’ve secured three episodes of Torchwood for Radio 4 (hear them in the Afternoon Play slot Wednesday–Friday next week), and we’re also making them available as podcasts. Read more about this here: 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/torchwood/download/
and find out about subsequent episodes on BBC One: http://www.bbc.co.uk/torchwood/

Also:

Front Row, 7.15-7.45pm
Mark Lawson talks to Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies about his decision to end his work with the Tardis-travelling Timelord, and about the return of the spin-off series Torchwood to radio and TV [see Wednesday below]; meets Eva Rothschild, who has created a new work to fill the large central gallery at Tate Britain. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qsq5 [Edit - See here for the next show, Monday 29 June 19:15 BBC Radio 4 
- Louis]

Cool.  There's more interesting stuff including:


Journey into Space – The Host, 2.30-3.30pm
By Julian Simpson, from the series created by Charles Chilton. Jet Morgan and his crew are woken from cryo-sleep by a distress call from an abandoned freighter. There they discover the personality construct of JJ Andreev, a long ago associate of Jet’s who was reported dead eight years earlier, locked inside the dying ship’s computer system. With Toby Stephens as Jet Morgan and David Jacobs as The Host.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00l93z1

Toby Stephens was Mr. Rochester in the recent "Jane Eyre," and I got to see (just about all of) him in "The Country Wife" in London last year. He's really good, put him on your TiVo list.

For "Galactica" fans:


The Last Champion: the Life of Fred Perry, 9.45-10.00am, repeated 12.30-12.45am
Jamie Bamber reads from Jon Henderson's biography of English tennis great Fred Perry, charting his extraordinary life from his childhood in Stockport to Wimbledon glory and a glamorous life in the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00l9bvk

Read this newsletter on our website
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/newsletter/ 

Happy listening!

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