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Catch-up: W/C 29th March 2010


Barry Murphy picks out the best of the week's TV and radio on the various catch-up services in the UK. All programmes are listed in date order and please note: Only available to UK residents.


Masterchef - Modculture regular Stacie Stewart returns to the show for the first of the semi-finals.
(Available until: 8:56pm Friday 2nd April 2010)

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Mad Men (10/13) - Series three. The Colour Blue. Betty stumbles across the key to Don's drawer.
(Available until: 11:49pm Wednesday 31st March 2010)

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Paul Merton's Weird and Wonderful World of Early Cinema - The comedian investigates the early days of screen comedy in the silent cinema that developed before the First World War - not in Hollywood, but in Britain and France.
(Available until: 9:59pm Sunday 4th April 2010)

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6 Music Plays It Again - Too Much Too Young - Paul Sexton tells the story of The Specials and the 2 Tone label.
Episode 1 (Available until: 1:32am Tuesday 30th March 2010)

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Episode 2 (Available until: 1:32am Wednesday 31st March 2010)

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Episode 3 (Available until: 1:32am Thursday 1st April 2010)

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Episode 4 (Available until: 1:32am Friday 2nd April 2010)

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Behind the Brel: The Story of a Musical Genius (2/3) - In part two of Behind The Brel: The Story Of A Musical Genius, Marc Almond looks at the darker side of the legendary French singer-songwriter.
(Available until: 1:02am Wednesday 31st March 2010)

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Shout Sister Shout - Another chance to hear Ruby Turner tell the extraordinary story of the guitar playing gospel singer, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who would have celebrated her 95th birthday this month.
(Available until: 12:32am Wednesday 31st March 2010)

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Sounds of the 60s - Brian Matthew spins two hours of hits, B -sides and album tracks.
(Available until: 11:02am Saturday 3rd April 2010)

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Never before in the History of Motion Pictures - Patrick Humphries presents an affectionate look at the history of movie trailers from their early beginnings as simple slides into the spectacular special effect-filled fanfares of today. With contributions from Michael Winner, Karen Krizanovich and actress Adjoa Andoh. (Available until: 12:02pm Saturday 3rd April 2010)

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The Funk and Soul Show - 3 hours of funk, soul and blues presented by Craig Charles.
(Available until: 11:02pm Saturday 3rd April 2010)

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Archive on 4: Sculptress of Sound: the Lost Works of Delia Derbyshire - Matthew Sweet celebrates the life and work of Delia Derbyshire, the composer best known for her association with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and in particular her electronic realisation of Ron Grainer's theme music for Doctor Who. Sweet is guided by some of the composer's colleagues and friends through her music, some of which has not been heard in decades.
(Available until: 10:02pm Saturday 3rd April 2010)

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Reasons to be Cheerful: Ian Dury and the Blockheads - Ten years after his death, Radio 2 celebrates the career of the disabled-art-teacher-turned-rock/punk/funk singer. Presented by Andy Serkis. (Available until: 12:02am Sunday 4th April 2010)

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