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Catch-up: W/C 26th April 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.


Later… with Jools Holland
- In an extended edition of Tuesday's live show, Jerry Dammers and his Spatial AKA Orchestra pay musical tribute to the interstellar jazz of Sun Ra.
(Available until: 12:59am Saturday 1st May 2010)

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Malcolm McLaren: Artful Dodger - Punk fashion and the Sex Pistols, and musical collaborations that fused the likes of hip-hop, world music and opera with pop, made Malcolm McLaren arguably one of the most influential figures of late-20th-century popular culture. This tribute to the music impresario who died earlier this month features unseen interviews with McLaren and contributions from members of the Sex Pistols, Adam Ant, the New York Dolls, Jonathan Ross and McLaren's son Joe Corre, among many others.
(Available until: 8:59pm Saturday 1st May 2010)

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Film: Oil City Confidential (2009) - Energetic music documentary directed by Julien Temple, charting the history of R&B band Dr Feelgood. Starting out as a pub-rock act, the band's no-nonsense attitude and distinctive sound broke them into the charts in the mid-1970s, and their influence reached out to youngsters who would soon push rock 'n' roll into the punk revolution. Featuring band members Lee Brilleaux, Wilko Johnson, John Martin and John B Sparkes, and manager Christopher Fenwick.
(Available until: 1:09am Monday 3rd May 2010)

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Ashes to Ashes (4/8) - Series three. New. DCI Gene Hunt and his team are pursuing a van they believe contains heroin. When the team are faced with a woman brandishing a sawn-off shotgun, the bullish Gene heads over to take her on. But then he appears to let her escape.
(Available until: 9:59pm Friday 28th May 2010)

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The Prisoner (2/6) - New series. Harmony. Six is introduced to his brother, Number 16. Convinced this is yet another ploy by Number Two to break down his resistance, he determines to escape the Village, taking his so-called brother with him. But Number Two has another darker card to play that devastates Six.
(Available until: June 2010)

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Tarantino's Jukebox (1/2)
- In conversation with Robert Ziegler, director Quentin Tarantino reveals his musical obsessions, influences and inspiration for the soundtrack for his movies. Featuring Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Vicki Wickham (Dusty Springfield's manager), Paul Gambaccini and others.
(Available until: 12:02am Friday 30th April 2010)

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Tarantino's Jukebox (2/2) - Quentin Tarantino talks to composer Robert Ziegler about what inspired him to produce popular soundtracks to his films.
(Available until: 12:02am Saturday 1st May 2010)

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Mark Lamarr - Includes a session from Chris Farlowe.
(Available until: 3:02am Saturday 1st May 2010)

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Sounds of the 60s - Brian Matthew spins two hours of hits, B -sides and album tracks.
(Available until: 10:02am Saturday 1st May 2010)

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The Funk and Soul Show - 6 Music 'Celebrity Specialist' Ruth Watson steps in to present this weeks presents the Funk and Soul show.
(Available until: 10:02pm Saturday 1st May 2010)

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Archive on 4: The Split-Up (and the Almost Inevitable Reunion)
- To mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Beatles, the Rev Richard Coles examines how rock groups have decided to call it a day. From the Beatles through to the Verve, Richards trawls the BBC archives to find examples of rock split-ups and asks whether there can ever be a dignified parting of the ways. And then there are always the controversial and fraught reunions! With contributions from Jazz Summers, Tony Wadsworth and journalists Stuart Maconie and Laura Lee Davies.
(Available until: 9:02pm Saturday 1st May 2010)

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