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Catch-up: W/C 10th May 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.

When Moyles Met the Radio 1 Breakfast DJs - DJ Chris Moyles looks at how the station's Breakfast Show has reflected life in the UK over the past 40 years, as he meets his predecessors in the early morning slot. Mike Read, Mike Smith, Simon Mayo, Steve Wright, Zoe Ball and Sara Cox reveal the highs and lows of their reigns, while Tony Blackburn, who launched Radio 1 in 1967, explains why the show has always kept its finger on the pulse of the nation.
(Available until: 9:59pm Sunday 16th May 2010)

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Blood on the Carpet: Walking with Disc Jockeys - Recalling the shake-up of Radio 1 during the 1990s that saw the departure of long-standing DJs such as Dave Lee Travis, Simon Bates and Gary Davies, triggered by the decision to court a younger audience and the appointment of channel controller Matthew Bannister.
(Available until: 10:39pm Sunday 16th May 2010)

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Wogan: Radio 1 20th Anniversary Special - In a 1987 edition of the chat show, Terry Wogan talks to DJs including John Peel, Tony Blackburn, Ed Stewart, Janice Long, Mike Smith, Bruno Brookes and Pete Murray.
(Available until: 11:59pm Sunday 16th May 2010)

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Ashes to Ashes (6/8) - Series three. New. All hell has broken loose at Fenchurch East prison. The inmates are rioting and DCI Gene Hunt is ready to go in all guns blazing to teach the lags a lesson. However, things don't go to plan; the riot team are hugely outnumbered and in the chaos of the retreat someone is left behind.
(Available until: 9:59pm Friday 28th May 2010)

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Modern Masters (2/4) - New series. Does the work of artist Henri Matisse merit him being called a modern master? Presenter Alastair Sooke explores the way Matisse cast aside traditional, representational painting to use a new, fresh palette of vivid, bright colour that has had a deep impact on artists and designers who followed him. After the Second World War, illness and a near-fatal operation meant Matisse could barely hold brushes so he pioneered a new technique: the cut out.
(Available until: 9:59pm Sunday 30th May 2010)

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The Prisoner (4/6) - New series. Darling. Six manages to slot together fragments of memory and concludes that lucy, the woman he spent the night with in New York before he arrived, is the key to his captivity. When he is offered his "love match" in 4-15 he is convinced that they are one and the same person.
(Available until: June 2010)

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I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band! (2/6) - New series. The Guitarist. The series exploring the dynamics of a rock group turns the volume up to 11 for a no-holds-barred look at the talents and foible of the guitarist. Whether they play their axe with their teeth, carry a satchel, paint their face like a clown or are renowned for windmilling, leaping or walking like a duck, a huge cast of strummers including Slash, Jeff Beck, Johnny Marr, Pete Townshend, Mick Jones and Matt Bellamy are on hand to give their opinions.
(Available until: 9:44pm Sunday 13th June 2010)

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Launching the Style Decad
e - In the summer of 1980 The Face was launched by the former NME editor Nick Logan. It was a music magazine that advocated that music didn't matter unless everyone looked good. With the innovative marriage of fashion and pop, "the best dressed magazine" quickly became the arbiter of style and cool in 1980s England. Robert Elms looks back at its origins and legacy.
(Available until: 12:02pm Thursday 13th 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 15th May 2010)

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The Funk and Soul Show - 3 hours of funk, soul and blues presented by Craig Charles.
(Available until: 10:02pm Saturday 15th May 2010)

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