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Catch-up: W/C 3rd May 2010

Catchup

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.

TV

Film: Let's Get Lost (1988) – In this documentary, fashion photographer Bruce Weber combines interviews, recording sessions, archive footage and home movies to present a portrait of the troubled but gifted jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. Filmed a year before Baker's death, the soundtrack features the likes of Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and, of course, Baker himself.
(Available until: 5:59am Monday 10th May 2010)

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Hugh Masekela: Welcome to South Africa – The musician reflects on his career, from first picking up a trumpet in the 1950s through the apartheid years, to his stardom in America and the return to South Africa on the release of Nelson Mandela. The programme also features performances from his 70th birthday celebrations from his 70th birthday celebrations at the Barbican Centre in London.
(Available until: 1:29am Monday 10th May 2010)

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Ashes to Ashes (5/8) – Series three. DCI Gene Hunt's former Manchester colleagues, DCI Litton and DI Bevan, turn up on his patch. They're in pursuit of Northern comic Frank Hardwick (Roy Hudd) who's wanted for stealing cash from the Police Widows Fund. However their desperation to track him down creates suspicion.
(Available until: 9:59pm Friday 28th May 2010)

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Modern Masters (1/4)
– New series. Does the work of four notable and influential artists of our time merit them being called modern masters? The first subject is Andy Warhol, who began work as a commercial artist in New York in 1949. Presenter Alastair Sooke explores Walhol's transition to fine art and assesses his pivotal contribution to the pop art movement.
(Available until: 9:59pm Sunday 30th May 2010)

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I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band! (1/6) – New series. The Singer. A celebration of the defining music genre of the postwar era by examining the constituent parts of the ultimate rock band – this week it's the lead singer – culminating in a live show next month, where industry experts discuss their favourite musicians and create the ultimate fantasy band.
(Available until: 12:04am Monday 14th June 2010)

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Paul Weller: Find the Torch – The musician talks about his life, career and influences.
(Available until: June 2010)

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The Prisoner (3/6) – New series. Anvil. Two enlists Six to spy on the Dreamers – those villagers who experience nocturnal revelations about the outside world. Six is both elated and terrified when he discovers that his friend, the Village doctor 313, is one of them.
(Available until: June 2010)

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Radio

Sounds of the 60s – Brian Matthew spins two hours of hits, B -sides and album tracks.
(Available until: 10:02am Saturday 8th 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 8th May 2010)

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