Catch-up: W/C 25th January 2010

by Modculture 26 January, 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

The Man Who Shot the 60s – Brian Duffy was one of the greatest photographers of his generation. Along with David Bailey and Terence Donovan he defined the image of the 1960s and was as famous as the stars he photographed. Then suddenly in the 1970s he disappeared from view and burned all his negatives. With the first ever exhibition of his work due, Duffy has agreed to be filmed to talk about his life, his work and why he made it all go up in flames. (Available until: 12:59am Wednesday 27th January 2010)

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Bellamy's People (1/8) – New series. The satirical Radio 4 comedy series Down the Line, in which Rhys Thomas plays phone-show host DJ Gary Bellamy, transfers to the small screen as he leaches his studio to meet some of his callers. Featuring Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson, Felix Dexter, Lucy Montgomery and Simon Day. (Available until: 10:29pm Thursday 28th January 2010)

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The Culture Show – Verity Sharp is at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, which is playing tribute to the influential songwriter Nick Drake who died in 1974 aged 26. With Vashti Bunyan. (Available until: 12:19am Friday 29th January 2010)

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Newswipe with Charlie Brooker (1/6)
– New series. The acid-tongued TV critic returns with a caustic look at the way the news is covered in the media, beginning with a peek at some of the scariest stories ever covered. (Available until: 2:29am Friday 29th January 2010)

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Rock & Chips – A bittersweet prequel to only Fools and Horses from writer John Sullivan, starring Kellie Bright, Nicholas Lyndhurst and James Buckley. 1960s Peckham: Del Trotter is enjoying a drink in the Nag's Head while his put-upon, glamorous mother, Joan, sashays down the street to work at the Ritz Cinema. But their relative calm is disrupted by the arrival back in town of sophisticated ex-con Freddie Robdal. (Available until: 10:29pm Sunday 31st January 2010)

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Arena: Brian Eno – Another Green World – Observational documentary following the work of musician Brian Eno, the keyboard player in Roxy Music and producer of benchmark albums by David Bowie, Talking Heads, U2 and Coldplay. The programme enters his studio as he's joined by friends and colleagues to discuss science, art, systems analysis and cybernetics. (Available until: 4:19am Monday 1st February 2010)

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Brian Eno: Hits, Classics and Tracks
– Paul Morley reviews the hit singles produced by the artist, which range from the experimental to pop classics, including Once in a Lifetime, With or Without You and Viva la Vida. (Available until: 12:34am Monday 1st February 2010)

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The Roxy Music Story – A chronicle of the band's career, from their emergence on the music scene in 1972 to the present day. Featuring contributions from Nile Rodgers, Alison Goldfrapp and rent-a-gobshite Bono. (Available until: 1:29am Monday 1st February 2010)

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Welsh Greats – Stanley Baker – The valley boy who became British cinema's original tough guy. Fiercely independent and proud of his roots, Stanley Baker gave the world a movie classic in the shape of Zulu. Philip Madoc tells the story of a star who had true grit. (Available until: 11:04pm Monday 15th February 2010)

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Radio

A Man Like Curtis (2/4)
– Lenny Kravitz celebrates "Chicago soul" giant Curtis Mayfield (1942 – 99), whose falsetto delivery defined the sound of R&B hitmakers The Impressions and whose 1970s solo career include Move On Up, Freddie's Dead and Superfly.The second episode, Move On Up, looks at Curtis' protest songs, chart success and his "blaxploitation" theme Superfly. (Available until: 12:02am Tuesday 26th January 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 30th January 2010)

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The Funk and Soul Show
– 3 hours of funk, soul and blues presented by Craig Charles. This week former Temptations singer Dennis Edwards joins Craig for a chat. (Available until: 10:02pm Saturday 30th January 2010)

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