BBC Four Today Friday 13 January 2023

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What’s On BBC Four Today Friday 13 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on BBC Four today.

19:00
Top of the Pops

Performances by D:Ream, Dina Carroll, East 17 and Wet Wet Wet

Tony Dortie introduces the edition first shown on January 6 1994. Featuring performances by D:Ream, Dina Carroll, East 17, the Mission, DJ Duke, Wet Wet Wet and Chaka Demus and Pliers, plus a guest appearance from Pan’s People

19:30
Top of the Pops

Performances by Culture Beat, Bryan Adams and Eternal

Mark Franklin introduces the edition first shown on January 13 1994. Featuring performances by Culture Beat, Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting, K7, Ce Ce Peniston, the The, Eternal, Bitty McLean, and Chaka Demus and Pliers

20:00
Top of the Pops

Featuring David Parton, Status Quo and Pussycat

David Hamilton presents an edition from January 13, 1977, a week in which Starsky & Hutch star David Soul topped the chart with Don’t Give Up on Us – his first UK number one. The show also features performances by David Parton, Status Quo, Pussycat, Gallagher & Lyle, Barry Biggs and Liverpool Express

20:30
Top of the Pops

Featuring the Belle Starrs, Eddy Grant, the Maisonettes, Phil Collins and Donna Summer

John Peel and David Jensen count down the January 13 chart, featuring Incantation, Men at Work, Sharon Redd, Keith Harris and Orville, the Belle Starrs, John Williams, Eddy Grant, the Maisonettes, Phil Collins and Donna Summer

21:00
Wayfaring Stranger with Phil Cunningham

S01E01

Musical connections between Scotland, Ulster and America

Phil Cunningham explores age-old musical connections between Scotland, Ulster and America, looking at a wealth of music, both sacred and secular. The first programme features performances by Paul Brady and Rhiannon Giddens. First shown in 2017

22:00
Transatlantic Sessions

S01E01

Music by Emmylou Harris and Mary Black

Performances of folk, country and traditional music, including Wheels of Love by Emmylou Harris with Iris DeMent and Mary Black, Ready for the Storm by Kathy Mattea and Dougie MacLean, and Spencer the Rover by John Martyn. From 1996

22:30
Transatlantic Sessions

S01E02

Music by Kathy Mattea and John Martyn

23:00
Imagine – The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson

Documentary charting the guitarist’s battle against cancer

The music world mourned when R’n’B musician Wilko Johnson died last November. However, as Julien Temple’s 2015 documentary recalls, it could have been much earlier. The film charts the remarkable story of how in 2012 the former Dr Feelgood guitarist was given less than a year to live following a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Wilko reflects on his impending death and muses on the transformative power of mortality, determining to live out his remaining months playing music. He embarks on a series of farewell tours – but there is an unexpected twist in the tale

00:35
Punk Britannia at the BBC

Archive performances by British punk bands

A celebration of BBC studio sessions from 1975 to 1981 by the British bands that broke into the charts courtesy of punk, featuring archive performances by groups including Dr Feelgood, Eddie and the Hot Rods, Gang of Four, the Sex Pistols, the Clash, Joy Division, the Damned, Siouxsie and the Banshees, the Damned and Buzzcocks

01:35
Wayfaring Stranger with Phil Cunningham

S01E01

Musical connections between Scotland, Ulster and America

Phil Cunningham explores age-old musical connections between Scotland, Ulster and America, looking at a wealth of music, both sacred and secular. The first programme features performances by Paul Brady and Rhiannon Giddens. First shown in 2017

02:35
Top of the Pops

Performances by D:Ream, Dina Carroll, East 17 and Wet Wet Wet

Tony Dortie introduces the edition first shown on January 6 1994. Featuring performances by D:Ream, Dina Carroll, East 17, the Mission, DJ Duke, Wet Wet Wet and Chaka Demus and Pliers, plus a guest appearance from Pan’s People

03:05
Top of the Pops

Performances by Culture Beat, Bryan Adams and Eternal

Mark Franklin introduces the edition first shown on January 13 1994. Featuring performances by Culture Beat, Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting, K7, Ce Ce Peniston, the The, Eternal, Bitty McLean, and Chaka Demus and Pliers

03:35
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