It’s looking just like the current European heatwave will place paid to the schadenfreude you may have formerly enjoyed for the duration of Glastonbury: looking people on TV slog via dust at the same time as you smugly sip tea together with your dry toes perched on an ottoman.

But even in case you are a bit jealous of every person down at Worthy Farm, there’s nonetheless a large quantity of insurance to revel in at home through the Guardian and the BBC. We’ll be on web page, liveblogging from 11am until middle of the night every day with evaluations of all of the key acts, plus capabilities on Glastonbury’s meals, style, politics, raves, intercourse, hippies and weird mystery corners.

The BBC meanwhile is website hosting a typically complete variety of insurance on radio and TV – in reality, you could pay attention 24 hours an afternoon through the BBC Radio Glastonbury station on the Sounds app, which functions song from artists playing the pageant alongside live shows, conventional performances and coffee takeovers from the likes of Sigrid. Here are the highlights from their everyday programming.

• Zoe Ball’s breakfast show on Radio 2 may be live from Glastonbury, offering song from Sheryl Crow and chat with Kylie Minogue as she prepares for her legends slot on Sunday afternoon. Later on, Steve Lamacq’s 6 Music display may have appearances from of the first-rate bands currently accessible, the bracingly snotty Idles and Fontaines DC.

• BBC Two has a half-hour nighttime show from 7.30pm, with performances from Jorja Smith, Rosalía and Sam Fender. Time-lapse fans can be enthralled by way of a chunk on how the Glastonbury festival website online is introduced together.
• Lauren Laverne will host insurance of Tame Impala’s headlining set on the Other stage from 10pm, as they play their dreamy, funky, Instagram-filtered psychpop.

• Stormzy’s headline set will presumably require a two 2d blackout to silence 100,000 human beings shouting “Fuck Boris” at some stage in Vossi Bop – it starts offevolved at 10.15pm and will air on BBC Two, whose coverage begins at nine.50pm; on 1Xtra, DJ Target warms up for Stormzy’s overall performance with unique visitor appearances. Afterwards on BBC Two, there can be insurance of Interpol, Jon Hopkins and Cat Power.
Saturday
• Not to be missed in BBC Two’s afternoon insurance (from 3.30pm) is the Love Unlimited Synth Orchestra, featuring members of the British Paraorchestra alongside a wall of synth gamers gambling Barry White classics, sung via the likes of Gruff Rhys. There’ll additionally be performances from Anne-Marie, Hozier and Lewis Capaldi; BBC Four has Johnny Marr and united states of america-pop celebrity Carrie Underwood.

• From 7.30pm, the point of interest could be on girl pop: Janet Jackson’s Pyramid level overall performance, plus Sigrid and Lizzo decrease down the invoice, and Florence-alike Freya Ridings popping in for an acoustic overall performance. Neneh Cherry’s set can be shown on BBC Four from 8pm, along side the Park stage’s secret set that’s “a far loved British band”.

• Then it’s blokey indie rock: the Courteeners tee up Liam Gallagher on BBC Four from 9pm, with BBC Two ceding to the Killers’ headlining the Pyramid level at nine.45pm, additionally aired on Radio 2. Afterwards there’ll be birthday celebration fare from Mark Ronson, Hot Chip and a report from the reliably debauched Block9 vicinity.
Sunday

• On five Live from 11am, Laura Whitmore has the probably extremely good process of talking to people around the festival site, as the edibles put on off and time dissolves.
• The Beeb lets in its coverage to make a unprecedented foray on to BBC One from 6pm, thanks to Kylie – see her hits-packed set from earlier in the afternoon, together with highlights from Miley Cyrus. The wonderful Jamaican reggae famous person Koffee will do an acoustic variety in this show too – a likely celebrity-making turn.

• There’s chances to see the startlingly talented youngster gothpop star Billie Eilish, on BBC Four and BBC Two from 9pm. The latter display will function the Cure’s headline set – also aired on 6 Music – and highlights from Rex Orange County and the Streets, but be sure to trap a short film approximately Langa Methodist Church Choir, a stirring forty-sturdy Cape Town ensemble personally invited by using the Eavises once they met at some point of a charity task.

• BBC Four’s coverage ends the weekend on a real excessive. It wisely kicks off at 7pm with each person’s favored debonair dilf, Jeff Goldblum, as he appears together with his swing band the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. Mavis Staples remains respiratory righteous social fury at the age of 79; Kamasi Washington’s cosmic jazz may have were given a bit stately of late, but continues to be a huge sumptuous revel in; Janelle Monáe suits the degree aura of her hero Prince; Vampire Weekend hit the Pyramid with their fine album up to now; and Christine and the Queens’ live display is an exquisite combo of modern dance, pop and self-help seminar – all of it really worth dipping out of the Cure for.

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