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Programme Information

Network Radio BBC Week 10
Highlights 7-13 March 2009

Scottish musician, vocalist and Academy Award-winning songwriter Annie Lennox

Radio 2 Live In The Morning – Annie Lennox

Friday 13 March on BBC RADIO 2

Annie Lennox performs live in session from Maida Vale in a programme introduced by Ken Bruce

Baseball And Me

Saturday 7 March on BBC RADIO 4

Simon Schama investigates why he, as an Englishman, is so fascinated by baseball

Archive Hour – A Tibetan Odyssey: Fifty Years In Exile

Saturday 7 March on BBC RADIO 4

The Dalai Lama reveals his thoughts on Tibetan identity in an interview with Sino-Tibetan expert Isabel Hilton

World Book Club – Mohsin Hamid

Saturday 7 March on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Mohsin Hamid talks about his 2007 book, The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Drama On 3 – Bring Me The Head Of Philip K Dick

Sunday 8 March on BBC RADIO 3

A darkly disturbing and surreal fantasy exploring shadowy corners of the modern American psyche

iViva Latino!

Monday 9 March on BBC RADIO 2

Latin superstars Gloria and Emilio Estefan are this week's featured artists as John Armstrong presents another hour of heart-warming Latin music

Walls And Peace

Monday 9 March on BBC RADIO 4

Gerry Anderson asks whether the time is right for Northern Ireland's "peace walls" to finally come down

The Cheltenham Festival

Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 March on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

John Inverdale presents live coverage of the 2009 Cheltenham Festival, the biggest week in the National Hunt calendar

Tin Men

Wednesday 11 March on BBC RADIO 4

Jolyon Jenkins explores the story of the last working tin mine in Cornwall

Friday Night Is Comic Relief Night

Friday 13 March on BBC RADIO 2

A Comic Relief Special with the BBC Concert Orchestra and special guests live from London's Mermaid Theatre

Afternoon Play – Mayflies

Friday 13 March on BBC RADIO 4

Sir Derek Jacobi and Jason Isaacs star in Mike Maddox's play Mayflies

Yiddish – A Struggle For Survival

Friday 13 March on BBC WORLD SERVICE

An examination of the history and future of Yiddish

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