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Network Radio BBC Week 37
Highlights 12-18 September 2009

Pop icon Kylie Minogue

Thank You For The Music ...
A Celebration Of The Music Of ABBA

Sunday 13 September on BBC RADIO 2

Kylie makes her only UK appearance this year as she heads the glittering line-up of artists in this celebration of the Music of ABBA, which also features Lulu, Chaka Khan, The Feeling and Sharleen Spiteri among many others

Proms In The Park/Last Night Of The Proms

Saturday 12 September on BBC RADIO 2 and 3,

Listeners can join pop legend Barry Manilow, Sir Terry Wogan and revellers in London's Hyde Park for the traditional open-air gathering which includes opera diva Katherine Jenkins, Escala and Gardar Thor Cortes. This precedes the finale to the Proms on BBC Radio 3 featuring mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, trumpeter Alison Balsom and all the traditional Last Night festivities

Archive On 4 – Agatha Christie's Life In Her Words

Saturday 12 September on BBC RADIO 4

Crime writer Val Mcdermid enjoys the crackly sound of Christie's voice on archive tapes discovered in a box by her grandson, Mathew Prichard

Drama On 3 – Edward The Second

Sunday 13 September on BBC RADIO 3

Toby Jones, Patrick Kennedy and Anastasia Hille star in one of Christopher Marlowe's greatest works, about a weak king in thrall to his passions, who pays the ultimate price for choosing his heart over his political responsibilities

US Open Tennis

Sunday 13 September on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Listeners can enjoy live commentary of the US Open men's final at Flushing Meadows, New York

Children Of The Olympic Bid

Monday 14 September on BBC RADIO 4

Four years on, Peter White catches up with the 30 youngsters who represented London's bid to host the Olympics, playing a key role in clinching the Games

Titter Ye Not – The Frankie Howerd Story

Tuesday 15 September on BBC RADIO 2

This one-hour documentary considers to what extent Frankie Howerd's performing style revolutionised post-war stand-up comedy

Aftershock Debate

Tuesday 15 September on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Matt Frei chairs a debate as part of a new season of programmes on the BBC's International News Services investigating the impact of the global recession

Woman's Hour

Wednesday 16 September on BBC RADIO 4

Best-selling author Maeve Binchy talks exclusively to Jenni Murray about her latest collection of short stories, The Return Journey

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