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Network Radio BBC Week 44
Highlights 31 October-6 November 2009

Grammy Award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall

Ronnie Scott's At 50

Friday 6 November on BBC RADIO 2

The famous London jazz club is 50 this year and BBC Radio 2 celebrates Ronnie Scott – the man, musician and humourist – with new contributions from Diana Krall (above), Sonny Rollins and Monty Alexander

Open Country

Saturday 31 October on BBC RADIO 4

Queen's Brian May uncovers the story of an Oxfordshire village captured in time by a Victorian pioneer

BBC Radio 2 – Young Choristers Of The Year 2009

Sunday 1 November on BBC RADIO 2

Aled Jones hosts the final of BBC Radio 2's annual competition at St Paul's Cathedral, London

Desert Island Discs

Sunday 1 November on BBC RADIO 4

Renowned television presenter Jerry Springer explains how he would cope on BBC Radio 4's mythical desert island

5 Live Sport

Sunday 1 November on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

David Croft, Anthony Davidson and Holly Samos bring listeners live Formula 1 commentary of the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Performance On 3

Monday 2 November BBC RADIO 3

Ilan Volkov returns to conduct the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in his new role as Principal Guest Conductor, opening with Strauss's Don Juan

Woman's Hour Drama – Singleparentpals.com

Monday 2 to Friday 6 November on BBC RADIO 4

Kris Marshall and Maxine Peake star in Sue Teddern's tale of lone parenting

The Day The Wall Fell

Tuesday 3 November on BBC RADIO 2

Jeremy Vine marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

FREE THINKING 2009
Night Waves

Tuesday 3 November on BBC RADIO 3

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra celebrates the 75th birthday of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies with a performance of his Fourth Symphony

M1 – The Modernist Marvel

Wednesday 4 November on BBC RADIO 4

Performance poet and musician John Hegley presents a poetic meditation on Britain's first major motorway

Lives In A Landscape

Friday 6 November on BBC RADIO 4

Award-winning presenter Alan Dein returns with a new series of offbeat stories about contemporary Britain

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BBC Week numbers throughout 2009 will differ from those of other broadcasters. We have made changes to the BBC Picture Publicity and BBC Press Office websites so that we refer to "BBC Week Numbers" and, wherever possible, actual dates.

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