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Network Radio BBC Week 47
Highlights 21-27 November 2009

Eighties icons Spandau Ballet

Radio 2 Live – Spandau Ballet

Saturday 21 November on BBC RADIO 2

Recently re-formed, iconic Eighties group Spandau Ballet perform a mix of old classics and songs from their new album in concert at the BBC's Broadcasting House

Archive On 4 – Politics Between The Covers

Saturday 21 November on BBC RADIO 4

Mark Lawson asks if fictional programmes about politics represent a truthful portrayal of the machinations of government and if fiction can influence those in positions of power

World Drama – Trying By Erin Browne

Saturday 21 November on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Listeners can enjoy the winning play from the BBC World Service and British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2009 for English as a first language

Purcell At The Abbey

Sunday 22 November on BBC RADIO 3

The Choir of Westminster Abbey and St James's Baroque present some of Purcell's greatest choral music to mark the 350th anniversary of his birth, with soloists including Carolyn Sampson and Neal Davies

The Jeremy Vine Show

Monday 23 November on BBC RADIO 2

Jeremy Vine focuses on dementia, shining a spotlight on some of the issues facing people affected by the illness, including prevention and the merits and drawbacks of taking a dementia test

1989 – The '89 Generation

Monday 23 November on BBC RADIO 4

Anne McElvoy talks to leading British politicians to discover what impact the revolutions of 1989 had on them both personally and in shaping the political worldview they now use to govern

1989 – Restitching The City

Tuesday 24 November on BBC RADIO 4

Key figures involved in the hugely costly task of restitching Berlin after the fall of the Wall, as well as ordinary Berliners, recall the challenges of reunification

Night Waves

Thursday 26 November on BBC RADIO 3

Former England cricket captain Mike Brearley delivers a talk on "Narcissism and Leadership" at BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking festival 2009

The Food Programme – Food And Farming Awards

Friday 27 November on BBC RADIO 4

The BBC Radio Food And Farming Awards celebrates it's 10th anniversary with an all-star line up including Raymond Blanc, Alex James and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

BBC Television and Radio Programme Information Christmas pull-up publication dates are now available up to Week 50: Publication dates.

Advisory note: BBC programme week numbers

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.

We will also reflect this in email correspondence and telephone conversations with you.

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