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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

Programme Information

Network Radio BBC Week 48
Highlights 28 November-4 December 2009

Former Smiths' front-man and iconic singer-songwriter Morrissey

Desert Island Discs

Sunday 29 November on BBC RADIO 4

Former Smiths' lyricist and vocalist Morrissey, "one of the most influential artists ever", describes how he would cope on BBC Radio 4's mythical desert island

The Songs The Beatles Gave Away

Saturday 28 November on BBC RADIO 2

Interviews with Sir Paul McCartney and Sir George Martin feature in this programme exploring the hits The Beatles supplied for other artists

A Service For Advent With Carols,
Live From The Chapel Of St John's College, Cambridge

Sunday 29 November on BBC RADIO 3

A special live service with readings, music and prayer, to mark the first Sunday of Advent

Drama On 3 – The Changeling By Thomas Middleton

Sunday 29 November on BBC RADIO 3

Anna Madely and Zubin Varla star in this new version of Middleton's classic study of sexual obsession, lust and madness

The Chris Moyles Show With Vernon Kay

Monday 30 November to Friday 4 December BBC RADIO 1

Vernon Kay stands in for Chris Moyles, as Chris and Fearne Cotton revisit Uganda to find out how the £3.5m they helped raise by climbing Kilimanjaro is being spent

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Monday 30 November on BBC RADIO 4

Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince take a witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world through scientists' eyes

Lauren Laverne

From Monday 30 November on BBC 6 MUSIC

Lauren Laverne starts her new tenure as presenter of BBC 6 Music's mid-morning show

He's Not The Messiah, He's A Very Naughty Boy

Tuesday 1 December on BBC RADIO 2

Comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar celebrates the 30th birthday of Monty Python film The Life Of Brian, with contributions from original Python's Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese and Eric Idle

Exchanges At The Frontier

Wednesday 2 December on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Philosopher AC Grayling talks to top scientists about their work and gets some unique insights from the world's leading authorities in their fields

Radio 2 Live In The Morning – Leona Lewis

Thursday 3 December on BBC RADIO 2

X-Factor winner and multi-platinum selling artist Leona Lewis performs live as part of the Radio 2 Live In The Morning strand

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