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Network Radio BBC Week 49
Highlights 5-11 December 2009

Singer-songwriter Robbie Williams performs at this year's Electric Proms

Ken Bruce – Robbie Williams

Tuesday 8 December on BBC RADIO 2

Singer-songwriter Robbie Williams joins Ken Bruce to perform a selection of songs from his recently released album, Reality Killed The Video Star

Shedding Hippie Blood – The Altamont Story

Saturday 5 December on BBC RADIO 2

BBC Radio 2 explores the era-defining 1969 Rolling Stones Let It Bleed tour

Bob Marley – The Chrysler Year

Saturday 5 December on BBC RADIO 4

BBC reporter Jonathan Charles tells the story of Bob Marley's wilderness year of 1966

Archive On 4 – The Turner Prize Turnaround

Saturday 5 December on BBC RADIO 4

As the Turner Prize reaches its 25th year, art critic Waldemar Januszczak interviews Damien Hirst and Nicolas Serota and considers the public's awareness of modern art

The Choir

Sunday 6 December on BBC RADIO 3

Aled Jones introduces the first broadcasts of the Hallelujah Chorus, following BBC Radio 3's Sing Hallelujah project

Lead Belly – A Secret History Of Rock And Roll

Monday 7 December on BBC RADIO 2

Eric Burdon begins a two-part examination of the life, music and legacy of seminal American folk singer Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter

Monty Python's Wonderful World Of Sound

Tuesday 8 December on BBC RADIO 2

Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt of The Mighty Boosh meet Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam

Performance On 3

Thursday 10 December on BBC RADIO 3

Dame Felicity Lott and Angelika Kirchschlager – two of Europe's greatest female vocalists – join forces with accompanist Graham Johnson for a recital of German solo lieder and duets

Andy Zaltzman's History Of The Third Millennium

Thursday 10 December on BBC RADIO 4

Critically acclaimed political comedian Andy Zaltzman launches the first instalment of a decade-by-decade comic analysis of the third millennium

5 Live Sport

Thursday 10 December on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Mark Pougatch presents a live programme from the City of Manchester Stadium to celebrate the life of broadcasting legend Stuart Hall, who turns 80 on Christmas Day

6 Music Live Combo – Gary Numan And Little Boots

Friday 11 October on BBC 6 MUSIC

BBC 6 Music brings electro pioneer Gary Numan together with modern torchbearer Little Boots for a night of collaboration at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios

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