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Network Radio BBC Week 50
Highlights 12-18 December 2009

Sir Terry Wogan

Wake Up To Wogan

Friday 18 December on BBC RADIO 2

Sir Terry Wogan entertains listeners over breakfast for the final time in the last ever Wake Up To Wogan

Private Passions – Sam Taylor-Wood

Sunday 13 December on BBC RADIO 3

Turner Prize-nominated conceptual artist and film-maker Sam Taylor-Wood shares her Private Passions with Michael Berkeley

Sunday Feature – Closer To Blood Than Ink

Sunday 13 December on BBC RADIO 3

Nick Rankin investigates a little-known episode in Pablo Neruda's life, helping refugees escape fascist Spain

5 Live At The BBC Sports Personality Of The Year 2009

Sunday 13 December on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

John Inverdale is backstage at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in Sheffield, speaking to the award winners and guest presenters as the night unfolds

Jools Holland

Monday 14 December on BBC RADIO 2

Australian singer Daniel Merriweather joins Jools Holland and his band

Night Waves – Sacred Monsters

Monday 14 to Thursday 17 December on BBC RADIO 3

Night Waves considers some of the "dead white males", like Sartre, Lawrence and Brecht, that have seen their reputations wither in the last decades

Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

Monday 14 December on BBC RADIO 4

Marcus Brigstocke returns to play his comedy creation Giles Wemmbley Hogg, Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen who is back with a new travel agency – GWH Travvel – which he's running from his bedroom

Hard Times – The Short, Sad Life Of Stephen Foster

Tuesday 15 December on BBC RADIO 2

Artists pay tribute to the first great American songwriter

Harry Worth – The Man In The Window

Tuesday 15 December on BBC RADIO 4

A profile of Harry Worth, who made his name with television and radio success in series such as Here's Harry, My Name Is Harry Worth and Oh Happy Band

Internet Cafe Hobo

Wednesday 16 December on BBC WORLD SERVICE

This ambitious multi-media project aims to draw a map round the world, using internet cafes and the stories of the people in them

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