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Thursday 27 Nov 2014

Programme Information

Network Radio BBC Week 1
Highlights 2-8 January 2010

Helena Bonham Carter and Bill Nighy

Saturday Play – Private Lives

Saturday 2 January on BBC RADIO 4

Helena Bonham Carter and Bill Nighy star as a divorced couple who discover that they are still in love, in Noel Coward's sublime comedy

BBC RADIO 2'S ELVIS SEASON
Rob Brydon's World Of Elvis – The Las Vegas Years

Saturday 2 January on BBC RADIO 2

Comedian and Elvis fan Rob Brydon revisits the King's golden period in Las Vegas, other offerings in the season include Elvis, The Brand, When The King Met The President, Suzi Quatro's Elvis and The Elvis Trail

Opera On 3 – Live From The Met: Hansel And Gretel

Saturday 2 January on BBC RADIO 3

Fabio Luisi conducts Engelbert Humperdinck's take on the Brothers Grimm fairytale with Angelika Kirchschlager and Miah Persson as the brother and sister lost in the woods

Sunday Feature – Rona

Sunday 3 January on BBC RADIO 3

Distinguished Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie joins a research expedition to the tiny and uninhabited island of North Rona

Test Match Special

Sunday 3 January on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Jonathan Agnew leads ball-by-ball commentary of the opening day's play of the third Test between South Africa and England, live from Cape Town

International Radio 1 – Judge Jules In Helsinki

Monday 4 January on BBC RADIO 1

Judge Jules visits Helsinki to discover what the country's dance music scene has to offer

The Essay – The Path And The Poem

Monday 4 to Friday 8 January on BBC RADIO 3

Poet Andrew Motion explores the connection between walking and writing in five talks about poems that follow paths

In Our Time – The Royal Society And British Science

Monday 4 January on BBC RADIO 4

To mark the Royal Society's 350th anniversary, Melvyn Bragg presents a four-part series about its leading role in the development of modern science

Lauren Laverne

Monday 4 to Friday 8 January on BBC 6 MUSIC

Lauren Laverne reveals the top five artists of the BBC's Sound Of 2010 poll

Face The Facts

Thursday 7 January on BBC RADIO 4

John Waite investigates the safety failures exposed in tower blocks

The News Quiz

Friday 8 January on BBC RADIO 4

The popular topical panel show is back for its 70th series as guests including Jeremy Hardy, Andy Hamilton, Fred MacAulay and Frances Wheen join host Sandi Toksvig

BBC Television and Radio Programme Information Christmas pull-up publication dates are now available up to Week 4: Publication dates.

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