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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

Programme Information

Network Radio BBC Week 21
Highlights 22-28 May 2010

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend

Throughout the weekend on BBC RADIO 1 and BBC RADIO 1XTRA

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend descends on Vaynol Estate, Bangor, North Wales, with a spectacular line-up of international and UK artists performing live including Dizzee Rascal, Cheryl Cole, Alicia Keys, 30 Seconds To Mars, Lostprophets, Justin Bieber, Florence And The Machine, Faithless, MistaJam, Rihanna, Pendulum, Biffy Clyro, JLS, Pixie Lott, Ke$ha and many more

BBC RADIO 2'S 60S SEASON

Throughout the week on BBC RADIO 2

BBC Radio 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Sixties, the decade that changed the world, with documentaries covering popular culture, music and eyewitness accounts

BBC RADIO 2'S COMEDY SHOWCASE
Two Episodes Of MASH

Saturday 22 May on BBC RADIO 2

Acclaimed stand-up comedians Diane Morgan and Joe Wilkinson star in this comedy sketch show

OPERA ON THE BBC
Opera On 3 – The Gambler

Saturday 22 May on BBC RADIO 3

Prokofiev's opera, recorded at the Royal Opera House, stars Angela Denoke, Roberto Saccà and John Tomlinson, and is conducted by Antonio Pappano

5 Live Sport

Saturday 22 May on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

The deciding match of the 2010 Champions League, the final between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich, comes live from the Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid

Sunday Feature – I Come From There:
The Poetry Of Mahmoud Darwish

Sunday 23 May on BBC RADIO 3

The story of the life and work of the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, considered by many to be the poet laureate of the Arab world

Neglected Classics – The Snow Goose

Sunday 23 May on BBC RADIO 4

Steven Mackintosh stars in Paul Gallico's prize-winning novella, part of BBC Radio 4's celebration of Neglected Classics as nominated by Michael Morpurgo and voted for by listeners

A History Of The World

Monday 24 to Friday 28 May on BBC RADIO 4

Throughout this week Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum in London, explores the ways in which people were seeking pleasure around the world 2,000 years ago, from pipe smoking in North America to court etiquette in China

Micky Flanagan – What Chance Change?

Tuesday 25 May on BBC RADIO 4

Cockney geezer Micky Flanagan tells his personal rags-to-riches story through stand-up comedy and documentary features

Test Match Special

Thursday 27 May on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can enjoy uninterrupted commentary on the opening day of the first Test between England and Bangladesh live from Lord's in London

Performance On 3

Friday 28 May on BBC RADIO 3

Leonidas Kavakos is conductor and soloist with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 6 at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall

Scheduling information in Network Radio Programme Information is subject to change.

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