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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

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Network Radio BBC Week 26
Highlights 26 June-2 July 2010

Wimbledon 2010: Please note this image is for illustrative purposes only


Continues throughout the week BBC RADIO 5 LIVE AND BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Listeners can keep up with all the tennis news from Wimbledon throughout the week on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sport Extra, and on Friday Richard Bacon presents live men's semi-finals action from the All England Club


Continues throughout the week BBC RADIO 5 LIVE AND BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra have all the action from South Africa as the knockout stages of the 2010 Fifa World Cup begin

Why Do Women Die In Opera?

Saturday 26 June on BBC RADIO 3

Associate Guardian editor Martin Kettle and American soprano and opera director Catherine Malfitano explore opera composers' tendency to kill off their heroines

Archive On 4 – 100 Years After Jack Johnson:
Boxing And Black Male Identity

Saturday 26 June on BBC RADIO 4

Gary Younge considers how boxers Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson have shaped attitudes to black masculinity over the past 100 years

Glastonbury Sunset Show

Sunday 27 June on BBC 6 MUSIC

As the BBC's comprehensive coverage of Glastonbury continues over the weekend, presenters Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish make a welcome return to BBC 6 Music with their unique take on the festival

BBC Radio 1 Stories – The Story Of Glastonbury

Monday 28 June on BBC RADIO 1

BBC Radio 1 gets on the tour bus with a load of Glastonbury "virgins" as they make their way to perform on the BBC Introducing stage at the festival

The Essay – Couples

Monday 28 June to Friday 2 July on BBC RADIO 3

Oscar-winning writer Frederic Raphael explores the theme of couples throughout history, literature, classical civilisation, culture and politics

The Glory Of Glam

Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 June on BBC RADIO 2

Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp considers how the flamboyant style of artists like Marc Bolan, David Bowie and Roxy Music influenced later generations of bands – not least his own

No Triumph, No Tragedy

Tuesday 29 June on BBC RADIO 4

Historian Tony Judt talks about motor neurone disease, which he was diagnosed with 18 months ago and which has left him paralysed from the neck down

Trevor Nelson

Wednesday 30 June on BBC RADIO 2

A celebration of Stevie Wonder's 60th birthday and his headlining performance at Glastonbury Festival

BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Wednesday 30 June on BBC RADIO 3

Katie Derham introduces a concert given by violinist Thomas Zehetmair and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard featuring music by Boulez, Schoenberg, Mozart, Schumann and Schubert

Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation

Wednesday 30 June on BBC RADIO 4

Jeremy Hardy returns to the airwaves with a broadcast of national comic import

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

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