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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

Programme Information

Network Radio BBC Week 42
Highlights 16-22 October 2010

Johan Reuter as Jokanaan and Angela Denoke as Salome in Salome from London's Royal Opera House

Opera On 3 – Salome

Saturday 16 October on BBC RADIO 3

Richard Strauss's operatic version of Oscar Wilde's Salome comes from London's Royal Opera House, starring Angela Denoke in the title role, conducted by Hartmut Haenchen

Live At The Hackney Empire

Saturday 16 October on BBC RADIO 2

Stephen K Amos presents a stand-up comedy showcase for Black History Month, recorded live at the Hackney Empire


Sunday 17 to Friday 22 October on BBC RADIO 2

Sir Terry Wogan, the BBC's media literacy ambassador, launches First Click on BBC Radio 2, a campaign encouraging more listeners to get online

Drama On 3 – The Unfortunates

Sunday 17 October on BBC RADIO 3

Martin Freeman stars in Graham White's adaptation of BS Johnson's randomly ordered novel, which listeners can "reshuffle" post-broadcast at the BBC Radio 3 website

Private Passions – Marina Lewycka

Sunday 17 October on BBC RADIO 3

Marina Lewycka, author of A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian, Two Caravans and We Are All Made Of Glue, reveals her musical choices


Monday 18 to Thursday 21 October BBC RADIO 1

Fearne Cotton and Zane Lowe broadcast their shows live from four university towns, and meet some of the biggest music acts of the moment who are currently touring the country

Performance On 3 –
Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra Of Venezuela

Monday 18 October on BBC RADIO 3

Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela play Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony and music by Copland, Chavez and Bernstein, in a concert recorded at the Royal Festival Hall in London

Midlife Relaunch

Monday 18 October on BBC RADIO 4

Three case studies investigate whether it is possible to start a new career in your fifties

An Audience With Ed Reardon

Wednesday 20 October on BBC RADIO 4

Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickold's comedy creation, Ed Reardon, presents his audience with selections from his favourite prose and poetry; all, of course, written by himself

Sidelined...Our Asian Footballers Are Missing!

Friday 22 October on BBC RADIO 4

Yasmeen Khan explores why British Asians are not breaking through at the professional level of "the beautiful game"

Mandela In His Own Words

Friday 22 October on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Fergal Keane concludes his journey through the previously unheard personal archives of Nelson Mandela, bequeathed to the Nelson Mandela Foundation last year

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

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