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Network Radio BBC Week 43
Highlights 23-29 October 2010

Grammy Award-winning vocalist and lyricist Robert Plant

BBC ELECTRIC PROMS
BBC Radio 2's Electric Proms – Robert Plant

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 October on BBC RADIO 2

Robert Plant rocks the Roundhouse in London on Friday 29 October for this year's BBC Radio 2 Electric Proms – which kick off on Thursday 28 October with Sir Elton John and Leon Rusell

The Jason Byrne Show

Saturday 23 October on BBC RADIO 2

Irish comedian Jason Byrne examines the juicy subject of marriage in the third BBC Radio 2 series of his themed audience comedy show

Archive On 4 – Playing The Dane

Saturday 23 October on BBC RADIO 4

Actor Michael Sheen considers the rich archive of Hamlets from theatre, film and television

FAITH IN THE WORLD WEEK
Aled Jones With Good Morning Sunday

Sunday 24 to Friday 29 October on BBC RADIO 2

Aled Jones opens Faith In The World Week by chatting to The Times journalist Matthew Syed – as programmes across BBC Radio 2 examine the impact of religion on culture and society

Private Passions

Sunday 24 October on BBC RADIO 3

Actor Ian McDiarmid tells Michael Berkeley about his favourite music – from Britten to Bernstein

Book Of The Week – The Fry Chronicles

Monday 25 to Friday 29 October on BBC RADIO 4

Steven Fry recounts his arrival at Cambridge, meeting Hugh Laurie and his first tentative steps into the media world

Beautiful Dreamers

Tuesday 26 October on BBC RADIO 4

Six gloriously improbable events are recounted by Toby Jones, Charlie Higson, Eleanor Bron, Simon McBurney and Kevin Eldon

Simon Mayo

Wednesday 27 October on BBC RADIO 2

Elvis Costello performs his cover of a great British-penned hit as part of the Great British Songbook Library

Performance On 3 – BBCSO 80th Birthday Concert

Wednesday 27 October on BBC RADIO 3

David Robertson conducts Wagner's Overture The Flying Dutchman and Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring at London's Barbican Hall

The League Of Gentlemen's Ghost Chase

Thursday 28 October on BBC RADIO 4

The League Of Gentlemen reunite for a real-life paranormal adventure; spending the night at The Ancient Ram Inn, one of Britain's most haunted houses

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

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