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Network Radio BBC Week 47
Highlights 20-26 November 2010

BBC 6 Music celebrates Primal Scream's landmark album Screamadelica


Sunday 21 to Friday 26 November on BBC 6 MUSIC

The network celebrates the approaching 20th anniversary of Primal Scream's landmark album Screamadelica in a series of programmes including: a First Time with Alan McGee, the former Creation Records boss who helped shape the band's career; a 6 Mix Screamadelica Special; an Essential Albums Of The 90s dedicated to the record; and, finally, a 6 Music Live where the band perform Screamadelica live, in its entirety, from London's Olympia

World Routes – London Jazz Festival 2010

Saturday 20 November on BBC RADIO 3

Some of South Africa's biggest stars, Hugh Masekela and The Mahotella Queens, feature in this concert, recorded on the opening night of the 2010 London Jazz Festival

How Roald Dahl Shaped Pop

Monday 22 November on BBC RADIO 2

David Tennant tells a "tale of the unexpected" on the 20th anniversary of Roald Dahl's death – about the writer's influence on pop music by the likes of Kate Nash, Stereophonics and Sammy Davis Jr

A Charles Paris Mystery – Murder In The Title

Monday 22 November on BBC RADIO 4

Bill Nighy returns as the actor-cum-amateur-sleuth in Simon Brett's comedy murder-mystery

Performance On 3 –
Amelia Freedman's 70th Birthday Concert

Tuesday 23 November on BBC RADIO 3

The Nash Ensemble perform a concert from London's Wigmore Hall, celebrating the 70th birthday of the venue's founder and artistic director, Amelia Freedman

Arthur Miller Short Stories

Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 November on BBC RADIO 4

Three stories by celebrated American playwright Arthur Miller are read by Alfred Molina and Hector Elizondo

BBC Radio 2 In Concert

Thursday 25 November on BBC RADIO 2

Jo Whiley presents a headline gig from Squeeze, live from Newcastle City Hall

Night Waves – Free Thinking Festival

Thursday 25 November on BBC RADIO 3

Lord Blair, former head of the Metropolitan Police, delivers a lecture entitled Violence – A New Perspective

Friday Night Is Music Night

Friday 26 November on BBC RADIO 2

Members of Southbank Sinfonia, the rising orchestral stars of tomorrow, join the BBC Concert Orchestra in a special collaboration recorded at BBC Maida Vale Studios, conducted by Stephen Bell

Food And Farming Awards

Friday 26 November on BBC RADIO 4

Sheila Dillon announces the winners of this year's BBC Food and Farming Awards, joined by food celebrities including Raymond Blanc, Angela Hartnett, Alex James and Mark Hix

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