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Network Radio BBC Week 17: Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011

BBC RADIO 2 Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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THE ROYAL WEDDING
The Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
8.00-10.30am BBC RADIO 2 (Schedule change 8 April)

On this day of celebration, Chris Evans hosts a very special live outside broadcast. More details will be announced nearer the time.

Presenter/Chris Evans, Producer/Helen Thomas for the BBC

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Ken Bruce

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
10.30am-2.00pm BBC RADIO 2 (Schedule update 8 April)

Following Chris Evans's Breakfast show, Ken Bruce takes the helm from the studio. He celebrates the day with three hours of live coverage of the event interspersed with celebratory music. The show will be broadcasting the wedding service live from Westminster Abbey.

Vocal outfit Blake perform their specially written wedding song live in the studio; Rebecca Pike reports live from outside Westminster Abbey; Johnny Saunders reports live from outside Buckingham Palace; and a team of BBC correspondents report from various locations between the Abbey and the Palace covering the procession. Royal Correspondent Peter Hunt also joins Ken with his thoughts on this special occasion.

Presenter/Ken Bruce, Producer/Gary Bones for the BBC

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Simon Mayo Drivetime

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
5.00-7.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Simon Mayo presents an All-Request Friday.

Presenter/Simon Mayo, Producer/Andy Warrell for the BBC

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Desmond Carrington – The Music Goes Round

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2

Desmond Carrington shares good tunes, some unexpected ones and a few listeners may never have heard before.

To mark the royal wedding, in tonight's show he sorts through his personal record collection of some 250,000 titles for songs and music related to the theme "spring brides and weddings".

Presenter/Desmond Carrington, Producer/Dave Aylott for Foldback Media Ltd

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Friday Night Is Music Night

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 2
Sir Michael Parkinson presents music from jazz royalty, live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Sir Michael Parkinson presents music from jazz royalty, live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival

On the evening of the royal wedding, Friday Night Is Music Night comes live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival with a celebration of jazz royalty.

Sir Michael Parkinson presents music from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, the King of the Jukebox Louis Jordan, the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and the King of Swing Benny Goodman. And there's BBC Radio 2's own jazz royalty cast of Georgie Fame, Madeline Bell, Martin Taylor, Charlie Wood, the Guy Barker Big Band and the BBC Concert Orchestra under conductor Mike Dixon.

Presenter/Sir Michael Parkinson, Producer/Jodie Keane

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The Radio 2 Arts Show With Claudia Winkleman

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
10.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 2

Claudia Winkleman talks to debut novelist SJ Watson. His book Before I Go To Sleep has, even before publication, been signed up by Ridley Scott for a major movie, and has sold in 37 territories across the world in a major publishing bidding war.

Presenter/Claudia Winkleman, Producer/Jessica Rickson for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Afternoon On 3

Live event/outside broadcast
Easter Monday 25 to Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
2.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 3
Irish soprano Ailish Tynan
Irish soprano Ailish Tynan

Today's Afternoon On 3 celebrates the royal wedding with a live concert of royal music from Belfast's Ulster Hall. The Ulster Orchestra and conductor Barry Wordsworth are also joined by Irish soprano Ailish Tynan for music by Mozart and Haydn.

Afterwards there's music from neglected English composer York Bowen, who died 50 years ago, as well as from Saint-Saëns who called Bowen "the most remarkable of the young British composers."

Presenter/Louise Fryer, Producer/Ellie Mant

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The Verb

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
9.15-10.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Ian McMillan introduces BBC Radio 3's language cabaret with Verb regulars Peter Blegvad and Kevin Jackson, who present a radiophonic drama extravaganza. And, Canadian poet Christian Bök explains how he has encoded his work into the DNA of a bacterium in a bid to make his work live for ever.

Presenter/Ian McMillan, Producer/Nathalie Steed

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The Essay – The Father Instinct Ep 5/5

Easter Monday 25 to Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
11.00-11.15pm BBC RADIO 3

In his concluding essay for the series, writer/director Lou Stein reveals how his four-year-old son, who has Down's syndrome, has been a positive influence on his work and life.

Presenter and Producer/Lou Stein

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World On 3

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
11.15pm-1.00am BBC RADIO 3

Lopa Kothari presents tracks from across the globe, plus a studio session with Argentinean electro-cumbia artist Axel Krygier.

Axel's new album, Pesebre, takes in Andean bluegrass, Latino twist, tropical klezmer and Peruvian surf music as well as digital cumbia. He is currently on a European tour with his new Paris-based band.

Presenter/Lopa Kothari, Producer/Roger Short

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BBC RADIO 4 Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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THE ROYAL WEDDING
The Royal Wedding

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
10.00am-1.00pm BBC RADIO 4
Edward Stourton is in Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding
Edward Stourton is in Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding

BBC Radio 4 provides live coverage from 10am to 1pm, anchored by James Naughtie from Broadcasting House along with Edward Stourton in Westminster Abbey.

A team of leading journalists provide commentary from different points along the processional route.

The World At One is extended to 1.45pm to provide live coverage of the appearance of the newlyweds on the balcony, and of the RAF flypast.

Presenters/James Naughtie and Edward Stourton, Producer/Peter Griffiths for the BBC

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David Attenborough's Life Stories Ep 11/20

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
8.50-9.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Sir David Attenborough continues to tell his Life Stories
Sir David Attenborough continues to tell his Life Stories

In this edition of David Attenborough's Life Stories, Sir David reflects on a time when pre-eminent conservationist and naturalist Peter Scott was immersed in acquiring evidence of the existence of the Loch Ness Monster.

No such giant creature or concrete evidence to show it ever existed has ever been found, but this is an intriguing tale of discovery. David Attenborough moves his story on to beyond the highlands of Scotland and into the Himalayas, and it's here that Sir David reveals something very surprising.

Presenter/David Attenborough, Producer/Julian Hector for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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The News Quiz Extra Ep 1/8

New series
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
10.00-10.45pm BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA

The News Quiz Extra, the new quiz show for BBC Radio 4 Extra, includes jokes that weren't featured in this week's News Quiz. As well as some other funny things from the past that listeners might not have heard before, there's exclusive behind-the-scenes material recorded fresh this week at News Quiz Towers and, of course, listeners' favourite panellists.

Hosted by Sandi Toksvig, there's more news, more jokes and more peeking behind the curtain of radio.

Presenters/Sandi Toksvig, Producer/Lyndsay Fenner for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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THE ROYAL WEDDING
5 Live Breakfast

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
6.00-9.00am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

BBC Radio 5 Live looks ahead to the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Presenters/Nicky Campbell and Shelagh Fogarty, Producer/Scott Solder

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
The Royal Wedding

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
10.00am-4.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Live coverage of the royal wedding comes from Westminster Abbey including commentary of Kate Middleton and Prince William's journeys to and from the Abbey and the marriage service in full from 11am. There's also news of how people across the UK are marking the big day.

Presenters/Victoria Derbyshire, Richard Bacon and Gabby Logan, Producer/Louisa Compton

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
5 Live Drive

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
4.00-7.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Peter Allen and Aasmah Mir join the crowds outside Buckingham Palace with reports and reaction from around the country.

Presenters/Peter Allen and Aasmah Mir, Producer/John Cary

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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6 MUSIC'S ROCK ROYALTY
Throughout the day BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
Throughout the day BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

While love is celebrated in song, the ups and downs of marriage are also often laid bare. Rejection and separation have fuelled some of the most powerful music, as the back-catalogues of Fleetwood Mac, Ike and Tina Turner and Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love will testify.

On 29 April, BBC Radio 6 Music dedicates a day of music – from recordings and the BBC vaults – to those who have placed their relationship in the spotlight to make some much-loved music.

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Tom Ravenscroft

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
9.00pm-12.00midnight BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Tom Ravenscroft features a guest mix from Dutch techy drum and bass producers Black Sun Empire.

Presenter/Tom Ravenscroft, Producer/Adam Hudson

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BBC ASIAN NETWORK Bank Holiday Friday 29 April 2011
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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Raj And Pablo Sitting In For Tommy Sandhu

Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
7.00-10.00am BBC ASIAN NETWORK

Prince William's bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, has invited India-born shopkeeper Shingadiam and his wife Hash to the royal wedding.

Raj and Pablo (sitting in for Tommy Sandhu) find out what they'll be wearing and what wedding present they'll be giving to the royal couple.

Famous Indian choreographer and entertainer Sandip Soparrkar and his dancer wife, Jesse Randhawa, show off their fancy footwork at the Buckingham Palace post-wedding celebration, and listeners can find out what they've got in store for the Royals.

Presenters/Raj and Pablo

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THE ROYAL WEDDING
Asian Network Reports

Live event/outside broadcast
Bank Holiday Friday 29 April
12.30-1.00pm BBC ASIAN NETWORK
6.00-6.30pm BBC ASIAN NETWORK

BBC Asian Network Reports dedicates two special programmes to the royal wedding, with two reporters en route to and at street parties in Asian areas.

The programmes also cross to India to see how the wedding is going down there and hear from Asians who are playing a role in the event.

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