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Network Radio BBC Week 23
Highlights 4-10 June 2011

Nero team up with the BBC Philharmonic for a new commission

BBC Philharmonic Presents... Nero's Dubstep Symphony

Monday 6 June on BBC RADIO 1 and BBC RADIO 1XTRA

In a unique collaboration, dubstep duo Nero team up with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra to perform live a new commission, Dubstep Symphony

BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award 2011

Saturday 4 June on BBC RADIO 2

Patrick Kielty hosts the first of two semi-finals of BBC Radio 2's nationwide search to find the best of new stand-up comedy talent in the UK

50 Years Of Minimalism In Music

Saturday 4 June on BBC RADIO 3

Conductor Richard Bernas tells the story of Minimalism and assesses how it became part of the cultural mainstream of today's America, with contributions from genre giants including Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Terry Riley, Louis Andriessen and Michael Nyman

Words And Music

Sunday 5 June on BBC RADIO 3

Helena Bonham Carter and Hugh Bonneville explore turning points – from life-changing and epoch-making to funny and insignificant – with love and revolutions as this week's pivots

Development Hell

Monday 6 June on BBC RADIO 2

Richard E Grant explores why films get stuck in no-man's-land waiting for that elusive green light

5 Live Sport

Tuesday 7 June on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Michael Vaughan presents a 5 Live Cricket special looking at players suffering from depression in the sport

Thinking Allowed

Wednesday 8 June on BBC RADIO 4

Laurie Taylor and a panel of experts explore aspects of dirt in a special edition recorded before an audience at the Wellcome Collection's exhibition, Dirt: The Filthy Reality Of Everyday Life

BBC Radio 2 In Concert – Fleet Foxes

Thursday 9 June on BBC RADIO 2

Popular folksters Fleet Foxes perform their hits plus songs from their recent critically acclaimed second album Helplessness Blues, which entered the chart at No. 2

Afternoon On 3 – Thursday Opera Matinee: The Ring

Thursday 9 June on BBC RADIO 3

Wagner's Das Rheingold, from the Opéra Bastille, kicks off Afternoon On 3's coverage of the whole Paris staging of the Ring Cycle

The Now Show

Friday 10 June on BBC RADIO 4

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with more topical stand-up, sketches and song in a new series

Kermode And Mayo's Film Review

Friday 10 June on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra perform extracts from popular film scores as Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode discuss why music is so important in film

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

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