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Network Radio BBC Week 3
Highlights 15-21 January 2011

 Film buff Barry Norman launches BBC Radio 4's Film Season

Archive On 4 – Going To The Flicks

Saturday 15 January on BBC RADIO 4

Barry Norman explores how the experience of going to the cinema in Britain has changed over the past 100 years to launch BBC Radio 4's two-week Film Season looking at the evolution of the genre and people's relationship with it

Jimmy Carr's Comedy Cuts

Saturday 15 January on BBC RADIO 2

Comedian Jimmy Carr shares his passion for all aspects of comedy in this new series of master classes, helped by Eddie Izzard, Bill Bailey, Peter Kay and Rowan Atkinson

Opera On 3 – Live From The Met

Saturday 15 January on BBC RADIO 3

Verdi's ever-popular La Traviata comes live from The Metropolitan Opera, New York

Between The Ears – Out Counting Sheep

Saturday 15 January on BBC RADIO 3

Poet James Crowden experiences the wide range of communication at lambing time, including between ewe and lamb and between shepherds


Sunday 16 January on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

The Test Match Special team bring live commentary on the first two One Day Internationals between Australia and England (the second can be heard on Friday)

Vanessa Feltz

Monday 17 January on BBC RADIO 2

Award-winning radio presenter Vanessa Feltz joins BBC Radio 2 to wake up the nation's early risers with a zestful mixture of music, chat and a first look at the day's news

The Thrill Of It All

Monday 17 January on BBC RADIO 2

Jarvis Cocker profiles the influential, innovative and glamorous Roxy Music as they reform for an anniversary tour

Brief Encounters

Throughout the week on BBC RADIO 4

These mini-features scattered across the BBC Radio 4 schedules transport listeners to cinemas across the world for a flavour of film-going in far-flung places including Kabul, Beirut and Tangiers

Life At 24 Frames A Second

Monday 17 to Friday 21 January on BBC RADIO 4

David Thompson explores how cinema has changed people in this atmospheric new series

Night Waves At Free Thinking

Wednesday 19 January on BBC RADIO 3

Combative and forthright philosopher Mary Midgley looks back at her long career in a wide-ranging interview with Philip Dodd

Open Eye

Wednesday 19 January on BBC WORLD SERVICE

This new series explores the subject matter of photography – the people and the landscapes with which a photographer can form a deep and visceral bond

BBC Radio 1's In New Music We Trust Live

Thursday 20 January on BBC RADIO 1

White Lies, Jamie Woon, Sleigh Bells and Funeral Party play live from London exclusively for BBC Radio 1

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

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