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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

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Network Radio BBC Week 35
Highlights 27 August-2 September 2011

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench

Twenty Minutes – Quakers Don't Sing

Sunday 28 August on BBC RADIO 3

Dame Judi Dench, novelist Margaret Elphinstone and composer Sally Beamish contribute to a montage of thoughts, akin to a Quaker meeting discussion, and reveal their relationships with silence and music

Craig Charles's Soul All-Nighter – No Sleep 'til Breakfast

Saturday 27 August on BBC RADIO 2

Craig Charles chats to Wigan Casino founder Russ Winstanley, UK soul radio pioneer Greg Edwards and Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick, the man behind Brit soul/funk band Incognito; fans of the Summer Of Soul season can also hear Tony Blackburn and Trevor Nelson, reunited after their 2DAY pairing, on Bank Holiday Monday 29 August

Dolly Meets Dale

Saturday 27 August on BBC RADIO 2

Dale Winton catches up with Dolly Parton in Nashville as she takes listeners on her incredible journey to become the Queen of Country Music

Words And Music – The Exotic

Sunday 28 August on BBC RADIO 3

Greta Scaachi and Simon Woods read words by Byron, Forster and Shakespeare on the theme of "The Exotic"

5 Live Sport – 5 Live Track And Field

Sunday 28 August on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Coverage of the second day of the World Athletics Championships in Daegu includes Usain Bolt trying to retain his 100m title and Mo Farah going for gold in the 10,000m

Miranda Hart And Jon Holmes

Bank Holiday Monday 29 August on BBC RADIO 2

Miranda Hart and Jon Holmes sit in for Chris Evans today and are joined by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, other Bank Holiday laughs come care of French And Saunders later in the day

One Vision – Johnnie Walker Meets Queen

Bank Holiday Monday 29 August on BBC RADIO 2

Johnnie Walker is in conversation with Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May, as the band celebrate their 40th year in the music industry


Bank Holiday Monday 29 & Wednesday 31 August on BBC RADIO 3

This week's BBC Proms highlights include John Wilson and his Orchestra, joined by a line-up of star soloists and the Maida Vale Singers to celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood film musicals in Prom 59, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma takes centre stage with a new work conceived specially for him by British composer Graham Fitkin in Prom 61

The Class Ceiling

Thursday 1 September on BBC RADIO 4

Polly Toynbee unpicks myths about class in Britain today, and asks what can boost or block a child's chances of breaking the "class ceiling" – at home, school and university

My Teenage Diary

Thursday 1 September on BBC RADIO 4

The series that exposes celebrities' teenage diaries returns, starting with film director and restaurant critic Michael Winner

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

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