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Network Radio BBC Week 41
Highlights 8-14 October 2011

Fishy business for Cerys Matthews in Hook, Line And Singer

Hook, Line And Singer

Wednesday 12 October on BBC RADIO 4

Cerys Matthews journeys to the River Usk in Wales as she explores her passion for angling – the artistry, the mystery and the addiction of it

Two Episodes Of Mash

Saturday 8 October on BBC RADIO 2

The stand-out success of BBC Radio 2's 2010 Comedy Showcase, Diane Morgan and Joe Wilkinson return with their silly, surreal humour and "low-key, mundane glamour"

The Wire – Seven Scenes

Saturday 8 October on BBC RADIO 3

An unflinching look at a difficult subject, the loss of a child, Seven Scenes is the first in BBC Radio 3's Conviction drama series exploring unwavering and uncompromising belief

BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards 2011

Sunday 9 October on BBC RADIO 1

This celebration of the achievements of inspirational teens, alongside awards for stars from the music, sport and entertainment worlds and live performances from top names, comes live from Wembley Arena

Johnnie Walker's Sounds Of The 70s – The Dark Side Of The Moon: Pink Floyd In The 70s

Sunday 9 October on BBC RADIO 2

David Gilmour and Nick Mason talk about being at the forefront of the prog rock explosion and the phenomenon of The Dark Side Of The Moon to launch BBC Radio 2's celebration of this legendary band (the documentary Days In The Life – Pink Floyd can be heard on Monday)

Drama On 3 – Saint Joan

Sunday 9 October on BBC RADIO 3

Lyndsey Marshal stars in this new production of a George Bernard Shaw masterpiece, Saint Joan

BBC Radio 3 Live In Concert

Monday 10 October on BBC RADIO 3

Catherine Bott presents a celebration of outstanding English Early Music given by three of its foremost practitioners

Book Of The Week – Arguably

Monday 10 to Friday 14 October on BBC RADIO 4

Torture, Sir Isaac Newton and the rich/poor divide feature in the latest collection of political journalist Christopher Hitchens's essays

The Life Scientific

Tuesday 11 October on BBC RADIO 4

Professor Jim Al-Khalili gets under the skin and into the minds of leading scientists, beginning with Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society, as he talks to them about their life and work

One To One

Tuesday 11 October on BBC RADIO 4

Lyse Doucet speaks to Masood Khalili, poet and Afghanistan's ambassador to Spain, about a close brush with death in a new series of interviews in which respected broadcasters follow their personal passions by talking to people whose stories interest them

In Concert – Lady Antebellum

Thursday 13 October on BBC RADIO 2

Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum play their hits plus songs from their new album, Own The Night, from the BBC Radio Theatre


Thursday 13 October on BBC RADIO 4

Rory Bremner hosts a new topical satire show with a blend of stand-up, sketches and investigative satire

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

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