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BBC RADIO 2 Sunday 13 November 2011
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BBC Radio 2 – Children In Need

Sunday 13 and Friday 18 November
Times vary BBC RADIO 2

BBC Radio 2 supports Children in Need this week with special programming on Sunday and Friday.

On Sunday (11am-1pm) Sir Terry Wogan hosts the 27th annual Money Can't Buy Auction for BBC Children in Need, joined once more by his "man with the gavel", auctioneer and former That's Life presenter Paul Viney.

Listeners can bid for an array of unique experiences that money simply can't buy, which this year include a flight to the Royal International Air Tattoo in a De Havilland Vampire T11; a walk down the red carpet at the 2012 British Academy Television Awards and mingling with the winners at the aftershow party; joining the captain on the bridge of a luxurious cruise ship; and a cookery lesson with Raymond Blanc's team.

Following Sir Terry, Richard and Judy present their first Radio 2 show together from 1-3pm to launch Radio 2's Children in Need Jukebox, which continues throughout Sunday afternoon in Michael Ball (3-5pm) and Paul O'Grady (5-7pm) and returns on Appeal Day itself, Friday 18 November. During each Jukebox show, listeners can pledge money for a chance to hear their favourite song on Radio 2 and special guests will be dropping in to lend their support.

And on Friday, in his Breakfast Show after 7am, Chris Evans launches Radio 2's Children in Need Jukebox on Appeal Day. It continues throughout Friday with Ken Bruce, Jeremy Vine, Patrick Kielty and Simon Mayo leading the fundraising with special guests. In each show, listeners can pledge money for a chance to have their favourite song played and special guests will be dropping in to lend their support – Twiggy joins Ken, Sir Cliff Richard joins Jeremy, and Westlife's Nicky Byrne and Tony Blackburn join Patrick.

Across all the Radio 2 Children in Need shows, listeners can call 0500 221122 with their requests and bids [calls are free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge].

Last year, Radio 2's generous listeners raised an incredible £1,693,444 for BBC Children in Need, which helps to make a difference to thousands of young lives in the UK. More information can be found online at bbc.co.uk/pudsey.

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Glen Campbell – The Rhinestone Cowboy Ep 2/4

Sunday 13 November
8.00-8.30pm BBC RADIO 2

Ahead of Glen Campbell performing for BBC Radio 2 In Concert this Thursday, he continues to share memories of a lifetime lived in the limelight. Presented by REM's Mike Mills, this documentary first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2005 has been updated to include new material with Glen.

In episode two, he moves to California where he falls in with The Wrecking Crew, a group of session musicians who recorded some of the best known songs of the Sixties. Producer Jimmy Bowen, bassist Carole Kaye and Glen recall those sessions, including Strangers In The Night with Frank Sinatra.

In those early days, Brian Wilson produced and wrote a song, Guess I'm Dumb, for Glen who then joined the Beach Boys on tour and on the sessions for Pet Sounds. Producer Al Delory recalls working on his first hit single, Gentle On My Mind, a track that earned Glen his first Grammy Award and paved the way to stardom.

Presenter/Mike Mills, Producer/Helen Toland for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 3 Sunday 13 November 2011
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Private Passions – Garry Fabian Miller

Sunday 13 November
12.00-1.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Michael Berkeley's guest is artist Garry Fabian Miller, whose work uses early photographic techniques to experiment with the nature and possibilities of light as both medium and subject.

Miller has exhibited widely throughout the world – and themes of light and darkness also permeate his musical choices, which range from a piece by medieval composer Perotin, through Tudor vocal music by Byrd and Dowland, to traditional music sung by June Tabor and Anne Briggs. There's also the Sarabande from Bach's English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807, songs by Edvard Grieg sung by Anne Sofie von Otter, and Antony & The Johnsons with Hope There's Someone.

Presenter/Michael Berkeley, Producer/Sarah Cropper for Classic Arts Productions Ltd

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Sunday Concert – Symphony Of Psalms And Turangalila

Sunday 13 November
2.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 3

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Robertson, perform Stravinsky and Messiaen, recorded at the Barbican in London on 5 November.

Two 20th-century masterpieces meet in this concert of contrasts, performed by an orchestra and chorus famous for their concerts of contemporary music and a first-rate pair of soloists, all under the masterful leadership of conductor David Robertson.

Ten movements, 2,683 bars, two soloists and an orchestra of more than one hundred players, The Turangalila Symphony is an epic masterpiece that Olivier Messiaen described as a "song of love, hymn to joy, time, movement, rhythm, life and death".

It is preceded by another Koussevitsky commission, Stravinsky's ritualistic Symphony Of Psalms – a deeply devotional sacred piece, heavily featuring a choir, which excludes violins, violas and clarinets from the orchestration.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra's American Principal Guest Conductor, David Robertson, marshals the huge forces in these two works written for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Presenter/Christopher Cook

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The Choir – Choral Music For Remembrance Sunday

Sunday 13 November
5.00-6.30pm BBC RADIO 3

Aled Jones presents choral music for Remembrance Sunday.

The show features For The Fallen by Cyril Rootham, and a special performance of an ambitious new work for amateur choirs, Rhymes And Charms For Fly-Away Things by Kerry Andrew, performed by the John Powell Singers and inspired by the folklore and superstitions surrounding creatures of the air.

Presenter/Aled Jones, Producer/Chris Taylor

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Sunday Feature – A Poet In Bohemia

Sunday 13 November
7.45-8.30pm BBC RADIO 3

David Vaughan traces the journey of English poet Elizabeth Weston to Bohemia in the 16th century, where she made her name as one of the foremost poets of her age.

Elizabeth Weston's place in the pantheon of English literature is now being recognised thanks to newly available collected writings. David talks to a number of scholars, both in the UK and in the Czech Republic, about her life and work, including: editor Brenda Hosington; writer Benjamin Woolley; and Susan Reynolds, curator of the Czech and Slovak collections in the British Library.

David also visits locations associated with the poet and her family, including Trebon Castle in South Bohemia; Loretto Square, the church where she is buried in Prague; and the place of her birth, Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire.

Presenter and Producer/David Vaughan

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Drama On 3 – Mincemeat

Sunday 13 November
8.30-10.00pm BBC RADIO 3

Drama On 3 presents Mincemeat, a thrilling wartime tale of deception and hidden identity adapted for radio by Adrian Jackson and Farhana Sheikh from their hit play for Cardboard Citizens, a company that works with the homeless and marginalised in society.

Mincemeat is an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek, time-hopping journey that goes to the heart of what it means to have no home, and no name.

The play is based on the extraordinary story of a Second World War deception in which the Allies made the Germans believe that they would open a second front in Europe in 1943 through Sardinia. The deception involved a corpse whose identity was a state secret, known only to the originator of the operation, who took the secret to his grave. It was only in 1997 that the true identity of the corpse came to light.

Mincemeat unravels the story of the mission and its final revelation through the eyes of that corpse, unveiling a secret war which never made the history books.

Director/Adrian Jackson, Producer/Jonquil Panting

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World Routes

Sunday 13 November
10.00-11.00pm BBC RADIO 3

World Routes presents highlights from Womex, the annual gathering of the world music industry, which takes place this year in Copenhagen.

Womex showcases the newest bands and some of the freshest talent in world music. Lopa Kothari introduces performances by Mars Melto and the Melanesian Allstars, Mexican accordion virtuoso Celso Piña, and multi-national klezmer band The Other Europeans.

Mars Melto and the Melanesian Allstars is led by Vanuatu musician Marcel Meltherorong, who draws inspiration from reggae as well as Melanesian traditions, with a band featuring players from across the region.

Celso Piña is a veteran of some 18 albums, with a style rooted in cumbia but which also brings in influences from ska and rap.

The Other Europeans was founded by American accordionist and pianist Alan Bern, who is best known for his work with Brave Old World. He teamed up with Hungarian cimbalom player Kalman Balogh.

Presenter/Lopa Kothari, Producer/Roger Short

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BBC RADIO 4 Sunday 13 November 2011
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Things We Forgot To Remember Ep 1/4

New series
Sunday 13 November
1.30-2.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Michael Portillo examines the real events of the Boston Tea Party and sees how a murky and ambiguous act of vandalism has been recast as a founding moment in American liberty, in the first of a new series revisiting the great moments of history.

In 1773 a group of American revolutionaries threw tea into Boston Harbour to protest against rising British taxes. The Boston Tea Party has become a founding moment in American history.

But the Boston Tea party that is remembered is a long way from events as they actually happened. The real story owes more to the vested interests of smugglers than revolutionary patriotism.

Peeling back the layers of history, Michael examines how the tea party has been re-engineered over time. He also discovers that events such as the Molasses Act and the Boston Massacre were arguably more significant in fomenting rebellion, forging a national identity and ultimately leading to independence.

Presenter/Michael Portillo, Producer/Neil George for the BBC

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Classic Serial – The Ambassadors Ep 1/2

New series
Sunday 13 November
3.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 4

Henry James's novel of romance and deception, set in aristocratic Paris in 1903, stars Henry Goodman as a man sent to Paris from New England to bring home his fiancée's wayward son and heir.

Adapted by Graham White, this tale of yearning and betrayal centres on the predicament of Lambert Strether, a 50-something New Englander lately arrived in Paris.

In the first episode, Strether has been sent to the city to persuade Chad (Orlando Seale), the fun-loving son of his wealthy fiancée back home in Woolett, to return home. But now Strether also falls under the spell of Paris...

Producer/Peter Kavanagh for the BBC

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Dilemma Ep 1/4

New series
Sunday 13 November
7.15-7.45pm BBC RADIO 4
Sue Perkins
Sue Perkins

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer in this panel show which looks at choices people face each day.

The panel faces dilemmas such as whether it is better to live in perfect happiness for 20 years or general contentment for 30; and whether it is better to buy produce locally or support co-ops from Africa.

Dilemma features Dave Gorman and Richard Herring, actress and writer Rebecca Front, and journalist Dominic Lawson. They discuss scenarios such as "Would you provide an alibi to someone you hate?" and "Would you confront an elderly relative about casual racism at a family gathering?"

The show was devised by award-winning stand-up and writer Danielle Ward.

Presenter/Sue Perkins, Producer/Ed Morrish for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA Sunday 13 November 2011
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Desert Island Discs – Revisited Ep 1/6

Sunday 13 November
10.00-11.00am BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA

Kirsty Young presents highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive. In the first programme in this series featuring six journalists, former newspaper editor and broadcaster Andrew Neil chooses which eight tracks, book and luxury item he would take to his desert island.

The original interview with Kirsty was broadcast in February 2007.

Presenter/Kirsty Young, Producer/Christina Pawlowsky for the BBC

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE Sunday 13 November 2011
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5 Live Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 13 November
1.00-3.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

David Croft and the F1 team bring live commentary of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the Formula 1 season, from the Yas Marina circuit.

Presenter/David Croft, Producer/Jason Swales for USP

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5 Live Rugby

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 13 November
3.00-5.00pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Live rugby union commentary comes from Toulouse versus Gloucester in the Heineken Cup first round, along with updates from Saracens versus Treviso.

Producer/Mike Carr

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BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA
Sunday 13 November 2011
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Rugby League – Wales v Australia

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 13 November
5.40-7.30pm BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Uninterrupted commentary on Wales versus Australia in the Four Nations tournament comes live from the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham.

Producer/Jen McAllister

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5 Live NFL

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 13 November
9.00pm-1.00am BBC RADIO 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Live action and all the latest news from week 10 of the NFL comes from Nat Coombs and Greg Brady.

Presenters/Nat Coombs and Greg Brady, Producer/Simon Crosse for USP

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BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC Sunday 13 November 2011
www.bbc.co.uk/6music

Cerys On 6

Sunday 13 November
10.00am-12.00noon BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Cerys Matthews is joined for a live session by Garifuna artist Aurelio Martinez from Honduras.

Aurelio is a tradition-bearer of the Garifuna culture that fuses African and Caribbean roots. He recorded his latest album, Laru Beya, in Honduras and Belize, and it features contributions from Youssou N'Dour and Orchestra Baobab.

The album describes the struggles of the past and hopes for the future of the Garifuna, a community which originated from African slaves ship-wrecked on the Caribbean island of St Vincent. Aurelio and his band performed at the Womad festival earlier this year.

Presenter/Cery Matthews, Producer/Jax Coombes

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Paperback Writers

Sunday 13 November
12.00noon-1.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

Paperback Writers continues with best-selling crime fiction writer Mark Billingham.

Mark's choices have an obvious dark and dangerous theme, yet with a twist of cheese which shows why he and his protagonist Tom Thorne love their Johnny Cash and Hank Williams.

He explains why he agonised over his song choices and, from his first choice to his last, why his writing has taken him down the mysterious path of crime fiction.

Mark is not only a novelist but has also written screenplays and is an actor and stand-up comedian.

Presenter/Mark Billingham, Producer/Dina Jahina

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The Huey Show

Sunday 13 November
1.00-4.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

This week's show is a movie soundtrack special with Huey Morgan speaking to Ry Cooder, Clint Mansell and John Carpenter, as well as playing three hours of his favourite themes, soundtracks and scores.

Joining Huey on the show is legendary soundtrack artist and composer Ry Cooder, whose film credits include Paris, Texas; Southern Comfort; and Buena Vista Social Club.

Huey also chats to Clint Mansell. Formerly of Pop Will Eat Itself, Clint is now one of the biggest names in composing music for movies. His credits include the original scores for Black Swan, The Wrestler, Requiem For A Dream and Moon.

Huey also speaks to a genuine legend in the shape of auteur John Carpenter. Carpenter scored the music for many of his films, including the classic soundtracks for Halloween, Assault On Precinct 13, Escape From New York, Christine, The Fog and Big Trouble In Little China.

Presenter/Huey Morgan, Producer/Tom Whalley for Wise Buddah

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6 Mix

Sunday 13 November
8.00-10.00pm BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC

6 Mix explores the world of future house with another chance to hear mixes from two artists that are pushing the boundaries, Azari & III and Nicolas Jarr.

In the first hour Toronto quartet Azari & III take over the programme to bring their unique blend of eerie melodies and throbbing grooves to the 6 Mix. The foursome earned recognition with the release of their early singles, Reckless (With Your Love) and Hungry For The Power, coupled with a Friendly Fires collaboration and remixes for Robyn, Cut Copy and Booka Shade.

The second hour comes from New York-based producer Nicolas Jaar. Nicolas released his debut EP at the age of 17 on the renowned Wolf & Lamb label. After that, a series of singles followed including material on his own imprint and the release of his first album, Space Is Only Noise, earlier this year.

Presenters/Azari & III and Nicolas Jarr, Producer/Lucy Madge for Somethin' Else

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