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Week 44 25-31 October 2008

  Oasis end the BBC Electric Proms 2008 on a high note

An electric ending

Oasis Live

Sunday 26 October on BBC RADIO 1

Arguably currently Britain's greatest rock 'n' roll band, Oasis provide a barnstorming finish to the music festival live from the Roundhouse in north London
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Saturday Night Fever

Saturday 25 October on BBC RADIO 2

Marking the 30th anniversary of the Bee Gees' Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, Robin Gibb performs alongside guest artists including Sam Sparro, Sharleen Spiteri, Ronan Keating, Stephen Gateley and Gabriella Cimli
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Rugby League
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October on BBC 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

As the 2008 Rugby League World Cup kicks off, there is live coverage of the games between England and Papua New Guinea and Australia and New Zealand
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Drama On 3 – Caligari
Sunday 26 October on BBC RADIO 3

Inspired by the dark cult classic film The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari, Amanda Dalton's play tells of a sinister showman, his fortune-telling somnambulist exhibit and Jane, the girl he captures but cannot bring himself to kill
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Stephen Merchant
Sunday 26 October on BBC 6 MUSIC

Jarvis Cocker tackles the subject of mood swings as he takes over Sunday afternoon for a special one-off
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Performance On 3
Monday 27 to Thursday 30 October on BBC RADIO 3

The Gergiev concert – one of the hottest tickets in London – featuring four works by Prokofiev; Russian violinist Viktoria Mullova, the Queen Elizabeth Hall's Artist in Focus; and the opening concert of the BBC Concert Orchestra's new season feature in this week's feast of musical performances
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Lives In A Landscape
Monday 27 October on BBC RADIO 4

Alan Dein goes to the dogs as he presents six more stories of unusual lives lived out in the social and cultural landscape of contemporary Britain
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Bruce And Sammy
Tuesday 28 October on BBC RADIO 2

Bruce Forsyth shares personal recollections of his friend Sammy Davis Jr, a great showman and a fascinating, yet complex character
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Wednesday 29 October on BBC RADIO 4

Psychologist and writer Dr Susan Blackmore discusses the distinction between the "use" and "abuse" of drugs in the first of an informative and thought-provoking debate series chaired by Edward Stourton, which offers the Radio 4 audience a chance to join in
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Anatomy Of A Car Crash
Thursday 30 October on BBC RADIO 4

This one-off documentary traces the profound physical, emotional and financial toll on those involved in car crashes
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The Free Thinking Lecture – Will Self
Friday 31 October on BBC RADIO 3

Celebrated author and columnist Will Self expounds on the portrayal of the mind in fiction as he gives the opening lecture at Free Thinking 08, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Merseyside's festival of ideas in Liverpool
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Friday 31 October on BBC 5 LIVE SPORTS EXTRA

Britain's Olympic heroes will be hoping for more glory as the Track Cycling World Cup begins in Manchester
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