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Week 49 29 November-5 December 2008


  Roy Orbison, whose music career spanned more than four decades

Roy, oh Roy!

In Dreams – The Roy Orbison Story
Monday 1 December on BBC RADIO 2

This four-part documentary tells the story of the Grammy-award-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and pioneer of rock 'n' roll, Roy Orbison
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Opera On 3 – Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust:
Live From The Met

Saturday 29 November on BBC RADIO 3

James Levine conducts Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust, live, from the Metropolitan Opera in New York
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The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
Sunday 30 November on BBC RADIO 4

Victor Hugo's classic tale is given an exciting new treatment in a unique collaboration between Graeae, Britain's most dynamic disabled-led theatre company, and BBC Radio Drama
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5 Live Sport
Sunday 30 November on BBC RADIO 5 LIVE

Live commentary comes from the City Of Manchester Stadium as Manchester City take on United in the Premier League derby
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The Essay – Under The Influence
Monday 1 to Friday 5 December on BBC RADIO 3

Five leading poets talk about their relationship with the work and life of a writer who has affected them deeply
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Lunchtime Concert –
Lawrence Power Live From The Wigmore Hall

Monday 1 December on BBC RADIO 3

One of today's foremost viola players, Lawrence Power, brings a spell-binding programme of music to BBC Radio 3's 10th anniversary Lunchtime Concert series
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Afternoon Play – Prayer Mask
Monday 1 December on BBC RADIO 4

Joseph Fiennes plays the 19th-century explorer, Richard Burton, who disguised himself as a pilgrim and penetrated the heart of Islam
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How Aids Changed America
Tuesday 2 December on BBC RADIO 2

To mark the 20th anniversary of the first World Aids Day, US actor Paul Michael Glaser looks back at nearly three decades of pain, prejudice and progress in American's struggle with HIV/Aids
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Soul ll Soul
Tuesday 2 December on BBC RADIO 4

Trevor Nelson presents this documentary to mark the 20th anniversary of one of the most iconic bands of the Eighties
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The Art Of Conversation
Wednesday 1 December on BBC RADIO 4

This newly discovered, unbroadcast piece by Dylan Thomas provides a witty take on the art of conversation
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Tired Of Terror
Wednesday 3 December on BBC WORLD SERVICE

Rupa Jha talks to former militants who joined the armed fight against the perceived Indian occupation of the Kashmir Valley after the 1987 Kashmir state elections
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