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Programme Information

Network TV BBC Week 49
Highlights 5-11 December 2009

Queenie (Ruth Wilson) and Michael's (Ashley Walters) paths cross in Small Island

Small Island

Sunday 6 December on BBC ONE (Schedule addition 17 November)

Ruth Wilson, David Oyelowo, Naomie Harris, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ashley Walters star in an epic love story about the determined pursuit of dreams in the face of seemingly insurmountable barriers, adapted from Andrea Levy's best-selling, award-winning novel

RUSSIAN SEASON
Art Of Russia

Wednesday 9 December on BBC FOUR

Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon travels through time to unlock the world of Russian art, as part of the BBC's Russian Season of programmes

Rugby Union – Barbarians v New Zealand

Saturday 5 December on BBC ONE

The All Blacks meet the Barbarians in what promises to be a thrilling rugby union encounter

Doctor Who Animation – Dreamland

Saturday 5 December on BBC TWO

David Tennant stars as The Doctor in Phil Ford's animated Doctor Who special, set in Nevada in 1958

Imagine ... Joan Baez

Tuesday 8 December on BBC ONE

The legendary American folk singer and peace campaigner gives her most candid interview yet in a film featuring rare home movies and never-before-seen performance footage

RUSSIAN SEASON
For Art's Sake – The Story Of Ballets Russes

Friday 11 December on BBC FOUR

This new film celebrates the legacy of Ballet Russes and its continuing influence on dance, art and culture

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