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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

Programme Information

Network TV BBC Week 21
Highlights 22-28 May 2010

Antonio Pappano presents Opera Italia

Opera On The BBC – Opera Italia

Monday 24 May on BBC FOUR

BBC Four begins a major season of programmes celebrating opera with, at its heart, a three-part series in which Antonio Pappano, music director of the Royal Opera, traces the history of Italian opera (the season continues with Stephen Fry On Wagner, Diva Diaries and The Marriage Of Figaro)

Golf – PGA Championship

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 May on BBC ONE and BBC TWO

Hazel Irvine presents live action from the European Tour's flagship event, the PGA Championship, from Wentworth

Over The Rainbow

Saturday 22 May on BBC ONE and BBC HD

Andrew Lloyd Webber puts his trust in viewers as the quest to find a new Dorothy reaches a climax and the public decides on a new star for the West End stage

Radio 1's Big Weekend

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 May on BBC THREE and BBC HD

Cheryl Cole, Alicia Keys, Dizzee Rascal, Florence And The Machine, JLS, Paolo Nutini, Rihanna and Vampire Weekend are among the dazzling line-up of UK and international artists performing in Bangor, North Wales, for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend

MotoGP – Le Mans Live

Sunday 23 May on BBC TWO

Live coverage comes from the iconic motorsport venue in Northern France, with riders keen to get some points on the board following the cancellation of the Japanese GP (due to the disruption caused to air travel by the Icelandic volcano)


Sunday 23 and Wednesday 26 May on BBC TWO and BBC HD

Nick Frost plays John Self in Money, a two-part adaptation of Martin Amis's blackly comedic cult novel set among the greed and excess of early Eighties capitalism

Blue Peter

Tuesday 25 May on BBC ONE

Blue Peter keeps up its tradition of gaining unprecedented access to prestigious venues and events as Joel Defries and Helen Skelton go behind the scenes at the House of Lords, The Royal Mews and The Household Cavalry to help prepare for the State Opening of Parliament

Tate Modern Is 10! A Culture Show Special

Tuesday 25 May on BBC TWO and BBC HD

Art critic and artist Matthew Collings introduces a programme celebrating the 10th birthday of one of the most successful modern art museums in the world and asks what lies behind its extraordinary popularity (The Culture Show continues with its usual mix of arts and culture news on Thursday)

Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final One/
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final Two

Tuesday 25 and Thursday 27 May on BBC THREE

Paddy O'Connell and Sarah Cawood bring their unique take on the glitz and glamour and the weird and the wonderful from the semi-finals of the 55th Eurovision Song Contest, live from Oslo, Norway

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

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