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4-5 September 2009

On Radio & TV

  1. Available to listen
    All Request Friday, plus all the build-up to the big illuminations switch-on.
  2. Available to listen
    A Strictly Come Dancing special with Anton Du Beke, Paloma Faith, Tony Christie, Claire Sweeney and Peter Grant.
  3. Available to listen
    The big switch on with Alan Carr, featuring performances from JLS,
    Madness, Paloma Faith, Pixie Lott, Tony Christie.
  4. Available to listen
    Featuring Athlete playing live from the North Pier.
  5. Available to listen
    Join him and Emma Forbes as they come direct from a tram travelling up and down the Pleasure Beach.
  6. Available to listen
    Live performances from Pixie Lott, Mika, Newton Faulkner, Daniel Merriweather and Will Young from the Empress Ballrooms.
  7. 3 days left to listen
    Danny Wallace heads to Blackpool to find out what music is providing the playlist to the 2009 Illuminations.

Coming Up

  1. Watch highlights from BBC Radio 2's Empress Ballroom concert, featuring Mika, Daniel Merriweather, Pixie Lott, Will Young and Newton Faulkner by pressing the red button from the morning of Monday 7 September on any BBC channel on your digital TV.
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