This week on BBC Red Button, watch coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships and music from Glastonbury, the greatest festival in the world. Rick Stein returns with more culinary delights from India and there's another chance to join in the celebrations of 100 Years of Bollywood.

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Wimbledon 2013

You can catch all the latest drama at Wimbledon 2013 on the Red Button this week.

Satellite and cable viewers will be able to select from three additional live courts, while viewers on Freeview, BT Vision or YouView can choose between two extra courts alongside the best of the action on BBC One and BBC Two. Just press red on any BBC channel, select Wimbledon 2013 and then choose your court by accessing the menu via the blue button.

And the best of the action will be available in HD on the Red Button HD channel on these services: Freeview HD 303, Virgin Media 994, YouView 303. Virgin TiVo users can access all 10 live courts in HD via the Connected Red Button along with highlights and interviews.

For a full guide to coverage, see Wimbledon 2013: How to watch on the BBC.

Other sport highlights this week include the latest from the Confederations Cup in Brazil, as well as F1 and MotoGP coverage. For information on this week's schedule, see the BBC Sport website. Please note times are subject to change.

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Glastonbury 2013

The BBC is broadcasting more of the festival than ever before. Music fans will be able to watch and listen to a huge range of performances live and relive their favourite festival moments or ones they’ve missed. This is the next best thing for everyone who can’t make it in person to Worthy Farm. BBC Red Button will bring its audiences even closer to the music they love at Glastonbury.

For a full guide to Glastonbury coverage, please visit how to watch and listen.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Fri 28th June, 9:00pm-2:00am
Sat 29th June, 9:00pm-2:00am

100 Years of Bollywood

Indian cinema's centenary celebrations continue on BBC Asian Network with a special Red Button programme that brings you highlights of 100 Greatest Bollywood Songs, BBC Three’s Bollywood spin on Bizet’s classic opera Bollywood Carmen and film icons who recently visited the UK including Jackie Shroff, Zeenat Aman and Ranbir Kapoor talking about their contribution to the biggest film industry in the world.

For more information and the full schedule, click here.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 22nd June, 6:00am-7:00am, 3:45pm-7:30pm, 10:00pm-6:00am
Sun 23rd June, 6:00am-6:00pm, 7:00pm-7:55pm, 9:00pm-10:00pm
Mon 24th June, 12:00am-11:30am

Rick Stein’s India

Discover a wealth of regional Indian cooking with Rick Stein in Mumbai.  With around 20 million inhabitants it’s the most populated city in India – possibly the world – with an abundance of produce and a variety of ethnic influences.  For a chef wanting to pick up new ideas (especially seafood dishes) there’s no better place and Rick happened to find himself in Mumbai at the same time as friend and fellow chef Atul Kochhar. Together they visit Mumbai’s oldest Mangalorean restaurant, famous for its seafood dishes.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 22nd June, 11:55am-12:30pm
Mon 24th June, 9:55pm-10:30pm

Horrible Histories Karaoke

Grab your hairbrush, take a trip back in time and sing along with the biggest names in history. From Vikings to Dickens, Joan of Arc to Rosa Parks, rock your socks off to the CBBC Horrible Histories Karaoke!

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 22nd June, 7:00am-11:55am, 12:30pm-2:45pm

Antiques Roadshow play along

Join in with Antiques Roadshow by guessing the valuations via the Red Button play along for the final time this series. You can also play along on a mobile or tablet by downloading the play along app. Don't forget to tweet your scores to #antiquesroadshow.

Available on Sky/Freeview:

Sun 23rd June, 7:55pm-9:00pm

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  • Comment number 18. Posted by Trev

    on 28 Jun 2013 21:40

    The excuse the BBC are giving for the lack of HD red button on sky is that they have not been able to come to a commercial agreement with Sky. This excuse is totally unacceptable as they have had months to set this deal up. Firstly they should replace the person who failed to reach a deal with a competent negotiator.

    It is clear that 10 million licence payers should not have to put up with an inferior service from the BBC.

    Virgin viewers have 10 live streams. There is no technical reason why the BBC could not deliver these 10 streams in HD and SD to Sky viewers. After all even more channels were provided for during the Olympics.

    The BBC should not continue to have a monopoly on Wimbledon if they are going to provide such a poor service. I am sure if Sky were broadcasting this they would have all 10 streams in high quality HD.

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  • Comment number 17. Posted by AxisOfYeovil

    on 28 Jun 2013 21:27

    Glastonbury - why can you not use the red button on 301/302/303 to provide information on which bands you are currently showing and coming up next? This is big blocks of highlight coverage and there's not much point in providing this much choice if no-one can find out when and where to watch the bits they'd prefer. Pressing through a couple of buttons to be told nothing more than this is coverage of Glastonbury is idiotic.

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  • Comment number 16. Posted by VictoriaS

    on 28 Jun 2013 15:37

    @MrT - sorry, it isn't technically possible to link directly to digital text pages from the blue menu, which links to video streams. Regarding HD, it's possible you were viewing the stream before the HD content started? Wimbledon HD coverage begins at 11.30am normally.

  • Comment number 15. Posted by MrT

    on 27 Jun 2013 13:59

    -- It would be very helpful to have the order of play for Centre Court and Courts 1, 2 and 18 on the SD Red Button (also results) without having to go online to find out. I am sure we had that in the past. Can we have it back please?

    -- Peta, the order of play IS on the red button. How come nobody knew!

    On BBC1 or BBC2 press red, then Sport Home (300), then Tennis (485), then Order of Play (last option). There doesn't seem to be a specific page number for Order of Play but it runs to 19 pages, i.e. every court. Scores, results and rankings are also available from p. 485.

    This doesn't work from HD, nor does it work if you have already pressed the red button i.e. on Freeview 301 and 302. To quote Mr Rascal that seems bonkers! How hard would it be to include a direct link to the red button tennis page from the menu on the SD red button channels, 301 and 302? Perhaps you would ask?.

    Also why isn't Channel 303 (RB HD) showing 301 in HD at the moment? Instead it is just showing a trailer on a loop which presumably costs the same as showing the repeat of the Nadal match currently on 301.

    There's lots of criticism on the BBC Points of View website of the difficulty of following match changes on the Red Button, here:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/mbpointsofview/NF1951566?thread=8432791&skip=50#p116568178
    Peta suggested you would be able to answer the points in this post here on this blog. Can you?

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  • Comment number 14. Posted by MancVamp

    on 26 Jun 2013 21:25

    The section on Wimbledon. I've been using the iplayer platform all week to watch coverage of all the games at Wimbledon and it's worked like a dream. I've done everything from rewinding footage to watching matches live - just brilliant. It's a huge improvement since last year. Great job. Thanks

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  • Comment number 13. Posted by Nicole30

    on 26 Jun 2013 17:29

    Have been pressing the red button ALL day it hasn't been working!!! As a result I haven't been able to access the multiscreen option!! Been forced to watch matches I don't want to!!!!

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  • Comment number 12. Posted by Wabaloolah

    on 25 Jun 2013 14:48

    That blog is back now but closed for comments

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  • Comment number 11. Posted by Wabaloolah

    on 25 Jun 2013 14:35

    That blog is no longer available Iain, presumably deleted as it had incorrect information regarding channels on Sky

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  • Comment number 10. Posted by Iain Hoare

    on 25 Jun 2013 13:58

    For further information on BBC Red Button streams, read Alix Pryde's detailed and insightful blog:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/posts/A-BBC-Red-Button-summer

  • Comment number 9. Posted by Iain Hoare

    on 25 Jun 2013 13:52

    We apologise to viewers who were disappointed with the BBC Wimbledon Red Button service on Monday. Due to a technical fault we were only able to show one extra stream.

    Our engineers worked on this through the day and by 17.20 we were able to correct the fault and launch our multi-stream service as billed.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/22855372

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