What's on BBC Red Button 16th - 23rd March

Saturday 16 March 2013, 06:00

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This week on Red Button we’ve got a musician’s masterclass, a bumper package of sport and the return of the Antiques Roadshow play along quiz.

School Report

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On Thursday 21 March around 1,000 schools up and down the UK will take part in BBC School Report’s seventh annual News Day. The secondary school students are working to a tight deadline to produce their reports in audio, video or text.

Follow their progress on our live text page at school report

The aims of School Report are to engage pupils with news and current affairs and to teach them about working in the media.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Thursday 21 March, 8.25am-4pm, 6pm-7pm

Antiques Roadshow

antiques-roadshow-edit.jpg Fiona Bruce on the Antiques Roadshow

The Antiques Roadshow play along is back on Red Button. Fiona Bruce and the team assemble in Chatham's historic dockyard for another busy day uncovering stories behind family treasures. You can guess the valuations of objects featured in real time and find out if you’re an antiques expert or novice when your score is ranked.

You can now also play along on a mobile or tablet by downloading the play along app. Find out more and read the step-by-step instructions. Don't forget to tweet your scores to #antiquesroadshow.

Available on Sky and Freeview:

Sunday 17 March, 7.25pm-8.30pm

BBC Introducing Musicians’ Masterclass 2013

Highlights of a UK-wide day of Masterclass sessions designed to help unsigned acts navigate through the music industry. Featuring Zane Lowe, Wretch 32, Jo Whiley, Huw Stephens and the Manic Street Preachers.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Thursday 21 March, 7pm-6am

Friday 22 March, 6am-12pm, 1pm-7pm, 9pm-6am

Sport highlights

It's a busy weekend for BBC Sport and on Saturday you can keep up with the live World Figure Skating Championships from Ontario, Canada as well as the highlights.

On Sunday catch up with the weekend's main events - watch the Australian Grand Prix replayed from 4.20pm to 7.25pm and again after the Antiques Roadshow play along from 8.30pm.

You can also catch Six Nations highlights on Red Button from noon on Sunday. As usual football fans can also get their weekly serving of the Final Score and the Football League Show across the weekend.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview.

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website

Please note - all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice.


Asian Network Gold 2013

The BBC Asian Network plunges into the BBC Archive to present a compilation of compelling and nostalgic Asian music and interviews from over four decades.

Asian Network Gold celebrates 100 years of the Indian Film industry by delving into the archives and unearthing some iconic interviews and performances from some of the biggest stars who featured on the BBC since the 1970s.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Tuesday 19 March, 1pm to Thursday 21 March, 8.25am

Thursday 21 March, 4pm-6pm


In It To Win It Play Along

Attention quiz addicts! Dale Winton's In It To Win It, the game show where people use their general knowledge to win a big-money jackpot, is back. Think you can do better than the studio contestants? Every Saturday press the Red Button during the show to pit your wits against our studio contestants.

Available on Sky and Freeview:

Saturday 16 March, 8pm-8.50pm

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