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What's On BBC Red Button 25th April - 9th May 2011

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Lisa Dawson Lisa Dawson | 19:46 UK time, Tuesday, 26 April 2011

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Royal Wedding Live & Highlights

As well as extra live coverage on our ‘Royal Multiscreen’ throughout the day, Red Button viewers can watch highlights of the Royal Wedding after the event. If you missed any of the action from the big day, or simply want to watch it again - you can catch up on the high points for up to a week after the event.

Find out more at bbc.co.uk/royalwedding

Additional live coverage will be available throughout the 29th April on the normal News Multiscreen for Sky and Virgin Media viewers.

Highlights from the day will be available on all platforms at the following times:

Sky/Virgin/Freesat:
Fri 29th April, 10:00pm-4:00am Fri 6th May (continuous coverage)

Freeview:
Fri 29th April, 11:10pm-6:00am
Sat 30th April, 6:00am-9:50am
Sun 1st May, 4:10pm-6:00am
Mon 2nd May, 6:00am-6:00am (all day)
Tue 3rd May, 6:00am-7:20pm & 10:10pm-6:00am
Wed 4th May, 6:00am-8:15pm
Thu 5th May, 4:10am-9:45pm
Fri 6th May, 4:10am-7:45am & 1:45pm-4:50pm & 9:10pm-4:00am

Radio 1 Big Weekend

BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend on 14th 15th May is the first major British music festival of the year and always attracts big UK and worldwide artists. So if you want to see the new names who'll dominate the summer's festivals, this is the place.
There will be live music across four stages, and you will be able to keep up to date with all the weekend's festivities on: Radio 1, BBC Three on TV, and live on BBC Red Button and the Radio 1 Big Weekend website.

Chris Moyles

Join Chris and the team for breakfast as they bring the breakfast show live from Carlisle, home of this years Radio 1 Big Weekend, available from 9th – 13th May.

Sky/Virgin/Freesat/Freeview:
Mon 9th May, 6:30am-10:30am
*Times for other days TBC

Greg James

Put your feet up and join Greg James as he brings his afternoon show live from Carlisle, home of this years Radio 1 Big Weekend, available from 9th – 13th May.

Sky/Virgin/Freesat:
Mon 9th May, 1:00pm-4:30pm
*Times for other days TBC

Freeview:
Mon 9th May, 1:00pm-4:00pm

Inside the Human Body

Produced as an accompaniment to the linear "Inside the Human Body" programme, this is the fascinating story of how the production team behind the 4-part series brought together the latest scientific research and the most innovative computer technology to create never-before-seen worlds for this BBC One landmark series.

In the first episode 'Creation', the team reveal how they brought to life some extraordinary scientific revelations, including the spectacular ‘firework display’ that was set off at the moment of your conception, and how they used scans of a developing foetus to produce a unique animation which shows how your face self-assembled in the womb.
 
The second episode 'First to Last', shows how the team set about illustrating the magic moment when your heart first began to beat, just 3 weeks after conception, and how they had to apply some artistic licence so they could take the viewer on a journey inside the miniature world of your blood vessels.

In the next instalment 'Building Your Brain', it took months of scientific research to gather the information they needed to bring to life two of the most complex systems in the body: the workings of your middle ear and the complex and wondrous world of your retina.  
 
And in the last of the series 'Hostile World', we discover how the recurring hero of the series, the phagocyte, was transformed from medical images into a realistic 3D character – culminating in a giant battle as it defends your body from invaders. Also, how the music for series brought drama and spectacle to events taking place on a microscopic level.

Find out more at bbc.co.uk/human

Episode 1:
Sky/Virgin/Freesat/Freeview:
Thu 5th May, 9:55pm-4:00am

*Times of other episodes TBC

Stewart Lee Presents....

Behind the Red Button after every episode of Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle you will find some of Stewart's favourite comedians and musical performers in conversation with Stewart, and performing sets on stage at the Mildmay Club.

Watch more funny stuff at bbc.co.uk/comedy

Sky/Virgin/Freesat:
Wed 4th May, 11:45pm-4:00am
Thu 5th- Mon 9th May, 9:00pm-4:00am (daily)

Freeview:
Wed 4th May, 11:45pm-4:00am
Mon 9th May, 9:00pm-4:00am

Waterloo Road Reunited

Press red to catch up with the lives and loves of favourite Waterloo Road ex-pupils including Bolton, Michaela, Janeece, Philip, Aleesha and Paul, as they make their way in the world away from the classroom with mixed results.

Using a combination of scripted episodes (shown online and on red button), fictional social media networks, audio and interactive fan sites, Waterloo Road Reunited allows the audience to extend their relationship with their favourite characters from the screen to online.

Find out more at bbc.co.uk/waterloordroadeunited

Sky/Virgin/Freesat:
Wed 4th May, 8:25pm-4:00am

Freeview:
Wed 4th May, 8:25pm-11:35pm

Question Time

Take part in the studio debate by sending a text message to the Question Time team.
Each week a selection of viewers' comments will appear during the programme on BBC Red Button page 155 along with details of the panel and the topics under discussion.
Available during the show (BBC One).
 

Sky/Virgin/Freeview & Freesat
Thurs 5th May

News Multiscreen: Video Choice

Each weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's strongest news pictures to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in 'Five Minutes with...' or a round-up of the week's weird and wonderful videos in OddBox.

Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)

Five Minutes With... / OddBox: Weekends (around the clock)
Sky & Virgin:
(Not available on Freeview or Freesat)

CBeebies Red Button

BBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to the big, bright and fun world of CBeebies interactive!
Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.

CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels. Sky & Freeview.

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

Catch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.
Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.
For the latest times and information refer to the BBC Sport website.

Coming up...

  • MotoGP: Live coverage from Estoril, Portugal 
    Formula 1: Live coverage of the Turkish Grand Prix 
    Rugby: Scrum V Scarlets v Blues; Newport v Ulster 
    Snooker: World Championship coverage
    Equestrian: Badminton Horse Trials
    World Athletics: Opening meeting at Diamond League, Doha
    Football: Match Of The Day, Friday Focus, Final Score, Football League Show

*Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice

 
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