What's On BBC Red Button 7th - 20th June 2011
Great Film Scores
From Monday morning 13th June - for one fabulous week, press red to watch Great Film Scores Live.
Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode are joined by the BBC Philharmonic for a special performance of music from popular film scores.
With help from the orchestra Simon and Mark will look at what's turned these pieces into evocative classics and why music is so important in film.
The red button show will contain performance from two 5 Live and Radio 3 film music events, both recorded in front of a live studio audience.
This is part of a season of BBC Philharmonic events, celebrating the move to their new Salford studio.
For more about the season, please see the full press release
Sky/ Virgin Media/ Freesat
Mon 13th June, 6:00am-4:00am 19th June (continuous coverage)
Mon 13th June, 6:00am-7:50pm
Tue 14th June, 6:00am-5:00pm & 6:10pm-7:50pm
Wed 15th June, 6:00am-5:00pm & 6:10pm-7:50pm
Thu 16th June, 6:00am-10:50am & 11:50am-5:00pm & 6:10pm-7:50pm
Fri 17th June, 4:10am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-5:00pm & 6:10pm-6:00am
Sat 18th June, 6:00am-1:15pm & 6:10pm-6:00am
Sun 19th June, 6:00am-8:50am & 3:10pm-4:00am
Children's writer Andy Stanton, author of the hilarious and zany Mr Gum books, has been described by The Observer as "one of the best performers on the children's literary circuit". A winner of a Blue Peter Book Award, Andy's writing style has been described as a cross between Roald Dahl and Monty Python.
Catch this special performance live along with an invited audience of enthusiastic young readers gathered at BBC Scotland's Glasgow headquarters. Authors Live is a series, presented in partnership with the Scottish Book Trust, featuring some of the biggest names writing books for children today.
For more information on forthcoming Authors Live events and highlights from previous authors click here
Sky/ Virgin Media/ Freesat:
Thu 16th June, 11:00am-12:00pm
Thu 16th June, 11:00am-11:40am
Trooping the Colour
Alongside coverage of the festivities on BBC One, BBC Red Button viewers can enjoy the pageantry without any commentary or films. Coverage will also continue on the red button after it finishes on BBC One, offering viewers a unique opportunity to see more of the day's events, including the famous Buckingham Palace balcony appearance and the flypast of the Royal Air Force.
Sat 11th June, 10:30am-1:15pm
Springwatch 2011 Photo Gallery
This year, Springwatch fans will be able to press red to view our pick of spring nature photos taken by our audience, who have been busy capturing the wildlife of spring in all its glory. The images are selected by the Springwatch team from photos the viewers have uploaded on the Springwatch Flickr group.
The Springwatch red button service will be available on Freeview, Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media after Springwatch or Springwatch Unsprung at 9pm Mondays - Thursdays as well as selected times during the week.
To get involved and upload photos or for further information go to bbc.co.uk/Springwatch
Sky/ Virgin Media/ Freesat:
Mon 6th June, 6:00am-4:00am Thu 16th June (continuous coverage)
Mon 6th June, 8:10pm-9:50pm
Tue 7th June, 12:10am-6:50am & 8:10pm-9:50pm
Wed 8th June, 12:10am-6:50am & 8:10pm-9:50pm
Thu 9th June, 4:10am-6:50am & 8:10pm-9:50pm
Fri 10th June, 4:10am-6:50am
Mon 13th June, 8:00pm-5:50am
Tue 14th June, 8:00pm-5:50am
Wed 15th June, 8:00pm-5:50am
Thu 16th June, 8:00pm-4:00am
Horrible Histories Quiz
Things get a little gory behind the blood red button with the Horrible Histories quiz! Viewers can press red to play along with the quiz based on horrible happenings across history. There'll be gory, funny clips from the brand new series with questions from days gone by. The quiz is hosted by Horrible Histories regular cast member Martha Howe Douglas in the guise of a Georgian peasant girl.
Have some horrible fun on the Horrible Histories website
The quiz will be available from 30th May to 8th June, between 7:00am and 7:00pm daily on Freeview and Sky (please note that there will be a limited service on Freeview).
Mon 6th June- Fri 10th June, 7:00am-7:00pm (daily)
Mon 6th June- Fri 10th June, 7:00am-12:20pm (daily)
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.
Sky/Virgin Media/ Freesat:
Mon 6th June- Sun 12th June, 9:00pm-4:00am
Wed 8th June, 11:45pm-4:00am
Fri 10th June, 12:10am-4:00am
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).
Thu 9th & 16th June, 10:35pm-11:35pm
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 information refer to the BBC Sport website.
- Formula 1: Classic F1 & Canadian Grand Prix
MotoGP: Live coverage from Catalunya & Silverstone
Tennis: French Open, Queens Tennis & Wimbledon Preview
Cricket: TMS England v Sri Lanka
Athletics: Diamond League Athletics from New York
Triathlon: Women's & Men’s Triathlons
Horse racing: Last races from Royal Ascot
Rowing: World Cup rowing from Hamburg, Germany
*Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice