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What's On BBC Red Button 22nd - 30th October

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Iain Hoare Iain Hoare | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 22 October 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing

Press the Red Button to hear exclusive commentary from ex Strictly Champion Karen Hardy and a special celebrity guest. Get the lowdown of what's good, what's bad and what's highly entertaining on the dance floor. Plus Karen has plenty of backstage gossip.

Russell Grant dancing with Flavia Cacace

Russell Grant dancing with Flavia Cacace, Henry Winkler and Karen Hardy in the booth

Now you can relive Red Button commentaries from the past weeks on the Strictly Come Dancing website.

In week one, Katy Brand graced our screens with her comedic view on the couples first performances. Then, in week two Strictly finalist Pamela Stephenson gave us her unique insight into the show. And in week three Henry Winkler AKA 'The Fonz' stopped by to share who he thought was "aaaaaaaa-ce" from this year's line-up.

And there'll be more fun observations from special guests in the weeks ahead.

Available on all platforms

Sat 22nd October, 6:25pm-8:15pm
Sat 29nd October, 6:30pm-8:10pm

Radio 1's Student Tour

Press red each day from Monday 24th to Thursday 27th October to watch every leg of Radio 1's Student Tour. Fearne Cotton will be taking her show to a different student union every morning, broadcasting live from 10am to 1pm, including music and special guests from the Live Lounge.

Fearne Cotton and guest
  • Monday - University of Aberdeen
  • Tuesday - University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
  • Wednesday - University of Leicester
  • Thursday - University of East Anglia, Norwich

If you miss a live show, tune in for rolling highlights from 1pm that day until the next live show begins.

See more on Student Tour on the Radio 1 website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Mon 24th October, 10:00am-6:00am
Tue 25th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Wed 26th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Thu 27th October, 6:00am-8:25pm, 11:00pm-6:00am
Fri 28th October, 6:00am-5:30pm

Freeview:
Mon 24th October, 10:00am-6:00am
Tue 25th October, 6:00am-7:20pm, 10:10pm-6:00am
Wed 26th October, 6:00am-7:20pm, 10:10pm-6:00am
Thu 27th October, 6:00am-8:25pm, 11:00pm-5:15am

Elbow LIVE at Manchester Cathedral

Elbow are the latest band to take part in an exclusive homecoming gig for Radio 2 In Concert. Press red from 9pm on Thursday 27th October to watch them perform live from Manchester Cathedral. With the assistance of the Halle Youth Choir, the band will perform classic hits and tracks from their Mercury Prize nominated album, Build A Rocket Boys!

Elbow

If you miss the live coverage, press red from 6pm on Friday 28th October for highlights and additional interviews with the band from some of their favourite locations in Manchester.

See Elbow clips on the BBC Music website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Thu 27th October, 8:55pm-10:30pm
Fri 28th October, 6:00pm-6:00am
Sat 29th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Sun 30th October, 6:00am-8:00am, 12:30pm-6:00am

Freeview:
Thu 27th October, 8:55pm-10:30pm
Fri 28th October, 6:00pm-8:20pm
Sat 29th October, 12:00am-6:15am, 8:20pm-11:10pm
Sun 30th October, 6:10pm-8:50pm
Mon 31st October, 4:10am-6:00am

Autumnwatch

Autumnwatch Live are tracking the very best wildlife action from the beginning to the end of this dramatic season, finding unique insights into some of our best loved animals.

For the first time, Autumnwatch Live's webcams are available on BBC Red Button. We begin deep inside a badger sett in Devon, then we're off to Slimbridge to follow the lives of a bevy of Bewick's swans, one of autumn's key species.

Also on Red Button, we have a special seasonal selection of photos. The images are chosen by the Autumnwatch web team from pictures viewers have uploaded to the Autumnwatch Flickr group.

Get involved on the Autumnwatch website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky:
Sat 22nd October, 6:00am-6:00am
Sun 23rd October, 6:00am-6:00am
Mon 24th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Tue 25th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Wed 26th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Thu 27th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Fri 28th October, 6:00am-6:00am
Sat 29th October, 6:00am-2:00pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Sun 30th October, 6:00am-8:00am

Freeview:
Sat 22nd October, 8:25pm-12:35am
Sun 23rd October, 5:00pm-11:00pm
Fri 28th October, 8:30pm-11:50pm

Virgin Media:
Sat 22nd October, 6:00am-6:00am
Sun 23rd October, 6:00am-6:00am
Mon 24th October, 6:00am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Tue 25th October, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Wed 26th October, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Thu 27th October, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Fri 28th October, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Sat 29th October, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:00pm, 8:40pm-10:50pm
Sun 30th October, 1:00am-6:00am, 6:00am-8:00am

Laughs in The Park

Press Red for even more from the UK's largest open air comedy festival. As well as backstage interviews and exclusive material from Eddie Izzard and Ross Noble, there will be a showcase of some of the brightest and funniest new names in stand up, including Tom Rosenthal, Henry Paker and MC Jarred Christmas.

See comedy clips and funny stuff on the BBC Comedy website

Available on all platforms

Sat 29th October, 11:20pm-12:30am
Sun 30th October, 9:00pm-4:00am

Horrible Histories Quiz

Things get a little gory behind the 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 with questions from days gone by.

Have some horrible fun on the Horrible Histories website

Available on Freeview and Sky

Freeview:
Sun 23rd October, 8:25am-4:50pm

Sky:
Sat 22nd October, 7:00am-2:00pm
Sun 23rd October, 7:00am-7:00pm

CBBC Extra

CBBC Extra is the home of exclusives. Watch funny clips, out-takes, star interviews, pop music, backstage previews and episodes from Children's BBC.

CBBC Extra website

Available on Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media

Freesat/Sky:
Sat 22nd October, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 24th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 25th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 26th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 27th October, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 28th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 29th October, 7:00am-10:00am

Freeview:
Mon 24th October, 7:00am-9:50am
Fri 28th October, 3:00pm-5:50pm

Virgin Media:
Sat 22nd October, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 24th October, 7:00am-9:30am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 25th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 26th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 27th October, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 28th October, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 29th October, 7:00am-10:00am

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)

BBC News website

Available on Sky and Virgin only

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.

Cbeebies website

Available on Sky and Freeview only

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.

Highlights

  • MotoGP: Live coverage of the racing from Sepang
  • Formula One: Live coverage of the Indian Grand Prix
  • Football: Gabby Logan with news and results

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

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