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The Great British Year

Episode two of the Great British Year starts in March. Stunning time-lapse filming reveals the countless plants, shrubs and trees up and down the country trying to be the first to make use of the sun’s life-giving energy.

An abundance of new food coaxes bats and bees out of hibernation, while the birds and animals begin an urgent struggle to breed.

In April, the country resounds with the magical sound of the dawn chorus, while the swallows and swifts return from Africa to join our resident birds in nest-making. The tree canopy erupts into green as the leaves burst, while below, the woodland floor is painted a brilliant purple by carpets of bluebells.

As spring turns to summer, the sea bursts with life. Our offshore islands become teeming cities as birds - tens of thousands of them - battle for space on the tiniest of ledges. Inland, one of the great British spectacles is beginning as mayflies, hatching in their millions, provide food for ducklings and the acrobatic brown trout that leap from the water below. As spring is ending, guillemot chicks in the Farne Islands are facing the biggest challenge of their lives. We see the drama unfold in slow-motion as they jump from the cliff edge into the crashing waves below to begin their lives as adults.



Wolfblood Uncovered

Wildlife spin-off series, Wolfblood Uncovered, follows Bobby Lockwood – who plays Rhydian in CBBC’s popular fantasy drama Wolfblood – as he sets out to find out everything there is to know about wolves and to discover how their incredible capabilities have inspired the wolfbloods in the show.

Today, Bobby discovers why wolves howl, how they develop this skill and how they communicate with one another by using body language as well.

In the programme, wolfbloods share many of the same skills as wolves and although they don’t howl when in human form, they do have some similar abilities which are equally impressive. For example, when Maddy found out that an ancient wolfblood ability called Eolas had been kept from her by her parents, she got angry and ran away. She then spoke to them from a distance, so they couldn’t find her but could hear her...

Wolfblood Uncovered is made by the BBC’s Natural History Unit for CBBC.

Saturday 5 October



Formula 1: Korean Grand Prix Qualifying Highlights

Suzi Perry presents highlights from qualifying for the Korean Grand Prix. Mark Webber put his Red Bull on pole in Korea last year and, with the Australian retiring at the end of this season, he’ll be eager for a repeat performance.

Webber’s teammate Sebastian Vettel took victory – and the overall lead – with a win in Korea last year and the three-time champion is once again setting the pace this year.

Gymnastics World Championships

Matt Baker presents continued live coverage of the Gymnastics World Championships from Belgium with expert analysis from Olympic medallists Beth Tweddle and Louis Smith.

Coverage includes three apparatus finals, with Britain likely to have two shots at a pommel horse medal in Antwerp through London 2012 bronze medallist Max Whitlock, and reigning European champion Daniel Keatings.

Mitch Fenner and Christine Still provide the commentary.

Strictly Come Dancing

Last weekend, all of the celebrities experienced the Strictly ballroom for the first time, and now the competition for the glitter ball trophy is really heating up. Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly lead the couples back to the dance floor as they battle it out to stay in the competition.

Sequins, sparkles and copious amounts of hairspray at the ready, the pairings will show off their skills in hope of impressing the judging panel of Len Goodman, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood.

The Judges’ scores will be revealed, but have the dancing duos done enough to win over the viewers, as the time comes for them to face their first public vote of the series?


Despite their newfound fame after slaying the Minotaur, the boys are still penniless and hungry. When an old man asks them to find his missing daughter things seem on the up, but it soon becomes clear that their task isn't going to be an easy one: she has been taken by the Maenads, fanatical worshippers of the god Dionysus.

With the hopes and life of the old man fading, it’s a race against time that Jason cannot turn his back on. But just when their perilous task seems at an end, he comes face-to-face with a stranger named Medusa.

With Mark Addy, Robert Emms, Jemima Rooper and guest starring Frances Tomelty.

Sunday 6 October



Formula 1: Korean Grand Prix Highlights

Suzi Perry presents highlights of the Korean Grand Prix. This time last year, Sebastian Vettel wrestled the World Championship lead from Fernando Alonso with a dominant victory here.

The German also leads the overall standings this time round and could take another step towards his fourth consecutive crown at the Korea International Circuit.

Gospel Choir Of The Year

Over the next two Sundays, Songs Of Praise presents six of the best amateur gospel choirs from around the UK showcasing their singing talents on BBC One - as they sing before a panel of celebrity judges who have the hard task of selecting just one choir to become the first-ever Songs Of Praise Gospel Choir of the Year.

Presenter David Grant will introduce the two programmes, in front of a packed and enthusiastic audience, from the Town Hall Birmingham.

The judges are singer-songwriter and actress Ruby Turner; founder of the London Community Gospel Choir, Bazil Meade; and vocal coach and television presenter Carrie Grant.

The six choirs who will take part are: Hope Community Gospel Choir from Nottingham; Birmingham Community Gospel Choir; One Voice Community Choir from Preston; Faith Works from London; the Town Hall Gospel Choir from Birmingham; and Fountain of Praise from Dagenham in Essex.

Music includes, What A Friend We Have In Jesus, Total Praise, Blessed Assurance, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Kumbayah and Jesus Paid It All.

Strictly Come Dancing

As Strictly Come Dancing: The Results returns, one couple must leave the ballroom for good as Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly announce the results of the first public vote.

This Sunday also sees the return of the dreaded dance-off. Two couples at the bottom of the leaderboard must dance again to compete for one place in the line-up. It’s then up to the judges to decide whose time in the Strictly spotlight has come to an end.

Adding even more entertainment to the evening, there will be a guest performance from musician Matt Goss with his special version of the hit single When Will I Be Famous.

By Any Means

When a building has been deliberately burnt to the ground, killing 18 people, and the guilty culprit cannot be touched, Jack Quinn and his shadowy team of crime fighters are brought in to bring him down.

Despite all those interviewed naming ruthless property developer Philip Granger as the brains behind the job, the police are unable to intervene as he takes refuge in the Colombian Embassy. With the embassy not officially on UK soil and security ramped up to maximum, no one can touch Philip while he is hiding out there. With the Colombian ambassador an old school friend, a political approach is also useless and it seems Granger is going nowhere.

While Jack, Jessica and Tom Tom set up opps undercover as pest control in the home of doddery old lady Celia in order to monitor Granger’s activity, Charlie infiltrates the embassy and works on wooing the ambassador’s beautiful daughter. However, Celia is sharper than she seems and Jack’s undercover surveillance is soon under threat, as is Charlie if he can’t keep his feelings in check and stop his emotions clouding his judgement.

With their window of opportunity quickly closing and the pressure on, will the team be able to turn Philip over to the police without breaking any political boundaries and causing an international backlash?

Jack Quinn is played by Warren Brown, Helen Barlow by Gina McKee, Jessica Jones by Shelley Conn, Thomas Tomkins by Andrew Lee-Potts, Charlie O’Brien by Elliot Knight, Philip Granger by Christopher Villiers and Celia Butler by Honor Blackman.



Great Scottish Run

Fresh from taking on double Olympic champion Mo Farah in September’s Great North Run, Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie tops the billing for the Glasgow-hosted Great Scottish Run.

Despite the Emperor’s advancing years the 40-year-old two-time Olympic champion still should be the man to beat in the half-marathon showdown in Scotland.

The Great Scottish Run is Scotland’s largest mass participation event, with nearly 25,000 people taking part last year.

World Gymnastics Championships

Live coverage of the final day’s action from the World Gymnastics Championships in Belgium, presented by Matt Baker.

Coverage includes five apparatus finals as the British team look to build on their breakthrough London 2012 performance, which saw them win four medals.

Two of those medallists, Louis Smith and the recently retired Beth Tweddle, provide expert analysis, while commentary from Antwerp comes from Mitch Fenner and Christine Still.

Aliya Mustafina beat Tweddle to uneven bars gold – one of four London 2012 medals for the Russian – and will go in search of more global titles in Belgium.

Super League Grand Final Highlights

Tanya Arnold introduces highlights of the Super League Grand Final from Old Trafford. This time last year, the climax of the Super League season saw Leeds Rhinos claim an historic sixth title, beating Warrington Wolves 26-18.

Skipper Kevin Sinfield was the Rhinos' hero with a 14-point haul as Warrington missed out on becoming the first team since St Helens in 2006 to win the Challenge Cup and Grand Final double.

The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors

This major three-part series for BBC Two presented by journalist Rageh Omaar traces the 600-year-old story of the Ottoman Empire that encompassed European, Arab and North African lands, and only came to an end in the past century.

Filmed on location in Turkey, the Balkans, Greece and the Middle East, The Ottomans: Europe’s Muslim Emperors examines the many sides of the dynasty of Sultans including the changing role of religion, its economic ambitions, social organisation and its relationship with non-Muslims.

Rageh will discover why The Ottoman Empire seems to have vanished from our understanding of the history of Europe and why its story is exciting global interest once more. Revealing how some of the most important yet unresolved issues confronting us today were also faced by the Ottomans, the conflicts between the Christian west and the muslim east, the need to reconcile secular politics with religious ideology and balancing the demands of the clergy with the ambitions of the generals.

The first episode will discover the surprising roots of the Ottomans and the extraordinary speed at which nomadic horsemen, from a corner of what is today Turkey, became powerful rulers across three continents.

Monday 7 October




Alfie gives Roxy the chance to confess that she has been seeing Ronnie behind his back. However, will she pass the test?

Dexter and Sam receive news about the transplant operation, but Dexter begins to worry when he discusses the possible complications with Ava.

David attempts to persuade Janine to lend him some cash - however, will his charm offensive work on his stubborn step-sister?

Alfie is played by Shane Richie, Roxy by Rita Simons, Dexter by Khali Best, Sam by Cornell S John, Ava by Clare Perkins, David by Michael French and Janine is played by Charlie Brooks.

Malala: Shot For Going To School

One year ago this week, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way home from school.

For the first time in her own words, Panorama hears the remarkable journey of this teenage girl from Pakistan who has now become a global symbol of the fight for girls’ education.

Talking exclusively to Mishal Husain, Malala describes how she stood up to the Taliban when they tried to close her school, and reflects on the day she was shot on her school bus. She also tells Mishal about her battle for recovery in a Birmingham hospital and about her new life in the UK – juggling school in Birmingham with speeches and meetings on the world’s stage.

Mishal also travels to Pakistan’s Swat Valley to visit Malala’s old school, and learns more about Malala’s story from her school friends and family.



A Very British Murder

In the final programme, Lucy Worsley arrives in the Edwardian era and the golden age of detective fiction between the World Wars.

Lucy tells the extraordinary story of the first celebrity murderer of the 20th century, Dr Crippen. Then she investigates how, after the First World War, the murder mystery novel reached a peak of popularity in the hands of Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers. Lucy reveals how the skill and ingenuity of both writers perfected the classic 'Whodunnit', and talks to crime writer PD James about the appeal of the murder mystery at this time.

Lucy attempts to join the Detection Club set up by golden age writers by undergoing an elaborate initiation ceremony with its current president, Simon Brett.

Finally, Lucy explores how the murder mystery novel was eclipsed by new rivals in the depiction of homicide - cinema, especially the films of Alfred Hitchcock, and the more hard-boiled novels of Graham Greene.




CBBC’s fantasy drama Wolfblood continues this week, following the lives of two seemingly ordinary teenagers who are secretly part of a mysterious race who have lived among us for centuries, disguising their abilities and blending in.

Wolfbloods like Maddy and Rhydian have razor sharp senses with an amazing sense of smell and are incredibly fast and super-strong. They also change into wolves every full moon...

In Monday's episode, Maddy blames herself for Shannon's depression and hopes to make things right at Kara's school disco, which is on a no-moon night.

On Tuesday, Liam, Maddy and Rhydian go on an orienteering trip and look for an old werewolf lair.

Wolfblood stars Bobby Lockwood (Rhydian), Aimee Kelly (Maddy), Louisa Connolly-Burnham (Shannon) and Kedar Williams-Stirling (Tom) and was filmed entirely on location in Northumberland.

Tuesday 8 October




An exhausted Janine plays right into Michael’s hands when Scarlett’s safety is plunged into jeopardy.

Guilt starts to eat away at Dexter when he has doubts about his upcoming operation, and he is fearful when Sam’s health takes a turn for the worse.

David continues to charm his way around Walford. However, will Carol be persuaded to take him up on his offer?

Janine is played by Charlie Brooks, Michael by Steve John Shepherd, Dexter by Khali Best, Sam by Cornell S John, David by Michael French and Carol is played by Lindsey Coulson.

Holby City

Post-crash Hanssen is all set to take Malick in for a complex operation when Chantelle is taken critically ill. Hanssen is forced to switch operations and try to save Chantelle’s life.

Jonny and Jac have to deal with a patient who is literally being fought over by his overbearing mother and spoilt fiancée. While they struggle to contain the family, an old friend of Jonny’s swoops in as an agency nurse to assist them. But will Jac appreciate the help?



The Wrong Mans

James Corden & Mathew Baynton’s action-packed comedy thriller The Wrong Mans continues, as Sam and Phil become further embroiled in a deadly conspiracy which all started with a chance phone call.

In episode three, Dead Mans, Sam negotiates the safe handover of Scarlett from Mr Lau in exchange for his nephew Jason, but Phil accidentally scuppers the plan. After a dramatic escape, and a quick visit to Phil’s mum, Linda, they take Scarlett home to her husband. But after a less-than-happy reunion, Sam and Phil must go on the run from both cops and criminals, until finding temporary safety in the hands of enigmatic MI5 agent Walker.

Co-written by co-star Tom Badsen (Noel), The Wrong Mans is produced and directed by BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Jim Field Smith.

Mr Lau is played by Benedict Wong, Scarlett is played by Emilia Fox, Jason is played by Andrew Koji, Linda is played by Dawn French, Walker is played by Dougray Scott.

Wednesday 9 October



Father Figure

The everyday eccentricity of the Whyte family continues in 'Chin Chin', the fourth episode of Jason Byrne’s sitcom Father Figure.

The life of Tom Whyte never runs smoothly and when Elaine’s ex-boyfriend Karl (played by Peter Serafinowicz) comes to stay, Tom finds it increasingly difficult not to be jealous at the prospect. Things are not helped when Karl arrives and enamours everyone around him with his tanned and muscly physique, exciting job and magnificent chin.

With his own family teasing him about his ‘turkey neck’, Tom’s increasingly desperate insecurity becomes focused around his own little double chin and his obsession that maybe his life would have been better had he been born with a chin like Karl’s. It’s not Tom’s finest hour when he decides to raid the kids’ dressing-up box and confront Karl in order to get rid of him.



Dan Snow's History Of Congo

Dan Snow embarks on an adventure across Congo - one of the wildest, most colourful and anarchic places on our planet - to reveal how its troubled history of slavery, colonialism, corruption and war have turned one of the world’s potentially richest countries into one of its poorest.

In an hour-long documentary for BBC Two’s This World, Dan travels to some of the most remote and dangerous places on Earth, where he discovers how Congo’s resources - including copper and uranium - and the country’s people, helped make Britain rich through the centuries and win two world wars.

Using the Congo river for the early part of his journey, Dan meets Congolese with a strong sense of history, who help tell the country’s extraordinary story. He finds that much of early European involvement was predatory, involving the removal of millions of slaves to colonies in the new world.

Continuing his journey, Dan goes in the footsteps of Welshman Henry Morton Stanley, whose exploits helped turn Congo into a private colony under King Leopold of Belgium. Then, travelling deep into the forest, he joins a pygmy tribe to collect wild rubber - Congo's rubber, used for tyres, made possible the cycling revolution that swept Europe.

Dan’s travels also take him to the derelict remains of dictator Joseph Mobutu’s extraordinary jungle palace, and to Goma in eastern Congo, to tell the story of Congo’s last two decades: a period which involved Africa’s first interstate conflict that left five million dead. He discovers that the legacy of that conflict continues today, fuelling instability that has resulted in the displacement of some three million people, and conditions that have made eastern Congo the rape capital of the world.

Finally, flying to a gold mine in eastern Congo, Dan finds out why the prize for the Congolese people of a stable, functional and united state would be so huge.



All At Sea

CBBC’s comedy drama series All At Sea continues, as Charlie and his friends make waves in Scarborough.

Today, an artist comes to stay at the B&B, giving Charlie a creative idea on how to make some extra money. But as usual, his latest scheme doesn’t go completely to plan and, along with his best friends Ben and Alison, he needs to try to unravel the mess that he’s created before they get into big trouble.

All At Sea stars Ryan Wilkinson as Charlie, Nicola Stephenson as his mum Helen and Steve Edge as his dad Kevin. It also features Milly Zero as Charlie’s older sister Hannah, Adam Greaves-Neal as his little brother Louie and Olivia Cosgrove and Sam Hattersley as his best friends Alison and Ben.

Thursday 10 October




Faced with a huge dilemma, Dexter faces Sam, Ava and Cora, and finally makes a life-changing decision.

Enjoying the power, Michael manages to wind Janine up however he takes things a little too far, leaving Janine terrified.

Danny and Lucy are both up for the challenge when Janine tells them they’ll be in competition with each other. Who will come out on top?

Dexter is played by Khali Best, Sam by Cornell S John, Ava by Clare Perkins, Cora by Ann Mitchell, Michael by Steve John Shepherd, Janine by Charlie Brooks, Danny by Gary Lucy and Lucy is played by Hetti Bywater.

Waterloo Road

Grantly returns to teaching at Waterloo Road and finds the school as chaotic as ever. Kacey faces her first big boxing fight and Barry sees an opportunity to make some money. Sue turns to tranquilisers to get her through the school day.

Grantly returns to teaching but tells Maggie he’s having second thoughts as he reaches the school gates. To ease him back in, Christine asks him to help out with the National Schools Poetry competition, which leads to a misunderstanding when a bad-tempered Grantly wrongly accuses Harley of plagiarism.

It’s the day of Kacey’s first big fight and she’s dreaming of going all the way to the Commonwealth Games, but Barry Barry can only see an opportunity to make money as he takes bets against her winning.

Now that he’s no longer being paid to control her class, Barry also sets out to make Sue’s life difficult and she turns to tranquilisers to cope with her classes.

Grantly is played by Philip Martin Brown, Maggie is played by Melanie Hill, Christine by Laurie Brett, Kacey by Brogan Ellis, Sue by Vanessa Hehir and Barry by Carl Au.

Waterloo Road is a Shed Production for BBC One through BBC Scotland.


The first episode of the series begins with Malachi trying to accept his marriage has ended, especially when he interrupts his ex-wife having a culinary-themed affair with her new fiancé. After some soul searching and help from his son, he comes to terms with the break up in his own inimitable way.

Trying to create a new life isn’t easy, especially when the new boss Martin, old enough to be his son, is revolutionising the working day with a new advanced telemetrics system and revised rosters designed to increase productivity. The other truckers Wendy, Steven and Malachi’s son Glen are equally unimpressed with the new system – with the transport manager Michelle Martin’s only source of support.

Glen decides the best way to turn the situation around is a night out in Nottingham, which Malachi duly accepts. Far from making the situation better, Malachi’s introspection grows and the rest of the team can only watch the aftermath.

Malachi is played by Stephen Tompkinson, Glen is played by Harry Treadaway, Steven is played by Ashley Walters, Martin is played by John Dagleish, Wendy is played by Sian Breckin, Michelle is played by Jenn Murray.



Trust Me I'm A Doctor

The first episode of Trust Me I’m A Doctor comes from Guildford, the home of the world-leading Surrey Sleep Research Centre. Surgeon Gabriel Weston and a team of researchers run an experiment to discover whether an hour’s extra sleep could have radical health benefits, reducing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

A&E specialist Dr Saleyha Ahsan asks if we can be fat and yet still healthy, and tests the accuracy of two different ways that are used to assess our fatness: the Body Mass Index (BMI), and body fat meters, sold as an alternative to the bathroom scales for the health conscious.

Also in this episode, infectious disease doctor Chris Van Tulleken uses his expertise to put the nation’s hands to the test, revealing a shocking discovery, and compares the effectiveness of soap against antibacterial gels and foams.

Michael Mosley asks if we should all be taking a low dose of aspirin every day to prevent heart attacks and strokes. He hears from Professor Peter Elwood from Cardiff University, who first uncovered aspirin’s ability to prevent heart attacks, and from Professor Peter Sever, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Imperial College, London who disagrees with the ‘aspirin a day’ theory.

Gabriel Weston travels to America in search of a radical new medical treatment that could one day offer hope to millions of people in the UK with debilitating tremors. To see this treatment in action Gabriel meets Joe Brunk, a patient who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, and follows him through a unique form of brain surgery that uses high powered sound waves to eliminate a section of his brain – and there’s not a scalpel in sight.

Peaky Blinders

With Inspector Campbell still on the search for the crate of stolen guns, Thomas Shelby’s life is complicated by the arrival in Small Heath of two individuals.

One is the Shelbys’ errant father, who walked out on his family 10 years ago but claims to be a changed man.

The other is a gentleman from South Armagh who has heard about the guns, and knows that an IRA man recently met with an accident soon after drinking at the Garrison, the pub frequented by the Peaky Blinders.

Meanwhile, Grace makes a discovery that could change everything.

Friday 11 October



Ronnie's Animal Crackers

In episode four, Ronnie returns to the rescue centre where he got his dog Baz. He learns that Baz was only one day away from being put to sleep before he was rescued. Many dogs are not so lucky; last year, 120,000 dogs were picked up by Local Authorities. Many thousands of them are put down.

Hybrid dogs, or so-called 'designer' dogs, that come from the mating of two different pedigree breeds, have become very popular, and we meet Jasper, a poodle super-stud, that has fathered an astounding four hundred puppies, from labradoodles to cockerpoos. His owner Annette throws a unique and surprise party for Jasper, inviting a bewildering array of his offspring. The air is slightly tinged with sadness however as Annette reveals some tragic news about Jasper.

The world of pigeon breeding and racing is one where, perhaps surprisingly, significant fortunes can be made. We meet successful pigeon breeder Mark from Yorkshire as he proudly shows off Champion Shadow, his favourite breeding male pigeon, worth £70,000 at his peak. Having tried to turn his back on racing himself, Mark wants to make a comeback, and we follow him as he prepares to put his hard-earned reputation on the line with his next generation of birds. But things can go and often do go wrong...

And we enter the astonishing world of haute couture for dogs. Top fashion model Tuuli, has a tomboyish whippet called Beans. Tuuli would love her to be more ladylike and embarks on an image makeover. She is fitted out with a bespoke dog coat from leading canine clothing designer. Tuuli is well connected - her partner is fashion photographer Rankin, who normally photographs the likes of David Bowie or Kate Moss. She arranges for Beans to have an exclusive photographic session with Rankin. But although Beans looks more ladylike, can Tuuli really remove the tomboy streak that easily?


Michael’s warped brain goes into overdrive and he continues to manipulate Alice, who becomes caught up in his plan to ruin Janine.

Ava and Cora go head to head as Dexter tries to decide whether to undergo the life-saving operation to save his father, Sam.

On returning to the Square, Ian is shocked to see David Wicks back in Walford, but will David listen when Ian warns him to steer clear of his family?

Michael is played by Steve John Shepherd, Alice by Jasmyn Banks, Janine by Charlie Brooks, Ava by Clare Perkins, Cora by Ann Mitchell, Dexter by Khali Best, Sam by Cornell S John, Ian by Adam Woodyatt and David is played by Michael French.

Citizen Khan

Mr Khan is off to meet the mosque manager, whom he expects will finally get him onto the mosque committee. Naani, Mr Khan’s mother-in-law, is visiting from Pakistan.

Mrs Khan is worried because she has been doing nothing except stare into space all day. She tells Mr Khan that until Naani perks up a bit, she’ll be staying with them indefinitely.

Khan hurries to the mosque to try and enroll Naani on to a course activity and prove to Mrs Khan that Naani can go home. But Khan has a disagreement with the mosque manager. He storms out in a strop and puts plan B into action, taking Naani to a not entirely appropriate alternative venue, where she meets a not entirely appropriate new friend...

The family based sitcom set in the capital of British Pakistan - Sparkhill, Birmingham - continues. Citizen Khan follows the trials and tribulations of larger-than-life, loud-mouthed, tight-fisted, self-appointed community leader Mr Khan (Adil Ray) and his long-suffering family – wife Mrs Khan (Shobu Kapoor) and daughters Shazia (Maya Sondhi) and Alia (Bhavna Limbachia).

Created by Adil Ray, the character Mr Khan has already featured in BBC Two comedy series Bellamy’s People, on Radio Four’s Down The Line and on his own online series on the BBC Comedy website.

Writers/ Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto with Adil Ray

Director/ Ben Gosling Fuller

Producer/ Catherine Gosling Fuller

Exec producer/ Mark Freeland



Formula 1: Japanese Grand Prix Practice One

Suzi Perry presents live coverage of the first action of the Japanese Grand Prix from Suzuka. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is bidding for his fourth consecutive World Championship title in 2013 and will want to hit the ground running here.

This time last year, it was Jenson Button who dominated the early exchanges, leading a British 1-2 with his McLaren teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Formula 1: Japanese Grand Prix Practice Two

Suzi Perry presents live coverage of the second free practice session of this year’s Japanese Grand Prix.

As ever, it will be all eyes on three-time reigning champion Sebastian Vettel in Japan. However, at this stage last year, it was teammate Mark Webber who topped the timesheets ahead of Lewis Hamilton.

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