in Iraq - press alert from BBC
March 2003 PM
in Iraq: News Special - Huw Edwards presents a news update.
Followed by in-depth analysis and discussion led by David Dimbleby.
8.00 - 8.55pm.
first half of Match Of The Day Live moves to BBC TWO and transfers
back to BBC ONE at half time)
Minister Tony Blair's address will be broadcast at 10.00pm followed
by an extended Ten O'Clock News.
Time - Live from London with Peter Hain, Secretary of State
for Wales; William Hague, Former Leader of the Opposition; Baroness
Williams, Leader of the Liberal Democrats; and Piers Morgan, Editor
of The Mirror.
Ten O'Clock News at approximately 10.45pm.
Week - Guests Michael Portillo, Diane Abbott, James Rubin
and Will Self. Follows Question Time. This programme may give way
to rolling news from News 24, which will be simulcast on BBC ONE
from the end of scheduled programming through the night.
special from News 24 with Dermot Murghnahan and Jane Hill. 9.00
Radio Five Live - Sport On Five: Liverpool vs Celtic has
moved to Five Live Sports Extra to give way to rolling news. 7.00
Network will be reflecting the views of the Asian community
across the nation.
4 - The Road To War. Edward Stourton presents a special
programme charting the road to war with Iraq. Over the last 18 months
he has interviewed key insiders including Prime Minister Tony Blair,
US National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice, Secretary of State
Colin Powell and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. 8.30pm.
ONE will simulcast News 24 at times of significant developments
during the day.
4 - Today has Foreign Secretary Jack Straw live at 8.10am.
Also expecting Conservative leader Ian Duncan Smith and Republican
Senate leader, Bill Frist.
Five Live - Rolling news.
News Online has seen a massive upsurge in traffic - averaging
about 30 million page views a day or triple the usual amount for
the past two days.
people have signed up to its instant Iraq email alerts service to
keep abreast of major developments.
were 20,000 e-mails about Iraq on Tuesday night.
details and times correct at time of posting
BBC's digital services are now available on Freeview,
the new free-to-view digital terrestrial television service, as well
as on satellite and cable.
offers the BBC's eight television channels, interactive services
from BBCi, as well as 11 BBC radio networks.