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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

Programme Information

Network TV BBC Week 27
Highlights 4-10 July 2009

Captain Jack, Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones are back as Torchwood (John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd)

Torchwood – Children Of Earth

Monday 6-Friday 10 July See Week 27 Unplaced BBC ONE

Captain Jack (played by John Barrowman) is back, along with Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) and Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd), as Torchwood comes to the rescue when an ordinary day becomes one of terror, as every child in the world stops

Dimbleby Lecture

Wednesday 8 July See Week 27 Unplaced BBC ONE

The Prince Of Wales delivers the 33rd annual Richard Dimbleby Lecture at St James’s Palace, held in honour of the veteran broadcaster

Taking The Flak

Wednesday 8 July See Week 27 Unplaced BBC TWO

Martin Jarvis, Bruce Mackinnon, Joanna Brookes and Doon Mackichan star in BBC Two's new comedy-drama about the lives of journalists in war zones

Wimbledon 2009 Ladies Final/Wimbledon 2009 Men's Final

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July on BBC ONE and BBC TWO

Come rain or shine, the Centre Court at Wimbledon hosts the finals of one of the world's greatest tennis championships

MotoGP – Laguna Seca

Sunday 5 July on BBC TWO

The competition hots up in the eighth round of the MotoGP Championship, with live coverage from the track in California

Show Me Show Me

From Monday 6 July on CBEEBIES

CBeebies favourites Chris Jarvis and Pui Fan Lee bring objects and ideas to life for younger children in this magical playroom in the sky


Tuesday 7 July on BBC ONE

Classical music meets pop as BBC Radio 1 DJs Bobby Friction and Nihal swap bhangra for Beethoven and turn two well-known classical pieces into pop tracks

The Culture Show

Wednesday 8 July on BBC TWO

The Culture Show begins its new run with a special programme from the heart of the 2009 Manchester International Festival

Grey Expectations – Getting On

Wednesday 8 July on BBC FOUR

Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan, Vicki Pepperdine and Peter Capaldi get to the heart, hips and bowels of the care of the elderly in this comedy, part of the BBC's Grey Expectations season, dedicated to understanding life's twilight years (the relationships between three sets of grandparents and their grandchildren is the focus of the season's Grandparent Diaries)

T In The Park

From Friday 10 July on BBC THREE

The Killers, Blur and Snow Patrol are among the weekend's headliners as BBC Three begins live coverage of T In The Park, from Balado, Kinross-shire, in Scotland

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