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Wednesday 29 Oct 2014

Programme Information

Network TV BBC Week 38
Highlights 18-24 September 2010

Richard Armitage (left) and Peter Firth star as Lucas and Harry as award-winning spy drama Spooks returns to BBC One


Monday 20 September on BBC ONE

MI5's Section D must foil a terrorist attack on the Houses of Parliament, as the tense spy drama returns for its ninth series

Britain's Youngest Boarders

Wednesday 22 September on BBC TWO

The lives of three boys – Luke, Louis and Dominic – are followed as they leave home for the first time to begin boarding at Sunningdale prep school in Berkshire, as BBC Two's School Season continues (topical drama Excluded and Unequal Opportunities With John Humphrys, in which he examines the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils, are also in the season this week)

Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow

Saturday 18 September on BBC ONE and BBC HD

Comedian Michael McIntyre travels the UK unearthing more bright new comedy talent as his Roadshow returns for a new series

The Special Relationship

Saturday 18 September on BBC TWO and BBC HD

Michael Sheen, Dennis Quaid, Hope Davis and Helen McCrory star in Peter Morgan's Emmy-nominated drama taking a behind-the-scenes look at the unique and sometimes turbulent political relationship between newly installed Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President Bill Clinton

Great North Run 2010

Sunday 19 September on BBC ONE

Sue Barker introduces live coverage of the world's most popular half-marathon, with a record 54,000 people taking part on the course from Newcastle to South Shields, including legendary distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, Britain's Mara Yamauchi and celebrities Joe McElderry and Gordon Ramsay

Battle Of Britain

Sunday 19 September on BBC ONE

Ewan McGregor and his RAF pilot brother, Colin, embark on a personal journey to find out what it was like to live and fight through the most significant air battle in British history (the season continues with The Real Story on Wednesday, in which writer and historian James Holland presents a fresh analysis of the extraordinary events of the battle, and Spitfire Women on Saturday, which tells the inspirational story of the remarkable women of the ATA who delivered aircraft to the frontline RAF)

Lost Land Of The Tiger

Tuesday 21 September on BBC ONE and BBC HD
(Schedule addition 8 September)

Steve Backshall, Gordon Buchanan, Dr George McGavin and Dr Alan Rabinowitz are given unique access to explore the jungles and mountains of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan to search for tigers that, in less than 10 years, could be extinct

Michael Wood's Story of England – Romans To Normans

Wednesday 22 September on BBC FOUR and BBC HD

Historian Michael Wood tells the story of one place – Kibworth village in Leicestershire – through the whole of English history to shine an intimate light on the lives of ordinary people over the past 2,000 years

Highgrove – Alan Meets Prince Charles

Thursday 23 September on BBC TWO

HRH The Prince of Wales takes Alan Titchmarsh on a tour of the beautiful Highgrove Estate to celebrate 30 years of Royal gardening there

The Royal Ballet Celebrates Kenneth MacMillan

Friday 24 September on BBC FOUR

Dancers Carlos Acosta, Sarah Lamb and Leanne Benjamin contribute to this two-part programme celebrating the genius of choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, founder member of Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet, staged in the year in which he would have turned 80

Scheduling information in Network TV Programme Information is subject to change.

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