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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

Programme Information

Network TV BBC Week 46: 13-19 November

BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
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Accused Ep 1/6

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Christopher Eccleston plays the Accused
Christopher Eccleston plays the Accused

Christopher Eccleston stars in Accused, the first in a series of six new, powerful dramas written by Jimmy McGovern. Each story is about an ordinary person who ends up in the dock.

Willy is a man in turmoil. He does his best; he's a good plumber and a loving father, but he fails to be a faithful husband.

At the very moment Willy's about to drop the bombshell on his wife, Carmel, his daughter Laura arrives home and announces she's getting married. Willy's guilty secret must wait.

Shortly afterwards Willy's family are out for a celebratory dinner with Laura's well-to-do prospective in-laws. He insists on paying for everything and is humiliated when his bank card is refused. It transpires that he hasn't been paid for his last job because the company is bankrupt.

Having been comfortable for years, Willy is now worried about money. But his pride won't allow him to change what are becoming elaborate and costly wedding plans.

What's more, Willy's infidelity is getting to him and, as pressure from all sides mounts, his behaviour becomes increasingly erratic. In a moment of despair he seeks solace in a local church, but ignores the priest's straightforward advice.

When his car breaks down Willy takes a cab and finds something on the back seat that might be the answer to his prayers – or the beginning of his downfall.

But events rapidly spiral against him and Willy ends up in the dock. Now he awaits the jury's verdict. What will they decide? Guilty or innocent?

Willy is played by Christopher Eccleston, Carmel by Pooky Quesnel, Laura by Joanna Higson and the priest by Rod Arthur.

Mackenzie Crook, Juliet Stevenson, Peter Capaldi, Andy Serkis, Marc Warren, Naomie Harris, Warren Brown and, in his first leading role, Ben Smith, each star in one of the remaining episodes.

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Garrow's Law Ep 1/4

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Southouse (Alun Armstrong) and William Garrow (Andrew Buchan) return to the Old Bailey
Southouse (Alun Armstrong) and William Garrow (Andrew Buchan) return to the Old Bailey

Pioneering 18th-century barrister William Garrow revisits the Old Bailey to champion the rights of prisoners against the power of the State, as BBC One's acclaimed drama Garrow's Law returns for a second series.

When 133 African prisoners are thrown overboard from slave ship The Zong in suspicious circumstances, Garrow challenges the brutal trade that regards slaves as cargo, not human beings.

Widowed and alone in London, Garrow's friend and mentor, Southouse, grapples with his inner demons. However, Garrow's return proves timely as Southouse's life spirals rapidly into introspection and despair, making him focus on the future and his legal career.

Southouse is approached by an insurance company that wishes to prosecute The Zong's Captain Collingwood, who is accused of inventing his story in order to conceal a massacre and claim compensation.

But Garrow is reluctant to represent the insurers. Unaccustomed to operating as a barrister for the Prosecution, Garrow questions the morality of acting as a mouthpiece for those who effectively support the slave trade.

However, the testimony of freed African slave turned campaigner Gustavus Vassa tips the balance for Garrow. Vassa witnessed first-hand the terrible conditions and brutal treatment that the slaves endure on the ships and, through him, Garrow becomes drawn into a case that engages his sense of outrage and justice.

Meanwhile, Lady Sarah Hill returns unexpectedly to London with her infant son, Samuel. Fuelled by jealousy, Sir Arthur Hill – now Assistant Secretary to the Admiralty – grows convinced that Lady Sarah is in love with Garrow, and questions the paternity of his own son.

Sir Arthur throws her out of the marital home and begins proceedings against Garrow under the charge of "criminal conversation" – an 18th-century code for adultery. The scandal, if successful, will leave Lady Sarah desolate and ruin Garrow for ever. This amounts to a declaration of war between the two adversaries.

William Garrow is played by Andrew Buchan, Southouse by Alun Armstrong, Captain Collingwood by Jasper Britton, Gustavus Vassa by Danny Sapani, Lady Sarah Hill by Lyndsey Marshal and Sir Arthur Hill by Rupert Graves.

Garrow's Law is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peaktime programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children in Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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The Impressions Show With Culshaw And Stephenson

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Master impressionists Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson blast back on to TV screens this autumn to take off some of the most recognisable faces in showbiz.

This series the talented duo once again don wigs and costumes to produce some startlingly uncanny impressions.

A selection of characters from last year returns alongside a whole host of new impressions, including Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby, Delia Smith, Ken Barlow and Katherine Jenkins.

The first episode reveals what could happen if Harry Hill became a UN peace negotiator; Culshaw shows that Steven Gerrard is not just a talented football player; and Stephenson's Katie Price plans her wedding to Michael Winner.

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Imagine – Ai Weiwei: Without Fear Or Favour

New series
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The BBC's flagship arts strand, Imagine, returns to BBC One with an eclectic line-up of films exploring the private lives and personal passions that have inspired some of the most distinguished figures from the world of arts and culture.

In the first film of this new series, Alan Yentob meets one of China's most politically outspoken and creatively provocative artists. Outside of art circles the name Ai Weiwei has remained little known in the UK – until now. This autumn, the relative anonymity in Britain of a man who is unquestionably the most famous contemporary artist in China has to come to an abrupt end. Ai was invited to produce a new work for the vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern – the country's most high-profile annual public art commission. The piece proved to be one of the most elaborate and ambitious works ever created for Britain's most celebrated contemporary art exhibition space.

In this film, Alan joins Ai as the artist oversees the installation of his work. Alan also speaks to Ai's team of technicians that have helped to turn the artist's vision into a reality.

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Making Scotland's Landscape – Trees Ep 1/5

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Taking a fresh look at Scotland's landscape – and how much man has shaped this "natural wilderness" – is Professor Iain Stewart, in this new five-part series.

Says Iain: "Having lived away from Scotland for 20 years what really hit home is just how beautiful it is – truly one of the most beautiful places in the world – but also just how much it has been shaped by man, contrary to our perception of Scotland's landscape as a natural wilderness."

Each week Iain Stewart takes a different theme – Trees, Earth, Sea, Water and Climate – and reveals how these and man have combined to make the land we know today.

In the first episode, Trees, he examines how, over thousands of years, the actions of man and climate very nearly led to the demise of Scotland's trees and forests. And he examines the patchwork efforts to re-establish woodlands in Scotland over the last few centuries.

Iain's starting point in this episode is a place he had wanted to visit for 25 years – a group of protected islands at Loch Maree in Wester Ross, with the remnants of a once great forest which covered more than half of Scotland.

As he notes: "It is a remnant of pinewood that allows us to glimpse how Scotland might have looked thousands of years ago."

From this relic of the ancient Caledonian forest he travels to Loch Tulla and, together with Dr Richard Tipping of Stirling University, looks into the peat bogs of the area and what they say about the trees and landscape of millennia past.

And he finds out about the Planter Dukes of Atholl who, from the mid 1700s to the mid 1800s, put 21 million trees on the hills of Perthshire.

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BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards

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Nick Grimshaw presents highlights from BBC Radio 1's first-ever Teen Awards
Nick Grimshaw presents highlights from BBC Radio 1's first-ever Teen Awards

BBC Radio 1's Fearne Cotton and Nick Grimshaw present highlights from the first BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards, which takes place at London's Hammersmith Apollo on Sunday 14 November 2010.

Featuring amazing performances from chart-topping acts JLS, The Wanted, Taylor Swift and Professor Green, BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards rewards some of the country's most inspirational teenagers and applauds the best stars from the music and entertainment world.

Three awards will be presented to three outstanding teenagers in the categories of Teen Community Hero, Teen Entrepreneur and Teen Hero. Radio 1 listeners nominated teenagers who they felt should be recognised in these categories, with the winners selected by a panel of industry insiders, experts and celebrities.

Fearne and Nick are joined by a host of famous faces to hand out the Teen Awards as well as the coveted titles of Best Song, Best Album, Best TV Show, Best Actor, Young Sporting Hero and, the one everyone wants to win, Best Dressed.

Meanwhile BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Gemma Cairney snoops around backstage to get all of the gossip from everyone appearing at the event – sneaking in everywhere from dressing rooms and the green room to the toilets and car park, so no celebrities are safe.

BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards is a massive multi-platform event for the BBC across television, radio and online. Highlights of the event air on BBC Radio 1 on Sunday 14 November and there ia also major interactive presence online at bbc.co.uk/radio1.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Saturday 13 November 2010
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Rugby Union – Wales v South Africa

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 13 November
2.15-4.30pm BBC ONE

John Inverdale presents coverage of Wales' prestigious Test match against world champions South Africa.

Wales have a dismal record against the Springboks, having managed just one win in their 24 previous encounters. They came desperately close to improving that record in June but threw away a 16-3 lead to lose 34-31 at the Millennium Stadium, infuriating their coach Warren Gatland. Wales' only victory against South Africa in 104 years came in the opening match at the Millennium Stadium in 1999.

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Strictly Come Dancing

Live event/outside broadcastHigh Definition programme
Saturday 13 November
6.00-7.05pm BBC ONE

It's now down to single figures in the celebrity dance contest, with just nine couples remaining to dance live for the judges' scores and audience votes. Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly host the glamorous proceedings, encouraging all the dancers on their way, with only the occasional bit of favouritism from Brucie.

There promises to be an electric atmosphere as the celebrities and their professional partners show the eagle-eyed judges just what they can do. But who will soar into the stratosphere and who will sink like a stone?

In Sunday's results show one more couple's Strictly experience will, unfortunately, end.

Strictly Come Dancing is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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Merlin Ep 10/13

Saturday 13 November
7.05-7.50pm BBC ONE
Morgana (Katie McGrath) is tormented by her dreams
Morgana (Katie McGrath) is tormented by her dreams

Morgana is tormented by dreams of Guinevere becoming Queen of Camelot, as the fantasy drama continues. Encouraged by Morgause, she decides to reveal Arthur and Gwen's courtship to Uther, who will do whatever it takes to stop his son from marrying a serving girl.

When his father banishes Gwen from the kingdom, Arthur makes the ultimate sacrifice and resolves to leave Camelot with her. Determined to stop them, Morgana frames Gwen for the scandalous crime of enchanting the Prince. With destiny at stake, Merlin must risk everything to save her from a gruesome death.

Morgana is played by Katie McGrath, Gwen by Angel Coulby, Morgause by Emilia Fox, Arthur by Bradley James, Uther by Anthony Head and Merlin by Colin Morgan.

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Casualty – The Enemy Within

Saturday 13 November
8.05-9.00pm BBC ONE

Ruth learns a devastating secret about her husband; Warren shows his true colours; and Charlie offers a shoulder to cry on – at huge cost to himself – as the medical drama continues.

Ruth watches with horror as Edward brings a mystery man into the house. They begin to kiss before heading to the bedroom. Devastated, Ruth runs out into the pouring rain, desperately trying to fathom what she's just seen.

Later, Adam is treating a patient who has collapsed at a party. Seeking a second opinion, Adam calls Edward, who comes to the ED along with his junior doctor, James. Ruth is horrified to learn that James is Edward's mystery man. Could this be the reason she missed out on the neuro position?

Kirsty's working day is disturbed by mysterious phone calls from husband Warren. Returning home she discovers that Warren is fine – it was one of his mind games. Frustrated, she tells him that if she keeps coming home like this she will lose her job. Warren demands to know if Kirsty has told her colleagues about him. Just what is Warren's secret and does it explain the bruising Adam has spotted on Kirsty's arm?

Meanwhile, Charlie discovers what is going on between Ruth, Edward and James. He tries to console Ruth, but she is livid to learn that Charlie suspected something for a while and never said anything. When Henry comes to her looking to make budget cuts Ruth thinks she knows just the person to be transferred out of the ED.

Elsewhere, Jay and Polly's relationship hits the skids, Kirsty and Adam's attraction grows and Jeff finds out whether he still has a job as a paramedic.

Ruth is played by Georgia Taylor, Warren by Stephen Lord, Charlie by Derek Thompson, Edward by Stephen Billington, Adam by Tristan Gemmill, James by Travis Oliver, Kirsty by Lucy Gaskell, Henry by Tom Chadbon, Jay by Ben Turner, Polly by Sophia di Martino and Jeff by Matt Bardock.

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Match Of The Day

Saturday 13 November
11.05pm-12.25am BBC ONE

Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson discuss the action and reaction from the day's eight Premier League fixtures, including Manchester United's visit to Aston Villa. The Villans manager, Gerard Houllier, masterminded a succession of wins over Sir Alex Ferguson's United side when he was previously in charge of Liverpool.

Title-chasing Manchester City host Birmingham, who lost the corresponding fixture 5-1 last season. Struggling Liverpool face Stoke at the imposing Britannia Stadium, where the Reds have failed to win in their previous two Premier League visits.

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BBC TWO Saturday 13 November 2010
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Football Focus

Saturday 13 November
12.15-1.00pm BBC TWO

Football Focus has all the latest news, views and interviews ahead of the weekend's big games, including Manchester United's visit to Aston Villa. United's troubled start to the season has been exacerbated by Wayne Rooney's problems and they will not find it easy against a Villa side under the experienced stewardship of Gerard Houllier.

The Frenchman's former club, Liverpool, face an awkward trip to the Britannia Stadium to play Stoke, while Arsenal visit Everton on Sunday.

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Rugby Union – Scotland v New Zealand

Live event/outside broadcast
Saturday 13 November
5.00-7.15pm BBC TWO

Gabby Logan introduces coverage of Scotland's clash with New Zealand. The Scots have never beaten the All Blacks in 27 matches spanning 105 years, and they have been on the end of some heavy defeats in recent times. However, Andy Robinson's Scotland side have shown signs that they are on the rise, winning their last three Tests.

The All Blacks are always formidable opposition and recently completed an historic Tri-Nations success when they became the first team to win all six of their matches. The last time the teams met was in 2008, when an under-strength New Zealand side ran out comfortable 32-6 winners at Murrayfield.

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BBC THREE Saturday 13 November 2010
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Rugby Union – England v Australia Highlights

Saturday 13 November
7.00-8.00pm BBC THREE

Jason Mohammad presents highlights from Twickenham as England face Australia. The last time they clashed, Martin Johnson's side pulled off a sensational 21-20 victory in June. England had previously lost their last three Tests against the Wallabies, including two defeats at Twickenham, but the recent victory in Sydney will have filled them with confidence.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Sunday 14 November 2010
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Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Live event/outside broadcast
Sunday 14 November
12.10-3.15pm BBC ONE
Jake Humphrey presents live coverage of the final race of the Formula 1 season
Jake Humphrey presents live coverage of the final race of the Formula 1 season

The final race of an enthralling Formula 1 season takes place at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. The battle for the drivers' title has been one of the most competitive for years, with world champions Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso pushing hard against the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber.

The identity of this year's champion is likely to rest on today's result. Red Bull were the dominant force in last year's inaugural race on this circuit, clinching a one-two finish. Can Alonso or the two Britons prevent a repeat result?

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Strictly Come Dancing

High Definition programme
Sunday 14 November
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Co-hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are back with the combined results of last night's public vote and judges' scores on the popular dance competition. The remaining nine couples will be hoping that they won't be the unlucky ones heading home tonight.

As well as all this excitement, the show also includes incredible performances from the Strictly professional dancers.

Strictly Come Dancing is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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BBC TWO Sunday 14 November 2010
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Boxing – Great Britain Championships

Sunday 14 November
2.30-4.00pm BBC TWO

The biggest amateur boxing event to be staged in Great Britain for over a decade takes place at Liverpool's Echo Arena.

The best male and female amateur boxers from England, Scotland and Wales compete in this new competition against members of Team GB's elite podium squad. Victory for a boxer not currently in the elite squad comes with a very big prize – the right to join the squad for an assessment period with full funding and the chance to compete at the London 2012 Olympics.

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Rugby Union – England v Australia Highlights

Sunday 14 November
4.00-5.00pm BBC TWO

Jason Mohammad presents highlights of the clash between England and Australia at Twickenham. The Wallabies are out for revenge following England's sensational victory in Sydney in June.

Martin Johnson's men ran out 21-20 winners and that victory was just the boost they needed after a disappointing Six Nations campaign. Australia enjoyed a mixed Tri-Nations tournament this year but managed to beat South Africa twice.

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Rugby League – Four Nations Final

Sunday 14 November
5.00-6.00pm BBC TWO

Highlights from the Four Nations final come from the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The tournament has been contested by England, Papua New Guinea and co-hosts Australia and New Zealand. The Aussies are the defending champions after they saw off England 46-16 in the final at Elland Road in Leeds last year. That loss is England's heaviest ever against Australia on home soil.

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Match Of The Day 2

Sunday 14 November
10.00-11.00pm BBC TWO

Colin Murray presents highlights of the day's Premier League matches, including Everton's match with Arsenal at Goodison Park. The Toffees have made another slow start to the season and David Moyes is anxious to see his side move up the table as quickly as possible. But Arsenal are unbeaten in their last six matches against Everton and were in superb form when they won this fixture 6-1 last season.

Champions Chelsea were in action against Steve Bruce's Sunderland. The Blues started the season in rampant form and the Black Cats will have their hands full containing the prolific front three of Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Florent Malouda. Bruce's team do not have fond memories of their last trip to Stamford Bridge last season, when they were hammered 7-2.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Monday 15 November 2010
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Rewind The 60s Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE

Lulu Rewinds The 60s
Lulu Rewinds The 60s

Lulu kicks off a special week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime looking back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Swinging Sixties such a definitive decade.

Each day Lulu is joined in the studio by a celebrity guest with their own key stories of the decade. There are also first-hand accounts from ordinary people caught up in some of the biggest events of the decade, which are retold using amazing archive from the period. Lulu's nostalgia trip also revels in some of the greatest moments in cinema and TV, music and news that the Sixties produced. Across the week the series spans the complete decade, today focusing on 1960 and 61.

The first episode features legendary comedian Jimmy Tarbuck, whose career really blossomed at that time. He reminisces about how in the early Sixties his desire was to become a professional footballer but, in fact, it was his job as a Redcoat at Butlins that gave him the skills and confidence to develop into one of the most popular comedians of the time.

Lulu is also joined by Kay Sheppard who, as a teenager, used to hang out with The Beatles in Liverpool before they were famous and has a story or two to tell about the vibrancy of the Mersey music scene at the time.

The early Sixties also saw massive social change, with Sheffield's Park Hill high-rise flats the answer to town planners' problems. For the people who moved in, they represented a luxurious lifestyle far removed from the city's slums and deprived areas. Fifty years on, Lulu catches up with some of the original occupants.

Antiques expert Charlie Ross is also on hand to look at objects, designs and inventions that have proved to be icons of the Sixties. Today he turns his attention to motoring and, specifically, the Mini.

As part of this look back at the Sixties the BBC launches a new five-part afternoon drama, The Indian Doctor, which starts on BBC One today at 2.15pm.

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The Indian Doctor – The Arrival Ep 1/5

New series
Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Prem (Sanjeev Bhaskar) and Kamini (Ayesha Dharker) arrive in the UK to build a new life
Prem (Sanjeev Bhaskar) and Kamini (Ayesha Dharker) arrive in the UK to build a new life

The life of a South Wales mining village is changed for ever when a doctor and his wife arrive from the Indian sub-continent in the Sixties, in this new five-part period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime.

Starring Sanjeev Bhaskar (Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars At No. 42), Ayesha Dharker (Coronation Street, Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee) and Mark Williams (Harry Potter, The Fast Show), the series tells the story of Dr Prem Sharma, a high-flying Delhi graduate who arrives in the UK in 1963 as part of the "first wave" of Indian doctors wooed by the then health minister, Enoch Powell.

Prem and his wife, Kamini, want to build a new life for themselves following a family tragedy but, rather than finding a glamorous job as a consultant in London, they find themselves in the sleepy Welsh coal mining village of Trefelin.

The local doctor has died and Prem is his replacement. Prem isn't quite the new doctor that the locals expected to get and they're not the only ones who are shocked: Prem's regal wife isn't too happy with the situation either.

Life in the village centres on the pit and the Coal Board's local manager, Richard Sharpe, is keen to welcome the new arrivals – but he also has a few skeletons in his closet and is very concerned about the whereabouts of the previous doctor's green leather diary...

Meanwhile, as Prem strikes up some new friendships and starts to settle into life in the Valleys, Kamini is determined they are leaving as soon as possible. It won't be plain sailing and Prem quickly starts to realise that things are not quite as they should be.

Prem is played by Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kamini by Ayesha Dharker and Richard Sharpe by Mark Williams. The remainder of the principal cast are: Beth Robert (Young Dracula), Ifan Huw Dafydd (Gavin And Stacey), Alexander Vlahos (Doctors), Mali Harries, Naomi Everson, Jacob Oakley and Erica Eirian.

BBC One Daytime also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Swinging Sixties with Rewind The 60s, presented by music legend Lulu. This special week-long series of programmes looks back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Sixties such a definitive decade.

The Indian Doctor is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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EastEnders

Monday 15 November
8.00-8.30pm BBC ONE

Max struggles to contain an increasingly unstable Lauren while Stacey teeters on the brink of confessing her darkest secret, in the week's first visit to Albert Square.

Elsewhere, Carol seeks answers in ill-advised places when she receives Billie's ashes, while a newly flush Shirley can't resist splashing her cash.

Max is played by Jake Wood, Lauren by Jacqueline Jossa, Stacey by Lacey Turner, Carol by Lindsey Coulson and Shirley by Linda Henry.

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BBC TWO Monday 15 November 2010
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Giles And Sue Live The Good Life – Is It A Good Life? Ep 2/3

Monday 15 November
9.00-10.00pm BBC TWO

Giles Coren and Sue Perkins are stepping back in time to 1975 to try their hand at self-sufficiency, throwing themselves into recreating a Tom and Barbara Good lifestyle.

In the second part of their home-grown adventure, Giles and Sue question whether the rewards of a self-sufficient life could ever outweigh the hard graft. Although the chickens, goats and vegetables seem to be coming along and settling in, the honeymoon period is definitely over as Giles and Sue begin to realise that if you had to live the Good Life 24/7, 365 days of the year, it might not be quite so good after all.

Things get off to a farcical start with the arrival of two very mischievous Gloucester Old Spot pigs and deteriorate even further as they try their hand at making their own wine and pickled eggs. To boost their vegetable supply they decide to take on an allotment but eventually have to call in Gardeners' World regular Joe Swift to help them tackle an infestation of thistles.

Broadcaster John Humphrys pops in to share his unhappy experience of cattle farming in Wales and celebrity cook Sophie Grigson pays them a visit to help expand their culinary repertoire beyond omelettes. They also enjoy a day out at the annual allotment show, ambitiously entering their produce in the best veg competition.

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BBC THREE Monday 15 November 2010
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How Not To Live Your Life Ep 3/6

Monday 15 November
10.30-11.00pm BBC THREE

Don finds himself the centre of attention during a tour he gives for a new exhibition at the gallery, as the comedy written by and starring Dan Clark continues. It's not long before he and Jason find themselves on a double date with the girls at their local. Felicity finds Don a hoot – unlike Harriet, who concentrates on getting to know Jason instead.

Felicity soon proves Don's reservations about posh birds being prudes wrong when they go back his place. Thinking things are going well, she invites Don and Jason along for a weekend at her parents' country estate.

Felicity's father, fiercely protective of his only child, dislikes Don on sight. As the country pursuits begin Don doesn't seem to be able to prove him wrong, instead becoming increasingly impressed with Jason's performance – cheered on by a pleased Harriet. Convinced the family hate him, Don's evening goes from bad to worse when Felicity takes full charge in the bedroom.

Art gallery boss Jason is played by Daniel Lawrence Taylor.

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CBEEBIES Monday 15 November 2010
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I Can Cook Eps 6-10/26

Interactive TV
Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
Time to be confirmed CBEEBIES

Baked crumble nectarines, Italian corn bread and apple dappy are on the menu as I Can Cook serves up another selection of specially tailored recipes and top cookery tips for the under-sixes. Presented by Katy Ashworth, I Can Cook teaches children where food grows and how to cook and eat it and discover the magic of the full cycle of food.

In each episode Katy welcomes five children into the I Can Cook kitchen to create a recipe of the day. Together they chop, mash, sprinkle and explore as they create a mouth-watering dish and learn some simple kitchen and cookery skills along the way. There are also trips to the abundant new I Can Cook garden where children learn how key ingredients are grown in order to create taste-bud-tantalising treats.

On Monday oats are the special ingredient as Katy and her little chefs rustle up baked crumble nectarines; the team get creative with cress on Tuesday and bake three cheese and cress muffins; apples are the "core" ingredient on Wednesday as Katy and the mini cooks make a delicious, autumnal apple dappy; the team do an Italian job on Thursday as they make Italian corn bread using some tasty goat's cheese; and there's a special treat on Friday when Katy and her helpers use a little bit of chocolate to transform a bread and butter surprise.

All the recipes from the series are available online to print out as factsheets at bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/icancook. Children can also develop skills in cookery techniques in the virtual space, before transferring them to the real world in the I Can Cook interactive game.

The BBC's Get Baking campaign aims to inspire and encourage all those who are new to baking to roll their sleeves up and discover their flour power – with the added incentive of raising money for BBC Children In Need.

Great ideas about what to bake with the kids, from Mary Berry's perfect Victoria sandwich to Paul Hollywood's crusty cob loaf, can be found on the Get Baking part of the bbc.co.uk/food website, with step-by-step recipes, tips and techniques.

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CBBC Monday 15 November 2010
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The Sarah Jane Adventures –
Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith Eps 11 and 12/12

Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 November
5.15-5.45pm CBBC

Sarah Jane faces her saddest day, as she realises that no one can defend the Earth forever, as the alien-busting adventure series concludes. She's saved the world so many times but must now hand over the task to safer hands. Clyde and Rani are distraught, and the forces of darkness gather as the inevitable day approaches.

Sarah Jane has gone – but a new regime begins at Bannerman Road! Clyde and Rani must face the fact that nothing lasts for ever – but can they still unite as a team, to face a new and deadly threat from Outer Space? Or is the old gang finished for good?

Sarah Jane is played by Elisabeth Sladen, Clyde by Daniel Anthony and Rani by Anjli Mohindra.

This two-part adventure is repeated on BBC One at 4.30pm on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Rewind The 60s Ep 2/5

Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE

Lulu continues her week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime, taking a look back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Swinging Sixties such an exciting decade. Today, the programme looks back at 1962 and 1963.

Lulu is joined by Sanjeev Bhaskar, star of the BBC's new daytime drama series The Indian Doctor, also broadcast this week on BBC One at 2.15pm. The drama tells the story of high-flying Delhi graduate Dr Prem Sharma (Sanjeev Bhaskar) and his wife, Kamini (Ayesha Dharker), who move to the UK from the Indian sub-continent and end up changing the lives of a South Wales mining community for ever. Lulu speaks to an Indian couple who share their experience of what it was like to move to the UK in the early Sixties.

Coronation Street, the world's longest-running soap, was born in the early Sixties. Lulu talks to original cast member William Roache about his 50 years in the show.

Antiques expert Charlie Ross seeks out the objects and designs from the period that are now sought after and Lulu explores the archives for the top TV shows, music and news stories that defined a generation.

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The Indian Doctor – The Diary Ep 2/5

Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

This story of how an Indian doctor and his wife change the lives of a South Wales mining community for ever continues in this new five-part period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime. It's 1963 and it has only been a couple of weeks since Dr Prem Sharma, a high-flying Delhi graduate, and his wife, Kamini, arrived in the UK as part of the first wave of Indian doctors wooed by the then health minister Enoch Powell.

Thinking they were going to have a glamorous lifestyle in London, they end up in the sleepy Welsh mining village of Trefelin. While Kamini is still determined they are going to leave as soon as possible, Prem becomes ensconced in the community.

Colliery manager Richard Sharpe is still desperate to find a mysterious green leather diary left behind by Prem's predecessor, Dr Elwyn. But his plan to pay local street urchin Dan Griffiths to steal the diary from the surgery backfires when Kamini catches Dan red-handed.

While Kamini confronts Sharpe, Prem has an emergency of his own to deal with when he's asked to make a very unusual house call...

Sanjeev Bhaskar today joins music legend Lulu on Rewind The 60s, the week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime, which is also going out this week on BBC One at 9.15am. The series looks back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Sixties such a definitive decade. Lulu also speaks to an Indian couple who share their experience of what it was like to move to the UK in the early Sixties.

Prem is played by Sanjeev Bhaskar and Kamini by Ayesha Dharker. Richard Sharpe is played by Mark Williams and Dan Griffiths by Jacob Oakley. The remainder of the principal cast are: Beth Robert; Ifan Huw Dafydd; Alexander Vlahos; Mali Harries; Naomi Everson; and Erica Eirian.

The Indian Doctor is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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EastEnders

Tuesday 16 November
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE

Lauren and Stacey form a fragile pact but self-saboteur Max can't help but destroy his daughter's trust, as the drama continues in Walford.

Meanwhile, Shirley's generous spirit causes ructions with Phil and Carol succumbs to temptation once again.

Darren and Jodie help out Tamwar with some dating tips, much to Zainab's displeasure.

Lauren is played by Jacqueline Jossa, Stacey by Lacey Turner, Max by Jake Wood, Shirley by Linda Henry, Phil by Steve McFadden, Carol by Lindsey Coulson, Darren by Charlie G Hawkins, Jodie by Kylie Babbington, Tamwar by Himesh Patel and Zainab by Nina Wadia.

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Holby City

Tuesday 16 November
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE

Michael delays writing a report for Penny and instead focuses on a job interview, as the medical drama continues. He is instrumental in getting Sheena Clore from Admin fired and is on the receiving end of Penny's wrath when he lets her down, but eventually he decides to stay at Holby and make a go of it.

Ollie has to deal with an asylum-seeking patient who refuses to talk. When her son becomes critical she decides to speak out, but when Ollie tells her that there is nothing they can do for him, she leaves, thinking that this will influence her son getting a transplant.

Donna presents a letter to Hanssen about the use of over-paid agency nurses. However, when charismatic temp Kieran walks in, Donna is bowled over and agrees to a drink, letting her guard down. She soon realises he is a player and gives him the cold shoulder.

Michael Spence is played by Hari Dhillon, Penny Valentine by Emma Catherwood, Sheena Clore by Victoria Yeates, Oliver Valentine by James Anderson, Donna Jackson by Jaye Jacobs, Henrik Hanssen by Guy Henry and Kieran Callaghan by Barry Sloane.

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Turn Back Time – The High Street: The 1930s Ep 3/6

Tuesday 16 November
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE

A group of modern shopkeepers and their families continue their time travel experience as they live and work through six key eras of British history. Having set up shop in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, and already traded through the Victorian and Edwardian eras, in tonight's episode it's all change once more as they embark on the Thirties.

Life should be sweeter this week for the shopkeepers as government regulations reduce working hours and cheap sugar means lots of sweets, confectionary and cake.

But these are no museums. The shops are serving modern-day customers who are used to the products, pace and convenience of 21st-century shopping. However, nostalgia boosts sales for the grocers who are now selling a large range of recognisable Thirties brands.

Meanwhile, the dressmaker has to sell Thirties glamour to the town, the butcher has good old British beef and the Edwardian bazaar is now a toy shop, reflecting the shopkeepers' target customers – children.

But it's far from plain sailing; the bakers find themselves running a cake shop but cakes are definitely not their forte and rivalry builds between the grocers and the butchers undermining the community spirit of the high street.

At the end of the week the shopkeepers have worked together and pull out all the stops for Empire day – a day for children – but can they persuade a whole new generation of the joys of the traditional high street?

As always, the Turn Back Time "Chamber of Commerce" – headed by greengrocer and Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace – are on hand to keep a watchful eye on the shopkeepers, making sure that they stick to the rules, regulations and technology of the day.

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BBC TWO Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets –
The 18th Century Ep 2/4

High Definition programme
Tuesday 16 November
8.00-9.00pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

Alan Titchmarsh explores more historic gardens
Alan Titchmarsh explores more historic gardens

Alan Titchmarsh continues his journey through history revealing the design secrets behind Britain's great gardens and how they continue to influence today's gardeners.

Few gardening movements can match the impact of the 18th-century landscape movement and Stowe in Buckinghamshire is one of the most important examples of its revolutionary designs.

At Stowe, garden design moved from the rigid formality of the previous century to an idealised view of nature. Alan reveals how they "borrowed" views, manipulating the landscape to draw the eye to certain features. Creating a focal point is now a staple of modern garden design and Alan shows how it can accentuate a garden's features as well as hiding eyesores.

Alan explains: "It's easy to be intimidated by the huge estates of the landscape movement, but gardens such as Stowe can give us fantastic ideas for our own gardens, regardless of scale. By simply borrowing a view, sculpting our lawn or just planting trees in a clever and naturalistic way, these designs enhance any garden."

Designers such as Bridgeman at Stowe were also the first to sculpt huge areas of lawn. Kim Wilkie is creating his own modern version of this type of lawn at Boughton Park. The landscape movement also pioneered the meandering path and placed statues and buildings in key places, ageing them deliberately to fit with their surroundings. Alan demonstrates how objects can be aged in order to recreate this type of set dressing in our own gardens.

Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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Later Live ... With Jools Holland Ep 10/10

Live event/outside broadcastHigh Definition programme
Tuesday 16 November
10.00-10.30pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

Joining Jools Holland in the studio for the tenth and final live show of this series is the legendary Robert Plant, who performs tracks from his recent Band Of Joy album. Arcade Fire are also in the studio with a couple of tunes from their chart-topping The Suburbs set. Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples showcases tracks from her Jeff Tweedy-produced album, You Are Not Alone, and, from Nashville Tennessee and making their TV debut, are Mona, who describe their high-octane rock 'n' roll as the sound of chainsaws dancing. In addition, Adele makes a welcome return to the studio to preview a track from her second album due in early 2011.

For additional exclusive content, the Later ... website features exclusive performances and interviews with acts on each week's show.

Later ... Live is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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BBC THREE Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Lip Service Ep 6/6

Tuesday 16 November
10.30-11.30pm BBC THREE and BBC HD
Emotions run high for Cat (Laura Fraser) and Frankie (Ruta Gedmintas)
Emotions run high for Cat (Laura Fraser) and Frankie (Ruta Gedmintas)

Frankie is left reeling after discovering the truth about her past; Cat makes a big choice about her relationship with Sam but it's put to the test by Frankie; and Tess avoids lovelorn best friend Ed in the final episode of BBC Three's seductive relationship drama.

The excesses of the night before come back to haunt Frankie and Jay as they assess the carnage of their respective lives. More upset comes calling for Frankie when Tess drops the bombshell that Sam is moving into Cat's flat. The news leaves Frankie in a spin, faced with the prospect of losing Cat for ever.

Horrified by Ed's admission that he's in love with her, Tess goes to great lengths to avoid her best friend. However, her mood is lifted after landing an audition for a dream lead role in a theatre production. But her hopes for a fresh start are quickly dashed when she gets stuck in a lift with Jay.

Imprisoned together, the friends have a heart-to-heart. Jay thinks Tess should go easy on Ed – it's not his fault he fell in love with her – while Tess's words make Jay question whether he's really right for Becky.

Frankie's day goes from bad to worse after discovering more painful secrets about her past. She turns to Cat for support, asking to meet up. But Cat is left furious and hurt when Frankie fails to show.

Later, a run-in with her Uncle Cameron leaves Frankie devastated, appalled by the truth she has been searching for all these years. She seeks out Cat to apologise for standing her up but is confronted by a territorial Sam who warns her off – Cat's better off without Frankie.

With Sam's words echoing, Frankie decides to book a one-way ticket back to New York. On hearing the news, Cat lies to Sam and dashes to comfort Frankie, attempting to convince her to stay.

Emotions run high as the former lovers talk with Frankie finally opening her heart to Cat. Torn between former lover Frankie and new girlfriend Sam, Cat must choose between the two loves in her life.

Frankie is played by Ruta Gedmintas, Cat by Laura Fraser, Sam by Heather Peace, Tess by Fiona Button, Ed by James Anthony Pearson, Jay by Emun Elliott, Becky by Cush Jumbo and Uncle Cameron by Tom Mannion.

Lip Service is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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BBC FOUR Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Getting On Ep 4/6

Tuesday 16 November
10.00-10.30pm BBC FOUR

The troubled backwater of the health service – female medical ward B4 – plays host to another dose of everyday nursing in the latest episode of this acclaimed comedy written by and starring Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine

Matron Hilary Loftus is busy spreading his Icing The Cake initiative, with limited success. Pippa is primping herself for a lunch appointment with consultant Peter Healy, while Den and Hilary have a tricky matter to deal with and Kim embarks on a vendetta.

Hilary Loftus is played by Ricky Grover, Pippa by Vicki Pepperdine, Peter Healy by Peter Capaldi, Den by Joanna Scanlan and Kim by Jo Brand.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Wednesday 17 November 2010
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Rewind The 60s Ep 3/5

Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE

Lulu continues her week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime looking back at possibly the most exciting decade in living history: the Sixties. Today the programme focuses on 1964 and 1965 – a period of massive cultural and social change.

Lulu is joined in the studio by legendary British designer Zandra Rhodes. Viewers learn what it was like to live in a city that was at the heart of international fashion, music and showbusiness, but also find out what it was like for teenagers across the country, who lived outside "swinging London".

A Labour government was elected in 1964 with Harold Wilson at its helm. Wilson's son Robin was a student at the time and reveals what it was like to live at 10 Downing Street.

The programme also highlights the heyday of the mods and rockers, and finds unmissable archive of the best TV, music, iconic objects and news stories of the era.

Sixties drama The Indian Doctor continues this afternoon on BBC One Daytime.

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The Indian Doctor – Young Hearts Ep 3/5

High Definition programme
Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

The Indian Doctor's wife, Kamini Sharma, is still desperate to leave the village of Trefelin, as the new period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime, set in 1963, continues. But as she tries to escape, she finds herself becoming the only person who can help local tearaway Dan when he gets into trouble.

With the previous doctor's green leather diary found, Prem's friendship with Megan deepens as she translates it from Welsh into English and they realise that Dr Elwyn's diary holds vital clues to the deteriorating health of the local miners.

When Prem questions the mine manager Sharpe about the miners' health, Sharpe tries to persuade the doctor that health hazards are just an unfortunate part of a miner's job.

Meanwhile Gina, Prem's receptionist, is falling recklessly in love with Tom...

Kamini is played by Ayesha Dharker, Dan Griffiths by Jacob Oakley, Prem by Sanjeev Bhaskar, Megan by Mali Harries and Richard Sharpe by Mark Williams. Gina is played by Naomi Everson and Tom by Alexander Vlahos. The remainder of the principal cast are: Beth Robert, Ifan Huw Dafydd and Erica Eirian.

The Indian Doctor is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel simulcasts a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

Rewind The 60s, presented by Lulu, also continues today on BBC One Daytime.

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Wallace And Gromit's World Of Invention – Home Sweet Home Ep 3/6

High Definition programme
Wednesday 17 November
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Gromit explores some ingenious inventions for the home
Gromit explores some ingenious inventions for the home

Wallace and Gromit explore ingenious inventions for the home, in the third episode of their series looking at some real-life cracking contraptions, from gadgets that help around the home to the mind-boggling world of space travel and much more in between.

They meet William Kamkwamba, an ingenious young inventor from Malawi who designed windmills to power his family's home, with only the help of spare parts and a library book.

Former engineer and code breaker Tony Sale brings one of his favourite creations, George the Robot, to life for the first time in 60 years.

Science reporter Jem Stansfield rediscovers Einstein's fridge and meets an A-Level student with a homemade fridge made out of scrap metal that she hopes will change the lives of a group of African villagers. And viewers meet a woman with the world's largest collection of one peculiarly English invention, the Teasmaid.

Each episode includes Wallace's Inventor Of The Week, which looks at one specific captivating inventor at a time, and Curiosity Corner, where he delves into a particularly strange story from the world of invention. Jem presents a segment of the show which analyses why certain innovative ideas Never Got Off The Drawing Board. In Contraption Countdown, Wallace introduces his favourite quirky finds, including a list of top inventions that would set any health and safety officer's heart racing. And, finally, Wallace shares some of his own brilliant inventions with the audience, although they often lead to disaster for poor Gromit who, as always, is relied upon to save the day.

The six-part factual series is accompanied by regional roadshows and an online world of invention to inspire the inventor in everyone. To go crackers about inventing, visit bbc.co.uk/wallaceandgromit.

Wallace And Gromit's World Of Invention is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel simulcasts a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers – Spice Up Your Life

High Definition programme
Wednesday 17 November
8.30-9.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD (Copy updated 11 November)

This week, Nigel Slater shows that spicy food isn't all about hot chillies.

Using a range of everyday spices , Nigel creates a week's worth of tasty dishes that will appeal to everyone. Thai spiced aubergines, chilli feta and a quick Friday night korma are all simple dishes that combine warm and hearty spices but don't burn your mouth.

Nigel also visits Liverpool to meet allotment holders Rachel and Paul and creates a tasty feast from the fruits of their labours.

The series is part of the Dig In campaign: bbc.co.uk/gardening/digin.

Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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BBC TWO Wednesday 17 November 2010
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Edwardian Farm Ep 2/12

Wednesday 17 November
8.00-9.00pm BBC TWO
Peter Ginn, Alex Langlands and Ruth Goodman get to grips with their Edwardian Farm
Peter Ginn, Alex Langlands and Ruth Goodman get to grips with their Edwardian Farm

Archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn and domestic historian Ruth Goodman continue their challenge of setting up home on the Edwardian Farm at Morwellham Quay in Devon, and are getting to grips with the trials and tribulations of life at the turn of the 20th century.

It's October on the Edwardian farm and in tonight's episode the team take on new enterprises – market gardening, egg production, beef cattle and food preservation using only the tools and materials that would have been available at the time.

Morwellham Quay's market gardens were once one of the nation's largest producers of strawberries, until abandoned half a century ago. Now the team aim to bring them back to life. Cider was also a vital part of the Edwardian rural economy, so Alex and Peter attempt to follow in this tradition by making it on an industrial scale, using an Edwardian cider press and a tonne of apples.

Having acquired a beef herd on the farm, the team bring in a bull; Alex launches a chicken enterprise; a pair of new goats prove to be more than a handful at milking time; and the team celebrate Halloween – Edwardian style.

Across November BBC Two will be showcases a range of new History programming, including: Ancient Worlds; At Home With The Georgians; Ian Hislop's Age Of The Do-Gooders; Pompeii; and JFK. BBC History programmes are known for their thought-provoking themes, meticulous research and expert contributors.

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Ancient Worlds – The Age Of Iron Ep 2/6

Wednesday 17 November
9.00-10.00pm BBC TWO

Around 3,000 years ago disaster struck the Bronze Age civilisations of the eastern Mediterranean. A mysterious regional catastrophe, blamed on a tidal wave of tribal movements led by the "Sea Peoples", snuffed out thousands of years of social, political and cultural advance, and the ancient world entered its first Dark Age.

But civilisation is too useful a concept to give up on, and in the second episode in this ambitious series archaeologist and historian Richard Miles looks at the winners and losers of the great Bronze Age collapse, and the new powers that emerged in the harder-edged Age of Iron.

His journey begins in the Phoenician cities of Byblos and Tyre, run by entrepreneurial merchant-princes, inventors of banking, deep-water sailing and the alphabet.

He then travels to the inland kingdoms of the Jews in Israel and Judah, small "mammal" kingdoms which had a chance to flourish on their own terms once the "dinosaur" kingdoms of the Bronze Age were out of the way. But it didn't last for long. In the east, the shockingly brutal empire of the Assyrians began to flex its muscles, and the consequences for the smaller powers in its path were dire.

The Assyrian war machine rolled west, the Jews were crushed and the Phoenicians took to their boats, looking for wealth with which to appease this insatiable empire. But, like industrious bees, they unwittingly carried with them the pollen of civilisation and the Greek world, lost for centuries in the Dark Ages, began to revive. In the sweep of this epic tale viewers witness how civilisation, tempered in the flames of conflict, re-emerges, tougher and more resilient than before.

Across November BBC Two showcases a range of new History programming, including: At Home With The Georgians; Edwardian Farm; Ian Hislop's Age Of The Do-Gooders; Pompeii; and JFK. BBC History programmes are known for their thought-provoking themes, meticulous research and expert contributors.

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BBC FOUR Wednesday 17 November 2010
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A HISTORY OF THE WORLD
Jenner's Marvellous Medicine Ep 5/8

Wednesday 17 November
Time to be confirmed BBC FOUR

Professor Mark Horton tells the story of Edward Jenner, whose work saved billions of lives and eventually led to the eradication of smallpox worldwide.

This series is part of the pan-BBC A History Of The World project. Each programme is made by a different BBC English Region, and each looks at a significant turning-point in that region's history and shows how the change continues to resonate through objects or the landscape.

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BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
Thursday 18 November 2010
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Rewind The 60s Ep 4/5

Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE

Lulu meets former BBC Radio 1 Tony Blackburn
Lulu meets former BBC Radio 1 Tony Blackburn

Lulu continues her week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime taking a look back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Swinging Sixties what they were.

Today the programme looks back at 1966 and 1967 and Lulu chats to DJ Tony Blackburn, who recalls the life-changing events in the late Sixties when he was catapulted to stardom as the first voice to be heard on BBC Radio 1.

The moving story of the 1966 Aberfan disaster, where 144 people, mostly children, were killed when a school was engulfed by a coal tip landslide, is told by a survivor of the event.

The concept of Swinging London is explored through the eyes of one of the first ever paparazzi; and the programme also hears how food was changing in supermarkets and restaurants. All this plus a sprinkling of contemporary pop, TV and nostalgia.

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The Indian Doctor – The Van Ep 4/5

Thursday 18 November
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

Prem's (Sanjeev Bhaskar) luck could be about to change
Prem's (Sanjeev Bhaskar) luck could be about to change

The new doctor, Prem Sharma, comes up with a cunning plan to diagnose the miners' health problems, in the penultimate episode of this new five-part period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime, set in 1963.

When a rather unusual van arrives in the village, the driver, a well-known rugby player, creates a real stir and it looks like the doctor's luck is changing for the better.

However, Richard Sharpe, the mine manager, is furious and does his best to turn the locals against the doctor and his X-ray van – although his wife, Sylvia Sharpe, is rather taken with the new driver.

Meanwhile, Gina gets some shocking news and the crucial green leather diary belonging to Dr Elwyn goes missing...

Prem is played by Sanjeev Bhaskar, Richard Sharpe by Mark Williams, Sylvia Sharpe by Beth Robert and Gina by Naomi Everson.

The Indian Doctor is simulcast on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Children In Need, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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EastEnders

Thursday 18 November
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE

Max makes a heartbreaking choice to placate Lauren, forcing Stacey to question her future in Walford, in the latest drama from Albert Square.

Meanwhile, Tamwar's date is full of surprises – and is someone about to discover Phil and Shirley's secret?

Max is played by Jake Wood, Lauren by Jacqueline Jossa, Stacey by Lacey Turner, Tamwar by Himesh Patel, Phil by Steve McFadden and Shirley by Linda Henry.

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BBC TWO Thursday 18 November 2010
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The Culture Show

Thursday 18 November
7.00-8.00pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

Andrew Graham-Dixon presents the latest edition of The Culture Show from Glasgow.

Andrew looks at the work of German artist Casper David Friedrich in his home town of Griefswald, Germany. He discovers that Friedrich's landscapes were not depictions of the German countryside but composite images of different German locations, and examines how his work expressed his ideas about faith and German patriotism.

Clemency Burton-Hill meets choreographer Wayne McGregor to find out how he is working with the scientific community to create his latest work, Far. Just what can his dancers learn from rigorous scientific experimentation and what can some of the world's leading scientists learn from McGregor's creative process?

Mark Kermode meets Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque) and Spain's most successful designer Javier Mariscal to discuss their creative collaboration – the animated film Chico And Rita. A love letter to the sights, sounds and music of Cuba, it features the music of jazz legends including Thelonius Monk, Cole Porter and Dizzy Gillespie.

Alastair Sooke meets with one of the UK's most respected contemporary artists, Christine Borland, as she opens her first solo exhibition of new work in 16 years in Glasgow. In her latest work she continues to explore themes of art and anatomy, ethics and medical humanities.

As this year's Festival of Disability and Deaf Arts gets under way in Liverpool, Mat Fraser goes to investigate some of the most creative and exciting music, art and performance at DaDa Fest this year.

And in the continuing archive strand, Miranda Hart looks back at the comedy genius of Tony Hancock.

The Culture Show is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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BBC FOUR Thursday 18 November 2010
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Billy Connolly And Aly Bain Fishing For Poetry –
A Celebration Of Norman MacCaig

Thursday 18 November
9.00-10.00pm BBC FOUR

Andrew Greig, Billy Connolly and Aly Bain set off on their journey
Andrew Greig, Billy Connolly and Aly Bain set off on their journey

Comedian Billy Connolly, fiddler Aly Bain and award-winning novelist Andrew Greig were caught in a blizzard while filming a tribute to their friend, the great Scottish poet Norman MacCaig (1910-1996).

To mark the centenary of MacCaig's birth, the trio undertook a journey to find the elusive trout of his favourite fishing spot – the Loch of the Green Corrie, 1,600ft up a mountainside in Assynt in the North West Highlands – where he spent every summer for 40 years, "filling my camel's hump" for the rest of the year in Edinburgh.

Their quest was hit, however, by a massive overnight snowstorm at the end of May.

Despite terrible conditions, the trio were determined to resume their fishing bid the following morning but, as Billy says in the film of their quest: "Could Norman no' like Jamaica or something?"

Nevertheless, Billy later admits: "I'm glad I came here. I think it was a terrific idea. The night made it an ordeal but, until then, it was absolutely terrific. I nearly set fire to my sleeping bag – it was that cold!"

And he gives the thumbs up to the Loch of the Green Corrie: "It's a strange place. I do like it. It's got a haunted sort of feel to it."

Aly Bain was similarly upbeat: "I remember Norman talking about the Loch of the Green Corrie, but I never went fishing with him so this was payback time for me – to go fishing where he went."

Andrew Greig, whose book about MacCaig, At The Loch Of The Green Corrie, has been high on the Scottish best-seller lists, adds: "Being here in Assynt for anybody who knows Norman's poetry is like living inside his skull!"

As well as the fishing expedition, the hour-long programme features tributes, anecdotes and readings of favourite MacCaig poems by friends and fellow poets, including Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney, Liz Lochhead, Alasdair Gray and Douglas Dunn.

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Friday 19 November 2010
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Rewind The 60s Ep 5/5

Monday 15 to Friday 19 November
9.15-10.00am BBC ONE

Lulu concludes her week-long series of programmes on BBC One Daytime taking a look back at the huge social change, creative innovation and historic importance that made the Swinging Sixties one of the most significant decades in history. Today, she takes a look back at 1968 and 1969.

Former newsman and Countryfile presenter John Craven joins Lulu in the studio to look back at some of the issues that faced the public towards the end of the decade, a time when John was a young reporter starting out in the North East.

The late Sixties also saw the introduction of the Abortion Act – legislation that would change the lives of thousands of young women. The programme hears an emotional story from one lady who welcomed the new law.

The late Sixties also saw the dream of space travel becoming a reality. Millions watched the moon landings and, for some children, the wonder they experienced that night shaped their whole lives.

Lulu talks to Oliver Tobias, who starred in the first production of Hair, a controversial West End musical which opened after the censorship laws that had kept the theatre prim and proper were radically reformed.

Antiques expert Charlie Ross investigates the toys that were popular in 1968 and 1969, many of which have stood the test of time, and Lulu recalls the amazing TV and music from the decade.

BBC drama series The Indian Doctor, starring Sanjeev Bhaskar and Ayesha Dharker, concludes this afternoon on BBC One Daytime at 2.15pm. High-flying Delhi graduate Dr Prem Sharma and his wife, Kamini, move to the UK from the Indian sub-continent, wooed by the promise of riches and glamour, only to find themselves living in a small Welsh mining town.

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The Indian Doctor – Heatwave Ep 5/5

High Definition programme
Friday 19 November
2.15-3.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

The South Welsh mining village of Trefelin is preparing for the annual summer fete in the last episode of this five-part period comedy drama for BBC One Daytime starring Sanjeev Bhaskar and Ayesha Dharker.

A lot is going on behind the scenes as the preparations continue. Prem Sharma is preparing to leave the village and Kamini, his wife, goes in search of Dan, who is missing, but finds more than she bargained for.

Megan pleads with Prem to stay and help the miners fight for justice and for their health. Meanwhile, Sharpe finally gets the promotion he's been chasing.

Matters come to a head as Prem takes on Sharpe once and for all in front of the whole village at the annual summer fete...

Prem is played by Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kamini by Ayesha Dharker, Dan by Jacob Oakley, Sharpe by Mark Williams and Megan by Mali Harries. The principal cast also includes: Beth Robert, Ifan Huw Dafydd, Alexander Vlahos, Naomi Everson and Erica Eirian.

BBC One Daytime's special week-long series of programmes, Rewind The 60s, presented by Lulu concludes today. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Swinging Sixties, the series looks back at the decade that was defined by huge social change, creative innovation and historic events.

The Indian Doctor is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

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BBC Children In Need 2010

Live event/outside broadcastInteractive TVHigh Definition programme
Friday 19 November
7.00-10.00pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
10.40pm-2.00am BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD

The BBC's Children In Need spectacular live appeal show returns on Friday 19 November at 7pm on BBC One with a variety of entertainment acts, all doing their bit to raise money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

Hosted by Sir Terry Wogan and Tess Daly, the seven-hour show comes live from BBC Television Centre and features some of the UK's top TV, musical and theatrical personalities and acts.

Highlights on the night include:

  • Starring appearances from the cast of Coronation Street and EastEnders.

  • A live performance from JLS of the official Children In Need single, Love You More.

  • The recently reformed Take That perform their new single, The Flood, and, in a BBC Children In Need exclusive, they sing one of their classic hits live for the first time since regrouping with Robbie Williams.

  • An extra-special pop-star edition of Strictly Come Dancing.

  • Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button going head-to-head in a go-karting challenge.

  • A sneak preview of the Doctor Who Christmas special.

  • Additional live performances from Cheryl Cole, Alexandra Burke, Westlife, The Script, The Saturdays, Ellie Goulding and Maroon 5. More acts to be announced shortly.

  • Peter Andre performs a tribute to Michael Jackson.

  • The ladies from Loose Women give Girls Aloud a run for their money with their rendition of The Promise.

  • And, of course, there's a special, live performance by the BBC Newsreaders.
The programme also features broadcasts from around the UK, as BBC presenters join their local communities to catch up with some energetic and creative fundraising exploits.

John Barrowman presents this year's extravaganza from Glasgow where the cast of hit musical We Will Rock You are among the acts joining Pudsey at the SECC as Children In Need Rocks.

All-girl group The Saturdays and Only Men Aloud brighten up Children In Need in Wales to celebrate a special night live from Wales' Millennium Stadium. The half-time performance, presented by The One Show's Alex Jones, sees The Saturdays and all-male choir Only Men Aloud wowing the crowds during half-time of the Autumn International rugby match between Wales and Fiji (which is being shown on BBC Two tonight).

Viewers in Northern Ireland are treated to a spectacular show from the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.

BBC Children In Need 2010 is simulcast in HD on BBC One HD on Freesat channel 108, Freeview channel 50, Sky channel 143 and Virgin Media channel 108.

The new BBC One HD channel will simulcast a network version of the BBC One schedule, with the majority of peak-time programmes in HD, including The Apprentice, Strictly Come Dancing, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, The Graham Norton Show and The Royal Variety Show.

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BBC TWO Friday 19 November 2010
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Rugby Union – Wales v Fiji

Live event/outside broadcast
Friday 19 November
7.00-9.30pm BBC TWO

Wales come face to face with Fiji for the first time since the Pacific Islanders sensationally knocked them out of the World Cup in 2007. That humbling 34-38 defeat cost coach Gareth Jenkins his job and brought to an end Wales' 100 per cent record against the Fijians.

The Welsh have struggled to find their best form this year, winning only two matches in the Six Nations and losing all three of their summer internationals.

John Inverdale presents.

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Later ... With Jools Holland Ep 10/10

High Definition programme
Friday 19 November
11.45-12.45pm BBC TWO and BBC HD

As ever, Friday's show offers a longer edition of Tuesday's live show, with more performances and chat and the occasional surprise.

Joining Jools Holland in the studio for the 10th and final show of this series is the legendary Robert Plant, who performs tracks from his recent Band Of Joy album. Arcade Fire are also in the studio with a couple of tunes from their chart-topping The Suburbs set.

Soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples showcases tracks from her Jeff Tweedy-produced album You Are Not Alone; and Mona, from Nashville Tennessee, make their TV debut. They describe their high-octane rock 'n' roll as the sound of chainsaws dancing. Adele also makes a welcome return to preview a track from her second album, due early in 2011.

For additional exclusive content, the Later ... website features exclusive performances and interviews with acts on each week's show at bbc.co.uk/later.

Later ... With Jools Holland is simulcast on the award-winning BBC HD channel – the BBC's High Definition channel available through Freesat channel 109, Freeview channel 54, Sky channel 169 and Virgin Media channel 187.

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