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Network TV BBC Week 9
Highlights 27 February-5 March 2010

A new, gripping mystery begins in Five Days

Five Days

From Monday 1 March on BBC ONE

Suranne Jones leads an ensemble cast which includes David Morrissey, Anne Reid, Bernard Hill, Hugo Speer, Ashley Walters, Navin Chowdhry and Chris Fountain, in Gwyneth Hughes's gripping new five-part mystery

Why Did You Kill My Dad?

Monday 1 March on BBC TWO See Week 9 Unplaced

Award-winning film-maker Julian Hendy's highly personal film attempts to uncover the true scale and cost of killings by the seriously mentally ill in Britain today

Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children

Monday 1 March on BBC FOUR See Week 8 Unplaced

BBC Four unveils an extraordinary film, shot entirely undercover in one of the most tightly controlled countries in the world, that looks under the skin of one of the world's most repressive regimes

Winter Olympics 2010

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February on BBC TWO and BBC HD

The 2010 Winter Olympics from Vancouver reach a thrilling conclusion, as the 86th gold medal is awarded, ahead of the Closing Ceremony, which promises to be a memorable occasion

Six Nations Rugby – Italy v Scotland/England v Ireland

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February on BBC ONE and BBC HD

Italy host Scotland and Ireland travel to Twickenham to face England as BBC One and BBC HD continue to bring coverage of the Six Nations Championship

Blue Peter

Wednesday 3 March on BBC ONE

The Blue Peter team announces the winner of the annual coveted Blue Peter Book Of The Year Award 2010, to coincide with World Book Day

Eddie Izzard – Marathon Man

Thursday 4 March on BBC THREE

A series of inspirational documentaries follows Eddie Izzard's epic adventure which saw him complete a staggering 43 marathons around the UK in 51 days, covering a mind-blowing 1,166 miles

Heavy Metal Britannia

Friday 5 March on BBC FOUR

The emergence of heavy metal music in Britain in the late Sixties and Seventies is charted in this documentary which features contributions from Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi, Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Jon Lord, Bruce Dickinson, Edgar Broughton and Lemmy

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