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Lisa Dawson Lisa Dawson | 16:54 UK time, Friday, 10 September 2010

Merlin Quiz


Test your knowledge of all things Merlin in the Red Button Merlin Quiz.

From episode 2 onwards fans will be able to watch clips from the show and answer questions put to you by Merlin (played by Colin Morgan) on his magical medieval world. There will be 3 differently themed versions of the quiz to try: Heroes, Villains and Magical creatures.

The quiz will change every 4 weeks so keep coming back to see how well you remember Merlin's world.

Find out more about Merlin's world at bbc.co.uk/merlin

Sat 18th September, 7:00pm-4:00am (19th)
Mon 20th September, 7:00pm-4:00am (21st)

(Not available on Freesat or Freeview)

Last Night of the Proms

Last Night of The Proms 2010

The BBC Proms finale Last Night of The Proms concludes the season with a bang, with live performances available through the Red Button on Saturday 11th September.

Sky and Cable viewers can press the red button from BBC One or Two - to choose performances from all the Proms in the Park live. Watch concerts from across the UK : Hyde Park in London; Buile Park in Salford; Singleton Park in Swansea; Hillsborough Castle in County Down and Caird Hall in Dundee.

Freeview viewers can press red to watch live coverage of Last Night of The Proms from Hyde Park presented by Sir Terry Wogan. The Hyde Park performers include Neil Sedaka, Brian May, Kiri Te Kanawa and the winner of the BBC Radio 2 Kiri Prize - which is a s

earch for an opera star of the future.

You can watch all Proms in the Park concerts afterwards, on the internet at bbc.co.uk/iplayer and bbc.co.uk/proms.  Available from Sunday 12 September for 7 days.

Find out more about the BBC Proms at bbc.co.uk/proms



Sat 11th September, 7:30pm-11:30pm

(Not available on Freesat)

A Concert For Heroes

A Concert For Heroes

Immediately after the end of the concert on BBC One, Freeview, Sky and Cable (Virgin) viewers can press red to see exclusive highlights of more acts that didn't feature in the BBC One programme.


Available Sunday 12th September


Sun 12th September, 9:55pm-midnight

(Not available on Freesat)


Danny Baker

Danny Baker 2window

Every Saturday morning from 11th September, warm up for the weekend's sporting action with Danny Baker's mixture of the wacky, the whimsical, and the downright strange.


Catch Danny under the BBC Red Button on digital TV, and on the 5 live and BBC Sport websites from 9am to 11am - find out which matches will be covered on the BBC, plus all the weekend's other fixtures.


Every show, viewers' texts and tweets will appear on-screen, and we'll be asking you to send us your photos too.


Follow Danny on bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/dannybaker



Sat 11th September, 9:00am-11:00am
Sat 18th September, 9:00am-11:00am



Sat 18th September, 9:00am-11:00am

(Not available on Freesat)


Doctor Who Prom

Doctor Who

Press your red button for a VIP access all areas view of the Doctor Who Prom.


Staged at the Royal Albert Hall in July of this year, Matt Smith (The Doctor), Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) and Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams) are on presenting duties, and you can see them talk about the Prom as well as their preparations as they get ready to take the stage.


Red Button viewers can also see exclusive music not featured in the main Doctor Who Proms show as well as a look at the audience through the eyes of some of the Doctor Who aliens.


Find out all the latest Doctor Who news at bbc.co.uk/doctorwho



Sat 11th September, 6:00am-7:00pm



Sat 11th September, 6.00am - 9.45am

(Not available on Freesat)


Dragons' Den - After The Den

Dragons' Den

The Dragons are back for an eighth series and for the first time viewers will be able to press their red buttons to venture a little deeper into the Den. Find out why the Dragons chose to invest and discover how the entrepreneurs feel once they've escaped the rigours of their trial by fire. With behind the scenes footage and insights from all five Dragons the access-all-areas Red Button shows are a must for fans of the series.


On the Dragons' Den website BBC Radio 1's Dominic Byrne will be meeting members of the public who will be putting the products pitched each week through their paces. A new business section offers a glossary of terms that link through to relevant pitches from across the series and we also have latest updates from some of the famous faces that have previously pitched in the Den. All this alongside the regular comprehensive coverage of each week's main pitches.


And don't forget you can share your views on the week's pitches via the website and on Twitter (@bbcdragonsden)


Catch the Red Button extra scenes every Sunday and Monday until 19th September.



Sun 12th September, 7:55pm-9:25pm
Mon 13th September, 9:55pm-4:00am (14th)

(Not available on Freesat)

Get Baking


Digital viewers can press red after the BBC Two series The Great British Bake-Off, for Get Baking and help raise money for Children in Need.


After watching judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood challenge the contestants to bake some of their best recipes on BBC Two, Red Button viewers can watch the judges bake each of these recipes to a winning standard and learn how to do it themselves.


This is a part of a BBC Learning campaign to get the nation to learn how to bake and go on to raise some money for Children in Need. 


Get Baking at bbc.co.uk/food


Watch on Get Baking on the Red Button after every episode until 25th September.



Tue 14th September, 8:55pm-4:00am (15th)
Tue 21st September, 8:55pm-4:00am (22nd)



Tue 14th September, 8:55pm-4:00am (15th)

(Not available on Freesat)

Question Time

Take part in the studio debate by sending a text message to the Question Time team.
Each week a selection of viewers' comments will appear during the programme on BBC Red Button page 155 along with details of the panel and the topics under discussion.


Available during the show (BBC One)      

Thu 16th September, 10:35pm-11:35pm
Thu 23rd September, 10:35pm-11:35pm
(Not available on


News Multiscreen: Video ChoiceNews Multiscreen

Each weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's strongest news pictures to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in 'Five Minutes with...' or a round-up of the week's weird and wonderful videos in OddBox.

Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)
Five Minutes With... / OddBox: Weekends (around the clock)
Sky & Virgin
(Not available on Freeview or Freesat)

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

Sport Multiscreen footballCatch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.
For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.

Coming up...

Football: New Season
The 2010/11 football season is just getting under way and on BBC Red Button we'll be providing a host of programming to keep you up to date with the action from now until the silverware is lifted in May.

Friday Focus
Join Mark Lawrenson and his predictions for the weekend with pundit interviews.


Available on Fridays & Saturdays from 11th September

(Not available on Freeview)


Final Score

Gabby Logan and guests keep you up to date with all the day's football news and results.


Available Saturday 11th & 18th September


Midweek Final Score

Keep up with the evening's football action choose from a selection of commentated matches, with live stats, scores and the vidiprinter.


Available from Tuesday 14th September

(Not available on Freeview)



Live coverage of the Championship match Burnley v Preston with alternative audio options.


Available from Saturday 11th September


Football League Show Repeat

All the goals, round up and debate from the Football League. Presented by Manish Bhasin.


Available from Sunday 12th & 19th September


F1 on BBC Red Button...*

F1 fans can customise their viewing experience via the red button with access to all on-track sessions including Friday and Saturday practice and qualifying with re-runs of classic GPs also available in the build-up to the main event.

On race day itself a choice of three streams will be available featuring split-screen in-car camera feeds, leaderboards and rolling highlights, with the option to listen to either network or BBC Radio 5 Live commentary. After the end of each race on BBC One there will be an additional interactive programme analysing the weekend's events and picking up views from the paddock with race highlights often available the following day.


Italian Grand Prix build up from Saturday 11th September

(Limited service available on Freeview)



BBC Sport will be trackside for every twist and turn of the 2010 MotoGP championship to as Valentino Rossi looks to defend his title.

Qualifying from every race of the 2010 MotoGP season will be available on the BBC Red Button and the BBC Sport website (UK users only).

Across Sport we'll also be showing full coverage of the 125cc and Moto2 races, including qualifying as well as post race analysis and debate presented by Jennie Gow.*

And of course you can watch the race again on our iPlayer service for seven days after it has happened.

Qualifying from Aragon, and post match analysis from Sunday 19th September

(Limited service available on Freeview)


Cricket: One Day Internationals

England v Pakistan One Day Internationals. Radio 5live commentary with TMS scorecard, stats & photo's.


Available from Sunday 12th September

(Not available on Freeview)

Rugby Union: Scrum V

Scarlets v. Aironi - live coverage from the Magners League with audio options.


Available from Friday 17th September


Hocky Highlights

World Cup Women's Hockey Highlights. England play the Netherlands in the Semi-final.


Available from Saturday 11th September

(Not available on Freeview)


Live coverage of the World Championships from Budapest.


Available from Saturday 11th September

(Not available on Freeview)


Snooker: World Open

Live coverage of the World Open Snooker Tournament live from Glasgow.


Available from Saturday 18th September


  • Comment number 1.

    I greatly enjoyed the Proms concert on Sept. 11! I have been listening to the BBC for several months and enjoy the programming more than any network programming I find in the United States! I also wanted to poast a question about a podcast but don't know if it would be appropriate to poast the question here.


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