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Lisa Dawson Lisa Dawson | 17:00 UK time, Friday, 31 December 2010



Each week on the red button Producer Jimmy Mulville interviews Matt Le Blanc, Tamsin Grieg and Stephen Mangan, discussing the making of Episodes and the cast’s own real life experiences of the TV industry both here and across the pond in LA.

Sky/ Virgin Media:
Mon 10th January, 10:25pm-4:00am
Tue 11th - Fri 14th January, 9:00pm-4:00am (daily)

Mon 10th January, 11:10pm-1:30am
(Not available on Freesat)

BBC Sound of 2011
BBC Sound of 2011


We're transmitting a red button programme counting down the Top Five Sound of 2011 artists, on Friday 7th January, from around 7.20am.

Zane Lowe will announce the winner of Sound of 2011 that morning on Radio 1 breakfast show, at 7.15am.  Our programme will TX just after his announcement.

The red button show features performance and interview from each of the Top Five.

It will play in a loop on red button till 13 Jan.

Sky/ Virgin Media:
Fri 7th January, 7:20am-4:00am Thu 13th January (continuous)

Fri 7th January, 7:20am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-6:20pm & 11:10pm-6:00am
Sat 8th January, 6:00am-9:20am & 9:00pm-6:00am
Sun 9th January, 6:00am-10:50am & 11:10pm-6:00am
Mon 10th January, 6:00am-1:20pm
Tue 11th January, 4:30am--1:20pm & 11:10pm-6:00am
Wed 12th January, 6:00am-1:50pm &, 11:10pm-6:00am
Thu 13th January, 6:00am-1:20pm
(Not available on Freesat)

Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart on Radio 3


The Doric Quartet and double bassist Tim Gibbs perform Mozart's most famous serenade at 18th century Clandon Park, with music discovery from Stephen Johnson.  Actress Nancy Carroll, architect Jonathon Foyle and historian Stephen Parissien join Johnson to explore the era behind the music.
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik will be available on the BBC Red Button from 1st to 6th January* and at bbc.co.uk/radio3.  This forms part of BBC Radio 3's The Genius of Mozart season from 1st to 12th January, featuring 'every note he wrote'.

Sky/ Virgin Media:
Sat 1st January, 6:00am-4:00am Thu 6th January (continuous)

Sat 1st January, 6:00am-12:50pm & 11:10pm-1:00am
Sun 2nd January, 8:00am-4:35pm & 11:10pm-6:00am
Mon 3rd January, 6:00am-2:20pm
Tue 4th January, 4:10am-6:00am & 6:00am-5:20pm & 11:10pm-6:00am
Wed 5th January, 6:00am-2:00pm & 3:00pm-5:20pm
Thu 6th January, 4:10am-5:20pm & 11:10pm-4:00am
(Not available on Freesat)

Tracy Beaker Quiz
tracy beaker


Press the Red Button to play a quiz about CBBC's favourite rebel, Tracy Beaker!
Viewers can check out all those memorable moments from Tracy Beaker Returns and play along with the quiz, hosted by Miss Beaker herself, Dani Harmer.
The quiz features 10 questions based on moments for the first series of Tracy Beaker Returns. 
It's just for fun but viewers can play again and again to improve their score.
Get more info on Tracy Beaker and even 'Beakerise' yourself here!
The quiz will be available from Friday 14th to 28th January 2011 at 0700 to 1900 daily on Freeview and Sky (not available on Virgin Media).

Fri 14th January, 7:00am-7:00pm

Fri 14th January, 7:00am-1:20pm
(Not available on Freesat)

The National Lottery: In It to Win It


In It to Win It Dale Winton presents the game show where more people compete for a big money jackpot.

Think you can do better?
Press red during the show to pit your wits against the players on winners' row every Saturday night.

Come the final round will YOU still be in it to win it?

Available during the show (BBC One)
Sat 8th January, 3:00pm-8:50pm
(Not available on Freesat or Virgin Media)

Phill and Noel’s Question Time
Phill and Noel's Question Time


This year on red button, viewers get the chance to ask the Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captains anything they like – no matter how daft. Phill Jupitus  and Noel Fielding pick out their favourite questions and debate them until they’ve got a definitive answer.

So whether you want to know who’s the best dressed rock star ever, whether last week’s guests were as nice as they seemed, or you just can’t decide what to have for tea, Phill and Noel are here to help. A bit.
Phill and Noel's Question Time will be available after the show on BBC Red Button. Think of it as a vital public service. Except it’s completely useless.

Sun 2nd January, 9:00pm-4:00am
Mon 3rd January, 10:25pm-4:00am
Tue 4th January, 9:00pm-4:00am
Wed 5th January, 10:25pm-4:00am
Thu 6th January, 9:00pm-4:00am
Fri 7th January, 9:00pm-4:00am
Sat 8th January, 9:00pm-4:00am
Sun 9th January, 9:00pm-4:00am

Mon 3rd January, 11:10pm-4:00am
Wed 5th January, 11:10pm-4:00am
(Not available on Freesat)

2010 Unwrapped

2010 Unwrapped


2010 Unwrapped, the long awaited sequel to 2009 Unwrapped, returns with Miranda Hart.

Taking a comical look back at the fictional events of the year with guests, there's exclusive sketches and extra footage available immediately after the show on the Red Button.

Sky & Virgin Media:
Sat 1st January, 9:00pm-4:00am

Sat 1st January, 9:00pm-4:00am
(Not available on Freesat)

CBeebies Christmas Karaoke


Viewers can press the Red Button to sing along with their CBeebies chums!  The service features festive songs from ZingZillas, Something Special as well as songs from this year's CBeebies Pantomime featuring all the stars of CBeebies.

Get more info on all the CBeebies characters right here:  bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

The sing along will be available from 20th December to 2nd January, 0600 to 1900 daily on Freeview, Sky and Virgin.

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)      
Sky/Virgin/Freeview - Not available on Freesat

News Multiscreen: Video Choice


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)

CBeebies Red Button
CBeebies Red Button


BBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to the big, bright and fun world of CBeebies interactive!
Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.
CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels. Sky & Freeview.

BBC Sport Multiscreen*




Coming up...

Catch 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.


The 2010/11 football season is in full swing and here 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. 

Football League Show Repeat
All the goals, round up and debate from the Football League. Presented by Manish Bhasin.
Sun 2nd Jan

Friday Focus*
Join Mark Lawrenson and his predictions for the weekend with pundit interviews.
Fri 7th Jan
Sat 8th Jan
Fri 14th Jan
(Not available on Freeview)

Final Score
Gabby Logan and guests keep you up to date with all the day's football news and results.
Sat 1st Jan
Mon 3rd Jan
Sat 8th Jan

Midweek Final Score*
Tues 4th Jan
Wed 5th Jan
(*Not available on Freeview)

Live coverage of the Championship match between West Ham Utd & Birmingham City, with audio options.
Tues 11th Jan
(*Not available on Freeview)

Rugby Union: Scrum V*
Live coverage from Scrum V - Leinster v Ospreys, with commentary options
Fri 7th Jan
(*Not available on Freeview)

World Darts
Live coverage of the World Darts Championships from Frimley Green.
Sat 1st – Sat 8th Jan

World Skiing
Live coverage of the World Cup Men's Giant Slalom from Adelboden.
Sat 8th Jan
Sun 9th Jan

World Skiing Extra

Highlights of the Men's Slalom from Adelboden.
Sun 9th Jan


Live coverage of the Masters Snooker tournament from Wembley.
Sun 9th – Fri 14th Jan

*Please note Red Button times may change at short notice. For all the sport latest times go to the
BBC Sport website.


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