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What's On BBC Red Button 5th - 13th November

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Iain Hoare Iain Hoare | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 5 November 2011

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Autumnwatch Live are tracking the very best wildlife action from the beginning to the end of this dramatic season, finding unique insights into some of our best loved animals.

On Red Button, we have a seasonal selection of photos. The images are chosen by the web team from pictures viewers have uploaded to the Autumnwatch Flickr group.

Here's what the team are calling their 'Lush Montage' of favourite photos so far:

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Get involved on the Autumnwatch website

Available on all platforms

Sat 5th November, 6:00am-11:20am, 8:30pm-6:00am
Sun 6th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Mon 7th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Tue 8th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Wed 9th November, 6:00am-2:30pm
Thu 10th November, 10:30am-6:00am
Fri 11th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Sat 12th November, 6:00am-6:25pm, 8:50pm-6:00am
Sun 13th November, 6:00am-11:40am, 3:45pm-6:00am

Fri 11th November, 7:10pm-6:00am
Sat 12th November, 6:00am-6:50am
Mon 14th November, 4:10am-6:00am

Virgin Media:
Sat 5th November, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-11:20am, 8:30pm-6:00am
Sun 6th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Mon 7th November, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Tue 8th November, 12:05am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Wed 9th November, 6:00am-6:30am, 10:30am-2:30pm
Thu 10th November, 10:30am-2:30pm, 6:30pm-6:00am
Fri 11th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Sat 12th November, 6:00am-6:25pm, 8:50pm-6:00am
Sun 13th November, 6:00am-11:40am, 3:45pm-6:00am

Radio 2 In Concert - Noel Gallagher

Press red to watch Noel Gallagher performing at the BBC Radio Theatre as part of Radio 2 In Concert. The show will feature classic hits and songs from his new album 'Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds'.

Noel Gallagher

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 5th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Sun 6th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Mon 7th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Tue 8th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Wed 9th November, 6:00am-6:00am
Thu 10th November, 6:00am-4:00am

Sat 5th November, 6:00am-11:40am, 8:05pm-12:20am
Sun 6th November, 6:10pm-6:00am
Mon 7th November, 6:00am-12:50pm, 5:25pm-10:50pm, 11:45pm-6:00am
Tue 8th November, 6:00am-12:50pm, 5:25pm-6:00am
Wed 9th November, 6:00am-1:20pm, 5:25pm-6:00am
Thu 10th November, 6:00am-12:50pm, 5:25pm-4:00am

Strictly Come Dancing

Press the Red Button to hear exclusive commentary from ex Strictly Champion Karen Hardy and a special celebrity guest. Get the lowdown of what's good, what's bad and what's highly entertaining on the dance floor. Plus Karen has plenty of backstage gossip.

You can relive Red Button commentaries from the past weeks on the Strictly Come Dancing website.

Available on all platforms

Sat 5th November, 6:25pm-7:55pm
Sat 12th November, 6:55pm-8:20pm

On Friday 11th November, Strictly - It Takes Two will be shown on Red Button in Scotland. Elsewhere it will be broadcast on BBC Two as usual.

Fri 11th November, 6:25pm-7:00pm

Those Were the Days

We delve deep into the BBC archives to reveal the changing face of everyday life in Northern Ireland.

This week's offering featured clips from 'Ulster in Focus - On a May Morning'. First broadcast in 1971, the programme shows boys and girls from Strandtown Primary School in Belfast exploring North Antrim on a youth hostelling holiday.

This service allows you to see their complete adventures from start to finish.

Available on all platforms

Mon 7th November, 11:00pm-11:35pm


To mark Remembrance Day the BBC will broadcast a special range of programmes to help bring the nation together to pause and remember those killed in the First World War, Second World War, and all conflicts since.

Programmes will be broadcast across TV, radio, online and the Red Button so viewers across the UK can take part in the commemoration services and pay homage to the heroic service of those men and women who lost their lives for their country.

There will be extended coverage on the Red Button.

Available on all platforms

Sun 13th November, 10:25am-12:30pm

Antiques Roadshow

In a special edition of Antiques Roadshow, Fiona Bruce and Roadshow specialists draw together a powerful group of previously unheard stories of wartime and sacrifice at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Digital viewers will be able to see more stories from the Antiques Roadshow Remembrance Special with Fiona and the specialists immediately after the BBC One programme on the red button.

Available on all platforms

Sun 13th November, 8:55pm-4:00am

CBBC Extra

CBBC Extra is the home of exclusives. Watch funny clips, out-takes, star interviews, pop music, backstage previews and episodes from Children's BBC.

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 5th November, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 7th November, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Tue 8th November, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Wed 9th November, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 10th November, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 11th November, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 12th November, 7:00am-10:00am

Sat 12th November, 7:00am-9:45am

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)

BBC News website

Available on Sky and Virgin only

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.

Cbeebies website

Available on Freeview only

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

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.


  • Moto GP - Live coverage from Valencia, Spain
  • Bowls - the International Scottish Open
  • Formula One - the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

*Note all Red Button times are subject to change at short notice


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