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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 31 March 2012

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Lauren's turning 18...

You can enjoy exclusive EastEnders scenes on the Red Button this week!

Lauren's turning 18 - but how will she celebrate? Let her take you on a journey from birthday party hell to heaven - and beyond...

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sun 1st April, 2:50pm-6:30pm

Sun 1st April, 2:50pm-4:30pm

Love to Learn

Press the Red Button to play the CBeebies Love to Learn Quiz where you can have fun with all the family learning about words and numbers with CBeebies presenters Alex and Cerrie.

The quiz features questions on a variety of CBeebies favourites including the Numberjacks, Abadas, Alphablocks, Numtums and The Lingo Show. Choc full of great clips, the quiz is just for fun but viewers can play again and again to improve their score.

The quiz will be split into two parts: Part 1 will be available from Monday April 2nd until Saturday 7th April and Part 2 will be available from Sunday 8th April until Friday 13th April.

For more information on all the CBeebies characters please visit: bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Available on Sky/Freeview

Mon 2nd April - Fri 6th April, 6:00am-7:00pm
Sat 7th April, 6:00am-3:30pm

Mon 2nd April, 6:00am-7:00pm
Tue 3rd April, 6:00am-7:00pm
Wed 4th April, 6:00am-9:45am, 12:35pm-2:50pm
Thu 5th April, 6:00am-9:50am, 2:40pm-6:50pm
Fri 6th April, 6:00am-8:50am
Sat 7th April, 6:00am-7:05am



Adele in concert

You can check out extra performances and behind the scenes chat with Adele on the Red Button this week!

Press red immediately after her Albert Hall concert on BBC One.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Thu 5th April, 11:30pm-4:00am
Fri 6th April, 9:00pm-4:00am

Thu 5th April, 11:30pm-4:00am
Fri 6th April, 9:10pm-4:00am

Deadly 60 Quiz

Are you ready to take on the deadliest quiz ever? Steve Backshall is returning with some more deadly round-the-world adventures. Press red to play along and find out if you've got the world's most deadly mind.

There will be a sneak peek at series 3, through a deadly dozen of quality questions, with Steve helping you along the way. Do you know your hippos from your hyenas? Your humpbacks from your hammerheads? See if you can get a deadly dozen correct! You can even play again and improve your score.

The Deadly 60 Quiz - play it now if you dare!

Available on Sky/Freeview

Sat 31st March, 7:00am-2:00pm
Sun 1st April, 7:00am-7:00pm

Sat 31st March, 7:00am-2:20pm
Sun 1st April, 12:10pm-2:40pm
Sun 1st April, 4:40pm-7:00pm

Talk Season

Tune into BBC Red Button for highlights of fascinating interviews from the recently launched BBC Four Talk archive collection.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 31st March, 9:40pm-4:00am
Sun 1st April - Fri 6th April, 7:00pm-4:00am

Mon 2nd April, 7:10pm-4:00am
Tue 3rd April, 10:10pm-4:00am
Wed 4th April, 9:10pm-4:00am

In It To Win It

Dale Winton returns with another series of In It To Win It, the game show where people compete on general knowledge for a big money jackpot.

Think you can do better? Every Saturday press the Red Button during the show to pit your wits against our studio contestants. Come the final round will you still be In It To Win It?

Available on Sky:

Sat 31st March, 3:00pm-9:10pm

Sat 7th April, 3:00pm-9:10pm

Available on Freeview:
Sat 31st March, 6:00pm-9:10pm
Sat 7th April, 6:00pm-9:10pm

CBBC Extra

Press red on the CBBC channel this week to see Chris and Dodge introducing some top drawer CBBC action. Don't miss our exclusive look behind the scenes on a new Horrible Histories shoot and see what Chris and Dodge got up to when they travelled back through time!

You can also read Chris and Dodge's blog, answers to some of your ace questions, read Dodge's horoscopes and see if the jokes that made Chris LOL will do the same to you.

Go on, press red... You know you want to!

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 31st March, 7:00am-10:00am
Mon 2nd April - Fri 6th April, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Sat 7th April, 7:00am-10:00am

Wed 4th April, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Fri 6th April, 3:15pm-5:05pm

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 and Sky 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.


  • Cycling - World Track Championships live coverage from Melbourne.
  • Golf - The Masters 2012 highlights from Augusta.
  • MotoGP - Live coverage of MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 round 1 qualifying from the Losail Circuit, Doha.

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



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