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What's On BBC Red Button 22nd - 29th September

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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 22 September 2012

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Mumford and Sons

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Mumford and Sons present the first of Fearne Cotton's Live Lounge specials from the BBC's Studios in Maida Vale, as part of Radio 1's Massive Month of Live Music.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Tue 25th September, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Tue 25th September, 12:00pm-12:45pm

Radio 2 In Concert - Blur


Damon Albarn

Another chance to watch Blur perform an exclusive concert from the BBC's historic Maida Vale Studios in London.

The show will feature many of the band's greatest hits, as well as rare favourites and their latest tracks.

Hosted by Steve Lamacq, the Red Button show is a culmination of a day of live music and archive on Radio 2 and 6 Music, celebrating one of Britain's greatest bands.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Wed 26th September, 6:00am-6:00am
Thu 27th September, 6:00am-4:00am

Wed 26th September, 6:00am-4:50pm, 11:10pm-6:00am
Thu 27th September, 6:00am-4:00am

Radio 1 Symphony

Press red to watch the xx and Richard Hawley make music with the BBC Philharmonic.

Mercury Prize winners, the xx, play orchestral arrangements of songs from their first two albums; and guitarist Hawley performs with an orchestra for the first time.

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 22nd September, 6:00am-11:40am, 3:00pm-12:00am, 9:00pm-12:00am

Sat 22nd September, 6:00am-9:50am, 9:20pm-12:00am

Dragons' Den


Duncan Bannatyne, Hilary Devey, Theo Paphitis, Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones

It's a new series and a new raft of keen entrepreneurs are about to enter the Den and make a pitch for an investment that could make their business - and change their lives.

Here on the Red Button we get to peek behind the scenes and get the inside story on the investments made in the Den each week. What attracted the Dragons to the business? What did the other Dragons make of the deals? And why did the entrepreneurs take the deal they did in the Den?

Available on all platforms

Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media:
Sat 22nd September, 9:40pm-4:00am
Sun 23rd September, 9:55pm-4:00am
Mon 24th September, 7:00pm-4:00am
Tue 25th September, 10:30pm-4:00am
Wed 26th September, 10:30pm-4:00am
Thu 27th September, 7:00pm-4:00am
Fri 28th September, 9:30pm-4:00am

Sun 23rd September, 9:55pm-4:00am
Mon 24th September, 7:10pm-1:15am

One Man and his Dog

One Man and His Dog is back for more exciting action on the Red Button and this year the setting is the beautiful Gower peninsular in Wales.

The 'Young Handlers' round kicked off the two-day competition in style. Four Young Handlers, representing England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, nervously took to the field with their dogs - and you can see their four nail-biting rounds in full only on the Red Button.

Matt Baker and Michaela Strachan are the hosts, with expert commentary from Gus Dermody.

Available on all platforms

Sat 22nd September, 6:20pm-8:25pm

Secret Fortune - Play Along Quiz

The National Lottery: Secret Fortune - The ultra-tense quiz show with lots of twists returns to BBC One, hosted by Nick Knowles.

Studio contestants compete to win their Secret Fortune, anything from £100 to £100,000. Press the Red Button during the show to play along at home with the contestants. What would your Secret Fortune be?

Available on Sky/Freeview:
Sat 22nd September, 8:15pm-9:10pm
Sat 29th September, 8:15pm-9:10pm

CBBC Extra

Press red on the CBBC channel this week and join Chris and Dodge T. Dog as they introduce a wealth of behind-the-scenes goodies including Hacker on the set of Wolfblood and Yonko in the crazy world of Dick and Dom's Hoopla. We'll also be taking an exclusive peek at all-new Leonardo!

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

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

CBBC Extra website

Available on all platforms

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin:
Sat 22nd September, 7:00am-12:00pm
Mon 24th September, 7:00am-11:30am,3:00pm-6:30pm
Tue 25th September, 7:00am-10:00am,3:00pm-6:30pm
Wed 26th September, 7:00am-10:00am,3:00pm-6:00pm
Thu 27th September, 7:00am-10:00am,3:00pm-6:30pm
Fri 28th September, 7:00am-10:00am,3:00pm-6:30pm
Sat 29th September, 7:00am-11:30am

Sat 22nd September, 10:00am-10:45am
Mon 24th September, 7:00am-11:50am
Tue 25th September, 7:00am-10:00am, 3:00pm-6:30pm
Fri 28th September, 7:00am-10:00am
Sat 29th September, 7:00am-11:45am

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!

Your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offeringsfrom one another. This has enabled the Red Button team to offer the best games tailored to each system.

CBeebies Red Button is available 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.


  • Live coverage of the Men's Road Race at the World Road Cycling Championships in Limburg, Netherlands.
  • American Football. Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks.
  • MotoGP. Live coverage of Moto2, Moto3 races from Aragon Spain.

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



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