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What's on BBC Red Button 5th - 12th January

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Tess Foster Tess Foster | 06:00 UK time, Saturday, 5 January 2013

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It's a new year and we've got lots of great red button content to keep you entertained throughout 2013.

For drama fans we have EastEnders and Casualty specials coming up this week plus a visit to the CBBC drama Dumping Ground where you can take part in a quiz and watch some extras too.

There's a showcase of the musical talent predicted to make waves in 2013 and the return of the ever popular Antiques Roadshow play along quiz where you guess the value of antique items - can you beat the team of experts?

Add to that a bit of Miranda and a lot of sport and you'll agree that we've got a great start to the new year on red button.

Here's a look at what's in store - and if you want to stay updated on Red Button, be sure to follow us on Twitter or visit www.bbc.co.uk/redbutton

EastEnders - Dorothy Branning: The Next Chapter

Lorna Fitzgerald as Abi Branning and June Brown as Dot Cotton

What's up with Dot?

Why has Dot Branning stayed away from Walford for so long? Why won't she come home? We're about to find out when Abi Branning leaves the East End on a mission to seek out her Grandma Dot.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Fri 11th January, 8:25pm-9:10pm
Fri 11th January, 9:45pm-11:30pm
Sun 13th January, 12:45pm-4:45pm

Sound of 2013

Musicians to watch out for in 2013

Who's tipped for the top in 2013

Discover which bands and musicians who have been tipped as the Sound of 2013 by tuning into the BBC Red Button. Huw Stephens will reveal the top five acts and the longer top list of 15, all nominated by music critics, editors, broadcasters and bloggers. Huw is also joined by Radio 1's Zane Lowe, Annie Mac, Ally McRae and 1Xtra's Mistajam to tell us why we should love these new artists. Find out more now at www.bbc.co.uk/soundof2013

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 5th January, 6:00am-11:00am, 7:00pm-8:25pm, 9:00pm-10:00pm
Sun 6th January, 4:00am-7:00am, 5:00pm-5:30pm, 6:30pm-7:55pm and 9:05pm until
Mon 7th January, 7:00am, 7:00pm-8:25pm, 9:00pm until
Tue 8th January, 7:00am, 7:30pm until
Wed 9th January, 7:00am, 7:30pm until
Thu 10th January, 7:00am, 7:00pm until
Fri 11th January, 7:00am, 7:00pm-8:25pm, 11:30pm-4:00am


The cast of Miranda

L-R Sally Phillips, Tom Ellis, Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland and Patricia Hodge

Take a glimpse into the world of Miranda and get a sneak peak of tonight's episode plus a chance for you to hear the cast share secrets and tell tales of what really happens on the set.

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Mon 7th January, 8:25pm-9:00pm

Casualty - Gone in Sixty Seconds

Matt Bardock as Jeff Collier

Matt Bardock as Jeff Collier

There's a brand new mini-episode for Casualty fans to enjoy as one of Holby's most hard-bitten characters gets a rude awakening.

Paramedic Jeff Collier thinks he's seen everything the job can throw at him and there's nothing left to shock him. But nothing can prepare him for what he sees when he arrives at the scene of a school coach crash...

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Sat 5th January, 22:00pm-04:00am
Sat 12th January, 22:00pm-04:00am

Antiques Roadshow Play-Along Game

Fiona Bruce and the team travel to the newly restored Stowe House in Buckinghamshire, once one of the grandest houses in the country. Experts uncover treasures amongst the family heirlooms, including a sixteenth century print that could be worth tens of thousands of pounds, evidence of one of the earliest Beatles concerts arranged by a school boy, plus there's a big surprise for one of the team as he is shown a rare piece of furniture made by an important artist.

You can now also play along on a mobile or tablet, find out more and read the step by step instructions and don't forget to tweet your scores to #antiquesroadshow.

Available on Sky/Freeview:

Sun 6th January, 7:55pm-9:05pm

The Dumping Ground Quiz

If you have been enjoying CBBC's drama The Dumping Ground then you are going to love The Dumping Ground Quiz hosted by Tyler and Carmen. There are 11 questions about previous Tracy Beaker series to test your knowledge. You simply answer by pressing the coloured buttons on your remote control. So press red and get involved!

Available on Sky/Freeview:

Sat 5th January, 11:00am-2:30pm
Sun 6th January, 7:00am-5:00pm
Mon 7th January, 7:00am-7:00pm
Tue 8th January, 7:00am-7:30pm

The Dumping Ground Extra

If you want more The Dumping Ground fun, The Dumping Ground Extra is jam packed with a whole host of exclusive goodies from CBBC's brand new drama. Press Red on the CBBC Channel and see what happened when Dodge went behind the scenes on the show, join Iain and Dodge for some silly sketches, there's exclusive character profiles and check out a sneak peek from the next dramatic episode in the series. As always you can also read Chris and Dodge's blog, check out the 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!

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Wed 9th January, 7:00am-7:30pm
Thu 10th January, 7:00am-7:00pm
Fri 11th January, 7:00am-11:00am, 1:00pm-7:00pm



Alan Yentob meets China's Lang Lang

Following Lang Lang: The Art of Being a Virtuoso on BBC FOUR there's another chance to see the pianist in concert from the Latitude Festival in Southwold, Carnegie Hall in New York and the Royal Albert Hall in London. Previously shown as part of Imagine... Do or Die: The Lang Lang Story

Available on Freesat/Sky/Virgin Media/Freeview:

Fri 11th January, 9:10pm-9:45pm

In It To Win It Play-Along Quiz

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/Freeview:

Sat 5th January, 8:00pm-8:50pm
Sat 12th January, 8:00pm-8:50pm

BBC Sport

Catch up on all the latest Sport here on the Red Button.

Highlights of the festive fortnight include:
  • Follow the live athletics from the Great Edinburgh Cross Country
  • Final Score keeps you up to date on all the latest goals from across the country
  • Live darts from the BDO World Championships

For the latest information refer to the BBC Sport website.

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

Have your say on BBC Online and BBC Red Button

The BBC Trust carries out an in-depth review of each of the BBC's services at least once every five years. This time the Trust is looking at BBC Online and BBC Red Button Services.

The Trust wants your views and suggestions on these services and how they can be improved. There is also space in the consultation to raise any other points not covered by our questions. The consultation is open until 23rd January 2013.

To find out more about the consultation and how to take part, visit the BBC Trust site: BBC Online and BBC Red Button Service Review

If you would like a paper version sent to you, email onlineandredbutton@bbc.co.uk or call 0800 0680 116.

To request the questions in audio or braille please call 0800 0680 116 or textphone 0800 0153 350.

Large print is also available to download via the BBC Trust site: BBC Online and BBC Red Button Service Review

CBeebies Red Button

CBeebies 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 offerings from 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.

Visit the CBeebies website to find out more.

Available on Freeview and Sky only

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