Have you ever missed a programme you really wanted to watch? Or forgotten to set the video. You can now receive free reminders about BBC current affairs programmes coming up on television or radio.
It is a free desktop service run by BBC News. Simply download the service to your PC and we
will keep you posted with the best of our current affairs programming across the BBC.
Operating system: Windows 2000, Windows XP
System memory (RAM): 256MB
4MB of hard disc space
In the UK, you will be sent reminders about some of our core output such as Panorama and Question Time on TV or From Our Own Correspondent on Radio 4. We'll also let you know about special one off productions such as the recent BBC Two series, The Power of Nightmares.
For users outside the UK, you will be sent alerts from World Service radio - including programmes such as Analysis, Outlook and Assignment. You will also be sent reminders of the latest additions to our documentary archive, including France and the Arab World and Dirty Wars, as well as our special in-depth programme seasons.
It is free, easy to use and does not require you to provide any personal information.
To download BBC Alerts, select and click on one of the links above. From the options select "save" and follow the instructions.
Problems using this service?
If you experience any problems using BBC Alerts please refer to the help page.
We will be adding additional features in the future. If you have any suggestions or comments please click on the feedback link below.
The desktop alert software is provided to you by Skinkers Limited ("Skinkers") and not by the BBC. Any claim you have in respect of the software must be made against Skinkers and you agree not to involve the BBC in any dispute with Skinkers in connection with the software or otherwise. Your downloading, installation and use of the software is subject to additional terms in the form of the "Skinkers Licence Agreement" which will be presented to you during installation.