Last Updated: Tuesday, 7 November 2006, 15:44 GMT
September's Information 2006
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Saturday 30 September
We talked to the best selling author of children's food books about how to stop children eating junk food.
You can get details about all her books on her website by clicking on the link.
Friday 29 September
Adam Hart Davis
We talked to the broadcaster Adam Hart Davis about his latest book on how things work. His book is called Just Another Day: the science and technology of our everyday lives. ISBN: 752873342
We're very sorry that technical problems prevented us publishing our podcast at the normal time. The problem has now been fixed - and the podcast is now available to download.
We're talking to Kate Humble about the latest BBC series. To take part in their wildlife survey, go to the Autumnwatch website
The DiY store selling wind turbines to the public is B and Q. As we mentioned, you may need local authority planning permission if you want to put one up on your own home.
You can watch Lenny Henry's latest TV show tonight on BBC One at 9pm. He also mentioned he'll be appearing at Jasper Carrott's Rock with Laughter. It's on for four nights at the NEC, Birmingham, 20-23 December
Thursday 28 September
Came on the programme to talk about his new book - The Feel-Good Cookbook. Publisher: BBC Books, 7 September 2006 ISBN: 0563493526
Double Grammy winning singer Jack Jones is touring the UK, with his big band, it's called 'The Love Story Continues' tour.
Actor and comedian came on to talk about his new BBC One comedy, Good Housekeeping Guide.
It's on BBC One, Saturday at 9.10pm
Wednesday 27 September
Was our guest in the Breakfast studio, the former star of Brideshead Revisited came in to talk about about her role in the English Touring Theatres production of 'Mother Courage and Her Children'. It starts on 5 October at The Richmond Theatre, Surrey.
The Free frontman, and occasional singer with Queen, goes on a national solo tour, from 1-13 October and there's a retrospective double DVD 'Free Forever' and the double CD 'Free Live at the BBC'.
The Wet Wet Wet singer releases a new soul album, Moonlight Over Memphis out on 2 October on DMG TV Label
Tuesday 26 September
We're discussing why lung cancer rates are rising in women, especially the young. The Women Against Lung Cancer campaign can be contacted through the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, 200 London Road, Liverpool, L3 9TA
Janet Street Porter
The second instalment of the TV personality's memoirs is out now. It deals with her life in the 1960s and 1970s. It's called: Fall Out: A Memoir of Friends Made and Friends Unmade. ISBN: 0755314956
If you want to catch up with what happened to the entrepreneurs featured in Dragons Den, watch the latest programme: Dragons' den: where are they now? on Thursday at 8pm on BBC Two.
Monday 25 September
Beryl Cook paintings
The exhibition of Cook's trade-mark paintings of well-upholstered ladies and middle-aged men is at the Portal Gallery in London from today until October 21
Friday 22 September
You can find out more about so-called "Carousel Fraud" from the BBC Panorama website
High heeled shoes
We talked to a fashion stylist and a podiatrist about a new brand of high heeled shoes which claims to be as comfortable as a pair of trainers. The shoes are made by the American firm Cole Haan and cost around £150 a pair. They use the same technology as Nike running shoes. Our podiatrist reckoned you might get a similar effect by buying a (much cheaper) pair of party gel cushions to wear inside your favourite stilettos.
Wednesday 20 September
Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie has been involved in "Street Athletics" which aims to get children fit. The finals of the competition are being held in Manchester on 24th September.
The author Michael Morpurgo read to us from his latest book, Alone on a Wide Sea. It's published by Harper Collins Children's books. ISBN: 0007230567
Book: What Makes Women Happy
Fay Weldon's latest book, which has already provoked controversy, is published by Fourth Estate. ISBN: 0002258544
Tuesday 19 September
There's also a helpline, run by MDF, the bipolar organisation: 08456 340540.
We'll be finding out more about manic depression - or bi-polar disorder as it's also known - ahead of tonight's two part series with Stephen Fry. The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive starts tonight on BBC Two at 9pm.
Pound a poem
We're talking to the children's author Jacqueline Wilson about the charity fund-raising poetry website. The idea is to get children to write a poem about fruit and vegetables - at £1 an entry - to raise money for cancer research. Schools have already been sent information packs.
Postage stamps online
The Royal Mail is launching a new service so you can buy your stamps online
Hidden House History
Unfortunately, the house history programme is not on the BBC. You can watch it on The History Channel. There's a website, also non-BBC, to go with it
Monday 18 September
How to get the Breakfast podcast
From today, you'll be able to download our early morning summary onto your MP4 player or computer.
John Mortimer: Voyage Round my Father
We talked to the author and barrister John Mortimer about his autobiographical play, A Voyage Round My Father, which is on at the Wyndham's Theatre in London's West End until December
Thursday 14 September
We heard from Ashley Jensen who plays Maggie in Extras - she was in LA. The new series of Extras starts tonight (Thursday 14 September) on BBC Two at 9pm.
Rewards for reusing carrier bags, packaging to go on the compost heap, and even wind turbines on their roofs. Britain's big supermarkets all want to show off their green credentials, but a survey says they are still not doing enough. The National Consumer Council wants the UK's eight leading chains to do more to cut waste and source more food locally.
Spooks: Rupert Penry-Jones
Came into the studio to talk about the return of the thrilling intelligence drama 'Spooks'.
New series starts Sunday 17 September 9pm BBC ONE
Mobile phone roaming
See our separate story for Declan's advice on mobile phone roaming.
It's the 50th anniversary of the book My Family and Other Animals, which is being republished for kids. Gerald Durrell's widow, Lee came into the studio to tell us about them and his lasting legacy.
The Former Only Fools and Horses star, Boycie came into the studio to talk about the new Series of Green Green Grass. The first episode is Friday 15 September, 8.30pm on BBC One.
Wednesday 13 September
Brain surgery appeal
We talked to Pete Nash, a 38 year old father who's been refused NHS funding for an operation to remove a growth in his brain. Pete has a condition called AVM which means that blood vessels are growing abnormally inside his brain. He has found a hospital in Bristol which will operate to remove the growth - but his local Primary Care Trust won't pay because they say the surgery is too risky. Pete and his family have set up a website to raise the money for the operation. It's called Pete's Fund
Gas and electricity bills
If you're on a low income and having problems with your gas and electricity bills, you may be able to get help and advice from two charities - the Gas energy trust and the EDF energy trust
We're talking to the author of a book on public gaffes. It's called The Little Book of Banana Skins and it's by Donough O'Brien. It will be published next month.
You can watch Daisy Goodwin's series on Romantic Fiction on BBC Four on Monday at 9pm
Tuesday 12 September
You can find out more about restoration village from their own website
Alison Lapper is an artist who shot to fame when Marc Quinn's statue of her naked, pregnant body was put on the spare plinth in Trafalgar Square. She has now written her autobiography. It's called My Life in My Hands - and it's published by Pocket Books. ISBN 1416511016.
Young engineers: stair steady invention
We're talking to the 16 year old winner of the annual young engineers award. She's called Ruth Amos and her winning design is for people who have trouble climbing stairs.
Monday 11 September
You can see the full programme on Heidi King's journey to America, on BBC East's regional programme tonight on BBC One at 7.30pm. You can also watch anywhere in the country, if you have Digital Satellite TV. The device which has been implanted, called SpeechEasy, is not available currently in the UK
We talked to the author and journalist, Lynne Truss, who's just produced a special illustrated children's version of her book on English grammar, Eats Shoots and Leaves. Its subtitle is: why commas really do make a difference and it's published by Profile Books. ISBN: 10 1 86197 816 2 (author Lynne Truss; illustrator Bonnie Timmons)
Friday 8 September
Climate change documentary
We talked to the former US Vice President Al Gore about his campaign to halt climate change. If you'd like to watch his documentary on climate change, you'll need to go to the cinema. The film is called An Inconvenient Truth and goes on general release in British cinemas on September 15.
EastEnders: Downs Syndrome
We talked to the producers of EastEnders about their latest storyline, in which Honey and Billy's baby has Downs Syndrome. You can find out more about Downs from EastEnder's own website
Wednesday 6 September
Her new book, Surgically Enhanced, is published this week by Hodder and Stoughton
He is running half marathons around the world to raise money for cancer research
Tuesday 5 September
Wife of the former Conservative leader has written her first novel - Glass Houses Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 4 September 2006 ISBN: 0743285557
Growing old in the sun
For all the information, and to watch the films in our latest series follow the link below.
Monday 4 September
Matt Baker joins 12 city-dwelling children as they spend two weeks living as wartime evacuees at a typical Forties farmhouse with no modern comforts. In the first episode, the youngsters register with the billeting officer and get a taste of old-fashioned catering. BBC1 5pm Monday 4 September.
The gardening presenter's new novel is called 'Love and Dr Devon'.
The new series begins at 8.30pm on Monday 4 September on BBC1.
Sunday 3 September
Enjoy England website
Go to www.enjoyengland.com/storybook
Saturday 2 September
Royal United Services Institute
We spoke to Garry Hindle, of the Royal United Services Institute - he's a terrorism analyst from the defence and security think-tank.
Friday 1 September
Test the Nation 2006
The answers to our puzzles were; 1. The tie changed in the picture, 2. The straight line was C, 3. The correct word was 'Tin'.
You can see Test the Nation on BBC1 from 9.20pm on Saturday 2nd September.