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Tuesday 31 October
In his latest Champion Your sport film, Chris Hollins is looking at Judo.
The Chef has a new TV series which starts tonight on BBC Two. It's called In Search of Perfection
Muffin the mule
We're celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the BBC children's series Muffin the Mule. You can see an updated version on the digital channel CBeebies - and Muffin has landed a role in panto this year at the Theatre Royal Windsor (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)
Monday 30 October
We talked to the authors of a new cookbook which looks back at classic seventies recipes such as Prawn Cocktail, Cornish Pasties and chocolate mousse. It's called The Prawn Cocktail Years: Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd (2 Nov 2006) ISBN: 0718149807
There's advice on how to get rid of cold callers and silent calls on our full story
Friday 27 October
We reported on the band Kassabian which is taking part in the Electric Proms. The proms has its own website, where you can listen online - and you can also see concert highlights if you have a Freeview box, by pressing the red button.
The Oscar-winning director's latest film is called Breaking and Entering and it stars Jude Law.
Thursday 26 October
Feed the birds
Find out more about the RSPB's feed the birds day - this weekend.
The new series of The Catherine Tate Show starts tonight. BBC Two 9.00pm.
Came in to tell us about his new autobiography: Playing With Fire, publisher: Headline Review (19 Oct 2006) ISBN: 0755314603
The new series starts tonight, 8.00pm BBC Two
Wednesday 25 October
School dinner recipes
See our main story for the two recipes featured in Sarah Campbell's reports.
Alexander McCall Smith
We spoke to the author on this morning's programme about new book The Right Attitude to Rain, Publisher: Little, Brown (5 October 2006), ISBN: 0316727814
Declan on back ache at work
Declan looked at the issue of work related back ache, and found out how to sit correctly.
You can also find out more from the Ergonomics Society
Tuesday 24 October
One in ten women suffers from postnatal depression, according to the psychiatrist we interviewed. This is a serious condition, but it can be treated. Make sure you speak to your doctor or health visitor if you think you may be affected.
We talked to the journalist Jane Moore about a new website which lets consumers share their experiences of new products.
Gryff Rhys Jones
The comedian and TV presenter has written a memoir of his childhood. It's called Semi-Detached and it's published by Michael Joseph. ISBN: 0718146263.
Monday 23 October
Making a will
We had so many e-mails about making a will that we've rounded up your questions and our expert's answers
The former Queen guitarist has teamed up with Patrick Moore to write a book on the cosmos. It's called: Bang! The complete history of the universe.
Meatloaf's new album is Bat out of Hell 3.
Friday 20 October
The history of computer games
We featured a story about an exhibition at the Science Museum looking at the history of computer games.
Send your autumn pictures to:
The former Spandau Ballet singer has released a cover album of swing and jazz numbers such as 'Just a Gigolo' and 'Wives and Lovers'. It's called Passing Strangers; and is out now, on Curb Record label.
Find out more about the new BBC drama Torchwood - written by Russel T Davies
Thursday 19 October
We talked to Spike's former agent, Norma Farnes who's put together a collection of his work called "Box 18: The Unpublished Spike Milligan by Spike Milligan"
Lynda La Plante
Her latest book, The Red Dahlia is published this month
Wednesday 18 October
The supermarket comparison website we mentioned is called Mysupermarket
We're talking to Amy and Alex Gatton, aged 12 and 14, who've turned their father's bedtime stories into a musical pantomime. It's called Delahaye the Dog and it has its own website
The medieval Monty Python musical has opened in the West End of London, after a run in New York. It's currently playing at the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave
The novelist Ian Rankin has just published a new Inspector Rebus book - his sixteenth. It's called The Naming of the Dead. ISBN: 0752868586
Male Voice Choir
We're talking to members of the Fron Male Voice Choir, who are taking their music to Hollywood. They've just produced a video called Voices of the Valley
Tuesday 17 October
You can see a documentary on elderly drivers as part of BBC One's new series of One Life, tomorrow night (Wednesday) at 10.30pm on BBC One.
The historian Simon Schama presents The Power of Art on BBC Two, starting on October 20.
We're talking to the stars of the latest revival of the musical Cabaret, set in 1930s Berln. They're Anna Maxwell Martin - who appeared in the serialisation of Bleak House last year - and James Dreyfuss, from Gimme Gimme Gimme. You can catch Cabaret at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Ave, London
Monday 16 October
National Music Week
We're reporting from Redland High School, Bristol, where they're taking part in events to mark National Music Week.
We're talking to the author of a new book about the legendary comedian. John Fisher's book is called: Tommy Cooper - Always Leave Them Laughing.
The singer has released a DVD: The Road to Hell and Back
Friday 13 October
Unfortunately, we have been unable to bring you today's podcast because of severe techincal problems. Normal service will be resumed on Monday.
We spoke to Dan Snow about plans to blog one day in history. It all happens on 17 October 2006 - it's just an ordinary day, but historians want you to keep a blog or diary of your life on that day.
The widow of Roy Orbison - Barbara came in to talk about a new album to mark what would have been his 70th birthday year featuring all his hits: Roy Orbison Album: The Very Best of Roy Orbison.
The gardening presenter has written his memoirs 'Nobbut A Lad' - he says its a relatively gentle read of a relatively gentle Yorkshire childhood in the 1950s. Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton on 12 October 2006, ISBN: 0340831170
Thursday 12 October
Hospital performance: England
Find out how hospitals in England have performed and been rated.
2002 Bali bomb
We spoke to the family of Daniel Braden who was killed in the 2002 Bali bomb, they have since set up a charity.
You can get more help and information from the Arthritis Foundation.
Last month she finished her latest challenge to cycle across the States and she has written a book 'You Can't Take it With You'. Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd, published 2 Oct 2006, ISBN: 0743276116
Rosamund Pike and Chris Carmack
The pair tread the boards in the West End. Stage adaptation of Tennessee Williams play 'Summer and Smoke'. Apollo Theatre, London, from 18 October
The Cornish Beatles
A band from the south west has recorded Beatles songs in Cornish. Matthew Clarke and Dave Miller: Cornish band, ' Skwardya'
Wednesday 11 October
We talked to the Hollywood actor Martin Landau about his latest film, The Aryan Couple. It's on general release in cinemas from Friday. It's set in German-occupied Hungary in 1944
Booker prize winner
The Inheritance of Loss, by Kiran Desai. ISBN: 0241143489
Tuesday 10 October
Spy in the sty
We're reporting live from Saltash Community School in Cornwall, where they've trained a webcam on a sow and her litter of piglets. The website, dedicated to Delores and her babies, is becoming a bit of a cult internet hit. If you want to watch, follow this link - but be aware that the site is getting so many hits that it may not be able to cope
We talked to British woman whose boyfriend was murdered while the pair were backpacking in Australia. You can see the full interview with Joanne Lees on Hardtalk on BBC News 24 tonight at 11.30pm
Joanne Lees has also written a book about her ordeal. It's called No Turning Back. ISBN: 0340924411
Clarissa Dickson Wright, best known for the cookery series the Two Fat Ladies, has written a new book full of tips about how to make the perfect Sunday lunch. It's co-written with Johnnie 'The Countryman' Scott. Sunday Roast, The Complete Guide to Cooking and Carving Publisher: Kyle Cathie (14 Sep 2006) ISBN: 1856266729
Monday 9 October
We reported on the huge interest generated by a TV trailer which features Elvis Presley introducing modern artists like Liam Gallagher. It's actually a trail for BBC Radio Two - and you can view it online
Sister Wendy Beckett
Sister Wendy has just published two new books. They are: Speaking to the Heart: 100 Favourite Poems (ISBN: 1845294653) and Sister Wendy on Prayer (ISBN: 0826491243)
We talked to former Python Terry Jones about his film Erik the Viking. He's just released a new, re-cut version of the film on DVD.
Baby loss awareness week
We're talking to Jo Cameron, who featured in the BBC series The Apprentice, about the loss of her baby. She's helping to publicise Baby Loss Awareness Week
The American actress, who's probably best remembered for Cagney and Lacey is starring in a new BBC mini series. It's called The State Within and it will be shown soon on BBC One.
Friday 6 October
The new breed of potatoes we featured is called Mayan Gold. It will be on sale from this weekend.
We're talking to the actor Michael Ball about the 21st anniversary of the musical Les Miserables. He's performing in a special 75-minute concert version of the musical which will be broadcast on Sunday on BBC Radio 2. He's also attending a cast reunion tomorrow (Saturday) night at the Queen's Theatre, London
Today's weather forecast is from Kew Gardens, West London. They're holding a special Autumn festival from October 7-29.
Jane Eyre prequel
We talked to the actor Rafe Spall who's starring in a new BBC adaptation of The Wide Sargasso Sea. Based on a novel by Jean Rhys, it imagines what happened to Mr Rochester and his first wife, before Jane Eyre arrived on the scene. You can watch it on BBC Four on Monday at 9pm.
Thursday 5 October
Peter Pan sequel
Author Geraldine McCaughrean has written the first authorised sequel to Peter Pan. It's called Peter Pan in Scarlet and it's available from today.
Diarmuid was talking about his trip to Kenya and the gardens he saw there. He'll be incorporating some of what he learnt into the garden he's presenting at the Grand Designs exhibition at the NEC this weekend.
Wednesday 4 October
The fashion show we mentioned, which features Breast Cancer patients, is organised by the charity Breast Cancer Care
Yes, there really is a firm which markets toupees for bald babies. It's based in California
His new book is called "The Secret of Crickley Hall" and is published by Macmillan. ISBN: 1405005203
Shimon Attie, American artist has been making a video installation about the Welsh village of Aberfan. The installation is not yet on view, but a documentary about it will be shown on BBC Two Wales at 9pm on Sunday October 15. It's called An American In Aberfan. If you have digital satellite TV, you can watch this anywhere in Britain on channel 991.
Tuesday 3 October
Cpl Johnson Beharry
We talked to the Corporal who's become the first living soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross since 1969. He's just written a book about his life and what happened to him in Iraq. It's called Barefoot Soldier and it's published by Little Brown. ISBN 0316733210
We're talking to the author of the best-seller The Day of the Jackal about his latest book. It's called The Afghan and it's published by Bantam Press. ISBN: 0593057252
Monday 2 October
First time buyers
Guide dogs for the blind
The government scheme to help first-time buyers get a foot on the property ladder is called Open Market HomeBuy. It's available through four private sector lenders, Nationwide,
Yorkshire Building Society, Advantage - a Morgan Stanley company, and Bank of
Scotland. The idea is to offer a mortgage that will boost people's buying power by up to 25%, by providing help with a deposit. You can find out more from the lenders taking part - or the Housing Corporation website
Our reporter Julia George will be celebrating seventy five years of Guide dogs for the blind.
We talked to the first wife of Peter Cook, who's just published a book about the comedian. So Farewell Then: The Biography of Peter Cook is by Wendy Cook is published by Harper Collins. ISBN: 0007228937
We spoke to Liza as she releases a DVD of her classic 1972 performance for American TV.
The pianist Bobby Crush is starring in a new show about Liberace. It's called Liberace - live from Las Vegas, which is currently touring the UK. The show starts tomorrow in Eastbourne.
We talked to Laurence Llewelyn Bowen and his wife Jackie about their new book: A Pinch of Posh: A Beginner's Guide to Being Civilised. ISBN: 0007236263