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March 2010

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Thursday 22nd April

Katy Brand
The actress and comedian is here to talk about appearing in the new film, 'Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang'. She's also taken to the road for a comedy tour which takes our obsession with celebrity to a whole new level.

'Katy Brand's Big Ass Show on ITV 2' - Thursday at 10pm

Landscape Man
Matthew Wilson, the show's presenter is here to talk about the new Channel 4 Series. It follows different families over a course of a year as they attempt to make their gardening dreams a reality.

Landscape Man is on tonight - Channel 4 at 8pm

Five Daughters
Susan Hogg, Executive Producer and Aisling Loftus, Actress who plays Gemma join us to talk about this factually-based drama. Telling the real stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006. Watch again.

Episode 1 is on BBC One - Sunday at 9pm


Friday 16th April

Power, Plunder and Possession
The new BBC 4 series that uncovers how maps aren't simply about getting from A to B. We talk to the Presenter, Professor Jerry Brotton and Peter Barber, the Curator of exhibition.

'Power, Plunder and Possession' is on Sunday at 9pm on BBC Four

Magnificent Maps: Power Propaganda and Art exhibition opens in April. And entry is Free.

Foyle War Returns
Much-loved World War II drama, Foyle's War is back on our screens by popular demand. Romance is in the air for Samantha Stewart, played by Honeysuckle Weeks who joins us, with the man in question, actor Max Brown who plays - Adam Wainwright. Watch again.

Foyle's War is on Sunday at 8pm - ITV


Thursday 15th April

Welcome to Lagos
A TV series exploring daily life in Lagos finds its inhabitants coping in extreme circumstances with startling ingenuity. Tonight 9pm, BBC TWO.

The Prisoner
James Caviezel who famously played Jesus in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ is starring in the reworked 60's classic The Prisoner. The mini series also stars Sir Ian McKellen.

Cemetery Junction
Stephen Merchant has teamed up with Ricky Gervais for a new film set in 1970's suburbia called Cemetery Junction.


Wednesday 14th April

Elaine Paige
Famous for her performances in Evita, Cats and Sunset Boulevard; Elaine Paige has enjoyed 40 years in the business and performs at Cheltenham Jazz Festival at the end of the month.

Watch again.

Gossip Girl
Chace Crawford on how he came to star in Gossip Girl and what the show is all about.

Watch again.


Tuesday 13th April

Men in Childcare

Surrey County Council.

The Hairy Bikers
They are travelling around the UK on debut national tour 'The Hairy Bikers' Big Night Out'.

House
Lisa Edelstein plays Hugh Laurie's sparring partner in the multi-award winning US drama House.

Ladies of Letters
Anne Reid is the Bafta nominated film and television actress, and she's back starring opposite Maureen Lipman as Vera and Irene in a brand new series of Ladies of Letters.

Watch again.


Monday 12th April

The Ghost
A political thriller directed by Roman Polanski and stars Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor and Kim Cattrall. It was adapted for the screen by Robert Harris, from his own best selling novel.

Out of the Frying Pan
Fans of BBC Two show 'The Restaurant' will remember James and Ali who are followed in a new series working for Raymond Blanc at his Michelin starred restaurant in Oxfordshire. 'Out of the Frying Pan' tonight on BBC Two at 9pm.

Scouting For Girls
Their latest release 'This Ain't a Love Song' went straight to number one at Easter, and is number one again this week.

Watch again.


Friday 9th April

Zing Zillas
We've had the Teletubbies, the Tweenies, now it's time for the ZingZillas. Zak, Tang, Panzee and Drum are the new brightly coloured musical characters in the latest Cbeebies series. Telling us all about it are, Kay Benbow , the executive producer/controller of Cbeebies and Chris Banks, who composed the music.

ZingZillas is on today (9 April) at 5:15pm, on CBeebies

Sandi Thom
She enjoyed success back in 2006 with the success of her hit single "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)". Sandi Thom went on to tour the UK and Europe and even won an Ivor Novello award.Now the singer songwriter is back, with a fresh sound, inspired by the blues. She tells us about her latest music and her new tour.

Sandie Thom's new album 'Merchants and Thieves' and her new single 'This Ol' World' featuring the blues legend, Joe Bonamassa.

Daniel Mays
The final series of the BBC police drama 'Ashes to Ashes', set in the 80's, has returned to our screens. Now there's a new villain in town, Discipline and Complaints Officer, DCI Jim Keats - played by actor Daniel Mays. The drama, finally unravels many of the mysteries from the previous two series of Ashes to Ashes.

Episode 2 of 'Ashes to Ashes' on BBC One, tonight at 9:00pm

'Hair' takes over the West End
It's the Age of Aquarius, and the Broadway revival of the musical 'Hair' has been bought to London by Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Watch again.

'Hair' is showing now at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End.


Thursday 8th April

Lewis Gilbert
Reach for the Sky, Alfie, You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine are just some of the films directed by Lewis Gilbert in his seven decades in the industry. And now at 90 years old he's publishing his memoirs 'All My Flashbacks' which tells us some of the secrets behind those legendary movies and stars and what goes on behind the scenes. Watch again.

Paloma Faith
In recent years home-grown female singers have really dominated the charts, with success stories such as Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, and more recently Ellie Goulding and Florence and The Machine. Well another female artist receiving rave reviews this past year is Paloma Faith. After releasing her debut album, she embarked on her first tour and was invited by Shane McGowan of the Pogues to perform on a charity single in aid of the victims of the Haiti earthquake. She's joins us talking about her her latest single 'Upside Down'.

Masterchef Winner Crowned
Last night, after months of cooking their socks off for professional chefs, food critics, even a Maharajah, and of course Greg and John. The winner, of Masterchef 2010 was finally crowned.

Because in the end, it was 34 year old, Dhruv Baker who wowed the judges with a three course meal of poached lobster, venison and a trio of desserts. We meet him to hear about the challenges and we take a look at the moment when he was crowned champion. Watch again.


Wednesday 7th April

Cracking Antiques Show
• Cracking Antiques is a new BBC series filled with useful tips and tricks for would-be collectors. Interior designer Kathryn Rayward and antiques expert Mark Hill, who present the programme join us to tell us more. The couple are on a mission to prove that people can add style and glamour to any type of home by investing in second-hand, vintage and antique furnishings - without breaking the bank.

Cracking Antiques is on Tonight, BBC Two, at 8.30pm

Billy Piper
Off screen she's gone from teen pop star to actress and mother. On screen she's transformed from the Doctor's assistant, to lady of the night and now housewife. We talk to Billie about starring in the BBC drama adaptation of Kay Mellor's novel 'A Passionate Woman' and more. Watch again.

'A Passionate Woman' part one is on BBC One, Sunday, April 11 at 9pm

Rory Bremner
One man who'll be monitoring the political runners and riders with a keen eye and ear, is impressionist, Rory Bremner. In the run up to the election he's back on the stand-up circuit for the first time in five years. The show "Rory Bremner's Election Battlebus" will feature some of his most famous characters from Government's past, present and perhaps future. With a total of 19 shows between 23rd March and 28th April, 2010.


Tuesday 6th April

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Stre et hospital in London has a reputation as one of the world's leading children's hospitals. Now, a BBC documentary team has been given unprecedented access to its work. They spent a year following the patients and staff there for a new documentary series which starts tonight. The series producer, Richard Pollack and one of the doctors whose work is featured, Dr Andy Petros talk to us.

The Great Ormond Street series, starts tonight on BBC Two at 9pm

Rufus Wainwright
Elton John once described him as the greatest songwriter on the planet, Rufus had a head start, as the son of folk music luminaries, Loudon Wainwright and the late, Kate McGarrigle. He tells us how he's returning to his piano roots for his 6th studio album, 'Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu' and about his international tour, with a new production of his acclaimed opera, 'Prima Donna' . Watch again.

Prima Dona is on at the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London (12th -17th April)


Thursday 1st April

Author and presenter of Gardener's World, Carol Klein shows us how to can grow plants from seeds and cuttings, which is both a sustainable and cheap way of gardening. In her new book, 'Grow Your Own Garden' she encourages people to start from scratch, and she shows just how enjoyable and easy it is to do.

Watch again.

How much money is one life worth?
That's the uncomfortable question that best selling author and Orange Prize winner Lionel Shriver is tackling in her latest novel, 'So Much for That'. The central character is all set for retirement, on a small island off the coast of Africa, when his wife is diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly, rather than spend his savings on an exotic adventure, he's paying for expensive health care.

It's another unflinching look at the issue of relationships and death from the writer of the bestselling novel, 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'

Paul Pott
Paul Potts, classical singer and winner of ITV's Britain's Got Talent in 2007, he has sold more than 4.5 million albums worldwide. We find out about his charity walk, from his home in Port Talbot, South Wales to London - via South Korea!

Paul's 190-mile walk is in aid of SOS Children and he finishes on Saturday, at the Royal Albert Hall, where he's taking part in charity concertfor Classic Response. Both the concert and the walk are in aid of SOS Children which is providing medical care, food and education for children orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti.


Wednesday 31st March

Joanne Harris
The author tells us about her latest book, she has written seven best selling novels - including Chocolat, which was made into an Oscar-nominated film. But far from Chocolat's heart-warming tale of love, she's now written a dark, psychological thriller set online. Each chapter of 'Blueeyedboy' is written in the style of a blog entry. And the central character 'Blue eyed boy' isn't as innocent as his name suggests.

Over the Rainbow
The EastEnders actor, John Partridge talks to us about joining Andrew Lloyd Webber on his latest talent search show, Over the Rainbow. The actor is part of the panel of experts who are looking for a Dorothy to perform in The Wizard of Oz in London's West End next year. Watch again.

'Over the Rainbow' on Saturday, BBC One at 7:25pm

Les Miserables
To mark 25th anniversary of the show, a new performance is to be staged at the Barbican at the same time as the original is performed at the Queen's Theatre. We talk to star of new production, John Owen Jones and take a look at some of the show.

Les Miserables has been seen by a remarkable 56 million people in 42 countries and is the longest running musical in the world. Now in an unusual move to mark it's 25th anniversary, two different versions of the musical are to be staged in London at the same time this autumn. Watch again.


Tuesday 30th March

Hero Pilot Who Can't Find Work
We've been hearing a lot about British Airways over the past few weeks - but here's a story you may not be familiar with. You remember the British Airways plane which landed safely at Heathrow Airport after losing power in two engines. The captain's quick- thinking saved the lives of the 152 people on board and he, his First Officer and Cain Director were hailed as heroes. An official investigation into the crash praised him for his actions. Now, though, after taking voluntary redundancy from BA, Captain Peter Burkill has struggled to find another job as a pilot. He came in to tell us why and to talk about his book, 'Thirty Seconds to Impact'. Watch again.

Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot is the story of an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. The award winning musical based on the film, celebrates its fifth anniversary week.

We meet Ann Emery, who has played the dancer's Grandma since the show first opened in the West End. We also talk to one of the young stars, Oliver Gardner, who is currently playing Billy in the show.

Billy Elliot is on at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London

Dancing Ice Queen
You might recognise one of our next guests from Emmerdale where she played seamstress Delilah Dingle and more recently, Hayley Tamaddon has swapped her stitching for ice skates to compete in Dancing on Ice.

They were the favourites to win, after topping the leader board for all but one week and Hayley and her professional skating partner and friend, Daniel Whiston were crowned this year's winners. They were given maximum scores of straight sixes from all judges for their flawless performance of 'Jai Ho!' from Slumdog Millionaire in week nine and again in the final. They also, invented their own skydive flying move for the the final. Watch again.

From 6th April Dancing on Ice will be on tour for six weeks.


Monday 29th March

Martha Lane Fox
Are you one of the ten million adults here in the UK who's never been on the internet? If so, the government's got big plans for you. It's aiming to get as close is it can, to 100 per cent take up of the internet across the UK in time for the Olympics in 2012.

Spearheading the campaign is the co-founder of lastminute dot com, Martha Lane Fox, who's with us now.

The Clash of the Titans
After achieving huge success and international recognition for his role as Jake Sully in Avatar, the actor Sam Worthington continues his reign as cinema's new action hero with his latest movie. We talk to Sam and the director of the film, Louis Leterrier about this epic 3D adventure. Watch again.

Naomie Harris

The last big television drama that Naomie appeared in, Small Island, won her best actress at the Royal Television Society Awards earlier this year.

Now she's back in a new BBC thriller, Blood and Oil. Set in the Niger Delta, a beautiful but highly dangerous region of Nigeria. Naomie plays a naive PR agent, flown out to help smooth over the kidnapping of three western oil workers

Blood and Oil: Monday 29th March, BBC 2, 9pm

David Yellend
David, joins us, he was former editor of The Sun and was also drunk, nearly every day for 24 years - on one occasion attending a meeting with his boss, Rupert Murdoch, wearing two shirts and two ties.

But since July 2005, he's been sober and now spends his time looking after his young son, working and writing. His first novel, 'The Truth About Leo' telling the story of a 10-year-old boy who spends his life trying to cover up for his father whose drinking is getting steadily worse.


Friday 26th March

Growing Your Own

Have you ever thought how lovely it would be to grow your own fruit and veg but don't fancy a garden full of sprouts to one filled with flowers and shrubs? Well, now you can. In fact, you can have both flowers and fruit and veg according to gardener Alys Fowler and you don't need a lot of space to do it. She explains all in her new TV series The Edible Garden and you can find out more on the Dig in website.

Here Lies Love

Former Talking Heads front man, David Byrne joins us to talk about his new album and book, a collaboration with Fat boy Slim on the unlikely subject of Imelda Marcos, the former First Lady of the Philippines.

Watch again.

Sarah Phillips

A teenage girl is hoping to enter the charts this weekend with an emotional tribute to her dying mother. Sarah Phillips' version of Paolo Nutini's song 'Autumn' is now available to download after it became a phenomenal hit on YouTube.

The song was recorded by the 16-year-old on her mobile phone just hours before her mother Debbie lost her four-year battle against cervical cancer.


Thursday 25th March

Simon Reeve
The explorer, has embarked on his most ambitious journey yet, following the entire length of the Tropic of Cancer.

Watch again.

Music and Dance Scheme
The Music and Dance Scheme provides bursaries for talented young people, many from deprived backgrounds, so they can get specialist training. The young performers either attend established schools or a Centre for Advanced Training (CATs) which have been set up by the scheme.

Sound Moves
This Friday and Saturday performers helped by the scheme will be performing, staging open rehearsals and workshops at the South Bank.


Wednesday 24th March

Doctors
Diane Keen and Matthew Chambers join us from the award-winning drama, Doctors. A special week of short documentaries presented by Diane, looks back on 10 successful years of the series. Watch again.

Timothy B. Schmit
The Eagles bassist and singer is in the UK on his debut as a solo artist on tour and with a new album and he joined us for a rare interview ahead of his concert dates.

Music Matters
The singer, songwriter, Sharleen Spiteri and Chris Morrison from CMO management joined us talking about the music industries support for Music Maters. It's a new campaign, launched today to tackle the use of illegal music sites on the internet.

Business Inspector
Hilary Devey, a straight-talking, self-made haulage millionaire, presents a new series on Channel 5, The Business Inspector. Each week Hilary tackles two struggling small British businesses and transforms them by injecting business sense into the passion projects.


Tuesday 23rd March

Wicked
Voted by the public as the Most Popular Show at the Laurence Olivier awards on Sunday night. Rachel Tucker, one of the new leads and Executive producer Michael McCabe talk about the shows success. Watch again.

Squeeze
UK's legendary band are here to stay. Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford talking about the future of the band and their prestigious Heritage Award. Watch again.


Monday 22nd March

Samson and Delilah
We were joined on the sofa by the Australian born writer and director, Warwick Thornton of the award winning aboriginal film Samson and Delilah. The story brings to life the love story of two teenagers in an isolated community in the Central Australian desert.

Katori Hall Wins an Olivier Award
US playwright Katori Hall has triumphed at the Laurence Olivier Awards, winning best new play for The Mountaintop. The play, about the final hours of US civil rights activist Martin Luther King and beat Enron, Jerusalem and Red to take the honours.

Band For BritainDinnington Colliery Band have been at the heart of the local community for over a century but with dwindling membership the band face closure. Sue Perkins was given the task of turning the band around. The hard work paid off and now the traditional small-town band from Yorkshire has recently been named 'Band For Britain'!

A Band for Britain, the third and final episode can be seen tonight (Monday) at 2100 on BBC Two


Friday 19th March

The National Trust
The National Trust may seem quiet and sedate, but behind the scenes dramatic changes are underway. The organisation is sweeping away its traditional "look-but-don't-touch" ethos to make its properties feel less like stuffy museums and more like welcoming homes. Out go closed curtains, rooms shrouded in semi-darkness, and signs warning to "keep off the grass"; in comes furniture you can touch, pianos you can play and comfortable seats you can actually sit in.

The weekend 20-21 March marks the first big test - they're offering free entry at virtually all their properties, to welcome new visitors to the new-look Trust. Visit their website.

Shirley Jones
Hollywood and Broadway leading lady Shirley Jones and her son, Broadway star Patrick Cassidy will make their West End and UK debuts at the London Arts Theatre. Watch again.


Thursday 18th March

The Scouting Book for Boys
This Is England's Thomas Turgoose stars in this first feature from acclaimed director Tom Harper and writer Jack Thorne. Watch again.

Sea Shanties
A group of traditional shanty singers who call themselves the Fisherman's Friends have been signed by Universal. The album deal is said to be worth a million, and they also have a date at the Glastonbury Festival. The new album recorded in a 15th century church in nearby St Kew will be released on April 26.


Wednesday 17th March

The Bounty Hunter
He's a Scottish stage actor turned Hollywood heart-throb, Gerald Butler is starring alongside Jennifer Aniston in the romantic comedy, The Bounty Hunter. Watch again.

The London Community Gospel Choir
They have sung with Madonna and Mariah Carey, performed at the FA Cup final, recorded the soundtrack for 'The Lion King' and featured at many celebrity events. They are now about to release their new album entitled 'Glorious'.


Tuesday 16th March

The Bradford International Film Festival
Imelda Staunton is here to talk about her involvement at the Bradford International Film Festival. Click here.

Watch again.

The Battle For North America
From Boudicca, Stalingrad and the Battle of Britain, historian Dan Snow has travelled far and wide in order to explain the great conflicts of the world. Now, Dan has a new programme based around his latest book, Death Or Victory: The Battle Of Quebec And The Birth Of Empire, in which Dan travels to Canada to explain one of the most important battles in history. 'The Battle For North America', is being shown on BBC2 at 9pm tonight.

Bargain Hunt
To mark the 10th anniversary of Bargain Hunt, BBC One will be putting some of the show's top experts in the hot seat in search of antiques and collectables.


Monday 15th March

Museum of Life
As a young man, Jimmy Doherty worked as a volunteer at London's Natural History Museum. Now he returns to join the 350 scientists for a BBC series to see behind closed doors. Watch again.

Barb Jungr
Barb Jungr has been described as one of Britain best-kept musical secrets. The singer's eclectic mix of jazz and folk is celebrated in her latest album The Men I Love: The New American Songbook.

Decisions about dying
ICM Poll of 4,000 shows 81% of people have not written down any preferences around their own death, where they would like to die in hospital or at home, whether they would like to be buried or cremated, or whether they would like to donate their organs? To find out more visit the Dying Matters website.


Friday 12th March

Sugarbabes
The successful British girl band, the Sugarbabes now have a new line up which doesn't include any of the original members. They tell us what's been going on and what the future holds for them. Their new album 'Sweet 7' is released on Monday.

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Pete Waterman
He's the latest music producer to put his reputation on the line, in a bid to finally find a UK winner for the Eurovision Song Contest. The man that gave us hits from Kylie & Jason to Steps will write the track for this year's entrant. The Warrington-based music millionaire will be overseeing the nation's choice on Friday night on BBC1's... Eurovision: Your Country Needs You


Thursday 11th March

School Report
Thousands of schoolchildren across the UK are reporting the news for BBC School Report. To find out what they have been up to please visit the School Report home page.

Michelin Stars
Food writer William Sitwell discusses his BBC documentary "Michelin Stars" (9pm on BBC 2 tonight) which goes behind the scenes on the Michelin star phenomenon - asking who makes the rating decisions and considering their impact on often terrified chefs.

Lucinda Belle
Jass harpist, singer and songwriter. She's just signed record deal after she was heard on Fearne Cotton's Radio 1 show, the DJ invited her on after watching her perform with Robbie Williams at last year's BBC Electric Proms. Now that her career is taking off Lucinda is putting the family launderette in Balham up for sale!

Watch again.

Matthew Kelly
TV presenter turned award-winning actor's back on the stage in the latest adaptation of Waiting for Godot in the Sean Mathias' production at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Watch again.


Wednesday 10th March

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Swedish actress, Noomi Rapace and producer Soren Staermose talk about the upcoming film "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", that's been adapted from the best selling book.

'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' released across the UK on 12th March

To watch again click here.

Hazel O'Connor
Star of 1980 cult movie Breaking Glass. She's celebrating 30 years in the music business with a UK tour.

Charlaine Harris
We talk to the author of the bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series of vampire novels, which have been turned into the hit HBO television series True Blood.


Tuesday 9th March

Holby City
Patsy Kensit-Healy and Duncan Pow, the cast members from the BBC's medical drama Holby City are talking about how Faye's marriage is hitting the rocks and why she's seeking comfort again from her colleague Linden.

Stuart Maconie
The travel writer joins us on the sofa to talk about his new book, 'Adventures on the High Teas - in search of Middle England'.

Go West
The British band who, true to their name, cracked America are doing a 10-date UK tour starting in April. Peter Cox (vocals) and Richard Drummie (guitar) released their self-titled debut album in 1985 and their tour celebrates 25 years of their hits.

Felicity Kendal
One of our most popular actresses, Felicity Kendal is starring in Mrs Warren's Profession, in the West End following a successful tour. The play written by George Bernard Shaw was originally banned for over thirty years in UK for being immoral and improper.

click here.


Monday 8th March

Oscars
The 82nd Academy Awards where a low budget drama about the Iraq War has triumphed. The Hurt Locker won six of the nine categories it was nominated in, and Kathryn Bigelow has become the first woman in history to win an Oscar for best director.

For the full list of Oscar winners and all other entertainment news please visit BBC New's entertainment section.


Friday 5th March

Antiques Road Trip
Antiques Road Trip is a new BBC Two series that kicks off next week. 4 pairs of antiques experts travel across the UK in search of antiques to then sell in an auction. Antiques Road Trip is every weekday from the Monday 8th on BBC Two at 6.30pm.

Lambing Live
A new BBC programme is launched called "Lambing Live" and will run for five consecutive days on BBC 2 starting on Sunday March 7th to March 11th 8pm to 9pm. Nature presenter Kate Humble and farmer & presenter Adam Henson, will broadcast live from a sheep farm in Monmouthshire to capture the life and death drama of a lambing season.


Thursday 4th March

Undercover Princesses
Three single Princesses from around the World are looking to find their Prince charming in the new BBC three series Undercover Princesses starts on Sunday at 9pm.

Phil Packer and Kate Silverton
On March 5th the daring duo will take the first step on an extraordinary journey to summit the three highest peaks in the UK, Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon all in just 72 hours! It will be a gruelling mountain challenge for Phil and Kate who will find themselves climbing in the dark, in hazardous weather conditions and with little or no sleep. Support Phil and Kate visit the Sport Relief website.


Wednesday 3rd March

BBC cut backs, The Strategy Review
Post your comments and feed back on the BBC's proposed idea to close 6 music and other outlets. Let us know what you think.

Wonders of the Solar System
One of Britain's most trendy scientists returns to BBC Two this week with yet another breathtaking documentary series exploring some of the many different planets around us. In 'Wonders of the Solar System' Professor Brian Cox visits some stunning locations on Earth to see how the laws of nature have carved natural marvels across the solar system. 'Wonders of the Solar System' starts on Sunday at 9pm on BBC Two.


Tuesday 2nd March

Thomasina Miers
The 2005 Masterchef winner will be joining us on the sofa to talk about her latest book 'Mexican Food Made Simple'.

DERMOT O'LEARY
Dermot hosts the BBC Three First Time Voters Question Time. The one off programme will go out LIVE tomorrow evening.

Kim Cattrall
Kim talks about her current role on the West End stage in Noel Coward's 'Private Lives' and about her upcoming films 'The Ghost' and 'Sex and the City 2'.

To watch again click here.


Monday 1st March

Sports Relief
Follow the celebrity cyclists progress and sponsor their amazing efforts for charity by visiting the sportsrelief website.

Carol Vorderman
The Nation's most popular numbers expert will be joining us on the sofa to talk about her new online maths school. Themathsfactor.com site is initially being launched with interactive lesson plans for children aged between 4 to 12.



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