I have been in touch with the Controller of BBC Parliament, Peter Knowles, and each week he's going to let me know some highlights from his schedule, as I reckon most readers of this blog ought to be regular viewers of his channel. I often miss things because I didn't know they were on.
Saturday 5th May 2230 From Beaconsfield to Baghdad Parliamentary correspondent Robert Orchard reviews the highs and lows of Tony Blair's tumultuous relationship with Parliament, from his first by-election in 1982 to the Iraq war and beyond, seeing off five leaders of the Opposition in his time as Prime Minister.
Sunday 6th May 1800-1900 Patriot Games Marking the anniversary of the Act of Union which was passed in the English Parliament on 1st May 1707, Ruaridh Nicoll tells the story of how Scotland joined England three hundred years ago.
Sunday 6th May 1900-2100 France Decides Live coverage in French from TF1 of the final round of France's close-fought presidential election campaign. Studio reaction from France's top politicians.
Monday 7th May 0900-2310 Election 97 Ten years on, a chance to relive the historic 1997 General Election which swept Tony Blair to power. David Dimbleby presents the BBC's 14-hour Election 97 results programme, featuring Peter Snow's computer battleground and swingometer, and interviews by Jeremy Paxman.Conservative readers may want to give that last one a miss...