A look at animals.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1
The Crab That Played with the Sea. Read by Geoffrey Matthews. Repeatedat2pm Repeat .......................
Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The French Experience Vacances
5385200 9.15 The Biology Collection (ages 16+) Ecosystems and Energy
9.45 Watch (ages 5-7)
10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Running Water Stereo 2473465 10.50
Cosmo and Dibs in Punjabi (ages 3-5) The Toucan Bird stereo Followed by Cosmo and Dibs in English (ages 3-5) The Toucan Bird Stereo 5347026 11.00 Look and Read
(ages 7-9) Through the Dragon 's Eye - the GreatBattle Stereo 9373804 11.20Short
Circuit (ages 14-16) Witness forthe
Prosecution Stereo 9266552 11.40 English Time (ages 11-14) Stereo 9144026 12.00 English File (ages 14-17)
Business and consumer news. Stereo.
1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Breakingthe Code(part3) Written by Hugh Whitemore Stereo 16945 1.30 Le Club (ages 9-12) Les
Vacances Stereo 83516552 1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
Introduced by Helen Rollason ,
Athletics Action from the first day of the World Indoor championships in Paris, France. Featuringthe return, aftera four-year ban, of Jason Livingston to international competition in the 60m. Plus the first round ofthe women's 200m and 800m and the men's 200m, 400m, 800m and 3,000m. Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson. Coverage continues at 6.50pm. Producer Mark Wilkin ; Editor Peter Allden
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather
Fern Britton 's cookery challenge. Stereo.
Esther Rantzen discusses ballroom dancing with TV presenter and dancer Rosemarie Ford , European champions
Christopher Hawkins and Hazel Newberry , and trainer Peggy Spencer.
Two quarter-final matches in the battle of veteran snooker stars see the first appearances of Welshman Doug Mountjoy and Australian
Eddie Charlton. Introduced by David Vine. The series continues on Monday.
A chance to see another episode from the cult series from the sixties.
The Apple. Kirk discovers a Garden of Eden where life, it initially seems, could not be more perfect.
Capt James T Kirk , WILLIAM SHATNER Mr Spock LEONARD NIMOY
, Dr McCoy DEFORREST KELLEY , Scott JAMES DOOHAN. Chekov WALTER KOENIG
Mr Spock Leonard
Dr McCoy Deforrest
Coverage of the World Indoor Athletics championships from Paris, France, featuring the finals of the men's and women's 60m. Britain has high hopes of Jason Livingston winning the men's title. Introduced by Helen Rollason. Producer Mark Wilkin ; Editor Peter Allden
Mediterranean Maze. Michael Palin 's trek takes him through Istanbul on the Bosporus to Aswan on the Nile. The journey looks straightforward, but takes three trains, four ferries and some deft island-hopping. Palin is walking in the footsteps of such figures as Alexander the Great, Tutankhamun and Agatha Christie , as well as thousands of tourists. But uniquely his itinerary includes an audience with the late Patric
Walker, the Radio Times astrologer. Director Roger Mills ; Producer Clem Vallance
Repeat Stereo Subtitled..... BBC BOOK: Pole to Pole, available from bookshops in hardback, price £16.95 and paperback, price L10.99
Comedian and ornithologist Bill Oddie goes to the annual British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, a reservoirteamingwith birds. He participates in a bird race, talks about how birdwatching began in the Victorian era, and helps ayoungenthusiast identify a rare species, the tree sparrow. Producer Stephen Moss FREE BIRDING STARTER PACK: write to [address removed]
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/birding
Continuing his tour of the south of France,
Alan Titchmarsh admires colourful, drought-tolerant plants, Gay Search discovers a cottage garden on a London rooftop, and Stephen Lacey makes the most of spring bulbs. See today's choices. Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo + See Alan Titchmarsh : page 35
Concluding the seventh series of the sci-fi comedy.
The crew catch up with their own spaceship Red Dwarf and meet an old friend. See today's choices.
Repeated on Sunday
BBC VIDEO AND CD: Red Dwarf collector's boxed set, price Â£24.99, is available from retailers
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The second of two Comedy Zone specials in which chefs
Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson , the motor-biking stars of Two Fat
Ladies, recall theirfavourite funny moments from classic comedies.
On tonight's menu are the cream of double acts with clips from the shows Morecambe and Wise, French and Saunders and Fry and Laurie.
Producer Garry John Hughes ; Executive producer Bridget Boseley Stereo
And at 10.00 Alas Smith and Jones Jennifer Paterson chooses one of her favourite comedies, an episode from the early eighties of the Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones classic double act, complete with head-to-head discussions. Videopluscode9.30-10.30pm
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
With Jeremy Paxman.
Choice or Chance. Shane, West,
Damphousse and Wang are captured by Silicates, and West realises that one of the prisoners is his lost love, Kylen.
John Lenahan 's guests on the magic show are comedy-magicians Otiz Cannelloni, Jerry Sadowitz. David Williamson and Rene Levland.
Director David G Croft : Producer Peter Kessler
Drama. Britt, drifting aimlessly between jobs, has two boyfriends: the educated, gentle Bjorn and the exciting pop singer Robban. Before long, though, she is faced with the realities of adult life. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Director Bo Widerberg (1963)
Black and white.....
♦ See Films: pages 54-58 ***
Followed by Weatherview