Open a Door
Stories from around the world. Today, the Philippines.
Repeated at 1pm (S)
Why Bird's shop sells lots of sticky things. (R)
7.25 Inch-High Private Eye
Animated action with the diminutive detective. (R)
7.50 Get Your Own Back
The messy game show. (R) (S) (W)
8.15 Tom and Jerry Kids
Cartoon cat-and-mouse capers. (R)
8.35 Polka Dot Shorts
Animated fun with Polkaroo. (R)
8.45 Postman Pat
Katy Pottage's doll goes missing. (R)
9.00 Noddy in Toyland
Truman cannot get to sleep.
9.30 Little Bear
Animated tales with the inquisitive cub. (R)
Animated fun. Big, Little and Dog go on a ghost train. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)
10.00 Teletubbies: Dry Stone Wall
Some children help to mend a wall. (R) (S)
10.30 Tweenies: Don't Like That
Fizz doesn't like the food Max has chosen for a picnic. (S) (W)
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Animated adventures. Pingu goes to hospital. (R)
Drama starring Henry Fonda and Susan Strasberg. Aspiring Broadway actress Eva Lovelace seeks her fortune in New York.
Director Sidney Lumet (1958)
(S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
Musical biography telling the life story of composer Jerome Kern , featuring a host of stars singing his most popular songs.
Director Richard Whorf (1946, U)
(S) Films: pp 50-55 ****
James I Hessler:
Oscar Hammerstein ll:
Mrs Jerome Kern:
Is Competition Healthy? Sports stars discuss whether winning is their sole motivation. Guests include heavyweight boxer Julius Francis and round-the-world yachtswoman Tracey Edwards. Producer Graham Cooper
Editor Patsy Newey (R) (S)
The weekday culinary challenge hosted by Ainsley Harriott , who asks two contestants and two top chefs to cook economical meals against the clock. (S) RECIPES: see Ceefax page
Anne Robinson hosts the weekday elimination quiz in which nine contestants compete to win a top prize of £10,000. (S) (W)
Lisa on Ice. Lisa joins an ice hockey team. (R) (S) 110655 '
A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm
Momma's Baby, Carlton's Maybe. Carlton's ex-girlfriend turns up with a-baby. (R) (S)
Out of Their Minds. A strange force affects the minds and bodies of the crew. (S)
Carrying the Burden. Every year some 125,000 tourists go trekking in the Himalayas, but Nepalese porters can pay a heavy price for carrying the baggage. Sankha Guha talks to porters who have suffered frostbite, hypothermia and altitude sickness in freezing conditions. Contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing.
Producer Sangita Manandhar ; Series producer Sunandan Walia (S) (W)
First in a new series of the academic quiz. The universities of Hull and Edinburgh contest the opening match and, as usual, Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. See Choice.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwynn (S) (W)
First in a rerun for Delia Smith 's second, ten-part back-to-basics cookery guide. Tonight, essential ingredients to stock a store cupboard. Continues Wednesday at 8pm.
Director Philip Bonham Carter ; Executive producer David Willcock (R) (S) BBC BOOK: De//a How to Cook - Book Two, available from bookshops
First in a two-part special probing the complex personality of the controversial American president.
Concludes next Monday. See Choice.
Explorers. Survival tips from those in the know. (R)
Mark Lamarr and guests, comedian Mark Steel and gay rights activist Peter Tatchell , discuss political correctness and personal freedom. Last in the series.
Director John L Spencer ; Series producer Richard Wilson
Postponed from 31 August (S) (W) 20013 ;
With Kirsty Wark. Including at 1.00 News headlines.
Editor Sian Kevill (S)
Followed by When I Grow Up Young people from around the world talk about their hopes for the future. (S) :
Fifth in a ten-part drama set on Glasgow's high-octane club scene. Bizarre events have ramifications for Sandra and Jack. Contains strong language and adult material.
Written by Jimmy Murphy ; Producer Robbie Allen ; Director Caroline Paterson Repeated on Friday at 12.55am (S) (W)
The US comedy series starring Jerry Seinfeld returns for the first offivenightly episodes this week.
The Foundation. Elaine takes over after Peterman quits j and leaves her to run the business. See Choice. j For cast see Friday Series continues tomorrow at 12.05am (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Spanish Chapel, Florence (S)
1.00 Wendepunkte 31853 1.30 Jazz, Ragga and Synthesisers (S)
Teenagers and Families 2.00 Living with Teenagers 2 Languages 4.00 Suenos World Spanish (parts 1-4) Work Essentials 5.00 Skills for Work
Open University 6.00 Chardin and the Still Life (S) 92389 6.30 Ouverture Dimanche en Anjou Ends 7.00am.