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: Children's BBC

7.10 Postman Pat
Animation.
(Repeat)

7.25 The Silver Brumby
Animation.
(Repeat)

7.50 Inch High Private Eye
Animation.
(Repeat)

8.10 The Bots Master
Cartoon.
(Repeat)

8.35 Goober and the Ghost Chasers
Cartoon.
(Repeat)

9.00 The Midas Touch
Second of a three-part drama about a boy given the gift of King Midas.
(Repeat)

9.25 Student Bodies
Teen sitcom. Live action and animation
(Repeat)

9.55 Teletubbies
Chicks. The tubbies watch some boys on a farm talking about their chicks.
(Repeat)

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Far from Home: the Adventures of Yellow Dog

' Children's adventure starring Mimi Rogers , Bruce Davison
British Columbia: following a storm at sea, 14-year-old Angus McCormick and his dog Yellow are washed up on an island and face a battle for survival. Katherine McCormick
MIMI ROGERS , John
McCormick BRUCE DAVISON , Angus McCormick JESSE BRADFORD. John Gale TOM BOWER
Director Phillip Borsos (1994, U)
♦ See Films: pages 64-71 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Mimi Rogers
Unknown: Bruce Davison
Unknown: Angus McCormick
Unknown: Mimi Rogers
Unknown: Bruce Davison
Unknown: Jesse Bradford.
Unknown: Tom Bower
Director: Phillip Borsos

: Annie: a Royal Adventure

' Children's drama, a sequel to the musical Annie, in which Annie travels to London with her guardian.
Daddy Warbucks , who is to receive a knighthood. But Lady Hogbottom is hatching a plan - can Annie stop her?
Annie ASHLEY JOHNSON , "Daddy" OliverWarbucks GEORGE HEARN. Lady Edwina Hogbottom JOAN COLLINS. Professor Eli Eon IAN MCDIARMID
Director Ian Toynton (1995,U) Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 64-71 **

Contributors

Unknown: Daddy Warbucks
Unknown: Annie Ashley Johnson
Unknown: Oliverwarbucks George Hearn.
Unknown: Lady Edwina Hogbottom Joan
Director: Ian Toynton

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Neighbours

Joel is finding it hard to stay positive.
Repeated at 5.40pm

: The Really Wild Show Special

The Tiger Season continues with a look at why their numbers have fallen tojust 5.000 in the wild. Michaela Strachan reports on their plight and meets people dedicated to savingthem. The season concludes tomorrowwith Chasingthe Tigerat 10.30pm. Repeated Friday 8.40am BBC2

Contributors

Unknown: Michaela Strachan

: Mary Poppins

Disney musical comedy starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke
London banker George Banks's search for a no-nonsense nanny to take care of his two naughty and unhappy children comes unstuck when the practically perfect Mary Poppins and her magic umbrella glide into their lives.
Director Robert Stevenson (1964, U)
See Films: pages 64-71

Contributors

Producer: Walt Disney
Director: Robert Stevenson
Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews
Bert/Mr Dawes Sr: Dick van Dyke
Mr Banks: David Tomlinson
Mrs Banks: Glynis Johns
Ellen: Hermione Baddeley
Jane Banks: Karen Dotrice
Michael Banks: Matthew Garber

: Final Score

Today's results

: Regional News

: Neighbours

Shownatl.45pm

: Get Your Act Together - the Grand Final

HostRonan Keating welcomes back nine acts for the grand final of the pop talent show. The top prize is a recording contract with a major label. Viewers have the task of choosing the winner and telephone numbers will be available on the night. The winner will be announced at 7.50pm. Producer Martin Scott
Executive producer Adam Wood
♦ See Entertainment: page 6

Contributors

Unknown: Hostronan Keating
Producer: Martin Scott
Producer: Adam Wood

: 999 Special - the Easter Floods

Five people died and an estimated £400-million-worth of damage was caused when some of the worst floods in living memory hit Britain last Easter. This special uses video footage from eye-witnesses and the emergency services to relive three terrifying days when torrential rains battered the heart of England.
And reconstructions include the story of a mother and her toddler sons who had to be plucked to safety from a roof.
Digital widescreen Subtitled ...
FLOOD WARNINGS: if you would like more information ring the Environment Agency on [number removed]
See Factual: page 10

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Buerk
Producer: Martin Pailthorpe
Executive producer: Andrea Wills

: Get Your Act Together Update - the Live Result

Ronan Keating returns to announce the winner of the pop talent show, following this evening's phone vote.

Contributors

Presenter: Ronan Keating

: EastEnders

As Pat discovers the truth about
Roy, lan's night to remember becomes one to forget.
For cast see Tuesday Website [removed]
BBC video and book: The Mitchells: Naked Truths video, price £13.99; Blood Ties: the Life and Loves of Grant Mitchell by Kate Lock, available in paperback, price £4.99 Soap and Flannel: page 16

: The Man

Anewcomedydrama
' of love and dreams starring Lenny Henry
Dennis Jackson is a singing travel agent with huge ambitions. But his long-suffering partner Michelle seems to have other ideas. See today's choices.
Written by Jon Canter ProducerColinLudlow
Director Betsan Morris Evans
Digital widescreen Subtitled. ♦ See Drama: page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Dennis Jackson
Written By: Jon Canter
Dennis: Lenny Henry
Michelle: Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Alex: Adrian Edmondson
Kenneth: Patrick Robinson
Geoffrey: Julian Wadham
Pam: Morwenna Banks
Happy: Bob Mason
Jerry Barnes: John Sessions
Kim: Kate Ashfield
Denise: Geraldine Alexander
Man injacuzzi: Dan Strauss
Trish: Beverley Klein
Aunt Violet: Hazel Palmer
Mari-Luz: Helen Laing
Alberto: Sergio Garcia
Dennis'sfan: Julian Rivett
Billy: Stephen Ash
Margaret: GeraldinemcNulty
Driving instructor: Morag Siller

: The Bay City Rollers - Remember?

Between 1974 and 1978 the Bay City Rollers were one of the most successful pop groups on the planet scoring 11 Top Ten hits in the UKand reaching number one in America. They sold in the region of 120-million records worldwide and their tartan image was copied by a generation of teenagers.
But all the pressures of international touring took their toll and amid business rows over missing money the band split in 1979. The band members talk about their memories and how they have been recordingonce more. Also featuring interviews with celebrity fans including
Jonathan King and Lowri Turner. Director Neil Dougan
Producer Len Brown Subtitled....
♦ See John Peel : page 8

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan King
Unknown: Lowri Turner.
Director: Neil Dougan
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: John Peel

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Isobel Lang

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Match of the Day

Action from the Premiership as the season approaches its climax, includingthis afternoon's match between Coventry City and Southampton at Highfield Road. Plus goals and stories from today's other Premiership games. Commentary by Barry Davies , John Motson and Jon Champion. Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking.
Digital widescreen Subtitled .

Contributors

Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Jon Champion.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.

: Four Eyes and Six-Guns

Comedy western starring Judge Reinhold r Ernest Albright is a callow, romantic young optician from New York. He's in love with his profession, with Lucy, and with his notion of the wild west. He heads off to Tombstone, and finds Wyatt Earp needs his help.
Director Piers Haggard (1992) ♦ See Rims: pages 64-71 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Judge Reinhold
Unknown: Ernest Albright
Unknown: Wyatt Earp
Director: Piers Haggard
Ernest Albright: Judge Reinhold
Wyatt Earp: Fred Ward
Lucy Laughton: Patricia Clarkson
Mayor Thombush: Memme Twalsh
Charlie Winniger: John Schuck

: BBC News 24

Rhodesian novelist Doris
Lessing is Tim Sebastian 's guest in Hardtalk at 3.30am.

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Sebastian








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