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: The Flintstones

The X-ray Story. Fred goes under treatment for a rare dinosaur disease.
More fun at 8.25am. Repeat

: Children's BBC Presents Planet Saturday

With Kirsten O'Brien and Otis the Aardvark.

7.30 Fireman Sam
Animation. Steele becomes a star.
(Repeat)

7.40 Conan the Adventurer
Animated adventures. Wrath-Amon turns an entire village to stone.
(Repeat)

8.05 Silver Surfer
The Surfer. trying to find Zenn-lar, travels into a strange dimension and meets a trappied warrior

8.25 The Flintstones
Little White Lie
Fred has to explain his poker winnings to Wilma.

(Repeat)

8.55 Escape from Jupiter
Live sci-fi action series about the inhabitants of a space colony fleeing to Earth. (Repeat)

9.15 Pirates
Comedy adventure. Roger is determined to win the pumpkin-growing competition. (Repeat)

9.45 The Journey of Allen
Strange Sci-fi series about a teenage alien on earth. Starwalk. Allen takes his mannequin father shopping

10.10 Sweet Valley High
Lucky Streaks
Jessica attracts an unwanted admirer. Liz and Todd have a surprise meeting.

Contributors

Presenter ("Children's BBC Presents Planet Saturday"): Kirsten O'Brien

: Trooping the Colour

Live coverage of the annual procession from Horse Guards Parade in London, where the Queen takes the salute as First Battalion Coldstream Guards troop their Queen's Colour. Eric Robson describes the scene as the officers, guardsmen and musicians of the Household Division celebrate the sovereign's official birthday. Highlights are at 6.45pm on BBC2.
Producer David Pickthall

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: David Pickthall

: Grandstand

introduced by Steve Rider from Trent Bridge.
12.25 Cricket World Cup Live coverage continues of the penultimate match in the Su per Six stage. Today's game sees the Group A runners-up India take on New Zealand, with the result likely to determine who goes through to the semi-finals later this week. Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jonathan Agnew. Subtitled
2.20 Athletics Focus Roger Black continues his look forward to the World Championships in Seville later this year, and previews one of the highlights of the Grand Prix circuit, the Bisiett Games.
2.50 Cricket World Cup/Tennis Continued coverage from Trent Bridge of the Super Six game between New Zealand and India. Coverage continues on BBC2.
There's also live coverage of the semi-finals of the Stella Artois Championship from Queen's Club, where the world's top tennis stars traditionally partake in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament. Subtitled (cricket)
♦See you on court: page 24; Win Centre Court tickets to Wimbledon: page Digital widescreen
Videoplus code for 12.25-5.20
12.25-2.50 (not PDC) .........................
22.50-5.20 (not PDC)

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew.
Unknown: Roger Black

: 'Allo'Allo!

Camp Dance. The staff at Cafe Rene escape from the camp. but nothing goes according to plan.
Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Repeat Subtitled ........................................

Contributors

Written By: David Croft
Written By: Jeremy Lloyd

: Big Break

The penultimate programme in the snooker game-show series features an illustrious trio of guest professionals comprising former world champion Terry Griffiths , young star Ronnie O'Sullivan and seasoned veteran Jimmy White.
Presented by Jim Davidson , with John Virgo as resident trick-shot expert and referee. Director Richard Valentine ; Producer
Geoff Miles

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown: Jimmy White.
Presented By: Jim Davidson
Unknown: John Virgo
Director: Richard Valentine

: The Other Half

Dale Winton hosts the light-hearted game show in which contestants attempt to match up real-life couples.
This week's guessing couples, Tiffany and Mark from Middlesex, and Ruth and Steve from Denbigh, north Wales, are given clues including Winton's guided tours of the mystery partners' homes. Secrets are revealed about the partners to be chosen, and contestants on the guessing side can kiss the four contenders. The big prize awaiting the winners is the holiday of a lifetime in Thailand. Director Simon Staffurth
Producer Jonathan Beazley
Digital widescreen

Contributors

Unknown: Dale Winton
Director: Simon Staffurth
Producer: Jonathan Beazley

: The National Lottery - Winning Lines

Simon Mayo hosts the new-look lottery show which combines a general-knowledge quiz with two cash draws.
In the Thunderball draw viewers have the chance to win cash prizes of up to a maximum L250,000 by matching up their lottery numbers with numbers on balls produced from two machines. In the quiz, meanwhile, contestants numbered from one to 49 are whittled down to just six after a series of questions and mathematical teasers. When a final winner emerges after further grilling, the Endgame sees them choose the answers to 49 questions from a large screen in the hope of winning a dream holiday.
If the last six digits of viewers' telephone numbers coincide with second-round contestants' personal numbers, they are entitled to register as contestants for next week's show by phoning the free hotline given in the show. The programme concludes with the big-money weekend lottery draw. Director Ian Hamilton
Series producer Colman Hutchinson
Digital widescreen + Not such a lottery: page 7

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Mayo
Director: Ian Hamilton

: Dalziel and Pascoe

The detective drama returns for four new programmes, starring
Warren Clarke
Colin Buchanan
On Beulah Height. When a eight-year-old girl's body is discovered at a local beauty spot, the murder brings back vivid memories for Dalziel. The investigation soon truns into a labyrinth of bizarre connections, with Pascoe's daughter's illness giving the detectives further cause for concern.
See today's choices.
Written by Michael Chaplin ; Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Maurice Phillips
Digital widescreen Subtitled ..
Then National Lottery Update

Contributors

Unknown: Warren Clarke
Unknown: Colin Buchanan
Written By: Michael Chaplin
Producer: Nick Pitt
Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel: Warren Clarke
Detective Inspector Peter Pascoe: Colin Buchanan
Ellie Pascoe: Susannah Corbett
Detective Sergeant Edgar Wield: David Royle
Detective Constable Shirley Novello: Jo-Anne Stockham
Walter Wulfstan: Ronald Pickup
Elizabeth Wulfstan: Kaye Wragg
Chloe Wulfstan: Joanna David
Jack Allgood: Tom Georgeson
Chief Constable Raymond: Malcolm Tierney
Tony Dacre: Jim Millea
Karen Dacre: Janys Chambers
Geordie Turnbull: Trevor Cooper
Benny Lightfoot/Bobby Slater: James Kennedy
Lorraine Dacre: Abigail Fawcett
Rosie Pascoe: Rosie Millar
Dr Curtis: Graham Colclough
Tom Perriman: Richard Albrecht
Mrs Elsie Coe: Beatrice Kelley
Mrs Saltaire: Louise Papillon
Derek Purlingstone: Robin Pirongs
Search coordinator: Phil Croft
Camera operator: Tim Barker
Young Betsy Allgood: Hayley Garbett

: Not Another Awards Show!

From the team who made
Before They Were Famous, this one-off show celebrates gaffes made at award ceremonies.
Angus Deayton pays homage to the deeply embarrassing moments suffered by celebrities as they present or guest at award shows. Among the big names being humiliated are Mel Gibson , as he tries to read out a list of nominations, and Samantha Fox and Mick Fleetwood 's infamous hosting double act at the 1989 Brit Awards.
Deayton also recalls farcical routines by British dancing troupes, and grimace-inducing moments that showbiz stars including Laurence Olivier , Chris Evans , Spice Girls,
Victoria Wood and Vanessa
Redgrave would rather forget. Producer Samantha Peters
Executive producer Caroline Wright

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Mel Gibson
Unknown: Samantha Fox
Unknown: Mick Fleetwood
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Chris Evans
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Producer: Samantha Peters
Producer: Caroline Wright

: BBC News and Sport

With Peter Sissons.
Weather David Braine

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: David Braine

: Comic Relief: the Debt Wish Show

Recorded over two nights at the Brixton
Academy in south London, this explosion of comedy, dance and music featured a host of stars performing in support of Jubilee 2000, the campaign advocating the cancellation of Third World debt by the end of this year.
The entertainment is interspersed with two reports filmed by award-winning directors which highlight issues surrounding world debt. See today's choices.
Director John L Spencer ; Producer
Jon Rowlands FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: phone [number removed] (calls cost 25p per minute and should not last longer than two minutes), or write to [address removed] , or on the website: www.bbc.co.uk/debt
# See Polly Toynbee : page 10

Contributors

Director: John L Spencer
Producer: Jon Rowlands
Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: Doctor in Clover

Comedy starring
Leslie Phillips
James Robertson-Justice
DrGaston Grimsdyke believes the physique of nurses is infinitely more worthy of study than the afflictions of patients, which is why his new job under his former professor, senior house surgeon
Sir Lancelot Spratt , inevitably results in chaos.
Director Ralph Thomas (1966. PG)
* See Films: pp 52-58 **

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: James Robertson-Justice
Unknown: Sir Lancelot Spratt
Director: Ralph Thomas
Dr Gaston Grimsdyke: Leslie Phillips
Sir Lancelot Spratt: James Robertson-Justice
Nurse Bancroft SHIRLEY: Anne Field
Dr Miles Grimsdyke: John Fraser
Matron Sweet: Joan Sims
Tatiana Rubikov: Fenella Fielding
Tarquin Wendover: Arthur Haynes
Lambert Symington: Jeremy Lloyd
O'Malley: Noel Purcell
Rock Stewart: Robert Hutton
Robert: Terry Scott
Fleming: Alfie Bass

: Top of the Pops

A rundown of the latest hits, introduced by Jamie Theakston , including the week's number-one single.
Shown yesterday Followed by Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: Jamie Theakston

: BBC News 24

The continuous news channel.








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