Ends 12.10am Cartoon fun with the zany animals. (R)
Live-action adventures. (R)
The team try preventing the launch of a nuclear device. (R)
Come. Wilma and Betty win a trip to the capital of the entertainment world, Hollyrock. (R)
Stop the Presses. Lois is promoted to editor-i n-chief of the Daily Planet.
Steve Wilson and Emma Ledden welcome young stars from EastEnders, who take calls from viewers, and meet a stunt performer from the latest Bond movie The World Is Not Enough. There's music from Spice Girl Melanie C, who sings the title track from her debut solo album Northern Star, and Electric Circus spends a day with boy band Westlife. Plus mayhem from Mr Blobby and the Leprechauns, and cartoon fun with Rugrats. See Choice.
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Introduced by Steve Rider in Bath.
12.20 Football Focus Ray Stubbs with reaction and analysis of the crucial Euro 2000 play-off second legs, and a roundup of the week's news. Plus a look ahead to the weekend's fixtures.
1.15,1.55, 2.30 Racing A trio of races from Ascot features the 1.25, the 2.00 and the big race, the 2.35 Gold Cup Handicap Chase. Commentary comes from Jim McGrath ,
Clare Balding , Richard Pitman ,
Peter Scudamore and Angus Loughran.
1.35, 2.10, 2.45, 3.55 European
Cup Rugby An afternoon of rugby union starts with highlights of Cardiff's encounter last night with Harlequins, who are now coached by former New Zealand international Zinzan Brooke.
Bath v Toulouse
At 2.10 there's a preview of the day's big game at the Recreation Ground. Match build-up continues at 2.45, with kickoff at 3pm.
Because of last year's boycott by English clubs Bath were unable to defend theirl997 crown. With
Mike Catt and Matt Perry in their side they will not be lacking in confidence, but Toulouse will be among the tournament favourites. Commentary by Eddie Butler.
2.20 Around the Grounds Latest
Premiership team news.
3.45 Football Half-Times Updates.
4.40 Final Score The day's results. Executive producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Carl Hicks (W)
Camp Dance. Rene, the staff, the Colonel and the Captain have to make an escape in disguise. Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Barn-dancing, tent-erecting and miming songs are among the tasks awaiting this week's couples on the family game show. Guests include Brian Blessed , his Mount Everest climbing partner Alan Hinkes , actor Ian Lavender and singer Charlotte Church. With Melanie Stace.
Director Stuart Hall ; Producer Sue Andrew (S) (W)
On the fifth anniversary of the National Lottery, Lulu and comic Terry Alderton host the new-look weekend lottery show featuring games, stunts and music. Tonight's musical guests are Scottish pop band Texas and re-formed eighties duo Eurythmics. With Sid Waddell.
Director Simon Staffurth ; Producer Jon Rowlands (S) (W)
Sins of the Mother. The newly promoted Duffy introduces a new nurse to the team, but an argument with Charlie leaves her in a bad mood. A new series of Holby City starts on Thursday at 8pm. See Choice.
Written by Jeff Povey
Producer Rachel Wright ; Director Gill Wilkinson (S) (W)
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A two-part drama, concluding at the same time tomorrow, which follows a group of young British soldiers to the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1992 and then back home.
In this first instalment the soldiers feel confident that the experience of war will not touch them. But from the moment they arrive they are immersed in circumstances of extreme emotion. Contains swearing and some violence.
Written by Leigh Jackson
Producer Nigel Stafford-Clark ; Director Peter Kosminsky (S) (W) Polly Toynbee : page 18; Soldier blues: page 31 Programme of the week: page 89
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With Peter Sissons. Weather with David Braine (S)
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of this afternoon's FA Premiership action, including Everton's clash with Chelsea at Goodison Park. Plus a roundup of today's FA Cup second-round matches. Commentary comes from
John Motson , Tony Gubba and Jon Champion , with studio analysis from Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking. Producer Paul McNamara : Executive editor Niall Sloane
Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am (S) Alan Hansen on Leeds United: page 56
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Tommy Tiernan welcomes fellow mirth-makers Sean Lock ,
Mike Wilmot and Jason Freeman. Contains swearing.
Director Becky Martin ; Producer Karen Rosie
Comedy romance. David and Eli, friends since they were boys, seem destined always to be single. Then David meets Carrie, and his bachelor status comes under threat. Director Matthew Meshekoff (1993.15) (S) Films: pp 76-83 **
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