Ends 12.10pm. The Day after. Who can George and Nancy get to baby-sit? (R) (S)
A double bill of animated fun. (R)
The Quest team visit an Aztec ruin.
On the trail of giant squid in Jamaica. (R)
Fun with the loveable youngsters. (R) (S)
Brit Award winners Steps join Emma Ledden and Steve Wilson for today's exciting show as H and Claire reveal the winner of the CBBC nationwide talent show Steps to the Stars. British tennis champion Tim Henman will surprise one lucky viewer when he announces the winner of the Olympic competition. With music and chat from pop singer Lolly and singer-songwriter Sting.
Plus fun with Billie, Supergirlie, the Leprechauns and Mr Blobby, and including The Simpsons, Rugrats and Kenan and Kel.
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Introduced by Sue Barker and Clare Balding from Aintree on the day of the 153rd Grand
National. See Choice.
Online betting services: Webwatch, p39
12.20 The Early Bird Latest news on the Grand National runners, riders and betting. (S)
12.30 Football Focus Ray Stubbs previews the weekend's Premiership programme including the second semi-final of the FA Cup at Wembley and the Scottish semi-finals.
1.05 There's Always a Story Sue Barker and Clare Balding talk to some of the jockeys, trainers and others involved in the Grand National, and introduce the horses taking part in the event, including last year's winner
Bobbyjo. With Richard Pitman , Peter Scudamore ,
Jonathan Powell and Richard Dunwoody.
Betting updates by Angus Loughran.
Three races set the scene for the National, at 1.45, 2.20 and
2.55. Jim McGrath leads the commentary team with Tony O'Hehir and John Hanmer. (S)
3.05 The Countdown Begins The final preparations for the race. (S)
3.45 The 2000 Martell Grand
National The four-and-a-half-mile, 30-fence steeplechase, with L500,000 at stake. (S)
4.10 The Re-run. Where Did It All Go Wrong? A review of the race and a check on where the horses finished. (S)
4.40 Final Score News and results.
TV presentation Martin Hopkins and Malcolm Kemp ; Editor Carl Hicks (W)
12.15-3.05 (not PDC)
3.05-5.40pm (not PDC)
12.15-5.40pm (PDC code)
A new series of the pop music quiz show for all the family.
Host Jamie Theakston and team captains Suggs of Madness and Noddy Holder will be joined by guest rock and pop stars to play such favourite games as Name the Year, What Happened Next? and Mystery Guest in which pop stars masquerade as other artists. See Choice.
Director Joanna Ball ; Producer Robin Ashbrook (S) (W)
Gaby Roslin is back with a new series of the game show in which contestants have the chance to win their dream
- prize. Today's prizes include a day with Tony Blair and rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio , a bodyguard training course and a computer-controlled house. Plus the weekly feature Wedding You Want. See Choice. Director Jonathan Bullen ; Producers Claire Horton and Amanda Wilson (S) (W)
In the last of the current series Lulu and Terry Alderton introduce two teams of neighbours from Glasgow and Southend-on-Sea battling to win a holiday for their street. With guest Cindy Crawford , music from Sting and Stephen Gateley , and the Thunderball and National Lottery draws.
Director Simon Staffurth ; Producer MobashirDar (S) (W)
The concluding episode of a story from February 1999. The Hardest Word. The outcome of Sean's negligence case leads to a confrontation with the dead boy's family.
Episode written by Christopher Reason
Producer Johnathan Young ; Director Gill Wilkinson (R) (S) (W)
Followed by National Lottery Update
By Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse.
While Jeff and Jeannietryto protect an ex-government employee from assassins, Marty is learning to perfect the art of blowing wind.
TV on Tape: Page 54.
First Hammer of God:
Second Hammer of God:
The celebrity TV quiz hosted by Jonathan Ross.
Shown last Thursday (S) (W)
With Peter Sissons. Weather Sarah Wilmshurst. (S)
Gary Lineker introduces the best of the day's Premiership action, including Bradford v Southampton, while studio analysis is provided by Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson. Commentary by Barry Davies and Jon Champion.
Producer Paul McNamara ; Executive editor Niall Sloane Repeated tomorrow at 7.50am; see Chelsea v Newcastle tomorrow at 10.45pm (S)
Clare Balding with a re-run oftoday's race. (S)
Followed by Weatherview
David Herdeg finds himself stranded in a sinister alternate
1993 where the Nazis have won the Second World War.
Only he can travel back 50 years to try to reverse events.
Director Stephen Cornwell (1993, 15) (S) Films: pp 56-63 **
Shown last Monday (S) (W)