Billie Piper joins Keith Duffy ,
Kate Heavenor and Vernon Kay on this week's interactive show, while Ellie Bevan and Toby Ross -Bryant give the lowdown on the forthcoming BBC drama Down to Earth. Plus a behind the scenes look at Top ofthe Pops, comedy with Kenan and Kel and Rugrats and action with the viewers' choice of the X Men or The Mask. Producers Gail Hendrie and Simon Parsons Executive producer Claire Mundell
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ntroduced by Steve Rider and Sue Barker. See Choice.
12.20 Athletics Focus On an important weekend for athletics, Roger Black looks back at yesterday's action from the Olympic trials in Birmingham.
1.00 Athletics Live coverage from the AAA championships at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium. This year's championships is combined with the Olympic trials, marking British athletes' last chance to impress before the team for Sydney is announced.
The highlight of today's athletics is the men's 100m. Britain has its best crop of sprinters in years in world championship bronze medallist Dwain Chambers,
Jason Gardener , Darren Campbell and Ian Mackie , but onlythe first two to finish will earn automatic selection for the Games.
Commentary David Coleman , Stuart Storey , Brendan Foster ,
Paul Dickenson and Steve Cram.
1.20 Racing from Ascot and Athletics Clare Balding introduces live coverage of horse racing's only team competition. Held over six races, Ascot's ShergarCup sees Europe's top horses and jockeys battle for supremacy against the Rest of the World. The first four races are at 1.30,
2.05, 2.40 and 3.15, with live coverage continuing on BBC2.
Plus continued athletics coverage.
3.25 Athletics Further Olympic qualifying action from Birmingham.
4.45 Final Score A roundup of football results and news.
Producer Paul Davies
Editor Carl Hicks (W)
The children take control as two more families compete in sporting challenges and party games to win a trip to a top theme park. With Anthea Turner and Wendy Turner-Webster . Producer Chris Jones ; Series producer Marion Farrelly (S) (W)
Dale Winton introduces more mystery couples to contestants who have to guess who is romantically involved with whom. The teams are guided around the couples' homes and given a chance to judge body language with an on-screen kissing test.
Des O'Connor and Suzi Perry take to the streets of Manchester, offering ordinary people the chance to compete for cash prizes. Plus the winning numbers in the National Lottery and Thunderball Draws.
Director Brian Kellett ; Producer David Taylor (S) (W)
Continuing the series which brings the dinosaur age to life using the latest computer technology.
Cruel Sea. What we now know is that Oxfordshire was underwater 149 million years ago, a time when the world was ruled not by dinosaurs but by awesome marine reptiles such as liopleurodon, the largest carnivore on the planet. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. See Choice.
Senes producer Tim Haines ; Executive producer John Lynch (R)(S)(W)
Science-fiction adventure starring Kurt Russell and James Spader. Egyptologist Daniel Jackson , asked to join atop secret team investigating a structure discovered near one of the pyramids, comes into conflict with project leader Colonel Jack O'Neil when he identifies the artefact as a stargate - a door to another world.
Director Roland Emmerich (1994, PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
Followed by National Lottery Update
Col Jack O'Neil:
Dr Daniel Jackson:
General WO West:
A double bill concluding the current run of the American sci-fi investigation series. See Choice.
Field Trip. When the bodies of a young couple are found on Brown Mountain, North Carolina. Mulder is convinced that the deaths are connected to the reported sightings of strange lights in the sky above the region. (S) (W)
11.25 Biogenesis. Could a strange metal artifact found in west Africa offer evidence of a link between alien beings and the evolution of life on earth? (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview
Horror starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing.
When a horrific skeleton is discovered in the jungles of Borneo, Professor Emmanuel Hildern believes it to be the "missing link". However, he soon realises he has uncovered the very essence of evil.
Director Freddie Francis (1972.15) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
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