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Why Bird and Charlie find out about spiders. (R)
7.30 Inch-High Private Eye
Animated action with the diminutive detective. (R) (S)
7.55 Tom and Jerry Kids
Cartoon cat-and-mouse capers. (R)
8.20 Get Your Own Back
The messy game show. (R) (S) (W)
8.45 The Mask
Stanley starts getting younger and younger. (R) (S)
9.10 Smart Guy
TJ takes tap-dancing lessons. (R) (S)
Weekday magazine featuring summer entertainment and activities, with Angellica Bell, Marsali Stewart, Jez Edwards, Joe Challands, Ade Adepitan and Erica Harvey. Today, visits to a youth theatre in Somerset and a museum of childhood in London, plus Joe learns how to ski-jump.
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Eid New Clothes '
Some children try on clothes for the Muslim Eid festival. (R) (S)
Dirty Hands. The Tweenies help Max plant bulbs in the garden. (R) (S) (W) Website: [website removed]
10.50 Vengaboys - Top of the Pops Special
The chart-topping Euro-pop group perform their hits. (S)
A feature-length edition of the children's comedy, adapted from the third series. Harmony and her sister Melody are holidaying on a houseboat with Aunt Glenda.
In the hold they find a waif, Dino, who gets his hands on Harmony's magic 50 pence piece. !
Written by Steve Attridge
Director Carol Wiseman ; Producers Davina Belling and Clive Parsons
Comedy starring Hulk Hogan. Despite his dislike of children, ex-wrestler Sean Armstrong lanes ajoD as ooayguaiu to an inventor's unruly offspring. Director Michael Gottlieb
(1992, PG) (S) Films: pp 52-60 **
Coverage from Gateshead
International Stadium as some of Britain's Olympic hopefuls compete against top overseas athletes before the Sydney Games. Introduced by Roger Black and Sally Gunnell , with commentary from David Coleman , Stuart Storey , Brendan Foster , Paul Dickenson , Steve Cram and Christina Boxer. See Choice.
Producer Helen Kuttner ; Editor Carl Hicks (W)
Chart-topping pop quintet Steps perform their biggest hits and sing with guests Lionel Richie and Lulu. With cameo appearances by Spike Milligan , Les Dennis,
Melinda Messenger , Tovah Willcox and Noddy Holder . See Choice. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Robin Ashbrook (S) (W) John Peel: page 15
The Oscar-winning claymation comedy from animator Nick Park. Wallace falls deeply in love with Wendolene and fails to notice a dastardly sheep-rustling plot. (R) (sj
Nick Ross hosts the second quarter-final of the tactical team quiz involving general-knowledge and mental agility.
Director Ian Hamilton ; Executive producer Adam Wood (S) (W)
John Inverdale hosts round four of this year's competition from Alton Towers as the strongmen flip giant logs and lift two 28-stone barrels off the ground. (S) (W)
An extended episode, first of three specials this week set in Spain. Terry and Irene come to blows on the first day of their holiday as Pat and Frank revisit their past. See Choice.
This week's episodes written by Tony Jordan
Producer/Director Paul Annett (S)(W) Interview with Mark Lewisohn : page 15; The great getaway: page 24; Alison Graham 's Soap and Flannel: page 32
Terry (Gavin Richards) is the pain in Spain as far as Irene (Roberta Taylor) Is concerned in EastEnders
When soaps pack their bags to go on holiday, it can mean only one thing - there's big trouble ahead. And sure enough, there's trouble in buckets and spades this week with three EastEnders Spanish specials - including tonight's extended episode - featuring three of the soap's most established couples: Roy and Pat, Frank and Peggy, and Terry and Irene. The jaunt proves to be a frequently traumatic escape from the wall-to-wall misery of life back home in Albert Square as all three relationships undergo some dramatic and occasionally irrevocable transformations. This is all a great treat for EastEnders fans and these are truly marvellous scripts from old hand Tony Jordan, who manages to combine lovely comic moments with outbursts of great drama and passion. AG The great getaway: p24; Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham: p32
First in a new six-part drama series starring Pauline Quirke and Warren Clarke. When florist Brian Addis dicovers he owes the taxman Â£40,000 in VAT, he decides to sell up and start a new life in the countryside with his wife and children.
Written by Ashley Pharoah ; Producer Rosemarie Whitman
Director Ashley Pearce (S) (W) The great getaway: page 24; Programme of the week: page 65
Last in the rerun of the original series, first shown in 1994. Animals. Geraldine has a radical idea for an off beat
I Sunday service involving creatures great and small. Written by Richard Curtis
Director Dewi Humphreys ; Producer Jon Plowman (R) (S)
With Peter Sissons. Regional News
Weather with Helen Young. (S)
A profile of the band who had a string of chart hits in the eighties. The film Barbarella, whose character Durand-Durand inspired the band's name, follows. (S) (W)
Roger Vadim 's cult sixties sci-fi fantasy, starring
Jane Fonda. A beautiful young astronaut uses the power of love to fight the forces of evil in the 40th century. Widescreen. (1967, 15) (S) (W)
Films: pp 52-60 ***
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