Things go missing in the shop and a plan is afoot to catch the thief. (R) (S) BBC CD-ROM: Noddy's Magic Adventure on Playstation, £19.99. from retailers
Zoom and Scribbles have a race to decide which is the fastest pocket dragon. (R) (S)
Another adventure with the young aardvark. (R) (S)
Animated antics with the Tasmanian Devil. (R) (S)
Eliza suspects that a dolphin in the guise of a young girl is planning to abduct
Debbie. (R) (S)
Katy Hill, Ortis, Trey Farley and Sarah Cawood are joined by the Baha Men, who will be performing You All Dat, their follow-up single to hit Who Let the Dogs Out? Atomic Kitten are also in the studio with their latest release. Boy band A1 and American singer Pink are the main attractions in the Starslot and there's a chance for viewers to become a show business reporter and interview a favourite celebrity. Plus 50 fabulous prizes for the winner of the Most Wanted competition. The usual cartoon fun comes from Monster Ranchers, Rugrats and Big Wolf on Campus. (S) (W)
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12.10 News; Weather (S) (W)
Presented by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus Ray Stubbs looks back over the best of the week's action and previews the weekend's big Premiership matches, including the visit of title-chasing Arsenal to Peter Taylor 's Leicester City.
1.20, 1.55, 2.25 Racing. Clare
Balding introduces live coverage of three National Hunt races from Haydock Park, Merseyside. including the Champion Hurdle Trial, with March's Cheltenham Festival the likely target for today's winner. Starts are at 1.30,
2.00 and 2.30. Commentators are John Hanmer ,
Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
1.40, 2.10, 4.00 Rugby Union
Leicester v Glasgow Caledonians Live coverage of the rugby with the crucial final round of the European Cup, kickoff 3pm. Glasgow's campaign may be over but a win for the Scottish would seriously dent the English champions' hopes of European glory. In the same pool,
Pontypridd must beat Pau to have a chance of progressing. Plus news of today's other matches as the quarter-final line-up shapes up. Commentators are Nigel Starmer-Smith and Jonathan Davies.
2.40 Around the Grounds Reports from various football grounds.
3.45 Football Half Times A review of the latestfootball scores.
4.45 Final Score A roundup of today's sporting action. Producer Paul Davies
Editor Dave Gordon (W)
5.50 Regional News and Sport
Jane McDonald presents a special one-off follow-up to Star for the Night, in which five youngsters, selected from thousands of hopefuls, sing live before a studio audience and a panel of celebrities, including Atomic Kitten's Natasha Hamilton. Plus Samantha Mumba performs her new single. Director Simon Stafforth ; Executive producers Rosetta Bain , Tom Gutteridge (S) (W)
Tonight's contestants join the cast of the West End musical The Witches ofEastwick. With Melanie Stace.
Director Chris Power ; Series producer Jonathan Glazier (S) (W)
Eamonn Holmes presents the first in a new series of game shows, offering a chance to experience the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Each week, the winner of a general knowledge quiz will compete for a luxurious stay in a dream destination, such as Rio, the Carribean or the Far East. Plus the Thunderball, Lottery and Lottery Extra draws.
Producer Suzy Lamb ; Series producer Paul Hardy (S) (W)
Heart of Gold. Spencer unwittingly embroils Patrick in a kidnapping, when he asks him to help a couple on the run.
Written by Ben Cooper
Series producer Rachel Wright ; Director Albert Barber (S) (W)
The Omega Man. The American government sends the illusionist in search of the skeleton of an alien being.
Written by David Renwick
Producer Verity Lambert : Director Keith Washington (R) (S) (W)
Professor Lance Graumann:
Captain Frank Candy:
Pig. Nick agrees to ride naked through the village on a pig, if he loses his bet about the diagnosis of a sick dog.
Written by Simon Nye ; Director Martin Dennis
Producers Margot Gavan Duffy and Julian Meers (S) (W)
Followed by National Lottery Update
With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with Isobel Lang. (S) (W)
Highlights of Newcastle's trip to Leeds. Introduced by Gary Lineker , with Trevor Brooking and Mark Lawrenson. Producer Phil Bigwood ; Editor Paul Armstrong
Repeated tomorrow at 7.50am (S)
Sport: page 36
Guests include sprinter Darren Campbell and comedian
Linda Smith. Shown yesterday (S) (W)
Today's guests are television pundits Alan Hansen ,
Steve Rider , Jonathan Davies and Andy Gray.
Shown last Monday (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview (W)
Thriller starring Connie Sellecca. Successful
Sharon Blake swept off her feet by dashing Robert Kenzer but his suave facade hides a sinister secret.
Director Alan Metzger (1995, 15) (S) Films: pp 54-57 **
Chart hits. Shown yesterday (S) (W)