Noddy in Toyland
The Naughty Goblins cause chaos. (R) (S)
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7.30 The Itsy Bitsy Spider
More arachnid antics. (R) (S)
7.50 Noah's Island
Continuing the adventures of Noah the polar bear. (R)(S)
8.15 Oscar's Orchestra
Lucius gets a marriage proposal. (S)
8.35 The Silver Surfer
The Silver Surfer vows to return to Zenn-la.
Continues tomorrow at 8.35am on BBC2. (R) (S)
Katy Hill , Ortis, Trey Farley and Sarah Cawood welcome Steps into the studio who announce the winner of the Steps to the Stars competition. There's also a chance for four viewers to win tickets to the FA Cup final and actor Jason Biggs goes celebrity stalking in Trey-Spotting. Plus, there's cartoon fun from Monster Rancher, Rugratsand
Sweet Valley High.
Executive producer Chris Bellinger
Editor Annette Williams (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/kicking
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introduced by Sue Barker and Claire Balding from Aintree.
12.30 Football Focus Ray Stubbs looks ahead to tomorrow's FA Cup semi-finals as Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and second division Wycombe Wanderers play for a place in the final at
Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
1.10 Grand National Bulld-Up Sue Barker and Claire Balding provide all the build-up to this year's race, the 154th Grand National. This year's event promises to be just as dramatic as the last when Papillon landed the biggest gamble in the history of the race, beating Mely Moss by a length-and-a-quarter. (S)
1.45 Racing from Aintree Three races set the scene for the biggest horse race of them all, including the 1.45 and 2.20 and the Martell Aintree Hurdle at
2.55 -the top hurdle race of the meeting and one of the biggest on the racing calendar.
3.45 Martell Grand National One of the most memorable sporting occasions of the year returns with what is sure to be another top race. Last year it was a father and son combination that won the day with trainer
Ted Walsh seeing his son Ruby ride Papillon to victory. The eyes of the nation once again turn to Aintree to see who will be successful in 2001. Commentary from Jim McGrath , Richard Pitman ,
Peter Scudamore , Tony O'Hehir , John Hanmer and Angus Loughran. (S)
4.10 The Re-run.... Where Did Your Money Go?
Grandstand's review team evaluates the whole race and provides a check on where your horse finished, fell or pulled up. (S)
4.45 Final Score A roundup of today's sporting action.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins
Editor Carl Hicks (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/grandnational Sport: page 48
With Peter Sissons. Weather with Michael Fish.
Terry Wogan presents more hilarious gaffs from the sharp end of broadcasting -the presenters. Featuring, among others, Zoe Ball , Carol Vorderman and Ainsley Harriott.
Director Becky Martin ; Producer Clare Ragsdale (S) (W)
Jane McDonald teams up with Nigel Martin-Smith and Barbara Windsor as this week's contenders perform songs by stars including, Westlife, Shania Twain , Marvyn Gaye and Whitney Houston to impress guest judges
Deena Payne , alias Viv from Emmerdale and Kele Le Roc. Producer Paul Lewis : Executive producers Rosetta Bain and Tom Gutteridge (S) (W)
Eamonn Holmes presents the quiz that offers contestants a chance to experience the lifestyle of the rich and famous. Plus the Thunderball, Lottery and Lottery Extra draws.
Producer Suzy Lamb ; Series producer Paul Hardy (S) (W)
The Long Road Home. Penny prepares to meet her father for the first time and is glad to have Finlay there for support.
Episode written by Jeff Povey
Series producer Rachel Wright ; Director Alan Wareing (S) (W)
Gary Granite Iron:
Tonight's array of guests includes Hugh Grant , best known for performances in the movies Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill. Plus, the golden boy of pop Robbie Williams drops in for a chat and will also be singing live in the studio. Joining them is Amanda Burton , who plays Sam Ryan in Silent Witness. See Choice.
Director Stuart McDonald ; Executive producer Beatrice Ballard (S)
Another edition of Parkinson is on Good Friday at 9.10pm Followed by National Lottery Update
With Peter Sissons. Weather Michael Fish. (S) (W)
Ray Stubbs presents today's Premiership highlights, including Leicester City v Coventry at Filbert Street. Producer Phil Bigwood ; Editor Paul Armstrong
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Claire Balding looks back at the 154th Grand National at Aintree, the world's greatest steeplechase, to see where your money went during the four-and-a-half-mile marathon.
Executive editor Dave Gordon (W)
Celebrity game ShOW. Shown yesterday (S) (W)
Guests include, Rugby player Lawrence Dallaglio and footballers Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Frank Lampard. Shown last Monday (S) (W)
Followed by Weathervlew (W)
True-life crime drama, starring Dwight Schultz as a cold-blooded schemer who marries a naive young woman as part of his money-making plan. Within a few months his wife dies, supposedly the result of a riding accident. Reviews pp 62-67.
Director John Cosgrove (1993, PG) (S)
Chart hits. Shown yesterday (S)