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: Breakfast

Simon McCoy and Susanna Reid. Breakfast Briefing at 6.00; weather every half-hour from 6.15; national/ regional news half-hourly from 6.27. Editor David Kermode


Unknown: Simon McCoy
Unknown: Susanna Reid.
Editor: David Kermode

: Animal Park

Wolves fight over who'll be leader of the pack, while giraffes make a meal of stinging nettles.

: A Grand Day Out

A double helping of Wallace and Gromit begins with the duo's trip to the moon.

: The Wrong Trousers

Can Wallace and Gromit foil the sinister plans of a criminally minded penguin?
RT DIRECT: 3 Cracking Adventures! - containing A Grand Day Out. The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave - is available On DVD and VHS for E12.99 inc p&p.
Send a cheque payable to Choices Direct to [address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate) quoting ref [text removed]

: Return to Oz

Fantasy starring Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson and Jean Marsh. Returning to the land of Oz, Dorothy finds it in ruins, and her friends Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man have been turned to stone. Can she restore Oz to its former glory? Review page 59. Director Walter Murch (1985, PG)


Unknown: Jean Marsh.
Director: Walter Murch

: Bargain Hunt

Detling's Kent County Showground hosts the contest.

: BBC News; Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth Tees Off. Hyacinth and Richard take a golfing break.
Writer Roy Clarke


Unknown: Roy Clarke

: Bicentennial Man

Robin Williams and Sam Neill star in a sentimental sci-fi comic drama from the director of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. An android bought to Perform domestic tasks develops emotions and creative talents. Review page 59.
Director Chris Columbus (1999, 12)


Unknown: Robin Williams
Unknown: Sam Neill
Unknown: Harry Potter
Director: Chris Columbus

: 101 Dalmatians

*** Disney's enjoyable ive-action version of the classic tale, starring Glenn Close , Joely Richardson and Jeff Daniels. Love blossoms for two dog owners - but trouble looms in the form of the fur-loving
Cruella De Vil. Review page 60. Director Stephen Herek (1996. U)


Unknown: Glenn Close
Unknown: Joely Richardson
Unknown: Jeff Daniels.
Director: Stephen Herek

: A-Z of EastEnders

It's time to wallow in soapy nostalgia as actors and famous fans re-live all the greatest storylines and characters in a celebration of 20 years of the drama series. Shane Richie, Barbara Windsor and Jessie Wallace are joined by faces from yesteryear and a host of celebrities to reveal everything you ever needed to know about the soap. Presented by Jonathan Ross. A regular edition of the show is at 8pm. Director Andrew Nicholson; Producers Ellen Evans and Shirley Hunt [Web Address Removed]


Presenter: Jonathan Ross.
Director: Andrew Nicholson
Producers: Ellen Evans
Producers: Shirley Hunt
Participant: Shane Richie
Participant: Barbara Windsor
Participant: Jessie Wallace

: BBC News

With Sophie Raworth.
Regional News; Weather Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Sophie Raworth.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: EastEnders

Demi is determined to exact revenge on Stacey, while Rosie tries to improve the Miller household.
Writer Gaby Chiappe Repeated at 10pm on BBC3 (AD) BBCi: digital viewers can access behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews and more via the red button when the programme ends Soap & Flannel: page 47; For cast see page 49


Writer: Gaby Chiappe

: Bailiffs

New series 1/6. The thought of bailiffs arriving at the door strikes fear into most hearts, but for some it is a regular occurrence. Here, a posse of bailiffs knock on the doors of people with problems - like a single mum struggling to make ends meet while at college. Narrated by Dennis Waterman.
Producer Jason Massot ; Series producer Matt Tiller


Unknown: Dennis Waterman.
Producer: Jason Massot
Producer: Matt Tiller

: Billy Elliot

Delightful drama set during the 1984-5 miners' strike, starring Julie Walters. Eleven-year-old
Billy Elliot faces a grim life in a northern colliery. Then he discovers an unlikely love for ballet and, urged on by formidable dance teacher Mrs Wilkinson , seeks to improve his prospects. Review page 60.
Director Stephen Daldry (2000, 15) Film Highlights: page 53


Unknown: Julie Walters.
Unknown: Billy Elliot
Unknown: Mrs Wilkinson
Director: Stephen Daldry
Mrs Wilkinson: Julie Walters
Dad: Gary Lewis
Tony: Jamie Draven
Grandmother: Jean Heywood
Billy: Jamie Bell
Michael: Stuart Wells
George Watson: Mike Elliot
Vice-principal: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Principal: Patrick Malahide

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards. Regional News
Then Weather with Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: Comedy Connections

6/8. Not the Nine o'Clock News. Griff Rhys Jones and Mel Smith recall the satirical series that made stars of them, Pamela Stephenson and Rowan Atkinson in the 80s. Narrated by Doon MacKichan. Producer Gregor Sharp ; Series producer Toby Stevens RT DIRECT: The Best of Not The Nine o'clock News Volume I and Volume 2 DVDs E13.99 each (RRP E15.99) incl p&p. State required title and send cheque, payable to Choices Direct to [address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate)


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Pamela Stephenson
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Doon MacKichan.
Producer: Gregor Sharp
Producer: Toby Stevens

: Running Scared

Enjoyable comic thriller starring Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines. Danny and Ray, two of Chicago's finest fast-talking undercover cops, are out to make one last bust, then retire to the sun. However, local drug dealers have other plans. Review paqe 60.
Director Peter Hyams (1986, 15)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Billy Crystal
Unknown: Gregory Hines.
Director: Peter Hyams

: Sign Zone

Signed programmes.
The Reclaimers Can a telephone box and an Art Deco boardroom be sold? Enhanced commentary. (AD)
1.55 China: from Rags to Riches Rupert Wingfield-Hayes examines the burgeoning economy, freedom and the environment in the world's most populous nation.
2.25 Seaside Rescue 6/8. A diver is found floating feet up and close to death.
2.55 Grumpy Old Women 1/4. It's All Falling Apart. Moans from Sheila Hancock and Janet Street-Porter .


Unknown: Rupert Wingfield-Hayes
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter

: BBC News 24

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