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: Cricket World Cup

Highlights of Australia v Ireland.
Shown yesterday
Digital viewers (not Freeview) can access Radio Five Live commentary of today's South Africa v New Zealand match from 2.15pm, plus a rolling preview of today's Grand National race from Aintree

: Breakfast

Presented by Louise Minchin and Bill Turnbull. Including
Newswatch at 7.45.


Presented By: Louise Minchin
Presented By: Bill Turnbull.

: Saturday Kitchen

Guest chefs Jason Atherton and Atul Kochhar join James Martin and comedian Les Dennis for some mouth-watering recipes. Les Dennis guests in Holby City on Tuesday at 8pm


Unknown: Jason Atherton
Unknown: Atul Kochhar
Unknown: James Martin

: Great British Menu

Reigning Welsh champion Bryn Williams goes up against Matt Tebbutt. With Jennie Bond.
Shown yesterday on BBC2


Unknown: Matt Tebbutt.
Unknown: Jennie Bond.

: News; Weather

: Football Focus

Previewing this weekend's FA
Cup semi-final clashes, with Man Utd against Watford, which can be seen live at 5.25pm, and Chelsea taking on Blackburn. In the Premiership, Liverpool visit
Man City, Arsenal host Bolton and Sheffield United take on West
Ham. Hosted by Mark Pougatch , with Mark Lawrenson. Final Score is at 4.30pm on BBC2


Unknown: Mark Pougatch
Unknown: Mark Lawrenson.

: Grand National

Clare Balding and Sue Barker are at Aintree, Liverpool, to introduce an afternoon of racing, culminating in the world's most famous steeplechase, the Grand National, which starts at 4.15. The celebrated four and a half mile race includes such illustrious previous winners as Red Rum, who triumphed three times in the 1970s, and jockey Bob Champion , who overcame cancer to win in 1981 on Aldaniti.
Irish-trained horses have dominated this event in recent times, producing five winners in the last eight years, including Numbersixvalverde in 2006, which held off the challenge of the 2005 winner Hedgehunter. With other starts at 1.45, 2.15,
2.50 and 3.25. Highlights of today's big race are at 12.50am. Director Gerry Morrison
Editor Carl Hicks 2)
Digital viewers can access the latest football news on Score from 2.30-6pm
Grand day out: page 16
The Inside Story: page 60


Unknown: Sue Barker
Unknown: Bob Champion
Director: Gerry Morrison
Editor: Carl Hicks

: BBC News

Weather Regional News

: Match of the Day Live

Manchester United v Watford
Live coverage of the FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park (kick-off 5.30). Premiership frontrunners Man Utd have an impressive pedigree in this competition, with a record 11 cup final triumphs. Watford, destined for relegation, are hoping to make only their second final in the club's history. However, their last FA Cup meeting against United provided a 1-0 shock win for the Hornets. Presented by Gary Lineker , with commentary from John Motson and Mark Lawrenson. Highlights can be seen in Match of the Day at 10.30pm.
Including News at half-time.
Producer Jim Irving ; Editor Paul Armstrong (HD)
If the football goes to extra-time/penalties, this week's episode of Doctor Who will be shown next week and other programmes may run late


Presented By: Gary Lineker
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Mark Lawrenson.
Producer: Jim Irving
Editor: Paul Armstrong

: Doctor Who: Gridlock

3/13; series three. Gridlock. The Doctor and Martha travel to New Earth in the future and discover the streets are ruled by the Pharamacists. In order to find out the terrible secret at the heart of the metropolis, they must brave the ordeal of the Motorway.
Doctor Who Confidential follows on BBC3.
Writer Russell T Davies ; Producer Phil Collinson ; Director Richard Clark
Repeated tomorrow at 8pm on BBC3
David Tennant and his father compete on Ready Steady Cook on Friday at 4.25pm on BBC2
Behind the scenes: page 10; Doctor Roo?: page 59


Writer: Russell T Davies
Producer: Phil Collinson
Director: Richard Clark
Unknown: David Tennant
Unknown: Steady Cook
The Doctor: David Tennant
Martha Jones: Freema Agyeman
Brannigan: Ardal O'Hanlon
Novice Hame: Anna Hope
Milo: Travis Oliver
Cheen: Lenora Crichlow
Valerie: Jennifer Hennessy
Alice: Bridget Turner
May: Georgine Anderson
Whitey: Simon Pearsall
Javit: Daisy Lewis
Businessman: Nicholas Boulton
Sally Calypso: Erika MacLeod
Ma: Judy Norman
Pa: Graham Padden
Pale woman: Lucy Davenport

: Any Dream Will Do

3/10. The final 12 potential candidates for the role of Joseph perform live for the very first time.
Presented by Graham Norton. Results are at 9.45pm. Executive producer Suzy Lamb (HD)


Presented By: Graham Norton.
Producer: Suzy Lamb

: The National Lottery Draws

The numbers are set rolling. Kirsty Gallacher hosts. Director John L Spencer ; Series producer Debbie Nugent


Unknown: Kirsty Gallacher
Director: John L Spencer
Producer: Debbie Nugent

: Any Dream Will Do

Which one of the dozen finalists will have to get their dreamcoat and leave the competition? (HD)

: BBC News

With Emily Maitlis.
Then Weather with Elizabeth Saary. Followed by National Lottery Update


Unknown: Emily Maitlis.
Unknown: Elizabeth Saary.

: Match of the Day

Ray Stubbs presents today's Premiership clashes, including Arsenal v Bolton and Man City v Liverpool. Plus the FA Cup semi-final, Man Utd v Watford. Producer Phil Sibson ; Editor Mark Demuth
Repeated tomorrow at 7.35am Highlights of tomorrow's FA Cup semi-final can be seen in Match of the Day 2 at 10.30pm on BBC2


Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Producer: Phil Sibson
Editor: Mark Demuth

: Cricket World Cup

Manish Bhasin introduces highlights from the match between South Africa and New Zealand in Grenada.
Repeated tomorrow at 5am
Digital viewers can access live commentary of tomorrow's match between Bangladesh and Ireland from 2.15pm


Introduces: Manish Bhasin

: Grand National Highlights

Race re-run.

: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Ursula Andress and Jamie Cullum guest. Shown yesterday Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Ursula Andress
Unknown: Jamie Cullum

: BBC News 24

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