9.00 The Geography Collection
6491447 9.25 Standard Grade English Stereo 7415027 9.45 Numbertime
10.00 Thunderbirds in Hindi
9397244 10.05 Seeing through Science
10.30 Ghostwriter: Building
Bridges (part 3)
11.00 Q and A
11.10 Landmarks: Coping with the Climate
11.45 History File: The Era of the Second World War - The Home Front Stereo 595719512.05 The Geography Programme:
12.25 Lifeschool: Careers - So What Now? 6993282 12.50
Business Matters: The Borderless World
1.20-1.40 Children's BBC with Chris Jarvis Stereo 1.20 Fiddley Foodie Bird
1.30 Johnson and Friends 61727602 1.40MusicTime
Stereo 13945805 2.00 News
Subtitled and Weather; followed by Numbertime
Note: repeats are not indicated.
What to do if you think your child has swallowed something poisonous. With Anneka Rice.
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Citizens' rights magazine. Includes a report on the private pensions scandal, and information on how to get back money you have lost. With Helen Madden and Andrew Miller.
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Live coverage of the House of Commons, including
Prime Minister's questions.
Clem frantically tries to get help. Doreen tries to comfort a deeply concerned Mansel Bennett. In Welsh with English subtitles.
Word game with Paul Coia.
David Constable demonstrates the different techniques in candle making.
Don Siegel western starring Elvis Presley
When a neighbouring family is massacred, Pacer, offspring of a white father and Indian mother, is hopelessly trapped by his divided loyalties.
White Collar Crimes
White collar crime is estimated to cost British business as much as £9 billion each year. It is difficult to detect and even more difficult to prosecute fraudsters, as companies keep their dirty linen out of public view. Chris Godsmark reports. Producer Kurt Barling
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Tonight's programme in the science series examines new evidence for the existence of extra-sensory perception. Plus a look at the fascinating connections between photochemistry, vampires and the treatment of tumours.
Executive producer Alex Graham
The Road to Peace.
Roger Phillips asks how long the Peace rose can hold on to its title -
"the world's most perfect rose".
Liverpool's Mr Mirth catches up on the Yuletide fun with the help of singer Billy Bragg. Withjean Marsh , Peter O'Brien and John Sparkes.
Director Metin HOseyin ; Producer Alan Nixon
St Petersburg to Tashkent
"I feel as if I have been on this train for ever," says Natalia Makarova , the former Kirov prima ballerina, as the Bolshoi Express begins to cross the steppes of Asia. "My mind is filled with buried memories one moment, fresh with new discoveries the next.
Makarova defected to the west in 1970 and now returns with her American-born teenage son to St Petersburg, the city of her birth and her greatest artistic triumphs. In the third programme of this six-part series in which famous people undertake memorable journeys, they board the luxury train on its two-week trip to the east.
She is saddened by Russia's wasted past and present-day decadence, while her tragic family history haunts her at
Volgograd's vast war memorial. But there are happier moments when she dances on the railway track, goes sturgeon fishingon the Volga and wanders among the blue domes and minarets of romantic Samarkand.
Producer Jenny De Yang
Executive producer David Taylor
Followed by Sarajevo - a Street under Siege
Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Mark Lawson with some cultural highlights of the week.
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Classic science-fiction hriller concluding a run of films by Don Siegel.
Starring Kevin McCarthy When aliens land in a small
Californian community one man struggles to save the US.