A hospital for bats.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1
How the First Letter was Written. Read by Geoffrey Matthews. Repeated at 2pm Repeat.
Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The French Experience Langues et Travail Stereo 8342225 9.15 The Biology Collection (ages 16+) Biotechnology 467461 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Time
Treasures -the Coronation
The Poppy Stop. Poppy learns some magic tricks. Stereo.......
10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Melting and Freezing
10.50 Cosmo and Dibs in Punjabi (ages 3-5) French Fruit stereo Followed by Cosmo and Dibs in English (ages 3-5)
French Fruit Stereo 2196935 11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye - the Waterfall of Words
Stereo 2985645 11.20 Short Circuit (ages 14-16) Life Processes and Living Things Stereo 7053190 11.40 English Time (ages 11-14) Get the Meaning
12.00 English File (ages 14-17) The Lives of the Bronte Sisters
Business and consumer news. Stereo.
1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Breaking the Code (part 2) Written by Hugh Whitemore Stereo 99596 1.30 Le Club (ages 9-12) Jours de Fete Stereo 98808393 1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Skiing Action from the women's downhill event being held in Nagano, Japan, on the course that will be the venue forthe
Winter Olympics next year.
Rugby Union A look ahead to tomorrow's Five Nations championship matches, with England v France at Twickenham and Scotland v Ireland at Murrayfield.
Producer Paul McNamara ; Editor Peter Allden
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather
Fern Britton 'scookerychallenge. Stereo.
Esther Rantzen talks to people who are obsessive about being early or are habitually late,
Today's guest on the antiques game show is actor Simon Williams. stereo..
Mirror, Mirror. Kirk and a landing party beam up from the planet Halkan to find themselves on board an Enterprise ruled by ruthlessness and anarchy.
Repeat * Sci-fi CD reader offer: page
Entertainment news with Dannii
Minogue, including review of Mars Attacks! plus a look at the music industry's prestigious Brit Awards.
Producer Chris Bellinger Revised repeattomorrow in Live and Kicking on BBC1
Russian Steps. Michael Palin 's trek, in the early nineties, from North Pole to South Pole takes him through a disintegrating superpower. Travelling by bus, train and barge from Leningrad, now St Petersburg, to Odessa in 12 days, he observes the hypocrisy of public penury and private plenty, consumes a large amount of home-made vodka, and revives his energies by being encased in medicinal mud at a crumbling sanatorium.
Director Roger Mills ; Producer Clem Vallance
Pathe News of 40 years ago.
Shown on Sunday at 2pm Black and white.
Comedian and ornithologist Bill Oddie returns to the Scottish Highlands forthe first time in 25 years to tryto locate six rare and spectacular birds -the crested tit, osprey, dotterel, capercaillie, ptarmigan and golden eagle. During his patient vigil, he comes across the infrequently seen Slavonian grebe and also a reserve where visitors can watch nestingospreys on closed-circuit TV.
ProducerStephenMoss Stereo Subtitled .. FREE BIRDING STARTER PACK: write to [address removed]
BBC BOOK: Birdingwith Bill Oddie , available from bookshops, price £9.99
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/birding
Alan Titchmarsh's tour of the south of France takes him to a carefully constructed garden, Stephen Lacey travels to Glamorgan to see ingenious planting on a slope, and Gay Search ascends an architect's London rooftop where exotic shrubs thrive. See today's choices.
See Gardening: page 27
Continuing the seventh series.
When Lister is impregnated with an intelligent virus, he sets up a line of communication with it to try to sweet-talk the disease into sparing his life.
Repeated on Sunday Stereo Subtitled
BBC VIDEO AND CD: Red Dwarf: collector's box set featuring two single videos, CD and Starbug hologram, price Â£24.99, available from retailers
See Sci-Fi: page 34
In the first of two ComedyZone specials, chefs Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson , the motor-biking stars of TwoFatLadies, recalltheir favourite funny moments from classic comedies. Amongthe clips are food-related items from Absolutely Fabulous, Till Death Us Do Part and Hancock's
Half-Hour, plus the pair look back at TV cooks of years past. The second programme can be seen next Friday. Producer Garry John Hughes ; Executive producer Bridget Boseley Stereo
And at 10.00 Butterflies
Clarissa Dickson Wright chooses one of her favourite comedies, an episode of the Carla Lane-scripted sitcom.
Videoplus code 9.30-10.30pm ♦ Why we're mad about eccentrics: p24
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
Hostile Visit. McQueen clashes with a civilian team from Aerotech, headed by Howard Sewell , when he wants to analyse a captured enemy spacecraft. Nathan West MORGAN WEISSER , Shane Vansen
KRISTEN CLOKE. Cooper Hawkes RODNEY ROWLAND.
Vanessa Damphousse LANEI CHAPMAN.
Paul Wang JOEL DE LA FUENTE. Colonel McQueen JAMES MORRISON , Mr Sewell MICHAEL MANTELL
de la Fuente.
Mr Sewell Michael
John Lenahan's guests on the magic show are comedy-magicians Chris Power, Jerry Sadowitz and David Williamson. Director David G Croft ; Producer Peter Kessler
Fantasy drama, continuing a short season of films by Ingmar Bergman. Starring Max von Sydow
A mesmerist and magician takes revenge when his troupe is humiliated. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Vogler Max Von Sydow, Manda Ingrid Thulin. Dr
Vergerus Gunnar Bjornstrand, Grandmother
Naima Wifstrand, Sara Bibi Andersson
(1958) Black and white â™¦ See Films: pages 48-52 ***
Followed by Weatherview