7.30 A double bill of Cartoon fun. Repeat
Featuring sea otters.
Shown yesterday at4.35pm on BBC1
The Cat That Walked
By Itself. Read by Geoffrey Matthews.
Repeated at 2pm Repeat .......................
Parliamentary update. Stereo ........
Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 The French Experience Culture 5121004 9.15 The Biology Collection (ages 16+) Human Influences on the Environment Stereo 850795 9.45 Watch
(ages 5-7) Birth Education - Cats Have Kittens
10.00The Poppy Stop. The cat takes up exercise.
10.30 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) Up andDown Stereo 2219269 10.50Cosmo and Dibs in Punjabi (ages 3-5) Noises Off Stereo Followed by Cosmo and Dibs in English (ages 3-5) Noises Off
5176530 11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye - Danger on High stereo 9119608 11.20 Short Circuit (ages 14-16) Play It Again
11.40 English Time (ages 11-14) Getthe Meaning- Gut the Gameshow
9973530 12.00 English File (ages 14-17) New Approaches to Poetry
Business and consumer news. Stereo.
1.00 Scene (ages 13-17) Skinny Marink Written by Howard Schuman 11530 1.30LeClub (ages 9-12) Une Visite
1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
Jack's Fantastic Voyage
Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Curling Coverage from Dewar's Rinks, Perth, ofthe Macallan Challenge. Commentary by Dougie Donnelly.
RugbyUnion Alookaheadtotomorrow's final Five Nations championship matches, Wales v England and France v Scotland.
Producer Peter Allden Stereo lncludingat3.00News Regional News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Fern Britton 's cookery challenge. stereo.
Esther Rantzen hosts a studio discussion on addiction to soap operas. With guests Wendy Richard from EastEnders, Sam Kane from Brookside, Jane Rossington from Crossroads and Vanessa Whitburn , editor of The Archers.
The inaugural tournament involving 12 veterans of the professional circuit comes to a climax with the final.
Introduced by David Vine , with commentary by Clive Everton and Ted Lowe. Last part of the series.
When Bart is hospitalised after an accident involving Mr Burns's car, Homer is offered legal advice from a disreputable source.
The latest hits from the UK charts, exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds and a look at the new videos.
Director John L Spencer ; Producer Mark Wells Repeated tomorrow on BBC1
Shifting Sands. The next stage of Michael Palin 's early nineties trek from North Pole to South Pole brings him to Sudan. He needs to cross the largest country in Africa, from the Nubian
Desert in the north - one of the hottest places on earth -to the war-stricken south. The capital Khartoum, towards the centre, presents a difficultjunction between the country's two halves, and the journey is fraught with problematic transport arrangements. Director/Producer Clem Vallance
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ...................... BBC BOOK: Pole to Pole, available from bookshops in hardback, price f 16.95 and paperback, price £10.99
Pathe News from 40 years ago.
Black and white ....
Comedian and ornithologist Bill Oddie takes advantage of the migration of millions of birds from northern Europe to Africa forthewinterto go bird-spotting. He examines them from the vantage point of the east coast of England, travelling from the Fame Islands in Northumberland to Norfolk. Along the way he observes the Arctic tern, the curlew sandpiper and other species.
Producer Stephen Moss FREE BIRDING STARTER PACK: write to [address removed]
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/birding
Alan Titchmarsh completes his tour of French Riviera gardens with a visit to the home of an Englishman whose family has lived there for almost 80 years. Pippa Greenwood investigates organic techniques used by gardeners at
Yalding in Kent, and Stephen Lacey visits a National Trust-restored garden. See today's choices.
Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
Tony Laryea Stereo ♦ See Alan Titchmarsh : page 33
A coterie of top comedians choose highlights from their favourite comedy films. Among those making choices are Mark Lamarr, Jo Brand, Julian Clary, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, while movies selected include Dr Strangelove, Play It Again, Sam and Life of Brian. Comic Relief continues on BBC1 at 9.30pm
Haig- the Unknown Soldier
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig , the man labelled "the butcherof the Somme", has been satirised and lampooned as the worst type of British military officer for his command of the army in the First World War. But did he, as accused, send thousands of British to a futile death?
Timewatch explores an emergent historical debate that challenges received wisdom about Haig.
Producer Helen Bettinson ; Editor Laurence Rees
H Is for Heathrow. An exploration of Heathrow, the site in Middlesexthat is home to the busy ai rport.
Producer Neil Crombie : Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff Repeat Stereo
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
With Jeremy Paxman.
Stay with the Dead. After a seriously injured West is brought back from battle, he suffers flashbacks in hospital. 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 , Dr Kanelos STEVEN ANDERSON ,
Shankowicz JAMES PARKS , Hatfield SCOTT MACDONALD
Nathan West Morgan
Shane Vansen Kristen
Cooper Hawkes Rodney
Vanessa Damphousse Lanei
Paul Wang Joel
de la Fuente
Colonel McQueen James
Dr Kanelos Steven
John Lenahan 's guest performers on the magic show are Jerry Sadowitz , Tom Mullica and Noel Britten.
Director David G Croft : Producer Peter Kessler
Lasse is splitting up from one girlfriend, but it's not long before he finds another. However, he's reluctant to give up his philandering and equally uncommitted to getting a steady job. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Lasse BRASSE BRANNSTROM , Lena MARIANN RUDBERG
, Bosse CHRISTER JONSSON , Lasse's brother BORJE AHLSTEDT ,
UllaCHATARINA LARSSON. Anothergirl PIA GARDE
Director Lasse Hallstrom (1975) + See Films: pages 56-59 ***