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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing. Stereo ...................

: Children's BBC Breakfast

7.30 Secret Life of Toys
More adventures with the toys that come to life.
(Repeated at 1pm) (Repeat)

7.45 The Raccoons
Cartoon about a family of raccoons.

8.10 The Wacky Races
More animated automobile antics. Last in the series.

8.30 Young People's Specials
Andrew's hospital visit inspires him to become a nurse. But what will his parents say?

9.00 Activ8
Celebrating the Olympic centenary with a look at wrestling, baseball and the pentathlon. Plus the presenters line up for a sprint finish. Last in the series.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

9.25 Sweet Valley High
Live action drama about 16-year-old twin sisters.

9.50 Funnybones
More creepy fun with the skeletons. Today, a cat chase.

10.00 Teletubbies: Painting with Our Hands and Feet
Today the Teletubbies watch some children painting in a most unusual way.

10.30 Barbar
Animation. Pom improves his basketball skills.

: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

Another double bill of adventures.
Benares. 1910: ten-year-old Indy meets boy called Krishnamurti and travels with him to the sacred Indian city of Benares.
11.45 Peking. 1910: the young Indy falls ill while visiting the Great Wall with his motherandtutor. Stereo Subtitled.

: Working Lunch

The latest business news and consumer information. Stereo .........................

: Secret Life of Toys

Shown at 7.30am ..........................

: A-Z of Food

The food series continues with a trip to a shop stacked with around 900 cheeses.

: Alias Smith and Jones: The Fifth Victim

Classic western adventure series.

When Heyes becomes the next hit on a murderer's list, it is up to the Kid to hunt down the killer. With Pete Duel and Ben Murphy. (Repeat)


Smith: Pete Duel
Jones: Ben Murphy

: Racing from Aintree

Coverage of the second day of this year's Grand National meeting from Aintree, with the Martell Fox Hunters Chase at 3.45pm and the other races at 2.35,3.10 and
4.20. Hosted by Julian Wilson.
Including at 2.55 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Julian Wilson.

: A-Z of Food

The food series visits Richard Waller 's duck farm in Buckinghamshire.


Unknown: Richard Waller

: Esther

Esther Rantzen welcomes back Gervase Phinn
, the Yorkshire school inspector with agift for storytelling, who provides more amusing and touching anecdotes.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gervase Phinn

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz show. Presented by Martyn Lewis.


Presented By: Martyn Lewis.

: The Simpsons: Homer's Odyssey

Homer is fired from the nuclear power plant. His life is in pieces until an accident gives him a new direction.
Repeated on Sunday.

: Star Trek: I, Mudd

Harry Mudd, an incorrigible old rogue, offers Kirk a life of luxury in exchange for the starship Enterprise.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Kirk: William Shatner
Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Scott: James Doohan.
Sulu: George Takei
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
Harry Mudd: Roger C Carmel

: Pole to Pole

EvilShadow. In this penultimate edition, Michael Palin has a run of bad luck when he travels through Zambia and Zimbabwe-which seems to foretell the bad luck that lies ahead. Upon his arrivai in Johannesburg, Palin is shattered to discoverthat there are no places left on the once-a-year sailing from Cape Town to the Antarctic. So is this the end of his expedition to the South Pole? Director Roger Mills
Producer Clem Vallance
Repeat Stereo
Followed by Video Nation Election Shorts


Unknown: Michael Palin
Producer: Clem Vallance

: A Golfer's Travels

First in a six-part series in which Peter Alliss travels the world in search of diverse golfing locations. In each programme he explores a different country, seeking out its golf courses and players. Scotland. Tonight he visits
Scotland, where he plays with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Prince
Andrew. Other destinations visited in the series are Arizona, South
Africa, Hawaii, Spain and Thailand. See today's choices.
Director Mike Connor


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Director: Mike Connor

: Gardeners' World

Alan Titchmarsh plants his butterfly garden. Stephen Lacy explores the Dutch passion for naturalising perennials and Valerie Waters visits a Liverpool woman who cannot stop acquiring new plants. Plus Roy Lancaster on South African garden plants. Series producer John Percival Executive producerTonyLaryea
BBC MAGAZINE: Gardeners' Worldis available from newsagents
* See Alan Titchmarsh on page
38; Competitions and Giveaways on page 152; Reader Offers on page


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Stephen Lacy
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: RabCNesbitt

Another chance to see the six-part comedy series starring Gregor Fisher
Affair. Love is in the airfor Rab and Mary as their 20th wedding anniversary approaches, but Cupid is nowhere to be seen.
Written by Ian Pattison
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Written By: Ian Pattison
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Gash Nesbitt: Andrew Fairlie
Screech: David McKay
Andra BRIAN: Petti Fer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Norrie: John Kazek
Susan: Sally Howitt
Paul: Colin Lowden
Damien: Iain Robertson
Danny: Bill Murdoch
Confused alkie: Johnny Irving

: Grand National Tales

With tomorrow marking the 150th Grand National, Desmond Lynam introduces a nostalgic and affectionate look at the horses and jockeys who have made their names in the world-famous race.
Included are such greats as three-times winner Red Rum, the 100-1 success of Foinavon, and the emotional 1981 victory of Bob Champion and Aldaniti. Director/Producer Stuart Cabb


Introduces: Desmond Lynam
Producer: Stuart Cabb

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Space: Above and Beyond

Level of Necessity. Damphousse's intuition saves her comrades and a Psi Corps colonel encourages herto develop her psychic skills.


Nathan West: Morgan Weisser
Shane: Vansen Kristencloke
CooperHawkes: Rodney Rowland
Vanessa: Damphousse Laneichapman
Paul Wang: Joel de Lafuente
Colonel McQueen: James Morrison
Colonel Burke: Richard Kind
Winslow: Tasia Valenza
Lubin: Kane Picoy
Captain Kremens: Timothy Dale Agee

: This Life

Third in a 21-part drama about a group of young lawyers.
The Bi Who Came in from the Cold.
Ferdy's mixed signals are causing problems for Warren. Milly loses patience when Egg goes on a gambling spree and tries to bluff his way out of trouble. Shown on Monday

: Later.... Presents the Beautiful South in Concert

Jools Holland introduces this live studio concert by one of the most successful British bands of the nineties. The Beautiful South performs typically melodic bittersweet songs, including You Keep It All In and One Last Love Song, as well as the more recent hits Rotterdam, Blackbird on the Wire and Blue is the colour.
(Revised repeat from Easter Monday)
See Music: page 47

Followed by Weatherview


Presenter: Jools Holland
Musicians: The Beautiful South

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