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: See Hear Breakfast News

W!th signing. Stereo...................

: Children's BBC Breakfast

7.15 Teletubbies
Hickory Dickory Dock
The Teletubbies watch children dancing to the nursery rhyme played by King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys.
Shown last Friday (Repeat) (Stereo)

7.40 Perils of Penelope Pitstop
Cartoon adventures. (Repeat)

8.05 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
Shown last Friday on BBC1

8.30 Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams
Musical series. (Repeat) (Stereo)

: Harry and the Hendersons

The Day after. White George has to go to work. Nancy leaves for a meeting at the airport with a foreign exchange student. Who is going to babysit for Harry?
Repeat Stereo SubhMed .................

Contributors

Unknown: White George

: School Programmes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.10 Spanish Giobo (ages 11-12) 1766298 9.15 C!ementine(ages 14-16) Stereo 4747386 9.30 Writingand Pictures (ages 6-7) -with poet
Benjamin Zephaniah. Stereo SuMrMed 4295521 9.45 Storyt!me (ages 4-5)

Contributors

Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah.

: Teletubbies

Number Six. The
Teletubbies watch children learning about the number six. Then Tinky Winky.Dipsy and Laa-Laa get their knees dirty.
Rptdtomorrowat7.15am Repeat

: School Programmes

10.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) 7'teMag/cSrusr) Stereo 8645205 10.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Natural History-
Autumn Stereo 9S.t6.t60 11.00 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Spywatchwnttenby
DerekFarmer Stereo 1329724 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Stereo SuoMted 3193
11.40 Landmarks (ages 9-12)
SuohNed : 12.00 Urban Scotland (ages 16+) Stereo 8569095 12.20 Job Bank (ages 14+)

: Working Lunch

Daijy reports on !ssues of interest to consumers. Stereo......................... CEEFAX:page

: The Greedysaurus Gang

Animated antics of five dinosaurs. Repeat

: Hairy Jeremy

More animated adventures of a hairy neolithic. repeat Stereo .............................

: The History Hour

A 15-part series thattours the country in search of historic sites and the stories behind them. Presented by Adam Hart-Davis and Jayne Constantinis.
Today. Adam Hart-Davisvisits Leeds , looks at street history, and finds out how to trace thehistory of oid buildings. Pius "ichardHoimes, presenter of Friday's
War Walks, on the secret maps of D-Day. Executive producer Hona Pitcher
Series producer Paul Bader Stereo .....

Contributors

Presented By: Adam Hart-Davis
Presented By: Jayne Constantinis.
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davisvisits Leeds
Producer: Paul Bader Stereo

: Snooker

Live coverage from Preston's Guiidhaii of t"e tournament that is second only to the World championship in the snooker calendar. David Vine introduces the action white Dougie Donneiiy deives
"ehind the scenes. Commentary by dive Everton. RayEdmonds. DennisTayior. John Virgo. John Spencer and Jim
'"'eadowcroft. Stereo ................ deluding at2.40 and 3.25 News suohMed "eaena! News and Weather

Contributors

Introduces: David Vine
Unknown: Dougie Donneiiy
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: John Spencer

: The Simpsons: Bart v Thanksgiving

It's the biggest American tradition of the year - a holiday for being together. But the dinner table is missing one person when Bart runs away from home after a row. Repeated on Sunday
Krusty Gets Busted is Friday at 6pm
(Stereo)
(Subtitled)

: The O Zone

Tonight the pop music show hangs outwith Liverpoo! band
Cast. Piusthe phone vote forthe PoiiWinners'Party.WithJamie Theakston and Jayne Middiemiss. Producer Ange!a Ferreira; Executive producer Pau! Smith Stereo.....J8

Contributors

Unknown: Jayne Middiemiss.

: Snooker

Further live coverage from Preston plus the best of the afternoon session. Presented by David Vine. .t8

Contributors

Presenter: David Vine

: Making Masterpieces

National Gallery director Neil MacGregor concludes the series with a guide to repairing damaged paintings to preserve an artist's original vision. The problems of dirt, negligent storage, fading pigments and discoloured varnishes all have to be addressed before the work can communicate as powerfully today as it did in the past.
Subtitled.
Booklet: send a cheque for £5.99. made payable to BBC Education Production, to [address removed] (or telephone [number removed])
Neil MacGregor's Kind of Day: page

Contributors

Director: Patricia Wheatiey
Executive producer: Keith Alexander

: Top Gear Rally Report

The latest news from the second day of the RAG Rally, today held in the forests of mid-Wales. Steve Rider reports from Rally HQ in Cheltenham and Jeremy Hart and Peter Slater follow the teams. Coverage continues tomorrow at 8pm. stereo.....

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Jeremy Hart
Unknown: Peter Slater

: Land of the Tiger

Sacred Waters
Valmik Thapar continues his !ook at
!ndia'swi)dhfebyfo!)ow!ng the course of two of India's great hvers: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. A!ongthe way he thes to avoid the famous man-eating tigers !n the Sunderbans, the swamp that contains over
500 of them. See today's choices. Producer M!he B!rkhead
BBCBOOK: Land of the Tiger. pncetl9.99

Contributors

Unknown: Valmik Thapar

: Trade Secrets

More professionafs reveal some of the tricks of theirtrade.
Experts !n the field of beauty therapy show how such ususua! products as vodka, cucumbers, tomatoes and eggs can be used to improve the appearance. Executive producer Jonn!eTurpie

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Team captains Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus are joined by so!o artists Nick Heyward and Marcella Detroit. Martin Rossiter of Gene, and TV presenter Jonathan Ross. Presented by Mark Lamarr. Director Steve Bendelack. Producer
Jim Pullin Repeat Stereo Subtitled

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Hughes
Artists: Nick Heyward
Presenter: Jonathan Ross.
Presented By: Mark Lamarr.
Director: Steve Bende

: I'm Alan Partridge

Comedy series charting the fortunes of obnoxious ex-chat-show host Alan Partridge.
Starring Steve Coogan
When the Linton Travel Tavern is closed for refurbishment, Alan's attempts to amuse himself in the deserted hotel include devising more ground-breaking programme ideas, trying out a relaxation tape, and meeting a former Royal Marine who lives on the edge
See today's choices.
Written by Peter Baynham, Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci, Director Dominic Brigstocke : Producer Armando Iannucci Stereo Subtitled
Then Video Nation Shorts subtitled

I'm Alan Partridge
10.00pm BBC2 Alan Partridge, eh - you don't know whether to hug him or to club him over the head. Misunderstood, naive genius or bullying, bigoted, racist, sexist, naff, styleless, clueless, laughable fool? Probably the latter.
This week, Alan's the only guest at the Linton Travel Tavern and to while away the hours he takes to making his own entertainment - and having seen the entertainment he makes for the viewing/listening public, that's a worry. Naturally, he dreams up more programme ideas, fiddles with a Corby trouser press, then takes a stroll down the M11. His life may be in danger. Hey-ho.

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Coogan
Written By: Peter Baynham.
Written By: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Dominic Bhgstocke
Aian Partridge: Steve Coogan
Lynn: Feucrrv Montagu
Dave Ciifton: Phil Cornwell
Susan: Barbara Durkin
M!chaei: S!mon Greenall
Ben: James Lance
Policeman: Hugh Parker
Sophie: Sally Philups
Tony Hayers: Dav!d Schne!der

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman. Subtitled

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Snooker

Highlights of the day's p)ay. with DougieDonnetiy. Stereo..
Foi lowed byWeatherwiew

: The Midnight Hour

Poiiticai chat show. analysing stories behind the headlines.
Chaired tonight by former
Conservative MP David Meiior.
Editor Alexandra Henderson

Contributors

Unknown: David Meiior.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: The Learning Zone

12.30am The Making of ... GermaineGreer
GREAT C!V!USAT)ONS
12.45 A Ta!e of Two Capitals
Pans and Rome 3375699 1.35
Rome underthe Popes Church andFmp/re S
SCHOOLS
2.00Newsfi!e S4.t06 mNGUAGES
4.00 Greek Language and People 3—4: French Experience Know-How 2 4474S
BUS)NESSANDT)MiN)NG
5.00 Skills for Work S
ARTS
6.00 The Leathart Collection
44767 6.30-7.00am Nathan the Wise 66S.t6
LEARNING ZONE GUIDE: (0181)








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