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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing.

: Teletubbies

Sophie Art-Circus
The Teletubbies watch children having fun paintingcircus pictures.
Shown yesterday 10am Repeat


Unknown: Sophie Art-Circus

: Perils of Penelope Pitstop

Cartoon. Penelope gets into trouble travelling in the Arabian desert. Repeat ...............


Unknown: Cartoon. Penelope

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1

: Mouse and Mole

The pair tackle big questions about life, the universe and pebbles. With voices by Richard Briers and Alan Bennett. Repeat Stereo.


Voices By: Richard Briers
Voices By: Alan Bennett.

: Johnson and Friends

Toy adventures.
The chums take a trip to the moon.

: The Record

Parliamentary update. Stereo ....

: School Programmes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.10 Numbertime 1-10 (ages 4-6) NumberNine Stereo 4741981 9.25
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Seven Times Stereo Subtitled 2828718 9.45 Come
Outside (ages 4-5)

: Teletubbies

Emily Washing the Pony. The Teletubbies enjoy playing a game washing with theirTubby Sponges. Repeated tomorrow at 7.15am

: School Programmes

10.30 Storytime (ages 4-5) The Four
Friends and the Elephant
10.45 The Experimenter (ages 7-9) Changes in Materials: Mending a Monster Stereo 2033060 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) Changes in Material: Burning Stereo 8960282 11.15 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Invaders! Stereo
1255195 11.35 English File (ages 11-16) Throwaways (part 4) Written by Ian Strachan Stereo 1716404 11.55 Lifeschool (ages 14+) I Is for Information
12.20 Showcase


Written By: Ian Strachan

: Working Lunch

Consumer updates. Stereo ............

: Tales of Aesop

Puppet animated adventures. Repeat

: Monty

Animation. With the voice of Griff Rhys Jones. Repeat Stereo..


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.

: The History Hour

Adam Hart-Davis continues his tour of Britain with a visitto Perth, where he investigates the Black Watch Regiment and Pictish stones.


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Going, Going, Gone

Stuart Hall hosts the antiques game show, with Tim Wonnacott. LookingGood Presenter Lowri Turner and political columnist Simon Hoggart. Stereo.


Unknown: Stuart Hall
Unknown: Tim Wonnacott.
Presenter: Lowri Turner
Unknown: Simon Hoggart.

: Westminster with Diana Madill

Live coverage of the day's business in Parliament. Stereo Subtitled .......

: Snooker

Continued live coverage from the Guildhall, Preston, of the afternoon's barter-final matches in the UK championship. Introduced by David Vine
With Dougie Donnelly.


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly.

: The Whitbread: the World's Greatest Ocean Race

With the boats now in Fremantle, Steve Rider , Richard Simmonds and Fenella George assess the second-leg result and discover what the crews can expect to find in one of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities.
Producer Andrew Preece ; Executive producer Rick Thomas Stereo


Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Richard Simmonds
Producer: Andrew Preece
Producer: Rick Thomas Stereo

: Hit, Miss or Maybe

Zoe Ball and celebrityguests from Saturday's Live and Kicking rate three new pop videos. Producer Chris Bellinger
Revised repeat


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: Snooker

Live coverage at the start of the evening session of the UK championship. Presented by David Vine.


Presented By: David Vine.

: First Sight

Seeds of Doubt
Man-made mutant vegetables are already present in some processed foodstuffs but, as the major seed producers mix them with natural crops, it is not obvious when this is so. Michael Delahaye
reports on the fears of scientists, farmers and supermarkets that people are being force-fed genetically modified food while doubts remain about long-term effects. Producer Geoff Griffiths ; Executive producer John Samson REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations in panel on left


Unknown: Michael Delahaye
Producer: Geoff Griffiths
Producer: John Samson

: Just One Chance

Analysis of educational issues and advice on maximising opportunities in the school system. Presented by Carol Vorderman and Martin Bashir.
Executive producer Mark Wakefield
Series producer Sandy Smith


Presented By: Carol Vorderman
Presented By: Martin Bashir.
Producer: Mark Wakefield
Producer: Sandy Smith

: Top Gear

The Lotus 49 changed the face of motor racing. Driven byJim Clark and powered by the V8 engine, itgave Ford their first
Grand Prix victory, back in 1967. Thirty years on, Tiff Needell revs up the famous Cosworth.
Meanwhile, AndyWilman discovers Cold War cars from eastern Europe, such asthe
Wartburgandthe Moskvitch , that are still up and running thanks to dedicated British enthusiasts.
Producer John Wilcox ; Editor Jon Bentley
BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: available from newsagents


Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Wartburgandthe Moskvitch
Producer: John Wilcox
Editor: Jon Bentley

: Third Rock from the Sun

Gobble Gobble Dick Dick. When
Thanksgiving arrives, the commotion leads the aliens to believe the apocalypse is upon them. When they discover it is a family holiday, Dick invites Mary, Mrs Dubcek and her daughter around for a "traditional " dinner.


Unknown: Dick Dick.
Unknown: Mrs Dubcek
Dick Solomon: John Lithgow
Sally Solomon: Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon: French Stewart
Tommy Solomon: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Dr Mary Albright: Jane Curtin
Nina: Simbi Khali
Mrs Dubcek: Elmarie Wendel
Vicki: Jan Hooks

: Scare Stories

Running on Empty. At the end of the sixties, the world faced a barrage of warnings that global stocks of fuels and minerals were running out and that industrial societywas doomed.
These claims have failed to materialise but the puzzle remains overthe conflict between the potentially serious damage to the earth from the exploitation of its resources and the desire for industrial growth. Narrated by Francine Stock. Director VyvSimson; Series producer Simon Campbell-Jones


Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Simon Campbell-Jones

: Expanding Pictures

Warren Beatty 's Coat. A bizarre mime, set in ah inhospitable space, performed and devised by Station House Opera with film director Charles Garrad.
Angel. Artist Mark Wallinger plays a blind man battling against the odds in a busy
London underground station. Series producers Sophie Gardiner and DebraHauer Stereo Subtitled ....
Then Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Warren Beatty
Director: Charles Garrad.
Artist: Mark Wallinger
Producers: Sophie Gardiner

: Newsnight


: Snooker

Quarter-final action from the UK championship, plus a preview of the Semi-finals. Stereo ....
Followed byWeatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Political chat show, presented ton ight by Tariq Ali.


Unknown: Tariq Ali.

: The Learning Zone

12.30am The Making of ... GermaineGreer
12.35 The World of the Dragon Subtitled 9710751 1.00 Alaska-the Last Frontier?
1.30 Venice and Antwerp
2.00 Changing Roles of Women and Men
4.00 Film Education Moviephile 42409 4.30 Film Education
5.00 Inside Europe 33190 5.30 North South Linking
6.00 Global Firms in the Industrialising East 31454 6.30-7.00am Yes, We

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