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: Children's BBC Breakfast

7.00Teletubbies Kittens. Three boys play with their new pet kittens.
Shown yesterday at 10am ..................

: Dink, the Little Dinosaur

Animated prehistoric adventures..............

: Get Your Own Back

Generation-gap game show in which children compete with adults. Today's guests are children's TV presenters Kirsten O'Brien and Mark Speight. with Otis the Aardvark.
Presented by Dave Benson Phillips.
Repeat Subtitled ............................


Presenters: Kirsten O'Brien
Presenters: Mark Speight.
Presented By: Dave Benson Phillips.

: Willy Fog

Cartoon adventure series, based on Jules Verne 's novel Journey to the Centre of the Earth.


Unknown: Jules Verne

: Barney

Adventures with the loveable dog. Barney's friends appearto have forgotten his birthday. Repeat ....

: The Record

Parliamentary update................

: Hawkeye

Starting a rerun of the adventure series. The Bear. Elizabeth has resolved to stay on at Fort Bennington until her husband is found, and feels she needs lessons in survival. The intriguing Hawkeye is the obvious choice as her teacher.

: Cartoon

Animated fun..............................

: Teletubbies

10.00 Funny Walks. The Teletubbies do some funny walks.
Repeated tomorrow at 7am

: Cricket

Warwickshire v Kent
Live coverage from Edgbaston of this NatWestTrophy second round match.
Sixteen teams battle it out in eight 60-overs-a-side matches today in the hope of taking another step towards the showpiece final at Lord's in September. The trophy is currently held by Essex, who won last year's final thanks to Stuart Law 's brilliant batting. Warwickshire reached the second round by defeating Ireland by 41 runs. Kent beat Cambridgeshire by eight wickets in the first round.
Introduced by Tony Lewis , with match commentary by Jack Bannister , Richie Benaud. Chris Broad and David Gower.
Producers Alan Griffiths. Paul Davies ..


Unknown: Stuart Law
Introduced By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Richie Benaud.
Commentary By: Chris Broad
Commentary By: David Gower.
Producers: Alan Griffiths.
Producers: Paul Davies

: Working Lunch

Weekday consumer issues and business news reports................................

: Cricket

Further live action.......................
2.40 News and Regional News

: Westminster withDiana Madill

Live coverage from the House of Commons of Prime Minister's Question Time.
Editor Alexandra Henderson


Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Golf and Cricket

Golf Continued live coverage of the first day's play in the Loch Lomond World Invitational as top professionals, including Scotland's Colin Montgomerie , tackle one ofthetoughest courses in Europe. In the space of just two years, the Invitational has become established as one of the premier events on the European Tour. Introduced by Steve Rider. Cricket Further live cricket coverage as the Warwickshire v Kent NatWest Trophy match reaches its conclusion


Unknown: Colin Montgomerie
Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Leviathan

The history behind the week's headlines, with Mark Urban.
Niall Dickson reveals that even from its outset 50 years ago the National Health Service was at the centre of fierce Cabinet battles between those who wanted a free service and the Treasury, who insisted on charges, and he examines the severe financial difficulties the NHS faced within its first year.
Novelist and former MP Edwina Currie sizes up the impact of the drug Viagra. designed to help people with impotence, and looks at society's attempted solutions to the problem down the ages.
Renaissance scholar Lisa Jardine explains how the invention of printing 500 years ago caused an explosion of information. She argues that it led to the Reformation and speculates on what the internet might herald.
Editors Archie Baron and Neil Cameron


Presenter: Mark Urban
Unknown: Niall Dickson
Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Lisa Jardine
Editor: Archie Baron
Editor: Neil Cameron

: Two Fat Ladies

Lunch. Jennifer Paterson drags a reluctant Clarissa Dickson
Wright to the Lake District to take part in an annual vintage motorcycle rally. But before they go, they prepare a rich luncheon menu of loin of pork stuffed with ceps and garlic, stuffed tomatoes, clam chowder and Salmon. Repeat


Unknown: Jennifer Paterson
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson

: Looking Good

The fashion and beauty show presented by Lowri Turner returns for an eight-part series.
The series kicks off with hair stylist Anthony Yacomine giving Turner a change of style and passing on tips for keeping new looks in salon condition.
Image consultant
Morag Young examines the psychology of professional dressing, giving ideas for smart items to wear in hot weather. Plus three fash ion editors choose the catwalk fashions they think will be most influential this summer. See today's choices.
Series prod ucerJeanineJosman


Presented By: Lowri Turner
Unknown: Anthony Yacomine
Unknown: Morag Young

: A Good Man in Africa

Film premiere. Comedy drama starring Colin Friels, Sean Connery, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer
Kinjana, a newly-independent state in West Africa: Morgan Leafy is a diplomat whose professional life is stagnating in the tropical heat and whose private life is fairly accident prone. Then his boss, the British high commissioner, gives him the job of befriending Sam Adekunle, the likely winner of the forthcoming presidential election - and a man married to a most enticing woman.
Showing in widescreen format. (1993, 15) **
See Films: pages 48-53

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Director: Bruce Beresford
Morgan: Colin Friels
Dr Murray: Sean Connery
Celia: Joanne Whalley-Kilmer
Adekunle: Louis Gossettjr
Fanshawe: John Lithgow
Chloe: Diana Rigg
Priscilla: Sarah-Jane Fenton
Dalmire: Jeremy Crutchley
Hazel: Jackie Mofokeng
Kojo: Themba Ndaba
Duchess: Daphne Greenwood
Isaiah: David Phetoe
Sonny: Dambuza Mdledle
Innocence: Lillian Dube
Peter: Peter Thage
Muller: Patrick Mynhardt

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman . Subtitied.551427


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman

: Ruby

Ruby Wax chats overdinnerwith celebrity guests............... Followed by Weatherview

: The Midnight Hourwith Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil discusses the stories behind the political headlines with guests


Unknown: Andrew Neil

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Oceanography Rockall
11248 1.00 The Changing Shape of the North Sea 40809 1.30
Polar Oceans - pred icti ng global climate change. WINDRUSH
2.00 Carnival and Food - how a Caribbean carnival is made special.
4.00 The French Experience 1 (13-16) - French for beginners (with English subtitles). BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 RCN Nursing Update
Organ Donation- dealing with organ donation transplants.
23985 5.30 RCN Nursing Update Clear. Clean and CFC Free- new inhalers for asthmatics.
5.45 The Restless Pump-howthe human heartworks.
6.10 Breaths of Life - how high-flying birds and slow-moving crabs obtain enough oxygen.
7144606 6.35-7.00am Mammals in Water-why dolphins and seals can dive deeper and for longer than humans.

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