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: Children's BBC Presents HOT: Spider

Cartoon. (Repeat)

: Teletubbies

Colours (Purple). A large purple flower grows inTeletubbyland. Shown yesterday at 10.50am on BBC1 .

: Charlie Chalk


: Smurfs' Adventures

Animation with the blue creatures. Repeat .........

: Get Your Own Back

Generation-gap game show. Repeat

: X-men

Cartoon about mutant super-powered heroes. Repeat Subtitled.

: Sweet Valley High

Two teenage twin sisters observe life. Repeat

: Ocean Odyssey

Live-action fantasy-adventure series. Repeat ...........

: Biskitts

Animation double bill with the pups on Biskitt Island. Repeat

: The Brollys

The adventures of a boy and his friend the Thundercloud.

: Teletubbies

Ballet (Jack-in-the-Box). The colourful quartet react to music and watch children dancing.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.05am .....

: Toonatics

A quest for the greatest cartoon.

: Hawkeye

The Traitor. Hawkeye becomes the prime suspect when Taylor is shot during an attack. Repeat ............................

: Working Lunch

Consumer and business news

: The Beechgrove Garden

Carole Baxter chooses grasses for a seaside garden and Bill Torrance visits a Dumfries and Galloway garden


Unknown: Carole Baxter
Unknown: Bill Torrance

: People's Century

1968 "New Release". Thestory of the increasingly influential youth culture of the sixties, which climaxed in 1968's street demonstrations.
Series continues tomorrow at 1.30pm

: The Phil Silvers Show: The Recruiting Sergeant

Bilko manages to get on a trip with Colonel Hall.
(Black and white) (Repeat)

: Wildlife on Two

Kalahari Bigfoot. An examination of the baby springhare, narrated by David Attenborough. Repeat Subtitled ..


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Glynn Christian Tastes Royal Thailand: Steam Bowls

Demonstrating howto steam a range of foods. (Repeat)

: Consuming Passions

Step-by-step recipe ideas. Repeat

: Real Rooms

The team redesign a hallway in Rugby, Warwickshire. With Simon Biagi.


Unknown: Simon Biagi.

: Ready Steady Cook

Against-the-clock culinary challenge.

: Esther

Esther Rantzen leads a discussion on the subject of jilted brides. Repeat ...


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Call My Bluff

The word panel game, with chairman Bob Holness and team captains Alan Coren andSandiToksvig. Repeat 10


Unknown: Bob Holness
Unknown: Alan Coren

: The O Zone

Jayne Middlemiss and Jamie Theakston introduce the pop-music programme, including interviews and some of the latest sounds.
Producer Angela Ferreira ; Executive producer Paul Smith .....


Unknown: Jayne Middlemiss
Unknown: Jamie Theakston
Producer: Angela Ferreira
Producer: Paul Smith

: Heartbreak High

Kurt and Sarah are coerced into playing a romantic scene together in the school play. Meanwhile, Drazic has work experience in a car yard, and Nikki makes a protest against cruelty to animals.


Drazic: Callan Mulvey
Ryan: Rel Hunt
Nikki: Fleur Beaupert
Kurt: Jeremy Lindsay Taylor
Sarah: Nathalie Roy
Anita: Lara Cox

: BBC Proms 98

Live from London's
Royal Albert Hall ,
Stephanie Hughes introduces the Los Angeles'
Philharmonic, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen , as they perform the London premiere of American composer
John Adams 's Slonimsky's Earbox.
The concert also features
Gustav Mahler's song cycle Leidereines Fahrenden
Gesellen, with soloist Lorraine Hunt (mezzo-soprano), and, after the interval, Jean Sibelius 's Four Lemminkainen Legends.
In the interval, there's a visit to the ancient landscape of Finland, home of the Kalevala, the mysterious and magical epic on which Sibelius based the aforementioned work. The
Prom can be also be heard on Radio 3. See today's choices. Director David Stevens ; Series editor
Peter Maniura The penultimate concert in the series of four recorded Proms is on Thursday at
10.55pm on BBC1
BBC BOOK: BBC Proms 98, price£3.99. has details of this season's events


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Conducted By: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Leidereines Fahrenden
Soloist: Lorraine Hunt
Unknown: Jean Sibelius
Director: David Stevens
Editor: Peter Maniura

: Have I Got News for You

Another chance to see team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop , along with their celebrity guests, compete in a choice episode of the news-based comedy quiz. Presented by Angus Deayton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer
Richard Wilson Repeat Subtitled .


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Presented By: Angus Deayton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Nature Special

Living with El Nino
Documentary showing as part of the BurningEast season, in which Julian Pettifertravels to countries affected by the natural weather cycle known as El Nino. He looks at its consequences in such countries as Indonesia, Panama, Peru and Zimbabwe. It has caused flooding in some places and drought in others, wreaked havoc on wildlife and sometimes brought positive side effects. The
BurningEast season continues with Kings of the Jungle, BBC1
10.20pm. See today's choices. Producer Kate Broome ; Executive producer Keith Scholey
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Julian Pettifertravels
Unknown: El Nino.
Producer: Kate Broome
Producer: Keith Scholey

: 10x10

Rat Women
Taken from the series of short films byfirst-time directors, this work from Minkie Spiro chronicles the passion that five women have for rats.
Series producer Jeremy Howe


Unknown: Minkie Spiro
Producer: Jeremy Howe

: Newsnight

News analysis and current-affairs reports, presented by KirstyWark.
Editor Sian Kevill


Editor: Sian Kevill

: Edinburgh Nights

with Mark Lamarr
The penultimate live programme capturing the atmosphere of the Edinburgh Festival, as Mark Lamarr , joined by co-presenter Peter Curran , brings together the festival's highlights. Tonight they arejoined by comedian Phill Jupitus , who reports on naked performers. Series producer Andrew Lockyer
Series editor May Miller WEB SITE: www.comedyzone.beeb.com/edinburgh98


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Peter Curran
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Producer: Andrew Lockyer

: Grace under Fire

Sardonic American comedy series, showing twice this week. starring Brett Butler
A Holly Jolly Christmas. Grace finds that her son Quentin's relaxed frame of mind has been induced by cannabis. Russell sends an over-generous Floyd on a cruise..........................
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Brett Butler

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Vibrations 33579 1.00 The
Copulation Explosion 55840 1.30 Given Enough Rope THE GREATS
2.00 Historical Figures 3 LANGUAGES
4.00 Discovering Portuguese 5-6; Central Bureau Portuguese Discovered
5.00 Career Moves 7135840.
5.45 Paris and the New
Mathematics 5685579 6.10
Beating the Morning Rush
9430666 6.35-7.00am Problems with Patterns

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