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: Children's BBC Presents HOT: Spider

Animation about a small boy's friendship with a spider. (Repeat)

: Teletubbies

BlackberryPicking. Po watches children pick blackberries.
Shown yesterday at 10.40am .............

: Children's BBC Presents HOT: Mr Benn

Another magical adventure story.

: Smurfs' Adventures

Animated tales of the little blue people.

: Cartoon Critters

Animal stories.
Shown yesterday 4.35pm BBCl Subtitled.

: X-men

Concludingthe animated superhero story. Repeat Subtitled.

: Sara

Final episode ofthe children's drama. Everyone tries to decide whatwill be best for Sara's future.
Written by Brigitte Aymard Repeat Subtitled.


Written By: Brigitte Aymard

: Ocean Odyssey

Last of the fantasy-adventure series about a telepathic girl fromtheocean. Repeat ..................

: Biskitts

Double bill of adventure from Biskitt Island. Repeat .........

: The Brollys

More animated weather stories. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Fancy Dress. Tinky
Winky finds a crown and becomes a king. Repeated on Monday ........................

: Toonatics

Continuing the questto find the greatest cartoon of all time......................

: Hawkeye

Vengeance Is Mine. Taylor's scheme to capture the wife of a brutal Huron chief goes dangerously wrong. Repeat.

: Working Lunch

Consumer and business reports...

: The Beechgrove Garden

In the last episode of the gardening series, Jim McColl looks at late-flowering herbaceous plants and the Hit Squad transform a high-school courtyard..


Unknown: Jim McColl

: People's Century: 1979 - God Fights Back

The overthrow of the Shah and the return to Tehran of Ayatollah Khomeini triggered a fundamentalist revival, segregation and traditional punishments that stretched far beyond Iran.

(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Unknown: Ayatollah Khomeini

: The Phil Silvers Show: The Face on the Recruiting Poster

Bilko tries to launch a soldier's movie career.
(Black and white) (Repeat)

: News and Regional News

Subtitled Weather

: Wildlife on Two

Lost Lakes of the Pacific: a Dive Into the Unknown. A look at the coral reefs and shark-infested areas of the tropical Pacific. Narrated by David Attenborough.


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: News and Regional News

Subtitled Weather

: Glynn Christian Tastes Royal Thailand: Sweetness and Light

Banana fritters and banana in coconut milk. (Repeat)

: Real Rooms

The team create a romantic bedroom in a terraced house. Repeat

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge. Repeat

: Esther

Esther Rantzen talks to parents about living with a gifted child. Repeat .


Talks: Esther Rantzen

: Call My Bluff

The word panel game. Repeat

: The Simpsons

A double bill of animated comedy.
The Simpsons Christmas
Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire. Homer hopes to earn some extra cash as Father Christmas
And at 6.15 DogofDeath
The family finances are strained when Santa's Little Helper needs veterinarytreatment Repeat Subtitled Videopluscodefor
5.55-6.40 (not PDC)

: Star Trek: The Cloud Minders

The Enterprise crew, appalled by the exploitation of slaves who work in the mines of Stratos City, undertake a mercy mission.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

: Cricket

Featuring a preview of tomorrow's NatWest Trophy final between Derbyshire and Lancashire. Presented by David Gower , with David Lloyd.
Producer Phil Bigwood


Presented By: David Gower
Unknown: David Lloyd.
Producer: Phil Bigwood

: Country Tracks

The offbeat countryside guide continues with Brian Keenan taking a walk along Ireland's west coast. Pete McCarthy explores the history of the tent and Shauna Lowry travels to the New Forest in search of ants.
Plus six volunteers take up the CountryTracks challenge to spend a week in the British wilderness with no food or shelter.
Series producer Sarah Rowlands


Unknown: Brian Keenan
Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Unknown: Shauna Lowry
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Gardeners' World

Alan Tichmarshis harvesting and storing potatoes and onions at
Barleywood, and replants his tub pool. At King's Heath Park in Birmingham, Gay Search sees howthe gardens of designers John Brookes , Bonita Bulaitis and Dan Pearson have progressed. See today's choices. Series producerColette Foster; Executive producer Tony Laryea BBC MAGAZINE: Gardeners ' World is available from newsagents. price £2.20 BBC BOOK: Gardeners 'World Garden
Lover's Guide to Great Britain is available from bookshops, price £12.99
♦ Alan Titchmarsh 's new passion: p22; Alan Titchmarsh on late summer borders: p34; Ten garden safety sets to win: pl26


Unknown: Alan Tichmarshis
Designers: John Brookes
Designers: Bonita Bulaitis
Designers: Dan Pearson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Game On

A rerun of the six-part third series about three London flatmates.
Mandy starts a new job and meets a potential sugar daddy.
Written by Bernadette Davis : Director John Stroud ; Producer Sioned Wiliam


Written By: Bernadette Davis
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Martin Henson: Matthew Cottle
Mandy Wilkins: Samantha Janus
Matthew Malone: Neil Stuke
Archie: Crispin Bonham-Carter
Tess: Evelyn Doggart

: Rab C Nesbitt

Duel. A booze cruise to Millport opens up old wounds for Nesbitt.
Written by Ian Pattison : Director/Producer Colin Gilbert


Written By: Ian Pattison
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Norrie: John Kazek
Bridie: Nicola Park
Joe: Gilbert Martin
Mrs Nesbitt: Anne Louise Ross
Freak: Sandy Nelson
Rena: June Brogan

: The Young Ones

A Bafta Award-winning episode. Bambi. Footlights College, Oxford, take on Scumbag
College on University Challenge.
Also featuring AlexeiSayle. Robbie Coltrane , Ben Elton. Stephen Fry. Tamsin Heatley , Hugh Laurie. Tony Robinson.
Emma Thompson , Griff Rhys Jones. Mel Smith
Episode written by Ben Elton , Rik Mayall. Lise Mayer : Director/Producer
Paul Jackson Repeat Subtitled .


Unknown: Robbie Coltrane
Unknown: Ben Elton.
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Tamsin Heatley
Unknown: Hugh Laurie.
Unknown: Tony Robinson.
Unknown: Emma Thompson
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Written By: Ben Elton
Written By: Rik Mayall.
Written By: Lise Mayer
Producer: Paul Jackson
Vyvyan: Adrian Edmonson
Rik: Rik Mayall
Neil: Nigel Planer
Mike: Christopher Ryan

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman.

: Rock Family Trees: California Dreamin

First in a six-part second series looking behind the scenes at well known rock and pop groups.
Disputes within both the Mamas and the Papas and Lovin' Spoonful led to their demise. Narrated by John Peel. See today's choices.
Editor Stuart de Jong: Series producer Francis Hanly
Family misfortunes: Music, p38


Unknown: John Peel.

: Later with Jools Holland

The Verve, UB40, and Roni Size and Reprazent feature in the start of a rerun of a series of the music show with Jools Holland.
Director Janet Fraser Cook : Producer
MarkCooper: Repeat


Unknown: Roni Size
Unknown: Jools Holland.
Director: Janet Fraser Cook

: The More Things Change

Australian comedy drama. Connie and Lex buy a small farm but she still has to commute to her office, so they employ a live-in child minder.
DirectorRobyn Nevin (1985. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 46-51 ***
Followed by Weatherview

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. SUMMER BITES
Film 1 -facts on film.

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