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: Teletubbies: Fancy Dress

Tinky Winky finds a crown and becomes a king. Shown last Friday

: Smurfs' Adventures

Animation with the little blue creatures. Repeat .

: The Really Wild Show

With lemurs andwombats. Repeat Subtitled....

: Biskitts

Animation. Repeat.

: Tales of Aesop: The Tortoise and the Hare

Narrated by Tom Baker.
Repeated at 3.25pm on BBC1 Repeat .

: Harry and the Hendersons

Fatherhood. Ababyis left on the family's doorstep. Repeat Subtitled.....

: Hawkeye

ThePlague. Elizabeth trespasses on sacred land. Repeat ...................

: Cartoon

Animated capers........................

: Teletubbies

Numbers: Five. Children learn al I about the numberfive.
Repeated tomorrow at 7am ....................

: The Man from Morocco

Adventure, showing in the "Lost and Found" season of rare films.

France 1939: Czechoslovakian Karel Langer is sent as slave labour to help build a Saharan railroad for the Germans.
(1944) (Black and white)

(Postponed from 1 July)
(See Films: pages 46-51)

Contributors

Director: Max Greene

: Consuming Passions

Recipe for stuffed squid. Repeat .

: Working Lunch

Consumerand business reports...

: Children's BBC: Penny Crayon

Animation. (Repeat)

: The Fighting Kentuckian

Historical adventure, the first of three films starring John Wayne
Kentucky rifleman John Breen 's love for a woman leads him to defend French settlers against his romantic rival. Director George Waggner (1949. U)
Black and white The Fighting Seatoes is tomorrow at 1.10pm ♦ See Films: pages 46-51
2.45 News and Regional News

Contributors

Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: John Breen
Director: George Waggner

: Top Gear Motorsport

Tiff Needell assesses drivers in the Formula Palmer Audi series, and Bob Constanduros reports on the racing at the Festival of Speed at Goodwood.. Top Gear starts a new series on Thursday at 8.30pm 125 News and Regional News

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Constanduros

: How

Does Your Garden Grow?
Mark Jeffries hosts the garden queries show with an expert panel on hand

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Jeffries

: Change That

Viewers challenge designers to transform household items.

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge. Subtitled ......

: Esther

A new chat show series starts with Carol Vorderman, the first of this week's guest presenters, exploring modern-day father-son relationships. (Subtitled)

Contributors

Presenter: Carol Vorderman

: Today's the Day

Martyn Lewis returns with the quiz about events on this day in history.

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: The Simpsons

A double bill of episodes.
There's No Disgrace like Home
Homer is concerned about how disrespectful his family members are to each other
And at 6.25 Life on the Fast Lane
Marge seeks revenge on Homer for being selfish.
(Homer's Barbershop Quartet is on Thursday at 6pm)
(Repeat) (Subtitled) Videoplus code for 6.00-6.45 (not PDC)

: Space: 1999

The Full Circle. A time warp transports John Koenig and his crew back to the Stone Age, where they come face to face with themselves as cavemen.
Written by Jesse Lasky Jr and Pat Silver.
First shown on ITV.

Contributors

Writer: Jesse Lasky Jr
Writer: Pat Silver
Director: Bob Kellett

: The Ren and Stimpy Show

Two animated adventures.
Jerry the Bellybutton Elf. Stimpy climbs inside his own bellybutton and meets an elf. Road Apples. Ren and Stimpy are picked up by a strange family while hitchhiking.
Repeat Subtitled ..................

: Local Heroes: South of England

Adam Hart Davis begins another cycling tour in search of more tales of pioneering inventors in an eight-part fourth series.
Hart-Davis begins by exploding balloons of hydrogen and oxygen in London, just as Henry Cavendish did in the late 18th century to prove that water was H20. He also stops in Hungerford, Berkshire, where farmer Jethro Tull invented the seed drill in 1701. Producer Paul Bader: Executive producer Jonathan Drori
WEB SITE: [web address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Hart Davis
Unknown: Henry Cavendish
Unknown: Jethro Tull
Producer: Paul Bader
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: Looking Good, Feeling Great

Lowri Turner presents a one-off health programme in which she investigates natural ways to liven up your love life, including colour therapy, feng shui and herbalism. Three viewers try out stress-management techniques, and two men with paunches attempt to make their figures more shapely in a fortnight.
Producer Jeanine Josman Lowri Turner hosts Esther Wednesday 4.55pm Factsheet: send a cheque or postal order for £2 to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Lowri Turner
Producer: Jeanine Josman

: Shooting Stars

Team captains Mark Lamarr and UlrikaJonsson are joined by actor Glenn Hugill , comedian Eddie Izzard , and television presenters Melanie Sykes and Carol Vorderman. Hosted by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Alan Marke Repeat Subtitled ......................

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Glenn Hugill
Unknown: Eddie Izzard
Presenters: Melanie Sykes
Presenters: Carol Vorderman.
Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer.
Director: Mark Mylod
Producer: Alan Marke

: Red Dwarf: The End

Beginning a rerun of the first series of the sci-fi comedy.
Starring Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules.

The ship Red Dwarf is mining around Saturn. Within 24 hours, 168 members of its crew of 169 will be dead.
(A repeat of Red Dwarf A-Z follows at 10pm.)
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

Contributors

Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Director: Ed Bye
Executive Producer: Paul Jackson
Rimmer: Chris Barrie
Lister: Craig Charles
Cat: Danny John-Jules

: Red Dwarf A-Z

A run through the comedy show's alphabet, as cast members and celebrity fans - including Professor Stephen Hawking and sci-fi writer Terry Pratchett select their favourite moments.
Director Ed Bye ; Executive producer Doug Naylor Repeat Subtitled ...

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Stephen Hawking
Unknown: Terry Pratchett
Director: Ed Bye

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented tonight by Jeremy Paxman.
(Subtitled)

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Sian Kevill

: Nightmare in Paradise

Six tourists were taken hostage in Kashmirthree years ago. Of the group, one has been killed, one has escaped and the fate of the remaining four - two of them British - is still a mystery.
This three-part Video Diaries Special, showing on consecutive nights, follows journalist Sean Langan on a dangerous quest to the region to try to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Blackburn's Paul Wells and Keith Mangan from Cleveland.

Contributors

Reporter: Sean Langan
Producer: Rachel Foster
Executive Producer: Bob Long

: Grace under Fire

Sardonic American comedy series, showing fourtimes this week, starring Brett Butler
Pills. Grace is taking so many painkillers for back pains that she keeps falling asleep.

Contributors

Unknown: Brett Butler

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
OPEN UNIVERSITY
1130 The Spanish Chapel,
Florence Subtitled 82069 1.00
Brecht on Stage 23021 1.30 Richard II: Politics, Patriotism and Authority THE GREATS
2.00 Scientists and Inventors
(part 2) LANGUAGES
4.00 Get By in French (part 2)-language guide.
BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 Skills for Work
OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Hardwick Hall : Power and Architecture 5447311 6.10 Jazz, Raga and Synthesizers
9209798 6.35-7.00am Ouverture:
DimancheenAnjou

Contributors

Unknown: Hardwick Hall








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