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: King Greenfingers

Animation. The king loses his crown. Repeat.......

: Dilly the Dinosaur

Animation. Dilly visits the dentist. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Aspecial Sunday edition of the pre-school series.

: Little Mouse on the Prairie

Animated double bill.
(Repeat)

: Alvin and the Chipmunks

A party is planned. Repeat

: Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

Animation. Repeat

: The Wild House

Comedy series.
Chaos reigns as dad holds the fort.
Shown last Wednesday on BBC1

: The Wayne Manifesto

Continuing the Australian drama. Wayne's cousin decides to pay him a visit.............

: Grange Hill

First of two episodes.
The diary is found - but who has seen it? Today's episodes written by Alison Fisher Next episode at 11.25am Repeat Subtitled . Followed by Rewind 1900: the Paris
Universal Exhibition. Paul Morand 'svisit to the World Fair in Paris. Repeat Subtitled

Contributors

Written By: Alison Fisher
Unknown: Paul Morand

: Kids and Cops

Documentary series followinga police initiative in Liverpool set up to reduce youth crime. Those who have reached the end of the first year of the scheme are rewarded with a holiday in the Lake District. But the standards of behaviour that have got the youngsters this far have to be maintained.... * See Parents' Guide: page 30

: Grange Hill

Natasha'sdiary proves to be dynamite. Repeat Subtitled . Followed by Rewind 1901: the Death of Queen Victoria. Memories of the national mourning. Repeat

: The O Zone

Featuring boy band 911. American singer Whitney Houston and pop group Ultra. Shown last Tuesday Digital widescreen
The next O Zone is on Tuesday at 7.10pm

Contributors

Singer: Whitney Houston

: The Simpsons: Brush with Greatness

Marge is asked to paint a portrait of Mr Burns.
With the voice of Ringo Starr.
A double bill starts tomorrow at 6pm.
(Repeat)
(Subtitled)

Contributors

[Actor]: Ringo Starr

: Robot Wars

More contestants guide their home-made robots through mechanical challenges.
Shown last Friday Robot Wars continues on Friday at6.45pm

: Top Gear: the TVR Story

The regular TopGear team tell the story of Blackpool-based car manufacturer
TVR, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Repeat

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Hazel Irvine .
1.30 Ski Sunday Men's slalom and giant slalom action comes from Slovenia while Austria stages men's night slalom and Super G events in Schladming and giant slalom in Flachau. Plus women's giant slalom from Berchtesgaden, Germany.
Commentary by Julian Tutt , Matt Chilton.
2.20 Basketball Live coverage from Sheffield Arena of the National Cup semi-final clash between Sheffield
Sharks and cup-holders Thames Valley
Tigers. Commentary is provided by Stuart Storey , Alton Byrd and Bob Ballard.
TV presentation: Paul Davies , Jonny Bramley (skiing) Ken Burton (basketball) ....................

Contributors

Introduced By: Hazel Irvine
Commentary By: Julian Tutt
Commentary By: Matt Chilton.
Provided By: Stuart Storey
Provided By: Alton Byrd
Provided By: Bob Ballard.
Unknown: Paul Davies
Unknown: Jonny Bramley
Unknown: Ken Burton

: The Boat Show

Fenella George and Alex Lester pore over some of the attractions at this month's Boat Show at Earls Court in London, and yachtsman Pete Goss visits Nelson's flagship HMS Victory. Plusareportfrom the largest marina in the Gulf of Mexico.
Producer Elaine Paterson Digitalwidescreen.

Contributors

Unknown: Fenella George
Unknown: Alex Lester
Unknown: Pete Goss
Producer: Elaine Paterson Digitalwidescreen.

: World Darts

Live coverage of the final of the 1999 World Professional Darts championship, played overthe best of 11 sets atthe Lakeside
Country Club in Surrey.
Last year, Dutchman
Raymond Barneveld became only the second playerfrom outside the home nations to win the title.
The two finalists are doing battle for the coveted crown and a winner's purse of £42,000.
Introduced by Ray Stubbs , with commentary from Tony Green and Bobby George. ......

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Barneveld
Introduced By: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Tony Green
Unknown: Bobby George.

: Inside the Lords

Documentary series following the work of the House of Lords.
Dayboys and Boarders. The second of three programmes explores the function of the crossbenchers - peers who have no political allegiance-and discovers why colloquial names are used to distinguish life peers from hereditaries.
The programme also follows three women peers: Baroness Young, campaigning on the gay age of consent, Baroness
Strange, who talks about her enduring affection forthe House of Lords, and Baroness Crawley. Narrated by Clive Anderson. Producers Daniel Brittain-Catlin andTriciaLawton

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Anderson.
Producers: Daniel Brittain-Catlin

: Monet's Garden

First of five short films in which contemporary artists find inspiration in the gardens at
Giverny, northern France, where the French impressionist painter Claude Monet spent his final years. Paul Rileyexamines Monet's use of colour.
Director Emma Ford ; Series producer
Sadie Hennessy

Contributors

Unknown: Claude Monet
Unknown: Paul Rileyexamines
Director: Emma Ford
Producer: Sadie Hennessy

: A History of Alternative Comedy

Six-part series in which Angus Deayton traces the development of a new wave of British comedy.
Wanted.... Frustrated Dentists
In 1979, a small comedy club opened in a London room above a strip club. See today's choices. Series producer Peter Higgins

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Deayton
Producer: Peter Higgins

: Gimme Gimme Gimme

Another chance to see the first episode of the new comedy drama about two flatmates.
Who's That Boy? Linda and Tom find a half-naked man in theirflat.
Shown last Friday Digital widescreen
Next episode on Friday at 9pm

: Clockwatch

A look at the marathon maintenance work required for the Houses of Parliament's Big Ben, the world's largest public clock. Last in the series.
Digital widescreen Subtitled. Time Season: Timescape is at 11.25pm

: Shooting the Past

A three-part drama written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff about the battle to save a vast photographic collection.
Starring Lindsay Duncan , Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw
A US property developer finds the employees of a vast picture library still ensconsed in a London building he has come to renovate. See today's choices.
Digital widescreen Subtitled
Lindsay Duncan 's Kind of Day: page

Followed by Suspended in Time: Continuing Time Season. Formula One driver David Coulthard describes his thoughts after a high-speed crash.

Contributors

Written and directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Producer: John Chapman
Marilyn Truman: Lindsay Duncan
Oswald Bates: Timothy Spall
Christopher Anderson: Liam Cunningham
Veronica: Billie Whitelaw
Spig: Emilia Fox
Garnett: Arj Barker
Nick: Blake Ritson
Molly: Sheila Dunn
Dinner lady: Jean Channon
Dinner lady: Jennifer House

: Timescape

Time-travel drama starringJeffDaniels
An Ohio innkeeper is visited by strange tourists from the future. They have come to witness a horror in their history that threatens the town and the innkeeper's beloved daughter.
Director David NTwohy (1991. 15)
♦ See Films: pages 52-58 ***
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Director: David Ntwohy
Ben Wilson: Jeff Daniels
Hillary Wilson: Ariana Richards
Reeve: Emiua Crow
Oscar: Jim Haynie
Spall: Nicholas Guest

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. FURTHER EDUCATION
2.00 The Way We Learn LANGUAGES
4.00 Get By in French (parti) BUSINESS ANDTRAINING
5.00 Business Programme
(part 19) -exporting. OPEN UNIVERSrfY
5.45 Using TV
6.35-7.00am Taking Off








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