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: Open a Door

Today's wordless story is from England. (Repeat)

: Teletubbies

Tamzin Griffin pretends to be the Funny Lady and tells the story of the Naughty Hat.
Shown yesterday at 10am ..................


Unknown: Tamzin Griffin

: Secret Squirrel and Co


: Blue Peter

Children's magazine
Shown yesterday 5.10pm BBCl

: Taz-mania

First shown on ITV ............................

: Polka Dot Shorts

More antics in the Land of Roo with Polkaroo

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

Animated antics with the bird that changes size and colour. With Dennis Waterman 's voice...


Unknown: Dennis Waterman

: School programmes

Note: repeats are not indicated.

9.00 Job Bank (ages 14-19) Journalist

9.10 Belief File: Hinduism (ages 11-16) Family

9.30 Watch (ages 5-7)

9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5)

: Teletubbies

Hey Diddle Diddle. A voice trumpet brings a message for Dipsy and Laa-Laa which makes them laugh.
Repeatedtomorrowat7.05am Repeat ..

: School programmes

10.30 Storytime (ages 4-5)
10.45 The Experimenter (ages 7-9)
3959537 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11)
9422247 11.15 ZigZag(ages 7-9)
11.35 Lifeschool (ages 14-16) Bis for Body 5431131 12.00 Job Bank (ages 14-19) Telephone Engineer
9112082 12.10 English File (ages 11-16) The Globe Theatre: the Actors -with Alan Davies.


Unknown: Alan Davies.

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news

: Fiddley Foodie Bird

Animated antics.
Shown at 8.50am ..........................

: The Arts and Crafts Hour

1.10 The AntiquesShow Francine Stock goes in search of treasure troves. Repeat
Then at 1.40 The Arts and Crafts Show
Caroline Righton meets a leather bookbinding expert, plus tips on how to repair a child's bedroom quilt.
Videoplus code for 1.10-1.40pm ...... Code for 1.40-2.10pm ................... Code for 1.10-2.10pm (not PDC)


Unknown: Caroline Righton

: Indoor Bowls

From Norfolk, coverage of the remaining action in the last two second-round singles matches of the World Indoor Bowls championships.
(Digital widescreen)

: News

and Regional News

: Westminster

Parliamentary news. Subtitled ....

: News

and Regional News

: Indoor Bowls

Further second-round action from Norfolk. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Digital widescreen .................................


Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.

: Tennis

Sue Barker introduces more coverage from Melbourne as the Australian Open tournament commences day four. Last year, America's Williams sisters captured the headlines with their second-round clash, before Venus, at the age of 17, was defeated by compatriot Lindsay Davenport in the quarterfinals


Presenter: Sue Barker

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Power Play. The Enterprise is lured to the site of a crashed
Starfleet ship.


Captain Picard: Patrick Stewart
Cmdr William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
Dr Beverly Crusher: Gates McFadden
Ensign Ro: Michelle Forbes

: The Outer Limits

US science-fiction series.
The Message. A woman becomes obsessed with decoding the sequences of numbers that fill her head. Repeat Subtitled ......

: First Sight

Party, Party
Trafalgar Square wasthe venue fortens of thousands of revellers seeing in 1999. For dozens of consultants planning for next year's millennium mayhem, this was the last chance to monitorthe crowds.
Tom Symmonds reports.
Producer Neill Angier ; Executive producer John Samson Subtitled ................ REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations in panel on left


Unknown: Tom Symmonds
Producer: Neill Angier

: The Travel Show

Juliet Morris takes a journey on the spectacular Settle to
Carlisle railway, cutting through the Yorkshire Dales and into
Cumbria's Eden Valley. And Fi Glover explores the Californian city of San Francisco. Producer Fiona O'Sullivan
Series producer Karina Brennan
Digital widescreen Subtitfed..........


Unknown: Eden Valley.
Unknown: Fi Glover
Producer: Fiona O'Sullivan

: Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines

Jeremy Clarkson has a stomach-churning ride in an American F-15 fighter plane, competes in a Canadian combine-harvester race, and goes drag racing on snowmobiles in Lapland.


Producer: Richard Pearson
Producer: Andy Wilman

: Meet the Ancestors

Julian Richards profiles ancient forebears using modern forensic techniques.
The Ultimate Sacrifice. Last summerthe skeletons of a woman and three young children were uncovered at a newly discovered stone-age temple in Dorset. The bones and teeth reveal the extraordinary tale of these Neolithic wanderers who may have made the ultimate sacrifice over 5,000 years ago. See today's choices.
Series producer Ian Potts ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul BBC BOOK: Meet the Ancestors by Julian Richards , from bookshops, price £17.99 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: Ian Potts
Producer: Caroline van Den Brul
Unknown: Julian Richards

: Fat Files

The last in a Horizon trilogy of documentaries on the nation's weight and health.
Living on Air. Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses, but it's a disease that has perplexed scientists, along with bulimia, formanyyears. Horizon examines some of the ground-breaking research into these eating disorders. See today's choices. Producer Liesel Evans ; Series editor John Lynch Digital widescreen
BBC VIDEO AND BOOK: Fighting Fat, Fighting Fit video, £10.99, and book including health advice and recipes. £4.99 BBC ACTIONLINE: phone [number removed]for free and confidential help afterthe programme until midnight: CEEFAX: page
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/ livingonair/


Producer: Liesel Evans
Editor: John Lynch

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Landscape designer Stephen Woodhams asks whetherthe willow on the riverbank near
Kenneth Grahame 's boathouse inspired The Wind in the Willows. Producer Rob Payton ; Executive producer
Clare Paterson Repeat
Then Whitbread Shorts Winner of the Novel Award.


Designer: Stephen Woodhams
Unknown: Kenneth Grahame
Producer: Rob Payton
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Late Review

Tom Paulin , Allison Pearson and Ian Hislopjoin host Mark Lawson to review the Monet exhibition at the Royal Academy, and the film Hilary and Jackie, about the cellist Jacqueline du Pre. Series producer Mark Bell
Editor Michael Poole ...............
Mad about Monet is next Monday on BBC1
Followed by Skiing Forecast


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Allison Pearson
Unknown: Ian Hislopjoin
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Editor: Michael Poole

: Despatch Box

The day in Parliament.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Hotel Hilbert
56716 1.00 The 1997 Election
Traditions, Failures and Futures
Subtitled 16735 1.30 Rousseau in Africa Democracy in the Making
2.00 Communication and Media
4.00 Talent2000
5.00 Working Together Foreign
Language Assistants 75990 5.30 Go Higher Getting into Higher Education
5.45 Questions of National Identity
6.35-7.00am Designer Rides The Jerk and the Jounce

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