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: Open a Door

A wordless story from Dominica. (Repeat)

: Teletubbies

Paddling Pool. The
Teletubbies watch some children playing together in a paddling pool.
Shown yesterday at 10am ..................

: Snorks

More animated underwater adventures.................................

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine.
(Shown yesterday 5.10pm BBC1) (Subtitled)

: Taz-mania

Wild cartoon fun.
First shown on ITV ............................

: Polka Dot Shorts

More antics in the Land of Roo with Polkaroo

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

Animated antics. With the voice of Dennis Waterman. Repeatedatlpm Repeat


Unknown: Dennis Waterman.

: School programmes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Job Bank (ages 14-19) Self
Employment 4780891 9.10 Belief File: Judaism (ages 11-16) The Torah
Subtitled 4836701 9.30 Watch (ages 5-7) Our Environment-Town 1928546 9.45
Come Outside (ages 4-5) Soap

: Teletubbies

Numbers-Five. The
Teletubbies learn about the numberfive. Repeatedtomorrowat7.05am Repeat ...

: School programmes

10.30 Storytime (ages 4-5)
10.45 Teaching Today Electricity - Does It Work? 609527 11.15 ZigZag(ages
7-9) Weather- World Weather
11.35 Pathways ofBelief(ages 7-9) Islam 8622546 11.50 Job Bank (ages
14-19) Design and Technology Teacher Subtitled 4450661 12.00 Job Bank (ages 14-19) Beauty Therapist
7141546 12.10 English File (ages 11-16) In Context - OfMice and Men

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news.......

: Fiddley Foodie Bird

Animated antics.

: The Travel Hour

Mireille Johnston looks at the countryside of the Dordogne and Perigord regions as she continues the Cook's TourofFrance, and Caroline Righton delves into the BBC archive and picks out the best in travel, food, history and culture.


Unknown: Mireille Johnston
Unknown: Caroline Righton

: Wildlife on Two

The Thunderbirds. The African savannah is home to the ground hornbill, a comical looking bird which has a thundering call. The birds hunt in packs, stalking the savannah for snakes, hares and tortoises, but they also have a gentle side -they are sociable, form tight family units, playtogether and continually treat each otherwith affection.

: Westminster

Parliamentary news. Subtitled ....

: Snooker

Live cove rage of the first quarter-final in the 25th Masters from Wembley Conference Centre. The winners of this knockout stage progress to the final four and a guaranteed cheque of at least
£40,000. Introduced by David Vine , with commentary by Clive Everton ,
Ray Edmonds , John Virgo and Dennis Taylor.
Digital widescreen


Introduced By: David Vine
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor.

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Past Prologue

Dr Bashir is intrigued to meet the last Cardassian left on Deep Space Nine and suspects he is a spy.


Benjamin Sisko: Avery Brooks
Odo: Rene Auberjonois
Major Kira Nerys: Nana Visitor
Chief O'Brien: Colm Meaney
Dr Julian Bashir: Siddig El Fadil
JadziaDax: Terry Farrell
Quark: Armin Shimerman
Jake Sisko: Cirroc Lofton

: Snooker

Wembley Conference Centre should entertain a capacity crowd of 2, 700 tonight for the start of the second quarter-final of the 25th Masters. Introduced by David Vine. Commentary by Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , John Virgo and Dennis Taylor.
Digital widescreen ..................


Introduced By: David Vine.
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor.

: First Sight

The Fox Hunter
Not all fox hunters ride horses and race around the countryside with horns and packs of dogs.
Some use theirguns to kill their prey on city streets and in suburban gardens. This week's report asks if the thousands of foxes living in the suburbs should be viewed as pests.
Producer Karen Ruka ; Executive producer JohnSamson Subtitled ................ REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations in panel on left


Unknown: Fox Hunter
Producer: Karen Ruka

: The Travel Show

To coincide with the release of the latest airfares and hotel prices relatingto breaks forthe turn of the millennium, this final episode in the series looks at the best places in the world to spend the new-year countdown. including New York, the Mediterranean and the Thailand island paradise of Phuket. The series will return in the summer.
Producer Fiona O'Sullivan
Series producer Karina Brennan
Digital widescreen


Producer: Fiona O'Sullivan

: Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines

In the last of this repeated series, Jeremy Clarkson climbs aboard a spectacular yacht, inspects a Swedish Stealth warship, races locals in swamp buggies in Florida, and takes a ride on a life-sized mechanical elephant in Shropshire.
Producers Richard Pearson , Andy Wilman


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Producers: Richard Pearson
Producers: Andy Wilman

: Meet the Ancestors

ArchaeologistJulian Richards profiles our ancient forebears using modern forensic techniques.
The Black Hand. In the early sixties, a Cheshire farmer discovered a humanjawbone in afield. The find remained a mystery until lastsummerwhen archaeologists dug up the field and found the graves of medieval landowners. Last in the series; a new series wi 1 be shown next year. See today's choices.
Producer Sian Griffiths ; Series producer
Ian Potts
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education BBCBOOKOFFER: Meet the Ancestors
(RRP£17. 99), written by Julian Richards to accompany the series, is available for
£15.99 including P&P. To order call [number removed]or send a cheque, payabletoRT Offers, to: [address removed]


Unknown: Archaeologistjulian Richards
Producer: Sian Griffiths
Producer: Ian Potts
Written By: Julian Richards
Unknown: Little Mead.

: Horizon

Elephants or Ivory
Ten years after a ban was imposed on selling ivory, there is an abundance of elephants in parts of Africa. As politicians meet in Geneva this week to decide whether to lift the ban, Horizon travels to Africa to reporton the effect that rising elephant numbers are having on humans and the environment.
See today's choices. Producer Adrian Pennink Series editor John Lynch
Digital widescreen Subtitled ....


Producer: Adrian Pennink

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

The Tortworth Chestnut. This ancienttree, on the Tortworth
Estate in Gloucestershire, will soon witness the second millennium of its life.
Producer Rob Payton ; Executive producer
Clare Paterson Repeat


Producer: Rob Payton
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Newsnight

News analysis and reports. With Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Snooker

Dougie Donnelly introduces highlights of the fifth day of the Masters which has seen the completion of the first two quarter-finals. Digital widescreen
Followed by Skiing Forecast


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly

: Despatch Box

The day in Parliament. With Steve Richards.


Presenter: Steve Richards

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Athens-Democracyforthe Few 74164 1.00 Cultures of the Walkman subtitled 34183 1.30
2.00 CustomerCare
4.00 The French Experience 17-20 (with subtitles) TEACHER TRAINING
5.00 Central Bureau Teaching with Foreign Languages (part 2) 53198 5.30 The Bridge OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Bajourou- Music of Mali Subtitled 9266589 6.10-7.00am
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