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: Brum

The little car encounters a flood while on a trip outside. Narrated by Toyah Willcox. (Repeat)


Narrator: Toyah Willcox

: Playdays

The Roundabout Stop looks at farms and scarecrows. Repeat

: The Wacky Races

Animated double bill with Dick Dastardly , Muttley, Penelope Pitstop and the rest. Repeat .........


Unknown: Dick Dastardly
Unknown: Penelope Pitstop

: Bright Sparks

More young achievers.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1
Followed by Rewind 1946: Bananas!
A ten-year-old boy's description of what it was like to taste a banana for the first time. Shown yesterday on BBC1

: The Kwicky Koala Show

Animated adventures with Kwicky Koala and his circle of friends. Repeat

: Polka Dot Shorts

Polkaroo tries to eat
Humpty's special golden pear......

: William's Wish Wellingtons

Cartoon about little William and his amazing magical boots. Featuring the voice of Andrew Sachs. (Repeat)


Voice: Andrew Sachs

: Mouse and Mole

Animated story in which Mouse and Mole tidy their house. Featuring the voices of Richard Briers and Alan Bennett. Repeat ....


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alan Bennett.

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Frog in Winter -with signing. 5185852 9.10 Numbertime (ages 4-6) More or Less - Five Less
Subtitled 5278516 9.25 Music File (ages 11-14) Mood Subtitled 5115535 9.45
Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Summer Special: Poetry the Sea

: Teletubbies

Café Eggs. The fun-loving quartet watch a little boy peel and mash some eggs to make an egg-mayonnaise sandwich. Repeat

: School programmes

10.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
Phonics Special-"oa"
10.45 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Village, Town and City- Our Changing Environment
Subtitled 3818719 11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Time - Telling the Time
8532516 11.20 The Geography Programme (age 14+) South Africa 2000 - People and Animals subtitled 8537061 11.40
Landmarks (age 9-12) Rivers of the World -the Mississippi
12.00 Key Skills (age 16+) Information
Technology ― Art and Design

: Cricket World Cup

Old Trafford, Manchester, is the venue for further live coverage of the first semi-final clash. Introduced by Jonathan Agnew , with commentary from Richie Benaud , Barry Richards , Imran Khan , JeffThomson,
Michael Atherton , Dermot Reeve and Ravi Shastri.


Introduced By: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Barry Richards
Unknown: Imran Khan
Unknown: Michael Atherton
Unknown: Dermot Reeve
Unknown: Ravi Shastri.

: Westminster

Coverage of Prime Minster's Questions live from the House of Commons.
Editor Alexandra Henderson Subtitled.


Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: Royal Ascot and Cricket World Cup

Royal Ascot Live coverage from Ascot of the one-mile Royal Hunt Cup at 4.20pm. With Clare Balding. Digital widescreen Cricket World Cup Further coverage, through to the conclusion, of today's semi-final from Old Trafford. The winners progress to the final on Sunday at Lord's.
Executive editor Philip Bernie


Editor: Philip Bernie

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

The Quality of Life. Surveying the station core of a new mining development, Geordi LaForge is very impressed by the intricate powers of an intelligent device. Repeat Subtitled ....


Unknown: Geordi Laforge

: Radical Highs

The extreme-activities series samples the high-speed sports of street luge and mountainboarding. Directors Ed Taylor and Lyndon Griffiths


Directors: Ed Taylor
Directors: Lyndon Griffiths

: The Naked Chef

With obligations to both the restaurant and the band, Jamie Oliver has devoted very little time to his girlfriend, In this last of the series, he attempts to make amends by preparing a romantic lunch at home. See today's choices. Director/Series producer Patricia Llewellyn Digital widescreen * Jamie Oliver : People, page 14; Breadmaker offer: page


Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Unknown: Jamie Oliver

: Home Front

Salvage expert Neville Griffiths explains how fifties-style kitchens are coming back into vogue and locates a genuine example of the genre that features metal from Spitfires.
Kevin Allan designs a cutting-edge modern kitchen for Albert and Tricia McCosker in Coventry, and Anne McKevitt travels to
Glasgow to implement her vision of the home for the future.
Presented by Tessa Shaw. Series editor Franny Moyle
Digital widescreen Subtitled .....


Unknown: Neville Griffiths
Unknown: Tricia McCosker
Unknown: Anne McKevitt
Presented By: Tessa Shaw.

: Red Dwarf III: Timeslides

Sci-fi comedy series, featuring digitally remastered sound and pictures, and new special effects.
Kryten discovers developing fluid that prints photos the crew can walk into.

(Revised repeat)


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Director/Producer: Ed Bye
Arnold Rimmer: Chris Barrie
Dave Lister: Craig Charles
Cat: Danny John-Jules
Holly: Hattie Hayridge
Kryten: Robert Llewellyn
Gilbert: Robert Addie
Thicky Holden: Steve MacKintosh
Lady Sabrina: Koo Stark
American presenter: Ruby Wax

: Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Off-off Broadway.
Louis Theroux spends some time in New York among the subculture of off-Broadway performers in his latest foray into the weirder fringes of American society.
He finds it to be a world populated by thousands of out-of-work actors. Louis's first contact is James Lorenzo , who has been trying to eke out a living for 15 years. With his help, Theroux puts together a portfolio and then hits the audition trail. Director Geoffrey O'Connor
Executive producer David Mortimer
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Louis Theroux
Unknown: James Lorenzo
Director: Geoffrey O'Connor
Producer: David Mortimer

: Sir Bernard's Stately Homes

The spoof documentary series ends with Sir Bernard and Anthony closing in on the glittering Golden Potato. Jools Holland HIMSELF
Written by Matt Lucas and David Walliams Director Edgar Wright ; Producer Myfanwy Moore Digital widescreen


Written By: Matt Lucas
Written By: David Walliams
Director: Edgar Wright
Sir Bernard Chumley: Matt Lucas
Anthony Rodgers: David Walliams
Elton John: David Foxxe
George Michael: Paul Putner
Senior policeman: Nicholas Courtney

: Newsnight

With Martha Kearney. At 11.00 News headlines.


Presenter: Martha Kearney

: Prison Weekly

The magazine series that explores the prison system in the UK and abroad returns for a six-part run. Officer Fiona Murphy reports from the segregation unit of HMP Whitemoor, a top-security prison that deals with the most violent prisoners. Ex-inmate Jack Murton recounts the history of the prison system, while officer Brian Anderson visits Canada to witness an unusual prison ceremony. Producer Clare Burgess ; Executive producer Bob Lang


Unknown: Fiona Murphy
Unknown: Jack Murton
Unknown: Brian Anderson
Producer: Clare Burgess
Producer: Bob Lang

: Still Here

No Nation. A city trader has everything a young black man could want - except his identity. Director Koie Onile-Ere
Repeat Subtitled ....
Followed by Weatherview

: Despatch Box

With Garth Crooks.


Presenter: Garth Crooks

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.

12.30 Personal Passions
12.45 Acid Politics
1.35 Magnetic Fields in Space

2.00 Language Programme D-Mag/Deutsch Plus

4.00 The Geography Programme/French on a Plate

5.00 RCN Nursing Update

5.45 Health and Disease
6.10 Zimbabwe: Health for All?
6.35-7.00am Who Calls the Shots?

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