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: Teletubbies

Ends 12 noon
Pre-school fun with the tubbies. (R) (S)

: Dear Mr Barker

The fascinating-facts programme answers queries about the invention of denim jeans. how cricket bats are made and why dogs can run so fast. (R)

: See It Saw It

Game show in which contestants try to locate four-letter words hidden within comic sketches. With Mark Speight and guest star Sylvester McCoy. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Speight
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy.

: Oscar's Orchestra

Animation.
Thadius Vent has banned music from the world, but the resistance movement is determined to change the situation. Featuring the voice of Dudley Moore. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Dudley Moore.

: Return to Jupiter

The Icarus finally reaches its destination of Gannymede and finds the colony abandoned. (R) (S)

: Animorphs

The Animporphs decide to split up in order to gather some more information.
Shown Monday on BBC1 (S)

: Belfry Witches

First of a seven-part drama about two rebellious witches. Skirty Marm and Old Noshie gatecrash the Witch Island Ball.
Shown Wednesday on BBC1 (S)

: Ocean Odyssey

The kids decide to rescue Kal, unaware that he has become part of the UBRI organisation.

: Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

Sally takes Woodstock to school for hertalk on city planning. (R)

: See You in Court

A 15-year-old from south-east London accused of shoplifting a bottle of wine is this week's focus of attention in the docu-drama series set in a youth court in which young people act out the roles of the court officials.
Narrated by Tom Baker. Then Rewind 1976: Horror in Soweto. A 16-year-old recalls a demonstration in South Africa.
And 1977: Elvis. How the death of Elvis Presley affected a ten-year-old music fan. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Baker.
Unknown: Elvis Presley

: Michael Owen's Soccer Skills

More football tips with the Liverpool and England striker. Shown last Friday (S)

: Pure Naughty

Melanie G of the Spice Girls hosts a new six-part music series, featuring the best in R 'n' B, hip hop, soul and jungle music, with interviews, the latest videos and live performances. Andrew Duncan meets
Melanie Gulzar : page 8

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Melanie Gulzar

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker in Paris.
1.05 Racing Coverage of one of Europe's richest races, the Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe, live from Paris at 2.50. Olivier Peslier assured his place in racing history last year with his recordequalling third victory. Plus, at
2.05, the five-furlong Prix de
I'Abbaye, which brings together Europe's top sprinters. The other races are at 1.30 and
3.35. Commentary from
Jim McGrath , Clare Balding , Willie Carson and Angus Loughran.
4.00 Netbaii Action from the finals of the world championships, taking place in Christchurch, New Zealand. England, led by Joanne Zinzan , face tough opposition in holders Australia, who lifted the trophy four years ago. Commentary: Hazel Irvine.
5.05 News Roundup (W)

Contributors

Introduced By: Sue Barker
Unknown: Olivier Peslier
Unknown: Jim McGrath
Unknown: Clare Balding
Unknown: Willie Carson
Unknown: Angus Loughran.
Unknown: Joanne Zinzan

: Animal Zone

PM The wildlife strand returns, introduced by Simon King as he treks through the wilds of Scotland. Ends 6.45 Editor Fiona Pitcher ; Series producer Paul Appleby WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone
Natural Neighbours
Trusting Bears. Following Jeff and Sue Turner as they live among the white bears of western Canada for two years. Producer Robin Hellier ; Series producer Mike Gunton (R) (S)

Contributors

Introduced By: Simon King
Editor: Fiona Pitcher
Producer: Paul Appleby
Producer: Sue Turner
Producer: Robin Hellier
Producer: Mike Gunton

: Highland Diary

Tracking wildlife in the Scottish Highlands, including stags, otters, pine martens and eagles. With Simon King. Editor Fiona Pitcher ; Series editor Paul Appleby (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Simon King.
Editor: Fiona Pitcher
Editor: Paul Appleby

: The Natural World

Riddle of the Right Whale. Dramatic footage of right whales -the rarest of the great whales-as they mate, rear their young and swim with dolphins, seals and sharks. See Choice. Producer Rick Rosenthal ; Series editor Neil Nightingale (S) (W)

Contributors

Producer: Rick Rosenthal
Editor: Neil Nightingale

: Star Trek: Voyager

Living Witness. A museum curator recounts stories of the warship Voyager wreaking destruction using biogenic weapons 700 years previously. (S) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Thursday 6pm

: The Money Programme

Metal Mountain. Every year, thousands of old cars are scrapped after being replaced by new models. However, plans are now afoot to make the car companies responsible for disposing of all the cars that they have ever built. Jonathan Charles reports. Presented by Maya Even . Editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) 70
NOTE: as The Money Programme is topical, its subject matter may change

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Charles
Presented By: Maya Even
Editor: Diarmuid Jeffreys

: The Spying Game

Documentary series about worldwide covert operations.

Covert Action.
The testimony of operatives illustrates the story of how the covert intelligence services used contrasting methods to defeat the Soviet empire, revealing the extent of the activities of the CIA and MI6 in both Afghanistan and Poland.
Presented by David Rose.
Producer Richard Pollack; Executive producer Richard Klein (S) (W)

Contributors

Presented By: David Rose.
Producer: Richard Pollack
Producer: Richard Klein

: Skint

Angie. A single mother from Southend talks about the difficulties she faces in trying to cope with five children. Director/Producer Alexandra Scott (S)

Contributors

Producer: Alexandra Scott

: The Fast Show

Another episode of the comedy sketch show, featuring Paul Whitehouse , Charlie Higson , Mark Williams ,
John Thomson , Caroline Aherne , Simon Day and Arabella Weir. Directors John Birkin and Arch Dyson: Producers Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: John Thomson
Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Arabella Weir.
Directors: John Birkin
Producers: Charlie Higson
Producers: Paul Whitehouse

: Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson returns to exercise his outspoken opinions in a second series of his entertainment show. Tonight he trains his sights on the subject of the M4 bus lane, while his guests are broadcaster and writer Magnus Magnusson and socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson . Producer Elaine Bedell ; Director Brian Klein (S)
BBC BOOK: Born to be Riled, writings of Jeremy Clarkson. priced £15.99 Top grrr! Jeremy Clarkson 's greatest rants: page 29

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
Producer: Elaine Bedell
Director: Brian Klein
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson.
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Pop quiz, with guests Marianne Faithfull and Gail Porter. Shown last Friday (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Marianne Faithfull
Unknown: Gail Porter.

: Reds

Oscar-winning drama, directed by and starring Warren Beatty When a radical journalist meets a writer, their relationship witnesses one of the most turbulent events of the century - the Bolshevik Revolution. Widescreen. Ends 1.50am
(1981.15) (S) Films: pp 60-68 *****

Contributors

Unknown: Warren Beatty
John Reed: Warren Beatty
Louise Bryant: Diane Keaton
Eugene O'Neill: Jack Nicholson
Max Eastman: Edward Herrmann
Grigory Zinoviev: Jerzy Koslnskl
Emma Goldman: Maureen Stapteton
Pete Van Wherry: Gene Hackman
Louis Fraina: Paul Sorvlno

: BBC Learning Zone

AM Repeats are not indicated.
Post-16 2.00 The English Collection - interpreting texts. Languages 4.00 75th Anniversary: a Celebration Know How - leam a new language: page 40
Working in Engineering 5.00 The Guide 4098159 5.45 Working it Out: Engineering - modern apprenticeship schemes. Open University 6.00 Introduction to Psychology: Two Research Styles (S) 62075 6.30 Insect Diversity Ends 7.00am








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