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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00

The Family Ness
More animated highland adventures. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy Patch explores rock pools on the Isle of Wight. (R)

7.25 Taz-mania
Antipodean antics with the Tasmanian devil. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.15 Biskitts
Double bill of animated puppy fun. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Further adventures with the residents of Busytown. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cat's Eyes (ages 5-7) Building Materials (S) 1733926 9.15 Cat's Eyes (ages 5-7) Waterproofing (S) 6281592 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) Snapshots (S)
9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50 Yoga. Po gets tired and needs to rest. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Meadow. Max takes his camcorder to a meadow.
Repeated 3.30pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Counting On and Back (S) 5668704 11.05 Watch Out (ages 7-11) Home Building (S)
2305966 11.20 Megamaths (ages
7-10) Tables: the Nine-times Table (S) 7355461 11.40 Look and Read
(ages 7-9) Spywatch: Bombs in the Country (S) 7241162 12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) (S) 2737433 12.10 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Light and Sound: Good Vibrations (S)

: Working Lunch

Presented by Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Presented By: Adrian Chiles
Presented By: Adam Shaw.

: Wishing

Lucy helps the fish on a tropical island. (R)

: School programme

Moving to English (ages 8+) Thomas Edison and the Telephone (S)


Unknown: Thomas Edison

: Golf

Steve Rider hosts live coverage from Valderrama in Spain of the event that forms the final leg of the first world championship.
The American Express tournament is a stroke-play competition played over 72 holes with no cut and the top prize of$1 million.
Editor Dave Gordon


Editor: Dave Gordon

: Westminster

The day's events in Parliament.
With Zeinab Badawi. (S)


Unknown: Zeinab Badawi.

: News

(S) Weather

: Golf

The coverage continues from
Valderrama, which played host to 1997's Ryder Cup competition. 29

: Ready Steady Cook

Presented by Fem Britton. (S)


Presented By: Fem Britton.

: Delia Smith's Christmas

The series ends with advice on avoiding last-minute culinary crises on Christmas Day. (R) (S)

: Lowri

Lowri Turner 's guests include Enid Blyton 's daughter Gillian Baverstock in a discussion of whether classic children's books should be updated. (S)


Unknown: Lowri Turner
Unknown: Enid Blyton
Unknown: Gillian Baverstock

: House Invaders

The team use old fence posts andaladdertoperforma cost-free transformation of a house in Rugby. (S)

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

PM Liaisons. An unscheduled landing leaves Captain Picard on a remote planet, where he finds himself subjected to unwanted romantic attention. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Lie to Me. The arrival in Sunnydale of old flame
Billy Fordham forces Buffy to confront her feelings for Angel.
Repeated next Sunday (S)


Unknown: Billy Fordham
Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Giles: Anthony Stewart Head
Xander: Nicholas Brendon
Willow: Alyson Hannigan
Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter
Angel: David Boreanaz
Billy Ford Fordham: Jason Behr
Spike: James Marsters

: First Sight

Sexual Healing. Many women find they lose interest in sex after having a baby, or following the menopause. It's a problem more widespread than male impotence, but only now are drug companies developing treatments for women. Producer Yasmin Hai ; Executive producer John Samson
Postponed from 7 October (S) REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Producer: Yasmin Hai
Producer: John Samson

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

Survival expert Ray Mears travels to half a dozen of the world's most inhospitable places to show how, given the correct instruction, people can confront and overcome the most extreme conditions. His first assignment sees him facing the heat, snakes, spiders and mosquitos of the jungles of south-west Costa Rica. See Choice.
(S) (W) Surviving when hope runs dry: page 25


Presenter: Ray Mears
Producer: Andrew Graham Brown
Series Producer: Dick Colthurst

: Top Gear

Vicki Butler-Henderson tests BMW's new off-roader, the X5, and Tiff Needell finds out how Singapore's rush hour lives up to its name. With Kate Humble and Quentin Willson. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Julie Clive (S) (W) Magazine: L3.20 from newsagents Website: www.topgear.beeb.com


Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Quentin Willson.
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Julie Clive

: Back to the Floor

Life on the shopfloor for another company boss.
Down to Earth. Roger Cato, the managing director of Heathrow airport, learns about life on the front line in customer service - where he has to cope with everything from irate passengers to a possible bomb. See Choice.
Producer Daniel Barry ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education


Producer: Daniel Barry
Editor: Robert Thirkell

: Horizon

Atlantis Reborn (part 2). The second of two programmes analysing the arguments for and against the existence of a single, mysterious source that gave birth to all civilisation. Author and TV presenter Graham Hancock believes he has found proof of such a theory - but will his claims withstand the rigours of scientific testing?
Producer Chris Hale ; Series editor Bettina Lerner (S) (W)


Presenter: Graham Hancock
Producer: Chris Hale
Editor: Bettina Lerner

: Stella Street

Satirical goings-on in a celebrity-strewn suburban street.
Joe Pesci comes to the street's rescue. (R) (S)


Unknown: Joe Pesci

: Newsnight

News reports and analysis of the day's events, with Jeremy Vine. At 11.00 News headlines. is)


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Storyville: an American Love Story

It's My Job. Bill struggles to overcome his drink problem, while daughter Cicily - now a graduate - begins her search for ajob. Concludes tomorrow at 11.20pm. (S)

: Despatch Box

Parliamentary analysis with Zeinab Badawi.


Unknown: Zeinab Badawi.

: BBC Learning Zone

AM Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Final Frontier 4030259 12.45 What Have the Sixties Ever Done for Us? 4028414 1.00 Quantum Leaps Hidden Visions 36389 1.30 Why Me? Why Now? (S)
2.00 Deadly Quarrels (S) 69766 2.30 It's Only Plastic
3.00 Organelles and Origins (S)
Key Skills 3.30 Information Technology (S) Languages 4.00 Italianissimo (17-20)
Working in ... WEBWISE 5.00 GetWebwise Searching the Web 28872 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite
Open University 6.00 Swedish Science in the 18th Century
6.30 Frederick the Great and Sans Souci Ends 7.00am (S)

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