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: Teletubbies

Ends 11.45am

Pre-school fun from Teletubbyland. (R) (S)

: Dear Mr Barker

Today's queries include how bloodhounds came to get their name and why is there so much dust. (R)

: See It Saw It

Mark Speight hosts the game show in which contestants try to locate four-letter words hidden within comic sketches. (R) (S)


Unknown: Mark Speight

: Oscar's Orchestra

Featuring the voice of actor
Dudley Moore. (R)


Unknown: Dudley Moore.

: The Littlest Pet Shop

Animatedfun with the pets in the shop owned by eccentric Elwood Funk. (R)


Unknown: Elwood Funk.

: Animorphs

Adventure series.
Cassie and Rachel become heroes.
Shown Monday on BBC1 (S)

: Belfry Witches

Drama about two tearaway teenage witches. An ill Ben needs a remedy from Witch Island.
Shown Wednesday on BBC1 (S)

: Ocean Odyssey

Adventure series.
The kids travel to the jungle to collect the final piece of the device.

: Microsoap

Cmoedy drama series. Emily panics when she sees Jane and Colin kissing.
Shown Tuesday on BBC1 (S)

: See You In Court

Docu-drama series set in a youth court in which young people fill the roles of the court officials. This final case involves a 15-year-old accused of joyriding.
Narrated by Tom Baker.
Then Rewind 1986: Chemobyl. An eight-year-old's story of the aftermath of the Russian nuclear disaster. (R) (S) And 1987: Total Game Play. The tale of 13-year-old Richard Morton , now a computer-games designer. (R) (S)


Unknown: Tom Baker.
Unknown: Richard Morton

: The O Zone

The music magazine follows Blur as they join Chemical Brothers, Catatonia and Ocean Colour Scene at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan. With Jamie Theakston.
Shown last Tuesday (S)


Presenter: Jamie Theakston

: Rough Cut

The movie magazine sees host Jayne Middlemiss visiting
Manchester to gauge audience reaction to the supernatural smash The Sixth Sense, starring Bruce Willis. Cameras catch the celebrities and the crowds at the premiere of the new British comedy East Is East, plus highlights from this year's
London Film Festival. (W)


Unknown: Jayne Middlemiss
Unknown: Bruce Willis.

: Pure Naughty

Spice Girl Melanie G hosts the music series featuring the best in R 'n' B, hip hop, drum 'n' bass, soul and jungle. (W)


Unknown: Girl Melanie G

: Around Westminster

Shaun Ley looks at the political issues affecting London. REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Shaun Ley

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Valderrama in Spain.
1.30 Golf Live coverage from
Spain of the final 18 holes in the concluding event of the first-ever world championship. European number one Colin Montgomerie should be among those in the 65-strong field in hot pursuit of the$1 million first prize.
4.40 Sailing Highlights from
Guernsey of the final Ultra 30
Grand Prix of the season. Russell Peters will have a tough task to defend his title in a season that has seen a flood of new talent. Commentary is by Richard Simmonds and Fenella George. Producer Sharon Lence
Editor Paul Armstrong (W)


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Colin Montgomerie
Unknown: Russell Peters
Unknown: Richard Simmonds
Unknown: Fenella George.
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Paul Armstrong

: Animal Zone

Ends 6.40pm
Editor Fiona Pitcher ; Series producer Paul Appleby
WEBSITE; www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone
Dawn to Dusk The Chimpanzees of Gombe. Jonathan Scott is taken by Charlotte Uhlenbroek to observe the intimate behaviour of a group of chimpanzees in Tanzania.
Series producer Robin Hellier (R) (S)


Editor: Fiona Pitcher
Producer: Paul Appleby
Unknown: Gombe. Jonathan Scott
Producer: Robin Hellier

: Highland Diary Rannoch the red deer stag reappears,

leaving young Moo facing his first fight. With Simon King.
Series producer Paul Appleby (S)


Unknown: Simon King.
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Living Britain: Spring

Series celebrating a wildlife year in Britain. The new season moves north from the Isles of Scilly to the Shetlands. Mad march hares box, foxes emerge with cubs and red kites display over the Welsh hills.
See Choice. (S)
BBC BOOK: Living Britain, by Peter Crawford , price £25


Producer: Yvonne Ellis
Series Producer: Peter Crawford

: The Money Programme

Torn Curtain. I the first of three programmes tonight marking ten years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Michael Robinson visits Germany to assess the effects of huge investment, while, in Russia, Jonathan Charles sees how corruption is destroying the economy. Freedom's Battle is at 8pm.
Editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) NOTE: as The Money Programme is topical, its subject matter may change


Unknown: Michael Robinson
Unknown: Jonathan Charles
Editor: Diarmuid Jeffreys

: Playing the Race Card

The series ends with the story of black Britain's political coming-of-age. Although Lord Scarman's report of listed the grievances that led to black youth riots, little was done and it wasn't until this year's Lawrence inquiry that the issue of racism in British society was faced again. Producer Bill Treharne Jones ; Executive producer Samir Shah (S) (W)


Producer: Bill Trehame Jones
Producer: Samir Shah

: Freedom's Battle

Continuing the series in which Timothy Garton Ash ' examines the demise of the communist regimes in eastern Europe. Big Brother. Garton Ash tracks down a man who once spied on him General Kratsch, ex-head of counter-intelligence for East Germany's Stasi - and examines the legacy of the totalitarian state. Arena: Looking fbrthe Iron Curtain follows. Producer Frederick Baker ; Executive producer Keith Bowers (S) (W)


Unknown: Timothy Garton Ash
Unknown: Garton Ash
Producer: Frederick Baker
Producer: Keith Bowers

: Arena: Looking for the Iron Curtain

The Iron Curtain ran north to south through Europe and divided the world for 50 years. American writer and broadcaster Reggie Nadelson joins former Soviet Union spin doctor Vladimir Pozner in an attempt to retrace the chilling and strange route of history's most astonishing border.
Director Anthony Wall ; Producer Martin Rosenbaum (S) (W)


Unknown: Reggie Nadelson
Unknown: Vladimir Pozner
Director: Anthony Wall
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson 's guests are Terry Wogan , the new
Points of View presenter, and Monty Don , who gives him the chance to take a dig at TV gardening programmes.
Producer Elaine Bedell ; Director Brian Klein (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Monty Don
Producer: Elaine Bedell
Director: Brian Klein

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Lie to Me. Buffy is forced to confront her feelings for Angel. Shown last Thursday (S)

: The Outer Umlts

The Heist. A group of mercenaries accidentally release an alien entity from a high-security vehicle. (R) (S)

: Behind the Camera

A look at the career of cinematographer Gil Taylor , whose diverse work includes Repulsion, which follows.
Director Richard Blanshard (S) (W)


Unknown: Gil Taylor
Director: Richard Blanshard

: Repulsion

Thriller, starring Catherine Deneuve. A repressed Belgian manicurist working in London becomes dangerously unbalanced when she is left alone in a flat. Ends 1.55am
Director Roman Polanski (1965, 18) (BW) (S) Films: pp 72-76 ****


Unknown: Catherine Deneuve.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Post-16 2.00 The Biology Collection
Languages 4.00 The French Experience 2 (1-4) -with subtitles. Working In... WEBWISE 5.00 GetWebwise News on the Net 99156 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite
Open University 6.00 Autism -diagnosis and treatment. (S) 19359 6.30 Projecting Visions Ends 7.00am

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