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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00

Hairy Jeremy
Animated everyday adventures of a hairy Neolithic man called Jeremy. (R)

7.05 Playdays
A visit to the Tent Stop for more learning fun and games.
Poppy expresses a desire to become a newsreader. (R)

7.25 Taz-mania
Cartoon fun with the bad-tempered whirling dervish and his misfit family. (R)

7.45 Smart
The arts-and-crafts show.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1

Then Rewind
1991: Operation Desert Storm. Memories of the US campaign to oust Iraqi troops from Kuwait. Shown yesterday on BBC1 (S)

8.10 Snorks
Cartoon escapades with the underwater clan. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
The hectic adventures of the animal inhabitants of Busytown. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Boots 1375906 9.15 Storytime
(ages 4-5) Guess How Much I Love You 8287172 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Fish Who
Could Wish (S) 8219635 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Art: Animals (S)

: Teletubbies

Pavement Artist. The Tubbies watch a girl while she uses chalks to draw a picture on a paving slab. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Milking. The colourful clan have trouble believing where milk comes from - until Judy visits a farm. Repeated 3.25pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11) Infinity Diner: Timbre (S)
11.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Health: Feeling Fine (S)
11.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Ideas and Imagination: Creating Worlds (S) 7500722 11.50
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Division: Divide by Ten (S) 7716426 12.10
Landmarks (ages 9-12) Rivers of the World: the Danube (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news.

: Starhill Ponies

Animated fun and adventures down on the farm. Baz and Dylan enter a tournament. (R)

: School programme

Landmarks (ages 9-12) Portrait of Europe: Arctic Sweden (S)

: Indoor Bowls and Racing

Bowls Dougie Donnelly introduces this afternoon's action in the Open championship from the Guild Hall in Preston.
The remaining semi-final places will be decided by the matches taking place today, which are played out over the best of five sets. (S) (W)
Racing Coverage of three races from the opening day of Ascot's November meeting, the highlight being the 2.40 Ascot Hurdle
Race, contested over two-and-a-half miles. Worth L26,000, the event, which tends to favour horses that have emerged fresh from the flat season, was won last year by Juyush, ridden by Tim Murphy. The other starts are at 3.10 and 3.40. Introduced by Clare Balding , with commentary by Jim McGrath , Richard Pitman , Peter Scudamore plus betting news from Angus Loughran. Producer (racing) Gerry Morrison
(W) including at 3.50 News
Regional News (S) Weather


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Tim Murphy.
Introduced By: Clare Balding
Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Commentary By: Richard Pitman
Commentary By: Peter Scudamore
Unknown: Angus Loughran.
Unknown: Gerry Morrison

: The Simpsons

Double bill of animated anarchy in the town of Springfield.
6.00 LadyBouvier's Lover. Grandpa Simpson and Mr Burns both fall in love with the same woman. (R) (S)
6.20 Secrets of a Successful Marriage. Homer is "evicted" when Marge discovers an indiscretion. (R) (S)


Unknown: Grandpa Simpson
Unknown: Mr Burns

: World Rally

A special preview of the Rally of Great Britain, a three-day event over 240 miles. The programme reveals what it's like to sit alongside Colin McRae in his Ford Focus and looks at the legacy of Toyota - quitting the championship after a quarter-century of competition. With Steve Rider.
Producer Mark Wilkin


Unknown: Colin McRae
Unknown: Steve Rider.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

: Big Cat Diary

Continuing the re-edited programmes from the second series about big cats in Kenya's Masai Mara. Jonathan Scott witnesses Shadow the leopard's frustration when successive hunts are foiled by screeching cisticola birds. Producers Ann Marie Goodwin and Stephen Moss ; Executive producer
Robin Hellier (Revised repeat) (S)


Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Producers: Ann Marie Goodwin
Producers: Stephen Moss
Producer: Robin Hellier

: Gardener of the Year

Tonight, candidates from the East and South East - Elaine Fraser-Gausden , Shirley Gilbert , Margaret Arnott and Danae Johnston - have their horticultural skills appraised bythejudges in the ongoing search to find the BBC
Gardener of the Year. With Alan Titchmarsh. See Choice.
Director Mark Scott : Producer Vanessa Jackson (S) (W) Alan Titchmarsh on creating a cottage garden: page 47


Unknown: Elaine Fraser-Gausden
Unknown: Shirley Gilbert
Unknown: Margaret Arnott
Unknown: Danae Johnston
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.
Director: Mark Scott
Producer: Vanessa Jackson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Wild Climbs

The series that celebrates human courage in the perilous world of climbing follows the rehabilitation of Paul Pritchard from a terrible skull injury in Tasmania, and his subsequent return to the scene to exorcise the ghost of the accident.
Series producer/director Richard Else (S) (W)


Unknown: Paul Pritchard

: Have I Got News for You

Tonight's guests are Gyles Brandreth and Mohamed Al Fayed 's ex-PR man Michael Cole. With host Angus Deayton. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated Sunday (W)


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Mohamed Al Fayed
Unknown: Michael Cole.
Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: Hippies

Comedy about an underground magazine in the sixties. Hairy Hippies. Ray is determined that his hippy musical will be a success, but Alex is unhappy in his role as Jesus.
Written by Arthur Mathews ; Director Martin Dennis
Producer Geoffrey Perkins Repeated on Saturday (S) (W)


Written By: Arthur Mathews
Director: Martin Dennis
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Ray Purbbs: Simon Pegg
Alex Picton-Dinch: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Jill Sprint: Sally Phillips
Hugo Yemp: Darren Boyd
Mum: Geraldine McNulty
Dad: John Benfield
Robin: Peter Serafinowicz
Dame Nelly Retcher: Dora Bryan

: The League of Gentlemen

Continuing a rerun for the award-winning comedy series. The Road to Royston Vasey. This week we meet Pop - the Godfather of crisps and sweets - and a very sinister butcher. Written by Jeremy Dyson. Mark Gatiss , Steve Pemberton , Reece Shearsmith Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Sarah Smith (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Royston Vasey.
Written By: Jeremy Dyson.
Written By: Mark Gatiss
Written By: Steve Pemberton
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Vine. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Queen's Speech Response

By the Liberal Democrats. With signing. (S)

: Webwise

A live interactive music magazine, exploring the power of the web in the company of David Bowie and Talvin Singh.
Producer DesBurkinshaw


Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Talvin Singh.

: The Cops

Continuing the controversial police drama.
Shown on Monday at 9pm (S) (W)

: Jungle Fever

Spike Lee 's portrait of inter-racial love and conflict. Out of sexual curiosity, a married New York architect and an Italian-American office temp begin an affair that sets their communities against them and each other. Ends 2.55am (1991.18) (S) Films: pp 76-82 ***


Unknown: Spike Lee

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Dynamo Numeracy (ages 5-7) Ends 5.00am

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