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: Breakfast

Ends 9.00
Bump Animation. Bump is very upset when he loses one of his buttons, so all of his friends help him to look for it. (R)

: Playdays

Mr Motivator leads the children in a musical exercise routine, and then there's a game of musical statues with Dave. (R)


Unknown: Mr Motivator

: Taz-mania

Double bill of animated antipodean anarchy. (R)

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1
(S) (W)

: Snorks

A double bill of undersea animation set in the watery world of Snorkland. (R)

: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

Another animated visit to meet the people of Busytown. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Number Adventures (ages 5-7) Number Puzzles (S) 1100694 9.15 Hands Up! (ages 5-7) Words and Pictures -with signing.
9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) (S) 8044323 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Famous People (S)

: Teletubbies

Colours (Brown). A voice trumpet teaches the colourful quartet the rhyme How Now Brown
Cow. while the lion and the bear play a game of hide-and-seek. (S)

: Tweenies

Hospital Visit. Fizz is taken to hospital for a checkup after she falls off her bike and hurts her wrist. Meanwhile, Jake, Bella and Milo make their own pretend hospital as they wait for Fizz to return.
Repeated 3.30pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6) (S) 5035472 11.05 Watch Out (ages 7-11) CityLife (S) 4004994 11.20
Megamaths (ages 7-10) Tables (S) 5559089 11.40 Look and Read
(ages 7-9) Spywatch: the Secret Quarry- written by Derek Farmer.
(S) 7618830 12.00 Moving to English (ages 8+) Queen Alexandra and Historical Evidence (S)
12.20 Landmark Shorts


Written By: Derek Farmer.

: Working Lunch

Consumer reports with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Enchanted Lands

Fantasy animation. (R)

: School programme

Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Invaders!
The Romans (S)

: Snooker

Coverage of the day's fifth-round play from the UK championship at Bournemouth's International Centre, introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Commentary comes from the team of Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo , Willie Thorne and Jim Meadowcroft.


Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft.

: Turning Points

Artist Robert Lenkiewicz talks about an important moment that has changed his life. (R)


Artist: Robert Lenkiewicz

: Westminster

All the latest parliamentary developments, with coverage of debates in both the Commons and the Lords plus reactions to the day's breaking political news. With Diana Madill. (S)


Unknown: Diana Madill.

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Snooker

David Vine introduces further coverage of the fifth-round clashes from the Bournemouth
International Centre.


Introduces: David Vine

: Doctor Who: Spearhead from Space: Part 3

Written by Robert Holmes
Continuing the four-part story starring Jon Pertwee.

The Doctor makes a startling discovery about the captured meteorite.
(R) (S)


Writer: Robert Holmes
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: Derek Martinus
The Doctor: Jon Pertwee
Liz Shaw: Caroline John
Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart: Nicholas Courtney
Channing: Hugh Burden
Ransome: Derek Smee
Hibbert: John Woodnutt
Captain Munro: John Breslin
Scobie: Hamilton Dyce
Seeley: Neil Wilson
Meg Seeley: Betty Bowden
UNIT sergeant: Clifford Cox

: Due South

Free Willie. Fraser gets involved in the robbery of dealer bonds when he stops a mugger in the street and finds out that the gun he is waving was used in the theft. (R) (S)

: Snooker

David Vine introduces the conclusion to the fifth round of the UK championship, being played at the Bournemouth International Centre. The winners earn themselves a place in the quarter-finals, which start tomorrow.


Introduces: David Vine

: World Rally

Steve Rider presents highlights of the final day of the Rally of Great Britain. South Wales is the venue for the seven remaining stages, with 122 miles through the forests above Neath providing a demanding conclusion to the race for those who have survived the rigours of the first two days. Commentary by Mark James and Tiff Needell.


Unknown: Steve Rider
Commentary By: Mark James
Commentary By: Tiff Needell.

: Food and Drink

Antony Worrall Thompson prepares a spectacular roast chicken in sea salt, and suggests some quick and easy ideas for Christmas presents, while presenter
Jilly Goolden has the definitive guide to the wines that are guaranteed to complement Christmas pudding. Series producer Geraldine McClelland
Executive producer Tim Hincks (S) (W) FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax p580: Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foodanddrink E-MAIL: [address removed]
Letters: page 4


Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Presenter: Jilly Goolden
Producer: Geraldine McClelland
Producer: Tim Hincks

: Secrets of the Ancients

More mysteries of ancient cultures are revealed by the attempted re-creation of their extraordinary achievements. Olmec Heads. The Olmec carved huge heads from stone, which they travelled vast distances to quarry. How they then moved these objects is a mystery. Modern experts try to transport a stone over land and water using only the technology of the time. Narrated by Robert Lindsay. See Choice.
Producer Cynthia Page: Executive producer Sarah Haigreaves (S) (W)


Unknown: Robert Lindsay.
Producer: Sarah Haigreaves

: Talking Cure

Series studying the work carried out at the Tavistock
Clinic, Britain's largest NHS centre for psychotherapy. Conor. Tracey [text removed] and Chris [text removed] take their three-year-old son Conor to the Tavistock Clinic to see if child psychiatrists Sebastian Kraemer and Sarah Wynick can help to explain his violent tantrums. See Choice.
Producer Ines Cavill; Series producer Beth Holgate (S) (W) FURTHER INFORMATION: Ceefax: page 629; Website: www.bbc.co.uk/health


Unknown: Tracey [text removed]
Unknown: Chris [text removed]
Unknown: Tavistock Clinic
Unknown: Sebastian Kraemer
Unknown: Sarah Wynick
Producer: Beth Holgate

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. At 11.00 Regional news. (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Snooker

Dougie Donnelly presents a roundup of all the action in today's play at the UK championship.


Unknown: Dougie Donnelly

: Despatch Box

Political analysis, presented by Steve Richards.


Presented By: Steve Richards.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Personal Passions 4407927 12.45
Language Links 4495182 1.00 Putting on the Style (S)
1.30 The Celebrated Cyfarthfa Band (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Languages: Vingt Minutes -video diary of a young man's first trip to France. Footballer David Ginola is on hand to explain some of the country's customs.
Languages 4.00 75th Anniversary: More Spanish Gems Working In ... WEBWISE 5.00 GetWebwise Creating
Website for Fun 91144 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite Open University 6.00 The Cutting Edge of Progress
6.30 Desertification: a Threat to Peace? Ends 7.00am


Unknown: David Ginola

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