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: Children's BBC: The Family Ness

More adventures with the loch monsters. (R)

: Playdays

Peggy Patch looks at a lovely doll's house. (R)

: Taz-mania

Antipodean fun with the Tasmanian devil. (R)

: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at
5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

: Snorks

Another lively animated underwater adventure. (R)

: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

More fun with the residents ofBusytown. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cat's Eyes (ages 5-7) Forces: Pushing and Pulling (S)
9.15 Cat's Eyes (ages 5-7) Forces: Falling (S)
9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) (S)
9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Famous People: Louis Braille (S)

: Teletubbies

Making a Den. The
Tubbies watch two children construct a den. When a carpet suddenly appears in Teletubbyland, it becomes an endless source of fascination for
Laa-Laa and Po. (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Cut Finger. Judy demonstrates how to dress a wound when Jake falls and cuts his finger. The Tweenies also make finger puppets and perform a show.
Repeated 3.30pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Patterns of Ten (S) 5079816 11.05 Watch Out (ages 7-11) City Life (S) 2604318 11.20 Megamaths (ages 7-10) Tables: the Seven-times Table (S)
11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Spywatch: the Secret Quarry (S)
7652274 12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) Forces: Transport Safety (S) 2148545 12.10 Science Zone
(ages 9-11) Living (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest consumer news, with Adrian Chiles , Adam Shaw.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Romuald the Reindeer

Animated fun with the reindeer and his friends. (R)

: School programme

ZigZag (ages 7-9) Invaders! The Vikings (S)

: Snooker

More live action from the UK championship in Bournemouth as the remaining quarter-finals are played to a conclusion.
With Dougie Donnelly.


Unknown: Dougie Donnelly.

: Turning Points

Howard Marks recalls standing trial for importing drugs.


Unknown: Howard Marks

: Westminster

An update on all of the day's events in Parliament, presented by Diana Madill , plus the chance to question politicians on the programme's phone-in. (S) CONTACT DETAILS: phone [number removed] (calls charged at the local rate), fax
[number removed]or e-mail [address removed]


Presented By: Diana Madill

: Snooker

Another visit to Bournemouth for live quarter-final action in the UK championship. At the same stage last year, eventual winner John Higgins continued his progress with a 9-6 triumph over John Parrott , while former UK champion Steve Davis was humbled 9-4 by fellow
Englishman Paul Hunter.


Unknown: John Higgins
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Paul Hunter.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Gambit (part 2). Now both missing on a mission to recover a potentially lethal artefact, Riker and Picard have seemingly become victims of ruthless mercenaries. (R) (S)

: Snooker

David Vine introduces the opening exchanges in the concluding session of the quarter-finals.


Introduces: David Vine

: First Sight

Stress City. Overcrowding, crime, pollution, and long working hours are just some of the factors contributing to the high stress levels experienced by many Londoners. Could the new Mayor of London help to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the capital?
Producer Yasmin Hai ; Executive producer John Samson (S) REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Producer: Yasmin Hai
Producer: John Samson

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

Mind over Matter. Teenagers Cindy and Jena Wortman should have been dead after spending nearly two weeks shipwrecked on an Alaskan beach. As Mears visits the locations involved, he concludes that a positive mental attitude is the overriding factor in surviving such a situation. Producer Martin Pailthorpe ; Series producer Dick Colthursf (S) (W)


Unknown: Jena Wortman
Producer: Martin Pailthorpe
Producer: Dick Colthursf

: Top Gear

Tonight's programme reveals the tactics used by the minders of celebrities to ward off unwanted pursuers as they transport their charges to the premiere of the latest James Bond film. With Kate Humble and Quentin Willson. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Julie Clive (S) (W) Magazine: 13.20 from newsagents Website: www.topgear.beeb.com


Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Quentin Willson.
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Julie Clive

: Back to the Floor

The Write Stuff. David Sullivan , property multi-millionaire and owner of the Sport newspapers, spends a week as a reporter at the group's Manchester office.
Hisjournalistic duties include the organisation of a topless photo shoot and interviewing a woman who claims that the late Elvis Presley fathered her child. See Choice. Series producer Hugh Dehn ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education


Unknown: David Sullivan
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Producer: Hugh Dehn
Editor: Robert Thirkell

: Horizon

Anatomy of an Avalanche. Last February, 31 people were killed by an avalanche in the Austrian skiing resort of Galtur, a picturesque village that was considered risk-free and had never before been hit by such an event.
Horizon follows a six-month scientific investigation into the worst avalanche disaster in the Alps for 30 years and reveals the chain of natural events that led to the tragedy. Producer Andrew Thompson ; Series editor Bettina Lerner (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/horizon


Producer: Andrew Thompson
Editor: Bettina Lerner

: Covent Garden Tales

Continuing the series about the new Royal Opera House. The Ballet Moves. After two years working in cramped cupboards and leaking basements, performers and those who work behind the scenes are ready to find out all about the Royal Ballet's new home. (S) (W)

: Newsnight

News reports and analysis of the day's events, with Jeremy Paxman. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Snooker

Dougie Donnelly introduces the pick of the day's quarter-final action from Bournemouth.


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly

: Despatch Box

Including the latest news from the count at the Kensington and Chelsea by-election. With Zeinab Badawi.


Unknown: Zeinab Badawi.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Background Brief 4361171 12.45 What Have the Seventies Ever Done for Us? 4366626 1.00 Earth and Life: Above the Volcano (S) 38959 1.30 Our Health in Our
Hands 64862 2.00 The Programmers (S) 78046 2.30 Caught in Time (S) 80881 3.00 A Tale of Two Cells
Key Skills 3.30 Information Technology Retail (S)
Languages 4.00 75th Anniversary: More German Gems Working In ... WEBWISE 5.00 GetWebwise Doing Business on the Web 17978 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite
Open University 6.00 Galapagos: Research in the Field (S)
6.30 Open Advice The Three Degrees Ends 7.00am

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