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: Playdays

Ends 9.00
Children's BBC Breakfast A visit to the Tent Stop includes a story that teaches about livingtogether. (R)

: Taz-mania

Cartoon fun with the ever-ravenous whirling dervish and his misfi tfamily.

: Smart

The arts-and-crafts show.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1
(S)
Then Rewind 1995: Aids. The official news that the number of people with Aids had passed one million. Shown yesterday on BBCl (S)

: Snorks

Cartoon escapades with the underwater clan.

: Noddy In Toyland

The Tooth Fairy leaves Truman some money after one of his baby teeth falls out. In Toyland, meanwhile, the Naughty
Goblins try to rob Noddy. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) A WooilyJumper 4051883 9.15
Storytime (ages 4-5) 3882135 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The SnowLambsiS) 9576970 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50
Getting up in the Morning. The Tubbies watch children waking up and preparing themselves forthe day ahead. (S)
Then Teletubbies Advent Calendar (S)

: Tweenies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Jake tries to count the buckets that he finds behind the surprise curtain.
Repeated 3.25pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11)
Infinity Diner: Structure (S)
11.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) (S) 8888357 11.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Facts and Opinions (S) 8805067 11.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Division: Divide by Three (S) 1110048 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Rivers of the World: the Mississippi (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news.

: Starhill Ponies

Animated fun and adventures down on the farm. Mrs HM has a bug problem. (R)

: School programme

Landmarks (ages 9-11) River Severn: Caring for the River (S)

: Tennis

Sue Barker presents action from day one of the ATP Seniors Tour of Champions from London's
Royal Albert Hall. This three-day tournament of singles and doubles matches features tennis legends including former Wimbledon champions
Bjorn Borg , John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors. Commentary by John Barrett and Mark Cox.
Andrew Duncan meets Bjorn Borg : p8

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Bjorn Borg
Unknown: John McEnroe
Unknown: Jimmy Connors.
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox.
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Bjorn Borg

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Whose House?

TV vet Trude Mostue and former EastEnders actor Mark Homer try to identify the mystery owners of today's house.

Contributors

Unknown: Trude Mostue
Unknown: Mark Homer

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary challenge show, presented by Fern Britton. (si 13

Contributors

Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Shopping City

Another live visit to one of the UK's hectic shopping centres.
Presented by Lowri Turner.

Contributors

Presented By: Lowri Turner.

: Nick Ross

The last of this week's debates featuring controversial opinions, hosted by Nick Ross. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Ross.

: The Simpsons

Double bill of animated anarchy in the town of Springfield.
6.00 Lisa the Beauty Queen. Homer enters Lisa in a beauty pageant. With the guest voice of Bob Hope. (R) (S)
6.20 Itchy and Scratchy: the Movie. Bart receives the ultimate punishment for misbehaving. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hope.

: Robot Wars

The sound of rending metal is heard once again as the show in which contestants send radio-controlled fighting machines into a gladiatorial arena returns for a third series. Each heat sees eight robots slugging it out over three rounds of head-to-head battles. Presented by Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester. Commentary by Jonathan Pearce. See Choice. Producer Bill Hubbins ; Director Paul Kirrage Repeated 11.20pm (S) Chris Reynolds 's Kind of Day: page

Contributors

Presented By: Craig Charles
Commentary By: Jonathan Pearce.
Producer: Bill Hubbins
Director: Paul Kirrage
Unknown: Chris Reynolds

: Big Cat Diary

Ending the rerun from series two about big cats in Kenya's Masai Mara. Following a buffalo attack, the lionesses of the Marsh pride search for their cubs. Meanwhile, the cheetah cubs use unorthodox hunting methods, and huge numbers of zebra and wildebeest head towards Tanzania.
Producers Ann Marie Goodwin and Stephen Moss ; Executive producer
Robin Hellier (Revised repeat) (S) 16

Contributors

Unknown: Masai Mara.
Producers: Ann Marie Goodwin
Producers: Stephen Moss
Producer: Robin Hellier

: Wild Climbs

The series that pays tribute to courageous climbers follows expert ski-mountaineers Sarah Ferguson and Vaila Macdonald into a dangerous wilderness. These women, whose particular penchant is for venturing into wild regions that can be fully explored only by using skis, team up for an expedition to Canada's treacherous St Elias mountains.
Series producer/director Richard Else (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Ferguson
Unknown: Vaila MacDonald

: Gardener of the Year

This week candidates from the Midlands - Alison Lewis , Paul Reed , Stephen Harley-Sloman and Maurice Green - show off their skills to the trio of judges in the ongoing search for the BBC Gardener of the Year, taking place at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. With Alan Titchmarsh.
Director Mark Scott ; Producer Vanessa Jackson (S) (W) Alan Titchmarsh on Chinese gardening: page 48

Contributors

Unknown: Alison Lewis
Unknown: Paul Reed
Unknown: Stephen Harley-Sloman
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.
Director: Mark Scott
Producer: Vanessa Jackson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Have I Got News for You

Tonight's satirical news quiz features semi-regular guest Boris Johnson , editor of The Spectator. With captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton and host Angus Deayton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated Sunday

Contributors

Unknown: Boris Johnson
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Have I Got Comedy Panel Shows for You 21 August 2016

: Hippies

Comedy about an underground magazine in the sixties.
Hippy Dippy Hippies. The law takes a hand when a special anti-police edition of the magazine is stolen from the flat.
Written by Arthur Mathews ; Director Martin Dennis
Producer Geoffrey Perkins Repeated on Saturday (S) (W)

Contributors

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
Professor Rickman: Simon Kunz
Policeman Phil: Roger Watkins
Policeman Eric: Pearce Quigley
Professor Curry: James Woolley

: The League of Gentlemen

The Beast ofRoyston Vasey. A "thing" is uncovered at the building site, and an inept theatre company visits the school. Written by Jeremy Dyson , MarkGatiss, Steve Pemberton. Reece Shearsmith Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Sarah Smith (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Written By: Jeremy Dyson
Unknown: Steve Pemberton.
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Newsnight

With Nicky Campbell. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Nicky Campbell.

: Robot Wars

Return of the mechanical combat series.
Shown at 6.45pm (S)

: The Cops

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

: Elisa

A problem teenager focuses on finding the father she has never met, convinced that he caused her mother's death. French with English subtitles. Widescreen. Ends 2.45am Director Jean Becker (1994, 15) Films: pp 74-79 **

Contributors

Director: Jean Becker

: BBC Learning Zone

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








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