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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.10

Teddy Trucks
Animation about a team of transport drivers. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Today's Tent Stop story is all about perseverance. (R)

7.25 The Flintstone Comedy Show
Prehistoric cartoon fun with Barney and Fred in Bedrock. (R)

7.50 Smart
The arts-and-crafts show. Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (S)

Then Rewind
Shown yesterday BBC1 (S)

8.20 Snorks
Cartoon with the snorkle equipped creatures. (R)

8.40 Noddy In Toyland
Agatha's grandson Itchy pays a visit with his bully friends Rox and Grit. (R)

: The Phil Silvers Show

A double bill of classic comedy.
9-10 Bilko Goes South. Bilko and his platoon try to engineer a holiday. (BW) (R)
9.35 Bilko Goes Round the World Bilko has an idea for a competition to win for himself. (BW) (R)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50 Chameleon. The
Tubbies play catch and watch a boy hunt for a chameleon. (S)
Then Teletubbies Advent Calendar (S)

: Tweenies

III in Bed. Jake misses his Tweenie friends when he has to stay in bed with chicken pox.
Repeated 3.25pm BBC1 (S) (W)

: The Day They Gave Babies Away

Drama. A family of Scottish immigrants struggle for a new way of life in the backwoods of America in the 19th century.
Director Allen Reisner (1957) (S)Films: pp 74-84 **


Director: Allen Reisner

: Working Lunch

Developments in the consumer and business arenas.

: Monty

Ends 1.10 Animated canine capers.
Monty goes to school. (R)

: Teddy Trucks

Animation. Shown at 7am

: Wildlife on Two

Who Really Killed Cock Robin ? Murder, theft and seduction - an everyday story of the Christmas-card robin. Narrated by David Attenborough. (R) (S)


Unknown: Cock Robin
Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Holiday Snaps

Skiing in Canada and the US, and snowboarding in Austria.

: So Long at the Fair

Mystery. Paris, 1889: Victoria Barton and her brother arrive forthe Great Exhibition. But during the night Johnny disappears and the hotel owners claim he and his room never existed. Directors Terence Fisher and Anthony Darnborough (1950) (BW) (S) Films: pp 74-84 **


Unknown: Victoria Barton
Directors: Terence Fisher
Directors: Anthony Darnborough

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Whose House?

Newsreader Jennie Bond and actor Gary Webster join host Ross Kelly on the panel game.


Unknown: Jennie Bond
Unknown: Gary Webster
Unknown: Ross Kelly

: Ready Steady Cook

More against-the-clock culinary challenges. (s)

: Shopping City

Further live coverage from the world of retail as Lowri Turner joins festive shoppers.


Unknown: Lowri Turner

: Nick Ross

The last of this week's debates tackling issues oftopical interest, hosted by Nick Ross. (S)


Unknown: Nick Ross.

: The Simpsons

6.00 New Kid on the Block. Bart falls for the girl next door, only to discover she loves the school bully. (R) (S)
6.20 MrPlow. Homer and Barney vie for the town's lucrative snowplough business. With the guest voices of singer Linda Ronstadt and actor Adam West. (R) (S)


Singer: Linda Ronstadt
Unknown: Adam West.

: Robot Wars

More mechanical showdowns as contestants send their radio-controlled fighting machines into battle against each other and the house robots that include Sir Killalot. Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester introduce the action and talk to the operators. Commentary by Jonathan Pearce. Series producer Stephen Carsey ; Director Paul Kirrage
Repeated at 11.30pm (S)


Commentary By: Jonathan Pearce.
Producer: Stephen Carsey
Director: Paul Kirrage

: Garden Stories

Exploring the British passion for gardening.
Obsessions. Gordon, Keith, Jeff and Cilia are four of the individuals whose horticultural fanaticism has left them with little time for pursuits other than gardening concerns. Director Belinda Cherrington ; Executive producer Clare Paterson (R) (S)


Director: Belinda Cherrington
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Wild Climbs

Mick Fowler works for the Inland Revenue, but, away from the tax office, he is acclaimed in climbing circles. In the last programme of the series, Fowlerteams up with Mark Garthwaite , an unconventional GP and climbing fanatic, to tackle a granite mountain called "the Priest" on the Lofoten Islands off Norway in a race against the worsening weather. Series producer/director Richard Else (S) (W)


Unknown: Mick Fowler
Unknown: Mark Garthwaite

: Gardener of the Year

Three candidates from the North of England -
Geoffrey Bradbury , Simon Robinson and Maureen Sawyer -are put through their horticultural paces at the National Botanic Garden of Wales as they vie for the last place in the final.
Director Mark Scott : Producer Vanessa Jackson (S) (W) Alan Titchmarsh 's gifts that grow on you: page 48


Unknown: Geoffrey Bradbury
Unknown: Simon Robinson
Unknown: Maureen Sawyer
Director: Mark Scott
Producer: Vanessa Jackson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Have I Got News for You

A compilation of highlights from the last two series, which featured guests including Glenda Jackson , Gyies Brandreth and Boris Johnson. The show returns next year. See Choice. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated tomorrow


Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Gyies Brandreth
Unknown: Boris Johnson.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: Hippies

Last in the comedy set in the sixties. A new series is planned. Disgusting Hippies. Ray unwisely hands over editorial responsibility for the magazine to a group of schoolchildren.
Written by Arthur Mathews ; Director Martin Dennis
Producer Geoffrey Perkins Repeated tomorrow (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
Dad: John Benfield
Mum: Geraldine McNulty
Simon Goblett: Lain Mitchell
Judge: Peter Howell
Adrian: Ben Ridgeway
Cyril: Alex Dawson

: The League of Gentlemen

Last in the repeat run of the award-winning black comedy. Escape from Royston Vasey. Mr Chinnery has some bad luck, and Tubbs and Edward's shop has a surprise visitor. Written byjeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss. Steve Pemberton , Reece Shearsmith Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Sarah Smith (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Royston Vasey.
Unknown: Mr Chinnery
Unknown: Mark Gatiss.
Unknown: Steve Pemberton
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Christmas Trade Secrets

Cooks, cake-makers and turkey-farmers offer expert tips for the perfect Christmas dinner. Last in series. (S)

: Robot Wars

More mechanical combat.
Shown at 6.45pm Repeated on Sunday (S)

: The Cops

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

: A Kidnapping in the Family

Drama. When her son tells of involvement in Satanic rites, a divorcee can expect no support from her mother, whose bid for custody leads to desperate measures. Ends 2.35am Director Colin Bucksey (1996) Films: pp 74-84 **


Director: Colin Bucksey

: BBC Learning Zone

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

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