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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Could there be a monster in Why Bird's workshop? (R)

7.20 Top Cat
Benny wins a luxury cruise to Hawaii. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter Children's magazine.
Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)

8.10 Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Daily animated adventures. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Guests on the puppet chat show are a skunk and a polar bear. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Frogs 5108032 9.15 Storytime
(ages 4-5) I Want My Dinner/Food 8706896 9.30 Words and Pictures
Plus (ages 5-7) Consonant Clusters (S) 9600438 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Living through the Seasons (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Colours (Yellow). A magical event occurs. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Left Out. Bella feels isolated when her friends play games. Shown last Monday BBC1 (S) (W) BBC MAGAZINE: Tweenies, monthly, £1.25 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/tweenies

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Time: Half-past (S) 9417544 11.10 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Environment (S) 6213815 11.30 English Express (ages 9-1-1) When I Nod, Hit It (S) 6319631 11.50 Megamaths (ages
7-9) Measure: the King's New Clothes (S) 9973780 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Ancient Egypt (S)

: Working Lunch

Daily consumer news.

: Tales of Aesop

Ends 1.10. The Fox, the Wolf and the Sausages. The Lion and Mrs Bite try to decide who actually won the sausages. (R)


Unknown: Mrs Bite

: Tales of the Tooth Fairies

Animated stories. (R)

: The Countryside

Hour Ends 2.10.
A new series featuring daily double bills of programmes on life in rural areas of Britain.
Coast to Coast Janet Street-Porter begins a 516-mile walk across
England and Wales. (R) (S)
1.40 Langley Country
Bob Langley sets off on a tour of country places and people.
Today he visits Dudley.


Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Unknown: Bob Langley

: Awash with Colour

The show that offers a mix of painting-tuition and travelogue returns for a third series, with Dermot Cavanagh. See Choice. First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh.

: World Rally

Highlights from the parched plains of Kenya of the Safari
Rally. With Mark James.


Unknown: Mark James.

: Holiday Snaps

Visits to the Lake District and Lundy Island.


Unknown: Lundy Island.

: Esther

Daily debate with Esther Rantzen. Living and Working Together. A look at the problems and benefits experienced by people who both live and work together. (S) Esther Rantzen writes on The Nation's Favourite Poems of Childhood book: p34


Unknown: Esther Rantzen.
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Ready Steady Cook

Chefs are challenged to create a meal for less than L5. (S) RECIPES: see Ceefax page

: Shopping City

1 ShownatlOamonBBCl (S)

: The Simpsons

Marge on the Lam. Marge joins a divorcee for a wild night out, only to find they are driving a stolen car. (R) (S) A Simpsons double bill is on Friday at 6pm

: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect (part 1). In this first instalment of a two-part story, Will and Carlton try to get a date. Concludes tomorrow at 6pm. (R) (S)

: Farscape

The Flax. Aftertheir capture in an invisible "net" controlled byZenetan pirates, Aeryn and Crichton have to choose which of them will die. Meanwhile, Rygel gambles for high stakes. Repeated next Saturday (S)

: HISTORY 2000 Breaking the Seal

Church Courts. Meticulously kept records from down the centuries reveal how the church wielded extraordinary power over its subjects. Bettany Hughes 's discoveries tonight include seven women who were ordered to seduce an impotent man and a heretic condemned to be burnt.
Producer Michael Waterhouse; Executive producer Philip Clarke (S) (W) INFORMATION: History 2000 events line: [number removed]. Calls charged at national rate. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/history


Unknown: Bettany Hughes
Producer: Philip Clarke

: University Challenge

The medical students of London's King's College take on the first-round lucky losers from Durham University for a quarter-final place. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Delia's How to Cook - Part Two

Delia Smith looks at the world of cheese, with recipes and tips on buying, storing and cooking. Tonight's recipes nclude Welsh rabbit with sage and onions, cheese-and-herb fritters, and curd cheesecake. See Choice.
Director Philip Bonham Carter ; Executive producer David Willcock (S)


Unknown: Delia Smith
Director: Philip Bonham Carter
Producer: David Willcock

: Nature Boy

The final instalment of the four-part drama, starring
Lee Ingleby and Paul McGann , written by Bryan Elsley. A chance meeting in the South East leads David to his father. Contains strong language and nudity. See Choice.
Producer Catherine Wearing; Director Joe Wright (S) (W) BBC VIDEO: Nature Boy, price £14.99.


Unknown: Lee Ingleby
Unknown: Paul McGann
Written By: Bryan Elsley.
Director: Joe Wright
David: Lee Ingleby
Steve: Paul McGann
Jenny: Joanne Froggatt
Mrs MacAlister: Sheila Tait
Katy: Kellie Bright
Private nurse: Katy Murphy
Col O'Donnell: Nick Bagnall
Esther: Gilly Coman
Young David: Sean MacKie
Foreman: Ray MacAllan
Claire Whitaker: Andrea Lowe
Joanne: Georgina Bull
Jimmy: Neil Maskel
Funfair attendant: Leo Gregory

: Have I Got Old News for You

Satirical quiz, with Angus Deayton. Captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by chef Clarissa Dickson Wright.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: Newsnight

With KirstyWark. Including, at 11.00, News headlines.
Editor Sian Kevin (S)


Editor: Sian Kevin

: Blouse and Skirt

The week's first helping of the sketch comedy, hosted by Tony Morris with Curtis Walker and Gina Yashere. Guests include MP Glenda Jackson and comedian Roy Diamond. Producer Michelle Matherson-Frederick
Executive producer Angela Ferreira (S) (W) The series continues on Wednesday at 11.20pm


Unknown: Tony Morris
Unknown: Curtis Walker
Unknown: Gina Yashere.
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Roy Diamond.
Producer: Michelle Matherson-Frederick
Producer: Angela Ferreira

: Rex the Runt

First of four nightly episodes of the claymation comedy.
The City Shrinkers. Rex and his friends win an unusual prize. Director Richard Goleszowsi ; Producer Jacqueline White (R) (S) (W)


Director: Richard Goleszowsi
Producer: Jacqueline White

: Despatch Box

Political analysis, with Steve Richards.
Series editor Alexandra Henderson


Unknown: Steve Richards.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Persisting Dreams (S)
1.30 Humanity and the Scaffold (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Technology (S)
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 3-4)-with on-screen subtitles.
Working for Local Government 5.00 Careers
Open University 6.00 Siena Cathedral Ends 7.00am. (S)

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