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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

A fun lesson on spinning and turning. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
Cartoon fun. Top Cat is mistaken for a maharajah. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.10 Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Fun with the animated dinosaur. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
A cheetah and a gazelle are guests on the puppet chat show. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Number Adventures (ages 5-7) Measuring Length (S) 5002804 9.15 Hands Up! (ages 5-7) BSL Poetry Workshop-with sign language.
8600668 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Tooth Fairy (S)
9597910 9.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Hinduism (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Pebbles. The Teletubbies watch some children make a picture from pebbles. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Sounds. Max captures sounds on a tape recorder. Shown last Tuesday BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Numbertime 1-10: Number Seven (S) 8215197 11.05 ZigZag (ages 8-10) Tales from Europe: with My Right
Hand (S) 1080823 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: a Day in the Life (S) 1092668 11.40 Look and Read
(ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye: the Waterfall of Words (S)
12.00 Moving to English (ages 8+)
Thomas Edison and the Light Bulb (S) 3939910 12.20 KS3 Bitesize Shorts
(ages 11-14) (S)


Unknown: Thomas Edison

: Working Lunch

Developments in the business and consumer arenas, with Adam Shaw and Adrian Chiles.


Unknown: Adam Shaw
Unknown: Adrian Chiles.

: Christopher Crocodile

Ends 1.10. Christopher decides to build his own funfair for
Muddytown. (R)

: Children's BBC: Poddington Peas

Bump-pea and Hap-pea are taken prisoner after landing on Creepy Castle. (R)

: The Countryside

Hour Ends 2.10.
Coast to Coast Janet Street-
Porter's 516-mile walk brings her to the chalk paths of the South
Downs Way. (R) (S)
1.40 Langley Country Today, presenter Bob Langley takes the waters at Harrogate, the stately Yorkshire spa town. SERIES GUIDE: send a cheque forL4, inci P&P, to [address removed]


Presenter: Bob Langley
Unknown: Langley Country.

: Awash with Colour

Dermot Cavanagh visits Lough Erne , County Fermanagh, where he meets today's painting guest, Ground Force's Charlie Dimmock. First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh
Unknown: Lough Erne
Unknown: Charlie Dimmock.

: Westminster Live

Diana Madill presents a roundup of the latest political news.
Contact details on Thursday (S)


Unknown: Diana Madill

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Guests including the Marquess of Bath and Changing Rooms' Graham Wynne join
Esther Rantzen to discuss the surge of interest in interior design. (S)


Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Guest: The Marquess of Bath
Guest: Graham Wynne

: Ready Steady Cook

Another against-the-clock cookery challenge. (S)

: Shopping City

Shown at 10am on BBC1 (S)

: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect (part 2). Will and Carlton both try to impress a beautiful girl. (R) (S)

: Due South

The Man Who Knew Too Little. Fraser is assigned the job of escorting a pathological liar to Canada. (R)(S)

: The O Zone

Jayne Middlemiss talks to former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell , and Jamie Theakston meets Californian rockers No Doubt.
Plus the pick of the new releases and a chart rundown. Producer Jo Pilkington ; Executive producer Mark Cooper
Repeated next Sunday (S) (W)


Talks: Jayne Middlemiss
Unknown: Geri Halliwell
Unknown: Jamie Theakston
Producer: Jo Pilkington
Producer: Mark Cooper

: From the Edge

The show that addresses topics of interest to disabled people this week focuses on the lack of accessible public toilets, while Mik Scarlet tackles the issue of which words people use when discussing disability- and does it matter? Producer Ian Cook ; Series editor Ian Macrae (S) (W) INFORMATION LINE: call free on [number removed].


Unknown: Mik Scarlet
Producer: Ian Cook
Editor: Ian MacRae

: The Antiques Show

Fiona Bruce discovers how to find antiques for free, Tim Wonnacott meets the Knight of Glin - an Irish aristocrat with a mission to reclaim some of the country's antique heritage - and Madeleine Marsh reports on the enduring obsession collectors have with kitchen paraphernalia.
Series producer Alison Mansfield (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/antiques


Unknown: Fiona Bruce
Unknown: Tim Wonnacott
Unknown: Madeleine Marsh
Producer: Alison Mansfield

: Food and Drink

Presenter Jilly Goolden examines the wine offers available in newspaper colour supplements to see if they deliver value for money. Antiques expert Lars Tharp recaptures the elegance of Georgian dining, and Antony Worrall Thompson cooks chicken parcels with pancetta and gorgonzola.
Series producer Geraldine McClelland ; Executive producer Tim Hincks (S) (W) FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax p580; Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foodanddrink. E-mail: Food&Drink@Bazal.com.


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

: Ape-Man

Series exploring evolution and the origins of human life.
Body. The discovery during the eighties of a skeleton that was nicknamed Nariokotome Boy confirmed that "ape-man" lived about one-and-a-half million years ago in a body that was practically human, yet with a tiny brain and the nature of a wild animal. Tonight's episode looks at how the notion of a "missing link" moved from theory to fact. See Choice. Series producer PJ Martin; Executive producer John Lynch (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Ape-Man. price £19.99; Website: www.bbc.co.uk/apeman


Producer: John Lynch

: The Secret World of Year 3

Concluding the series following a class of seven-year-olds at Oakdale primary school in Peterborough. The autumn term is drawing to a close and it's time for parents' evening, the school play and Christmas. Marco turns up for the play's dress rehearsal in the wrong costume and Louisa finds out she might be moving. Narrated by Paul McGann. Director Fiona Adams : Executive producer Jeremy Mills (S)


Unknown: Paul McGann.
Director: Fiona Adams
Producer: Jeremy Mills

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Bruiser

Sketch show featuring a roster of bizarre characters.
Tonight a psychopathic pedant spoils his own party, and Satan is driven to distraction by a series of wrong numbers. Director Nick Jones ; Producer David Tomlinson (S) (W) Another episode of Bruiser is on Thursday at 11.20pm


Director: Nick Jones
Producer: David Tomlinson

: Rex the Runt

Adventures on Telly (parti). Three-part story showing on consecutive evenings that starts with Bad Bob shooting the TV. (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Bad Bob

: Despatch Box

Presented by Michael Dobbs.


Presented By: Michael Dobbs.

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University 12.30 Whose Web Is It Anyway?
1.00 Seeing through Maths (S) 57088 1.30 Diagrams Secondary Schools 2.00 Technology: the IT Collection Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 5-6)-with on-screen subtitles.
Working for Local Government 5.00 Customer Care and Self Improvement - keeping clients satisfied.
Open University 6.00 Environmental Control in the North Sea 17804 6.30 Groupware - So What? Ends 7.00am. (S)

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