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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Rosie and Mr Jolly learn all about time. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
A new cat in town tries to cut in on TC's scams. (R)

7.45 The Really Wild Show
With sign language. The team visit Venezuela. Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (S)

8.10 Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Prehistoric cartoon fun. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Today's puppet guests are a dolphin and a fruit bat. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The Earth and beyond: Rocks (S)
9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The Earth and beyond: Sun and Water (S)
8660040 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Leopard's Drum
(S) 9564682 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Music: the Songcatcher (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Otters. TheTubbies watch Andy Brown and some children looking for otters. (R) (S) BBC MUSIC: Teletubbies CD, price £10.99, and cassette. £7.99


Unknown: Andy Brown

: Tweenies

Wizard. Milobuysa magic wand and becomes a wizard. Shown last Wednesday on BBC1

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Time: Half-past (S) 2510309 11.05 What? Where? When? Why? (ages
6-7) Transport: Planes (S)
11.20 ZigZag(ages 7-9) Environment: Using the World's Resources (S) 1052040 11.40 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The Earth and beyond: the Earth from Space (S)
11.50 The Experimenter (ages 7-9) The Earth and beyond: over the Moon (S) 9844224 12.10 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) Lookingat Scottish Art: Places (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news. CEEFAX: page

: The Greedysaurus

Ends 1.10. Gang Animated prehistoric adventures. (R)

: Little Polar Bear

Cartoon fun at the North Pole. (R)

: The Countryside

Hour Ends 2.10.
Coast to Coast Janet Street-
Porter's walk continues through the Vale of Pewsey to Devizes in Wiltshire. (R) (S)
1.40 Langley Country Bob Langley and his team explore the leafy Surrey town of Dorking and the surrounding North Downs.11394330


Unknown: Bob Langley

: Awash with Colour

Dermot Cavanagh offers expert painting tuition to Loyd Grossman at Narrow Water Castle in the Moume mountains, County Down. First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh
Unknown: Loyd Grossman

: Westminster Live

Live coverage from the Commons of Prime Minister's Question Time. Presented by Diana Madill. Editor Alexandra Henderson
Contact details on Thursday (S)


Presented By: Diana Madill.
Editor: Alexandra Henderson

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Sex Appeal. Guests join Esther Rantzen to try to decipher why some people are deemed more attractive than others. (S)

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge, presented by Fern Britton. (S)


Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Shopping City

Shown at 10am on BBC1 (S)

: TOTP 2

Steve Wright plunders the pop-music archives for classic performances from such diverse artists as U2, Bobby Gentry , Squeeze, Cameo, James Taylor , Kool and the Gang, Wee Papa Girl Rappers and Paul Weller.
Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Unknown: Steve Wright
Unknown: Bobby Gentry
Unknown: James Taylor
Unknown: Paul Weller.
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Inquisition. During an investigation, Julian finds that a new interpretation is being applied to his missions. (S) Star Trek: the Next Generation is tomorrow at 6pm

: Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

Dr Phil Hammond 's Search for the Holy Male. Paying close attention to physical appearance has traditionally been considered a female characteristic, yet now many men are also becoming body-conscious. Dr Phil Hammond gives himself eight weeks to get into the sort of shape to adorn the cover of a men's fitness magazine. See Choice.
Director Jeremy Turner : Series producer Adelene Alani (S) (W) Trust me I'm a cover star: page 22


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Director: Jeremy Turner
Producer: Adelene Alani

: Home Front: Inside Out

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen of Changing Rooms and Diarmuid Gavin of Home Front in the Garden join forces to give an insight into the relationship between designers and their clients. This week, they create a new kitchen and garden for a businesswoman who loves modernity, yet who would like to indulge her sensitive side. The result is a powder-pink kitchen with stainless steel fittings, and an outdoor sunken living room decked out in orange.
Director Ben McPherson : Series producer Rachel Innes-Lumsden (S) (W)


Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown: Diarmuid Gavin
Director: Ben McPherson
Producer: Rachel Innes-Lumsden

: Modern Times

The Price of Eggs. In the first of five new programmes, the controversial documentary strand investigates the practice of paying women to donate their eggs.
Although illegal in Britain, it is big business in California.
Egg-donor agencies help couples find the perfect donor, who can pick up$3,000-$50,000. This programme follows a couple, who have had one child using another woman's eggs, as they try to pay for another, while their original donor meets the child who is, genetically speaking, hers. Director Min Clough: Series editor Alex Holmes (S) (W)


Editor: Alex Holmes

: Pass It On

The residents of the homeless hostel featured on Sunday help an organic farmer harvest his crop of sprouts. (S) Next programme tomorrow at 10.20pm

: Murder Most Horrid: Going Solo

An episode of the comedy series starring Dawn French.
While competing in a round-the-world yacht race, Karen and Tracy have to confront personal issues that have fatal repercussions when their boat capsizes.

(R) (S)


Writer: Paul Smith
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Tracy Phillips: Dawn French
Karen Sullivan: Sarah Lancashire
Frank Phillips: Jim Carter
Rory Phillips: Liam Hess
Yacht salesman: Kim Wall
Estate agent: Toby Longworth

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Blouse and Skirt

Lancashire comedian Charlie Hale joins Sandra Bee , Curtis Walker and Gina Yashere in the comedy show that looks back on the events of the past week. is) (W)


Unknown: Charlie Hale
Unknown: Sandra Bee
Unknown: Curtis Walker
Unknown: Gina Yashere

: Rex the Runt

Adventures on Telly (part 2). The pals go to the North Pole. With the guest voice of Paul Merton. (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Paul Merton.

: Despatch Box

Presented by Andrew Neil.


Presented By: Andrew Neil.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 News and the Democratic Agenda? 43199 1.00 Playing Safe -measures to avoid childhood accidents. (S) 17847 1.30 France in the Viewfinder (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 Technology
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 7-8)-with in-vision subtitles.
Working for Local Government 5.00 Numeracy and Communications - interaction in the workplace.
Open University 6.00 Forest Futures Ends 7.00am. (S)

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