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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Peggy Patch visits Woburn safari park, where she and her friends discover giraffes. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
Benny's new horse inspires a money-making idea. (R)

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

8.10 Dink, the Little Dinosaur
An animated double bill. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Jake and Stinky interview a koala and an ostrich on the chat show. (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) 8637712 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Tooth Fairy (S)
9531354 9.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Hinduism (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Decorating Boxes. The
Tubbies get a surprise when a jack-in-the-box pops up. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Pushing. Doodles eats a batch of home-made biscuits. Shown last Thursday BBC1(S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Missing Numbers (S) 4168691 11.05 Zigzag (ages 8-10) Tales from Europe: with My
Right Hand (S) 1024267 11.20 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Kenya: a Day in the Life (S) 1029712 11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye: the Waterfall of Words (S)
9815712 12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The Earth and beyond: the Earth from Space (S) 9033118 12.10 Science Zone (ages 9-11) The Earth and beyond: Sun Seeker (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business news.

: Romuald the Reindeer

A TV documentary crew comes to film the family. (R)

: The Countryside Hour

Ends 2.10.
Coast to Coast Janet Street-Porter starts the toughest part of her walk: a high-level crossing of Wales from south to north. (R) (S)i
1.40 Langley Country The team explore Clitheroe in Lancashire, and the nearby Forest of Bowland and Pendle Hill.


Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Unknown: Pendle Hill.

: Awash with Colour

In the scenic surroundings of Newcastle in Down,
Dermot Cavanagh paints with TV presenter Shauna Lowry , then chats with children's novelist Martin Waddell and artist Larissa Watson Reagan. First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh
Presenter: Shauna Lowry
Unknown: Martin Waddell
Artist: Larissa Watson Reagan.

: Westminster Live

An update on the day's events in Parliament. (S)
CONTACT DETAILS: phone 0345 (calls charged at the local rate), fax
[number removed]or e-mailwest.live@bbc.co.uk

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Letting Go. Esther Rantzen talks to people who have had to learn to cope with loss, either of a loved one or a cherished dream. Guests include
Roy Castle 's widow Fiona. (S)


Talks: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Roy Castle

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge show. (S) BBC BOOK: The Big Ready Steady Cook Book. £9.99. is available from retailers

: Shopping City

ShownatlOamonBBCl (S)

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Eye of the Beholder. While investigating the suicide of a young officer, Troi seeks comfort from Worf. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Becoming: Part 1

Buffy faces a difficult choice when she finds a spell on a computer disc that could save Angel's soul.
(Repeated tomorrow at 11.25pm) (S)


Buffy Sarah: Michelle Gellar
Giles Anthony: Stewart Head
Xander: Nicholas Brendon
Willow: Alyson Hannigan
Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter
Angel: David Boreanaz

: First Sight

Wannabe Mayor. The Rainbow Alliance's Linda Lovebucket and Conservative Stephen Norris - along with at least ten others - are aiming to become London's mayor. In this televised debate in front of an audience of Londoners,
Shaun Ley confronts the would-be mayors with their promises and pledges, and asks if they really can deliver. Producer Sheela Banerjee ; Executive producer John Samson (S) REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Unknown: Linda Lovebucket
Unknown: Stephen Norris
Unknown: Shaun Ley
Producer: Sheela Banerjee
Producer: John Samson

: Crufts

The first of four nightly live visits to Birmingham's NEC for this year's dog show. Hosted by Gaby Roslin , with a commentary team headed by Peter Purves and Jessica Holm. Tonight Shauna Lowry learns what draws 25,000 dogs and their owners to the canine event. See Choice.
Producer David Pickthall (S) (W)


Unknown: Gaby Roslin
Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Jessica Holm.
Unknown: Shauna Lowry
Producer: David Pickthall

: Top Gear

The team mark the 20th anniversary of the Audi Quattro and test a 1985 model against a Mitsubishi Evo 6. With Vicki Butler-Henderson , Kate Humble , Tiff Needell , Quentin Willson. Series producer Julie Clive ; Producer John Wilcox (S) (W) MAGAZINE: 3.30 from newsagents Website: www.topgear.beeb.com


Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Unknown: Kate Humble
Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Quentin Willson.
Producer: Julie Clive
Producer: John Wilcox

: Troubleshooter - Back in Business

Ten years after his first foray into TV, Sir John Harvey-Jones revisits six businesses he advised in the first series.
Change or Die. In this first of three editions, Harvey-Jones calls on Morgan Motors, the sports-car manufacturer, and toy-company boss Sidney Orchant. See Choice.
Series producer Michelle Kurland ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) (W)


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown: Sidney Orchant.
Producer: Michelle Kurland
Editor: Robert Thirkell

: Horizon

Is GM Safe? As early as 1974, some scientists were expressing grave concerns over research into genetic engineering. Today, some of these same scientists believe that genetically modified foods are safe and a possible answerto world hunger. Horizon examines the arguments of advocates and detractors. See Choice.
Producer Adrian Pennink ; Series editor Bettina Lerner (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/horizon


Producer: Adrian Pennink
Editor: Bettina Lerner

: Pass It On

This week's third instalment sees David Barker passing a favour on to drag queen Bette Rinse. With David's help ,
Bette is a star guest at a film premiere. (S)


Unknown: David Barker
Unknown: Queen Bette Rinse.
Unknown: David'S Help

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Bruiser

More sketch-based comedy. Gary thinks some German tourists are trying to kill him, plus an appearance by the TV producer obsessed with Alan Titchmarsh. (S) (W)


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: Rex the Runt

Adventures on Telly (part 3). Lost in space, the friends are sucked into a black hole. (R) (S) (wj

: Despatch Box

Presented by Sian Williams.


Presented By: Sian Williams.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Background Brief 5942836 12.45 What Have the Sixties Ever Done for Us? 5043519 1.00 The Ascent of Man
Music of the Spheres 3939590 1.45 Final Frontier 8914768 2.00 The Science of Climate? (S) 15497 2.30 Tropical Forest the Conundrum of Co-existence 90132 3.00 Managing for Biodiversity Curriculum Development 3.30 ICT: Higher Order IT Skills in Primary - teacher-training programme.
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 9-10)-with in-vision subtitles.
Working for Local Government 5.00 Computer Skills Open University 6.00 The Chemistry of Creativity (S)
6.30 The Chemistry of Survival Ends 7.00am. (S)

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