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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Philbert the Frog
Cartoon adventures with the forgetful frog. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy looks for badgers in the New Forest. (R)

7.25 Top Cat
An anteater follows Benny home from the zoo. (R)

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

8.15 Heathcliff and Marmaduke
Triple bill of animated fun. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Jake and Stinky interview an owl and an octopus on the puppet animal chat show. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The
Environment: Eating Plants (S)
9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The Environment: Life in the Water (S)
8139120 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Castaway (S)
9.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Sikhism (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.
Making Mosaics
Some children make mosaics from different shapes. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Mouse. Doodles comes across a mouse in the playroom.
Shown last Thursday BBC1 (S) (W) 983

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Patterns of Ten (S) 9560089 11.05 ZigZag(ages
8-10) Tales from Europe: Arthur and the King (S) 1526675 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: Out and About (S) 1521120 11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye: Danger on High (S)
12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The Environment: Desert Environment (S) 9535526 12.10 Science Zone
(ages 9-11) The Environment: Green Piece (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business and consumer news.

: Bob the Builder

Ends 1.10.
Animation. A storm creates work. (R)

: The Countryside Hour

Ends 2.10.
Dream Gardens Writer Liz Rigbey unravels the mysteries of symbolic gardens. (R)
1.40 Langley Country Today's programme visits Lincoln and the Suffolk Wolds.


Unknown: Liz Rigbey

: Awash with Colour

Dermot Cavanagh visits the picturesque Moy in Tyrone with broadcaster Latta Sharma ; there he meets a local calligrapher and a sculptor.
First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh
Unknown: Latta Sharma

: Westminster Live

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


Unknown: Diana Madill.

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Esther Rantzen asks if life in hospital wards is anything like what we see in Casualty and Holby City. IS)


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge show, with Fern Britton. (S) BBC BOOK: The Big Ready Steady Cook Book, L9,99, is available from retailers


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Shopping City

Shown at 10am on BBC1 (S)

: The Simpsons: Homer and Apu

Apu offers the Simpsons his services as valet after he is fired from the shop.
With the voice of film star James Woods.


Unknown: James Woods

: Techno Games

Round four of the robotic tussles. Tonight the machines take part in rope-climbing, swimming, sprinting, a solar-powered marathon and gymnastics. The final can be seen tomorrow at 6.45pm. (S) (W)

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Journey's End. Captain Picard becomes involved in complex negotiations for a settlement between the Federation and the Cardassians. (R) (S)

: Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

Series in which steeplejack Fred Dibnah celebrates some of Britain's great buildings and engineering feats.
Bridges and Tunnels. Dibnah's journey this week takes him from the earliest wrought-iron suspension bridge to the Channel Tunnel. In Wales he steers a canal barge across the Pontcysyllte aqueduct and later admires the view from atop one of the Humber bridge's 500 foot-tall towers. Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood. Claire Pcwell (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Fred Dibnah 's Magnificent Monuments in paperback, £11.99


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Producer: David Hall
Producers: Mike Greenwood.
Unknown: Fred Dibnah

: Top Gear

Motoring magazine show, with Vicki Butler-Henderson , Kate Humble , Tiff Needell and Quentin Willson.
Series producer Julie Clive ; Producer John Wilcox (S) (W) MAGAZINE: L3.30 from newsagents Website: www.topgear.beeb.com Webwatch: motoring sites: page 47


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

: Troubleshooter - Back in Business

Last of the films in which Sir John Harvey-Jones revisits six businesses he advised in his very first series.
The Trouble with Love. Harvey-Jones calls on an apple juice company and an East Anglian ale brewery - both of which have been touched by tragedy since the first visit. See Choice.
Producer Kim Shillinglaw ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) (W)


Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Producer: Kim Shillinglaw
Editor: Robert Thirkell

: Robocritters

Philippa Forrester introduces a selection of the latest robot technology inspired by the animal kingdom. This National Science Week programme includes robotic pet dogs, devices based on insects and a "snakebot". See Choice.
Director Derek Hall ; Executive producer Sarah Pitt (S) (W)


Introduces: Philippa Forrester
Director: Derek Hall
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: Smokers' Stories

Two hardened smokers offer insights into their habit in the second of three programmes. Nica and Chris are desperate to give up smoking. Both have tried unsuccessfully before, and this time they record their struggles on camera.
Producer Chris Mohr ; Executive producer Bob Long (S)


Producer: Chris Mohr
Producer: Bob Long

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)
Then Budget Response By the Liberal Democrat spokesman on the economy, Matthew Taylor. (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.
Unknown: Matthew Taylor.

: Picture This

Silvering Up. The cameras follow Frip and his team of four painters as they climb electricity pylons, undercoating and painting them a silver colour.
Director Kirkham Jackson (S)


Director: Kirkham Jackson

: Despatch Box

Highlights of today's developments at
Westminster, presented by Sian Williams.


Presented By: Sian Williams.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Background Brief 5517144 12.45 What
Have the Seventies Ever Done for Us? 5545927 1.00 The Ascent of Man The Majestic Clockwork 3448298 1.45 Local Heroes
8589076 2.00 Biological Barriers 31057 2.30 Building in Cells 43892 3.00 A Tale of Two Cells
Curriculum Development 3.30 Teaching Today Primary Dance Languages 4.00 The Business Language Special
Working for Local Government 5.00 Computer Skills Open University 6.00 Looking Glass World 81892 6.30 Samples of Analysis Ends 7.00am.

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