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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Peggy Patch attends a festival on Barra in the Western Isles. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
TC joins the space programme in the hope of a free luxury holiday. (R)

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

8.10 Funky Phantom
Animated adventures of Mudsey the ghost and his friends. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Triple bill of animated fun. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The
Environment: Habitats and Humans (S) 5377160 9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The Environment: Litter (S)
8975924 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Ugly Sisters (S)
9879566 9.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Sikhism (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Caterpillars. A book appears and shows Po how to count to three. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Paper. Jake has a new comic to read, but the enthusiastic Doodles accidentally rips it.
Shown last Thursday BBCl (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Patterns of Five (S) 5663473 11.05 ZigZag(ages
8-10) Tales from Europe: Arthur and the King (S) 1362479 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: Kenya from the Air (S) 1367924 11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon Eye: the Final Page (S)
12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The
Environment: Recycling Living Things (S) 9364030 12.10 Science Zone (ages 9-11) The Environment: Creature Comforts (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business and consumer news.

: Bob the Builder

Ends 1.10. Animation. Muck gets stuck in a tunnel. (R)

: The Countryside Hour

Ends 2.10.
Back to the Wild Preparations at West Hatch are under way to release the orphaned badgers.
(R) (S)
1.40 Langley Country Northumbria and the Scottish Borders are today's destinations for
Bob Langley and the team.


Unknown: Bob Langley

: Awash with Colour

Visiting Fermanagh and the island of Inisrath, Dermot Cavanagh paints with comedian Jimmy Cricket.
First shown in Northern Ireland


Unknown: Dermot Cavanagh
Unknown: Jimmy Cricket.

: Westminster Live

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


Unknown: Diana Madill.

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

On his 70th birthday, Esther
Rantzen talks to multi-talented
Rolf Harris. (S)


Unknown: Rolf Harris.

: Ready Steady Cook

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


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Shopping City

Retail news and views.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

First Born. The time has come for Worf's son to take part in a Klingon rites-of-passage ceremony. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The US fantasy drama begins a third series.
Anne. Having run away from home and her slaying duties, Buffy takes a waitressingjob using her middle name Anne. Then one day a customer recognises her.
Repeated tomorrow at 11.20pm (S)


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

: The Morecambe and Wise Show

Tonight Eric and Ernie play a xylophone duet and attempt to sell washing machines. With guests, The
Mike Sammes Singers and Joe Brown and His Bruvvers.
ProducerColin Clews; First shown on ITV (BW) (S)
Then When I Grow Up Young people discuss the future.


Unknown: Mike Sammes Singers
Unknown: Joe Brown

: Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

Pleasure Palaces. Fred Dibnah 's final foray takes him to structures built for entertainment. This week he takes in Bath, Shakespeare's reconstructed Globe theatre, the Victoria and Albert museum and the recently restored Scott monument in Edinburgh, before finishing up in Blackpool. Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood , Claire Powell (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Fred Dibnah 's Magnificent Monuments in paperback. £11.99


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Producer: David Hall
Producers: Mike Greenwood
Producers: Claire Powell
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


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

: Dad's Army: Brain Versus Brawn

A chance to see an episode from the vintage comedy series.

During an initiative exercise the platoon disguise themselves as firemen, but are then called upon to tackle a real fire.
(R) (S)


Writer: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft
Capt George Mainwaring: Arthur Lovre
Sgt Arthur Wilson: John Le Mesurier
L Cpl Jack Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Frazer: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender
ARP Warden: Bill Pertwee

: Constant Craving

Exploring the science behind addiction in its many guises, from dependence on legal drugs - including nicotine and alcohol - to being hooked on cocaine and heroin. This film also examines sophisticated treatments designed to control or possibly cure addiction for ever. See Choice.
ProducerAndrewThompson.ExecutiveproducerPhilTolling (S) (W) SUPPORT INFORMATION: for details see page Dr Mark Porter on addiction: page 36


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Smokers' Stories

Devotees of tobacco in a variety of forms discuss the perils and pleasures of their habit. Last in the series and in the Kick the Habit season of programmes.
Producer Chris Mohr ; Executive producer Bob Long (S)


Producer: Chris Mohr
Producer: Bob Long

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.

At 11.00 News headlines.



Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Ice Skating

Highlights from Nice as the world figure skating medals are decided in the men's championship. Introduced by Sue Barker.


Introduced By: Sue Barker.

: Despatch Box

Presented by Sian Williams.


Presented By: Sian Williams.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Background Brief 5353948 12.45 What
Have the Seventies Ever Done for Us? 5374431 1.00 The Ascent of Man The Drive for Power 3277702 1.45 Local Heroes
8318580 2.00 A Formidable Foe (S) 99832 2.30 A Life of Time 18967 3.00 A Vulnerable Life
Curriculum Development 3.30 Teaching Today Secondary Dance Languages 4.00 Deutsch Plus
Working for Local Government 5.00 The Future Open University 6.00 The Chemistry of Power (S)
6.30 The Chemistry of Life and Death Ends 7.00am. (S)

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