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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.10.

Philbert the Frog
Amphibious cartoon misadventures. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy Patch visits a croft on the Isle of Barra. (R)

7.25 Top Cat
When Choo Choo falls in love, TC decides to help. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
Matt Baker travels to St Petersburg in Russia.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1

8.10 Funky Phantom
Animated adventures. (R)

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

9.00 Fireman Sam
Animation. Station officer Steele becomes a TV star.


Presenter ("Blue Peter"): Matt Baker

: The Phil Silvers Show

A double bill of vintage comedy.

Bilko vs Covington
The sergeant meets his match in sharp operator JJ Covington.
(BW) (R)

9.35 Bilko Joins the Navy
Bilko, Paparelli and Zimmerman pretend to be sailors.
(BW) (R)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Drawing Cacti. Some children visit a conservatory and make pictures of cacti. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Stuck Together. The
Tweenies have a problem with glue.
Shown last Thursday BBC1 (S) (W) 614559 7

: Turning Points

Richard Whiteley talks about his time at Cambridge.


Talks: Richard Whiteley

: Farewell My Lovely

Crime drama, concluding the short season of Dick Powell films. Raymond Chandler 's famous creation Philip Marlowe is hired by an ex-convict to find his former girlfriend.
Director Edward Dmytryk (1945. PG)
(BW) (S) Susan Slept Here is tomorrow at 10.55am Films: pp 56-63 *****


Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Philip Marlowe
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Philip Marlowe: Dick Powell
Mrs Grayle: Claire Trevor
Ann Grayle: Anne Shirley
Jules Amthor: Otto Kruger
Moose Malloy: Mike Mazurki

: Working Lunch

A roundup of the latest business and consumer news.

: Bob the Builder

Ends 1.10 Animation. Bob catches cold. (R)

: The Enchanted Cottage

Romantic drama starring Dorothy McGuire and Robert Young.
Oliver, a disfigured
First World War veteran, is saved from thoughts of suicide when he falls in love with Laura. They marry and hide from the world in a New England cottage.
(1945) (BW) (S)
Films: pp 56-63 ****


Director: John Cromwell
Laura: Dorothy McGuire
Oliver: Robert Young

: 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-mail west.live@bbc.co.uk

: Esther

Esther Rantzen and guests discuss issues facingteachers. (S)


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: 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

Emergence. A series of mechanical malfunctions sends the holodeck programmes out of control. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Faith, Hope and Trick. Two new vampires arrive in Sunnydale, along with a strong and assertive girl named Faith. Buffy, meanwhile, struggles to be accepted back at school.
Repeated tomorrow at 12.15am (S)


Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Giles: Anthony Stewart Head
Xander: Nicholas Brendon
Willow: Alyson Hannigan
Cordelia: Charisma Carpenter
Faith: Eliza Dushku

: The Morecambe and Wise Show

Eric tries his hand at ventriloquism, then he and Ernie attempt to swindle a rich American in a game of cards. With guests the King Brothers, Murray Kash and Barbara Law. Written by Sid Green and Dick Hills ; Producer Colin Clews
First shown on iTV (BW) (S)
Followed by When I Grow Up Young people from around the world discuss their views of the future. (S)


Unknown: Murray Kash
Written By: Sid Green
Written By: Dick Hills
Producer: Colin Clews

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

Mears continues his travels to inhospitable places.
The Rockies. North America's Rocky Mountains are so wild that it's possible to walk for 100 days without encountering another person - but bears are a constant danger. A former park ranger tells of seeing his friend decapitated by one swipe of a bear's paw, while Mears learns of an even bigger threat: hypothermia. See Choice. Producer Andrew Graham-Brown ; Series producer Dick Colthurst (S) (W)


Producer: Andrew Graham-Brown
Producer: Dick Colthurst

: Top Gear

Motoring magazine show, tonight revealing the results of a survey of 24,000 British motorists who assess top-selling models. 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

: Harry Enfield and Chums

Another chance to see an edition of the comedy sketch series. Starring Harry Enfield and featuring Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke.
(R) (S)


Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Kathy Burke.

: When Louis Met Jimmy

Wrestler, miner, Mensa member and Doctor of Law: Sir Jimmy Savile has been all of these, as well as the childhood hero of Louis Theroux. Staying with Savile at some of his seven homes, Theroux attempts to get a glimpse of the private man behind the public persona. See Choice. (S) (W)

[Photo caption] Close and big cigar... flamboyant Jimmy Savile reveals to Louis Theroux some intriguing insights into his character, When Louis Met Jimmy
When Louis Met Jimmy 9.30pm BBC2
What a wily old fox Jimmy Savile is. Having agreed to spend time with Louis Theroux and the camera team, the 73-year-old is smacking his chops at the prospect of a jolly good battle of wits. "I'm odd. You're different. That's not a bad double. Between us, we should be able do something." They surely do. Savile uses every minute of his 50-odd years in the business to bait, dodge and outsmart the deceptively bemused Theroux, all the while dangling tasty bits of insight into his character. It's a terrific bit of television, showing the eccentric ex-miner and club manager "warts and all" as Theroux tries hard to get Savile to admit that there is something nasty lurking beneath the public persona. Make up your own mind which one of these bulldogs is the winner. (FL)


Subject: Jimmy Savile
Interviewer: Louis Theroux
Director: Will Yapp
Executive Producer: Kevin Sutcliffe

: That Thing

The first in an occasional series examining cultural fads. Pokemon. Short for "pocket monster", it is possibly the biggest children's craze ever. This short film traces the origins of Pokemon and its remarkable rise in popularity.
Director Paul Tucker ; Series producer Michael Poole (S) (W)


Director: Paul Tucker
Producer: Michael Poole

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Party Local Election Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats. With signing and in-vision subtitles.

: Later with Jools Holland

Tonight's guests include Texas and Stereophonies, plus the Roots, Beth Orton and Dark Star.
Revised repeat (S) (W)


Unknown: Beth Orton

: Despatch Box

Presented by Sian Williams.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 The Ageing Files 92462 1.00 The Ascent of Man World within World 5219608 1.45 Final Frontier
2.00 Nerves 60511 2.30 Insect Hormones - the Control of Moulting 89646 3.00 Regulation and Control
Curriculum Development 3.30 ICT Getting Connected in the Primary School
Languages 4.00 Get By in German
Working In Health and Care 5.00 The Future
Open University 6.00 Breathing Deeply (S) 27646 6.30 Seal Secrets Ends 7.00am. (S)

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