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: Children's BBC Presents HoT

Ends 10.55.

Strawberry Picking. A present for Dipsy appears and the Tubbies stop eating their custard to watch some children go picking for strawberries. (R) (S)

7.25 Yogi's Space Race
Animated space adventures with Yogi Bear and his fellow travellers. (R)

7.45 Goober and the Ghost Chasers
Ted, Tina and Gilly accompany the occasionally invisible dog on another animated adventure. (R)

8.10 Bump in the Night
A double bill of animated stories about toys that come to life. (R)

8.30 Ace Ventura - Pet Detective
Animated fun with the sartorially challenged private eye. (R) (S)

9.00 Goosebumps
In the conclusion of a two-part story, Brian tries to escape when he realises that a perfect version of him is being cloned to send back to his parents. (R) (S)

9.25 Really Wild Show Wildest Hits
Animals that prefer living in water feature in today's highlights from the wildlife series, including sea otters in California, South African penguins.
Cayman Island stingrays and the baby sea lion having its first swimming lesson. With Michaela Strachan, Nick Baker, Janice Acquah, Howie Watkins. Last in the series. (S)

9.50 The Big Knights
Alchemy. Things do not go to plan when Sir Boris and Sir Morris attempt to borrow a spell belonging to the queen that can turn base metal into gold. (R) (S)

10.00 Little Bear
Adventures with a bear cub and friends. (R)

10.30 Tweenies
Rainy Day. A spot of wet weather threatens to spoil the Tweenies' picnic plans until the group make a collage. (R) (S) (W)

10.50 Microscopic Milton
Animation about a tiny creature who lives in a clock on a mantelpiece. (R)


Presenter ("Really Wild Show Wildest Hits "): Michaela Strachan
Presenter ("Really Wild Show Wildest Hits "): Janice Acquah
Presenter ("Really Wild Show Wildest Hits "): Howie Watkins
Presenter ("Really Wild Show Wildest Hits "): Nick Baker

: Emil and the Detectives

Disney children's adventure. Ten-year-old Emil is on his way to Berlin carrying money for his grandmother. The boy falls asleep on the bus and a crook robs him. Emil's bid to recover the cash leads him into a series of adventures.
Director Peter Tewksbury (1964, U)
(S) Films: pp 66-74 **


Director: Peter Tewksbury
Baron: Walter Slezak
Emil: Bryan Russell
Gustav: Roger Mobley
Grundeis: Heinz Schubert
Muller: Peter Ehrlich
Pony: Cindy Cassell
Nana: Elsa Wagner
Stucke: Wolfgang Volz

: Working Lunch

Round-the-country reports on the latest consumer news. With
Adam Shaw and Adrian Chiles.


Unknown: Adam Shaw
Unknown: Adrian Chiles.

: World Snooker

Continuing world championship coverage from Sheffield as the tournament reaches the semi-final stage. At stake are places in the best-of-35-frame final and a winner's cheque for £240,000.
At this point in 1999, Scot
John Higgins squared off with Welshman Mark Williams , while Ronnie O'Sullivan met the man who ultimately won the competition, Stephen Hendry.
Introduced by David Vine and Dougie Donnelly. Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , John Parrott ,
Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and John Virgo occupy the commentary positions. (S)
Including at 3.20 News -
Regional News (S) Weather


Unknown: John Higgins
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown: Stephen Hendry.
Introduced By: David Vine
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: John Virgo

: The Simpsons

Lady Bouvier's Lover. Bart lends a hand when his grandfather and Mr Burns both fall for the same person. (R) (S)
6.20 Grandpa v Sexual Inadequacy. Homer discovers that his conception was an accidental event. (R) (S)


Unknown: Mr Burns

: World Snooker

Dougie Donnelly introduces further live semi-final coverage with eight frames to be contested this evening. (S)


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly

: This Land

Continuing the documentary series narrated by Caroline Quentin about people devoted to countryside traditions. Under Siege. Penhow and Pencoed castles are a mile apart in South Wales border country. The former has been restored by its owner, Stephen Weeks , while the latter lies derelict and is the subject of planning proposals including a golf course and a theme park. Weeks hasjoined other campaigners intent on saving Pencoed from developers.
Filmed and directed by Graham Johnston (S) (W)


Unknown: Caroline Quentin
Unknown: Stephen Weeks
Directed By: Graham Johnston

: Western Front

Series examining how the First World War was fought.
Commanding the Front. During a single day 60.000 British soldiers were killed or wounded at the Battle of the Somme.
Richard Holmes asks why the engagement proved to be such a catastrophe. Did Generals Haig and Rawlinson contribute to the slaughter by refusing to alter flawed plans? Director Keith Sheather : Series producer Mark Fielder (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Richard Holmes
Director: Keith Sheather

: Gardeners' World

Stephen Lacey visits the garden belonging to designer John Brookes and Joe Swift meets Stanley Killingback , who has crammed 14,000 tulips into his east London plot. Plus advice on what to do with spring bulbs once they have finished flowering and Alan Titchmarsh on how to enter the BBC Gardener of the Year competition. See Choice.
Series producer Colette Foster ; Executive producer Tony Laryea (S) (W)
BBC BOOKS: Gardeners' World: Practical Gardening Course by Geoff Hamilton. price £12.99, and GeoffHamilton: a Man and His Garden by Gay Search and Tony Hamilton , price £7.99. both in paperback and available from retailers. Alan Titchmarsh : page 37: Dr Mark Porter : page 43


Unknown: Stephen Lacey
Designer: John Brookes
Designer: Joe Swift
Unknown: Stanley Killingback
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Colette Foster
Producer: Tony Laryea
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton.
Garden By: Gay Search
Unknown: Tony Hamilton
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: Have I Got News for You

More sacred cows are slaughtered on the irreverent topical news quiz hosted by Angus Deayton , with teams of celebrities captained by Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated tomorrow


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: World Snooker

David Vine presents further coverage from the Crucible in Sheffield of today's semi-final matches. (S)


Unknown: David Vine

: Newsnight

With Martha Kearney. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Desperately Seeking EUtopia

Wanderlust. Over two million citizens, half of them Germans, have bought second homes in poor areas of the EU. This edition visits Sweden and Portugal, where locals have reacted differently to the influx. Last in series. (S)

: Vaisakhi

Celebrating the declaration of Sikhism over 300 years ago, Vaisakhi is now one of the religion's biggest festivals. This programme takes a look at its origins and sees how it is celebrated by British Asians. Presented by Tony Singh.
Producer Jasbinder Shetra ; Executive producer Paresh Solanki (S)


Presented By: Tony Singh.
Producer: Jasbinder Shetra
Producer: Paresh Solanki

: Sons

Comedy drama. While a D-Day veteran is receiving
treatment in hospital following a stroke, his three sons discover some wartime love letters to a mysterious French woman and decide to organise a reunion.
Director Alexandre Rockwell (1989) (S) Films: pp 66-74 ★★★


Director: Alexandre Rockwell

: The Cool and the Crazy

Drama. A young marijuana user is ordered by his pusher to find new business among his high-school classmates. Ends 2.55am.
Director William Witney (1958) (BW) (S) Postponed from 14 April
Films: pp 66-74 ***


Director: William Witney

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
GCSE Bltesize Revision History (part 1) Ends 5am. (S)

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