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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Philbert the Frog
Amphibious cartoon misadventures. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy Patch goes fishing off the coast of Scotland. (R)

7.25 Snorks
A double bill of animated underwater adventures. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
Children's magazine. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.15 Goober and the Ghost Chasers
More adventures with the occasionally invisible canine sleuth. (R)

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

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Hands Up! (ages 3-7) My Family -with sign language. 9566988 9.15
Storytime (ages 4-5) The Mouse and the Apple - with sign language.
6415758 9.25 Hotch Potch House (ages 3-5) 95690759.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9+) Christianity: Creation (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Tweet Tweet. TheTubbies watch some children who are looking for birds in the park. (R) (S) www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies

: Tweenies

Fairies. Max helps
Bella make a pair of wings and a wand. Shown last Thursday BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6) (S) 2956075 11.05 Le Club (ages 9-12) Bonjour 3756181 11.20 ZigZag
(ages 7-9) (S) 3768926 11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Captain
Crimson: Escape from the Black of Beyond (S) 2287617 12.00
Shakespeare - the Animated Tales
(ages 9-13) Julius Caesar (S)


Unknown: Julius Caesar

: Working Lunch

A roundup of the latest business and consumer news.

: Bob the Builder

Animation. (R)

: Consuming Passions

The full wrap on calzone, plus chicken involtini.

: Wildlife on Two

Shadow of the Hare. Documentary about the connection between history and myth in regard to the enigmatic hare. Narrated by David Attenborough. (R) (S)


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Emergency Call

Medical drama. A frantic search gets under way for three people known to share the same rare blood group as a young leukaemia sufferer, who needs a transfusion. Director Lewis Gilbert (1952)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 56-66 **


Director: Lewis Gilbert

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Married Too Young. Guests - including a woman who married three brothers and another who lives with her first and second husbands - discuss the right age and man to marry. (S)

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge show. (R) (5)BBC BOOK: The Big Ready Steady Cook Book, £9.99. is available from retailers

: Food and Drink

More choice morsels to eat and imbibe in another series highlight. Presented by Jilly Goolden. (Revised R) (S)


Presented By: Jilly Goolden.

: Taxi

Blind Date. Alex arranges a date with a woman after hearing her sexy voice on an answerphone.
Regular cast on Friday (R) (S)

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

The last ever episode of the US science-fiction series.
All Good Things (part 2). Shuttling through time, Picard has been trying to prevent the end of civilisation, but fate-in the form of Q - may have the last word. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Beauty and the Beasts. Buffy suspects Oz of the savage murder of a student - but Angel is also under suspicion. Repeated tomorrow at 11 20pm (S)


Buffy Sarah: Michelle Gellar
Giles Anthony: Stewart Head
Xander: Nicholas Brendon
Willow: Alyson Hannigan
Angel: David Boreanaz
Oz: Seth Green

: The Morecambe and Wise Show

Eric and Ernie don top hats and tails for their version of Puttin' on the Ritz, then re-enact Custer's last stand.
With guests the King Brothers and Susan Maughan.
Producer Colin Clews First shown on ITV (BW) (S)
Followed by When I Grow Up Nine-year-old John from Colombia discusses his views of the future. (S)


Unknown: Susan Maughan.
Producer: Colin Clews

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

Mountains. In 1995, US air force pilot Mike Couillard went skiing with his ten-year-old son in Turkey; a blizzard hit and the pair became lost. Several days later they were rescued, having survived using techniques Couillard had picked up in a classroom lecture. In the Alps, Mears demonstrates mountain skills, including how to turn the snow into shelter. Producer Ben Southwell ; Series producer Dick Colthurst (S) (W)


Unknown: Mike Couillard
Producer: Ben Southwell
Producer: Dick Colthurst

: Top Gear

Tiff Needell test-drives Jaguar's latest Formula One car on the track in Barcelona, while Quentin Willson offers tips on buying the marque's sixties classic - the E-type. With Vicki Butler-Henderson and Kate Humble.
Series producer Julie Clive ; Producer John Wilcox (S) (W) MAGAZINE: L3.30 from newsagents Website: www.topgear.beeb.com


Unknown: Quentin Willson
Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Producer: Julie Clive
Producer: John Wilcox

: All the Fun of the Mayor

Comedians Jeremy Hardy and Linda Smith look at the stories behind the headlines surrounding London's mayoral race. On the day of this historic event, they dissect the party politics of the frontrunners and reveal the fiascos and double-crosses that dogged the contest.
Producers Anil Gupta and Adam Tandy (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Linda Smith
Producers: Anil Gupta
Producers: Adam Tandy

: Modern Times

Another chance to see an edition of the documentary series. Ex-wives. A look at what happens to the wives when the extremely rich divorce, featuring one woman who was branded a gold-digger by the divorce court, and another who was granted L36 million after 33 years of marriage.
Director Lynn Alleway : Series editor Alex Holmes (R) (S) (W)


Director: Lynn Alleway
Editor: Alex Holmes

: Taste - with Jancis Robinson

Repeated edition of the series celebrating food in Britain. The Chocolate Society. A look at an appealing London shop. Series producer David Berry ; Executive producers
Nicholas Lander and Edward Mirzoeff (R) (S)


Producer: David Berry
Producers: Nicholas Lander
Producers: Edward Mirzoeff

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Rab C Nesbitt

An episode taken from the comedy series starring Gregor Fisher as the string-vested Scottish street philosopher.
Written by Ian Pattison (R) (S)


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Written By: Ian Pattison

: Blood on the Carpet

Nightmare on Wall Street. The story of Wall Street trader Joseph Jett, who made huge profits before being accused of a $350m fraud. Consummate fraudster or victim of a market that wouldn't accept a black trader? (R) (S)


Unknown: Joseph Jett

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Final Frontier 8505785 12.45 Background Brief 85939401.00 The Ascent of Man The Long Childhood
4913619 1.45 What Have the Sixties Ever Done for Us?
2.00 Did Tibet Cool the Earth? (S) 40196 2.30 Volcanos and the Atmosphere (S) 19211 3.00 Biosphere 2 (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 ICT Getting Connected in the Secondary School
Languages 4.00 Learning Languages Count Me In 5.00 Talking of Number
Open University 6.00 Sex and the Single Gene? (S)
6.30 The Art of Breathing Ends 7.00am. (S)

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