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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Microscopic Milton
Animated fun. Repeated at 1.25pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
The friends have fun piling boxes. (R)

7.25 Snorks
Cartoon. (R)

7.50 Kenan and Kel
US comedy. A movie mogul plans to make a film in the shop where Kenan works. (R) (S)

8.15 Goober and the Ghost Chasers
More ghostly goings-on. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Zany animation. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) A
Rainy Day 9526360 9.15 Storytime (ages 4-5) Jasper's Beanstalk
6393582 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: Ay (S)
1969281 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Our Environment: City (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Bubbles. The aerial-appended quartet watch children blowing bubbles. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Canal Boat. Fizz, Jake and Max go searching for canal boats. Shown last Friday BBC1 (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Art: Light. Dark and Tone (S) 4255785 11.10 Folk Dance (ages 9-12) Country
Dance (parti) (S) 7141018 11.30
Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) A Crime of Two Cities (part 1) (S) 3196 12.00
Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) A Crime of Two Cities (part 2) (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest consumer news.

: Little Bear

Triple bill of animated fun with the tiny cub. (R)

: Microscopic Milton

Shown at 7am

: Consuming Passions

A quick recipe for preparing chicken provengai.

: Hell Drivers

Thriller. Released from prison and seeking anonymity,
Tom Yately takes a job with a firm of corrupt haulage contractors.
Director C Raker Endfield (1957)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ****


Unknown: Tom Yately
Tom Yately: Stanley Baker
Gino: Herbert Lorn
Lucy: Peggy Cummins
Red: Patrick McGoohan
Cartley: William Hartnell
Dusty: Sidney James

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Black Britain. Esther Rantzen debates the status of the black community in Britain with a studio audience and guests including John Fashanu and Mobo Awards creator Kanya King. (S)


Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Guest: John Fashanu
Guest: Kanya King

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge. (R) (S)

: Food and Drink

Recommendations and recipes in another culinary selection.
(Revised R) (S) FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax page 580; Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foodanddrink

: Taxi

Bobby's Acting Career. Bobby vows to give up acting if he fails to get a role before midnight.
(R) (S)


Alex Rieger: Judd Hirsch
Louie De Palma: Danny Devrto
Latka Gravas: Andy Kaufman
Bobby Wheeler: Jeff Conaway
Elaine Nardo: Marilu Henner
Tony Banta: Tony Danza

: The Simpsons

Homerthe Great. Homer is elected leader of a secret organisation. With the voice of Patrick Stewart. (R) (S)
6.20 And Maggie Makes Three. Homer recalls how Maggie's accidental birth changed his life for ever. (R) (S)


Unknown: Patrick Stewart.

: Sliders

Starting a repeat run for the time-travelling sci-fi series. Into the Mystic. While searching for a doctor to treat the injured Quinn, the Sliders hear of an all-powerful sorcerer who may be able to help them return home. (R) (S)

: This Land

Series about people devoted to countryside traditions.
Abbie's Islands. Abbie Patterson swapped a stressful job on an ambulance crew for the role of species recovery officer with the National Trust for Scotland. Now based on the Hebridean islands of Canna, lona and Staffa, he is observed as he cares for charges that include puffins, shearwaters, sea eagles and the few remaining corncrakes. Filmed and directed by Graham Johnston (S) (W)


Unknown: Abbie Patterson
Directed By: Graham Johnston

: Western Front

Series examining how the First World War was fought.
Enduring the Front. Richard Holmes tells the story of the 1917 Nivelle Offensive. Intended to win the war with one swift stroke, it cost the French hundreds of thousands of lives and inspired mutinous feeling in the ranks. Meanwhile, the British were coming under pressure at Passchendaele. Director Steven Clarke ; Series producer Mark Fielder (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Richard Holmes
Director: Steven Clarke

: Gardeners' World

Gay Search transforms the small front yard of a typical London terrace into a stylish, minimalist garden;
Pippa Greenwood returns to her organic kitchen garden with the start of her potato and tomato trials; Ivan Hicks creates a spiral topiary; and Alan Titchmarsh establishes grasses to complement his garden's tropical border. See Choice. Series producer Colette Foster : Executive producer Tony Laryea (S) (W)Alan Titchmarsh : page 36


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Ivan Hicks
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Colette Foster
Producer: Tony Laryea
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Have I Got News for You

Labour MP Peter Kilfoyle and ex-newsreader Angela Rippon join captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton on the irreverent
- topical news quiz hosted by Angus Deayton. See Choice.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Peter Kilfoyle
Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Giles Pilbrow

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Another quartet of celebrity guests join presenter Mark Lamarr and regular team captains Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus on the comedy pop quiz show.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson (R) (S) (W)


Presenter: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Operation Good Guys

Six-part repeat run of the police documentary spoof.
Back to School. The team are demoted to uniform, and subsequently sent back to police retraining school.
Written, produced and directed by Dominic Anciano , Hugo Blick and Ray Burdls (R) (S) (W)


Directed By: Dominic Anciano
Directed By: Hugo Blick
Directed By: Ray Burdls
DI Beach: David Gillespie
DS Ash: Ray Burdis
Commissioner: Jim Beach
Instructor: Tony O'Leary
Strings: John Beckett
Bones: Perry Benson

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark. At 11.00 News headlines. (S)


Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Shown yesterday at 6.45pm (S)

: Brooklyn South

Feature-length opening to a new US police drama by Steven Bochco , who also devised Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue.
Life under Castro. The police response to a shooting spree in which officers and members of the public are killed prompts an Internal Affairs investigation. (S)


Unknown: Steven Bochco

: Daydream Believer

Romantic comedy. An aspiring actress with a great affinity for horses meets a musical entrepreneur. Ends 2.50am.
Director Kathy Mueller (1991.15) Films: pp 56-66 **


Director: Kathy Mueller

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
GCSE Bitesize Revision Design and Technology (part 1) - including an examination of food technology. Ends 5am. (S)

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