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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Little Polar Bear
Cartoon. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Poppy has a dream in which things happen twice. (R)

7.25 Snorks
Animated antics with the ocean-floor community. (R)

7.45 Against All Odds
Six-part series about real-life emergencies. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Shown yesterday on BBC1 at 5.10pm
(S) (W)

8.10 Biskitts
Animation. (R)

8.30 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
A trio of Busytown tales. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 TeachingToday ICT: Higher-order Skills 1 - the Primary School (S)
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Big Fish, Little Fish (S)
9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Ourselves: Me and My Friends (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.
Numbers: Three
The Tubbies watch children learning about the number three. (R)(S) BBC MUSIC: Teletubbies CD. price £10.99. and cassette. £7.99

: Tweenies

Milo the Clown. Milo fears he's not very funny as a clown. Shown last Wednesday on BBC1
(S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Number Adventures (ages
5-7) Shape: the Queen's Castle (S) 2554611 11.05 Number Adventures
(ages 5-7) Shape: Shape Satellites (S) 3361017 11.20 ZigZag(ages
7-9) Village, Town and City: Our Land (S) 3366562 11.40 Testament (ages 11-14) The Bible in Animation: Joseph (S) 1283833 12.10
Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain
Since 1930: the Blitz (S)

: Working Lunch

Financial updates, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
CEEFAX: page


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: The Greedysaurus Gang

Animated prehistoric tales with the five young dinosaurs. (R)

: Back from Eternity

Drama, continuing the short season starring Robert Ryan. With Anita Ekberg and Rod Steiger. An airliner crash-lands in the jungles of South America, leaving the passengers at the mercy of savage head-hunters. Director John Farrow (1956)
(BW) (S) Escape to Burma is tomorrow at 1.15pm Films: pp 60-64***


Unknown: Robert Ryan.
Unknown: Anita Ekberg
Unknown: Rod Steiger.
Director: John Farrow

: Westminster Live

Live coverage from the Commons of Prime Minister's Questions. Series editor Jon Williams
Contact details on Tuesday (S)


Editor: Jon Williams

: News; Regional News

(S) Weather

: Esther

Esther Rantzen meets surrogate mothers, women who have used them and those who find the idea of surrogacy abhorrent. (S)


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge. (R) (S)

: Delia Smith's SummerCollection

Delia serves up some ice-cream recipes that include a nougatine variety with a compote of summerfruits. IR) (si Followed by Consuming Passions A recipe for scallop parcels. (S)

: Taxi

Men Are Such Beasts. Tony's new girlfriend takes a job with the cab firm just to be near him. Regular cast on Monday (R) (S)


Steve Wright introduces vintage performances from Cher,
Toyah, Dr Feelgood, the Specials, Haircut 100, the Shamen, Joe Cocker , Musical Youth, Icehouse and Enya.
Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) BBC CD: a double album of tracks from the programme is now available. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Introduces: Steve Wright
Unknown: Joe Cocker
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Time's Orphan. Molly falls through a time vortex while the O'Briens are having a picnic on a nearby planet. (S)

: Third Rock from the Sun

Happy New Dick! Dick is feeling glum during New Year's Eve celebrations. Sally manipulates Don once too often and Harry hires some problem waiters. (S)
Then When I Grow Up Young people discuss the future. (S)

: Ainsley's Barbecue Bible

Chef Ainsley Harriott goes global in search of the world's best barbecue ideas in this series from 1997.
The Great British Barbie. A basic guide to cooking on the coals is followed by recipes for korma courgette and chickpea burgers, a roasted saisa with sweetcorn, red peppers and avocado, and Harriott's own barbecue sauce. Director Ben Warwick ; Producer Roulla Xenides (R) (S)


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Director: Ben Warwick
Producer: Roulla Xenides

: The Naked Chef

Bun in the Oven. Jamie Oliver cooks a celebratory yet hearty meal for his pregnant sister and her husband. He makes fish pie, carrots with cumin, thyme, butter and chardonnay, a salad featuring watercress, rocket, sweet pear, walnut and parmesan, and a peach sponge. See Choice. Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn
Repeated on Saturday (S) (W) Jamie Oliver 's Fantastic Fish Pie: page 38


Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Director: Paul Ratcliffe
Producer: Patricia Llewellyn
Unknown: Jamie Oliver

: Room 101

The first of a repeat showing of selected episodes from the fourth series of the show in which celebrities pick items they would like to see banished from the world.
Ex-Room 101 host Nick Hancock returns for a one-off visit and puts happy people on his list. Presented by Paul Merton. Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer Toby Stevens (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Nick Hancock
Presented By: Paul Merton.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Toby Stevens

: Brits

Peter Taylor 's trilogy on the Troubles in Northern Ireland concludes with this three-part series investigating the undercover operation waged by Britain against the IRA.
The Secret War. As the IRA launched its terror campaign in the early seventies, Britain realised intelligence gathering would be the key to countering their threat. See Choice.
Producer Sam Collyns ; Executive producer Peter Horrocks (S) (W)


Unknown: Peter Taylor
Producer: Sam Collyns
Producer: Peter Horrocks

: Black Cab

Work. An inexperienced cabbie picks up a man whose plans for the evening come as a shock. Contains strong language.
Written by James McCreadie ; Director Nick Laughland (S) (W) Black Cab continues tomorrow at 10.20pm


Written By: James McCreadie
Director: Nick Laughland
Stuart: Marcwarren
Ryan: Ben Whishaw

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Real Estates

Concluding the three-part series following life on two neighbouring Salford estates blighted by social problems. Tonight's film asks what is being done with the millions of pounds allocated for the area's rejuvenation. (S)

: 10x10: New Directors

When I'm 21. Homeless teenagers on the streets of Glasgow are asked to define their dreams for the future.
Director Andrew Wilde; Producer John L Cobban (R) (S)


Director: Andrew Wilde
Producer: John L Cobban

: Despatch Box

Presented by Andrew Neil.


Presenter: Andrew Neil

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Global Warming: Global Policy? (S)
1.00 South Korea The Struggle for Democracy 15988 1.30 Global Firms, Shrinking Worlds (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Seeing through Science Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 13-16)-language lessons. With in-vision subtitles.
Count Me In 5.00 What's New in Numeracy?
Open University 6.00 Mr Moore Runs for Washington-following the progress of a US Congress candidate. Ends 7.00am.


Unknown: Mr Moore

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