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: Little Polar Bear

Ends 9.00.
Little Polar Bear Arctic cartoon fun.
Repeated at 1.05pm

: Playdays

Why helps to find Brian the spider.

: Snorks

Animated antics with the ocean-floor community.

: Against All Odds

Series about real-life emergencies. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Shown yesterday on BBC1 at 5.10pm

: Biskitts


: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

A trio of Busytown tales.

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 TeachingToday
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Mog on Fox Night 9163809 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Festivals and Celebrations

: Children's BBC: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.
Teletubbies Digging in the Sand
The Tubbies watch children digging in the sand for worms.

BBC Music: Teletubbies CD, price £10.99, and cassette, £7.99

: Tweenies

Water. Jake imagines that the playroom is flooded. Shown last Wednesday on BBC1

: School programmes

10.50 Number Adventures (ages 5-7) Shape: Mirror Magic
11.05 Number Adventures (ages 5-7) Shape: a New Castle
11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Village, Town and City 3102366 11.40
Testament (ages 11-14) The Bible in Animation: Moses
12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain Since 1930: Victory

: Working Lunch

Financial updates, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
Ceefax: page 238


Presenter: Adrian Chiles
Presenter: Adam Shaw

: Children's BBC The Greedysaurus Gang

Ends 1.10.
The Greedysaurus Gang Animated prehistoric tales.

: Little Polar Bear

Cartoon fun in the Arctic. Shown at 7am

: South of St Louis

I Western starring Joel McCrea.
Kip Davis turns gunrunner after his ranch is burned down during the Civil War. Aided by his partner Charlie, Kip supplies weapons to Confederate troops - until he encounters his old enemy Luke Cottrell.
Director Ray Enright (1949) Films: pp 62-68 **


Unknown: Joel McCrea.
Unknown: Kip Davis
Unknown: Luke Cottrell.
Director: Ray Enright

: Westminster Live

Live coverage from the Commons of Prime Minister's Questions. Presented by Diana Madill. Series editor Jon Williams
Contact details on Tuesday


Presented By: Diana Madill.
Editor: Jon Williams

: News; Regional News


: Esther

Stereotyping. Esther Rantzen meets groups of people who believe their lives have been affected by stereotyping.

: Ready Steady Cook

Cookery challenge.

: Delia Smith's Summer Collection

A range of recipes using late-summer soft fruits, including a from age frais strawberry cheesecake.

: Home Front

More design ideas to transform the home, presented by Tessa Shaw. Anne McKevitt makes a statement with a room that is completely white.


Presented By: Tessa Shaw.
Presented By: Anne McKevitt


A Bon Jovi special, with tracks from their new album and archive renditions of many of their hits. With Steve Wright. Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday 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


Unknown: Steve Wright.
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

The Sound of Her Voice. While on board the Defiant,
O'Brien picks up a distress call from a Starfleet captain who has crashed on a L-class planet.

: Third Rock from the Sun

Two-faced Dick. Questions of gender need to be resolved when word comes through from the Big Giant Head that an old request from Sally has been granted. Harry faces a difficult situation when left in charge of the bar. (5)
Then When I Grow Up Young people discuss the future.

: Ainsley's Barbecue Bible

Chef Ainsley Harriott goes global in search of the world's best barbecue ideas in this series from 1997.
Greece. Harriott samples barbecue fare on the Greek island of Alonissos and prepares kleftico parcels and garlic pitta fingers, chargrilled squid stuffed with spinach and mint, and an apricot yoghurt brulee.
Director Ben Warwick ; Producer Roulla Xenides


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

: The Naked Chef

Ben's Beach Barbecue. Jamie Oliver throws an Australian beach barbecue - held indoors - to mark the 30th birthday of Ben, his best friend and best man. Among the offerings are bothum burgers, cajun spicy rub for lamb chops and prawns and red mullet in Asian marinade. See Choice.
Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn
Repeated next Saturday BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: monthly, £1.95 from retailers
Jamie Oliver 's celery, celeriac, parsley and pomegranate salad: p31


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

: Room 101

Michael Parkinson is tonight's celebrity selecting items he would like to see banished from the world. The veteran chat-show host explains to presenter Paul Merton why teenagers, football mascots and weather forecasts are among the irritants that feature on his hate list.
Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer Toby Stevens


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Presenter: Paul Merton
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Toby Stevens

: Brits

Journalist Peter Taylor continues his investigation into the undercover operation that has been waged during the Troubles by Britain's intelligence officers against the IRA. Shoot to Kill. Members of Special Branch, MI6 and the army talk to Taylor about the extreme dangers of life on the front line against the IRA. But, in their attempt to fight fire with fire, did agents of the crown sometimes go beyond the limits acceptable in a democratic state? See Choice.
Producer Sam Collyns ; Executive producer Peter Horrocks WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/brits


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

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. At 11.00 News headlines. (5)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: BBC Young Musicians

The String Final: and Our Mothers Came Too. A quartet of violinists - Jack Liebeck , Alexander Sitkovetsky ,
Rakhi Singh and Helena Smart - pit their talents against cellist Guy Johnston in tonight's string section. Judges are
Paul Watkins , Priya Mitchell and Philip Dukes. A film accompanying the music looks at ways in which the contestants' parents deal with the pressure of having talented children.
Director Helen Mansfield The brass final is tomorrow at 11.20pm. Radio 3's Morning Performance, broadcast tomorrow at 11.30am. features music from the brass finalists.


Violinists: Jack Liebeck
Violinists: Alexander Sitkovetsky
Violinists: Rakhi Singh
Unknown: Guy Johnston
Unknown: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Priya Mitchell
Unknown: Philip Dukes.
Director: Helen Mansfield

: Despatch Box

Presented by Steve Richards.


Presenter: Steve Richards

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Personnel Selection 83831 1.00
Bangkok: a City Speaks 86309 1.30 Population Transition in Italy-why Italy has seen a sharp decline in fertility. Secondary Schools 2.00 Music Marsalis on Music Languages 4.00 Talk Spanish (parts 3-6)
Count Me In 5.00 What's New in Numeracy Open University 6.00 Women at the Wire
6.30 Containingthe Pacific Ends 7.00am.

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