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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Barney
Animated fun. Barney has a shock when he gets on the scales. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Poppy discovers it's fun looking at things close-up through a magnifying glass. (R)

7.25 Snorks
More underwater cartoon adventures with the playful ocean-dwellers. Junior accuses Allstar of being a coward. (R)

7.50 50/50
Game show with Sally Gray.
Shown at Monday at 4.35pm on BBCl
(S) WEBSITE: [web address removed]

8.15 The Puppy's New Adventures
A young girl and her cat try to locate some Scottish treasure. (R)

8.35 Moomin
Animated fun with the Moomins and friends.

Contributors

Presenter ("50/50"): Sally Gray

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Water (Indoors)- it's bath day for Pippin the dog. 6506323 9.15
Storytime (ages 4-5) Grandad Pot-presenter Beverley Hills reads two stories. 6754878 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special - Sophie Aldred visits friends who live in a boathouse and helps to track down a toad. Today's sound is "oa". (S) 1524120 9.45 Watch (ages 6-7) Homes across Europe: Southern Journey (Greece) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Sophie Aldred

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Apple Pie. The Tubbies watch two children prepare an apple pie and Dipsy makes some bouncy tubby toast. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

Ill in Bed. Jake looks through his box of games to recall fond memories while he recovers from a bout of chicken pox.
Shown last Friday BBCl (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Makinglt Work: over the Bridge (S)
11.10 ZigZag Making It Work: for the People (S) (ages 7-9) (S)
3714878 11.30 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (ages 9-13) The Taming of the Shrew (S)
12.00 Primary Preview - a look at programmes on offer during the next academic year. (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest consumer news from around the country. With
Adam Shaw and Adrian Chiles.

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Shaw
Unknown: Adrian Chiles.

: Children's BBC: The Family Ness

Ends 1.10.
Animated tales about a family of monsters who live in Loch Ness. (R)

: Barney

Shown at 7am

: Tennis and Royal Ascot

Tennis Continuing coverage of the ladies' championship from Devonshire Park in Eastbourne.
It's semi-finals day and at the same stage last year
Natasha Zvereva beat Amanda Coetzer in a match lasting more than three hours. In the final, Zvereva came back to beat Natalie Tauziat 0-6 7-5 6-3 after losing the first nine games. Hosted by Sue Barker. Royal Ascot The Coronation
Stakes for fillies at 3.45pm is the highlight of further action on the last day of the Berkshire meeting. The race, run over a distance of one mile and won last year by Balisada, is likely to feature a tantalising confrontation between Lahan and Crimplene, winners, respectively, of the English and Irish 1,000 Guineas. The six-furlong Wokingham Stakes follows at 4.20.
Including, at 3.20, News
Regional News (S) Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Natasha Zvereva
Unknown: Amanda Coetzer
Unknown: Natalie Tauziat
Unknown: Sue Barker.

: Simpsons Night

The US's most famous animated family storm the schedules for an evening that mixes classic episodes with behind-the-scenes documentaries. Narrated by Zoe Ball. Viewers have the chance to decide in a phone vote which episode ends the evening at 8.45pm from a list of five selected by series creator Matt Groening. See page 29 for details. Producer Elaine Shepherd ; Executive producer Martin Davidson (S) The Simpsons celebrate ten years: page 25

6.00 Krusty Gets Busted
When Homer identifies Krusty the Clown as an armed robber, Bart attempts to clear his idol's name. With the voice of Kelsey Grammer. (S)

6.20 There's No Disgrace like Home
Jealous of his colleagues and their well-adjusted families, Homer enlists psychologist Marvin Monroe to treat his wife and children. (S)

6.45 The Simpsons: America's First Family
Since 1987, The Simpsons has grown from a 15-second slot on The Tracey Ullman Show into a worldwide phenomenon. The show's creator, Matt Groening, is joined by the writers, actors, animators and guest stars - including Mel Gibson and Tom Jones - to tell the story of how Springfield put itself indelibly on the global broadcasting map.
Director Ralph Lee (S)

7.35 Much Apu about Nothing
In an episode new to terrestrial television, Marge and Homer staunchly support a proposal to deport all illegal immigrants from Springfield - only to learn that Apu falls into just that category. Featuring the voice of Joe Mantegna as Fat Tony. (S)

8.00 Comic Clip Compilations
A collection of classic moments, featuring Springfield's nutty professor in Think Frink, fatherly counsel in Homer Knows Best plus The Amazing Adventures of Comic Book Guy. (S)

8.05 My Wasted Life
A rare interview in which Matt Groening reveals the various influences - including a childhood in rural Oregon with his film-maker father Homer, a diet of bland American sitcoms, an obsession with comic books, and a love of offbeat musicians such as Frank Zappa - that eventually led to the creation of The Simpsons.
Director Selina Mehta (S) Programme of the week: page 71

Followed by Comic Clip Compilations
More Springfield moments, featuring Krusty the Clown in Krown King of Komedyand Ned Flanders in Love Thy Neighbour-ito. (S)

8.45 The Simpsons
The evening culminates with the winner of the viewers' vote held earlier in the evening. The episodes are Life on the Fast Lane, Bart of Darkness, Sideshow Bob Roberts , Homer the Great and Lisa's Wedding.
See page 29 for details of how to vote. (S)
Videoplus code for 6.00-9.10pm

Contributors

Unknown: Matt Groening.
Producer: Elaine Shepherd
Producer: Martin Davidson
Unknown: Kelsey Grammer.
Unknown: Marvin Monroe
Unknown: Tracey Ullman Show
Unknown: Matt Groening
Unknown: Mel Gibson
Unknown: Tom Jones
Director: Ralph Lee
Unknown: Joe Mantegna
Unknown: Matt Groening
Unknown: Frank Zappa
Director: Selina Mehta
Unknown: Sideshow Bob Roberts

: Glastonbury 2000

Live coverage from what is arguably the biggest weekend of the British pop-music calendar gets into gear at Worthy Farm. Introduced by Jo Whiley , Jamie Theakston and Zoe Ball. Among the acts expected on stage tonight are Moby and Groove Armada. Continues at 11.25pm. See Choice. Executive producer Mark Cooper (W) Music: page 49

Contributors

Introduced By: Jo Whiley
Introduced By: Jamie Theakston
Introduced By: Zoe Ball.
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark. At 11.00 News headlines. (S) Followed by When I Grow Up Young people from around the world discuss their views of the future. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Glastonbury 2000

The evening's second visit to Somerset includes music from the Chemical Brothers, Nine Inch Nails and Reprazent. Plus highlights from earlier in the day. BBC2 coverage of the event continues tomorrow. (W)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Gingerbread. Two children are found dead in a playground with occult signs on their hands. Ends 2.20am.
Shown on Wednesday at 6.50pm (S)

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Summer Bites Music (part 1) Ends 5am.








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