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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Playdays
Peggy visits a farm to pick some strawberries. (R)

7.20 Heathcliff and Marmaduke
Animated antics. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
An Olympic special. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S)(W)

8.10 Top Cat
The cunning feline tries to make money on a horse. (R)

8.35 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and friends join a singalong. (R)

8.45 Postman Pat
More from the friendly postie and his cat. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Tudor Life: Street - a Merchant's Story (S)
1231356 9.20 Zig Zag (ages 7-9)
Kenya: Out and About (S)
9.40 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain: School Life (S)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.55. Numbers -One. Some children iearn about numbers
( R) (S)

: Tweenies

Pushing. Doodles eats all the biscuits and gets stuck in the garden gate. (R) (S) (W)

: William's Wish Wellingtons

Magical animated tales. (R)

: The Phil Silvers Show: Guinea Pig Bilko


Bilko's men eye his gambling empire. (BW) (R) (S)

: They Flew Alone

Biopic starring Anna Neagle and Robert Newton.
Amy Johnson 's spirit of adventure made her one of Britain's best-loved flyers - but her marriage was beset with problems Director Herbert Wilcox (1941)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-64 ***
Anna Neagle is in The Yellow Canary tomorrow at 10.55am

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Robert Newton.
Unknown: Amy Johnson
Unknown: Anna Neagle
AmyJohnson: Anna Neagle
Jim Mollison: Robert Newton
MrJohnson: Edward Chapman
MrsJohnson: Joan Kemp-Welch
ATA Commandant: Nora Swinburne

: Wiggly Park

The bugs pretend that . they are cowboys. (R)

: The Adventures of Spot

More fun with the little pup. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
Landmarks (ages 9-12) Portrait of Europe - the Netherlands by the Sea (S)

: Working Lunch

All the latest business and consumer developments.

: At Gunpoint

Western starring Fred MacMurray. Jack Wright , a peaceful store owner, accidentally kills a bank robber and is regarded as a hero. Widescreen.
Director Alfred Werker (1955)
(S) (W) Films: pp 60-64 **

Contributors

Unknown: Fred MacMurray.
Unknown: Jack Wright
Director: Alfred Werker

: News; Regional News

(S) (Digital only: UK Today): Weather

: Esther

Interiors. Esther Rantzen looks at interior design with Graham Wynne from Changing Rooms and House Doctor Ann Maurice. Producer Graham Cooper
Editor Patsy Newey (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Graham Wynne
Unknown: Ann Maurice.
Producer: Graham Cooper
Editor: Patsy Newey

: Ready Steady Cook

Ainsley Harriott hosts a beat-the-clock cookery contest. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Ainsley Harriott

: The Weakest Link

Elimination quiz show hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: Roswell High

The Morning After. A new teacher begins work at Roswell
High, but Liz suspects she may be an agent who has been planted to track down the aliens.
Repeated next Saturday (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Graduation Day (part 1). Buffy and her friends get ready for their graduation, while the evil Mayor prepares for his ascension and transformation into a demon. (S)

: Home Ground

Auschwitz- The Forgotten Witness. Few realise that several hundred British servicemen were prisoners of war in Auschwitz concentration camp, becoming witnesses to the Nazi "final solution". This film follows Arthur Dodd from
Cheshire, who spent 14 months in Auschwitz, as he returns to Poland for the first time in 50 years.
Producer Jim Clarke Revised repeat first shown on BBC North West (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/homeground

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Dodd
Producer: Jim Clarke

: The Air Show

This week, Alain de Cadenet presents the show from Hong Kong where he explores the new Chek Lap Kok airport, one of the world's most modern terminals. Julian Tutt watches as an RAF trainee makes his first solo flight in a jet. Last in the series.
Executive producer Peter Hylton Cleaver (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Tutt
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Top Gear

Jason Barlow investigates ways of buying a car, from dealerships to the internet and importing from abroad. Tiff Needell races the GT version of the Lotus Elise and looks at a road version of the sports car - the Lotus Exige. Plus, the new Mercedes C Class and the Australian Holden. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Jason Barlow
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Richard Pearson

: Secret Agent

Continuing the series exploring the organisation on which Ian Fleming based his James Bond novels -the Special
Operations Executive. This week, how agents were taught to dress properly, burgle, kill - and resist the temptations of a beautiful woman. Contains strong language. See Choice. Director Jonathan Dent ; Series producer David Darlow (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: James Bond
Director: Jonathan Dent
Producer: David Darlow

: Head on the Block

The first in a three-part series following the progress of a revolutionary educational experiment. Torsten Friedag , one of Britain's first "superheads", is charged with turning round a London inner city comprehensive. He will have the toughest year of year of his working life. See Choice.
Director Simon Dickson ; Executive producer Robert Thirkell (S) (W) Polly Toynbee : page 18

Contributors

Unknown: Torsten Friedag
Director: Simon Dickson
Producer: Robert Thirkell
Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: Newsnight

The day's news stories, presented by Jeremy Vine.
Including at 11.00 News headlines. (S)

Contributors

Presented By: Jeremy Vine.

: Picture This

The Boy from Allison Street. Wayne, 16, lives with his extensive family in Allison Street, Lincoln. He spends his days dreaming of Kimberley, a girl who shows no signs of responding to his poetic correspondence.
Director Cassie Allward (S) (W) The series continues tomorrow at 11.20pm

Contributors

Director: Cassie Allward

: Seinfeld

The Abstinence. Abstinence makes George smarter, but it has the opposite effect on Elaine.
For cast see Tuesday (S)
Followed by Forty Eight Preludes and Fugues Angela Hewitt plays Bach's Preludes and Fugues in F sharp minor and in G minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 Nos 14 and 16) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Fugues Angela Hewitt

: BBC Learning Zone

Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing The Reality of Risk
38641 1.00 Test Tube Miracle? 19689 1.30 Background Brief-Consciousness 3022554 1.45 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 1267399 2.00 Making Contact (S) 92592 2.30 Renewable Energies (S)
Teenagers and Families 3.30 Living with Teenagers 2 Languages 4.00 Business Language Special Work Essentials 5.00 The Real World of Work
Open University 6.00 Acid Politics. Ends 7.00am (S)








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