Pingu has a female admirer. (R)
Peggy and friends help out at the greengrocer's. (R)
7.30 Heathcliff and Marmaduke
A triple bill of animated antics. (R)
7.50 Blue Peter
Children's magazine. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S)(W)
845 Top Cat
TC does his best to help Dibble win a holiday. (R)
8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo tries together rid of his noisy toy. (R)
A blowaway kite gives Brum some trouble. (R)
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Types of Materials: Protection (S)
9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Types of Materials: Sorting (S)
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Give a Dog a Name (S)
9.45 The Pocket-Sized Guide to
Parenting (S) (W)
Ends 10.50. Colours: Pink. Tinky
Winky doesn 't know how to make
Tubby Custard. (R) (S)
Undersea World. Judy,
Max and the Tweenies take a trip to the sealife centre. (R) (S) (W)
10.50 Zig Zag Shorts (ages 7-9) France: Paris
11.00 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Number Four
11.15 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Number 17
11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Thirds and Sixths
11.50 Science Zone (ages 9-11) People: It's in the Blood
12.10 Science Zone (ages 9-11) People: Horses for Courses
English Express (ages 9-11) Own Goal (programme 4) (S)
Guess Who's Coming to
Brefnish? A chance encounter brings romance into Latka's life. (R) (S)
Romantic drama starring Jean Simmons and Victor Mature.
A famous playwright's success keeps him apart from his wife, and soon rumours of divorce circulate around New York. The news shocks the couple's old friends, who just can't believe it.
(1953, U) (BW) Films: pp 78-85 ***
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Bible. Historian Michael Woods is among the guests joining
Esther Rantzen to discuss the archaeological evidence for events described in the Bible.
Ainsley Harriott hosts the cookery contest. (S)
Elimination quiz show hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
285 South. The teenagers' completion of a class assignment leads to surprising personal revelations.
The Harsh Light of Day. Spike is back and searching for a special ring. Buffy, meanwhile, has an affair with Parker.
Repeated tomorrow at 12.10am (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/buffy
Forest under Fire. A film following the keepers of Epping Forest who must tackle everything from bumt-out cars to indecent exposure as they struggle to preserve the charm of the area.
Director Ray Hough ; Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations
This week Benedict Allen visits the Mentawai people on the rainforested island of Siberut in Indonesia. Under the tutelage of a young medicine man, or kerei, he tries to learn one of their sacred healing songs - knowing that if he gets the song wrong, the patient dies. See Choice.
Series producer Salim Salam ; Executive producer Bob Long (S) (W) BBC BOOK: The Last of the Medicine Men by Benedict Allen , price £17.99
Today, Jason Barlow road-tests the new Ford Mondeo, Vicki Butler-Henderson uncovers some surprisingly affordable and stylish second-hand coupes, and Tiff Needell revels in the power of one of the last Aston Martin V8s.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W)
More comedy sketches, featuring such characters as Kevin the Teenager, the Old Gits and Tim Nice-but -Dim. With Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke.
Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise ; Director Dominic Brigstocke (R) (S)
Mega-Tsunami: Wave of Destruction. A new season of the flagship science series begins with an investigation into mega-tsunami- tidal waves measuring several hundreds of metres high. The ideal conditions for producing one of these vast tidal waves - one that would engulf the eastern seaboard of the United States - currently exist on the Canary Island resort of La Palma, and scientists say it is not a question of if, but of when, it will happen. See Choice. Producer Mark Hedgecoe ; Series editor Bettina Lemer (S) (W)
A short profile of 18-year old pop icon Britney Spears, who is currently embarking on her first UK tour.
Director Sean Grundy (S) (W)
The day's news stories, presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Including at 11.00 News headlines. (S) (W)
Beyond the Revolution. In this second and final episode, writer and social critic Norman Mailer describes the revolution in attitudes during the sixties, the impact of the Vietnam war, and the Reagan and Clinton years. (S) (W)
The Summer of George. Fired from the Yankees, George has time to sort out Jerry's lovelife. Meanwhile, Kramer wins a Tony. (S)
Then 48 Preludes and Fugues Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I No 9). (S) (W)
Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing 86665 1.00 Life on a Thread (S) 761101.30 Final Frontier 6240961 1.45 What Have the Sixties Ever Done for Us? 9657145 2.00 A Formidable Foe (S) 90329 2.30 Asthma and the Bean (S) 62856 3.00 Seasonal Affective Disorder (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Developing Global Citizens in Secondary Schools
Languages 4.00 Suenos World Spanish (parts 17-20) Webwise2000 5.00 GetWebwise (W) 45706 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite Creating a Website (W)
Open University 6.00 Statistical Sciences (S) 10110 6.30 The Chemistry of Creation Ends 7.00am.