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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

The skeletons find a huge wishbone and make a wish. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
At the Why Bird Stop, Peggy's answerphone message confuses Charlie and Why. (R)

7.30 Smurfs' Adventures
Cartoon fun with the Smurfs. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
Children's magazine. Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
Animated adventures. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Animated fun with Polkaroo and friends. (R)

8.50 Just So Stories
The tale of The Elephant's Child. (R)

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) New Clothes for Alex (S) 6674029
9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) Who's at the Door? (S)
9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Sentences Make Sense (S)
9.45 The Pocket-Size Guide to Parenting (S) (W)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. Matthew and James help milk some cows. (R) (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/teletubbies

: Tweenies

It's Doodles's bath day but he won't go near the bath.
(R) (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/tweenies

: Schools programmes

10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Spiders (S) 6931273
11.05 Watch (ages 5-7) Time Treasures - Guy Fawkes (S)
11.20 Landmarks Shorts (ages 5-7) North Sea (S) 7356148
11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-10) The Nine-Times Table (S) 1965902
11.50 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Ancient Greece: The Olympic Games (S) 8836235
12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain since 1930: Victory (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news.

: Open a Door

A group of children from Colombia play football in the square. (S)

: Funnybones

Shown at 7.05am

: Schools programmes

1.10 Megamaths (ages 7-10) The Four-Times Table (S)

: Taxi

Shut It Down (part 2). In the conclusion of the story, Elaine agrees to a date with Louie.
(R) (S)

: To Dorothy, a Son

Comedy starring Shelley Winters. A nightclub singer learns that her uncle has left her £2 million, but on the condition that her ex-husband has not produced a male heir by a date stipulated in the will. Director Muriel Box (1954, U)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 78-83 ** ;


Director: Muriel Box

: News; Regional News (Digital:

UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

: Esther

Esther Rantzen 's guests include TV chef Antony Worrall Thompson and cookery writer Roberta Moore. producer Graham Cooper ;
Editor Patsy Newey (S) (W)


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Unknown: Roberta Moore.
Producer: Graham Cooper
Editor: Patsy Newey

: Ready Steady Cook

The weekday culinary challenge, with Ainsley Harriott. (S) BBC BOOK: The Big Ready Steady Cook Book. £9.99, is available from retailers


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: The Weakest Link

Anne Robinson hosts the general-knowledge quiz with a top prize of £10,000. (S) (W)


Unknown: Anne Robinson

: The Simpsons

Lisa's Wedding. Lisa hears from a fortune-teller that in the year 2010 she will meet her first love. (R) (S) A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm

: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Just Say Yo. Carlton accidentally takes an overdose of drugs that he has found in Will's locker. (R) (S)

: Farscape

The Locket. When Aeryn returns from a long-distance flight she seems to have aged. (S)

: Last of the Medicine Men

Benedict Allen arrives in Siberia on the final leg of his journey into the world of witch doctors, medicine men and i shamans. This week and next he visits Tuva, where shamanism is experiencing a rise in popularity after 70 years of Soviet domination almost succeeded in wiping it out.
Series producer Salim Salam ; Executive producer Bob Long (S) BBC PRODUCTS: book. Last of the Medicine Men by Benedict Allen, price £17.99, and a CD featuring music from the series, from retailers


Unknown: Benedict Allen
Producer: Salim Salam
Producer: Bob Long

: University Challenge

Queen's College, Cambridge, takes on the University of Wales College of Medicine. Hosted by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.
Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: What the Romans Did for Us

A new six-part series in which Adam Hart-Davis examines innovations and inventions introduced by the Romans.
Life of Luxury. Hart-Davis investigates the lavish lifestyles of the Romans, visiting the sumptuous villa at Fishboume, West Sussex, the famous bath complex in Bath and enjoying Roman cuisine. See Choice.
Producer Inge Samuels : Series producer Martin Mortimore (S) (W)


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Inge Samuels
Producer: Martin Mortimore

: Andes to Amazon

The first of a major new six-part series exploring the extraordinary wildlife and wild places of South America. Lost Worlds. Today's film takes a breathtaking aerial journey through the most spectacular locations on the continent - from the icy peaks of the Andes to the vast Amazon jungle and the arid Atacama desert. See Choice.
Producer Karen Bass (S) (W) BBC PRODUCTS: book. Andes to Amazon: a Guide to Wild South America, price £20; CD of the soundtrack to be released on 20 November It took 100,000 miles. .: page 31


Producer: Karen Bass

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

The first of eight films capturing the character of inspirational trees through the seasons. Narrated by Bill Paterson.
The Meikleour Beech Hedge. A look at a monumental wall of beech which runs parallel to a busy A road in Scotland. Producer Robert Payton : Executive producer Clare Paterson (S) (W)


Unknown: Bill Paterson.
Producer: Robert Payton
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Goodness Gracious Me

The comedy sketch series, including bionic repairs on Sanjeev Austin that only cost six million rupees.
Postponed from Tuesday 31 October (R) (S) (W) Another edition can be seen tomorrow at 10pm

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark in London and Jeremy Paxman in Washington, from where he introduces the first of this week's special reports on the US presidential election.
Editor Sian Kevill (S) (W)


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Sian Kevill

: Ruby

Ruby Wax's first guests of the week are actor Ewan McGregor and comedian Eddie Izzard. Producer Charlotte Crosse : Executive producers
Claire Powell and David Blake-Knox (S) (W)


Unknown: Ewan McGregor
Unknown: Eddie Izzard.
Producer: Charlotte Crosse
Producers: Claire Powell
Producers: David Blake-Knox

: Despatch Box

Highlights and analysis of the day's events at Westminster. With Michael Dobbs.
Editor Jon Williams


Unknown: Michael Dobbs.
Editor: Jon Williams

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University
12.30 Fortress Britain (S) 18649
1.00 Out of the Melting Pot (S)
Secondary Schools
2.00 Quinze Minutes Plus
4.00 Espana Viva! (parts 8 and 9); Famously Fluent (S)
Working in IT
5.00 Teamwork and Learning Skills
Open University
6.00 I Used to Work in the Fields (S) 36533
6.30 Pacific Studies: Patrolling the American Lake Ends 7am. (S)

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