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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Fireman Sam
Uncle Sam, Sarah and James make a strange discovery camping
Repeated at 1pm (R)

7.10 Playdays
Karl finds out how difficult it is to explain what love really means. (R)

7.35 Smurfs' Adventures
Animation with the little blue people. (R)

7.55 Smart
Creative picture-making.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show:
Decathlon Dilemma: Cold Finger
Animated adventures. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts: Great White Bibble
Bear dreams he is searching the high seas for the Great White Bibble. (R)

8.50 Yoho Ahoy! (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) New
Clothes for Alex (S) 1323377 9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7)
Who's at the Door (S) 1774213 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Sentences
Make Sense (S) 2160229 9.45 The Pocket-Size Guide to Parenting (S) (W)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50The Tubbies watch some children make fantastic animals from papier-mache.
(R) (S) BBC MUSIC: Teletubbies CD, price f 10.99, and cassette. £7.99

: Tweenies

The Tweenies tell each other who they love most of all but Doodle feels left out.
(R) (S) (W) BBC TWEENIES MAGAZINE: published monthly, price £1.25, from newsagents

: Golf

Live coverage of the second day's play in the world championship from Vaiderrama in Spain. World number one and defending champion,
Tiger Woods , is expected to be in the leading pack, but faces stiff competition from the Europeans as he aims to win his tenth title of the season. Also in contention is Lee Westwood, current leader of the European Order of Merit, who already has five titles to his name this season. Commentary comes from Peter Alliss , Alex Hay , Ken Brown , Denis Hutchinson and Julian Tutt.


Unknown: Tiger Woods
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Ken Brown
Unknown: Denis Hutchinson
Unknown: Julian Tutt.

: Working Lunch

The latest business news.

: Fireman Sam

Shown at 7am (R)

: Golf

Further live coverage from the second day's play in the world championships from
Including at

: Esther

Simon Weston , who was badly burned during the Falklands conflict, joins Esther Rantzen to discuss whether forgiveness is a sign of strength or weakness. (R) (S)


Unknown: Simon Weston
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Ready Steady Cook

Ainsley Harriott hosts a Poppy Day special edition of the beat the clock cookery show. (S)
BOOK: Ready Steady Cook: Fast Meals for Two. £6.99, from retailers


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott

: The Weakest Link

The weekday general-knowledge elimination quiz. With
Anne Robinson. (S) (W)


Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: The Simpsons

Two Dozen and One Greyhounds. Bart and Lisa try to save
25 puppies from the clutches of Mr Burns. (R) (S)
6.20 You Only Move Twice. Homer accepts a job with a company controlled by a super-villain. (S)


Unknown: Mr Burns.

: Robot Wars

This week's robots competing for a place in the semi-finals include Gravedigger, Kronic the Wedgehog and the Dark Destroyer. Presented by Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Director Stuart McDonald ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
Repeated tomorrow (S)


Presented By: Craig Charles
Presented By: Julia Reed.
Director: Stuart McDonald
Producer: Bill Hobbins

: Aberglasney - a Garden Lost in Time

Concluding a two-part update of the ongoing restoration work following the opening of the historic Welsh gardens. Excavations continue unabashed despite harsh criticism from the gardening purists, who claim that the cloister garden is nothing more than a cattle shed. See Choice.
Producer John Trefor ; Executive producer Richard Trayler-Smith (S) (W)


Producer: John Trefor
Producer: Richard Trayler-Smith

: Clarissa and the Countryman

Clarissa Dickson Wright continues her celebration of the countryside with friend and hill farmer Johnny Scott. Across the Mersey. Tonight, Johnny and Clarissa's greyhound runs in the Waterloo Cup - Britain's largest hare-coursing event held in Southport, Merseyside. See Choice. Series producer Steve Sklair ; Executive producer Bob Long (S) (W)


Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown: Johnny Scott.
Producer: Steve Sklair
Producer: Bob Long

: Gardeners' World

The team visits Alan Titchmarsh 's home to help prepare his garden for winter. While Rachel de Thame lifts and divides the hostas, Chris Beardshaw helps out with the tropical border and Joe Swift lags the tree ferns. Last in the series which returns early next year. See Choice.
Executive producer Tony Laryea ; Series producer Colette Foster (S) (W) Preparing the garden for winter: page 50


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Joe Swift
Producer: Tony Laryea
Producer: Colette Foster

: The War behind the Wire

The Great Escape. During the Second World War, Allied air crews who survived being shot out of the sky faced an uncertain future in enemy hands. In the first of two documentaries, personal accounts of captivity, escape and freedom from prisoners at the notorious Stalag Luft III camp re-create the scene of the abortive "Great Escape", where three tunnels were started by captives in an ambitious plan for 200 men to break free. See Choice.
Director Michael Davies ; Producer Beryl Vertue (S) (W) The greatest escape: page 36


Director: Michael Davies
Producer: Beryl Vertue

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Alvin Stardust , DJ Trevor Nelson , Lloyd Cole and Atomic Kitten's Liz McClarnonjoin regulars Mark Lamarr , Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus for the irreverent pop quiz.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson Repeated Sun (S) (W)


Unknown: Alvin Stardust
Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Lloyd Cole
Unknown: Liz McClarnonjoin
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Newsnight

The day's news stories, with Jeremy Vine. (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Attachments

Luce agrees to support her husband against a nonplussed Will and an apologetic Yvonne. Contains strong language. Shown on Tuesday at 9pm (S) (W)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Shown yesterday at 6.45pm (S)

: Choice World Clubbing

Continuing the definitive guide to clubbing in eight of the world's most vibrant cities.
Tonight New York's top DJs describe their city's nightlife.
(S) (W)


Producer: Robbie Chengafleddy
Series Producer: Annabelle Barnett

: Trevor Nelson's Urban Choice

Second in a 12-part series of the new black music show hosted by R 'n' B DJ Trevor Nelson. This week's guests are soul legend Barry White and FinleyQuaye.
Producer Shurwin Beckford ; Series producer Serena Cross (S) (W)


Unknown: Trevor Nelson.
Unknown: Barry White
Producer: Shurwin Beckford

: Armored Car Robbery

Crime drama. When a policeman is killed during a daylight robbery, the dead man's partner sets about tracking down the killers.
Director Richard Fleischer (1950) (BW) (S) Films: pp 78-83 **


Director: Richard Fleischer

: BBC Learning Zone

Dynamo Key Stage 2: Literacy Ends 5.00am.

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