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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Funnybones
Animated fun. The skeletons decide to put on a show. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
At the Why Bird Stop, Charlie has to mend his bike before he can go cycling. (R) 6297684 ;

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

7.55 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
Polkaroo enters the most beautiful house competition. (R)

8.50 Just So Stories
The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Dottie (S) 2777413 9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) I Don't
Want to Go to Bed (S) 1785329 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Deciphering
New Words (S) 2091145 9.45 The Pocket-Size Guide to Parenting
! (S) (W)

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50. A little girl paints a portrait of her mum. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

All the lights go out when Max blows a fuse as he sets up a slide show. (R) (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5)
Fish (S) 6777077 11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Shapes: Circles (S)
6821110 11.20 Landmark Shorts ! (ages 9-11) Berlin (S)
11.30 Landmarks (ages 9-11) River Severn: the Course of the River (S) 1701706 11.50 Zigzag (ages 7-9) Village, Town, City: Our Patch (S)
850913912.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain since 1930: a Better Britain for All? (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news.

: Open a Door

Ends 1.10. Stories from around the world. Today, Australia. (S)

: School programme

Zigzag (ages 7-9) France: Paris
(S)

: Tennis and Indoor Bowls

Shared sports coverage begins with highlights of the national tennis championships from
Telford. Jamie Delgado returns to defend the title he won for the first time last year. Challenging him for the title is 1999 runner-up Barry Cowan , who represented Great Britain at the Olympics. Hannah Collin , who last year became the youngest winner in 11 years, is also back hoping to retain her title. Commentary by Sue Barker , John Barrett and Jo Durie.
. The indoor bowls Open championship from Sheffield's
Ponds Forge international sports centre begins today, introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Current world number one David Gourlay Jr commences his campaign, while former world champion John Price takes on Scott Kennedy , and Robert Weale meets Rowan Brassey. (S) (W) Producer (tennis) Chris Lewis ; Editor
! (indoor bowls) Neil Bowker
Including at
3.20 News; Regional News (Digital only: UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Cowan
Unknown: Hannah Collin
Commentary By: Sue Barker
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Jo Durie.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Unknown: David Gourlay
Unknown: John Price
Unknown: Scott Kennedy
Unknown: Robert Weale
Unknown: Rowan Brassey.
Unknown: Chris Lewis
Unknown: Neil Bowker

: The Weakest Link

Anne Robinson hosts the , j weekday general-knowledge elimination quiz. (S) (W) 80H

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Robinson

: The Simpsons

The PTA Disbands. Bart masterminds a teachers' strike.
(R) (S) A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm

: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

The Baby Comes Out. Aunt Vivian finally goes into labour. (R) (S)

: Farscape

The Ugly Truth. When an alien vessel is destroyed, four members of the crew are suspected. (S)

: Last of the Medicine Men

Benedict Allen concludes his exploration of the world's medicine men in the Siberian republic of Tuva. Allen seeks out an old shaman who gives a detailed description of the spirit world and speaks of energies he can feel as he heals. Series producer Salim Salam ; Executive producer Bob Long (S) BBC PRODUCTS: book. £17.99; CD of music from the series, from retailers

Contributors

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

: University Challenge

Cranfield University takes on Imperial College, London, in the academic quiz hosted by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)

Contributors

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

: What the Romans Did for Us

Continuing the series in which Adam Hart-Davis examines innovations and inventions introduced by the Romans. Invasion. Hart-Davis analyses the military strength and effectiveness of the Roman army and visits the Lunt, a reconstruction of an early wooden fort near Coventry.
Producer Inge Samuels ; Series producer Martin Mortimore (S) (W)

Contributors

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

: Andes to Amazon

Continuing the major new series exploring the extraordinary wildlife and wild places of South America. Mighty Amazon. A look at the Amazon and the greatest cycle of flooding anywhere on Earth, and how it dominates the lives of everything that inhabits the area. See Choice. Producer Huw Cordy ; Series producer Karen Bass (S) (W) RT SHOP: book available for £15.99 including p&p (normally L20) To order. send a cheque, payable to RT Shop, to [address removed], or call [number removed] (national rate).
A CD of the soundtrack is to be released on Monday 20 November

Contributors

Producer: Huw Cordy
Producer: Karen Bass

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

Another film recording a special tree through the seasons. The Tree House at Pitchford. A look at Britain's largest broad leaf lime tree which boasts a rococo-style tree house. Producer Robert Payton : Executive producer Clare Paterson (S) (W)

Contributors

Producer: Robert Payton
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Human Remains

The first of a new six-part series of spoof documentaries, which each follow a couple with an unusual relationship. Written by and starring Rob Brydon and Julia Davis.
An English Squeak. Upper-class pair Peter and Flick have nothing in common. Peter does his best to please but cannot measure up to the standards set by Flick's late fiance Geoffrey, who is buried in their garden. See Choice. Producer Alison MacPhail ; Director Matt Lipsey (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Brydon
Unknown: Julia Davis.
Producer: Alison MacPhail
Director: Matt Lipsey

: Newsnight .

The day's main news stories, with KirstyWark.
Editor Sian Kevill (S) (W)

Contributors

Editor: Sian Kevill

: Trading Places

The first of an eight-part series, showing on four consecutive nights this week, in which people exchange jobs.
His for Hers? Workaholic Mark Duffy spends a week at home looking after his three demanding children, while his wife, Alison, goes to work full time.
Director Kirsty Hanson ; Series producer Hilary Rosen (S)
Followed by 48 Preludes and Fugues Bach's Prelude and Fugue in B (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 No 23).
Director Peter Mumford ; Producer Fiona Morns (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Duffy
Director: Kirsty Hanson
Producer: Hilary Rosen
Director: Peter Mumford
Producer: Fiona Morns

: Despatch Box

Highlights from Westminster.
Editor Jon Williams

Contributors

Editor: Jon Williams

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Fortress Europe (S) 94820 1.00 From a Different Shore: An American Identity (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 Technology (S)
Languages 4.00 Buongiorno Italia! (parts 3 and 4); Bon Mot Collection Three
Working In IT 5.00 Careers
Open University 6.00 The Cutting Edge of Progress (S)
6.30 Containing the Pacific Ends 7am. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Bon Mot








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