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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.
Fun with the clumsy penguin. Repeated 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
The friends learn about lighthouses at the Patch Stop.

7.30 Smurfs' Adventures
Animated azure-tinged adventures. (R)

7.55 Blue Peter
How to make winter window-boxes, plus appeal news.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
A triple bill of animated antics with the spinach-guzzling sailor. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo goes for a walk in the woods. Humpty and Dumpty dream of jungles. (R)

8.50 Brum
The animated automobile helps a little lost girl.
Narrated by Toyah Wilcox. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7)
Changes in Materials: Freezing and Melting (S) 9626149 9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Changes in Materials: the Effects of Heat (S)
1616245 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) A Roar for Stanley (S) 2922061 9.45 The Pocket-Size
Guide to Parenting (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/schools

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.

Dipsy runs all over Teletubbyland.

(R) (S)

: Tweenies

The friends visit "odd sock land" to hunt for Milo's missing footwear. (R) (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 ZigZag Shorts (ages 7-9)
France: the Camargue (S)
11.00 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Shapes: Rectangles IS)
11.15 Watch (ages 5-7) Art Start: Painting (S) 6856806 11.30
Landmarks (ages 9-11) River Severn: Water from the River (S)
11.50 Science Zone (ages 9-11)
Changes in Materials: a Rusty Tale (S) 843005512.10 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Snap Shots (S)

: Working Lunch

A roundup of the latest business and consumer news.

: Angelmouse

Ends 1.10. Fun with the helpful cherubic mouse. With the voice of David Jason. (R)


Unknown: David Jason.

: Pingu

Shown at 7.05am

: School programme

Zig Zag (ages 7-9) France: the Alps (S)

: Indoor Bowls

The first of today's two visits to the indoor bowls Open at Ponds Forge international sports centre in Sheffield. Following the final second-round matches, Dougie Donnelly introduces the opening action from the quarter-finals. (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly

: Westminster Live

Diana Madill offers a chance for viewers to quiz MPs. (S) CONTACT DETAILS: see Tuesday


Unknown: Diana Madill

: News; Regional News (Digital:

UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

: Indoor Bowls

Continued coverage of the quarter-finals from Sheffield.
(S) (W)

: The Weakest Link

Nine more contestants vie for the top prize money of L10,000 in the ruthless quiz show that asks competitors to turn on each other. Presented by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)


Presented By: Anne Robinson.

: Roswell High

The Balance. Michael sets out to find Riverdog after finding a picture of the cave drawings in Max's notebook.

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The Initiative. Riley makes a play for Buffy while Spike's powers fade when he is captured by the "commandos".
Repeated tomorrow at 1.10am (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/buffy

: First Sight

Ghetto Fabulous. A look at what is meant by black culture and its alleged negative influence on academic performance. Plus a parent-teacher initiative to enable black students to succeed without compromising their cultural identity.
Producer Marie Wynter ; Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/londonlive
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Producer: Marie Wynter
Editor: Dippy Chaudhary

: Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

Places of Work. Dibnah's journey takes him from a 1,000-year-old tithe barn in Sussex to the modem Lloyd's Building in London. Along the way he visits a Norman hospital and one of Britain's oldest dockyards in Kent. Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood. Claire Powell
(R) (S) (W) BBC BOOK: paperback, price £11.99, available from retailers


Producer: David Hall
Producers: Mike Greenwood.
Producers: Claire Powell

: Top Gear

Tiff Needell joins owners and drivers on the grid as he enters the glamorous finals of the biggest Ferrari Festival ever in Italy. Plus highlights from this year's international bike show in Birmingham. With Jason Barlow and Vicki Butler-Henderson . Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (5) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price L3.50, available monthly from newsagents


Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Richard Pearson

: Horizon

The Valley of Life or Death. There's a strange mystery at the heart of the Aids epidemic in Africa. It seems there are crucial groups of people who are four times less likely to get HIV than others living in the same valley - people with apparently similar behaviour and lifestyles. After 15 years of detective work, scientists have potentially come up with an answer. Controversially, it seems that circumcision might control the Aids epidemic in Africa.
Producer Adrian Pennink ; Series editor Bettina Lemer (S) (W)


Producer: Adrian Pennink
Editor: Bettina Lemer

: That Thing

Playstation 2. As the arrival of the new console looms, a timely look at the rise of the computer game among adults.
Director Steve Burrell (S) (W)


Director: Steve Burrell

: Clarkson

Pugnacious ex-Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson shares his politically incorrect outlook on life with the left-of-centre comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner.
Director Brian Klein ;f roducer Rob Baker (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Rory Bremner.
Director: Brian Klein
Unknown: Rob Baker

: Newsnight

Analysis and discussion of the day's news stories, presented by Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Trading Places

Office Life for Domestic Strife? The last of this week'sjob swaps follows how remote worker Laurence Peach copes with the distractions of a busy recruitment office while Pauline Evans is left to survive with only the information superhighway and an ironing board for company.
Director Richard Bond (S)
Followed by 48 Preludes and Fugues Bach's Prelude and Fugue in A minor (Book 1 No 20). (S) (W)


Unknown: Pauline Evans
Director: Richard Bond

: Despatch Box

The day at Westminster.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Rough Science (S) 65415 1.00 Code and Catastrophe (S) 44185 1.30 Background Brief 6572949 1.45 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 8488814 2.00 Open Advice: Women in Science and Technology 88104 2.30 Rapid Climate Change (S) 67611 3.00 Reindeer in the Arctic
3.30 Curriculum Development: Numeracy Now
Languages 4.00 Buongiomo Italia! Beginners' Italian (parts 9 and 10); Bon Mot
Working In IT 5.00 Starting on the Web
Open University 6.00 A New Way of Life (S) 38949 6.30 Housing: Business as Usual Ends 7.00am. (S)


Unknown: Bon Mot

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