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: Teletubbies

Ends 11.15. An extended edition of pre-school fun. (R) (S)

: Rugrats

Animated antics with the mischievous babies. (R) (S)

: The Genie from Down Under

Comedy-drama about a girl who finds a life-altering opal. (S)

: The Roswell Conspiracies

Continuing the animated series. Alien "Lycanthrope" terrorists take over a country club. (S)

: The Queen's Nose

Another chance to see the first part of the new drama about a magic 50p piece. Sam, from Mr and Mrs Parker's new foster home, wins the enchanted coin at a fair. Cast and next episode tomorrow at 4.35pm on BBC1 (R) (S) (W)

: Big Kids

The arrival of Great Aunt Muriel throws the family into confusion. Cast and next episode on Wednesday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (R) (S) (W)

: Star Special Edition - Britney Spears

In an extended outing from the Live and Kicking segment Trey Farley meets Britney Spears as she goes on the road for her current world tour. (S) (W)


Unknown: Trey Farley

: Generation X

First in a new six-part series taking a light-hearted look at the generation gap. Each week a celebrity and their parent host the show and discuss their own experiences. Today, Mark Read from Aland his mum. (W)


Unknown: Mark Read

: Grange Hill

The rerun of the last series continues with a double episode in which fists fly in the playground and Dill and Arnie make tough decisions. Written by Jeff Povey (R) (S)


Written By: Jeff Povey

: Robot Wars

More mechanical warfare as Wheely Big Cheese tries to wreak revenge on Sir Killerlot. Shown last Friday (S)

: Top of the Pops Plus

Josie d'Arby, Vernon Kay, Joe Mace and Lisa Rogers present the live pop show, featuring news, performances and chat from some of the biggest names in music. Viewers can e-mail questions for the stars at: totpplus@bbc.co.uk
Series producer Gary August: Executive producer Paul Smith (S) (W) TOTP2 is on Wednesday at 6pm


Unknown: Vernon Kay
Unknown: Joe Mace
Unknown: Lisa Rogers
Producer: Paul Smith

: Metropol

Culture Secretary Chris Smith joins Shaun Ley live for the political programme for the capital and the South East. E-MAIL: metropol@bbc.co.uk REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Chris Smith
Unknown: Shaun Ley

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by John Inverdale. 1-35 Rugby Union Ireland v South Africa Live coverage from Lansdowne Road of the second Test match in the Springboks' tour (kickoff 2pm). In the past the Springboks have brushed aside the Irish challenge but Ireland's performance in the Six Nations suggests they won't find it so easy this time. Eddie Butler commentates.
3.45 Rallying Tiff Needell and Mark James commentate on Rally Australia, the penultimate round of the world championship, where British interest will focus on rivals Colin McRae and last year's winner Richard Burns. Repeated Tuesday at 1.30pm
4.15 Indoor Bowls Coverage of the Open final at Sheffield's Ponds Forge international sports centre, with commentary by David Rhys Jones and Jonny Davidson. Highlights at 12.25am. (S) Producer Jonny Bramley ; Editor Peter Allden (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport


Introduced By: John Inverdale.
Unknown: Eddie Butler
Unknown: Mark James
Unknown: Colin McRae
Unknown: Richard Burns.
Commentary By: David Rhys
Unknown: Jonny Davidson.
Producer: Jonny Bramley
Editor: Peter Allden

: Wild

Continuing the wildlife strand. Ends 6.45. Series producer Paul Appleby ; Editor Fiona Pitcher WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature
Wildlife Showcase Jewel Wings. A film capturing the aerobatics of the fastest insects on earth, dragonflies.
Producer Paul Appleby (R) (S)


Producer: Paul Appleby

: Andes to Amazon: on Location

A look behind the scenes of the major new BBC natural history series Andes to Amazon, which can be seen tomorrow at 9pm. Producer Debbie Hinnigan (S) (W)


Producer: Debbie Hinnigan

: Natural World

Killer Whales - Up Close and Personal
A film following a young female killer whale as she learns the hunting skills required to catch elephant seals.
Producer Bertrand Loyer : Series editor Neil Nightingale (S) (W)


Producer: Bertrand Loyer
Editor: Neil Nightingale

: Thatcher: the Downing Street Years

A one-off re-edit of a four-part profile first shown in 1993, charting former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's 11 years in power. Revealing a period of bitter battles as she fought to impose her own vision of society, the programme shows how she went from a seemingly impregnable position to one in which even her own party turned against her. Executive producers Hugh Scully and Samir Shah ; Series producer Denys Blakeway (S)


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Producers: Hugh Scully
Producers: Samir Shah
Producer: Denys Blakeway

: Art Zone

The weekly cultural strand. Ends 9.00.
Changing Stages America. Richard Eyre continues his view of theatre over the last 100 years, exploring this week the American dream of theatre, from Broadway to New Orleans. With contributions from Arthur Miller, Tony Kushner, Jason Robards, Hal Prince and Arthur Laurents. Director Chris Granlund ; Executive producer Andrea Miller (S) (W)
8.20 Review Mark Lawson discusses the week's cultural highlights with guests poet Tom Paulin and journalist Joe Queenan. Series producer Mark Bell (S) (W)
8.50 Dance for the Camera The Linesman. In the first of two programmes Daniel O'Neill choreographs this dance fantasy about a linesman who takes his job very seriously. Director Brett Turnbull ; Producer Lee Thomas (S) (W)


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Tony Kushner
Unknown: Jason Robards
Unknown: Hal Prince
Unknown: Arthur Laurents.
Director: Chris Granlund
Producer: Andrea Miller
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Joe Queenan.
Producer: Mark Bell
Unknown: Daniel O'Neill
Director: Brett Turnbull
Producer: Lee Thomas

: Ted and Ralph

A one-off comedy, written by and starring Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson featuring The Fast Show's unworldly Ralph and his loyal retainer Ted, in which Ralph learns that he must marry to keep his country estate.
Director Christine Gernon : Producer Paul Schlesinger (R) (S)


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Director: Christine Gernon
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Have I Got News for You

Another chance to see the topical news quiz with regulars Angus Deayton, Ian Hislop and Paul Merton who this week are joined by comic Linda Smith.
Shown yesterday on BBC1 (S) (W)


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Linda Smith.

: The Car's the Star

Hillman Imp. The story of the Imp, a once state-of-the-art car which was killed off in the seventies for unreliability. Director Scott Tankard ; Producer Russell Hayes (R) (S)


Director: Scott Tankard
Producer: Russell Hayes

: Via Dolorosa

A filmed performance of playwright David Hare's acclaimed stage monologue, based on his experiences talking to Jews and Palestinians in the Middle East in 1997. Widescreen. Director John Bailey (2000) (W) Films: pp 78-82 ***


Unknown: David Hare
Director: John Bailey

: Rugby League World Cup and Indoor Bowls

Damien Johnson introduces highlights of the second semi-final of the Rugby League World Cup from the McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield. Commentary by Ray French and Jonathan Davies. Plus highlights of the Open bowls final from Ponds Forge international sports centre, Sheffield.
Executive producer Malcolm Kemp (rugby league) (W)


Introduces: Damien Johnson
Commentary By: Ray French
Unknown: Jonathan Davies.
Producer: Malcolm Kemp

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Secondary Schools
2.00 Biology: Programme 2
4.00 Buongiorno Italia! (parts 11 and 12); French on a Plate: Loire
Working In IT
5.00 Communication and Problem Solving
Open University
6.00 The Magic Flute 30594
6.30 Following a Score Ends 7.00am. (S)

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