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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Fireman Sam
Bella is very busy.
Repeated at 1pm (R)

7.10 Playdays
Poppy decides to do exercises to music. (R)

7.30 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
Animated adventures. (R)

8.45 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo hears of a possible royal visit. (R)

8.50 Yoho Ahoy!
More adventures on the high seas. (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Guess How Much I Love You (S)
9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) The Fish Who Could Wish (S)
1349521 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Zandoodle and the Wheezlebang (S) 2662637 9.45 The Pocket-Size
Guide to Parenting (S)(W)

: Teletubbies

A little girl makes her mother some breakfast. (R) (S) BBC MUSIC: TeletubbiesCD, price £10.99, and cassette. £7.99

: Tweenies

Jake tries to imitate a lion. (R) (S) (W) BBC MUSIC: Tweenies Nol, a single CD, available from retailers

: School programmes

10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Rabbits (S) 6348569 11.05
Numbertime (ages 5-7) Side by Side: In Out Through/Homes (S)
6565502 11.20 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-11) Karkonosze Forest, Poland (S) 7756144 11.30
Landmarks (ages 9-11) Rivers of the World: the Mississippi (S)
11.50 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: Food (S) 8236231 12.10 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) Rights and Responsibilities: Give and Take (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business news and consumer developments.

: Fireman Sam

Shown at 7am (R)

: School programme

Zig Zag (ages 7-9) A Walk through Time: Entertainment (S)

: Tennis

Live coverage on quarter-final day of the men's ATP tournament at the Brighton Centre. Among the line-up when the competition began on Monday was British number one Tim Henman , hoping to win his first ATP tour title on home soil. Entrants also included British number two
Greg Rusedski , Cedric Pioline and Jerome Golmard of France, and charismatic Croatian
Goran Ivanisevic. Presented by Sue Barker , with commentary from John Barrett and Chris Bailey.
Producers Helen Kuttner and Kate McKeag (W)


Unknown: Tim Henman
Unknown: Greg Rusedski
Unknown: Cedric Pioline
Unknown: Jerome Golmard
Unknown: Goran Ivanisevic.
Presented By: Sue Barker
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Chris Bailey.
Producers: Helen Kuttner
Producers: Kate McKeag

: News; Regional News (Digital:

UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

: Esther

Guests today are parents who have been parted from their children either by abduction or the law. (R) (S)

: Ready Steady Cook

Ainsley Harriott hosts the beattheclock 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. (S) (W)

: The Simpsons

Lemon of Troy. Bart and his friends take drastic action when Springfield's lemon tree is stolen. (R) (S)
6.20 Burns, Baby Burns. With Homer's help, Mr Burns 's long-lost son stages his own kidnapping. (S)


Unknown: Baby Burns.
Unknown: Mr Burns

: Robot Wars

This week's robots competing for a place in the semi-finals include Killerhurtz, Destruct-a-Bubble, Splinter and Centurion. 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

: Rally of Great Britain

Highlights from the first day's action in the Rally of Great Britain as drivers put their skills to the test in the forests of Mid-Wales. Presented by Steve Rider.


Presented By: Steve Rider.

: Clarissa and the Countryman

Clarissa Dickson Wright continue her celebration of the countryside with friend and hill farmer Johnny Scott.
In North Wales. Clarissa and Johnny discover why grouse and song birds are no longer common on the Denbigh moors and pursue some of their predators. They also meet a family who have revived a disused slate quarry and visit a farmer who now uses his land as a wind farm.
Series producer Steve Sklair ; Executive producer Bob Long (S) (W)


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

: Charlie's Wildlife Gardens

Ponds. The new series continues as Charlie Dimmock and wildlife expert Chris Baines create a garden pond in just one day. Six months later it's teeming with life.
Charlie also visits one of Britain's best wildlife gardens, ten acres of woodland beside the River Exe in Devon.
Producer Stephen Moss : Executive producer Fiona Pitcher (S) (W) More trees please - Gardening: page 50


Unknown: Charlie Dimmock
Unknown: Chris Baines
Producer: Stephen Moss
Producer: Fiona Pitcher

: Conquistadors

A new four-part series in which writer and historian Michael Wood travels across the Americas to tell the story of the Spanish Conquest of the New World in the 16th century. The Fall of the Aztecs. He begins by following in the footsteps of Hernan Cortes and his small band of conquistadors, travelling from the shores of Yucatan, over snow-capped mountains to the fateful meeting in Mexico City with the Aztec leader Montezuma. See Choice.
Director David Wallace : Producer Rebecca Dobbs (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Conquistadors by Michael Wood , price£18.99, from retailers Journey to the end of empires: page 30


Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Hernan Cortes
Director: David Wallace
Producer: Rebecca Dobbs
Unknown: Michael Wood

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

The Duke's Wellingtonia. The Duke of Wellington explains how this American redwood got its name and why Anglo-
American relations declined as a result. (S) (W)

: Harry Enfield and Chums

Tonight's comic sketches see Kevin trying to skive off maths, the Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies take up a new profession, and Lee and Lance discuss sex discrimination. Featuring Kathy Burke and Paul Whitehouse.
Director Dominic Brigstocke ; Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise (R) (S)


Unknown: Kathy Burke
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse.
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Attachments

Fran decides to sort things out with Mike.
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 Paul Van Dyk , takes viewers around Berlin, which offers a diverse scene unlike anywhere else in Germany. Producer Deborah Sargeant
Series producer Annabelle Barnett (S) (W)


Unknown: Paul van Dyk
Producer: Deborah Sargeant
Producer: Annabelle Barnett

: Trevor Nelson's Urban Choice

The cutting-edge music show hosted by Trevor Nelson tonight features garage producer MJ Cole with vocalist Elizabeth Troy ,
Mr Alexander and UK rappers Mark B and Blade. Ends 1.55am. Producer Shurwin Beckford ; Series producer Serena Cross (W)


Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Elizabeth Troy
Unknown: Mr Alexander
Producer: Shurwin Beckford

: BBC Learning Zone

AS Guru English: Programme 1 Ends 5.00am.

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