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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Tales of a small boy and his naughty but loveable spider.
Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Poppy has a picnic while Rosie, Whybird and Peggy are busy cleaning up cobwebs. (R)

7.30 Smurfs' Adventures
Animated tales of the blue folk and Gargamel the wicked witch. (R)

7.55 Why 5
Ortis and Mary Anne Hobbs host the science show.
Shown yesterday on BBC1 at 4.35pm (S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
A triple-helping of spinach-guzzling sailor cartoons. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
A robot turns up in the land of Roo - and he looks exactly like Humpty. (R)

8.45 Oakie Doke
Fun with the Oakie Hollows folk. Today, the tale of the cheeky breeze. (R)


Presenter (Why 5): Ortis
Presenter (Why 5): Mary Anne Hobbs

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 6-7) The Senses: Hearing The Happy Gang finds out how humans hear. (S) 8076405 9.15
Watch (ages 5-7) Ourselves: Me and My Family Jenny learns how to get on with her mother and brother. (S) 1141981 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) A Fishy Tale Benjamin Zephaniah joins Scribbles for a poetry session. (S) 2464097 9.45 The Pocket-Size Guide to Parenting - a frank look at the lives of parents in Oxfordshire. (S) (W)


Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.
The Teletubbies enjoy listening to an Asian storyteller, and magical animals march through
Teletubbyland. (R) (S)

: Tweenies

After Max plays Judy's guitar, his pals join in with their own instruments. (R) (S) (W) BBC TWEENIES MAGAZINE: published monthly, price £ 1.25. from newsagents

: School programmes

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Money: Coin Equivalents tolOp (S) 6213829 11.05 Watch (ages 5-7) Living through the Seasons:
Blackbird How do the changing seasons affect plants and animals? (S) 6367962 11.20 English Express (ages 9-11) Own Goal: programme 5 Hussein escapes and reveals Tom's plans. (S) 9506900 11.50
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Fractions: Fifths and Tenths Maths Man is put through his paces. (S)
12.10 See You. See Me (ages 7-9) Farming: Programme 1 Grant and Joanne visit hill, arable and dairy farms. (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business news.

: Teddy Trucks

Ends 1.10.
Bella celebrates her birthday. (R)

: Spider

Shown at 7am

: School programme

Look and Read (ages 7-9) Spywatch: Spies All Around (S)

: Snooker

The quarter-finals of the UK championship get underway at Bournemouth International
Centre. (S)

: Westminster Live

Coverage from the Commons of Prime Minister's Questions.
Series editor Jon Williams (S) CONTACT DETAILS: see Tuesday


Editor: Jon Williams

: News; Regional News

UK Today): Weather (S) (W)

: Snooker

Further quarter-final action from Bournemouth, presented by Dougie Donnelly. (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport


Presented By: Dougie Donnelly.


M People, Tori Amos , Bette Midler , Gilbert O'Sullivan , the Jacksons. the Rolling Stones, Def Leppard , the Wonder
Stuff, Samantha Fox and Donna Summer star in tonight's vintage archive crop. Presented by Steve Wright.
Producer Mark Hagen (S) Repeated next Saturday Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Unknown: Tori Amos
Unknown: Bette Midler
Unknown: Gilbert O'Sullivan
Unknown: Def Leppard
Unknown: Samantha Fox
Unknown: Donna Summer
Presented By: Steve Wright.
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Snooker

The opening frames of this evening's quarter-final sessions in the UK championship. Dougie Donnelly presents the action from Bournemouth, with commentary by Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo , Jim Meadowcroft and Willie Thome. (S)


Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: Jim Meadowcroft
Commentary By: Willie Thome.

: The Money Programme

The People Smugglers. Increasingly more profitable than drug smuggling, the transportation of immigrants into
Britain is big business. Tonight's film follows the progress of people from Asia. through the Balkans, to warehouses in Calais - and their problems with vicious gangs.
Producer Charles Colville ; Series editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/moneyprogramme


Producer: Charles Colville
Editor: Diarmuid Jeffreys

: Rick Stein's Seafood Lovers' Guide

Silver eels, edible seaweed, langoustines and landlocked herring await Rick Stein as his search for seafood delicacies takes him to Northern Ireland. See Choice.
Director/Producer David Pritchard (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/food/rickstein
RT SHOP: book available for 115.99 including p&p (normally £20). To order. send a cheque, payable to RT Shop. to [address removed]. or call [number removed] (national rate).
John Peet : page 15; Braised trout with mint, parsley and caper sauce - Food: page 47


Unknown: Rick Stein
Producer: David Pritchard
Unknown: Rick Stein
Unknown: John Peet

: Friends for Dinner

Rick Stein helps Suffolk farmer's wife Sue Raynor with a dinner party. Having never cooked fish before, can she get to grips with filleting and boning? See Choice.
Executive producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt ; Series producer Nichola Hegarty
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/food/friends


Unknown: Rick Stein
Unknown: Sue Raynor
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer: Nichola Hegarty

: The X Files

Continuing the new series of the cult US drama series. Hungry. A fast-food employee with a disturbing eating disorder could hold the clue to a grisly murder.


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Rob Roberts: Chad E Donella
Derwood Spinks: Mark Pellegrino
DrMindyRinehart: Judith Hoag
Sylvia Jassey: Lois Foraker

: Telling Tales

Aunt Eveline. In tonight's monologue, Alan Bennett remembers a cinema pianist with a confusing anatomy.
Director Tristram Powell (S) (W) RT SHOP: CD. L10.99 (normally f 12.99). and cassette. £7.99 (normally
£9.99), plus 99p p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate), or send cheque. payable to RT Shop. to: [address removed] BBC book. price £9.99. is available from tomorrow


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Director: Tristram Powell

: Back to the Floor

r Working Girl. Naughty knickers, frilly bras and sex toys await Ann Summers ' boss Jacqueline Gold as she spends a week working at the factory. See Choice.
Producer Kelly Webb-Lamb ; Series producer Hugh Dehn (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/floor


Unknown: Ann Summers
Unknown: Jacqueline Gold
Producer: Kelly Webb-Lamb
Producer: Hugh Dehn

: Newsnight

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


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Snooker

Garry Richardson introduces highlights of today's quarter-final action at the UK championship.


Introduces: Garry Richardson

: Despatch Box

Highlights from Westminster.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Crunch Toyshop (W) 74498 1.00
Mosaico Hispanico (S) 15818 1.30 Tilings attheAlhambra: a mathematical perspective (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Religious Education: The Test ofTimethe enduring nature of Jesus's message (S)
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 7 and 8) -Japanese for beginners.
Working In Health and Care 5.00 RCN Men's Health
Open University 6.00 School Is for All: Including Michael
6.30 They Did It Their Way Ends 7.00am. (S)

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