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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Fun with the clumsy, sometimes misunderstood penguin. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy and Poppy see all kinds monkeys when they visit Banham Zoo. (R)

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

7.50 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas and Matt Baker visit San Francisco and the notorious prison island Alcatraz. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S)(W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
A triple bill of cartoon antics. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Bear tries to take a picture of Bibble. (R)

8.50 Brum
Animated automobile tales. Narrated by Toyah Willcox. (R)

WEBSITE: [web address removed]


Presenter (Blue Peter): Simon Thomas
Presenter (Blue Peter): Matt Baker
Narrator (Brum): Toyah Willcox

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Forces: Push andPulHS) 2371617 9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Forces: Falling (S) 1118653 9.30 Words and Pictures
(ages 5-7) The Magic Brush (S) 2431769 9.45 The Pocket-Size
Guide to Parenting (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/schools

: Teletubbies

Ends 10.50.

Po looks around Teletubbyland for Tinky Winky.
(R) (S)

: Tweenies

Doodles thinks a monster is in his stomach. (R) (S) (W)

: School programmes

10.50 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-12) Using the Land: Changing Industry (S) 2578699 11.00
Numbertime (ages 5-7) Money: Change from 10p (S)
11.15 Watch (ages 5-7) Art Start: Collage (S) 6358214 11.30
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Fractions:
Thirds and Sixths (S) 1134030 11.50 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Living: Taking the Plunge (S)
12.10 Focus (ages 9-11) Citizenship: Give a Little Bit (Responsibilities) (S) (W)

: Working Lunch

A roundup of the latest business and consumer news.

: Angelmouse

Ends 1.10
Angelmouse receives an incomplete message. Featuring the voice of David Jason. (R)


Unknown: David Jason.

: Pingu

Shown at 7am

: School programme

Look and Read (ages 7-9) Spywatch: Trouble for Mary IS)

: Snooker

Dougie Donnelly introduces the second day of quarter-final coverage in this year's UK championship at Bournemouth International Centre. Matches are the best of 17 frames as players compete for a place in tomorrow's semi-finals.
In the commentary box for today's sessions are the regular team of Clive Everton,
Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo , Jim Meadowcroft and Willie Thorne. (S)


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: Willie Thorne.

: 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)

: Snooker

The concluding frames of this afternoon's session of the UK championship quarter-finals at Bournemouth. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport


Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.

: Roswell High

Into the Woods. Liz and Maria become involved in the aliens' journey to investigate sightings of a new UFO.
Sheriff Valenti is torn between work and family. (S)

: Snooker

Dougie Donnelly introduces the opening frames of the evening session, which sees the last of the quarter-finals being played out in Bournemouth. (S)


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly

: First Sight

Foy's Force. Wendy Robbins goes on the beat with Chief Supt Simon Foy who polices London's Brixton. He is struggling to curb the robberies, shootings and drug dealing that have made his patch Britain's street-crime capital.
Producer Jonathan Brunert : Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/londonlive
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Unknown: Wendy Robbins
Unknown: Supt Simon Foy
Producer: Jonathan Brunert

: Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments

Concluding the series celebrating some of Britain's great building and engineering feats.
Pleasure Palaces. Dibnah looks at structures built for arts and leisure, including London's Victoria and Albert Museum , Edinburgh'sScott Monument and Blackpool Tower.
Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood and Claire Powell (R) (S) (W) BBC BOOK: paperback, price Lll.99, available from retailers


Unknown: Albert Museum
Producer: David Hall
Producers: Mike Greenwood
Producers: Claire Powell

: Top Gear

In this week's edition of the motoring magazine, Tiff Needell investigates the growing popularity of the push-button gear-shift, and the recently beefed up Vauxhall Astra coupe goes head-to-head with Toyota's newly boosted Celica. With Jason Barlow , Vicki Butler-Henderson and Adrian Simpson. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price L3.50, available monthly from newsagents


Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Unknown: Adrian Simpson.
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Richard Pearson

: Horizon

rSupermassive Black Holes. In June this year, the Hubble telescope helped solve one of the biggest cosmology problems - how and why galaxies are created. It revealed the existence of supermassive black holes in every galaxy so far observed, including the Milky Way. Scientists are starting to believe that these supermassive black holes help trigger the birth of galaxies and so lie at the heart of the creation of stars, planets and life itself. See Choice.
Producer Zoe Heron : Series editor Bettina Lerner (S) (W) Websites on black holes - Webwatch: page 55


Producer: Zoe Heron
Editor: Bettina Lerner

: Stella Street

Continuing the cult satirical comedy that relocates top celebrities to the tranquillity of Surbiton. Tonight, Mick and Keith begin a world tour, leaving Bowie in charge of the shop. Written by John Sessions. Phil Comwell and Peter Richardson
Director Peter Richardson ; Producer Ben Swaffer (S)


Written By: John Sessions.
Written By: Phil Comwell
Written By: Peter Richardson
Director: Peter Richardson
Producer: Ben Swaffer

: Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson shares his irreverent and politically incorrect outlook on life with Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy and TV chef Jamie Oliver.
Director Brian Klein ; Producer Rob Baker (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Leader: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Jamie Oliver.
Director: Brian Klein
Producer: Rob Baker

: Newsnight

Analysis of the day's national and international news stories, with Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Snooker

Garry Richardson introduces the last of the quarter-final action and looks ahead to tomorrow's semi-finals.


Introduces: Garry Richardson

: Despatch Box

Today's events in Westminster.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Rough Science (S) 24826 1.00 Test Tube Miracle? (S) 65246 1.30 Background Brief - Science and the Psychics 2586081 1.45 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for
Us? 3780265 2.00 Lifelines (S) 36915 2.30 Healing the Whole 88772 (S) 3.00 Easing the Pain (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Performance Management in Schools: Programme 2
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 9 and 10) -Japanese for beginners.
Working In Hearth and Care 5.00 RCN Modem Nursing Skills - including advances in haemophilia treatment.
Open University 6.00 Galapagos: Research in the Reid (S) 42710 6.30 Seal Secrets Ends 7.00am. (S)

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