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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.

Fireman Sam
Station Officer Steele finds fame as a TV star. Repeated at 1pm (R)

7.10 Playdays
Poppy learns a lesson about the value of sharing. (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
Who is knocking at Bear's door? (R)

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

: School programme*

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Sweetie and The Four Friends and the Elephant (S) 4512389 9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) Rumble in the Jungle Presenter Paul Ewing becomes an intrepid explorer (S)
9787739 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) BiffoftheJungle Biff , Wilma and Floppy find themselves stuck in a jungle (S) 3864420 9.45 The
Pocket-Size Guide to Parenting (S) (W)


Presenter: Paul Ewing
Unknown: Biffofthejungle Biff

: Children's BBC

Ends 10.50.

Teletubbies Advent Calendar
The first of 25 magic moments as the colourful quartet begin their countdown to Christmas. (R) (S)

Then Teletubbies
The Tubbies imitate a dog barking and watch two children paint a kennel. (R) (S) BBC MUSIC: Teletubbies CD, price £10.99, and cassette, £7.99

: Tweenies

The Tweenies play an odd one out game. (R) (S) (W)
BBC MUSIC: Tweenies No 1. a single CD, available from retailers

: School programmes

10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Frogs (S) 6821371 11.05
Numbertime (ages 5-7) Money: Coin Equivalents to 20p (S)
11.20 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-11) Colorado Drylands, USA
Another look at how people shape and influence their surroundings (S) 4597325 11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Tenths: Decimals (S)
11.50 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: Out and About (S) 7098062 12.10 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Snap Shots: Evacuation (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business news and consumer developments.

: Children's BBC: Fireman Sam

(Shown at 7am) (R)

: School programme

Look and Read (ages 7-9) Spywatch: the Poster Comes to Life Norman feels homesick. (S)

: Snooker

Live coverage of the UK championship from the Bournemouth International
Centre. Today sees the first of the semi-finals in which the winner is guaranteed to earn at least L41,000 in prize money.
In last year's semi-finals
Mark Stevens beat John Higgins by 9-7 and Mark Williams , who went on to win the tournament, beat Stephen Hendry 9-6. The match is the best of 17 frames and played over two sessions. Dougie Donnelly introduces the action, with commentary from Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and Willie Thome. (5)
Including at
3.20 News; Regional News (Digital: UK Today); Weather


Unknown: Mark Stevens
Unknown: John Higgins
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Introduces: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thome.

: The Simpsons

Who Shot Mr Burns ? (part 2). Mr Burns has been shot and the trail leads to the Simpsons' front door. (R) (S)
6.20 Bart after Dark. While Marge is out of town, Homer allows Bart to work at a burlesque house. (S)

: Snooker

The first semi-final in the UK championship concludes this evening. Dougie Donnelly presents live coverage of the second session of this best-of-17-frames match. (S)


Unknown: Dougie Donnelly

: The Good Life

Another episode of the classic seventies comedy. Home Sweet Home. A boar-walker pays a visit.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Producer John Howard Davies (R) (S) 46


Written By: John Esmonde
Written By: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter: Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbetter: Paul Eddington
MrMay: Edwin Brown
Mrs Weaver: Charmain May

: Clarissa and the Countryman

Clarissa Dickson Wright continues her celebration of the countryside with friend and hill farmer Johnny Scott.
In Northern Ireland. Clarissa and Johnny investigate a project designed to conserve unique wetlands, meet the priest who runs an eel fishing co-operative and sample the traditional way of making maggots more lively.
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

Bird Garden. This week Charlie Dimmock and wildlife expert Chris Baines transform a bare garden plot into a paradise for birds. Charlie also gets expert tips on feeding birds from Bill Oddie , finds out how to build a nest box and gives a helping hand to some house martins.
Producer Stephen Moss : Executive producer Fiona Pitcher (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris Baines
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Producer: Stephen Moss
Producer: Fiona Pitcher

: Conquistadors

r Continuing the series in which Michael Wood travels across the Americas to trace the story of the 16th-century
Spanish Conquest of the New World.
The Conquest of the Incas. The overthrow of the Inca empire was led by Francisco Pizarro and his brothers who set out to conquer a civilisation with a Bronze Age mentality and virtually unknown to the outside world. See Choice.
Director David Wallace : Producer Rebecca Dobbs (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Conquistadors by Michael Wood. price £18.99. from retailers


Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Francisco Pizarro
Director: David Wallace
Producer: Rebecca Dobbs
Unknown: Michael Wood.

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

The Squire's Walking Stick. Ireland's tallest oak tree was originally planted 250 years ago to supply timber to the British Navy. It was never harvested and has become something of a family treasure. (s) (w)

: Harry Enfield and Chums

Tonight's comic sketches feature HPostino Pat , while the Self-Righteous Brothers find another target and Kevin the Teenager is up to his old tricks. Featuring Kathy Burke , Paul Whitehouse and special guest Dawn French.
Director Dominic Brigstocke ; Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise (R) (S)


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

: Newsnight

Analysis of the day's news, with Jeremy Vine.
(S) (W)


Presenter: Jeremy Vine

: Snooker

Garry Richardson introduces highlights of the day's semi-finals action at the UK championship.


Introduces: Garry Richardson

: Attachments

In the concluding part of the drama series,
Mike confronts Luce about her relationship with Will.
Shown on Tuesday at 9pm (S) (W)

: Choice World Clubbing

Continuing the definitive guide to clubbing in eight of the world's most vibrant cities.
Tonight Roger Sanchez takes viewers around Buenos Aires, said to offer the maddest nightlife in Argentina.
Director Paul Clay ; Series producer Annabelle Barnett (S) (W)


Unknown: Roger Sanchez
Director: Paul Clay
Producer: Annabelle Barnett

: Trevor Nelson's Urban Choice

The cutting-edge music show hosted by Trevor Nelson tonight features
Jazzie B protege Wookie, new London outfit Nash and a set from Asian singer/songwriter Mustaq. Ends 1.50am. Producer Shurwin Beckford : Series producer Serena Cross (W)


Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Jazzie B
Producer: Shurwin Beckford

: BBC Learning Zone

GCSE Brteslze Animal Biology Ends 5.00am. (S)

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