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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 10.50.

Noddy in Toyland
Noddy and the Skittle children try to find Martha Monkey. (R)

7.30 Smurfs' Adventures
Animated tales of the blue folk. (R)

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

8.15 The All-New Popeye Show
Fun with the cartoon sailor. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo, Bear and Dumpty set off to track down the mysterious Big Boot. Repeated at 1pm (R)

8.45 Oakie Doke
Fun with the Oakie Hollows folk. (R)

9.00 Playdays
Poppy has an elephant encounter. (R)

9.15 Teddy Trucks
Wilson has a nasty accident. Repeated at 2pm (R)

9.25 Noddy in Toyland
Noddy and DJ try to raise money. (R)

9.50 Spider
Today, the tale of when Panda came to stay. Repeated at 2.35pm (R)

10.00 Tetetubbies Advent Calendar
(R) (S)
Then Teletubbies
The dancing teddy bear turns up and the friends do a twisty dance. (S)
BBC MUSIC: Teletubbies CD, price £10.99, and cassette, £7.99

10.30 Tweenies
Bella keeps having to apologise - will her friends have to do the same? (R) (S) (W) BBC TWEENIES MAGAZINE: published monthly, price £1.25, from newsagents


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

: Harry and the Hendersons

The Candidate. The city council needs an environmentally-friendly candidate. (R)(S)

: Heartbreak High

Drazic and Anita can't afford a flat unless Drazi goes back to his old ways. (R) (S)

: Working Lunch

The latest business news.

: Children's BBC: Polka Dot Shorts

Ends 2.40.

Shown at 8.40am

: Children's BBC: Pablo, the Little Red Fox

Pablo's pals get fed up with him. (R)

: Children's BBC: Charlie Chalk

Trader Jones tries to harvest coconuts. (R)

: Children's BBC: Penny Crayon

Penny pays a visit to Wonderland. (R)

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Poppy and Peggy find a pie. (R)

: Children's BBC: Teddy Trucks

Shown at 9.15am

: Children's BBC: Postman Pat

Snow drifts force Pat onto a sledge in order to deliver a parcel to Hill Top Farm. (R)

: Children's BBC: Greenclaws

Claws is off on holiday -but where? (R)

: Children's BBC: Spider

Shown at 9.50am

: Westminster Live

Coverage from the Commons of Prime Minister's Questions.
Series editor Jon Williams (S) CONTACT DETAILS: fax [number removed] or


Editor: Jon Williams

: Yes Minister

The Compassionate Society
Staff cuts stir trouble between
Hacker and Humphrey. (R) (S)48i BBC PRODUCTS: paperback, £8.99, plus a selection of videos and audio cassettes, available from retailers

: Ready Steady Cook

Against-the-clock cookery test, with Ainsley Harriott. (S)


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: The Weakest Link

Another round of the general knowledge elimination quiz, with Anne Robinson. (S) (W)


Unknown: Anne Robinson.


Steve Wright unveils pop performances from the past.
Producer Mark Hagen (S) Repeated next Saturday Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Unknown: Steve Wright
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Explorers. Sisko builds a starship from an old blueprint found during an archaeological dig on Bajor. (R) (S)

: The Morecambe and Wise Show

Classic comedy from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. Tonight, the duo attempt to play with an orchestra and offer their own interpretation of a scene from Macbeth.
With guests the Mike Sammes Singers and Shani Wallis.
Producer Colin Clews (BW) (R) (S)


Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Unknown: Ernie Wise.
Singers: Mike Sammes
Singers: Shani Wallis.
Producer: Colin Clews

: Rick Stein's Seafood Lovers' Guide

Rick Stein 's seafood quest takes him to Ireland where he enjoys salted ling from Cork, wild smoked salmon, fresh run sea trout and a sea moss pudding. See Choice.
Director/Producer David Pritchard (S) (W) RT SHOP: book available for 15.99 including p&p (normally L20). To order, send a cheque, payable to RT Shop, to [address removed], or call [number removed] (national rate).
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/food/rickstein
Grilled oysters with Parmesan - Food: page 51


Unknown: Rick Stein
Producer: David Pritchard
Unknown: Rick Stein

: Friends for Dinner

Top chef Raymond Blanc helps out at a dinner party thrown by fan Chris McMullon. Chris then receives an invitation from Blanc to prepare a starter at his acclaimed restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons. See Choice.
Executive producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt : Series producer Nichola Hegarty
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/food/friends


Unknown: Raymond Blanc
Unknown: Chris McMullon.
Producer: Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer: Nichola Hegarty

: The X Files

Rush. Following the brutal murder of a deputy sheriff, Mulder and Scully encounter a group of teenagers who somehow move faster than the eye can see.


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Tony Reed: Rodney Scott
MaxArden: Scott Cooper
Chastity Raines: Nicky Aycox
Sheriff Harden: Tom Bower
Mrs Reed: Ann Dowd
Mr Babbitt: David Wells
Deputy Foster: Les Lannom
Deputy: Christopher Wynne

: 10x10: New Directors

Wrecked. Another chance to see this award-winning short about a birthday boy who almost succeeds in chatting up a beautiful blonde - before disaster intervenes. Featuring Joanne Sherryden and Robert Dunn.
Written and directed by Eric Christiansen ; Producer Sol Papadopolous
(R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Joanne Sherryden
Unknown: Robert Dunn.
Directed By: Eric Christiansen
Producer: Sol Papadopolous

: When I Grow Up ...

Young people from different cultures talk about their hopes, dreams and fears of what the future may hold. (S)

: Back to the Floor

Into the Lions' Den. Chairman of Millwall football club
Theo Paphitis goes back to the floor to serve burgers to rival fans, mop up after vandals and try to persuade his players to pay for their breakfast. See Choice.
Producer Sarah Bampton ; Series producer Hugh Dehn (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/floor


Unknown: Theo Paphitis
Producer: Sarah Bampton
Producer: Hugh Dehn

: Newsnight

Analysis of the news with Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Masterclass

Barbara Bonney - Lieder. The American soprano takes young singers through four of the greatest works in the song repertoire and reveals that German lieder are in fact all about sex. Introduced by James Naughtie. (S) (W)


Unknown: Barbara Bonney
Introduced By: James Naughtie.

: Despatch Box

Michael Dobbs introduces highlights of the day's events in Westminster.


Introduces: Michael Dobbs

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Crunch Entrepreneur of the Year (W)
89998 1.00 Ouverture: Dimanche en Anjou 14375 1.30 Teletel: how the French tried to put a computer in every home (S)
Parenting 2.00 The Pocket Guide to Parenting Plus (9) (W) Languages 4.00 Make Italian Your Business (part 2) - business Italian for intermediate learners.
Working in Health and Care 5.00 RCN Men's Health - a look at awareness of testicular and prostate cancer
Open University 6.00 School IsforAlliGoing to the Beeches
6.30 Management in Chinese Cultures Ends 7.00am. (S)

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