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: Children's BBC Breakfast

Ends 10.50.

Noddy in Toyland
Noddy is stranded when his car is stolen. (R)

7.30 Smurfs' Adventures
Animated fun. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
The story of the famous painter LS Lowry.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
Fun with the spinach-eating sailor. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Bear creates a robot to help with the chores.
Repeated at 1pm (R)

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

8.55 Playdays
Peggy and Mark see big shire horses and a tiny Shetland pony at the stables. (R)

9.15 Angelmouse
Animation about a mouse sent from heaven to help out. Repeated at 2.35pm (R)

9.25 Noddy In Toyland
Noah is given a surprise birthday party. (R)

9.50 Pingu
Fun with the clumsy, misunderstood penguin. Repeated at 2pm (R)

10.00 Tetetubbies Advent Calendar (R) (S)

Then Teletubbies
The Teletubbies watch some children go on a boat trip to see seals. (S)

10.30 Tweenies
Jake and Fizz get excited about dragons. They learn about hibernation. (R) (S) (W)


Narrator ("Brum"): Toyah Willcox

: Harry and the Hendersons

Bride and Gloom. Brett decides to marry an Albanian au-pair so she can stay in the country.
(R) (S)

: Heartbreak High

Anita and Mai put themselves in a dangerous position. (R) (S)

: Working Lunch

All the latest business and consumer news.

: Children's BBC: Polka Dot Shorts

Ends 2.40.

Shown at 8.40am

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

Pumpkin and Pablo seek food at the market. (R)

: Children's BBC: Charlie Chalk

Trader Jones produces a miracle cure for Charlie's "sneezes". (R)

: Children's BBC: Penny Crayon

On a camping trip, Penny helps a gypsy whose puppy has been stolen. (R)

: Children's BBC: Playdays

In Scotland, Peggy and her friends feed the birds and make a bird-hide. (R)

: Children's BBC: Pingu

Shown at 9.50am

: Children's BBC: Postman Pat

Pat looks out for Katy's missing doll. (R)

: Children's BBC: Greenclaws

Poor old Greenclaws is down in the dumps. (R)

: Children's BBC: Angelmouse

Shown at 9.15am

: Westminster Live

Diana Madill offers a chance for viewers to quiz MPs. (S) CONTACT DETAILS: see Wednesday


Unknown: Diana Madill

: News; Regional News

UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

: Gardeners' World

Chris Beardshaw visits the Sir Harold Hiller garden and arboretum. (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris Beardshaw
Unknown: Harold Hiller

: Yes Minister

Doing the Honours. Budget cuts are suddenly found when the civil service dislike Jim Hacker 's alternatives. (R) (S)


Unknown: Jim Hacker

: Ready Steady Cook

Ainsley Harriott 's against-the-clock cookery show. (S)


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott

: The Weakest Link

Anne Robinson hosts the general knowledge quiz. (S) (W)


Unknown: Anne Robinson

: Roswell High

Blind Date. Liz is set up with her "perfect date" after winning a radio contest.


Max Evans: Jason Behr
Michael Guerin: Brendan Fehr
Liz Parker: Shiri Appleby
Isabel: Katherine Heigl
Maria: Majandra Delfino
Alex: Colin Hanks

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Something Blue

Willow's spell goes awry, causing Giles to go blind and Buffy and Spike to fall in love.
(Postponed from last Thursday) (Repeated tomorrow 11.20pm) (S) (W) [Web address removed]


Buffy Summers: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Rupert Giles: Anthony Stewart Head
Xander Harris: Nicholas Brendon
Willow Rosenberg: Alyson Hannigan
Spike: James Marsters
Riley: Marc Blucas

: First Sight

Dancing for Glory. As hundreds of couples battle it out at the London championships in ballroom and Latin dancing, First Sight goes behind the scenes with three hopefuls as they begin a season of dance competitions.
Producer Paul Dawe : Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations


Producer: Paul Dawe

: Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines

Jeremy Clarkson lives the high life aboard a spectacular super yacht, sneaks up on a Swedish stealth warship, races in the Florida Everglades in a V8-powered swamp buggy and rides on a life-sized mechanical elephant in Shropshire.
Producers Richard Pearson and Andy Wilman (R) (S)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Producers: Richard Pearson
Producers: Andy Wilman

: Top Gear

In the last of the current series, Tiff Needell learns some tips from Hollywood movie stunt drivers. Jason Barlow takes a look back over a significant year for motorists which has seen massive cuts in car prices and a fuel crisis which brought the country to a standstill. With Vicki Butler-Henderson . The series returns early next year.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price £3. 50. available monthly from newsagents


Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Richard Pearson

: Horizon

Atlantis Reborn Again. A revised repeat of a controversial film examining bestselling author Graham Hancock 's popular but hotly-disputed theory about a lost ancient civilisation that brought knowledge to the rest of the world. Using the latest astronomy and archaeology, the programme tests the theory. Horizon returns in the new year. See Choice.
Producer Chris Hale : Series editor Bettina Lemer (S) (W)


Unknown: Graham Hancock
Producer: Chris Hale
Editor: Bettina Lemer

: Stella Street

Tonight's episode of the satirical comedy sees Michael Caine 's old friend driven mad by Tony Blackburn , while
Marion Brando picks a fight with David Bowie , (S)


Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Tony Blackburn
Unknown: Marion Brando
Unknown: David Bowie

: Clarkson

In the penultimate programme of his talk show, Jeremy Clarkson meets aristocratic hellraiser Jamie Blandford.
Director Brian Klein ; Producer Rob Baker
Repeated next Sunday (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Jamie Blandford.
Director: Brian Klein
Producer: Rob Baker

: Newsnight

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


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Masterclass

Sir Anthony Dowell - Shadowplay. In his last season as director of the Royal Ballet, Anthony Dowell works with four dancers from the company on a pas de deux from Antony Tudor's Shadowplay. Introduced by James Naughtie.
Director Francesca Kemp (S) (W) The series continues next Sunday


Unknown: Sir Anthony Dowell
Unknown: Anthony Dowell
Introduced By: James Naughtie.
Director: Francesca Kemp

: Despatch Box

Today's events in Westminster, presented by Sian Williams.


Presented By: Sian Williams.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Does Science Matter? (S) 7973080 1.20
What Have the Nineties Ever Done for Us? 2254757 1.30 Final
Frontier (W) 2168689 1.45 What Have the Nineties Ever Done for Us? 3355573 2.00 Making Contact (S) 79641 2.30 Mapping the Milky Way (S) 98776 3.00 Asteroid Hunters
Parenting 3.30 The Pocket Guide to Parenting Plus (10) (W) Languages 4.00 Make Japanese Your Business Working In Health and Care 5.00 The Future
Open University 6.00 It's Only Plastic (S) 73202 6.30 Given Enough Rope Ends 7.00am. (S)

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