Polka Dot Shorts
More adventures in a polka-dot filled world.
Repeated at 1.10pm (R)
7.20 Smurfs' Adventures
Cartoon fun with the Smurfs. (R)
Carpet-crawling capers with the babies. (R) (S)
8.05 Blue Peter
Liz Barker helps erect the big top for circus troupe Cirque du Soleil's latest UK show. Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)
8.35 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Animated adventures in 17th-century France. (R) (S)
9.00 Yoho Ahoy!
Double bill of pirate fun on the high seas. (R) (S)
9.10 Noddy in Toyland
Fun with Noddy, Big Ears and friends. (R) (S)
9.35 Little Bear
A trio of tales based on the popular books for pre-school children. (R)
The Tubbies watch a girl having her hair braided by her mum. (R) (S)
When Doodles starts mimicking Bella, the Tweenies decide to play a "copying" game. (S) (W)
10.50 The Raccoons
Cartoon adventures with the residents of the Evergreen forest. (R) (S)
Presenter ("Blue Peter"):
Harry Henderson National Park. Harry's celebrity status turns the neighbourhood into a tourist attraction, angering local residents. (R) (S)
A new boy called Andrew arrives and has a dramatic effect on Melanie. Mai and Drazic start pilfering from the shark pool.
Vacation ideas from the Holiday series.
Weekday roundup of consumer and financial news.
Baz holds a birthday party for the ponies. (R)
Charlie and Why help their friends to redecorate a bedroom. (R)
Dilys falls off a ladder, leaving Norman with some explaining to do. (R)
Animated automobile adventures. The little car meets a helicopter. (R)
Action from the weekend's first-round matches at the World
Professional Darts championship, from the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey. Top players from around the globe compete for the prestigious title, which carries prize money of £46,000. A mammoth L52,000 is on offer for a nine-dart finish.
Introduced by Ray Stubbs and Bobby George. Commentary is provided by Tony Green and John Part. (W)
Including 3.20 News; Regional News (Digital: UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
The first of the week's daily editions of the elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson.
Homer reluctantly allows Mr Burns to join his bowling team, and Bart's T-shirt causes a student riot.
A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm.
Where There's a Will, There's a Way. Double-length episode in which Will and Carlton begin their first year of college by moving into their own apartment, while Philip and Vivian enjoy their newborn son. (R) (S)
First in a rerun of an eight-part series exploring the revolution in our understanding of our planet and its relationship to life. The Time Travellers. Geologists track down the planet's oldest surviving fragments, from the wastes of Greenland to the Barberton Mountains in South Africa, to draw a picture of our world being born. Presented by Aubrey Manning. Series producer David Sington ; Executive producer Richard Reisz
(R) (S) (W)
Jeremy Paxman is the questionmaster for another second-round encounter. Battling for a place in the quarter-finals are Queen's College, Cambridge, and St John's, Oxford.
Director Tracey Rooney : Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W) 8214 '
The Impossible Giraffe. Once thought to be the product of crossing a camel with a leopard, the giraffe's shape still amazes today. This film, set in East Africa, reveals the war between giraffes and the trees they eat and how its neck has enabled it to sculpt the African landscape.
Producer Sarah Byatt : Series producer Robin Hellier (R) (S) (W)
The Mystery of the Ml. In November 1925 Britain's biggest and most advanced submarine sank without trace, taking 69 men to their deaths. The Admiralty claimed it was a collision, others weren't so sure. An ex-Navy diver sets out to solve the mystery.
DirectorTim Lambert: Series producerWill Aslett (R) (S) (W)
First in a eight-part series charting short breaks to spectacular destinations in our solar system.
Voyager. Launched in 1977 to chart Jupiter. Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, the Voyagerspacecraft have captured images in extraordinary detail of strange moons, like
Triton, where geysers of nitrogen explode 80 miles high. Producer Becky Jones : Executive producer Alan Bookbinder (S) (W) The senes continues on Thursday at 9.50pm
First in a ten-part series in which guests share with host Paul Merton their worst nightmares in the hope of dispatching them to the dreaded Orwellian torture chamber. Tonight magician Paul Daniels reveals his pet hates, which include the motoring show Top Gear. See Choice. Director Geraldine Dowd : Producers Richard Wilson and Victoria Payne
Repeated on Friday at 11.20pm (S) (W)
The day's main news stories, presented by Kirsty Wark.
Editor Sian Kevill (S) (W)
Ray Stubbs presents highlights of the last four matches from the first round of the world championships from Frimley Green. Two seeds are in action tonight,
Andy Fordham plays Tony David while Kevin Paintertakes on AndyJenkins. (W)
Analysis of the day's political events.
Editor Jon Williams
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Open Advice A University without Walls
1.00 Framing and Forming (S) 51354 1.30 The Sonnet (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 English The Birth of Honor/ Shock Horror
Languages 4.00 Spain Inside Out (parts 3 and 4) - Spanish language and culture for beginners.
Working In Engineering 5.00 Careers
Open University 6.00 A Source of Inspiration (S) 88335 6.30 The Passionate Statistician Ends 7.00am. (Si