Polka Dot Shorts
Animated fun in the polka-dot land of Roo. (R)
7.10 Smurfs' Adventures
Fun with the blue-tinged people. (R) (S)
Animated capers with the little ankle-biters. (R) (S)
8.00 Blue Peter
Children's magazine. Today, how to make a Valentine card, news about Comic Relief and Mel B performs live in the studio.
Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)
8.25 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Animated adventures set in 17th-century France. (R) (S)
8.50 Yoho Ahoy!
Animated double bill.
Crow is trying to draw Cat. but Cat keeps moving, and Plunder needs help to crack open a coconut. Repeated at 1pm (R) (S)
BBC CD-ROM: available for PC, price Â£19.99, from retailers
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) A New Home for Tiger (S) 3195676 9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7)
Consonant Clusters: The Grumpalump (S) 2073744 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Biff and the Queen of Hearts (S) 8087367 9.45 Dynamo (early years) Science - Eggs, Camouflage and Plants (S)
Po and Tinky Winky dance together, while Laa-Laa and Dipsy go for a walk. (R) (S) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
The Tweenies make cards to post to each other in their cardboard postbox. (R) (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5)
Bricks (S) 823176311.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Number Five (S)
11.20 Revisewise (ages 7-9)
Preparing for Your Tests (S)
11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Measure: Holidays (S) 6620763 11.50 Music Makers (ages 7-9) In the Fields (Structure) (S) 7341980 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Ancient
Egypt: Pharaohs and Gods (S) 543
Consumer news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
A double bill of pirate animation. Shown at 8.50am (S)
A view of another holiday destination.
Musical drama starring Bing Crosy and Ingrid Bergman.
Father O'Malley finds himself at odds with Sister Benedict when he tries to help a run-down school.
Director Leo McCarey (1945, U)
(BW)(S) Films: pp 60-64 ***
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Topical daytime studio debate hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Editor Dominique Vulliamy (S) (W)
Beat-the- clock cookery show with Ainsley Harriott. (S)
The first of the week's daily outings of the elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson. There's another edition tonight at 8.30pm on BBC1. (S) (W)
Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson. Grampa and Mr Burns do battle over a collection of priceless art.
A S/mpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm (R) (S)
Home Is Where the Heart Attack Is. Phil bribes Will to buy him a cheeseburger. (R) (S)
6.45 Take My Cousin Please. Will tries to boost his grades by introducing his professor to Hilary. (R) (5)
The series eploring human understanding of the planet.
The Roof of the World. Scientists venture into the Himalayas in an attempt to understand more about how the vast range was created and uncover an extraordinary theory which explains not only how mountains rise but also how they fall. Producer Cynthia Page ; Executive Producer Richard Reisz
(R) (S) (W)
University College London and the University of Manchester compete for a quarter-final place. With Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)
j The Architect, the Clerk and the Money. At St Paul's
Julian Richards helps to locate the remains of Lawrence Spencer , Clerk of Works and assistant to Sir Christopher Wren in the construction of the cathedral. Archaeologists have been asked to move Spencer's remains to protect them from new building plans, so Richards uses the opportunity to explore the story of St Paul 's through the life of the only man. apart from Wren, to be present forthe laying of both the first and final stone. Last in the current series which returns next year. Producers Suzanne Daggar/lan Potts; Executive producer
Caroline van den Brul (S) (W)
Priceless Cargo. Adventurer Steve Sargison faces the toughest challenge of his career as he contemplates an 80m dive in clear Philippine waters to a wreck that may yield a fortune in gold. The locals insist the site is haunted -three divers have already died trying to reach it - and Sargison is running out of time. Narrated by Ian McShane. Director Paul Bradshaw ; Series producer Will Aslett (R) (S) (W)
Hunchback! Historian David Oxley travels to Leicesterto prove the innocence of Richard III , the "prince-killer".
Director Sean Grundy ; Series producer Tom Ware (R) (S) (W)
Paul Merton 's guest this week is TV presenter Lorraine Kelly , whose pet hates include "pedal-bin hair".
Producers Victoria Payne. Richard Wilson Repeated Sunday (S) (W)
The day's main news stories, with KirstyWark.
Editor Sian Kevill (S) (W)
A series of 18 true stories to be screened over the next ten weekday nights about growing up in 21st-century Britain. , Firstly, in Don't Sleep with Any DJs, Laura's obsession with an MC on the UK garage scene causes tension with her girlfriends. And, in Dead Man Walking, Boy, young fathers are caught up in an endless cycle of fighting on one of the roughest estates in Europe. Contains strong language.
Directors Wendie Ottewill and Mags Gavan: Series producer Richard Macer
(S) (W) John Peel: page 15
Followed by Turning Points Former Home and Awaystar Isla Fisher talks about her move to Paris to study mime.
Political analysis, with Sian Williams.
Editor Jon Williams
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Persisting Dreams (S)
1.30 Taking Note
Secondary Schools 2.00 Short Circuit Biology (S) Languages 4.00 France Inside Out (parts 3 and 4) Working in the Arts 5.00 Rim
Open University 6.00 Frederick the Great and Sans Souci (S)
18706 6.30 Paris- Spectacle of Modernity Ends 7am. (S)