Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and pals do spring cleaning. (R)
7.10 Dastardly and Muttley
Pigeon-pursuing missions. (R)
Chuckie gets a haircut in today's double-bill. (R) (S)
8.00 The Really Wild Show
Michaela Strachan meets real-life Lion King stars. With sign language.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1
(S) (W) WEBSITE: [website removed]
8.25 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Fun with the French hero. Today, the tale of the queen's nanny. (R) (S)
Bert Monkey's tail makes Noddy's day start with a crash.
Repeated at 1pm (R) (S)
BBC GAME: Noddy's Magic Adventure for Playstation, price Â£19.99
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"):
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 What? Where? When? Why?
(ages 7-9) People Who Help Us: Out of School (S) 3059820 9.15 Watch (ages 5-7) Magic Grandad 90 Years Ago: Cars and No Cars (S)
9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Jester (S) 8941511 9.45
Dynamo (early years) Numeracy: Number Three (S)
Po and Laa-Laa march while peacocks strut. (R) (S)
BBC CD-ROM: Play with the Teletubbies, for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
The friends set up an art gallery. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD-ROM: Tweenies: Ready to Play. for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
10.50 Tales of Europe (ages 7-9) The Lady of Stavoren (S)
11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-5) Side by Side: In Out Though/Homes (S) 2171714 11.20 Revisewise (ages 7-9) Preparing for Your Tests (S) 7509462 11.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Texts: Those Horrible
Tudors (S) 6591207 11.50 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Environment- Water, Air, Land: Conflicts (S) 7212424 12.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Maps: Transport (S)
The latest consumer and business news. CEEFAX: page
Romantic comedy starring Wendy Hiller and Roger Livesey. A young woman is determined to marry an elderly millionaire. But, marooned on the Isle of Mull, she meets the local laird and begins to waver. Directors Michael Powell and Emeric
Pressburger(1945. U) (BW) (S)Films: pp 60-64 *****
Coverage of today's Prime Minister's Questions.
Series editor Jon Williams (S) CONTACT DETAILS: on Tuesday
UK Today): Weather (S) (W)
The Greasy Pole. Sir Humphrey tries to persuade Jim to support an economically sound proposal. Written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
Against-the-clock cookery, with Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S) Celebrity Ready Steady Cook is tonight at
7.30pm on BBC1
General-knowledge quiz, with Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
Queen, Kate Bush , ABC, Rose Royce , Donna Summer, Alison Moyet, Soft Cell, The Damned, Steve Winwood, Haircut 100 and Darts star in a Valentine's Day special.
Repeated next Saturday (S) Top of the Pops Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1 WEBSITE: [web address removed] BBC MUSIC: TOTP 2 - Seventies Rock available on double CD and cassette
Who Are You? Using Buffy's body, rogue slayer Faith gets up to her old tricks. Meanwhile, the vampire vanquisher herself is kidnapped by the Watcher's Counci
Repeated on Friday at 11.50pm (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/buffy
Smoke Rings. From small-time bootleggers to mafiosi, tobacco smugglers cost Britain billions in uncollected tax. How has this criminal business taken such a hold?
Producer Mark Gregory ; Editor Martin Small (S) (W)
Chocolate. In the final programme of the series, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is asked to create a dream room for die-hard chocoholic Netty. Can the flamboyant designer match the sweet tastes of the Colwyn Bay mother-of-two? Director Caspar Peacock ; Series editor Elaine Hackett (S) (W)
Vertigo. Manhattan's highest pool is among tonight's inspirations as skinny-dipping Diarmuid Gavin transforms a two-tiered asphalt wasteland into a beautiful roof garden. Director Lucy Hooper ; Producer Dan Adamson (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/homefront
BBC BOOK: Home Front in the Garden by Diarmuid Gavin , hardback £18.99
Sixth in a ten-part drama tracking the fortunes of the Freeman family over the second half of the 20th century.
17 Passion turns to obsession for James. See Choice.
Dramatised by Neil Biswas from the novel by Tim Pears
Producer Claire Hirsch ; Director David Moore (S) (W)
Concluding the series which observes underconfident men and women as they receive professional help with their communications and assertiveness skills.
Mark and Karen. Mark wants to express himself through poetry and Karen has her sights set on aromatherapy.
Director Ian Denver ; Series producer Janice Gabriel (S) (W) INFORMATION: call the free BBC Action Line [number removed] or see Ceefax page 636 or the website: www.bbc.co.uk/health/confidence
Analysis of the news with Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)
Text Messaging. A Valentine's Day guide to the latest communications craze: text messaging on mobile phones. Director Sean Grundy ; Executive producer Michael Poole (S) (W)
In tonight's look at the nation's youth, Mike and his mum disagree on drinking, smoking and sex. Contains strong language. (S) (W)
With Michael Dobbs.
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Bringing Home the Bacon 44221 1.00
Athens - Democracy for the Few (S) 25757 1.30 Looking at What Happens in Hospital (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Short Circuit Health (S) Languages 4.00 Talk French (parts 3-6)
Working in the Arts 5.00 Team Leadership and Business Skills-with expert advice and real-life examples.
Open University 6.00 Cultures of the Walkman (S) 78776 6.30 Imagining New Worlds Ends 7.00am. (S)