Polka Dot Shorts
Animated adventures in the polka dot land of Roo. (R)
7.10 Top Cat
An unusual animal follows Benny home from the zoo. (R)
Animated fun with the carpet-crawling kids. (R) (S)
8.00 Blue Peter
Matt introduces a new member of the team.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)
8.25 S Club 7 Go Wild
Jo O'Meara learns about the Asian elephant on a trek through its natural habitat in Thailand.(R) (S) (W)
8.50 Monster Rancher
Genki and co go in search of the floating castle and Moo. (S)
9.15 The Really Wild Show - Wildest Hits
Michaela Strachan travels to Borneo where she helps out at an orang-utan rehabilitation centre. (R) (S)
9.40 64 Zoo Lane
Animation. Victor tells the tale of a crocodile who becomes mean and nasty. (R)
The foursome watch two children who are looking in a pond for frogs. (R) (S)
BBC CD-ROM: Play with the Teletubbies, for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
When Doodles gets upset, he hides in the playhouse. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD-ROM: Tweenies: Ready to Play. for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
10.50 The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Animated arachnid antics with Itsy and his friends. (R)
11.10 The Animals of Farthing Wood
In the grip of winter, the animals find themselves confined. (R) (S)
11.35 The Raccoons
Animated comedy about the adventures of Bert and Melissa Raccoon. (R)
12.00 Harry and the Hendersons
More comedy with Bigfoot and his adopted family. (R) (S)
Weekday roundup of business and consumer news.
Australian high-school drama.
Kurt's passion for the environment threatens his relationship with Nikki, while Anita takes Sarah under her wing. (R) (S)
Sports drama. Teenager
Mitchell Goosen moves from California to live with relatives in Ohio. Initially ostracised by his new classmates, he uses his rollerblading skills to win over his enemies.
Director Rob Bowman (1993, PG)
(S) Films: pp 58-64 ***
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Another topical studio debate hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Culinary contest presided over by Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S)
Elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
The Cham Cham. Lady Penelope and Tin Tin investigate a cabaret act suspected of sending coded messages.
Repeated next Saturday (R) (S)
Innocence. Tuvok offers protection to three Drayan children seeking refuge from a monster after his shuttlecraft lands on a moon which he believed was uninhabited. (R) (S)
Shall We Dick? Strudwick and Judith announce that they intend to enter the annual dance competition. (S)
Cooking for Friends. Gary Rhodes prepares some simple suppers forfriends and family which include a meat and two veg soup, grilled mackerel with champ mashed potatoes and black pudding, and two onion and two cheese tart.
Director Dominic Cyriax ; Producer Mandy Cooper (S) RT SHOP: a BBC hardback. Gary Rhodes at the Table, is available for £16.99 plus 99p p&p (normally f 18.99). To order, send a cheque, payable to RT
Shop. to [address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate).
Gary Rhodes 's mushroom and butter bean soup - Food: page 39
Antony Worrall Thompson prepares bread and butter pudding, Oz Clarke samples a selection of eastern European wines with some of his footballing heroes from Gillingham FC, while Emma Crowhurst cooks the Greek dish koftas.
Series producer Gloria Wood ; Executive producer Tim Hincks (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/foodanddrink
For 20 years Paul Daniels mesmerised audiences with his conjuring tricks, helped by his wife and assistant Debbie McGee. Now in their sixties and forties respectively, Paul has given up magic so he can devote himself to realising Debbie's dream of running her own classical ballet company. Louis Theroux is invited to join their "magic circle" to find out if Paul is ready for life out of the spotlight. See Choice. Director/Producer Will Yapp (S) (W) Louis Theroux on the homes of celebrities: page 31
Concluding the series about vicious battles of recent times. Sausage Wars. In 1988 South African-raised Bill O'Hagan opened a shop in Greenwich selling the type of gourmet sausages he had enjoyed back home, which were made to his own special recipes. Having enlisted two partners to help cope with the demand, the pair proceeded to jump ship and open their own company selling sausages that O'Hagan felt tasted remarkably similar to his own. See Choice.
Producer/Series producer Nick Mirsky (S) (W)
Analysis of the day's major news stories, both at home and abroad. Presented by Jeremy Paxman. is) (W)
Continuing the series of short films reflecting the state of the nation's youth. In It's the First Serious Girlfriend You've Had, a cornet-playing lothario dumps his girlfriend for her best mate. Then / Can Give You What You Need looks at the Brazilian art form capeoira. Contains strong language. Directors Matt O'Casey and Corinna Sturmer (S) (W)
Followed by TumingPoints Florist Jane Packer recalls how she was commissioned to provide the flowers for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York.
The Twitch. Sergeant Bilko is ordered to round up some soldiers from Fort Baxter to attend a lecture. (BW) (R) (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Seeing through Maths Wood, Brass and Baboon Bones - a brief history of mathematical models. (S) 87173 1.00 Edison -the Invention of invention (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 Science in Action (S)
Languages 4.00 Discovering Portuguese (parts 3 and 4) - an introduction to the language, country and the people.
Working in the Arts 5.00 Music and Performance Careers Open University 6.00 Refining the View (S) 36518 6.30 No Lay-bys at 35,000 Feet Ends 7.00am. (S)