Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and friends share more adventures. (R)
7.10 Alvin and the Chipmunks
The television is out at the Seville house. (R) (S)
A double dose of carpet crawling fun. (R) (S)
8.00 Short Change
The latest gadgets are tested in the weekly consumer campaign show for young people. Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1 (S) (W)
8.25 S Club 7 Go Wild
Jon monkeys around with the Malaysian orang-utan which is threatened by the loss of its rainforest habitat. (R) (S) (W)
8.50 Oscar's Orchestra
The musical resistance force struggles once more against Thadius Vent. (R) (S)
9.15 The Really Wild Show - Wildest Hits
A look at some of the animals that prefer living in the water. (R) (S)
9.40 64 Zoo Lane
Giggles and Tickles play lots of tricks on the other animals. (R) (S)
9.50 Just So Stories
Another tale from Rudyard Kipling. Today Geoffrey Matthews tells the story of The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo. Repeated at 1pm (R)
The Tubbies watch four boys playing with some piglets. (R) (S)
Fizz tells tales about the others and soon Jake and Milo are not talking to Bella. (R) (S) (W)
10.50 The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Arachnid antics with Itsy and his friends who encounter the spider-hating Charlotte and her cat Langston. (R)
11.10 The Animals of Farthing Wood
It's springtime and the animals show off their new babies. (R) (S)
11.35 The Raccoons
More adventures from the Evergreen Forest with Bert and Melissa Raccoon. (R)
12.00 Harry and the Hendersons
US comedy about a family who live with a yeti. (R) (S)
Storyteller (Just So Stories):
Consumer news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
The story of The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo.
Shown at 9.50am
Another brief look at a desirable holiday destination.
The second in a three-part documentary which uses interviews and archive footage to chart the star-studded rise and fall of the legendary
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studios in Hollywood. Presented by Patrick Stewart. Concludes next Friday. (S)
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Esther Rantzen meets the African Children's Choir- orphans who have been rescued from wars, famine and extreme poverty.
Ainsley Harriott hosts the beat-the-clock cookery challenge show. (S) BOOK: Ready Steady Cook: Fast Meals for Two, £6.99. from retailers
The week's final edition of the uncompromising elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
Summer of 4ft 2. While on summer holiday, Lisa sheds her nerdy image in order to make new friends. (R) (S)
6.25 Grade School Confidential. Bart becomes a witness to principal Skinner and Mrs Krabappel 's affair. (S)
Reigning champion Chaos 2 and Hypno-Disc take to the arena for the grand final, hosted by Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Director Stuart McDonald ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
Repeated at 12.45am (S)
Another episode of the classic seventies comedy.
Sweet and Sour Charity. Tom and Barbara discover oil.
Written by John Esmonde , Bob Larbey ; Producer John Howard Davies (R) (5)
Garden designers Gordon Taylor and Guy Cooper climb back in their open-top Alvis to continue their grand tour of some exceptional British gardens. Tonight they cruise through
Yorkshire, stopping to admire Britain's first sculpture park, and discover the secrets of successful water features.
Series producer Ben Southwell ; Executive producer Mark Hill (S) (W) RT SHOP: The Curious Gardeners by Guy Cooper and Gordon Taylor , available for L17 (normally L20) plus p&p (£1.99 first class, 99p second). To order, send a cheque, payable to RT Shop, to[address removed], or call [number removed] (national rate)
Alan Titchmarsh and the team return with a new series offering practical and innovative gardening advice.
Tonight, Rachel de Thame reveals why the hellebore is her favourite winter flower, Chris Beardshaw proffers ideas for an evergreen winter garden and Alan unveils his plans for a Mediterranean-inspired courtyard garden. See Choice. (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
BBC BOOK: Gardeners' World Complete Book of Gardening, price £12.99
Alan Titchmarsh on orchids: page 40
The first in a new six-part series that tells the story of social mobility and the evolution of middle-class life from the iatel9th century to the present day.
The People in Between. The series begins in Victorian suburbia discovering, with the help of historical evidence, family stories and rare archive material, a lost world of aspiration, ostentation, sexual intrigue and murder. Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer. See Choice.
Senes producer Rachel Bell ; Executive producer Michael Poole (S) (W) Professor Laurie Taytor asks whether the middle class still exists: p27
Armada! David Oxley re-enacts Sir Francis Drake 's victory against the Spanish in 1588. Producer Sean Grundy ; Series producer Tom Ware (R) (S)
Yuletide Spirit. Grim is on the trail of some dangerous carol singers, while Fowler experiences treachery.
Written by Ben Elton ; Producers Ben Elton and Geoffrey Perkins
Director John Birkin (R) (S)
A new, extended Friday-night edition, including analysis of the news with Jeremy Vine , and at 11.00 Newsnight Review Mark Lawson is joined by Germaine Greer and Tom Paulin to discuss the highs and lows of the cultural week. (S) (W)
Slap My Leather-Clad Botty. Michelle loves her bike because it won't mess her about like men. But then a new man rides into her life. Contains strong language. Last in the series. Director Ginny Herrington (S) (W)
Shown yesterday at 6.45pm (S)
Shown at 6.45pm (S)
Repeats are not indicated
GCSE Bltesize Revision French 2 Ends 5.00am.