Adventures of Spot
Canine animation. Spot and Sam look for baby animals at a farm. (R)
7.05 Polka Dot Shorts
Adventures in the polka-dot land of Roo. (R)
7.15 The All-New Popeye Show
Three more misadventures with the spinach-guzzling sailor. (R)
Animated double bill with the cute youngsters. (R) (S)
8.00 Blue Peter
Konnie Huq comes to the rescue when she spends the day with the RSPCA.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)
8.25 Monster Rancher
Gooji attacks the ship in an effort to kidnap Holly. (R) (S)
8.50 Romuald the Reindeer
Romuald teaches his sister to fly. Repeated at 1pm (R)
Presenter (Blue Peter):
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Electricity and Magnetism - Electricity Past and Present (S) 2989555 9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Electricity and Magnetism - Magnets (S)
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Get Lost, Laura! (S) 9697587 9.45 Dynamo (early years) Literacy: Letters 0 and P (S)
The gang play in a puddle. (R) (S)
Jake, Fizz and Max explore a house that has been made into a museum. (R) (S) (W)
10.50 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-11) Using the Land: Growing Settlements (S) 4400739 11.00 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: "Y" (S) 7218604 11.15 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Time: O'clock (S)
7231555 11.30 English Express
(ages 9-11) Texts: Techno Tales (S) 1697468 11.50 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Electricity: Power to the People (S) 5878352 12.10 Focus (ages
9-11) Substance Misuse: It Makes Me Feel Good (S)
The latest business and consumer developments.
r Comedy starring
Norman Wisdom , whose efforts to save an orphanage and provide presents for the children lead him into a succession of increasingly wild adventures.
Director John Paddy Carstairs (1954. U)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-63 ***
Diana Madill offers viewers the chance to quiz MPs. (S) CONTACT DETAILS: see Tuesday
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Esther Rantzen meets more celebrities and holds a discussion with her audience. (S) (W)
A St David's Day edition of the cookery game. (S)
Anne Robinson hosts another round of the general-knowledge quiz. There's another evening edition tonight at 7pm on BBC1. (S) (W)
Strange Visitor from Another Planet. Lois and Clark battle a military UFO investigator determined to destroy Superman.
Catherine Cat Grant:
Buffy and Riley are caught up in strange goings-on at Riley's fraternity house.
(Repeated tomorrow at 12.10am) (S): (w)
Followed by Turning Points
Singer/songwriter Lynsey de Paul recalls a significant encounter with a clairvoyant. (S)
Speaker (Turning Points):
Plot of Gold. Property developers are planning to take over 36 plots of land across London, but they are meeting with stern resistance from those who own the allotments. This film meets the "plotters" and follows their defiant attempts at holding back the bulldozers from their allotments.
Producer Helen West ; Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) 3
Rockies. It's possible to walk across North America's Rocky Mountains for 100 days without meeting anyone. Bears stalk the terrain but hypothermia has proved a much bigger killer. Director Andrew Graham-Brown ; Series producer Dick Colthurst (R) (S) (W)
Jason Barlow takes a ride in the new Alfa 147, which makers
Alfa Romeo hope will make waves in the small-car market. Tiff Needell , meanwhile, road-tests the 180 XKR-R, a soupedup performance Jaguarwhich could soon grace showrooms. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price L3.50, available monthly from newsagents
Miracle in Orbit. In April 1990 Nasa's Hubble telescope made its maiden voyage into the cosmos. This device, the most complex ever designed, was to provide an eye on the universe and unravel its deepest mysteries. A tiny flaw in one of its mirrors shattered initial expectations, but 11 turbulent years later, Hubble is helping solve astronomers' most fundamental quandary -the age of the universe.
Producer Jacqueline Smith ; Senes editor Bettina Lerner (R) (S) (W)
The first in a six-part series documenting the trials undergone by senior staff at a selection of institutions.
Hanging by a Thread. Knitwear manufacturer Pringle once saw its sweaters sported by Hollywood stars and the fashion cognoscenti, but recent years have seen public indifference as well as financial losses. In an effort to reverse their dwindling fortunes a new chief executive officer is reinventing Pringle's designs and creating a fresh image for the brand. Producer Daniel Barry ; Senes producer Michele Kurland (S) (W) John Peel: page 15
News analysis, with Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)
The Saddam Show. A government minder in Iraq ensures Sean Langan 's film has state approval. He is, however, allowed to show distressing scenes in a children's hospital where, argue locals, the west's post-Gulf War economic sanctions prevent patients from receiving proper treatment. The last episode can be seen tomorrow at 11.30pm (S)
Presented by Michael Dobbs.
Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Final Frontier 75289 1.00 The Mother of All Collisions (S) 78579 1.30 Background Brief 2619869 1.45 What Have the Nineties Ever Done for Us? 2163482 2.00
Asteroid Hunters 33937 2.30 Mapping the Milky Way (S)
3.00 The Big Picture (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Explicit Learning Plus Languages 4.00 Deutsch Plus (parts 17-20) Working in the Arts 5.00 The Future
Open University 6.00 The Chemistry of Creation (S) 92444 6.30 The Chemistry of the Invisible Ends 7.00am. (S)