Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and pals visit the Polkie Palace. (R)
7.10 Alvin and the Chipmunks
The trio hunt for the archaeological find of the century. (R) (S)
Angelica has delusions of royalty, while Tommy moves in with Chuckie. (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 Oscar's Orchestra
The musical resistance force struggles against Thadius Vent. Today, the tale of Sleeping Beauty. (R) (S)
8.50 Just So Stories
Another tale from Rudyard Kipling. Today Geoffrey Matthews tells the story of The Beginning of Armadillos. Repeated at 1pm (R)
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Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) So Much/Shelly's Birthday (S)
2956227 9.15 Words and Pictures
Plus (ages 5-7) Consonant Clusters: The Three Billy Goats Gruff (S)
7551821 9.30 The Magic Key (ages 5-6) Floppy and the Puppies (S)
3992799 9.45 Dynamo (early years) Spring Term 2001: Numeracy: Big Numbers (S)
The gang watch children wrapping presents for a friend. (R) (S)
Jake and his friends think that there's a monster in the surprise area. (R) (S) (W)
10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Sewage (S) 9134260 11.05
Numbertime (ages 5-7) Numbers Up to 100: Counting On and Back (S) 7284647 11.20 KS3Bitesize
Shorts: National Tests (S)
11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Shape: Two-Dimensional Shapes (S) 1657840 11.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11) Infinity Diner: Beat and Rhythm (S) 5845024 12.10 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) Scotland in the Second World War: The Threat from Above (S)
Consumer news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
Another brief look at a desirable holiday destination.
Charlton Heston, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams and Debbie Reynolds are interviewed in the last of a three-part documentary about Hollywood's legendary Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studios. Presented by Patrick Stewart. (si
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
The last topical studio debate of the week, hosted by Esther
Rantzen. (S) (W)
Ainsley Harriott hosts the cookery challenge. (S) BOOK: Ready Steady Cook: Fast Meals for Two, £6.99. from retailers
The week's final edition of the quiz in which the contestants decide who should be eliminated. Presented by Anne Robinson.
Bart the Genius. Bart is transferred to a school for gifted children after cheating on an intelligence test. (R) (S)
6.25 The Canine Mutiny. Family dog Santa's Little Helper pays the price when Bart gets a credit card. (S)
Tag Team Terror. It's double the fun and mayhem as veteran machines team up. With Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Director Stuart McDonald ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
Repeated at 12.55am (R) (S)
Anniversary. Is Tom and Barbara's good life at an end?
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A 21st-century garden in Norfolk leaves Gordon Taylor and Guy Cooper speechless. As the garden designing duo continue their grand tour in their open-top 1964 Alvis, they also see the Fairhaven Water Gardens of Norfolk and discover the secrets of fine topiary.
Director Patty Kraus : Series producer Ben Southwell (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gardening
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More hands on horticulture from Alan Titchmarsh in his own garden in Hampshire. Meanwhile, Robin Savill unravels the mysteries of the clematis, Rachel de Thame reveals that her flower of the moment is the cyclamen, and Pippa Greenwood troubleshoots seasonal pests.
Producer Colette Foster : Executive producerTony Laryea (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gardening
BBC BOOK: Gardeners' World Complete Book of Gardening, price £12.99 Alan Titchmarsh on growing your own potatoes: page 38
Continuing the series that tells the story of the evolution of middle-class life from the 19th century to the present day. Them and Us. Snobbery and class hatred between the wars is traced in tonight's programme. The theme is illustrated by the quiet north Oxford suburb of Cutteslowe where, for nearly 30 years, a nine foot wall with barbed wire on top divided privately-owned houses from council properties on the same street. Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer. See Choice. Director Louise Wardle : Producer Rachel Bell (S) (W)
Oliver's Army. Can David Oxley start the English Civil War off again? The humorous historian visits the Cromwell School of Hairdressing in Huntingdon to find out.
Director Sean Grundy : Series producer Tom Ware (S)
Another chance to see the first episode of the second series. Court in the Act. Fowler prepares his officers for cross-examination, while Goody tries a nice new uniform for size.
Written by Ben Elton ; Producers Ben Elton and Geoffrey Perkins
Director John Birkin (R) (S)
An extended edition, including news analysis with Jeremy Vine , and at 11.00 Newsnight Review, when Mark Lawson and guests Tom Paulin , Allison Pearson and Andrew O'Hagan discuss the week's cultural highlights. (S) <w)
Life's a Beach. Sean Langan 's Middle East journey concludes in Gaza, a small strip of land between Israel and the Mediterranean. There, in his quest to understand the divisions between Israel and Palestine, Langan meets the leader of the Hammas movement. (S)
Shown yesterday at 6.45pm (S)
Ends 1.35am. Shown at 6.45pm (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
GCSE Bltesize Revision Geography 2 Ends 5.00am. (S)