Polka Dot Shorts
Fun with Polkaroo and pals. (R)
7.10 Dastardly and Muttley
More pigeon-seeking missions. (R)
More fun with the carpet-crawling babies. (R) (S)
8.00 The Really Wild Show
Dominic Wood returns badger cubs to the wild while Michaela Strachan reports on the popular puffin.
Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1
8.25 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Swashbuckling fun. (R) (S)
Noddy promises to look after the animals for Mr and Mrs Noah. Repeated at 1pm (R) (S)
BBC game: Noddy's Magic Adventure for Playstation, price £19.99
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 7-9) People Who Help Us: In the Past (S) 2821587 9.15 Watch (ages 5-7) Magic Grandad 90 Years Ago: Elizabeth I (S) 7353281 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Tooth Fairy (S) 2946259 9.45
Dynamo (early years) Literacy: Poems and the letter "Q" (S)
Laa-Laa's ball gets stuck indoors. (R) (S)
Bella spends the whole day trying to make the others laugh. (R) (S) (W)
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10.50 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Floppy and the Puppies (S) 9936620 11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Shapes: Squares (S) 7086007 11.20
Revisewise (ages 7-9) Revisewise Shorts: English: Imaginative Writing (S) 4072991 11.30 English Express (ages 9-11) Language Knowledge: When I Nod, Hit It (S)
11.50 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Postcards: People, Places and Weather (S) 564748412.10 See
You, See Me (ages 7-9) The 1960s: Home Life (S)
Noddy Shown 8.50am. (S)
1.10 William's Wish Wellingtons
Cartoon stories about a boy and his magical footwear. (R)
Adventure starring George Raft as a pilot who joins a gang of black marketeers in Shanghai after his wrongful dismissal from the airforce. Director Edwin L Marin (1947, PG)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-66 *
Live coverage of the Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown's fifth Budget -almost certainly his last before a General Election - follows Prime Minister's Questions.
David Dimbleby chairs the programme, which also includes reaction from politicians and the City, while Fiona Bruce reports from the key marginal seat of Shipley in West Yorkshire and Peter Snow analyses the effect of the Budget on families. Viewers can e-mail their thoughts on the chancellor's speech to: [email address removed] (S) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
In a special edition, Lionel Richie talks about and performs some of his greatest hits, including Three Times a Lady, Easy and All Night Long.
Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) Top of the Pops Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1 WEBSITE: www.totp.beeb.com BBC MUSIC: TOTP 2 - Seventies Rock available on double CD and cassette
Day three of the ten-day event features heat action from the battery sprint, shot put, micromouse and rocketry, plus a first chance to view the creative robotic wonders in the gymnastic discipline. (S)
Big Business Beats. Dance is fast becoming the biggest youth market in history, worth L2 billion to the economy.
Superclubs like the Ministry of Sound and Renaissance are intent on turning themselves into global leisure empires, but with fickle customers and cut-throat competition, could the dance boom go bust? Rajan Datar reports.
Producer Arif Nurmohamed ; Deputy Editor Martin Small (S) (W)
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Diarmuid Gavin return for a new six-part series of the home makeover show.
Luton. Hollywood arrives in Luton as the designer pair convert a 1930s show home back to its former glory.
Llewelyn-Bowen turns the roof-top solarium into a master bedroom while outside Gavin divides the garden into a fan of layered lawns, mosaic pools and a pink terrazzo terrace. Director NadiaHaggar; Series producer Amanda de Ryk (S) (W)
In the penultimate episode, James and Laura's relationship appears to work as an antidote to the decay that has eaten away at Charles's business empire. Contains strong language.
Dramatised by Kevin Hood from the novel by Tim Pears
ProducerClaireHirsch; Director David Moore (S) (W) Kaye Wragg 's kind of day: page
Powder Puffs. A look at how branded soap powders introduced a domestic revolution in the home.
Producer Alison Bennett (R) (S) (W)
Murder-mystery spoof starring Dawn French.
Dying Live. A sacked abattoir worker goes on holiday and gets caught up in a case of mistaken identity with disastrous consequences. Also starring Helen Lederer and Kevin Allen. Written by Steven Moffat ; Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Director Dewi Humphreys (R) (S)
The latest news, plus Budget analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown explains his Budget. (S)
Sculpture. Kirsty Wark asks why Britain has never embraced fountains as enthusiastically as the continent. Directors Anne Elletson and Kate Scholefield (R) (S) (W)
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 France in the Viewfinder (S)
1.00 Forest Futures (S)
Secondary Schools 2.00 Techno Food (S)
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (pts 7,8) Working in Construction 5.00 Learning and Number Skills - expert advice and real-life examples.
Open University 6.00 Introduction to Psychology (S)
6.30 News and the Democratic Agenda? Ends 7am. (S)