Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and friends play croquet. (R)
7.10 Smurfs' Adventures
Cartoon fun with the little blue folk. (R) (S)
Angelica learns about the Tooth Fairy, then the carpet-crawlers make a fantasy house. (R) (S)
8.00 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas and Matt Baker travel to San Francisco in America. (S) (W)
8.25 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Animated adventures set in 17th-century France. (R) (S)
8.50 Oakie Doke
Animation with the Mr Fixit of Oakie Hollows. Repeated at 1pm (R)
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Sunday I Boots and Working Boots (S) ( 2452451 9.15 Words and Pictures
Plus (ages 5-7) Consonant Clusters: The Old Woman and the Red Pumpkin (S) 7064345 9.30 Magic Key (ages
5-6) Master Hansel and Miss Gretel (S) 2047203 9.45 Dynamo (early ' years) Numeracy: Sharing and Weighing (S)
While a little girl goes to buy a sari, Po's blanket is stretched so everyone can share it. (R) (S)
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Fizz tries the others' patience when she repeats her actions over and over again. (R) (S) (W)
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10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Pencils (S) 9574884 11.05
Numbertime (ages 4-6) Numbers One to Ten: Number Nine (S)
I 7617971 11.20 KS3Bitesize
Science (S) 4610155 11.30
Megamaths (ages 7-9) Measure: Treasure Hunt (S) 1160364 11.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11) Infinity Diner: Tempo (S) 5358548 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Time Lines: Travelling (S)
Consumer news, presented by Adrian Chiles , Adam Shaw.
The World Rally championship moves to Portugal where among those anxious to open their points account for the season will be last year's winner Richard Burns and Scot Colin McRae.
Shown yesterday at 1.35pm
Norman Wisdom. Embarrassed by his grandson selling newspapers outside Parliament, Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Shields accepts the offer of a job for Norman on a seaside paper. Little does he foresee the havoc that ensues. Reviews pp 70-75.
Director Robert Asher (1966, U)
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)
Topical studio debate, hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Editor Dominique Vulliamy (S) (W)
The weekday culinary challenge, with Ainsley Harriott. (S)
First of the week's daily outings of the ruthless elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson. The evening editions continue at
8.30pm on BBC1. (S) (W)
The Call of the Simpsons. The line between man and beast gets blurred when the clan return to nature. (R) (S)
6.20 The Telltale Head. Bart cuts off the head of an important statue to impress the kids at school. (R) (S) A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm
Stop Will! In the Name of Love. Ashley is angry with Will when he acts as her chaperone on a date. (R) (S) A double bill can be seen on Friday, starting at 6.45pm
A 15-part US version of Robot Wars in which remote-control warriors do battle. Machines in action over the series include Vlad the Impaler, Backlash and Pressure
Drop. Commentary is by Bill Dwyer. (S)
All Mixed Up. Thousands of children of all nationalities are waiting - often for periods of two years - to be placed by the UK's adoption system with what are deemed suitable parents. This film looks at mixed-race children in care and hears from couples who blame what they see as a system obsessed with political correctness and racial matching.
Producer Petal Felix ; Executive producer Maxine Watson (S) (W)
An all-Oxford clash features in this year's opening semi-final with University College taking on St John's College. Jeremy Paxman is the questionmaster.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)
Picnic on the Pier. A trip to Southend-on-Sea features roast chicken, couscous with vegetables and "smoothie" drinks. Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn (R) (S) (W) BBC BOOKS: The Naked Chef, £18.99, and The Return of the Naked Chef. £20
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Claire from Steps, EastEnders star Michael Greco , Miles Hunt , lead singer of the reunited Wonderstuff, and comedian Junior Simpson join Mark Lamarr , Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes on the pop quiz. Director John L Spencer ; Producers Simon Bullivant and Warren Prentice
Repeated next Sunday (S) (W)
9.30 Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Continuing the new comedy focusing on the lives and loves of five late-teens. Angry Wangry. Janet attends a poetry recital. Gaz fears his sexual magnetism is in decline. Contains strong language.
Written by Susan Nickson ; Director Gareth Carrivick ; Producer Stephen McCrum Repeated tomorrow at 9pm on BBC Choice (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/twopints
Alison Graham 's TV review: page 57
10.00 Room 101 Paul Merton invites novelist and critic Will Self to rid the world of his pet hates, including cheese footballs. Producers Victoria Payne and Richard Wilson (R) (S) (W)
The day's main news stories, presented by Kirsty Wark.
Editor Sian Kevill (S) (W)
A second four-part run, showing nightly, of the series that documents life on two Greater Manchester estates to see if the Government's plans for regeneration are working. Education. Can anyone persuade Steven, 14, to return to school to gain the qualifications he needs to fulfil his dream? Producers Dominick French and Emma Worthington ; Executive producer
Sandra Jones (S) (W)
Political analysis, with Sian Williams.
Editor Jon Williams
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Lyonnais: a Changing Economy
99469 1.30 The Palazzo Pubblico, Siena (S)
National Test Revision 2.00 KS3 Bitesize English 3 (S) Languages 4.00 Make Spanish Your Business (part 2)
Working in Construction 5.00 Careers and Safety Basics Open University 6.00 Scotland in the Enlightenment (S) 90440 6.30 Berthe Morisot : an Interview with Kathleen Adler Ends 7am. (S)