Polka Dot Shorts
There's fun in the sun in the land of Roo. (R)
7.10 Top Cat
Benny's mother pays a visit, and the gang must convince her that Benny is the mayor. (R) (S)
Double bill. Tommy gives his clown doll away then Angelica becomes greedy. (R) (S)
8.00 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas goes cave-diving, puppy Meg gets a bath, plus gifts for Mothering Sunday.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
8.25 Monster Rancher
Gali uses his de-energising rays to exhaust Genki and the gang. (R) (S)
8.50 Fiddley Foodle Bird
More fun with the metamorphosing bird.
Repeated at 1pm (R)
Presenter (Blue Peter):
Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Number Adventures (ages
5-7) Measuring Length: Mr Metre (S) 2356223 9.15 Hands Up! (ages
7-9) BSL Poetry- with sign language 7968117 9.30 Words and Pictures
(ages 5-7) Under the Stairs (S)
1396515 9.45 Dynamo (early years) Science: Wool, Clay, Stones and Bricks (S)
The magic tree grows in Teletubbyland. (R) (S)
The Tweenies make a puppet show. (R) (S) (W)
10.50 Landmarks Shorts (ages 7-9) Using the Land: Coastal Neighbour (S) 4877407
11.00 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: oa" (S) 7685372
11.15 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Time: Months and Seasons(S) 7608223
11.30 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Zzaap and the Word Master: No Hope Valley (S) 1064136
11.50 The Experimenter (ages 7-9) The Environment: Beside the Seaside (S) 5245020
12.10 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) A Walk through Time: Fashion (S)
Weekday roundup of business and consumer news.
Second World War drama starring James Caan as a submarine commander assigned to work again with the survivors of a disastrous mission he led against a Nazi battleship. Reviews pp 70-75. Director William Graham (1967,U)
The latest news from Parliament, with Diana Madill. (S) CONTACT DETAILS: fax [number removed] or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
UK Today): Weather (S) (W)
Esther Rantzen debates more topical issues with the studio audience and guests. (S) (W) RTSHOP: Esther the Autobiography is available in hardback, price £14.99
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Culinary contest presided over by Ainsley Harriott. (R) (sj
Ruthless elimination quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson , (s; (W)
Lord Parker's 'Oliday. When Lady Penelope and Parker visit a Mediterranean resort, a huge solar power reflector dish is dislodged, threatening the town with annihilation.
Repeated next Saturday (R) (S)
Tuvix. A freak transporter accident results in Tuvok and Neelix becoming one entity, Tuvix. (R) (S)
The Big Giant Head Returns Again (pt 1). A two-part story in which the Big Giant Head and his wife, Vicky, pay a visit and are keen to strike up new relationships with Dick and Harry.
Repeated at 9.30pm on BBC Choice (S)
Dr Mary Albright:
Big Giant Head:
In the first of a six-part rerun of their third series, Clarissa Dickson Wright and the late Jennifer Paterson are invited to Kylmore Abbey in Connemara on Ireland's west coast. Among the dishes they serve up are lobster with mayonnaise, tomato tartlets and broad beans with dill.
Director/Series producer Patricia Llewellyn (R) (S) (W)
Antony Worrall Thompson prepares the perfect caesar salad and a Lancashire hotpot. Oz Clarke tastes New
Zealand white wines with a group of morris dancers, and Emma Crowhurst prepares Carribean pork jerk.
Series producer Gloria Wood ; Executive producerTim Hincks (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/foodanddrrnk
Antony Worrall Thompson's Lancashire hotpot - Food: page 43
The second in athree-part series about the key players in the transformation of football's fortunes. Tonight's programme focuses on the businessmen who dragged the sport out of the doldrums in the eighties, staking out their claims in the battleground of television rights. Producer Mark Roberts ; Executive producer Alex Holmes
Repeated tomorrow at 2.25am on BBC1 (S) (W)
A profile of the owners of a 193120/25hp Rolls-Royce.
Producer/Director Dennis Jarvis (R) (S) (W)
A new six-part comedy series about a man approaching a mid-life crisis, co-written by and starring Paul Whitehouse. Personality Crisis. Danny Spencer tries to face up to personal tragedy after the death of his wife. Instead of grief, however, he is ashamed to find himself feeling a sense of freedom. Contains strong language. See Choice.
Written by Paul Whitehouse and David Cummings ; Director Declan Lowney
Producers Rosemary McGowan and Paul Whitehouse (S) (W) Everybody's talking about Paul Whitehouse : page 32
Analysis of the news, with Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)
Continuing the nightly series about two Salford estates. Health. Tonight's programme focuses on 16-year-old pregnant resident Mary, who has wanted a baby since she was 12. Olive, meanwhile, has been waiting 18 months for a hospital appointment. (S) (W)
Political news with Andrew Neil.
Repeats are not indicated.
12.30 The World Network
India's increasing status in the world software market. (S)
1.00 The Passionate Statistician
1.30 Reflecting on Conies
National Test Revision
2.00 KS3 Bitesize Maths 1
4.00 Make Italian Your Business (part 1) Working In Construction
5.00 Health and Safety
6.00 The Spiral of Science (S)
6.30 Catalysts against Pollution Ends 7am. (S)