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: CBBC Breakfast

Ends 9.00.
Polka Dot Shorts
Pre-school fun in the spotty world. (R)

7.10 Smurfs' Adventures
Cartoon fun with the blue elves. (R) (S)

7.35 Snorks
Animated underwater capers. (R)

7.55 Blue Peter
The team visit London's Science Museum. (R) (S) (W)

8.25 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Animated adventures set in 17th-century France. (R) (S)

8.50 Oakie Doke
Animated antics with the Mr Fixit of Oakie Hollows. Repeated at 1pm (R)

: School programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) Henny
Penny (S) 2125355 9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) Consonant Clusters: Give Me My Yam (S)
7737249 9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) The Sound Monster (S)
9.45 Dynamo (early years) Literacy: Letters Vand W (S)

: CBBC

Ends 10.50.

Teletubbies
Little Bo Peep searches for her lost sheep in Teletubbyland. (R) (S)
WEBSITE: [web address removed]

10.30 Tweenies
Bella makes a mirror with a silver tray. (R) (S) (W)
WEBSITE: [web address removed]

: School programmes

10.50 Come Outside (ages 4-5)
I Brushes (S) 9310688 11.05
Numbertime (ages 4-6) Numbers
One to Ten: Number Ten (S)
11.20 KS3Bitesize Human Nutrition and Digestive System (S)
11.30 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Measure: Holidays (S)
11.50 Music Makers (ages 9-11)
Infinity Diner: Structure (S)
12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Time Lines: Children (S)

: Working Lunch

Consumer news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: CBBC: Oakie Doke

Shown at 8.50am

: Wildlife on Two

The Dolphin Diaries. An insight into the lives of a community of wild dolphins. Narrated by David Attenborough. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough.

: The Thirty-Nine Steps ***

Thriller based on John Buchan 's novel, starring Robert Powell. As Europe stands on the brink of the First World War, engineer Richard Hannay is embroiled in a deadly conspiracy. Becoming a fugitive from enemy agents and the police, he must struggle to solve the mystery of "the 39 steps" before time runs out. Reviews pp 72-75.
Director Don Sharp (1978. PG)
(S)
3.20 News; Regional News (Digital:
UK Today); Weather (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: John Buchan
Unknown: Robert Powell.
Unknown: Richard Hannay
Director: Don Sharp
Richard Hannay: Robert Powell
Appleton: David Warner
Chief Supt Lomas: Eric Porter
Alex Mackenzie: Karen Dotrice
Scudder: John Mills
Sir Walter Bullivant: George Baker
Bayliss: Ronald Pickup

: Esther

Topical studio debate, hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Editor Dominique vulliamy (S) (W)

: Ready Steady Cook

The weekday culinary challenge, with Ainsley Harriott. (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: The Weakest Link

First of the week's daily outings i of the ruthless elimination quiz, i hosted by Anne Robinson.
(S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: The Simpsons

Homer's Night Out. Homer gains local notoriety for being photographed cavorting with an exotic dancer. (R) (S) A Simpsons double bill can be seen on Friday at 6pm

: The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

The Harder They Fall. Will is stranded in a mountain forestwithhisnewgirlfriend'sgrumpyfather. (R) (s) A double bill can be seen on Friday, starting at 6.45pm

: Battlebots

More battles are staged in this US version of Robot Wars with tonight's fights involving crowd favourite Nightmare as well as super heavyweights Overkill and Frenzy.
! Repeated next Sunday (S)

: Secret Agent

Documentary about the Special Operations Executive, the secret army of young men and women formed during the Second World War. They were to penetrate areas no longer accessible to soldiers, going deep behind enemy lines to carry out sabotage, murder and mayhem. But enemies at home ensured that their first faltering steps led to disaster. Producer Jonathan Hacker: Series producer David Darlow (R) (S) BBC BOOK: Secret Agent by David Stafford , price £16.99, from bookshops

Contributors

Producer: David Darlow
Unknown: David Stafford

: University Challenge

In the last of the semi-finals Hull University take on Imperial College, London. Jeremy Paxman is the questionmaster.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)

Contributors

Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: The Naked Chef

i Bun in the Oven. Jamie cooks a nutritious and comforting supper for his pregnant sister Anna, who has been craving traditional home-cooked food, and her husband Paul. The menu features baked carrots with cumin, thyme, butter and Chardonnay, fantastic fish pie, Sheila's pudding, and watercress, rocket, sweet pear, walnut and parmesan salad. j Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn (R) (S) (W)
BBC BOOKS: The Naked Chef, £18.99, and The Return of the Naked Chef. f20

Contributors

Director: Paul Ratcliffe
Producer: Patricia Llewellyn

: Comedy Night

Ends 10.30.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Singer Dane Bowers , Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze and US comedian Vic Henley 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)

Contributors

Singer: Dane Bowers
Singer: Glenn Tilbrook
Unknown: Vic Henley
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Director: John L Spencer
Producers: Simon Bullivant

: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps

Continuing the new comedy focusing on the lives and loves of five late-teens.
' Lard. Jonny falls for Janet's friend Louise as Janet becomes the worst kind of stand-up comic. 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

Contributors

Written By: Susan Nickson
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producer: Stephen McCrum
Flo: Beverley Callard
Donna: Natalie Casey
Louise: Kathryn Drysdale
Jonny: Ralf Little
Gaz: Will Mellor
Janet: Sheridan Smith

: Room 101

of her pet hates, including mobile phones and Jeffrey Archer. Producers Victoria Payne and Richard Wilson (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeffrey Archer.
Producers: Victoria Payne
Producers: Richard Wilson

: Newsnight

The day's main news stories, presented by Jeremy Vine. (S) (W)

Contributors

Presented by: Jeremy Vine
Editor: Sian Kevill

: Mega Mela Presents BBC Asia Awards

First in a two-part programme covering the third annual Asia (Asian Success, Innovation and Achievement)
Awards, hosted by Lisa Aziz and BBC news presenter
George Alagiah at the NEC, Birmingham. The ceremony features actress KarismaKapoor, action hero Sunil Shetty and acclaimed musician Nitin Sawhney. Producer Robert Davies : Executive producer Paresh Solanki
The second part can be seen tomorrow at 11.20pm (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Lisa Aziz
Presenter: George Alagiah
Unknown: Sunil Shetty
Musician: Nitin Sawhney.
Producer: Robert Davies
Producer: Paresh Solanki

: Despatch Box

News from Westminster.
Editor Jon Williams

Contributors

Editor: Jon Williams

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 A Question of Identity Berlin and Berliners
90282 1.30 Two Religions Two Communities IS)
National Test Revision 2.00 KS3 Bitesize Science 1 (S) Languages 4.00 Italian Journey (part 2)
Working in Construction 5.00 Computer Skills
Open University 6.00 Open Advice Women in Science and Technology 15843 6.30 Modern Art Rodin Ends 7am. (S)








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