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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.

6.10 The Art of the Restorer (S)

6.35 Psychology: Child's Play (S)

7.00 A Vulnerable Life (S)

: Object Lessons

Dark Matter. Searching mines for particles. (W)

: Personal Passions

Rick Stein discusses film director
Sam Peckinpah. (R) (S)


Unknown: Rick Stein
Director: Sam Peckinpah.

: Wild Moves

How animals tackle challenges while moving across land. With Chris Packham. (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris Packham.


Ends 11.15.

Super Rupert
Rupert tries to rescue the school play. (S)

8.40 Arthur
Animated series about a young aardvark. (R) (S)

9.05 The Wild Thornberrys
Eliza plays vet to some penguins. (S)

9.30 The Journey of Allen Strange
Allen sends a signal home that is tracked by Shaw. (R) (S)

10.00 Rugras
Tommy's grandpa takes part in a wrestling match. (S)

10.25 Student Bodies
Part-animated school comedy. (R) (S)

10.50 Big Wolf on Campus
Tommy decides to date the French-exchange student Carole. (S)

: Star Trek: The Changeling

The Enterprise encounters a robot probe sent from Earth. (R) (S)

: Top of the Pops Plus

With Josie d'Arby, Joe Mace , Scott Mills and Lisa Rogers.
Series producer Gary August: Executive producer Paul Smith (S) (W) E-MAIL: totpplus@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Joe MacE
Unknown: Lisa Rogers.
Producer: Paul Smith

: Metropol

Jon Craig with the political analysis programme for London and the South East. E-MAIL: metropol@bbc.co.uk REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Jon Craig

: Sunday Grandstand

Presented by Steve Rider.

1.35 British Superbikes
Highlights of the recent meeting at Brands Hatch, where Steve Hislop was hoping to build upon his first-ever double win at Oulton Park. Barry Nutley and Roger Burnett commentate.

2.15 Athletics
Action from the second day of the European Cup in Bremen. Great Britain's challenge is strong - Jonathan Edwards and Darren Campbell, competing in the triple jump and 200m respectively, are among those looking for a win ahead of August's world championships.

4.45 World Superbikes
Action from the latest round in the championship at San Marino. Australian rider Troy Corser dominated last year, though world champion Colin Edwards and Britain's Neil Hodgson will be hot on his heels. Presented by Suzi Perry, with commentary by Leigh Diffey and Steve Parrish.

5.55 Rallying
Highlights from Greece of the Acropolis Rally, where Britain's Colin McRae and Richard Burns will be gunning for success. Mark James and Tiff Needell commentate. Repeated on Friday at 11.30am
(W) Website: [web address removed] BBC Magazine: Superbike available from retail outlets, price £3.95


Presenter: Steve Rider
Unknown: Steve Hislop
Unknown: Roger Burnett
Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Darren Campbell
Unknown: Troy Corser
Unknown: Colin Edwards
Unknown: Neil Hodgson
Presented By: Suzi Perry
Commentary By: Leigh Diffey
Commentary By: Steve Parrish
Unknown: Colin McRae
Unknown: Richard Burns
Unknown: Mark James
Unknown: Tiff Needell

: The World at War: Occupation

May 1940: the Germans strike against Holland, a neutral country which has an indigenous Nazi movement, but also liberal traditions. Narrated by Laurence Olivier. (R) (S)


Narrator: Laurence Olivier
Director: Michael Darlow
Producer: Jeremy Isaacs

: Correspondent

Allies and Lies. During the war in Bosnia, a United States fearful of a "body-bag backlash" refused to deploy troops, mobilising spies instead. However, when they then broke the embargo and re-armed one side, the fighting began again, resulting in 15,000 deaths and the beginning of the end for the North Atlantic Alliance. In an investigation spanning six countries, Sheena McDonald uncovers a series of incidents which have tested the Western Alliance to breaking point. Director/Producer David Hebditch (S) (W)


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Producer: David Hebditch

: Endgame in Ireland

Beginning a new four-part series which reveals the inside story of the peace process in Northern Ireland, told through first-hand accounts by all the key players.
Bomb and the Ballot Box. In April 1981, Bobby Sands , an IRA prisoner on hunger strike, won a seat at Westminster, inadvertently starting the endgame in Northern Ireland. Galvanised by this success, Sinn Fein's leader,
Gerry Adams , was elected to Parliament in 1983, alarming Irish Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald , who eventually persuaded Mrs Thatcher to sanction the Anglo-Irish agreement by giving Dublin a small say in running Northern Ireland.
Director/Producer Mark Anderson (S) (W)


Unknown: Bobby Sands
Leader: Gerry Adams
Unknown: Garret Fitzgerald
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Producer: Mark Anderson

: Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

The documentary series exploring global subculture. Wrestling. Theroux immerses himself in the world of American professional wrestling, and pays the price for enquiringjust how much of the action is premeditated.
Director Ed Robbins : Executive producer David Mortimer (R) (S) (W)


Director: Ed Robbins
Producer: David Mortimer

: World of Pub: Queen

Beginning a six-part sitcom starring Phil Cornwell and Peter Serafinowicz as landlords of London's least successful pub.
With Her Majesty due to visit the East End for its 500th anniversary, the pub arranges a cockney knees-up, with Chas 'n' Dave booked to appear. Featuring Kevin Eldon as Dodgy Phil, Simon Greenall, Kim Wall and Jennifer Hennesy.
Written by Tony Roche; Director Michael Cumming; Producer Jane Berthoud
(S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]


Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown: Kevin Eldon
Unknown: Dodgy Phil
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Jennifer Hennesy
Written By: Tony Roche
Director: Michael Cumming
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: People like Us: The Airline Pilot

In the final programme of the spoof documentary series, Roy Mallard prepares to fly with a major UK airline. Featuring Chris Langham, William Gaminara, Hywel Simons, Amy Robbins, Di Botcher and Carli Norris. Written/Directed by John Morton : Producer Paul Schlesinger (S) (W)


Unknown: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: William Gaminara
Unknown: Hywel Simons
Unknown: Amy Robbins
Unknown: Di Botcher
Unknown: Carli Norris
Directed By: John Morton
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Perfect World

Graduates. Maggie believes Bob is the best person to give a careers talk. shown last Monday (R) (S) (W)

: Z for Fake

Game show in which contestants are asked to sort the false from the genuine, hosted by animated quiz-master Captain Z. Director/Producer Jake Yapp (S)

: Basquiat

Biographical drama about a graffiti artist who became the talk of the New York art world, despite a heroin addiction that would soon dominate his life. Ends 1.15. Review page 51.
Director Julian Schnabel (1996, 15)(S)


Jean Michel Basquiat: Jeffrey Wright
Rene Ricard: Michael Wincott
Benny Dalmau: Benicio Del Toro
Gina Cardinale: Claire Forlani
Andy Warhol: David Bowie
Bruno Bischofberger: Dennis Hopper

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 Pocket Guide to Parenting Plus (part 1)
4.00 The New Get By in French (part 1)
Working in the Media
5.00 TV 1 The Guide
Open University
6.00 Just an Illness (S) 47854
6.30 I Used to Work in the Fields
Ends 7.00am. (S)

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