The children try some experiments at London's Science
Museum. (R) (S)
More adventures in Moomin Valley with the gentle family and their friends. (R) (S)
7.45 Blue Peter
Live roadshow from Scarborough, with guests A1. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)
8.10 Monster Rancher
Genki and his friends are told the story of the origins of Moo. (R) (S)
Jake's dad is shocked to find that a new clinic has been funded by a Yeerk. (R) (S)
A highlight from the last series of topical studio debates, with Robert Kilroy-Silk . (R) (S) AUDIENCE: for details on how to join, ring [number removed] (national rate)
Followed by News; Weather (S) (W)
Hopeful gardeners earn their plot a well-needed makeover.
Anna Ryder Richardson and her team give ajaded house a fresh look. (R) (S)
Tips and advice on selling two semi-detached properties in Long Eaton, Derbyshire. With
Michael Holmes. (R) (S)
Ryan becomes an opera buff.
Lee gets a tattoo. (R) (S)
12.15 Sarah has a shock for
Ryan. (R) (S)
Animation. Dylan is bothered by flies. (R) (S)
Wild Bush Budgie. Few owners know that budgies originally came from the Australian outback. This film reveals how this harsh environment made them ideal for the international pet shop trade. Narrator David Attenborough. (R) (S)
Comedy. Tippler Elwood P Dowd has a constant companion: Harvey, a giant wnite rabbit who is invisible to everyone else. Harvey's presence is quite enough to wreck the life of Elwood's socially prominent sister who soon sees the need for drastic action. Review page 54.
Director Henry Koster (1950, U)
3.20 News; Regional News (Digital:
UK Today) Weather (S) (W)
Elwood P Dowd:
Veta Louise Simmons:
Studio debate, hosted by Esther Rantzen. (R) (S) (W)
Culinary contest presided over by Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S)
Ruthless quiz hosted by Anne Robinson. (S)
Blink of an Eye. The crew are trapped in the orbit of a planet where generations are born and die in hours. (S)
The US time-travel series starring Jonathan LaPaglia.
Last Card Up. Frank and Olga go undercover to gain access to a religious compound under state siege. (S)
One of the most common names in Islam is Ahmed. This film meets seven British Muslims called Ahmed to get a sense of the diversity of Islam and to paint a picture of what it really means to be a Muslim in 21st-century Britain. Producer Amir Jamal : Executive producer Aaqil Ahmed (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/islam
In the penultimate of a seven-part rerun, chef and seafood enthusiast Rick Stein is in East Anglia sampling cockles and samphire, Kings Lynn shrimps and crabs from Cromer. Director/Producer David Pritchard (R) (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Rick Stein 's Seafood Lovers' Guide, in hardback, price £20 Rick Stein 's fish cakes: page 25
The culinary series finds chef Tony Tobin advising
Anne Swabey on a menu involving seared beef fillet with wasabi pikelets and spicy beetroot followed by white chocolate mousse in a sweet pastry box with a raspberry coulis.
Executive producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt : Series producer Nichola Hegarty
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/food/friends
For the first time a British mosque - Birmingham Central - has opened its doors to cameras. The result is a documentary that offers a unique insight into the life of Britain's Islamic community and reveals the increasing struggles of women for reform. Presented by Melanie Sykes. Producers Josh Halil and Fatima Salaria: Executive producer Stewart Lansley (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/islam
An episode from the fifth series of the wartime comedy. The Test. The wardens have a little help when they play Mainwaring's platoon at cricket. With guest Fred Trueman.
Written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry : Producer David Croft (R) (S)
Lance Cpl Jones:
Analysis of today's major news stories at home and abroad, with KirstyWark. (S) (W)
Part two of the nightly epic history of the Islamic empire. The Awakening. While Muslim scholars were advancing culture, developing the system of numerals still in use today and acting as a conduit for the intellectual legacies of the ancient world, the collision course that would result in the Crusades was already set. (si (W)
Kids 'n' Guns. Gale agrees to look after Karp's daughter for the day, and Al tries to persuade Vic to do a show about gun control. (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Paris and the New Mathematics (S)
48047 1.00 Informer, Eduquer, Divertir? 12283 1.30 A New Sun Is Born (part 2) The Revolution (S)
ISLAM UK Inside Islam 2.00 Belief File (S)
Languages 4.00 Spain Inside Out (parts 2-3) Working in Hospitality 5.00 Business
Open University 6.00 Blue Haven-is it too late for the blue whale to survive? (S) 65202 6.30 Work and Energy (S)