Help Why sort out string at the why bird stop. (R) (S)
7.20 Albert the Fifth Musketeer
Swashbuckling adventures with the musketeer. (R) (S)
7.45 Get Your Own Back
Continuing the game show presented by Dave Benson Phillips and Lisa Brockwell. Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)
8.10 Monster Rancher
Captain Horn and his crew are enlisted by Genki to fight against Gooji. (R) (S)
Jake and Marco are sent into space aboard the Yeerk mother ship. (R) (S)
Presenter ("Get Your Own Back"):
Presenter ("Get Your Own Back"):
One of the best episodes from the last series of the debate show, with Robert Kilroy-Silk . Executive editor Carrie Thomas
Garden owners try to win items fora horticultural makeover.
With Mark Evans. (R) (S)
Another home is transformed using DIY leftovers. (R) (S) Followed by News; Weather (S) (W)
Two houses in Solihull get the Trading Up treatment to make them more saleable. (R) (S)
Ryan meets cricketing legends Tony Moss and Greg Chapell.
12.15 Drazic becomes a TV celebrity. (R) (S)
Star Hill Ponies
Equine adventures with the mischievous ponies. (R) (S)
1.10 Tales of the Tooth Fairies
More animated adventures with Gisele and Martin. (R) (S)
Piranhas. David Attenborough tells the story of the South American piranha whose reputation as a vicious predator is largely unjustified. (R) (S)
Comedy, first in a week of Cary Grant matinees. Also starring Myrna Loy. An advertising executive quits New York to find an idyllic home in the country. He soon discovers that dreams need a little concrete help to make them come true. Review page 49.
Director H C Potter (1948)
(BW) (S) Gunga Din is tomorrow at 1.25pm
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Topical studio debate show. Editor Dominique Vulliamy
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Culinary challenge show, with Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S)
A new series of the elimination quiz kicks off with an edition in which all nine contestants hail from Wales. Hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
The Old Man and the Lisa. Mr Burns discovers he's broke and asks Lisa to help him rebuild his empire through recycling. (R) (S) WEBSITE.-www.bbc.co.uk/cult
That's the Rub (part 1). Hilary and Carlton volunteer at a homeless shelter on Thanksgiving. (R) (S)
6.50 That's the Rub (part 2). Will and Philip are arrested at a massage parlour. (R) (S)
Last in the four-part series in which historian Michael Wood charts the Spanish conquest of the New World.
All the World Is Human. The first European crossing of North America began as a quest for wealth. Shipwrecked and starving, only four survived, living among the Indians for five years. Travelling along ancient trails, Wood traces their dangerous and spectacular trek to freedom.
Director David Wallace ; Producer Rebecca Dobbs (R) (S) (W) BBC PRODUCTS: book £18.99; double video f 19.99: cassette £13.99
Jeremy Paxman hosts tonight's battle between Christ Church College, Oxford, and Birmingham University.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)
Last in the repeated six-part series in which Adam Hart-Davis examines Roman ideas and inventions.
Ahead of Their Time. A look at the forms of entertainment laid on during the Romans' 176 annual public holidays, including the hydraulis, the first ever keyboard instrument. Producer Inge Samuels : Series producer Martin Mortimore (R) (S) (W)
Have I Got News for You Angus Deayton , Ian Hislop and Paul Merton arejoined by Lauren Booth and Andrew Rawnsley. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow (R) (S) (W) Another edition can be seen on Friday at 10pm
9.30 The Office Brent discovers that his Slough branch is to be merged. Although his position is safe, there will be job losses. Will he remain loyal to his team? Last in the series.
Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant: Producer
AshAtalla Repeated on Thursday at 9pm on BBC Choice (S) (W)
10.00 Not the Nine o'Clock News A selection of sketches from the satirical comedy series, featuring Rowan Atkinson , Griff Rhys Jones , Mel Smith and Pamela Stephenson.
Producers Sean Hardie and John Lloyd (R) (S)
Analysis of the day's news stories, with Kirsty Wark.
Editor Sian Kevin (S) (W)
Rimed in the room where he rehearsed with James Dean for Rebel without a Cause, Dennis Hopper discusses his extraordinary career and many roles, which also include Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet and Easy Rider.
Director Mark Cousins
Producer Pauline Law (S) (W)
Continuing the US comedy set in a newsroom.
The Negotiator. Karp persuades Briana to date a sleazy sports agent in an effort to persuade him to be a guest on Lateline. (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
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Languages 4.00 Talk Italian (pts 5-6); Italy Inside Out (pt 1) Working In IT 5.00 Careers- including telecommunication. Open University 6.00 Jean-Jacques Rousseau -Retreat to
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