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Ends 11.20.

An omnibus edition of pre-school fun.
Milo collects old toys for a car-boot sale. (S) (W)

7.25 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Beginning a rerun of animated adventures. Today the dragons meet a genie. (R) (S)

7.40 The Lampies
Animation. Charge has to visit the dentist. (S)

7.50 Gadget Boy
Spidra tries to stop the Wright Brothers from inventing the aeroplane. (R) (S)

8.15 Rugrats
Kimi provokes Angelica's wrath. (S)

8.40 Flint the Time Detective
Flint is sent to recover a time-shifter trapped in a fairy tale. (S)

9.05 Hollywood 7
Pop band S Club 7 return for a new 13-part series of fictional adventures in which they try to make it big in Hollywood.
Shown last Thursday on BBC1 (S) (W)

9.30 S Club Search
New series in which Michael Underwood and
Angellica Bell meet S Club 7 in Hollywood. (S) (W)

9.35 The Cramp Twins
Animation fun. The family spend a weekend in the swamp. (R) (S)

10.00 Kenan and Kel
The duo sample life in the year 3000. (S)

10.25 Byker Grove
The Grovers set up a treasure hunt for the Sunset Club. (R) (S)


Presenter (S Club Search): Michael Underwood
Presenter (S Club Search): Angellica Bell
Writer (Byker Grove): Andrew S Walsh

: Rex the Runt

Another chance to see the first in the new series of the show. Mouse in the Kitchen. Tiddles the cat helps the gang tackle a small, violent mouse.
Shown last Sunday (S) (W)

: Lily In Winter ***

Drama starring Natalie Cole. Alabama , 1957: a young white boy unwittingly causes all manner of problems for his black nanny when he follows her south to her family home for Christmas. Review page 60. Director Delbert Mann (1994. PG)


Unknown: Natalie Cole.
Director: Delbert Mann

: Sunday Grandstand

Presented by Clare Balding .

1.00,1.50,3.35 Racing
Coverage of the final day of Ascot's Festival of Racing. Over £1 million in prize money is on offer in the four races at the Berkshire course, including, at 4.20, the feature race of the day, the mile-and-a-half Handicap Stakes. Other starts are at
2.00, 3.45 and 4.55. With Willie Carson and Jim McGrath.

1.05, 2.10 Motorcycling
Action from Imola in Italy of the final round of the World Superbike championship. Competitors to watch for include the newly crowned world champion, Australian Troy Bayliss, outgoing titleholder Colin Edwards from the USA and Britain's rising star Neil Hodgson. Introduced by Suzi Perry,.Leigh Diffey and Steve Parrish commentate.

5.15 Rugby Union
Highlights from the first weekend of the European Cup, including two Anglo-Welsh clashes, with current champions Leicester taking on Llanelli and Cardiff meeting Northampton. Plus the cross-channel clash between Biarritz and Bath.
Producer Lakviar Singh
Editor Carl Hicks
(W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport


Presented By: Clare Balding
Unknown: Willie Carson
Unknown: Jim McGrath.
Unknown: Troy Bayliss
Unknown: Colin Edwards
Unknown: Neil Hodgson.
Introduced By: Suzi Perry.
Introduced By: Leigh Diffey
Introduced By: Steve Parrish
Producer: Lakviar Singh
Editor: Carl Hicks

: Steptoe and Son

A classic episode of the comedy series, first shown in 1974. Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs, Downstairs. Harold's life is made a misery when Albert's back gives out.
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (R) (S)


Written By: Ray Galton
Written By: Alan Simpson

: Kings in Waiting

An occasional series profiling British kings during the period in which they remained the heir to the throne.
Edward VII. No Prince of Wales waited longer to be king than Edward VII. Denied responsibility by his mother Queen Victoria, he devoted himself to pleasure. Yet recent findings suggest that this wild behaviour of the "Playboy Prince" may have been caused by a rare genetic disorder. Director Gerry Dawson ; Executive producer Michael Poole (S) (W)


Director: Gerry Dawson
Producer: Michael Poole

: Correspondent

The Enemy within. Falun Gong is a spiritual movement that has its roots in Buddhism and traditional Chinese breathing exercises. Viewed by the Chinese government as the most serious challenge to its power since the foundation of Communist China, the movement was banned in 1999. Phil Rees uncovers the story of a hidden struggle for the minds of millions of believers in China.
Producer Stuart Tanner ; Editor Fiona Murch (S) (W) NOTE: as Correspondent is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change.


Unknown: Phil Rees
Producer: Stuart Tanner
Editor: Fiona Murch

: The Battle of the River Plate **

War adventure. Ten days before the start of the Second World War, Germany pocket battleship the Graf Spee is awaiting instructions in the South Atlantic to commence hostilities. Widescreen. Review page 63.
Director Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburgerl1956. U) (S)


Unknown: Graf Spee
Director: Michael Powell

: Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise

Drama from Trainspotting director Danny Boyle, written by Jim Cartwright and starring Timothy Spall.

Vacuum-cleaner salesman Tommy is gripped by the fever of closing the deal. Living on breakfast cereal and listening to motivation tapes of his own voice, he's sure the coveted "Golden Vac" can be his - if only he hadn't been saddled with meek trainee Pete. Contains strong language.
(S) (W)
Timothy Spall's questionnaire: page 18


Writer: Jim Cartwright
Producer: Martin Carr
Director: Danny Boyle
Tommy Rag: Timothy Spall
Pete: Michael Begley
Mr Ron: David Crellin
Sheila: Katy Cavanagh
Spaniard: Sandra Gough
Hot Pot: Lorraine Cheshire
Sidney: Keith Clifford
Stonecheeks: Maggie Tagney
Uki: Caroline Ashley
De Kid: James Cartwright
BoneyLyn: Caroline Pegg
Ted: Terry Barry
Lorna: Alice Barry
Receptionist: Julie Brown
Claywoman: Miriam Watkins
Throat: Rodney Litchfield
Porter: James Foster
Young Tommy: Christopher Wilson

: Rex the Runt: Wendy's Hot Date

Second episode in a new 13-part series of the animated show.
Rex and Vince chaperone Wendy.
(Repeated next Saturday) (S) (W)


Director: Dan Capozzi
Producer: Jacqueline White

: Rock Profile

First of a new six-part spoof music series in which presenter Jamie Theakston interviews some of the biggest chart-toppers, all portrayed by Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Tonight, Theakston meets the tantrum-throwing Elton John. Director Gareth Carrivick ; Producers Ashley Blaker , Andrew Wiltshire (S)


Presenter: Jamie Theakston
Unknown: Matt Lucas
Unknown: David Walliams.
Unknown: Elton John.
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producers: Ashley Blaker

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Quiz with guests
Chris McCormack , Dara O'Briain , Claire Sweeney and Ben Adams. Shown last Monday (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris McCormacK
Unknown: Dara O'Briain
Unknown: Claire Sweeney
Unknown: Ben Adams.

: 'Orrible

Enter the Garage. Paul takes charge of a repossessed warehouse. Contains strong language. Postponed from 17 September Shown last Monday (S) (W)

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Secondary Schools 2.00 AS Guru General Studies (S) Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 1-4) Work Essentials 5.00 The Guide (S)
Open University 6.00 English, English Everywhere (S)
6.30 After the Revolution (S)

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