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Ends 10.50.

The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo
Animation set in the year 1483.

7.25 Arthur
Animation. Francine and Muffy find out that they have no famous ancestors.

7.50 Blue Peter
In a report from Vienna, Liz Barker rides a Lipizzaner horse. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1

8.10 Doctor Otter
Has Mexley caught measles while painting the ceiling? Shown Monday at 1.10pm

8.20 Little Bear
Triple bill. Father Bear's bath is interrupted, Little Bear dreams of falling snow, while Mitzi causes a horrid mess at Little Bear's home.

8.45 64 Zoo Lane
The tale of Georgina the giraffe.

9.00 Tweenies
Double bill. Max helps out at a restaurant, and Judy shows her guitar to the group, which Max plays very badly.

9.40 Playdays
Peggy Patch and friends visit Woburn safari park, where they see some penguins.

10.00 Teletubbies
Double bill. Dipsy is taught a nursery rhyme, and then the group watch some children build a jigsaw puzzle. (S)
BBC CD-ROM: Play with the Teletubbies, for PC and Playstation, price £19.99 BBC VIDEO: Teletubbies 2 video box set, containing Musical Playtime and Nursery Rhymes, price £12.99


Presenter (Blue Peter): Liz Barker

: Golf

Live coverage of the opening morning's play in the World
Match Play championship from the famous Burma Road, West Course at Wentworth in Surrey.
With L250,000 on offer to the winner, 12 of the world's top players are competing for a title won last year by England's Lee Westwood. He clinched a seventh British victory in the last 13 years via a thrilling contest that saw him beatoff the challenge of reigning champion Colin Montgomerie of Scotland at the 38th hole. Presented by Steve Rider.
Executive producers Paul Davies and Barbara Slater


Unknown: Lee Westwood.
Unknown: Colin Montgomerie
Presented By: Steve Rider.
Producers: Paul Davies
Producers: Barbara Slater

: Schools programme

Landmarks (ages 9-12) World
Environmental Changes

: Working Lunch

Roundup of consumer and financial news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Presenter: Adrian Chiles
Presenter: Adam Shaw

: Wildlife on Two

The Lion's King. How active volcanos in East Africa create fertile soils and soda lakes that sustain big cats, great herds of animals and vast flocks offlamingos.

: Golf

Steve Rider presents further coverage of the World Match
Play tournament at Wentworth. Commentary from Peter Alliss , Ken Brown , Alex Hay , Laura Davies , Beverly Lewis and Julian Tutt , with reports from
Dougie Donnelly ,
Including at:


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Ken Brown
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Laura Davies
Unknown: Beverly Lewis
Unknown: Julian Tutt
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly

: News; Regional News

(Digital: UK Today); Weather

: Weakest Link

Anne Robinson presents the latest round of the unforgiving elimination quiz. Repeated at 12 midnight on BBC Choice


Unknown: Anne Robinson

: The New Adventures of Superman

The Eyes Have It. Seeking a pen-like device hidden at
Lois Lane 's place, a shifty scientist and his henchman try to stop Superman interfering by robbing him of sight.


Unknown: Lois Lane

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Fool for Love. When Buffy meets her match, she becomes obsessed about finding out how other slayers have died.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.20am WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cult

: First Sight

Cheers! The regional documentary series looks at whether the backstreet local pub is becoming a rarity. Producer Ray Hough ; Editor
Dippy Chaudhary


Producer: Ray Hough

: Southern Eye Regional

documentary series.
Mr Shepperdson : the Rock Star. Following a 66-year-old Sussex businessman as he strives for stardom.
Producer Jenny Craddock
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations. Viewers with digital will see First Sight.


Unknown: Mr Shepperdson
Unknown: Rock Star.
Producer: Jenny Craddock

: Meet the Ancestors

The Chosen One. Last year, beneath a school in the Cotswold town of Bourton-on-the-Water, archaeologists found the crouched skeleton of a teenage girl. Julian Richards attempts to discover how this young woman died, and why, unusually for the time, she was interred intact in the ground. Producer Bill Locke ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul
Postponed from last Thursday


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: Bill Locke
Producer: Caroline van Den Brul

: Top Gear

Motoring news, views and road-tests with Jason Barlow , Tiff Needell , Adrian Simpson and Vicki Butler-Henderson . Series producer John Wilcox BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price L3.40, available monthly from newsagents


Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Adrian Simpson
Unknown: Vicki Butler-Henderson
Producer: John Wilcox

: Horizon

Life Blood. Small amounts of blood taken from newborn babies' umbilical cords can be used with amazing effect in the treatment of life-threatening blood diseases. This film follows the work of pioneering doctors as they administer this treatment to young leukaemia patients. Producer Andrew Thompson ; Series editor Bettina Lerner
Postponed from 27 September WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon


Producer: Andrew Thompson
Editor: Bettina Lerner

: Body Briefs

Teenagers. A compilation from the series The Human
Body illustrating the period of adolescence.

: Dad's Army: Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel

An episode from the vintage comedy, first shown in 1972.

The platoon perform "special duties" during the test of a secret weapon.


Writer: Jimmy Perry
Writer/Producer: David Croft

: Newsnight

News analysis presented by Jeremy Vine.


Presented By: Jeremy Vine.

: Seinfeld

After nine series, the US comedy comes to a close with this double bill featuring a host of guest stars. The Finale (part 1). After getting a call from NBC about the pilot they wrote years previously, Jerry and George are asked to write 13 episodes for the autumn schedule.
11.45 The Finale (part 2). Jerry and George take their friends to Paris, though Kramer nearly causes a crash.

: 48 Preludes and Fugues

Another recital from
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Learning to Love the Grey
1.05 Final Frontier 9772638 1.35 Hollywood Science
5827947 1.50 What Have the Seventies Ever Done for Us? 5403454 2.00 A Formidable Foe 99541 2.30 Asthma and the Bean 18676 3.00 Seasonal Affective Disorder
Curriculum Development 3.30 Citizenship Across and Beyond Languages 4.00 Deutsch Plus (parts 17-20) Work Essentials 5.00 The Real World of Work
Open University 6.00 The Lapedo Child 1256270 6.50 Ever Wondered? AgeingProcess

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