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: CBBC: The Magical Adventures of Quasimodo

Francois is abducted by two mysterious men. (R) (S)

: CBBC: Casper

A double bill of spooky fun and adventures. (R) (S)

: CBBC: Blue Peter

With news of the Wheel Help appeal. With sign language. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

: CBBC: Doctor Otter

More animated tales with the medical practitioner. Repeated at 1pm (S) (W)

: CBBC: Fireman Sam

Dilys foils Norman's plan to make the world's most repugnant stink bomb.
(R) (S)

: CBBC: Noddy In Toyland

Truman is feeling left out and is fed up with being small. (R) (S)

: CBBC: Tweenies

Double bill. Jake imagines floating around the world while holding a balloon, and then the friends make their own entertainment while their TV is being repaired. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD: Tweenies Christmas Album, featuring Hey Hey, Are You Ready to Play?, is available from retailers

: CBBC: Playdays

Peggy Patch and her friends find treasure washed up by the tide. (R) (S)

: CBBC: Teletubbies

The quartet watch children in South Africa looking at monkeys, and Dipsy performs a special dance. (R) (S)
BBC Video: Teletubbies 2 video box set. containing Musical Playtime and Nursery Rhymes, price £12.99

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Fractions - Thirds and Sixths (S) 5760610 11.10 Look and Read
(ages 7-9) The Legend of the Lost Keys - Betrayed (S)
11.30 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Forces - Smooth Running (S)
8561829 11.50 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain - School Life (S) 6030523 12.10 BBC Active Citizenship (ages 5-11)
Getting It Together (S)

: Working Lunch

Financial updates.

: CBBC: Doctor Otter

Shown at 8.10am (S) (W)

: Mr and Mrs Smith ***

Romantic comedy, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Ann and David Smith are a happily married couple, or at least they think they are. When a state boundary change renders their marriage void, David discovers that Ann is uncertain about their future. Review page 67.
(1941, U) (BW) (S)


Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock.
Directed By: David Smith
Ann Smith: Carole Lombard
David Smith: Robert Montgomery
Jeff: Gene Raymond
Chuck: Jack Carson
MrCuster: Philip Merivale
MrsCuster: Lucile Watson

: Westminster Live

Analysis of today's political proceedings at Westminster, presented byZeinab Badawi.
Contact details Wednesday (S)

: News; Regional News (Digital:

UK Today) Weather (S) (W)

: Esther

Another session of studio-based debate. (S) (w)

: Ready Steady Cook

Contestants are challenged to create 20-minute meals. With
Ainsley Harriott. (S) (W)


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz. (S) (W) Repeated at 12 midnight on BBC Choice

: The New Adventures of Superman

Tempus Fugitive. The arrival of HG Wells's time machine brings a threat to Superman from the future. (R) (S)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Checkpoint. The Council of Watchers arrive from England just as a medieval military order, the Knights of Byzantium, also come to Sunnydale in a search for the Key.
Repeated tomorrow 1.50am (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cult

: Southern Eye Making

Faces. Nick Knowles reports on a Salisbury doctor who is among a group of plastic working unpaid on children surgeons in northern Pakistan. Director/Producer


Unknown: Nick Knowles

: Hist Sight Who's Teaching

Today? Undercover reporter Karl Mercer discovers some disturbing facts as he tries to dupe an employment agency into giving him a teachingjob.Producer Vivienne Francis
(S) (W) 487 Carolyne Cullum
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see panel on left for variations. Viewers on digital will see First Sight


Reporter: Karl Mercer
Producer: Vivienne Francis
Unknown: Carolyne Cullum

: Funny Women

Alan Bennett is among those contributing to a retrospective on Patricia Routledge 's career, which includes Talking Heads, Keeping Up Appearances and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. Producer Gabrielle Osrin ; Editor Ben Frow (R) (S)


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Producer: Gabrielle Osrin
Editor: Ben Frow

: What Not to Wear

Style gurus Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall help women improve their fashion sense in this new eight-part series. Friends and family are co-conspirators as the first test subject, businesswoman Vanessa Lanham , is secretly filmed before being given L2,000 to spend on new clothes. Afterwards, she is asked for her views on the experience.
Series editor Tracy Jeune (S) (W)


Unknown: Susannah Constantine
Unknown: Trinny Woodall
Unknown: Vanessa Lanham
Editor: Tracy Jeune

: Home Front

Continuing the new series in which Laurence Llewelyn -Bowen and Diarmuid Gavin carry out contemporary makeovers on homes in need of rejuvenation. Tonight, the duo tackle the major problems posed by a large Edwardian semi-detached property in Finchley, north
London, owned by Katherine Williams and Will Camden.
Director Lynda Maher : Series producer Amanda de Ryk (S) (W) BBC GOOD HOMES MAGAZINE: December/January issue on sale now. L2.30


Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn
Unknown: Diarmuid Gavin
Unknown: Katherine Williams
Unknown: Will Camden.
Director: Lynda Maher
Producer: Amanda de Ryk

: Attachments

Geek Love. Brandon approaches Reece for advice on carnal matters, and Sacha confronts Jake with the truth about their relationship. Contains strong language.
(S) (W)


Writer: Rachel Pole
Producer: Simon Heath
Director: Julian Holmes
Mike Fisher: Justin Pierre
Sophie Moore: Amanda Ryan
Jake Plaskow: David Walliams
Murray Plaskow: Andrew Sachs
Yvonne Harper: Sally Rogers
Brandon Dyer: Iddo Goldberg
Reece Wilson: William Beck
Fran Chapel: Poppy Miller
Will Newman: William Gaminara
Zoe Atkins: Romola Garai
Kumari Anjali: Mya Chadha
Sacha: Indira Varma
Tyler Clarkson: Indra Ove
Maxine: Sally Edwards

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Steps for the Future

Mother to Child. In the last of this week's documentaries, two HIV-positive mothers at Soweto hospital wait to see whether their babies will live.
Continues next Saturday on BBC Knowledge (S) (W)

: Despatch Box

Presented by Andrew Neil.


Presented By: Andrew Neil.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated
Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing 68301 1.00 Lab
Detectives (W) 9762160 1.15 Truth Will Out (S) (W)
1.30 Rough Science (S) 71924 2.00 Lifelines (S) 92081 2.30 Healing the Whole (S) 96818 3.00 Easing the Pain (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Four Lessons and a Funeral Languages 4.00 Work Talk Germany
Working for Local Government 5.00 Computer Skills Open University 6.00 Galapagos: Research in the Field (S) 92856 6.30 The Chemistry of Life and Death (S)

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