Fun with the mushroom-dwellers. (R) (S)
The genial ghost in three animated exploits. (R) (S)
7.45 Blue Peter
Konnie Huq learns the story of this year's advent candles. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
8.10 Oakie Doke
The woodland being chases some runaway bowls. Repeated at 1pm (R) (S)
8.20 Fireman Sam
Can Sam solve the mystery of his mislaid watch, Dilys's lost earrings and Bella's vanished necklace? (R) (S)
8.30 Noddy in Toyland
Agatha and Noah clash when the picnic basket's contents go missing.
BBC NODDY MAGAZINE: £1.35 monthly. December issue on sale now (R) (S)
9.00 Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Day four of the rundown. (S) (W)
Double bill of fun. Max makes a castle in the garden, then he goes shopping at the supermarket. (R) (S) (W)
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Spinning and turning at the Playground Stop. (R) (S)
The four watch a group of children riding on a rickshaw, and then a small boy plays cricket with his father. (R) (S)
BBC TELETUBBIES MAGAZINE: monthly, £1.35. January issue on sale 6 December
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10.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Money - L5 to £10
11.10 English Express (ages 9-11) Language Knowledge - Thinking for Linking 3270346 11.30 The
Experimenter (ages 7-9) TheAlien Tree 5900346 11.50 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Snapshots - Daily Life 3465452 12.10 ZigZag(ages 7-9) Village, Town, City- Our
Financial news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
Comedy. When salesmen
Eric and Ernie decide to work in South America, they get caught up in a revolution. Their problems mount when it transpires Eric bears a close resemblance to a revolutionary figurehead. Review page 59.
Director Cliff Owen (1967, PG)
Update on events in Parliament, presented byZeinab Badawi.
Contact details Wednesday
(Digital: UK Today) Weather
Topical studio debate with Esther Rantzen.
Further celebrations to mark 1,000 editions of the culinary contest.
More contestants are ejected by pitiless presenter
Anne Robinson. Repeated at 12 midnight on BBC Choice
Imperfection. Seven of Nine suffers a life-threatening breakdown of a key Borg component.
The Big Goodbye. Picard is trapped in 20th-century San
Francisco with a murder charge on his head. The series continues tomorrow at 6.45pm
Eighties comedy starring Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles. A Wife's Prerogative. Audrey pretends to be Richard's wife during a vital business deal. With guest Rula Lenska. Written by Peter Spence : Producer Gareth Gwenian
The Alternative Sunday Lunch. Rhodes prepares hot Cheshire pork pies, smokey lentil soup and warm mini-Dundee cakes with whiskey sabayon as a change to the usual roast.
Director Dominic Cyriax : Producer Mandy Cooper
At the Beach. Jamie Oliver rides the surf in North Cornwall then prepares a beach barbecue of brunch breads, yoghurt with blueberry and elderflower, salmon with herbs in newspaper plus potatoes, garlic and rosemary, and beef with soy sauce and ginger. Last in the series.
Director Niall Downing: Producer Nina Davies BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: L2.10. December issue (with the vegetarian Christmas special) on sale now. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/food
Offer: page 24; Wrap it up - recipe for roasted salmon: page 29
The Last of the Vikings. In the last of the series, Julian Richards uncovers new information from the battle in 1066 between Viking warlord Harald Hardrada and King
Harold of England that marked the end of the Viking age in Britain. Results from a nationwide genetic survey show where in Britain the Vikings left a measurable contribution. Producer Sam Roberts ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul
Repeated with sign language at 1.35am on BBC1 BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: published monthly, price L2.95. December issue on sale now. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/history
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Continuing the spoof celebrities-in-suburbia series. Jimmy Hill is being stalked; Al Pacino 's hopes of winning an award are threatened by Marlon Brando. With strong language. Written by Phil Cornwell. Peter Richardson and John Sessions
Director Peter Richardson : Producer Ben Swaffer
Women's Prison USA. John Ferguson, head of the world's largest private prison firm, heads for New Mexico as he works for a week as a guard at one of his organisation's own women's prisons. Narrated by Neil Pearson.
Producer Robi Dutta
Series producer Joanna Ball
Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Jihad: What It Means to Muslims. A debate in which a panel including several eminent Islamic scholars analyse the complex meaning of the word "jihad". Contributors include Professor John Esposito , adviser to the US State
Department on Islam, and DrSuhaib Hasan, secretary of the Islamic Shari'a Council, London. With Roger Bolton. Producer David Akerman ; Executive producers Lucy Hetherington and SamiraOsman Warzone continues tomorrow at 11.20pm
Presented by Andrew Neil.
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Open University 12.30 Ever Wondered? (5) 68853 1.00 Personal Passions JohnSuchet 3599414 1.15 Ever Wondered? 9621037 1.30 What Is Religion?
Key Skills Resource Bank 2.00 The Key to ... Application of Number II how numbers are used in various jobs.
Languages 4.00 Make French Your Business (part 1) Working for Local Government 5.00 Handling Stress and Creating Success - practical advice and techniques.
Open University 6.00 Open Advice A Different Way of Learning 92308 6.30 Seal Secrets