Gargamel uses a magic flute, then Lazy tries to make the most of life. (R) (S)
7.25 C Bear and Jamal
Streetwise ursine antics. (R) (S)
7.45 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas braces himself to ascend England's tallest spire. With sign language. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1(S) (W)
8.10 Oakie Doke
More animated woodland tales (R) (S)
8.20 Fireman Sam
Animated fun in Pontypandy. (R) (S)
8.30 Noddy In Toyland
The children learn the value of listening to instructions. (R) (S)
9.00 Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Day 13 of the rundown. (S) (W)
The friends learn about check patterns and methods of recycling. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD: Tweenies Christmas Album, featuring Hey Hey, Are You Ready to Play?, is available from retailers
Peggy Patch and her friends pay a visit to Santa in his special grotto. (R) (S)
Double bill of pre-school fun. The foursome watch Po dance, then, in a repeated episode, Dipsy runs around. (S)
BBC Video Teletubbies 2 video box set, containing Musical Playtime and Nursery Rhymes, price Â£12.99
Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Fractions - Tenths: Decimals (S) 6943771 11.15 Words and Pictures (ages 5-6) Magic Pencil (part 3) (S) 4461232 11.30
Science Zone (ages 9-11) Plants and Animals - Guess Who's
Coming to Dinner? (S)
11.50 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain - Achievements (S) 3165400 12.10 BBC Active Citizenship (ages 5-11) Getting It Together (S)
Continuing live coverage from York. With two of the semi-final places decided, the remaining players vie for a place in the final four, where competitors will be guaranteed at least L27,250 in prize money.
This time last year, Wales's
Mark Williams continued his commanding form with a 9-2 victory over Ireland's Fergal O'Brien. A titanic struggle in one of the other quarter-finals saw Stephen Hendry and Stephen Lee fight it out down to the wire before the former triumphed 9-8. (S) (W)35232i45
Analysis of today's political proceedings at Westminster, presented by Zeinab Badawi.
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Further quarter-final action from the Barbican Centre in York. Introduced by Hazel Irvine , with Steve Davis and John Parrott. (S) (W)
Continuing the American version of the unforgiving elimination quiz. (S) Repeated at 12 midnight on BBC Choice
Individual Responsibilities. Concerned by his oddly apathetic mood, the superhero seeks therapy. (R) (S)
Further quarter-final action. With Hazel Irvine, Steve Davis and John Parrott. Commentary from Clive Everton,
Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor and Willie Thorne. (S) (W)
Wrestlers. As a public inquiry gets underway, Chris Packham looks at the impact of a proposed container port at Dibden Bay, near Southampton. Producer Stuart Woodman
REGIONAL PROGRAMMES: see panel on left for variations. Viewers on digital will see First Sight
Camilla Batmanghelidjh at work with some of London's most violent and deprived children.
Producer Sheela Banerjee : Editor Dippy Chaudhary (S) (W)
A kitsch Christmas is on the agenda in the series in which interior designer Linda Barker and chef Patrick Williams join forces to give viewers expert advice on creating a stylish seasonal ambience. As well as Babycham jellies and flock wallpaper, there are pink poodles and knickerbocker glories. Director/Producer Daniel Adamson (S) (W)
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Fashionistas Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall instigate the sartorial metamorphosis of 46-year-old art teacher Kim Simmons. How will a L2,000 budget and some ruthless style advice affect her colourful, bohemian look? First of all, the tent dresses and red shoes will have to go. Series editor Tracy Jeune (S) (W)
MP Sir Anthony Berry was one of five people killed by the IRA attack on Brighton's Grand hotel during the Conservative Party conference of October 1984. This documentary from the Everyman strand follows his daughter Jo Tuffnell 's meetings with the man responsible, Patrick Magee , after his early release under the Good Friday Agreement.
Director Paul McGuigan : Producer Michael Appleton (S)
Part eight of the drama about internet company Seethru. Dirty Washing. Mike struggles to keep the team together, Brandon is seemingly transformed, and a mysterious woman from Jake's past returns. Contains strong language.
Written by Simon Block ; Producer Simon Heath : Director Julian Holmes
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.seethru.co.uk
Presented by Kirsty Wark. (s) (w)
A one-off Network East Late comedy special featuring, among others, Felix Dexter and the controversial Shazia Mirza. Russell Peters is the evening's compere.
Director Merrick Simmonds : Producers Tommy Nagra. Jas Shetra (S) (W)
Presented by Andrew Neil.
Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing 1998646 1.05 Final Frontier (W) 9055004 1.35 Hollywood Science (S) (W)
1.50 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 5617646 2.00 Making Contact (S) 82849 2.30 Mapping the Milky Way (S) 61356 3.00 Accumulating Years and Wisdom (S)
Key Skills Resource Bank 3.30 Teaching Today: New Thinking Languages 4.00 Make Spanish Your Business (part 2) Working for Local Government 5.00 Money Matters Open University 6.00 It's Only Plastic (S) 34066 6.30 Hospitals - Who Needs Them? (S)