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Ends 8.15.
Website: [website removed]

Potsworth and Co
The patrol fights the Nightmare Prince.

7.20 Arthur
Puppy-training and raising money tax Arthur today.

7.50 Blue Peter

A look at an annual ploughing championship.
Shown last Friday BBC1

: CBeebies

Ends 10.50

Ethelbert the Tiger
Dilip and Ethelbert meet a bear in Canada and members of the cat family in Africa. Repeated at 1pm

8.25 Just So Stories
The sing song of Old Man kangaroo.

8.35 Postman Pat
More adventures in Greendale.

8.50 Pingu
More misadventures with the little penguin.

9.00 Teletubbies
Po and Tinky Winky sniff flowers, then everyone pretends to be robots.
Website: [web address removed]

9.50 Playdays
Whybird learns how TV shows are made.
BBC Playdays magazine: monthly. £1.35. Latest issue on sale now

10.10 Tweenies
Double bill. Fizz awaits news, and Doodles gets in everybody's way.
Website: [web address removed]

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Magic Key (ages 5-6) The Giant and the Knee Nibblers
2291471 11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Time - -Half-past
11.20 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 6-7) Water- Wet and Dry 3961926 11.35 Watch (ages 5-7) Seaside Holiday with Magic Grandad 7564029 11.50 Watch (ages 5-7) Art Start - Printing
9058568 12.05 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Judaism - God
4550742 12.20 Revisewise (ages 7-9) Revisewise Shorts - Maths Tests

: Working Lunch

Weekday financial news.

: CBeebies

Ends 1.10.

Ethelbert the Tiger
Shown at 8.15am (S)

: The Great Caruso

Musical biography of Enrico Caruso , the Naples choirboy who went on to become one of the world's greatest tenors. Review page 62.
Director Richard Thorpe (1951. U)


Unknown: Enrico Caruso
Director: Richard Thorpe
Enrico Caruso: Mario Lanza
Dorothy Benjamin: Ann Blyth
Louise Heggar: Dorothy Kirsten
Maria Selka: Jarmila Novotna
Carlo Santi: Richard Hageman
Park Benjamin: Carl Benton Reid
Giulio Gatti-Casazza: Eduard Franz

: The Phil Silvers Show: Girl from Italy

To help a friend find love, Bilko takes a cue from My Fair Lady. (BW)

: News; Regional News

(Digital: BBC London News)

: Esther

Debate with Esther Rantzen.
Editor Dominique Vulliamy


Editor: Dominique Vulliamy

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary contest. CEEFAX: recipes on page

: Weakest Link

Anne Robinson hosts the elimination quiz.


Presenter: Anne Robinson

: The Simpsons

Sideshow Bob Roberts. Bart's arch-enemy Sideshow Bob runs for political office. With the voices of Kelsey Grammer and Larry King. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cuit


Unknown: Bob Roberts.
Unknown: Sideshow Bob
Unknown: Kelsey Grammer
Unknown: Larry King.

: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Shadow of Fear. Scarlet and Blue are assigned to protect a Himalayan observatory.

: The New Adventures of Superman

Ordinary People. Superman finds it hard to keep a promise notto use superpowers while on holiday.

: Turning the Tables

In the penultimate episode of the job-swap series, the football league tables are turned when Steve Sutherland , assistant to the chief executive of Premiership club
Charlton Athletic, changes places for a week with David Tall , chief executive of third-division side Plymouth Argyle. Producer Jo Cantello ; Executive producer Hilary Rosen


Unknown: Steve Sutherland
Unknown: David Tall
Producer: Jo Cantello
Producer: Hilary Rosen

: University Challenge

In the second of the semi-finals, Somerville College,
Oxford, compete against Christ's College, Cambridge. Jeremy Paxman is the question master.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn


Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Fred Dibnah's Building of Britain

Scottish Style. Dibnah travels north to demonstrate the engineering and design skills that shaped Scottish Baronial style. At Glamis Castle, birthplace of Princess Margaret, Dibnah finds how, 400 years ago, Aberdeen stonemasons and Italian plasterers helped turn an ordinary sandstone tower house into a great house redolent of a fairy-tale castle. Director/Producer David Hall


Producer: David Hall

: Comedy Night

Ends 10.30.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Joining team captains
Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes and presenter Mark Lamarr are singer and television presenter Coleen Nolan , comedian Ian Stone , Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson and EastEnders actor Shaun Williamson.
Director John L Spencer ; Producers Simon Bullivant and Warren Prentice
Repeated next Sunday '
9.30 Shooting Stars Paul Daniels , Big Breakfast newsreader
Jasmine Lowson and Boyzone's Keith Duffyjoin regular panellist Johnny Vegas plus team captains Ulrika Jonsson and Will Self on Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer 's surreal game show. With Matt Lucas as scorer George Dawes. Director Richard Valentine ; Producer Lisa Clarke
This series premieres on BBC Choice on Sundays
10.00 Room 101 The series in which guests campaign to consign pet hates to an Orwellian oblivion finds veteran DJ and Radio Times columnist John Peel railing against beards, the experience of shopping, men with colds and driving through Essex. Presented by Paul Merton. Producer Victoria Payne ; Series producer Richard Wilson
Repeated next Sunday John Peel: page 11


Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Presenter: Mark Lamarr
Presenter: Coleen Nolan
Unknown: Ian Stone
Singer: Bruce Dickinson
Unknown: Shaun Williamson.
Director: John L Spencer
Producers: Simon Bullivant
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Jasmine Lowson
Unknown: Keith Duffyjoin
Unknown: Johnny Vegas
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Matt Lucas
Unknown: George Dawes.
Director: Richard Valentine
Producer: Lisa Clarke
Unknown: John Peel
Presented By: Paul Merton.
Producer: Victoria Payne
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Newsnight

News and analysis, with Jeremy Vine.


Presenter: Jeremy Vine
Editor: George Entwistle

: Countrycide: Death of a Way of Life?

Thefirstof a four-part series, showing Monday and Tuesday this week and next, following six months in the life of the people who work the countryside around Hatherleigh in Devon.
Producer Jane Sayers ; Executive producer Sandra Jones


Producer: Jane Sayers
Producer: Sandra Jones

: Despatch Box

Political roundup, with Andrew Neil.


Presenter: Andrew Neil
Programme Editor: Libby Jukes
Series Editor: Gareth Butler

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Ever Wondered? 4934105 12.45
Personal Passions Lord Healey 4922360 1.00 Breaking the Seal: Tax Records 35143 1.30 Philosophy in Action Secondary Schools 2.00 English Writer's Block
Languages 4.00 Japanese Language and People (parts 3-4) Skillswise 5.00 New Ways of Learning
Open University 6.00 The Authentick and lronicall Historie of Henry V 7595766 6.50 Ever Wondered?

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