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Ends 9.00.

The Woody Woodpecker Show
(Shown yesterday at 3.45pm on BBC1)

7.20 Blue Peter
With sign language.
(Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1)

7.45 SMart on the Road
A scruffy school corridor is transformed in Marden, Kent.

8.00 Round the Twist
Will an ancient copycat hat prove iucky for Linda in a competition?

8.25 Evolution: the Animated Series
The Genus breeds in the city's water.

8.45 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Will the dragons' cookies win the villagers' hearts?

: CBeebies

Ends 10.20.

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Cieo can't stop scratching.

9.15 Bob the Builder
Spud loses his scary pointy nose.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.30 Andy Pandy
Collages and birds keep the pals busy.

9.40 Fimbles
A tin tray proves handy.
Shown yesterday at 3.25pm on BBC1

10 00 Tweenies
The friends visit a magic forest.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.20 Hands Up! (ages 5-11) The Chronicles ofNarnia: the Magicians Nephew with sign language 6786877 10.35 Maths Challenge (ages 9-10) TV Workout Year Six: 3-D Shapes
[number removed].50 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics
Special: y" 5598070 11.05
Pod's Mission (ages 7-9) Year Three: Materials 3928167 11.20 Revisewise Shorts (ages 9-11)
Introduction to Tests

: The Daily Politics

Live debate from the House of Commons, plus the day's political news.

: Working Lunch

Business news with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Taxi

Alex 's Romance. Dee Wallace -Stone stars as an actress who wins over Alex.


Unknown: Dee Wallace

: Foreign Correspondent

Spy thriller.
1939: reporter Johnny Jones, alias Huntley Haverstock, is sent to cover attempts to avert the outbreak of war. But he gets embroiled in the world of secret agents.
Review page 52. (1940, PG) (BW)


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnny Jones: Joel McCrea
Carol Fisher: Laraine Day
Stephen Fisher: Herbert Marshall
Scott Ffolliott: George Sanders
Van Meer: Albert Basserman
Stebbins: Robert Benchley

: News

: Regional News

(Digital: BBC London

: Escape to the Country

In search of a real mansion in Derbyshire.

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary contest with Ainsley Harriott.


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Simpsons

When You Dish upon a Star. Kim Basinger , Alec Baldwin and director Ron Howard are the guest voices as Homer becomes a butler to the stars.


Unknown: Kim Basinger
Unknown: Alec Baldwin
Director: Ron Howard

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

A Decent Proposal. Will proposes to Lisa in a moment of vulnerability after getting shot.

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Hell's Bells. Freaky relatives and an uninvited guest from the future add incident to Anya and Xander's wedding day. Repeated, uncut, tomonjw at 12.55am

: The Good Life: The Guru of Surbiton

Two "disciples" are drawn to Tom by his philosophy. But will they outstay their welcome?


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies

: Crufts 2003

Gundog breeds take pride of place in the first of four visits to the NEC in Birmingham in this highlight of the canine calendar. Peter Purves and Jessica Holm , with top British judge Frank Kane and US broadcaster and breeder Wayne Cavanaugh , provide commentary while reports on the exhibitions and events come from Melissa Hilton. Presented by Philippa Forrester. Continues tomorrow at 8pm.
Producer Ian Russell ; Executive producer David Pickthall Which TV dogs would win?: page 12


Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Frank Kane
Unknown: Wayne Cavanaugh
Unknown: Melissa Hilton.
Producer: Ian Russell
Producer: David Pickthall

: How to Be a Gardener

No-space Garden. Is there hope for a garden with limited dimensions? Presenter Alan Titchmarsh employs design tricks calling on curves, colours and textures to create the illusion of space and proves that plants can have a dramatic effect if they are arranged in the correct fashion. Series producer Kath Moore ; Executive producer Dick Colthurst Carnation "Arosa" and "Oriental Red" offers - RT Shop: page 38 BBC PRODUCTS: How to Be a Gardener Book 1 £18.99, Book 2 £13.99 and Video (volume 1) £16.99, available from www.bbcshop.com


Presenter: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Kath Moore
Producer: Dick Colthurst

: Horizon: Earthquake Storms

Disaster threatens Istanbul in the form of the earthquake storm. Earthquakes were always thought to be random - but clues from Crete to California suggest otherwise. Geologist Geoff King, who predicted a storm that killed 25,000, claims it will strike next in the heart of Turkey.
[web address removed]

Science: Horizon 9.00pm BBC2
Forecasting where and when an earthquake will strike has never been a precise science but, according to this film, scientists have recently made a discovery that helps them to predict where the next disaster may happen. They believe that an "earthquake storm" is "blowing" across Turkey. If they're correct, the next earthquake will hit Istanbul, a city taking in around 10 million people. Unfortunately, they don't know when it might happen.
Seismologists suspect that one earthquake can trigger another (there's evidence that this happened in the Mediterranean area between 370 and 350 BC, and more recently - and more dramatically - in California in 1992). Certainly, studies of earthquakes in Turkey since 1939 appear to confirm it. They're moving westwards along the North Anatolian fault, like a set of falling dominoes.
A few years ago, Geoff King and a number of other geologists were convinced that the city of Izmit was next in line, although they couldn't say when. Tragically, their prediction caused only a ripple of interest, and the city was therefore unprepared for the disaster that struck in August 1999. The quake lasted only 45 seconds, but 25,000 people died.
Naturally, much of this programme deals with scientific fact, but this serves to highlight the personal stories of some of the survivors of the Izmit earthquake and make them all the more shocking. (Jane Rackham)


Subject: Geoff King
Producer: Nick Green
Producer: Sue Learoyd
Editor: Matthew Barrett

: Trouble at the Top

Cheese Wars. A group of West Country farmers - the last makers of handmade Cheddar - face a big problem: how to shift a £5-million mountain of premium cheese with a limited shelf life. To this end, they launch their own brand to compete with the major players. But orders and jobs are soon put at risk. Narrated by Amanda Redman.
Director Helen Batten ; Series producer Joanna Ball Amanda Redman 's TV CV: page


Unknown: Amanda Redman.
Director: Helen Batten
Producer: Joanna Ball
Producer: Amanda Redman

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. isi wi


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Red Dwarf: Confidence and Paranoia

A poorly Lister hallucinates.


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Director: Ed Bye
Executive Producer: Paul Jackson

: The Whistle Test Years

John Lennon , Ronnie Lane ,
Little Feat, Jackson Browne and Lynyrd Skynyrd are among highlights from 1975. Introduced by Bob Harris.
Producer Mark Hagen


Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Ronnie Lane
Unknown: Jackson Browne
Introduced By: Bob Harris.
Producer: Mark Hagen

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.35 Race for the Pole 2864858 12.55 The Next Big Thing A Theory of Everything 8898484 1.30 The Incredible Shrinking Chip 22200 2.00 Never Mind the Quality? 94668 2.30 Tropical Forest: the Conundrum of Co-existence 79303 3.00 Ozone: the Hole Story
Curriculum Development 3.30 The Contender - 2: Finance Languages 4.00 How to Learn a Language Anger at Work 5.00 The Bullying Business
Open University 6.00 Following a Score 59397 6.30 Ever Wondered? - with Simon Callow and Jenny Eclair.


Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: Jenny Eclair.

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