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: Red Nose Week on CBBC

Ends 9.00.

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

7.15 Dennis the Menace
Fun with the naughty boy.

7.45 Captain Abercromby
The boss hires a cat.

8.00 Comic Relief Does Fame Academy on CBBC
Last night's rejected contestant is interviewed, plus an update.

8.20 The Genie from Down Under
Comedy drama about a girl who finds a life-altering opal.

8.45 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Zoom Zoom finds that his wish to fly is granted.

: Athletics

Live coverage from the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, of day one in the three-day World Indoor championships.
The action kicks off with the women's triple-jump qualifying, featuring Commonwealth and European champion
Ashia Hansen. Other highlights include the men's 60m, where Briton Jason Gardener has been the man to beat so far this season. The full timetable is as follows:
9.00 Women's triple-jump qualifying round
9.15 Women's 200m round one
9.50 Men's 200m round one
10.35 Men's 3,000m round one 11 is Women's 60m round one
11.30 Men's long-jump qualifying round
11.50 Men's 60m round one
12.40 Women's 800m round one 1_10 Women's 400m round one With Roger Black and Michael Johnson. More at 3.30pm. Producer Helen Kuttner
Editor Michael Cole

Contributors

Unknown: Ashia Hansen.
Unknown: Jason Gardener
Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Michael Johnson.
Producer: Helen Kuttner
Editor: Michael Cole

: Working Lunch

Presented by Adrian Chiles.
Editor TraceyHobbs

Contributors

Presented By: Adrian Chiles.

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Double Life

Bilko is mistaken for a New York City millionaire.
(BW)

: Taxi

Tony and Brian. Tony's friend Brian tries to find a rich family to adopt him.

: News

: Regional News

(Digtal: BBC London
News); Weather

: Athletics

If they figure in the men's 60m final, Britain's Jason Gardener and Mark Lewis-Francis will be aiming to end North American dominance. In the women's event, Ukrainian Zhanna Block is looking to add the world indoor crown to the outdoor title she took over Marion Jones. The full timetable is as follows:
3.45 Women's 60m final
4.00 Men's 60m semi-finals
4.15 Women's 60m semi-finals
4.35 Men's 400m round one
5.05 Women's 200m semi-finals
5.15 Men's 200m semi-finals; Men's triple-jump qualifying
5.30 Men's 1500m round one
6.00 Men's 60m final
6.10 Women's 60m final
6.25 Men's 800m round one
7.05 Women's pentathlon 800m www.bbc.co.uk/sport

Contributors

Unknown: Jason Gardener
Unknown: Mark Lewis-Francis
Unknown: Zhanna Block
Unknown: Marion Jones.

: Top of the Pops

The perennial pop-music showcase moves to BBC2 for one week only, with the usual hits, videos and live acts.
Executive producer Chris Cowey Repeated tomorrow on BBC

Contributors

Producer: Chris Cowey

: The Best of Bill Oddie Goes Wild

On his home patch of Hampstead Heath in London, the comedian-turned-naturalist recalls his past travels in search of the best of British wildlife and surveys some of the highlights, low points and out-takes from past series.
Producer Lucy Meadows; Series producer Stephen Moss

Contributors

Producer: Stephen Moss

: The Plantsman

The series exploring the characteristics of vegetation focuses on plants that are tough enough to survive hostile conditions and thrive on the poor sort of soil normally associated with housing estates. Presenter Chris Collins shows how, by using plants like eucalyptus, grasses, buddleia and euphorbia, an arid new garden can be brought to life. Along the way he meets people who share his passion for "SAS" foliage, including a cacti fanatic and the head gardener at RHS Garden Hyde Hall , Chelmsford. Director Micci Billinger ; Series producer Kathy Myers www.bbc.co.uk/gardening
Spring plant offers: page

Contributors

Presenter: Chris Collins
Unknown: Hyde Hall
Director: Micci Billinger
Producer: Kathy Myers

: Secrets of Leadership

The second in a four-part documentary series examining the administrative secrets of famous leaders of the past. Churchill. Before Winston Churchill won his reputation as Britain's greatest wartime prime minister, he had a less than successful spell at the admiralty. Yet, as historian Andrew Roberts reveals, many of the weaknesses he revealed as a subordinate in charge of the navy became great strengths once he was in ultimate charge and he had to avert a Nazi invasion of Britain.
Producer and director Dominic Sutherland www.bbc.co.uk/history

Contributors

Unknown: Winston Churchill
Unknown: Andrew Roberts
Director: Dominic Sutherland

: Ray Mears's Country Tracks

The bushcraft and survival skills expert prepares a meal in a woodland shelter made from a parachute.
Series producer Patrick Flavelle

Contributors

Producer: Patrick Flavelle

: Comic Relief University Challenge

Angus Deayton hosts a special celebrity edition of the undergraduate quiz in which a university-educated team comprising Stephen Fry , David Baddiel , Frank Skinner and Clive Anderson compete against a team of non-graduates including Danny Baker and Johnny Vaughan.
Director John L Spencer ; Producer Anil Gupta

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Frank Skinner
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Johnny Vaughan.
Director: John L Spencer
Producer: Anil Gupta

: Newsnight

Roundup of the day's national and international news. Presented by Kirsty Wark.

Contributors

Presented By: Kirsty Wark.

: Newsnight Review

Novelist Jeanette Winterson and journalists Paul Morley and Ekow Eshun are among the guest critics joining host
Mark Lawson to discuss the week's cultural highs and lows. Producer Tanya Hudson

Contributors

Unknown: Jeanette Winterson
Unknown: Paul Morley
Unknown: Ekow Eshun
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: Taken

Another chance to see part eight of the science-fiction drama. Shown on Saturday at 9.35pm

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Uncut version of yesterday evening's episode.
Normal Again. Buffy is stung by a demon whose potent venom causes her to experience hallucinations.
Shown yesterday at 6.45pm A moral show: page 13

Contributors

Buffy: Sarah Michelle Gellar
Xander: Nicholas Brendon
Willow: Alyson Hannigan
Dawn: Michelle Trachtenberg
Spike: James Marsters
Anya: Emma Caulfield
Tara: Amber Benson

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
National Test Revision 3.00 Revisewise Challenge at School: Science- the Revisewise science quiz








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