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: CBBC

Ends 9.00.

Taz-Mania
Cartoon fun with the Tazmanian devil.

7.20 Dennis the Menace
Animated schoolboy antics.

7.45 Captain Abercromby
Jake's mother decides it's high time he got married.

8.00 Animorphs
it's the end of term, and the school prom isjust around the corner.

8 25 Evolution: the Animated Series
Ira discovers that General Granger is in league with Scopes.

8.45 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Something strange has happened to Philbert.

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Mac wants to join the pop band T-Bone has put together.

9.15 Bob the Builder
Spud tries to prove to everyone that he can be helpful.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.30 Rubbadubbers
Tubb would like to make things disappear with a toy wand.

9.40 Fimbles
Rome finds some trousers.
Shown yesterday at 3.25pm on BBC1

10.00 Tweenies
The gang meet some strange animals.

10.25 Tetetubbies
The custard machine makes a funny noise.
BBC video: Look/Yellow, £9.99

10.50 Pingu
The little penguin has a female admirer.

10.55 Beebie's Tails
Actress Patsy Palmer reads Beebie Goes Bell Ringing.

: The Daily Politics

Prime Minister's Questions and a roundup of political news stories, with Andrew Neil and Daisy Sampson.

Contributors

Presenter: Andrew Neil
Presenter: Daisy Sampson.
Director: Claire Bellis
Editor: John McAndrew

: Taxi

Guess Who's Coming for
Brefnish? Romance enters
Latka's life. Followed by Witness A first-hand account of a dramatic event.

: Working Lunch

Finance and business news with Adam Shaw. www.bbc.co.uk/workinglunch

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Racing

On the eve of the three-day
Grand National meeting from Aintree, coverage from Ascot features the f 40,000 Long
Distance Hurdle race at 3.45pm, plus other starts at 2.10, 2.40 and 3.15. Commentary by Jim McGrath and Peter Scudamore. Introduced by Richard Pitman. Senior producer Geny Morrison Aintree coverage starts tomorrow 1.45pm www.bbc.co.uk/racing
Including at 3.25, News; Regional News (Digital: BBC London News); Weather

Contributors

Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Commentary By: Peter Scudamore.
Introduced By: Richard Pitman.
Producer: Geny Morrison

: Escape to the Country

Butcher Bernard Gale wants to swap city life in Bristol for the peace and beauty of the Cotswolds. Can presenter
; Catherine Gee persuade him that Monmouthshire offers better value?

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Gale
Presenter: Catherine Gee

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary contest hosted by Ainsley Harriott.

Contributors

Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: Weakest Link

5 Elimination quiz.

: The Simpsons

They Saved Lisa's Brain. Lisa is invited tojoin Mensa.
Homer receives a free erotic photo session.

: TOTP2

Simple Minds, the Happy Mondays and Big Audio Dynamite feature in Steve Wright 's twice-weekly raid on the Top of the Pops archives. Plus new music from Grand Drive.
Producer Mark Hagen www.bbc.co.uk/totp2 Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7,30pm on BBC1

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Wright
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Night Terrors. When the Enterprise becomes trapped within a rift in space, the crew are plagued by unexplained hallucinations and increasing panic.

: Hollywood Science

Well-known Tinseltown movies undergo scientific scrutiny to establish which one contains the most implausible cinematic moment in a new four-part series. Tonight's guinea pigs - Robin Hood : Prince of Thieves, The Score and The Thomas Crown Affair- are scoured for the break-in scene deemed the most improbable. With Robert Llewellyn of Red Dwarf fame, and scientist Dr Jonathan Hare.
Producer Paul King ; Series producer Gillian Scothem 31 Pierce Brosnan stars in Night Watch tonight at 11.25pm on BBC1 Homework helper: page 30

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Hood
Unknown: Robert Llewellyn
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Hare.
Producer: Paul King
Producer: Gillian Scothem
Producer: Pierce Brosnan

: Home Front

The team are called to a semi-detached house in Kent that is halfway through major building work. Nothing has been knocked down, so Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen sets to work, transforming angularity into circularity indoors and imposing a colour scheme of lime green and royal blue.
Outside, Diarmuid Gavin designs a series of curved walls and raised beds, clad with 5000 shimmering steel tiles.
Director Ann Wilson ; Series producer Amanda de Ryk BBC Book: Home Front Inside Out, £18.99, available from www.bbcshop.com Syringa meyeri "Palibin" and perennial collection offers: page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown: Diarmuid Gavin
Director: Ann Wilson
Producer: Amanda de Ryk

: The Way We Cooked

Another chance to see the first programme in the series shown last year that examined the influences and colourful lives of TV chefs through the decades. By today's standards, Fanny Cradock was over the top, but she added a smidgen of glamour to dowdy postwar Britain. Graham Kerr, meanwhile, became a global success as "the Galloping Gourmet", with laid-back style that has inspired today's generation of TV chefs. Narrated by Miriam Margolyes.
Producer Ian Lilley ; Executive producer Katie Lander

Contributors

Unknown: Fanny Cradock
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes.
Producer: Ian Lilley
Producer: Katie Lander

: Dead Ringers

Impressionists Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Mark Perry , Phil Cornwell and Kevin Connelly send up a host public figures in the first of three compilations from series one. A new series is scheduled to return later this year.
Directors Jonathan Gershfield , Pati Marr. John Birkin ; Producer Bill Dare

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: Kevin Connelly
Directors: Jonathan Gershfield
Directors: Pati Marr.
Directors: John Birkin

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. isi (WI

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Running Scared

In 1979, a 17-year-old footballer from Northern Ireland with a bright future signed a false confession stating that, as an IRA volunteer, he had taken part in the murder of a British soldier. After two decades on the run, the charges against Gerry McGowan have been dropped, and he now revisits the people and places that have continued to haunt him. Director Min Clough ; Executive producer Todd Austin
Postponed from 19 March

Contributors

Unknown: Gerry McGowan
Director: Min Clough
Producer: Todd Austin

: 48 Preludes and Fugues

Another recital of a composition by JS Bach.

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Defining Moments 64319 1.00 News and the Democratic Agenda? 24338 1.30 The North Sea Secondary Schools 2.00 Science: Short Circuit
Languages 4.00 Make Italian Your Business (part 1)
Sklllswise 5.00 Website Guide and Skills in Health and Care Open University 6.00 Sydney- Living with Difference
6.30 Just Seventeen: the Geometry of Patterns








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