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Ends 9.00.

Zarlak is stealing everything that's sharp.

7.20 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
With in-vision sign language.
(Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1)

7.45 SMart on the Road
The team help with a fete in Buckinghamshire. Last in the series.

8.00 Taz-Mania
Cartoon fun with the Tazmanian devil.

8.20 The Wayne Manifesto
The 12-year-old tries to impress friends with his culinary skills.

8.45 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Specs gets some new glasses.

: CBeebies

Ends 10.20.

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Charley gets a new telescope.

9.15 Bob the Builder
Wendy puts up a signpost.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.30 Andy Pandy
During a game, Teddy loses his way.

9 40 Fimbles
Florrie finds a maraca.

10 00 Tweenies
Milo turns himself into a wizard.
[website removed]
BBC Tweenies magazine: £1.40

: Hans Christian Andersen

r Fictionalised biographical drama starring Danny Kaye. A cobbler is forced to leave his village because the children are staying away from school to listen to his stories. He receives a far wider audience in Copenhagen. Review page 52. Director Charles Vidor (1952, U)


Unknown: Danny Kaye.
Director: Charles Vidor

: Great Speeches

Earl Spencer 's eulogy at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. Followed by Witness An account of the mass movement of people afterthe partition of India.


Unknown: Earl Spencer

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Looking Good Tricks

Style tips on afro hair and home manicures.

: Taxi

Fantasy Borough (parti). One of Alex's passengers is a star from Fantasy Island. Concludes tomorrow.


Unknown: Fantasy Island.

: One Good Turn

] Comedy starring
Norman Wisdom , the second of two films this week featuring the late Thora Hird. Norman's efforts to save an orphanage cause chaos. Review page 52. Director John Paddy Carstairs (1954. U) (BW)


Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Thora Hird.
Director: John Paddy Carstairs

: News; Weather

: Regional News

(Digital: BBC London
News) Weather

: Escape to the Country

Nick Page scours rural Surrey in search of the perfect country home for a London family.
Series producer Lisa Hazlehurst ; Executive producer Kate Roberts


Unknown: Nick Page
Producer: Lisa Hazlehurst
Producer: Kate Roberts

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary challenge. www.bbc.co.uk/food/readysteadycook

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz. m Followed by Budget Response By shadow Chancellor Mtehael Howard.


Unknown: Mtehael Howard.

: The Simpsons

Bart after Dark. While Marge isoutoftown, Bart causes some trouble at a local burlesque house. Homer insist that he must pay for the damage, so Bart begins working there as a stand-up comedian.

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Bourgie Sings the Blues. The thrill is gone for "runaway yuppie" Carlton, who can't handle another disappointment, let alone his long-awaited Princeton interview.

: Match of the Day Live

Celtic v Boavlsta
Live coverage of the first leg of the Uefa Cup semi-final between Celtic and Boavista of Portugal. Once again
Celtic Park will be packed to the rafters with 60,000 fans, as Martin O'Neill 's men enjoy their first European semi-final since 1974 (kickoff 7.05pm).
The Bhoys have been very impressive in Europe this year, having already knocked out Lithuania's FK Suduva, the Premiership's Blackburn, Celta Vigo and Stuttgart, prior to their memorable 2-0 second-leg victory at Anfield three weeks ago, sealing a 3-1 aggregate success.
But Boavista will be no pushovers, having disposed of Spanish side Malaga in the last round.
A clear win tonight will make Celtic strong favourites to go through to the final at Seville's Olimpico Stadium in Spain on 21 May. Coverage is presented by Gary Lineker , with Alan Hansen , Mark Lawrenson and Kenny Dalglish. Commentary can also be heard on Radio Five Live.
Producer Phil Bigwood ; Editor Paul Armstrong


Unknown: Martin O'Neill
Unknown: Celta Vigo
Presented By: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Mark Lawrenson
Unknown: Kenny Dalglish.
Producer: Phil Bigwood
Editor: Paul Armstrong

: Golf: the Masters

Coverage from the opening day of the Masters tournament at Augusta, the first Major of the season. Three-times champion Tiger Woods is the man to beat as he aims to become the first player to don the famous green jacket for a third consecutive time with victory this year. Having set a blistering pace at the start of 2003, South Africa's Ernie Els will also be one to watch.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Ken Brown and Alex Hay , with reports from Julian Tutt. Introduced by Steve Rider. Coverage continues on BBC1 at 10.40pm.
Executive producers Paul Davies and Barbara Slater www.bbc.co.uk/golf


Unknown: Tiger Woods
Unknown: Ernie Els
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Ken Brown
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Unknown: Julian Tutt.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Producers: Paul Davies
Producers: Barbara Slater

: Newsnight

News and analysis on events from around the world, presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Room 101

Veteran DJ John Peel attempts to consign beards and shopping to Orwellian oblivion. Paul Merton judges.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne


Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Paul Merton
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Victoria Payne

: The Whistle Test Years

The Undertones, Simple Minds, Iggy Pop, Blondie,
Tubeway Army and the Damned are among the musical delights on offer as Bob Harris presents a trawl through the Old Grey Whistle Test archives from 1979.
Producer Mark Hagen


Unknown: Bob Harris
Producer: Mark Hagen

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Snapshots: Antarctic Adventure
8089985 12.55 The Next Big Thing DefyingDeath
1.30 Why Do Peacocks Have Elaborate Trains? 94053 2.00
Sexual Selection and Speciation 94427 2.30 The Ageing Files 10072 3.00 The Addiction Files
Curriculum Development 3.30 Teaching Today: Child Development - Right from the Start (part 1)
Languages 4.00 Working with the Japanese/Talk the Talk: Compilation - how do people learn a language?
Working In the Community 5.00 Health and Safety and Money Matters - a practical guide for charities, community groups and organisations using volunteers
Open University 6.00 Asthma and the Bean
6.30 Ever Wondered? -the different cultural concepts of health

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