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: CBeebies

Ends 6.50.

More fun and frolics with the friends.


Ends 11.15.
Fix and Foxi
Lupo dresses up as a woman, then Papa Peppercorn does some plumbing.

7.05 Looney Tunes Sniffles cares for a hawk hatchling, city and country cousins try to deal with a cat problem and Porky goes hunting.

7.30 Smile
Girls Aloud are among the studio guests while features include the birth of a new family of rabbits. There's also the usual competitions and games - such as Pin the Tail on Nev and Nev Bouncer Boy- cartoon fun with Watch My Chops, Even Stevens, Arthur, Looney Tunes and Jackie Chan Adventures, plus prehistoric teen adventures with Cavegirl. Presented by Fearne Cotton, Reggie Yates and DJ Devstar. [web address removed]

10.30 Tom and Jerry Kids
The juvenile cartoon characters feature in a triple bill.

10.50 So Little Time
After leaving the family home, Manuelo finds himself a new job.


Presenter (Smile): Fearne Cotton
Presenter (Smile): Reggie Yates
Presenter (Smile): DJ Devstar
Guests (Smile): Girls Aloud
Director (Smile): Ian Trill
Series Producer (Smile): Fiona Robinson

: Warriors of Virtue *

Fantasy action adventure.
When teenager Ryan Jeffers takes up a dare to cross an underground whirlpool, he finds himself transported to the mystical world ofTao. There, the evil Lord Komodo is draining the inhabitants of their precious "lifesprings" to prevent himself from ageing. Review page 41. Director Ronny Yu (1996. PG) 4


Unknown: Ryan Jeffers
Director: Ronny Yu

: Sunday Grandstand

Presented by John Inverdale.
1.00 Rugby Special With the Premiership season in its penultimate weekend, there's discussion of the championship and relegation issues. At the top of the table, Gloucester visit Leeds. Elsewhere today, Newcastle host Saracens and Bristol are at home to Bath.
1.30 Three-Day Eventing Live coverage of the cross-country section at the Badminton Horse Trials. World number one William Fox-Pitt and defending champion Pippa Funnell are among the big names who will be vying for honours at the prestigious event in Gloucestershire.
Presented by Clare Balding .
3.00 World Snooker Final After 17 days and 30 matches, two players start session one in the final of this year's world championship, contested over the best of 35 frames at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Can the contest live up to last year's thrilling denouement, which saw Stephen Hendry lose out to Peter Ebdon in the last frame? Presented by Hazel Irvine and RayStubbs. Producer Chris Lewis (Three-Day Eventing) Editor Lawrence Duffy


Presented By: John Inverdale.
Unknown: William Fox-Pitt
Unknown: Pippa Funnell
Presented By: Clare Balding
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Peter Ebdon
Presented By: Hazel Irvine
Producer: Chris Lewis
Editor: Lawrence Duffy

: Steptoe and Son

Upstairs Downstairs, Upstairs Downstairs. Albert's bad back makes Haroid's life a misery.
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson


Written By: Ray Galton
Written By: Alan Simpson

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Looking to enhance their childcare skills before the big day, Frank and Betty take Judy and Alison on a trip to the zoo, where Frank decides to entertain them with a rather dangerous roller-skating routine.
Written by Raymond Allen ; Producer Michael Mills


Written By: Raymond Allen
Producer: Michael Mills

: Around the World in 80 Days

Another chance to see the first in the 1988 series in which Michael Palin attempted to emulate the journey of Jules Verne 's hero Phileas Fogg and circumnavigate the globe.
Michael Palin 's Sahara is tomorrow at 7pm on BBC4


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Phileas Fogg
Unknown: Michael Palin

: Happy Birthday Mr Prime Minister

The past few months have been far from easy for Tony Blair , but on 6 May he faces a new challenge - his 50th birthday. John Seargent presents a light-hearted tribute to the prime minister, interviewing political peers - including Bill Clinton , who also turned 50 while in office - and enlisting the help of friends, colleagues and some surprise guests in planning a perfect 50th birthday party for the prime minister. Producer Charles Bruce ; Executive producer Fiona Stourton


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: John Seargent
Unknown: Bill Clinton
Producer: Charles Bruce
Producer: Fiona Stourton

: World Snooker Final

Live coverage of the second session of this year's final, from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Fans will be hoping tonight's play can match the excitement of last year's final between Stephen Hendry and Peter Ebdon , which was level as session two began. Ebdon then came into his own, allowing his opponent to take just two frames while he notched up another six to finish the session 10-6. But the competition didn't end there. Hendry hit back and by the end of session three had drawn level again. The fourth and final session saw the lead swing back and forth until it levelled at 17-17. With errors from both players, the final frame went down to the wire. But Ebdon finally capitalised on a failed safety shot by Hendry to take his first World title.
Hazel Irvine and Ray Stubbs introduce the coverage, with behind-the-scenes insights from former title-holders Steve Davis and John Parrott.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Peter Ebdon
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: John Parrott.

: The Fast Show Farewell Tour

In the autumn of 2002, Paul Whitehouse , Charlie Higson , Simon Day , Arabella Weir and Mark Williams took their popular BBC comedy sketch show on tour for the last time, playing to 250,000 fans in arenas around the UK. This edited version of their two-hour show features a selection of characters made famous on The Fast Show.
Director Mark Mylod ; Executive producers Phil Mclntyre , Alexandra Cann ,
Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson First shown on BBC3


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Simon Day
Unknown: Arabella Weir
Unknown: Mark Williams
Director: Mark Mylod
Producers: Phil McLntyre
Producers: Alexandra Cann
Producers: Paul Whitehouse
Producers: Charlie Higson

: I Love the 100 Best Top Ten Lists of the Fast Show Ever!

Some new comic characters introduce this comic retrospective, which comprises the pick of sketches from The Fast Show shown over the past three years.


Director/Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: I Love 1997

Melinda Messenger provides a guide to the year in which her modelling career really took off, after she was spotted scantily clad in an advertisement for a Wiltshire window company. Helen Fielding's best-selling novel "Bridget Jones's Diary" was the book for female singletons, and for men the advice seemed to be strip off as British film comedy "The Full Monty" became a huge success.


Presenter: Melinda Messenger
Director: Liz Molyneux

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Exam Revision 2.00 GCSE Bitesize Revision French 1 Languages 4.00 The French Experience 1 (parts 1-4) Switched On 5.00 Switched On
Open University 6.00 Ever Wondered?

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