Can Rockit produce magic with a paper bag?
The circus comes to town. (R) (S)
School challenge series.
Shown yesterday at 4.10pm on BBC1 (S)
7.30 Evolution: Fire and Ice
Genus monsters plague a ski resort. (R) (S)
7.50 Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension
Nick is captured by the thirsty Aquarts. (S)
8.15 Snailsbury Tales
Mr Snooks plays a spooky trick. (R) (S)
Three more tales with a cub and his friends.
8.55 Bob the Builder
Farmer Pickles is confused!
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
Can Archie rid Penny Pocket of her irritating hiccups?
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(First shown on CBeebies channel)
The little elf runs an important errand.
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Rorrie is feeling rather ticklish.
Fizz admires her new hat in a mirror.
The plasticine penguin has a dream.
Animal noises are rife in Teletubbyland.
10.55 Beebie's Tails
Brian Blessed reads Beebie Goes Kite Flying.
Storyteller (Beebie's Tails):
Prime Minister's Questions and a roundup of political news.
Hans My Hedgehog. A boy must find love to escape a terrible curse in this version of a folk tale from Jim Henson. Then Witness Theeartydaysofthe Beatles are remembered.
Joel McCrea and Virginia Mayo. An ex-Union army officer seeks to prevent a showdown with his hostile half-brother.
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A butcher from Bristol looking for a rural retreat with space to stable a horse has his heart set on the Cotswolds - but will he get more for his money in Monmouthshire?
Ahead of tomorrow's opening day in this year's Benson and Hedges International, a host of celebrities including
Steve Redgrave , Ronnie Corbett and Floella Benjamin tackle the Belfry's infamous 10th hole. Editor Josephine McCusker ; Series producer Paul Davies
Homer v the 18th Amendment. Springfield enforces an antiquated prohibition law.
Vintage musical performances from the B-52s,
Jimmy Nail , the Sugarhill Gang, Four Bucketeers, JJ Barrie , the Associates, and the Cranberries. Plus new music from Badly Drawn Boy. With the voice of Steve Wright.
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Qpid. Picard's reunion with an old flame is complicated by the return of the mischievous Q.
Blackbeard's Revenge. Following an expedition to probe a 300-year-old wreck, exposed by hurricanes in the waters off North Carolina, which may provide evidence for the existence of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. Could the wreck be the remains of his ship, the Queen Anne's 's Revenge? Director Danielle Peck ; Series producer Will Aslett
Shepherd's Bush. Rudi Breakwell , chair of the British
Wheelchair Rugby Association, asks Diarmuid Gavin and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen for a more grown-up and practical look to his flat. But on his return from the Paralympic Games, he finds things haven't quite gone according to schedule. Director Peter Leonard ; Series producer Amanada de Ryk
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Beginning a four-part series in which City boss Gerry Robinson attempts to reverse the fortunes of ailing family firms.
Arsenic and Old Lace. The father-and-son team behind a Nottingham lace manufacturer have some tough choices to make - staff are demoralised, production is dangerously low and redundancy for all is a real possibility. Will they take heed of Robinson's sound yet ruthless advice?
Producer James van der Pool ; Series producer Kelly Webblamb
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A three-part documentary following five homeless people in their efforts to secure long-term employment. In this first programme Carol Thatcher, whose poor mental health has been a hindrance for nearly 20 years, starts work at Sainsbury's. Meanwhile 19-year-old Jide Sosimi hopes that a placement at a top London advertising agency will help him to fulfil his dream of becoming a shoe designer - providing that he manages to keep his place at a hostel.
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With Jeremy Paxman.
A selection of programmes from the digital arts channel. Ends 12.25. www.bbc.co.uk/four
Sir Paul Nurse - Profile A tribute to the Nobel Prize-winning biologist Paul Nurse, whose work on cancer cells may lead to a whole new way of treating the disease.
The evolutionary psychologist
Professor Steve Pinker , whose books on the fundamentals of human nature top the bestseller lists.
Man on the Moon. How the Apollo 11 mission inspired an obsession with space travel.
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Open University 12.30 Risk 74798 1.00 A New Sun Is Born Part 2: the Revolution 27427 1.30 Development Aid: how Unicef uses statistics to plan long-term projects. Secondary Schools 2.00 Languages - Voces Espanolas/Talk Spanish: the language in everyday use.
Languages 4.00 The French Experience 1 (parts 13-16) Switched On 5.00 Research and History Open University 6.00 The Black Triangle