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: CBeebies

Ends 6.50.
Fimbles Has Fimbo found a sparkly pink hedgehog?


Ends 8.30.

Anthony Ant
The gang go on safari in the greenhouse.

7.00 50/50
School challenge series. Shown yesterday at 4.10pm on BBC1

7.30 Evolution: the Animated Series
Wayne's mutation system goes into overdrive.

7.50 Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension
Nick is in trouble when he accidentally shuts off power to Dreejal Vin.

8.15 Fix and Foxi
Lupo has a cold and can't eat, and Eusebia's canary escapes.

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00.

Little Bear
A frozen lake, hide-and-seek, and a baby deer feature in today's three tales.

8 55 Bob the Builder
A new pizza oven for Mr Sabatini.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

9.10 Balamory
It's a windy day, and PC Plum would like to fly a kite.
Episode written by Kath Yelland
For cast see Tuesday. First shown on CBeebies channel

9.30 Boo!
Continuing a new, weekly animated series from the makers of the Tweenies. Boo and his friends visit a cafe.

9.40 Fimbles
Fimbo gets his hand stuck in a Wellington boot.

10.00 Tweenies
The friends make Bella a "get well" card.
BBC video: Tweenies: Let's Play. £9.99

10.20 Pingu
The little penguin plays postman for the day.

10.25 Teletubbies
Two children go on a camping trip.

10.55 Beebie's Tails
Penelope Keith reads Beebie Goes to the Beach.
[website removed]


Writer ("Balamory"): Kath Yelland
Storyteller ("Beebie's Tails"): Penelope Keith

: The Daily Politics

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


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

: Storyteller

The Soldier and Death. A soldier's magical sack yields mixed fortunes. A live-action re-telling of a Russian folk tale from Jim Henson , starring John Hurt and Bob Peck. Then Witness Recalling the early days of the Beatles.


Unknown: Jim Henson
Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Bob Peck.

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Tennis

Live coverage of day three in the ATP tournament from the Queen's Club, London. With Wimbledon looming, players will be looking to consolidate their preparations with success in this prestigious grass-court event.
Presented by Sue Barker , with commentary by Chris Bailey , John Barrett , Pat Cash , Andrew Castle , John Lloyd and David Mercer. Including, at 3.20, News; Regional News (Digital: BBC London News); Weather


Presented By: Sue Barker
Commentary By: Chris Bailey
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Pat Cash
Commentary By: Andrew Castle
Commentary By: John Lloyd
Commentary By: David Mercer.

: Weakest Link

Ruthless quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson.


Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: The Simpsons

Simpson Tide. Homer captains a submarine. With the guest voice of Rod Steiger. www.buc.co.uk/cuit


Unknown: Rod Steiger.


To mark the release of her album Bare, former Eurythmics frontwoman Annie Lennox performs new material and a selection of hits from her extensive back catalogue.
www.bbc.co.uk/totp2 Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBCI
BBC BOOK: Top of the Pops 1964-2002: the True Story, 114.99 from bookshopsorwww.bbcshop.com; BBC Top of the Pops magazine: monthly, £1.90


Unknown: Annie Lennox

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Darmok. Picard is kidnapped and forced to go to war with an alien captain. www.bbc.co.uk/cult

: It's Grim Down South

While Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott claims that the solution to the South East's problem of overcrowding is to build more homes, critics fear that this will lead to both a lower quality of life in the region and a greater disparity in prosperity between north and south. The Money Programme investigates the government's proposals, and looks at
Kent Council's enterprising scheme for Britons to relocate to France and commute to work via the Channel Tunnel.
Producer Charles Miller ; Series editor Clive Edwards


Unknown: John Prescott
Producer: Charles Miller
Editor: Clive Edwards

: Home Front

Worthing. On the south coast, Diarmuid Gavin uses flowers and a traditional touch to soften a garden with an old flint forge, while Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen designs a room that combines mirrors with the owner's love of embroidery. Director Kristian Digby ; Series producer Amanda de Ryk BBC Books: Home Front Inside Out and Home Front in the Garden, priced 118.99 each, from www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: Diarmuid Gavin
Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Director: Kristian Digby
Producer: Amanda de Ryk

: Apply Immediately

Paul Hilton has been a baker for over 30 years, but now he wants a change. An interest in forensics has sparked a desire to retrain as a funeral director - but can he cope with gruesome embalming procedures, grieving relatives and cumbersome coffins? Contains strong language.
Director lain B MacDonald; Series editor John Silver


Unknown: Paul Hilton
Editor: John Silver

: Mr and Mrs

The Birches. Richard and Catherine Birch have been together for 14 years, and married for the past two. Life is hectic with five children, and their relationship is constantly compromised by their incessant demands. But when Richard decides to visit his long-lost father in Australia - leaving Catherine on her own to deal with the kids - their partnership comes under even greater strain. Director David Wise ; Executive producer Clare Paterson


Unknown: Catherine Birch
Director: David Wise
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Newsnight

With Gavin Esler. (5)


Unknown: Gavin Esler.

: BBC4 on BBC2

Ends 12.30. [web address removed]
Johnny Owen - the Long Journey in November 1980, the Welsh boxer Johnny Owen finally lost his fight for life after lying in a coma for 40 days. This programme follows Owen's father as he travels to Mexico City to meet Lupe Pintor - the fighter whose spirited defence of his world bantamweight title ended in Owen's tragic death - and his struggle to forgive and accept the status quo. Director Dylan Wyn Richards : Producer Ynyr Williams
12.00 Designer of the Year Charlie Luxton reviews the work of four nominees competing for the Design Museum's £25,000 prize.
Featuring Jonathan Ive's iMac and iPod, Solange Azagury-Patridge's diamond jewellery, the contentious computer game Vice City, and Tord Boontje's crystal and aluminium chandeliers.
Producer Louise Hooper


Unknown: Johnny Owen
Unknown: Johnny Owen
Unknown: Lupe Pintor
Director: Dylan Wyn Richards
Producer: Ynyr Williams
Unknown: Charlie Luxton
Unknown: Jonathan Ive
Unknown: Solange Azagury-Patridge
Unknown: Tord Boontje
Producer: Louise Hooper

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Hitting Targets 94928 1.00 Mr Moore Runs for Washington 3737454 1.50 Ever Wondered?: is Utopia a pointless dream? Ian Hislop investigates. Secondary Schools 2.00 English - Poetry for GCSE and Poetry Backpack: contemporary and earlier poetry brought to life. Languages 4.00 France Inside Out (parts 2-3): Lyon and Montpellier: a guide to French travel, people and culture. Working In Hospitality 5.00 Catering (Si
Open University 6.00 What's Right for Children?


Unknown: Mr Moore
Unknown: Ian Hislop

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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