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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.
Pom finds a spinning top. (R) (S) (W)

6.50 Noddy
Another adventure in Toyland. (R) (S)


Ends 8.30.

Another adventure for Paul and Barry. (R) (S)

7.20 Looney Tunes
Wile E. Coyote continues his pursuit of Road Runner. (R) (S)

7.25 Love Mummy
The Barnes family moves into a late relative's house only to discover a mummy in the attic. (S) (W)

7 55 CBBC at the Fame Academy
Talent show update. (S) (W)

8.00 Newsround
(S) (W)

8.05 Call the Shots
Holly Willoughby meets Pierce Brosnan. Shown last Fri on BBC1 (S) (W)


Presenter (Call the Shots): Holly Willoughby
Guest (Call the Shots): Pierce Brosnan

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00.

The Story Makers
More magical tales. (R) (S) (W)

8.50 The Magic Key
A cargo of chocolate and the crew of HMS Sweet Tooth equals trouble. (R)(S)

9.00 Tweenies
Bella and Jake have a problem with noisy neighbours.
(R) (S) (W)

9.20 Ethelbert the Tiger
The young tiger mistakes a panther cub for his shadow, and then gets some help from a wild boar. (S)

9 30 Fimbles
Florrie finds a magic wand. (R) (S) (W)

9 50 Teletubbies
Some children look for grasshoppers. (R) (S)

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.20 Little Bear
Duck loses her quack, then Little Bear tries to cheer up owl, and Grandfather Bear mislays his pocket watch. (R) (S)

10.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
The Howards try to make the huge canine comfortable in their small apartment. (R) (S)

: Crack-Up

Thriller starring Pat O'Brien. Museum official
George Steele finds himself caught up in a plot to steal some of the world's greatest masterpieces. Review page 48.
Director Irving Reis (1946) (BW) (S)


Unknown: Pat O'Brien.
Unknown: George Steele
Director: Irving Reis

: Working Lunch

With Adam Shaw. (S)


Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Casbah

Musical drama. A crook hiding out in Algiers' Casbah puts his freedom in jeopardy when he falls for a beautiful tourist. Review page 48.
Director John Beny (1948) (BW) (S)


Director: John Beny
Inez: Yvonne de Carlo
Pépé le Moko: Tony Martin
Slimane: Peter Lorre
Gaby: Marta Toren
Omar: Hugo Haas
Louvain: Thomas Gomez

: Wildlife on Two

Noses of Nancite. An insight into the life of Costa Rica's jungle-dwelling coati. (R) (S) 94

: Country House

A re-run of the documentary series charting a year in the life of Wobum Abbey, Bedfordshire. (R) (S)

: Flog It

Members of the public hope to make money at auction.
Series producer Hannah Comeck ; Executive producer Jane Lomas (S) (W)


Producer: Hannah Comeck
Producer: Jane Lomas

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinarytest. (S) (W)

: Weakest Link

Ruthless quiz. (S) (W)

: The Simpsons: Dead Putting Society

Homer and Ned enter their sons in a crazy-golf championship.
The Simpsons on your mobile? Visit [web address removed]
Take the big TV challenge: page 16; DVD and video offer: page 21.
The Simpsons is among the subjects on this evening's Mastermind at 8pm.

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Did the Earth Move for You? An earthquake traps Will and his girlfriend in the basement. (R) (S)

: The New Adventures of Superman

Sex, Lies and Videotape. The publication of romantic pictures ruins Superman's reputation. (R) (S)

: Delia's How to Cook

Cooking an egg kicks off the first series of Delia Smith 's back-to-basics cuisine show. Plus fail-safe recipes, such as an egg-and-lentil curry and slimmers' scrambled eggs. Director John Silver ; Series producer David Willcock
(R) (S) [Web Address Removed] 59 BBC PRODUCTS: Delia's How to Cook Set: Books 1, 2 and 3. £29.99;
Delia's How to Cook videos one and two, £19.99 each from [Web Address Removed]


Unknown: Delia Smith
Director: John Silver
Producer: David Willcock

: Mastermind

The Simpsons, Emperor Nero, the Who and Laurie Lee are this evening's specialist subjects. John Humphrys quizzes four more contestants on the famous black chair. Director Chris Power ; Producer Pam Cavannagh (S) (W)


Unknown: Laurie Lee
Unknown: John Humphrys
Director: Chris Power
Producer: Pam Cavannagh

: University Challenge - the Professionals

The TUC take on the Royal Meteorological Society in this evening's second semi-final. Who will make it through to next week's grand final? Hosted by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.
Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Comedy Night

Ends 10.30.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Rap star Coolio, singer Kelly Llorenna , club supremo Peter Stringfellow and Rainbow's Geoffrey Hayes join Phill Jupitus , Bill Bailey and host Mark Lamarr for a Christmas edition of the comedy music quiz. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producers Simon Bullivant and Warren Prentice
Repeated next Sunday (R) (S) (W)


Singer: Kelly Llorenna
Unknown: Peter Stringfellow
Unknown: Geoffrey Hayes
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producers: Simon Bullivant

: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps: Jammy Dodgers

Janet tries to get passionate with Jonny - but why does Gaz want to ditch Donna? With strong language.
Written by Susan Nickson ; Director Gareth Carrivick ; Producer Stephen McCrum First shown on BBC3 (S) (W) [weba ddress removed] BBC PRODUCTS: series one, VHS £15.99; series one and two DVDs £24.99 - available from [web address removed]


Written By: Susan Nickson
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producer: Stephen McCrum
Jonny: Ralf Little
Janet: Sheridan Smith
Gaz: Will Mellor
Donna: Natalie Casey
Louise: Kathryn Drysdale
Flo: Beverley Callard
David: Jonathon Dutton

: 3 Non-Blondes

Charity workers, policewomen and cockney rappers are among targets in the street-based stunt show. Jocelyn Jee Esien , Ninia Benjamin and Tameka Empson star in the second of four episodes.
Director Michael Cumming ; Producer Gary Reich (S) (W) More 3 Non-Blondes pranks follow on BBC3 at 10.30pm


Unknown: Jocelyn Jee Esien
Unknown: Ninia Benjamin
Unknown: Tameka Empson
Director: Michael Cumming
Producer: Gary Reich

: Newsnight

Analysis of the news, with Kirsty Wark.
(S) (W)

[web address removed]


Presenter: Kirsty Wark
Editor: George Entwistle

: BBC4 on BBC2: Much Ado about Something -Storyville

Renegade scholars have asked embarrassing questions about Shakespeare for the past 150 years. Many agree he was profoundly influenced by his contemporary
Christopher Marlowe and some even suggest Marlowe was the hidden hand behind the Bard. History says the less-famous playwright died in a brawl at 29 - but did he? Director Michael Rubbo ; Series editor Nick Fraser
(S) www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/documentaries/storyville


Unknown: Christopher Marlowe
Director: Michael Rubbo
Editor: Nick Fraser

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Challenge (S) (W) 27208 1.00
Wendepunkte (S) 87227 1.30 Chardin and the Still Life (S) Youth Nation 2.00 Private Worlds: Where You're At (S) Languages 4.00 Buongiorno Italia! (parts 3-4) Skills for Life 5.00 Skillswise: the Guide (S)
Open University 6.00 Two Religions: Two Communities (S)

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