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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Florrie finds the hiccups. (R) (S) (W)

6.50 Noddy
Big Ears needs cheering up. (R) (S)


Ends 8.30.

The hapless duo get into another scrape. (R) (S)

7.20 Looney Tunes
Daffy tries to help an ungrateful duckling. (R) (S)

7.25 Super Rupert
The hero's suspicions are aroused when a new baker arrives in town. (R) (S)

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

8.00 Newsround
(S) (W)

8.05 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
Shown yesterday at 4.55pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00.

The Story Makers
Tales for preschool children. (R) (S) (W)

8.50 The Magic Key
Nadim, Biff and Floppy go on a mission to Clutterland. (R) (S)

9.00 Tweenies
The gang play Robin Hood and his Merry Men. (R) (S) (W)

9.20 Teletubbies Everywhere
Children in Africa wash clothes. (R) (S)

9.30 Fimbles
Everyone is excited at the prospect of a race in Fimble Valley. (R) (S) (W)

9.50 Teletubbies
Little Bo Peep looks for her sheep. (R) (S)

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.20 Little Bear
In a triple bill the bear cub makes lemonade, paints a portrait and tries to stay up past his bedtime. (R) (S)

10.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
Vaz is embarrassed when he rips his trousers. (R) (S)

: Hying down to Rio

Musical featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In their first screen partnership, the pair enjoy fun and romance on a trip to South America. Review page 53.
Director Thomton Freeland (1933. U)
(BW)(S) Film Trivia: page 57


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers.
Director: Thomton Freeland

: Working Lunch

Business news. (S) Followed by The Witness (R) (S)

: Trade Secrets

Some of the dos and don'ts of foreign travel. (R) (S)

: The Girl Most Likely * * *

Musical comedy starring Jane Powell and Cliff Robertson. Dodie has a problem. She's in love with three different men, all of whom are in love with her. But which one should she marry? Review page 53. Director Mitchell Leisen (1957, U)


Unknown: Jane Powell
Unknown: Cliff Robertson.
Director: Mitchell Leisen

: The Flying Gardener

Another whistle-stop garden visit with Chris Beardshaw.
(Revised rpt) (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris Beardshaw.

: Country House

Abbey, Bedfordshire. (R) (S)

: Flog It

Will heirlooms turn out to be profitable antiques? (S) (W)3289l

: Ready Steady Cook

Recently shipwrecked ocean rowers Rob Abernathy and Mike Noel-Smith get to grips with cooking shark. (S) (W)


Unknown: Rob Abernathy
Unknown: Mike Noel-Smith

: Weakest Link

Ruthless quiz. (S) (W)

: The Simpsons

Itchy, Scratchy and Marge. Marge initiates a protest against gratuitous television violence. (R) (S)

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Mother of All Battles. Will and Carlton try to help
Ashley make peace with a school bully. (R) (S)

: Malcolm in the Middle

Hal's Birthday. Francis returns from Alaska with a birthday surprise for his father. (S) (W)
7.05 Hal Coaches. Hal becomes the coach of Dewey's soccerteam- much to his son's horror. (S) (W)

: Science Shack

Adam Hart-Davis challenges an assortment of athletes to propel themselves over the Science Shack. Can science bettertheir performances? And can it match nature's best? Producer Marty Jopson ; Series producer Patrick Trtley (S) (W) www.open2.net


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Marty Jopson
Producer: Patrick Trtley

: Time Commanders

Can the victories of history's greatest generals be re-created by contestants eager to demonstrate their own military guile? Tonight's team find themselves in BC, where they take control of Hannibal's Carthaginian army and attempt to defend Trebia in northern Italy from the Romans. Having formulated a strategy, the team send their troops into battle, co-ordinating their moves via computers and witnessing the sound and fury of combat through the hi-tech studio set-up. Hosted by Eddie Mair.
(S) (W)
Danny Kelly on war: page 27


Presenter: Eddie Mair
Series Producer: Ludo Graham
Executive Producer: Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer: Adam MacDonald

: Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

New series Drama-documentary series, focusing on some of the key technological achievements of the industrial age. The Great Ship. Isambard Kingdom Brunei's seemingly doomed attempt to build the world's largest ship is narrated by Robert Lindsay. Isambard Kingdom Brunei Ron Cook
Written and directed by Christopher Spencer
Series producer Deborah Cadbury (S) (W) BBC EDUCATION: for information on special events, and to claim a free poster, phone [number removed] (calls are charged at the national rate) History in the making: page 26


Unknown: Robert Lindsay.
Directed By: Christopher Spencer
Producer: Deborah Cadbury
John Scott Russell: Michael Carter
Mary Brunei: Anna Farnworth
Jacomb: Jo Stone-Fewings
Ned Hepworth: Shaun Prendergast
William Hope: Michael Attwell
John Donovan: John Bennett
Captain Harrison: Fred Pearson
Jack Donovan: Jonathan Salter
Director: Alexander Delamere
Minister: Andrew Bannerman

: Highest Bidder

Concluding the six-part series focusing on items that have caused a stir in auction rooms around the globe.
The Canford Relief. For over 60 years, what was thought to be a worthless plaster cast adorned the wall of a tuck shop in a Dorset public school. In fact, the "Canford Relief" was a 3,000-year-old antiquity, which shattered auction room records in 1994 when it sold for a staggering L7 million.
Executive producer Paul Sommers ; Editor Adam Ross (S) (W)


Producer: Paul Sommers
Editor: Adam Ross

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Taboo

Looks That Kill. Joan Bakewell takes a frank look at our growing tolerance of violent images, meeting film-makers and artists who have tested the limits.
Director Kate Scholefield ; Executive producer Basil Comely (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Director: Kate Scholefield

: Red Dwarf: Polymorph

The crew experience an emotional 24 hours when a shape-shifting mutant terrorises the ship.
(R) (S)


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Producer/Director: Ed Bye

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Rough Science (S) (W) 92308 1.00 Truth Will Out (S) (W) 3641940 1.15 Leg Before Cricket (S) (W)
1.30 Galapagos: Research in the Field (S) 66018 2.00 More Than Meets the Eye (S) 52476 2.30 A Future With Aids (S)
3.00 Fighting for Space (S) 32563 3.30 Rough Science (S) Languages 4.00 Buongiomo Italia! (parts 9-10) Skills For Life 5.00 Skillswise: Good Practice (S)
Open University 6.00 Open Advice: Exam Success (S) (W)

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