The holy rodent can't decide what to buy Baby Ellie for her birthday. (R) (S)
6.10 Fireman Sam
A kite needs rescuing. (R) (S)
Florrie finds a magic towel. (R) (S)
What would it be like to disappear? (R) (S)
Paul and Barry decide to help out at a fire station
Written by John Sayle (R) (S)
7.20 Rotten Ralph
More antics with the mischievous cat. (R) (S)
7.30 Love Mummy
An archaeologist takes an interest in the contents of the Barnes' attic. (R) (S)
8.00 Newsround (S)
8.05 Blue Peter
With the adventure serial The Quest.
Shown last Friday on BBC1 (S)
The Story Makers
Jackson finds a kaleidoscope. (R) (S)
8.50 Doctor Otter
Fun with a prize-winning pumpkin. (R) (S)
The gang put on a show for Judy. (R) (S)
9.20 Wide Eye
How to cope with a blanket of snow. (S)
Pom finds an acorn. (R) (S)
Watching children drawing cacti. (R) (S)
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
10.20 Andy Pandy
Suffering from a nasty cold. (R) (S)
The Big Gun. Troy Tempest steers Stingray to dangerous depths.
Repeats are not indicated.
10 50 Look and Read (ages 9-11) Spelling with the Spellits (Year 516) 4901319 11-10 Primary History (ages 7-11) Pyramid -In the Name of the King 6859777 11.25 Primary History (ages 7-11)
Pyramid - the Great Pyramid of Khufu 3841690 11.50 See
You. See Me (ages 7-9) Buildings of Faith - the Sikh Gurdwara
3022680 12.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Cycle into Europe - Good Cycling
1.00 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Numbers 11-20 - Number 11
51021311 1.15 Words and Pictures (ages 6-7) Phonics Year 2 - Awlaulaugh
Adam Hart-Davies explores the enduring legacy of the Roman invasion.
Drama, based on Graham Greene 's novel The Power and the Glory, starring Henry Fonda and Dolores Del Rio. A priest defies a government decree. Review page 51-
Director John Ford (1947. PG)
Catherine Gee attempts to help a family of serial movers settle down in Yorkshire.
With designer Eric Way and party organiser Liz Brewer.
The first of this week's nightly visits to Springfield.
Radio Bart. A birthday present gives Bart an idea for the perfect practical joke.
Hilary Gets a Life. After making exaggerated claims on her CV, Hilary is horrified to be offered an important job.
Another episode on Thursday at 6.20pm
Qadesh. A team of students from Lord Wandsworth
College in Hertfordshire and their history teacher take virtual command of the Hittite army against a young and aggressive Ramses II of Egypt.
Series producer Ludo Graham : Executive producers Adam Macdonald ,
Chinese stir-fry, oven-baked risotto carbonara and spicy jambalaya from America's Deep South all have one thing in common, as Delia Smith demonstrates how to make perfect rice in the last of the back-to-basics series.
Director Philip Bonham Carter ; Series producer David Willcock 57 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 www.bbcshop.com
Salford's Lowry Centre hosts the grand final as four finalists brave the famous black chair and John Humphrys 's rapid-fire questions on the life and works of Marc Chagall , international golfing 1970-2003, life and music of Jim Morrison and life and career of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Director Chris Power ; Producer Pam Cavannagh
Nottingham University take on Magdalen College, Oxford, for a place in the second round. With Jeremy Paxman.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn
Ex-Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating attempts to persuade sceptical host Paul Merton that rude people and hangovers should be consigned to Orwellian oblivion in the first of an eight-part series.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne
9.30 Dead Ringers
Kevin Connelly, Phil Cornwell, Mark Perry, Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens send up stars of TV, cinema and music with their witty comic impressions.
Directors Jonathan Gershfield , Pati Marr ; Producer Bill Dare BBC PRODUCTS: Dead Ringers: Series 1. DVD Â£15.99; VHS Â£12.99
10.00 Early Doors
It's Joan and Eddie's anniversary.
Written by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey; Director Adrian Shergold
Producers Lucy Ansbro and John Rushton
Analysis of the news with Kirsty Wark.
Editor George Entwistle www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight
Beginning a four-part tour of former
Soviet republics, showing on consecutive days this week, Simon Reeve travels to Kazakhstan, an oil-rich country with a deadly legacy. There's a trip to Kyrgyzstan on BBC4 at midnight and at 11.20pm on BBC2 tomorrow.
Series producer Will Daws
A profile of the quietly spoken Arsenal football manager Arsene Wenger. Director Jason Bernard ; Producer Eleanor Logan
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Trouble with Love - Heartbreak Heroines: a profile of novelist Rosamund Lehmann. 41094 1.00 Ever Wondered? 85075 1.30 Modem Monks
Secondary Schools 2.00 Stopping Distance (ages 14-16): powerful drama exploring issues around rape; ID Citizenship (ages 11-16): becoming an active and responsible citizen. Languages 4.00 Espana Viva (parts 13-14)
Working in the Commuiity 5.00 Communicating to Raise Funds