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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

It's the little penguin's birthday. (R)

6.10 Fireman Sam
Norman's stink-bomb plan backfires. (R)

6.20 Fimbles
Florrie finds a brown paper bag. (R)

6.40 Tweenies
The chums dress up as sea creatures. (R)


Ends 8.30.

Paul and Barry manage to land jobs as milkmen.
Episode written by James Carey
(R) (S)

7.20 Rotten Ralph
Dad breaks his leg.
(R) (S)

7.30 I Love Mummy
Nuff resurrects his old house slave.

8.00 Newsround

8.05 Blue Peter
Busted perform.
(Shown last Friday on BBC1) (S)


Writer (ChuckleVision): James Carey
Musicians (Blue Peter): Busted

: CBeebies

Ends 10.25.

The Story Makers
Shelley has a gap in her memory. (R) (S)

8.50 Doctor Otter
A series of accidents befall Lucky. (R) (S)

9.00 Tweenies
The gang create their own art gallery. (R) (S)

9.20 Wide Eye
Little Hoot and Flea explore the pond. (S)

9.30 Fimbles
Fimbo finds a flowery hat. (R) (S)

9 50 Teletubbies
The friends watch children in the rain. (R) (S)
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.20 Andy Pandy
Teddy tries to make some flowers. (S)

: Stingray

The Invaders. Troy is tricked into betraying secrets. (R) 24728i4

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 English Express (ages 9-11) Texts - Magic
11.10 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Money - Up to 50p
11.30 Let's Write a Story (ages
9-11) Writing Academy- Yrs 5 and 6: Legends and Heroes
11.50 Social Inclusion Dramas (ages 9-11) Who Cares?
353138812.10 See You. See Me (ages 7-9) Cycle into Europe - In the Country

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Schools programmes

1.00 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Numbers 11-20: Number 15

1.15 Words and Pictures (ages 6-7) Phonics Year - Ear/eer/ere (S)

: Trade Secrets

Nannies offer some expert tips. (R)

: Once upon a Honeymoon

First in a short season of Cary Grant films is this wartime comedy. Also starring Ginger . Rogers Europe 1938: an American radio correspondent attempts to rescue a showgirl from her Nazi sympathising husband. Review page 52. Director Leo McCarey (1942, PG)
(BW) Bachelor Knight is tomorrow at 1.30pm Film Highlights: page 49


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Ginger . Rogers
Director: Leo McCarey

: Escape to the Country

With a budget of £500,000 a Warrington family want isolation in Northumberland.

: Ready Steady Cook

With guest chefs Phil Vickery and Nick Nairn.


Unknown: Phil Vickery
Unknown: Nick Nairn.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Simpsons

Bart, the Mother. After accidentally killing a bird, Bart tries hatching her eggs on his own. (R)

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Aunt Who Came to Dinner. Will and Carlton's plans of having the house to themselves are thwarted by Aunt Helen. Another episode on Thursday at 6.20pm (R)

: Time Commanders

Adrianople TX11. A team of Milton Keynes councillors take virtual command of the Eastern Roman Empire forces in AD 378 as they prepare to repel a throng of Gothic refugees, who have risen in armed revolt in what is now western Turkey.
Series producer Ludo Graham
Executive producers Adam Macdonald and Cassian Harrison


Unknown: Milton Keynes
Producer: Ludo Graham
Producers: Adam MacDonald
Producers: Cassian Harrison

: The Good Life: The Thing in the Cellar

Tom builds a dung-fuelled generator.



Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: John Howard Davies

: Theatre of Dreams

Second in a five-part documentary following performers at Lincoln's Theatre Royal. Julie Fay performed in hit musicals before falling in love and moving to Lincoln. Now her Saturday job teaching dance to kids seems to be the only work on offer. With her confidence waning, she badly wants to get back on stage. Episode three follows on BBC4. Series producer Philippa Robinson ; Executive producer Nick Mirsky RT SHOP: a selection of film musicals on VHS and DVD. See page 63


Unknown: Julie Fay
Producer: Philippa Robinson
Producer: Nick Mirsky

: University Challenge

Wolfson College, Cambridge, take on the University of Sussex in the first round. Jeremy Paxman presides.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Comedy Night

Ends 10.30.
Room 101 Writer and stand-up comedian Linda Smith states her case for ridding the world of tennis star Tim Henman and adults who read Harry Potter books.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne
9.30 Absolute Power Continuing the satirical comedy that became a hit on Radio 4, starring Stephen Fry and John Bird as the wily political spin doctors now into celebrity PR. Pope Idol. How do you sex-up a dull bishop? Charles is disinterested - the case of a young Welsh footballer who wants to play for England appeals more. With Mark Lawson.
Written by Mark Lawson
Director John Morton ; Producer Paul Schlesinger
10.00 Dead Ringers First of two repeated episodes from the second series of the impressions show. New faces include Ricky Gervais. With Kevin Connelly , Phil Cornwell , Jon Culshaw , Mark Perry and Jan Ravens. Another episode next week. Directors Jonathan Gershfield and Pati Marr
Producer Gareth Edwards (R)


Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Tim Henman
Unknown: Harry Potter
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Victoria Payne
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: John Bird
Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Written By: Mark Lawson
Director: John Morton
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Unknown: Ricky Gervais.
Unknown: Kevin Connelly
Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Jan Ravens.
Directors: Jonathan Gershfield
Directors: Pati Marr
Producer: Gareth Edwards
Charles: Stephen Fry
Martin: John Bird
Jamie: James Lance
Alison: Zoe Telford
Nick: Nicholas Burns
Cat: Sally Bretton
Timothy London: Michael Fenton Stevens
York: Richard Cordery
Mark Lawson: Himself

: Newsnight

Analysis of the news with Jeremy Paxman.
[web address removed]


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: George Entwistle

: BBC4 on BBC2: Visions of Space - Albert Speer Size Matters

The first of three nightly programmes in which Robert Hughes explores the impact of architects sees him revisit the legacy of Hitler's architect, Albert Speer - who he met in 1979. Mies van der Rohe is profiled tomorrow 11.20pm. Director Teresa Griffiths (R)
Then The Witness First-hand account of a historic event. (R)


Unknown: Robert Hughes
Unknown: Albert Speer
Unknown: Mies van Der Rohe
Director: Teresa Griffiths

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Finding a Voice - Alex and Leigh
1.00 Finding a Voice - Jack, Sam and Jamie 61609 1.30 Finding a Voice - Alanah and Hannah
Secondary Schools 2.00 Languages - Hallo aus Berlin: German magazine series for beginners.
Languages 4.00 Spanish Journey (part 2) Make Your Mark 5.00 In Europe

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