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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

6.00 Pingu
A double bill of the fun with the little penguin.

6.10 Fireman Sam
Bella's necklace has disappeared.
(R) (S)

6.20 Fimbles
Fimbo finds a pile of pictures.
(R) (S)

6.40 Tweenies
The friends prepare some Italian food.
(R) (S)


Ends 8.30.
The twins put their potatoes in a museum of vegetables.
Written by Rory Clark (R)

7.20 Fix and Foxi
The cheeky duo play a trick on Lupo, then they travel to fairy-tale land. (R)

7.30 The New Scooby and Scrappy Show
More spooky adventures for the investigative gang. (S)

8.00 Newsround (S) (W)

8.05 Blue Peter
With invision signing.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)


Writer: Rory Clark

: CBeebies

Ends 10.20.

The Story Makers
Jackson won't share his teddy cakes.
(R) (S)

8.50 Doctor Otter
Miss Canny-Boddy immortalises Melvyn.
(R) (S)

9.00 Tweenies
Max shows how to make tasty pizza.
(R) (S)

9.20 Sergeant Stripes
The public fear an attack by monsters.

9.30 Fimbles
Florrie finds a cowboy hat.
(R) (S)

9.50 Teletubbies
Laa-Laa has fun watering the flowers.
(R) (S)

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.20 Hands Up BSL (ages 9-11) SEN Literacy- The Iron Man (part 4) 4560223 10.35 Watch (ages 5-7) Celebrations - Christianity 3087117
10.50 The Way Things Work (ages 7-9) A Seesaw World 3091310
11.05 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 6-7) Creatures of the Night 6290020
11.20 Focus (ages 9-11) Citizenship: Think about It - Disaster

: The Daily Politics

Proceedings from the House of Commons.

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Penny Serenade

Romantic melodrama starring Cary Grant. Estranged by tragedy, Roger and Julie Adams are about to part. But Julie recalls happier times as she listens to the strains of Penny Serenade. Review page 56. Director George Stevens (1941, U) (BW) Every Girl Should Be Named: tomorrow 1pm Film Highlights: page 49


Director: George Stevens
Roger Adams: Cary Grant
Julie Gardiner Adams: Irene Dunne
Miss Oliver: Beulah Bondi
Applejack: Edgar Buchanan
Dotty: Ann Doran

: Country House

An episode of the fly-on-the-wall series featuring everday life at Woburn Abbey. (R)

: Escape to the Country

Newlyweds Nick and Shradha Williams want to move from Birmingham to rural Shropshire. More tonight at 8pm


Subject: Nick Williams
Subject: Shradha Williams
Executive Producer: Kate Roberts

: Ready Steady Cook

With chefs Ross Burden and James Tanner.


Unknown: Ross Burden
Unknown: James Tanner.

: Weakest Link

Wedding-themed edition. Anne Robinson throws the bouquets of barbed wire.


Unknown: Anne Robinson

: The Simpsons: D'oh-in' in the Wind

Homer tries to find out what his middle initial stands for. (R) [web address removed]

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Be My Baby Tonight. Ashley asks Will for advice. (R)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Potential. Buffy sets up a boot camp to prepare potential slayers for combat with the First.

: Landscape Mysteries - the Terraces of Avalon

One of the enigmas surrounding Glastonbury has been the origin of a series of stepped terraces on the Tor. Were they part of a Neolithic maze or even fortifications built by King Arthur on his fabled Isle of Avalon? In the last of the series, Aubrey Manning asks if there's a connection between the terraces and the myriad myths about this part of Somerset. [web address removed]


Presenter: Aubrey Manning
Director: Nick Metcalfe
Producer: Martin Mortimore

: Escape to the Country

London to Devon. After a combined total of 50 years spent on the daily commute, Enfield couple Chris and Sue Neaves want to start a new, rural life in the vicinity of Lyme Regis, on the Devon-Dorset border. With Catherine Gee. (R)


Subject: Chris Neaves
Subject: Sue Neaves
Presenter: Catherine Gee

: Horizon: Bible Code

American journalist-turned-author Michael Drosnin claims he can predict the future using a 3,000-year-old code hidden within the Bible. With professed scientific backing from a theoretical mathematician, Drosnin believes that Armageddon could take place in 2006, while in he accurately predicted the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, a year before it happened. Could he have stumbled upon one of the most important discoveries ever made? Horizon puts the Bible Code to the test.


Subject: Michael Drosnin
Producer: Nick Davidson
Editor: Matthew Barrett

: The Rise and Fall

Egyptian Old Kingdom. Examiningthe sudden dissolution of a resilient and stable civilisation 4,200 years ago.
Producer Steve Crabtree ; Executive producer Stephen Wilkinson (R)


Producer: Steve Crabtree
Producer: Stephen Wilkinson

: Ql

In the last of the series, Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant and Linda Smith join regular Alan Davies to face quick-witted quizmaster Stephen Fry. Topics include ants, apples and Afghanistan. A repeated edition follows at 10.30pm on BBC4, and there will be a special at Christmas.
RTSHOP: Stephen Fry reads "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", CD set £70; cassette set £60. To order, call [number removed] (national rate)


Host: Stephen Fry
Panellist: Bill Bailey
Panellist: Richard E Grant
Panellist: Linda Smith
Panellist: Alan Davies
Director: Ian Lorimer
Producer: John Lloyd

: Newsnight

Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: BBC4 on BBC2: The DVD Collection

The Indiana Jones trilogy boxed set is reviewed. Stuart Maconie also introduces BBC4's inaugural World Cinema award.

(Shown last Friday on BBC4)
(BBCi: digital viewers can access the World Cinema award shortlist (and vote for their favourite film) via the red button on the handset)


Presenter: Stuart Maconie
Director: David Council
Series Producer: Andrew Lockyer

: BBC4 on BBC2: Armani on Screen

Jodie Foster, Samuel L Jackson and Michelle Pfeiffer contribute to a profile of the fashion pioneer Giorgio Armani, a retrospective of whose work is now showing at the Royal Academy.
Then, The Witness: First-hand account of a historic event. (R)


Interviewee: Jodie Foster
Interviewee: Samuel L Jackson
Interviewee: Michelle Pfeiffer
Director: Nikita Lalwani
Producer: Mark Bell

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science
12.30 Rough Science: five scientists-turned-gold prospectors try to devise an automated panning machine. 71006
1.00 The Next Big Thing- Endless Energy 49063
1.30 Lab Detectives 8740605
1.50 What Have the 70s Ever Done for Us? 4098247
2.00 Waving Not Drowning: two trawler captains try to cope without radar. 70402 2.30 The Cretaceous Greenhouse - A Surfeit of Carbon 99537
3.00 Cyber Talk
Youth Creativity
3.30 Blast TV 5: a showcase of film, music, dance, art and writing created by teenagers.
4.00 Deutsch Plus (part 2)
Make Your Mark
5.00 Your Job, Your Choice: the realities of the working world, as discovered by young people.

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