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: CBeebies

Ends 6.30.

Florrie finds a jack-in-a-box. (R) (S)

6.25 Ethelbert the Tiger
A trip to Africa to meet cats.


Ends 9.00.

Enchanted Lands
Journey to the land of ice and snow.

6.40 Moomin
Snork finds trouble when he builds a flying ship.

7.05 UBOS
Gus realises that Zarlak is stealing.

7.30 Mona the Vampire
Has Dottie been hexed?

7.45 Tom and Jerry Kids
Cat and mouse antics.

8.05 Looney Tunes
Bugs must save a Martian.

8.35 The Scooby Doo Show
An alligator-headed monster causes trouble for the gang.

: Millennium: a Thousand Years of History: Century of the Compass

6/10. The empires and religions of the 16th century expand aggressively.

: The Joy of Gardening

2/2. The examination of the nation's love affair with its gardens concludes.

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

6/12. New Zealand. Extreme changes in weather face Mears as he meets a deer culler and spends time with Maori communities.

: Around the World in 80 Days: Dateline to Deadline

7/7. Michael Palin has only 22 days to complete his journey.
(Pole to Pole starts tomorrow at 11.45am)


Presenter: Michael Palin

: Laurel and Hardy

The Chimp. Stan and Ollie inherit a chimp, but must keep it a secret.

: Racing

Clare Balding introduces four top races from Chepstow, with the action getting under way with the Finale Juvenile Hurdle, 1.10, followed by the Ray Horton Memorial Handicap Steeplechase at 1.40. The Welsh National is at 2-15 with £80,000 up for grabs, and the afternoon concludes with the Championship Stakes Standard Open at 2.50.

: The War Lover

War drama starring
Steve McQueen and Robert Wagner. Bomber pilot Buzz Rickson has a daredevil ability under fire that is appreciated by the rest of his American crew. But back on the ground, Buzz's recklessness causes trouble, especially when he makes a move on the woman his co-pilot is dating. Review page 63. Director Philip Leacock (1962. PG)
(BW) The Great Escape is on tonight at 8.25pm


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Robert Wagner.
Director: Philip Leacock

: One Man and His Dog

Clarissa Dickson Wright presents the annual sheepdog trials from Castle Howard, Yorkshire, with Ben Fogle , John Craven and Trude Mostue captaining the three teams.
Director Will Clough
Producer Daniel Brittain-Catlin


Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown: Ben Fogle
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Trude Mostue
Director: Will Clough
Producer: Daniel Brittain-Catlin

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Frank's plans to build a Wendy house for Jessica is beset by disaster when he joins a carpentry class.


Writer: Raymond Allen

: Flog It!

Antique goodies at the Council House in Nottingham are rifled through by Paul Martin. Experts Jan Squires and Adam Partridge are on hand to view and value the finds, before the estimates are put to the test in the saleroom. Series producer Hannah Comeck ; Executive producer Jane Lomas


Unknown: Paul Martin.
Unknown: Jan Squires
Unknown: Adam Partridge
Producer: Hannah Comeck
Producer: Jane Lomas

: Top 10 Egypt

The best that Egypt has to offer, ranked by historian
Michael Wood. Including the temples of Karnak and Luxor and the Pyramids of Giza as well as surprises such as the oldest Christian monastery in the world.
Producer Tilman Remme ; Executive producer Jonathan Stamp


Unknown: Michael Wood.
Producer: Tilman Remme
Producer: Jonathan Stamp

: The Great Escape

Classic Second World War adventure based on a true story, with a star-studded cast including Steve McQueen. In an attempt to contain rebellious PoWs, the Nazis transfer the leading troublemakers to a seemingly escape-proof security camp. However, with the finest escape team in military history now all under one roof, the Allied prisoners immediately begin preparing for a massive breakout. Review page 63.
Director John Sturges (1963, PG)


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Director: John Sturges
Hilts: Steve McQueen
Hendley: James Garner
Bartlett: Richard Attenborough
Danny Velinski: Charles Bronson
Blythe: Donald Pleasence
Ramsey: James Donald
Sedgwick: James Cobum
Willie: John Leyton
MacDonaid: Gordon Jackson
Ashley-Pitt: David McCallum
Cavendish: Nigel Stock
Von Luger: Hannes Messemel
Werner: Robert Graf
Ives: Angus Lennie

: That Was the Week We Watched

2/4. In the week of the 11-17th of April 1970. we saw the Apollo 13 crisis unfold on our screens, while Catweazle thrilled the kids. Plus ITV were screening their then most expensive drama, A Family at War. And find out exactly what Diana Riggwore underneath her leather catsuits.
More highlights from the schedules tomorrow at 10.30pm.


Unknown: Diana Riggwore

: Room 101

The musically gifted comedian Bill Bailey turns his wrath towards Chris De Burgh and bras, with Paul Merton considering their suitability for entry into Room 101.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Richard Wilson Bill Bailey is on Never Mind the Buzzcocks tomorrow at 10pm


Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Paul Merton
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Richard Wilson
Producer: Bill Bailey

: The Fast Show

Let Arthur Atkinson and Chester Drawers entertain you in this final episode from the comedy's first series.


Unknown: Arthur Atkinson
Unknown: Chester Drawers

: Grumpy Old Men

2/4. Stuff. A reflection on the technology that is supposed to make our lives easier. Rory McGrath
, Arthur Smith , John Peel, Bill Nighy , Michael Grade , Bob Geldof and Ken Stott are among those venting their spleen about texting, multi-skilling and people who talk too loudly on their mobile phones.
Director Alan Lewens ; Executive producer Stuart Prebble


Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: Michael Grade
Unknown: Bob Geldof
Unknown: Ken Stott
Director: Alan Lewens
Producer: Stuart Prebble

: Red Dwarf V: Demons and Angels

5/6. What evil lurks within the hearts of men? The crew encounter their dark sides - four evil doppelgangers hell bent on destruction.


Featuring a performance from Erasure's
Andy Clarke and Vince Bell. Presented by Steve Wright.
Producer Mark Hagen


Unknown: Andy Clarke
Unknown: Vince Bell.
Presented By: Steve Wright.
Producer: Mark Hagen

: Later.... with Jools Holland

Texas perform tracks from Careful What You Wish For, and Chorley's finest, Starsailor will be performing from their album Silence is Easy, partly produced by Phil Spector. Plus PJ Harvey, Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age and East London's Dizzee Rascal.


Produced By: Phil Spector.
Unknown: Josh Homme

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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