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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Pre-school fun, fantasy and education.

6.40 Binka
The greedy cat gives himself tummy ache.

6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
T-Bone is scared of fireworks.


Ends 12.00.

The academy holds a sports day for the would-be knights and their dads.

7.15 Super Duper Sumos Will Bad Inc succeed in their attempt to control the kids' minds?

7.35 Arthur
Mom and Dad want to change their car, and Jenna is asked to a sleepover.

8.05 The Fairly Odd Parents
Double bill. Timmy sets up his own radio station, then he frees a planet from alien conquerors.

8.30 The Saturday Show
As the second heat of the Blue karaoke competition takes place, aptly enough today's guests are Fame Academy vocal coaches Carrie and David Grant. Plus games Flap Yer Fish, Who's Bin in Da Club? and Booty and the Beasts, and cartoon fun with Woody Woodpecker and Rugrats.
With Angellica Bell, Simon Grant and Jake Humphrey.

10.00 The Mysti Show
Rick and Mysti set out to prove that heart-throbs McFly can't cook when they try to make the biggest cake in the world.
(Also on CBBC channel)

11.00 Top of the Pops Saturday
This week's episode comes from the never-seen-before TOTP Saturday mansion, where guests include Phixx, Blazin' Squad and Rachel Stevens. McFly give a drumming lesson, plus Busted's new video. Presented by Fearne Cotton.
(Repeated at 6pm on CBBC channel)


Presenter (The Saturday Show): Angellica Bell
Presenter (The Saturday Show): Simon Grant
Presenter (The Saturday Show): Jake Humphrey
Guest (The Saturday Show): Carrie Grant
Guest (The Saturday Show): David Grant
Director (The Saturday Show): Iain Ross
Executive Producer (The Saturday Show): Colin Nobbs
Director (The Mysti Show): Stephen Woolfenden
Producer (The Mysti Show): Michael Connock
Guest (Top of the Pops Saturday): Rachel Stevens
Presenter (Top of the Pops Saturday): Fearne Cotton
Director (Top of the Pops Saturday): James Morgan
Producer (Top of the Pops Saturday): Christina Brown

: See Hear

A chronicle of the Deaf World Games, featuring interviews with former medallists. With sign language, voiceoverand in-vision subtitles. www.bbc.co.uk/seehear

: Big Screen Britain

Scottish locations from the 1978 version of The Thirty-Nine Steps, plus a visit to Lake Coniston, used in Swallows and Amazons.

: Cagney and Lacey

Beauty Burglars. Upmarket salons are terrorised by robbers posing as cops.

: Talking Movies

Tom Brook interviews TV actor Zach Braff about his directorial debut Garden State, plus highlights of the Human Rights Watch film festival.


Unknown: Tom Brook
Unknown: Zach Braff

: Royal Ascot

The prestigious meeting reaches its grand finale. The highlight of this afternoon's races is the Golden Jubilee Stakes at 3.45, which offers total prize money of £250,000. Plus other starts at 2.30, 3.05 and 4.25.
Presented by Clare Balding . Series producer Gerry Morrison
Editor Carl Hicks


Presented By: Clare Balding
Producer: Gerry Morrison
Editor: Carl Hicks

: Flog It!

Cheltenham Ladies' College in Gloucestershire hosts the antique-selling show.
Series producer John Miller ; Executive producer Jane Lomas


Producer: John Miller
Producer: Jane Lomas

: Ancestors

Billy and the Fighter Boys. In May 1940, RAF No 1
Squadron pilots faced the Luftwaffe over France. in the battle that ensued, Billy Drake had to bale out of his
Hurricane. Now, at the age of 86, the veteran flying ace returns to be reunited with the plane's shattered remains.
Producer John Hayes-Fisher ; Series producer Sam Roberts


Unknown: Billy Drake
Producer: John Hayes-Fisher
Producer: Sam Roberts

: Faust

Husband and wife Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu star as the doomed lovers, with Bryn Terfel as the fiendish "spirit of denial", in Charles-Francois Gounod's opera, showing in the Summer of Opera season.

Jules Barbier and Michel Carre's libretto is based on the legend of Dr Faustus, who trades his soul to the devil in exchange for youth and sensual pleasure.
David McVicar directs this stellar cast in an acclaimed production at London's Royal Opera House, where performances have been sold out for months. Antonio Pappano conducts and Sergey Levitin leads the ROH Orchestra. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood.
Contains nudity and sexual scenes. Also broadcast on Radio 3 from 5.55pm.

Bryn Terfel - Face of the Week: page 57


Presenter: Charles Hazlewood
Composer: Charles-Francois Gounod
Liberetto: Jules Barbier
Libretto: Michel Carre
Director: David McVicar
Musicians: The Royal Opera House Orchestra
Leader: Sergey Levitin
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Director: Sue Judd
Executive Producer: Ross MacGibbon
Faust: Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Marguerite: Angela Gheorghiu (soprano)
Mephistopheles: Bryn Terfel (bass)
Siebel: Sophie Koch (soprano)
Valentin: Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Marthe Schwertlein: Della Jones (soprano)
Wagner: Matthew Rose (baritone)

: Dead Ringers

6/6. Topical comedy with impressionists Jan Ravens , Jon Culshaw , Kevin Connelly , Phil Cornwell and Mark Perry. new series is planned for the autumn.
Directors Jonathan Gershfield and Pati Marr ; Producer Gareth Edwards
Shown last Monday www.bbc.co.uk/deadringers BBC PRODUCTS: Dead Ringers series one VHS, £12.99; DVD, £15.99; CD. £12.99


Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Kevin Connelly
Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: Mark Perry.
Directors: Jonathan Gershfield
Directors: Pati Marr
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The Truth about Cats and Dogs

Romantic comedy starring Uma Thurman , Ben Chaplin and Janeane Garofalo. Abby Barnes , a radio veterinarian who tackles people's pet problems on air, is convinced she is unattractive to the opposite sex. So, when one of her listeners is keen to meet her, she sends her beautiW but dim neighbour to take her place. Review page 47.
Director Michael Lehmann (1996, 15) (AD) Film Highlights: page 42


Unknown: Uma Thurman
Unknown: Ben Chaplin
Unknown: Janeane Garofalo.
Unknown: Abby Barnes
Director: Michael Lehmann
Noelle: Uma Thurman
Abby: Janeane Garofalo
Brian: Ben Chaplin
Ed: Jamie Foxx
Roy: James McCaffrey
Eric: Richard Coca
Mario: Stanley Desantis
Susan: Antoinette Valente

: This Is Spinal Tap

The classic spoof "rockumentary" that follows the comeback tour of Britain foremost and most punctual heavy rockers, Spinal Tap, as they launch their "sexy" new album Smell the Glove before literally dozens of indifferent fans.
Review page 47.
(1984, 15) (AD)


Director: Rob Reiner
Nigel Tufnel: Christopher Guest
David St Hubbins: Michael McKean
Derek Smalls: Harry Shearer
Mick Shrimpton: RJ Parnell
Viv Savage: David Kaff
Marti DiBergi: Rob Reiner
Jeanine Pettibone: June Chadwick
Ian Faith: Tony Hendra

: BBC Learning Zone

www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone Open University/General Interest
Repeats not indicate
2.00 The Birth of Calculus An examination of the greatest boost to the history of mathematics since Greek times. 45169 2.30 Hidden Visions The structure of the microscopic universe. 83846 3.00 Waving Not Drowning Two trawler captains try to cope without radar or radio as they would have had to have done 50 years ago. 20730 3.30 Acid Politics What's happened to acid-rain levels? 3454020 4.20 Ever Wondered?
Helen Lederer investigates the environmental impact of rubbish.
61694681 4.30 Controlling Carnival Crowds? The atmosphere of the Notting Hill Carnival helps to explore the psychology of crowd behaviour. 5694556 5.20 What Have the 80s Ever
Done for Us? A look at a decade which produced natural disaster and scientific discoveries. 8319933 5.30 Open Advice: a Different Way of Learning Teaching important life skills such a 5 time-management.


Unknown: Helen Lederer

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