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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Topics include journeys, games and hunters.

6.30 Bob the Builder
Lofty heroically saves the day.

6.45 Rubbadubbers
Amelia learns not to jump to conclusions.


Ends 10.00.
The Lampies
Charge is under the delusion he has become his hero, the private eye Dick Static.

7.15 ChuckleVision
Paul and Barry go back to school for the "Pupil of the Century" competition.
Writer Rory Clark

7.30 Arthur
Double bill. George and the gang learn about famous people who had dyslexia, and DW is thrilled to get an allowance.

7.55 Newsround

8.00 Bamzooki
Computerized teams embark on challenges.

8.15 UBOS
Verne manages to conquer his fear of heights.

8.35 Even Stevens
Ren is worried by Ruby's twin obsessions with the band BBMak and Louis.

9.00 Jackie Chan Adventures
The Dark Chi enforcers are banished by Daoion into limbo.

9.25 Bring It On
Fran Beauman and Ania Dykczak sample the life of a game-reserve guide.

9.50 Snailsbury Tales
Eric volunteers as an astronaut when Professor Crunch builds a rocket.

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00.

Fimbo discovers more haste means less speed.

10.20 Come Outside
A look at the world of geese.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.40 Tweenies
The gang learn about opera and surprise Judy.

: The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training

Sports comedy. A rag-tag kids' baseball team have to find a replacement pitcher and a grown-up coach before the biggest game of their lives. Review page 53.


Director: Michael Pressman

: Laurel and Hardy

Them Thar Hills. Stan and Ollie's mountain trip goes awry when they drink bootlegged moonshine.
12.50 Tit for Tat. The boys open an electrical store.

: Lucky Jim

Comedy based on Kingsley
Amis's satirical novel, starring Ian Carmichael , Terry-Thomas and Hugh Griffith. Appalled by the pompous posturing of those around him, Jim Dixon , a junior lecturer at a provincial university, becomes a disruptive influence. Review page 53. Director John Boulting (1957, U)


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Hugh Griffith.
Unknown: Jim Dixon
Director: John Boulting

: Call My Bluff

Nina Wadia , Felix Dexter , Colin Jackson and Kate Sanderson join in the lexical fun.


Unknown: Nina Wadia
Unknown: Felix Dexter
Unknown: Colin Jackson
Unknown: Kate Sanderson

: Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

Channel-hopping auction game with Chris Gower.


Unknown: Chris Gower.

: Ready Steady Cook

Lesley Waters and Nick Nairn go against the clock.


Unknown: Lesley Waters
Unknown: Nick Nairn

: Flog It!

Middlesbrough plays host to the antique auction game.

: Weakest Link

All that stands between nine contestants and prize money of up to L10,000 is the ruthless Anne Robinson and her bank of general-knowledge questions.


Unknown: Anne Robinson

: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Not with My Pig You Don't. Philip's parents from North
Carolina arrive in California and embarrass him with tales of his poor rural background.

: Malcolm in the Middle

Kicked Out. Malcolm and Hal get into a fight while Lois is out of town - an incident that results in Malcolm being asked to leave home. (AD)

: Rick Stein's Food Heroes - Another Helping

The roaming chef is in southern Ireland, where he cooks old favourites such as beef and oyster pie with Guinness, revisits Cork's prestigious English Market and samples ready-baked soda bread at Ken Buggy's Glencairn Inn.
Director/Producer David Pritchard (AD)


Producer: David Pritchard

: Wild Down Under

2/4. Desert Heart. The desert centre of Australia is far from a barren wasteland - its unpredictable climate has given rise to stunning landscapes that boast cliff-leaping wallabies, nomadic budgerigars, giant red kangaroos and lush oases of palms. It's also been home to another famous Australian species for the last 40,000 years -the Aboriginal people. Producer Jeni Clevers (AD)


Producer: Jeni Clevers

: The Planets - Brief Encounters

Rocket Men. A look at the daring exploits of pioneers of the Space Age, from Robert Goddard in the 1920s to Yuri Gagarin and John Glenn in the early 60s.
Producer Becky Jones : Executive producer Alan Bookbinder


Unknown: Robert Goddard
Unknown: Yuri Gagarin
Unknown: John Glenn
Producer: Becky Jones
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: Trading Ages

1/2. Are we only as old as we feel, or do we think and behave differently in our twilight years? This experiment concludes the Time of Your Life season by giving two young people a sneak preview of their future life.
Facing the Future for Nick. At 32, Nick Sydney lives entirely for the here and now - he has no pension, savings, or career in the making. But when advanced prosthetics and make-upwind his clock forward by 40 years, he samples life as an OAP. As he journeys to the day centre, the seaside and goes on a dance holiday in Spain, his outlook on the future changes radically. Concludes tomorrow at 9pm.
Producer Peter Higgins ; Executive producer Edwina Vardey


Unknown: Nick Sydney
Producer: Peter Higgins
Producer: Edwina Vardey

: Yes Minister

6/7. The Quality of Life. Jim tries to satisfy the public that his plan doesn't frt in with Humphrey's private arrangements. The final episode follows on BBC4 at 10.30pm.
Writers Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn : Producer Peter Whitmore


Unknown: Antony Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Newsnight

Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presented By: Kirsty Wark.

: BBC4 on BBC2

Ends 12.20am.
Hot Spots: Iran Since Iran's 1979 revolution, the Islamic republic and the United States have been locked in a bitter mutual hostility. Will their acrimony spill over into violence, or can they put history behind them? Jim Muir reports from Tehran and Washington. Hot Spots: Sri Lanka is on BBC4 at 10pm on Thursday.
Director Mick Csaky ; Executive producer Farah Durrani


Unknown: Jim Muir
Director: Mick Csaky
Producer: Farah Durrani

: The Clay Pigeon

Film noir starring
Bill Williams. A sailor interned in a Japanese PoW camp wakes from a coma to discover he has been accused of treason.
Suffering from amnesia, he escapes from hospital and sets about clearing his name. Review page 53.
Director Richard 0 Fleischer (1949) (BW)


Unknown: Bill Williams.

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Youth Season Topics relevant to teenagers are explored in the first of three nightly programmes. Repeats are not indicated
2.00 Alternative Takes: Teenagers Talk Back 1 Part 1. Giving Up for Good Part 2. The Soul Owner

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