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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Pre-school fun, fantasy and education.

6.40 Binka
Who do you think is causing a commotion at the supermarket?

6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
Jetta learns the drawbacks of being bossy.

: Wildlife on Two

Kingdom of the Crabs
L The migration of Christmas
Island's large and varied crustacean population.

: Breakfast

Presented by Stephen Cole and Kate Sanderson.


Presented By: Stephen Cole
Presented By: Kate Sanderson.


Ends 12.30pm.

The Saturday Show
Chart-topping boy band McFly are today's guests, and it's heat three of Sugababes Karaoke. Plus cartoon fun.

10.30 The Mysti Show
Today's guests are dance band Pop! and taekwondo expert Louise Fisher.

11.30 Top of the Pops Saturday
The Rasmus, the 411, the Cheeky Girls and Peter Andre perform live in the studio. Presented by Fearne Cotton and Sam & Mark.
(Repeated 6pm on CBBC channel)


Director (The Saturday Show): Grigor Stirling
Executive Producer (The Saturday Show): Colin Nobbs
Guest (The Mysti Show): Louise Fisher
Director (The Mysti Show): Stephen Woolfenden
Producer (The Mysti Show): Michael Connock
Presenter (Top of the Pops Saturday): Fearne Cotton
Guest (Top of the Pops Saturday): Peter Andre
Director (Top of the Pops Saturday): Simon Hepworth
Producer (Top of the Pops Saturday): Christina Brown

: Trade Secrets

Professionals reveal their tricks of the trade.

: Cagney and Lacey

Hopes and Dreams. Could there be a connection between a series of seemingly random burglaries?

: Talking Movies

Tom Brook asks where the Republican response is to such Bush-whacking fare as Fahrenheit 9/11 ?


Unknown: Tom Brook

: They Live by Night

Nicholas Ray fans are in for a treat this week, with six films directed by the American auteur. Today's double bill starts with this romantic film noir in which an innocent young convict breaks free from jail in the company of two hardened criminals but is injured in a car accident. He is nursed back to health by a young woman and the two find themselves falling in love. But their happiness is short-lived.
Review page 42.
(1948) (BW)


Director: Nicholas Ray
Bowie: Farley Granger
Keechie: Cathy O'Donnell
Chickamaw: Howard Da Silva
T-Dub: Jay C Flippen
Mattie: Helen Craig
Mobley: Will Wright

: Bigger than Life

g**** Psychological drama concluding today's Nicholas Ray-directed double bill, with James Mason and Walter Matthau. A teacher becomes addicted to an experimental drug that's being used to treat his arthritis. Review page 42.
(1956,12) The feast of Nicholas Ray-directed films continues on Monday with A Woman's Secret at 11.25am


Unknown: Nicholas Ray-Directed
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Walter Matthau.
Unknown: Nicholas Ray-Directed
Ed Avery: James Mason
Lou: Barbara Rush
Wally: Walter Matthau
Dr Norton: Robert Simon
Richie Avery: Christopher Olsen
Dr Rurich: Roland Winters

: Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder

When a young couple move into an old house, the senior-citizen sleuth is soon tackling a murder that has gone undetected for more than 20 years.
Dramatised by Ken Taylor ; Producer George Gallaccio
Director John Davies


Dramatised By: Ken Taylor
Producer: George Gallaccio
Director: John Davies
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Gwenda: Geraldine Alexander
Giles: John Moulder-Brown
Dr Kennedy: Frederick Treves
Raymond West: David McAlister
Joan West: Amanda Boxer
Foster: Jack Watson
Mrs Hengrave: Georgine Anderson
Mr Sims: Edward Jewesbury
Dr Penrose: John Ringham
Galbraith: Edmond Knight
Lilly Kimble: Eryl Maynard
Jackie Afflick: Kenneth Cope
Walter Fane: Terrence Hardiman

: BBC Proms 2004

The transience of human life is the theme as the Orchestre de Paris and London Voices are conducted by Christoph Eschenbach with mezzo Yvonne Naef , tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and baritone Andreas Schmidt.
Luciano Berio 's last work, Stanze, is set to poetry, including verses by Alfred Brendel , and is scored for solo baritone, three men's choruses and orchestra.
Gustav Mahler's symphonic piece, Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), is also set to a series of poems, in this case ancient Chinese verse. It is one of the composer's most personal works, written after the death of his eldest daughter and in the midst of his own failing health.
During the interval, Stephanie Hughes talks to guests and some of the musicians taking part. Also broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from 6.30pm and at www.bbc.co.uk/proms. Director Jonathan Haswell BBCi: during the programme, digital viewers can access extra information about the music, composers and performers by pressing the red button on their handset Russian Night at the Proms is on Thursday at 10.35pm on BBC1


Conducted By: Christoph Eschenbach
Mezzo: Yvonne Naef
Tenor: Anthony Dean Griffey
Baritone: Andreas Schmidt.
Composer: Luciano Berio
Poet: Alfred Brendel
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Interviewer: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Jonathan Haswell

: Olympic Grandstand

Presented by Steve Rider.
9.00 Diving The men's competition reaches its climax with the final of the 10m platform. Britain's Peter Waterfield and Leon Taylor will hope to be in medal contention after winning silver in the synchronised 10m platform event.
9.30 Basketball/Volleyball The men's basketball and women's volleyball finals. The USA basketball team has reigned supreme at the last three Games but suffered an early setback with a 92-73 defeat against Puerto Rico. DIGITAL AND INTERNET VIEWERS: digital satellite and cable viewers can choose from four extra Olympic events, and Freeview viewers from two extra events, by pressing the red handset button. Internet users can watch five streams of live footage at www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
BBC BOOK: Olympic Cookbook, with recipes by Ainsley Harriott and Team GB , £9.99


Presented By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Peter Waterfield
Unknown: Leon Taylor
Unknown: Puerto Rico.
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: Team Gb

: Storyville: The Fight

New York, 22 June 1938: in one of the most compelling boxing rematches of all time, black American Joe Louis, reigning world heavyweight champion and representative of Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal, sought - and got - revenge over Max Schmeling, perceived symbol of Nazi Germany. The bout drew 90,000 into Yankee Stadium, while millions more tuned in on their radios. But, as this documentary reveals, neither "Brown Bomber" Louis nor Schmeling matched the stereotypes presented to the public.

Documentary - Storyville: The Fight 10.00pm BBC2
On 19 June 1936, in Yankee Stadium, New York, two heavyweight boxers met for a fight that became a symbol of the escalating tensions between their countries. The African-American Joe Louis (the Brown Bomber) was undefeated and considered a rising star when he faced the German boxer Max Schmeling (the Black Uhlan of the Rhine), and it was a huge shock when Schmeling knocked Louis out. The rematch, which Louis won convincingly in June 1938, saw Schmeling promoted as representing Nazi Germany (although it's suggested he had little sympathy with the Nazi regime) and Louis put forward as the symbol of American democracy.
In reality they were each manipulated by their governments and eventually became friends - Schmeling was even a pallbearer at Louis's funeral in 1981.
Barak Goodman's documentary is partly a profile of the two sportsmen - interesting enough in itself - but it also explores the background to their fights and why Louis's eventual victory made him a national hero for both black and white Americans, a rare occurrence in the 1930s and 40s. (JR)


Director: Barak Goodman
Series Editor: Nick Fraser

: Best of Glastonbury 2004

Relive memorable musical moments from the annual extravaganza in Somerset. Included are performances from headliners Paul McCartney and Oasis, new sensations Franz Ferdinand and soul godfather James Brown , plus
Razorlight, Morrissey, Basement Jaxx and Scissor Sisters. Producer Alison Howe


Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Unknown: James Brown
Producer: Alison Howe

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 In Search of Certainty 79691 2.30 Lost Worlds
3.00 More than Meets the Eye 78320 3.30 A Future with Aids 89078 4.00 Acid Politics 2912981 4.50 What Have the 80s Ever Done for Us? 28777252 5.00 Rghting for Space 58078 5.30 The Challenge: To Build the Largest Water Garden In Europe

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