The Silver Brumby
A visitor arrives in the High Country.
6.25 The Adventures of Marco and Gina
Yagor plans to steal a hot air balloon.
6.50 Home Farm Twins
A pony trek has disastrous results.
Writer Diane Whitley
7.05 S Club Search: Bringing the House Down
Talent-spotting with Daisy and friends.
The new S Club 8 drama I Dream is at 4.30pm on BBC1.
7 30 Ocean Odyssey
Jason takes Neri back to the pyramid.
Big Cook Little Cook
The chefs cook for a Princess. (R) (S)
8.20 Tots TV:
Tom finds a fairy in his boot. (S)
8 30 Postman Pat and the Pigeon Post
Pat runs out of petrol. Can a pigeon help? (S)
8.45 Pingu Plays Tag / PinguÃ¢ÂÂs Stick Up
Pingu and Pinga play tag, then find some stickers.
A football match distracts Penny from her job.
Writer Penny Lloyd. For cast see Friday (S)
Balamory magazine: ÃÂ£1.60, monthly
9 20 Come Outside
Mabel looks at woolly jumpers. (R) (S)
Jake becomes Little Boy Blue, while Max becomes a roving reporter.
A piano appears in Teletubbyland.
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
Classic comedy starring Laurel and Hardy. In 1917 Private
Laurel is ordered to guard the post as Private Hardy and the platoon go "over the top". Twenty-one years later, Ollie reads a shocking headline of a soldier's heroism. It can't be ... can it? Review page 53.
Director John G Blystone (1938. U)
(BW) (AD) Followed by The Witness
Liberal Democrat delegates debate policies on health care and the elderly. Further coverage at 2.30pm.
Kids in a Trailer. How will Bilko cope with diaper-changing when he babysits? (BW) Followed by The Witness
Current affairs with Adam Shaw and Adrian Chiles.
Shadow of the Hare. The natural history of the hare, and myths that surround it.
Mark Oaten MP discusses home affairs and policing, and the conference debates pensions policy.
Will the denizens of Dundee reap auction room riches?
Paul Rankin and James Tanner cross spatulas.
Elimination quiz. Then Party Conference Broadcast By the Liberal Democrats
Introduced by Clare Balding with Colin Jackson. Britain has a number of talented competitors in action tonight. Three-times Sydney medallist Nicola Tustain will ' be chasing further success in the equestrian events, while on the athletics track sprinters Lloyd Upsdell and Deborah Brennan are in action. Upsdell won gold in both the 100m and 200m events four years ago - setting two world records in the process -while Brennan took a women's 200m title. In the wheelchair basketball, Britain's men are favourites to win their Pool A clash with Brazil, and there's the potential for more British success in the swimming. With reports from Eddie Butler , Jill Douglas , Phil Jones and Nelson Kumah. BBC Radio 5 Live has updates from Athens throughout the day
8/8. A slave auction is the latest bizarre fundraising idea tabled by vicar Christine Musser 's parishioners. While on a more serious note, the local coastguard scour the bay for a missing person, and Christine's daughter Sarah contemplates a life-changing decision.
Director Charlie Forman : Producer Nigel Farrell
The Manklows. Two demanding careers, four demanding children and a marriage that's feeling the strain. Marc thinks his wife Karen needs to impose some structure and discipline in the house, while Karen feels things would be easier if Marc made more of an effort to help. Each of them is given two weeks at home alone with the kids to see who does the best job. Can the Manklows learn to make things work, and finally sit down to a meal together for the first time in six years? There's an update on BBC3 at 9pm. Director Sarah Mulvey ; Series producer Claire Masters
First shown on BBC3 (AD)
The queen of crime writing cultivated a public persona that allowed her to keep much of her personal life a mystery. But her later writings provide some fascinating insights. This dramatisation of Christie's life recalls her experiences of nursing during the First World War, her marriages to a war hero and an archaeologist, and her little-known travels in Iran - revealing the author as an independent-minded and intelligent woman with a mischievous sense of humour.
Writer/Director Richard Curson Smith ; Producer Colette Right (AD) BBC PRODUCTS: a selection of full-cast Agatha Christie dramatisations. including Murder on the Orient Express, are available on CD, £12.99. and audio cassette, £10.99. Call [number removed] (calls are free) The lady vanishes: page 26
Jeremy Paxman presents the current affairs round-up. www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight
Absorbing drama written by Hanif Kureishi , starring Om Puri and Rachel Griffiths. Bradford taxi driver Parvez, originally from Pakistan, embraces and admires the British way of life. His son Farid is due to marry an English girl, but stuns his father by calling off the wedding, deciding instead to become a strict Muslim. Review page 53.
Director Udayan Prasad (1997.15)
Secondary Schools - English
2.00 Writers Block Popular authors offer advice on developing appropriate styles and techniques, from fairytales to factual writing, plays to short stories. 98878 4.00 KS3 Curriculum Bites
Key writing skills for younger secondary school students.