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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Big Cook Little Cook
Ben and Small make an iceberg slush.

6.20 Tots TV
Furryboo gets a surprise from the trio of pals.

6.30 Bobinogs
Why are Nib, Ogi and Bobin always quarrelling?

6.45 Wide Eye
The forest residents prepare for hibernation.


Ends 10.00.

Snailsbury Tales
The mayor and his wife get lost in a maze.

7.15 Arthur
Fern and Sue Ellen do a magazine quiz.

7.30 I Love Mummy
Nuff scoffs James's chocolate almonds.

7.55 Newsround

8.00 The Scooby and Scrappy Show
A terrifying ghost is frightening vacationers away from a mountain ski lodge.

8.20 All or Nothing
Jamie Rickers and Tara Maguire present the fast-paced game show.

8.50 Looney Tunes
Bugs Bunny tells a story from his youth.

9.00 Big Wolf on Campus
Merton and Tommy have to rescue Lori before the next full moon.

9.20 Watch My Chops
Will Bernie go through with a challenge or pull out at the last minute?

9.35 Taz-Mania
Double bill. Wendel convinces Taz to adopt a turtle. Then, the little devil is given a personality makeover.


Presenter ("All or Nothing"): Jamie Rickers
Presenter ("All or Nothing"): Tara Maguire

: CBeebies

Ends 11.00.

Poor PC Plum forgets something rather important.
(For cast see Friday) (AD)

10.20 Come Outside
Auntie Mabel and Pippin the dog look at holes in the ground.

10.40 Tweenies
Discovering different kinds of pushing.


Writer (Balamory): Wayne Jackman

: The Daily Politics

Coverage of Prime Minister's
Questions features in this visit to Westminster.

: Birding with Bill Oddie

Trinidad and Tobago. An ornithological trip of a lifetime to the Caribbean.

: Working Lunch

As the team prepare to run a restaurant for the night, Adam gets to grips with pricing up his dishes.

: Irene

Rags-to-riches musical comedy starring
Anna Neagle. When working girl
Irene O'Dare is mistaken for an Irish aristocrat, she finds that life as the toast of New York society is not without its complications - especially with the presence of two admirers and the mysterious Madame Lucie. Review page 59.
Director Herbert Wilcox (1940, U)
(BW and Colour) Anna Neagle stars in They Pew Alone tomorrow at 1.20pm
Followed by Hall of Fame A profile of the actress Grace Kelly


Unknown: Anna Neagle.
Unknown: Irene O'Dare
Unknown: Madame Lucie.
Director: Herbert Wilcox
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Grace Kelly

: Flog It!

Items from the people of Derby are vetted by Michael Baggott and Philip Serrell , the best of which are auctioned.


Unknown: Michael Baggott
Unknown: Philip Serrell

: Ready Steady Cook

Tony Tobin and Antony Worrall Thompson do gastronomic battle.


Unknown: Tony Tobin
Unknown: Antony Worrall

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Apprentice

The task for the two teams tonight is to lease the penthouse for an evening. Who will make the most money?

: Spy

8/9. The spy school recruits are about to graduate to their final mission, but first they must pass the ultimate testloyaltytotheirorganisation. First shown on BBC3

: Nike's Highland Fling

3/8. Harris Tweed is in deep trouble - new fabrics and changing fashions have eroded the market for a cloth once regarded as the upper classes' leisure wear of choice. But now the label has been thrown a lifeline in the unlikely shape of US sportswear giant Nike, who have come up with a new design for a training shoe that features the tweed extensively. As the footwear goes on sale, The Money Programme tells the story of this bizarre marriage between hip and old hat. Producer Nicole Kleeman ; Editor Clive Edwards


Producer: Nicole Kleeman
Editor: Clive Edwards

: Desert: the Challenge

4/8. The quest for 39-year-old footballer Kenny Dyer from east London is to run a marathon each day for an entire week. Difficult enough in the temperate climes of the capital, let alone a Chilean desert where rain has never fallen. It's hardly surprising, then, that Dyer is about to undergo one of the most severe tests of human endurance in the world. Producer Mark Adderley ; Series producer Richard Sinclair (AD)


Unknown: Kenny Dyer
Producer: Mark Adderley
Producer: Richard Sinclair

: The Power of Nightmares: 1/3: Baby It's Cold Outside

How the illusory threat of a hidden network of terror has come to dominate politics thoughout the world. Political philosopher Leo Strauss and Egyptian school inspector Sayyid Qutb both believed that liberalism eroded the bonds that held society together. The respective movements they inspired set out, in their different ways, to rescue their societies from this decay. But the public's growing disillusionment with politics led to US neoconservatives creating a hidden network of evil run by the Soviet Union, while Islamists turned to terror to enforce their message.

The first part of the series explains the origin of Islamism and Neo-Conservatism. It shows Egyptian civil servant Sayyid Qutb, depicted as the founder of modern Islamist thought, visiting the U.S. to learn about the education system, but becoming disgusted with what he saw as a corruption of morals and virtues in western society through individualism. When he returns to Egypt, he is disturbed by westernisation under Gamal Abdel Nasser and becomes convinced that in order to save society it must be completely restructured along the lines of Islamic law while still using western technology. He also becomes convinced that this can only be accomplished through the use of an elite "vanguard" to lead a revolution against the established order. Qutb becomes a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and, after being tortured in one of Nasser's jails, comes to believe that western-influenced leaders can justly be killed for the sake of removing their corruption. Qutb is executed in 1966, but he influences the future mentor of Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, to start his own secret Islamist group. Inspired by the 1979 Iranian revolution, Zawahiri and his allies assassinate Egyptian president Anwar Al Sadat, in 1981, in hopes of starting their own revolution. The revolution does not materialise, and Zawahiri comes to believe that the majority of Muslims have been corrupted not only by their western-inspired leaders, but Muslims themselves have been affected by jahilliyah and thus both may be legitimate targets of violence if they do not join him. They continued to have the belief that a vanguard was necessary to rise up and overthrow the corrupt regime and replace it with a pure Islamist state. At the same time in the United States, a group of disillusioned liberals, including Irving Kristol and Paul Wolfowitz, look to the political thinking of Leo Strauss after the perceived failure of President Johnson's "Great Society". They come to the conclusion that the emphasis on individual liberty was the undoing of the plan. They envisioned restructuring America by uniting the American people against a common evil, and set about creating a mythical enemy. These factions, the Neo-Conservatives, came to power under the Reagan administration, with their allies Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, and work to unite the United States in fear of the Soviet Union. The Neo-Conservatives allege the Soviet Union is not following the terms of disarmament between the two countries, and, with the investigation of "Team B", they accumulate a case to prove this with dubious evidence and methods. President Reagan is convinced nonetheless.
Is the al-Qaeda threat exaggerated?: page 30


Director/Producer: Adam Curtis

: Arrested Development

Key Decisions. Liza Minnelli guests as the great friend - and even greater rival - of Lucille as the oddball US sitcom continues. Meanwhile, Gob locks himself in his father's prison. The next episode premieres 10.30pm on BBC4.
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Liza Minnelli
Michael Bluth: Jason Bateman
Lindsay Bluth Fiinke: Portia de Rossi
George Oscar Gob Bluth: Will Amett
George-Michael Bluth: Michael Cera
Maeby Funke: Alia Shawkat
Buster Bluth: Tony Hale
Tobias Funke: David Cross
George Bluth Sr: Jeffrey Tambor
Lucille Bluth: Jessica Walter
Lucille Austero: Liza Minnelli

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: BBC4 on BBC2

Ends 12.10. www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
Historians of Genius - in Their Own Words 2/3.
Simon Russell Beale reads passages from Edward Gibbon 's epic tome
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. (AD) Thomas Carlyle 's The French Revolution is tomorrow at 11.20pm.


Unknown: Simon Russell Beale
Unknown: Edward Gibbon
Unknown: Thomas Carlyle

: Shoot the Pianist

The Francois Truffaut season continues with this inventive crime drama starring Charles Aznavour. Waitress Lena initiates a romance with piano player Charlie, a loner haunted by dark memories and whose brothers are on the run from gangsters. In French with English subtitles. Review page 59. (i960, iskbw) Truffaut's The Woman Next Door is tomorrow at 12.15am
See also film of the week: page 47


Unknown: Francois Truffaut
Unknown: Charles Aznavour.

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone Schools

2.00 History: The First World War Archive footage and documentary evidence. 28063 4.00 History: Nazi Germany

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