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: CBBC

The Animals of Farthing Wood
Trey the stag gets bossy.

6.25 Noah's Island

6.50 There's a Viking In My Bed
Siggy does chores.

7.05 Tom
Visiting India.

7.30 Raven

7.55 Newsround

: CBeebies

Big Cook Little Cook
(R) (S)

8.20 Tots TV
Wallaby fun. (S)

8.30 Rubbadubbers
(R) (S)

8.40 Pablo the Little Red Fox
Pumpkin comes to the rescue. (R) (S)

8.45 Little Robots
Scary builds a maze. (S)

9.00 Balamory
It's Josie's special day.
Writer Davey Moore (S)

9.20 The Roly Mo Show
Little Bo meets new friends. (S)

9.40 Tweenies
(R) (S) (W)

10.00 Sergeant Stripes
(R) (S)

10.10 Yoho Ahoy
(R) (S)

10.15 Bob the Builder
(R) (S)

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
10.30 KS1 Science Clips (ages 5-7) 8558047 10.40 The Maths Channel (ages 8-9)
3530844 10.50 English Express (ages 9-11) 1923554 11.20
BBC Primary History (ages 7-9) 3770776 11.40 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Double bill.
12.20 Trade Secrets

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated.
1.00 Numbertime (ages 4-6) 55942028 1.15 Words and Pictures (ages 6-7)

: Hotel Reserve

Subdued thriller starring
James Mason. Just before the outbreak of the Second
World War an Austrian refugee on holiday in France is accused of espionage. Review page 54.
Directors Victor Hanbury , Lance Comfort, Max Greene (1944, U) (BW) Followed by Hall of Fame

Contributors

Unknown: James Mason.
Directors: Victor Hanbury
Unknown: Max Greene

: Charlie's Wildlife Gardens

Transforming a lawn.

: Escape to the Country

A London-based family house hunt in the Peak District.

: Ready Steady Cook

Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn with pans at the ready.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Rankin
Unknown: Nick Nairn

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: Beg Borrow or Steal

Don't know an answer? It doesn't matter on this general knowledge quiz: contestants can beg, borrow or steal them from each other.
Jamie Theakston hosts the big-money show.
Producer Andrew Musson ; Executive producers Andrew Brereton , Gail Sloan and David Young

Contributors

Unknown: Jamie Theakston
Producer: Andrew Musson
Producers: Andrew Brereton
Producers: Gail Sloan
Producers: David Young

: Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two

The latest couple to be knocked out give their first interview and there'll be a chance for a viewer to win a piece of Strictly Come Dancing memorabilia.
Series producer Noleen Golding ; Executive producer Steve Kidgell www.bbc.co.uk/strictlycomedancing

Contributors

Producer: Noleen Golding
Producer: Steve Kidgell

: Britain's Best Buildings - The Circus

4/5. Bath is renowned for its elegant 18th-century streets and classical refinement, but behind the fagade lies an older story of necromancy, pagan ritual and even human sacrifice. Dan Cruickshank tells the fascinating story of the city's mystical birth, beginning at its centre, with the curious Circus - a perfect circle of palatial terraced houses covered in strange symbols and ornament. The series concludes on Monday 29 November. Producer Heidi Perry ; Executive producer Basil Comely
First shown on BBC4 (AD) RT DIRECT: Britain's Best Buildings hardback book L20 (rrp L25), incl p&p. To order call [number removed] (national rate) Cruise with BBC History Magazine: page 40

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Cruickshank
Producer: Heidi Perry

: Mastermind

The life and reign of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the novels of Margery Allingham , the life and work of Erwin Schrodinger and British popular music from 1972-1984 are the eclectic range of specialist subjects in the fourth of six semi-finals. John Humphrys has the questions.
Director Sue McMahon ; Series producer Sally Evans
www.bbc.co.uk/mastermind

Contributors

Unknown: Margery Allingham
Unknown: Erwin Schrodinger
Unknown: John Humphrys
Director: Sue McMahon
Producer: Sally Evans

: University Challenge

Students from Magdalene College, Cambridge, take on the University of Sheffield in another first-round match. Jeremy Paxman is question master. Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn (AD)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Peter Gwyn

: Comedy Night

Dead Ringers 3/8. More topical impressions from the sultans of satire Jon Culshaw , Jan Ravens , Kevin Connelly , Phil Cornwell and Mark Perry. Directors Ben Fuller and Pati Marr ; Producer Gareth Edwards www.bbc.co.uk/deadringers RT DIRECT: series one VHS £11.99 (rrp £12.99); DVD £13.99 (rrp £15.99). Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RADT

Contributors

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

: The Kumars at No 42

2/6. Charles Dance and Gaby Roslin join Sanjeev Bhaskar , Meera Syal , Indira Joshi and Vincent Ebrahim on the family's sofa.
Producer Helen Williams ; Executive producer Anii Gupta Gaby Roslin hosts Children in Need on Friday from 7pm

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dance
Unknown: Gaby Roslin
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Indira Joshi
Unknown: Vincent Ebrahim
Producer: Helen Williams
Producer: Anii Gupta
Producer: Gaby Roslin

: Monkey Dust

4/6. Award-winning provocative animation set in an urban nightmare - a nocturnal world inhabited by the sad, lonely and emotionally crippled. Contains strong language and content. Producer Harry Thompson First shown on BBC3

Contributors

Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight

Contributors

Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.
Editor: Peter Barron

: Top Gear

The Aston Martin Vanquish S takes on the Ferrari 575. Shown yesterday at8pm

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone: Languages and Travel

[web address removed]
Repeats are not indicated

1.00 Buongiorno Italia! (13-20)
Beginner's guide to Italian. With in-vision subtitles.

4.20 Italian Journey: Part 1
With Italian subtitles.

5.20 Jeremy Clarkson Meets the Neighbours: Italy

Contributors

Presenter (Jeremy Clarkson Meets the Neighbours): Jeremy Clarkson








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