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: CBeebies: Something Special

What's the weather like?

: CBBC: The Woody Woodpecker Show

Bird-brained fun.

: CBBC: Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo

Spooky triple bill. (R) (S)

: CBBC: SMart


: CBeebies: Balamory

Archie's new invention.


Writer: Wayne Jackman

: CBeebies: Pablo the Little Red Fox

The friends visit a circus.

: CBeebies: Bob the Builder Project Build It!

A playground project.

: Thunderbirds: The Impostors

The Tracy family are falsely accused of stealing top-secret papers.

: Top Cat

The gang stumble across a missing baby.

: The Flying Gardener

In Devon. (Revised rpt)

: Working Lunch

Business issues. Followed by The Witness (RXS)

: A Tale of Two Cities

Moving period drama based on Charles Dickens 's novel, starring
Dirk Bogarde and Dorothy Tutin. As France moves towards bloody revolution, cynical Sydney Carton gets involved with a young woman and an aristocrat in a deadly chain of events. Review page 48. Director Ralph Thomas (1957. U)
(BW) Dirk Bogarde stars in Hot Enough for June on Thursday at 1.25pm


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin.
Unknown: Sydney Carton
Director: Ralph Thomas
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde

: Garden Invaders

Will an old air-raid shelter become a focal feature?

: Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

In the university city of Grenoble in south-east France.

: Ready Steady Cook

Nick Nairn and James Tanner don their aprons.


Unknown: Nick Nairn
Unknown: James Tanner

: Weakest Link

Ruthless quiz.

: Animal Park

In Kenya, two Longleat keepers assist in the difficult and dangerous job of moving two rare white rhinos. Back in England, frisky Trevor the ostrich is in the mood for love. Ben Fogle and Kate Humble host the first of this week's nightly wildlife updates.
Series producer Chris Powell ; Exec producer Annette Clarke


Unknown: Ben Fogle
Unknown: Kate Humble
Producer: Chris Powell
Producer: Annette Clarke

: Light Fantastic

3/4. The Stuff of Light. The journey from light bulb to atomic bomb: Simon Schaffer reveals how the quest to understand what light really is had far-reaching and disturbing consequences. Director Nick Davidson ; Executive producer Anne Laking
First shown on BBC4


Unknown: Simon Schaffer
Director: Nick Davidson
Producer: Anne Laking

: Mastermind

Specialist subjects are the life and reign of Louis XI of France, the stage plays of Tom Stoppard , cult 60s series The Prisoner, and the life and work of composer Frederick Delius. With John Humphrys.
Director Derek Hallworth ; Series producer Pam Cavannagh


Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Frederick Delius.
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Director: Derek Hallworth
Producer: Pam Cavannagh

: What the Ancients Did for Us

3/9. The Romans. On location in Rome, Amani Zain tells the stories behind the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Circus Maximus. Meanwhile, Adam Hart-Davis reveals the legacy of Roman technology, from bathhouses to ballistas, the military to marble cutting. Series producer Ian Potts (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Amani Zain
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Ian Potts

: Children of Beslan

On 1 September 2004, Chechen separatist terrorists seized a school in the remote North Ossetian town of Beslan. Three days later, a gun battle between the hostage-takers and Russian security forces ended in the brutal massacre of over 300 people, many of them children. In this moving documentary, young survivors, many of whom lost friends and relatives in appalling circumstances, recall the siege and the desperate weeks that followed, sharing their thoughts on politics, religion and the "war on terror".
Alison Graham's plea: page 53


Director/Producer: Ewa Ewart
Director/Producer: Leslie Woodhead

: World Weddings: The Second Wife

2/5. Resat Yagdi lives with his wife and three children in a Kurdish village in south-east Turkey. Polygamy, though outlawed by the government, is common in this Muslim region, and Resat plans to take a local girl, Ayse, as a second wife. But first he must build her a new home and pay her parents a substantial bride price, leaving him some E18,000 out of pocket. This documentary gives a fascinating insight into a part of the world where women are seen as economic assets and "honour killings" and inbreeding are rife - facts the authorities are keen to hide as they negotiate entry into the European Union.
Director Nick Read ; Producer Mahmut Kaya


Unknown: Resat Yagdi
Unknown: European Union.
Director: Nick Read
Producer: Mahmut Kaya

: Newsnight

Presented by Gavin Esler.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight


Presented By: Gavin Esler.
Editor: Peter Barron

: Shake Hands with the Devil: BBC4 on BBC2

In 1994, as commander of the UN's peace-keeping mission in Rwanda, Canadian
General Romeo Dallaire fought to alert an indifferent world to the impending genocide. His appeals for help were ignored, and he was forced to stand by as an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered. Ten years on, Dallaire makes the difficult return journey to meet survivors and to confront his own demons.
Director Peter Raymont ; Series editor Nick Fraser


Unknown: General Romeo Dallaire
Director: Peter Raymont
Editor: Nick Fraser

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

General I nterest Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 Homegrown Hollywood British short films. With strong language and distressing scenes.

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