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: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: The Demon Headmaster: 6/6

Series one. This week's episodes dramatised by Helen Cresswell.
Dinah has cracked the code.
Series two starts tomorrow

Contributors

Dramatised by: Helen Cresswell

: CBeebies: Pingu

Triple bill.

: CBeebies: Balamory

Edie does woodwork.

Contributors

Writer: Peter Hynes

: My Wife & Kids

The pilot episode of the sitcom about family life starring Damon Wayans.

Contributors

Unknown: Damon Wayans.

: Trade Secrets

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
10.30 Let's Write a Story (ages 9-11) Four editions.
11.50 Primary Geography (ages 7-11) World Environmental Changes: Somerset Levels.

: Top Cat

TC takes on con-men. Followed by The Witness

: Working Lunch

Featuring phones tycoon John Caudwell and one of the oldest makers of town clocks.
(S)

Contributors

Guest: John Caudwell

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Maths Channel - Year 1 (ages 5-7) Triple bill.
Followed by The Witness

: Rancho Notorious

Fritz Lang 's brooding western
- starring Marlene Dietrich and Arthur Kennedy. When a woman is murdered in a Wyoming town, her fiance swears vengeance. But his only clue to the killer's identity is the peculiar phrase
"chuck-a-luck". Review page 50. (1952. PG)

Contributors

Unknown: Fritz Lang
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Arthur Kennedy.

: Race Country

6/10. What happens to all the manure in racehorse valley?
Clare Balding finds out.

: Escape to the Country

Married six weeks after they met, Dave and Barbara now want to buy their first home in the Lincolnshire Fens.

: Ready Steady Cook

Brian Turner and Antony Worrall Thompson mix it up.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Turner
Unknown: Antony Worrall

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Art School

New series 1/10. John Humphrys , Clarissa Dickson Wright, Ulrika Jonsson , Keith Allen and Radio 1's DJ Nihal are put to the test at the prestigious Chelsea College of Art and Design. Can they transform from novices to exhibiting artists in just two weeks?
Series producer Philip Whelan ; Exec producer Gavin Henderson Art and the man: page 19; Who painted what?: page 57

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: Keith Allen
Producer: Philip Whelan
Producer: Gavin Henderson

: Bring Your Husband to Heel

4/6. Dog trainer Annie Clayton devises a training programme for Elaine, whose husband Ron has a love in his life that he refuses to give up: his horse.
Producer Kate Brown ; Executive producer Nichola Hegarty

Contributors

Unknown: Annie Clayton
Producer: Kate Brown
Producer: Nichola Hegarty

: Ever Wondered about Food?

5/6. Celebrating the magic of mushrooms,
Paul Merrett shows how to make a perfect warm salad, unveils the science behind spices used in a bhaji, reveals the secret of the ultimate risotto, and creates the best ever mushrooms on toast.
Series producer Gillian Scothern ; Executive producer Clare Sillery [Web Address Removed] RECIPE CARDS: available free from [number removed](calls charged at the national rate) or by logging on to [Web Address Removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Merrett
Producer: Gillian Scothern
Producer: Clare Sillery

: Map Man

2/8. Timothy Pont 's Map of Scotland (1580s/90s).
Wolves roamed the Highlands and clan rivalry made it treacherous to travel. But, when Timothy Pont graduated from St Andrew 's in 1583, he set off to survey Scotland. Over 18 years he made 77 maps, with exceptional detail and information. His maps include 350 mountains, some of which have yet to be identified. Nicholas Crane follows in his footsteps. Director/Series producer Michael Waterhouse

Contributors

Unknown: Timothy Pont
Unknown: Timothy Pont
Unknown: St Andrew
Unknown: Nicholas Crane

: University Challenge: the Professionals

13/13. The Privy Council Office battles it out with the Romantic Novelists' Association in a bid to be series champs. Jeremy Paxman fires the questions. The regular University Challenge returns next week.

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Irene Daniels

: Guerrilla: the Taking of Patty Hearst

Gripping documentary about the 1974 kidnapping of American newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Taken at gunpoint, the teenager was embroiled in a bizarre episode in US history. The radical kidnappers robbed banks, killed innocent people and, most famously, converted their hostage and victim Hearst, inciting perhaps the first modern media frenzy. Showing in the Storyville strand. Review page 50.
Director Robert Stone (2004,12) More from Storyville with Werner Herzoq 's The White Diamond on Wednesday at 9pm on BBC4

Contributors

Director: Robert Stone
Unknown: Werner Herzoq

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
[web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Peter Barron

: Children of the Revolution

Political comedy featuring Sam Neill , Rachel Griffiths and Geoffrey Rush. Joan is a fanatical communist whose devotion to the party is rewarded when she is invited to meet Stalin. The two have an affair that produces "Little Joe" - who demonstrates serious political ambitions of his own. Review page 50.
Director Peter Duncan (1996)
Followed by The Witness

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Neill
Unknown: Rachel Griffiths
Unknown: Geoffrey Rush.
Director: Peter Duncan
Joan Fraser: Judy Davis
Nine: Sam Neill
Joe: Richard Roxburgh
Anna: Rachel Griffiths
Stalin: F Murray Abraham
Barry: Russell Kiefel
Dr Wilf Wilke: John Gaden
Zachary Welch: Geoffrey Rush

: BBC Learning

Zone www.boc.co.uk/leamingzone
Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Talk Greek Beginners' course. With in-vision subtitles. 10597 3.00 Talk Portuguese Beginners' course, based in Portugal and Brazil. With in-vision subtitles. 60313 4.30 Talk French With in-vision subtitles.








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