Series three. This week's episodes dramatised by Helen Cresswell.
Hyperbrain is developing fast, but green hands are everywhere.
A spider and a fly cause trouble.
Spencer wants the children to paint a picture of a cat.
Mom's Away 1/2. Michael is left in charge of the house and kids. Concludes tomorrow.
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10.30 Look and Read (ages 7-10) Double bill. 8774607 11.10 BBC Primary Geography (ages 7-11) Double bill.
Live coverage gets under way from Brighton of the Labour Party conference. With Andrew Neil and Sally Magnusson, plus reaction from delegates and Westminster. More at 2.30pm.
BBC Parliament live coverage from 11am
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1.00 Maths Channel (ages 5-7) Triple bill.
Adam Shaw presents.
Excavating a family's burial vault in Coventry city centre.
Further news from Brighton at the Labour conference. BBC Parliament live coverage from 2.15pm
A house in rural Essex that must be in commuting range of Canvey
Island's football ground.
With celebrity chefs Nick Nairn and Brian Turner. (5)
Anne Robinson hosts.
Ready to make his mark on the city of steel,
Paul Martin visits Sheffield and meets the last of a dying breed of knife makers. And experts Philip Serrell and Nigel Smith get some expensive surprises.
6/6. Can Cath Crompton's husband be transformed from a messy pup into a prize champ? Annie Clayton teaches her the techniques to use. It'll be tough as Cath needs to make changes too, but will doggy training work be lapped up by her hapless hubby?
Producer Kate Brown: Executive producer Nichola Hegarty
Anniversary. Has the good life come to an end for Tom and Barbara? An episode from the final, 1977 series. Writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Producer John Howard Davies
4/8. John Speed 's "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine" 0611-12). Can Nicholas Crane negotiate Northumberland using a map that has no roads marked on it? John Speed's 17th-century county map highlighted borders and hundreds for the first time, and was full of history and description - including
Roman antiquities and the coats of arms of local earls - plus an exactly measured town plan. Can Crane find his way around Berwick using the innovative plan?
Series producer/Director Michael Waterhouse
Four students from the University of Wales, Lampeter, take on a team from Exeter University for a place in the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Irene Daniels
DOCUMENTARY OF THE WEEK 1/2. Director Martin Scorsese enlists the help of Dylan himself, Joan Baez , film-maker DA Pennebaker , Greenwich Village folk icon Dave Von Ronk , and beat poet Allen Ginsberg , for an emotional, musical and intellectual journey through the singer/songwriter's early career, up to the controversial 1966 tour of the British Isles. From being a rock 'n' roll loving kid in the Midwest. Dylan tells how he became smitten with folk music and what influenced him. As his fame and notoriety grew, his skill as a performer matured rapidly and the songs began to flow: Blowin' in the Wind;
Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall; Masters of War; Don't Think Twice, It's All Right. Concludes tomorrow at 9pm.
Producers Susan Lacy , Jeff Rosen , Martin Scorsese , Nigel Sinclair and Anthony Wall Dylan's Legends can be seen at 10.55pm on BBC4
Documenting Dylan: p14; Phill Jupitus on Dylan: p40
Presented by Gavin Esler.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight
His plays Rope and Gaslight made the sex-obsessed, booze-fuelled Hamilton famous. But his urban novels are now seen as his best work and his classic trilogy Twenty Thousand Streets under the Sky has just completed a run on BBC2. This biography asks why the Marxist maverick has been largely written out of literary history? Richard E Grant narrates.
Producer John Holdsworth ; Exec producer David Okuefuna
Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Talk Italian Crash course in useful basics. With in-vision subtitles. 94992 2.30 Italy Inside Out Travel and culture guide. 209621 5.00 Italian Journey Part One. In Italian with Italian subtitles.