Sunday fun, with games Bandit Bites, Nev's Jambuster, Aquapigs, and Nev it Up, plus cartoons Arthur, Dennis the Menace, Krypto the Superdog and Mona the Vampire. Barney Harwood, Kirsten O'Brien, Rochelle Wiseman and Nev host.
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An archival insight into the lifestyles of the rich and famous, including Elton John, Karl Lagerfeld, and the Cheshire ladies who lunch. With Nicki Chapman. Series producer Veronica Butt
Crocodiles, flamingos and huge clouds of flies are among the amazing range of wildlife drawn to the lakes and rivers of the world's most arid continent.
*** Eerie mystery starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson come up against a murderous crook known as the "Creeper" when they attempt to recover a stolen pearl. Review page 62. (1944, PG)(BW)
Presented by John Inverdale and Clare Balding.
1.35 Racing Coverage from Aintree of day two of the North West Masters series, featuring the Â£100,000 Becher Chase at 2.50, plus starts at 1.40 and 2.15. Also online at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
3.05 Rugby League Highlights from Hull's KC Stadium of Great Britain's final Tri-Nations group game against Australia, ahead of next weekend's final.
3.50 Rugby Union Highlights from Twickenham of England's attempt to beat New Zealand for the first time in two years. Then
4.40 Premiership round-up, and
5.00 Highlights from Murrayfield of Scotland's clash with Samoa. Also online at [web address removed] (UK only)
It's pupping season for the grey seal colony on the Fame Islands, off the Northumberland coast.
World-champion freediver Tanya Streeter immerses herself in the greatest whale-watching spectacle on the planet - the migration of humpbacks to a remote corner of the Caribbean to flirt, fight and give birth. But will Streeter be accepted into the whale's world? Producer James Honeyborne ; Series producer Wendy Darke
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Return of the Eagle Owl. Foxes, cats and small dogs beware - the world's largest owl, a fearsome predator, has landed. Raptor expert Roy Dennis investigates. Producer Fergus Beeley Shown last Wednesday (AD)
Franz Ferdinand, Oasis and Anastacia take the stage. Producer Sally Wood ; Executive producer Mark Cooper TOP OF THE POPS MAGAZINE: published fortnightly, price Â£2
Dewey's Special Class. Series five. Malcolm convinces Dewey to perform badly in a test to avoid being ridiculed for his brains. The plan, however, backfires. First shown on Sky One
2/6. What's faster - a rock climber or Audi's new RS4? Jeremy finds out. Plus Richard and James's take on the radio-controlled car, a look at new
Porsche model the Cayman S and a trip down memory lane in the story of British racing green.
Series producer Gary Broadhurst ; Executive producer Andy Wilman Repeated on Tuesday at 7pm www.bbc.co.uk/topgear TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: Â£3.85 monthly. December issue on sale now Stars in Fast Cars continues at 9pm on BBC3, while
Jeremy Clarkson is a guest of Jonathan Ross on Friday at 10.35pm on BBC1
New series 1/3. Charting historic attempts to break world speed records - on land, water and in the air. rhe Battle of Bonneville. In a death-defying duel slaved out over the six years from 1960, farm boy Art Arfons went head to head with Californian hot-rodder Craig Breedlove in a battle over the world land-speed record. Here, the two men recall smashing the 400, 500 and 600mph barriers as the record changed hands time and again. John Michie narrates.
Producer lain Scollay; Executive producer Hamish Barbour
First shown on BBC4 (AD)
4/6. Building for Eternity. Driven by their obsession with magic and the afterlife, the ancient Egyptians developed techniques to preserve their bodies, their possessions and the monumental tombs in which they were laid to rest. Dan visits the pyramids at Saqqara and Giza, the huge stone temple at Dendera and also examines the process of mummification.
Director/Producer Martin Mortimore
Highlights of an all-London affair between Spurs and West Ham and Fulham's journey up to Middlesbrough plus a look back at yesterday's games. Adrian Chiles is joined by Graeme Le Saux and Tony Adams.
Editor Mark Demuth
Action from Mianyang in China of the 13th World Amateur championships as Britain's five-man team face the world's elite. With Ron Mclntosh and Steve Bunce. Commentary: Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall. Producer Chris Lewis ; Editor Jim Bentley
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