Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
A disco dancer pays a visit.
Double bill. Tough MacDuff is on the loose again, and Hugo is out to rob the heliport.
Melanie is turned into a giant. (R) (S)
Including cartoon fun with Arthur, Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, Trollz and Legend of the Dragon. With Barney Harwood, Kirsten O'Brien and Neville the Bear. (S)
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Big-top action adventure starring John Wayne,
Rita Hayworth and Claudia Cardinale. In the early 1900s, circus owner Matt Masters decides to take his Wild West show to Europe. Review page 46.
Director Henry Hathaway (1964, U)
John Wayne stars in Blood Alley on Thursday at 1.05pm
With Hazel Irvine and Suzi Perry.
12 35 MotoGP Live third-round coverage from Istanbul in Turkey. Defending champion Valentino Rossi has had some struggles in recent weeks, but the Italian is unlikely to be kept quiet for long.
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2.00 Gymnastics Action from the European artistic championships in Greece. Beth Tweddle, who was denied a chance to defend her Commonwealth title because of injury, leads Britain's gold medal challenge.
3.00 World Snooker Live coverage of the opening frames of the world championship final from the Crucible in Sheffield. Will there be any surprises to match qualifier Shaun Murphy's victory last year? Also including: Rugby Union Premiership highlights, including Sale v Bath. Live online at wwwbbcco.uk/sport (UK only) Sport on 5 has snooker updates from lpm on Radio 5 Live
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(non-PDC) Producer Richard Carr
Editor Ron Chakraborty
4/12. Aberystwyth to the Wirral. Nicholas Crane journeys from Cardigan Bay in Ceredigion to the English/Welsh border via the seaside resort of Llandudno. Along the way he hears the heroic story of how two bridges were built across the treacherous Menai Strait.
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Performances by Chicane with Tom Jones , Snow Patrol, Dirty Pretty Things, Jamie Cullum and Graham Coxon. Plus from 7.30 an exclusive set from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, performed in front of Television Centre, comprising old and new songs. Producer Sally Wood ; Executive producer Mark Cooper RT DIRECT: Top of the Pops - 40th Anniversary DVD is F14, plus F2.95 for p&p. To order call [number removed] (landline calls cost max 8p per minute) quoting [number removed]; or visit www.bbcshop.com
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Live coverage from the second session of this year's world championship final from the Crucible, introduced by Hazel Irvine and Ray Stubbs. Steve Davis and John Parrott offer behind-the-scenes insight, while commentary for the match comes from Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and John Virgo. www.bbc.co.uk/snooker All coverage is also live online at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
As the season nears its climax, Adrian Chiles and guests discuss the highlights of this afternoon's visit by Bolton at White Hart Lane to play Spurs, plus the rest of the weekend's big talking points and a review of the more offbeat moments from this season's Premiership campaign.
Producer Phil Sibson ; Editor Mark Demuth
Sam Peckinpah 's classic western, starring William Holden , Ernest Borgnine and Robert Ryan . Texas, 1913: in the last days of the Old West. Pike Bishop's outlaws ride into a bloody ambush when they attempt to rob a railroad office. Review page 46.
WorkSkills in the Arts Repeats not indicated
2.00 The Complete Guide There's a lot more to the arts than culture and creativity. 45994 3.00 Careers How to get a job in the arts, plus a look at the New York arts scene. 24265 4.00 Staqestruck The four-week acting course run by the National Theatre of Wales. 56352 5.00 The Right Note Job swaps.