Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
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.
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Period comedy, based on the Jules Verne novel, starring Red
Buttons, Fabian and Barbara Eden. A professor and his assistant explore uncharted African territory by balloon. Review page 52.
Director Irwin Allen (1962. U)
Lady Luck. A woman on the verge of suicide disappears.
Presented by Clare Balding .
12.30 MotoGP Coverage of the Grand Prix in Le Mans. Reigning champion Valentino Rossi will hope to repeat his victory of last year.
Digital viewers can access live MotoGP coveraqe, followed by post-race analysis, between 12.55pm and 2.30pm
2.00 Rugby League Widnes Vikings v Catalan Dragons
Live coverage of this Challenge Cup fifth-round tie (kick-off 2.15). Relegated from the Super League in 2004/5. the Vikings boosted their fortunes under new coach Steve McCormack with a win over Castleford Tigers in round four. Their French opponents, however, will be going all out to better compatriots Toulouse, who failed at this hurdle last year. Jonathan Davies , Dave Woods commentate.
4.00 Athletics Action from the Great Manchester Run, featuring World Marathon record holder Paul Tergat. Commonwealth Games 10,000m champion
Boniface Kiprop and Great North Run winner Zersenay Tadesse.
Commentary by Steve Cram and Brendan Foster. Hazel Irvine hosts. VIDEO Plus+ code for 2.00-4.00pm
(non-PDC) Editor (rugby league) Carl Hicks ; Executive producer (athletics) Martin Webster
The labour-exchange manager believes Frank is employable.... Writer Raymond Allen
6/12. Northern Ireland. Nicholas Crane and the team variously cycle Antrim's coast, dive Strangford Lough and step across the spectacular Giant's Causeway. Series producer Steve Evanson ; Series editor Gill Tierney
Ronan Keating , the Ordinary Boys and Gnarls Barkley perform. With Fearne Cotton and Diarmuid Gavin.
Producer Sally Wood ; Executive producer Mark Cooper
The Sweet Taste of Liberty. Barney and Ted go on the pull at JFK airport. Starring Josh Radnor , Neil Patrick Harris , Alyson Hannigan , Jason Segel and Cobie Smulders. Next episode is tomorrow at 10.30pm on BBC3. Shown last Monday on BBC3
Is it possible to build a truly amphibious car that works as well on water as on land? Jeremy, James and Richard each come up with unique designs that are subsequently put to the test in a Staffordshire lake. Plus actor Philip Glenister (Gene Hunt in Life on Mars) is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car and the Lotus Exige S goes under scrutiny on the track. Series producer Pat Doyle Repeated tomorrow at 7pm
3/6. France; Black, White and Blue. It was French football's finest hour when, in 1998, a multiracial team succeeded where all previous Gallic sides had failed - winning the World Cup - 68 years after Frenchman Jules Rimet first realised his vision for a global soccer tournament. Arsenal and French international player Thierry Henry contributes. Robert Lindsay narrates. Director/Producer Francis Whately
3/6. David is made an offer he can't refuse, while Gareth turns on the charm. Series two from 2002.
Writers/Directors Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Producer Ash Atalla
2/11. Comedy thriller set in Blackpool's underbelly. As Carter's quest gathers pace, he finds himself involved with the intriguing Woolf family.
11.00 3/11. Just when Lola feels her misfortune can't get any worse, events take an unexpected turn.
(First shown on BBC3)
Onan van Kneck:
Old Lil Valentine:
2/6. Politicians and celebrities are the targets for the pitiless impressionists. The series continues tomorrow at 9pm. Shown last Monday
Adventure drama starring
Bruno Lawrence. American teenager Danny visits estranged father Nat on his remote Australian homestead. But conflict arises when Danny discovers Nat runs drugs in order to make ends meet. Review page 52.
Director Michael Pearce (1987,15)
WorkSkills: Adult Learners' Week Repeats not indicated
2.00 Skills 51551 3.00 Books 26990 4.00 Diversity 58087 5.00 Beliefs