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: CBBC: Level Up

It's strictly dance fever as a line-dancing club demonstrates some moves.
Also on CBBC channel
[web address removed]
Digital viewers can access two Have a Go films by pressing the red button

: CBeebies: Doodle Do Making Moments

Making underwater pictures.

: CBeebies: Underground Ernie

A movie star wants to use Sea Shell Bay as the location for his next film.

: CBeebies: Tweenies

Bella, Fizz and Milo pretend to be elves.

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1030 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Measure - Holidays 5258730 10.50 BBC Primary Arabic (ages 7-11) Arabic Language and Culture

: Horizon

Secrets of the Star Disc. How a Bronze Age bible is rewriting the history of European civilisation. Producer Colin Murray ; Editor Matthew Barrett

Contributors

Producer: Colin Murray
Editor: Matthew Barrett

: The Daily Politics

Political news.

: Working Lunch

Adrian Chiles scours Wyoming for successful British ex-pats.

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Chiles

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1.00 KS2 Science Clips (ages 9-11) Sound. 54259310 1.10 KS2
Science Clips (ages 7-9) A double bill.

: Hands on Nature

Spotting UK wildlife.

: The Seven Year Itch

Billy Wilder 's breezy comedy starring Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell. While his family is in the country for the summer, a publisher fantasises about the unconventional blonde who moves in upstairs. Review page 50.
(1955, PGXS) And Don't Miss...: page 45
Competition, and Film Trivia: page 57

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Tom Ewell.

: Royal Ascot

Live coverage of three races: the St James 's Palace Stakes at
3.50, the Queen Anne Stakes at 4.25 and the Ascot Stakes at 4.55.

Contributors

Unknown: St James
Unknown: Queen Anne Stakes

: Weakest Link

Caustic quizzing.

: Flog It!

In Sheffield, Paul Martin speaks to one of the city's few remaining knife makers while experts Philip Serrell and Nigel Smith find one or two expensive surprises on valuation day.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Martin
Unknown: Philip Serrell
Unknown: Nigel Smith

: Bad Food Guide: BBC4 on BBC2

The story of Raymond Postgate , the driving force behind the publication of the first Good Food Guide in 1951. Disgusted by what he saw his aim was to raise standards in British cafes and restaurants.
Director/Producer Merryn Threadgould

Contributors

Unknown: Raymond Postgate

: Summer Exhibition

New series 1/3. Over the next three nights, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen , Vic Reeves , Sacha Craddock and David Mach guide viewers through the Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition 2006, journeying through the galleries and highlighting the must-see works. More than 8,000 artists anonymously submitted their work this year in the hope of following in the footsteps of Turner,
Constable and Hockney. Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Academy's rigorous selection process and meet three artists as they prepare pieces for submission. Investor Alvin Hall shares his tips on what to buy, while viewers can vote online for the best-in-show at bbc.co.uk/summerexhibition.
The series continues tomorrow at 8pm.
Director David Symonds ; Series producer Gill Tierney The Inside Story: page 84
Can you tell whose it is yet?: page 59

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Sacha Craddock
Unknown: David MacH
Unknown: Alvin Hall
Director: David Symonds
Producer: Gill Tierney

: China

DOCUMENTARY OF THE WEEK
2/4. Women of the Country. Deprived of opportunities, unable to discuss their feelings and the butt of social upheaval, the women of China have suffered for centuries. But today's young women are trying to alter their position in society, battling against rising levels of prostitution and the highest female suicide rate in the world in order to make changes their grandmothers could only have dreamed of. But not everyone is happy. This emotive documentary explores the dissolution of the family unit and hears from women who have migrated to the city for work, leaving their children behind in the care of elderly relatives. And a village wedding turns nasty during an argument over the price of the bride.
Writer/Producer/Director Jonathan Lewis

Contributors

Director: Jonathan Lewis

: University Challenge Special

Actors Robert Powell , Martin Jarvis , Samuel West and captain Janet Suzman take on a team of writers, comprising Jimmy McGovern , Andrew Davies , Tony Marchant and captain lain Banks.
Director Vernon Antcliff : Producer Irene Daniels

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Jimmy McGovern
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Tony Marchant
Director: Vernon Antcliff
Producer: Irene Daniels

: Newsnight

Analysis of the latest headlines at home and abroad, with Jeremy Paxman.

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Every Prime Minister Needs a Willie: or How to Be a Deputy ... : BBC4 on BBC2

Margaret Thatcher's reference to her deputy William Whitelaw is the starting point for this exploration of the deputy prime minister's role, from Clement Attlee to John Prescott. Do they wield any real power? Or are DPMs just political stooges?
Producer Guy Smith ; Executive producer Farah Durrani

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: William Whitelaw
Unknown: Clement Attlee
Unknown: John Prescott.
Producer: Guy Smith
Producer: Farah Durrani

: BBC News 24

(S - until 1am)

: BBC Learning Zone

www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Schools Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 PSHE: Lifeschool A-Z Raising awareness of issues that affect young people, including divorce, gangs, violence, legal age limits and drugs.
4.00 PSHE: Lifeschool A-Z A look at paying your way, training, work and the law.








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