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: CBBC: Batfink

: CBBC: Time Warp Trio

The boys visit the Old West.

: CBBC: Roar

A family of porcupines are introduced to their new pad.
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: CBeebies: Me Too!

Tina hears noises while driving - is there a carnival in town?


Writer: Wayne Jackman

: CBeebies: Gordon the Garden Gnome

Searching for Big Boot.

: CBeebies: Big Cook Little Cook

Making sushi for Edna the Explorer.
Then CBeebies Birthdays
Followed by Pingu

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
10.30 BBC Primary History (ages
7-11) The Aztecs: the End of the Aztec Empire 7965432 10.50 BBC Primary Geography (ages 7-9)
Weather. Place and People: Tropical Grenada

: The Flying Gardener

Britain's most inspirational gardens. (Revised repeat)

: The Daily PoliticsConference Special

Live coverage from the Liberal Democrat Party Conference.
Continues at 2.15pm. BBC Parliament has live coverage from 9am

: Schools programmes

Repeats are not indicated
1.00 KS1 Science Clips (ages 5-7) Double bill. 12183451 1.20 Science Clip Investigates (ages 5-7) Sound and Hearing

: Working Lunch

Business update with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw. (5)


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Unknown: Adam Shaw.

: Coast

Exploring the coast of Yorkshire and the Wash. (Revised rpt)

: The Daily Politics Conference Special

More from the Liberal Democratic Party Conference. BBC Parliament has coverage until 6pm

: Flog It!

The experts head to the former steel town of Corby in the East Midlands.

: Ready Steady Cook

Grange Hill stars Holly Quin-Ankrah and Jack McMullen join James Martin and Paul Rankin.


Unknown: Holly Ouin-Ankrah
Unknown: Jack McMullen
Unknown: James Martin
Unknown: Paul Rankin.

: Weakest Link

Caustic quizzing.

: Eggheads

More brainy contestants attempt to outwit the team of general knowledge experts.

: Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

The team take to the river in native canoes, which prove to be heavy, leaky and hard to steer. DJ Chris and football coach Jermaine soon find this a challenge too far and sink their boat before they are even out of the shallows. Will the blazing row that follows prove too much to handle?

: Who Do You Think You Are?

2/8. Actor Robert Lindsay returns home to the small industrial town of Ilkeston in Derbyshire to explore the lives of his grandparents in this moving episode of the family-tree documentary series. The revelations begin when he's told that his maternal grandparents lost three children he'd never known about. He also discovers that his paternal grandfather, Jesse, was severely wounded in the trenches during the First World War. But what of Robert's maternal grandfather Raymond? Colin Jackson traces his family tree tomorrow at 9pm on BBC1.
Shown last Wednesday on BBC1


Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Unknown: Colin Jackson

: Home

7/8. From penthouse living to an attic retreat, it seems that the trend towards converting a loft is on the up. Designer David Bentheim creates a luxurious loft bedroom and bathroom in a Kensington mews house, plus there's a visit to New York to explore the birthplace of loft living. Also on tonight's inventory, is the history of the bachelor pad and Welsh designer Ross Lovegrove 's "solar concept car". Executive producer Gill Wilson ; Series editor Lyn Rowett


Designer: David Bentheim
Designer: Ross Lovegrove
Producer: Gill Wilson
Editor: Lyn Rowett

: Stephen Fry: the Secret Life of the Manic Depressive

1/2. Robbie Williams , Carrie Fisher , Tony Slattery and Rick Stein join Stephen Fry as he explores the world of bipolar disorder - a mental illness that affects up to four million people in the UK. What triggers it and why does it take, on average, a staggering nine years to diagnose? Motivated by his own diagnosis - which came 11 years ago, after a suicide attempt - Stephen sets out to uncover more about a greatly misunderstood condition which drives those who have it from extreme highs to crippling and often suicidal lows.
Director/Producer Ross Wilson Case Notes, at 9pm on Radio 4, also focuses on bipolar disorder Fears of a clown: page 31

PICK OF THE DAY STEPHEN FRY: THE SECRET LIFE OF THE MANIC DEPRESSIVE A moving exploration of a disabling psychological disorder
DOCUMENTARY OF THE WEEK Stephen Fry: the Secret Life of the Manic Depressive 9.00pm BBC2 After Stephen Fry walked out of the West End theatre production of Simon Gray's Cell Mates he went to his garage, sealed the door with a duvet and sat in his car, his hand hovering for two hours over the ignition key.
A later diagnosis revealed Fry was bipolar, or a manic depressive. Here, in a profoundly moving, ruthlessly honest two-part documentary, he talks to others similarly affected. And he looks back on his own life for any early signs of what can be a debilitating psychiatric condition. Fry returns to his public school, Uppingham, which expelled him after episodes of compulsive stealing, and to Pucklechurch Prison, where he was held after being convicted for credit-card fraud.
Fry conducts revealing interviews with bipolarfriends, including Carrie Fisher and Tony Slattery, who articulates quite beautifully (if that's the right word) what it feels like to be at the mercy of a mind in turmoil. But it's the people who aren't famous who are the most affecting, struggling in anonymity with a dreadful affliction. Alison Graham Fears ofa a clown: page 31


Unknown: Robbie Williams
Unknown: Carrie Fisher
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Rick Stein
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Producer: Ross Wilson

: Have I Got Old News for You

In an edition first shown the day after the general election, Kirsty Young returns to the host's chair, with guests Andy Hamilton and Peter Oborne mulling over the results with Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Jo Bunting


Unknown: Kirsty Young
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Peter Oborne
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Jo Bunting

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Dragons' Den

7/8; series three. Entrepreneurial ideas include an online book recommendation system, an innovative garden trolley, a training machine for budding cricketers and a unique car safety system. Hosted by Evan Davis. Shown last Thursday


Unknown: Evan Davis.

: BBC Learning Zone

Schools Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 AS Guru English 1. Genre and types of texts, text and context and Shakespeare.
4.00 AS Guru English 2. Different interpretations, the language of literature, and speech and writing.

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