A trip to ancient Babylon, and the famous Hanging Gardens.
A break-dancing gorilla, the oldest Diana monkey in Europe and a Malayan tapir with sensitive skin.
Also on the CBBC channel
Kai wants to stay up late.
The duo get help growing a bean.
Then CBeebies Birthdays
Followed by Pingu
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10 30 Look and Read (ages 7-11) Shadow Play 7836976 10.50
Music Makers (ages 7-9) Professor Allegro's World of Music
11.10 Maths Channel (ages 10-11) A Year 6 double bill.
Live coverage of Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbell's speech to the party conference.
BBC Parliament has live coverage from 9am
5/10. Help for a single mum running a seaside B&B.
Money matters with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
Rip-roaring adventure based on the classic novel, starring
Deborah Kerr and Stewart Granger. Elizabeth Curtis enlists the help of renowned guide Allan Ouatermain on a desperate search for her husband who disappeared in Africa while seeking Solomon's fabled diamond mines. Review page 54. Directors Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton (1950, PG)
Paul Martin visits York Minster as the experts examine antiques brought in by residents. York Minster is tomorrow at 8pm
Ballet dancers Oliver Taylor and Claire Jobanputra partner
Gino D'Acampo and Tony Tobin.
Amateurs challenge the quiz-show giants.
The team get back on the water in a desperate bid to make up time but their attempt to negotiate some powerful rapids ends in catastrophe. (5)
8/10. The South. Chris Packham examines continental influences on the architecture of Oxford University and visits the ancient sites of Stonehenge and Uffington. First shown on BBC1 South
Jamie lets Adam bury him alive to discover if it's possible to survive being six-feet under. The boys also reluctantly agree to get drunk in order to find out if mints can really fool a breathalyser test.
First shown on Discovery
8/8; series three. The dragons get their teeth into a training machine for cricketers, awallchart to help parents improve children's behaviour and a hi-tech system that keeps track of slot-machine takings. With Evan Davis. Next week, the first of two shows reporting on the progress of business ventures from series two. Series producer Dominic Bird; Exec producer Helen Bullough
Repeated next Tuesday www.bbc.co.uk/dragonsden
(Comedy of the Week)
2/6; series two. "A little fat man who sold his soul."
That's how David Bowie sums up Andy. He may be the star of a TV show but is fame all he thought it would be?
Rptd next Sunday
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2/6. The Peep Show stars' comedy sketches feature thrilling new daytime TV show Coverage of People Buying a House and Then Living in It and a man who can move biscuits with his mind.
Director David Kerr ; Producer Gareth Edwards
Repeated next Tuesday on BBC3
2/7; series three. Topical comedy targeting news stories from the past seven days. Host Dara O'Briain oversees regulars Hugh Dennis and Frankie Boyle , plus guests Ed Byrne , Jo Brand and Andy Parsons.
Producer Mark Leveson ; Series producer Dan Patterson
With Martha Kearney. (5)
5/6; series two. From a "bed-in" with the Labour leader to Kill Bill-style jujitsu, the comedian recalls the life of pioneering suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst. Director Michael Cumming ; Producer Jon Rolph
First shown on BBC4
8/18; series three. Which team can raise the most money by organising a celebrity charity auction featuring hip-hop music artists?
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2.00 Class Clips Science. Key topics in biology, chemistry and physics. 90803 4.00 Technology - Energy
Foresight Followed by Designing Your Future