Then CBeebies Birthdays
Dennis builds a water-powered car.
With McFly and Emma Bunton.
Gerry Hughes , who sailed singlehandedly across the Atlantic in 2005, talks about some of the key moments of that journey. With voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 1.15am on BBC1
With Sue Barker and Hazel Irvine.
12.50 Tennis The best action from this morning's women's final in the Australian Open, won last year by Amelie Mauresmo. Chris Bailey and Sam Smith commentate. Coverage of the men's final is tomorrow at 825am.
2.00 Athletics Some of the world's top athletes compete in an indoor meeting at Glasgow's Kelvin Hall. Coverage continues on BBC1 at 2.30pm. Also online at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
Digital viewers can watch live coverage of the tennis Australian
Open from 8.30am until 1pm and the European figure skating championships from 12 noon to 4.30pm
The men's singles semi-finals in the world indoor championships. Presented by Clare Balding .
Highlights at 12.10am. Also at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
Digital viewers can watch extended live coverage from 10am to 6pm
As part of the BBC's The
Tchaikovsky Experience, the Royal Ballet Company re-create their 1946 production of his ballet. The role of Aurora is danced by Alina Cojocaru and Prince
Florimund by Federico Bonelli. Tchaikovsky Masterclass: The
Sleeping Beauty is at 7pm on BBC4. Director/Executive producer
Ross MacGibbon Tchaikovsky is at 9.10pm
With Hannah Perry of Heat magazine.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Ged Clarke
2/2. The Crossing. The great wildebeest migration reaches Kenya's Masai Mara, where the river presents a challenge for the calves.
Director/Producer John Downer Shown last Sunday. BBC1
2/11. Leonardo DiCaprio talks about his controversial new film, Blood Diamond, while presenter
Lauren Laverne visits the small seaside town of Anstruther in Fife, home to the Fence Collective and one of Britain's most vibrant alternative music scenes.
Mark Kermode meets Christopher Guest and asks him about his new film, For Your Consideration. Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the work of Hogarth and Canaletto, two 18th-century artists who portrayed contemporary life very differently.
Series producer Danielle Graham ; Executive producer Edward Morgan www.bbc.co.uk/cultureshow
2/4. Reefs and Wrecks. Examining how the beautiful and fecund coral reefs thrive in the crystal waters off the shores of the Cayman islands and Belize, home to the world's second largest barrier reef.
Shown last Tuesday
1/2. The Creation of Greatness. Drama documentary on the life of the 19th-century Russian composer - part of The Tchaikovsky Experience.
Charles Hazlewood travels to Moscow and St Petersburg in search of Tchaikovsky, a composer whose musical standing has suffered due to his reputation as a hypersensitive neurotic. Hazlewood conducts some of Russia's finest young musicians in excerpts from Tchaikovsky's best-known works, while Ed Stoppard plays the composer in scenes from his life based on letters and diaries, showing a man tormented by his sexuality and his disastrous marriage. Followed by Discovering Tchaikovsky on BBC4 at 10.10pm.
Director Matthew Whiteman ; Producer Suzy Klein As part of the BBC's Tchaikovsky season, Radio 3 will be playing the composer's complete works between 10 and 16 February BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: the February issue is devoted to Tchaikovsky. Out now, priced M.25 The Inside Story: page 58
New series 1/6. Is geography really funny? Comedy heroes past and present take a tour of Britain, visiting the places that have played a major part in their lives. Broadcasting veteran Alan Whicker narrates this comedic odyssey around the UK, pinpointing the special places that have inspired and affected our major comic talents. This week, we travel from west London to the West Country in the company of, among others, Bill Bailey , Michael Palin , Stephen Merchant and Nick Park.
Director/Producer Elaine Shepherd
3/6. Host Dara O'Briain is joined by Russell Howard , Andy Parsons , Hugh Dennis and Frankie Boyle , plus guests Fred MacAulay and Shappi Khorsandi.
Shown last Thursday
4/6. Mark Steel has a bee in his bonnet about
Ben Elton , Bono and any politician who likes Scissor Sisters. Shown last Friday
Highlights of the men's singles semi-finals.