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: CBeebies: The Story Makers

The gang run short of ideas.

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBeebies: Nina and the Neurons

The neurons learn to cook.

: CBeebies: In the Night Garden...

The Tombliboos drink Pinky Ponk juice. (R) (S)

: CBBC: Do Something Different

Children face unique challenges.
Digital viewers can see short films on children doing something different

: CBBC: Whizz Whizz Bang Bang

A holographic book.

: CBBC: BB3B

(R) (S)

: Top Cat

TC devises a plan to get even with some conmen.

: The Munsters

Herman is forced to retake his driving test. (BW)

: Ellery Queen

A murder which mirrors that of Judas Iscariot.

Contributors

Unknown: Judas Iscariot.

: A Night to Remember

Historical drama starring Kenneth More.

April 1912: on her maiden voyage to New York, the liner Titanic is crowded with the rich and the fashionable of Europe and America. The ship is the pride of second officer Herbert Lightoller and designer Thomas Andrews, but disaster looms for the vessel they think is "unsinkable".
Review page 42. (1958, PG) (BW)
The British films season continues with Jude at 11.20pm

Contributors

Director: Roy Baker
Herbert Lightoller: Kenneth More

: Coast Nicholas Crane visits

Scotland's west coast.

: Escape to the Country

Relocating to Devon.

: Flog It!

From Chesterfield.

: Ready Steady Cook

With Tim Fitzhigham and Sean Shannon.

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Fitzhigham
Unknown: Sean Shannon.

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Eggheads

Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan.

Contributors

Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan.

: Kitchen Criminals

John Burton Race gets the kitchen klutzes to tackle two classic beef recipes.

Contributors

Unknown: John Burton

: Elephants of Samburu

1/2. Saba Douglas-Hamilton introduces a tale of rivalry and passion starring the elephants in Kenya's Samburu reserve. Concludes tomorrow at 7pm.
Producer Lucinda Axelsson ; Editor Fiona Pitcher

Contributors

Introduces: Saba Douglas-Hamilton
Producer: Lucinda Axelsson
Editor: Fiona Pitcher

: The Cosmos: a Beginner's Guide

3/6. How Far Can We See? Adam Hart-Davis visits
Chile's Atacama desert, home to the world's largest telescope to see some of the incredible images it has produced. In Tuscany, Dr Maggie Aderin inspects a telescope designed to map gravity waves. Director/Producer Paul Bader To receive a set of two free posters on the series, call
[number removed] (landline calls cost a maximum of 8p per minute)

Contributors

Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Unknown: Dr Maggie Aderin
Producer: Paul Bader

: Great British Journeys

2/8. William Gilpin - Observations on the River Wye (1783). Nicholas Crane visits the Wye Valley, a fashionable resort in the late 18th century thanks to the writings of the Rev William Gilpin , but which later became the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Director/Producer Michael Waterhouse
Repeated on Thursday at 7pm

Contributors

Unknown: William Gilpin
Unknown: Nicholas Crane
Unknown: William Gilpin

: Tribe: Matis

1/6; series three. Explorer Bruce Parry returns for another set of sojourns with remote tribes. Bruce travels to the Amazon rainforest to live with the remote Matis people, a tribe once ravaged by western disease. Determined to protect their culture they teach Bruce how they hunt, before subjecting him to the rituals of being whipped, having tree sap dropped in his eyes, then administering a powerful frog toxin to purge his system.
Going native: page 14

Contributors

Presenter: Bruce Parry
Producer: Wayne Derrick
Series Producer: Steve Robinson

: Gavin & Stacey

1/6. She lives in south Wales, he comes from Essex, they're in love, but Gavin and Stacey have never actually met. Until now. Can long distance love bloom when they meet up in London?

(First shown on BBC3)
Nothing but the Ruth: page 49
Programme guide at [web address removed]

Contributors

Writer: James Corden
Writer: Ruth Jones
Director: Christine Gernon
Producer: Ted Dowd
Gavin: Mathew Horne
Stacey: Joanna Page
Smithy: James Corden
Nessa: Ruth Jones
Pam: Alison Steadman
Mick: Larry Lamb
Bryn: Rob Brydon
Gwen: Melanie Walters
Doris: Margaret John
Dave: Steffan Rhodri

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.
Followed by Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Kirsty Wark.

: Jude

Period drama adapted from Hardy's
Jude the Obscure starring Christopher Eccleston and Kate Winslet. A 19th-century rural stonemason dreams of attending university, but his ambitions are thwarted by an ill-timed affair. Review page 42. Director Michael Winterbottom (1996,15) The British films season continues with The Long Duel tomorrow at 12.50pm

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Eccleston
Unknown: Kate Winslet.
Director: Michael Winterbottom

: Arrested Development

13/22; series one. Beef
Consomme. Lindsay helps Tobias.

: How I Met Your Mother

12/22; series one. The
Wedding. Ted ruins a wedding.

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