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: CBeebies: Big Cook Little Cook

Ben and Small make bread.

: CBeebies: Boogie Beebies

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBBC: Arthur

Double bill.

: CBeebies: Boo!

A fire station.
Then Ethelbert the Tiger

: CBeebies: Nina and the Neurons

It's Bethan's birthday.

: The Munsters

Spot runs away.

: Bell-Bottom George

Second World War comedy starring George Formby as a would-be sailor. Review page 42. Director Marcel Varnel (1943, U)
(BW) Another British film The Colditz Story, is at 1pm Barry Norman on war films: page 37


Director: Marcel Varnel
Unknown: Barry Norman

: Working Lunch

Adam Shaw and Nik Wood assess the summer markets.


Unknown: Adam Shaw
Unknown: Nik Wood

: The Colditz Story

Fact-based PoW drama starring John Mills and Eric Portman , in which defiant Allied prisoners try to escape from the heavily guarded Colditz castle in Germany. Review page 42. Director Guy Hamilton (1954, U)
(BW) Somewhere on Leave is tomorrow at 1055am Barry Norman on war films: page 37


Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Eric Portman
Director: Guy Hamilton
Unknown: Barry Norman

: The Flying Gardener

How to make organic gardening fun. (Revised repeat)

: Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

A flea market in Fontainebleau.
(Revised repeat)

: Open Gardens

New series Series two. Gardens in Somerset and Gwent.

: Flog It!

From Plymouth, including a visit to Saltram House.

: Ready Steady Cook

John Stapleton and Lynn Foulds Wood guest.


Unknown: John Stapleton
Unknown: Lynn Foulds

: Identity

A classical singer.

: Eggheads

Quiz show hosted by Dermot Murnaghan.
Series producer Rob Dean 19 Take on the champions in the Eggheads quiz: page


Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan.
Producer: Rob Dean

: Kitchen Criminals

The remaining candidates are given the task of cooking mackerel with crushed new potatoes, without any guidance from their chef mentors.
Series producer Paul Ratcliffe


Producer: Paul Ratcliffe

: James May's 20th Century

1/6. Honey, I Shrunk the World. The presenter takes a flight in the plane that launched the European mini-break and looks at the Ford Cortina, the classic family car that opened up a whole new world when he was a young lad.
Producer Simon Baker Series producer Aidan Laverty


Producer: Simon Baker
Producer: Aidan Laverty

: Mastermind

Tonight's specialised subjects are Peter Gabriel and Genesis, author David Eddings , inventor Barnes Wallis and snakes. With John Humphrys.
Director Derek Hallworth ; Producer Jon Kelly


Unknown: Peter Gabriel
Unknown: David Eddings
Unknown: Barnes Wallis
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Director: Derek Hallworth
Producer: Jon Kelly

: University Challenge

Students from the University of Wales, Bangor, take on Edinburgh. Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Irene Daniels


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.
Director: Tracey Rooney
Producer: Irene Daniels

: Nigella Express

New series 1/13. Nigella Lawson returns for another series of delicious recipe ideas. In the first episode, she looks at quick and easy meals for dinner. She rustles up a family roast for her father Lord Lawson , cooks crispy squid and garlic mayo for supper with a friend and prepares a favourite - mustard pork chops with gnocchi - for when she's home alone.
Director Dominic Cyriax ; Series producer Olivia Ball Fast foodie: page 12; Photo gallery at www.radiotimes.com/nigella


Unknown: Father Lord Lawson
Director: Dominic Cyriax
Producer: Olivia Ball

: Grandad's Back in Business

New series 1/4. Workers between 50 and 65 years old take part in a one-month probationary period, pitted against a younger candidate to gain a real job in the industry in which they once worked. Tonight 60-year-old Raymond Abrahams , who has more than 45 years of know-how, goes head to head with 17-year-old Rebecca Lennon , who has NVOs and two years' experience, for full-time employment at Europe's biggest hair salon, Daniel Galvin , in London's West End. Director/Producer Zizi Durrance


Unknown: Raymond Abrahams
Unknown: Rebecca Lennon
Unknown: Daniel Galvin
Producer: Zizi Durrance

: Kath & Kim

New series 1/8; series three. Cactus Hour. Kath's ex-husband gets his feet under the table, while she and Kel seek advice from marriage celebrant Marion.
First shown on Living The Inside Story: page 70


Kath Day-Knight: Jane Turner
Kim Craig: Gina Riley
Kel Knight: Glenn Robbins
Brett Craig: Peter Rowsthom
Sharon Strezlecki: Magda Szubanski
Gary Poole: Mick Molloy
Marion: Marq Downey

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.
Editor Peter Barron www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight Followed by Weather


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.
Editor: Peter Barron

: Dear Bill: a Tribute to Bill Deedes

Celebrating the life and work of the veteran newspaper reporter who inspired Evelyn Waugh 's Scoop, who died in August aged 94. Having also been editor of The Daily Telegraph and an MP, Deedes became known as the "Grand Old Man of Fleet Street".


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: Talking Movies

Alan Aida discusses his role in Resurrecting the Champ.


Unknown: Alan Aida

: BBC News 24

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