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: CBBC: Watch My Chops

Followed by Watch My Chops

: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: Krypto the Superdog

Kevin and Krypto are transported into a computer game.

: CBBC: Basil Swap Shop

Basil gives children across the UK the chance to swap things.
Rptd on Friday at 4pm on BBC1

: CBBC: Prank Patrol

Followed by Diddy Dick & Dom

: CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

The gang visit Africa.

: CBBC: Animalia

: Animal Park

A litter of otter pups get ready to take the plunge, and five keepers prepare to meet wild animals in Kenya.

: Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone

Fred's interest in the Industrial Revolution, which has helped to elevate the profile of this period in British history.

: The Square Peg

Second World War comedy with Norman Wisdom and Honor Blackman , about an unlikely hero. Review page 41.
Director John Paddy Carstairs (1958, U) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Honor Blackman
Director: John Paddy Carstairs

: The Early Bird

Comedy starring
Norman Wisdom. Norman Pitkin , the only delivery man in Mr Grimsdale 's small dairy, causes havoc while waging a war against the massed milk floats of Consolidated Dairies. Review page 41. Director Robert Asher (1965, U)
Norman Wisdom is the subject in Wonderland on Wednesday at 9.50pm

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Wisdom.
Unknown: Norman Pitkin
Unknown: Mr Grimsdale
Director: Robert Asher
Unknown: Norman Wisdom

: Darts

Ray Stubbs and Bobby George introduce further live coverage of the second World Professional Darts championship semi-final.
Digital viewers can access live coverage from 2.30pm until the end of play

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Bobby George

: What the Papers Say

A leaf through the week's stories as reported in the press, with Simon Carr of The Independent.

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Carr

: Dad's Army

The Deadly Attachment. Captain Mainwaring and the platoon quard a captured U-boat crew.
Writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Capt Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sgt Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Lance Cpl Jones: Clive Dunn
Pte Frazer: John Laurie
Pte Walker: James Beck
Pte Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Pte Pike: Ian Lavender
Chief Warden Hodges: Bill Pertwee
The Verger: Edward Sinclair
U-Boat Captain: Philip Madoc
GHO Colonel: Robert Raglan
Pte Sponge: Colin Bean

: Coast

On the shoreline of East Anglia, Nicholas Crane finds out how a combination of tides and weather causes floods, while Mark Horton looks at the terrible state of seaside piers. An episode from series three.
Series producer Steve Evanson Programme guide: www.radiotimes.com/coast

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Crane
Unknown: Mark Horton
Producer: Steve Evanson

: Timewatch: The Wreckers

3/6. In January 2007 the MSC Napoli ran aground, spilling its cargo on a Devon beach. The public response was mixed: delight from the opportunists who plundered the ship's booty; disgust from the authorities who struggled to police the looting. But the looters of the Napoli were reviving a tradition that stretched back centuries - wrecking. Author
Bella Bathurst goes in search of the wreckers, in an epic journey that takes her from the Isles of Scilly to the Orkney Islands, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, and from dramatic mythology to the remarkable social history of a national crime.
Director/Producer Chris Wilson

Contributors

Unknown: Bella Bathurst
Producer: Chris Wilson

: Have I Got Old News for You

Bill Bailey chairs the satirical current affairs quiz, with guests Armando lanxnucci and Adam Buxton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Jo Bunting

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Adam Buxton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Jo Bunting

: U-571

Second World War action thriller starring Matthew McConaughey. After the US Navy pick up a U-boat's distress signal in the Atlantic, a team is assembled to capture the submarine and its top-secret Enigma code machine. Little do they realise that a German rescue sub is also on its way. Review page 41.
Director Jonathan Mostow (2000,12)

Contributors

Unknown: Matthew McConaughey.
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Lt Andrew Tyler: Matthew McConaughey
Lt Commander Mike Dahlgren: Bill Paxton
Lt Peter: Emmett Jonbonjovi
Chief Klough: Harvey Kettel
Marine Major Coonan: David Keith

: Jools's Annual Hootenanny 2007

The 15th annual extravaganza, which featured everything from Paul McCartney to two of last year's brightest new stars, Mika and Kate Nash. Plus Kylie Minogue, Kaiser Chiefs and Madness, and Eddie Floyd performing classics such as Knock on Wood.
Director Janet Fraser Cook ; Producer Alison Howe

Contributors

Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Kate Nash.
Unknown: Eddie Floyd
Director: Janet Fraser Cook
Producer: Alison Howe

: Rosencrantz and Guildenstem Are Dead

Comedy starring Gary Oldman. Prince Hamlet has lost his adored father and has returned to Denmark, only to find that his Uncle Claudius has upstaged him, taking the throne and marrying his sister-in-law. Hamlet hasn't been behaving too well, and Claudius has sent for his boyhood friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to find out why. Review page 41.
Director Tom Stoppard (1990, PG)

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Oldman.
Director: Tom Stoppard

: Aimee and Jaguar

Second World
War romantic drama starring Maria Schrader. Felice works for the editor of a Nazi newspaper in Berlin and manages to keep secret the fact that she's a Jew, a lesbian and a member of the Resistance. In German with English subtitles. Review page 42.
Director Max Farberbock (1999,15)

Contributors

Unknown: Maria Schrader.
Director: Max Farberbock








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