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: CBeebies: Tikkabilla

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBBC: Trollz

: CBBC: The Secret Show

Followed by MySay

: CBBC: Escape from Scorpion Island

Double bill.

: CBBC: 50/50

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Double bill.

: CBBC: Eliot Kid

: Fire Down Below

Romantic adventure, the first of a double bill starring Rita Hayworth.
A beautiful woman hoping to get a passport, with no questions asked, finds two men who are willing to smuggle her between Caribbean islands. With Jack Lemmon.
Review page 43. (1957)


Director: Robert Parrish
Irena: Rita Hayworth
Tony: Jack Lemmon

: Pal Joey

Wry musical comedy with Rita Hayworth and Frank Sinatra.
Singer Joey Evans arrives in San Francisco to work in a seedy nightclub and is determined to make it big. However, he scores his biggest hits with a wealthy socialite and a chorus-line beauty, forcing him to choose between easy success and true love. Review page 43. Director George Sidney (1957, PG)
A profile of screen siren Rita Hayworth is on Wednesday at 10.30am


Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Singer: Frank Sinatra.
Singer: Joey Evans
Director: George Sidney
Unknown: Rita Hayworth

: Monk

Series five. Mr Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy. The detective pursues a serial killer, but may have more trouble with a federal agent.


Unknown: Mr Monk

: Natural World

Superfish. Marine biologist Rick Rosenthal 's journey across three oceans to capture sailfish, marlin and swordfish on camera.


Unknown: Rick Rosenthal

: Coast

Dublin to Belfast. Neil Oliver looks at how the sea has shaped Ireland. (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Neil Oliver

: Wimbledon 2008

Further live coverage from the world's premier grass-court competition, with the focus being on the men's and ladies' doubles finals. The commentary team includes Chris Bailey ,
Boris Becker , Andrew Castle , Barry Davies , John Lloyd , John McEnroe , Sam Smith and Virginia Wade.
Executive producer Paul Davies ; Editor Michael Cole Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel from 1.30pm to 8.00pm, Centre Court and Number One Court only
Digital viewers can watch live coverage from a choice of courts, plus news, latest scores and stats; highlights are available through the night
Michael Stich 's Expert Eye: page 36; Photo galleries and more at www.radiotimes.com/wimbledon
Subsequent programmes may run late or change


Unknown: Chris Bailey
Unknown: Boris Becker
Unknown: Andrew Castle
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: John Lloyd
Unknown: John McEnroe
Unknown: Sam Smith
Unknown: Virginia Wade.
Producer: Paul Davies
Editor: Michael Cole
Unknown: Michael Stich

: Dad's Army

Come In, Your Time Is Up. The platoon tries to fish a German air crew out of a dinghy on a lake. Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry


Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Jimmy Perry

: The NHS: a Difficult Beginning

The National Health Service came into existence on 5 July 1948, but it was not an easy birth. Today it serves the needs of one-and-a-half million patients and their families every day, but in the months leading up to its inception it faced a barrage of criticism from the media, the Conservative Party and, most vociferously, from doctors, nurses and dentists who feared they would lose their independence. Labour's Minister of Health, Nye Bevan , was the man charged with delivering the NHS; this film reveals how his determination, courage and political skill instituted a system that is widely regarded as a national treasure.
Director Mark Hayhurst ; Producer Ian Macmillan
See also Panorama on Monday at 8.30pm on BBC1


Unknown: Nye Bevan
Director: Mark Hayhurst
Producer: Ian MacMillan

: Have I Got Old News for You

Alexander Armstrong is in the chair, with comedian Jo Caulfield and film director Michael Winner teaming up with Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Jo Bunting


Unknown: Alexander Armstrong
Unknown: Jo Caulfield
Director: Michael Winner
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Jo Bunting

: Today at Wimbledon

John Inverdale looks at today's ladies' singles final from Centre Court at the All England Club. Producer Paul Foster
Repeated tomorrow at 6am on BBC1
Watch again over the next seven days, after 2.30am, at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer


Unknown: John Inverdale
Producer: Paul Foster

: Glastonbury: the Best Bits

Mark Radcliffe and Lauren Laverne present their Glastonbury greatest hits collection. Arabella Churchill: First Lady of Glastonbury is on Wednesday at 11pm on BBC Radio 4; See also Festival Fever! on Friday at 7pm BBC2


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Unknown: Lauren Laverne

: The Announcement

Comedy drama about a group of 30-somethings who explore the ramifications of marriage after two of the group announce they've got hitched.

: City of Men

9/9; series one. Hot Spot. Laranjinha's cousin goes into hiding. In Portuguese with English subtitles. First shown on BBC4

: The Hostage

Six-year-old Davey Cleaves finds himself trapped in a van driven by two murderers, who discover the boy when they stop to bury their victim. Realising the danger he is in for witnessing their crime, the lad runs off with the killers in hot pursuit. Review page 43. (1966, 12)


Director: Russell S Doughton

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