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: CBeebies: Teletubbies

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBBC: Roar

Followed by The Owl

: CBBC: Sportsround

Followed by Bernard (R)

: CBBC: Gimme a Break

A girl gains control of her family holiday.


7/12. Entertainment show with a reality-TV twist. Including Lockie Leonard.

: CBBC: Hot Rods

Then Prank Patrol Pocketsize

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Double bill.

: CBBC: Eliot Kid

: Switch

Teen entertainment.
Sound With Merlin stars Angel Coulby and Katie McGrath.


Unknown: Katie McGrath.

: Mission Beach USA

Homesickness starts to set in.

: Greek

Black and White and Read
All Over. The Greeks hunt a traitor. First shown on BBC3

: Revealed

Current affairs.

: The Sky at Night

Exploring the awesome power of gamma-ray bursts, plus a Phoenix Lander update.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1

: Coast

: Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

The former steeplejack tours the nation on his 1912 steam traction engine.

: Fort Apache

Western starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda and Shirley Temple. At an Arizona outpost. a cavalry man encounters friction with his men and the native Indians. Review page 45. Director John Ford (1948, U)


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Director: John Ford

: Rugby Union

Scotland v New Zealand
Coverage from Murrayfield, where Scotland begin their three-match autumn Test series against Tri-Nations champions the All Blacks (kick-off 5.15).
Highlights of England v Pacific islands at 7.05pm, BBC3, and tomorrow at 12.30pm on BBC2.
Live coverage of Ireland v Canada, 5.00-7.05pm, followed by highlights

: Coast

The Channel Islands to Dover. Featuring the tragic story of the first Channel swimmer, plus Jersey's remarkable post-war transformation.
Series producer Steve Evanson


Producer: Steve Evanson

: Inside the Saudi Kingdom

After years of negotiation, director Lionel Mill finally gained unique access to Prince Saud Bin Abdul Mohsen, one of the rulers of the powerful and media-shy Saudi royal family. The result is a fascinating insight into the conflicts between tradition and modernity in one of the world's most conservative countries.
Director/Producer Lionel Mill


Director: Lionel Mill
Unknown: Abdul Mohsen

: Have I Got a Bit More News for You

4/9. An extended version of yesterday's BBC1 show, with Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.

: Comedy Connections

A tribute to the talented writer and producer Geoffrey Perkins , who died last August at the age of 55. Among his comedy credits celebrated in this programme are Spitting Image, Father Ted and The Royle Family. Interviewees include Catherine Tate, Harry Enfield and Ben Elton.
Director Kevin McMunigal ; Executive producers Toby Stevens.
Alan Tyler and Sophie Clarke-Jervoise


Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Unknown: Ben Elton.
Director: Kevin McMunigal
Producers: Toby Stevens.
Producers: Alan Tyler
Producers: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise

: The Catherine Tate Show

Foul-mouthed Nan visits a friend in hospital, while motormouthed Lauren takes a job at a burger bar. Guest-starring Leslie Phillips. Showing as part of the Geoffrey Perkins tribute.
Director Gordon Anderson ; Producer Geoffrey Perkins


Unknown: Leslie Phillips.
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Director: Gordon Anderson
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: Father Ted: The Passion of St Tibulus

Bishop Leonard Brennan arrives with news that a blasphemous film, condemned by the Pope and banned everywhere, is being shown on Craggy Island.


Writer: Graham Linehan
Writer: Arthur Mathews
Director: Declan Lowney
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: The Fast Show

Quickfire sketches and catchphrases galore with Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson and the gang.
Directors Mark Mylod and Sid Robertson


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Directors: Mark Mylod
Directors: Sid Robertson

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Simon Amstell hosts the Comedy music quiz. Shown last Thursday

: Beautiful People

6/6. A new bohemian teacher arrives at the school, transfixing Simon and Kylie with her passion for exotic cigarettes.
Shown last Thursday Signed repeat tomorrow at 4.15am on BBC1


Young Simon: Luke Ward-Wilkinson
Kylie: Layton Williams
Miss Prentice: Frances Barber
Debbie Doonan: Olivia Colman
Andy Doonan: Aidan McArdle
Aunty Hayley: Meera Syal
Ashlene: Sophie Ash

: Stella Street

Irreverent comedy based on the cult BBC TV series, starring Phil Cornwell, John Sessions and Ronni Ancona. Disillusioned by the glamour of Hollywood, Jack Nicholson decamps to leafy Surbiton to enjoy a quiet life alongside fellow suburbanite Michael Caine. Review page 45. Director Peter Richardson (2004,15)


Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Ronni Ancona.
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Michael Caine.
Director: Peter Richardson

: Sign Zone

Signed. Repeats are not indicated.
Silent Witness 11/12. The team travels to Zambia to investigate a young doctor's death.
3.2012/12. Nikki clashes with the Zambian police force during her investigations.

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