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: CBeebies: Teletubbies

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBBC: Roar

"Best Nose" awards.
Followed by Bernard

: CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

The gang runs into the ghost of an Alcatraz prisoner.

: CBBC: Escape from Scorpion Island

The adventurers' speed and stamina is tested.

: Something for the Weekend

Actor and singer Jason Donovan joins Tim Lovejoy, Amanda Hamilton and chef
Simon Rimmer for discussion, live recipes and the best of the week's TV. BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: Simon Rimmer prepares a Christmas vegetarian centrepiece in the Dec issue. On sale now, E

Contributors

Singer: Jason Donovan
Unknown: Tim Lovejoy
Unknown: Amanda Hamilton
Unknown: Simon Rimmer
Unknown: Simon Rimmer

: Rachel's Favourite Food at Home

Delicious granola and perfect scrambled eggs.

: Animal Park

Winkie the one-wheeled tortoise needs roadside assistance. And Elvis the camel has got a new baby sister. (Revised rpt)

: Rugby Union

Dan Walker presents highlights of England's final autumn Test at Twickenham, where Martin Johnson's men entertained Tri-Nations champions New Zealand. Shown yesterday, 7pm, BBC3
Highlights of the autumn internationals via the red button

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Walker
Unknown: Martin Johnson

: Bowls

Semi-final action plus live coverage of the International Open final held in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. Last year Paul Foster beat Jason Greenslade to win the title and valuable ranking points. Whose name will be on the coveted trophy this year? Commentary is from David Corkill, with Andy Thomson, John Price and Greg Harlow.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Foster
Unknown: Jason Greenslade
Unknown: David Corkill
Unknown: Andy Thomson
Unknown: Greg Harlow.

: Voyages of Discovery

5/5. Paul Rose recounts the pioneering methods used to rescue the 33-man crew of the USS Squalus submarine in 1939. First shown on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Rose

: Wild China

5/6. Land of the Panda. The Chinese have a complex relationship with their environment and its creatures, but what will ecological changes mean for this ancient bond? Bernard Hill narrates. Director/Producer Gavin Maxwell

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Hill
Producer: Gavin Maxwell

: Long Way Down

4/6. Ethiopia/Kenya. In Addis Ababa the mood reaches an all-time low. Then, in Kenya, the team find themselves stuck in bandit country, where they set up camp. The soft sand makes it impossible for the tents to stay upright, but when the terrain finally changes it causes even more problems. Directors/Producers David Alexanian and Russ Malkin
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.20am

Contributors

Producers: David Alexanian
Producers: Russ Malkin

: Top Gear

5/8. It's the 40th birthday of the iconic Ferrari Daytona, but can it beat a powerboat in a race from Portofino to St Tropez? Jeremy Clarkson pits the new BMW M3 saloon against the Japanese Lexus IS-F, Richard Hammond tries to find the best bus for city streets, and Grand Designs man Kevin McCloud is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Rptd on Wednesday at 7pm
RT DIRECT: Buy The Big Book of Top Gear 2009 for £9.99 (usually £12.99) plus free p&p. Call [number removed] (calls charged at standard rate) or visit [web address removed] and enter RTD275 at the checkout
BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: available monthly, price £3.95
See feature/photo gallery at [web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter: Richard Hammond
Presenter: James May
Guest: Kevin McCloud
Executive Producer: Andy Wilman

: Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Philadelphia

DOCUMENTARY OF THE WEEK
1/2. Louis fetches up in the most dangerous part of one of the most violent cities in America after joining the Philadelphia Police Department. He feels a palpable sense of adrenalin mixed with frustration as police and the drug dealing "corner boys" take each other on night after night. He also senses a society trying to contain a lawlessness born out of poverty and disaffection. There's mistrust on all sides but the picture is more complex. Director Emma Cooper ; Executive producer Nick Mirsky
Repeated on Thursday at 11.20pm A tale of two cities: page 18

Contributors

Director: Emma Cooper
Producer: Nick Mirsky

: Match of the Day 2

Including highlights of Chelsea v Arsenal and the Manchester derby. Presented by Adrian Chiles.
Editor Mark Demuth BBC MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: available weekly, price £1.80

Contributors

Presented By: Adrian Chiles.
Editor: Mark Demuth

: Graham Norton Uncut

In an extended edition of last Thursday's show, the host is joined by Reese Witherspoon, Paul O'Grady and The Ting Tings. (Revised rpt)

Contributors

Unknown: Reese Witherspoon
Unknown: Paul O'Grady

: Heroes

9/25; series three. It's Coming. Suresh begins to test his new superpower formula.
Regular cast on Wednesday Shown last Wednesday Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Series update at www.radiotimes.com/heroes

: Border Blues

Multi-stranded crime thriller starring Eric Roberts and Gary Busey. A rogue smuggler tries to sneak a Russian woman and her daughter into the US. Review page 40.
Director Rodion Nahapetov (2004, 12)

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Roberts
Unknown: Gary Busey.
Director: Rodion Nahapetov

: BBC News

: Inside Sport

Weekly round-up. Shown last Monday on BBC1








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