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: CBeebies: Teletubbies

Then Tweenies Songtime

: CBBC: Roar

Followed by Bernard

: CBBC: Mona the Vampire

Charley encounters aliens.

: CBBC: What's New Scooby-Doo?

The gang spends Halloween in an eerie town.

: CBBC: Escape from Scorpion Island

The Tower of Strength challenge tests the adventurers' balance.

: Something for the Weekend

Comedian Sean Lock joins Tim Lovejoy, Amanda Hamilton and chef Simon Rimmer. BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: some recipes from the programme are featured in the January issue, £3.10


Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Tim Lovejoy
Unknown: Amanda Hamilton
Unknown: Simon Rimmer.

: Rachel's Favourite Food at Home

Porter cake made with stout, chocolate and almond cake with rhubarb cream, lemon biscuits and cardomom buns.

: Animal Park

Pregnant marmoset Michelle undergoes a risky emergency caesarean.

: Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain

Fred visits the Lake District, which proves to have a rich industrial heritage.

: Darts

Live coverage of the semi-finals and final of this year's World Masters from Bridlington. BDO World Champion Mark Webster will be looking to add the prestigious Masters title to his honours. Introduced by Ray Stubbs, commentary from David Croft and Tony Green.
Digital viewers (not Freeview) can press red daily for a preview of this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year


Unknown: Mark Webster
Introduced By: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Tony Green.

: One Man and His Dog

1/2. Time to visit the Lake District in the company of 11 men, one woman, 16 dogs, and a large flock of sheep as competition gets under way. England are current champions while shepherding newbie Kate Humble joins regulars Matt Baker and Gus to learn the finer points. <S)


Unknown: Kate Humble
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Wild China

6/6. Tides of Change. Ancient tea-growing cultures, traditional villages, wetlands, snake-infested islands and futuristic cities jostle along China's eastern seaboard, marking the front line in the scramble for space between 700 million people and a wealth of wildlife. Bernard Hill narrates. Director/Producer Charlotte Scott


Unknown: Bernard Hill
Producer: Charlotte Scott

: Long Way Down

5/6. Kenya/Uganda/Rwanda/Tanzania. It takes several hours of struggling with a muddy Kenyan river before the bikes and cars are finally across. Next up in northern Uganda, Ewan sees wild zebras for the first time, and there's a visit to the Unicef site that helps look after child soldiers. Directors/Producers David Alexanian and Russ Malkin
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.20am


Producers: David Alexanian
Producers: Russ Malkin

: Top Gear

6/8. Did the Communists ever make a good car? Jeremy Clarkson and James May invade Greenham Common airbase in their quest to find out. On the test track Richard Hammond goes crazy in the Veritas, an insane supercar from Germany, and Jeremy conducts a thorough road test on the Ford Fiesta. London's mayor Boris Johnson is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
Executive producer Andy Wilman Rptd on Wed 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]


Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter: James May
Presenter: Richard Hammond
Guest: Boris Johnson
Producer: Andy Wilman

: Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg

2/2. In Johannesburg, residents find themselves increasingly besieged by crime. Many have now turned to an industry of private security offering protection for a price. Are the brutal methods of these private police forces really a solution or just another part of the problem? As Louis carries out his investigation he witnesses first-hand the forces' strong-arm tactics and the compromises that are made to keep order in a violent city. Director/Producer Paddy Wivell
Repeated on Thursday at 11.20pm

: Match of the Day 2

Highlights of Everton v Aston Villa and West Brom v Portsmouth. Adrian Chiles presents.
Producer Phil Bigwood ; Editor Mark Demuth BBC MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: available weekly, price £1.80


Unknown: Adrian Chiles
Producer: Phil Bigwood
Editor: Mark Demuth

: Graham Norton Uncut

An extended version of Thursday's show, with Barry Manilow performing. (Revised rpt)


Unknown: Barry Manilow

: Heroes

10/25; series three. The Eclipse 1/2. Arthur orders Sylar and Elle to bring Claire to him.
Regular cast on Wednesday Shown last Wednesday Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Series update at www.radiotimes.com/heroes

: The Messenger: the Story of Joan of Arc

Historical drama starring Milla Jovovich. A girl prone to visions galvanises the French army into resisting English invaders. Review page 40.
Director Luc Besson (1999, 15)


Unknown: Milla Jovovich.
Director: Luc Besson

: BBC News

: Inside Sport

Weekly round-up. Shown last Monday on BBC1

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