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: CBeebies: Doodle Do Making Moments

Making parrots.

: CBeebies: Big Cook Little Cook

Ben has trouble sleeping.

: CBBC: Batfink

: CBBC: Mortified

Then Prank Patrol Pocketsize

: CBBC: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

New series Twelve new children enter the magic school.

: Something for the Weekend

Tim Lovejoy and Amanda Hamilton are joined by Russell Tovey, who plays werewolf George in new supernatural drama Being Human, which begins at 9pm on BBC3. BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: some recipes from the programme are featured in the February issue. Out now, £3.10


Unknown: Tim Lovejoy
Unknown: Amanda Hamilton
Unknown: Russell Tovey

: Extreme Dreams:the Ultimate Challenge

Ben Fogle and the team reach the Cinque Benia river.
Shown last Friday


Unknown: Ben Fogle

: Animal Park

it's time for the lion cub to venture into the great outdoors

: Figure Skating

Highlights of this year's European Figure Skating championships in Helsinki, Finland, where Sinead and John Kerr were among the British hopefuls.


Unknown: John Kerr

: Bowls

Rishi Persad introduces all of the action from the final of the 2009 World indoor Bowls championships from Hoptonon-Sea in Norfolk.


Introduces: Rishi Persad

: Ski Sunday

Coverage of the men's downhill from the Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuhel, Austria.
World Cup coverage from Kitzbuhel, 12 noon-1.05pm and 5.30-6.30pm
See also High Altitude at 10pm

: Orangutan Diary

2/5. Michaela Strachan and Steve Leonard teach some baby orangutans how to behave in the wild, but a virus puts their young lives in danger.
First shown on BBC1


Presenter: Michaela Strachan
Presenter: Steve Leonard

: James May's Big Ideas

Man-Machine. The Top Gear man sets off to discover if his vision of a world populated by robots will ever become a reality.
Series producer Nigel Paterson


Producer: Nigel Paterson

: Amazon with Bruce Parry

1/6. Bruce Parry journeys along the entire length of the Amazon river. The first part of his trek takes him into Peru's High Andes, through dangerous cocaine-producing valleys and on to an encounter with the Ashaninka tribe.
Director/Producer Matt Brandon See also Amazon Abyss on Thursday at 11.50pm


Unknown: Bruce Parry
Producer: Matt Brandon

: The Best of Top Gear

The boys do battle with the hosts of D Motor - Top Gear's German equivalent. Plus Richard races his Audi RS6 against two "speed skiers" while Boris Johnson is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. Executive producer Andy Wilman Postponed from 11 January
Repeated on Tuesday at 7pm www.topgear.com BBC3 is showing an episode from the last series on Friday at 7pm BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: available monthly, price £3.95
See feature/photo gallery: www.radiotimes.com/top-gear


Unknown: Boris Johnson
Producer: Andy Wilman

: Explore

New series 1/4. Patagonia to the Pampas. Simon Reeve leads a team researching the hidden underbelly of tourist destinations, beginning with Argentina. They discover an indigenous group who are locked in a bitter battle with an Italian clothing company, meet one of the last real Gauchos and drink in the unique passion that South American football fans exude. Explore:
Argentina's Dirty War is on Thursday at 11.20pm. Director/Producer Sam Bagnall Roads less travelled: page 22


Unknown: Simon Reeve
Producer: Sam Bagnall

: High Altitude

New series 1/8. New winter sports series presented by Ed Leigh and Graham Bell. The duo begin in New Zealand with an attempt to cross between two mountain peaks, using one piece of rope.
Producer Gabrielle Cook
Don't look down!: page 36


Presented By: Ed Leigh
Presented By: Graham Bell.
Producer: Gabrielle Cook

: Good Night, and Good Luck.

Period drama based on the true story of the CBS news team's fight to broadcast criticism of senator Joe McCarthy during the communist witch-hunts of the 1950s. Film of the Day: p50.
Director George Clooney (2005, PG) (BW) Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel Andrew Collins : page 47


Unknown: Joe McCarthy
Director: George Clooney
Unknown: Andrew Collins
Edward RMurrow: David Strathaim
Shirley Wershba: Patrida Clarkson
Fred Friendly: George Clooney
Sigfried Sig Mickelson: Jeff Daniels
Joe Wershba: Robert Downey Jr
William Paley: Frank Langella
Don Hollenbeck: Ray Wise
Charlie Mack: Robert John Burta
John Aaron: Reed Diamond
Jessie Zousmer: Tate Donovan
Don Hewitt: Grant Heslov

: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Biographical drama based on the memoirs of Chuck Barris, creator and host of The Dating Game, starring Sam Rockwell. Review page 50.
Director George Clooney (2002, 15)


Unknown: Chuck Barris
Unknown: Sam Rockwell.
Director: George Clooney

: A Lucky Day

Romantic drama set in Argentina during the economic troubles, starring Valentina Bassi. In Spanish and Italian. Review p50. Director Sandra Gugliotta (2002)


Unknown: Valentina Bassi.
Director: Sandra Gugliotta

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