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: CBBC: Who Wants to Be a Superhero?

Learning to fly.

: CBBC: Wolverine and the X-Men

Christy Nord disappears.

: CBBC: Krypto the Superdog

Kevin and Krypto are shrunk.

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Double bill.

: CBBC: Deadly 60

: The Flintstones

Fred tries to prove that he is not a coward.
11.25 Alien doubles of Fred arrive in Bedrock.

: Teacher's Pet

Animated comedy musical featuring the voice of Nathan Lane as Spot, a dog who longs to be human.
Tracking down a crazy scientist called Dr Krank, Spot gets his wish - but with unforeseen consequences. Review page 42. Director Timothy Bjorklund (2004, U)

Contributors

Unknown: Nathan Lane
Director: Timothy Bjorklund

: Open Gardens

Transforming an unsightly area in a Somerset garden.

: Animal Park

The power of the lions is put to the test.

: Sun, Sea and Bargain Spotting

From the port of St Malo in Brittany.

: Monk

Mr Monk and the Billionaire Mugger. The killing of a computer mogul intrigues the detective.

: Flog It!

From Ipswich.

: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

With Tim Wonnacott and David Harper. (Revised rpt)

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Wonnacott
Unknown: David Harper.

: Cash in the Celebrity Attic

Actress Julie Peasgood sells items for charity.

Contributors

Unknown: Julie Peasgood

: Eggheads

Weekday quiz.

: Knowitalls

The first quarter-final of the quiz show in which two teams of contestants pool their knowledge before facing the experts. Today's categories are travel and geography, sport, and business and politics.
Presented by Gyles Brandreth.

Contributors

Presented By: Gyles Brandreth.

: Coast

4/8. Cork to Dublin. Neil Oliver visits Cork to recount the tale of the priest who was made to disembark at Cobh from the Titanic's maiden voyage. Alice Roberts tries to decipher the carvings on the Ogham stones and explores the art and science that lie behind Waterford Crystal. Dick Strawbridge takes a ride on "Brunei's Folly" at Bray Head. And in Killiney, Hermione Cockburn learns how Robert Mallet invented seismology. See choice, page 78.
Shown on Tuesday at 8pm Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Roberts
Unknown: Dick Strawbridge
Unknown: Hermione Cockburn
Unknown: Robert Mallet

: Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey

4/6. Moving on to Malaysia, the chef is spoilt for choice as he samples the multi-faceted food of Penang, an appealing mix of Malay, Indian and Chinese with a bit of British thrown in for good measure, while food writer Fay Khoo explains why fish-head curry is so popular in the region.
Travelling across the Indian Ocean to Sri Lanka, the seafood connoisseur visits a bustling fishing village north of Colombo before taking part in a highly unusual fishing expedition further south in Galle.
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
RT DIRECT: to order the book from the series for £17.50 (usually £25) plus free p&p, call [number removed] (BT landlines cost 5p per min; other networks vary) or visit bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at checkout

Contributors

Presenter: Rick Stein
Guest: Fay Khoo
Director/Producer: David Pritchard

: Mock the Week

5/13. Regular panellists Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons are joined by comedians Zoe Lyons and Mark Watson on the show that pokes fun at the news. Dara O'Briain hosts.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Mark Leveson BEST.... COMEDY-SHOW PANELLIST BLOG: radotimes.com/panellist

Contributors

Unknown: Frankie Boyle
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Russell Howard
Unknown: Andy Parsons
Unknown: Zoe Lyons
Unknown: Mark Watson
Unknown: Dara O'Briain
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Mark Leveson

: The Funny Side of ...

New series. 1/6. TV Talent. Shows in which members of the public parade their occasionally dubious talents in front of viewers have always been a staple of TV schedules, never more so than now. In the first of a new series that covers six different categories, Clive Anderson guides us through the history of television's talent shows. Where did they come from? How have they evolved? And why do we so frequently end up laughing at, as well as cheering, the people who appear on them?
Director Angus Mclntyre ; Producer Breid McLoone

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Anderson
Director: Angus McLntyre

: Newsnight

With Gavin Esier.
Followed by Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Gavin Esier.

: The Great British Wedding

A look at the numerous traditions surrounding the way that couples tie the knot in the United Kingdom, from the stag do to the table-plan and from the rings to the first dance. Presented by Mark Benton. Producer Sophie Milland ; Executive producer Caroline Wright
First shown on BBC4

Contributors

Presented By: Mark Benton.
Producer: Sophie Milland
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Wine

1/3. An insight into the world of wine, beginning with a look at the effects of the credit crunch on a wine-and-spirit merchant. First shown on BBC4

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