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: CBeebies: Fimbles

Followed by Take a Bow

: CBBC: Sportsround

on CBBC channel

: CBBC: Wolverine and the X-Men

Future Xavier reveals a prophecy.

: CBBC: Richard Hammond's Blast Lab

Making a solar balloon.
Followed by Diddy Dick & Dom


Presenter: Richard Hammond

: CBBC: Skate Nation

6/10. The teams prepare new routines.

: Athletics World Championships

Live coverage of the eighth and penultimate day as the men's elite marathon runners take to the streets of Berlin at 10.45. Kenyan Luke Kibet as reigning champion is the one to beat, but compatriots Emmanuel Mutai and Robert Cheruiyot (a four-time Boston marathon winner) should also feature in the medal shake-up. Jonathan Edwards presents. BBC HD channel is showing live coverage in HD from 10.30am to 4pm The Inside Story: page 48


Unknown: Luke Kibet
Unknown: Emmanuel Mutai
Unknown: Robert Cheruiyot
Unknown: Jonathan Edwards

: Whale Rider

Earnest drama starring Keisha Castle-Hughes as a Maori schoolgirl who tries to win the approval of her old-fashioned grandfather and their male-dominated ancestral culture. Review page 41.
Director Niki Caro (2002, PG)


Unknown: Keisha Castle-Hughes
Director: Niki Caro
Paikea: Keisha Castle-Hughes
Koro: Rawiri Paratene
Flowers: Vicky Haughton
Porourangi: Cliff Curtis
Uncle Rawiri: Grant Roa

: The Long Ships

Period adventure starring Richard Widmark. A band of Vikings sets sail to find a fabled golden bell. Review p41.
Director Jack Cardiff (1963, PG)


Unknown: Richard Widmark.
Director: Jack Cardiff
Rolfe: Richard Widmark
El Mansuh: Sidney Poitier
Aminah: Rosanna Schiaffino
Orm: Russ Tamblyn
Krok: Oscar Homolka

: Athletics World Championships

After this morning's marathon on the city's streets, the action moves back inside Berlin's Olympic Stadium where there are six titles on offer, kicking off with the men's long jump at 5.05. Will the Olympic champion, Panama's Irving Saladino, come good on his stated intention to become the first man to leap nine metres in Germany? The medals in the men's pole vault (5.15) and the women's hammer
(6.30) and 5.000m (6.35) will be decided next. while the women's and men's 4x100m relay finals, at 7.00 and 7.50 respectively, bring an exciting evening of competition to a close. John Inverdale presents. Executive producer Martin Webster
Editor Michael Cole bbc.co.uk/athletics Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Digital viewers can see highlights of the world championships from 6.30pm via the red button (not Freeview)
The Inside Story: page 48


Unknown: Irving Saladino
Unknown: John Inverdale
Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Michael Cole

: BBC Proms 2009

Beethoven's Fidelio. A cast of international singers and The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - formed of young Israeli and Arab musicians and described by conductor and co-founder Daniel Barenboim as "a project against ignorance" - perform Beethoven's only opera. It's a fitting line-up for a musical work that is itself a passionate protest against political injustice and a hymn of praise to the power of human love. Presented by John Suchet, who is joined by some special guests. See radio choice, page 120.
Director Jonathan Haswell ; Executive producer Oliver Macfarlane Broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from 7.30pm
bbc.co.uk/proms; radiotimes.com/proms Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: available monthly, price E4.50


Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Presented By: John Suchet
Director: Jonathan Haswell
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Leonofe: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
narrator: Waltraud Meier (mezzo)
Floresian: Simon O'Neill (tenor)
Don Pizarro: Peter Mattei (baritone)
Rocco: John Tomlinson (bass)
Marzelline: Adriana Kucerova (soprano)
Jacquino: Stephen Rügamer (tenor)
Don Fernando: Viktor Rud (baritone)

: Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Celebrity guests join in the fun on the satirical current affairs quiz, with regulars Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Director Paul Wheeler


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler

: The Funny Side of ...

3/6. Animals. Put a cute critter and an experienced presenter in front of a camera, and what can possibly go wrong? As Clive Anderson 's humorous trawl through the archives reveals, just about everything. Director Maria Stewart ; Producer Jenny MacLeod
Shown last Thursday


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Director: Maria Stewart
Producer: Jenny MacLeod

: The Edinburgh Festival Show

7/8. Highlights from the Edinburgh Fringe and International Festivals, featuring the pick of this year's comedy and an interview with author and journalist Lynn Barber.
Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: Lynn Barber.

: Inside F1

Magazine programme.

: Season Ticket

Profile of legendary Northern
Ireland goalkeeper Pat Jennings.
First shown on BBC1 Northern Ireland


Unknown: Pat Jennings.

: Children of the Revolution

Political comedy drama starring Judy Davis and Sam Neill. A fanatical Australian communist is invited to meet her hero, Josef Stalin. Review page 42.
Director Peter Duncan (1996)


Unknown: Judy Davis
Unknown: Sam Neill.
Unknown: Josef Stalin.
Director: Peter Duncan

: Esma's Secret

A woman is forced to tell her daughter the truth about the father she believes was a war hero.
In Bosnian with English subtitles. Review page 42.
Director Jasmila Zbanic (2006, 15)


Director: Jasmila Zbanic

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