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Guy, Marcus and Jo decide to join the girls' self-defence class.
(R) (S)

9.25 Xchange
Today, behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum. Joe and Angellica accept a challenge to dance with pop group Scooch. Plus the exploits of a five-a-side football team and how to make a carrot cake. (S) (W)

10.00 Teletubbies
Baby Elephant. The Tubbies see two children watching a herd of elephants in a safari park.

10.25 Tweenies
Magic Magnets. The Tweenies race each other on magic magnet racetracks. (R) (S) (W)

Followed by News and Weather

Live coverage of today's celebrations in London marking the Queen Mother's 100th birthday interspersed with archive footage of her life. Presented by David Dimbleby and Fiona Bruce.
(A Birthday to Remember can be seen on BBC1 at 7pm)
See Choice.

[Photo caption] A very special day... BBC1 and ITV cover the celebrations of the Queen Mother's 100th birthday

Choice: Events: A Birthday to Remember/The Queen Mother's 100th Birthday
10.50am BBC1/10.50am ITV
The climax of the week's celebrations is the Queen Mother's 100th birthday, on which the BBC and ITV both add their own congratulations. Live coverage includes the carriage procession from Clarence House to Buckingham Palace as members of the armed services and the public gather to wish her happy birthday. David Dimbleby and Fiona Bruce introduce the BBC's coverage, which includes films devoted to the Queen Mother's passions, such as horse racing, and some live music performed by the National Youth Orchestra. John Suchet presents ITV's coverage of the celebrations, and a specially extended news on ITV at 6.30pm includes highlights of the festivities, which can also be seen at 7.00pm on BBC1. FL


David Dimbleby
Fiona Bruce

Sparta. Much against his better judgement detective
Jim Bergerac tries to discover who is keen to kill his old adversary, the Ice Maiden, Phillipa Vale.
Written by Rod Beacham (R) (S)


Jim Bergerac
Phillipa Vale.
Written By:
Rod Beacham
Jim Bergerac:
John Nettles
Terence Alexander
Sean Arnold
Louise Jameson
Deborah Grant
Diamante Lil:
Mela White
Phillipa Vale:
Liza Goddard

The series which offers ideas and advice on creative picture making today takes a look at the subject of relief. Presented by Tony Hart and Kirsten O' Brien.
(S) (W)


Tony Hart
Kirsten O'Brien

A look back at today's celebrations in London marking the Queen Mother's 100th birthday. See Choice.
Producer David Pickthall (S) Queen Mother pull-out supplement: see centre pages The British Family: a Century in Pictures: page 22


David Pickthall

Tonight, Alan Titchmarsh , Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh revisit a garden they landscaped in Warwick.
Director/Producer John Thornicroft (R) (S)


Alan Titchmarsh
Charlie Dimmock
Tommy Walsh
John Thornicroft

Regional Variations (2)

Only Fools and Horses

Series 4

Episode 1: Happy Returns

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Classic sitcom set in south London. A new spark of romance in Rodney's life rekindles an old flame of Del's.

Third of the seven-part drama starring Jerome Flynn. Blood Ties. An e-coli outbreak leads to McCabe and Cassidy tracking a gang of sheep rustlers.
Written by Colin MacDonald ; Producer Ann Tricklebank
(S) (W)


Jerome Flynn.
Written By:
Colin MacDonald
Ann Tricklebank
Tom McCabe:
Jerome Flynn
Jim Cassidy:
Adrian Bower
David Armitage:
Kevin Doyle
Claire Armitage:
Rebecca Lacey
Steph Allen:
Phillippa Wilson
Ralph Allen:
Conor Mullen
Jayne Charlton MacKenzie
Brendan Healy
Liam Allen:
Scott Karalius
Annie Carter:
Tracy Gillman
Andrew Carter:
Colin Edwyn
Jonathan Ferguson
Mickey's dad:
Paul Hamilton
John Main:
Paul Palance

The first of three programmes in which entertainer Michael Barrymore visits New York to experience
Broadway, home of the musical. This week he looks at the enduring hit shows written by Rodgers and Hammerstein , meets Elaine Paige on the set of Cats, and sings a medley of Broadway hits during an open-air concert in Times Square. See Choice.
Director Nick Harris ; Producer Andrew Lockyer (S) (W) Webwatch: page 45


Michael Barrymore
Written By:
Written By:
Elaine Paige
Nick Harris
Andrew Lockyer

Comedy starring Jane Fonda , Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton.
Judy, Violet and Doralee are three office employees who dream of taking revenge on their chauvinistic boss.
(1980, 15) (S)
Films: pp 60-68 ***
Teach yourself Dolly Parton: page 56

Followed by Weatherview


Colin Higgins
Judy Bemly:
Jane Fonda
Violet Newstead:
Lily Tomlin
Doralee Rhodes:
Dolly Parton
Franklin Hart Jr:
Dabney Coleman
Russell Tinsworthy:
Sterling Hayden
Roz Keith:
Elizabeth Wilson
Henry Jones
Lawrence Pressman

Drama based on a true story. A divorced mother is forced into poverty after her estranged husband refuses to pay child support and her claims are dismissed by bureaucrats. But Gerri is a fighter and decides to take on the system.
Director Joseph Dougherty (1995) (S) Films: pp 60-68 **


Joseph Dougherty

BBC One London

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