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10.30 Cat's Eyes: Flowers, Seeds and Plants (ages 5-7) (Stereo)

10.45 Square One TV: Fractions (ages 9-11) (Stereo)

11.00 Look and Read: Earth Warp (ages 7-9)

11.20 Short Circuit (ages 14-16)

11.40 Techno: Making It: The Bass (ages 1 1-14) (Stereo)

12.00 English File: Hard Times - Episode One (ages 14-17) (Stereo)

More quarter-final action from the International Open Indoor Bowls
Championship from Preston, introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Introduced By:
Dougie Donnelly.

Dougie Donnelly introduces further coverage of the quarterfinals of the Indoor Bowls Championship from Preston.
Stereo...................................................

Contributors

Introduces:
Dougie Donnelly

The 1970s spy drama starring
Patrick MacNee , Gareth Hunt , Joanna Lumley
Emily. A race against time takes place after master spy the Fox leaves his palm print on a car.
Written by Dennis Spooner ; Director Dan Thompson First shown on ITV

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick MacNee
Unknown:
Gareth Hunt
Unknown:
Joanna Lumley
Written By:
Dennis Spooner
Director:
Dan Thompson
John Steed:
Patrick MacNee
Mike Gambit:
Gareth Hunt
Purdy:
Joanna Lumley
Collings:
Lee Carison
Phillips:
Richard Davidson
Miss Daly:
Jane Mallet
Kalenkov:
Peter Torokvei

Another chance to see the documentary combining news of Rushdie's latest novel, The Moor's Last Sigh, with a journey to India to find a long-lost portrait of the noted writer's mother.
Fascinated by this half-forgotten detail of his family history, Rushdie has used the story of what has happened to the portrait since it was painted almost 50 years ago as a starting point for his book. Producer Chris Granlund ; Editor Michael Poole

Contributors

Producer:
Chris Granlund
Editor:
Michael Poole

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Geoff Hamilton presents series on cottage gardens. This programme looks at climbing plants, with Geoff making numerous visits to an array of spectactular gardens.

The third of a ten-part series looking at wines from around the world.
Jancis Robinson visits Burgundy in eastern France and Sonoma in California to discoverwines made from thepinotnoirgrape.
See today's choices.
Series producer David Darlow ; Executive producer
EdwardMirzoeff Stereo
* See Jancis Robinson : page 54

Contributors

Unknown:
Jancis Robinson
Producer:
David Darlow
Unknown:
Jancis Robinson

Regional Variations (2)

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 4

Episode 3: Buckfast

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 2 months

Rab and Jamesie make a pilgrimage to Buckfast Abbey in Devon, the spiritual home of the elixir of Scottish urban life. Meanwhile Ella pines for her lost love, Frank.

A series of celebrity game shows with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
Tonight, team captains Ulrika Jonsson and Mark Lamarr are joined by former Emmerdale actor Noah Huntley, actor Martin Clunes, Countdown's Carol Vorderman and pop star Jarvis Cocker. With Matt Lucas as scorer George Dawes. Director Mark Mylod; Producer Alan Marke
♦ See This Week: page 12

Contributors

Unknown:
Vic Reeves
Unknown:
Bob Mortimer.
Unknown:
Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown:
Mark Lamarr
Unknown:
Noah Huntley
Unknown:
Martin Clunes
Unknown:
Carol Vorderman
Unknown:
Matt Lucas
Unknown:
George Dawes.
Director:
Mark Mylod
Producer:
Alan Marke

The series in which celebrities talk to
Nick Hancock about the people, places and things they hate most.
This week, Richard E Grant reveals that maths teachers, cinema audiences, and the great British summer look of open-toed sandals with socks are among his pet detestations.
Director John F D Northover; Producer Lissa Evans
Followed by Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Hancock
Unknown:
Richard E Grant
Producer:
Lissa Evans

Jonathan Ross presents choice cuts from some low-budget movies.
TeenThrillers. This week's programme looks at the cynical way 1 950s film-makers targeted teenagers. With guests comedian
Mark Lamarr and actorand musician
David Essex. See today's choices.
Executive producer Elaine Bedell ; Series producer
AsifZubairy

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Ross
Unknown:
Mark Lamarr
Musician:
David Essex.
Producer:
Elaine Bedell

A parody of 50s teen movies, continuing the season of films to accompany Mondo Rosso, starring Johnny Depp, Amy Locane

1954: Baltimore's youth is divided into the "Squares" and the "Drapes". Leader of the delinquent Drapes is Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker, son of the notorious Alphabet Bomber.
(1989) (Subtitled)
Film Reviews pages 71-78

Contributors

Director:
John Waters
Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker:
Johnny Depp
Allison Vernon-Williams:
Amy Locane
Ramona:
Susan Tyrrell
Mrs Vernon-Williams:
Polly Bergen
Belvedere:
Iggy Pop

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