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10.25 Storytime: Grandad Pot
(ages 4-5) (Stereo)

10.40 Jeunes Francophones: Les Media
(ages 14-16) (Stereo)

11.05 Space Ark: Inside Plants
(ages 7-11)

11.15 Landmarks Extra: Building and Builders - Bricks
(ages 9-12)

11.35 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts - Charles I
(ages 9-12) (Subtitled)

12.00 Teaching Today: Helping Children with Reading Difficulties
(Part 1)

In this Top Gear special Jeremy Clarkson finds living proof that the inspiration of racing car designer and manufacturer Enzo Ferrari is still alive.
(Postponed from last Wednesday)

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Director:
David Wheeler
Executive Producer:
Dennis Adams

Building the new bridge over the Severn Estuary, opened yesterday by the Prince of Wales, has been a considerable engineering feat. The toll bridge is the longest in the country; this documentary tells the story of the challenges faced during its four-year construction.

Contributors

Producer:
Robin Jackman

Regional Variations (2)

Out and About

BBC Two England

Presenter John Fletcher joins a group of city traders on a day out in Chatham, Kent, visiting the historic dockyard and trying watersports; former Blue Peter presenter Diane-Louise Jordan visits her "secret place"; and young reporter Chandra Ruegg attends a drama club with other children.
(Regional Programme: see variations below)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Fletcher
Reporter:
Diane-Louise Jordan
Reporter:
Chandra Ruegg
Producer:
Gary Wicks
Editor:
Alison Rooper

Series in which chef Rick Stein shares the secrets of his seafood recipes.
In this second programme, Rick hunts for razor shells, an ingredient for a clam chowder, and goes fishing with his son for mackerel in Padstow, Cornwall. In London, he prepares turbot in a hollandaise sauce with spinach for his school's Old Boys' Society banquet.

Contributors

Presenter/Chef:
Rick Stein
Director/Producer:
David Pritchard

Tonight Kirsty Wark visits Wormwood Scrubs in west London to reveal a hidden heritage. Dame Thora Hird dances the night away at the Midland Hotel, built in 1933 in Morecambe, Lancashire. And Dan Cruickshank reviews the Georgian age and its town houses.

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Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Reporter:
Dame Thora Hird
Reporter:
Dan Cruickshank
Series Producer:
Basil Comely
Executive Producer:
Roland Keating

Simon Calder goes to the exotic island of Zanzibar, off the coast of east Africa. He visits Zanzibar Town, where he discovers a mix of African, Arab and Persian architecture, follows the spice trail and explores the island's beaches. Presented by Penny Junor.

Contributors

Presenter:
Penny Junor
Reporter:
Simon Calder
Producer:
Matthew Cole
Editor:
Liz Warner

The Bafta award-winning team who made the original documentary series, shown last year, returns to Bosnia for a follow-up report on how the killing stopped. And, for the first time, the main participants at last November's Dayton peace talks in Ohio tell the inside story - of the clashes, the threatened walk-outs and how the US
President phoned Croatia's President Tudjman to save the talks. The agreement is still holding - just.

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Mitchell
Series Producer:
Norma Percy

As his new film, From Dusk till Dawn, opens nationwide, young Hollywood director Robert Rodriguez gives a masterclass in how to make a first film on virtually nothing.

Followed by Designs of the Times: BBC Design Awards
A chance to review and vote for the products section entries.
(See yesterday's programme at 7.30pm for details)

Contributors

Presenter:
Robert Rodriguez

The magazine series for gay men, lesbians and interested others includes tonight a look at themed holidays. Hosted by comedians Rhona Cameron and Bert Tyler Moore.
(Stereo)

Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Presenter:
Rhona Cameron
Presenter:
Bert Tyler Moore
Series Producer:
Antoine Palmer
Series Editor:
Neil Crombie

Open University
12.30 Brazilian Immigrants - In Search of Identity
(Rpt)
1.00 Flight Simulators and Robots
(Rpt)
1.30 Matisse and the Problem of Expression

FETV Short Cuts
2.00 Fashion
case studies.

BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2000
(Rpt)
4.30 Royal Institution Discourse
5.30 The Adviser

Open University
6.00 Mammals in Water
6.25 The University of Salamanca
6.50 Santo Spirito: a Renaissance Church

BBC Two England

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