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Philbert the Frog
Cartoon adventures with the forgetful frog. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy looks for badgers in the New Forest. (R)

7.25 Top Cat
An anteater follows Benny home from the zoo. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.15 Heathcliff and Marmaduke
Triple bill of animated fun. (R)

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Jake and Stinky interview an owl and an octopus on the puppet animal chat show. (R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The
Environment: Eating Plants (S)
9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) The Environment: Life in the Water (S)
8139120 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) The Castaway (S)
9.45 Pathways of Belief (ages 7-9) Sikhism (S)

10.50 Numbertime (ages 5-7)
Numbers up to 100: Patterns of Ten (S) 9560089 11.05 ZigZag(ages
8-10) Tales from Europe: Arthur and the King (S) 1526675 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Kenya: Out and About (S) 1521120 11.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9) Through the Dragon's Eye: Danger on High (S)
12.00 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The Environment: Desert Environment (S) 9535526 12.10 Science Zone
(ages 9-11) The Environment: Green Piece (S)

Series in which steeplejack Fred Dibnah celebrates some of Britain's great buildings and engineering feats.
Bridges and Tunnels. Dibnah's journey this week takes him from the earliest wrought-iron suspension bridge to the Channel Tunnel. In Wales he steers a canal barge across the Pontcysyllte aqueduct and later admires the view from atop one of the Humber bridge's 500 foot-tall towers. Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood. Claire Pcwell (S) (W) BBC BOOK: Fred Dibnah 's Magnificent Monuments in paperback, £11.99


Fred Dibnah
David Hall
Mike Greenwood.
Fred Dibnah

Motoring magazine show, with Vicki Butler-Henderson , Kate Humble , Tiff Needell and Quentin Willson.
Series producer Julie Clive ; Producer John Wilcox (S) (W) MAGAZINE: L3.30 from newsagents Website: Webwatch: motoring sites: page 47


Vicki Butler-Henderson
Kate Humble
Tiff Needell
Quentin Willson.
Julie Clive
John Wilcox

Last of the films in which Sir John Harvey-Jones revisits six businesses he advised in his very first series.
The Trouble with Love. Harvey-Jones calls on an apple juice company and an East Anglian ale brewery - both of which have been touched by tragedy since the first visit. See Choice.
Producer Kim Shillinglaw ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) (W)


Sir John Harvey-Jones
Kim Shillinglaw
Robert Thirkell

Philippa Forrester introduces a selection of the latest robot technology inspired by the animal kingdom. This National Science Week programme includes robotic pet dogs, devices based on insects and a "snakebot". See Choice.
Director Derek Hall ; Executive producer Sarah Pitt (S) (W)


Philippa Forrester
Derek Hall
Sarah Pitt

Two hardened smokers offer insights into their habit in the second of three programmes. Nica and Chris are desperate to give up smoking. Both have tried unsuccessfully before, and this time they record their struggles on camera.
Producer Chris Mohr ; Executive producer Bob Long (S)


Chris Mohr
Bob Long

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Open Science 12.30 Background Brief 5517144 12.45 What
Have the Seventies Ever Done for Us? 5545927 1.00 The Ascent of Man The Majestic Clockwork 3448298 1.45 Local Heroes
8589076 2.00 Biological Barriers 31057 2.30 Building in Cells 43892 3.00 A Tale of Two Cells
Curriculum Development 3.30 Teaching Today Primary Dance Languages 4.00 The Business Language Special
Working for Local Government 5.00 Computer Skills Open University 6.00 Looking Glass World 81892 6.30 Samples of Analysis Ends 7.00am.

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