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Microscopic Milton
Animation.
(Repeated at 1.05pm) (R)

7.05 Playdays
Poppy and Karl invent stories about animals.
(R)

7.25 Top Cat
The gang find an abandoned baby.
(R)

7.50 Short Change
Consumer series.
(Shown yesterday at 4.35pm on BBC1) (S)

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

8.35 Jim Henson's Animal Show
Jake and Stinky welcome a penguin and a kiwi to the talk show.
(R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5)
Dandelions 5515328 9.15 Storytime (ages 4-5) Sunday Boots and Working Boots 8106892 9.30 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) Consonant Clusters (S) 9000434 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Living through the Seasons: Blackbird (S)

10.50 Music Makers (ages 7-9)
Animals and the Environment: Playing with Voices (S) 9817540 11.10 See You, See Me (ages 7-9) Buildings of Faith: the Muslim Mosque (S)
6613811 11.30 English Express
(ages 9-11) Slowly, Sadly, Wildly (S) 6726927 11.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9) Measure (S) 9380076 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-11) Caribbean Islands: Climate (S)

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Dream Gardens Author
Leslie Thomas visits Tresco - an extraordinary island garden off the Cornish coast, 26 miles from Land's End. (R) 93640273 1.40 Langley Country Bob Langley continues his personal tour of Britain, visiting the border lands of the Marches and the market town of Shrewsbury. H

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Thomas

More metal-crunching action, introduced by Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester, with commentary by Jonathan Pearce.
(Repeated at 11.25pm) (S)

Contributors

Presenter:
Craig Charles
Presenter:
Philippa Forrester
Commentary:
Jonathan Pearce
Director:
Paul Kirrage
Series Producer:
Stephen Carsey

This evening's programme features the finals of the sprint and swimming events, and reveals which of the two universities have completed the task of building a robotic arm. Plus "robotic football" featuring England v Germany. (S) (W)

Stephen Lacey concludes his journey along America's east coast with a trip to the Conservatory Garden in New York's Central Park. Gay Search shows how to build a garden tree seat, Joe Swift demonstrates simple and inexpensive decking, while back in Hampshire Alan Titchmarsh sows seeds for his tropical border.
Series producer Colette Foster : Executive producer Tony Laryea (S) (W) BBC BOOKS: Gardeners' World: Practical Gardening Course by Geoff Hamilton , price £12.99. and Geoff Hamilton : a Man and His Garden by Gay Search and Tony Hamilton. price £7.99. both in paperback and available from retailers.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Lacey
Unknown:
Joe Swift
Producer:
Colette Foster
Producer:
Tony Laryea
Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Tony Hamilton.

The comedy sketch show tonight includes seventies' cop-show spoof Channa's Angels, Skipinder the Punjabi Kangaroo and Bhangraman.
Directors Nick Wood and Chnstine Gemon : Producer Anil Gupta
Repeated next Sunday on BBC1 (S) (W)

Contributors

Directors:
Nick Wood
Directors:
Chnstine Gemon
Producer:
Anil Gupta

Continuing the comedy series starring Paul Kaye. Money. Head-hunted by a rival company, the long-suffering Maggie jumps at the chance to escape Bob.
Written by Mark Grant ; Producers Mark Chapman and Lucy Robinson
Director Mark Chapman Repeated next Sunday (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Kaye.
Written By:
Mark Grant
Producers:
Mark Chapman
Producers:
Lucy Robinson
Director:
Mark Chapman
Bob Slay:
Paul Kaye
Maggie:
Nina Wadia
Marketing director:
Michael Cochrane
Vaughan:
Derren Utten
Lauren:
Tasha de Vasconcelos
Bank manager:
Judy Flynn
Maitre Paul:
Anthony Barber

Pop quiz. Joining captains Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes are Mani, Jo Brand , Jah Wobble and Matthew Marsden.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Sean Hughes
Unknown:
Jo Brand
Unknown:
Jah Wobble
Unknown:
Matthew Marsden.
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Richard Wilson

Period drama, showing as part of the Movie World season. A gigolo, employed by a crime boss to seduce and fleece wealthy women, falls in love with an intended target - with tragic results. Widescreen. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Ends 2.00am.
Director Chen Kaige (1996.15) Films: pp 64-67 ***

Contributors

Director:
Chen Kaige

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