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Little Polar Bear
Arctic cartoon fun. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Poppy demonstrates her baking skills. (R)

7.25 Snorks
Animated undersea adventures. (R)

7.50 Trading Places
Life-swap series. With sign language, in-vision subtitles. Shown yesterday on BBC1 at 5.10pm
(S) (W)

8.15 Goober and the Ghost Chasers

Another ghoulish mystery. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
A trio of Busytown tales. (R)

10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Shapes: Circles (S) 2052203 11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Shapes:
Squares (S) 3869609 11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Village, Town and City: Our Patch (S) 3864154 11.40
Testament (ages 11-14) The Bible in Animation: Creation and the Food (S) 1781425 12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain Since 1930: the Hungry Thirties? (S)

Black comedy. When a blackmailer threatens Lord Mayley, the horrified peer gathers other extortion victims to hatch a murderous plot.
(1957, U) (BW) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ****


Mario Zampi
Sonny MacGregor:
Peter Sellers
Lord Mayley:
Flora Ransom:
Peggy Mount
Michael Dennis:
Dennis Price

Steve Wright unveils more performances from pop shows of yesteryear, with artists including T Rex, KLF featuring
Tammy Wynette , Soft Cell, the Sex Pistols and the Rubettes. Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) BBC CD: a double album of tracks from the programme is now available. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Steve Wright
Tammy Wynette
Mark Hagen

Return of the sci-fi comedy featuring an alien clan on Earth. Dill: Judgement Day. The course of true love runs far from smoothly for Dick, Jennifer and Mary. Sally takes up a new sport but finds she needs to adjust her attitude. See Choice. (S) 35
Followed by When I Grow Up Young people from around the world discuss their views of the future. is)


Dick Solomon:
John Uthgow
Sally Solomon:
Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon:
French Stewart
Tommy Solomon:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Dr Mary Albright:
Jane Curtin
Simbi Khali
Wayne Knight
Laurie Metcalf

A Day at the Races. Clarissa Dickson Wright and the late Jennifer Paterson head to Kelso on the Scottish Borders where, at the invitation of the Duke of Roxburghe, they create culinary delights for jockeys who have competed at the racecourse. On Paterson's menu is hot buttered crab with stuffed, baked codfish, while Dickson Wright cooks up green beans with mustard, and rhubarb barmbrack.
Director Stuart Bateup ; Executive producer Patricia Llewellyn (R) (S) (W)


Clarissa Dickson Wright
Jennifer Paterson
Dickson Wright
Stuart Bateup
Patricia Llewellyn

Before setting off with friends to the greyhound track in Walthamstow, north-east London, Jamie Oliver cooks an hors d'oeuvre consisting of farfalle with Savoy cabbage, pancetta, pine nuts and mozzarella cheese. For the main course he cooks tray-baked pork chops, herby potatoes, parsnips and pears, adds a minted bread sauce, and rustles up custard tarts to eat at the track. See Choice.
Repeated on Saturday (S) (W)
BBC Good Food magazine: monthly, £1.95 from retailers
Food: page 34


Jamie Oliver
Paul Ratcliffe
Series Producer:
Patricia Llewellyn

Comedy starring Tom Hanks. When Walter and Anna buy a house, the fact that it was a bargain doesn't worry them. But their dream home soon becomes a nightmare.
Director Richard Benjamin (1985, 15) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ***
Then Tate Modem In the first of four views on works in London's newest gallery, Sir Les Patterson - aka Barry Humphries - discusses Picasso's Weeping Woman. (S)


Tom Hanks.
Richard Benjamin
Sir Les Patterson
Barry Humphries
Walter Fielding:
Tom Hanks
Anna Crowley:
Shelley Long
Alexander Godunov
Maureen Stapleton
Art Shirk:
Joe Mantegna
Philip Bosco

The Frocky Horrow Show. Both parties recall how the relationship between dress designer Elizabeth Emanuel and northern entrepreneur Shami Ahmed deteriorated from promising beginnings into one of the bitterest disputes ever seen in the history of the fashion industry. (R) (S) Another edition from the series is tomorrow at 11.50pm


Elizabeth Emanuel
Shami Ahmed

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Black Triangle
1.00 Relationships - talking to two same-sex couples. (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 Special Needs: Go for It! Languages 4.00 Talk French (parts 3-6)
Count Me In 5.00 What's New in Numeracy?
Open University 6.00 Patrolling the American Lake (S)
6.30 Which Body? Ends 7.00am. (S)

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