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Ends 9.00.

Microscopic Milton
Animated fun. Repeated at 1.25pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
The friends have fun piling boxes. (R)

7.25 Snorks
Cartoon. (R)

7.50 Kenan and Kel
US comedy. A movie mogul plans to make a film in the shop where Kenan works. (R) (S)

8.15 Goober and the Ghost Chasers
More ghostly goings-on. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Zany animation. (R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) A
Rainy Day 9526360 9.15 Storytime (ages 4-5) Jasper's Beanstalk
6393582 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: Ay (S)
1969281 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Our Environment: City (S)

10.50 Zig Zag (ages 7-9) Art: Light. Dark and Tone (S) 4255785 11.10 Folk Dance (ages 9-12) Country
Dance (parti) (S) 7141018 11.30
Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) A Crime of Two Cities (part 1) (S) 3196 12.00
Ghostwriter (ages 10-12) A Crime of Two Cities (part 2) (S)

Thriller. Released from prison and seeking anonymity,
Tom Yately takes a job with a firm of corrupt haulage contractors.
Director C Raker Endfield (1957)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ****

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Yately
Tom Yately:
Stanley Baker
Gino:
Herbert Lorn
Lucy:
Peggy Cummins
Red:
Patrick McGoohan
Cartley:
William Hartnell
Dusty:
Sidney James

Black Britain. Esther Rantzen debates the status of the black community in Britain with a studio audience and guests including John Fashanu and Mobo Awards creator Kanya King. (S)

Contributors

Presenter:
Esther Rantzen
Guest:
John Fashanu
Guest:
Kanya King

Bobby's Acting Career. Bobby vows to give up acting if he fails to get a role before midnight.
(R) (S)

Contributors

Alex Rieger:
Judd Hirsch
Louie De Palma:
Danny Devrto
Latka Gravas:
Andy Kaufman
Bobby Wheeler:
Jeff Conaway
Elaine Nardo:
Marilu Henner
Tony Banta:
Tony Danza

Homerthe Great. Homer is elected leader of a secret organisation. With the voice of Patrick Stewart. (R) (S)
6.20 And Maggie Makes Three. Homer recalls how Maggie's accidental birth changed his life for ever. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Stewart.

Starting a repeat run for the time-travelling sci-fi series. Into the Mystic. While searching for a doctor to treat the injured Quinn, the Sliders hear of an all-powerful sorcerer who may be able to help them return home. (R) (S)

Series about people devoted to countryside traditions.
Abbie's Islands. Abbie Patterson swapped a stressful job on an ambulance crew for the role of species recovery officer with the National Trust for Scotland. Now based on the Hebridean islands of Canna, lona and Staffa, he is observed as he cares for charges that include puffins, shearwaters, sea eagles and the few remaining corncrakes. Filmed and directed by Graham Johnston (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Abbie Patterson
Directed By:
Graham Johnston

Series examining how the First World War was fought.
Enduring the Front. Richard Holmes tells the story of the 1917 Nivelle Offensive. Intended to win the war with one swift stroke, it cost the French hundreds of thousands of lives and inspired mutinous feeling in the ranks. Meanwhile, the British were coming under pressure at Passchendaele. Director Steven Clarke ; Series producer Mark Fielder (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Holmes
Director:
Steven Clarke

Gay Search transforms the small front yard of a typical London terrace into a stylish, minimalist garden;
Pippa Greenwood returns to her organic kitchen garden with the start of her potato and tomato trials; Ivan Hicks creates a spiral topiary; and Alan Titchmarsh establishes grasses to complement his garden's tropical border. See Choice. Series producer Colette Foster : Executive producer Tony Laryea (S) (W)Alan Titchmarsh : page 36

Contributors

Unknown:
Pippa Greenwood
Unknown:
Ivan Hicks
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Producer:
Colette Foster
Producer:
Tony Laryea
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh

Labour MP Peter Kilfoyle and ex-newsreader Angela Rippon join captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton on the irreverent topical news quiz hosted by Angus Deayton.
See Choice.
(Repeated on Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Kilfoyle
Unknown:
Angela Rippon
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Angus Deayton.
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Giles Pilbrow

Another quartet of celebrity guests join presenter Mark Lamarr and regular team captains Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus on the comedy pop quiz show.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lamarr
Unknown:
Sean Hughes
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Richard Wilson

Six-part repeat run of the police documentary spoof.
Back to School. The team are demoted to uniform, and subsequently sent back to police retraining school.
Written, produced and directed by Dominic Anciano , Hugo Blick and Ray Burdls (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Directed By:
Dominic Anciano
Directed By:
Hugo Blick
Directed By:
Ray Burdls
DI Beach:
David Gillespie
DS Ash:
Ray Burdis
Commissioner:
Jim Beach
Instructor:
Tony O'Leary
Strings:
John Beckett
Bones:
Perry Benson

Feature-length opening to a new US police drama by Steven Bochco , who also devised Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue.
Life under Castro. The police response to a shooting spree in which officers and members of the public are killed prompts an Internal Affairs investigation. (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Steven Bochco

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