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William's Wish Wellingtons
A pair of boots with magical powers lead a six-year-old to adventure. (R)

7.05 Playdays
Today at the Playground Stop, a look at opposites. (R)

7.25 Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Adventures with the cartoon reptile and his friends. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
S Club 7 perform their latest hit, Natural, in the studio, and the team report on their trip to Spain. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S) (W)

8.15 Top Cat
The cool moggy is mistaken for a Maharajah. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Bear and Marigold try their hands at making a cart. (R)

8.50 Christopher Crocodile
In Africa, Christopher looks for mud and rain.
Repeated at 1pm (R)

8.55 Monty the Dog
The podgy dog with the cheeky grin goes to school.
Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

Jackie Ashley and Michael Crick present live coverage of the annual TUC from Glasgow. Including a speech from
European Commissioner
Anna Diamantopoulou. (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jackie Ashley
Unknown:
Michael Crick
Unknown:
Anna Diamantopoulou.

Criminal Kids. Heavyweight boxer Julius Francis is among the guests joining Esther Rantzen in a studio discussion on how to deal with the problem of young children breaking the law. Producer Lisa Mead
Editor Patsy Newey (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Julius Francis
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Producer:
Lisa Mead
Editor:
Patsy Newey

Top chef Gary Rhodes provides another definitive look at great British cooking. This week he prepares meals to eat alfresco, including cheese, leek and mushroom flan, home-made tomato soup and the perfect pork pie. Producer Mandy Cooper ; Executive producer Nick Vaughan. Barratt
(R) (S) (W) BBC BOOK: New British Classics - Gary Rhodes (hardback), price £20.00

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Rhodes
Producer:
Mandy Cooper
Producer:
Nick Vaughan.
Unknown:
Gary Rhodes

Anne McKevitt attempts an ambitious water feature with a designer pool for the serious swimmer. Unable to move a chestnut tree in the middle of the garden, she comes up with the effective but unusual solution of encasing it in a giant terracotta pot. Introduced by Tessa Shaw.
Director Ed Bazalgette ; Producer Rachel Innes-Lumsden (R) (S) (W) BBC BOOK: The Home Front Directory, price £12.99, from retailers

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne McKevitt
Introduced By:
Tessa Shaw.
Director:
Ed Bazalgette
Producer:
Rachel Innes-Lumsden

Wrestler, miner, Mensa member and Doctor of Law:
Jimmy Saville has been all of these, as well as the childhood hero of Louis Theroux. Staying with Savile at some of his seven homes, Theroux attempts to get a glimpse of the private man behind the public persona.
Director Will Yapp; Executive producer Kevin Sutcliffe (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Saville
Unknown:
Louis Theroux.
Producer:
Kevin Sutcliffe

Angus Deayton , Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by Maureen Lipman and Neil and Christine Hamilton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Colin Swash (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Maureen Lipman
Unknown:
Christine Hamilton.
Director:
Paul Wheeler

Jo Whiley and Rajesh Mirchandani present live coverage of this year's Mercury Music Prize award for the album of the year, from London's Grosvenor House hotel. The nominees for the L20,000 prize include Coldplay, folk singer Kathryn Williams , Leftfield and Richard Ashcroft. Featuring live performances from Coldplay, MJ Cole, Doves and Badly Drawn Boy.
Producer Des Burkinshaw : Executive producer Mark Cooper
(S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jo Whiley
Unknown:
Rajesh Mirchandani
Singer:
Kathryn Williams
Singer:
Richard Ashcroft.
Producer:
Des Burkinshaw
Producer:
Mark Cooper

The Checks. Kramer enjoys the benefits of Jerry's fame in Japan when he receives attention from tourists.
Sehescont!nuestomorrowatll.50pm (S)
Fohowedby 48 Pre)udes and Fugues Niko!aiDemidenko p!ays Johann Sebastian Bach 's Pretude and Fugue <n F m;nor(We//-Tempered C/aMef. Book 2, No 10). (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Johann Sebastian Bach
Jerry:
Jerry Seinfeld
George:
Jason Alexander
Kramer:
Michael Richards
Elaine Julia:
Louis Dreyfus

(Repeats are not indicated)
Open University
12.30 The Liberation of Algebra (S)
1.00 Experiments and Energy (S) 62961
1.30 Given Enough Rope (S) UU9
Teenagers and Families
2.00 Living with Teenagers 2
Languages
4.00 Italianissimo (parts 1-4)
Work Essentials
5.00 Europe
Open University
6.00 Raising Arms Against Air Portion (S)
6.30 Plastics Under Pressure
Ends 7.00am. (S)

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