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Ends 9.00.
Teddy Trucks
Animated fun. Repeated at 1pm (R)

7.05 Spider
Tales of a boy and his spider. Repeated at 1.05pm (R)

7.10 Playdays
It's time for birthday celebrations. (R)

7.30 Smurfs Adventures
Animated tales of the blue folk. (R)

7.55 S Club 7 Go Wild
Rachel encounters a Siberian tiger. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.
Shown Monday 4.35pm, BBC1 (S) (W)

8.15 The All-New Popeye Show
Cartoon sailor antics. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Birds are eating Marigold's cabbages. (R)

8.50 Oakie Doke
The wood-dwellers celebrate a birthday. (R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 What? Where? When? Why? (ages 6-7) Autumn Changes:
Hibernating (S) 7620569 9.15
Watch (ages 5-7) Birth, Care and Growth: Animals (S) 1074265 9.30 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7)
Treasure Hunt (S) 2380081 9.45
The Pocket-Sized Guide to Parenting (S) (W)

on BBC Two England

Footage from the long-running pop show's archives, featuring
Adam and the Ants, EMF, Marilyn, Lulu, Herman's Hermits, Texas, the Wombles and Squeeze. With Steve Wright.
Producer Mark Hagen (S) Repeated next Saturday Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Wright.
Producer:
Mark Hagen

Sparks at Marks. The fortunes of the beleaguered high-street chain Marks and Spencer go from worse to worse. With critical autumn trading figures imminent, the share price plummeting and now talk of store closures, Michael Robinson reports on what has gone wrong.
Producer Mark Dowd ; Series editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) (W) 17 NOTE: as The Money Programme is topical its subject matter may change.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Robinson
Producer:
Mark Dowd
Editor:
Diarmuid Jeffreys

In the first of a new seven-part series of seafood journeys, Rick Stein travels along the South Coast from Dorset to Kent, discovering such delights as mackerel, sole, blue clams, gurnard and squid. See Choice.
Director/Producer David Pritchard (S) (W) Fishing for compliments: page 39; Gurnard fillets with a potato, garlic and saffron broth: page 40

Contributors

Unknown:
Rick Stein
Producer:
David Pritchard

A new series in which seven of Britain's top chefs turn up on the doorsteps of their biggest fans to help them prepare the dinner party of their dreams. Tonight, Jamie Oliver shows Angela Wheeler how to cook tortellini with ricotta, sage and parmesan, and beef wrapped in prosciutto with porcini mushrooms.See Choice.
Executive producer Nick Vaughan-Barratt ; Series producer Nichola Hegarty
(S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jamie Oliver
Unknown:
Angela Wheeler
Producer:
Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer:
Nichola Hegarty

Regional Variations (2)

A History of Britain by Simon Schama

Series 1

Episode 6: Burning Convictions

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Simon Schama tells the story of the Reformation, from Henry VIII's love for Anne Boleyn to Bloody Mary's unsuccessful attempt to return England to Catholicism. Show more

First in a new eight-part run of the series in which bosses return to the shop floor. Tonight, holiday-company boss
Steve Garley is horrified at what he finds when he spends a week working incognito as a wedding co-ordinator on the Caribbean island of Antigua. See Choice.
Series producer Hugh Dehn ; Executive producer Robert Thirkell
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/floor

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Garley
Producer:
Hugh Dehn
Producer:
Robert Thirkell
on BBC Two England

Ruby Wax 's guests tonight are journalist and cancer sufferer John Diamond , healer Matthew Manning , therapist to the stars Beechy Colclough and Gimme
Gimme Gimme writer Jonathan Harvey. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruby Wax
Unknown:
John Diamond
Unknown:
Matthew Manning
Unknown:
Beechy Colclough
Unknown:
Jonathan Harvey.

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Crunch Entrepreneur of the Year - the staff of Enterprise Magazine prepare to host the awards ceremony. (W) 58260 1.00 Yes, We Never Say No - managers of an international hotel chain demonstrate how they encourage their staff to provide a topolass service. (S) 39208 1.30 Imagining New Worlds - journey through south-eastern Mexico. (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 Voces Espanolas; Talk Spanish Languages 4.00 Espana Viva ! (parts 2 and 3); Spanish Globo (parts 2-4) - short animation in Spanish. Working In IT 5.00 Computer Basics
Open University 6.00 The Clinical Psychologist (S) 83444 6.30 The Secret of Sporting Success Ends 7.00am. (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Espana Viva

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