Programme Index

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Ends 9.00.
Pingu
Fun with the clumsy penguin. Repeated 1.05pm (R)

7.05 Playdays
Peggy and Mark watch ducks, moorhens and coots on the Norfolk Broads. (R)

7.25 Smurfs' Adventures
Animated azure-tinged adventures. (R)

7.50 Blue Peter
A celebration of steam from York Railway Museum.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1
(S) (W)

8.20 The All-New Popeye Show
A triple bill of cartoon antics. (R)

8.40 Polka Dot Shorts
Bear is hooked on a video game. (R)

8.50 Brum
Animated automobile tales.
Narrated by Toyah Willcox. (R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Changes in Materials: Bending (S)
9.15 Cats'Eyes (ages 5-7) Changes in Materials: Giving Things Shape (S) 1389149 9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Not Now Bernard (S) 2695965 9.45 The Pocket-Size
Guide to Parenting (S) (W)

10.50 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-12) Using the Land: Growing Settlements (S) 4240865 11.00 Numbertime (ages 5-7) Side by Side: Beside, Around, Between (S)
11.15 Watch (ages 5-7) Art Start:
Printing (S) 651241011.30 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Rivers of the World: the Nile (S) 1305526 11.50 Science
Zone (ages 9-11) Changes in Materials: All Fired Up (S) 8276859 12.10 Focus (ages 9-11) Citizenship (S)

Steve Rider looks ahead to the climax to the World Rally championship, the Rally of Great Britain, taking place in Cardiff. There's also a review of the season so far, early action from Cardiff docks, and a look at the sport's rising stars. Commentary Mark James , Tiff Needell and Peter Slater. Producer Mark Wilkin

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Rider
Unknown:
Mark James
Unknown:
Tiff Needell
Unknown:
Peter Slater.
Producer:
Mark Wilkin

Bridges and Tunne/s. Fred Dibnah looks at some fine examples of civil engineering, including the earliest wrought-iron suspension bridge, Shropshire's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the Humber Bridge and the Channel Tunnel.
Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Mike Greenwood and Claire Powell (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Dibnah
Producer:
David Hall
Producers:
Mike Greenwood
Producers:
Claire Powell

Tiff Needell celebrates the 40th birthday of Cosworth, the engine that revolutionised Formula One motor racing, while Vicki Butler-Henderson has a test ride on the bestselling 50cc scooters. Plus a look at the Ford Ka, three years after it first hit the market. With Jason Barlow. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE: price £3.50, available monthly from newsagents

Contributors

Unknown:
Vicki Butler-Henderson
Unknown:
Jason Barlow.
Producer:
John Wilcox
Producer:
Richard Pearson

Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

2000-2001

Extreme Dinosaurs

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Palaeontologists recently discovered strata in South America showing packs of huge dinosaurs. These amazing discoveries have changed what we know about the dinosaur world. Paul Brightwell narrates. Show more

The cult satirical comedy that relocates big-name celebrities to the tranquillity of Surbiton returns for a third, ten-part
- series. Tonight, forgetting they are about to embark on a world tour Mick and Keith start a delivery service. See Choice. Written by John Sessions , Phil Cornwell and Peter Richardson
Director Peter Richardson : Producer Ben Swaffer (S) That nice Michael Caine at number 48: page 40

Contributors

Written By:
John Sessions
Written By:
Phil Cornwell
Written By:
Peter Richardson
Director:
Peter Richardson
Producer:
Ben Swaffer
Unknown:
Michael Caine

Jeremy Clarkson comes face to face with the outspoken former Minister for Sport and MP for West Ham Tony Banks and the never-say-die rock band Status Quo.
Director Brian Klein ; Producer Rob Baker (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Director:
Brian Klein
Producer:
Rob Baker

Modem Days for Dickensian Ways. The final job swap in the series sees Stephanie Hill , an employee of a large Stoke crockery exporter, trade places with Bridgett Dix , who hand-decorates Victorian-style plates at a small pottery.
Director Paula Fasht (S)
Then 48 Preludes and Fugues Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C minor (Book 2 No 2). (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephanie Hill
Unknown:
Bridgett Dix
Director:
Paula Fasht

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 Rough Science 63908 1.00 Elements of Healing 65057 1.30 Background Brief 6301453 1.45 What
Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 8224618 2.00 A Thread of Quicksilver (S) 31057 2.30 Fighting Rust in Your Car 43892 (S)
3.00 Ships and Boats and Strain (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Performance Management in Schools: Programme 1
Languages 4.00 Buongiomo Italia! Beginners' Italian (parts 19 and 20); French on a Plate
Working In IT 5.00 The Future 58811 .
Open University 6.00 Hubbard Brook (S) 81892 6.30 Open Advice: a University without Walls Ends 7.00am.

Contributors

Unknown:
Hubbard Brook

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