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The Itsy Bitsy Spider
More eight-legged antics. (R) (S)

7.20 Casper
Animated fun with the friendly ghost. (R) (S)

7.45 UKool
Gerard McCabe and Tina Kelly visit Belfast and road-test a pair of trainers that turn into roller skates.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (W)

8.10 Big Wolf on Campus
Tommy loses control of his unnaturally ferocious appetite. (R) (S)

8.35 Dennis the Menace
The stripy jumpered rebel comes across a haunted house. (R) (S)


Presenter (UKool):
Gerard McCabe
Presenter (UKool):
Tina Kelly

Alice Beer appeals on behalf of Break, which provides holidays and respite care for people with special needs. Plus Gavin Campbell with charity news. DONATIONS: for details see Sunday
5.20pm on BBC1 (R) (S)


Gavin Campbell

Clare Balding and Willie Carson present live coverage of this afternoon's racing, including the Sussex Stakes at 3.20, worth L275,000 and won memorably a year ago by Giant's Causeway. Other starts are at 2.15,2.45 and 3.50. With Jim McGrath ,
Jimmy Lindley , Graham Rock , Jonathan Powell , Angus Loughran and Jeff Banks. (W) including at
3.00 News; Regional News
(Digital: UK Today) Weather (S) (W)


Willie Carson
Jim McGrath
Jimmy Lindley
Graham Rock
Jonathan Powell
Angus Loughran
Jeff Banks.

Live from London's Royal Albert Hall where American soprano Renee Fleming makes her long-awaited Proms debut singing Mozart's motet Exsultate, jubilate and Richard Strauss's ravishing Four Last Songs of 1948. The first half also features Dvorak's Carnival Overture and Brahms's Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, while the all-Strauss second half begins with the colourful tone poem Don Juan. Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra and the concert is introduced by Stephanie Hughes.

(Also broadcast on Radio 3 and the internet, and repeated at 10pm on BBC Knowledge.)
uring the interval Renee Fleming discusses her life and work with James Naughtie.
(Subsequent programmes may run late or change)


Stephanie Hughes
Soprano/Interviewee (Interval):
Renee Fleming
Philharmonia Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach
Interviewer (Interval):
James Naughtie
David Stevens
Executive Producer:
Caroline Speed

Third in the six-part repeated series exploring the extraordinary wildlife and wild places of South America.
Great Plains. The vast grasslands rival those of Africa and are home to strange animals, including giant anteaters, capybara and armadillos, who all have to survive the extreme weather conditions that have shaped the region into one of the most beautiful places on the continent.
Producer Ian Gray ; Series producer Karen Bass (R) (S) (W)
BBC PRODUCTS: book. Andes to Amazon: a Guide to Wild South America. price £20; plus CD of soundtrack available from retailers


Ian Gray
Karen Bass

The spaceship Heart of Gold reaches the legendary planet of Magrathea. Before they land, however, the planets automatic defence systems activate and fire two nuclear missiles.
Continues tomorrow at 11.20pm.
Website: [web address removed]


Arthur Dent:
Simon Jones
Ford Prefect:
David Dixon
Zaphod Beeblebrox:
Mark Wing-Davey
Sandra Dickinson
The Book:
Peter Jones
Marvin the Paranoid Android:
David Learner
Voice of Marvin:
Stephen Moore
Richard Vernon
Gag Halfrunt:
Gil Morris

A one-off film about a young deaf woman, Kim, who misses the last bus and discovers a gay nightclub.
Written by Caroline Loncq
Producer Diane Whitley ; Director Martin Jameson (S) (W)
Followed by 48 Preludes and Fugues (R) (S) (W)


Written By:
Caroline Loncq
Diane Whitley
Martin Jameson
Sarah Beauvoisin
Danny Edwards
Antony Hickling
Kim's friend:
Caroline Sugden
Smart couple:
Melanie Sylvester
Smart couple:
Simon Coury

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Global Fantasy 2 (S) 82579 1.00 Controlling Carnival Crowds (S) 5061802 1.50 Ever Wondered? (S) Parenting 2.00 Pocket Guide to Parenting Plus (part 9) (S) Languages 4.00 Salut Serge! Bon Mot: Thirst Working In Hospitality 5.00 Health and Safety
Open University 6.00 Picturing the Modern City (S)
6.30 Virtual Democracy? (S)

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