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Albert the Fifth Musketeer
A naive new recruit leaks information about Albert's weapon. (R) (S)

7.25 Casper
Spooky capers with the friendly little ghost. (R) (S)

7.45 Blue Peter
Special guests who appeared on last Friday's Children in Need extravaganza join the show. Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)

8.10 Brum
Scruffy mistakenly buries a businessman's mobile phone.
Repeated at 1pm (S) (W)

8.20 Fireman Sam
A new recruit's routine first day is enlivened by a call-out. (R) (S)

8.30 Noddy in Toyland
Will a broken alarm cause Noddy to miss the charity sale? (R) (S)

9.00 Tweenies
Double bill. Milo refuses to share his sweets, and then Judy explains about recording sounds. (R) (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]

9.40 Playdays
Whybird's shelves are full of footprints. (R) (S)

10.00 Teletubbies
Double bill of pre-school fun. Children paint in circles, and then some others create a mural with spray paints. (R) (S)
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Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Zandoodle and the Weezlebang (S) 5589068
11.05 Numbertime (ages 6-7) Addition and Subtraction - Difference (S) 3440987 11.20 Words and Pictures (ages 6-7) Phonics Year Two - Er/ir/ur (S) 3454180
11.35 Watch (ages 5- 7) Living through the Seasons - Hedgehog (S) 6353426
11.50 Landmarks Shorts (ages 9-11) Using the Land - Digging the Landscape (S) 6436703
12.00 English Express (ages 9-11) Own Goal (Programme 3) (S)

**** Satirical drama. Harry Dawes, a fading Hollywood director, discovers beautiful flamenco dancer Maria in a tawdry Madrid nightclub and turns her into a star. However, Maria soon tires of the surface glamour of the world she has conquered. Review page 56. Director Joseph L Mankiewicz (1954, PG) (S)


Joseph L Mankiewicz
Hany Dawes:
Humphrey Bogart
Maria Vargas:
Ava Gardner
Oscar Muldoon:
Edmond O'Brien
Alberto Bravano:
Marius Goring
Eleanora Torlato-Favrini:
Valentina Cortesa
Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini:
Rossano Brazzi
Elizabeth Sellars

What Did Gutenberg Invent? Johannes Gutenberg's 1440 Bible is credited as one of the first books to use a printing press. John Guy looks at claims that the book's irregular type proves Gutenberg had not perfected the process. Last in series.
Director Ollie Tait ; Producer Dick Taylor (S) (W) WEBSITE:


Johannes Gutenberg
John Guy
Ollie Tait
Dick Taylor

Two slow-starting teams, Newcastle and Salford, meet in the first match of the second round. With Jeremy Paxman. Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)


Jeremy Paxman.
Tracey Rooney
Peter Gwyn

The team explore the intriguing contradictions to be found within a Georgian house in the Spitalfields area of London. Series producer Tim Dunn : Executive producer Basil Comely (R) (S) (W)


Tim Dunn

The first of three films this week, with tonight's and tomorrow's originally broadcast before the terrorist attacks of 11 September. Introduced by John Simpson.

An analysis of the rise of the Islamic group Hezbollah in Lebanon, and America's efforts to eliminate the group. Shown in the States of Terror series.
(Revised rpt) (S)


John Simpson.
Katharine Quarmby
Martin Smith

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University
12.30 Renaissance Secrets Mystery of the Marriage (S) 73285
1.00 Bringing Home the Bacon (S)
1.30 Yes, We Never Say No (S)
Secondary Schools
2.00 Geography Australia 2000 (S)
4.00 Working with the Spanish/Working with the Japanese - differing approaches to business.
Working for Local Government
5.00 Customer Care and Targets
Open University
6.00 Who Belongs to Glasgow? (S)
6.30 The Liberation of Algebra (S)

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