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Smurfs' Adventures
Gargamel uses a magic flute, then Lazy tries to make the most of life. (R) (S)

7.25 C Bear and Jamal
Streetwise ursine antics. (R) (S)

7.45 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas braces himself to ascend England's tallest spire. With sign language. Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1(S) (W)

8.10 Oakie Doke
More animated woodland tales (R) (S)

8.20 Fireman Sam
Animated fun in Pontypandy. (R) (S)

8.30 Noddy In Toyland
The children learn the value of listening to instructions. (R) (S)

9.00 Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Day 13 of the rundown. (S) (W)
Then Tweenies
The friends learn about check patterns and methods of recycling. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD: Tweenies Christmas Album, featuring Hey Hey, Are You Ready to Play?, is available from retailers

9.40 Playdays
Peggy Patch and her friends pay a visit to Santa in his special grotto. (R) (S)

10.00 Teletubbies
Double bill of pre-school fun. The foursome watch Po dance, then, in a repeated episode, Dipsy runs around. (S)
BBC Video Teletubbies 2 video box set, containing Musical Playtime and Nursery Rhymes, price £12.99

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Fractions - Tenths: Decimals (S) 6943771 11.15 Words and Pictures (ages 5-6) Magic Pencil (part 3) (S) 4461232 11.30
Science Zone (ages 9-11) Plants and Animals - Guess Who's
Coming to Dinner? (S)
11.50 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain - Achievements (S) 3165400 12.10 BBC Active Citizenship (ages 5-11) Getting It Together (S)

Continuing live coverage from York. With two of the semi-final places decided, the remaining players vie for a place in the final four, where competitors will be guaranteed at least L27,250 in prize money.
This time last year, Wales's
Mark Williams continued his commanding form with a 9-2 victory over Ireland's Fergal O'Brien. A titanic struggle in one of the other quarter-finals saw Stephen Hendry and Stephen Lee fight it out down to the wire before the former triumphed 9-8. (S) (W)35232i45


Mark Williams
Fergal O'Brien.
Stephen Hendry
Stephen Lee

Further quarter-final action from the Barbican Centre in York. Introduced by Hazel Irvine , with Steve Davis and John Parrott. (S) (W)


Introduced By:
Hazel Irvine
Steve Davis
John Parrott.

Further quarter-final action. With Hazel Irvine, Steve Davis and John Parrott. Commentary from Clive Everton,
Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor and Willie Thorne. (S) (W)


Steve Davis
John Parrott.
Ray Edmonds
Dennis Taylor
Willie Thorne.

Regional Variations (2)

First Sight

BBC Two England

Wrestlers. As a public inquiry gets underway, Chris Packham looks at the impact of a proposed container port at Dibden Bay, near Southampton. Producer Stuart Woodman
REGIONAL PROGRAMMES: see panel on left for variations. Viewers on digital will see First Sight


Chris Packham
Stuart Woodman

A kitsch Christmas is on the agenda in the series in which interior designer Linda Barker and chef Patrick Williams join forces to give viewers expert advice on creating a stylish seasonal ambience. As well as Babycham jellies and flock wallpaper, there are pink poodles and knickerbocker glories. Director/Producer Daniel Adamson (S) (W)


Linda Barker
Patrick Williams
Daniel Adamson

Regional Variations (2)

What Not To Wear

Series 1

Episode 3: Kim

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Style gurus Susannah Constantine and Trinny Woodall perform their fashion makeover on Kim Simmons. Will their style advice transform the 46-year-old's bohemian look into a stylish, younger image? Show more

MP Sir Anthony Berry was one of five people killed by the IRA attack on Brighton's Grand hotel during the Conservative Party conference of October 1984. This documentary from the Everyman strand follows his daughter Jo Tuffnell 's meetings with the man responsible, Patrick Magee , after his early release under the Good Friday Agreement.
Director Paul McGuigan : Producer Michael Appleton (S)


Sir Anthony Berry
Jo Tuffnell
Patrick Magee
Paul McGuigan
Michael Appleton

Part eight of the drama about internet company Seethru. Dirty Washing. Mike struggles to keep the team together, Brandon is seemingly transformed, and a mysterious woman from Jake's past returns. Contains strong language.
Written by Simon Block ; Producer Simon Heath : Director Julian Holmes


Written By:
Simon Block
Simon Heath
Julian Holmes
Lucy Jennings:
Claudia Harrison
Mike Fisher:
Justin Pierre
Sophie Moore:
Amanda Ryan
Jake Plaskow:
David Walliams
Yvonne Harper:
Sally Rogers
Brandon Dyer:
Iddo Goldberg
Reece Wilson:
William Beck
Fran Chapel:
Poppy Miller
Zoe Atkins:
Romola Garai
Tyler Clarkson:
Indra Ove
Katherine McGuire:
Elizabeth Marmur

A one-off Network East Late comedy special featuring, among others, Felix Dexter and the controversial Shazia Mirza. Russell Peters is the evening's compere.
Director Merrick Simmonds : Producers Tommy Nagra. Jas Shetra (S) (W)


Felix Dexter
Shazia Mirza.
Russell Peters
Merrick Simmonds
Tommy Nagra.
Jas Shetra

Repeats are not indicated.
Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing 1998646 1.05 Final Frontier (W) 9055004 1.35 Hollywood Science (S) (W)
1.50 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 5617646 2.00 Making Contact (S) 82849 2.30 Mapping the Milky Way (S) 61356 3.00 Accumulating Years and Wisdom (S)
Key Skills Resource Bank 3.30 Teaching Today: New Thinking Languages 4.00 Make Spanish Your Business (part 2) Working for Local Government 5.00 Money Matters Open University 6.00 It's Only Plastic (S) 34066 6.30 Hospitals - Who Needs Them? (S)

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