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Ends 8.15.

Potsworth and Co
More Dream Zone adventures. (R) (S)

7.20 Arthur
The pals go to summer camp, then Buster the class clown faces a tough test. (R) (S)

7.45 Captain Abercromby
The crew sail to the rescue when a precious jewel is at risk. (S) (W)

8.00 Pocket Dragon Adventures
Can Princess Betty Bye Bell stop the awful weather? (R) (S)

Ends 10.50.
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Bill and Ben
The flowerpot men are faced with a sticky situation.
Repeated at 1pm
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8 25 Just So Stories
The tale of the elephant's child.

8.35 Postman Pat
More drama in the village of Greendale.

8.50 Pingu
The little penguin pretends to be ill.

9.00 Teletubbies
Laa-Laa's ball lands in a puddle, then Bo Peep loses her sheep.
BBC CD-ROM: Play with the Teletubbies, for PC and Playstation, price £19.99

9.50 Playdays
Poppy's pals try to lift her flagging spirits.

10.10 Tweenies
Fizz has a bad-hair day, then the pals stage a version of Snow White.
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Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Hands Up! (ages 7-9) The Iron Man (part 3): with sign language. Actress Jane Lapotaire continues to read from the story by Ted Hughes.
11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Shapes: Circles
11.20 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: igh
11.35 Watch (ages 5-7) Our Friends: School Friends
11.50 ZigZag (ages7-9) Environment: Water, Air, Land
12.10 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Children in Victorian Britain: Children at Work

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Lapotaire
Story By:
Ted Hughes.

Romantic adventure. Left stranded in Africa, a showgirl becomes jealous when the safari leader she has designs on falls for an anthropologist's wife. Review page 59.
Director John Ford (1953)

Contributors

Director:
John Ford
Victor Marswell:
Clark Gable
Eloise Y Kelly:
Ava Gardner
Linda Nordley:
Grace Kelly
Donald Nordley:
Donald Sinden
John Brown Pryce:
Philip Stainton

Another chance to see the first of the most recent series.
The Challenge Belt. Behemoth throws down the gauntlet to more challengers. With Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Series producer Bill Hobbins ; Director Stuart MacDonald
Repeated at 12.20am

Contributors

Unknown:
Craig Charles
Unknown:
Julia Reed.
Producer:
Bill Hobbins
Director:
Stuart MacDonald

Coverage from Vienna of the first day of championship action. Britons scheduled to be in action include Christian Malcolm
in the 200m, Colin Jackson in the 60m hurdles and Ashia Hansen in the triple jump. Hosted by Roger Black. Producer Helen Kuttner

Contributors

Unknown:
Christian Malcolm
Unknown:
Colin Jackson
Unknown:
Ashia Hansen
Unknown:
Roger Black.
Producer:
Helen Kuttner

Rural life with Clarissa Dickson Wright and Johnny Scott. Ferrets and Rabbits. With Johnny Scott 's ferret Fido and terrier Tug in tow, the duo visit Northumberland and Cornwall to learn about catching rabbits and ferret-racing. Director Donald Coutts ; Executive producer Patrick Flavelle 3

Contributors

Unknown:
Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown:
Johnny Scott.
Unknown:
Johnny Scott
Director:
Donald Coutts
Producer:
Patrick Flavelle

Regional Variations (2)

Bill Oddie Goes Wild

Series 2

Episode 8: Thames

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Bill Oddie goes in search of some extraordinary wildlife in London including: red deer, water voles & thousands of wild Asian parrots flying in to roost. Show more

The flagship horticultural show returns with Alan Titchmarsh starting fresh projects plus Chris Beardshaw meeting the gardener who grows plants from under windswept coastal shingle. Rachel de Thame presents the season's best plants and there's a look at snowdrops in Gloucestershire.
Series producer Colette Foster : Executive producer Tony Laryea BBC MAGAZINES: Gardeners' World, price L2.60. Latest issue on sale now Gardens Illustrated, L3.50. Latest issue on sale now BBC BOOK: Grow Your Own Cut Flowers, price £18.99
Going back to their roots: page 42; RT Shop: page 44

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown:
Chris Beardshaw
Producer:
Colette Foster
Producer:
Tony Laryea

What circumstances led, during an attack of Allied convoys in December 1943, to the sinking of the battle cruiser
Scharnhorst, the pride of the German navy? Timewatch investigates the mystery of the warship's final voyage and the Norwegian navy's extraordinary attempts to find the wreck. Producer AlfJacobsen; Editor Laurence Rees

Contributors

Editor:
Laurence Rees

Germaine Greer , Ekow Eshun and Hari Kunzrujoin Mark Lawson for a review of cultural highlights and low points.
Producer Mark Bell Rpted next Monday on BBC Knowledge

Contributors

Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Ekow Eshun
Unknown:
Hari Kunzrujoin Mark

Sci-fi drama. The future: readers are persecuted and firemen burn books. Then
Montag, a fireman, meets Clarisse, a teacher, and for the first time he questions the meaning of his life - but also places himself in danger. Widescreen. Review page 59.
Director Francois Truffaut (1966.12)

Contributors

Director:
Francois Truffaut

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