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The Lampies
A leprechaun receives a helping hand. (S)

7.10 The Wild Thornberrys
An April Fools' prank misfires. (R) (S)

7.35 Kenan and Kel
On All Fools' Day, the duo's mastery of practical jokes turns them paranoid. (R) (S)

8.00 Yvon of the Yukon
A life-saving walrus needs adopting. (S)

8.25 Dennis the Menace
Animated mischief-making. (R) (S)

8.45 UBOS
Gus and Verne are sucked into the underworld. (R) (S)

9-10 Xchange
Magazine show, presented by Angellica Bell, Joe Challands, Tony Craig, Jez Edwards, Abbie Eastwood, Lynsey France and Anna Kumble. (S) (W)

9.35 Stitch Up
An up-and-coming pop band are surprised as they film their first video. (S) (W)
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Contributors

Presenter (Xchange):
Angellica Bell
Presenter (Xchange):
Joe Challands
Presenter (Xchange):
Tony Craig
Presenter (Xchange):
Jez Edwards
Presenter (Xchange):
Abbie Eastwood
Presenter (Xchange):
Lynsey France
Presenter (Xchange):
Anna Kumble

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10.00 Brum
The adventures of a car that lives in a museum.

10.10 Clifford the Big Red Dog
New series of animated adventures featuring an outsized, optimistic dog. Emily needs a special item to show to her classmates.

10.25 Tweenies
Fizz pretends she has a pony.

10.45 Teletubbies
An Indian boy plays tabla drums.
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First of a two-part celebration of MGM movie musicals.
Narrators include Fred Astaire ,
Bing Crosby , Gene Kelly , Liza Minnelli , Debbie Reynolds ,
Mickey Rooney , Frank Sinatra , James Stewart and Elizabeth Taylor. Plus performances by Judy Garland , Esther Williams, and Clark Gable. Review page 55. Director Jack Haley Jr (1974. U)
(BW and Colour)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Astaire
Unknown:
Bing Crosby
Unknown:
Gene Kelly
Unknown:
Liza Minnelli
Unknown:
Debbie Reynolds
Unknown:
Mickey Rooney
Unknown:
Frank Sinatra
Unknown:
James Stewart
Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor.
Unknown:
Judy Garland
Unknown:
Clark Gable.
Director:
Jack Haley Jr

Gene Kelly, who also directs, joins Fred Astaire to host this sequel. Dancing together for the first time in 30 years, they present clips from Hollywood's golden age. Stars featured include Laurel and Hardy, Buster Keaton, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and the Marx Brothers. Review page 55.
(1976. U) (Colour and BW)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gene Kelly
Unknown:
Fred Astaire
Unknown:
Buster Keaton
Unknown:
Katharine Hepburn
Unknown:
Spencer Tracy

Regional Variations (2)

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Series 1

Episode 3: Cold Feet

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Bob has doubts about his forthcoming marriage to Thelma. All his contemporaries seem to be getting divorced - even the vicar. Terry shares more memories of his failed marriage. Show more

Drama starring Richard Burton and Jean Simmons. A Roman officer ordered to carry out
Christ's crucifixion wins Jesus's robe in a dice game. Hearing of its magical powers, Caligula wishes to possess it for himself. Widescreen. Review page 55. Director Henry Koster (1953, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Burton
Unknown:
Jean Simmons.
Director:
Henry Koster

Lemon of Troy. Bart reacts strongly when Shelbyville residents steal Springfield's lemon tree.
6.35 Bart Sells His Soul. Bart's life takes a wrong turn when Milhouse buys his soul. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cuit67O

A celebration of Jim Henson's chaotic vaudevillians and their attempts, between 1976 and 1981, to stage a smooth-running show. It uncovers little-known facts about the unruly superstars, relives memorable moments from the show and talks to famous people who took part, including Debbie Harry, James Coburn, Cleo Laine and Julie Andrews.
(I Love Morecambe and Wise is at 9pm)

Contributors

Interviewee:
Debbie Harry
Interviewee:
James Coburn
Interviewee:
Cleo Laine
Interviewee:
Julie Andrews
Producer:
Gerard Barry
Executive Producer:
Alan Brown

The new series marking 40 years of University Challenge continues with a rematch of the 1980 final, with that year's champions Bradford looking to complete the double over runners-up Lancaster. With Jeremy Paxman.
DirectorVernonAntcliff;ProducerPeterGwyn

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman.

The American comedy continues a new second series.
Visiting at Halloween, Francis helps Malcolm and his brothers to build a huge catapult.
Repeated next Saturday
No place like home: page 18

Contributors

Malcolm:
Frankie Muniz
Lois:
Jane Kaczmarek
Reese:
Justin Berfield
Francis:
Christopher Kennedy Masterson
Dewey:
Erik Per Sullivan
Hal:
Bryan Cranston
Eraserhead:
Will Jennings
Lloyd:
Evan Matthew Cohen
Dabney:
Kyle Sullivan

Ex-newsreader Angela Rippon , who appeared in one of the duo's memorable musical sketches, hosts a celebration of the comic pairing with showings of two films. Ends llpm. Director Kerry Brierly

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Rippon
Director:
Kerry Brierly

An Omnibus tribute to the comic genius in which many of his friends, family and show-business peers talk about Morecambe's life and their heartbreak on hearing the news of his death. Their comments are augmented by footage from home movies as well as classic clips from The Morecambe and Wise Show with guests Shirley Bassey and AndrS Previn.
Director Bill Eagles

Contributors

Unknown:
Shirley Bassey
Unknown:
Andrs Previn.
Director:
Bill Eagles

Zoe Ball hosts the quiz in which two teams of former pupils from the same school are tested on their cultural knowledge of the year in which they left formal education. Class of 1986. Ex-pupils from Allerton Grange school, Leeds, come face to face, plus music from Curiosity Killed the Cat. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Simon Marsh

Contributors

Unknown:
Zoe Ball
Unknown:
Allerton Grange
Director:
Geraldine Dowd
Producer:
Simon Marsh

Zone Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 EverWondered? 4324685 12.45
Personal Passions Toyah Willcox 4312840 1.00 Breaking the Seal Land Records 48550 1.30 Open Advice
National Test Revision 2.00 KS 3 Bitesize Revision Maths 1 Languages 4.00 Suenos World Spanish (parts 5-8)
Working with the Land 5.00 Careers and Customer Care Open University 6.00 Musee du Louvre - how artefacts are chosen for the museum. 8319111 6.50 Ever Wondered?

Contributors

Unknown:
Toyah Willcox

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