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Ends 8.15.

Chuck Finn
Comedy adventures with a ghostly twist. (R) (S)
Continues on Thursday at 7am

7 25 Histeria
Encounters with Joan of Arc and Napoleon. (R) (S)

7.45 Blue Peter Unleashed
Olympic athlete Simon Lessing, badminton star Julia Mann and rower Faridah Newman join the team for the sports version of the magazine. (W)

Contributors

Guest (Blue Peter Unleashed):
Simon Lessing
Guest (Blue Peter Unleashed):
Julia Mann
Guest (Blue Peter Unleashed):
Faridah Newman

Ends 10.50.
Binka: Binka's quest for tranquillity is scuppered, then he is rejected. Repeated at 1pm.
8:25 The Story Makers: Someone has a case of the squeaks.
8:40 Clifford the Big Red Dog: The canine learns the importance of keeping a promise.
9:00 Teletubbies: The friends look for interesting things, and then practise skipping. Website: [web address removed]
BBC Teletubbies Magazine: price £1.35
9:50 Playdays: Chris and friends listen to the sounds of the sea at Weston-super-Mare.
BBC Products: BBC Playdays Magazine: price £1.35, BBC Video: Playdays: Days By The Sea, price £24.99.
10:10 Tweenies: Max takes the gang aeroplane-spotting, then tries to play Judy's guitar.
BBC Tweenies Magazine: price £1.40. New issue on sale 9 May

Contributors

Playbus Driver:
Chris Jarvis

Repeats are not indicated.
10.50 Megamaths (ages 7-9)
Division: Divide by Five 1110 English Express (ages 9-11) Grammar and Writing 1130 Music Makers (ages 7-9)
Professor Allegro World of Music: in the Snow 6066945 11.50 ZigZag Shorts (ages 7-9) France: Paris 6513571 12.00
Shakespeare (ages 9-13) The
Animated Tales: Macbeth (5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Allegro World

Biographical drama. On 2
July 1937, radio contact was lost with Amelia Earhart over the Pacific. Neither the pilot nor her navigator were ever seen again. Review page 56.
Director Yves Simoneau (1994. PG)

Contributors

Director:
Yves Simoneau
Amelia Earhart:
Diane Keaton
George Putnam:
Bruce Dern
Fred Noonan:
Rutger Hauer
Paul Mantz:
Paul Guilfoyle

Steve Wright introduces archive performances from the Jam, Tom Petty , Carleen Anderson , the Associates and All Saints, plus rare footage of Dexy's Midnight Runners.
Producer Mark Hagen More tomorrow at 7.05pm

Contributors

Introduces:
Steve Wright
Unknown:
Tom Petty
Unknown:
Carleen Anderson
Producer:
Mark Hagen

The hands-on science series returns for a six-part run. Mapping It Out. On the Caribbean island of Carriacou,
Kate Humble and a team of five scientists have just three days to produce a map, paper, ink and recording device, with the local geography and climate conspiring against them. Series producer Steve Evanson ONLINE FORUM: some of the scientists involved in the series will be available to answer questions after the show on www.open2.net
FREE BOOKLET: call [number removed] (national rate); Ceefax: page How to have fun on a desert island: page 42

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Humble
Producer:
Steve Evanson

Back to School. Jamie Oliver gives pupils at his old school a cookery masterclass as he prepares marinated mozzarella salad, chicken and mushrooms in a bag, chocolate Cambridge cream and ginger beer.
Director Ewen Thomson ; Producer Nina Davies

Contributors

Unknown:
Jamie Oliver
Director:
Ewen Thomson
Producer:
Nina Davies

The three chefs tackle egg and lamb dishes with the results rated by tasters. Ben O'Donoghue makes pea-and-mint frittata with crunchy polenta shepherd's pie, Silvana Franco rustles up curried scrambled eggs and lamb salad, and Paul Merrett prepares cheese souffle and saddle of lamb. Series producer Sue Walton ; Executive producer Janice Gabriel Silvana Franco 's lamb and aubergine salad, plus grill pan offer: p42

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben O'Donoghue
Unknown:
Silvana Franco
Unknown:
Paul Merrett
Producer:
Sue Walton
Producer:
Janice Gabriel
Producer:
Silvana Franco

What Sank the Kursk? In August 2000, 118 sailors died when the supposedly indestructible Russian submarine Kursk sank. This documentary shows how a British submarine disaster from half a century ago might explain the Russian craft's tragic plummet to the ocean floor.
Producer Mark Hedgecoe : Series editor Bettina Lerner

Contributors

Producer:
Mark Hedgecoe
Editor:
Bettina Lerner

Suits for Sneakers. An advertising executive swaps his fashionable London agency for a nine-to-five office in Scotland. Narrated by Jamie Theakston.
Director Anna Davies Another episode tomorrow at 11.20pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Jamie Theakston.
Director:
Anna Davies

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University
12.30 Persisting Dreams 7565750
1.20 Ever Wondered? 1198866
1.30 Women and Allegory: Gender and Sculpture in Two Societies
Secondary Schools
2.00 Geography Investigating Asia
Languages 4.00 Espana Viva (part 15)/Spanish Globo (parts 9-10) The French Experience 2 (parts 1-2) - on-screen English subtitles. Working in Engineering
5.00 Mind Your Own Business
Open University
6.00 Development Aid-Unicef plans for children's healthcare. 25345
6.30 Strike a Light (5)

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