Programme Index

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on BBC Two England

Ends 9.00.

Sheeep

Georgina and her friends decide to join a gym.

7.10 Call the Shots
With Sarah Cawood, Steve Wilson and Fearne Cotton.
Shown yesterday at 4.30pm on BBC1

7.35 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Shown yesterday at 3.45pm on BBC1

8.00 CBBC at the Fame Academy
Another report. Further coverage on CBBC channel

8.05 Junior Great North Run Party
With performances from Busted, Blazin' Squad. Sarah Whatmore and the S Club
Juniors.

8.30 The Wild Thornberrys
The chance to see a Komodo dragon distracts Eliza from her schoolwork.

Contributors

Presenter ("Call the Shots"):
Sarah Cawood
Presenter ("Call the Shots"):
Steve Wilson
Presenter ("Call the Shots"):
Fearne Cotton
Performer ("Junior Great North Run Party"):
Sarah Whatmore

Viewers choose from two programmes at 9.00, 9.30 and 10.05 - either Arthur or Evolution. Voting details on Monday.

(A) Arthur Arthur and DW are having baby trouble.
(B) Evolution Wayne saves Glen from a giant amoeba.

9.25 Looney Tunes
Madcap animated antics.

9.30
(A) Arthur Arthur writes a story and loses Pal.
(B) Evolution A petrol tanker runs aground.

10.00 Looney Tunes
Crazy cartoon capers.

10.05
(A) Arthur DW's bird is very ill, and Buster has a new friend.

(B) Evolution Ira and Harry have to deal with a deadly swarm.

Ends 12.00

Bob the Builder
Mr Sabatini's Smashing Day

10.40 Fimbles
Fun with a wooden spoon.
Shown yesterday at 3.25pm on BBC1.

11.00 Tweenies
The gang imagine that they can fly.

11.25 Pingu
The clumsy penguin goes skiing.

11.30 Teletubbies
A game of catch with Laa-Laa's ball.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

Regional Variations (2)

Yes, Minister

Series 3

Episode 2: The Challenge

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Satirical political sitcom. Jim Hacker takes part in a television interview on local civil defence - but his interrogator is extremely tenacious.

Contributors

James Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Dr. Richard Cartwright:
Ian Lavender
Writer:
Antony Jay

Four fighting machines battle it out as the fifth series reaches its climax with tonight's Grand Final. Presented by Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester. Commentary by Jonathan Pearce. A new series starts next week.
Director Stuart MacDonald ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
First shown on BBC Choice

Contributors

Presented By:
Craig Charles
Commentary By:
Jonathan Pearce.
Director:
Stuart MacDonald
Producer:
Bill Hobbins

The five scientists-turned-prospectors continue their search for gold on New Zealand's South Island in the second part of the science challenge series. This week they construct a giant panning machine, manufacture their own cosmetics from sheep's wool, and find out how trees can hold clues to an area's seismological history.
Director Martin Belderson ; Series producer Steve Evanson 17 For a free Rough Science booklet call [number removed] or visit www.open2.net

Contributors

Director:
Martin Belderson
Producer:
Steve Evanson

In the last programme of the series, designer
James Alexander-Sinclair provokes controversy in Chippenham, Wiltshire, when he uses unusual materials such as black rubber and scaffolding poles to transform a weed-infested garden into a dynamic contemporary space.
Director Mark Scott : Series producer Vanessa Jackson www.bbc.co.uk/gardening

Contributors

Designer:
James Alexander-Sinclair
Director:
Mark Scott
Producer:
Vanessa Jackson

Alan Titchmarsh prepares his Hampshire garden for the rigours of winter as the current series draws to a close. A special programme due to air in December will feature highlights ofTitchmarsh's six years on the programme.
Executive producer Tony Laryea : Series producer Colette Foster BBC MAGAZINES: Gardeners' World, £2.60. Gardens Illustrated, £3.50.

Contributors

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

Historian Richard Holmes assesses the achievements of Oliver Cromwell, the military leader whose passionate belief in the rights of the common man saw him sow the seeds of modern-day parliamentary democracy.
Director Mary Cranitch
BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital viewers

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Holmes
Unknown:
Oliver Cromwell
Director:
Mary Cranitch

Come In, Your Time Is Up. Mainwaring's men come to the aid of a German aircraft crew stranded on a lake.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft : Producer David Croft

Contributors

Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft
Producer:
David Croft

Kirsty Wark surveys the week's cultural highs and lows with guests Germaine Greer , Tom Paulin and Mark Kermode. Producer Tanya Hudson Repeated next Sunday on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsty Wark
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Tom Paulin
Unknown:
Mark Kermode.
Producer:
Tanya Hudson

Regional Variations (2)

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 20

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Jools is joined by Peter Gabriel, Groove Armada, Richie Havens, The Libertines, James Dean Bradfield and Hil St Soul.

Drama starring Patsy Kensit as a young Londoner living the good life, who kisses and tells all to an omnipresent camera. Review page 64.
Director Don Boyd (1991.15)

Contributors

Director:
Don Boyd

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