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Ends 9.00.
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Rotten Ralph
The cat enters a talent contest.
(R) (S)

7.10 The Raccoons
Fun in the forest with Bert and Melissa Raccoon and Cedric Sneer.
(R) (S)

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

8.00 CBBC at the Fame Academy
Talent-school report.
(W) (Further coverage on CBBC channel)

8.05 Blue Peter
Magazine show.
(Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1) (S) (W)

8.30 The Wayne Manifesto
Can Dad make amends with property mogul Tony Sartori?
(R) (S)

Ends 10.50.

Clifford the Big Red Dog
The tale of how the Howards moved to Birdwell Island.

9.15 Ethelbert the Tiger
Ethelbert tries to cheer up a resigned rhino, then learns about teamwork from a colony of meerkats.

9.25 Adventures of Spot
The puppy enjoys a picnic.

9.30 Fimbles
Rome finds a hairbrush.
Shown yesterday at 3.25pm on BBC1

9.50 Teletubbies Count to Christmas
The tenth advent moment.

Then Pingu
The pint-sized penguin plays a fish game.

10.00 Tweenies
Bella, Fizz, Milo and Jake find out about stringed instruments.
BBC Tweenies magazine: monthly, £1.40. New issue on sale 16 December

10.20 Teletubbies
Children take a ride on a rickshaw.

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

BBC products: CBeebies, the Official Album, featuring songs and TV themes

Regional Variations (2)

Primary History

Tudor Life: Children, A Girl's Story

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Educational programme for seven- to nine-year-olds discovering the different lives of rich and poor children in Tudor times.

The remaining third-round matches get under way this afternoon in York, with players competing in best-of-17-frames matches over two sessions. Hazel Irvine , joined by former champions Steve Davis and John Parrott , introduces the live coverage.


Hazel Irvine
Steve Davis
John Parrott

The Smashing Pumpkins, Cypress Hill, Peter Frampton and Sonic Youth are among the musical guests when Homer takes Bart and Lisa to a rock festival.
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Smashing Pumpkins
Cypress Hill
Peter Frampton
Sonic Youth

Regional Variations (2)



Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

In a special edition of the archive-based pop show, Celine Dion introduces her hits. Featuring Only One Road, Think Twice, My Heart Will Go On and I'm Alive. Show more

Suit Yourself. Nettles and wool have surprising results.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Producer John Howard Davies RT SHOP: all 30 episodes can be purchased in a video boxed set for £69.99 (VHS) by calling [number removed] (national rate) quoting ref RADT9013.


Written By:
John Esmonde
Written By:
Bob Larbey
John Howard Davies
Tom Good:
Richard Briers
Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbetter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbetter:
Paul Eddington
Reginald Marsh
Philip Madoc

An unlikely vegetable, plus Art Deco and Arts and Crafts styles combine as Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Diarmuid Gavin continue the new series of the design show.
Abi Newel has lived in her north London house since she was a child - now it's time to redesign it to suit her rather than her parents. But can she leave behind her memories and let go enough to allow the designers to work their magic? Director Paul Wu ; Series producer Kaye Godleman


Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Diarmuid Gavin
Abi Newel
Paul Wu
Kaye Godleman

A maximum-security prison is the unlikely setting for a production of the musical Sweeney Todd in a drama by director Francesca Joseph , which stars Jessica Stevenson.
A small opera company will take the lead roles - but, in an unusual twist, prisoners serving life sentences will form the chorus. The result is an experience that will change everyone's life. Contains strong language and violence.
Written by Francesca Joseph ; Producers Ruth Caleb and Christopher Collins Face of the Week, Jessica Stevenson : page 69


Sweeney Todd
Francesca Joseph
Jessica Stevenson.
Written By:
Francesca Joseph
Ruth Caleb
Christopher Collins
Jessica Stevenson
Jessica Stevenson
Jayney (Mrs Lovett):
Samantha Spiro
Shaun Dingwall
Kulvinder Ghir
Karl Johnson
Ian Burfield
Mel Raido
Jonny Atkins:
Daniel Evans
David Oyelowo
Phelim McDermott
Dudley Sutton
Kevin Dignam
Bruce Byron
Miles (Sweeney Todd):
Steven Page
Eugene (the judge):
Richard Van Allan
Lily (Joanna):
Lucy Bates
Julia (beggar woman):
Brenda Longman
Dick (Anthony):
Byron Watson
The journalist:
Helene Kvale


Series 2

Episode 5: Happy Release

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 9 months

A spell in the prison hospital is not as restful as Fletcher hoped, after he finds himself sharing a ward with Blanco.


Repeats are not indicated.
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Secondary Schools 2.00 PSHE ID Citizenship Documentary drama exploring rights and responsibilities, followed by Offside, a new drama about multicultural Britain.
Languages 4.00 Work Talk 3 Germany Essential language basics for working in Germany.
Working for Yourself 5.00 Using the Cybermarket - how to market and build small businesses.
Open University 6.00 West Africa Art and Identities Art in Ghana and London. 43492 6.30 EverWondered? Fashion writer Caryn Franklin examines where high art meets the high street.


Caryn Franklin

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