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on BBC Two England

Ends 9.50.

Dennis the Menace
Animated spiky-haired shenanigans. (S)

7.25 Mona the Vampire
An ice show comes to town.

7.40 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Woody and Mrs Meany have therapy.
Shown yesterday at 3.45pm on BBC1

8.00 Ace Lightning
Lord Fear discovers Mark has a piece of the magical amulet.

8.25 Looney Tunes
Sylvester and Tweety take a train trip.

8.35 Taz-Mania
Taz defends his home from some pests.

9.00 Xchange Xtra
Featuring music from Sugababes.

9.15 ChuckleVision
Paul and Barry hang a valuable tapestry.
Written by John Sayle

9.35 Captain Abercromby
Conan the talking cannonball takes control of the ship.

Contributors

Writer ("ChuckleVision"):
John Sayle

Ends 11.00.

Rubbadubbers
Sploshy wants to do Winona's whale trick.
(S)

10.00 Tweenies
Jake learns what "in between" means.
(R) (S) (W)

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

10.25 Teletubbies
Laa-Laa's ball gets stuck indoors.
(R) (S)

10.50 Pingu
The impetuous penguin breaks a vase.
(R)

10.55 Beebie's Tails
Chris Bisson tells Beebie Surprise.
(S) (W)

Swashbuckling adventure. Sinbad describes a hunt for treasure. Review page 57.
Director Richard Wallace (1947, U)
Followed by Witness The impact of the Berlin Wall.

Contributors

Director:
Richard Wallace
Unknown:
Berlin Wall.
Sinbad:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Shireen:
Maureen O'Hara
Melik:
Walter Slezak
Emir:
Anthony Quinn

Comedy. A married couple inherit a run-down cinema staffed by eccentrics.
Review page 57.
Director Basil Dearden (1957, U) (BW)
Living Famously profiles Peter Sellers at 3.30pm

Contributors

Director:
Basil Dearden
Jean Spenser:
Virginia McKenna
Matt Spenser:
Bill Travers
Percy Quill:
Peter Sellers
Mrs Fazackalee:
Margaret Rutherford
Robin Carter:
Leslie Phillips
on BBC Two England

With Falco, Toni Basil, Was (Not Was), Lene Lovich , Alan Price and Teardrop Explodes. Plus new music from Counting Crows. With Steve Wright.
[web address removed] Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
BBC BOOK: Top of the Pops 1964-2002, £14.99 from [web address removed]; BBC Top of the Pops magazine: monthly, £1.90

Contributors

Presenter:
Steve Wright

The second of three editions of The Money Programme exploring retail battles follows the race to sell the latest catwalk and celebrity fashions in high-street stores.
Entrepreneur Philip Green discusses his Top Shop empire, which is compared to its main rivals Zara and H&M.
Producer Sarah Gregory ; Series editor Clive Edwards

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Green
Producer:
Sarah Gregory
Editor:
Clive Edwards

For the last in the series, Diarmuid Gavin and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen mark five years of working together by refurbishing their own homes, prompting arguments and criticisms from one another as well as their loved ones.
The duo also review highlights from past editions. Director Richard Thomson ; Series producer Kaye Godleman
[Web Address Removed] BBC BOOK: Home Front Inside Out, £13.29 from [Web Address Removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Diarmuid Gavin
Unknown:
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Director:
Richard Thomson
Producer:
Kaye Godleman

In spring 2002. excavations near Stonehenge turned up the richest Bronze Age burial ever found in Britain, with a man, presumed to be an archer. laid to rest with ten times the quantity of grave goods ever found before, including gold jewellery, copper knives and two full sets of hunting equipment. This Meet the Ancestors special sets out to discover the dead man's identity. Along the way, there are surprises - including the discovery of a second skeleton. Director/Producer Mike Fuller

Contributors

Producer:
Mike Fuller

Second in a five-part series about embarrassing messages. Wrong Recipient. The Devon schoolgirl bombarded with messages from the Pentagon and the office worker who sent abuse to his entire staff. Narrated by Quentin Willson. Director Julia Foot : Series producer Jonny Young

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Willson.
Director:
Julia Foot
Producer:
Jonny Young

Regional Variations (2)

Marion and Geoff

Series 2

Episode 4: The Husband

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

One-man comedy drama series. Keith thinks that chauffeuring Mr Trepaulin will make him part of the glamorous movie business. Show more

Guests include EastEnders actress Bindya Solanki , footballer Anwar Uddin , Bend It like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha and pop group Trickbaby. With Rajesh Mirchandani and Anita Rani.
Director Robert Davies : Producer Sangita Manandhar

Contributors

Unknown:
Bindya Solanki
Unknown:
Anwar Uddin
Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Unknown:
Rajesh Mirchandani
Unknown:
Anita Rani.
Director:
Robert Davies
Producer:
Sangita Manandhar

Supermarket Swap. A top Sainsbury's executive turns to unloading lorries and shelf-filling, and uncovers unused new tills, damaged stock and workers forbidden to talk.
Series producer Hugh Dehn

Contributors

Producer:
Hugh Dehn

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Looking at What Happens in Hospital 78778 1.00 Galois's Enduring Legacy
Secondary Schools 2.00 History The Cold War
Languages 4.00 Italy Inside Out- 4: Lecce/5: Sicily
Tool Kit to Communicating 5.00 Confidence Lab (parts 3-4) Open University 6.00 Open Advice: the Three Degrees 93575 6.30 Hard Questions, Soft Answers

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