It’s petrolhead heaven for car enthusiasts on BBC Knowledge. The entire day’s lineup is devoted to back-to-back episodes from series 11 and 12 of
As well as the usual magazinestyle formatted programme, there will also be a series of specials featuring the boys mucking about in Vietnam, Botswana and the North Pole.
Cricket fans are also well catered for with coverage of the first day of the first test match between beginning at noon (Sky Sport 2) and the Twenty20 match between
airing live from 5pm (Sky Sport 1).
Earlier in the day, those needing a slow start should plonk the kids down in front of (9.15am, TV2).
It’s not Pufnstuf but given what else used to screen at this time of the year in the 1970s – The Star Wars Holiday Special anyone? – that’s probably a good thing.
Further television recommendations appear on the listings pages, 9-15.
My Friends Tigger and Pooh: 9.15am, TV2.