starts your day with news, sport, weather and travel - available to all viewers.
Selina Scott and Nick Ross with a Monday morning mix of news, comment and guests Timetable:
News on the hour and half hour read by Sue Carpenter
Weather with Francis Wilson at 6.55, 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55
News, weather and travel from local BBC studios at
6.57, 7.27, 7.57, 8.27
Sports news at 7.20 and 8.20 A review of the morning papers at 8.37
Including this morning:
Lynn Faulds Wood with news from the consumer unit;
Mike Smith with the latest pop news and Russell Grant with an astrology guide.
Alan Titchmarsh tests the air with his December Walk. This week, the Giving Tree spreads its branches so that viewers can help others, both in Britain and Ethiopia, to have a happier Christmas.
What can you do with a ball of wool?
Presenter Kate Copstick Guest Fred Harris
Story: Knit One, Purl One by SUSAN EAMES (R)
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
Weather News MICHAEL FISH
with Magnus Magnusson Paul Coia , Marian Foster
Today's programme features the finals of the UK Dance
Championships: six finalists, selected from more than 5,000 entries, will compete for a cash prize and a chance to represent the UK in the World Dance Championships. Mountaineers
Kurt Diemberger and Julie Tullis continue their exploration of Everest.
With Christmas presents in mind, sewing expert Hilary James demonstrates how to make a teddy bear in the traditional way - complete with jointed arms, legs and a growl!
Editor PETER HERCOMBE BBC Pebble Mill
A weekly magazine for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
for Advent from Dornoch
Video, Songs of Praise BBCV/BBCB 8500, from retailers
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What has the sea washed up in South Wales? What can you spot in Churchfield School's pond? Join Caterpillar Trail and find out.
Told in pictures Rapunzel Sheila Hancock tells the old story of the golden-haired
Rapunzel from the collection first made by the BROTHERS GRIMM.
Series producer IAN MOO-YOUNG (R)
Count Dracula kidnaps Fire-Star and takes her to his castle but Spider-Man and Ice-Man are close behind.
A serial in 13 episodes from a story by JOAN EADINGTION
Part 7 by VALERIE GEORGESON Mam makes her decision about the rabbit - but it still leaves Jonny with a problem.
SUE CLEWETT . RICHARD WINTER Designer PAUL MUNTING
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director CHRISTINE SECOMBE (Part 8 tomorrow at 4.15 pm)
Two books by Joan Eadington ,
Jonny Briggs. and The World of Jonny Briggs. £1.25 each, available from booksellers
with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Peter Duncan
Janet bullies off with the girls from Herne Bay in a hockey game with a difference. It's on skates! Ladies' Roller Hockey is on the move. The Herne Bay team has won matches in Holland and Germany but will they beat their next opponents, the National Junior Boys?
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Presented by Angela Rippon There are six gold- and two bronze-winning teams on the leader board, which shows the eight top-scoring teams. Can tonight's teams from Aberaman and Salisbury win through or will the previous team maintain their winning streak?
Director PETER FTTTON
Programme associate ROSALIND GOLD Producer DAVE ROSS
Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey present the latest stories of the day from Britain and around the world followed by Weather News
Jeremy Paxman brings you tonight's headlines and tomorrow's talking points. The London Plus reporters are with the people making the news. Plus sport with MICHAEL WALE , and the stars and stories from the world of entertainment.
Producer DAVID STANFORD
South East editor PHILIP HARDING
There was a time when interviews were meaningful: Face to Face, Men of Ideas, Dee Time. Now Terry tries a new tack - 40 minutes of engaging trivia live from the Television Theatre to kick off the evening.
Huggy Can Go Back
An illegal ghetto poker game ends in robbery, murder and a stark choice for Huggy Bear - to cover for an old friend or to reveal to the law his witnessing of the crime.
Either way the stakes are high and Huggy's holding a dead man's hand ...
Wntten by RICHARD K. KELBAUGH Directed by DAVID SOUL (R)
written by GEORGE LAYTON starring
Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Simon Williams Susan Skipper and Dinah Sheridan
It's not exactly plain sailing when Toby and Angela's reconciliation cruise gets under way. Tom and Madeline's weekend in the country is also threatened.
Lighting director MIKE JEFFERIES Studio sound BOB FOLEY
Film cameraman EUGENE CARR Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
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Dr Tom Latimer:
Dr Toby Latimer:
Sir Donald Penrose:
Dr Charles Cartwright:
Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Weather News
AIDS is the biggest public health threat for a generation. To date there have been a few hundred victims in Britain, but experts predict there will soon be many thousands.
AIDS will affect men, women and children and, unless a cure is found, all those who get it will rapidly die.
Doctors and scientists are desperately searching for a drug or a vaccine to knock out the virus. Will prevention - safer sex - prove better than a cure? Can alternative medicine bring hope to AIDS victims?
Tonight, Margaret Jay talks to AIDS victims and those trying to help them.
Panorama reports from France, the US and Britain on the latest developments.
starring Ben Johnson Michael Parks with Horst Bucholz
A deserted boat, a dead dog and a missing child spell alarm for Sheriff McKew. A swarm of killer bees is on the attack and, as Mardi Gras begins in New Orleans, he must act fast to avert a disaster that could claim thousands of lives.
Screenplay by GUERDON TRUEBLOOD Produced and directed by BRUCE GELLER
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Sheriff Donald McKew: