with Frank Bough and Mike Smith
This morning 'Together at Christmas'. Breakfast Time reunites families and friends who find themselves separated at this festive season.
And if you find it hard choosing presents for the family, call into the Breakfast Gift Shop for some bright ideas.
Also this morning Denise Robertson and Sally Hawkins open the Advice Line with some special thoughts on coping with Christmas.
Deck the hall with boughs of holly
Tis the season to be jolly Presenter Jane Hardy Guest Wayne Jackman Story: A Christmas Crib for Mrs Richards by JEAN MCKENZIE
with Richard Whitmore and Frances Coverdale
News Headlines with subtitles
Weather News JOHN KETTLEY
with Magnus Magnusson Josephine Buchan and Paul Coia
Fashion expert Jane Lomas offers advice on make-up and hairstyles for Christmas parties. Howard Franklin ends his series on flower arranging.
A See-Saw programme
Told by Ray Brooks. (R)
Story and illustrations by:
The last in the series Peter Huntingford
The New Relationship
Doctors usually attach far too much importance to pregnancy and birth. Birth is merely the first step in a relationship which is going to develop over the coming years. But going home and starting to get to know your baby can be an overwhelming experience.
Director CATHERINE ROBINS Producer BRYN BROOKS (R) Book, £3.25 from booksellers
Last of the series Childlessness
After many trials and disappointments Rose and Peter have accepted their childlessness. But Jane and Andy decided not to and have adopted a daughter, Katy. Research MANDY CUNLIFFE
Producer BERNARD ADAMS (R)
The farm has frozen over and Pat has to get his skates on to do his round - and go by sledge as well.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)
Narration and voices:
Designed and directed by:
The magical bear and his friend Spottyman challenge the evil Texas Pete.
Tex and Bulk get to grips with a flying gorilla and SuperTed organises an ape rescue.
A serial in 13 episodes by JOAN EADINGTON Part 12
Jonny is not the only worried member of the Briggs family - Mam is wondering why
Jonny needs Â£5 so urgently. (For cast see Monday page 49. Final eptsode next Monday)
with Bill Homewood and Bill Pertwee
Your final chance to crack the codes before the teams do. This week they're from
Trowbridge and Bebington.
For instance, what would you make of this:
Le Bon B40
Twist Chegwin Kershaw Corbett Botham Moyet
Ant The Terrible
Drake Sinatra Designer
SUZY LAWRANCE Produced by DAVID CRICHTON , IAN OLIVER
(Final programme on Friday 4.20pm)
Presented by Gary Wilmot , Leni Harper
Teachers Caroline Bernstein
Creeps Michelle Freeman John Wadmore
Crawlers Robert Kenley Elizabeth Wenden
Hiya, topkids! It's your final chance to catch the show that everyone watches for the adverts! Topkids products this week include the lovable dormadesk - everyone will want one, and the fungo pad
- specially designed to get you out of the swimming class.
Designer GEORGE WISNER Director PHILLIPPA GILES Producer JUDY WHITFIELD
A series of 18 programmes Episode 17 by MARGARET SIMPSON
Tests in the examination room and on the sports field - and there's foul play in both! (R)
(Final episode on Friday at 5.05 pm)
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Presented by Angela Rippon The last quarter-final is played tonight. As tension builds, tonight's teams have their last chance to win through to the semi-finals of Masterteam 1985. The winners will join the three other semi-finalists doing battle for the title of Masterteam.
Sue Lawley and Andrew Harvey present the latest pictures, stories and events of the day followed by Weather News
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Tonight Midlands Today
As the contest reaches its final stages the pressure is on the Liddell family from
Auchinleck, Ayrshire, to see if they can topple the Pains of Swindon.
Find out whether the so-far unbeaten Pains will be pipped at the post, as Noel Edmonds almost ends his search for the Telly Addict family of 1985. Production JOHN king, JULIET MAY BBC Pebble Mill
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by David Ashton.
'We all love you, Mum. We're going to give you the best Christmas you ever had!'
EastEnders 1986 Calendar, Â£2.99 inclusive, from [address removed]. Cheques payable to BBC Enterprises
A ten-part series by ANDREW NICKOLDS , STAN HEY starring David Warner as Ken Wordsworth
6: Running Feuds
The London Marathon:
'Twenty-six miles ... 26 great Ken Wordsworth columns charting your progress from an average slob-in-the-street to a shining example of what makes Britain great!'
Music by GORDON GILTRAP
Make-up designer JENNIFER HUGHES Script editor JOANNA WILLETT Designer CHRIS HULL
Producer EVGENY GRIDNEFF Director CHRISTOPHER BAKER
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Barry Took with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer PENELOPE MILLS
Please send letters to Barry Took , Points of View. BBC Television Centre. London W12 8QT
Julia Somerville and John Humphrys present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Weather News
The two first ladies of the New York police department
Cagney has less than a whale of a time with the new man on the precinct and Mary Beth encounters the third degree when the Laceys face an IRS tax audit. Meanwhile, millions stand to be lost in a possible lottery fraud which finds the two detectives doggedly pursuing a very confusing set of clues ...
Written by STEVE JOHNSON Directed by JAMES FRAWLEY
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Mary Beth Lacey:
Det Jonah Newman:
with Barry Norman
The programme that keeps you in touch with the world of cinema.
Silverado - a brand new Western, directed by Lawrence Kasdan and starring Kevin Kline , Scott Glenn and John Cleese.
Barry Norman interviews
Michael Cimino , director of Heaven's Gate, the film some say was responsible for the downfall of United Artists.
His new film, Year of the Dragon, opens in the new year.
Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer JANE LUSH
The last in a series on the treatment of mental illness in the National Health Service investigated by Dr Alan Maryon-Davis .
Schizophrenia Paul , a brilliant graduate, was tormented by thought disturbance, persecution complex and voices in his head.
Assistant producer JEREMY ORLEBAR Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (R)
with Sheila Walsh
Tonight's special guest from America is Larry Norman , credited with inventing
Christian rock and roll. Plus British talent: Steve Butler from Glasgow, and newcomer Julie Moon. On film, the Rez Band - heavy metal and radical lifestyle.
Designer PAUL MUNTING
Series producer JIM MURRAY (R)