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: The Flintstones

Superstone (R)

: BBC Breakfast News

With Laurie Mayer and Jill Dando.
Starting with news summary and
6.34-6.55 Breakfast Business
0 CEEFAX BREAKFAST SERVICE: call up page 400 on teletext.


Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jill Dando.

: News

Weather followed by Christmas
Children's BBC
A whole morning of holiday entertainment introduced by Simon Parkin , Andi Peters and Lisa Jones.
The Firefighters
The Grant children live next door to a fire station and frequently assist the firemen during fire practices. Then a spate of fires break out and arson is suspected ...
Produced by FRANK GODWIN
W FILMS: page 17


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Andi Peters
Introduced By: Lisa Jones.
Produced By: Frank Godwin
Directed By: Jonathan Ingrams
Bob: Simon Gipps-Kent
Sally: Sharon Fussey
Tim: Vincent Hall
Mr Grant: Glyn Owen
Mrs Grant: Anne Stallybrass
Station Officer Harrison: George Baker
Fireman Stark: Sam Kydd
Fireman Jordan: David Allister

: News

Weather followed by Going for Gold

: The Tent Stop

Starting with Playbus
Which stops today at
Where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join
Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond and Helen Griffin to tell the story: A Little Magic by Karen McCallum. Director BRIAN JAMESON
Executive producer ' CYNTHIA FELGATE
A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Trish Cooke
Unknown: Ricky Diamond
Unknown: Helen Griffin
Unknown: Karen McCallum.
Director: Brian Jameson
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Poddington Peas

Creep Pea's Christmas Surprise

: Five to Eleven

With Cyril Shaps. Producer RALPH ROLLS
A Forge production for BBCtv


Unknown: Cyril Shaps.
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: News

Weather followed by Christmas
Children's BBC
Starting with Inside the Labyrinth A documentary on the making of the feature film Labyrinth.
Through the use of advanced technology Jim Henson brings to life a magical world of fantastic creatures. Stars
David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly give a fascinating account of their involvement in the movie, and Henson's team of designers, technicians and puppeteers explain how the characters were created. Directed by DES SAUNDERS
A Labyrinth Enterprises production ('Labyrinth' on Christmas Eve BBC1)


Unknown: Jim Henson
Unknown: David Bowie
Unknown: Jennifer Connelly
Directed By: Des Saunders

: News

Weather followed by A Song for Christmas
Phillip Schofield introduces the grand final of this year's children's Christmas carol competition. Today eight finalists from all over Britain perform their songs before a panel of celebrity judges to decide which two schools will win the 1989 Song for Christmas trophies. Director SUE ROBINSON Producer DAVID WEIR BBC Pebble Mill


Introduces: Phillip Schofield

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Christmas Sunday Post: Festive Episodes 25 December 2016

: One O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Neighbours

As Henry and Joe begin a mass delousing, Bronwyn is placed in a dangerous situation.
(Cast page 30. Repeated at 5.35pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: I Agatha Christie's Murder Is Easy

Starring and A chance meeting with a dear old lady launches holidaying American Luke Williams on a murder investigation in the supposedly sleepy village of Wychwood-under-Ashe....
Screenplay by CARMEN CULVER Directed by CLAUDE WHATHAM
0 FILMS: page 17


Play By: Carmen Culver
Directed By: Claude Whatham
Luke Williams: Bill Bixby
Bridget: Lesley-Anne Down
Miss Waynflete: Olivia de Havilland
Miss Fullerton: Helen Hayes
Major Horton: Patrick Allen
Dr Thomas: Shane Briant
PC Reed: Freddie Jones
Jimmy Lorrimer: Leigh Lawson
Mr Ellsworthy: Jonathan Pryce
Vicar: Ivor Roberts

: Lifeline

: Cartoon Double Bill

Good Little Monkeys and First Swallow (R)

: Corners

Introduced by Andy Crane.
With Simon Davies , Diane-Louise, Stephen Johnson ,
Sophie Aldred and Jo Korna. How do they make snow on television?


Introduced By: Andy Crane.
Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Sophie Aldred
Unknown: Jo Korna.
Producer: Alison Stewart

: Ewoks Party Ewok

The young Ewoks fall asleep at Kreesa's party because it is boring ...

: Fred the Angel

Last of a story in five parts by Martin Waddell.
Told for Jackanory by Christopher Timothy. Sarah's Christmas


Unknown: Martin Waddell.
Unknown: Christopher Timothy.

: CBBC Pantomime Little Edd Riding Hood

Starring Edd the Duck and Andy Crane with Andi Peters , Simon Parkin
Phillip Schofield , Roy Castle Helen Rollason and Wilson the Butler. Writer EDD THE DUCK
An Edd the Duck production for BBCtv


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Helen Rollason

: The Satellite Show

Last in the series with CD, Captain Plughole,
Boy Plunger, Bob Hopeless and all your favourite satelliters.
With Gideon Escott
Robert Harley
Robin Kirigsland Caroline Leddy Lisa Maxwell and Nick Wilton.


Unknown: Bob Hopeless
Unknown: Gideon Escott
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Robin Kirigsland
Unknown: Caroline Leddy
Unknown: Lisa Maxwell
Unknown: Nick Wilton.

: Not the End of the World

By Hester Burton , dramatised by Valerie Georgeson.
2: Ellen's summer holiday has a dramatic and emotional conclusion.
Lighting director IAIN DAVIDSON Designer BOB HUTTON


Unknown: Hester Burton
Dramatised By: Valerie Georgeson.
Director: Iain Davidson
Designer: Bob Hutton
Producer: Richard Callanan
Director: Marilyn Fox
Dr Henchman: Andrew Burt
Mrs Henchman: Fiona Molljson
Ellen: Camilla Power
William: Altay Lawrence
Rob: Sam Matthews
Mrs Ransome: Jean Southern
Etty: Lisa Sanderson
Mr Weston: Rodney Ljtchfield
Mrs Weston: Catherine Terris
Mrs Ling: Anne Orwin
Stuntman: Steve Whyment

: Neighbours


: Six O'Clock News

Peter Sissons and Moira Stuart present the latest news from Britain and around the world with a team of BBC reporters and correspondents at home and abroad.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Peter Sissons
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Regional news magazines

Newsroom South East Spotlight, Points West Look East, Look North South Today
North West Tonight Midlands Today

: Wogan

Dudley Moore - the most famous thing to come out of Dagenham since the Ford
Cortina - chats to Terry and displays a few more of his talents.
* FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Dudley Moore

: Only Fools and Horses....

By John Sullivan. Starring and Another chance to see last year's Christmas special. With John Challis , Roger Lloyd Pack ,
Kenneth MacDonald ,
Tessa Peake-Jones , Sue Holdemess , Patrick Murray , Roy Heather , Paul Beringer ,
Andree Bernard , Martin Cochrane , Nicholas Courtney , Maggie Norris , Chris Stanton , Jean Warren and Steven Woodcock. Producer GARETH GWENLAN Director TONY DOW (R)


Unknown: John Sullivan.
Unknown: John Challis
Unknown: Roger Lloyd Pack
Unknown: Kenneth MacDonald
Unknown: Tessa Peake-Jones
Unknown: Sue Holdemess
Unknown: Patrick Murray
Unknown: Roy Heather
Unknown: Paul Beringer
Unknown: Andree Bernard
Unknown: Martin Cochrane
Unknown: Nicholas Courtney
Unknown: Maggie Norris
Unknown: Chris Stanton
Unknown: Jean Warren
Unknown: Steven Woodcock.
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Director: Tony Dow
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield

: Nine O'Clock News

With Martyn Lewis.
Regional News. Weekend Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: First Born

Final episode of the series.
Screenplay by Ted Whitehead from the novel Gorsaga by Maureen Duffy.
Gordon is now 18 and doing brilliantly at his military academy. But Forester is still fearful for his son's future.


Unknown: Ted Whitehead
Unknown: Maureen Duffy.
Music By: Hans Zimmer
Producer: Sally Head
Director: Philip Saville
Forester: Charles Dance
Gor: Jamie Foster
Nell: Gabrielle Anwar
Ann: Julie Peasgood
Lancing: Philip Madoc
Nancy: Rosemary McHale
Priest: Ralph Michael

: The Verdict

Starring and Boston attorney Frank Galvin is down on his luck and reduced to chasing ambulances for business and hitting the bottle for recreation. When his old friend Mickey Morrissey presents him with a 'simple' case of medical malpractice it looks as if Frank's luck has changed. But defending the doctor in question is the city's most successful and ruthless lawyer, Ed Concannon.
The scene is set for a thrilling courtroom battle between the rival legal eagles.
Screenplay by DAVID MAMET based on the novel by BARRY REED
● FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Frank Galvin
Unknown: Mickey Morrissey
Unknown: Ed Concannon.
Unknown: David Mamet
Novel By: Barry Reed
Produced By: Richard D. Zanuck
Produced By: David Brown
Francis P Galvin: Paul Newman
Ed Concannon: James Mason
Laura Fischer: Charlotte Rampling
Mickey Morrissey: Jack Warden
Judge Hoyle: Milo O'Shea
Kaitlin Costello Price: Lindsay Crouse
Bishop Brophy: Edward Binns
Maureen Rooney: Edward Binns
Sally Doneghy: Roxanne Hart
Dr Gruber: Lewis Stadlen
Joseph Alito: Kent Broadhurst

: Gloria Gaynor in Concert

Gloria Gaynor , one of America's most celebrated recording artists, makes a rare television appearance in another concert recorded specially for BBC television at the International Music
Festival in Birmingham's
National Exhibition Centre.
She performs all her previous chart successes including the million seller I Will Survive. Associate producer JANE WEIR Producer JOHN G. SMITH (R)
A White Rabbit production for BBCtv


Unknown: Gloria Gaynor
Producer: Jane Weir
Producer: John G. Smith

: Weather

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