A cartoon about a girl and her dog. (R)
Cartoon. The piglets want a tiger piglet for a brother. (R)
Cartoon. With a cry of 'Touche away', the unlikely musketeer is off to avenge wrongs and protect the weak.
An animated version of the classic children's story of Babar the elephant. Babar tries to help a lonely old musician.
Five serials in five different styles. The Kitchen Crew. The apples misbehave.
Single Tales. A monster is created. Zounds. Carol dyes her hair.
Runners. As the collector closes in, the traitor is revealed.
NiceChap. NiceChap's evil grows: who or what is Monstrador?
With Caroline Berry , John Biggins , Lucy Jenkins and William Petrie. Producer Russell Davies
Executive producer Edward Pugh
More cartoon adventures in outer space with Marshal BraveStarr. (R)
This week's special guests include Linda Robson and Pauline Quirke , stars of Birds of a Feather. There's festive cooking with Emma Forbes , plus a look at some of the feature films on release this Christmas.
Sophie Lawrence presents the final of Stage One. The six heat winners come together in Studio 7 to discover who will receive the coveted 'Sophie Trophy' and it's your telephone vote that will decide the winner. There's cartoon adventure with the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles and The Raccoons, plus the latest videos, news, reviews and competitions.
Presented by Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield and featuring Trevor and Simon. Editor Chris Bellinger
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With Suzanne Charlton.
Introduced by Bob Wilson. Provisional Timetable
12.20 Cricket; 12.30 Ski-ing
12.45 Racing; 1.00 News
1.10 Racing; 1.30 Show jumping
1.50 Racing; 2.05 Show jumping
2.50 Rugby league; 3.45 Tennis
4.40 Final Score
The Grand Slam Cup from Munich. Coverage of the first semi-final. Commentary by Dan Maskell and Mark Cox.
(Coverage continues at 4.40pm on BBC2)
Round 3 of the Regal Trophy.
Highlights of the first half and live second half.
Commentary by Ray French .
New Zealand v England from Brisbane. Highlights of the fourth-round match in the World
(Coverage continues at 5.55pm on BBC2)
The Men's Downhill Championship from Val Gardena.
Commentary by David Vine.
12.50 HSS Hire Shops Hurdle (2m)
1.20 Youngmans Long Walk Hurdle (3%m)
1.55 SGB Handicap Chase (3m)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
Olympia Horse Show from London. All clear rounds lead to Gothenburg in April for the final of the Volvo World Cup. Milton and John Whittaker won this year and begin their campaign today.
Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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More adventures with the Australian airborne medics.
No Way Back. Emma has a miscarriage. George tries to get his hands on a desirable property.
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The last programme in the series with special guests from the world of music, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Richard Clayderman. Tonight's show comes from the Billericay
School for Performing Arts, where the principal is Ronnie Corbett. Some of this year's pupils are already working in the West End demonstrating ironing board covers in Selfridges. Also, how is
John Leslie from Blue Peter handcuffed to a Gotcha Oscar, and will Henry Cooper win on points in the gunge tank game?
Producer/Director Michael Leggo
Dame Kiri Te
Comedy quiz show with Paul Daniels. Director tony Newman Producer David Taylor
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What is Anneka Rice's task this week? She has no idea until the moment someone hands her a challenge. Somewhere in Britain someone has a job for her that needs lots of public goodwill and generosity. She has to find a host of volunteers prepared to work round the clock to make the impossible possible. Director Martin Head Producer Mike Ward
A Mentorn production for BBCtv
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First showing on network television of this comedy from John Hughes , the writer/director of Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Pretty in Pink. Starring Matthew Broderick Alan Ruck , Charlie Sheen
Ferris Bueller doesn't like school.
He takes the day off, drags his best friend Cameron from his sick-bed, borrows his prized 1961 Ferrari and sets off on a day of rebellious fun.
• FILMS: pages 39-47
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With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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The Modern Alarms Christmas Puissance from the Grand
Hall, Olympia. Last year's winner was Willi Melliger from Switzerland who cleared the wall at 7ft 1 in on Airport, but the Olympia record was set in 1980 by Patrick Caron of France who jumped 7ft 5¼ in on Gai Sarda. How high will the wall be tonight? Introduced by David Vine. Producers Wendy Sheppard and Johnnie Watherston
Starring Howard Keel, Janette Scott
A shower of mysterious meteorites blinds most of the world, and brings a new inhabitant to planet Earth: a deadly plant called the Triffid. A lavish adaptation of John Wyndham's science-fiction classic.
FILMS: pages 39-47
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