Cartoon adventures of a duck-billed platypus.
Sea or Sky. Singing whales and the vigilant albatross. ● STEREO
Space-age cartoon. George tests a new garment.
The Chuckle Brothers try their hand at being inventors. ● STEREO
Cartoon. The kids meet Terri who has strange dreams.
A special Christmas edition featuring a host of guests including Jason Donovan and Zandra Rhodes , the controversial British designer. Cookery expert Emma Forbes is in, so too are the Pet Shop
Boys. Peter Simon presents a celebrity edition of Double Dare withjuliet Morris and Krishnan Guru-Murthy from Newsround competing against
Danniella Westbrook and Sid Owen from
Phillip Schofield , Sarah Greene , Nick Ball and James Hickish. Editor Chris Bellinger
(Performance: the Pet Shop Boys are in concert on Sunday 29 December at 12midnight on BBC2) ● STEREO
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Introduced by Bob Wilson.
12.20 Golf; 12.45 Racing
1.00 News; 1.05 Golf
1.15 Racing; 1.30 Ski-ing
1.45 Racing; 2.05 Showjumping
2.55 Rugby league
4.35 Final Score
Johnnie Walker World
Championship from the Tryall Golf Club, Jamaica. Highlights of the first two rounds of the inaugural$2.5 million event.
The winners of the four majors head a star-studded field.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay and Steve Rider.
(Coverage of the third round tonight at
The Olympia Horse Show from London. Volvo World Cup preliminary round. Today's main attraction is the qualifier for next April's final in San Diego. With
Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.
Regal Trophy. The second semi-final of one of Rugby League's showpiece competitions.
Men's Downhill Championship from St Anton , Austria.
Commentary by David Vine.
12.50 Philip Comes Novice Hurdle (21/2 m)
1.20 Racing International Hurdle (2m. Forthe Sport of Kings Challenge)
1.55 Coral Welsh National (3m 6f) Wales's big racing event of the year, a gruelling test of stamina over 22 fences. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman.
Pools news with the usual comprehensive results service. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
Three classics from the pen of master cartoonist Chuck Jones : Abominable Snowman, Advanced and Be Mechanisedand Ah!
Sweet Mouse Story of Life.
Trivia quiz presented by Andrew O'Connor. Which of tonight's three lucky contestants - Terry from
Aldridge, Ryz from Nottingham orjeremy from Pinner - will win the chance to play for this week's holiday of a lifetime? STEREO
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Special guest stars Leslie Nielsen and Bernard Cribbins join Noel Edmonds tonight at Crinkley Bottom. But what's afoot? It's part of your body at the end of your leg. At least according to Leslie Nielsen , star of box-office comedy smashes The Naked Gun and Airplane. Prepare to wince at a celebrity Christmas lyric game which ensures this is anything but a silent night. See parents squirmin Wait Till I Get You Home, plus gungeing to order and your chance to Grab a Grand, just by watching and picking up the phone.
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For the last time in this series, four family pairs battle against each other in a series of games designed to test their skill, ingenuity and humour for the chance to win through to the the famous conveyor belt and its host of prizes. With Rosemarie Ford.
Director John Gorman Producer David Taylor
(Bruce Forsyth 's Christmas Generation Game on Christmas Day at 4.4 Opm) ● STEREO
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First showing on network television of this romantic thriller, starring Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels
New York, 1951: defying a Congressional committee, idealistic Emily Crane finds herself blacklisted and under FBI surveillance. So who will believe her when she uncovers a deadly mystery involving her Senate interrogator?
Witness and Top Gun star McGillis plays the young lady endangered by her determination to put the world to rights. She can also been seen in The Accused, to be shown on Thursday 2 January on BBC1.
Jeff Daniels's most recent hit was the comedy thriller Arachnophobia, as well as Something Wild, shown recently on BBC2's Moviedrome. Director Peter Yates is best known for his action thrillers such as Bullitt.
Producer/Director Peter Yates (1988)
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Michael Buerk presents the latest news stories from around the world.
Weather Bill Giles
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First showing on network television, starring Lea Thompson Tim Robbins
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, it's a duck! Meet Howard, an ordinary walking, talking, cigar-chomping inhabitant of the planet Duckworld plucked from home to fight an evil force that threatens to destroy the earth. Based on the Marvel comic cult character, this unusual adventure features a new breed of hero and some remarkable special effects.
Chip Zien, Tim Rose, Steve Sleap, Peter Baird, Mary Wells, Lisa Sturz,
Jordan Prentice. HOWARD THE DUCK
FILMS: pages 41-67
Johnnie Walker World
Championship from Tryall Resort, Jamaica. Coverage from the third round as the winners of 28 golf titles around the world compete for a first prize of$525,000. The winners of the four majors, US Masters title-holder Ian Woosman , US Open winner Payne Stewart , Open champion
Ian Baker-Finch and US PGA champion John Daly , are joined by Nick Faldo ,
Bernhard Langer and Seve Ballesteros. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay. Introduced by Steve Rider.