With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
Traditional animal stories told in song. Today why is the raven black?
Written by Roy Apps Stereo
Cat-and-mouse mayhem. Rpt
This week's special guests are teen pop idols Take That, performing live in the studio. Shane Richie and Peter Simon present a special edition of Run the Risk. John has a seasonal Haunted House, Emma meets some reindeer, and there's the usual cartoon fun.
Presented by Andi Peters, Emma Forbes, John Barrowman, Trev Neal and Simon Hickson.
(Spend Christmas Day with Take That: 2.00pm, Radio 1)
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Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
12.20 Football Focus
A look at the weekend's key games in the FA Premiership. With Bob Wilson.
12.45, 1.15, 1.50 Racing
From Ascot, featuring races at 12.50,
1.20 and 1.55. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan. Julian Wilson , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
Action from the men's downhill championship from Val Gardena , Italy, as World Cup downhill champion Franz Heinzer bids for his fourth successive championship. Commentary David Vine.
Brief highlights from the second round of the Johnnie Walker World
Championship of Golf from Jamaica. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley and Steve Rider.
2.05 Show Jumping
The Grand Prix from Olympia.
Commentary by Michael Tucker and Stephen Hadley.
2.55,3.55 Rugby League
On quarter-final day in the Regal
Trophy, live coverage of the whole of the top fourth-round tie. Kick-off
3.00pm. Commentary by Ray French .
3.45 Football Half-Times
4.35 Final Score
A full roundup of the day's results. Producer Martin Hopkins ; Editor Dave Gordon
The vicar, the verger and the warden are umpires when the Walmington-on-Sea platoon takes an initiative test against their old rivals from Eastgate. With Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft Producer David Croft
This week snooker veteran Cliff Wilson is challenged by Darren Morgan and newcomer Paul Davies. With referee John Virgo and host Jim Davidson.
Director Charles Garland ; Producer John Burrowes
There's a Gotcha for Olympic javelin medallist Steve Backley , and Formula 1 racing driver
Martin Brundle Grabs-a -Grand. Plus a special gunge match between Piers Morgan of the Sun and Rick Sky of the Daily Mirror, and the Big Pork Pie. Producer Jonathan Beazley
Executive producer Michael Leggo
While the rest of the nation is preparing for Christmas, the staff of Holby City Accident and Emergency department are dealing with managerial skulduggery, an unseasonal bee-sting and the results of a jealous brawl.
Mark and Jane are involved in a furore when information concerning the hospital's future is leaked to the local press, while paramedic Josh faces a more immediate crisis when he has to perform a tracheotomy on Gerry, who has been stung in the throat by a bee.
Then along comes Giovanni, a love-struck pastry chef, reeling from a blow to the head with a bread board from his rival for waitress Eileen.
For regular cast see Christmas Sunday at 8pm.
With John Humphrys. Subtitled Weather John Kettley
Comedy written and directed by John Hughes , creator of Home
Alone, starring Steve Martin John Candy
Some travellers get delayed. Others get detoured. The unluckiest get Del Griffith - as executive Neal Page discovers on a disastrous journey home to Chicago for Thanksgiving.
FILM REVIEWS pages 46-65
Highlights of two of the top matches in the FA Premiership, plus goals and news from the other games. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Series producer John Shrewsbury
Editor Brian Barwick
Third round action in the world championship from Jamaica. Introduced by Steve Rider. (Tte final round can be seen tomorrow at