With Zoe Ball and Chris Jarvis. Stereo
7.00 Animation Rpt 9561688 7.10Christopherthe
Christmas Tree Animation 9768978 7.30 A Monster Christmas Animation
Animation, narrated by Simon Cadell. 7537201
8.10 Playdays The Why Bird Stop Rpt 4531317
8.30 Timeless Tales Puss in Boots. Animation Rpt
9.00 Marlene Marlowe Investigates Live action and animation Rpt 2099959
9.15Bucky O'Hare Animation Rpt 8936404
9.40Why Don't You? A new series of music and fun, with Jo Hunter , Kalpesh Kukadia and Georgia Mills Stereo 6377133
10.05 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Animation, narrated and sung by Burl Ives
Fantasy adventure based on a story by Jules Verne and starring
Maurice Chevalier , Hayley Mills
A clue to the whereabouts of their missingfather leads Mary and Robert Grant to join forces with charming Jacques Paganel on a dangerous and exciting journey to find Captain Grant.
Director Robert Stevenson (1962) One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing: tomorrow, 1 1.00am * FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70
Professor Jacques Paganel:
A report on the work of British volunteers battling to end the misery of millions of Greek cats which live on tourist scraps duringthe summer but face starvation when the holidaymakers go home. With
John Craven. ......................................
A classic Christmas edition of the comedy starring Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett
John Wayne , Glen Campbell
A crusty, dissolute and one-eyed US marshal rediscovers his true grit when, badgered by a young girl, he sets outto find the man who killed herfather. John Wayne
won an Oscarfor his performance.
Director Henry Hathaway (1969) Subtitled... # FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70
Reuben J Rooster Cogbum:
Colonel G Stonehill:
Results roundup and reports from today's sporting action. With Hazel Irvine.
With Nicholas Witchell. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee ...........
Hannah wants to keepthe carpet snake as a pet but Philip thinks she should release it into the wild. Pam and Cheryl try a fresh approach in their lives and visit a New Age shop to buy a healing crystal and aromatherapy oils. Gaby, convinced she has lost herjob, also considers a change of direction. Shown at 1.05pm. For cast see Wednesday
21 December Stereo
This compilation of BBC out-takes, the third in a line of Auntie's Bloomers, finds Terry Wogan in a hitherto secret bunker deep beneath London's
Television Centre, where he presents an A-Z guide to all those moments which favourite BBCtv performers have tried desperately to keep from the viewers. First of two programmes.
Director John LSpencer ; Producer Tom Webber
Action comedy starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed
John Kimble is a tough Los Angeles cop who always gets the bad guy. So when a vicious mobster sets out to find his wife, who ran off with his son and a fortune in drug money, Kimble must find them first, and also face the greatest challenge of his career - going undercover as a teacher in a kindergarten and facing a class of screaming 5-year-olds. (1990)
Film Reviews pages 47-70
Detective John Kimble:
Grant wakes up alone on his and Sharon's third wedding anniversary and takes out his angeron Michelle. Sanjay is disappointed by his new relationship with Gita, and Phil and Kathy find the going is tough. For cast see Thursday 22 December
Relax-ay-Voo. Ben wants to go to France for the Christmas holiday, but after last year's
V mishaps, Bill is determined to stay at home, where nothing disastrous can happen. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Richard Boden
Film Premiere. Horror comedy based on characters from Charles Addams's comic strip, starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya
The ghoulish but happy Addams family are tricked out of their fortune when an imposter claims to be their long-lost Uncle Fester. (1991)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70
Uncle Fester Addams/Gordon Craven:
With Nicholas Witchell. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee .............
Tonight's concert, recorded earlierthis month at the London Arena in Docklands, is hosted from the top of London's
Telecom Tower and features a star line-up including East 17, Bjorn Again , the Brand New Heavies, Eternal, Pulp, and Dave Stewart. Joe Cocker , M
People and Cliff Richard join the party via a satellite link, and Meatloaf and Phil Collins appearon video. See today's choices.
Producer Chris Cowie SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with Radio 1
Alfred Hitchcock 'sfamous psychological thriller starring
Ingrid Bergman , Gregory Peck
Constance Peterson amazes everyone, including herself, by falling in love with a man she knows to be a paranoid imposter and who may even be guilty of murder.
(1945) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70
Dr Constance Peterson:
Dr Alex Brulov: