With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
6.00,6.15,6.30,6.45 News; 6.15 Sport;
6.27,6.58 Regional news; 6.40 Financial papers; 6.55 Weather
With Justin Webb in London, and Juliet
Morris in Moscow reporting on the Russian parliamentary elections. Plus, Reasons to Remember, in which
Bill Hamilton meets ordinary people who have made news headlines. 7.00,8.00,9.00 main news, with summaries every 15 minutes; 7.12,7.40,8.12,8.40 Business;
7.25,7.55,8.25,8.55 Weather, Regional news, travel; 7.32,8.32 Sport.
Regional News; Weather
10.05 Can't Cook Won't Cook
Two more cooks are challenged by Ainsley Harriott.
10.30 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick
Live magazine programme. Featuring Dr Mark Porter's medical desk, Rowland Rivron on how to deal with Christmas, and a taste of British cuisine with Ainsley Harriott. And at 11.00 News Subtitled; Regional News; Weather. Stereo .... TELEPHONE (24 hours): [number removed]. or write to Good Morning [address removed] * See Dr Mark Porter : page 32
12.00 News, Regional News; Weather
12.05pm Pebble Mill
Ross King launches the first of this week's special Christmas editions featuring a host of stars and celebrities. Stereo ........
SHOW BIZ QUIZ COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 35p; lines are open until midnight).
(Details at 5.35pm)
Anne resorts to theft.
(Shown yesterday 4.50pm)
Quiz hosted by Bill Dod.
Viewers' questions answered.
Questions: write to Dear Mr Barker, [address removed]
The chipmunks get scientific.
Futuristic animation series.
Last in the series.
Wayne has a nasty surprise for Poppy.
Last in the series.
Diane-Louise Jordan, Tim Vincent, Stuart Miles and Katy Hill with news of the paperchain appeal.
(Rptd tomorrow at 8.05am on BBC2)
Information can be accessed on the Internet, at [web address removed]
Will Hannah and Jen become bosom buddies? Cheryl is hoping to block Brett's travel plan.
(Shown at 1.30pm)
(For cast see Wednesday 20 December)
With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft
Comprehensive regional news, live reports and interviews on issues affecting people in the south east, presented by Tim Ewartand Gwenan Edwards. Plus, sports reports from Jonathan Wills.
Editor Guy Pelham ................................... REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Noel Edmonds hosts the last in the series of the quiz which tests television knowledge, in which last week's Telly Addicts champions take on a celebrity team of TV professionals.
Tonight's guests include
Blue Peter 's Diane-Louise Jordan , impressionist George Marshall , and comedian and presenter Bob Mills. Director Graham Wetherell ; Producer
Richard LLewis Telly Addicts Christmas Special, featuring celebrity teams, is on Thursday 28 December at 6.30pm
COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (all calls under one minute). Line closes at midnight on Thursday.
The spotlight is on crooks, conmen and what is good value for money as Anne Robinson and Alice Beer return with the stories that affect consumers in the 1990s. With reporters Chris Choi and Johnathan Maitland.
Call the live hotline on [number removed] and tell your story to one of the researchers; or write to Watchdog, [address removed]
Gita plays with fire when she finds out that Sanjay won't be coming home for Christmas. Pat relents and allows Kathy to make a call. Pauline goes to court confident that Arthur will be home for Christmas.
(For cast see Tuesday 19 December)
Concluding the comedy series written by Ben Elton, starring Rowan Atkinson
Fowler plans a camping trip for young offenders while Dl Grim is planning a nasty surprise.
Tonight's episode features a guest appearance by Stephen Fry.
See today's choices.
Brigadier Blaster Sump:
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Peter Cockroft
Action fantasy starring Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery
A medieval warrior living in modern New York is transported back to and his native Scotland, where he learns that he is destined to travel in time until he meets his ultimate foe.
Meanwhile, back in Gotham, they are rather concerned by a decapitated body and a sword found in a garage.
See Films: pages 49-72 ***
Lieutenant Frank Moran:
Detective Walter Bedsoe:
Comedy, beginning a season of festive frolics from the Carry On gang, starring Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey
A series of catastrophes ensues when shop steward Vic Spanner leads the workers at the factory of toilet makers W.C. Boggs out on strike.
(Carry On Matron is on Wednesday 20 December at 10.30pm)
See Films: pages 49-72 **
Another chance to see chart-topping American singer Michael Bolton, recorded live in concert. Tonight's performance includes his hit songs Time, Love and Tenderness, When a Man Loves a Woman and Love Is a Wonderful Thing.