With Sara Cobum and Janet Barrie.
Timetable on Monday 18 December
Editor Paul Gibbs .....................................
With Justin Webb , Andrew Harvey and Juliet Morris with Christmas reports from around the country. Including Reasons to Rememberwith Bill Hamilton.
Timetable on Monday 18 December; Editor Tim Orchard
More animated fun. Rpt ..............
The little penguin tries his hand at cookery.
Regional News; Weather .............
10.05 Can't Cook Won't Cook Ainsley Harriott 's last cookery challenge in the Series. Stereo ................................
10.30 Good Morning....with Anne and Nick Live magazine. Today, viewers' "party pieces", fashion tips from Ollie Picton -
Jones and seasonal showbiz gossip from "Catrina Skepper. Including at 11.00 News Subtitled; Regional News and Weather
Editor Tessa Finch
Regional News; Weather
12.05pm Pebble Mill Special: a Song for Christmas The final of the BBC's annual songwritingcompetition for children. With Alan Titchmarsh.
The Bye-Bye Sky High IQ Murder Case. A brilliant accountant commits fraud and murder to fund his wife's extravagance.
Starring Peter Falk.
Quizwith Bill Dod.
Animation. Rpt Stereo Subtitled ...
Thirteenth of a 24-part comedy series.
Julia's elixir has a strange effect on plants. Julia Jekyll OLIVIA HALLINAN, Moira Jekyll VICTORIA
WILLIAMS, Jerry Jekyll BILL FELLOWS. Memphis Rocket SIMON GREEN, Mrs Rocket ANN EMERY, Lester Blister
ROBERT PORTAL , Harriet Hyde JOHN ASQUITH, Plant MATT RAYNOR , Nicola Blister TIFFANY GRIFFITHS,
Sharon Blister KAREN SALT. Roger ANTHONY TOBIAS
Written by Jim Eldridge
Lt. Roger Anthony
This week: a balloonist performs a hair-raisingtrapeze act at 19,000 feet.
With Kriss Akabusi, Cheryl Baker and Mark Curry. Last in the Series.
With Julie Etchingham and Chris Rogers , Subtitled ...........
A special festive edition with Diane-Louise Jordan, Stuart Miles, Tim Vincent and Katy Hill.
See today's choices.
Repeated on Christmas Eve at 10.05am on BBC2
Helen returns with announcements to make, personal and professional. A new "stray" is welcomed by Marlene. Lucy is getting into deep water. Shown at 1.30pm
For cast see Wednesday 20 December
With Martyn Lewis and Jill Dando. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
Fordetails see Monday 18December
Heat five is the last chance to qualify for the final, to be shown on 29 December. Taking part are Australia's Nathan Jones , who at six foot ten inches is known as "Megaman", Phil "Stonehenge" Martin from the USA, who weighs in at 25 stone, super heavyweight powerlifting champion Torfi Olafsson from Iceland, and Sweden's Magnus Samuelsson , the European arm wrestling champion. Presented by Juliet Morris and Paul Dickenson.
Producer David Pickthall
The series offering the latest news on science, medicine and technology.
Tonight, there's a festive report from Finland. Duringthe dark winter months, reindeerare frequently the victims of traffic accidents. Now, scientists in Lapland have developed a reflective collarfor reindeerto wear, so that those without a sufficiently shiny nose will be spotted by motorists in the dark. Plus, meet Silas the virtual dog. He sits, begs, fetches and responds obediently to your every command, but lives only in the mind of a computer. Presented by Howard Stableford and Shahnaz Pakravan , with Vivienne Parry , Rebecca Stephens ,
Philippa Forrester , Jez Nelson and Monty Don. Producer David McNab : Editor Edward Briffa
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Earwig. The story of a female earwig's struggle for survival. Constantly under threat from predators, she must always keep one feeler ahead of her enemies. By workingat the limits of available camera technology, this programme plunges deep into the earwig's strange world of miniature monsters. Narrator
David Attenborough. Last in the series. Producer Martin Hughes-Games ; Series producer
KeithScholey Rpt Stereo
Bill Beaumont's guests on the sporting quizthis week are Coventry and Scotland striker Gordon Strachan and world champion canoeist
Lynn Simpson , while Ian Botham teams up with gold medal winning athlete Roger Black and world featherweight boxing champion "Prince" Naseem Hamed , as they answerthe questions put to them by David Coleman.
Executive producer Mike Adley
WithPeterSissons. Regional News; Weekend
Weather John Kettley
Epic adventure, inspired by James Fenimore Cooper 's classic novel, and starring
Hawkeye and Uncas are the sons of Chingachgook. While fightingas mercenaries in the power struggle between the French and British in the New World, they find themselves involved in bitter intrigue and betrayal, where far more than land is at stake.
Director Michael Mann (1992)
♦ See Films: pages 49-72 ****
Major Duncan Heyward:
Colonel Edmund Munro:
Picture This, All Around and In the Crowd Film of Wet Wet Wet performing a spectacular concert at Wembley Arena in July this year.
Director/ProducerJanet Fraser Crook
Oscar-winning romantic comedy, starring
Woody Allen , Diane Keaton
Successful nightclub comedian and comedy writer Alvy Singer lives alone in Manhattan, dividing his time between stage appearances, visits to the movies and sessions with his analyst. Then into his life comes Annie Hall , a beautiful, insecure woman with a penchant for men's clothes and ambitions to be a singer.
Director Woody Allen (1977) Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 49-72 *****