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Programmes for younger viewers.
Animation. Stereo2349515 7.35 Favourite Songs
Mole falls in love with a circus mouse. 7263515 8.00 News; Regional News;
Weather 4076751 8.10Joe90Classic
60s puppet series. Joe becomes a special agent. Rpt 5808138 8.35 Teenage
Mutant Hero Turtles Adventures with the amazing amphibians. Rpt
7061409 9.00 News; Regional News; Weather 5137480 9.05 Global
Gatecrash Cressida travels to the frozen north of Canada. Stereo 8263664 9.30 Stone Protectors Cartoon. A rock band gets a lucky break. Rpt 8937410.00
Playdays The Patch Stop.
Swashbuckling comedy adventure, starring
Michael York , Raquel Welch
Determined to join the Musketeers, young D'Artagnan soon lands in trouble. Meanwhile, plots are afoot in Paris, and it is up to the Musketeers to stop them.
Director Richard Lester (1973) Subtitled. The Four Musketeers is shown tomorrow at 10.30am
* See Films: pages 49-72 ****
Milady de Winter:
Dannii Minogue presents this musical special from a safari in Tanzania. With extracts from The Lion King, Bambi and Tiger Trouble. Stereo ............
First of a two-part drama based on Mary Norton 's classic books, featuhngthe adventures of a family who are 15cm high. Second part and cast list tomorrow at
1.40pm. Rpt Stereo
Adventure starring Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor
Superman has to do battle with a megalomaniac tycoon who has his sights set on world domination.
(1983) Subtitled. See Films: pages 49-72 **
Julie Etchingham and Chris Rogers look back at the year's news events.
Mark has a proposal for Annalise. Will Marlene and her money soon be parted? Ren discovers that there is a dark side to Rhonda.
Shown at 1.10pm
For cast see Wednesday 20 December
With Huw Edwards
Weather John Kettley
Fordetailssee Monday 18 December .....
In tonight's festive programme Noel Edmonds welcomes celebrities for another dip into the television archives. Guests are former Blue Peter stars Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Duncan and Janet Ellis taking on a team from Are You Being Served? of Wendy Richard, John Inman, Frank Thornton and Nicholas Smith.
A special panto edition for the holidays, with Jim Davidson as Peter Pan and John Virgo as Captain Hook. The celebrities playing for their favourite charities tonight are Wendy Richard (Tinkerbell), Frank Carson (the Crocodile) and Diane-Louise Jordan (Wendy). Their professional partners are Ray Reardon (Nan the dog), Jimmy White (an evil pirate) and Peter Ebdon (a poor little lost boy).
Presenter (Peter Pan):
Presenter (Captain Hook):
Nan the Dog:
Poor lost little boy:
Ricky is determined to get some answers about his father, while David becomes the unlikely go-between.
Carol and Gita have surprise visitors. For cast see Thursday 19 December Omnibus edition on New Year's Eve
First in a new series of documentaries. Tonight's episode focusing on the world-famous children's hospital follows the moving story of a young boy who is suffering from meningitis for the third time. As the medical team tries to save his life, a specialist in rare infections takes over his case.
See today's choices.
Producer Viv Taylor Gee; Series producer Polly Bide
More stand-up comedy and sketches with the larger-than-life Lenny Henry, who introduces new characters as well as old favourites like Theophilus P. Wildebeeste and Deakus. Special guests include Chris Eubank who talks about what Christmas means to him, Wallace and Gromit who try on the right trousers, and Trevor McDonald who suddenly becomes a movie star.
With PeterSissons. Regional News
Weather John Kettley
For a little festive fun, Billy Connolly is sent to the polar wastes of the Arctic Ocean where the temperatures are far below freezing and the only company, apart from a film crew's daily visits, are ten-foot polar bears. Connolly, who learns to cope with the critical conditions, may be impressed but will he dream of a white Christmas again?
See today's choices.
A festive version of the comedy sports quiz presented by Nick Hancock , with team captains David Gowerand Gary Lineker, Lee Hurst and Rory McGrath. Special guests include comedian Mel Smith and Test cricketer Allan Lamb.
Director Steve Smith ; Producer Harry Thompson
From lottery fever to devastating floods, 1995 has been a year of excitement and tragedy. John Humphrys reviews events that made the headlines including Japan's catastrophic earthquake, Eric Cantona's antics and Princess Diana's royal bombshell.
Comedy, continuing the season of films featuring the Carry On gang, starring
Elke Sommer, Kenneth Williams.
Glamorous Russian archaeologist Anna Vrooshka joins Roland Crump to investigate the remains of a Roman encampment. But mayhem follows when they discover the "dig" is located next to a caravan site filled with holiday-makers.
(1975) The Carry On season continues next week
See Films: pages 49-72 **
Professor Anna Vrooshka:
Professor Roland Crump: