Animation about an evil official. Repeat
The Quest team search for a magic stone.
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I Now Pronounce You.... First in athree-part story. Lois and Clark embark on their biggest challenge yet - marriage. Featuring a guest appearance from Tony Curtis.
Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston continue the festive fun in the company of a host of celebrities. Bobby Davro and Peter Simon Run the Risk and Trev and Simon embark on another Transmission Impossible. There are seasonal highjinks with Mr Blobby and the Leprechauns, and cartoon action with Rugrats and Spiderman. Directors Lucy Bowden and Simon Scales
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Presented by Dannii Minogue
Some of the most thrilling circus acts in the world today are shown in performance at
The world's biggest and most powerful men battle in the first of four heats forthe coveted title of World's Strongest Man.
Introduced by Philippa Forrester and Paul Dickenson. The second heat can be seen tomorrow atl2.15pm Stereo Subtitled .....
Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker looks ahead to this afternoon's action in the FA
Premiership and reviews Boxing Day action.
1.05, 1.40, 2.15, 2.40 Racing From
Newbury. Featuringthe 1.15, 1.45, 2.20 and 2.50 races. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore. Plus live coverage of the 2.40 race from Leopardstown.
1.25, 1.55,4.00 Athletics The County Durham International Cross-Country races, from Aykley Heads in Durham.
High-quality fields contest three races in the latest leg of the IAAFWorld
Cross-Country challenge. Commentary by Stuart Storey and Brendan Foster.
2.30, 3.00 Skiing Highlights ofthe women's slalom from Semmering, Austria. Commentary by Matt Chilton.
3.15 Motor Sport A review of this year's British Touring Car championship, with commentary by Murray Walker.
3.55 Football Half-Times
4.40 Final Score A roundup of today's key results and sporting news.
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More animated antics and mayhem with the Simpson family.
Much to the disinterest of Homer and the kids, Marge auditions for a part in the local theatre's musical version of a stage classic. When she lands the lead role, it means changes in the Simpson household.
Repeated tomorrow at 12.45pm on BBC2.
Noel Edmonds presents a compilation of memorable Gotchas from past series of Noel's House Party. Amongthe highlights recalled are Wayne Sleep 's efforts to teach balletto Mr Blobby ,
Ulrika Jonsson and Max Boyce wasting theirtime making a fictitious programme, Lorraine Kelly being reduced to a fit of giggles, Judith Chalmers explaining the finer points of life in the Amazon, and Rosemarie Ford singing to sheep. Producer Guy Freeman : Executive producer
More stand-up comedy, sketches and surprises with larger-than-life Lenny Henry who introduces new characters as well as old favourites like Deakus and film critic Chukowski. He also joins Nigel Mansell at the racing driver's golf course in Exeter, and takes Boyzone's Keith Duffy back to his old school in Dublin. With guest Geraldine Somerville.
Tonight's special guests are pop group Right Said Fred who perform their new single Big Time. Hosted by Dale Winton.
The Homecoming. A sex offender's release from prison throws a community into conflict.
Gloria discovers that Richard has multiple sclerosis. See today's choices.
Written byChris Lang ; DirectorTim Prager
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Peter Cockroft Followed by National Lottery Update
Action thriller, based on Alistair MacLean 's novel, starring
Pierce Brosnan , Patrick Stewart
A hijacked train races towards
Stuttgart and the world's press ponders the fate of the 12 German hostages on board. But a crack team of field agents is mobilised against afar more deadly threat on the train.
Director David S Jackson (1993,15)
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Highlights of two of today's top matches in the FA Premiership including Newcastle United against Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park. Plus all the goals and talking points from the day's other games. Commentary by John Motson ,
Barry Davies and Jon Champion. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Trevor Brooking.
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A Christmas edition of the comedy sports quiz. With host Nick Hancock. Shown on Monday 23 December at 10pm
A look back at the year's UK chart hits. Shown on Christmas Day at 1.05pm
Intelligence agent Harry Palmer is plunged into the treacherous world of counter espionage as he uncovers a bizarre "brain drain" among scientists. It seems that nobody can be trusted.
DirectorSidneyJFurie Subtitled(1965, PG). Michael Caine stars in Alfie tomorrow at 11.45pm
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