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Gentle gnome Grunthal Mee tells the stories of Prudle Targ and Oddly Small and their adventures in the gardens of Maywood House.
Cartoon fun with the stripey jumpered tearaway.
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Stop the Presses. Lois is promoted to editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet.
Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston guests are comedian Shane Richie. Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and Chelsea player/manager
RuudGullit. Music comes from Five and Aaron Carter. There's comedy from Men in Trousers, Ben. Gez and Rich, plus the Leprechauns. MrSageandMrOnion.and showbiz news and gossip in Electric
Circus. Three more pop videos come under scrutiny in Hit, Miss or Maybe, there's s another crazy adventure for
Kenan and Kel and a Rugrats double bill.
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Introduced by Steve Rider , and Jonathan Davies in Dublin.
12.20 Football Focus Gary Lineker reviews Ireland's crucial World Cupgame in Belgium and the giant-killing hopefuls in the first round of the FA Cup.
1.00 News l.lOTennis The men's semi-finals of the National championship at Telford.
Commentary by John Barrett , Mark Cox and Sue Barker. Coverage of the women's final is at 5.50pm on BBC2.
2.35 Rugby Union
Ireland v New Zealand
Live coverage of the Irish Permanent international from Lansdowne Road, kickoff at 3pm. Ireland have never beaten the All Blacks and will be looking to some of their star performers from the victorious Lions' squad to make an impact in thistough fixture. Commentary by Bill McLaren and Phillip Matthews.
4.40 Final Score News and results.
Producer Martin Hopkins : Editor Dave Gordon Stereo Videoplus code for 12.15-5.15 ........
50 Years On. The staff prepare to celebrate Mrs Slocombe 's 50th birthday. Mr Lucas TREVOR BANNISTER. Mrs Slocombe
MOLLIE SUGDEN , Captain Peacock FRANK THORNTON
. MrHumphries JOHN INMAN. Miss Brahms WENDY RICHARD. Mr Grainger ARTHUR BROUGH . Mr Rumbold NICHOLAS SMITH
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More family teams go through their paces in a series of comical challenges as they strive to win an array of prizes. Guests tonight include Cornish comedian Jethro and a posse of American footballers.
With Melanie Stace.
Director Richard Valentine ; Producer
More fun and games from the Great House at Crinkley Bottom with Noel Edmonds. Singer Louise performs her latest release and viewers can catch up with all the goings on in the country's newest soap opera.
Director/Producer Guy Freeman
Bob Monkhouse 's guest is Lily Savage while music is provided by Kylie Minogue. Producer Peter Estall
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Liz has some news for
Josh. and Jack decides that it is time for action.
See today's choices.
Episode written by Robin Mukhenee Producer Sally Haynes ; Director Michael Owen Morris
Followed by National Lottery Update
Jack Hath away:
Anarchic seasonal comedy, starring
Bill Murray , Karen Allen and featuring Robert Mitchum Frank Cross is the youngest network president in television history. He is also a man who loathes Christmas with a passion and plans to exploit the holidays to attract as many viewers as possible - no matter what it takes. However, Frank is about to be visited bythree unconventional ghosts who will goto any lengths to make him change his mean-spirited ways.
Director Richard Donner (1988. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 64-74
Ghost of Christmas Present:
Ghost of ChristmasPast:
Woman in shelter:
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles
Highlights from two of today's FA Cup first-round ties, including Hull City's match against
Hednesford Town at Boothferry Park. Plus other main talking points from first-round matches. Commentary by Tony Gubba and Jon Champion. Introduced by Gary Lineker , with analysis by Mark Lawrenson and Jimmy Hill. Producer Paul McNamara
Editor Niall Sloane
Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am
BBC MATCH OFTHE DAY MAGAZINE: available monthly.
Another edition of the comic sportingquiz. With
Rory McGrath. Lee Hurst ,
David Gower and Gary Lineker plus chef Ainsley Harriott and snooker player Steve Davis. Presented by Nick Hancock. Shown last Thursday
More irreverent interviews in the lively topical chat show. Shown last Thursday
OZone host JayneMiddlemiss presents the hottest hits from the week's top 40. with live performances, and Britain's number one single. Shown yesterday
Followed by Weather
BBCl joins the continuous-news station.