7.10 Animation. (Repeat)
Po's present is a little frosty Cloud. Shown last Friday
7.40 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
8.05 Yakky Duck
8.30 Gadget Boy
8.55 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest
9.20 Sweet Valley High
Teenage drama. (Repeat) (Stereo)
Penguin adventures. (Repeat)
The Teletubbies see children at a level crossing. Repeated tomorrow at 7.15am
Disney children's comedy starring
Dean Jones , Suzanne Pleshette
Brutus, a Great Dane puppy, develops an identity crisis when he is brought up with a litterof dachshunds.
Director Norman Tokar (1966. U) ............. * See Films: pages 43-76
Christmas comes but once a year but perhaps on the Grantleigh estate it's just as well. With Penelope Keith , Peter Bowles and Angela Thorne.
Written by Peter Spence Repeat Subtitled.
Today Gladiator Hunter and Honor
Blackman challenge chefs Ainsley Harriott and Nick Nairn. Presented by Fern Britton. Stereo................................................
Regional News ....................
Ruth caves in to her children's pressure, while Amy wants to know Lance's secrets. Repeated at 5.35pm Stereo
Children's animation. During the age of the dinosaurs, climate changes shrinkfood supplies. The plant-eaters must make a dangerous journey to a fabled land of plenty.
Director Don Bluth (1988, U)
* See Films: pages 43-76 ****
Trude has to help an Alsatian puppy who has swallowed a toy tree and Julie Richards is starting a newjob in Runcorn. Repeat Stereo
Coverage of the third heat from Nevada, USA. Presented by Philippa Forrester and Paul Dickenson.
Science-fiction adventure starring Joey Cramer
Twelve-year-old David Freeman takes a tumble and wakes up in an altered world.
♦ See Films: pages 43-76 ****
First of two reviews of the Blue Peter year.
Repeated tomorrow at 8.55am; part 2 on Thursday at 4.35am
Shown at 1.15pm Stereo Submied
For details see
Monday 22 December
Noel Edmonds launches the new-look 17-part series with this celebrity Christmas show.
His guests are Angela Griffin and Tracy Shaw from Coronation Street, pop duo Ant and Dec, television game show host Shane Richie and Claudia
Winkleman from Talking Telephones.
Producer Helen Lott : Director
Sue Robinson Stereo ...................
Michael Aspel lies in wait with the infamous red book for another unsuspecting person.
John Craven visits
Chimfunshi in Zambia. the world's largest chimpanzee sanctuary. Here
Sheila and David Siddle have created a natural haven for
67 abandoned and maltreated chimps, acting as parents and nursingthe sick animals. Now after more than 15 years, many of the chimpanzees have established family groups and are themselves having young. See today's choices. Producer Alan Miller
Boxing Day festivities continue downstairs at the Vic, while upstairs tempers flare and a violent story unfolds.
For cast see Tuesday 23 December
The second of two outings into Auntie BBC's biggest bloomers. Tonight's victims having their shortcomings held up to ridicule include the stars of period dramas Tom Jones and Drovers' Gold, comedy performers from Get Well Soon and Men Behaving Badly and gaffes from BBC's Election 97 coverage.
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled Regional News; Weather
Concluding the two-part mystery-drama. based on the novel by Wilkie Collins. Marian and Laura are virtually prisoners at Blackwater Park. In fear of their lives, they determ i ne to escape from Sir Percival Glyde and his sinister mercenary Count
Fosco. See today's choices.
♦ See Drama: page 8; and Andrew Lincoln : People, page 16
He selects his ten favourite films from the past year. Will The Full Monty, Britain's most successful film ever, be in his choice? What about The English Patient, Men in Black, Star
Wars and My Best Friend's Wedding? And whatever his choice, will viewers agree? Director David Robertson
Producer Bruce Thompson
# See Barry Norman : page 43
In this second programme, former Beatles producer George Martin looks at the role of melody in our everyday lives, in his view the most important element of music. The programme includes music performed by Celine Dion, Paul McCartney, and the late Sir Georg Solti.
Part 3 is on Monday 5 January
The new captain of an experimental mixed sex anti-aircraft battery is determined to keep the men and women apart. Butjusttrytelling the unit members ...
Director Gerald Thomas (1976, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-76 *
Captain S Melly:
Sergeant Major Tiger Bloomer:
Sergeant Len Able:
Sergeant Tilly Willing:
Revenge thriller starring
Judd Nelson , Ally Sheedy
Young drifter Billy Turner returns to his home town after a five year absence, and is shocked to discover his father has been murdered.
Director Michelle Manning (1986. 18)
♦ See Films: pages 43-76 **
Followed by Weather
BBCl joins the continuous-news station through the night.