Shown yesterday at 9.55am
Christmas special mixing live-action and animation.
A rabbit's quest for the true spirit of Christmas. Repeat
Alost reindeer brings the festive spirit to the outback.
Festive challenges with the Chuckle Brothers.
Nativity Play. The Teletubbies make a Snowtubby. Repeated Monday 28 at 6.50am
Deborah McAndrew presents carols and festive music for Christmas morning from Lesley Garrett , Charlotte Church, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and others, including The First NoÃ«l, Gaudete, When a Child is Born, In the Bleak Midwinter and Sleigh Ride.
See People: page 14
Film Premiere. Christmas fantasy starring Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins.
Going against the wishes of her divorced mother, a sceptical young girl asks a mysterious department store Santa Claus for the family she has always wanted.
Director Les Mayfield (1994. U)
See Films: pages 43-79 ****
The stars and the top-selling songs of 1998. plus this year's Christmas number one.
Eric and Ernie are joined by AndrÃ© Previn and Hannah Gordon for classic comedy from 1973. Repeat Subtitled .......
Her Majesty addresses the Commonwealth. Subtitled ..........
Noel Edmonds once againjourneys around Britain and the world to spring surprises and give some very unusual presents to some very special people.
This year gifts include a trip on the Orient Express, and visits to the Grand Canyon and Tanzania's Sere ngeti Plains.
Director Andrew Nicholson ; Producer Graham Owens Digital widescreen
Rolf Harris introduces a special edition for Christmas Day. Rhodri Williamsjoins
RSPCA inspector Becky Wadey on a visit to a Nativity scene featuring live animals, and at Blackpool Zoo Shauna Lowry catches up with the rattlesnake found in a canal who has now become a mother.
Digital widescreen Subtitled ..............
Animation about a young duck who must face the harsh Irish winter after missing the annual migration. Featuring the voices of Sorcha Cusack, Miriam Margolyes and the late Dermot Morgan.
See Family: page 11
The first of tonight's two offerings from Albert Square. Grant finally opens up to his brother, and Bianca is taken by surprise. See today's choices. For cast see Tuesday 22 and 29.
Terry Wogan reveals more moments to bring a festive blush to the stars of the BBC's most popular programmes, including EastEnders, Changing Rooms.
Jonathan Creek, Can't Cook Won't 't Cook and Dalziel and Pascoe.
Director Ben Kellett ; Producer Tom Webber
A special yuletide edition of the interior-design challenge show. Carol Smillie is on the isle of Arran, where two neighbours try to give each other's living rooms a special festive feel, with the help of design experts
Linda Barker and Laurence Llewelyn -Bowen, DIY expert Andy Kane , and a budget of £500.
Directors Clare Bradley and Lynda Maher Producer Caspar Peacock
Digital widescreen Subtitled .......... ♦ See Factual: p8; and People: pl7
The Oscar-winning family comedy adventure starring James Cromwell
Babe, an orphaned pig, is raised on a farm by a sheepdog.
Although he is destined forthe dinnertable, Babe astonishes Farmer Hoggett and his fellow farmyard animals when he shows talent as a "sheep-pig".
DirectorChris Noonan (1995, U)
Digitalwidescreen Subtitled ...... ♦ See Films: pp 43-79
Farmer Arthur Hoggett:
and featuring the voices of: Babe:
Bianca and Grant are forced to put aside their differences.
Angus Deayton takes another dip into the archives to find clips of the stars that they would rather forget. See today's choices.
Angus Deayton: People, p14
With Huw Edwards. Weather Michael Fish
First of three new episodes in the comedy series, starring Martin Clunes, Neil Morrissey, Caroline Quentin, Leslie Ash
Sex is beautiful and natural - until Dorothy and Gary decide they want to make a baby. For cast and continuation see Boxing Day at 9.35pm.
See today's choices. Digital widescreen See Comedy: page 5
Nick Hancock hosts the irreverent sports quiz. David Gower , Gary Lineker and Rory McGrath are joined by Jonathan Ross ,
Phil Cornwell and Colin Montgomerie. Digital widescreen
An adult romantic comedy starring Alan Davies
The last thing you need as a married man is to wake up naked and hungover next to another woman. But when Russel meets
Elly, somehow good intentions go out the window. A full series is planned for next year.
Written by Geoff Deane ; Director
Paul Harrison ; Producer Kenton Allen
Digitalwidescreen Subtitled ....
A unique reading of the Christmas story from a star-studded cast including Tom Jones, Barbara Windsor, Alan Titchmarsh and Des Lynam.
At the end of a successful year that has established him as one of the country's leading solo artists, Robbie Williams entertains family and friends in a special television concert.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)
Joan Sims , Kenneth Connor
Sidney Fiddler bullies the town council of Fircombe, a seaside resort, into staging a beauty contest as a publicity stunt. Director Gerald Thomas (1973. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **
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