Animation. Sarah and James are trapped in the ice. Repeat
Day at 9.30am
Animation. Billy has to use all of his wits to win the hand of Elizabeth.
US comedy about a boy who complicates his elder brother's life. Repeat
Cartoon. Taz is rejected.
Cartoon fun with thecarpet-crawlers. Repeat
The students prepare for a Christmas concert. Repeat
A Christmas edition of the children's quiz, featuring celebrity guests. Presented by Sally Gray.
Towers. Some children build towers. Repeated tomorrow 7.15am
Disney science-fiction adventure starring Maximilian Schell
A spaceship crew encounters another craft straying dangerously near the gateway to a black hole. They find the vessel to be manned by robots and a mad scientist.
DirectorGary Nelson (1979. U) Subtitled ... ♦ See Films: pages 43-79 ***
This one-off edition of the surprise-party challenge series sees the team led by Ainsley Harriott helping a group of amateur belly-dancers who want to stage a charity Show. Digital widescreen
Comedy clips including Frankie Howerd ,
LesDawsonand The Fast Show....
Regional News Subtitled 213
Joel confesses his feelings for Libby.
Science-fiction fantasy starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
In the 23rd century, Captain Kirk and his crew discover a space probe near Earth that is trying to contact a humpback whale - a species that is now extinct.
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Captain James T Kirk:
Dr Gillian Taylor:
Dr Leonard 'Bones' McCoy:
Chief Engineer Scott:
Coverage of the second heat from
Tangiers. Presented by John Inverdale.
Digital widescreen Subtitled ............. The next heat is tomorrow at 3.35pm
A short comedy about two eccentrics who live in the village of Snuggleford, starring Gareth Hale , Norman Pace
Nobby and Ginge manage to find peril in the local car park and post office.
Wntten by Gareth Hale. Norman Pace and Richard
Parker Digital widescreen Subtitled ...
Today's football results and sporting news. with RayStubbS. Digitalwidescreen
Jim Davidson, in the guise of Dennis the Menace, hosts a cartoon comic edition of the snooker game show, assisted by referee John Virgo as Desperate Dan. Guest celebrities playing for charity are Isla Fisher, Little and Large, and Barbara Windsor, while Jimmy White, John Higgins, and John Parrott help out with the shots.
Final instalment of the action adventure trilogy, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott
When archaeologist Henry Jones disappears, his adventurous son Indy leaves hunting for ancient artefacts to search for his father. In a desperate race against time he faces old enemies - and joins a quest for the Holy Grail. (1989, PG)
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Dr Henry Jones:
Dr Elsa Schneider:
Grant awaits important news that will affect his future. Bianca receives some welcome visitors, while a stranger shows interest in Matthew's business plans.
For cast lists see Tuesday 22 and 29
The first part of a brand new docu-soap set in and around
Paddington Green in West London. The series homes in on the real-life daily dramas of models, prostitutes, police officers, families and entrepreneurs. This first episode sets the scene by introducing some of these colourful characters.
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Comedy, concluding the Christmas trilogy.
Delivery. Tony appears to betaking life seriously in his new role as a postman, but Deborah realises she preferred him when he was carefree and stupid. Meanwhile Gary's office is closing down and Dorothy is worried about having the baby. See today's choices.
For cast see Boxing Day at 9.35pm
Harry Enfield returns with a festive feast of comedy, also starring
Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke. Kevin and Perry have found a cool new friend; the Toddlers wreak havoc in a supermarket; and Frank and George say a surprising "yes" to some of today's famous women. Plus the regular cast of characters board the Titanic.
See today's choices. Director Dewi Humphries Producer Clive Tulloh
Digital widescreen Subtitled .... ♦ See Comedy: page 4
With Michael Buerk.
Highlights oftwo oftoday's top Premiership games. Plus all the day's news and talking points and a roundup ofthe Boxing Day fixtures. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking.
The commentary is provided by Barry Davies , John Motson and Jon Champion.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.35am on BBC2
Second World War drama starring
On a small island in the South
Pacific, the Japanese and British are deadlocked, while the fate of a US naval force depends on the Japanese radio being silenced. With a motley crew of British soldiers,
Lieutenant Lawson, of the US
Navy, embarks on the most important and dangerous mission of his life.
Director Robert Aldrich (1970.15)
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