The Peas wake up to find that there are no Christmas presents. Repeat
Oranges and Lemons. A bell rings. Repeatedtomorrow 7.15am
Live-action fantasy adventure. based on the popular TV cartoon and comic books, starring Judith Hoag
Reporter April O'Neil's investigation of a crime spree in New York lands her in trouble.
Director Steve Barron (1990. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79
The quiz, with RoyWalker, Ruth Madoc and Gary Wilmot.
The comic look at history visits the Dark
Ages, with contributions Morecambe and Wise, Stephen Fry and others.....
Regional News Subtitled 212
There's a war waging between Harold, Madge and Lou.
Repeated at 5.55pm
Featuring highlights of the staff's performance of their own panto Snow
White and the Seven Strays
First of a two-part dramatisation of Jules Verne 's classic adventure, starring Michael Caine , Patrick Dempsey
Bryan Brown America, 1867: Pierre Arronax has a disastrous encounter with a "monster" that is plaguing merchant ships. For cast and conclusion see tomorrow at 2.10pm
Today's third heat sees Britain's Jamie Barr facing competition from Japanese, South African and Swedish opponents.
' Comedy starring Terry "Hulk" Hogan
A former wrestler takes a job as bodyguard to an inventor's unruly offspring-even though he hates children.
Director Michael Gottlieb (1992, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **
Alex Mason Sr:
Alex Mason Jr:
The first of a two-part look at events over the past year, including the programme's 40th-birthday celebrations, the World Cup and the departure of two presenters. Concludes Thursday at 4.20pm.
Repeated tomorrow at 8am Subtitled ...
Susan and Karl take steps towards reconciliation.
Shown at 1.15pm Subtitled .....
With Justin Webb. Weather
For details see Monday 21
The first of a two-part Christmas special, first shown in 1991, in which the Trotter brothers find themselves in sunny Florida.
Miami Twice: the American Dream
Rodney is lookingforward to soaking up the sun and sampling local food and culture, but Del has other ideas. Forcast and conclusion see tomorrow at
6.55pm. Repeat Subtitled .
Grant is in an emotional state.
For more cast see Tuesday 22
Chimpanzee Challenge with Nicholas Lyndhurst
The comic actor is trying to help 15 orphaned and abused chimpanzees to settle into a new home on an island in Lake Victoria , which is bordered by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Not only will Lyndhurst have to cope with the mischievous creatures, but he will also have to brave the elements in the rai nforest. See today's choices. Director Ben Southwell
Executive producer Mike Gunton
Digital widescreen Subtitled .... ♦ See Factual: page
First of a two-part drama, based on the novel by Minette Walters , starri ng Clive Owen
In the runup to Christmas journalist Mike Deacon is assigned to the story of a homeless man who starved to death in the garage of a very wealthy- and very secretive - woman. Who is the mysterious Amanda, and how is she connected to the dead man?
Concludes tomorrow at 9pm. See today's choices. For cast see Wednesday 30
Digital widescreen ♦ See Drama: page 6
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Helen Young
The long-running dance programme marks its 50th anniversary at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Ballroom dancers from around the world compete for the Marshall Amplification Trophy, with the UK team featuring world champions Marcus and Karen Hilton and veteran stars Donnie Burns and Gaynor Fairweather. Presented by Rosemarie Ford, with former Come Dancing hosts Terry Wogan , Peter West, David Jacobs and Angela Rippon. With music by the Andy Ross Orchestra.
Director/Producer Simon Betts
Digital widescreen Subtitled ...
Another chance to see this two-part instalment in the ongoing documentary series, which began in 1964 when a group of seven-year-olds aired their views on love, marriage, ambition and class. Featuringtaxi driver Tony, who wanted to be a jockey, and Nick, who is now an academic in America. Concludes tomorrow at 12.20am.
See today's choices. Director Michael Apted : Producers Michael Apted and Claire Lewis
Passed overfora surgeon's post, Dr Simon Sparrow leaves St Swithin 's hospital to practise elsewhere. But a series of mishaps leads him back to further confrontations with the fearsome Sir Lancelot Spratt.
Director Ralph Thomas (1957, U)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79
Followed by Weather
Sir Lancelot Spratt:
BBCljoins the news station.