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: News

Regional News; Weather

: Poddington Peas

The Peas wake up to find that there are no Christmas presents. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Shown yesterdayat9.55am

: Yogi's Treasure Hunt

Cartoon. Repeat

: To Me... to You

Schools game show.

: Taz-Mania

Taz lands ajob.

: Sweet Valley High

Teen drama. Repeat

: The Fame Game

Documentary. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Oranges and Lemons. A bell rings. Repeatedtomorrow 7.15am

: News; Regional News

and Weather

: Teenage Mutant NinjaTurtles

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


Unknown: Judith Hoag
Director: Steve Barron

: Wipeout Celebrity Special

The quiz, with RoyWalker, Ruth Madoc and Gary Wilmot.


Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Gary Wilmot.

: Laughing for Ages

The comic look at history visits the Dark
Ages, with contributions Morecambe and Wise, Stephen Fry and others.....


Unknown: Stephen Fry

: The Weather Show

Topical weather stories.

: News and Weather

Regional News Subtitled 212

: Neighbours

There's a war waging between Harold, Madge and Lou.
Repeated at 5.55pm

: Battersea Dogs' Home

Featuring highlights of the staff's performance of their own panto Snow
White and the Seven Strays

: 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

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


Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Patrick Dempsey
Unknown: Bryan Brown
Unknown: Pierre Arronax

: World's Strongest Man

Today's third heat sees Britain's Jamie Barr facing competition from Japanese, South African and Swedish opponents.
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Jamie Barr

: Mr Nanny

' 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 **


Director: Michael Gottlieb
Sean Armstrong: Terry "hulk" Hogan
Bert Wilson: Sherman Hemsley
Alex Mason Sr: Austin Pendleton
Alex Mason Jr: Robert Gorman
Kate Mason: Madeline Zima

: Blue Peter Review of the Year

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 ...

: Neighbours

Susan and Karl take steps towards reconciliation.
Shown at 1.15pm Subtitled .....

: News

With Justin Webb. Weather
Helen Young


Unknown: Justin Webb.

: Regional newsmagazine

For details see Monday 21

: Only Fools and Horses: Miami Twice: The American Dream

The first of a two-part Christmas special, first shown in 1991, in which the Trotter brothers find themselves in sunny Florida.

Rodney is looking forward to soaking up the sun and sampling local food and culture, but Del has other ideas.
(For cast and conclusion see tomorrow at 6.55pm.)
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

: EastEnders

Grant is in an emotional state.
For more cast see Tuesday 22


Mark Fowler: Todd Carty
Ruth Fowler: Caroline Paterson
Mary Flaherty: Melanie Clark Pullen
Conor Flaherty: Sean Gleeson
Steve Owen: Martin Kemp
Martin Fowler: James Alexandrou
lan Beale: Adam Woodyatt
Melanie Healy: Tamzin Outhwaite
Alex Healy: Richard Driscoll
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Lilly Mattock: Barbara Keogh
Jeff Healy: Leslie Schofield
Lenny Wallace: Desune Coleman
Huw Edwards: Richard Elis
Terry Raymond: Gavin Richards
Simon Raymond: Andrew Lynford
Michael Rose: Russell Floyd
Susan Rose: Tilly Vosburgh
Saskia Duncan: Deborah Sheridan-Taylor
Mick McFarlane: Sylvester Williams
Josie McFarlane: Joan Hooley
Irene Hills: Roberta Taylor
Marcus Christie: Stephen Churchett

: Born to Be Wild

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


Unknown: Lake Victoria
Director: Ben Southwell
Producer: Mike Gunton

: The Echo

First of a two-part drama, based on the novel by Minette Walters, starring Clive Owen, Joely Richardson.

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


Author: Minette Walters
Deacon: Clive Owen
Amanda: Joely Richardson

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Helen Young


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Come Dancing 50

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 ...


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Karen Hilton
Unknown: Donnie Burns
Unknown: Gaynor Fairweather.
Presented By: Rosemarie Ford
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Angela Rippon.
Unknown: Andy Ross Orchestra.

: 42 Up

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


Director: Michael Apted
Producers: Michael Apted
Producers: Claire Lewis

: Doctor at Large

Comedy starring
Dirk Bogarde
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


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Dr Simon Sparrow
Unknown: St Swithin
Unknown: Sir Lancelot Spratt.
Director: Ralph Thomas
Simon Sparrow: Dirk Bogarde
Joy: Muriel Pavlow
Benskin: Donald Sinden
Sir Lancelot Spratt: James Robertson-Justice
Nan: Shirley Eaton
Dr Potter-Shine: Derek Farr
Bingham: Michael Medwin
Dr Hackett: Lionel Jeffries
Eva's mother: Freda Bamford

: BBC News 24

BBC1 joins the news station.

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