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Regional News; Weather

: The Greedysaurus Gang

Amusing adventures. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Shown yesterday at 9.55am

: Yogi's Treasure Hunt

Yogi captains a sailing ship. Repeat

: Blue Peter Review of the Year

Shown yesterday at 5.25pm

: Taz-mania

Taz defends his home.

: Sweet Valley High

Live action drama. Repeat

: The Fame Game

Last in series. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Feeding Baby
Penguins. Children feed penguins. Repeated tomorrow at 7.15am

: The Barefoot Executive

Disney comedy starring Kurt Russell
UBC is a television network which always comes last in the ratings, but then it discovers a pet chimp which has a keen eye for a hit programme.
Director Robert Butler (1971, U) ♦ See Films: pages 43-79 ***


Unknown: Kurt Russell
Director: Robert Butler

: Wipeout Celebrity Specials

Faith Brown, Andy Kane and Bryan Murray play for charity. Subtitled .............


Unknown: Andy Kane
Unknown: Bryan Murray

: Laughing for Ages

Stephen Tompkinson 's foray through the funny side of history marches through the 18th and 19th centuries, with contributions from Smith and Jones, Ken Dodd , Robbie Coltrane and Spike Milligan


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Robbie Coltrane
Unknown: Spike Milligan

: News and Weather

Regional News

: Neighbours

Susan and Libbyfall out. while Bill'sjob hangs in the balance.
Repeatedat6pm Subtitled .............

: Battersea Dogs' Home

Two of the cats find a home at London's
Globe theatre .where they are given the new names Brutus and Portia...

: 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

Concluding the Jules Verne story.
Pierre Arronax is determined to learn more of Captain Nemo's secrets and finds a surprising hidden ally.


Author: Jules Verne
Captain Nemo: Michael Caine
Pierre Arronax: Patrick Dempsey
Mara: Mia Sara
Ned Land: Bryan Brown
Cabe Attucks: Adewale Akinnovye-Agbaje
Thierry Arronax: John Bach
Lydia Rawlings: Kerry Armstrong
Admiral McCutcheon: Peter McCauley
Imei: Cecily Chun

: World's Strongest Man

Four more competitors set out to win the title, including Britain's Lee Bowers.
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Lee Bowers.

: The Great Outdoors

Comedy starring
Dan Aykroyd , John Candy
It was going to be a quiet family holiday by the lake, just Chet and Connie Ripley with their two sons. But that was before the Craigs decided to join them. Director Howard Deutch (1988. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **


Unknown: Dan Aykroyd
Unknown: John Candy
Unknown: Connie Ripley
Director: Howard Deutch

: Newsround Review of the Year

Presenters Chris Rogers, Lizo Mzimba and Kate Sanderson are joined by children from around the country to recall their memories of 1998.
Repeated tomorrow at 8am


Presenter: Chris Rogers
Presenter: Lizo Mzimba
Presenter: Kate Sanderson

: Neighbours

Will Susan ask Karl home?
Shownatl.15pm Subtitled ....

: News

With Andrew Harvey.
Weather Helen Young


Unknown: Andrew Harvey.

: Regional news magazine

Details on Monday 21

: Only Fools and Horses: Miami Twice: Oh to Be in England

The feature-length conclusion to the story which transplants the Trotters to the United States
Del and Rodney's American dream soon turns into a nightmare.

(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Tony Dow
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Raquel: Tessa Peake-Jones
Cassandra: Gwyneth Strong
Alan: Denis Lill
Pam: Wanda Ventham
Mickey Pearce: Patrick Murray
Vicar: Treva Etienne
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack
Boycie: John Challis
Marlene: Sue Holderness
Mike: Kenneth MacDonald
Denzil: Paul Barber
Sid: Roy Heather
Mac: Willis Knickerbocker
Rico: Antoni Corone
Salvatore: Tom Kouchalakos
Pauly: Raphael Gomez
Lurch: Dave Corey

: A Question of Sport

Host Sue Barker puts more sporting questions to team captains Ally McCoist and John Parrott and their guests.
Digital widescreen Subtitled 52


Unknown: John Parrott

: The National Lottery:Amazing Luck Stories

A look back at the year's luckiest people, and the live midweek National Lottery draw. Producer Simon McKeown
Digital widescreen


Producer: Simon McKeown

: The Echo

Concluding part of the drama based on Minette Walters's novel.

Mike Deacon, a man with no use for families or the festive season, finds himself spending Christmas Day with homeless youngster Terry, elderly lawyer Lawrence and devoted picture researcher Barry. Together, they try to make sense of new discoveries about Billy and their connections to Amanda.
(Digital widescreen)

Then National Lottery Update


Author: Minette Walters
Adapted by: Kevin Hood
Producer: Kate Harwood
Director: Diarmuid Lawrence
Mike Deacon: Clive Owen
Amanda Powell: Joely Richardson
Terry: Kevin Knapman
Barry: Stuart McQuarrie
Lawrence: Richard Johnson
DS Anderson: Ian Bartholomew
Billy Blake: Anton Lesser
Lisa: Camilla Power
Nigel DeVriess: Greg Hicks
Emma: Selina Cadell
Mrs Deacon: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Pearce: Richard Huw
Charlie: John Forgeham
Charlie's wife: Maureen Sweeney
Tom: Peter Lorenzelli
Sticky: Ray Boot
WPC Calderwood: Michelle Butterly
Irvine: Frank Baker
John Streeter: Hugh Dickson
Anthony Standish: Jonathan Cullen
Mrs De Vriess: Denica Fairman
James Streeter: Owen Scott
Voice of V: Jenny Howe
Policeman: Paul McEwan
Club servant: Max Harvey
Security guard: Alex Giannini
Workman: Clive Brunt

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Helen Young


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Review of the Year

A review of memorable and important events from
1998, including Liverpool player Michael Owen 's World Cup debut, the success of the film Titanic and US President
Bill Clinton 's TVtestimonial.
Presented by Sue Lawley , who also looks to the future as it might be viewed through the next generation of set-top boxes. See today's choices.
Editor Thea Guest Subtitled ...
♦ See People: page 16


Unknown: Michael Owen
Unknown: Bill Clinton
Presented By: Sue Lawley

: Faces of Islam

Double-bass session musician
Danny Thompson talks about embracing Islam in 1990. Director Abdulatis Salazar


Talks: Danny Thompson
Director: Abdulatis Salazar

: 42 Up

Concluding the two-part film offeringthe latest seven-yearly update on several individual's lives. Seven years ago Bruce wasteachingin Bangladesh, wondering if he'd ever find a wife, Paul was last seen in Australia, and Neil was unemployed in the Shetlands.

: They Might Be Giants

Mystery drama starring
George C Scott
Joanne Woodward
Psychiatrist Dr Mildred Watson is intrigued by an encounterwith Justin Playfair , who believes he is Sherlock Holmes , and finds herself caught up in some of his bizarre investigations.
Director Anthony Harvey (1971) ♦ See Films: pages 43-79 ***
Followed by Weather


Unknown: George C Scott
Unknown: Joanne Woodward
Unknown: Psychiatrist Dr Mildred Watson
Unknown: Justin Playfair
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Director: Anthony Harvey

: BBC News 24

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