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: News

Regional News; Weather Subtitled ...

: Poddington Peas

Animation. Repeat

: Teletubbies

Shown yesterday at 9.55am

: Yogi's Treasure Hunt

Cartoon. Repeat

: Newsround Review of the Year

Shown yesterday at 5.35pm

: Taz-Mania


: Sweet Valley High

US drama series about 16-year-old twin sisters. Repeat

: The Fame Game -New Year Special

Todd Carty hosts the first of two progress reports on young would-be stars from the last series. Part two tomorrow at 9.35am.

: Teletubbies

Painting. A messy way of painting. Repeatedtomorrowat6.30am

: Herbie Goes Bananas

Fourth and lastfilm in the Love
Bug comedy series. Starring
Cloris Leachman
Charles Martin Smith
En route to Brazil, Herbie and its owners get caught up in a plot to steal Incan gold. Director Vincent McEveety (1980, U)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **


Unknown: Cloris Leachman
Unknown: Charles Martin Smith
Director: Vincent McEveety

: Wipeout Celebrity Specials

Adrian Mills , Nerys Hughes and Nickolas Grace playforcharity. Subtitled ...


Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: Laughing for Ages

Queen Victoria, as portrayed by Stanley Baxter , Marty Feldman , the Two Ronnies and the cast of The Fast Show.....


Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Marty Feldman

: News and Weather

Regional News

: Neighbours

Has Karen been cheating on Toadie?
Repeated at4.45pm


Unknown: Has Karen

: Getting Even with Dad

' Comedy starring
* Macaulay Culkin , Ted Danson
The only thing ex-convict Ray Gleason is worse at than being a thief is being a father. Saddled with his estranged son
Timmy on the eve of a hefty heist, Gleason wrongly thinks he can fool the kid.
Director Howard Deutch (1994, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **


Unknown: MacAulay Culkin
Unknown: Ted Danson
Unknown: Ray Gleason
Director: Howard Deutch
Timmy: MacAulay Culkin
Ray: Ted Danson
Theresa: Glenne Headly
Bobby: Saul Rubinek
Carl: Gailard Sartain
LtRomayko: Hector Elizondo

: World's Strongest Man

The reigning champion, Jouko Ahola of Finland, defends his title.
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Jouko Ahola

: Boyzone: a Live and Kicking Year

In this Live and Kicking special, Boyzone talk to Zoe Ball about their musical and personal lives, and the cameras join them on a promotional tour.


Presenter: Zoe Ball

: Blue Peter Review of the Year: Magic Moments

The second of this two-parter features gorillas in Uganda, alligators and the Red Arrows flying team.

(Repeated tomorrow at 8am)

: Neighbours

Shown at 1.15pm

: Regional news magazine

For details see Monday 21

: Beethoven's 2nd

Comedy starring
Charles Grodin
Beethoven, a massive St
Bernard dog, falls for Missy. But the path to true love is seldom smooth and the dogs begin a complicated romance aided by Beethoven's family, the Newtons.
Director Rod Daniel (1993. U)
+ See Films: pages 43-79 ***


Unknown: Charles Grodin
Director: Rod Daniel
George Newton: Charles Grodin
Alice Newton: Bonnie Hunt
Ryce: Nicholle Tom
Ted: Christopher Castile
Emily: Sarah Rose Karr
Regina: Debi Mazar
Floyd: Chris Penn
Taylor: Ashley Hamilton
Seth: Danny Masterton
Janie: Catherine Reitman

: EastEnders

Steve receives a surprise visitor. Will Frank make it back for New Year's Eve? And will Tiffany's plans for the future include Grant or Beppe? See today's choices.
For cast see Tuesday 22 and Tuesday 29

: Jane's Cruise to the Stars

Jane McDonald, an unknown a year ago, is now a household name thanks to her singing appearances on the BBC1 docu-soap series The Cruise. Recently she concluded a national tour with a show at the London Palladium. This film reflects on a year that saw Jane become a star, shows her rehearsing and preparing to appear on stage before a packed Palladium house, and also features previously unseen footage from The Cruise.

See People, Page 16


Subject: Jane McDonald
Producer: Christopher Terrill
Executive Producer: Olivia Lichtenstein

: Naked Eurovision

Richard Fairbrass, the singer with Right Said Fred, goes backstage at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, revealing the tensions and challenges facing both contestants and organisers. He also talks to the eventual winner, Israeli transsexual Dana International, before her victory, and Yiannis, the Greek composer who was disqualified.


Presenter: Richard Fairbrass
Unknown: Dana International
Producer: Paul Wooding
Executive Producer: Jeremy Mills

: Shirley Bassey:Viva Diva!

Shirley Bassey sings a selection of show stopping songs, with the help of a large orchestra, the cast of the hit West End stage musical Chicago and a million pounds' worth of diamonds. Director/Producer Mike Mansfield


Unknown: Shirley Bassey
Producer: Mike Mansfield

: News

With Edward Stourton.
Regional News; Weather
John Kettley


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: They Think It'sAll Over

Nick Hancock hosts the last in the series of the comedy sports quiz, with regular panellists
David Gower , Gary Lineker and Rory McGrath , comedians Phill Jupitus and lain Lee, and footballer Vinnie Jones. The series returns next year.
Director Ian Lorimer ; Producer Harry Thompson Repeated next Monday
Digital widescreen Subtitled ...


Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: David Gower
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Vinnie Jones.
Director: Ian Lorimer
Producer: Harry Thompson

: The End of the Year Show with Angus Deayton

Angus Deayton hosts a comedy review looking back on the notable events of 1998, with special guests Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters , and Steve Coogan making an appearance as Paul Calf and Tony Ferrino. Producer Patricia McGowan
Executive producer Caroline Wright
♦ Angus Deayton : People, pl4


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Robbie Coltrane
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Paul Calf
Unknown: Tony Ferrino.
Producer: Patricia McGowan
Producer: Caroline Wright
Unknown: Angus Deayton

: New Year Live

Carol Smillie and Fred MacAulay host the party live from Edinburgh
Castle. Celebritiesjoining the festivities include Frank
Bruno, acting family the McGann brothers and actress Samantha
Janus. Music comes from chart-topping bands,
Sarah Brightman and a gospel choir. See today's choices. Director John Smith
Producer Heather Day ♦ Carol Smillie : People, page 17


Unknown: Carol Smillie
Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Sarah Brightman
Director: John Smith
Unknown: Carol Smillie

: Happy New Year

A new year message from the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Dr George Carey.
Repeated tomorrow at 11.10amon BBC2 Producer Chris Loughlin


Unknown: Dr George Carey.
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Carry On Columbus

' Comedy starring
Jim Dale
Lisbon 1492: Christopher
Columbus sets sail with his brother Bart and a motley crew to discover a direct sea route to the Far East.
Director Gerald Thomas (1992. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 *
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Jim Dale
Unknown: Far East.
Director: Gerald Thomas
Christopher Columbus: Jim Dale
Bart: Peter Richardson
Achmed: Alexei Sayle
Fatima: Sara Crowe
Diego: Julian Clary
Mordecai Mendoza: Bernard Cribbins
Don Felipe: Richard Wilson
Pepi: Keith Allen
Wazir: Nigel Planer
Sultan: Rik Mayall
Baba: Tony Slattery

: BBC News 24

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