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David Frost interviews the ! newsmakers and reviews the ! papers with his guests. Plus
9.00 News, with weather later. Executive editor Andrew Thompson
Editor Barney Jones (S)
Alison Comyn concludes her
Adventjourney at Ealing Abbey, west London, where she talks with composer and writer John Bell about our preoccupation with time. (S) (W)
Rural issues with John Craven.
Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.05am. (S) E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Second World War adventure starring Roger Moore , Telly Savalas and David Niven.
Prisoners of war working on an archaeological dig plan the rescue often Greek islanders threatened with death following the killing of two German officers in a local brothel.
Director George Pan Cosmatos
(1979, PG) Films: pp 51-80 **
Major Otto Hecht:
Dottie Del Mar:
Intergalactic warrior Shep Ramsey stops off at planet
Earth for some rest and relaxation, ending up as a lodger in the home of mild-mannered
Charlie Wilcox. Finding it difficult to fit into the American way of life, Shep creates chaos wherever he goes. But when two evil bounty hunters track him down, Shep needs all the help he can get from his new friends. ;
Director Burt Kennedy
(1991, PG) (S) Films: pp 51-80 ***
Fantasy, based on the classic i children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl , starring Gene Wilder. Most children dream of visiting a chocolate factory. For young Charlie Bucket the dream comes true, courtesy of the golden ticket he finds in a candy bar: not only has he won a lifetime's supply of chocolate, he has also been invited to tourthe giant factory of eccentric sweet tycoon Willy Wonka.
Director Mel Stuart (1971, U) (S) Films: pp 51-80 ***
Pam Rhodes introduces a traditional candlelit service for
Christmas from Canterbury Cathedral. Imogen Stubbs and Tim Pigott-Smith retell the story of the first Christmas, and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey , reads his favourite Christmas lesson. Seasonal music includes
Once in Royal David's City, sung by a solo chorister.
Producer Norman Ivison ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)
Hugh Scully and the team of experts visit Worcester
Cathedral, where their discoveries include a stoneware pot for church wine that dates from the 17th century.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executt/e producer Chnstopher Lewis (S) (W)
Italy. In the last programme of the current series, Craig Doyle visits Positano, Angela Rippon unwinds by Lake Garda and Carol Smillie explores Milan.
Producer Tricia Wilson ; Editor Jannine Waddell (S) (W)
When Frankie and Aidan join forces for a wet day out, Aidan's reputation as priest is compromised. Liam and Donal are the first to hear a big announcement from Niamh and Dillon. See Choice.
For next episode and further cast see Tuesday 28 at 8pm (S) (W)
With Fiona Bruce. Weather Isobel Lang (5)
Conclusion of the period drama, based on Elizabeth Gaskell 's final novel and dramatised by Andrew Davies.
Molly gets more entangled in Cynthia's secret. See Choice.
Producer Sue Birtwistle; Director Nicholas Renton
Repeated at 1.25pm on Christmas Day on BBC2 (S) (W) BBC VIDEO: the series will be available on video from February, price £19.99
A Christmas episode of the comedy, first shown in 1990. Who's Listening? There isn't a great deal of festive spirit in the Meldrew household: Victor is refusing to appear in the local pantomime and won't buy any presents.
Written by David Renwick ; Director/Producer Susan Belbin (R) (S)
Five commentators give their opinions on what Jesus of Nazareth would have thought of modern society.
Family Matters - Or Does It? Bishop James Jones focuses on the modern British family. The series continues tomorrow at 12.10am
Producer Norman Stone (S)
Courage of Our Convictions. Has the time come to reform Britain's penal system? Joan Bakewell chairs the debate. Series producer Christine Morgan ; Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weatherview
Comedy, beginning a season offilms starring
Michael Caine. A crew arrives in a sleepy North Carolina town to film a historical epic based on a local academic's book.
Director Alan Aida (1986, 15) (S) 423S65 Blue Ice is tomorrow at 12.30am
Films: pp 51-80 ***