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: 2000 Today

The mammoth millennium live broadcast continues.

Hour Seven: Sunrise in Venice, and the last sunset of the 20th century, in Samoa in the South Pacific.

Including at 6.50-7.00 BBC News and Weather

: Hour Eight

It's midnight in the Wild West, Hollywood and Las Vegas in the USA, and dawn in Italy and over the Jungfrau.

: Hour Nine

As the sun rises for the first time in the UK in 2000, pictures from the meridian line in Greenwich and all over the UK. Including at 8.15-8.30 BBC News and Weather

: Live and Kicking

S Club 7 and Britney Spears perform live, there's a report on the lucky viewer who appeared in the millennium episode of EastEnders, and there are 2,000 prizes up for grabs. Plus the Leprechauns, Mr Blobby and two Rugrats adventures.


Presenter: Emma Ledden
Presenter: Steve Wilson
Executive Producer: Chris Bellinger
Editor: Angela Sharp

: 2000 Today

The live broadcast continues.
Hour Twelve: Samoa is the last place to enter the 21st century. Plus a look back at the night's events in the Americas. Including at 1154-12.00 BBC News and Weather

: Hour Thirteen

Starting with more than 35,000 church bells will ring across the country from noon. Including at 12.05, the Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year message. (Rptd on BBC2 at 11.45pm)

: Hour Fourteen

Some final global highlights. Including at
1.00 BBC News; Regional News;
Weather Highlights of the 28-hour millennial broadcast can be seen at 11.50pm

: The Sound of Music

Classic family musical, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
When trainee nun Maria begins to have doubts about her vocation, she leaves her convent in Salzburg to become governess to seven children.
(1965, U)
Films: pp 56-64 *****


Director: Robert Wise
Maria: Julie Andrews
Captain Von Trapp: Christopher Plummer
Baroness: Eleanor Parker
Max Detweiler: Richard Haydn
Mother Abbess: Peggy Wood
Liesi: Charmian Carr
Louisa: Heather Menzies

: The World's Strongest Man

Another six men perform amazing feats of strength, knowing that only two of them will secure a place in Monday's final. With John Inverdale.


Presenter: John Inverdale.

: The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth

David Attenborough hosts a celebration of 12 of the most beautiful wildlife spectacles across the planet. With the aid of stunning images from space, the journey includes grizzly bears, dusky dolphins, emperor penguins, red land crabs, and a cloud of monarch butterflies. See Choice. New year's David: page 26


Presenter: David Attenborough
Producer: Stephen Dunleavy
Executive Producer: Sara Ford

: Jim Davidson's New Year Generation Game

Family couples attempt unusual challenges, including sword dancing with the Edinburgh Tattoo Ceilidh Dancers, a balloon ballet led by Jim Davidson and Barbara Windsor , assembling a Millennium Dome cake and performing a Wild West stunt routine. With Melanie Stace.
Director Stuart Hall ; Producer Sue Andrew


Unknown: Jim Davidson
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Melanie Stace.
Director: Stuart Hall
Producer: Sue Andrew

: Auntie's Smashing New Bloomers

Terry Wogan reveals more memorable moments which the stars and presenters of some of the BBC's most popular programmes would much rather forget.


Presenter: Terry Wogan
Director: Ben Kellett
Producer: Clare Ragsdale
Producer: Tom Webber

: The National Lottery Stars

Dale Winton welcomes three acts who had their first big chart success last year. Martine McCutcheon performs Perfect Moment, S Club 7 let it rip with their first big hit Bring It All Back and Westlife repeat their great success If I Let You Go. Plus the regular lottery draw.


Presenter: Dale Winton
Guest: Martine McCutcheon
Director: Richard Valentine
Producer: Peter Estall

: Casualty: The Morning After

It's New Year's Day, and the morning has a surprise in store for Adam. Chloe impresses Charlie and Duffy with her new-found confidence, while a call to a remote cottage brings drama for Josh and Penny.
Followed by National Lottery Update


Writer: Christopher Reason
Producer: Rachel Wright
Director: Tim Leandro
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Josh Griffiths: Ian Bleasdale
Lisa Duffin: Catherine Shipton
Tina Seabrook: Claire Goose
Max Gallagher: Robert Gwilym
Sean Maddox: Gerald Kyd
Chloe Hill: Jan Anderson
Penny Hutchens: Donna Alexander
Amy Howard: Rebecca Wheatley
Adam Osman: Pal Aron
Holly Miles: Sandra Huggett
Patrick Spiller: Ian Kelsey
Barney Wolfe: Ronnie McCann
Hannah: Harriet Thorpe
John: Simon Kunz
Daniel: Andrew Scarborough
Frank Gallagher: Tobias Menzies
Jane: Cordelia Bugeja
Reuben: Sam Barriscale
Jacqui: Elizabeth Thomas
Spencer: Ben Keaton
Mr Ross: Geoffrey Hutchings
Mrs Ross: Joanne Good
Mrs Kirkbride: Carol Harvey

: The Vicar of Dibley

The last of four seasonal episodes, concluding the rural comedy starring Dawn French.
Summer. A scorchingly hot summer leads to a severe water shortage in Dibley. When the water company announces plans to put a reservoir in the village, Geraldine decides it's time to take drastic action. See Choice.
Written by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew Archer ; Director Gareth Carrivick ; Producers Jon Plowman and Margot Gavan Duffy


Written By: Richard Curtis
Written By: Paul Mayhew Archer
Director: Gareth Carrivick
Producers: Jon Plowman
Producers: Margot Gavan Duffy
Geraldine Granger: Dawn French
David Horton: Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton: James Fleet
Alice Horton: Emma Chambers
Frank Pickle: John Bluthal
Jim Trott: Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt: Roger Lioyd Pack
Mr Badcock: Roger Sloman
Local TV reporter: Edward Halsted
Local TV newsreader: Stewart Wright
Italian newsreader: Guillaume Tobo
Themselves: Jeremy Paxman
Themselves: Martyn Lewis

: BBC News and Sport

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Helen Young.


Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather presenter: Helen Young

: Broken Arrow

Action thriller starring John Travolta and Christian Slater. US Air Force pilot Vic Deakins makes off with a cargo of nuclear missiles. His co-pilot, Riley Hale, with the help of park ranger Terry Carmichael, sets out to find him.
(1996, 15) Films: pp 56-64 ***
Followed by Weatherview


Director: John Woo
Vic Deakins: John Travolta
Riley Hale: Christian Slater
Terry Carmichael: Samantha Mathis
Colonel Max Wilkins: Delroy Lindo
Pritchett: Bob Gunton
Giles Prentice: Frank Whaley
Kelly: Howie Long
Lieutenant Colonel Sam Rhodes: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Johnson: Vyto Ruginis

: The Best of 2000 Today

A look back at highlights of the BBC's 28-hour millennium broadcast, featuring stories, interviews and celebrations worldwide, from the last sunsets and midnights of to the first dawns of 2000. Presented by David Dimbleby , Michael Parkinson , Gaby Roslin and Michael Buerk.
Executive editor Avril MacRory


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Presented By: Michael Parkinson
Presented By: Gaby Roslin
Presented By: Michael Buerk.

: BBC News 24

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