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: Children's BBC in Lapland

Ends 11.10am.

William's Wish Wellingtons
Cartoon fun. (R) (S)

6.05 Little Monsters
Animation with the tiny terrors. (R) (S)

6.10 Fireman Sam
Animation. Sarah and James get trapped in the ice, so Sam rescues them. (R) (S)

6.30 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
More animated tales of Busytown. (R) (S)

6.55 Christmas Toons
King Wenceslas sets out to deliver food to a poor man. (R) (S)

7.25 Teletubbies
Everything is covered in snow. (R) (S)

7.50 Tweenies
Jake meets a highly-strung string puppet. (S) (W)

8.10 Pocket Dragon Adventures
The dragons try to save the last snowman of winter with a spell. (S)

8.25 Pocket Dragon Adventures
There's rainbow coloured snow outside the castle. (R) (S)

8.35 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
Animated fun. (R) (S)

9.05 A Monster Christmas
Animation. A boy and his monster friends help Santa deliver presents. (R)(S)

9.30 Babes In Toyland
Animated children's fantasy. Just before
Christmas, the Toyland toy factory is threatened with closure. (1997, U) (S)
Films: pp 49-79 **

10.40 The First Snow of Winter
Animation about a duck who misses the migration south. (R) (S)


Director ("Babes in Toyland"): Charles Grosvenor
Director ("Babes in Toyland"): Tony Bluth
Director ("Babes in Toyland"): Paul Sabella

: Gary Lineker's FootballFeast

An animated Gary Lineker hosts a Boxing Day party and a review of the season. (S)


Unknown: Gary Lineker

: The Return of Jafar

Animated musical sequel to Disney's hit film Aladdin. Evil sorcerer Jafar escapes and Aladdin must thwart his schemes against the Sultan's kingdom. Directors Toby Shelton , Tad Stones, Alan Zaslove and Ginny McSwain
(1994, U) (S) (W) Films: pp 49-79**


Directors: Toby Shelton
Unknown: Alan Zaslove
Unknown: Ginny McSwain

: BBC News; Weather

Regional News (S) (W)

: The Jungle Book

Disney's live-action version of the classic Rudyard Kipling adventure tale, starring
Jason Scott Lee. Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves after his father was killed by a tiger, lives in the jungle with his animal friends. Director Stephen Sommers
(1994, PG) (S) Films: pp 49-79 ***


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Jason Scott Lee.
Director: Stephen Sommers

: Mousehunt

Comedy starring Nathan Lane , Lee Evans and Christopher Walken. Brothers Ernie and Lars face unexpected problems from a mouse when they inherit a dilapidated old house.
Director Gore Verbinski (1997, PG)
(S) Films: pp 49-79****


Unknown: Nathan Lane
Unknown: Lee Evans
Unknown: Christopher Walken.
Director: Gore Verbinski
Emie Smuntz: Nathan Lane
Lars Smuntz: Lee Evans
Caesar: Christopher Walken
Alexander Falko: Maury Chaykin
April Smuntz: Vicki Lewis

: Animal Hospital

In a Christmas edition, Rolf Harris and the team catch up with some of the patients they've treated during the series. (S) (W)


Unknown: Rolf Harris

: Final Score

A roundup of today's results, with Ray Stubbs. (W)


Unknown: Ray Stubbs.

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News and Sport

(S) (W)

: 101 Dalmatians

Disney's live-action adaptation of the classic tale, starring
Glenn Close , Jeff Daniels and Joely Richardson. Love blossoms for dalmatian owners Roger and Anita when their pets meet in the park. But the fur-loving Cruella De Vil has her eye on their new litter of puppies.
Director Stephen Herek (1996. U) (S) (W) Films: pp 49-79 ***
Andrew Duncan meets Glenn Close: page 26


Unknown: Glenn Close
Unknown: Jeff Daniels
Unknown: Joely Richardson.
Unknown: Cruella de Vil
Director: Stephen Herek
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Cruella De Vil: Glenn Close
Roger: Jeff Daniels
Anita: Joely Richardson
Nanny: Joan Plowright
Jasper: Hugh Laurie
Horace: Mark Williams
Skinner: John Shrapnel
Alonzo: Tim McLnnerny
Frederick: Hugh Fraser

: Lorna Doone

Concluding the two-part dramatisation of RD Blackmore's novel about romance and revenge, starring Aidan Gillen ,
Amelia Warner , Martin Clunes and Barbara Flynn. John Ridd has rescued Loma from becoming the unwilling bride of her cousin, Carver. But Carver is not going to give her up easily.
For more cast see Christmas Eve at 6.15pm (S) (W) Drama: page 10


Unknown: Aidan Gillen
Unknown: Amelia Warner
Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Barbara Flynn.
Unknown: John Ridd
John Fry: Trevor Cooper
Sergeant Bloxham: James McAvoy
Young John Ridd: Jack Baverstock
Young Loma Doone Katie: Pitts Drake
Charley Doone: Oliver Chris
Jack Ridd: Neil Finnigan
Parson Bowden: Trevor Peacock
Colonel Kirke: Pip Torrens

: EastEnders

Mel tries to piece her life back together, Sonia receives an unexpected present, and Little Mo succumbs to temptation. For cast see New Year's Eve and Tuesday 2 January (S) (W)


Unknown: Little Mo

: Auntie's Thermal Bloomers

Terry Wogan presents a brand new selection of amusing errors and out-takes from major BBC programmes.
Director Ben Kellett ; Producer Clare Ragsdale (S) (W)


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Director: Ben Kellett
Producer: Clare Ragsdale

: The Sleeper

The first in a two-part drama, mixing dark humour and murder, based on the book by Gillian White. The Moon family gathers for a traditional Christmas in a remote farmhouse. As rain and gales cut off the power and maroon them, a figure from the past makes her way to the isolated farm. Concludes tomorrow at 9.05pm. See Choice.
Dramatised by Gwyneth Hughes ; Producer Joy Spink ; Director Stuart Orme
(S) (W) Drama: page 12


Book By: Gillian White.
Dramatised By: Gwyneth Hughes
Producer: Joy Spink
Director: Stuart Orme
Violet Moon: Eileen Atkins
Lillian Kessel: Anna Massey
George Gleeson: George Cole
Diana Wakeham: Michelle Collins
Fergus Moon: Ciaran Hinds
Claire: Moon Annabelleapsion
Cath Marks: Elizabeth Spriggs
Jonna Wakeham: Simon Chandler
Sam Wakeham: Eric Byme
Valerie Fellgett: Julia Deakin
David Litton: Rupert Frazer
Sheena Marks: Christine Kavanagh
Sgt Pollard: Gerard Horan
PC Browning: Simon Quarterman
Ernest Page: Jimmy Gardner
Donna Dawes: Andrea Lowe
Mrs Fitzhall: Sheila Reid
Young Kitty: Sophie Harmer
Violet Litton/Young Violet: Hannah Powell
Taxi driver: Paul Alexander
MrTarbuck: Lan McNeice

: Kiss Me Kate Christmas Special

An unexpected turn of events lie in store for Kate when she agrees to do her bit for charity.
For cast see Saturday 23 December (S) (W)


Waitress Ursula: Holden Gill
Theresa: Joan Walker
Sarah: Joanne Heywood
John: Andrew Barclay

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards.
Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst. (S) (W)


Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Sarah Wilmshurst.

: Match of the Day

The best of the Boxing Day Premiership action, with highlights of Newcastle v Leeds, West Ham v Charlton, and Manchester
City v Derby. With Gary Lineker. is) (W) BBC MATCH OF THE DAY MAGAZINE: price £2.50, available monthly. Sport: page 39
Followed by Weathervlew (W)


Unknown: Gary Lineker.

: Carry On Loving

Comedy starring Sidney James , Kenneth Williams and Charles Hawtrey. The path to true love proves to be a rocky one for clients of a marriage bureau. Widescreen.
Director Gerald Thomas (1970. PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 49-79 **


Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey.
Director: Gerald Thomas

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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