Plunder, Swab and Poop wake Bilge by dancing. (S)
Animated fun with the clock-dweller.
A triple bill of animated ursine adventure. (R) (S)
The gang take a ride on Po's scooter. (S)
The Tweenies make pantomime invitations.
(R) (S) (W)
Animated version of the Beatrix Potter story in which a rat requests a very specific dish. (S) (W)
The Wicked Witch of the East has captured Lion's friend, and Lion must bring her the magical Rower of Oz in order to set him free.
Director Tim Deacon (2000) (S) Films: pp 49-79 Children: page 19
Shown last Friday 4.10pm (S) (W)
The band make new friends among a trailer park's residents. (R) (S) Children: page 19
Animated adventure based on AA Milne's characters. Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and Tigger form a search party and set out to rescue their missing friend.
Director Karl Geurs (1997. U) (S) Films: pp 49-79 ★★★
An episode from the comedy with Patricia Routledge. (R) (S)
Nadia Sawalha presents the first of a new run of the show which follows the expatriate community in Majorca. Today, two taxi drivers and their wives take an adventurous flight. (S)
The Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on the past year.
Shown yesterday at 7.55pm on BBC2
The castaways say a final farewell to Taransay. (S) (W)
Disney musical starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. London banker George Banks's search for a nanny comes unstuck when Mary Poppins and her magic umbrella glide into their lives.
Director Robert Stevenson (1964. U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 49-79 *****
Bert/Mr Dawes Sr:
Past presenters and a range of top artists, as well as classic footage, help tell the story of the long-running music show. Presented by Jamie Theakston. (S)
Noddy Holder - Entertainment: page 8
With Ray Stubbs. (W)
The competition to find the top muscle man of reaches its climax as ten competitors, including the ex-champion Magnus Samuelsson , battle it out in seven final tests of strength. John Inverdale hosts the action, described by Paul Dickenson , as the behemoths try pulling two enormous trucks, carrying a 200kg weight up 30 stairs and taking on the infamous Atlas stones.
Director Ian Hamilton : Series producer Rupert Rumney (S)
In a journey that takes her from Edinburgh to Australia, mother-to-be Philippa Forrester takes a personal look at the absorbing and sometimes humorous lives of animals breeding in captivity.
Director Dale Templar ; Executive producer Michael Gunton (S) (W)
Michael Aspel and the experts are joined by Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq for a special edition in which young collectors are invited to bring their treasures to the Royal Air Force Museum in north London. Items on view include movie-star photographs, jewellery and antique glass. See Choice. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Mark decides to wreak bitter revenge on Nick Cotton.
Meanwhile, Pat is on the receiving end of Peggy's vitriol. For cast see yesterday and tomorrow (S) (W)
The first in a six-part drama, which continues on Thursday at 9.10pm, about a beleaguered Scottish island community, starring Michelle Collins and Paul Kaye.
When the threatened closure of the school on the remote island of Ronansay throws the community's future into doubt, a single mother from London's East End responds to their advertisement for a young family. See Choice.
For cast see Thursday 4 January (S) (W) Drama: page 10
Billy Connolly , Sarah Lancashire and Douglas Henshall star in this romantic comedy-drama, which chronicles the rumbustious escapades which went on behind the sepia-tinged pornography of Edwardian London. See Choice.
Adapted by David Nobbs from the novel Kingdom Swann by Miles Gibson ; Producers Martyn Auty and Sarah Boote ; Director Douglas Mackinnon (S) (W) Drama: page 17
Market stall holder:
With Nicholas Witchell. Regional News
Weather with Helen Young. (S) (W)
The hectic festive football schedule continues apace, as Charlton Athletic play Arsenal in their second London derby in less than a week. Meanwhile at Stamford Bridge, there's a repeat of this year's FA Cup final as Chelsea take on Aston Villa. Barry Davies , John Motson ,
Jon Champion , TonyGubba, Simon Brotherton , Steve Wilson and Gerald Sinstadt are in the commentary box. (S) Sport: page 39
Followed by Weatherview
Second World War adventure, starring Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. 1944: Allied Intelligence learns that a Nazi is leading a plot to assassinate Hitler, thereby prolonging the war. The uncompromising Major Reisman takes the mission to recruit 12 GIs on death row and kill the ringleader. : Director Andrew V McLaglen (1985. PG) (S) Films: pp 49-79