*** Animated fantasy. A time traveller parachutes four dinosaurs on to Earth in the 20th century. Review page 43. (1993, U) (S)
Tweenies Christmas Countdown
The big day is here. (S) (W)
6.55 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Woody and Ms Meany cannot agree who saved Christmas. (S)
7.15 Blue Peter Festive edition.
Shown yesterday 1.50pm (S) (W) WEBSITE: [web address removed]
Angelica has doubts about Santa Claus. (R) (S)
8.15 The Wild Thornberrys
A feature-length episode. The family celebrate the day they found Donnie. (S)
9.30 Second Star to the Left
Shown yesterday 1.20pm (S) (W)
Live from the parish church of St Nicolas, Newbury, Berkshire, a Christmas communion, with readings and carols, including Unto Us a Son Is Bom.
Director Jonathan Fulford ; Producer
Claire Campbell Smith (S) (W)
Seasonal songs and sketches with Messrs Barker and Corbett, featuring musical guest David Essex. (R) (S)
**** Comedy starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty and Eric Idle. A wicked heiress schemes to rid the house she has inherited of its resident ghosts. Review page 43. (1995, PG) (S)(W)
This year's top sellers and the Christmas number one.
Director/Executive producer Chris Cowey (S)(W)
Animation about an aardvark who seeks fame and fortune as ace drummer Hamilton Mattress. (S)
Her Majesty addresses the nation and the Commonwealth. With in-vision subtitles. (W)
Rolf Harris and Gaby Roslin arrange surprises for people who deserve special treatment this Christmas. (S)
Comic outtakes from such programmes as Weakest Link and Absolutely Fabulous. With Terry Wogan. (S) m More Bloomers Sat 29 December at 9pm
Disney's animated comedy adventure about the secret World of toys, with the voices or Tom Hanks and Tim Allen. The arrival of brash space ranger Buzz Lightyear undermines cowboy doll Woody's status as a boy's favourite toy. Review page 44. Director John Lasseter (1995, PG)
It's a big day for Mark: "his" daughter's first Christmas.
Mark decides to cement his happiness by asking Lisa to marry him. There's another episode at 8.30pm.
Repeated at 10pm on BBC Choice (S) (W)
First of a two-part drama based on Arthur Conan Doyle 's novel. Maverick professor Challenger leads a party from London to South America in search of a plateau where dinosaurs are rumoured to roam. Concludes tomorrow at 6.35pm.
Dramatised by Adrian Hodges and Tony Mulholland
Producer Christopher Hall: Director Stuart Orme (S) (W) Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without Dinosaurs: page 13
A seasonal selection of comic impersonations from
Alistair McGowan , Ronni Ancona , Jan Ravens and Roger Blake. Featuring a guest appearance by Rory Bremner.
Director Angle de Chastelai Smith : Producer Charlie Hanson (S) (W) Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a Bit of Posh: page 6
With George Alagiah. Weather Isobel Lang. (s) (w)
Roy tries to keep everyone happy. Matters worsen for Phil. Tonight's episodes written by Tony Jordan For cast see Thu 27 December and Thu 3 January Repeated tomorrow at 10pm on BBC Choice (S) (W)
The first of three new specials, written by John Sullivan.
When last seen the Trotters were living the high life after finally making millions. How have they fared since? The next episode will be shown in the new year.
BBC DVDS: Complete Series 4, Â£19.99; To Hull and Back, Â£15.99
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without Del Boy: page 7;
Play our TV quiz for a fabulous home-entertainment system: page 32
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Potentially embarrassing film clips ofTamzin Outhwaite,
David Beckham , Sophie Dahl , Robbie Williams , Sophie Ellis -Bextor, John Travolta and more. With Angus Deayton.
Producer Samantha Peters : Executive producer Caroline Wright (S) (W)
Romantic comedy. The destiny of a young woman in London hinges on whether she catches a train or not. Review page 44. (1998, 15) (S) (W) ***
The ancient tale, as told by actor Greg Wise. (S) (W)
Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. Rag-and-bone-men Steptoe and Son retire their carthorse. Review page 44.
Director Peter Sykes (1973, PG) (S)
Followed by Weatherview (W)
A recent programme shown on BBC2, repeated with sign language. Ends 3.35.
When Louis Met the Hamiltons Louis Theroux spends time with ex-Conservative MP Neil Hamilton and his wife Christine.
Director Will Yapp: Executive producer David Mortimer (R) (S) (W)