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: Time Warrior

Journey to the Magic Cavern
Josh and his friends fall into the depths of a mysterious cavern. Time Warrior: Last Battle for the Universe
Wed 2 Jan at 5.35am (R) (S)

: CBBC Hollyday Hot

Ends 12.30pm.

Chucklevision
Paul and Barry set up a hair salon. (R) (S) (W)

7.20 Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin is troubled by his life. (R) (S)

7.45 Rugrats
The two families travel to Las Vegas. (R) (S)

8.10 The Blue Peter Selection Box
Shown last Friday 5pm (S) (W)

8.35 The Wild Thornberrys
On New Year's Eve, Debbie causes a panic among her family. (R) (S)

9.05 Arthur
Double bill. The aardvark experiences his first sleepover and New Year's Eve. (R) (S)

9.35 UBOS
Cassy tries to stop Zariek's bid for freedom. (R) (S)

9.55 The Magician's House
Second part of the time-travel fantasy showing all this week. The magician is pulled back to the 16th century. For cast see tomorrow and Friday 4
January (R) (S) (W)

10.25 Tweenies
Judy introduces a new dog to the group. (S) (W)

10.55 Teletubbies
Laa-Laa wreaks havoc with her ball. (R) (S)

11.15 James and the Giant Peach ****
Animated fantasy adventure with live-action sequences, based on the Roald Dahl novel. When James's parents are killed, he is packed off to live with his mean-spirited aunts. Review page 61.
Director Henry Seltek (1996, U) (S) 22

: Animal Hospital Revisited

A compilation of updated stories from the 1999 series. (S)(W)

: Weakest Link

Ruthless quiz. (S) (W)

: BBC News

Weather; Regional News
(S) (W)

: My Hero

Old Man Riverdance. George's father tries to ruin his romance. Cast on Fri 28 Dec (R) (S) (W)

: The World's Strongest Man

Six more strong men, including champion Janne Virtannen , vie fora place in the final. The last heat is at 5.20pm. (S) (W)8i273i4i

Contributors

Unknown: Janne Virtannen

: Matilda ****

I Comic fantasy based on the book by Roald Dahl , starring
J Mara Wilson , Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman. When bookworm Matilda is sent to the Crunchem Hall school, she discovers that she has magical gifts. Review page SL
Director Danny DeVito (1996. PG)
(S) (W)

Contributors

Book By: Roald Dahl
Unknown: J Mara Wilson
Unknown: Danny Devito
Unknown: Rhea Perlman.
Unknown: Crunchem Hall
Director: Danny Devito

: CBBC

Ends 5.20.
Newsround's Review of the Year
Kate Sanderson. Lizo Mzimba , Matthew Price and Becky Jago review the year's news stories and talk to those who made the headlines, including JK Rowling and Tony Blair. Rptd tomorrow at 8.10am (S) (W)

4.50 Blue Peter - Personal Best
The team pick their favourite moments from an action-packed year. Rptd Wed 2 Jan 8.10am (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Sanderson.
Unknown: Lizo Mzimba
Unknown: Becky Jago
Unknown: Tony Blair.

: The World's Strongest Man

The last two places in the final are decided. (S) (W) The final is tomorrow at 7.30pm

: BBC News

National news. Weather David Braine.
Regional News (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: David Braine.

: Antiques Roadshow: the Next Generation

Michael Aspel is joined by CBBC presenter Angellica Bell for an edition in which young collectors are invited to bring their treasures to Milestones Museum in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Artefacts brought in include First World War medals, RNLI memorabilia and a valuable Meissen tea set.
Producer Michefe Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis Repeated with sign language on Wednesday 2 January at 1.45am
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/antiques

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Aspel
Presenter: Angellica Bell
Producer: Michefe Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Paddington Bear: the Early Years

More than 40 years after Michael Bond 's duffel coat-clad creation was discovered by the Browns on Paddington station, Stephen Fry acts as gumshoe to trace the bear's roots in darkest Peru. Along the way he visits a home for retired bears in Lima and helps rescue a relative of Paddington, a Spectacled Bear, in a rusty helicopter.
Director Alan Lewens ; Producer Nick Green (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Bond
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Director: Alan Lewens
Producer: Nick Green

: EastEnders

As the new year's celebrations get underway, and while
Mark and Lisa have to contend with Phil's new interest in Louise they can also make a decision about their future.
Episode written by Simon Ashdown For cast see Thursday 27 December and Thursday 3 January Repeated at 10pm on BBC Choice (S) (W)

Contributors

Written By: Simon Ashdown

: Holby City

Shadow of a Doubt (part 1). An ex-girlfriend of Alex Adams arrives at Holby, bringing with her a daughter he knew nothing about. Concludes on Wednesday 8 January.
Written by Neil McKay ; Producer Matt Tombs: Director Keith Boak (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Adams
Written By: Neil McKay
Director: Keith Boak
Anton Meyer: George Irving
Alex Adams: Jeremy Sheffield
Tash Bandara: Thusitha Jayasundera
Danny Shaughnessy: Jeremy Edwards
Kath Shaughnessy: Jan Pearson
Keri McGrath: Anna Mountford
Sandy Harper: Laura Sadler
Liam Evans Adrian: Lewis Morgan
Samantha Kennedy: Colette Brown
Chrissie Williams: Tina Hobley
Ric Griffin: Hugh Quarshie
Owen Davis: Mark Moraghan
Mubbs Hussein: Ian Aspinall
Lisa Fox: Luisa Bradshaw-White
Marija Ovcar: Ana Sofrenovic
Simon Shaughnessy: Andrew Dunn
Sophie: Amanda Mealing
Jade: Flanna Lindsay
Annie: Irene Sutcliffe
Frank: Ray Uewellyn
Dr Sunil Gupta: Harry Dillon
Tricia Moore: Emma Cleasby
Jack Moore: Stuart Bowman
Paramedic: Jospeh Jones
Fran: Ruth Lass
Jamie: Brock Everitt-Elwick

: Night of a Thousand Shows

A rerun of the programme, first shown in September 2000, in which Michael Parkinson and a celebrity audience celebrate the 40th anniversary of BBC Television Centre with a serving of classic clips and star recollections.
Producer Kate Phillips ; Executive producer Caroline Wnght (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Kate Phillips
Producer: Caroline Wnght

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards. Weather David Braine. (S)(W)

Contributors

Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: David Braine.

: Have I Got 2001 for You

The 22nd series of the satirical news quiz concludes with 3 compilation from the two series shown this year. Hosted by Angus Deayton, with regulars Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Director Paul Wheeler: Producer Nick Martin (W) Andrew Duncan meets Paul Merton: page 27; Play our TV quiz for a fabulous home-entertainment system: page 32

Start your new year celebrations with a blast of comedy before settling down to the many musical extravaganzas
The countdown starts here ...
From 10.30pm
It's almost impossible to get away from retrospectives and celebratory knees-ups on this night of the year, so you may as well settle down with a small sherry or two and enjoy it. It's only once a year, after all. As the countdown to midnight starts, there's the chance to reflect on the year's news with a compilation of highlights in Have I Got 2001 for You (10.30pm BBC1).

Contributors

Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Nick Martin
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Paul Merton

: It's Your New Year's Eve Party

Jonathan Ross ushers in the new year with a roundup of this year's most entertaining events. With guests
Neil Morrissey , Ulrika Jonsson , Terry Wogan , and Vic and Bob. Mariah Carey , the Corrs and Ronan Keating provide music. Producer Sam Donnelly ; Executive producer Beatrice Ballard (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Neil Morrissey
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Mariah Carey
Unknown: Ronan Keating
Producer: Sam Donnelly
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Are You Being Served? *

Comedy starring
Mollie Sugden and John Inman. The staff of Grace Brothers take a trip on the Costa Plonka. Widescreen. Review page 62. Director Bob Kellett (1977. PG) (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Mollie Sugden
Unknown: John Inman.
Unknown: Costa Plonka.
Director: Bob Kellett

: BBC News 24









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