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: CBeebies

Ends 6.20.

Teletubbies Count to Christmas
The 22nd Advent moment.

Then
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford wins a contest.

: CBBC

Ends 10.00.

Arthur
Arthur is dreading the school spellathon.

6.45 Yvon of the Yukon
Thugs take over Santa's workshop.

7.10 Looney Tunes
Classic cartoon fun.

7.35 The Wild Thornberrys
The family searches for the rare Himalayan snow leopard.

: CBBC: Smile

Busted perform their new single and Westlife set a "Text 2 Win" competition.
Plus more fun with Bugs Bunny, Even Stevens and The Scooby-Doo Show.
With Fearne Cotton, Reggie Yates and DJ Devstar.
Email: [email address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Fearne Cotton
Presenter: Reggie Yates
Presenter: DJ Devstar
Band: Busted
Guests: Westlife
Director: Ian Trill

: Christmas Is Coming

In the fourth and final Advent worship, the Rev David Day joins the congregation of Holy Trinity Church in Skipton, North Yorks. Hymns include People Look East and It Came Upon the Midnight Clear.

: Grease 2

Musical starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Maxwell Caulfield.
September 1961: the T-Birds and Pink Ladies begin a new term at Rydell High as a handsome Englishman joins the senior class.
Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director Patricia Birch (1982. PG)

Contributors

Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer
Unknown: Maxwell Caulfield
Director: Patricia Birch

: Film 2002 Review of the Year

Jonathan Ross counts down the viewers' poll for the best movies of 2002. Contenders include A Beautiful Mind and The Fellowship of the Ring.

Contributors

Presenter: Jonathan Ross

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Monday 23 and Monday 30 December

: The Life of Mammals

Chisellers. Looking at species of rodent.

: Jack Dee Sent to Siberia

The comedian's two-week odyssey through frozen wastelands, as part of the Celebrity Alone strand, sees him learning basic survival skills before riding his reindeer and sledge towards the nomadic herders out in the wilderness.
Director Southan Morris ; Producer Jim Pullin
Repeated with sign language Sunday 29 December at 3.35am
Alone and happy in Siberia: page 18

Contributors

Director: Southan Morris
Producer: Jim Pullin

: BBC News

Weather

: Songs of Praise

A celebration of Christmas from Salisbury Cathedral.
Pam Rhodes introduces favourite carols and is joined by musical star Ruthie Henshall and actor
Sam West , who narrates the story of Christ's birth. The carols include 0 Come, All Ye Faithful; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; Away in a Manger; Unto Us Is Born a Son; and God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen.

Contributors

Introduces: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Ruthie Henshall
Unknown: Sam West

: Bootleg

While Smudger and Mrs Bubby are interrogated, Huntley helps Mr Blades with plans for the revolution. Last in series.
Written by Alex Shearer and Paul Smith ; Producer Ewan Burnett
Director Ian Gilmour www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc A rerun of the series is being shown on New Year's Day at 9am on CBBC channel

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Bubby
Unknown: Mr Blades
Written By: Alex Shearer
Written By: Paul Smith
Producer: Ewan Burnett
Director: Ian Gilmour
Huntley: Steven Geller
Smudger: Anthony Hammer
Mrs Bubby: Gemma Jones
Mr Blades: Martin Jarvis
Ron Moore: Greg Saunders
Tricia Moore: Ros Hammond
Carol Hunter: Rhondda Findleton
Darius Crowe: Ian Bliss
Martin Burrows: David Roberts
Frankie Crawley: Damien Bodie
Myrtle Jackson: Heli Simpson
Prime Minister: Tim Robertson

: Antiques Roadshow

By invitation of the Lord Mayor of the City, Michael Aspel and the team visit the Mansion House, where finds include a lock of Nelson's hair and a valuable broken plate. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language at 3am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Aspel
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Holiday - EastEnders Special

Barbara Windsor heads for Cyprus and Wendy Richard takes a Caribbean cruise, while ex-cast members Patsy Palmer and Gillian Taylforth holiday in Ireland and Malaysia respectively. Series Producer Anne Taylor ; Executive producer John Comerford

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Patsy Palmer
Unknown: Gillian Taylforth
Producer: Anne Taylor
Producer: John Comerford

: The Virgin Mary

From school Nativity plays to religious icons, the image of the Virgin Mary is familiar throughout the world - but what is really known about the mother of Jesus? In this one-off film, dramatic reconstructions and state-of-the-art graphics combine with the latest findings from historians and New Testament scholars to recreate her story. With Sue Johnston. Producer David McNab ; Executive producers Alan Bookbinder , JeanClaude Bragard Repeated with sign language tomorrow at 2.50am

Contributors

Unknown: Virgin Mary
Producer: David McNab
Producers: Alan Bookbinder

: Dalziel and Pascoe: Dialogues of the Dead: Part 2

With the body count rising, the detectives focus their investigation on the Heritage Centre and those who work there.
See yesterday's choice.
For further cast see yesterday at 9pm

Contributors

Jax/Angela Ripley: Lucy Davis
Ambrose Bird: Andrew Woodhall
Cecilia Bird: Buffy Davis
Cllr Cyril Steel: Bill Maynard
Dr Kirsty Urquhart: Pauline McLynn
John Wingate: Francis Johnson
Sonia Wingate: Debra Gillett
Philip Constable: Pascal Langdale
Maggie Ruddlesdin: Lorraine Bruce
Dr Ashurst: James Puddephatt
Edwin Digweed: Marc Bolton
David Lyttelton: Matthew Barry

: BBC News

With Peter Sissons. Weather Helen Willetts.

Contributors

Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather: Helen Willetts

: They Think It's All Over Christmas Special

Regulars Gary Lineker , Steve Davis , Jonathan Ross and Rory McGrath are joined by Graeme Le Saux and Ron Atkinson for a festive edition of the sports quiz. With Nick Hancock. Director Ian Lorimer ; Producers Harry Thompson and Bill Matthews
Rptd next Sat 2.25am New series Fri 3 January 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Graeme Le Saux
Unknown: Ron Atkinson
Unknown: Nick Hancock.
Director: Ian Lorimer
Producers: Harry Thompson
Producers: Bill Matthews

: World Cup 2002: Beckham for Breakfast

Video diaries from England fans and players Michael Owen , Rio Ferdinand , Sol Campbell , Ashley Cole and Danny Mills tell the story of this summer's finals in Korea and Japan.
Producer Michael Tuft ; Executive producer Alan Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Owen
Unknown: Rio Ferdinand
Unknown: Sol Campbell
Unknown: Ashley Cole
Unknown: Danny Mills
Producer: Michael Tuft
Producer: Alan Brown

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Watching the beautiful game 10 July 2016

: Spy Hard

Spoof comedy starring Leslie Nielsen. Top secret agent Dick Steele tries to stem an evil plot to take over the world. Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director Rick Friedberg (1996. PG)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Nielsen.
Unknown: Dick Steele
Director: Rick Friedberg

: Family Business

Comedy drama starring Sean Connery and Dustin Hoffman.
Jessie McMullen is a criminal, his son Vito used to be one, and now grandson Adam wants to join the family business.
Widescreen. Review page 42. (1989, 15)

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman.
Unknown: Jessie McMullen
Director: Sidney Lumet

: Sign Zone

Programmes with sign language. Ends 4.15.

Antiques Roadshow
Shown at 6.35pm

3.45 What the Stuarts Did for Us
The microscope, diving bell and the telescope.
Last in the series. First shown on BBC2

: BBC News 24









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