6.25 Teletubbies Count to Christmas
The countdown ends.
The clumsy penguin enjoys a family Yuletide.
6.35 Bob the Builder
Bob dons a Santa Claus outfit.
6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
Emily loses out to Jetta.
Snowden's Christmas Holiday Special
A snowman and his friends try to go to New York.
DW is upset.
Taz delivers Christmas gifts to his friends.
8.10 Blue Peter Christmas Show
Shown yesterday 2pm
8.40 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Wally, Woody and Mrs Meany have a debate.
9.00 Xchange Xtra
Atomic Kitten jet off to Lapland.
9.15 Looney Tunes
Sylvester swaps round the gift tags.
Animation. A reindeer has an ill-timed identity crisis.
9.50 Choir of the Year
Twelve children's choirs compete to appear in the grand final in London.
A service at St Peter's Church in the Bolton, Greater Manchester suburb of Halliwell. Carols include
0 Come, All Ye Faithful and Hark! the Herald Angels Sing. Director Maurice Maguire ; Producer
Britain's best-loved comedy duo in the festive special from 1973. Producer John Ammonds
*** Fantasy with Tim Allen and Judge Reinhold. A divorcee steps into Santa's shoes when the real one falls off his roof.
Widescreen. Review page 54. Director John Pasquin (1994. U)
The year's top-selling singles and the Christmas number one.
Director Chris Cowey
Repeated Saturday 28 December 3.25am
Her Majesty's address to the nation and Commonwealth.
Robbie the Reindeer and pals search for a band of warriors in a family animation with a star-studded cast of voices.
Rptd tomorrow 12.50pm
The show's own experts go head-to-head in a festive special. With David Dickinson.
Comedic clips from the cutting-room floor, with Paul O'Grady.
More on Friday 27 December at 8.30pm
**** Animated comedy, with the voices of Julia Sawalha , Jane Horrocks ,
Miranda Richardson and Mel Gibson.
A clutch of hens suffer life on a grim 1950s egg farm. With the help of American rooster Rocky, the birds hatch an escape plan. Widescreen. Review page 54. Directors Nick Park. Peter Lord (2000, U)
With Huw Edwards. Weather David Braine.
In the first of two episodes tonight, Ian has a surprise for Laura which leaves her reeling. More at 9.05pm.
Episode written by Tony Graham Rptd 9.45pm on BBC Choice
Ding Dong Merrily. Nick invites a lonely pensioner to share the festive season with the Harpers.
Written by James Hendrie and Ian Brown ; Director Dewi Humphreys
Producer John Bartlett www.bbc.co.uk/comedy At home with the Harpers: page 13
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Mr Bradley's grandson:
Mr Bradley's daughter:
For the first time the team try one of their transformations in winter, on a playground at a special school in East Sussex. With Alan Titchmarsh , Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh. Director John Thornicroft ; Executive producerCarol Hasiam Charlie's Christmas shopping: page 10
Comics Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona serve up a mixture of familiar impersonations, new characters and unlikely sketches in their Christmas special, which includes Sex and Man City and an alternative EastEnders.
Why Alistair had the urge to be Un: page 10
With Huw Edwards. Weather David Braine.
Billy's nerves almost get the better of him, and Garry has to deal with a revelation. Jamie and Sonia make a vow.
Episode written by Carey Andrews
Cast Monday 23 and Monday 30 December
Repeated at 10.20pm on BBC Choice
Strangers on the Shore. With the family fortune squandered, the Trotters cook up a new rags-to-riches scheme.
Written by John Sullivan
Director Tony Dow ; Producer Gareth Gwenlan Why Horses is a Christmas hit: page 11
Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders find themselves house-sitting for a rock star over Christmas, during which time they sample some television favourites and offer a new angle on Monarch of the Glen and Tipping the Velvet.
Romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler and Drew
Barrymore. When wedding singer Robbie Hart 's own bride leaves him at the altar, his life - and performances - go to pieces. Then he meets Julia. Widescreen. Review page 56. Director Frank Coraci (1998. 12)
Adam Hart-Davis and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen use their imagination to offer insights into the Christmas story.
Producer Jonathan Mayo ; Executive producer Chns Loughlin
Comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. Harold becomes engaged to a stripper. Widescreen. Review page 56.
Director Cliff Owen (1972, PG) Steptoe and Son Ride Again tomorrow at lam
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