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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
With Benjamin Bunny and Mrs Tittlemouse.

6.25 Pingu
The clumsy penguin goes cross-country skiing.

6.35 Bob the Builder
Spud is being meddlesome.

6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
Emily's cousin pays a visit

: CBBC

Ends 1.05.

Dennis the Menace Fun with The Beano's bully boy.

7.25 Arthur
Arthur experiences his first sleepover and stays up to see in the New Year.

7.50 Taz-Mania
Taz's pet dog is in in fact a turtle.

8,10 Newsround Review of the Year
Shown Friday 27 December at 12.50pm

8-40 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Woody hunts for oil.

9.00 Xchange Xtra
The team make a banoffee pie and go swimming with some dolphins.

9.25 Bob the Builder
A Christmas to remember.

10.15 Looney Tunes
Daffy is jealous of Bugs's talents.

10.25 Cavegirl
A weekday run of the series first shown on CBBC channel about the adventures of a teenage girl living in pre-historic times.
Cavegirl goes on a date and learns a lesson.

10.50 Serious Jungle
The young adventurers embark on a two-day rainforest trek.

11.15 Tartan Smalls The Choir.
The school new boy looks to join the in-crowd. Starring Fergus Nimmo. Written by Angela M Murray

11.25 The Cramp Twins
A dispute with neighbours.

11.40 In the Doghouse **
Comedy starring Rhea Perlman and Matt Frewer. A family dog's overexuberance costs its master his job. But in a neat twist of fate, the animal turns out to have some hidden talent. Review page 65.
Director George Miller (1998, U)

Contributors

Unknown: Fergus Nimmo.
Unknown: Angela M Murray
Unknown: Rhea Perlman
Unknown: Matt Frewer.
Unknown: George Milleql998
Cavegirl: Stacey Cadman
Dad: Stephen Marcus
Mum: Jennifer Guy
Gran: Gabrielle Downey

: BBC News

Weather; Regional News

: Weakest Link

Nine television presenters compete to win up to L50,000 for charity.

: Free Willy 3: the Rescue

Wildlife adventure. Jesse acts fast when his hydrophonic signal to Willy the Orca whale is picked up by illegal whalers. Widescreen. Review page 65. Director Sam Pillsbury (1997. U)

Contributors

Director: Sam Pillsbury

: Stig of the Dump

Another chance to see a TV adaptation of Clive King 's classic children's fantasy tale about a young boy's friendship with a caveman who lives at the bottom of a disused quarry.
Producer Peter Tabem ; Executive producer Elaine Sperber

Contributors

Unknown: Clive King
Producer: Peter Tabem
Producer: Elaine Sperber
Robert: Geoffrey Palmer
Marjorie: Phyllida Law
Barney: Thomas Sangster
Stig: Robert Tannion

: Fawlty Towers

Communication Problem. A racing tip and a hard-of-hearing guest spell financial disaster for Basil.

: The World's Strongest Man

Only two contestants can progress from heat four to join the six that have already qualified for the final. Today sees the UK's Mick Goling take the strain in Kuala Lumpur.
The fifth and final heat is tomorrow at 5.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Mick Goling

: BBC News

Latest news. Weather with Helen Willetts.
Regional News

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: The Real Jane Austen

The life of the acclaimed 19th-century novelist is explored in a drama documentary starring Gillian Kearney as Austen. Austen's life was in sharp contrast to her books, where financially comfortable heroines ultimately find true love. She had a modest upbringing as a clergyman's daughter and, after the man she hoped to wed left her disappointed, she never married, It was this experience, however, that cultivated her interest in writing. The cast also includes Jack Davenport , John Standing , Phyllis Logan and Lucy
Cohu. Narrated by Anna Chancellor , Austen's great-niece. Producer Nicky Pattison ; Executive producer Franny Moyle FREE BOOKLET: BBC Reader's Guide to Jane Austen. Call [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Gillian Kearney
Unknown: Jack Davenport
Unknown: John Standing
Unknown: Phyllis Logan
Unknown: Anna Chancellor
Producer: Nicky Pattison
Producer: Franny Moyle
Unknown: Jane Austen.

: EastEnders

Kat and Zoe are forced to face facts and each other.
Episode written by Sarah Phelps The fortnight's episodes produced by Belinda Campbell , Jeannine Jones and Colin Wratten and directed by Steve Finn , Chris Jury and Richard Platt Further cast on Monday 23 December
Repeated at 10pm on BBC Choice

Contributors

Written By: Sarah Phelps
Produced By: Belinda Campbell
Produced By: Jeannine Jones
Produced By: Colin Wratten
Directed By: Steve Finn
Directed By: Chris Jury
Directed By: Richard Platt
Paul Trueman: Gary Beadle
PatEvans: Pam St Clement
Roy Evans: Tony Caunter
Barry Evans: Shaun Williamson
Natalie Evans: Lucy Speed
Ricky Butcher: Sid Owen
Janine Butcher: Charlie Brooks
Sam Mitchell: Kim Medcall
Alfie Moon: Shane Richie
Spencer Moon: Christopher Parker
Kelly Taylor: Brooke Kinsella
: Joanne Ryan: Tara Lynne O'Neill
Alison: Sarah French-Ellis
Kate Tyler: Jill Halfpenny
Winston: Ulric Browne
Auntie Vie: Joan Linder
sUncleTed: John Boswall
DI Finch: David Hounslow
PC Falmer: Mo Sesay
' Nana Moon: Hilda Braid

: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special: the Giant Claw

What manner of creature living in the Gobi Desert some
75 million years ago weighed in at five tons and possessed metre-long claws? Zoologist Nigel Marven travels back to the Mesozoic era to meet the fearsome therizinosaurus.
Director Tim Haines : Executive producer Adam Kemp A Walking with Dinosaurs Special: Land of Giants on New Year's Day at 6.50pm

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Marven
Director: Tim Haines
Producer: Adam Kemp

: Speed

Action thriller. SWAT daredevil Jack Traven must keep a level head when a crazed extortionist plants a deadly device on board a bus. Widescreen. Review page 65.
Director Jan De Bont (1994, 15)

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Traven
Director: Jan de Bont
Jack Traven: Keanu Reeves
Howard Payne: Dennis Hopper
Annie: Sandra Bullock
Captain McMahon: Joe Morton
Harrv: Jeff Daniels
Stephens: Alan Ruck
Jaguar owner: Glenn Plummer
Norwood: Richard Uneback
Helen: Beth Grant
Sam: Hawthorne James

: BBC News

Latest news. Weather with Helen Willetts.
Regional News

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Hot Shots! Part Deux

Spoof comedy sequel, starring Charlie Sheen and Lloyd
Bridges The US president is forced to consider using one-time pilot and loose cannon Topper Harley to rescue hostages held in Iraq. Widescreen. Review page 65.
Director Jim Abrahams (1993. PG)
Followed by Weathervlew

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Sheen
Unknown: Topper Harley
Director: Jim Abrahams

: Holiday on the Buses *

Comedy. When Stan,
Jack and Inspector Blake are fired, they find new jobs at a holiday camp in Wales. Widescreen. Review page 65.
Director Bryan Izzard (1973. PG)

Contributors

Unknown: Inspector Blake
Director: Bryan Izzard

: Sign Zone

Programmes with sign language. Ends 4.35.
Christmas under fire Shown Christmas Et 8.05pm BBC2
3.35 The Life of Mammals Insects hunters.

: BBC News 24









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