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: CBeebies

Ends 7.00.

Postman Pat
Postman Pat has an idea for the fete.

6.25 Pingu
The penguin visits the museum.

6.35 Bob the Builder
Farmer Pickles loses his sheet music.

6.45 Clifford the Big Red Dog
T Bone worries about school.


Ends 12.50.

2002: It's Up to You Awards The results of the vote to find your top CBBC shows of 2002. There'll be some surprises along the way, as well as classic clips and the chance to see your top five programmes. Best Comedy The show that gave you the most laughs.

7.25 Best Looney Toon
Who's the most popular character?

7.30 Best Catchphrase
"Boom! Boom!", "Meep! Meep!" Which is best?

8.00 Best Info Show
Which show proved the most thought-provoking and informative?

8.25 Best Friends
Who are the most deserving dynamic duo?

8.35 Most Wanted
Who has been up to the most mischief?

9.00 Best Drama
Which was the best drama of the year?

9.30 Best Dressed
Could it be Fearne or Becky?

10.00 Best Entertainment
Which show was the most fun?

10.25 Best Song
What was the most catchy theme song?

10.55 Best Butt
Who has the best butt? Could it be a Sumo?

11.00 Best Cartoon
Perhaps the toughest award.

11.25 XChange Xtra
Daniel Bedingfield sings his latest single.

11.40 Balto ★★★
Animated adventure featuring the voices of Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins and Bridget Fonda. Alaska 1925: can an outcast hound, Balto, save a sick girl?
(Widescreen) Review page 66.
Director Simon Wells (1995, U)


Guest ("Xchange Xtra"): Daniel Bedingfield
Voices ("Balto"): Kevin Bacon
Voices ("Balto"): Bob Hoskins
Voices ("Balto"): Bridget Fonda
Director ("Balto"): Simon Wells

: Hooves of Fire

Comedy animation. Robbie the Reindeer joins Santa's team.
Repeated on Friday 3 January at 7pm on BBC Choice

: BBC News

Weather; Regional News

: Weakest Link

Classic sitcom stars go head-to-head on the ruthless elimination quiz.


Ends 5.30.

The UK Top 40: CBBC Viewers' Vote
Gareth Gates, Atomic Kitten, Darius and Liberty X perform in the studio as the result of the vote for this year's best single is revealed. Producer Jeremy Davies; Executive Producer Paul Smith

3.40 Back to the Future
Time-travel comedy adventure.
When Marty McFly travels through time he unwittingly changes his parents' destiny. Can he put things right before it's too late?
Widescreen. Review page 66.
Director Robert Zemeckis (1985, PG) *****


Producer: Jeremy Davies
Producer: Paul Smith
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Marty McFly: Michael J Fox
Dr Emmett Brown: Christopher Lloyd
Lorraine Baines: Lea Thompson
George McFly: Crispin Glover
Biff Tannen: Thomas F Wilson

: The World's Strongest Man

The fifth and final heat, as six more competitors battle it out to go through to tomorrow's final at 5.50pm.

: BBC News

National and international news. Weather Helen Willetts.
Regional News


Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Goodbye Vets in Practice

In the last ever programme vets Steve Leonard, Trude Mostue, Emma Milne, Joe Inglis and a host of other familiar faces are reunited for a look back over the last six years of Vets in Practice. In 120-plus episodes there have been weddings, separations and babies, and a huge variety of creatures great and small. The vets tell all, from favourite cases to what it was really like being filmed, revealing a few secrets along the way. Narrated by Christopher Timothy.
Director Debbi Moore
Series producer Miranda Steed


Unknown: Steve Leonard
Unknown: Trude Mostue
Unknown: Emma Milne
Unknown: Joe Inglis
Unknown: Christopher Timothy
Director: Debbi Moore
Producer: Miranda Steed

: EastEnders

Sam holds a New Year's party at Angie's Den. Natalie has a surprise encounter with a blast from the past as she celebrates her third wedding anniversary and Pat advises Laura to talk things over with Ian.
Episode written by Christopher Reason Cast on Monday 23 and Monday
30 December Repeated at 10pm on BBC Choice Another episode tomorrow at 8.30pm
Fancy EastEnders as your ringtone? Visit www.radiotimes.com


Written By: Christopher Reason

: Holby City

Time to Kill. As everyone celebrates New Year, Terry returns to his beach house and asks Kath to do the unthinkable.
Ed catches Tom drinking before an operation. Danny and Lisa are clasped together in a clinch on the stroke of midnight and Owen tries to change Chrissie's mind.
Written by Andrew Holden ; Producer Richard Stokes ; Director Simon Meyers More cast on Boxing Day


Written By: Andrew Holden
Producer: Richard Stokes
Director: Simon Meyers
Mubbs Hussein: Ian Aspinall
Steve Waring: Peter de Jersey
Jess Griffin: Verona Joseph
Sean Hunt: George Calil
Jenny Stephens: Amita Dhiri
Paul Fry: Joseph Millson
DeanYates: Gary Whitaker
Mr Johnson: Michael Lees

: BBC News

Latest roundup. Weather with Helen Willetts.
Regional News


Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Party at the Palace

Another chance to see the pop spectacular held in June at Buckingham Palace, one of the major events staged to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee. The concert - notable as much for its visual pyrotechnics as for its music - was witnessed by members of the royal family, a 12,000-strong crowd at the palace grounds, a further one million on the big screens outside, and 600 million people around the world. Performers spanned the five decades of music since Her Majesty's coronation, and included
Paul McCartney , Elton John , Ozzy Osbourne , Queen guitar virtuoso Brian May , Tom Jones and Will Young.
Director Geoff Posner ; Executive producer Lorna Dickinson


Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Ozzy Osbourne
Unknown: Brian May
Unknown: Tom Jones
Director: Geoff Posner
Producer: Lorna Dickinson

: New Year's Eve with Jonathan Ross

To round off 2002 and bring in 2003 with a bang,
Jonathan Ross hosts a typically no-holds-barred look back at the past year's highs, lows, heroes and villains with an eclectic guest list including Louis Theroux , Dale Winton , Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and Alan Titchmarsh. There's also music from soul singer Edwin Starr and Mercury Prize-winning songwriter Badly Drawn Boy.
Director Mick Thomas : Series producer Suzi Aplin


Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Louis Theroux
Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.
Singer: Edwin Starr
Director: Mick Thomas
Producer: Suzi Aplin

: Strange Days

Sci-fi action thriller.

On the eve of the new millennium, ex-Los Angeles cop Lenny Nero makes a living selling illegal "clips" - sensory experiences taken directly from the human brain. When Lenny comes into possession of a clip showing the murder of a black activist, he and his friend Mace try to track down the killers.

Review page 66
(Widescreen) (1995, 18)


Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Lenny Nero: Ralph Fiennes
Lornette 'Mace' Mason: Angela Bassett
Faith Justin: Juliette Lewis
Max Peltier: Tom Sizemore
Philo Gant: Michael Wincott
Burton Steckler: Vincent D'Onofrio

: BBC News 24

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