6.00 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
Today's story is The Tale of Mr Tod.
6.30 Bob the Builder
Scoop is asked to pass a message on to farmer Pickles.
6.40 Clifford the Big Red Dog
T-Bone finds himself up against Mac in a contest.
Dennis the Menace
Fun with the recalcitrant boy.
DW has a tantrum in a restaurant.
Taz looks after his little brother and sister.
How to use cork tiles to produce pictures.
8.30 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Triple bill of animated adventures.
8.50 Xchange Xtra
Atomic Kitten sing their latest single, plus a behind-the-scenes tour of television show Robot Wars.
9.05 The Wild Thornberrys
While in Borneo, the family celebrate the day they found Donnie.
Double bill. Cavegirl joins a tribe of teenagers, then, her mum runs off with another man.
Cast on Monday 30 December
10.45 Really Wild Show: Beyond the Abyss
Nick Baker and Michaela Stachan witness a dive to the ocean floor.
Really Wild Show: China Bear Special is tomorrow at 5pm
11.10 The Jungle Book ***
Disney's live-action version of the classic tale, starring Jason Scott Lee. Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle, is re-united with his childhood friend Kitty and her suitor Boone.
Review page 70.
Director Stephen Sommers (1994, PG)
Presenter ("Really Wild Show:
Beyond the Abyss"): Nick
Presenter ("Really Wild Show:
Beyond the Abyss"): Michaela
[Actor] ("The Jungle Book"):
Director ("The Jungle Book"):
The new Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on the past year and looks forward to 2003. Shown yesterday at 7.55pm on BBC2
Blue Peter Review of the Year Konnie spinning a limo, Simon flying formation with the RAF and Matt climbing in Morocco are some of the highlights from 2002. Repeated Friday at 8.10am
55 ET the ExtiaTerrestiial * * * * *
Steven Spielberg 's classic sci-fi adventure, including extra unseen
L footage, starring Henry Thomas and Dee Wallace. Ten-year-old Elliott has a new friend - but he's from another planet and nobody must know he's here. Review page 70.
Dale Winton celebrates 50 years of chart-topping singles, including performances by Westlife, Madness, Will Young, Lionel Richie, Simply Red and Nancy Sinatra.
Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh make a return visit to a gospel singer's garden in Luton, Bedfordshire.
After five strongly contested heats, the competition reaches its climax as the ten finalists battle it out in this ultimate test of strength. Dragging huge ship anchors, lugging anvils the size of motorbikes, and pulling lorries are just some of the seven gruelling challenges facing contestants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Will the title-holder, Norway's Svend Karlsen , be in the final to defend his crown? Hosted by John Inverdale , with commentary from Paul Dickenson. Director Will Clough; Series producer Rupert Rumney
Computer-generated imagery is used to bring the awe-inspiring creatures of the Cretaceous period to life. Zoologist Nigel Marven reveals how, one million years ago, South America was home to gargantuan beasts such as argentinosaurus, the biggest dinosaurthat ever lived, as well as giganotosaurus, its fearsome predator.
Producer Jasper James ; Executive producer Tim Haines
The show relocates to the sunnier climes of Spain's Costas for a one-off special - but it proves to be no holiday. Lowri Turner 's team attempt to solve a problem with space for a couple originally from Halifax, West Yorkshire. Mike and Joy's idea of retirement is to tackle what is virtually a building site. Meanwhile Nick Knowles 's team is faced with a short but far-from-simple brief: take one goat shed, lacking a few basics such as a roof, bathroom, sitting room and a kitchen, and turn it into a habitable home.
Series producer Annie Heather ; Executive producer Mark Hill www.bbc.co.uk/diysos
Eamonn Holmes hosts the midweek draws.
Director Barbara Wiltshire
Garry is finding it increasingly hard to cope, Zoe struggles to be happy for Kat, and Natalie is having regrets.
Episode written by Christopher Reason Cast on Monday 23 December and Monday 30 December Repeated 10pm on BBC Choice EastEnders: Dot's Story is tomorrow at 7.30pm
Drama set against the 1984 miners' strike. Eleven-year-old Billy Elliot faces a grim life in a northern colliery town. Then he discovers an unlikely love for ballet and, urged on by formidable teacher Mrs Wilkinson, seeks to improve his prospects, despite his dad's disapproval. Review page 70. (2000, 15)
With Jane Hill.
Then Weather with Helen Willetts.
Followed by National Lottery Update
Comedy drama from the director of Four Weddings and a Funeral, starring John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton. The increasing hostility between two New York air-traffic controllers has disastrous consequences. Widescreen. Review page 70.
Director Mike Newell (1999, 15)
Russell Bell Billy:
Comedy based on the TV series,
A" starring Rodney Bewes and James Bolam. Terry shows signs of settling down with a Finnish girl, so Bob and Thelma decide to go on holiday with them. Widescreen. Review page 70. Director Michael Tuchner (1976, PG)
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