Presented by Bill Tumbull and Sian Williams. (S)
FA Cup second-round highlights. Shown yesterday 11.50pm (S)
Topical discussion, hosted by David Frost. including 9.00 News, plus weather later.
Editor Bamey Jones (S)
2/4. "Waiting for Justice" is the theme of today's Advent service at Chawn Hill Church in Stourbridge, West Midlands, led by Pastor Phil Collins. There's poetry from Gerard Kelly , and musician Dave Bilbrough meets some skateboarding fans. Music includes Be Thou My Vision, All Hail the Lamb and Blessed Be Your Name.
Director David Taviner ; Series producer Pamela Hossick (S)
Guernsey is the next stop for Ben Fogle as his tour of the Channel Islands continues. Plus a report from the Royal
Welsh Agricultural Winter Fair in Builth Wells, Powys. Includes weather for the week ahead.
Series producer Sarah Eglin (S) www.bbc.co.uk/nature
Jeremy Vine and team present their unique view of politics. (S) From 12.35, in-depth local stories, presented for viewers in London by Tim Donovan and in the South East by Peter Henley. Including 12.00 News.
Editor James Stephenson
Burton Albion v Hartlepool Live coverage of this FA Cup second-round tie (kickoffl-00) at Eton Park. Nigel Clough's Conference side face a tricky test against their second-division visitors, Hartlepool, the first team ever managed by Clough's famous father Brian. Three non-league clubs progressed from this stage last year and today's winners could potentially draw a lucrative tie with Premiership opposition. Introduced by Ray Stubbs. The draw for the third round follows the match.
Omnibus edition. Alfie has plans for a perfect day.
Cast Thursday/Friday (S)
Regional News; Weather
Cliff Richard performs his festive release at Manchester's
Bridgewater Hall; Pop Idol judge Pete Waterman talks to Aled Jones about his love of choral music; and 14-year-old prodigy Lauren Waterworth sings Ave Maria.
Carols include Joy to the World, Unto Us a Son Is Born and 0 Come, All Ye Faithful.
(S) www.bbc.co.uk/religion HARDBACK BOOK: Songs of Praise: a Christmas Companion, price £9.99
BBC SONGS OF PRAISE MAGAZINE: L2.50
Reports on the lush landscape of County Fermanagh, the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, killer whales in Norway, and the Mediterranean island of Corsica. With Craig Doyle , Katie Knapman , Angela Rippon and Alistair Appleton.
Series producer Gary Broadhurst ; Executive producer Owen Gay (S)
A James Bond book valued at £7,000? Not bad for a car-boot find that originally cost 50p. Other treasures brought to Abergavenny in Monmouthshire include an Art Deco dolls' house and a 17th-century spoon, now worth £2,000. Inside Antiques follows at 7.30pm on BBC4.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
(S) www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price £2.95
Rolf Harris joins staff, animal-lovers and patients as injury-stricken pets receive medical attention at the RSPCA's Harmsworth Hospital in north London.
Series producer Tony Moulsdale ; Executive producer Clare Sillery (S)
Boris Karloff 's shambling, inarticulate beast is perhaps the most familiar portrayal of Mary Shelley 's monster. Yet Shelley originally conceived a sophisticated and sensitive being, perfect in all but appearance. This dramatised documentary looks at how the author's turbulent early life, scientific developments and radical politics shaped her famous creation. Starring Lucy Davenport as Mary Shelley , Oliver Chris as Percy Bysshe Shelley and David Schofield as Frankenstein's monster, with Harriet Walter , Clive Merrison and Ronan Vibert. Robert Winston narrates.
Producer Mary Downes ; Executive producer Kim Thomas (S)
4/4. The conniving Titus Oates claims to have uncovered a Catholic plot to assassinate the King, casting doubt on the loyalty of Queen Catharine and James, Duke of York. The Making of Charles II follows at 10pm on BBC4.
Writer Adrian Hodges ; Producer Kate Harwood ; Director Joe Wright
William of Orange:
Fiona Bruce. Weather Peter Gibbs. (S)
Saccharine comedy drama with Kevin Spacey , Helen Hunt and Haley Joel Osment. When an emotionally scarred teacher sets his class an assignment to suggest a way in which to make the world a better place, one of his young pupils comes up with a novel idea. Review page 56.
Director Mimi Leder (2000,12) (S) (W)
Patrick Moore discusses the unpredictability of comets with astronomer Dr Mark Kidger. Series producer Jane Fletcher Repeated next Sat on BBC2 (S) (W)
British black comedy starring Sam Neill and Helena Bonham Carter. Two suicidal people abandon a jump from Tower Bridge and agree to take revenge on the person responsible for the other's misery. Review page 56.
Director Malcolm Mowbray (1997) (S) (W)
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