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: Breakfast

Presented by Jon Sopel and Sian Williams.

Contributors

Presented By: Jon Sopel
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: CBBC

Ends 11.30.

Looney Tunes
Sylvester encounters one of his larger relatives, then Daffy is pursued by a caveman, and Bugs meets his match.

9.30 Smile
Lemar is in the studio performing his single 50/50, and there's the final film from December's featured artists S Club 8.
Plus music, games, competitions and chat. and cartoons including The Scooby-Doo Show, Woody Woodpecker, Cavegirl, Arthur, Even Stevens and Dennis the Menace. Presented by Reggie Yates , DJ Devstar and Fearne Cotton.
[website removed]

Contributors

Presenter ("Smile"): Fearne Cotton
Presenter ("Smile"): Reggie Yates
Presenter ("Smile"): DJ Devstar
Director ("Smile"): Ian Trill

: The Heaven and Earth Show

A belly dancer, a bricklayer and an Elvis impersonator are among the volunteers locked away in a country home to take part in a musical experiment. Gospel artist Daniel Thomas has just two days to blend two dozen singing enthusiasts into a well-tuned choir. Songs include 0
Happy Day, Amazing Grace and Shout!. With Philippa Forrester. Producer Andrew Graystone ; Series
Producer Abigail Saxon

Contributors

Artist: Daniel Thomas
Producer: Andrew Graystone
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: Animal Sanctuary

On a visit to the British Virgin Islands, John Craven meets conservationists battling to save the dwindling iguana
Population.

Contributors

Unknown: John Craven

: Film 2003 Films of the Year with Jonathan Ross

Jonathan runs through the highs and lows, of the movie-going year, and reveals the results of the viewers' poll for the best films of 2003.

: News; Weather

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
For cast see Monday 22 and Monday 29 December

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Songs of Praise

Top pop record producer
Pete Waterman combines his love of steam trains and church music as he takes a trip on the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway and selects some of his favourite Christmas carols. Including
Performances by Wells Cathedral Choir and Cliff Richard.
www.bbc.co.uk/religion HARDBACK BOOK: Songs of Praise: a Christmas Companion, price £9.99
BBC SONGS OF PRAISE MAGAZINE: £2.50

Contributors

Producer: Pete Waterman
Producer: Cliff Richard.

: Dale's Cirquedu Soleil Adventure

Dale Winton travels to Florida to meet the cast and characters of the world-famous French circus and enjoy some spectacular performances from their show, La Nouba. But Dale discovers he has been lined up to replace a missing artist in the show. Can he overcome his fear of heights and his lack of trampolining experience? Cirque du Soleil:
Alegria follows at 7pm on BBC4. Director David Mallett ; Executive
Producer Paul Bullock Danny Kelly on the same old Christmas: page 39

Contributors

Unknown: Dale Winton
Director: David Mallett
Producer: Paul Bullock
Producer: Danny Kelly

: Antiques Roadshow - the Next Generation

Hundreds of youngsters with an eye for collectables gather at the National Railway Museum in York to receive the experts' opinions on a range oftheirtreasured items. Memorabilia of comic character Tintin, 1950s fabrics, dolls heads unearthed in a field and a First World War army boot are among the items brought in for perusal and appraisal. Presented by Michael Aspel and Fearne Cotton. Producer Michele Burgess : Series editor Simon Shaw
Signed repeat Tue 30 December 3.15am www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price £2.95

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Aspel
Producer: Michele Burgess
Editor: Simon Shaw

: The World's Strongest Man

2/6. Ex-champion Magnus Samuelsson and five-times Mr Universe Eddy Ellwood are among the six athletes flipping giant tyres, lifting hefty beer barrels and hauling a railway carriage in heat two of the competition. Presented by John Inverdale. With commentary from Paul Dickenson.
Director Claire Popplewell ; Producer Will Clough More tomorrow 5.30pmll9

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Samuelsson
Presented By: John Inverdale.
Unknown: Paul Dickenson.
Director: Claire Popplewell

: Monarch of the Glen Hogmanay Special

In this one-off seasonal special, the family are preparing for Hogmanay when Paul opens a long-forgotten chest and discovers a strange link to his past. Duncan, meanwhile, helps out a pair of visiting amateur ghost hunters - but are there really spirits roaming the corridors of Glenbogle?
Writer Michael Chaplin ; Producer Stephen Garwood
Director Robert Knights www.bbc.co.uk/monarch Hamish Clark helps out in Hogmanay Live on New Year's Eve at 11.50pm The ghosts of Glenbogle: page 22

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Chaplin
Producer: Stephen Garwood
Director: Robert Knights
Unknown: Hamish Clark
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Lexie: Dawn Steele
Paul: Lloyd Owen
Duncan: Hamish Clark
Golly: Alexander Morton
Jessica: Rae Hendrie
Ewan: Martin Compston
Ian Body: Robin Hooper
Becky Body: Antonia Bernath
Hamish: Callum Williams

: Billy Elliot

Drama set against the 1984 miners' strike, starring Jamie Bell and Julie Walters. Eleven-year-old Billy 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. The Billy Elliot Boy follows at 10.50pm on BBC4. Review page 65.
Director Stephen Daldry (2000.15)

Contributors

Unknown: Jamie Bell
Unknown: Julie Walters.
Unknown: Mrs Wilkinson
Unknown: Billy Elliot Boy
Director: Stephen Daldry
Billy: Jamie Bell
Mrs Wilkinson: Julie Walters
Dad: Gary Lewis
Tony: Jamie Draven
Grandmother: Jean Heywood
Michael: Stuart Wells
George Watson: Mike Elliot
Vice-principal: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Principal: Patrick Malahide

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards.
Weather with Helen Willetts.

Contributors

Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: The Haunting

Remake of the 1963 supernatural horror classic, starring Liam Neeson and Catherine Zeta-Jones . Under the pretence of conducting a sleep-disorder study, Dr David Marrow recruits a man and two women to stay in a New England mansion. His real motivation is to research the effects of fear on his
"guinea pigs" - and he gets his wish when the house's ghostly inhabitants come out to play. Review page 65.
Director Jan De Bont (1999, 12) Jan De Bont 's Speed is showing on New Year's Day at 10.15pm
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown: Liam Neeson
Unknown: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Unknown: Dr David Marrow
Director: Jan de Bont
Director: Jan de Bont

: Empire Records

Comedy drama starring
Anthony LaPaglia , Renee Zellweger and Liv Tyler. An employee at a small music store gambles the day's takings in a bid to save the shop from a corporate takeover. Review page 65.
Director Allan Moyle (1995, 12)

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Lapaglia
Unknown: Renee Zellweger
Unknown: Liv Tyler.
Director: Allan Moyle

: Sign Zone

Programmes with sign language. Ends 4.50.
The Life of Mammals 4/10. Chisellers. The series focuses on rodents. With enhanced commentary.

: 1 Want to Be Mary

A light-hearted look at the British tradition of the Nativity play. Shown on Christmas Eve at 5.15pm

: Living without a Memory

The lives of three people who lost their memories, suddenly, through illness.

: BBC News 24









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