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9.00 THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW: Dave is roped into playing for the school football team.
9.25 SERIOUS DESERT 5/6: The young venturers go in search of elusive white rhinos.
9.50 SERIOUS DESERT 6/6: The final leg of the journey includes an arduous trek across a dune belt.
10.15 LOONEY TUNES: Bugs plays a piano concerto.
10.25 BLUE PETER: Review of the Year - The team look back at the year's highlights, including rock climbing in the Grand Canyon and trekking with llamas.
Animated adventure spin-off from Anastasia, featuring the voices of Hank Azaria and Kelsey Grammer. Bartok the bat calls upon the services of witch Baba Yaga to help in his Mission to rescue a kidnapped Prince. Review page 80.
Directors Don Bluth and Gary Goldman (1999, U)
Drama based on a true story, starring Jeff Daniels and Anna Paquin. Amy finds life difficult with her eccentric father, but they are forced to overcome their differences when she rescues a clutch of goose eggs from a building site, then takes responsibility for teaching the birds to fly. Review page 80.
Director Carroll Ballard (1996. U)
Comedy starring Joe Pesci , Danny Glover and Rosanna Arquette. A fishing trip to the Everglades sets off a typical train of disasters for accident-Prone pals Joe and Gus. After retrieving their car from a conman, the boys find a map to some hidden loot, but trouble is just around the comer. Review page 83.
Director Christopher Cain (1997, PG)
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. A research scientist loses funding for his work on a fertility drug. Keen to prove that his treatment works, he steals some frozen human eggs and mixes them with a colleague's sperm, with ground-breaking results. Review page 83.
Director Ivan Reitman (1994, PG)
Dr Alexander Hesse:
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With Sian Williams. Includes weather and sport.
Details on Monday 22 December 31
Followed by Weather with Michael Fish.
Darren Campbell , Dennis Taylor , Gary Pallister and Bryan Redpathjoin regulars Frankie Dettori , Ally McCoist and Sue Barker for good-natured banter and sporting conundrums. Producer Ade Rawcliffe ; Series producer Caroline Roberts
Classic comedy with Ronnie Barker and David Jason.
Arkwright advertises for a live-in housekeeper and proves to be more than a match for a hoover salesmen.
Writer Roy Clarke ; Producer/Director Sydney Lotterby
Janine begs Paul for a happy ending. Meanwhile, the kids stranded in Scotland are rescued by an unlikely hero. Writer James Payne Cast on Monday 22 and Monday 29 December
Repeated at 10pm on BBC3 Omnibus next Sunday Like EastEnders on your mobile? Visit [web address removed]
How has Shane Richie - aka cheeky Walford chancer Alfie Moon - managed to make such a successful move from stand-up comedy and light entertainment to Soapland? In this profile, EastEnders fans are granted backstage access to the Queen Vic and learn more about Richie's roots in Harlesden, west London. Featuring interviews with Jessie Wallace , Christopher Parker and Hilda Braid. Director Rebecca Sanderson ; Series producer Mark Cossey
Shown on Boxing Day at 8.30pm on BBC3 www.bbc.co.uk/soap Alison Graham 's Soap & Flannel: page 40
Who was the real-life inspiration for Jennifer Saunders 's neurotic PR exec Edina Monsoon ? And why did
Joanna Lumley consider turning down the part of past-it party girl Patsy? These and other pressing questions are answered in a look back at the origins of the irreverent sitcom, with outrageous out-takes and gossip from behind the scenes. Producer Samantha Peters ; Executive producer Caroline Wright Birth of the monsters: page 13
With Fiona Bruce. Regional News
Weather with Michael Fish.
Comedy starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley.
When geeky office worker Elliott Richards says he'd do anything to go out with colleague Alison, he doesn't bank on the Devil appearing as a beautiful woman and offering to help him out. So what's the catch? Review page 83.
Director Harold Ramis (2000, 12)
Dan/Esteban/Beach jock/ Sportscaster/African party guest:
Bob/Roberto/Beach jock/Sportscaster/Lincoln aide:
Comedy starring Adam Sandler. When his father announces that he's relinquishing control of the family's hotel chain, spoilt rich kid Billy Madison faces an ultimatum - repeat his school grades or lose the business. Review page 83. Director Tamra Davis (1995. PG)
Followed by Weatherview
Comedy starring Emilio Estevez and Samuel L Jackson. Sparks are bound to fly when a trigger-happy cop and a - by-the-book, retiring detective meet on a case involving cocaine-laced cookies. Review page 83.
Director Gene Quintano (1993, PG)