With Simon McCoy.
Angela Rippon's dance routine with Eric and Ernie, a perennial favourite of the Christmas TV Polls, features in this edition, showing uncut.
Elton John, Des O'Connor, John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Kate O'Mara and the Nolans also guest. Director Victor Meredith; Producer Ernest Maxin
Hyacinth and Richard enjoy a luxury cruise aboard the QE2. First shown Christmas 1993.
Writer Roy Clarke
Followed by Weather for the Week Ahead
For cast see pages 158 and
Charming animated musical drama, based on the classic tale by Victor Hugo. In Paris during the Middle Ages the lonely hunchbacked bellringer of Notre Dame cathedral falls in love with a beautiful gypsy girl. Featuring the voices of Tom Hulce , Demi Moore and Kevin Kline. Review page 65. Director Gary Trousdale , Kirk Wise
(1996. U) Film Highlights: page 39
Pop impresario Pete Waterman returns to his roots with a 1913-style celebration in Beamish, Durham, finding out what the festive season had to offer people such as his coal-miner grandfather. Carols include In the Bleak Midwinter, 0 Come, All Ye Faithful, Silent Night and The Sussex Carol.
Regional News; Weather (SIS
New series 1/6. The Bahamas hosts this year's bicep-rippling brawnathon over the next six days as 12 muscle-men pull trucks, wrestle and squat-lift barrels in a bid for the title. Hosted by John Inverdale.
A mummified crocodile and a medal for bravery are among the items brought along by junior collectors to Birmingham's Thinktank Museum.
Six pro-celebrity couples get their skates on in this one-off bid to be crowned king and queen of the ice - what will it take to impress the panel of frosty judges? Presented by Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly.
Series producer Gigi Eligoloff ; Executive producer Karen Smith
1/2. EastEnders's Ricky Groves, former Tory MP Neil Hamilton, Holby City's Hugh Quarshie (who appears again at 8.30pm) and rugby league hero Martin Offiah field questions on British politics, actor Richard Pryor, British pop music and the Second World War. John Humphrys plays grand inquisitor. More on New Year's Eve at 8.30pm.
Series producer Sally Evans
A new era begins at the Queen Vic. Writer Liz Coghlan Cast on pages 158 and Repeated at 10pm on BBC3
1/2. A busy Boxing Day at Holby City Hospital takes a terrifying turn when a fuel tanker careers out of control. Continues on Holiday Tuesday at 8pm.
Producer Belinda Campbell ; Director Michael Offer .
Further cast on page 166
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Rupert Everett and Ian Hart star as the illustrious detective duo in this dark, atmospheric murder mystery. 1902, London: a dense fog has engulfed the capital - the perfect cover for a deranged killer hell-bent on the murder of society debutantes.
Ideal Holmes: page 26
Dr John Watson:
With Sophie Raworth.
Weather with Darren Bett.
Highlights of the London derby between Arsenal and Fulham, plus Chelsea at home to Aston Villa, Manchester United v Bolton and Newcastle away to Blackburn. Introduced by Gary Lineker. Producer Phil Bigwood : Editor Paul Armstrong
Repeated tomorrow at 9am More from Match of the Day on Holiday Tuesday at 11.20pm
Threadbare comedy with Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. The duo buy a replacement carthorse. Review page 66. Director Peter Sykes (1973, PG)
Followed by Weatherview