Mishal Husain and Bill Turnbull.
A boy sues Santa.
Heartwarming drama starring Dervla Kirwan , Peter Capaldi , Brian Blessed and Ricky Tomlinson. A family seek refuge in a department store when they're made homeless at Christmas. Adapted by Alex Shearer from his novel Producer Gillian Gordon ; Director
Disney comedy fantasy starring Rick Moranis. A freak accident triggers a wacky Professor's miniaturisation ray, reducing his two children to minuscule size. Review page 71. Director Joe Johnston (1989, U)
**** Bewitching period
- drama, based on Frances Hodgson Burnett 's classic novel, with Kate Maberly and featuring Maggie Smith. An orphan is sent to live in her aloof uncle's creepy manor house, where she makes an exciting find. Review page 71. Director Agnieszka Holland (1993, U)
I Slick fantasy action adventure starring Kirsten Dunst. with the voice of Tommy Lee Jones. A toy maker puts military microchips into action figures, leading to a mighty battle. Review page 71. Director Joe Dante (1998, PG)
Enchanting fantasy adventure. Harry Potter 's wretched life is transformed when he enrols at a boarding school for wizards. Review page 71.
Director Chris Columbus (2001, PG)
Daniel Radcliffe takes the title role in David Copperfield at 9pm on UKTV Drama
Prof Minerva McGonagall:
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A riot of colourful frocks and sparkly sequins, fancy footwork and festive music as the three top-scoring couples from the most recent series of Strictly Come Dancing compete with two pairs from the American version of the show, Dancing with the Stars. Model Rachel Hunter 's natural poise will stand her in good stead - but is former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield as light on his feet? Prepare for a few barbed comments from the breathtakingly frank judging panel. Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly host.
Director Alex Rudzinski ; Exec producer Karen Smith 92)Having a ball: page 12
Will a new family be spending Christmas in the lap of luxury? With Mark Durden-Smith . Includes the Lotto, Lotto Extra and Thunderball draws.
Deny Thy Father 1/2. En route to a staff Christmas party, Charlie, Nick, Woody and Kelsey are involved in a serious traffic accident - and with no medical supplies to hand, emergency treatment could be risky. Continues on Holiday Tuesday at 8pm.
Writers Pete Hambly and Alun Nipper ; Producer Diane Kyle
Director Paul Harrison Cast on pages 124 and 180 The Inside Story: page
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With Huw Edwards.
Weather with John Hammond.
6/6. While Marjorie learns that sorry really is the hardest word, Dafydd has to decide whether to remain the only gay in the village. Imelda Staunton guest-stars with Rob Brydon and Anthony Head.
Director Declan Lowney ; Producer Geoff Posner Series three is repeated tomorrow from 9pm on BBC3; Little Britain - a South Bank Show Special is tomorrow at 11.05pm on ITV1; and David Walliams guests on Top Gear on Holiday Tuesday at 8pm Best of Britain, plus RT Direct DVD offer: page 23
Wry romantic comedy adapted from the bestselling novel by Helen Fielding, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant.
Weight-obsessed 30-something Bridget Jones finds herself at the centre of a bizarre love triangle when her flirtatious boss Daniel Cleaver and uptight childhood friend Mark Darcy vie for her affections.
Review page 71.
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Only a Story. Victor is unusually laid-back when Mrs Warboys comes to stay. Could it be that reflexology actually works? First shown New Year's Day 1995.
Writer David Renwick ; Director/Producer Susan Belbin
A live celebration of the birth of Jesus from Gloucester Cathedral. The service is led by the Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Rev Michael Perham. Carols include 0 Come All Ye Faithful, 0 Little Town of Bethlehem and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.
Director David Kremer ; Producer Hugh Faupel
Sincere drama starring Chad Lowe and Kristin Davis , based on the life and career of the country singer who was tragically killed in 1997. Review page 73.
Director Jerry London (2000, PG)
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