With Bill Turnbull.
A captivating dramatisation of the fairy tale, with the voices of Juliet Stevenson and Patrick Stewart.
How did they do that?: page 18
5/5. A Mass for Christmas morning from Bristol's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Clifton.
Andrea Bocelli joins Katherine Jenkins at London's Royal Albert Hall for a festive selection of the nation's favourite carols. Hosted by Aled Jones and Pam Rhodes. Repeated at 5.45pm on BBC2
The team travel to give gold Blue Peter badges - and other surprises - to five young people in recognition of their outstanding acts.
A review of 2005 is Friday 30 at 10.10am
See Kids' TV Choices: page
Seasonal fantasy starring Tim Allen. A divorced dad becomes increasingly obsessed with his new job when he steps into Santa's shoes. Review page 74. Director John Pasquin (1994, U)
Coldplay, Kaiser Chiefs, Robbie Williams, Kylie, James Blunt plus the festive number one. A children's special is Thursday 29 at 10am
Her Majesty addresses the nation and Commonwealth.
Animated fantasy comedy with the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz. Grumpy green ogre Shrek has to rescue a princess from a dragon-guarded tower. Review page 74. Directors Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson (2001, U)
Blockbuster animated comedy adventure sequel, with the voice of Tom Hanks. Buzz Lightyear leads a rescue bid when Woody is stolen. Review page 74.
Directors John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon (1999, U)
See premieres: page 49
Mr Potato Head:
Ben's mum-in-law arrives with a toy boy.
A sixth series begins in the new year
Writers Brian Leveson and Paul Minett; Director Dewi Humphreys Producer John Bartlett All together now, plus RT Direct DVD offer: page 14
David Tennant makes his debut as the Time Lord. The Earth is at the mercy of the Sycorax. A second series starts in the spring.
(Christopher Eccleston's "Doctor Who" starts tomorrow 7pm BBC3. Be the Doctor's companion in "Attack of the Graske", an adventure available via the red button after the end of tonight's episode)
Don't miss our ten-page guide: p37; Win a real Dalek!: p46
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Are Boycie and Marlene about to gain entrance to high society?
Only Fools and Horses Long Weekend 7pm today/tomorrow UKTV Gold
Boycie and Marlene's Christmas: page 15
Alfie prepares to leave the Square. But will Kat be going with him? Tensions escalate at the Fowlers. Dennis is thrown by alarming news from Sharon.
Writer Sarah Phelps , Tony Jordan Producer Martha Hillier ; Director John Greening Cast pages 124/140 Rptd 12 midnight BBC3 Shane Richie presents Celebrate Oliver! tomorrow at 6.45pm
Ronnie Corbett delivers a tribute to his late friend as the duo select sketches from their Christmas shows.
With The Milkman's Christmas Message to the Nation and Alice in Wonderland. Music from Katie Melua.
Producer Sam Donnelly ; Executive producers Beatrice Ballard and Kevin Bishop Repeated on Holiday Tuesday at 1.50pm Porridge is tomorrow on BBC2 at 10.30pm,' And It's Goodnight from Him: a Tribute to Ronnie Barker is at 10.55pm on Thu 29 Dec BBC1 Corbett on their final show: p26; Barker's last laughs: p27
Boyzone, Sid Owen and Carol Smillie are among those explaining how they ended up in memorable clips from the series. Hosted by Angus Deayton.
Producer Liam Carroll ; Executive producer Caroline Wright
Bright comedy starring Harrison Ford. Secretary Tess McGill looks to broker Jack Trainer for help in making her mark in Wall Street. Review page 74.
Director Mike Nichols (1988, 15)
The tale of Jesus's birth.
Producer R Medwyn Hughes; Exec producer Hugh Faupel
Comedy. A thriller writer comes up with a solution to the problems posed by his two teenage daughters. Review page 76. (1972, U)
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