Hosted by Simon McCoy.
Penelope Keith and Elton John grace a classic edition from 1977. Producer Ernest Maxin
A double bill of award-winning animation by Nick Park.
The Wrong Trousers. Can the duo foil the plans of a criminally minded penguin?
10.40 A Close Shave. Gromit is framed for stealing sheep. The film Chicken Run is on Friday 30 December at 6.45pm.
Ground-breaking, part-animated detective comedy, starring Bob Hoskins.
Roger Rabbit, co-star of the Baby Herman cartoons, thinks his wife Jessica has been unfaithful. His boss, studio mogul R.K. Maroon, employs private eye Eddie Valiant to find the evidence for a divorce. Then events take a murderous turn. Review page 79. (1988, PG) *****
Cast pages 124 and 140
Exuberant hi-tech fantasy action adventure. Master spies Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez are called out of retirement to stop mad genius Fegan Floop from taking control of the world. But when the secretive agents are posted missing in action, it's left to their bemused offspring Carmen and Juni to save them. Review page 79.
Director Robert Rodriguez (2001, U)
See premieres: page 49
New series 1/6. Britain's best young spellers battle it out in five regional heats, but only one person can go through each day to the final next Saturday. Tonight, contenders hail from the North West and South of England.
More tomorrow at 5.05pm. Prize Crossword, Super Sudoku: p
1/2. What's happened to Jean and Lionel since the last episode of the heartwarming sitcom in 2002? Find out in this Christmas special, as the couple await Sandy and Harry's return from Canada. Is Jean still longing for a grandchild? Concludes on Friday at 8.30pm.
Writer Bob Larbey ; Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
Jean and Lionel reunited: page 26
Matthew Kelly, Suranne Jones, Amy Nuttall, Aled Jones and Ron Moody - arguably the definitive Fagin - are among the stars singing songs from one of the most popular musicals of all time in this joyous celebration. Host Shane Richie also tells the story of Lionel Bart's Oliver!, and performs You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two, plus there are interviews with original cast members Mark Lester, Jack Wild and Shani Wallis.
Let's twist again: page 13
With George Alagiah. Regional News
Then Weather with Alex Deakin. (5)
Johnny puts a strain on Sharon and Dennis's party. Rosie has to deal with Mike being in her life once more. Writer Rob Gittins Producer Martha Hillier ; Director John Greening Casts on pages 124 and 140 Rptd at 11.30pm on BBC3 Soap & Flannel: page 31
Jeremy Clarkson , Natasha Kaplinsky , Neil Morrissey and Little Britain are among the unfortunate targets as "Queen of Mean" Anne Robinson returns with more clips celebrities would rather you didn't see.
Director Richard Valentine ; Producer Helen Tumbridge
Steven Spielberg 's bleak, futuristic action thriller, based on Philip K Dick 's short story, starring Tom Cruise.
The mid-21st century: John Anderton is head of the Justice Department's Precrime unit, an elite force that can predict offences and make arrests before the crimes are committed. But Anderton's life falls apart when he is labelled a future murderer and forced to go on the run to clear his name. Review page 79.
(2002,12) See premieres: page 49
Chief John Anderton:
Director Lamar Burgess:
Dr Iris Hineman:
Dr Solomon Eddie:
Ten Premiership ties took place today, including Charlton v Arsenal and Chelsea v Fulham. Plus all the goals from the other matches. With Gary Lineker. Producer Paul Foster Repeated tomorrow 9am on BBC2
Comedy based on the popular 1970s television series, starring Reg Varney. Bus driver Stan Butler's family are less than happy at the prospect of his marriage. Review page 79.
Director Harry Booth (1972, PG) *
Followed by Weatherview
With actors David Tennant and Scarlett Johansson, comics Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, and singer Richard Ashcroft.
Jonathan's cinema review of the year is on Thursday at 11.55pm.
Shown Friday 23 December at 10.25pm
Jonathan Ross Guest: David