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New series 1/10. The most desirable jobs in Britain.®
New series 1/5. How to have a healthier New Year.
New series Trying out new homes.
From Wetherby. Followed by News; Weather
A woman wants to raise Efor a new art studio.
The Most Rev Dr Rowan Williams looks back at the past 12 months. Shown yesterday at 8pm on BBC2
Hyacinth makes Richard dress as Father Christmas.
Writer Roy Clarke
Los Angeles medic
Dr Mark Sloan uses his brilliant analytical mind to solve cases.
Poignant period drama based on a true story, starring Tobey Maguire. Review pages 63-97. Director Gary Ross (2003, PG) (S)
This one-off special acts as a taster for the new children's series set to air later this year and follows Doctor Who's former assistant Sarah Jane Smith. Now working as an investigative journalist, she joins forces with her 13-year-old neighbour Maria to fight evil alien forces at work in Britain. Their first case sees the duo come up against the scheming Ms Wormwood.
New series 1/5. This week-long series sees a team of wildlife scientists and film-makers journeying deep into the jungles and mountains of Borneo. Their aim is to explore the island's fascinating ecosystem before many of its species disappear for ever. The second episode can be seen tomorrow at 7pm.
Series producer Steve Greenwood ; Exec producer Tim Martin Jungle jeopardy: page 48
Matt Lucas stars as Toad in a lavish live-action adaptation of the much-loved children's novel. The aristocratic amphibian's love of sports cars causes concern among his furry friends Badger, Rat and Mole when they realise he is fast becoming a menace to other road-users.
Adapted by Lee Hall ; Producers Gub Neal , Michael Prupras and Charlotte Ashby; Executive producers Patrick Irwin and Justin Thomson Glover Party animals: page 14
The residents of Walford pay their last respects to Pauline, while an unexpected visitor shocks Kevin. Continues at 9pm.
Writer Sarah Phelps Cast on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 January Repeated on BBC3 at 11.05pm
After almost 22 years playing launderette worker Pauline Fowler, actress Wendy Richard has finally bowed out of EastEnders. Here, she talks about her time on the long-running BBC soap and shares some of her most memorable moments.
Director Paul Stead : Producer Michelle Blissett
Dot makes a disturbing discovery, while Denise is shocked to hear of Shirley's reappearance.
The Vicar in White. After a whirlwind romance with the handsome Harry, the chocaholic vicar swaps her dog collar for a wedding dress in the last-ever episode of the popular sitcom. But as usual, things don't go according to plan. Keeley Hawes and Hugh Bonneville guest-star.
Writers Paul Mayhew-Archer and Richard Curtis ; Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise ; Director Ed Bye Amen to that: page 39
The Rev Geraldine Granger:
With Simon McCoy.
Followed by Weather with John Hammond.
A typically packed New Year's Day fixture list sees most of the Premiership's teams in action. Newcastle attempt to dent Manchester United's title hopes, while high-flying Portsmouth entertain Spurs.
Producer Phil Bigwood ; Editor Mark Demuth
Nostalgic comedy western directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
Review pages 63-97. (1980, PG) Followed by Weatherview