Presented by Susanna Reid and Bill Turnbull.
Shown yesterday at 10.30pm
4/4. Folk singer Kate Rusby and her passion for Yorkshire pub
Christmas carols, and how pagans celebrate the Winter Solstice. Producer Caroline Gidman ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin
Ground-breaking part-animated detective comedy, starring
Bob Hoskins. Roger Rabbit , co-star of the Baby Herman cartoons, suspects his wife Jessica has been unfaithful. A private eye is employed to come up with some evidence. Review page 57.
Director Robert Zemeckis (1988, PG)
** Seasonal comedy starring Dudley Moore and John Lithgow. After creating havoc at the North Pole. Patch, heads for New York. Teaming up with a ruthless toy manufacturer they develop a new brand of candy. Review page 57.
Director Jeannot Szwarc (1985. U)
Cast on pages 214/224
Examining how the publication in 1843 of Dickens's A Christmas Carol virtually created what is low considered a "traditional" Christmas. Griff Rhys Jones hosts. Director/Producer Paul Tilzey
5/5. May 1843. The ladies of the town convene at a clandestine meeting to discuss Matty's crisis. Dramatised by Heidi Thomas : Producer Sue Birtwistle ; Director Simon Curtis
Shown last Sunday
An evening of candlelit carols from the splendid Hereford
Cathedral. Seasonal favourites include Once in Royal David's
City and 0 Come All Ye Faithful. Plus, there's music from tenor Alf Boe and soprano Natasha Marsh. Introduced by Diane Louise Jordan.
And So This Is Christmas. Although feeling under pressure because of the school play, Jimmy and Diana want Alex and Molly to have a traditional Christmas.
Writer Andrea Solomons ; Director Ed Bye
Producer Rosemary McGowan (HD)
A festive edition of the light-hearted sports quiz. Producer Gareth Edwards
Executive producer Caroline Roberts-Cherry Another edition next Sunday at 6.30pm
With Emily Maitlis. Regional News
Then Weather with Dan Corbett.
A return visit to Rochester Cathedral where the team toast the festive season with Napoleon's drinking glass and uncover a very early piece of television technology. Producer Nicola Lafferty ; Series producer Michele Burgess
Signed 27 December at 3.15am (HD) BBC HOMES S ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: out monthly price E3.40
5/5. All four of the Queen's children talk frankly about the jobs into which they were born and that will occupy them for the rest of their lives. Prince Philip visits a war zone while for the Queen's cousin, the Duke of Gloucester, there's a lively day of engagements.
Director Matt Read ; Exec producer Denys Blakeway (HD)
RT DIRECT: hardback book only E16 (RRP E20) incl p&p. Call [number removed] (landline calls cost max 8p per min) or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at checkout
With Emily Maitlis.
Then Weather with Darren Bett.
3/3. The comedian interviews more funnymen about the nature of comedy. Robin Williams and Graham Norton are among those who discuss their careers. Director/Producer Ben McPherson
A Christmas Bucket o' French & Saunders is tomorrow at 10.45pm More at www.radiotimes.com/dawn-french
A performance of the Nativity on the streets of Liverpool with the city's musical heritage providing the soundtrack and a cast including Geoffrey Hughes as the Angel Gabriel and Jodie McNee as Mary. Shown last Sunday on BBC3
Repeated on Christmas Day at 7pm on BBC3
Feel-good romantic comedy. Romantic complications ensue when small-town supermarket checkout girl Rosalee Futch wins a date with her idol, star Tad Hamilton. Review page 58.
Director Robert Luketic (2004, PG) Followed by Weatherview
Signed. Repeats are not indicated.
Oliver Twist 1/5. An orphan runs away from the workhouse where he has spent his childhood.
2.25 2/5. Monks attempts to bribe Fagin.
2.55 3/5. Sikes escapes back to London.
3.25 4/5. Nancy fears for Oliver's safety.
3.55 5/5. Shown yesterday at 7.15pm
4.25 Mumbai Uncovered Mohini Sule explores the rise of consumerism among the middle-class.