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: Breakfast

With Susanna Reid.


Unknown: Susanna Reid.

: CBBC: Frankenstein's Cat

Animated fun.

: Jump In!

Comedy drama starring Corbin Bleu. Review page 85.
Director Paul Hoen (2007. U)


[Actor]: Corbin Bleu.
Director: Paul Hoen

: The Shaggy Dog

Sprightly fantasy comedy starring Tim Allen and Robert Downey Jr. Review page 85.
Director Brian Robbins (2006, U) Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
"or details see page 219)


Unknown: Tim Allen
Unknown: Robert Downey Jr.
Director: Brian Robbins

: The Archbishop's New Year

Message The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams ,
Elects on the nature of true wealth. Rptd at 6.55pm on BBC2


Unknown: Dr Rowan Williams

: BBC News; Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Doctor Who at the Proms

Freema Agyeman hosts a musical odyssey as the BBC
Philharmonic and London Philharmonic Chorus play music from Doctor Who. Including 3 specially filmed scene starring David Tennant. Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Additional coverage and behind-the-scenes footage available via the red button after the programme


Unknown: David Tennant.

: Doctor Who

The Next Doctor. Christmas
. Eve, 1851: the Time Lord lands In London and meets a character Who also calls himself the Doctor. See choice, page 144. Shown on Christmas Day at 6pm
Repeated tomorrow at 7pm on BBC3
Doctor, Doctor. p22; Poster offer: p25

: Stuart Little

Charming part-animated fantasy starring
Hugh Laurie and Geena Davis , and featuring the voice of Michael J Fox. Review page 85.
Director Rob Minkoff (1999, U)


Unknown: Hugh Laurie
Unknown: Geena Davis
Unknown: Michael J Fox.
Director: Rob Minkoff

: Shrek 2

Energetic sequel to the hit animated fantasy comedy, featuring the voices of Mike MYers , Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz. Review page 85. Directors Andrew Adamson , Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon (2004, U)


Unknown: Mike Myers
Unknown: Eddie Murphy
Unknown: Cameron Diaz.
Directors: Andrew Adamson
Directors: Kelly Asbury
Directors: Conrad Vernon

: BBC News

With Jane Hill. Regional News
Then Weather with Dan Corbett. 95264Z


Unknown: Jane Hill.
Unknown: Dan Corbett.

: Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death

A new adventure for Nick Park 's claymation duo, featuring the voices of Peter Sallis, Sally Lindsay and Geraldine McEwan. See choice, page 144.
Director Nick Park
Shown Christmas Day at 8.30pm Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
A quantum of Wallace: page 16; Poster offer: page 18


Dirctor: Nick Park
Wallace (voice): Peter Sallis
[Voice artist]: Sally Lindsay
[Voice artist]: Geraldine McEwan.

: EastEnders

Stacey betrays Sean by returning to the Square with Amy after their meeting. Continues at 8.30pm.
Writer Jeff Povey More cast on page 186 Both tonight's episodes are repeated at 11.10pm on BBC3


Writer: Jeff Povey
Roxy Slater: Rita Simons
Sean Slater: Robert Kazinsky
Aunt Sal: Anna Karen
Ben Mitchell: Charlie Jones
Jay Brown: Jamie Borthwick
Bradley Branning: Charlie Clements
Jim Branning: John Bardon
Garry Hobbs: Ricky Groves
Minty Peterson: Cliff Paris!
Dawn Swann: Kara Tointon
Darren Miller: Charlie G Hawkins
Tamwar Masood: Himesh Patel
Christian Clarke: John Partridge
Peter Beale: Thomas Law
Lucy Beale: Melissa Suffield
Bobby Beale: Alex Francis
Dotty Cotton: Molly Conlin
Max Branning: Jake Wood
Lauren Branning: Madeline Duqqan
Abi Branning: Lorna Fitzgerald
PC Lance: Giles New
Man in flat: Lee White
Carouser: Marc Baylis
Chelsea Fox: Tiana Benjamin
Libby Fox: Belinda Owusu
Callum Monks: Elliott Jordan
Kendra Hill-Smythe: Rebecca Egan

: Celebrity Mastermind

5/5. Sally Lindsay , Mick Hucknall , Summer Strallen and Mel Smith brave the black chair.


Unknown: Sally Lindsay
Unknown: Mick Hucknall
Unknown: Mel Smith

: EastEnders

Spirits are high as Roxy is finally reunited with Amy. Writer Jeff Povey This week's episodes directed by Paul Annett, Clive Arnold
Both tonight's episodes rptd 11.10pm BBC3


Writer: Jeff Povey
Director: Paul Annett
Director: Clive Arnold

: Jonathan Creek: The Grinning Man

By David Renwick.
One-off special of the offbeat comedy drama.
A series of disappearances from a gothic mansion lead Creek to join forces with a friend of the most recent victim. But, as the mystery deepens, Creek's powers of deduction seem to pale beside the raw intuition of his protegee.
Magic Touch: page 35


Writer: David Renwick
Director: David Renwick
Producer: Nerys Evans
Jonathan Creek: Alan Davies
Joey: Sheridan Smith
Jacques Futrelle: Jon Campling
Eli Mencken: Patrick Poletti
Adam Klaus: Stuart Milligan
Housewife: Sally Plumb
Alec: Adam James
Mina: Naomi Bentley
Glenn: Claran McMenamin
Nicola: Katherine Parkinson
Elodie: Jenna Harrison
Lance Gessler: Nicholas Boutton
Constance Gessler: Judy Parfitt
Candy Mountains: Jemma Walker
Delia Gunning: Ellen Ashley
Child Constance: Eloise Raklc-Platt
Lenny: Nick Nevem
Young Constance: Charlotte Comer
Maitre d': Graham Vanas
Narrator: Andrew Havill

: BBC News

With Jane Hill. Regional News
Then Weather with Rob McElwee.
Digital viewers can press red 24/7 until 2 January for the Oddbox Quiz, looking back at the year's craziest videos and news stories


Unknown: Jane Hill.
Unknown: Rob McElwee.

: The Terminal

Fish-out-of-water comedy drama, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones . On a visit to the US from the state of Krakozhia, Viktor Navorski suddenly finds himself with no legal status after his country falls to a military coup. Review page 86.
Director Steven Spielberg (2004, 12) Followed by Weatherview


Director: Steven Spielberg
Viktor Navorski: Tom Hanks
Amelia Warren: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Frank Dixon: Stanley Tucci
Joe Mulroy: Chi McBride
Ray Thurman: Barry Shabaka Henley
Enrique Cruz: Diego Luna

: BBC News

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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