Animation. (Rpt) (Subtitled)
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1.
Ajourney to the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic........................................
Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Rpt ...
Adventure set in Canada, in December 1945. When his best friend'sfatheris attacked by an unknown assailant, Tommy investigates.
DirectorAnne Wheeler (1990)
* See Films: pages 49-72 **
Animation. While a little girl sleeps, her presents come alive. Rpt ............
Animation, introduced and narrated by the Prince of Wales. Rpt Subtitled .....
Traditions derived from midwinter festivities predating Christ
How two English mothers fought transatlantic custody battles.
First shown on BBC East
Today, the enigmatic behaviour of cats.
Last in the series........................
The choristers of Buckfast Abbey sing See
Amid the Winter's Snow. Rpt ...
Alan Titchmarsh explores the gardens at
Castle Tor in Torquay, Devon.....
A nostalgic view of a child's
Christmas. In 1940s suburban
America, nine-year-old Ralphie is coping with classroom bullies, but his heart is set on a major Christmas gift.
Director Bob Clark (1983) * See Films: pages 49-72 ****
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Nostalgia quiz, Stereo ..........................
Today's guests all believed they were a con man'sonlylove. Stereo Subtitled .
More evidence from the archives of how things can go wrong when the cameras start rolling. Presented by John Pitman.
The Storyteller. Sisko and Kira attempt to mediate in a land dispute between two Bajoran factions.
Space adventure serial. Rocky and Mitch are impressed by the performance of the new Blue Streak.
Favourite film moments. Screenwriter and director Paul Schrader chooses a scene from Robert Bresson 's
Pickpocket. Stereo ....................
Diana's niece Sarah goes into labour, but Diana insists she'stoo squeamish to attend the birth. Last in the series. Teacher SU-LINLOOI
Written by Michael Aitkens ; Director/Producer
GarethGwenian Rpt Stereo Subtitled ...
Six-month-old Ollie [text removed] is celebrating his first Christmas. He was born in a New Age travellers' camp in Sussex. A surprise victory won against the Criminal Justice Act has prevented his family's eviction. Tonight, members of the local council, the landownerand some neighbours give theirside of the story. What does the future hold forthe next generation of travellers? Producer Patricia Murphy ; Series editor
Alison Rooper ........................................ A phone-in follows immediately after the programme on BBC Radios Berkshire. Kent. Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call (0 171) [number removed]. REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below
A young Asian woman, believed to be possessed by spirits, was beaten for two days during an attempt at exorcism, after which she died.
Tonight's programme reports on this little-known practice. Last in the series. Producer Louise Norman ; Editor Mark Wakefield
Steve Berry visits the Bonneville Salt Flats in the American state of Utah - a place of pilgrimage for motorsport enthusiasts and the site of land speed records since Malcolm Campbell took his Bluebird there in 1935 - in the hope of watching racers clock speeds ofover400mph.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Jon Bentley
In the last of the comedy drama series about tax-fraud investigation, Kevin makes a vital discovery.
See today's choices.
Neil sneezes, sparking a chain of events that results in his burial in manure, in the comedy starring
Ade Edmondson , Rik Mayall , Nigel Planer , Christopher Ryan and Alexei Sayle. With band Madness.
Written by Ben Elton , Rik Mayall , Lise Mayer
Producer Paul Jackson
Animated film bringing to life cartoonist Larson's weird and wonderful characters.
See today's choices.
With Kirsty Wark.
Continuing the Easy Riders season. Crime drama, directed by Dennis Hopper , starring
Sean Penn , Robert Duvall
LA police veteran Bob Hodges and eager young recruit Danny McGavin are assigned to the city's gang crime division, but their methods conflict.
(1988) Stereo Subtitled ............. * See Films: pages 49-72 *** Race with the Devil is tomorrow at 11.45pm