Continuing the season directed by or starring Charlie Chaplin
A factory worker becomes unhinged and is put in a psychiatric hospital. After his release, he meets an orphan.
(1936, U) Black and white
City Lights is on Boxing Day at 6.05am
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Continuing the season directed by John Huston , and the first of two films today starring Humphrey Bogart
Also starring Edward G. Robinson
A weary war veteran arrives at a remote hotel to find it under a mobster's control.
(1948, PG) (Black and white)
(Bogart is in "To Have and Have Not" at 10.40am)
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Disney fantasy drama starring
A mother is deoressed when her husband loses his job and the family faces eviction. But an angel appears to show her the true meaning of Christmas.
Director Phillip Borsos (1985, U) Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 43-79
War drama, ending the double bill of films starring Humphrey Bogart France has fallen but Harry Morgan declines an offer to work for the French underground, preferring to stay neutral. Director Howard Hawks (1944, PG)
Black and white Subtitled................ The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, starring Bogart and directed by John Huston , is tomorrow at 8am
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Another animated double bill.
12.20 The lottery is fiddled.
At 12.30 Adventures on Telly (part 1) Bad Bob shoots the television.
Repeat Digital widescreen
Video plus code for 12.20-12.30pm ..... Codeforl2.30-12.40pm Code for 12.20-12.40pm (not PDC)
Death Runs Riot: 1856-68. As states in the east moved evercloserto Civil War,
Kansas and Missouri flared into violence as both sides in the slavery struggle battled for superiority. Subtitled . The West continues on Monday28at 10.05am
s Continuingthe season of westerns. Starring James Stewart
LonerCharlie Anderson keeps his family out of the Civil War until his son-in-law decides to join the Confederate army. Director Andrew V McLaglen (1965. PG)
Dodge City is tomorrow at 11.45am
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Four-part choral series, culminating in Sunday's final, presented by Howard Goodall from Buxton Opera House.
Today's programme features the single voice semi-final. Will the barbershops triumph orwill the traditional single-voice choirs have the upper hand?
Digital widescreen Subtitled ............. Event sponsored by Sainsbury's
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, marking the Christmas Eve service's 70th anniversary, is from the chapel of King's College,
Cambridge. See today's choices.
Director David Kremer ; Producer James Whitbourn
Marge convinces Homer he may have a drinking problem.
Continuing the adult animation. Adventures on Telly (part 2)
The canine friends travel to the North Pole. Featuringthe guest voice of comedian Paul Merton.
Repeated on Tuesday 29 at 2.25pm
Flanders becomes Homer's best friend.
Frank Capra's classic fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore.
George Bailey is a small-town businessman who believes he has been a failure. One night as he contemplates suicide, George meets his guardian angel and discovers what life in Bedford Falls would have been like had he never lived.
(1946, U) (Black and white) (Subtitled)
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The late John Wells, who died in January, combined careers as dramatist, director and satirist.
This profile of the man who immortalised Denis Thatcher in Private Eye's "Dear Bill" letters features a portrait of Wells as a family man from wife Teresa and daughter Dolly. Those paying tribute to his multi-talented public aspect are Private Eye editors past and present Richard Ingrams and Ian Hislop, model Jerry Hall, actress Diana Rigg, playwrights and novelists Tom Stoppard and John Mortimer, impressionist Rory Bremner and satirists John Fortune and John Bird.
Director Angela O'Leary ; Producer Paul Reizin
The lost Tibetan city of Shangri-la, an ancient mountain paradise reputed to hold the secrets to happiness and eternal youth, is the Holy Grail for intrepid traveller Charles Allen.
Earlier this year, he set out with explorer and sceptic Mark Shand to discover the true origins of the remote civilisation shrouded in myth. Led by a Tibetan monk, the pair track along the roof of the world, through the breathtaking Himalayan scenery. But the inhospitable and unforgiving terrain pushes the pair to the point of giving up on their trek.
The series profiling significant trees looks at the Handkerchief
Tree in Northern Ireland.
Producer Rob Payton : Executive producer
Clare Paterson Repeat
An adaptation of Wilkie Collins's classic detective novel, starring Greg Wise, Antony Sher, Patricia Hodge, Keeley Hawes
Heiress Rachel Verinder is given a priceless diamond for her 18th birthday. It is, though, no ordinary gem but a moonstone stolen from a sacred shrine in India - and it haunts all who cross its path.
Lady Julia Verinder:
' Horror starring
Julie Harris , Claire Bloom
New England's infamous Hill
House attracts investigators determined to uncover the terrifyingtruth about the place.
But as soon as they arrive. strange things start to happen - somethingfrom beyond the grave prowls the panelled corridors and climbs the creaking walls. Widescreen.
Director Robert Wise (1963, 12)
Black and white
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Followed by Weatherview
Dr John Markway: