Musical comedy. Two barmaids, masquerading as a countess and her maid, get mixed up in blackmail in a Norwegian hotel. Director Frederick De Cordova (1948)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 51-80 * *
Shown yesterday at 10.30pm on BBC1
A double bill of oral history.
8.351959: Endangered Planet Examining the rising awareness of people to the environmental consequences of consumerism. (BW and colour) (R) (S)
9.30 1963: Picture Power. A look at TV's rise to influence, from expensive novelty to a mass medium of entertainment. (BW and colour) (R) (S)
10.25 News (S) Weather
Vintage British comedy. Eric and Ernie provide their own inimitable interpretation of Swan Lake, and introduce music from Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band.
First shown on ITV (BW) (S)
Golf commentator Peter Alliss looks back at some of the events and personalities that have dominated the sport this century. With contributions from leading figures including Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus , Arnold Palmer and Colin Montgomerie.
Arrows of Time: the Edge of Chaos Dr Neil Johnson analyses how a greater understanding of the cycles and patterns favoured by the natural world could help in efforts to predict such events as the swings of the stock market and changes in weather conditions. (S) (W)
The Troll Bridge. King Otto's path on a Sunday drive is blocked by a strange man. (S)
Next episode is on New Year's Eve at 7pm
Warls All Hell. In 1865, Sherman marched through Georgia. Lee and Grant met at Appomatox
Court House, and John Wilkes
Booth began to dream of revenge for the South. (R) (S) The series concludes tomorrow at 1.35pm
Western, continuing the season of films starring Gregory Peck. Having gone west to claim the hand of Patricia Terrill , daughter of a powerful landowner, James McKay finds himself at the centre of a vicious feud between two families. Widescreen.
Director William Wyler
(1958, PG) (S) The Bravados is at 7.25pm
Films: pp 51-80
Classic party tracks introduced by Steve Wright include hits from the Rolling Stones, Status Quo, Soft Cell, Billy Ocean , Yazz and the Village People. (S) TOTP2 Presents the Nineties is on New Year's Eve at 8.45pm
David Attenborough talks with producer Neil Nightingale about the technical challenges of moving the camera during time-lapse photography and how he captured the rhythm of British country life for tonight's documentary.
The Restless Year. Starting with a single shot that shows an entire year in just 40 seconds, this film, featuring photography by Tim Shepherd , journeys through the seasons in the Cotswolds countryside. (R) (S) The series continues tomorrow at 8pm
Continuing the acclaimed German U-boat drama.
The crew's elation at finally participating in the conflict is tempered by the grim consequences. A destroyer forces them to dive - and, in the face of the new British sonic technology, the ocean depths prove no hiding place. In German with English subtitles. Widescreen.
Next episode tomorrow at 7pm Cast on Boxing Day at 6.25pm (R)
Western, continuing the season of films starring Gregory Peck. Jim Douglas is a man with a mission to avenge the death of his wife. It takes him on an eventful trail following the men he believes are responsible for the killing -four dangerous outlaws. Widescreen.
Director Henry King (1958, PG) (S) The World in His Arms, starring Gregory Peck , is tomorrow at 7.20am Films: pp 51-80 **
A special of the flatsharing comedy, starring Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus.
The series is set to return next year.
New Year's Eve has finally arrived and Tom and Linda are sharing it together - drinking.
Actor Simon Shepherd, model Melinda Messenger and comedian Rowland Rivron make guest appearances.
(Repeated on New Year's Eve at 9.45pm)
Linda La Hughes:
Mark Lamarr presides over some seasonal music-quiz mayhem as regulars Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus are joined by Bay City Roller Les McKeown, comedian Frank Skinner , singer and former Eastenders actress Martine McCutcheon and drum 'n' bass star Goldie. See Choice.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson (S) (W)
Conversational clashes from Jeremy Clarkson 's talk show include encounters with feminist author Germaine Greer , rugby star Will Carling , model Melinda Messenger and TV celebrity Terry Wogan. Plus Clarkson's typically trenchant remarks on a host of domestic and international locations.
Director Brian Klein ; Producer Elaine Bedell (S) (W)
Sci-fi thriller, starring Ralph Fiennes. On the eve of the new millennium, ex-LA vice cop Lenny Nero makes money by dealing in illegal virtual reality "clips", sensory experiences taken directly from the human brain. When Lenny comes into possession of a clip showing the murder of a black activist, he and friend Mace hunt the killers. Widescreen.
Director Kathryn Bigelow (1995.18) (S) (W) Films: pp 51-80 ****
Crime drama. A cabaret star tries to help an army deserter to prove he is innocent of drug trafficking. Ends 3.00am
Director Muriel Box (1958) (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-80 ***
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