Western. After the murder of her parents by the Comanches, Rose is raised by Cherokees.
Soon she has to seek vengeance for the killing of her new parents. Director Harry Keller (1952) (S) Films: pp 51-80 **
Romantic adventure, continuing the season of films starring
Gregory Peck. In San Francisco during the 19th century, a daring seafarer meets a glamorous countess. Both of them are very keen to avoid the Russians.
Director Raoul Walsh (1952) (S)Days ofGloryis at 2.40pm Films: pp 51-80 **
9.00 1954: Living Longer. In the second half of the century, better public health and new medicines overcame epidemic diseases.
(BW and colour) (R) (S)
9.55 1949: Great Leap. Chinese people recall the promise of the Communist Revolution of 1949. (BW and colour) (R) (S)
An American in Cardiff. Five competitors from this year's Cardiff Singer of the World receive a masterclass from members of the competition's distinguished jury. (S) (W)
Arrows of Time: Shaping the Future. Dr Neil Johnson concludes the series of lectures with a look at how space and time are linked in a way that may transform the concept of teleportation into a reality. (S) (W) BOOKLET: send cheque or PO for £4.95. payable to BBC Education, to: Arrows of Time, [address removed]WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/rilectures
The Christmas 1974 edition of the classic comedy. Harold and Albert plan Christmas abroad -
Steptoe style. (R) (S)
The Better Angels of Our Nature In 1865, five years of bloody civil war came to an end with the emancipation of the slaves, the saving of the Union, and the foundation of the modern USA.
Last in series. (R) (S)
War drama, continuing the season starring Gregory Peck. Affection grows between Nina, a Russian dancer stranded behind Nazi lines, and daring guerrilla leader Vladimir. Director Jacques Toumeur
(1944) (BW) (S) The Purple Plain is tomorrow at 7.25am Films: pp 51-80 * *
Western, ending the season starring James Stewart. A farmer attempts to keep his family out of the Civil War.
Director Andrew V McLaglen
(1965, PG) (S) Films: pp 51-80 ****
A profile of Edmund Penning-
Rowsell, long-serving chairman of the Wine Society. (R) (S)
Images from the News 1999. The Brixton bomb, the Paddington rail crash, David Beckham 's marriage to Posh Spice and Lennox Lewis 's boxing triumph against Evander Holyfield - some of the images that capture 1999's pivotal photographic moments. See Choice.
Producer Elaine Shepherd : Executive producer Tim Kirby (S)
Continuing the claustrophobic drama set on a U-boat. Ordered to refuel in neutral Spain before attempting to pass through the Straits of Gibraltar, the captain of U-96 sends a request for a relief for his exhausted chief engineer. In German with English subtitles. Widescreen.
Concludes tomorrow 7.10pm Cast on Boxing Day at 6.25pm (R)
This series that traces a car's history through its log book looks at the life of a 1937 Austin Chalfont Limousine.
Director Dennis Jarvis ; Producer Richard Pearson (R) (S)
David Attenborough talks to Jeff and Sue Turner to find out how they managed to follow - and film - a pack of wolves on foot, carrying equipment and two children in the snow-covered plains of Wood Buffalo national park,
Canada. A rerun of the film they made follows immediately.
Wildlife Special: Wolves and Buffalo - an Ancient Alliance Over a two-year period, the Turners use exceptional field craft, persistence and patience to reveal the inter-related lives of wolves and buffalo. (S)
The series concludes tomorrow at 12.40pm
The Millennium Oak. Starting with an acorn germinating just before the Norman invasion, this documentary employs extraordinary film techniques to trace the life of a single oak tree through a 1,000-year history of England.
As it grows, it passes through the Black Death, the Civil
War, the Industrial Revolution, and ends with the mature and mighty oak facing an uncertain future at the dawn of the new millennium. Narrated by Tom Baker.
Postponed from 12 December Producers Mark Rowers and Tim Shepherd
Series editor Neil Nightingale (S) (W)
Wildlife short from the series revealing how creatures are filmed in their natural environments. (R) (S)
Black comedy starring Sam Neill and Helena Bonham Carter as two suicidal people planning to end it all by jumping off Tower Bridge. Neither goes through with the deed, and over a drink they both agree to gain revenge on the person responsible for the other's misery.
Director Malcolm Mowbray (1997) (S)
Films: pp 51-80 **
Jools Holland ushers in the 24-hour countdown to the new millennium with his seventh end-of-year celebration. Artists featured in the show include Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison , Chrissie Hynde , Skin from Skunk Anansie , Jamiroquai, Travis and Lonnie Donegan. See Choice.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper (W)
The last in this series of film noir-style stories.
A Dime, a Dance. When the best friend of veteran dancer Ginger is killed, Nick Ballestier finds himself assigned to the case. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. (S)
Crime drama. When Eddie returns home to his barge, he rinds his wife with another man, and a fight breaks out. Eddie falls overboard and disappears, with serious consequences for those left on board. Ends 2.50am
Director Compton Bennett (1946, PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-80 **