Grog helps Cutlass to catch a fish. (R)
7.05 Polka Dot Shorts
Adventures in the land of Roo. (R)
Peggy and friends visit Father Christmas's grotto. (R)
7.35 Anthony Ant
Bigfoot's negligence could cause a flood. (R) (S)
Superhero adventures with Wolverine and pals. (S)
8.10 Blue Peter
Simon Thomas goes behind the scenes of EastEnders. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1
Animation with the loveable youngsters. (R) (S)
Presenter ("Blue Peter"):
A look at the not hugely intellectual world of the ostrich, and the life of the domestic cat. (S)
Continuing the documentary series about the 33rd US president.
The Moon, the Stars and All the Planets. Vice-president Truman, ostracised from Roosevelt's inner circle, soon has to make an enormously important wartime decision. Concludes tomorrow at 9am. (S)
Burt Lancaster , Adolf Hitler and i Laurel and Hardy are among the subjects of this documentary, which examines how the nature of what was perceived as male sexiness developed over the last century. (S)
Death Runs Riot 1856-68
Kansas and Missouri erupt into violence as pro- and anti-slavery factions struggle for dominance. After the Civil War, Union heroes are posted to subdue the Indians. Continues tomorrow at
10.50am. (R) (S) The western Dakota Incident is at 12.25pm
Dale Robertson and Linda Darnell. Aftertheir stagecoach comes to grief in hostile desert terrain, a group of passengers find themselves facing attack by a band of marauding Indians. Director Lewis R Foster (1956, U)
(S) Films: pp 77-84 *
Comedy, continuing a season of newly restored Norman
Wisdom films. Norman Pitkin,
Scotland Yard's shortest car park attendant, dreams of becoming a policeman. The force has other ideas, but Norman is determined to prove his worth. Widescreen.
Director Robert Asher (1962, U)
(BW) (S) A Stitch in Time continues the season tomorrow at 1.55pm
Rims: pp 77-84 **
Vietnam and the Philippines Palin 's travels take him to the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, down the Perfume River, through Saigon and on to Manila.
Ainsley Harriott 's against-the-clock cookery show. (S) RECIPES: see Ceefax page
Anne Robinson - hosts the general knowledge quiz. (S) (W)
Independence Day. Michael's home situation reaches a crisis point, and he begins to feel even more isolated.
Hush. A group of "fairy-tale" monsters, the Gentlemen, steal the voices from the inhabitants of Sunnydale.
Repeated tomorrow at 10.40pm (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/buffy
The King Brothers and Kathy Kirby are the comic duo's musical guests in this show from the sixties, in which Eric and Emie recall the previous night's cocktail party, sing the blues and perform their version of a scene from Beau Geste , featuring Ernie dressed as an old lady.
(BW) (R) (S) More Morecambe and Wise tomorrow at 12.15pm
Young people share their vision for the future. (S)
A mini-evening of horticultural programmes for the pre-Christmas season. Ends 10.00. See Choice.
Gardening: page 46
BBC Gardener of the Year Final Diarmuid Gavin presents the climax of this year's competition to find the best horticulturalist from the six featured during the autumn Gardeners' World series. The finalists have to build a small garden from scratch at Harrogate's Harlow Carr
Botanical Gardens with a budget of just L700, as well as undergoing a test of their gardening expertise. Rachel de Thame visits the finalists' own gardens.
Director Dennis Jarvis ; Producer Vicky Jepson (S) (W)
British pursuit follows a year in the life of five gardens, and the people who look after them. Subjects include an organic allotment owner from Leeds, the patrician owner of a North Yorkshire stately home, a Devon potter and the woman who tends the garden that belonged to Tristram Shandy author Laurence Steme.
Director Peter Symes (S) (W)
Jeremy Clarkson 's talk-show series comes to an end as he presides over one last potpourri of provocative chat, exploding food, vitriol and irreverent jokes.
Director Brian Klein ; Producer Rob Baker (S) (W)
Analysis of the day's national and international stories, with Jeremy Vine.
David Pountney - Opera Director. In the last programme of the series, David Pountney , best known for his striking productions at the English National Opera, works with a group of talented young singers on operatic scenes by Verdi, Puccini and Shostakovich. Introduced by James Naughtie. (S) (W)
Today's events in Westminster.
The Final Hour. With just 100 days to go before opening night, the man in charge, Lord Falconer, runs through detailed plans. Last in the series. Death of the Dome, tomorrow at 9pm, updates the story. (R) (S) (W)
Romantic drama. In her first teachingjob, 22-year-old
Christina volunteers to coach the boys' soccer team and falls for troubled 17-year-old Nick Polides. Despite recently becoming engaged, Christina's attraction to Nick soon blossoms into a passionate affair. Ends 2.55am.
Director Michael Jenkins (1993) (S) Films: pp 77-84 ***