Yoho Ahoy! Animation. (R)
Chris, Peggy and friends meet the Mad Hatter. (R)
Comedy sketches from series two. (S)
Crime fighting superhero antics. (R)
Animated adventures with the spinach-guzzling sailor. (R)
Montecero tries to cut off the villagers' water. (R)
Richard Branson tells how he set up his own airline. (S)
A piano delivery causes grief for the much-loved double act. (BW) (R) (S)
Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this compilation sequel, dancing together for the first time in 30 years and introducing a variety of clips from the golden days of Hollywood. Stars featured include Laurel and Hardy, Buster Keaton , Katharine Hepburn , Spencer Tracy and the Marx Brothers.
Director Gene Kelly (1976, U)
(Colour and BW) (S) Films: pp 49-79 ****
Documentary. The stories behind the hit movie musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein, from their first, "State Fair", to the most successful musical film ever, "The Sound of Music". Hosted by Carousel star Shirley Jones, and featuring contributions from Julie Andrews and Rita Moreno. (1995, U) (S) Films: pp 49-79 ***
Good deeds from the animated mouse. (R)
Animation. The peas become stranded. (R)
Comedy drama starring Michael Redgrave and Michael Denison. Two bachelors pretend to be called "Ernest" in order to court Gwendolen and Cecily.
Director Anthony Asquith (1952, U)
(S) Films; pp 49-79 ****
Western starring Randolph Scott. Sent undercover to bring down the criminal Reno brothers in Indiana, agent James Barlow poses as an outlaw - but his feelings for the men's sister complicates the mission.
Director Tim Whelan (1955. U) (S) Films: pp 49-79 **
Sim Reno J:
Culinary contest presided over by Ainsley Harriott. (S)
Celebrity special of the ruthless quiz, hosted by Anne Robinson. Shown Christmas Eve at 5.25pm
Desperate Intruder. Brains and Tin-Tin search for golden treasure in a lake, but the Hood lies in wait ready to use his hypnotic powers to claim the loot. (R) (S)
Meld. In an attempt to understand the motives of a killer who has murdered a crew member, Tuvok performs a dangerous mindmeld. (R) (S)
First in a two-part rerun of the acclaimed dramatisation of the Charles Dickens novel, starring loan Gruffudd, Charlotte Rampling and Bernard Hill.
On the bleak Kent marshes, a young boy has a frightening encounter that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
Concluding part tomorrow at 7.30pm. See Choice.
Dramatised by Tony Marchant ; Producer David Snodin ; Director Julian Jarrold (R) (S) (W)
The Aged P:
The first of three new nightly documentaries examining different aspects of Victorian life.
"The golden age of engineering" is celebrated by Fred Dibnah. These are the stories of the three greatest
Victorian engineers: railway builder Robert Stephenson , ship and bridge designer Isambard Kingdom Brunei and armaments industry founder William Armstrong. On a round-Britain trip, Dibnah admires achievements including the Clifton suspension bridge and the Box Hill tunnel, and reveals engineering secrets in his own workshop. Producer David Hall ; Executive producers Jonathan Stamp and Mike Greenwood (S) (W)
Drama starring Steve Martin and Gabriel Byrne. After a personal tragedy, furniture maker Michael McMann has decided to live a reclusive rural life. Then, during a snowstorm, a mother collapses and dies on his doorstep, leaving him to look after her young daughter. Widescreen.
Director Gillies MacKinnon (1994, PG) (S) (W)
Films: pp 49-79 ***
Mathilda McCann, aged ten:
Mathilda McCann aged five:
I Loved You. Award-winning film-maker Viktor Kossakovsky examines the nature of human love in three stories which together look at his mentors, a shot-gun wedding outside Moscow, and the relationship of two St Petersburg kindergarten children. In Russian with English subtitles.
Series editor Nick Fraser
(W) Storyville - Black and White in Colour is on Thursday 4 January at 11.20pm
Classic horror starring Lon Chaney Jr and Claude Rains , continuing the Universal Horror season.
Prodigal son Larry Talbot returns to his ancestral home, only to be bitten by a werewolf and cursed for life. Ends 2.15am.
Director George Waggner (1941. PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 49-79 ****
Sir John Talbot:
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