Presented by Noel Thompson and Susanna Reid.
Including 6.00, 7.00, 8.00, news;
6.45, 7.45, 8.45 business news;
6.25, 6.53, 7.25, 7.53, 8.25,
8.53, 9.25 weather; 6.35, 7.35,
8.35 sport. (S from 7am) (W)
Home Making. How all animal architects aim to keep both the elements and intruders at bay through features that include defensive moats. (R) (S)
Dateline to Deadline. Can Michael Palin complete the second half of his trip in time? Last in the series. (R) (S) Michael Palin's Pole to Pole starts a repeat run tomorrow at 10.20am
The so-called "sixth sense" and the power of touch are investigated in the last of the science series. (S) (W)
More diverse destinations around the globe. (R) (S)
An episode from Christmas Eve 1973. Starring
Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell. Harold is determined to spend Christmas away from his father. Written by Ray Galton , Alan Simpson More on New Year's Eve 1pm (R) (S)
David Lean 's Oscar-winning adaptation of Dickens's lovel. The life of an orphan boy changes when he comes into a fortune from an unknown benefactor. Review page 52.
(1946. PG) (BW) (S) John Mills also stars in We Dive at
Dawn tomorrow at 5.30pm
Comedy. While his family is in :he country for the summer, )ublisher Richard Sherman stays in New York and fantasises about the blonde upstairs.
Widescreen. Review page 52.
Director Billy Wilder (1955, PG)
(S)(W) Marilyn on Marilyn is at 10.20pm
In the second of two specials, CBBC's Michael Underwood and Liam Dolan team up with chefs James Martin and Ross Burden. (S) (W)
The fourth of five specials features nine contestants who have, for various reasons, hit the headlines. Presented by Anne Robinson. (S) (W)
Another special New Year's Day 5.15pm
Treehouse of Horror VII. Bart encounters his evil twin, Lisa plays God in a science experiment and Homer is abducted by aliens in another terrifying triple bill. (R) (S)
6.20 The Homer They Fall. Familiar faces emerge when Moe uses Homer to get back into the boxing world. With the voice of ring announcer Michael Buffer. (R) (S)
The First World Championships. UKfavourites Razer and Chaos 2 take on international competitors as 16 robots from 11 countries battle for supremacy. With
Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Commentary by Jonathan Pearce. Director Stuart MacDonald : Series producer Bill Hobbins Repeated on Wednesday 2 January at 12.50am Robot Wars Extreme: the Second World
Championship - on Sunday 30 December at 6.05pm (R) (S) (W) BBC ROBOT WARS MAGAZINE: fl.50. January issue on sale now
The 1977 Christmas special of the evergreen comedy.
Silly, but It's Fun ... When the Leadbetters are letdown, they're forced round to their neighbours for festive fun.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey ; Producer John Howard Davies
Another episode on Wednesday 2 January at 7.30pm (R) (S)
Tonight's Home Guard fun includes two episodes shown for only the second time since they were filmed in 1969, plus a behind-the-scenes documentary. Ends 10.20pm. Missing Presumed Wiped Priceless episodes of Dad's Army and other classic programmes, thought to be lost for ever, turned up after a treasure hunt. This is their story. Director Kathryn Ross : Executive producer May Miller (S) IW)
8.30 Operation Kilt. A Highland Platoon training exercise has uplifting results for Mainwaring's men. (R) (S)
9.00 The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage. The men face their greatest test when they suspect the invasion has begun. (R) (S) 1645
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft : Producer David Croft Another episode is next Thursday at 10pm
9.30 Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story Victoria Wood hosts the true story behind the vintage Home Guard comedy, including rarely seen footage of the cast on location.
Producer Gerard Barry : Executive producer Alan Brown (R) (S) Videoplus number for 8.00-10.20pm (non PDC) BBC DVD: The Very Best of Dads Army, price £12.99
Lt Cpl Jones:
Never fully broadcast previously, tapes of magazine interviews given by Marilyn Monroejust before she died in April 1960 blend with rare film footage to tell the story of the screen icon, from intimate details of her childhood to what drove her to become an actress and the effects of fame. Director Paul Kerr : Editor Dan Carey (S) (W)
Thriller. Walker is double-crossed and shot by his partner Nhile stealing a fortune from a rival gang. Walker survives and seeks revenge. Widescreen. Review page 55.
Director John Boorman 1967, 18) (S) (W)
Drama showing as part of the Crimescenes season. Out-of-work
Howard Tyler joins criminal Jerry Slocum to find money to feed his family. When a kidnapping plot goes wrong, the pair face the wrath of a town's residents. Review page 55.
Director Cyril Endfield (1950. PG) (BW) Crimescenes continues tomorrow at 1.05am with While the City Sleeps