With Dermot Murnaghan and Natasha Kaplinsky.
With 6.00, 7.00, 8.00 news with Kate Sanderson (Mon 23. Christmas Eve), Louise Minchin (Mon 30. New Year's Eve), Luisa Baldini (Thu 2 Jan) and Max Foster (Fri 3 Jan); 6.15, 6.45,
7.50 business news; 6.25, 6.53, 7-15, 7.53, 8.15, 8.55 weather with Carol Kirkwood ; 6.27,6.55,
7.28, 7.55, 8.28, 8.55 regional news, travel: 6.35, 7.35, 8.35 sport. Editor Richard Porter
Los Mochis to Vera Cruz. Chef Rick Stein crosses Mexico from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean.
Barbarossa. Hitler turns his troops against Russia. (BW and colour)
10.45 Banzai! December 7 1941 sees the infamous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. (BW and colour)
Second World War adventure, featuring the late
James Coburn , who died last month.
In the latter days of the Second World War, a small squadron of Gis is assigned to hold an area of land near the Siegfried Line. Widescreen.Review page 45.
Director Don Siegel (1962)
Eyewitness reports on Argentina s Eva Peron and two total eclipses of the sun.
Recorded at the Châtelet Theatre, Paris, the Kirov ballet celebrates the collaboration between Vaslav Nijinsky and Mikhail Fokine with the ballets Scheherzade and the Firebird. Choreographed by Fokine, with Valery Gergiev conducting the Kirov Orchestra and song from the Chorus of the Marlinsky Theatre.
Presented by Deborah Bull. Director and Executive producer
Classic western. Jesse and =rank James intervene when ,ailroad agents try to intimidate their mother into selling the family's farm. Review page 48.
Director Henry King , Irving Cummings
First of seven editions showing over the holiday fortnight in which Ainsley Harriott reviews the past year in the company of celebrity chefs and guests. Today he is joined by Rhona Cameron and Nell McAndrew.
Contestants with Christmas jobs face Anne Robinson on the elimination quiz.
Western, showing as part of the John Wayne in ... strand.
Cattle baron John Chisum takes action when his empire is threatened by land-grabbing businessman Lawrence Murphy. Realising Murphy has the sheriff in his control, Chisum seeks the help of his friends among whom are both Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Widescreen. Review page 48.
Director Andrew V MeLaglen (1970, PG) The season continues tomorrow with They Were Expendable at 1.50pm
J H Tunstall:
Newcastle and Worcester College, Oxford, return to do battle for a place in the quarter-finals. Hosted by Jeremy Paxman. Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn
A Christmas special first shown on Boxing Day, 1977.
Silly, but It's Fun. Tom and Barbara and Margo and Jerry find their Christmas plans do not go according to schedule.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey ;
Producer John Howard Davies
Comedy starring Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan. Once the star of a futuristic cult TV show Andy Van Allen is now a hotel porter. In contrast, his former co-star, Nick Lee , has since shot to fame. Then fans of his former show organise a cruise and invite Andy along. With guest appearances from Brian Conley and Jack Jones.
Written by Tim Firth ; Producer Alison MacPhail ; Director Declan Lowney
Repeated on New Year's Eve at 12 midnight on BBC Choice Not all plain sailing: page 16
Andy Van Allen:
First Ad Micky:
The Quiz. It's Tim's birthday, but it's also the annual quiz night. Brent and Finchy vow to maintain their unbeaten record. Cast on Boxing Day www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/theoffice
Budgie from Siouxsie and the Banshees, comedian Sean Lock , Five Star's Lorraine Pearson and Jason Perry , singer with rockers A, join host Mark Lamarr and team captains
Phill Jupitus and Bill Bailey for the pop quiz.
A special edition of the black comedy from Christmas
2000. Vicar Bernice Woodall is forced to listen to three festive tales from her Royston Vasey parishoners.
Written by Jeremy Dyson , Mark Gatiss , Steve Pemberton , Reece Shearsmith Producer Jemma Rodgers ; Director Steve Bendelack
1980s DJs Dave Lee Travis and Mike Read take a look back at the year Bananarama dominated the charts, Imagination writhed to Body Talk and Musical Youth Passed the Duchie. A year of classic television saw the first series of anarchic comedy The Young Ones, and Alan Bleasdale 's Boys from the Blackstuff.
Director Andrew Nicholson
Have Yourself a Merry Eighties Christmas is tomorrow at 10.15pm
Doves perform Pounding and the Smiths' Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want, Liberty X give Just a Little and Radiohead's High and Dry. The Vines play Get Free and Outkast's Ms Jackson.
More tomorrow at 1.25am First shown on BBC Choice