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Mombassa to the Mountains of the Moon. Benedict Allen fulfils a childhood dream by travelling 1,000 miles from
Mombassa, through Kenya, to Uganda.
Home Fires. After their defeat in the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe began bombing provincial cities. (BW and Colour)
10.45 Inside the Reich. By the summer of 1940, Germany had conquered western Europe. (BW and Colour)
The computer games industry is now bigger than Hollywood and Christmas is its busiest time. In the last of the Science at Christmas programmes, Steve McKenna has his brain scanned while playing a game and Katy Hill shows how a game can be programmed to manipulate people's emotions.
Vintage comedy starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. When Stanley's rich uncle is murdered, the comic duo become prime suspects. (BW)
Today's Watching the Detectives programmes begin with a crime mystery film. Holmes and Watson come up against a murderous crook known as the "Creeper" when they attempt to recover a pearl that Holmes believes has been stolen by the villainous Giles Conover. Review page 63.
Director Roy William Neill (1944) (BW)
The Watching the Detectives strand continues with Peter Falk starring as Lieutenant Columbo.
Threatened with divorce, a dentist in debt seeks devious retribution. Guest starring
Nancy Walker and Dick Sargent as themselves.
Feature-length crime drama starring Raymond Burr and showing as part of the Watching the Detectives season.
Attorney Perry Mason probes the death of a theatre director, murdered while touring with a musical.
Adaptation of the tale by Johann David Wyss. On their way to a penal colony, a Swiss pastor and his family are washed up on a deserted island. Widescreen. Review page 63.
Director Charles Beeson (2001)
Those who have overdone the festive feasting are in for a rough ride as the latest Lotus Esprit is hurled at stomach-churning speeds around the test track. Meanwhile, Jeremy Clarkson goes off-road in the all-new Range Rover. There's the winner of the "star in a reasonably priced car" award and a student's Metro is given a makeover. Last in series. www.bbc.co.uk/topgear
Following Bob Mortimer 's defeat of Les Dennis during Sport Relief, the latest celebrity boxing match sees businessman Grant Bovey , husband of Anthea Turner , take on comedian Ricky Gervais , star of The Office, before a star-studded audience. After training under the auspices of, respectively, Jim McDonnell and Frank Maloney , both will be eager to win the L5,000 purse, donated to the charity of their choice.
Series producer Lisa Clark How will David Brent spend Christmas?: page 7
Christmas in the Kumar household involves some very special guests joining Sanjeev and his family. While mum Madhuri slaves over a hot stove preparing Christmas treats, dad Ashwin frets over money, granny Sushila goes in search of a young man to join her underthe mistletoe and Sanjeev, as always, prepares some incisive questions for his guests. Written by Richard Pinto , Sharat Sardana and Sanjeev Bhaskar ; Producers Lissa Evans , Richard Pinto and Sharat Sardana ; Executive producers
Jimmy Mulville and DeniseO'Donoghue
A seasonal edition of the irreverent pop quiz in which team captains Phill Jupitus, Bill Bailey and host Mark Lamarr are joined by American rap star Coolio, former Rainbow presenter Geoffrey Hayes, dance vocalist Kelly Llorenna and club supremo Peter Stringfellow.
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer's surreal celebrity quiz marks the festive season with guests Robin Gibb, Hugh Laurie and Anthea Turner joining captains Ulrika Jonsson and Will Self plus regulars Johnny Vegas and George Dawes (Matt Lucas). There are also surprise appearances by Stephen Fry and - as she's never been seen before - Britney Spears.
Shown on Sunday 22 December at 10pm on BBC Choice
Vic Reeves's specially made barrel: page 16
While Trudy receives a leather basque and sex toy for her birthday, Brent's ego is given a boost when a public-relations company ask him to make a motivational speech. Gareth, meanwhile, turns on the charm as only he can.
For cast see Boxing Day and Saturday 28 December
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles look back at the year they were all the rage, alongside Keanu Reeves film spoof Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. Tiffany and Debbie Gibson vied for pop supremacy, while Bros wanted to know when they'd be famous and Kylie wished she was lucky.
Director Gerard Barry I Love 1989 is tomorrow at 12.10am
Suede perform Beautiful Loser and Blondie's Union City Blue, Beverley Knight sings Gold and Chaka Khan 's I Feel for You and Puddle of Mudd play Alice in Chains' Brother plus their own Blurry.
First shown on BBC Choice More tomorrow at 1.40am