With Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams. Timetable on Monday 23 December
Comedian Victoria Wood sets off from Crewe on a round-trip of the north of Britain, taking in both the east and west coasts along the way.
Morning. The story of D-Day 1944, when British, American and Canadian forces began the largest ever amphibian invasion on the beaches of Normandy. (BW and Colour)
10.50 Occupation. May 1940, and the Germans target neutral Holland, a country with liberal traditions but an indigenous Nazi movement. As Nazi propaganda takes hold, the country's Jewish population finds itself in increasing peril. By the end of the war, only 36,000 of the country's 140,000 Jews remain alive. (BW and Colour)
Stan's innocent desire for ice-cream results in an undesirable attachment when Ollie rescues a drowning woman from the river. (BW)
Sherlock Holmes murder mystery, the first of today's three programmes in the watching the Detectives strand. Holmes and Watson accompany a valuable diamond on the London-to-Edinburgh express, but discover there is a killer on the train. Review page 65.
Director Roy William Neill (1946. U)
Dr John H Watson:
Major Duncan Bleek:
Lady Margaret Carstairs:
Columbo Cries Wolf. The lavish lifestyle of a men's magazine publisher is under threat from his disaffected female business partner, until she vanishes. Columbo is under increasing pressure to solve the mystery.
Agatha Christie mystery set in the 1940s and starring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple, plus Paul Eddington.
When Colonel Protheroe is found murdered in the vicar's study, there are several suspects.
Reverend Leonard Clement:
Olympian Tanni Grey-Thompson and marathon man Lloyd Scott join Ainsley Harriott for today's Cook-Off. [web address removed]
Nine dance-obsessed contestants compete for a possible Â£10,000 in prize money.
American comedy animation featuring the yellow-bellied family and the other residents of Springfield.
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When You Hit upon a Star. Will dates a pop star and becomes a member of the jet set.
Kansas. Crichton and friends arrive in Earth's past, and take up residence close to his family home. But they soon realise it's not easy for off-worlders to escape attention.
The Last of the Vikings. The series concludes with an examination of the 1066 battle that marked the end of the Viking age in Britain. Julian Richards also looks at results from a nationwide survey that reveal in which areas the invaders left a significant genetic legacy.
Producer Sam Roberts ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul (Revised rpt) www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/bloodofthevikings
van Den Brul
This second round match sees the Universities of Warwick and Southampton vying for a place in the quarter-finals. Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn
The classic quiz show returns for a one-off special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first final. Four of the country's brainiest celebrities, including Vic Reeves , Janet Street-Porter and Adam Hart Davies , join quiz master Magnus Magnusson to compete for the prestigious title.
Director Jenny Dodd : Producer Pam Cavannagh
Oscar-winning crime drama, adapted from James Ellroy 's hard-boiled detective novel. Three detectives become embroiled in a labyrinth of corruption, intrigue and murder, involving the editor of a sleazy tabloid and a prostitute who bears an uncanny resemblance to movie star Veronica Lake. Widescreen. Review page 65.
Director Curtis Hanson (1997, 18)
Capt Dudley Smith:
DA Ellis Loew:
Continuing the comic, but painfully accurate, portrait of the modern workplace. Brent discovers another string to his bow and makes some easy money moonlighting.
For cast see Boxing Day and Saturday 28th December
Guests Terry Hall of the Specials and Fun Boy Three,
Kevin Simm from Liberty X, MTV presenter Edith Bowman and comedian Mark Steel join team captains Phill Jupitus and Bill Bailey and host Mark Lamarr.
Jason Donovan recalls the year in which Dirty Den departed from EastEnders, while Anneka Rice ran the gauntlet in Challenge Anneka. Guns 'n' Roses and Soul II Soul made very different musical contributions, and the "Madchester" phenomenon took hold. In sport, the nation's excitement when Bruno landed a punch on Tyson was all too short-lived. Director Andrew Serraillier , Executive producer Alan Brown
Ms Dynamite performs It Takes More and Barrington Levy joins her for his own Too Experienced, the Cure play A Forest and Thin Lizzy 's Don't Believe a Word, while Elbow play Black Sabbath's The Wizzard, as well as their own Red. More tomorrow at 1.40am First shown on BBC Choice