Yoho Ahoy Jones rescues a lost ball, then the crew of the Rubber
Duck play statues. (R)(S)
6.10 Fireman Sam A popcorn machine spells trouble for Sam. (R)(S)
6 20 Fimbles Pom uses a handbag to collect things in. (R) (S)
6 40 Tweenies The magic of Christmas
Eve is savoured. (R) (S)
The duo help out at Santa's workshop. (R) (S)
7.20 The Lampies
Livewire's bike-riding lesson is cut short. (R) (S)
7.30 Round the Twist
Pete is tempted to trade in his old life for one on a paradise island. (R) (S)
8.05 Noah's Island
The end of Diamnatina beckons. (R) (S)
Tweenies Count to Christmas
The 19th Advent moment. (R) (S)
The Story Makers
The friends have fun with uniforms. (R) (S)
The penguin builds a snowman. (R)
9 00 Tweenies
Jake is sick in bed on Christmas Day. (R) (S)
9 20 Little Robots
The team unite to find some urgently needed oil so Stripy can give Tiny a present. (S)
A very special day has arrived for Rockit. (R) (S)
All concerned have fun rolling around. (R) (S)
Followed by CBeebies Birthdays
Comedy. When bullies make fun of Eddie Munster 's Dear Santa letter, the family's bid to cheer him up leads to disaster. Review page 57.
Director Ian Ernes (1996. PG)(S)
Tips from the pros. (R) (S)8840i09
With John Downes on the best wines to buy this Christmas, plus viewers' cash queries answered EditorTraceyHobbs(S) EMAIL: email@example.com www.bbc.co.uk/workinglunch
Backstreet Bandits. How North America's scavenging raccoons have made back alleys and roofs their home. (R) (S)
An episode from the series in which Working Lunch's Adrian Chiles follows high achievers to find out how they go about their business. (R) (5)
A four-race card from Ascot, which opens the two-day national-hunt Christmas meeting and features the Long Walk Hurdle at 2.40. The three other starts are at 2.05,3.10 and 3.40. introduced by Clare Balding . producer Gerry Morrison
A couple coming up to retirement search for a home amid the splendour of Shropshire. (S)
Paul Rankin and Phil Vickery cook for the Earl of Onslow and his daughter. (S)
Elimination quiz presented by Anne Robinson. (R)(S)
Eight Misbehavin Apu's wife Manjula gives birth to octuplets in the first of this evening's triple bill. (S)
6.20 Take My Wife, Sleaze. Marge is kidnapped. Featuring the voices of John Goodman and Henry Winkler. (5)
6.40 Little Big Mom. The onus is on Lisa to be mother of the house when Marge is injured on a skiing trip. (S)
Number-three seed Kill Frenzy defends its position against three very different warriors in the shape of Bio-Whirlwind, Dave, and Rude Jude. With Trevor Nelson and Lisa Snowdon.
Director Paul Kirrage ; Producer Rupert Rumney
First shown on BBC3 (S) www.bbcfightbox.co.uk
Hot Exotics. A night of horticulture begins with a trip to south-west Ireland and the islands of Fota and Garinish as Chris Beardshaw
examines a unique climate that means exotic plants from all over the world can be grown outside. Director Duncan Barnes ; Series producer Gill Tiemey (R) (S)
6/6. A small strip of garden outside artist Simon Hart 's studio in Dartmouth, Devon, needs rejuvenating. Irish designer Mary Reynolds wants to introduce natural forms inspired by the surrounding countryside, but will that appeal to
Simon and his wife Theri? With James Alexander-Sinclair . Director/Producer Paul Vanezis (S)
A chance to see some of the highlights from this year's National Gardens Scheme, where keen horticulturalists from all over Britain opened their gardens to the public. Along the way, Rachel de Thame picks up advice on how to establish a mass of vibrant flowers in a small garden.
Producer David Leighton : Series editor Gill Tierney (Revised rpt) (S)
A shipwreck off Devon uncovered much more than a haul of Islamic coins and jewellery - it also revealed a forgotten and fearful time when coastal Europe lived in terror of the "Barbary pirates". The documentary series travels from the wreck to the spice markets of Morocco to tell the story behind the ship, and explain why over a million Europeans vanished into North Africa in the 250 years from 1570.
Director Harry Marshall ; Producer Laura Marshall (R) (S)
Archaeological research reveals the history behind some of the world's ancient monuments. (Revised rpt) (S)
In Los Angeles, an executive whizzkid decides whether Jean and Lionel's love story will be turned into a film. Written by Bob Larbey ; Producer Sydney Lotterby
Executive producer Philip Jones (R) (S)
Presented by Gavin Esler. (S)
For a review of the cultural highs and lows of the past 12 months, presenter Kirsty Wark is joined by Tom Paulin , Germaine Greer , Bonnie Greer and Bill Buford.
Series producer Tanya Hudson (S)
Buffalo Bill was instrumental in transforming the Wild West into the caricatured setting portrayed in countless films and novels. Using archive footage, this part-dramatised documentary tells story of a man who was variously prairie scout, buffalo hunter and creator of the Wild West Show.
Producer Mary Dickinson ; Series editor Anthony Wall (S)
A double bill from season two.
Irresistible. Mutilated corpses are unearthed. (R) (S)
1.45 AM Die Hand die Verletzt. A conspiracy involving satanic abuse is uncovered in New Hampshire. (R) (S)
Repeats are not indicated.
National Test Revision Revisewise Challenge at Home: Science (S)