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: CBeebies

Ends 9.00.

Little Bear
The small cub sings and Mitzi needs a house.

6.30 Fimbles
Pom discovers why it's wise to wrap up warm.

6.50 Romuald the Reindeer
Romuald teaches his little sister how to fly.

7.00 Postman Pat
There's a water shortage in Greendale.

7.15 Clifford the Big Red Dog
A very small dog is envious.

7 30 Cbeebies Pantomime - Oh Yes It Is!
2/5. The Cinderella story continues to unfold.
Shown last Tuesday on CBeebies channel

7 45 Bill and Ben
A frog is living in next door's pond

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

8 00 Bob the Builder
A new metal detector is delivered.

8.10 Balamory
Josie teaches everyone her cleaning song.

8.30 Tweenies
Fizz wishes her friends were different.

8.50 Pingu
The penguin pays a visit to the hospital.


Writer ("Balamory"): Johanna Hall

: Millennium: a Thousand Years of History: Century of the Machine

9/10. The steam engine transforms travel in the 19th century.

: The Way We Travelled

2/3. As holiday shows went mainstream, Anne Gregg ,
Judith Chalmers and Jill Dando showed us which destinations to head to.


Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Unknown: Jill Dando

: Ray Mears's Extreme Survival

9/12. Desert Island/Jungle
Mears makes himself at home on one of the tiny islands that make up the Philippines before heading deep into the jungle to tell the story of a Japanese PoW.
(Revised repeat)

: Pole to Pole

2/8. Russian Steps. By bus, train and barge across Russia, from St Petersburg to Odessa.

: Laurel and Hardy: Music Box

A piano delivery causes mayhem. (BW)

: Duetto - Two Tenors Live in Rome

Marcelo Alvarez and Salvatore Licitra, hailed as two of the most exciting tenors to emerge in the opera world today, sing in concert from the Colosseum in Rome.


Tenor: Marcelo Alvarez
Tenor: Salvatore Licitra
Director: Brian Large
Producer: Tony Followell

: Miss Marple: the Body In the Library

When the body of a young woman is found in the library of Gossington Hall, owner Dolly Bantry calls on her friend Jane Marple for help, in the first adaptation of the Agatha Christie novels starring Joan Hickson.

(They Do It with Mirrors tomorrow 2.40pm)


Author: Agatha Christie
Writer [adapted by]: T.R. Bowen
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: Silvio Narizzano
Miss Jane Marple: Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry: Gwen Watford
Colonel Arthur Bantry: Moray Watson
Lorrimer: Valentine Dyall
Inspector Slack: David Horovitch
Constable Lake: Ian Brimble

: Ready Steady Cook

More culinary conflict.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz.

: The Quiet Man

Romantic adventure, showing as part of the season of films directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. Sea" Thornton returns to his native Galway to settle down in peace after making good in America as a boxer. The quiet life still eludes him, however, as he finds himself reluctantly sparring with his neighbours, his sweetheart and his conscience. Review page 72.
Director John Ford (1952, U) John Wayne stars in True Grit, on Friday 2nd January at 6.20pm


Directed By: John Ford
Unknown: John Wayne.
Director: John Ford
Unknown: John Wayne
Sean Thornton: John Wayne
Mary Kate Danaher: Maureen O'Hara
Michaeleen Flynn: Barry Fitzgerald
Father Peter Lonergan: Ward Bond
Red Will Danaher: Victor McLaglen
Mrs Sarah Tillane: Mildred Natwick
Dan Tobin: Francis Ford
Mrs Elizabeth Playfair: Eileen Crowe
Woman at railway station: May Craig
Reverend Cyril Playfair: Arthur Shiel
Forbes: Charles Fitzsimmons
Father Paul: James Lilbum
Owen Glynn: Sean McClory
Ignatious Feeney: Jack MacGowran

: Escape to the Country

Rugby to Cornwall. Can Nick Page find a suitable Cornish property for an artistic couple who want to be reunited and to stop living hundreds of miles apart?
Executive producer Kate Roberts


Unknown: Nick Page
Producer: Kate Roberts

: High Fidelity

Comedy drama based on Nick Hornby 's bestseller, starring John Cusack. Rob, the owner of a hip Chicago record store, has just broken up with his girlfriend. With the help of his two co-workers, his beloved music and his top five list of failed relationships, he sets out on a voyage of self-discovery. Review page 72. Bruce Springsteen Himself
Director Stephen Frears (2000, 15)


Unknown: Nick Hornby
Unknown: John Cusack.
Director: Stephen Frears
Rob Gordon: John Cusack
Laura: Iben Hjejle
Dick: Todd Louiso
Barry: Jack Black
Marie De Salle: Lisa Bonet
Charlie: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Liz: Joan Cusack
Ian: Tim Robbins
Sarah: Ljii Taylor
Caroline Natasha: Gregson Wagner
Anaugh: Sara Gilbert
Too tan woman: Beverly D'Angelo
Vince: Chris Rehmanc
Young Rob: Drake Bell
Laura's Mom: Laura Whyte
Alison: Shannon Stillo

: Double Take Christmas Special

Christmas scenarios and a whole load of compilation clips as "Michael Jackson " suffers nasal problems and "Sven" and "David" flirt in the bath.
Director Alison Jackson : Producer Paul Summers


Unknown: Michael Jackson
Director: Alison Jackson
Producer: Paul Summers

: That Was the Week We Watched

5/6. Travelling back to the final week of October 1986 - which saw the first appearance of Neighbours, Boy
George guesting on The A-Team and The Life and Loves of . a She-Devil on BBC2. Narrated by Simon Pegg.


Unknown: Simon Pegg.

: Room 101

Johnny Vegas sounds off about internet chat rooms and novelty pants. With Paul Merton. More objects consigned to oblivion on New Year's Day at 9pm.
Director Geraldine Dowd : Producer Victoria Payne


Unknown: Johnny Vegas
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Victoria Payne

: The Fast Show

Comedy sketches with more words of wisdom from soccer pundit Ron Manager , and Forrest Gump as you've never seen him before.
Directors Mark Mylod and Sid Roberson ; Producers Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/fastshow


Unknown: Ron Manager
Unknown: Forrest Gump
Directors: Mark Mylod
Directors: Sid Roberson
Producers: Paul Whitehouse
Producers: Charlie Higson

: Red Dwarf VI: Legion

2/6. The crew are having recycling problems before a malfunctioning guidance beam drags the Dwarfers to a deserted space station.


Featuring an exclusive performance from Red
Hot Chili Peppers. With Steve Wright.


Unknown: Steve Wright.

: Later.... with Jools Holland

Travis, Hot Club of Cowtown, Love with Arthur Lee and the Distillers perform in the studio. The next edition of Later.... with Jools Holland is on Friday 2nd January at
1.25am and Jools's Hootenanny is on New Year's Eve at 11.05pm I


Unknown: Arthur Lee
Unknown: Jools Holland

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