How do we taste what we eat?
7.05 What's New Scooby-Doo?
The gang goes on safari.
Games and cartoons, plus the final episode of I Dream. With Fearne Cotton, Reggie Yates and Barney Harwood.
13/13. Mamie tries to find a way back to the Book.
Shown last Tue on BBC1
Be My Baby Tonight. Ashley turns to Will for advice on love and relationships.
11.20 Striptease for Two. Short of money, Will and Carlton become strippers.
Setting the scene for festivities are Linda Barker and the Ready Steady cooks. Plus
Dr Patrick Harding on Christmas traditions and psychologist
Dr Linda Papadopoulos with survival tips. Presented by Nicki Chapman. Series producer Richard Sharman
Introduced by Craig Doyle.
1.25 Motorsport Highlights from the Race of Champions in Paris as 16 Formula One, motorcycling and rally stars, including Michael Schumacher and Colin McRae , go head to head using identical equipment to become the world's fastest man on four wheels.
Clare Balding is at London's Olympia, where equestrianism's biggest names are in action, including British number one Robert Smith and brothers Michael and John Whitaker , plus John's son Robert.
4.20 Rowing Britain's men's coxless four team reflect on how their lives have changed since their gold-medal winning heroics in the Athens Olympics. Producer Richard Carr
Editor Lawrence Duffy
Ben Fogle introduces the climax of this year's trials, which took place at Holker Hall in Cumbria, with a result that surprised everyone.
Saba Douglas-Hamilton travels to the Arctic to live with the Sami reindeer herders of Norway and join in the winter round-up. Producer Martin Hughes-Games
Executive editor Fiona Pitcher
. Andes - the Dragon's Back. From giant glaciers to arid deserts, dancing flamingos to blue-eyed puma cubs, the late Bob Fulton 's stunning aerial photography captures the diverse landscapes and wildlife of the 3,000 mile-long Andes mountain range. Steven Berkoff narrates. Producer Mark Fletcher ; Series editor Tim Martin
Natural World: Swamp Cats is on New Year's Eve at 7pm
Shown last Thursday
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah famously refused to accept an OBE last New Year, seeing the honours system as a leftover symbol of the Empire. In this film, Zephaniah expounds on his reasons, but also allows his anti-imperialist views to be challenged. He talks to historian
Lawrence James and author William Dalrymple about the myths and realities of Empire and to singer
Joan Armatrading , an MBE and proud of it. Then, visiting Delhi, he meets Indian men and women who see their prosperity as a positive legacy of the Raj.
Director Giovanni Ulleri ; Executive producer Catriona Lewis
Who can get to the ski slopes first? Jeremy Clarkson by road in a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, or James May and Richard Hammond by air? A rally car goes head to head with a bobsleigh and this week's
"Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" is Eddie Izzard. Series producer Gary Broadhurst ; Series editor Andy Wilman
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Oscar-winning crime drama based on James Ellroy 's hard-bitten novel. Kevin Spacey , Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce star as three detectives who become embroiled in a labyrinth of corruption, intrigue and murder involving a prostitute who looks like Veronica Lake , and the editor of a sleazy tabloid. Review page 45.
Director Curtis Hanson (1997, 18)
Edmund Ed Exley:
Captain Dudley Smith:
DA Ellis Loew:
Anfield plays host to Magpies as Liverpool take on Newcastle and Arsenal will be looking to keep the pressure on at the top of the table when they play Portsmouth. Adrian Chiles presents highlights of these and the rest of the Premiership matches.
Series producer James Irving ; Editor Mark Demuth 146838C
Gritty comedy drama \ starring Bob Hoskins. Alan Darcy sets up a boxing club for bored local kids and is soon training them for a contest against a rival outfit. Review page 45.
Director Shane Meadows (1997, 15) (BW)