Big Cook Little Cook
7.20 Bill and Ben
7.30 Pablo the Little Red Fox The cubs are very hungry.
8.00 Bob the Builder: a Christmas to
Remember Bob's twin brother is coming home.
Rivals Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots.
6/7. The Hoover Dam. How 100 lives were lost when the ruthless Frank Crowe strove to tame the Colorado river.
Writer Mark Everest Panama Canal - Holiday Tuesday 10am
The hapless duo try to get a piano up a huge flight of stairs. (BW)
The Janet Leigh tribute continues with this lush period drama. New England,
1860s: with their father away at war, the four March sisters experience the joys and pains of romance. Review page 61 Director Mervyn LeRoy (1949, U)
The 1974 Christmas special. Frank and Betty are looking forward to a Nativity play.
Writer Raymond Allen
Unashamedly sentimental musical starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. Two army buddies try to help their old officer - who is now struggling to keep a hotel afloat - by putting on a show. Review page 61 (1954, U)
David Lean's Oscar-winning dramatisation of Dickens's classic, starring John Mills and featuring Alec Guinness.
The life of a poor young orphan boy suddenly changes when he comes into a fortune.
Review page GL (BW) John Mills stars in "Scott of the Antarctic" on Wednesday 29 at 6.15pm
Her Majesty addresses the nation and the Commonwealth. With signing.
HM Queen Elizabeth
The Doncaster diva performs a clutch of classic songs made famous on the silver screen. Special guests Ruthie Henshall and Michael McCarthy join Garrett for renditions of memorable movie melodies ranging from The Wizard of Oz up to
Moulin Rouge! With the Opera North Orchestra conducted by Phillip Ellis. Recorded live at
Temple Newsam Park, Leeds, in July this year.
Director Rhodri Huw ; Producer Gethin Scourfield
Michael Blakemore 's London production of the Shakespeare-inspired musical comedy recounting the antics of two feuding romantic couples during a touring production of The Taming of the Shrew. Among the Cole Porter classics are So in Love,
Always True to You in My Fashion and Too Dam Hot.
Director Chris Hunt · Producer Richard Price
The Potter at the BBC strand marking the 10th anniversary of his death starts with this feature-length profile. It charts his childhood, time at
Oxford, bid for parliament and rise as a constantl controversial TV dramatist who was loved and loathed in equal measure. As well as clips from
The Singing Detective, Pennies from Heaven and Blue Remembered Hills (showing at 11.10pm on BBC4), Potter's three children and sistertalk on screen for the first time about life with him.
Director Nigel Williams ; Exec producer Anthony Wall RT DIRECT: The Dennis Potter Collection - containing Pennies from Heaven, Brimstone and Treacle, The Singing Detective and Casanova - is available on DVD for £69.99 (RRP £85.99). To order, send a cheque payable to [address removed] or call [number removed] (national rate) quoting reference RADT
Anyone for Dennis?: page 16
Sheila Hancock , Janet Street-Porter and Ann Widdecombe are among the females lashing out at the festive period. See last Tuesday's choice.
Shown on Tuesday 21 at 9pm
Concert movie from December 1968. Undercover of a big-top complete with various circus acts and garish costumes, the Stones perform a selection of classics on a bill also featuring the Who, Eric Clapton and John Lennon. Review page 62.
The powerful and the pompous are once more in the firing line for Jon Culshaw \ and the team. Dead Ringers Christmas Special is tomorrow at 9.25pm.
6/6. The last of this summer's 23rd series includes Jet, Hope of the States, Toots and the Maytals, Eric Bibb and Charlie Musselwhite , and Bebel Gilberto. Plus a chat with Donna Summer. The first of the most recent series is tomorrow at lam.