Big Cook Little Cook
7.20 Tots TV
7.50 Pablo the Little Red Fox
The cubs play on the ice.
The Wrong Empire. How our islands ruled an empire that stretched i around the globe.
Director tan r ner
10.00 Forces of Nature. The shock waves sent through
Britain by revolution in France.
Director Jamie Muir
The series will conclude next week
10/10. Moira Stuart confronts the legacy of slavery in her family's history. The series returns in 2005.
The Chimp. Stan and Olhe try to keep their chimpanzee a J secret. (BW)
The season starring
Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland concludes with a rip-roaring biopic of General Custer. based on events that led him to the Battle of the Little
Bighorn. Review page 78.
Director Raoul Walsh (1941. U)
George Armstrong Custer:
Elizabeth Libby Bacon:
Sherlock Holmes applies his deductive powers when a woman receives priceless pearls and a mysterious message. Guest stars John Thaw and Jenny Seagrove join regulars Jeremy Brett and Edward Hardwicke. Dramatised by John Hawkesworth
Director Peter Hammond
First shown on ITV
Absolutely Fabulous regulars Helen Lederer and Harriet Thorpe go for gourmet glory.
Will the team encounter fine examples of ceramics in Stoke-on-Trent? Presented by Paul Martin.
Series producer John Miller
With the Most Rev Dr Rowan Williams.
Producer Jonathan Mayo Repeated tomorrow BBC1
Swamp Cats. In Botswana's giant Okavango Delta, lions as you've never seen them before.
This watery world is portrayed through the eyes of a lion cub bom just before the annual flood. Like most cats she doesn't like water, but she soon has to learn to swim to keep up with the rest of the pride as they hunt buffalo in the marshes. Will she survive the critical first few weeks and learn the unique skills of a successful "swamp cat"? Producers Mike Holding, Tania Jenkins ; Series editor Tim Martin
A female stoat raising her family in the grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. Bill Oddie narrates. Producer Roger Webb ; Series producer Wendy Darke
David Bellamy guests on a special exploration of the 39-acre garden at one of the world's most famous addresses - Buckingham Palace. From the first snowflakes, through magnificent carpets of spring bulbs, to summer garden parties, Monty Don guides us through its history, plants and wildlife - and picks a posy for the Queen along the way.
Producer Michelle Davis : Editor Gill Tierney
A seasonal special to mark the 50th anniversary of the first weather broadcast on the BBC. This documentary delves deep into the TV archives to explore our long love-hate relationship with Britain's climate, from the Big Freeze of 1963 to the devastating floods of 2003, from fog-bound football matches to washed-out Wimbledons.
Producer Louis Heaton
A celebration of Queen's most famous song in which Brian May and Roger Taylor relate the story of how the 1975 classic came together as they enter the studio to re-record the guitar and drum tracks. Plus rare audio clips of Freddie Mercury performing the song. Richard E Grant narrates.
Director/Producer Carl Johnston First shown on BBC3
With guests Noddy Holder and Siobhan Fahey.
Shown on Monday 20 December at 9pm
A stellar line-up joins Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra to welcome in the new year.
As well as guitar legend Eric Clapton in blues mode, there's Franz Ferdinand , Amy Winehouse , Jamie Cullum , Basement Jaxx, Ian Hunter , Natasha Bedingfield , Paul Carrack and Mavis Staples.
At 12 midnight, the pipes and drums of RAF
Halton play Auld LangSyne to usher in 2005. Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Alison Howe
Archive performances from Alicia Keys , KanYe West, the Fugees,
Ms Dynamite and Craig David.
Elton John joins Keane, Interpol and singer/songwriter Ray Lamontagne. The series returns in May.