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: CBBC: The First Snow of Winter

A duck is left to face winter alone.

: CBBC: Hard Spell Abbey: 2/5

Letters must be recovered.

: CBBC: Shoebox Zoo: 2/13

Series one. It's Mamie's first day at her new school and things don't go well.

: CBeebies Birthdays; Then Charlie and Lola

A lesson about winning for Lola.

: CBeebies: Oh Yes It Is!: 2/5

Exciting news comes from the palace.

: CBeebies: Balamory

Edie McCredie goes missing in the snow. Sounds like a case for super sleuth Plummers.

Contributors

Writer: Wayne Jackman

: CBeebies: Teletubbies

Finnish children sing a Christmas song.

08.30-10.00am digital viewers can watch Make It Magical, which includes an animated picture book of children's winter pictures. plus makes, recipes, songs and a competition.

: The Right Connections *

Schmaltzy comedy drama with MC Hammer. Four children attempt to save their mother's college career by entering a rap contest. Review page 62.
Director Chuck Vinson (1997)

Contributors

Director: Chuck Vinson

: The Winter Flying Gardener

A trip to East Anglia.

: Kitty Foyle

Drama starring Ginger Rogers.
- A shop girl promises to marry her doctor sweetheart, but is swept away when an old flame appears on the scene. Review page 62. Director Sam Wood (1940)
(BW)

Contributors

Unknown: Ginger Rogers.
Director: Sam Wood

: A Night at the Opera

★★★★★ Classic madcap comedy with the Marx Brothers.
Ocean liner stowaways, false beards and hotel bed-switching enliven the story of Otis B
Driftwood's attempts to get multimillionaire Mrs Claypool to invest in an opera. Review page 62.
Director Sam Wood (1935, U) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Claypool
Director: Sam Wood

: Nation on Film

Back to the classroom and the days of the 11-plus exam. IS) More tomorrow at 3pm

: Escape to the Country

A bungalow in Devon is sought by a couple from Croydon. IS)

: Ready Steady Cook

Christmas enthusiast
Andy Parks and festive buyer Rachel
Seed cook-off. IS)

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Parks

: Weakest Link

Caustic quiz.

: Flog It!

In Hereford, Paul Martin meets a local craftsman supplying moviemakers in Hollywood with pieces of medieval history.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Martin

: Top Gear

5/6. It's the biggest quest yet - can Jeremy drive an E830,000 Bugatti Veyron fast enough to beat the boys in a light aircraft flown by James May ? Alan Titchmarsh is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. The final episode is on Holiday Tuesday at 8pm.
Series producer Gary Broadhurst ; Executive producer Andy Witman Shown on Sunday 11 December www.bbc.co.uk/topgear

Contributors

Unknown: Bugatti Veyron
Unknown: James May
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Gary Broadhurst
Producer: Andy Witman

: Dragons' Den

6/6. The behemoths of big business give their verdict on an invention to take the boredom out of exercise, a revolutionary new sick bag, a vest to exercise chest muscles and a children's meditation business. Presented by Evan Davis. Dragons Den - Where Are They Now? is tomorrow at 7pm.
Director/Producer John Hesling [Web Address Removed] RT DIRECT: book Dragons' Den - Your Idea Can Make You Rich, only £11.99, incl pSp. Phone [number removed] (landlines calls max 8p per min), visit [Web Address Removed] or send cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By: Evan Davis.
Producer: John Hesling

: The Catherine Tate Christmas Show

Lauren tries her luck on Fame Academy, Derek Faye is appalled by his panto part and Nan shares lunch with Charlotte Church. Chas 'n' Dave, Richard Park and Una Stubbs are among those "bovvered" enough to make a guest appearance.
Director Christine Gernon ; Producer Geoffrey Perkins
Repeated on Christmas Eve at 11.40pm Tate.... and bile: page 24

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Faye
Unknown: Richard Park
Unknown: Una Stubbs
Director: Christine Gernon
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Amarillo chart-topper Tony Christie , GMTV sofa siren Kate Garraway , ex-choirboy Aled Jones and Fame Academy coach David Grant guest on a Christmas edition. With team captains Bill Bailey and Phill Jupitus , plus Santa's happy little helper, Mark Lamarr. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Lucy Clarke
Repeated Christmas Day at lam

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Christie
Unknown: Kate Garraway
Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: David Grant
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Mark Lamarr.
Director: Paul Wheeler

: Posh Nosh

6/8. Minty (Arabella Weir ) and Simon
(Richard E Grant) share the secret of making elegant, casual-looking leftovers.
Writers Jon Canter and Arabella Weir ; Director Chris Langham
Producer Gareth Edwards

Contributors

Unknown: Arabella Weir
Unknown: Jon Canter
Unknown: Arabella Weir
Director: Chris Langham
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman. is)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Extras

3/6. Kate Winslet takes on a worthy role she hopes will bag her an Oscar and Andy puts on a uniform that could see him win his first girlfriend, as Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's comedy continues. See Sun 18 Choice. Cast on pages 108/148 Gift-giving, the Gervais way: page 22

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Winslet
Unknown: Ricky Gervais

: American Dad!

A Smith in the Hand. Stan flips out when Steve brings home a permission slip to take sex education at school See Sunday 18 choice.

: Family Guy

A Fish out of Water. Peter decides to become a fisherman and takes out a loan to buy a boat, while Lois and Meg hit the beach. See
Sunday 18 choice. First shown on Sky One

: The Office: an American Workplace

3/6. Health Care. Michael doesn't want to upset the staff, so he gets Dwight to pass on news about the company's reduced health provisions. More tomorrow 12.35am. First shown on BBC3

: Later.... with Jools Holland

3/6. A mix of sounds from New Order, Faith Evans, the Coral, Rufus Wainwright and MIA. More tomorrow at 12.55am.

Contributors

Unknown: Rufus Wainwright

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