Celebrity visitor challenge.
Includes TWF and Hedz.
Then Diddy Dick & Dom
Mike delivers shocking news.
Followed by Bernard
The gang investigate rumours of a mysterious creature.
Second World War drama starring Robert Mitchum. A game of cat and mouse is played out between Murrell, the captain of a destroyer, and his deadly rival beneath the waves - Von Stolberg. Review page 55. Director Dick Powell (1957, PG)
Inspiring First World War drama starring Diane Kruger. The true story of a spontaneous Christmas ceasefire in 1914 that saw frontline troops taking a pause from the carnage to fraternise and play football in no man's land. In English, German and French with subtitles. Review page 55.
Director Christian Carion (2005,12)
The ways in which marine creatures exploit tides, revealing how giant stingrays rest on currents and South African sea snails surf the waves.
This year's sheepdog trials competition comes from Heriot in the Scottish Borders, and includes the "brace" and "young handlers" contests as well as the demanding singles course.
Andrew Rawnsley trawls through all the major news stories of the past 12 months, including
Gordon Brown 's election as Tony Blair 's successor, Saddam's execution and uprisings in Burma and Pakistan.
Director Vernon Antcliffe ; Producer Ged Clarke
Captain Mainwaring has an unexpected and most unwelcome guest - much to the delight of Frazer. The 1975 Boxing Day edition of the much-loved sitcom. Another episode is on Christmas Eve at 6.45pm. Writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry
Producer David Croft
Fletch discovers his fellow inmates at Slade Prison are planning to escape. The Christmas edition of the classic comedy from 1975, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale. Another Christmas episode of Porridge is on Thursday 27 December at 6.15pm. Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Producer Sydney Lotterby
Festive classics from, among others, Slade, the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl , Roy Wood , Mud,
Aled Jones , Elton John , the Wombles, Jona Lewie , John Lennon , Paul McCartney , Destiny's Child, the Darkness and Kylie Minogue. Top of the Pops Christmas Special is on Christmas Day at 1.30pm on BBC1.
Exec producer Mark Hagen Rptd tomorrow 1.15am
Digital viewers can press red to access compilations of top pop performances across the decades from Boxing Day until 4 January
Big-budget adaptation of Douglas Adams 's cult sci-fi comedy, starring Martin Freeman. Everyman Arthur Dent 's morning goes from bad to worse when he discovers that not only is his home due to be demolished to make way for a bypass, but that planet Earth itself is to be destroyed to make way for a hyperspace motorway. Film of the Day: page 55. and Director Garth Jennings (2005, PG)
Marvin the Paranoid Android:
Marvin the Paranoid Android:
Quirky fantasy comedy drama starring Bill Murray. After his best friend is eaten by a rare jaguar shark, famous oceanographer Steve Zissou vows revenge. He assembles a motley crew - including a pregnant journalist and a pilot who claims to be his long-lost son - and sets off in pursuit. Review paqe 55.
Director Wes Anderson (2004,15) 12 Moments of Christmas: page 51
4/8; series four.
Shooting Stars. An insight into the game show. The next episode is on Christmas Eve at 12.10am.
Director Marcus Harben : Producer Angus Mclntyre
Romantic comedy starring Cary
Grant. When Johnny Case falls in love with Julia, he is unaware that she comes from one of America's wealthiest families. Review page 56.
Director George Cukor (1938, U) (BW)