Followed by Christmas Storytime with Roly Mo
Dennis is left trapped in school.
Followed by Bernard
The bird discovers some chewing gum.
Ben Fogle and Kate Humble go on safari in Namibia.
5/7. The journey from Singapore to Hong Kong.
David Dimbleby explores the south of England.
Ian Hislop uncovers some imperial military roots.
Midge Ure and Gemma Atkinson feature in a double bill.
With a dancing champion and a father of sextuplets.
Individuals try to make a profit at auction. (Rxs)
Series one. A High Profile. The sleuth helps a mother look for her missing son.
4.10 Safe as Houses. Hetty tries to find the bright spark behind a spate of arson attacks.
Writers David Cook and John Bowen
With Strictly Come Dancing partners Matt Di Angelo and Flavia Cacace.
Steve Backshall explores the variety of wildlife in Japan. Part of BBC2's Wild strand.
Affectionate comedy adapted from the popular TV sitcom. In 1940, with a German invasion threatened, the defence of Walmington-on-Sea is in the hands of Captain Mainwaring, the bank manager, and a motley collection of townspeople who make up the Local Defence Volunteers. Review page 72.
Director Norman Cohen (1971, U)
Johnny Kingdom , the wild man of Exmoor, visits Sir John Lister-Kaye 's Highland estate near Inverness, where he is rewarded with footage of a family of beavers and of an animal he has tried to film a number of times without success - the otter.
Director/Producer Wendy McLean
Signed repeat on Wed 2 January at 12.55am on BBC1
Literate drama based on the hit play by Alan Bennett , starring Richard Griffiths. Sheffield, 1983: the ambitious headmaster of Cutler's Grammar
School engages Irwin to coach his eight star pupils for the Oxbridge entrance exams. In contrast to his eccentric colleague, Hector, the new recruit has an iconoclastic approach to education that meets with susoicion and resistance. Review page 72.
Director Nicholas Hytner (2006, 15) (HD) Alan Bennett 's history lesson: page 43 12 Moments of Christmas: page 51
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Christmas comes to Craiglang and pensioners Jack and Victor should be full of festive spirit. However, with carollers, lollipop men and a fruit machine causing havoc, goodwill to all men is in distinctly short supply. Still Game: Hogmanay Special is on Wednesday 2 January at 10pm.
Writers Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan
Shown on BBC1 Scotland Sunday 23 Dec
Charlie the lollipop man:
Celebs such as Arabella Weir , Laurence Llewelyn -
Bowen, Alan Titchmarsh and Jeremy Clarkson wax lyrical on a variety of subjects that get up their noses. Writer/Producer Judith Holder
The story behind classic sitcom The Good Life.
Waiting for God. Lister discovers that he is God to the ship's monotheistic felines.
3/6. A sandstorm ensures a rough night's sleep in Egypt.
Fantasy comedy starring Fredric March and Veronica Lake.
A politician's plans to get married are plagued by a beautiful 17th-century witch.
Review page 72. (1942. U) (BW)