4/10. David Attenborough shares his fascination with, and horror of, rodents.
4/4. Julia Bradbury tackles the Lakes'and England's highest peak - Scafell Pike.
Classic musical based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, starring Audrey Hepburn. Review page 68. Director George Cukor (1964, U)
Professor Henry Higgins:
Alfred P Doolittle:
Colonel Hugh Pickering:
Film version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Review page 68.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1955, U)
Colin Davis conducts Humperdinck's sumptuous fairy-tale opera, recorded recently at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, with a star-studded cast including Angelika Kirchschlager and Diana Damrau. Introduced by Katie Derham, with behind-the-scenes interviews during the interval. Showing on the BBC HD channel tomorrow at 2.15pm Brian Sewell's cultural round-up: p47
Howard Goodall investigates the often uncomfortable relationship between carols and the Church's celebration Of Christmas. Showing on the BBC HD channel at 6pm
A look back at some of the most memorable moments from the series in which newsreader Katie Derham, actors David Soul, Jane Asher and Bradley Walsh , musicians Goldie and Alex James, and TV presenters Sue Perkins and Peter Snow competed to become classical conductors. Plus previously unseen footage and interviews.
Director/Producer Paul Buller
On Christmas Eve 1850, Ebenezer Blackadder resolves to mend his benevolent ways after a visiting spirit shows him his ruthless ancestors.
Rowan Atkinson stars in a festive special from 1988. Writers Richard Curtis and Ben Elton ; Director Richard Boden
Producer John Lloyd Blackadder Rides Again is at 10.30pm on BBC1
For the Love of Three Oranges. Private Pike and Captain Mainwaring are locked in a bidding war for an orange at a fundraising bazaar.
An entertaining and illuminating journey through the 18 other countries that now have their own versions of the hit business show, including a look at some of the more hilarious pitches and at the cult Japanese show that started it all. Producer Ashtar Alkhirsan ; Series producer Sam Lewens
Repeated on Tuesday 30 December at 7pm See feature at www.radiotimes.com/dragons-den
Messrs Clarkson, Hammond and May travel to Florida in order to prove that fly-drive holidays can be more fun if you purchase a car instead of renting one. Top Gear Vietnam Special is on Sunday 28 December at 8pm.
Attractive period romp starring Heath Ledger. Sixteenth-century Venice: serial bed-hopper Giacomo Casanova thinks he's finally met the girl of his dreams in the spirited Francesca Bruni. What he doesn't know is that she's actually a serious intellectual who writes feminist tracts under a male nom de plume. Review page 71.
Director Lasse Hallstrom (2005, 12)
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Extended seasonal edition with Alexander Armstrong.
Extended repeat from Christmas Eve, 9.30pm, BBC1
Memorable hits from The Kinks, New Order, Slade, Erasure, and Isaac Hayes.
Classic film noir starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford. Having been rescued from a brawl, gambler Johnny Farrell is hired by Ballin Mundson to work in his casino. Review p71. Director Charles Vidor (1946, PG) (BW)
Profile of screen legend Rita Hayworth, featuring contributions by Nicole Kidman, Ann Miller and Eli Wallach.