The fox has three festive meals.
Then Prank Patrol Pocketsize
Breezy period adventure starring John Mills and Dorothy McGuire. Review p74.
Director Ken Annakin (1960. U)
*** Claustrophobic Second World War drama starring Eric Portman, John Mills and Reginald Purdell. Dispatched to destroy the Nazis' latest battleship, the British submarine Sea Tiger finds herself short of fuel and food, a long way from home. Review page 74. Director Anthony Asquith (1943, U) (BW)
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Festive edition of the culinary series. Any Dream Will Do star Lee Mead goes head-to-head with his brother Casey.
Documentary exploring the movie world's depiction of the Second World War. The programme looks at how war films have changed over time, from being used as propaganda to becoming a part of national nostalgia. First shown on BBC4
No Way Out. Fletch discovers his fellow inmates at Slade Prison are planning to escape and decides to hide in the hospital so he can't be blamed when the tunnel is discovered.
Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
For 44 years, contestants have had fingers on buzzers. Now, famous former participants in the iconic quiz show, including Stephen Fry, John Simpson and Julian Fellowes, plus hosts Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman, help trace the origins of this classic series, in the first programme in an evening dedicated to the quiz show. Directors/Producers Jane Littlewood and Maire Tracey
The North's finest minds - Armando Iannucci, Neil Morrissey, Colin Murray and John Thomson - take on the South's sharpest cerebra - Stephen Fry, Hugh Grant, Omid Djalili and Sarah Alexander - with Angus Deayton asking the questions.
Producers Suzie Aplin and Jo Sargeant
Spirited coming-of-age comedy, starring James McAvoy and Alice Eve. It's 1985 and gawky, working-class swot Brian Jackson is embarking on his fresher year at Bristol University. Given the opportunity to fulfil his life-long dream of appearing on TV's University Challenge, he falls for his beautiful team-mate and forms a plan to win her heart through his advanced general knowledge skills. If only love - and quiz show glory - were that simple. Review page 74.
Director Tom Vaughan (2006, 12) Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
One final question with Mathew Home and James Corden : page
Bambi. A visit to the launderette nearly makes Rik, Vyvyan, Neil and Mike forget they are taking part in an edition of University Challenge.
The talk-show host looks back over the best moments from 2008, featuring a variety of guests. Repeated on Tuesday 30 December at 12.55am
Rod Stewart, Soft Cell, Five Star, Clive Dunn, Britney Spears and Blondie get the TOTP2 treatment, alongside Pete Doherty, UB40, Enya, Travis and Pet Shop Boys.
Outrageous stand-up comedy from Richard Pryor , in a special performance filmed before a live audience at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, California, in 1979. Review page 77.
Director Jeff Margolis (1979,18)