Then Prank Patrol Pocketsize
10/10. David Attenborough explores the startling similarities between humans and great apes.
6/6; series two. Julia Bradbury tackles one of the most dramatic Lakeland routes.
The wild north Norfolk coast in winter.
Romantic drama starring Lana Turner. In the fictional city of Ranchipur, a nobleman's wife is attracted to a doctor. But their ensuing romance is interrupted when disaster strikes. Review page 89. Director Jean Negulesco (1955)
Johnny samples Highland Games in a town near Loch Ness.
Crime drama starring Henry Fonda. When a New York musician is wrongfully accused of robbing an insurance office, the fight to prove his innocence puts his wife under great strain. Review page 89.
Director Alfred Hitchcock (1956, PG)
Witch's Curse. A witchcraft trial results in a murder investigation.
From the maritime city of Swansea, where presenter Paul Martin is sketched.
Four property possibilities in Shropshire, including a possible barn renovation nroiect.
Oscar-winning epic western starring Kevin Costner as Civil War hero Lieutenant John Dunbar , whose wish to see the Western frontier is granted with a posting to an abandoned South Dakota fort. Film of the Dav: page 89. Director Kevin Costner (1990,15)
Lieutenant John Dunbar:
Stands with a Fist:
Wind in his Hair:
Chief Ten Bears:
Floyd Red Crow
Jason R Lone
Great White Shark - a Living Legend. Mike Rutzen doesn't share the terror that's made this animal the world's most feared predator. His quest to understand the great white is now taking him into the very heart of their hunting grounds.
Producer Joe Kennedy ; Series editor Tim Martin Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Any episode, after it has first been broadcast, is available for the duration of the entire series at www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer
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Scotland to Dover. (Revised repeat)
New series 1/8. The Rev Peter Owen Jones journeys around the globe to witness religious rituals that take place outside the six main faiths. His first destination is Australia to learn the meaning of Aboriginal dreaming in the outback, then it's on to Indonesia for an elaborate funeral. Director/Producer Sian Salt Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel The Inside Story: page
Rob Brydon, Clive Anderson and Dom Joly join regulars Stephen Fry and Alan Davies to let us know what they know. See choice, page 114.
Shown on Monday 22 December at 9pm on BBC1
Gregor Fisher returns as the string-vested, Scottish philosopher in a one-off special.
Shown on Tuesday 23 December at 9pm
Dara O'Briain and his little helpers - Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons - craft a festive cracker of a show.
So what's been happening in TV land over the year? Charlie reviews the very best and worst of 2008 and reflects on all the big issues, the trends that emerged and what can we expect next year.
Shown on Christmas Eve at 10pm on BBC4
Comedy and Chat. Shown on Tuesday 30 December, 10.30pm
5/5 Profile of the entrepreneur.
Thriller starring Edward G Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles and Philip Merivale. An American agent is assigned to trail a Nazi war criminal. Review page 89.
Director Orson Welles (1946, PG) (BW)