Marco the Mole visits. (R) (S) (AD)
Julia Bradbury tries to tackle her first mountain, the daunting Blencathra. (R) (S) (AD)
Michael Portillo traces his Spanish ancestry during a journey from Granada to
Salamanca. (R) (S)
Disney comedy starring Peter Ustinov and Dean Jones. (1967, U) (S)
Barbara Windsor traces her family tree. (R) (S) (AD)
As winter approaches, everybody is working flat out to prepare the farm for the chilly months. (R) (S) (AD)
Inspiring First World War drama starring Diane Kruger. In English, German and French with subtitles. (2005, 12) (S) (W)
With "Magic" Mandy Muden and Claire Sweeney. (S)
Neil Oliver hops the Channel to Cap Gris-Nez to explore the remains of a fortress built by Henry VIII. (R) (S) (AD)
The Top Gear co-host appeals to the British public to help him create a garden from Plasticine. (R) (S) (AD)
Christmas arrives in the suburbs. First shown in 1982. (R) (S)
A night of June Whitfield programmes is on Tuesday 29 December from 8pm
Affectionate comedy adapted from the popular TV sitcom, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. In 1940, with a German invasion threatened, the defence of Walmington-on-Sea is in the hands of bank manager Captain Mainwaring and a motley crew of townspeople who make up the Local Defence Volunteers.
Review p72 (1971, U) (S) (W)
Clive Anderson trawls through the yuletide TV archive and digs out some of the best and worst offerings, from Blue Peter and Morecambe & Wise to The Royle Family and Gavin & Stacey.
The Funny Side of Chat is on Christmas Day at 11pm
Repeated on Christmas Eve at 11.40pm (S)
Festive special of the topical comedy quiz, hosted by Dara O'Briain, and featuring the final appearance of panellist Frankie Boyle - on this show, at least - alongside fellow regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons.
Repeated tomorrow at 11.55pm (S)
David Tennant hosts a Time Lord-themed special. Joining team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding are Doctor Who stars Bernard Cribbins and Catherine Tate, plus musician Jamie Cullum and Radio 1 DJ Jo Whiley.
Shown last Wed (S)
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In an extended repeat of last Friday's BBC1 episode, guest host Bill Bailey joins in the japery on the satirical current-affairs quiz, along with regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. (S)
The death of Michael Jackson was undoubtedly one of the biggest shocks of 2009. This special tribute leaves aside the court cases, scandal and bizarre behaviour to focus purely on the music. Contributors such as Smokey Robinson, Jermaine Jackson and Martha Reeves assess Jackson's place within African-American culture, his mainstream appeal and his remarkable musical legacy. (S)
A chance to see a spectacular concert from October 1992, which was part of the biggest tour any performer had ever undertaken. Featuring the King of Pop's greatest hits including Thriller, Black or White, Smooth Criminal, Human Nature and Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'. (S)
A selection of hit performances, featuring a tribute to Michael Jackson. (R) (S)