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: CBeebies: Big Cook Little Cook

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: CBeebies: Brum

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: CBeebies: Pingu


: CBBC: Inside Life


: CBBC: Gimme a Break

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: Wainwright Walks

Julia Bradbury climbs Helm Crag, one of Alfred Wainwright's favourite fells. (R) (S) (AD)


Presenter: Julia Bradbury

: Great Railway Journeys

Alexei Sayle travels along the Hejaz Line. (R) (S)


Presenter: Alexei Sayle

: Animal Park

Romeo the otter has a problem in his mouth that could be life-threatening. (R) (S)

: Who Do You Think You Are?

Julia Sawalha traces her roots, following her father's ancestry to Jordan. (R) (S) (AD)


Subject: Julia Sawalha

: Victorian Farm: 6/6

As the year comes to an end, the team has to bring in the wheat harvest, the key period in the Victorian farm calendar. (R) (S) (AD)

: Coast

Series four. Neil Oliver explores the staggering scale of Britain's global sea trade. (R) (S) (AD)


Presenter: Neil Oliver

: Diagnosis Murder: Murder in the Family

A crook's blackmail attempt reunites Dr Sloan with his daughter for the first time in years. (R) (S)


Dr. Mark Sloan: Dick van Dyke

: Flog It!

Paul Martin and the team visit Edinburgh. (R) (S)


Presenter: Paul Martin

: Ready Steady Cook

With jazz musicians Kenny Ball and Chris Barber. (S)


Guest: Kenny Ball
Guest: Chris Barber

: Campion

Peter Davison stars as the gentleman sleuth in this feature-length edition. Also starring Brian Glover. (R) (S)


Albert Campion: Peter Davison
Magersfontein Lugg: Brian Glover

: Escape to the Country

Alistair Appleton looks back at some of the best properties with equestrian facilities. (S)


Presenter: Alistair Appleton

: Are You Being Served?: The Father Christmas Affair

When Mr Grace raises the bonus for the department store's Father Christmas, there's a surge of applications. An evening dedicated to the series starts tomorrow at 5pm. (R) (S)
Served with a smile: page 42


Writer: David Croft
Writer: Jeremy Lloyd

: Easy Virtue

Period romantic comedy based on the play by Noel Coward, starring Jessica Biel, Ben Barnes, Kristin Scott Thomas and Colin Firth.
Formidable matriarch Mrs Whittaker struggles to keep the family from bankruptcy in the wake of the First World War. When her son Ben arrives with his new American bride, Mrs Whittaker decides that she's not quite the thing, and battle lines are drawn.
Review page 91 (2008, PG) (S) (W)


Based on the play by: Noel Coward
Director: Stephan Elliott
Larita: Jessica Biel
Mr Whittaker: Colin Firth
Mrs Whittaker: Kristin Scott Thomas
John Whittaker: Ben Barnes
Furber: Kris Marshall
Hilda Whittaker: Kimberley Nixon
Marion Whittaker: Katherine Parkinson
Lord Hurst: Pip Torrens

: Dinnerladies: Minnellium

The crew prepares for the millennium dinner, but Tony makes a discovery on the fire escape which puts a damper on the festivities. (R) (S)

: The Painted Veil

Period romance starring Edward Norton, Naomi Natts and Toby Jones. 1925: bacteriologist Walter hastily marries socialite Kitty and the couple relocate to Shanghai. But when Kitty falls in love with someone else, Walter plans revenge - taking a job in a remote, cholera-ravaged village and forcing her to accompany him or face social disgrace. In English and Mandarin with subtitles.
Review page 91 (2006, 12) (S) (W)


Director: John Curran
Kitty Fane: Naomi Watts
Walter Fane: Edward Norton
Charlie Townsend: Liev Schreiber
Waddington: Toby Jones
Mother Superior: Diana Rigg
Colonel Yu: Anthony Wong Chau-Sang

: Jools's Annual Hootenanny

Another amazing line-up joins Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra to celebrate the old year and bring in the new. Tom Jones will perform classics and the odd soul cover, Boy George performs live on TV for the first time since his release from prison, and Roger Daltrey, fresh from a solo tour of the US, performs Who classics and some blues to boot. Dizzee Rascal, Lily Allen and Kasabian remind us of some of the defining sounds of 2009, Paolo Nutini performs tracks from his Sunny Side Up album, Dave Edmunds reprises his 1968 guitar hit Sabre Dance, and we also hear from Shingai Shoniwa, Florence Welch, Paloma Faith and Rodrigo y Gabriela.
The New Year will be piped in by the band of the 1st Battalion of Scots Guards. (S)
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Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel (see page 223)


Presenter: Jools Holland
Musicians: Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
Singer: Tom Jones
Singer: Boy George
Singer: Roger Daltrey
Rapper: Dizzee Rascal
Singer: Lily Allen
Musicians: Kasabian
Singer: Paolo Nutini
Guitarist: Dave Edmunds
Singer: Shingai Shoniwa
Singer: Florence Welch
Singer: Paloma Faith
Guitarists: Rodrigo y Gabriela
Director: Janet Fraser Cook
Producer: Mark Cooper
Producer: Alison Howe

: Best of Glastonbury 2009

Highlights of this year's event, featuring headliners Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. (R) (S)


Musicians: Blur
Singer: Bruce Springsteen
Singer: Neil Young

: They Live by Night

Romantic film noir starring Farley Granger and Cathy O'Donnell.
An innocent convict escapes jail with two criminals. Injured in a car crash, he is nursed to health by a young woman, and the pair begin to fall in love.
Review page 91. (1948) (BW) (S)
The film noir season continues tomorrow with Crossfire at 1.40am
(to 4.45)


Director: Nicholas Ray
Producer: John Houseman
Writer: Charles Schnee
Bowie: Farley Granger
Keechie: Cathy O'Donnell
Chickamaw: Howard da Silva
T-Dub: Jay C. Flippen
Mattie: Helen Craig
Mobley: Will Wright
Young Farmer: William Phipps

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