What makes Lego more popular than ordinary building blocks? Why has Sindy been taken off the market? Emma Freud delves into her toy cupboard to discover which playthings have stood the test of time and why. Producer Penelope Gibbs
Dramatised by Peter Kerry from the novel by Eleanor H Porter. 2: Pollyanna is making the best of it despite her aunt's disapproval. But what is crotchety old Mr Pendleton up to? For details see yesterday
The conclusion to the two-part dramatisation of Ann Pilling 's award-winning children's novel. Dirty Danny Cromptoh has stolen the leg and Henry is determined to get it back.
"H", the voice of Henry's imagination, craves a quiet life, but Henry wants to solve the mystery and sort out his family. with Alison Darling. Malcplm Hebden. Melissa Sinden. Geoffrey Banks. Oliver Hamilton. Matthew Stanton. Peter Collins and Martin Reeve. Director Pauline Harris
Rituals, traditions and conventions are under threat as Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. Producer Tom Alban
Repeated Sunday 27 December 8.30pm
Ian McMillan invites Dillie Keane, Mark Radcliffe, Sophie Hannah and Simon Armitage to put their thumbs into the rich and sticky pudding of literature, pull out the plums and play the tastiest writing game of the party season.
Producer Viv Beeby
A forum which tests plans to improve the country's education system by the early years of the next century.
Edward Stourton invites panel and guests to discuss whether laying down the law is the way to raise standards in school. Producer Sue Davies
Repeated Boxing Day 10.15pm
The first in a four-part series exploring some of the many antisocial activities of wildlife around the globe, from cannibalistic hamsters to egg-dumping swallows.
Producers Sarah Blunt and Brett Westwood
Martin Bain-Jones and Craig Children polish off their so-called cultural review, with comedy playmates Charlie Condou and Melissa Lloyd. Written by Alexander Armstrong. Ben Miller , David Mitchell and Robert Webb Producer Jon Rolph
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