Presented by Mgr Tony Rogers. Unto Us Is Born a Son (Puer
Notts arr Willcocks). Romans 8, vv18-25. Coventry Carol
(trad English, arr Stokes). A Great and Mighty Wonder (Es ist em Ros'entsprungen). Director of music Christopher Stokes.
315. Wolfgang and his new wife, Constanze, take delight in their new status, but they still have to win the approval of Wolfgang's father, Leopold. By Jane Glover. or details see Boxing Day Repeated at 12.30am
2/6. The Speech. Welcome to the world of Ed Reardon , author, pipe smoker, and master of the abusive email.
Written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.
Starring Chris Douglas , Stephanie Cole and John Fortune.
For main cast and further details see Wednesday 21 December
Anything can happen in a hotel room: promotion, demolition, romance, heartbreak, commerce and con-tricks. Eavesdrop on a week in the life of Room 331.
Written hv Pptpr Mnrnan
Rick Jason Hughes Lucy Mali Harries
Nick Simon Ludders Louise Sara McGaughey
James John Labanowski Laura Lynne Seymour Bill Brendan Charleson Sonia Alex Alderton
Producer/Director Alison Hindell
John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions from members of Thursley Horticultural
Society, near Godalming in Surrey Chaired by Gill Pyrah Including at 3 25 Gardening Weather Forecast
Producer Trevor Taylor
315. Helped by the Twilight Barking, Pongo and Missis discover the puppies' whereabouts and travel from London to Suffolk to find them. But when they locate them, Missis is alarmed to discover that there are a few more than she reCalls. By Dodie Smith. For details see Boxing Day
3/5. Racketty-Packetty House. Dolls of property come to the fore in an early 20th-century story about dolls' houses by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Paul Vaughan continues his look at classic dolls' tales and what they reveal about the Children Who read them. Producer Julian Wilkinson
The end of apartheid in South Africa was heralded as a new, Modern, democratic beginning for the country. However, support for the authority of chiefs and for chieftaincy, based on hundreds of years of tradition, has thrived.
Laurie Taylor looks at the role that chiefs play in South Africa and how they are no longer considered relics of the past but key figures in national and local politics. Producer Gavin Heard
Kirsty Lang meets two of New Orleans's most famous musical sons: singer and pianist Harry Connick Jr and saxophonist Branford Marsalis , who knew each other as children and have now recorded a disc of duets together.
Producer Martin Smith
18/20. David and Mr Peggotty track down Yarmouth
Martha, and at long last Mr Peggotty has news of Emily's whereabouts. By Charles Dickens.
For cast and details see Monday 19 December Repeated from 10.45am
2/2. James Bartholomew argues with a panel of high-powered figures that the welfare state was a mistake. Recorded before an audience at the London School of Economics, where William Beveridge , architect of the welfare state, was once director. Presented by Evan Davis.
Producer Michael Blastland
3/3. In a series about politically controversial legal cases, Clive Anderson looks at the ABC Trial - the dramatic official-secrets act trial that took place in 1978 and that lead to fundamental changes in government secrecy. Repeated from Christmas Day at 7.45pm
2/6. Every year, 17 million tons of waste food is thrown away in the UK. Most of it - along with other biodegradable materials - gets tipped into landfill sites producing methane, a gas that is 20 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Ouentin Cooper investigates the problems associated with methane in landfill and looks at new solutions that could turn this greenhouse gas to our advantage. Producer Julian Mayers
3/6. George W Formby Does It Again. George W Formby Junior is armed with his ukulele in a bid to be Vaudeville
King of the World. Brother Jeb helps him defeat Senator Al Gore and his crazy balloon animals - but can he defeat the Vaudeville King of the East, Saddam the Conjuror? Starring Richie Webb , Dave Lamb and Vicki Pepperdine. Written by Richie Webb , Dave Cohen and David Ouantick. Music by Richie Webb. Producer Katie Tyrrell
1/3. The Expedition. This series of monologues written and performed by top UK comics begins with Dylan Moran as a man who decides that he and his wife need a bit of distance and undertakes an arduous Arctic expedition with her brother. Producer/Director Liz Webb
The story of how Jemima Parry-Jones moved herself, all her possessions, six Labradors and two hundred assorted birds of prey from Gloucestershire to a new life near
Charleston, South Carolina. Told by Howard Stableford . Producer David Parkinson
3/5. Looking Glass. By Preethi Nair. Alice has no time for breakfast, no time to grieve for her mother, no time for anything; until an escaped rabbit propels her into someone else's life. Read by Rebecca Smart. For details see Boxing Day
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