It's Christmas Day!
Presenter Wayne Jackman Guests Carol Chell , lain
Lauchlan, Jonathan Cohen Story: The Nativity
It's Christmas Day!
Ever wondered what Animal was like as a nipper; or if Miss Piggy looked glamorous in nappies; or whether Kermit was born a leader? Now is the chance to find out in Raiders of the Lost Muppet
Hide 'n' seek is fun, until Animal disappears and the trail leads the Muppet babies into the Basement of Doom.
Around the Christmas Tree with Bryan Murray and Shireen Shah and the children of Great Moor Junior School, Stockport.
A celebration, in worship and prayer, of the birth of the Saviour. The speaker is
The Rt Rev Jim Thompson , Bishop of Stepney, and the service is introduced by Linda Mary Evans from a viewer's home in Birmingham. Director SIMON HAMMOND Producer ELIZABETH GORT
Millionaire Mulrooney takes his grandchildren Elizabeth and Rodney tor a picnic in the Redwood Forest. While wandering in the woods, Elizabeth meets Jasper, a young gnome and his grandfather, Knobby, but soon discovers the gnomes have a serious problem.
Screenplay by ELLIS KADISON Based on the novel by UPTON SINCLAIR
Directed by ROBERT STEVENSON A WALT DISNEY production
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The BBC are thrilled to present one of the most sensitive performing artistes, Roland Rat Superstar in a sparkling celebration of his historic move to the BBC. With Errol, the hamster Glenis, the guinea-pig Kevin, the gerbil and Little Reggie
Plus their special guests Russell Grant
Jan Leeming , Ian McCaskill
Beryl Reid , Valerie Singleton With JEANNETTE CHARLES
JAMES SAXON , THE CHILDREN
FROM THE BARBARA SPEAKE
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH Director TONY NEWMAN Producer STANLEY APPEL
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL
From the top of London's British Telecom Tower,
Noel Edmonds presents a live outside broadcast uniting families and friends throughout the world.
British relief workers in Africa are linked with their families in Britain by the first live television satellite broadcast from the Sudan.
Mike Smith goes out and about with the BBCtv helicopter camera.
The Krankies play host to the highest Christmas party on a jumbo jet flying over Britain. Noel is joined by a host of comedy guests for a morning of fun and family reunions. Join in by calling [number removed] during the programme with your dedications and Christmas messages.
HM The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth.
Producer RICHARD CAWSTON (Also on BBC2 at 7.20pm)
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In the presence of HRH The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, in aid of the NSPCC.
A gala, including Floella Benjamin, Christopher Biggins, Julie Brown, Roy Castle, Fiona Chadwick, The Cheeky Bits, Keith Chegwin, Bernie Clifton, John Craven, Jimmy Cricket, Suzanne Dando, Peter Duncan, Wayne Eagling, Janet Ellis, The Endresz Family, Jan Francis, Rusty Goffe, The Great Soprendo, The Halfwits, Keith Harris and Orville, Rolf Harris, Martin Harvey, Rod Hull and Emu, John Inman, Antony Johns, Casey Lee Jolleys, The Krankies, Bonnie Langford, Annabelle Lanyon Masquerade, Barbara Newman, Paul Nicholas, Grant Olding, Su Pollard, Mike Read, Roland Rat, Angela Rippon, Gian Sammarco, Jimmy Savile OBE, Leo Sayer, Carol Lee Scott, Wayne Sleep Freddie Stevens, Sue Stevens, Children of the Royal Ballet School, White Lodge, The Corona Children, Peggy O'Farrell Stage School, The Dougie Squires Dancers.
Introduced by Mike Smith
Based on The Lord God Made Them All by JAMES HERRIOT Written by JOHNNY BYRNE starring
James, Helen and their children share Skeldale House with the practice.
Tristan, now working for the ministry, has picked up the threads of an old romance and Siegfried looks forward to the accelerating pace of progress.
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Photographed by NORMAN SHEPHERD Designer DUGALD FINDLAY Produced by BILL SELLARS Directed by PETER MOFFATT
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with Moira Stuart
by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Maplin's Holiday Camp, 1960
The entertainment staffs troubles have only just begun, when they discover there's an [ emerald necklace hidden somewhere on the camp.
Moira Stuart presents the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad
Weather News BILL GILES
Terry deserts his little home on Shepherd's Bush Green to fly out to Denver for Christmas at the Carrington mansion.
He says, 'At the outset, let me point out that this is no reflection on my wife's cooking, although I feel I did get short-changed with the brown meat last Christmas.
However, when the invitation came from Denver to join the Carringtons over their groaning festive board, I felt that, for your sakes, I couldn't refuse.
'It means, of course, that my little children will not have their regular Christmas treat of seeing Daddy slump senseless into the pudding, nor burst into tears at not getting the wishbone.
But they will understand. The viewers come first.
Anyway, what red-blooded male could pass up the chance of tasting Krystle's mince pies?'
(Wogan can be seen again on Friday at 7.0pm)
A prominent Miami union leader has disappeared without trace. Frustrated by the lack of clues, ruthless government inspector Elliot Rosen puts the pressure on Michael Gallagher , a wholesale liquor merchant whose father was a gangster. Turning the screws tighter, Rosen leaks that Gallagher is a prime suspect to Megan Carter , an ambitious reporter on the Miami Standard.
With the law, the press, and the mob against him, Gallagher is forced to take extreme measures ...
Screenplay by KURT LUEDTKE Produced and directed by SYDNEY POLLACK
(First showing on British television)
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