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With Simon Parkin, Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.

Pingu
Animated penguin jollity.

7.00am Santa and the Tooth Fairies
By the time Hans Peterson's letter reaches Santa, the toy store is empty! With the voices of Robin Bailey, Penelope Keith, Nigel Planer and Brian Wilde.

7.25am Playdays
Dot watches as three ships sail into the Christmas Tree Stop.
(Stereo)

7.45am Postman Pat
Animation. Pat is delighted to take charge of his new post-bus.

8.15am Yogi's First Christmas
Noises from Jellystone Lodge disturb Yogi and Boo Boo's hibernation, waking them up in time for Christmas.
Films: pages 41-67

9.57am Weather

Contributors

Presenter (But First This):
Simon Parkin
Presenter (But First This):
Philippa Forrester
Presenter (But First This):
Esther McVey
Voices (Santa and the Tooth Fairies):
Robin Bailey
Voices (Santa and the Tooth Fairies):
Penelope Keith
Voices (Santa and the Tooth Fairies):
Nigel Planer
Voices (Santa and the Tooth Fairies):
Brian Wilde

Noel Edmonds gives 12 highly unusual gifts in the most surprising circumstances.
With guests Michael Ball , Les Dawson and John Nettles.
Director Bill Morton
Producer Michael Leggo

Contributors

Unknown:
Noel Edmonds
Unknown:
Michael Ball
Unknown:
John Nettles.
Director:
Bill Morton
Producer:
Michael Leggo

A trio of hilarious classic BBC comedy shows. Starting with Hi-do-Hi!
Eruptions. Ted plans to sabotage Joe Maplin 's model volcano.
With Simon Cadell , Paul Shane , Ruth Madoc and Jeffrey Holland. Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
12.30pm The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker and Ronnie
Corbett offer a seasonal selection of sketches, jokes and songs. With Elaine Paige. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
1.25pm Dad's Army
Wake Up Walmington. The platoon tests the town's reactions. With Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn and John Laurie.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Maplin
Unknown:
Simon Cadell
Unknown:
Paul Shane
Unknown:
Ruth Madoc
Unknown:
Jeffrey Holland.
Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft
Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Elaine Paige.
Unknown:
Arthur Lowe
Unknown:
Clive Dunn
Unknown:
John Laurie.
Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft

The Two Ronnies

Christmas Special 1984

Duration: 48 minutes

on BBC One London

Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett star in a special Christmas programme of sketches, jokes and songs from 1984, with special guests Elaine Paige and Peter Wyngarde. Show more

Contributors

Performer:
Ronnie Barker
Performer:
Ronnie Corbett
Participant:
Elaine Paige
Participant:
Patrick Troughton
Participant:
John Owens
Participant:
Gerrie Raymond
Participant:
Peter Wyngarde
Participant:
Michael Cantwell
Participant:
Daryl Debeau
Participant:
Ron Pember
Participant:
John Rutland
Participant:
Derek Ware

First showing on network television of the hit movie starring
Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Jack Nicholson
A tourist is mugged by a common thug on the dark night streets of Gotham City. Out of the sky a striking shadow falls. The mysterious caped figure states "I am Batman" and a legend is born.

STEREO
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 FILMS: pages 41-67

Contributors

Director:
Tim Burton
Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Michael Keaton
Vicki Vale:
Kim Basinger
Joker/Jack Napier:
Jack Nicholson
Alexander Knox:
Robert Wuhl
Commissioner Gordon:
Pat Hingle
Harvey Dent:
Billy Dee Williams
Alfred:
Michael Gough
Carl Grissom:
Jack Palance
Alicia:
Jerry Hall
Bob the Goon:
Tracey Walter
Mayor:
Lee Wallace

First showing on network television of the box-office hit comedy. Starring Eddie Murphy Arsenio Hall
Prince Akeem of Zamunda has a problem. He's enormously rich, incredibly powerful and his father has arranged his marriage. So Akeem travels to New York in search of a woman who will love him for what he is, not his massive fortune.
Director John Landis ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 41-67

Contributors

Unknown:
Eddie Murphy
Unknown:
Arsenio Hall
Prince Akeem:
Eddie Murphy
Semmi:
Arsenio Hall
King Jaffe Joffer:
James Earljones
Lisa:
McDowell Shariheadley
Queen Aoleon:
Madge Sinclair
Colonel Izzi:
Calvin Lockhart
Cleo McDowell:
John Amos
Patrice McDowell:
Allison Dean
Darryl Jenks:
Eriq La Salle
Mortimer Duke:
Don Ameche
Randolph Duke:
Ralph Bellamy

Another chance to see last
December's episode of Johnny Speight 's comedy. Starring Warren Mitchell
Having been jilted at the altar, Alf is hardly full of Christmas spirit, and Mrs Hollingbery has a violent approach to "good will to all men".
Director/Producer Richard Boden 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Speight
Unknown:
Warren Mitchell
Unknown:
Mrs Hollingbery
Producer:
Richard Boden
Alf Garnett:
Warren Mitchell
Mrs:
Carmel McSharry
Arthur:
Arthur English
Fred johnson:
Ken Campbell
Mrs Johnson:
Tricia Kelly
Father Delaney:
Philip Stone
Mrs Carey:
Pat Coombs
Mr Carey:
Hugh Lloyd
Harry:
Harry Fowler

As the last piece of wrapping paper goes into the fire, and the turkey goes into the fridge,
John Wells takes a humorous look at the "joys" of Christmas. Did the shepherds really wash their socks and who was this baby anyway? ● STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown:
John Wells

Movie based on the classic comedy series.
Starring Rodney Bewes James Bolam
Bob's wife Thelma hopes that a caravan holiday will persuade Terry to settle down.
Screenplay Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Director Michael Tucher
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 41-67

Contributors

Unknown:
Rodney Bewes
Unknown:
James Bolam
Unknown:
Dick Clement
Unknown:
Ian La Frenais
Director:
Michael Tucher
Bob Ferris:
Rodney Bewes
Terry Collier:
James Bolam
ThelmaFerris:
Brigit Forsyth
Christina:
Mary Tamm
Audrey:
Sheila Fern
Laura:
Zena Walker
Iris:
Judy Buxton
Milkman:
Alun Armstrong
Glenys:
Vicki Michelle

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