With Chris Jarvis.
Live action and animation. Stereo.
Lois and Clark investigate a rival newspaper publisher whom they suspect of deliberately causingtragic accidents.
Diane-Louise Jordan and Tim Vincent of Blue Peter compete against 2 Point 4 Children pair Clare Buckfield and John Pickard, and Dean Gatiss and Justin Pickett from Desmond's in a seasonal edition of Run the Risk. Music from Eternal and the London Community Gospel Choir, and behind the scenes at The Antiques Roadshow.
Presented by Andi Peters, Emma Forbes, Trev Neal and Simon Hickson.
BBC Live and Kicking Magazine: price 99p, on sale from newsagents.
Carols, comedy and dance are combined in this celebration of the Christmas story from the Royal Albert Hall in London. Among the cast are Larry Adler, Jean Boht, Lesley Garrett , Bob Holness, Benjamin Luxon, Nanette Newman, Paul Nicholas, Diana Rigg and Jimmy Tarbuck. Produced by Simon Betts. Stereo.
Animated feature following the journey of five young dinosaurs on a quest to find a new home in the legendary Great Valley.
With the voices of Fred Gwynne, Gabriel Damon, Helen Shaver, Bill Erwin, Candice Houston and Pat Hingle.
Director Don Bluth (1988)
In Search of the Castaways is on Boxing Day at 11.00am
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Festive comedy starring
Dudley Moore , John Lithgow
All is not well at the North Pole.
Patch, one of Santa's elves, creates havoc with the Christmas preparations then heads for New York. There, he teams up with BZ, a ruthless toy manufacturer, to develop a fantastic new brand of candy.
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A seasonal journey through the world of movies from Disneyland, Paris. With Michaela Strachan.
Film premiere. Animation for children, produced by Steven Spielberg.
In this sequel to An American Tail, Fievel, an immigrant mouse and his family are offered the chance of a fresh start in the Midwest. So they embark on another epic journey. (1991)
In a seasonal end to the series, family couples compete to see who will perform in a special version of Dick Whittington before reachingthe conveyor belt and its array of prizes. With Bruce Forsyth and Rosemarie Ford.
Live from the Hippodrome Theatre in Birmingham, where stars of Jack and the Beanstalk are on hand as this week's lucky winning numbers in the nation's lottery are announced, with a jackpot prize up for grabs. Presented by Anthea Turner and Gordon Kennedy.
Christmas Eve at Holby City Hospital and the staff are inundated with policemen who have fallen prey to a dodgy batch of turkey sandwiches. A sick young girl won't say who she is, and a brawlingfamily has a surprise. Meanwhile, Mike's Christmas plans seem to be scuppered. Seetoday'schoices.
Episode written by Lilie Ferrari ; Director
Sallie Aprahamian Stereo
With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft
Film Premiere. Thriller directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh
Also starring Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi, Andy Garcia
More than 40 years after the death of wife-killer Roman Strauss, a private eye comes across a young amnesia victim, found at the former Strauss mansion.
While investigating her identity, they begin a relationship that nothing can separate - not even death. (1991) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
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Emma Thompson's Kind of Day: see page
On this special night which heralds the birth of Jesus Christ , a live broadcast from
Liverpool's Roman Catholic
Cathedral of Christ the King where worshippers gather for a traditional celebration of the First Mass of Christmas, led by the Archbishop of Liverpool, the Most Rev Derek Worlock. Carols include Away in a Manger, 0
Little Town of Bethlehem, In the Bleak Mid-Winter and Hark! The Herald
Angels Sing. See today's choices.
Producer John Kirby
Spy drama with screenplay
Harold Pinter , starring
George Segal , Alec Guinness
When two British agents are killed by neo-Nazis in 1960s Berlin, the department's top agent is sent to investigate.
Director Michael Anderson (1966)
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