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Today: festive party games, a Christmas decoration challenge, seasonal cookery with Ainsley Harriott , Lionel Blair 's search for his family's tartan, and a phone-in on dealing with the pressures of Christmas Day. Including at 11.00 News Subtitled;
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Contributors

Unknown:
Ainsley Harriott
Unknown:
Lionel Blair

Singer/songwriter Mel Torme talks to Alan Titchmarsh and sings with the BBC Big
Band, and Clark Peters who starred in the musical Unforgettable.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Titchmarsh
Interviewee/Singer:
Mel Torme
Musicians:
The BBC Big Band
Interviewee:
Clark Peters

Last in the series.
Everyone gets ready for the last night of the term and the pupils' show.
This week's episodes written by Matthew Graham

Contributors

Writer:
Matthew Graham
Chris:
Sacha Pitimson
Alice:
Lindsay Payne
Amber:
Vanessa Cavanagh
Barry:
John Glynn
Luke:
Nathan Constance
Nicky:
Keeley Forsyth
Tim:
Paul Nicholls
Sasha:
Stephanie Bagshaw
Emma:
Lindsey Wise
Huw:
Rhys Moore
Mark:
Craig Stein
Natalie:
Hilja Lindsay-Parkinson
Ben:
Mahommed George
Jake:
Rudolf Gordon

The latest hits in the UK charts, plus exclusive live performances, pre-chart sounds and new videos.
(Top of the Pops is on Christmas Day at 12.55pm)
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Contributors

Director:
Claire Winyard
Producer:
Ric Blaxill

While others may be celebrating the season, Bob and Dave can think of only one thing: avoiding Christmas Day duty.
(A new series of The Detectives starts in the spring)

Contributors

Writer:
Steve Knight
Writer:
Mike Whitehill
Director:
Graeme Harper
Producer:
Nic Phillips
Bob Louis:
Jasper Carrott
Dave Briggs:
Robert Powell
Superintendent Cottam:
George Sewell
Kelvin:
Philip Whitchurch
Santa:
Richard Clews
Santa:
Freddie Stuart
Santa:
Gordon Salkilld

Regional Variations (2)

Next of Kin

Christmas Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Sitcom about a retired couple and their orphaned grandchildren. Maggie gets a job at a friend's restaurant and the family all gather together to watch Jake in his school nativity.

Last in the series. After an accident on the rig, work stops and the crew takes a break in Norway.
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Contributors

Writer:
Brian Elsley
Producer:
Charles Elton
Producer:
Moira Williams
Director:
Aisling Walsh
Tessa:
Teresa Banham
Ceefax:
Colum Convey
Tom:
James Cosmo
Chris:
Liam Cunningham
Hilary:
Francesca Hunt
Heather:
Ashley Jensen
Terry:
Bruce Jones
Cath:
Katy Murphy
Izzy:
Annie Raitt
Kevin:
George Rossi
Archie:
Clive Russell
Village:
Hywel Simons
Cinders:
Ricky Tomlinson
Edvard:
Martin Wenner
Davey:
Alec Westwood
Telegram Sam:
John Kazek
Taxi driver:
Ingi Thor Johnsson
Connie:
Sandy Hendrickse

Continuing the season of Carry On comedies.
Starring Jim Dale, Peter Richardson

Lisbon 1492: Christopher Columbus sets sail with his brother Bart and a motley crew to discover a direct sea route to the Far East. He doesn't realise that two spies, planted by the Sultan of Turkey, are on board.
(1992) (Subtitled)
(Carry On Dick is on Wednesday 27 December at 11.40pm)
See Films: pages 49-72 **

Contributors

Director:
Gerald Thomas
Christopher Columbus:
Jim Dale
Bart:
Peter Richardson
Achmed:
Alexei Sayle
Fatima:
Sara Crowe
Diego:
Julian Clary
Mordecai Mendoza:
Bernard Cribbins
Don Felipe:
Richard Wilson
Pepi:
Keith Allen
Wazir:
Nigel Planer
Sultan:
Rik Mayall
Genghis:
Andrew Bailey
Wang:
Bert Kwouk
Baba:
Tony Slattery
Countess Esme:
Maureen Lipman
Maria:
Holly Aird
Duke of Costa Brava:
Jon Pertwee
King Ferdinand:
Leslie Phillips
Queen Isabella:
June Whitfield
Martin:
Martin Clunes

Western starring Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum

When a stranger is caught cheating in a poker game, Van Morgan tries in vain to stop the others from lynching the man.
(1968)
See Films: pages 49-72

Contributors

Director:
Henry Hathaway
Van Morgan:
Dean Martin
Reverend Rudd:
Robert Mitchum
Nick Evers:
Roddy McDowall
Lily Langford:
Inger Stevens

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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