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7.10 Joe 90
Puppet series. (Repeat)
The puppet boy helps some sick children. (Repeat)
8.15 Follow That Sleigh
Santa loses his sleigh on Christmas Eve. (Repeat)
8.35 The Legend of Prince Valiant
Animation with the brave knight. (Repeat) (Stereo)
9.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather
9.05 Incredible Games
Futuristic game Show. (Repeat) (Stereo)
9.30 Record Breakers
Superlative facts and feats. (Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
The Patch Stop.
Feline animated adventures.........
Adventure starring Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway
When one of the planet Argo's power sources is accidentally sent into outer space, Supergirl is sent to retrieve it.
(1984, PG) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 50-72 **
Details at 5.35pm Stereo Subtitled ......
William is determined to thwart his parents' plans to send him to boarding school.
(For cast see yesterday at 1.20pm)
(Third story is on Sunday at 1.35pm)
Sean Maguire hosts an "Xmas Files" edition from Inverness, and introduces clips from favourite Disneyfilms. Stereo
Smash hit musical set in the fifties, starring John Travolta
Re-united with summer love Danny at her new high school, Sandy can't believe how different he is. Can he really be the boy she met down at the beach?
Director Randal Kleiser (1978, PG) Subtitled . ♦ See Films: pages 50-72
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies and Mrs Tittlemouse. A new animation based on Beatrix Potter 's classic stories.
Next story on Sunday at 4.10pm
The team look back at highlights of the past year. Repeated on Sunday at 10.50am on BBC2
Marlene has cause to celebrate, there's a new addition to the Martin household, and Debbie falls foul of the law.
Shown at 1.25pm Forcast see Friday 3 January
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish
For details see Monday 23 December
Jim Davidson hosts a seasonal edition of the snooker game show from Santa's Grotto, Toytown.
Playing for charity are Patsy Palmer, Bella Emberg and Floella Benjamin, while Steve Davis, John Parrott and Dennis Taylor help out with the shots and John Virgo attempts to referee. A new series begins next Friday.
Director Phil Chilvers : Producer John Burrowes
Another chance to see a 1971 episode of the classic wartime comedy.
Captain Mainwaring's Walmington-on-Sea platoon take part in an initiative test against their old rivals, the Eastgate platoon.
Second of three new stories.
With the help of the new man's manual to the 21st century, Del is learning to show appreciation and give attention to Raquel - if only she'd stop talking while he's trying to read. See today's choices.
(The final story can be seen on Sunday at 8pm.)
With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Regional News; Weekend Weather
The first showing on network television for Sydney Pollack's legal thriller, based on John Grisham's bestseller, starring Tom Cruise,
Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman
Top Harvard law graduate Mitch McDeere expects to find work in the big city, but the highest bid for his talents comes from a paternalistic Memphis firm. Mitch throws himself into the job, despite his wife Abby's reservations, only to be warned by the FBI that the deaths of two company associates were not an accident.
See Films: pages 50-72 ****
Recorded earlier this winter Jackie Mason, who was the comic hit of this year's Royal Variety Performance, returns to perform an hour of his classic wit and wisdom.
Sid James, Kenneth Williams
Petty criminal Sid Carter hatches a scheme to steal contraceptive pills from a maternity hospital and sell them abroad. But in order for Sid's gang to gain entry to the hospital, his son Cyril has to pose as a nurse.
See Films: pages 50-72