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Disney science-fiction adventure starring Maximilian Schell
A spaceship crew encounters another craft straying dangerously near the gateway to a black hole. They find the vessel to be manned by robots and a mad scientist.
DirectorGary Nelson (1979. U) Subtitled ... ♦ See Films: pages 43-79 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Maximilian Schell

Science-fiction fantasy starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

In the 23rd century, Captain Kirk and his crew discover a space probe near Earth that is trying to contact a humpback whale - a species that is now extinct.
(1986, PG)
See Films: pages 43-79

Contributors

Director:
Leonard Nimoy
Captain James T Kirk:
William Shatner
Mr Spock:
Leonard Nimoy
Dr Gillian Taylor:
Catherine Hicks
Dr Leonard 'Bones' McCoy:
DeForest Kelley
Chief Engineer Scott:
James Doohan

A short comedy about two eccentrics who live in the village of Snuggleford, starring Gareth Hale, Norman Pace

Nobby and Ginge manage to find peril in the local car park and post office.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)

Contributors

Writer:
Gareth Hale
Writer:
Norman Pace
Writer:
Richard Parker
Nobby:
Gareth Hale
Ginge:
Norman Pace

Jim Davidson, in the guise of Dennis the Menace, hosts a cartoon comic edition of the snooker game show, assisted by referee John Virgo as Desperate Dan. Guest celebrities playing for charity are Isla Fisher, Little and Large, and Barbara Windsor, while Jimmy White, John Higgins, and John Parrott help out with the shots.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Davidson
Referee:
John Virgo
Contestant:
Isla Fisher
Contestants:
Little and Large
Contestant:
Barbara Windsor
Snooker player:
Jimmy White
Snooker player:
John Higgins
Snooker player:
John Parrott
Director:
Duncan Cooper
Producer:
David Taylor

Final instalment of the action adventure trilogy, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott
When archaeologist Henry Jones disappears, his adventurous son Indy leaves hunting for ancient artefacts to search for his father. In a desperate race against time he faces old enemies - and joins a quest for the Holy Grail. (1989, PG)
Digital widescreen
See Films: pp 43-79 *****

Contributors

Director:
Steven Spielberg
Indiana Jones:
Harrison Ford
Dr Henry Jones:
Sean Connery
Marcus Brody:
Denholm Elliott
Dr Elsa Schneider:
Alison Doody
Sallah:
John Rhys-Davies
Walter Donovan:
Julian Glover
Younglndy:
River Phoenix
Vogel:
Michael Byrne
Sultan:
Alexei Sayle

The first part of a brand new docu-soap set in and around Paddington Green in West London. The series homes in on the real-life daily dramas of models, prostitutes, police officers, families and entrepreneurs. This first episode sets the scene by introducing some of these colourful characters.
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(Digital widescreen)

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Jeremy Mills
Series Producer:
Bridget Sneyd

Comedy, concluding the Christmas trilogy.
Tony appears to betaking life seriously in his new role as a postman, but Deborah realises she preferred him when he was carefree and stupid. Meanwhile Gary's office is closing down and Dorothy is worried about having the baby.

See today's choices.
(For cast see Boxing Day at 9.35pm)
(Digital widescreen)

Harry Enfield returns with a festive feast of comedy, also starring Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke. Kevin and Perry have found a cool new friend; the Toddlers wreak havoc in a supermarket; and Frank and George say a surprising "yes" to some of today's famous women. Plus the regular cast of characters board the Titanic.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)
See Comedy: page 4

Contributors

Comedian:
Harry Enfield
Comedian:
Paul Whitehouse
Comedienne:
Kathy Burke
Director:
Dewi Humphries
Producer:
Clive Tulloh

Highlights of two of today's top Premiership games. Plus all the day's news and talking points and a roundup of the Boxing Day fixtures. Introduced by Desmond Lynam, with Alan Hansen and Trevor Brooking.
The commentary is provided by Barry Davies, John Motson and Jon Champion.
(Repeated tomorrow at 7.35am on BBC2)
(Digital widescreen)

Contributors

Presenter:
Desmond Lynam
Analysis:
Alan Hansen
Analysis:
Trevor Brooking
Commentary:
Barry Davies
Commentary:
John Motson
Commentary:
Jon Champion

Second World War drama starring Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson
On a small island in the South Pacific, the Japanese and British are deadlocked, while the fate of a US naval force depends on the Japanese radio being silenced. With a motley crew of British soldiers, Lieutenant Lawson, of the US Navy, embarks on the most important and dangerous mission of his life.
(1970, 15)
See Films: pages 43-79

Followed by Weather

Contributors

Director:
Robert Aldrich
Private Tosh Hearne:
Michael Caine
Lieutenant Lawson:
Cliff Robertson
Thornton:
Ian Bannen
Lt Col Thompson:
Harry Andrews
Captain Hornsby:
Denholm Elliott
Campbell:
Ronald Fraser
Corporal McLean:
Lance Percival
Johnstone:
Percy Herbert
Captain Nolan:
Henry Fonda
Major Yamaguchi:
Ken Takakura
Sergeant Major:
Patrick Jordan
Colour Sergeant:
Sam Kydd
Currie:
William Beckley

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