Programme Index

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From Manchester Cathedral, fun, music and praise, featuring the new Love Shone Down, Radio 2 Choirgirl of the Year Michelle Grogan singing special carol God's Surprise, and all-girl band Shine with Do It Right.

Contributors

Singer:
Michelle Grogan

Animated comedy. Goofy is now a single parent with a teenage son, Max. On learning the boy has been misbehaving at school, he decides to take him fishing.
Director Kevin Lima (1995. U) (S) Films: pp 51-80 **

Contributors

Director:
Kevin Lima

Animated adventure, featuring the voices of Kevin Bacon , Bob Hoskins and Bridget Fonda. i Alaska 1925: conflict arises when an outcast hound and his rival are included in a team of sleigh dogs sent on a life-saving mission. Director Simon Wells (1995. U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 51-80 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Kevin Bacon
Unknown:
Bob Hoskins
Unknown:
Bridget Fonda.
Director:
Simon Wells

Comic fantasy based on the book by Roald Dahl. Matilda, the daughter of Harry and Zinnia Wormwood, loves reading but her parents refuse to let her go to school. Until, that is, her father sends her to the unforgiving Miss Trunchbull's Crunchem Hall. (1996, PG) (S) (W)
Films: pp 51-80 ****

Contributors

Based on the book by:
Roald Dahl
Director:
Danny DeVito
Matilda:
Mara Wilson
Harry Wormwood:
Danny Devito
Zinnia Wormwood:
Rhea Perlman
Miss Honey:
Embeth Davidtz
Agatha Trunchbull:
Pam Ferris

From Lincoln Christmas market, before a floodlit cathedral,
Willard White joins the cathedral choir and i i Miriam Stockley to sing seasonal songs and carols, including Good King Wenceslas, Deck the Halls, When a Child Is Born, / Saw Three Ships, The Sussex Carol, The Holly and the Ivy, Silent Night and A
White Christmas. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Willard White
Unknown:
Miriam Stockley

As the festivities approach, the young vets' surgeries are packed with patients. Before heading home for a traditional Norwegian celebration, Trude treats a puppy trampled by a horse. Steve deals with a cat who has swallowed a needle, while Emma and Joe find room for a severely injured abandoned cat. The series returns in the New Year.
Director Mike Mundell ; Series producer Rachel Bell (S) (W) Factual: page 12

Contributors

Director:
Mike Mundell
Producer:
Rachel Bell

Rolf Harris presents a Christmas special in which Christa Hart pays a festive visit to a herd of reindeer in the Scottish Highlands. There's also a roundup of all the waif and stray dogs that have been helped during the current series. Animal Hospital will be back in the spring.
Executive producer Sarah Hargreaves (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rolf Harris
Unknown:
Christa Hart
Producer:
Sarah Hargreaves

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

on BBC One West

David is now a young man about town. Deeply in love with the beautiful but immature Dora, he sets out to woo her. But first he re-acquaints himself with some old friends.

A gas explosion ruins any chance of a quiet Christmas in A&E. Max and Tina make the most of being stuck in a lift, while Barney tries to keep the peace between feuding dwarves.

See Choice.
For regular cast see Saturday 18
(S) (W)
Drama: page 9

Contributors

Writer:
Tony McHale
Producer:
Tim Bradley
Director:
Gill Wilkinson
Charlie Fairhead:
Derek Thompson
Chloe Hill:
Jan Anderson
Noel Grayson:
Damien Goodwin
Ruth Unsworth:
Louise Breckon-Richards
Annie Stephens:
Jean Grover
Thomas Stephens:
George Waring
Martin Devem:
Steve Toussaint
Darleen Devem:
Martina Laird
Leo Devem:
Jorden Maxwell
Manson Devern:
Jerome Holder
Izzy Devem:
Shani Edwards
Steve Devem:
Ariyon Bakare
Julie Fitzjohn:
Nicola Stephenson
Vaughan Turner:
Lorenzo Camprorese
Chris Roberton:
James Bryce
Hayley Bennett:
Penny Stuttaford
Johnny Jerrold:
Phil Holden
Alf White:
Mark Sealey
Janice:
Sally Humphreys
DJ:
Phillip Gates

Action spy thriller, based on the sixties TV series, and starring Tom Cruise as a member of the elite Impossible Missions Force.
The IMF's latest assignment is to recover stolen information that threatens to blow the cover of US spies around the world. But the plan goes badly wrong!
(1996, PG)
(Subtitles)
(Widescreen)
Films: pp 51-80

Contributors

Director:
Brian de Palma
Ethan Hunt:
Tom Cruise
Jim Phelps:
Jon Voight
Claire:
Emmanuelle Beart
Kittridge:
Henry Czerny
Krieger:
Jean Reno
Luther:
Ving Rhames
Sarah Davies Kristin:
Scott Thomas
Max:
Vanessa Redgrave
Frank Bames:
Dale Dye
Golitsyn:
Marcel Lures

All the news, goals and action from the day's traditional Boxing Day fixture list, which sees Newcastle take on Liverpool at St James' Park, Bradford face Manchester United at Old Trafford, and struggling Sheffield Wednesday play host to Middlesbrough. Hosted by Gary Lineker with Trevor Brooking. Repeated tomorrow at 7.10am on BBC2 Another edition of Match of the Daycan be seen on on Tuesday 28 at 10.30pm (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Lineker
Unknown:
Trevor Brooking.

Farcical comedy starring John Cleese and Alison Steadman.
Meticulous headmaster Brian Stimpson has gone to great pains to plan his big day addressing a prestigious conference in Norwich. But he misses his train and the day turns into an increasingly hysterical race against the clock.
Director Christopher Morahan (1986, PG) (S)
Films: pp 51-80 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
Alison Steadman.
Unknown:
Brian Stimpson
Director:
Christopher Morahan
Brian Stimpson:
John Cleese
Gwenda Stimpson:
Alison Steadman
Pat:
Penelope Wilton
Mr Jolly:
Stephen Moore
Laura:
Sharon Maiden
Mrs Wheel:
Constance Chapman

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