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The second of four services in preparation for Christmas comes from St Walburge's church in Preston, Lancashire. Roy McCloughry asks if the Virgin Mary can be a contemporary role model, and hymns include Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven; Be Still for the Presence of the Lord; and Tell Out My Soul. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy McCloughry
Unknown:
Virgin Mary

Paul Gogarty tries heli-skiing in Canada, Kate Humble learns to snowboard in Austria and Gaby Roslin visits the American Rockies. (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Gogarty
Unknown:
Kate Humble
Unknown:
Gaby Roslin

Live: the FA Cup
Canvey Island v Northampton Town
Live coverage (kickoff lpm) from the second round of the FA Cup, the last round before the Premiership and first division clubs join in. Barry Davies and Trevor Brooking commentate. Hosted by Ray Stubbs , with Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson. The draw for the third round follows the final
Whistle. (S)(W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/football

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
Trevor Brooking
Unknown:
Ray Stubbs
Unknown:
Alan Hansen
Unknown:
Mark Lawrenson.

In celebration of the spirit of Christmas, singer Aled Jones presents and performs in a gala concert from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Jones and tenor Russell Watson , soprano Becky Taylor and the Halle Chorus perform classic
Christmas music while
John Savident (Coronation Street's Fred Elliott ) reads traditional and contemporary seasonal prose and poetry. (S) (W) BBC MUSIC: album, Songs of Praise - Your Favourite Hymns and Music, available now from retailers

Contributors

Singer:
Aled Jones
Tenor:
Russell Watson
Soprano:
Becky Taylor
Unknown:
John Savident
Unknown:
Fred Elliott

Tom Conti and Brenda Fricker star in the first in a three-part fairy-tale drama revolving around journalism and royalty in the early 20th century. One night a young pageboy arrives on a couple's doorstep, claiming to have once been a rat.
Dramatised by Richard Carpenter from the novel by Philip Pullman
(S) (W)
Fairy tale with a modern message: page 32

Contributors

Dramatised by:
Richard Carpenter
From the novel by:
Philip Pullman
Producer:
Paul Brown.
Producer:
Andrew Rowley
Director:
Laurie Lynd
Bob Jones:
Tom Conti
Joan Jones:
Brenda Fricker
Roger:
Calum Worthy
Professor Prosser:
Edward Fox
Aurelia:
Katie Blake
Prince Richard:
James Millard
Mudduck:
Ned Beatty
Wheedle:
Stephen Ouimette
Julian:
Karl Pruner
Charlie:
Richard Graham
Dr Bullman:
Gerard Murphy
Mrs Cribbins:
Janet Henfrey
Sergeant Piggies:
Denis Lill
PC Bunley:
Simon Sherlock

Michael Aspel and the experts visit Royal Holloway College in Surrey. Discoveries include a collection of miniature paintings of West Indian planters worth up to L25,000, a selection of costume designs rescued from a dustbin and valued at 15,000, a very short walking stick which belonged to Italian tenor Enrico Caruso , and a pair of Delft plates.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W) Repeated with sign language Wednesday 2.05am www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: L2.80. January issue on sale now

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Aspel
Tenor:
Enrico Caruso
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

Regional Variations (2)

Rolf on Art

Series 1

Gauguin

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Rolf Harris turns his attention to post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin, producing his own version of 'The Dream' and talking to the artist's great-granddaughter, Mette Gauguin. Show more

The annual review show looks at the most memorable sporting moments of 2001 while honouring seven key personalities. Steve Rider , Sue Barker and Gary Lineker host the ceremony, which features two new awards and an opportunity for viewers to vote for the overall sports personality of the year in a simultaneous phone poll.
Participants include Alex Ferguson , Sven Goran Eriksson , David Beckham , Michael Owen , Goran Ivanisevic ,
Tim Henman , Lennox Lewis , Shane Warne , Jonathan Edwards , Ronnie O'Sullivan , Ellen MacArthur and Matthew Pinsent. Executive producer Paul Davies ; Executive editor Philip Bernie (S) (W) WEBSITE: bbc.co.uk/sportspersonality
Who gets your vote?: page 12; Andrew Duncan meets Ronnie O'Sullivan : page 28; Ellen MacArthur 's kind of day: page

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Rider
Unknown:
Sue Barker
Unknown:
Gary Lineker
Unknown:
Alex Ferguson
Unknown:
Sven Goran Eriksson
Unknown:
David Beckham
Unknown:
Michael Owen
Unknown:
Goran Ivanisevic
Unknown:
Tim Henman
Unknown:
Lennox Lewis
Unknown:
Shane Warne
Unknown:
Jonathan Edwards
Unknown:
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown:
Ellen MacArthur
Unknown:
Matthew Pinsent.
Producer:
Paul Davies
Editor:
Philip Bernie
Unknown:
Andrew Duncan
Unknown:
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown:
Ellen MacArthur

Lethal Force. An investigation into three recent incidents in which police mistakenly shot innocent men.
Tom Mangold asks why so many guns are in use in the force, why the policy of shoot to stop frequently means shoot to kill and why Britain is backward in the use of non-lethal force. Producer Jonathan Jones : Editor Mike Robinson
Postponed from 25 November (S) (W) Repeated with sign language Wednesday 12.55am www.bbc.co.uk/panorama See also Panorama - the Terror Network on Wednesday at 9pm
NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news. its subject matter may change

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Mangold
Producer:
Jonathan Jones
Editor:
Mike Robinson

Drama starring Betty Buckley, Pamela Reed and Diana Scarwid. An abortion clinic in Wisconsin becomes a battleground for right-wing pro-lifers and liberal pro-choice supporters. As the tension between the two factions mounts, one side takes its protests too far.
Review page 52.
Director Claudia Weill (1996, 15) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Betty Buckley
Unknown:
Pamela Reed
Unknown:
Diana Scarwid.
Director:
Claudia Weill

Patrick Moore , academic
David Hughes and astrophysicist Mark Kidger compare their contrasting views regarding the biblical star of Bethlehem. Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 (S)
Followed by Weatherview (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Moore
Unknown:
David Hughes
Unknown:
Mark Kidger
Producer:
Ian Russell

BBC One London

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

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