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Ends 6.55.

6.00 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
Today's story is The Tale of Mr Tod.

6.30 Bob the Builder
Scoop is asked to pass a message on to farmer Pickles.

6.40 Clifford the Big Red Dog
T-Bone finds himself up against Mac in a contest.

on BBC One London

Ends 12.55.

Dennis the Menace
Fun with the recalcitrant boy.

7.20 Arthur
DW has a tantrum in a restaurant.

7.45 Taz-Mania
Taz looks after his little brother and sister.

8.05 SMart
How to use cork tiles to produce pictures.

8.30 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Triple bill of animated adventures.

8.50 Xchange Xtra
Atomic Kitten sing their latest single, plus a behind-the-scenes tour of television show Robot Wars.

9.05 The Wild Thornberrys
While in Borneo, the family celebrate the day they found Donnie.

10.25 Cavegirl
Double bill. Cavegirl joins a tribe of teenagers, then, her mum runs off with another man.
Cast on Monday 30 December

10.45 Really Wild Show: Beyond the Abyss
Nick Baker and Michaela Stachan witness a dive to the ocean floor.
Really Wild Show: China Bear Special is tomorrow at 5pm

11.10 The Jungle Book ***
Disney's live-action version of the classic tale, starring Jason Scott Lee. Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle, is re-united with his childhood friend Kitty and her suitor Boone.
Review page 70.
Director Stephen Sommers (1994, PG)

Contributors

Presenter ("Really Wild Show:
Beyond the Abyss"): Nick Baker
Presenter ("Really Wild Show:
Beyond the Abyss"): Michaela Stachan
[Actor] ("The Jungle Book"):
Scott Lee
Director ("The Jungle Book"):
Stephen Sommers
on BBC One London

Ends 15.50

Blue Peter Review of the Year
Konnie spinning a limo, Simon flying formation with the RAF and Matt climbing in Morocco are some of the highlights from 2002.
(Repeated Friday at 8.10am)

1.55 ET the Extra-Terrestrial
Steven Spielberg's classic sci-fi adventure, including extra unseen footage, starring Henry Thomas and Dee Wallace.
Ten-year-old Elliott has a new friend - but he's from another planet and nobody must know he's here.
Review page 70. (1982, U) *****

Contributors

Director (ET the Extra-Terrestrial):
Steven Spielberg
[Actor] (ET the Extra-Terrestrial):
Henry Thomas
[Actor] (ET the Extra-Terrestrial):
Dee Wallace

After five strongly contested heats, the competition reaches its climax as the ten finalists battle it out in this ultimate test of strength. Dragging huge ship anchors, lugging anvils the size of motorbikes, and pulling lorries are just some of the seven gruelling challenges facing contestants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Will the title-holder, Norway's Svend Karlsen , be in the final to defend his crown? Hosted by John Inverdale , with commentary from Paul Dickenson. Director Will Clough; Series producer Rupert Rumney

Contributors

Unknown:
Svend Karlsen
Unknown:
John Inverdale
Unknown:
Paul Dickenson.
Producer:
Rupert Rumney

Computer-generated imagery is used to bring the awe-inspiring creatures of the Cretaceous period to life. Zoologist Nigel Marven reveals how, one million years ago, South America was home to gargantuan beasts such as argentinosaurus, the biggest dinosaurthat ever lived, as well as giganotosaurus, its fearsome predator.
Producer Jasper James ; Executive producer Tim Haines

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Marven
Producer:
Jasper James
Producer:
Tim Haines

The show relocates to the sunnier climes of Spain's Costas for a one-off special - but it proves to be no holiday. Lowri Turner 's team attempt to solve a problem with space for a couple originally from Halifax, West Yorkshire. Mike and Joy's idea of retirement is to tackle what is virtually a building site. Meanwhile Nick Knowles 's team is faced with a short but far-from-simple brief: take one goat shed, lacking a few basics such as a roof, bathroom, sitting room and a kitchen, and turn it into a habitable home.
Series producer Annie Heather ; Executive producer Mark Hill www.bbc.co.uk/diysos

Contributors

Unknown:
Lowri Turner
Unknown:
Nick Knowles
Producer:
Annie Heather
Producer:
Mark Hill

Garry is finding it increasingly hard to cope, Zoe struggles to be happy for Kat, and Natalie is having regrets.
Episode written by Christopher Reason Cast on Monday 23 December and Monday 30 December Repeated 10pm on BBC Choice EastEnders: Dot's Story is tomorrow at 7.30pm

Contributors

Written By:
Christopher Reason

Drama set against the 1984 miners' strike. Eleven-year-old Billy Elliot faces a grim life in a northern colliery town. Then he discovers an unlikely love for ballet and, urged on by formidable teacher Mrs Wilkinson, seeks to improve his prospects, despite his dad's disapproval. Review page 70. (2000, 15)

Contributors

Director:
Stephen Daldry
Mrs Wilkinson:
Julie Walters
Dad:
Gary Lewis
Tony:
Jamie Draven
Grandmother:
Jean Heywood
Billy:
Jamie Bell
Michael:
Stuart Wells
George Watson:
Mike Elliot
Vice principal:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Principal:
Patrick Malahide

Regional Variations (2)

Cabinet Confidential

Secrets of '72

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Brian Walker examines recently released government papers on Northern Ireland from 1972, a year of violence and upheaval. Show more

Comedy based on the TV series,
A" starring Rodney Bewes and James Bolam. Terry shows signs of settling down with a Finnish girl, so Bob and Thelma decide to go on holiday with them. Widescreen. Review page 70. Director Michael Tuchner (1976, PG)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Rodney Bewes
Unknown:
James Bolam.
Director:
Michael Tuchner

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