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Ends 9.00

Tales of the Tooth Fairies
Animation.
(Repeated at 1.05pm) (R)

7.05 Playdays
Why Bird has moved into new premises.
(R)

7.25 Tom and Jerry Kids
Animated cat-and-mouse triple bill.
(R)

7.50 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
(Shown last Friday, BBC1) (S) (W)

8.15 The Kwicky Koala Show
Animated marsupial tales.
(R)

8.35 Moomin
Animation.
(R)

Second World War drama, concluding the Gregory Peck season. 1945: in the Burmese jungle, the officers and men of an RAF station are increasingly disturbed by the strange behaviour of Squadron Leader Forrester.
Director Robert Parrish (1954) Films: pp 56-64 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregory Peck
Director:
Robert Parrish

9.05 1968: New Release
A portrait of the youth rebellion of the late sixties, when youngsters defied the older generation.
10.00 1970: Half the People
How women in western countries gained new rights and struggled to achieve equality with men. Executive producer Peter Pagnamenta
(BW and colour)

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Pagnamenta

Fictionalised biographical drama about the popular children's author. A cobbler is forced to leave his village because the children are playing truant to listen to his stories. He moves to Copenhagen, where his fairy tales receive a wider audience.
Director Charles Vidor (1952, U)
Films: pp 56-64 ****

Contributors

Director:
Charles Vidor
Hans Christian Andersen:
Danny Kaye
Niels:
Farley Granger
Doro:
Zizi Jeanmaire
Peter:
Joseph Walsh
Otto:
Philip Tonge

In the last of the series, David Attenborough hears how producer Amanda Barrett and film-maker Owen Newman approached the problem of covert filming at night for the documentary that follows. Wildlife Special: Leopard. This revealing portrait of African animals hunting at night concentrates on leopards and their prey. ii4i2i9

Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough
Producer:
Amanda Barrett
Unknown:
Owen Newman

Oscar-winning epic, celebrating the work of cinematographer
Freddie Young. Doctor and poet
Yuri Zhivago is brought up in the family of Alexander Gromeko , whose daughter Tonya he marries. But his true love is for
Lara, the mistress of a political opportunist. Widescreen.
Director David Lean (1965. PG)
Films: pp 56-64 *****

Contributors

Unknown:
Freddie Young.
Unknown:
Yuri Zhivago
Unknown:
Alexander Gromeko
Director:
David Lean
Yuri Zhivago:
Omar Sharif
Lara:
Julie Christie
Tonya:
Geraldine Chaplin
Komarovsky:
Rod Steiger
Yevgraf:
Alec Guinness
Pasha/Strelnikov:
Tom Courtenay
Alexander:
Ralph Richardson
Anna:
Siobhan McKenna
Girl:
Rita Tushingham

Proton Power. Against the advice of his scientists, Otto invests in a dangerous but cheap new source of power.
Directors Neville Astley and Mark Baker The series concludes on Monday at 12.15pm

Contributors

Directors:
Neville Astley
Directors:
Mark Baker

Concluding Wolfgang Petersen 's acclaimed U-boat drama. The U-96 has been crippled while negotiating the heavily defended Straits of Gibraltar. In desperation, the crew attempt repairs on the vessel before their air runs out.
In German with English subtitles. Widescreen.

Contributors

Unknown:
Wolfgang Petersen

Organic Food - the Modern Myth. Roger Bate , director of the European Science and Environmental Forum, argues that the popularity of organic food is based upon flawed assumptions, media hype and modern myths.
Producer Marcus Ryder ; Executive producer Debbie Christie (S) (W) WEBSITE: tonight's contributor will be available to answer questions online until 10pm at: www.bbc.co.uk/knowledge

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bate
Producer:
Marcus Ryder
Producer:
Debbie Christie

Delia Smith prepares poultry dishes including fast-roast chicken with lemon and tarragon, stir-fried chicken with lime and coconut, and roast quail in vine leaves. See Choice.
Director Philip Bonham Carter : Executive producer David Willcock (S) Delia's quick and easy oriental chicken recipe: page 30

Contributors

Unknown:
Delia Smith
Director:
Philip Bonham Carter
Producer:
David Willcock

BBC2 devotes the last night of the year to a special tribute honouring the decade that came to be labelled as the "caring, sharing nineties". Ends 11.50pm. See Choice. TOTP2 Presents the Nineties Steve Wright presents a special edition of TOTP2 that looks back on ten years of outstanding singles with the songs and stars that made nineties pop music what is was. Those who defined the decade include Michael Jackson , Jarvis Cocker , Shania Twain , Oasis, the Spice Girls, Take That, Madonna, the Fugees, Blur, Fatboy Slim and Manic Street Preachers.
Producer Mark Hagen Repeated tomorrow at 3.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Wright
Unknown:
Michael Jackson
Unknown:
Jarvis Cocker
Unknown:
Shania Twain
Producer:
Mark Hagen

Continuing the series about publisher Sally O'Sullivan.
"Up the Proverbial without a Paddle ". Front editor Piers Hernu resorts to publicity stunts as lucrative advertising revenue fails to materialise. Contains strong language.
Producer Karen Kelly ; Series editor Robert Thirkell (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/trouble

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally O'Sullivan.
Editor:
Piers Hernu
Producer:
Karen Kelly
Editor:
Robert Thirkell

An affectionate look at the highs and lows of the past ten years in a fast-moving montage of memorable moments with music and scrolling newsbites. This was the decade when OJ, Viagra and Ibiza became household names, former Take That star Robbie Williams rose and fell and rose again, and football "came home" to the middle classes.
Producer Renee Knight : Executive producer Caroline Wright Videoplus code for 8.45-11.50 (not PDC) NOTE: PDC functions only on individual programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Robbie Williams
Producer:
Renee Knight
Producer:
Caroline Wright

; First of three nightly programmes in which writer and political ' commentator Andrew Marr considers the state of modern
Britain in the light of huge changes at home and abroad.
The End. Tonight Marr garners a wide range of opinions as he considers the drift away from the broad British identity. Director/Producer Ian Lilley (S) (W)

Contributors

Commentator:
Andrew Marr
Producer:
Ian Lilley

Documentary charting an extraordinary year for pop star Fatboy Slim, alias Norman Cook. The film follows him across five continents, performing at huge festivals including Glastonbury, clocking up 4 million sales of his album and taking time off to get married to DJ and TV host Zoe Ball.

(Repeated on Wednesday at 11.20pm)

Contributors

Subject:
Fatboy Slim [Norman Cook]
Subject:
Zoe Ball
Director:
Tim Daly
Producer:
Patrick Tichy

Repeats are not indicated. j Open University 12.30 Musee du Louvre (S) 68420 1.30 Mosaico i Hispanico - the Spanish-speaking community in Los Angeles.
Secondary StMools 2.00 Geography The World 2000 (S) Languages 4.00 Talk French (parts 3-6)
Working with the Land 5.00 Management
Open University 6.00 The Encyclopedie (S) 35420 6.30 Open Advice Women in Science and Technology Ends 7.00am

Satire, It's New Year's Eve 1999 and Jesus arrives at JFK airport with his assistant, Magdalena. Over the course of the day, he risks banishment from heaven and debates with Satan over whether human souls are really worth saving.
Director Hal Hartley (1998) Films: pp 56-64 ****

Contributors

Director:
Hal Hartley
Jesus Christ:
Martin Donovan
Magdalena:
Pj Harvey
Satan:
Thomas Jay Ryan
Dave:
David Simonds

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