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Smurfs' Adventures
Papa Smurf tries to help a small giant to find his way home.
(R) (S)

7.20 Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin, Simon and Theodore search for their long-lost mother.
(R) (S)

7.45 Rugrats
Double bill. Chuckie is scared of a slide. Then the Rugrats mistake the swimming pool for an outsized toilet.
(R) (S)

8.10 Blue Peter
The Quest reaches its end, plus boy band A1 in the studio.
(Shown last Friday, BBC1) (S) (W)

8.35 The Wild Thornberrys
Repeat run of the animated series. Eliza's argumentative cousin Tyler comes to stay.
(R) (S)

9.05 Smart Guy
Marcus is torn by the sight of Mo's girlfriend with another man.
(R) (S)

9.25 Bailey Kipper's POV
US comedy rerun about a boy who secretly films family and friends.
(R) (S)

9.50 Arthur
Animated rerun. DW finds she can get her own library card. Then Arthur asks if it's right to hit someone.
(R) (S)

10.15 Brum
A music box has been stolen from a ballet class.
(Repeated at 1pm) (S) (W)

10.30 Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Day 17 of the calendar.
(S) (W)

Then Tweenies
The friends learn about Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights.
(R) (S) (W)

10.50 Teletubbies
Tinky Winky and Po eat each other's tubby toast.
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Guests (Blue Peter):
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Ends 1.25.

Shown 10.15am (S) (W)

1.10 Romuald the Reindeer
Animation. A documentary team descends upon the family. (R) (S)

1.20 Little Polar Bear
Adventures with the curious ursine. (R) (S)

Oscar-winning drama starring Kirk Douglas and Lana Turner. A producer calls a writer, a star and a director when ruthless mogul Jonathan Shields needs their help. But all three have vowed never to work with Shields again. Review page 54.
Director Vincente Minnelli (1952, PG)
(BW) (S)


Kirk Douglas
Lana Turner.
Jonathan Shields
Vincente Minnelli

Trash of the Titans. A clash with the dustmen spurs Homer to run for the post of Springfield's sanitation commissioner. With the guest voices of U2 and comedian Steve Martin.


Steve Martin.

Eighties comedy starring Peter Bowles and Penelope Keith. DeVere confides his business problems to Audrey. Written by Peter Spence ; Producer Gareth Gwenlan (R) (S)


Peter Bowles
Penelope Keith.
Written By:
Peter Spence
Gareth Gwenlan

Oxford's Somerville College take on Durham University in this second-round clash. Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)


Presented By:
Jeremy Paxman.
Tracey Rooney
Peter Gwyn

Vicki Butler-Henderson and Adrian Simpson compare the merits of British roadster the MGFwith international counterpart the Mazda MX-5. Tiff Needell races a Mini
Cooper and Jason Barlow tests the new Mercedes SL500. Series producer John Wilcox (S) (W) BBC TOP GEAR MAGAZINE L3.50. January issue on sale now


Vicki Butler-Henderson
Adrian Simpson
Jason Barlow
John Wilcox

The first of four programmes showing on consecutive nights this week in which Jeremy Bowen investigates the summer riots in the mill towns of Oldham, Burnley and Bradford. Tonight, how the war on terrorism has added a new dimension to cross-cultural tensions.
Producer Karen McGrath (S) (W)


Jeremy Bowen
Karen McGrath
on BBC Two England

Crime thriller starring Carole Landis as a journalist who puts herself in danger when she exposes the illegal activities of a ruthless Soho gangster.

(Review page 57) (1948) (BW) (S)


Carole Landis
Edmond T. Greville

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