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France Falls. France's heavily fortified Maginot Line was rendered a pathetic folly when Germany simply skirted around the line, pushed south and swept aside the outdated French army. (BW and Colour)

10.45 Alone. With France fallen, and the Russian pact with Hitler still in force, Britain was left alone facing the Germans across the width of the Channel. Continues tomorrow at 9.55am. (BW and Colour)

I The New York City Ballet's
;elebrated production of I rchaikovsky's masterpiece choreographed by George Balanchine. A broken nutcracker doll magically comes to life in the Stahlbaum household.
Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director Emile Ardolino (1993. U)

Contributors

Unknown:
George Balanchine.
Director:
Emile Ardolino
Narrator:
Kevin Kline
Nutcracker Prince:
MacAulay Culkin
Herr Drosselmeier Bart:
Robinson Cook
Marie Jessica:
Lynn Cohen
Sugarplum Fairy:
Darci Kistler

Presented by Clare Balding.
1.05 Boxing Action from Britain's up-and-coming boxers, featuring the unbeaten super-middleweight Carl Froch and Southern Area welterweight champion David Walker. Jim Neilly and Richie Woodhall provide the commentary.
2.00 Paula Radcllffe - Profile An interview with marathon world record holder and European and Commonwealth gold medal winner Paula Radcliffe. 2-10 Show Jumping The world's top riders gather for the 31st International Show Jumping championships in Olympia, London. Last year Britain's
Robert Smith won two classes on the opening day while Swiss rider Beat Mandli triumphed in the Ericsson Challenge during a dramatic final round.
4.15 Ski Sunday World Cup highlights from Lenzerheide, Switzerland with coverage of the women's downhill, slalom and combined events. Producer Lakviar Singh
EditorGraemeReidOavies

Contributors

Unknown:
Carl Froch
Unknown:
David Walker.
Unknown:
Jim Neilly
Unknown:
Richie Woodhall
Unknown:
Paula Radcllffe
Unknown:
Paula Radcliffe.
Unknown:
Robert Smith
Unknown:
Beat Mandli
Producer:
Lakviar Singh

Regional Variations (2)

Big Cat Diary

Series 4

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Simon King watches cheetahs, Jonathan Scott sees an elusive male leopard and Saba Douglas-Hamilton watches a contented lion pride. Show more

A Wild Dog's Story. The challenges facing one of the world's most endangered creatures are explored through researcher Dr J Weldon "Tico" McNutt's recollections of Newky, a wild dog who struggled for survival against seemingly insurmountable odds in the wilderness of Botswana's Okavango delta. Producers Mike Holding and Tania Jenkins ; Series editor Michael Gunton
Natural World: Cats under Serengeti Stars can be seen at 8.05pm on New Year's Day as part of Ultimate Wild Night

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr J Weldon
Unknown:
Tania Jenkins
Editor:
Michael Gunton

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

David Attenborough celebrates a dozen of the best wildlife spectacles from across the planet, revealing a world that bursts to life with the passage of the seasons.

Regional Variations (2)

Top Gear

Series 1

Episode 9

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Motoring magazine show presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Jason Dawe and Richard Hammond. Features Subaru Forester, Cool Wall, Insider Dealing and Golf R32.

Satirical drama adapted from Chuck Palahniuk 's novel.
Meeting by chance, salesman Tyler Durden and an office worker conceive the Fight Club, where disaffected young men seeking release from their frustrations can beat each other up with bare knuckles. Their idea is hugely successful, but as Tyler becomes a cult hero, his actions grow increasingly reckless. Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director David Fincher (1999, 18)

Contributors

Unknown:
Chuck Palahniuk
Unknown:
Tyler Durden
Director:
David Fincher
Tyler Durden:
Brad Pitt
Narrator:
Edward Norton
Maria Singer Helena:
Bonham Carter
Robert Paulsen Meat:
Loaf Aday
Angel Face:
Jared Leto
Chloe:
Rachel Singer
Detective Andrew:
Van Quattro
Detective Kevin:
Markus Redmond
Detective Walker:
Michael Girardin
Richard Chesler:
Zach Grenier
Intern at hospital:
Richmond Arquette
Thomas:
David Andrews

Work Experience. Donna's first day is dominated by an email containing a lewd picture that is doing the rounds. Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Producer Ash Atalla For cast see Boxing Day

Contributors

Directed By:
Ricky Gervais
Producer:
Ash Atalla

Tonight Phill Jupitus is joined by guests Abs Breen , formerly of Five, and UB40's Robin Campbell , while
Bill Bailey is joined by Robin's brother and UB40 frontman Ali Campbell , as well as 1980s star Marilyn. Mark
Lamarr presides in his own irreverent manner.

Contributors

Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Abs Breen
Unknown:
Robin Campbell
Unknown:
Bill Bailey
Unknown:
Ali Campbell
Unknown:
Marilyn. Mark

Stuart Goddard , alias Adam Ant , remembers a year when he topped the charts and his band, the Ants, split up. It was also the year Duran Duran and Culture Club championed the New Romantic look, and pixie boots appeared for both boys and girls. Only Fools and Horses hit the small screen while Kim Wilde ,
Claire Grogan and Tom Selleck were the year's favourite pin-ups. Director Juliet Glaves I Love 1982 is tomorrow at 12.25am.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stuart Goddard
Unknown:
Adam Ant
Unknown:
Duran Duran
Unknown:
Kim Wilde
Unknown:
Claire Grogan
Unknown:
Tom Selleck
Director:
Juliet Glaves

Ronan Keating performs If
Tomorrow Never Comes and Van Morrison 's Brown Eyed Girl, Garbage play Shut Your Mouth and the Rolling Stones' Wild Horses and Blue give their rendition of Boyz II Men's Waters Run Dry plus their own Long Time.
More tomorrow at 1.55am First shown on BBC Choice

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronan Keating
Unknown:
Van Morrison

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