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Singapore to Bangkok. Actor Stephen Tompkinson enjoys the Eastern and Oriental Express.
Stalingrad. The legend of German mastery on land was dispelled by their defeat at Stalingrad. Many were killed as the army was beaten for the first time. (BW and Colour)
10.45 Wolf Pack. Defeat in the Atlantic looms for the Allies as Germany's attempts to starve Britain by attacking ships bringing supplies from North America prove successful. (BW and Colour)
Period drama adapted from Louisa May Alcott's novel. New England, 1860s: with their father away fighting in the Civil War, the March sisters are left to be brought up by their mother. Soon they are experiencing the joy and pain of romance. Review page 57. (1949, U)
Second World War action drama, showing as part of the John Wayne in... strand, portraying the fortunes of two US Navy officers.
Captain Rockwell Torrey is sent in search of the Japanese fleet, while his friend Commander Paul Eddington discovers a personal tragedy. Widescreen. Review page 57.
Director Otto Preminger (1965, PG) (BW)
The season continues with The Alamo, tonight at 6.20pm
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
The pair take up journalism.
Starring Wilfred Brambell and Harry H Corbett
(The film "Steptoe and Son Ride Again" is at 1am on BBC1)
The vicar calls,asking for an article on rag and bone men for the church magazine's centenary edition. Harold writes the article, but Albert makes the contribution of a crossword.
Radio star David Jacobs guests as Frank starts yet another new job in the 1975 Christmas special. Written by Raymond Allen
Another episode on Saturday 28 December at 6.10pm
Nine hairdressers take on the "queen of mean" to win up to Â£10,000.
Continuing the season of films in the John Wayne in... strand with this historical western, which is directed by and stars Wayne. A re-creation of events in the town of San Antonio in 1836, when a band of Texans and their supporters battled against overwhelming odds to defend a Spanish mission from Mexican troops. Widescreen. Review page 57.
(1960. PG) The season continues with The Horse Soldiers, tomorrow at 6.05pm
Regional Variations (2)
Gladiator's Maximus discusses plans for renovations to some ancient ruins with an unsuspecting builder and plumber, and Doctor Who visits cabaret clubs.
Regional Variations (3)
Behind the scenes of Radio 4 comedy shows. Dead Ringers features spot-on impressions, but how do the team hold on to a sense of their own identity? Show more
Behind the scenes of the Radio 4 comedy Just a Minute, with Nicholas Parsons, Paul Merton, Clement Freud, Linda Smith and Ross Noble. Show more
It's bad news in the last of the first series, as Brent hears his Slough branch is to be merged. Though there will be losses, his position is safe. Can he let his team down? Peter Purves Himself
A rerun of series two begins 11pm tomorrow
Tony Blackburn, Gary Moore , Mint Royale's Chris Baker and comedian Jackie Clune guest on another slice of the comic quiz, featuring Mark Lamarr. The ubiquitous Tony Blackburn: page 13
Miami Vice, Max Headroom and Live Aid dominated TV screens, Bruce Springsteen and Prince filled the airwaves and hardy perennials Doc Marten and Levi's ruled the roost in the fashion world. Singer, model and Bond villain Grace Jones hosts a look back at 1985.
Director Marina Warsama 1 Love 1986 is tomorrow at 12 midnight
Gabrielle performs her own Out of Reach and Carole King 's It's Too Late, Mercury Rev play their Little Rhymes and Black Sabbath 's Planet Caravan, and Travis offertheir Flowers in the Window and Queen's KillerQueen. Host Dermot O'Leary interviews the artists. More tomorrow at 1.30am First shown on BBC Choice