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06.00 Havakazoo
(Can the Can) Educational fun for youngsters. Patricia tells Plum about recycling, and Plum delivers a cake to the recycling centre. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

06.30 Dappledown Farm
(Noises) Brian Cant presents the children's series set on a farmyard. Dapple is worried about the strange noises in his stable - could it be the mice? (Repeat)

06.55 Milkshake Christmas Special
Children's programmes presented by Andy Ford. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

07.15 When I Grow up
(Magician) Children try out an occupation of their choice. Nicholas helps a magician entertain children at a birthday party. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

07.25 Rolie Polie Olie
Magical adventures of the clockwork boy. Three stories including `Rolie Polie Pogo', `Not So Easy Pieces' and `Gotta Dance'. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

08.00 Bear in the Big Blue House
(A Berry Bear Christmas) Creative play for preschool children. Bear sings the story of the Winter Berry tradition. (Part 2) (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

08.30 Jay Jay the Jet Plane
Double bill of the children's animation. In `Jay Jay's Christmas Adventure 1', Tracy and Herky plan how to meet Santa Claus. In `Jay Jay's Christmas Adventure 2', a visit from Santa teaches the planes that it is more fun to give than to receive. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

09.00 Enchanted Tales
(Snow White) A cartoon retelling of the classic story featuring the wicked Queen, the seven dwarves and the handsome prince. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

10.00 Robotica
Ahmet Zappa presents this six-part series in which home-made robots battle each other in a fight to the death over three gruelling rounds, in the aim of finding the ultimate winner. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

11.00 Weird, Bad and Ugly
(Bad Nature) Tony Robinson narrates a lighthearted series looking at some of the more unusual members of the animal kingdom. This edition features the wolf, the toad, the scorpion and the coyote. Featuring archive footage and film clips. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

12.00 The Day that Changed the World
Members of the public share their thoughts on the recent acts of terrorism in America. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

12.30 Home and Away
Kimberly Cooper, Beau Brady, Rebecca Cartwright. Gypsy's 18th birthday is a disaster. Noah gives Hayley the cold shoulder. June forces Fisher to forget Judith. (Repeat) (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo) (Followed by 5 News Update)

13.00 Family Affairs
David Easter, Nicola Duffett, Jemma Walker. Paul is stunned that Kelly is carrying Matt and Karen's baby. Luke arrives for Christmas still carrying a torch for Nikki. Cat is elated to get a seasonal proposal from Jim. (Repeat) (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

13.30 Cher - behind the Music
A profile of the American singer and actress, whose career took off in the 1960s when she scored hits with her then husband Sonny Bono. Her career dropped off in the 1970s but took off again in the 1980s when she matched success in her singing career with some acclaimed roles as an actress, winning an Oscar for `Moonstruck'. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

14.45 Film: ``Nickelodeon''
(1976, Comedy) Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds, Tatum O'Neal, Brian Keith, Stella Stevens, John Ritter. Comedy about the early days of movie-making, based on stories from real-life directors. Two men land jobs on a production of a film, one a struggling actor and the other a lawyer with designs on becoming a director. With their lack of experience painfully obvious, they both decide to make a play for the film's leading lady. (Oracle)

17.00 The Real Castaway
Newsreader Martin Popplewell returns to the remote Pacific island where he spent seven months at the age of eighteen. He is reunited with the `Girl Friday' who he shared the time and experience with. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

18.00 Home and Away
Cameron Welsh, Brendan McKensy, Chris Egan, Tammin Sursok, Zac Drayson. It is the day of Shauna's operation. Hayley decides to teach Noah a lesson. Kirsty becomes obsessed with becoming a sporting success. (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

18.30 Family Affairs
Miles Anderson, David Easter, Miles Petit. Jim asks Kat to keep their engagement quiet to give him a chance to explain to Nikki but things do not go according to plan. Deke celebrates the African festival of Kwanzaa. Ziggy is interested to learn that Charlie, Deke's drummer, is a girl. (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo) (Followed by 5 News Update)

19.00 House Doctor
(Clutter and Red Flag Compilation) Home improvement series with Californian real-estate agent Ann Maurice and Alistair Appleton. A look back at some of the series highlights; getting to grips with de-cluttering, turn offs for potential buyers and essential accessories to create the perfect room. (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

19.30 5 News
National and international news with Charlie Stayt. (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo) (Followed by Weather)

20.00 Barracuda!
Documentary on sea life exploring the myths surrounding the predatory and ferocious barracuda. (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo) (Followed by 5 News Update)

21.00 Film: ``The Woman in Red''
(1984, Comedy) Gene Wilder, Kelly LeBrock, Charles Grodin, Joseph Bologna, Judith Ivey, Michael Huddleston. Romantic comedy about a happily married family man who would never consider an affair - until he meets a beautiful `woman in red'. Suddenly he is totally infatuated and desperate to make her acquaintance. But, as he tries out various schemes to sneak out to meet her, he realises that adultery is not quite as easy as it looks. (Repeat) (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo) (Including 5 News Update) (Followed by 5 News Update)

22.40 Urban Gothic II
(Dollhouse Burns) Kelle Spry, Ania Sowinski, David Crow. Series of supernatural dramas. Two-part story of an agent investigating the discovery of a teenager frozen in a genetic laboratory. Jude continues his quest against 'the heart' and must face his lost love and his arch nemesis. (Part 2) (Oracle) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

23.15 Peter Kay Live at the Top of the Tower
Lancashire comedian Peter Kay performs his stand-up routine at the glamorous venue of Blackpool Tower. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

24.15 outTHERE
A look at the weird and wonderful world of cult film and video. Presented by TV babe Eden, the programme features recuts, mixes and clips from an array of cult, classic and outrageous films.

24.40 Film: ``Selena''
(1997, Biopic) Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Constance Marie. Drama based on the life and career of the young Mexican-American singer who was murdered just as she was on the verge of crossing over from the Tejano pop scene to the mainstream. From her early start to her success at 17, the film follows Selena's progress, until she was shot by the woman who ran her fan club. (Nicam Digital Stereo)

02.45 Film: ``The Mommy Market''
(1993, Comedy) Sissy Spacek, Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Michael Metchik, Asher Metchik, Maureen Stapleton. Three children decide that their mother does not meet their standards, so they cast a spell which allows them to pick a new mother from the `Mommy Market'. After three disastrous replacements, the kids realise that they were lucky to have the original - but is it too late to get her back? (Nicam Digital Stereo)

04.05 To Be Announced

04.30 Police Academy - The Series
(Karate Cops) Matt Borlenghi, Joe Flaherty, Jeremiah Birkett, Heather Campbell, Christine Gonzales. Spin-off sitcom based on the popular film series. Commandant Helfilfinger orders Chinese food and finds a valuable ruby in his fortune cookie. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

05.15 Police Academy - The Series
(A Horse of Course) Matt Borlenghi, Joe Flaherty, Jeremiah Birkett, Heather Campbell, Christine Gonzales. Spin-off sitcom from the popular film comedies. When Lester befriends a stolen horse, he and the other cadets must save the animal. (Repeat) (Nicam Digital Stereo)

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