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      Christmas Eve Friday 24th December 1971

    10.00am Laurel and Hardy: Laughing Gravy

    YouTube Video

    10.20am Film : White Christmas (1954)
                   with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

    12.15pm The Night the Animals Talked

    12.40pm Jesus

      1.20pm Tom and Jerry Mice Follies

      1.30pm Mary, Mungo and Midge The Hospital

    YouTube Video

      1.45pm News, Weatherman Jack Scott

      1.55pm Film : Mr Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
    with James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara

      3.45pm Play School

      4.10pm Jackanory

      4.25pm Jack and the Beanstalk

      5.15pm Screen Test

      5.44pm Magic Roundabout

      5.50pm National News

      6.00pm Regional News

      6.15pm Tomorrow's World

      6.45pm Christmas Music

      7.30pm It's Cliff Richard

      8.15pm Film : Carrington VC (1955)

    10.00pm Main News

    10.15pm The Onedin Line

    11.05pm A Ghost Story for Christmas: The Stalls of Barchester

    11.50pm Midnight Mass of the Nativity

      1.05am Close

     Christmas Day Saturday 25th December 1971

     9.00am This is Christmas Morning

    9.30am Aspel's Christmas Crackers

    10.25am News Summary

    10.30am A Family Service

    11.30am The Order of St John, a Christmas
    Appeal on behalf of the Order of Chivalry

    11.35am The Basil Brush Show,
    Basil in Pantoland,
    featuring Derek Fowlds

    12.00 Rolf Harris : Meet the Kids, from
    Queen Mary's Hospital for Children,
    Carshalton, Surrey

    12.50pm Ken Dodd, introduces We Want to Sing

    1.15pm Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game

    2.15pm Top of the Pops 71, introduced by
      Jimmy Savile

    3.00pm The Queen

    3.10pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus

    4.15pm The Black and White Minstrel Show

    5.00pm Aladdin, starring Cilla Black, with
    Alfred Marks, Roy Castle
    and Norman Vaughan

    6.30pm News

    6.40pm Christmas Night with the Stars,
    introduced by Ronnie Corbett and
    Ronnie Barker,featuring
    Englebert Humperdink, Lulu,
    Vera Lynn,Harry Secombe,
    The New Seekers, Till Death Us Do Part,
    Bachelor Father, Dick Emery,
    A Policeman's Lot with Eric Sykes,
      Look Mike Yarwood, The Young Generation

    8.00pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show

    YouTube Video

    9.05pm Film : Arabesque (1966)
    with Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren,
    Alan Badel

    10.45pm The Good Old Days

    11.35pm The Countryman at Christmas

    11.55pm Reflection

    12.00 Closedown

    Christmas Sunday 26th December 1971


    11.00am Seeing and Believing

    11.30am 4472- Flying Scotsman

    12.10pm Horton Hears a Who

    12.55pm Peter and the Wolf

    1.00pm The World of Abbott and Costello

    2.15pm The Flying Falcons

    2.40pm Film : The Happy Years (1950)
    with Dean Stockwell, Darryl Hickman,
    Scotty Beckett

    4.25pm The Gang Show

    5.00pm Wildlife Spectacular

    6.05pm News

    6.15pm Noye's Fludde

    7.05pm Joy at Christmas

    7.25pm Brian Rix presents
    "She's Done It Again!"

    8.55pm News Summary

    9.00pm Die Fledermaus

    11.00pm The Life and Death of the Scharnhorst

    11.50pm Weatherman, Close

    Boxing Day Monday 27th December 1971


    9.00am Along the River

    9.15am Golden Silents

    9.40am Film : A Hard Day's Night(1964)
    with the Beatles

    11.05am Rock Island Climb

    11.30am Ask the Family

    12.00 Holiday Grandstand

    2.30pm It's a Christmas Knockout

    3.20pm The Virginian

    4.35pm Top of the Pops '71

    5.15pm News

    5.30pm Disney Time
    Introduced by Valerie Singleton,
    John Noakes and Peter Purves of Blue Peter
    with scenes from
    Sleeping Beauty
    Treasure Island
    Robin Hood
    Swiss Family Robinson
    Wind in the Willows
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    Bedknobs and Broomsticks

    6.15pm Dixon of Dock Green Wingy

    7.00pm A Special Dad's Army

    8.00pm Film :Carry on Cowboy (1966)
    with Sid James, Kenneth Williams,
    Jim Dale

    9.30pm Petula...and Friends

    10.20pm News

    10.30pm Humphrey Bogart

    11.30pm Weatherman

    Tuesday 28th December 1971 (Bank Holiday)


      9.00am Watch with Mother: Joe : Joe and the Nursery

      9.15am Film : Little Women (1949), with June Allyson

    11.00am Festival of Entertainment, show business in 1971

    12.00      Film : The General (1926), with Buster Keaton (b&w)

     1.10pm Grandstand (1.15, 1.45, 2.20, 2.50 Racing from Kempton,
                  2.05 Racing from Leopardstown, Show Jumping review 1971)

     3.55pm Here's Lucy  Lucy and the Generation Gap

     4.20pm Doctor Who Doctor Who and the Daemons

     5.50pm News, Weatherman Jack Scott

     6.00pm Tom and Jerry/Regional News

     6.10pm Transworld Top Team  Oban v Baltimore

     6.30pm Film : The Great Escape (1963)

     9.15pm News presented by Robert Dougall, Weather

     9.30pm Panorama: Review of the Year
                  The sights and sounds of 71

    10.25pm Presenting Keith Michell

    11.15pm To Build a Fire  based on Jack London's story

    12.05am Reflection

    12.10am Weatherman

    12.12am Regional News Headlines

      Christmas Eve Friday 24th December 1971


    11.00am Play School

    11.25am Closedown

    5.40pm Christmas on 2

    5.45pm Film : Show Boat (1951)
    with Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel

    7.30pm Wives and Daughters

    8.15pm News on 2

    8.30pm Review

    9.20pm Tales of Hoffmann

    11.30pm Star of Bethlehem

    11.50pm News on 2

    11.55pm Film : Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
    with Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn

    1.25am Closedown





     Christmas Day Saturday 25th December 1971


    10.30am Play School The Christmas Story, presented by
                   Derek Griffiths, Carol Chell

    10.55am How the Grinch Stole Christmas animation

    YouTube Video

    11.20am Close

    2.15pm Christmas on 2

    2.20pm The Man Who Loves Giants

    3.10pm The Royal Ballet in La Fille Mal Gardee

    4.50pm The Queen

    5.00pm I Can See It All, more magic from Dudley Foster

    5.30pm Double Feature : Double Feature:Part 1
    Film : A Distant Trumpet (1964)
    with Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain

    7.20pm News on 2 and Weather

    7.25pm Double Feature:Part 2
    Film : The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)
    with Jennifer Jones, John Gielgud, Bill Travers

    9.05pm Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie

    10.45pm The Little Angels, National Folk
    Ballet of Korea

    11.15pm News on 2

    11.20pm Film : Marnie (1964)

    1.25am Closedown

    Christmas Sunday 26th December 1971


    2.40pm Pickwick

    4.05pm News Review

    5.00pm Film : Joan of Arc
    with Ingrid Bergman, Francis L. Sullivan,
    J. Carrol Naish

    7.25pm Bird's-Eye View

    8.15pm Perry Como- in Person

    9.00pm Film : The Prize (1963)

    11.10pm News Summary

    11.15pm Germinal

    11.55pm Closedown

    Boxing Day Monday 27th December 1971


    11.00am Play School

    11.25am Close

    4.35pm Surrender to Everest

    6.05pm Abracadabra, cartoon

    6.15pm Hansel and Gretel

    8.00pm News on 2

    8.10pm Horizon

    8.55pm Thirty Minute Theatre : A Wen

    9.30pm Alas Smith and Jones

    10.20pm Call My Bluff

    10.50pm FIilm : Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

    with Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters

    12.30am Close

    Tuesday 28th December 1971 (Bank Holiday)

    11.00am Play School

    11.25am Close

     2.10pm Film : Hand in Hand (1962), starring John Gregson
    and Sybil Thorndike

     3.20pm The Sorrow and the Pity, a film of France
    under the Occupation (b&w)

      7.45pm News on 2 with Peter Woods, Weather

      8.00pm International Tennis Masters Tournament from Paris

      9.00pm Wheelbase

      9.30pm Paul Gallico's The Snow Goose, with Richard Harris
      and Jenny Agutter

    10.25pm News on 2, Weather

    10.30pm Private Eye TV 10 years of humour

    11.15pm The Old Grey Whistle Test