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Christmas 1982

 Christmas Eve 1982 - Friday 24th December 1982 - BBC-1 Television
9:20am Charlie Brown's Christmas
9:45am The Wombles
9:50am Jackanory: Cherryl Campbell reads The Snow Queen
10:05am Why Don't You ...?
10:25am Battle of the Planets (cartoon series): Island of Fear
10:50am Play Chess
11:00am Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946 film) starring Johnny Wesissmuller (b-w)
12:10pm Edgar Kennedy: Rough On Rents (1942 RKO short)
12:30pm News After Noon, with Jan Leeming
12:45pm See-Saw: Pigeon Street: for younger viewers
1:00pm The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964 film) starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason
3:55pm Play School
4:20pm Mighty Mouse
4:25pm Jackanory: Jeremy Irons reads Paul Galico Stories: The Small Miracle part 2
4:40pm Hong Kong Phooey
4:55pm Crackerjack: Introduced by Stu Francis, Special Guests: Keith Harris and Orville
5:35pm Paddington
5:40pm Evening News, with Jan Leeming
5:55pm Regional News
6:05pm The Kids International Show
6:35pm 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954 Disney film) starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason
8:40pm Christmas with Terry and June
9:10pm Main News, with Jan Leeming
9:25pm Oh Yes I am .... Oh No You're Not!: documentary looking at pantomimes, commentary by Prunella Scales
10:20pm Carry On ... Don't Lose Your Head (1967 film) starring Sidney James, Kenneth Williams
11:50-12:50am Midnight Mass of the Nativity: from the Church of Our Lady and St Joseph Hanwell, Middlesex

Christmas Eve 1982 - Friday 24th December 1982 - BBC-2 Television
11:00-11:25am Play School
2:00pm The Islanders (1/4)
2:30pm Schools Prom, from the Royal Albert Hall
3:10pm The Book Game (new series) introduced by Robert Robinson
3:40pm A Christmas Carol, with Michael Bryant
3:55pm Sellers over Christmas: I'm All Right Jack (1960 film)
starring Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Richard Attenborough
5:40pm K9 and Company: Dr Who spin-off starring Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith
6:30pm The Year They Raised The Mary Rose
7:35pm News Summary
7:40pm A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols from King's
8:40pm The Forgotten Voyage: The Story of Alfred Russel Walker, written by Elaine Morgan
10:00pm The Old Grey Whistle Test presents Elton John, from the Hammersmith Odeon, London
11:00pm News on 2: with Jan Leeming
11:05pm Russell Harty: at home in Yorkshire
11:50-1:25am The Gathering (TV film) starring Edward Asner, Maureen Stapleton

Christmas Eve 1982 - Friday 24th December 1982 - ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:30am Sesame Street
10:30am A Handful of Songs: Keith Field, Maria Morgan
10:40am One Upon a Time: Mark Wynter tells the story of Puss-in-Boots
10:55am The Dollar Bottom, with Robert Urquahart, Rikki Fulton. A humorous tale set in Scotland in 1953.
11:30am A Christmas Treat: Author Edna O'Brien reads her own story 'The Dazzle'.
12noon Aldabra - Island of Giant Tortoises (documentary)
1:00pm ITN News at One
1:20pm Thames News
1:30pm The Journey: Kim Goody, Gordon Neville, Robin Askwith
2:00pm We Six Kings: The King's Singers, from Nostell Priory, Yorkshire
2:30pm Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1975 film) starring Bruce Dern, Madeline Kahn
4:15pm Strawberry Ice: Spectacular fantasy on Ice
5;15pm The Goodies Christmas Special: Snow White 2
5:45pm ITN News
6:00pm Thames Weekend News
6:30pm Punchlines: Lennie Bennett hosts

Christmas Eve 1982 - Friday 24th December 1982 - ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
7:00pm A Christmas Lantern: Cliff Richard, Wayne Sleep
8:00pm In Loving Memory: Thora Hird, Christopher Beeny
8:30pm The Stanley Baxter Hour
9:30pm ITN News
9:45pm A Christmas Carol: Operetic setting for Dickens' classic tale
11:45-12:30pm Watchnight Service: from St Andrew's and St George's Church of Scotland, Edinburgh


Christmas Day 1982 - Saturday 25th December 1982 - BBC-1 Television
8:40am The All-New Pink Panther Show
9:00am Carols from Buckfast
9:45am Christmas Parade: Hyde Park Barracks: The Queen's Life Guard
10:35am Christmas Morning Service: from St Chad's Church, Lichfield
11:40am Raccoons on Ice (musical cartoon) narrated by Rich Little, voices of Rita Coolidge and Leo Sayer
12:05pm Mister Quilp (1975 film) starring Anthony Newley, David Hemmings
2:00pm Top of the Pops '82: Christmas Party with Peter Powell, John Peel, Dave Lee Travis, Steve Wright,
Andy Peebles, Richard Skinner, Tommy Vance, Mike Smith and Mike Read
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm International Velvet (1978 film) starring Tatum O'Neal, Nanette Newman, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins
Written, Produced and Directed by Bryan Forbes
5:10pm News, with Jan Leeming
5:20pm Jim'll Fix It: Jimmy Savile
6:00pm The Paul Daniels Magic Christmas Show:
6:55pm Last of the Summer Wine: All Mod Conned: Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde
7:30pm The Two Ronnies Christmas Show: Guest: David Essex
8:15pm Agatha Christie's Death On The Nile (1978 film) starring Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot
10:30pm News, with Jan Leeming
10:40pm Perry Como: Christmas in Paris
11:30pm The Signalman: Ghost Story for Christmas
12:10-12:40am Christmas Night with The Spinners: at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Christmas Day 1982 - Saturday 25th December 1982 - BBC-2 Television
2:10pm The Islanders (2/4)
2:40pm Gold From the Deep: The Salvage of the Century: HMS Edinburgh: Narrated by Robert Powell
3:40pm The Book Game
4:10pm 25 Years in Space: A Horizon Special
5:20pm Sellers Over Christmas: The Millionairess (1960 film) starring Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren
6:45pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
6:50pm News on 2, with Jan Leeming
6:55pm The World About Us: On the Tracks of the Wild otter
7:45pm The World of James Joyce
9:35pm Richard Baker's Christmas Dozen: The Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Davis
10:40-12:35am Fedora (1978 film) starring William Holden. Produced, Directed & Screenplay by Billy Wilder

Christmas Day 1982 - Saturday 25th December 1982 - ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
9:00am Journey Back to Oz (1971 film) starring Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney
10:30am Christmas Morning Service: from Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady St. John's Wood, London
11:30am Enid Blyton's The Island of Adventure (1981 film)
1:00pm Film Fun at Christmas, with Derek Griffiths
2:00pm Andy Williams' Christmas Special
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm The Parent Trap (1961 Disney film) starring Hayley Mills
5:25pm ITN News
5:35pm 3-2-1: Christmas Special: host Ted Rogers
6:35pm Game for a Laugh: Henry Kelly, Matthew Kelly, Sarah Kennedy, Jeremy Beadle
7:25pm Bruce Forsyth's Play Your Cards Right
8:00pm The Black Hole (film) starring Maximillian Schell, Anthony Perkins
9:50pm Chas & Dave's Christmas Knees-up
10:50pm ITN News
10:55pm Cleo and John: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth
11:55pm The Triple Echo (1972 film) Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed


Christmas Sunday 1982 - 26th December 1982 - BBC-1 Television
9:00am See-Saw: The Flumps
9:15am Knock Knock
9:45am The Song and the Story, with Isla St. Clair
10:10am Asian Magazine
10:40am Sunday Worship: from St. Michael's Parish Church, Amersham
11:25am See Hear!
11:35am The Edinburgh Military Tatoo in 1982
12:45pm Junior Kick Start: Heat 1 (new series)
1:15pm World Cup '82: Jimmy Hill
1:45pm News Headlines
1:50pm Orphan Train (1979 TV film) starring Jill Eikenberry, Kevin Dobson
4:05pm Cheggers Plays Pop: Keith Chegwin
4:30pm The All-Star Record Breakers: Roy Castle
5:20pm Disney Time: with Rolf Harris
6:05pm News, with Jan Leeming
6:15pm Songs of Praise for Christmas: from Exeter Cathedral
7:15pm Hi-de-Hi!: Eruptions
8:00pm Airport 77 (1977 film) starring Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant
9:50pm News
10:00pm Call Me Kiri: Kiri Te Kanawa
11:00pm Men v Women: Golf tournament (new series)
11:50-12:25am The Ice House (repeat)

Christmas Sunday 1982 - 26th December 1982 - BBC-2 Television
12:55pm Horizon: The mysterious Mr Tesla
1:45pm The Islanders (3/4)
2:15pm The Lusitania File: A Newsnight special: reporter Peter Hobday
3:05pm World Cup Chess
3:35pm The Book Game: introduced by Robert Robinson
4:05pm Sellers Over Christmas: Two-Way Stretch (1960 film) starring Peter Sellers
5:30pm News Review, with Jan Leeming
6:05pm The Ghost Downstairs, starring Cyril Cusack
7:05pm Cricket: Fourth Test: Australia v. England
7:30pm The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
8:00pm The Barchester Chronicles: part 7 (final part): starring Donald Pleasance, Nigel Davenport
8:55pm News on 2, with Jan Leeming
9:00pm Bach Goes East
10:00pm Agatha Christe's Spider's Web: starring Penelope Keith
11:45-12:40am Glen Campbell in Dublin (RTE Production)

Christmas Sunday 1982 - 26th December 1982 - ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
9:00am Snow White Christmas
9:50am Day of Days: The Pope's visit to England
10:20am The Birth of Jesus Christ
10:50am The Bugs Bunny/ Road Runner Movie (1979 film)
12:30pm Survival Special: Tiger! Tiger!
1:30pm University Challenge: host Bamber Cascoigne
2:00pm Benji (1974 film) starring Edgar Buchanan
3:30pm The Krankies Christmas Club
4:15pm The Pyramind Game: host Steve Jones
4:45pm Pop Goes Christmas: guests, David Essex, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Duran Duran, Mari Wilson & The Wilsations,
Musical Youth, Shakin' Stevens, Simon Drake, The Nolans, Toto Coelo, Toyah Wilcox, St. Winifred's Choir
5:40pm Bullseye: host Jim Bowen
6:10pm ITN News
6:15pm Children Sing Christmas: with Nanette Newman
7:15pm Bear Island (1979 film) starring Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee
9:25pm Secombe at Christmas: Harry Secombe, guests Gemma Craven, Christopher Gable, Ray C. Davis
The Choirs of Leeds Parish & Malsis School
10:25pm ITN News
10:30pm Rod Stewart: Tonight He's Yours
12:10-12:30am The Amazing Years of Cinema: The Lovers: early screen romances


Boxing Day 1982 - Monday 27th December 1982 - BBC-1 Television
9:20am See-Saw: Trumpton
9:35am The All-New Pink Panther Show
9:55am The Wombles
10:00am Jackanory: Kenneth Williams
10:15am Why Don't You ...?
10:40am Battle of the Planets (sci-fi cartoon series)
11:00am Tarzan and the Huntress (1947 film) starring Johnny Weissmuller
12:15pm The Wonderful World of Disney
1:00pm The Pups Christmas (MGM cartoon)
1:10pm Junior Kick Start: Heat 2
1:35pm News Headlines
1:40pm Ben-Hur (1959 film) starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins
5:05pm News, with Moira Stuart
5:10pm Final Score, with David Icke
5:20pm Blankety Blank; host Terry Wogan
guests: Lorraine Chase, Dana, Diana Dors, Jimmy Edwards, Larry Grayson, Roy Hudd
5:55pm King Kong (1976 film) starring Jessica Lange, Jeff Bridges
8:05pm The Funny Side of Christmas
9:25pm News, with Moira Stuart
9:35pm Convoy (film) starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw
11:25pm Films of the Year; with Ian Johnstone
12:05-12:55am Status Qui Perform ..., from the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham

Boxing Day 1982 - Monday 27th December 1982 - BBC-2 Television
11:00-11:25am Play School
12:45pm Horse Racing from Wincanton
2:20pm The Islanders (4/4)
2:55pm Pacific Journey
3:30pm The Book Game, introduced by Robert Robinson
4:00pm Task Force South: BBC News Falklands Special, with Brian Hanrahan
5:30pm Shakespeare in Perspective: The Merry Wives of Windsor, with Jilly Cooper
5:55pm Jacqueline du Pré, and the Elgar Cello Concerto
7:05pm News Summary
7:10pm Cricket: Fourth Test: Australia v. England
7:35pm My Music for Christmas: questions set by Steve Race, with Frank Muir, Dennis Norden, John Amis, Ian Wallace
8:05pm Burden of Dreams (1982 film) starring Werner Herzog
9:35pm Marti Caine: guests Bucks Fizz, Juan Martin, Gene Pitney
10:25pm A Drop in the Ocean: the story of the SS Politician which sank in the waters of the Hebrides in 1941.
11:15pm News on 2, with Moira Stuart
11:25-1:15am Dance of the Vampires (1967 film) starring Roman Polanski, Jack MacGowran, Sharon Tate, Alfie Bass

Boxing Day 1982 - Monday 27th December 1982 - ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:30am Cockleshell Bay
9:40am Rainbow: Geoffrey Hayes
9:55am Stainless Steel and the Star Spies
10:45am Dangermouse
11:05am Black Beauty (1971 film) starring Mark Lister
1:00pm ITN News
1:05pm Horse Racing from Kempton
2:30pm Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982 TV film) hosted by Carol Burnett, Dom DeLuise, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Richard Bryor, Burt Reynolds. Salute to film comedy
5:15pm ITN News and Sport
5:30pm Give Is A Clue: host Michael Aspel
Una Stubbs' team: Suzanne Dando, Elaine Paige, Susannah York
Lionel Blair's team: Christopher Biggins, Patrick Mower, Freddie Starr
6:00pm Coronation Street
6:30pm Moonraker (1979 James Bond film) starring Roger Moore
9:00pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show: guests Robert Hardy, Rula Lenska, Richard Vernon, Wall Street Crash
Guest Appearances: Diana Dors, Denis Healey, Glenda Jackson, Andre Previn, Jimmy Young
10:00pm ITN News
10:15pm California Suite (1978 film) Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Maggie Smith
12:10-12:45am Replay '82: Elton Welsby: Sporting highlights of the past year

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