A preview of Christmas Eve on BBC One.

VIDEO: BBC One continuity including programme promotion for Christmas Eve. Announcer: David Miles. Voiceover: Charles Nove. TX DATE: 23rd December 1988. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 26397-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: Charles Nove takes us through the Christmas Eve evening line-up on BBC One:

5.45pm Film: Santa Claus: The Movie. Starring Dudley Moore as Santa’s sprightly assistant.

7.30pm ‘Allo ‘Allo! Rene is in festive mood.

8pm Last of the Summer Wine. There are three Santas preparing for the festive season.

9.10pm Film: Jagged Edge. The first television screening. Jeff Bridges and Glenn Close star in this dramatic courtroom thriller.

10.55pm Christmas Eve with Val Doonican.

11.35pm The First Communion of Christmas.

12.35pm Movie Classics: The Searchers.

[00:00:46] PROGRAMME GRAPHIC: for The Dirty Dozen – The Next Mission – coming up in 45 minutes on BBC One.

Lee Marvin stars as an insubordinate major who is given the choice between court martial and a suicide mission to kill a high-ranking German officer.

[00:01:03] IDENT: link into Blackadder’s Christmas Carol.


PICTURED: BBC One programme menu graphic. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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