BBC Prime 14.12.04



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BBC Prime 14.12.04

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Tuesday 14.12.04 (GMT)


9.00am Location, Location, Location Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer help a career woman searching for a two-bedroom flat in north-west London. Having spent time in Hong Kong, she wants a home that conforms to the rules of feng shui — but soon discovers such properties don't come cheap

9.30am Ready, Steady, Cook Kitchen duel in which two celebrity chefs race to create a meal in just 20 minutes (888)

10.15am Big Strong Boys Jake Robinson and Gavin Lowe visit Nash Mills, Hertfordshire to update an undecorated lounge with a new fireplace, storage area and improved lighting

10.45am Trading Up Designers Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan find a perfect home for a buyer in Solihull

11.15am Bargain Hunt Two teams are challenged to scour an antiques fair and pick up bargains to sell for profit at auction

11.45am Weakest Link Anne Robinson hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants answer questions as a team, eliminating the poorest players as they go (888) (Stereo)

12.30pm Doctors Ben has a shock in store for Chloe, and Mac is the bearer of bad news when an ambitious son's dreams are shattered. Medical drama, starring Christopher Timothy, Dominic Hecht, Joanne Zorian and Catherine Boland (888) (Stereo)

1.00pm EastEnders When Sharon drops some files in the cafe, Stacey uses the opportunity to steal her phone and cause trouble using Dennis's number. Billy tells Alfie that whenever he looks at Freddie, he sees Little Mo's rapist, and Ian tries to convince Derek to recast the roles in the Nativity play after Lucy didn't get the role of Mary

1.30pm Passport to the Sun Life in Majorca during the holiday season, presented by Nadia Sawalha

2.00pm Elephant — The Search for Virgo Presenter Saba Douglas-Hamilton returns to Tanzania to hunt out a family friend — a 55-year-old elephant named Virgo who has so far been lucky enough to escape the poacher's gun

2.30pm Teletubbies Po gets covered in snow after riding her scooter into a tree

2.55pm Tweenies The pals have a game of hide-and-seek — but Jake doesn't play by the rules

3.15pm Bits and Bobs The adventures of two inquisitive balls of fluff who are keen to find out about the world

3.30pm Yoho Ahoy! Animated pirate adventures with Captain Bilge and the Rubber Duck crew

3.35pm Tikkabilla Pre-school magazine show, with music, rhymes and stories

4.05pm Bring It On Ania Dykczak and Fran Beauman learn to scuba dive so they can explore the undersea world and photograph a great white shark

4.30pm Weakest Link Anne Robinson hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants answer questions as a team, eliminating the poorest players as they go (888) (Stereo)

5.15pm Big Strong Boys Sarah Matravers, Jake Robinson and Gavin Lowe make use of creative storage ideas and lighting to spruce up a mismatched lounge and dining room in Wigston, Leicestershire

5.45pm Bargain Hunt Two teams are challenged to scour an antiques fair and pick up bargains to sell for profit at auction

6.15pm Ready, Steady, Cook Kitchen duel in which two celebrity chefs race to create a meal in just 20 minutes (888)

7.00pm Doctors Tasha's homecoming party leads to tension as Chloe gets her comeuppance. Meanwhile, Helen has a birthday she'd rather forget. Medical drama, starring Shabana Akhtar Bakhsh, Keeley Mills and Corrinne Wicks

7.30pm EastEnders Dennis falls into Sharon's arms in Angie's Den, with both of them unaware that Zoe is looking for them. Little Mo shuts herself away with Freddie after clashing with Billy and the twins are disappointed by Ian's birthday surprise of pizza and a video, until Jane turns up to save the day by taking them bowling

8.00pm Weird Nature The use of narcotics in the animal kingdom, revealing humans aren't the only mammals with potential addiction problems. A study of green vervet monkeys on the Caribbean island of St Kitts proves that primates soon get a taste for alcohol, three quarters of cats get high on catnip which contains an oil similar to the chemicals found in tom-cat urine, and reindeer regularly consume the red-and-white fly agaric mushroom — well known for its hallucinogenic properties

8.30pm Steve Leonard's Extreme Animals The intrepid veterinarian relies on paragliders, climbing gear, microlites and his fierce determination to experience life from the perspective of creatures that live in perilously high altitudes. Launching himself from the Himalayan Peaks on his durable glider he soars with griffin vultures, before taking a trip to the tree tops with a lemur and investigating how a gaggle of goslings are able to ascend the lofty heights of Everest twice a year

9.00pm Top Gear The boys are joined by quintessential “It” girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, as Jeremy Clarkson tests Renault's futuristic car the Vel Satis and Richard Hammond drives the new BMW Z4 roadster

10.00pm Human Instinct Professor Robert Winston investigates what drives the instinct of altruistic behaviour, a condition which has evolved over a million years, stemming from the natural impulse of humans to protect their children. His exploration begins with an insight into the anatomy of the brain which, designed to mirror emotions, allows people to feel empathy for strangers, a significant characteristic which has helped humankind become the planet's dominant species

10.50pm Black Cab Short film set in a London taxi, focusing on a cabbie who picks up a jogger with an unusual training routine. Stephen Tompkinson and Harriet Walter star

11.00pm Casualty Part one. Harry puts his colleagues' lives at risk during an underground bonding exercise after ignoring the marked route and slipping down a shaft. As the hole floods, Simon volunteers to swim underwater to an opening, but in a moment of confusion knocks his head against a rock and fails to resurface. Charlie presents Dan with a court order to stop him taking Louis out of the country, Fin is furious with Comfort for turning to drink after a child dies in her arms and Jim tries unsuccessfully to contact Nikki and Andy. Medical drama, starring Simon McCorkindale, Christine Stephen-Daly and Christopher Colquhoun

11.50pm Holby City Kath reluctantly agrees to meet Father Michael, who tells her he's finsihed with the Church for good, but she makes it clear she regrets their romance — leading the clergyman to take desperate measures. Alex pleads with Jess to think about the future and not go ahead with the pregnancy just to spite him

1.00am Learning Zone
Leonardo Alan Yentob presents a biography of Leonardo da Vinci, revealing the extraordinary story, vision and unfulfilled dreams of the Renaissance genius. He begins by chronicling the artist's early years, from his illegitimate birth in 1452 to his apprenticeship in Florence to master craftsman Andrea del Verrocchio. In his twenties, he made a name for himself by painting an angel and later moved to Milan where he won the patronage of the powerful Duke. During this period he painted masterpieces including The Last Supper and the Madonna of the Rocks, and designed a parachute, which leading skydiver Adrian Nicholas has built using Leonardo's original designs. Featuring a series of performances by actor Mark Rylance as the artist 2.00am Son of God Jeremy Bowen traces the life of Jesus 3.00am Civilisation Realism in painting 4.00am The Road to Riches The first Islamic entrepreneurs 5.00am Starting Business English Commercial English 5.30am Learning English with Ozmo Educational series. (Age 5-9)

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