Channel 4: 25th December 1987

0800-0845: Teletext Pages
Followed by the EPT-1 test card.

0930: The Christmas Messenger
Canadian film combining animation, film sequences and Christmas carols.

1000: The Story of Abba

1050: Christmas Crackers
Animation for children.

1100: Christmas Oratorio
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

1345: Christmas Sermon: A Wink of Heaven
A depiction of Archbishop Thomas Becket’s Christmas sermon in 1170, four days before he was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral.

1410: The Mysteries – The Nativity

1630: Countdown
The final of the 14th series.

1715: The Queen
Speaks to the Commonwealth.

1725: Film: The Snowman

1800: The Amadeus Quartet
Behind the scenes of the famous quartet filmed in 1973 by LWT to mark their 25th anniversary.

1845: Channel 4 News Summary

1847: Film: Five Days of Summer
Starring Sean Connery.

2050: Everybody Say Yeah!
Paul Simon introduces American gospel music.

2200: The Golden Girls

2230: The Last Resort
With Jonathan Ross.

2320: Dire Straits Live in ’85 at Wembley Arena

0050: The Decameron

0100: Film: Street of Crocodiles
Animated film.

0125: Film: Wild Style

0300: Closedown