Things to do in the next 24 hours . . .
Jonathan Ross presents an extra large Christmas spectacular with guests Tom Cruise, Inbetweeners stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley and Blake Harrison, Tim Minchin and Il Volo. The Jonathan Ross Show is on ITV1 from pm tonight. Puss in Boots is the perfect film to keep children entertained during the preChristmas frenzy. It’s on at Peterborough Showcase Cinemas at 11.45am, 2pm, 4.25pm, 7.05pm and .30pm today. Settle down on the sofa and watch E.T. tomorrow. Steven Spielberg’s Oscar winner is about a boy’s close encounter with a stranded alien which leads to a unique friendship. BBC2 from 3.35pm. The PDC World Darts Championship is into the second round stage. There have been some great matches so far including the shock exit of Raymond van Barneveld. Tonight’s games include James Wade against Jelle Klaasen. Sky Sports 1 from 7pm. Martin Freeman and Ricky Tomlinson star in Nativity tonight. The film is an improvised comedy based around a school nativity play. BBC2 from 6.20pm. tonight. At Club Revolution, in Park Road, Radicus, Whisky Jax and We Are Fiction are all on the bill from 7pm. Today’s Santa special times at Wansford’s Nene Valley Railway station are 11.25am, 12.45pm and 2.10pm. To book tickets call 01780 784444. It looks set to be a busy night for the Mad Scatter’s tea party at the Stamford Voodoo Lounge tomorrow. Entry is free from pm.