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Fri 24 Nov

5:15am
Film Snow Day (2000)
A New York borough is shut down during a blizzard - and a group of cheeky local children steal a snowplough in a desperate attempt to ensure the roads to their school stay closed as long as possible. Meanwhile, parents all over the city struggle to work out what to do with their offspring. Comedy, starring Chris Elliott, Mark Webber, Jean Smart, Chevy Chase, Iggy Pop, Pam Grier and Zena Grey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
7:00am
Film A Song For Christmas (2017)
Romance blossoms between two single parents, but then they discover that their daughters are bitter rivals at school. Can it still be a merry Christmas? Festive drama, starring Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Pippa Mackie
(Subtitles)

8:40am
Film A Christmas Carol (2009)
A foul-tempered Victorian miser who hates the festive season is visited on Christmas Eve by a series of ghosts. The spirits intend to make him mend his wicked ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future will hold for him if he does not change for the better. Animated fantasy based on Charles Dickens' novel, featuring motion-captured performances by Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:25am
Film The Grinch (2000)
A little girl residing in the Christmas-obsessed town of Whoville becomes fascinated with a grouchy creature living in the mountains. But her efforts to make him part of their celebrations leave him more bitter than ever, and he resolves to ruin the festive season. Fantasy comedy, based on Dr Seuss's children's book, with Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor and Molly Shannon. Anthony Hopkins narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
12:15pm
Film Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney favourites are trapped indoors by a huge snowstorm. To cheer up a grumpy Donald Duck, they decide to have a party - and end up reminiscing about the merry Christmases of years gone by. Animation featuring the voices of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille and Russi Taylor. Narrated by John Cleese

1:25pm
Film Home Alone 3 (1997)
Cheeky eight-year-old Alex Pruitt is delighted to be given a remote-controlled toy car by his neighbour - unaware it contains a stolen microchip. A gang of crooks heads to Alex's town with the intention of recovering the valuable item, but the resourceful youngster has prepared for their arrival with a series of nasty booby-traps. Comedy sequel, starring Alex D Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt and Lenny von Dohlen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
3:15pm
Film A Song For Christmas (2017)
Romance blossoms between two single parents, but then they discover that their daughters are bitter rivals at school. Can it still be a merry Christmas? Festive drama, starring Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Pippa Mackie
(Subtitles)

4:55pm
Film All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Two unhappy youngsters search out a department store Santa Claus, desperate for him to grant their wish of reuniting their parents before their mother marries her new boyfriend. Drama, starring Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch, Jamey Sheridan, Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall and Kevin Nealon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
6:35pm
Film The Magic Reindeer (2012)
A young reindeer frantically searches for his missing little brother. If he is to bring his sibling home safely in time for Christmas, he is going to need all the help he can get from his friends. Animated adventure sequel to The Flight Before Christmas, with the voices of Matthew Boyle, Darragh Kelly and Ned Dennehy
(Subtitles)

8:00pm
Film A Christmas Carol (2009)
A foul-tempered Victorian miser who hates the festive season is visited on Christmas Eve by a series of ghosts. The spirits intend to make him mend his wicked ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future will hold for him if he does not change for the better. Animated fantasy based on Charles Dickens' novel, featuring motion-captured performances by Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
9:45pm
Film The Grinch (2000)
A little girl residing in the Christmas-obsessed town of Whoville becomes fascinated with a grouchy creature living in the mountains. But her efforts to make him part of their celebrations leave him more bitter than ever, and he resolves to ruin the festive season. Fantasy comedy, based on Dr Seuss's children's book, with Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor and Molly Shannon. Anthony Hopkins narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
11:35pm
Film Bad Santa (2003)
A grumpy alcoholic safe-cracker takes a job as an in-store Father Christmas with a view to robbing his employers' premises - but a bullied child, a barmaid with a Santa fetish and an overzealous security guard look set to wreck his plans for an inside job. Black comedy, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Graham, Bernie Mac and John Ritter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
1:20am
Film Home Alone 3 (1997)
Cheeky eight-year-old Alex Pruitt is delighted to be given a remote-controlled toy car by his neighbour - unaware it contains a stolen microchip. A gang of crooks heads to Alex's town with the intention of recovering the valuable item, but the resourceful youngster has prepared for their arrival with a series of nasty booby-traps. Comedy sequel, starring Alex D Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt and Lenny von Dohlen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9
3:10am
Film All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Two unhappy youngsters search out a department store Santa Claus, desperate for him to grant their wish of reuniting their parents before their mother marries her new boyfriend. Drama, starring Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch, Jamey Sheridan, Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall and Kevin Nealon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
4:50am
Film The Nativity Story (2006)
A woman is visited by an angel and told she is to give birth to the son of God. While pregnant, she is forced to accompany her husband on an arduous journey to his birthplace, where King Herod knows of the prophecy and fears the birth of the child - and will go to any lengths to prevent it. Biblical drama, with Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac and Ciaran Hinds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5

Sat 25 Nov

6:40am
Film Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
Animated sequel to the Oscar-nominated Disney hit, which tells the tale of why the hairy hero of the original disliked the festive season, chronicling an evil plot to turn him against his one true love. With the voices of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach and David Ogden Stiers

8:05am
Film The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
A prince and princess prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, and make plans for a lavish celebration for the people of their kingdom. However, when an evil wizard plots to ruin the big day, the royal couple will need the help of their animal friends to set things right. Animated fantasy sequel, with the voices of Elle Deets and Yuri Lowenthal

9:35am
Film Almost Christmas (2016)
A retired mechanic who lost his wife a year earlier invites his daughters and sons to his house for a traditional celebration. However, it's not long before they start arguing, seemingly scuppering his chances of a happy Christmas. Comedy, starring Danny Glover, Romany Malco and Mo'Nique
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
11:35am
Film Love Actually (2003)
Ten interlinked stories of people searching for and finding love. While the newly elected, bachelor British prime minister is smitten by a junior staff member at 10 Downing Street, a heartbroken writer heads for France to get over a failed relationship, and a faded rock star aims to reinvent himself in time for Christmas. Richard Curtis's romantic comedy, with Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy and Liam Neeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
2:00pm
Film Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
Animated sequel to the Oscar-nominated Disney hit, which tells the tale of why the hairy hero of the original disliked the festive season, chronicling an evil plot to turn him against his one true love. With the voices of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach and David Ogden Stiers

3:25pm
Film The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
A prince and princess prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, and make plans for a lavish celebration for the people of their kingdom. However, when an evil wizard plots to ruin the big day, the royal couple will need the help of their animal friends to set things right. Animated fantasy sequel, with the voices of Elle Deets and Yuri Lowenthal

4:55pm
Film The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Father Christmas's festive preparations are disrupted when mischievous Jack Frost turns up at the North Pole on a secret mission to sabotage the toy factory. To add to Santa's woes, the parents of the pregnant Mrs Claus come to stay. Fantasy comedy sequel, starring Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell and Alan Arkin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
6:35pm
Film Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, tires of being scary and decides to take over the friendly world of Christmas. After kidnapping Santa, he prepares to take his place and do Christmas in his own ghoulish way. Stop-motion animated fantasy, with the voices of Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara and Paul Reubens, and a musical score by Danny Elfman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
8:00pm
Film Almost Christmas (2016)
A retired mechanic who lost his wife a year earlier invites his daughters and sons to his house for a traditional celebration. However, it's not long before they start arguing, seemingly scuppering his chances of a happy Christmas. Comedy, starring Danny Glover, Romany Malco and Mo'Nique
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
10:00pm
Film Love Actually (2003)
Ten interlinked stories of people searching for and finding love. While the newly elected, bachelor British prime minister is smitten by a junior staff member at 10 Downing Street, a heartbroken writer heads for France to get over a failed relationship, and a faded rock star aims to reinvent himself in time for Christmas. Richard Curtis's romantic comedy, with Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy and Liam Neeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
12:20am
Film Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, tires of being scary and decides to take over the friendly world of Christmas. After kidnapping Santa, he prepares to take his place and do Christmas in his own ghoulish way. Stop-motion animated fantasy, with the voices of Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara and Paul Reubens, and a musical score by Danny Elfman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
1:50am
Film The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Father Christmas's festive preparations are disrupted when mischievous Jack Frost turns up at the North Pole on a secret mission to sabotage the toy factory. To add to Santa's woes, the parents of the pregnant Mrs Claus come to stay. Fantasy comedy sequel, starring Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell and Alan Arkin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1
3:30am
Film Prancer (1989)
A nine-year-old farm girl finds a wounded reindeer she is sure belongs to Father Christmas, and lovingly nurses it back to health. Although her innocent attempts to contact Santa about his missing animal embarrass her family, her gentle nature and determination eventually remind the local community just what Christmas is really all about. Drama, with Rebecca Harrell, Sam Elliott and Cloris Leachman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
5:30am
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Special
A behind-the-scenes look at the latest trip into JK Rowling's wizarding world, including interviews with stars Eddie Redmayne and Colin Farrell

Rating: 9.4

Sun 26 Nov

6:00am
Film A Christmas Carol (1984)
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is given a Christmas Eve to remember when a quartet of ghosts - his dead business partner and the spirits of Christmases past, present and future - turn up determined to cure him of his money-grubbing ways. Adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic, starring George C Scott, Nigel Davenport, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, David Warner, Edward Woodward and Susannah York
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
7:50am
Film White Christmas (1954)
A pair of former soldiers start a new career as nightclub entertainers. They try to boost the popularity of their old commanding officer's struggling winter resort in Vermont by staging a series of extravagant shows, with a little help from their former army buddies and a talented singing sister act. Musical, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger, Sig Rumann, Mary Wickes, Anne Whitfield and Rosemary Clooney, featuring seasonal songs by Irving Berlin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
9:55am
The Top Ten Show
The Top Ten Show 2017
Clips from the UK and US Top Ten show you the best of what's on offer on the big screen

Rating: 8.2
10:10am
Film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Hapless youngster Kevin somehow manages to catch the wrong plane and finds himself heading for New York, while his family jets off to Florida. Having got his hands on his father's credit card, he is enjoying the good life staying in a luxury hotel - until he bumps into two familiar burglars with an axe to grind. Comedy sequel, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Brenda Fricker and Tim Curry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
12:15pm
Film The Polar Express (2004)
A boy begins to doubt whether Father Christmas really exists as he waits for the sound of sleigh bells on Christmas Eve. But he and hundreds of other lucky children receive a shock when a magical steam engine arrives in the night to take them to the North Pole and meet the man himself. Robert Zemeckis' animated adventure, based on Chris Van Allsburg's book, features the voices of Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis and Eddie Deezen

Rating: 8.4
2:05pm
Film Fred Claus (2007)
Santa's selfish brother Fred has been ostracised by his family for years, but when his crooked ways land him in jail, his brother comes along to bail him out on one condition - he must return to the family business and make toys for Christmas. But instead of cleaning up his act, Fred pushes Santa's patience to the limit with his far from festive attitude. Comedy, starring Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Rachel Weisz, Miranda Richardson and Kevin Spacey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
4:05pm
Film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Hapless youngster Kevin somehow manages to catch the wrong plane and finds himself heading for New York, while his family jets off to Florida. Having got his hands on his father's credit card, he is enjoying the good life staying in a luxury hotel - until he bumps into two familiar burglars with an axe to grind. Comedy sequel, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Brenda Fricker and Tim Curry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
6:10pm
Film Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
A married couple from Chicago decide to steer clear of the usual festive celebrations and keep their cash for a holiday in the sun, prompting a busybody neighbour to call on the local community to pull out all the stops to make them change their minds. Festive comedy based on a novel by John Grisham, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tim Allen, Dan Aykroyd and M Emmet Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
8:00pm
Film The Polar Express (2004)
A boy begins to doubt whether Father Christmas really exists as he waits for the sound of sleigh bells on Christmas Eve. But he and hundreds of other lucky children receive a shock when a magical steam engine arrives in the night to take them to the North Pole and meet the man himself. Robert Zemeckis' animated adventure, based on Chris Van Allsburg's book, features the voices of Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis and Eddie Deezen

Rating: 8.4
9:45pm
Film Fred Claus (2007)
Santa's selfish brother Fred has been ostracised by his family for years, but when his crooked ways land him in jail, his brother comes along to bail him out on one condition - he must return to the family business and make toys for Christmas. But instead of cleaning up his act, Fred pushes Santa's patience to the limit with his far from festive attitude. Comedy, starring Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Rachel Weisz, Miranda Richardson and Kevin Spacey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
11:45pm
Film Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
A married couple from Chicago decide to steer clear of the usual festive celebrations and keep their cash for a holiday in the sun, prompting a busybody neighbour to call on the local community to pull out all the stops to make them change their minds. Festive comedy based on a novel by John Grisham, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tim Allen, Dan Aykroyd and M Emmet Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
1:35am
Film White Christmas (1954)
A pair of former soldiers start a new career as nightclub entertainers. They try to boost the popularity of their old commanding officer's struggling winter resort in Vermont by staging a series of extravagant shows, with a little help from their former army buddies and a talented singing sister act. Musical, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger, Sig Rumann, Mary Wickes, Anne Whitfield and Rosemary Clooney, featuring seasonal songs by Irving Berlin
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
3:40am
Film A Christmas Carol (1984)
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is given a Christmas Eve to remember when a quartet of ghosts - his dead business partner and the spirits of Christmases past, present and future - turn up determined to cure him of his money-grubbing ways. Adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic, starring George C Scott, Nigel Davenport, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, David Warner, Edward Woodward and Susannah York
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
5:30am
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Special
A behind-the-scenes look at the latest trip into JK Rowling's wizarding world, including interviews with stars Eddie Redmayne and Colin Farrell

Rating: 9.4

Mon 27 Nov

6:00am
Film I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
A college student finds himself stranded in the middle of the desert dressed in a Santa suit - the result of a prank by his classmates. He faces no end of unexpected obstacles as he makes a cross-country journey to be with his family for the festive season. Comedy, starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna and Gary Cole

Rating: 7.6
7:40am
Get Santa Special
Behind the scenes on the festive comedy about a family that find Santa Claus sleeping in their garage

8:00am
Film A Song For Christmas (2017)
Romance blossoms between two single parents, but then they discover that their daughters are bitter rivals at school. Can it still be a merry Christmas? Festive drama, starring Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Pippa Mackie
(Subtitles)

9:40am
Film It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A hard-working, small-town businessman comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. At the last minute, his guardian angel pays him a visit and makes him realise his true worth by showing him what would have happened to those around him had he never been born. Fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 7.5
12:00pm
Film This Christmas (2007)
Various family members are reunited for the first time in years as they gather at their mother's house to celebrate Christmas. However, everyone brings their own problems to the party, and lies, marital infidelities and financial difficulties soon surface. Comedy drama, starring Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba and Loretta Devine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
2:10pm
Film The Nativity Story (2006)
A woman is visited by an angel and told she is to give birth to the son of God. While pregnant, she is forced to accompany her husband on an arduous journey to his birthplace, where King Herod knows of the prophecy and fears the birth of the child - and will go to any lengths to prevent it. Biblical drama, with Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac and Ciaran Hinds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
4:00pm
Film Christmas in the Smokies (2015)
A young woman battling to save her family's Smoky Mountain berry farm decides to organise a Christmas concert, calling in a favour from her country music star ex-boyfriend. Romantic drama, starring Sarah Lancaster, Barry Corbin and Alan Powell
(Subtitles)

5:40pm
Film It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A hard-working, small-town businessman comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. At the last minute, his guardian angel pays him a visit and makes him realise his true worth by showing him what would have happened to those around him had he never been born. Fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 7.5
8:00pm
Film This Christmas (2007)
Various family members are reunited for the first time in years as they gather at their mother's house to celebrate Christmas. However, everyone brings their own problems to the party, and lies, marital infidelities and financial difficulties soon surface. Comedy drama, starring Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba and Loretta Devine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
10:00pm
Film Bad Santa (2003)
A grumpy alcoholic safe-cracker takes a job as an in-store Father Christmas with a view to robbing his employers' premises - but a bullied child, a barmaid with a Santa fetish and an overzealous security guard look set to wreck his plans for an inside job. Black comedy, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Graham, Bernie Mac and John Ritter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
11:50pm
Film The Nativity Story (2006)
A woman is visited by an angel and told she is to give birth to the son of God. While pregnant, she is forced to accompany her husband on an arduous journey to his birthplace, where King Herod knows of the prophecy and fears the birth of the child - and will go to any lengths to prevent it. Biblical drama, with Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac and Ciaran Hinds
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
1:40am
Film I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
A college student finds himself stranded in the middle of the desert dressed in a Santa suit - the result of a prank by his classmates. He faces no end of unexpected obstacles as he makes a cross-country journey to be with his family for the festive season. Comedy, starring Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna and Gary Cole

Rating: 7.6
3:15am
Film Bad Santa (2003)
A grumpy alcoholic safe-cracker takes a job as an in-store Father Christmas with a view to robbing his employers' premises - but a bullied child, a barmaid with a Santa fetish and an overzealous security guard look set to wreck his plans for an inside job. Black comedy, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Lauren Graham, Bernie Mac and John Ritter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
5:00am
Film Home Alone 3 (1997)
Cheeky eight-year-old Alex Pruitt is delighted to be given a remote-controlled toy car by his neighbour - unaware it contains a stolen microchip. A gang of crooks heads to Alex's town with the intention of recovering the valuable item, but the resourceful youngster has prepared for their arrival with a series of nasty booby-traps. Comedy sequel, starring Alex D Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt and Lenny von Dohlen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.9

Tue 28 Nov

6:50am
Film Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, tires of being scary and decides to take over the friendly world of Christmas. After kidnapping Santa, he prepares to take his place and do Christmas in his own ghoulish way. Stop-motion animated fantasy, with the voices of Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara and Paul Reubens, and a musical score by Danny Elfman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
8:15am
Film Snow Day (2000)
A New York borough is shut down during a blizzard - and a group of cheeky local children steal a snowplough in a desperate attempt to ensure the roads to their school stay closed as long as possible. Meanwhile, parents all over the city struggle to work out what to do with their offspring. Comedy, starring Chris Elliott, Mark Webber, Jean Smart, Chevy Chase, Iggy Pop, Pam Grier and Zena Grey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
9:50am
Film One Magic Christmas (1985)
A careworn mother who has lost her enthusiasm for Christmas is visited by an angel intent on cheering her up. But the visitor's best efforts seem to backfire as a wave of misfortune engulfs her unhappy family. Drama, starring Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill, Elias Koteas and Robbie Magwood
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
11:25am
Film The Grinch (2000)
A little girl residing in the Christmas-obsessed town of Whoville becomes fascinated with a grouchy creature living in the mountains. But her efforts to make him part of their celebrations leave him more bitter than ever, and he resolves to ruin the festive season. Fantasy comedy, based on Dr Seuss's children's book, with Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor and Molly Shannon. Anthony Hopkins narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:15pm
Film A Christmas Carol (2009)
A foul-tempered Victorian miser who hates the festive season is visited on Christmas Eve by a series of ghosts. The spirits intend to make him mend his wicked ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future will hold for him if he does not change for the better. Animated fantasy based on Charles Dickens' novel, featuring motion-captured performances by Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
3:00pm
Film One Magic Christmas (1985)
A careworn mother who has lost her enthusiasm for Christmas is visited by an angel intent on cheering her up. But the visitor's best efforts seem to backfire as a wave of misfortune engulfs her unhappy family. Drama, starring Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill, Elias Koteas and Robbie Magwood
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
4:35pm
Film Santa's Little Helper (2015)
After getting the sack, a fast-talking businessman enters an elf competition to become Santa's next second-in-command. Comedy, starring Mike `The Miz' Mizanin, AnnaLynne McCord, Saraya-Jade Bevis
(Subtitles)

6:10pm
Film The Grinch (2000)
A little girl residing in the Christmas-obsessed town of Whoville becomes fascinated with a grouchy creature living in the mountains. But her efforts to make him part of their celebrations leave him more bitter than ever, and he resolves to ruin the festive season. Fantasy comedy, based on Dr Seuss's children's book, with Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor and Molly Shannon. Anthony Hopkins narrates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
8:00pm
Film A Christmas Carol (2009)
A foul-tempered Victorian miser who hates the festive season is visited on Christmas Eve by a series of ghosts. The spirits intend to make him mend his wicked ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future will hold for him if he does not change for the better. Animated fantasy based on Charles Dickens' novel, featuring motion-captured performances by Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
9:45pm
Film Trading Places (1983)
Two billionaire brothers engineer the downfall of a high-flying stockbroker, while giving a homeless conman all the advantages of wealth, as part of a bet to see whether heredity or upbringing determines character. Comedy, starring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche and Denholm Elliott
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
11:45pm
Film Krampus (2015)
A boy is left disillusioned with Christmas as his dysfunctional family spend the holiday arguing. They must soon learn to work together if they are to see New Year, when a monstrous demon appears, intent on punishing them for their lack of festive spirit - and which has the power to make the house's Christmas decorations take on murderous life. Comedy horror, starring Toni Collette and Emjay Anthony
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
1:30am
Film Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, tires of being scary and decides to take over the friendly world of Christmas. After kidnapping Santa, he prepares to take his place and do Christmas in his own ghoulish way. Stop-motion animated fantasy, with the voices of Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara and Paul Reubens, and a musical score by Danny Elfman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
2:55am
Film Santa's Little Helper (2015)
After getting the sack, a fast-talking businessman enters an elf competition to become Santa's next second-in-command. Comedy, starring Mike `The Miz' Mizanin, AnnaLynne McCord, Saraya-Jade Bevis
(Subtitles)

4:35am
Film Snow Day (2000)
A New York borough is shut down during a blizzard - and a group of cheeky local children steal a snowplough in a desperate attempt to ensure the roads to their school stay closed as long as possible. Meanwhile, parents all over the city struggle to work out what to do with their offspring. Comedy, starring Chris Elliott, Mark Webber, Jean Smart, Chevy Chase, Iggy Pop, Pam Grier and Zena Grey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5

Wed 29 Nov

6:10am
Film Trading Places (1983)
Two billionaire brothers engineer the downfall of a high-flying stockbroker, while giving a homeless conman all the advantages of wealth, as part of a bet to see whether heredity or upbringing determines character. Comedy, starring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche and Denholm Elliott
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
8:10am
Film Get Santa (2014)
An ex-convict trying to reconnect with his son discovers Santa Claus hiding in his garden shed, having crashed his new sleigh. Father and son try to help him get safely home back to Lapland, but end up on the run from the police when an attempt to recover his missing reindeer lands Santa behind bars. Festive comedy, starring Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall and Warwick Davis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
10:00am
Film Almost Christmas (2016)
A retired mechanic who lost his wife a year earlier invites his daughters and sons to his house for a traditional celebration. However, it's not long before they start arguing, seemingly scuppering his chances of a happy Christmas. Comedy, starring Danny Glover, Romany Malco and Mo'Nique
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
12:00pm
Film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Hapless youngster Kevin somehow manages to catch the wrong plane and finds himself heading for New York, while his family jets off to Florida. Having got his hands on his father's credit card, he is enjoying the good life staying in a luxury hotel - until he bumps into two familiar burglars with an axe to grind. Comedy sequel, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Brenda Fricker and Tim Curry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
2:05pm
Film Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney favourites are trapped indoors by a huge snowstorm. To cheer up a grumpy Donald Duck, they decide to have a party - and end up reminiscing about the merry Christmases of years gone by. Animation featuring the voices of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille and Russi Taylor. Narrated by John Cleese

3:15pm
Film The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
A prince and princess prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, and make plans for a lavish celebration for the people of their kingdom. However, when an evil wizard plots to ruin the big day, the royal couple will need the help of their animal friends to set things right. Animated fantasy sequel, with the voices of Elle Deets and Yuri Lowenthal

4:45pm
Film Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
Animated sequel to the Oscar-nominated Disney hit, which tells the tale of why the hairy hero of the original disliked the festive season, chronicling an evil plot to turn him against his one true love. With the voices of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach and David Ogden Stiers

6:10pm
Film Get Santa (2014)
An ex-convict trying to reconnect with his son discovers Santa Claus hiding in his garden shed, having crashed his new sleigh. Father and son try to help him get safely home back to Lapland, but end up on the run from the police when an attempt to recover his missing reindeer lands Santa behind bars. Festive comedy, starring Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall and Warwick Davis
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9
8:00pm
Film Almost Christmas (2016)
A retired mechanic who lost his wife a year earlier invites his daughters and sons to his house for a traditional celebration. However, it's not long before they start arguing, seemingly scuppering his chances of a happy Christmas. Comedy, starring Danny Glover, Romany Malco and Mo'Nique
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
10:00pm
Film Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Hapless youngster Kevin somehow manages to catch the wrong plane and finds himself heading for New York, while his family jets off to Florida. Having got his hands on his father's credit card, he is enjoying the good life staying in a luxury hotel - until he bumps into two familiar burglars with an axe to grind. Comedy sequel, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Brenda Fricker and Tim Curry
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
12:05am
Film Love Actually (2003)
Ten interlinked stories of people searching for and finding love. While the newly elected, bachelor British prime minister is smitten by a junior staff member at 10 Downing Street, a heartbroken writer heads for France to get over a failed relationship, and a faded rock star aims to reinvent himself in time for Christmas. Richard Curtis's romantic comedy, with Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy and Liam Neeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
2:30am
Film A Song For Christmas (2017)
Romance blossoms between two single parents, but then they discover that their daughters are bitter rivals at school. Can it still be a merry Christmas? Festive drama, starring Kelli Williams, Jonathan Scarfe and Pippa Mackie
(Subtitles)

4:15am
Film All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Two unhappy youngsters search out a department store Santa Claus, desperate for him to grant their wish of reuniting their parents before their mother marries her new boyfriend. Drama, starring Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch, Jamey Sheridan, Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall and Kevin Nealon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4

Thu 30 Nov

6:00am
Film The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
A prince and princess prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, and make plans for a lavish celebration for the people of their kingdom. However, when an evil wizard plots to ruin the big day, the royal couple will need the help of their animal friends to set things right. Animated fantasy sequel, with the voices of Elle Deets and Yuri Lowenthal

7:30am
Film Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
Animated sequel to the Oscar-nominated Disney hit, which tells the tale of why the hairy hero of the original disliked the festive season, chronicling an evil plot to turn him against his one true love. With the voices of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach and David Ogden Stiers

8:55am
Film Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney favourites are trapped indoors by a huge snowstorm. To cheer up a grumpy Donald Duck, they decide to have a party - and end up reminiscing about the merry Christmases of years gone by. Animation featuring the voices of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Tress MacNeille and Russi Taylor. Narrated by John Cleese

10:05am
Film The Polar Express (2004)
A boy begins to doubt whether Father Christmas really exists as he waits for the sound of sleigh bells on Christmas Eve. But he and hundreds of other lucky children receive a shock when a magical steam engine arrives in the night to take them to the North Pole and meet the man himself. Robert Zemeckis' animated adventure, based on Chris Van Allsburg's book, features the voices of Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis and Eddie Deezen

Rating: 8.4
11:55am
Film Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
A married couple from Chicago decide to steer clear of the usual festive celebrations and keep their cash for a holiday in the sun, prompting a busybody neighbour to call on the local community to pull out all the stops to make them change their minds. Festive comedy based on a novel by John Grisham, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tim Allen, Dan Aykroyd and M Emmet Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
1:45pm
Film Prancer (1989)
A nine-year-old farm girl finds a wounded reindeer she is sure belongs to Father Christmas, and lovingly nurses it back to health. Although her innocent attempts to contact Santa about his missing animal embarrass her family, her gentle nature and determination eventually remind the local community just what Christmas is really all about. Drama, with Rebecca Harrell, Sam Elliott and Cloris Leachman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
3:40pm
Film Love Actually (2003)
Ten interlinked stories of people searching for and finding love. While the newly elected, bachelor British prime minister is smitten by a junior staff member at 10 Downing Street, a heartbroken writer heads for France to get over a failed relationship, and a faded rock star aims to reinvent himself in time for Christmas. Richard Curtis's romantic comedy, with Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy and Liam Neeson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
6:00pm
Film Fred Claus (2007)
Santa's selfish brother Fred has been ostracised by his family for years, but when his crooked ways land him in jail, his brother comes along to bail him out on one condition - he must return to the family business and make toys for Christmas. But instead of cleaning up his act, Fred pushes Santa's patience to the limit with his far from festive attitude. Comedy, starring Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Rachel Weisz, Miranda Richardson and Kevin Spacey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
8:00pm
Film The Polar Express (2004)
A boy begins to doubt whether Father Christmas really exists as he waits for the sound of sleigh bells on Christmas Eve. But he and hundreds of other lucky children receive a shock when a magical steam engine arrives in the night to take them to the North Pole and meet the man himself. Robert Zemeckis' animated adventure, based on Chris Van Allsburg's book, features the voices of Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis and Eddie Deezen

Rating: 8.4
9:45pm
Film Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
A married couple from Chicago decide to steer clear of the usual festive celebrations and keep their cash for a holiday in the sun, prompting a busybody neighbour to call on the local community to pull out all the stops to make them change their minds. Festive comedy based on a novel by John Grisham, starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tim Allen, Dan Aykroyd and M Emmet Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
11:35pm
Film Fred Claus (2007)
Santa's selfish brother Fred has been ostracised by his family for years, but when his crooked ways land him in jail, his brother comes along to bail him out on one condition - he must return to the family business and make toys for Christmas. But instead of cleaning up his act, Fred pushes Santa's patience to the limit with his far from festive attitude. Comedy, starring Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Rachel Weisz, Miranda Richardson and Kevin Spacey
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
1:35am
Film Prancer (1989)
A nine-year-old farm girl finds a wounded reindeer she is sure belongs to Father Christmas, and lovingly nurses it back to health. Although her innocent attempts to contact Santa about his missing animal embarrass her family, her gentle nature and determination eventually remind the local community just what Christmas is really all about. Drama, with Rebecca Harrell, Sam Elliott and Cloris Leachman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4
3:30am
Film Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Three bungling brothers manage to pull off a major robbery in a backwoods community on Christmas Eve, but the unwitting locals make them feel so welcome they find it impossible to leave town, leaving the crooks facing a crisis of conscience. Comedy, starring Nicolas Cage, Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz and Madchen Amick
(Subtitles)

5:30am
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Special
A behind-the-scenes look at the latest trip into JK Rowling's wizarding world, including interviews with stars Eddie Redmayne and Colin Farrell

Rating: 9.4