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6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.6
 
   
7:10am
The Two Ronnies
The Two Ronnies: Old Fashioned Christmas Mystery The two comedians host Christmas dinner, but someone steals the turkey and they must put their heads together to capture the thief. Comedy starring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
8:00am
Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers
Nick Park's Oscar-winning animation featuring the bumbling inventor and his faithful dog, whose lives are turned upside down after foolishly offering board and lodgings to villainous penguin Feathers McGraw. With the voice of Peter Sallis

Category Animated
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.1
 
   
8:35am
Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out
Nick Park's Bafta-winning film which introduced the animated inventor and his faithful canine sidekick to the world. Wallace is distraught when his cheese supplies run out, so he decides to take a trip to the moon. All he needs to do is build himself a rocket. With the voice of Peter Sallis

Category Animated
Rating
9.5
 
   
9:10am
Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave
Nick Park's Oscar-winning animated characters embark on their third adventure. Wallace falls in love with the proprietor of the local wool shop - only for Gromit to be framed for sheep rustling. With the voices of Peter Sallis and Anne Reid

Category Animated
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.7
 
   
9:50am
Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death
The duo open their own bakery, Top Bun, and business is soon booming - not least because a 'cereal killer' is targeting all the rival bakers in town. Even better, Wallace has caught the eye of local beauty Piella Bakewell. But Gromit is more concerned that his master might become the killer's next victim. With the voices of Peter Sallis and Sally Lindsay

Category Animated
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.6
 
   
10:30am
2point4 Children
2point4 Children Christmas Special 1992 Nightmare fantasies become reality for Ben and Bill Porter when they spend Christmas with Bill's mother Bette. Bill recalls painful childhood Christmases past, while Ben imagines himself in a scene from 'Misery' with Bette breaking his legs and tying him to a bed to make him stay at her house

Category Sitcom
Rating
2.9
 
   
11:05am
The Green Green Grass
One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock Christmas special from 2005. The south Londoners' dreams of joining the country set come one step closer when they attend the Royal Agricultural Ball, where they are introduced to titled gentry Rupert and Jonty, who tempt Boycie to invest in a new polo club - and things get even better when they're invited to spend Christmas in St Moritz to finalise the deal. However, before they can set off for the airport, a heavy snowfall traps the family and the staff at the farm for the entire festive season - just as two shady-looking characters arrive on the scene. John Challis and Sue Holderness star

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.6
 
   
12:15pm
Still Open All Hours
Season 4 Episode 1 of 7
Granville faces being left alone at Christmas as all his friends and neighbours make plans to go away. He is particularly dismayed to see Mavis planning a Christmas break with Madge, and terrified to learn that Mr Newbold is plotting an escape from Mrs Featherstone's advances, and leaving Granville entirely at her mercy. To make matters worse, the wily shopkeeper has a consignment of dodgy Christmas crackers to sell and a distinct shortage of customers. David Jason stars in the special festive episode

Category Sitcom
Rating
4
 
   
12:55pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 9 Episode 2 of 3
Strangers on the Shore After a taste of the high life, Del-Boy and Rodney are back in Nelson Mandela House and back in business as Trotters Independent Traders. When they receive an invitation to a cross-Channel Navy reunion intended for dear-departed Uncle Albert, Del spies the opportunity to make a few quid on a booze cruise. The only problem is, Rodney is now the company's managing director and would never approve. David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, John Challis and Tessa Peake-Jones star in the 2002 Christmas special

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
2:35pm
Death on the Tyne
Comedy mystery following on from Murder on the Blackpool Express, focusing this time on an eventful and bloody overnight ferry trip from Newcastle to Amsterdam. During the turbulent journey, the passengers and crew begin to get bumped off one by one in grizzly circumstances, and everyone seems to have a motive for murder. Johnny Vegas, Sian Gibson, Sheila Reid, Sue Johnston, Georgie Glen, James Fleet, Felicity Montagu and Doon Mackichan are among the all-star cast

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.4
 
   
4:35pm
Blackadder
Blackadder's Christmas Carol It is Christmas Eve 1850, and the kindly Ebenezer Blackadder spends the festive season being taken advantage of by his relatives, his neighbours and even Queen Victoria. When he is visited by the Spirit of Christmas, he gains an insight into the dastardly deeds of his ancestors, and starts to wonder if he would be better off following in their footsteps. Comic reversal of the classic Dickens tale, starring Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Robbie Coltrane and Miranda Richardson

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.6
 
   
5:35pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 9 Episode 2 of 3
Strangers on the Shore After a taste of the high life, Del-Boy and Rodney are back in Nelson Mandela House and back in business as Trotters Independent Traders. When they receive an invitation to a cross-Channel Navy reunion intended for dear-departed Uncle Albert, Del spies the opportunity to make a few quid on a booze cruise. The only problem is, Rodney is now the company's managing director and would never approve. David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, John Challis and Tessa Peake-Jones star in the 2002 Christmas special

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
7:15pm
Dad's Army
Season 8 Episode 7 of 8
My Brother and I Frazer is unable to hide his delight when Captain Mainwaring's disreputable brother gatecrashes a sherry party for local dignitaries and tries to reclaim a pocket watch his father promised him. Comedy first aired in 1975, starring Arthur Lowe in a dual role, with John Le Mesurier and John Laurie

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.1
 
   
8:05pm
Dad's Army
Season 4 Episode 14 of 14
Battle of the Giants The platoon challenges a rival regiment to a gruelling duel, involving map-reading, initiative tests, river-crossing and field-fighting, to prove they are fitter and better trained than any other troop. Vintage comedy with the bumbling Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
9.1
 
   
9:30pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Season 5 Episode 1 of 2
The Handsome Stranger Part one of two. Geraldine's head is turned by a particularly charming newcomer to the village - played by Robin Hood star Richard Armitage - and it soon becomes clear he feels the same. Keeley Hawes guest stars, with Dawn French, Emma Chambers, Roger Lloyd Pack, James Fleet, Gary Waldhorn, Trevor Peacock and John Bluthal

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.6
 
   
10:40pm
The Royle Family
The Royle Family Xmas 2008: The New Sofa Denise decides to cook the Christmas dinner after being inspired by Nigella Lawson, and invites Dave's parents, much to Jim's dismay. Festive edition of the award-winning comedy from 2008, starring Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash, with Dave's mum and dad played by Tom Courtenay and Helen Fraser

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5.7
 
   
12:00am
Knowing Me, Knowing Yule - With Alan Partridge
Festive special from 1995. The chat show host throws a seasonal house party, set in an exact replica of his Norwich home. Guests include a cross-dressing celebrity chef, a team of sea cadets trying to pull the world's biggest Christmas cracker, and a professional golfer who was struck by lightning in the closing stages of a major tournament. Appropriately festive music is supplied by a team of bellringers, and the cast includes Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front, David Schneider, Doon Mackichan and Kevin Eldon

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.8
 
   
1:00am
Inside No 9
Season 3 Episode 1 of 6
Inside No 9 - The Devil of Christmas Festive edition of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's dark comedy anthology series. It is 1977, and Julian Devonshire and his pregnant wife Kathy are spending Christmas in an Austrian chalet, accompanied by their son and her mother. Their guide tells them the terrible story of a legendary demon that comes to punish the wicked at Christmas - but each member of the family has secrets that may incur the monster's wrath. Guest starring Jessica Raine and Rula Lenska, with the voice of Derek Jacobi

Category Comedy
Rating
8
 
   
1:35am
The Royle Family
The Royle Family Xmas 2008: The New Sofa Denise decides to cook the Christmas dinner after being inspired by Nigella Lawson, and invites Dave's parents, much to Jim's dismay. Festive edition of the award-winning comedy from 2008, starring Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash, with Dave's mum and dad played by Tom Courtenay and Helen Fraser

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5.7
 
   
2:45am
Knowing Me, Knowing Yule - With Alan Partridge
Festive special from 1995. The chat show host throws a seasonal house party, set in an exact replica of his Norwich home. Guests include a cross-dressing celebrity chef, a team of sea cadets trying to pull the world's biggest Christmas cracker, and a professional golfer who was struck by lightning in the closing stages of a major tournament. Appropriately festive music is supplied by a team of bellringers, and the cast includes Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front, David Schneider, Doon Mackichan and Kevin Eldon

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.8
 
   
3:30am
Bridget & Eamon
Season 3 Episode 7 of 7
Bridget & Eamon Christmas Special Bridget fakes Eamon's death so she can claim a widow's pension. However, her 'late' husband cannot resist putting in an appearance at his wake

Category Sitcom
Rating
8
 
   
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.6
 
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