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

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.6
 
   
7:30am
The Two Ronnies
Season 4 Episode 8 of 8
Vintage comedy, with Messrs Barker and Corbett, featuring the final part of Death Can Be Fatal

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
8:10am
The Two Ronnies
The Two Ronnies: Christmas Show Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett in a special Christmas show of sketches, jokes and songs, with their special musical guest Elaine Paige. Sketches include The Ballad of Snivelling and Grudge and A Film Story, with Peter Wyngarde as Sir Guy. One-time Doctor Who Patrick Troughton also appears

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
9:15am
Citizen Khan
Season 4 Episode 7 of 7
Mr Khan's Christmas Wonderland Shazia and Amjad learn their landlord is selling their house, and fear they must make plans to move as they cannot afford the deposit to buy it. Naani decides to give them the cash for the deposit, but makes the mistake of entrusting it to Mr Khan, who manages to lose the money. In order to retrieve it, he heads to the Community Centre's Winter Wonderland, where he soon finds himself an integral element in the recreation of an iconic festive scene. Adil Ray, Krupa Paltani, Abdullah Afzal and Adlyn Ross star

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
2.3
 
   
9:50am
Citizen Khan
Season 5 Episode 7 of 7
It's a Khanderful Life Mr Khan revisits his early years, reflecting on the fact that his life hasn't turned out the way he planned it. However, an encounter with a mysterious heavenly passer-by (guest star Lynda Baron) shows him how things might have been different and convinces him that, despite all its frustrations, his is a life worrth living after all. Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor, Krupa Pattani and Bhavna Limbachia star in a festive episode of the comedy, tipping its hat to Frank Capra's Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
2.3
 
   
10:25am
The Green Green Grass
The Special Relationship Christmas edition of the Only Fools and Horses spin-off from 2007. Former Cheers actor George Wendt makes a guest appearance as a former GI who was billeted in the village during the 1970s, and has returned to find out whether he fathered any children during his stay. It does not take Marlene long to see what made him such a hit with the ladies, but Boycie proves harder to win over - until he discovers his unwanted guest is extremely wealthy. Sue Holderness and John Challis star

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.6
 
   
11:20am
Miranda
Season 2 Episode 6 of 6
The Perfect Christmas The joke-shop owner dreams of the perfect Christmas without her parents and decides to celebrate at home with Stevie, Gary, Clive and Tilly instead. However, a lack of presents, an infuriating encounter at the post office, a run-in with some carol singers and a few arguments in the flat all begin to wear Miranda down - and she may end up back with her mother and father after all. Guest starring Tom Conti, with Miranda Hart. First broadcast in 2010

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7
 
   
12:00pm
TOTP2
TOTP: Christmas 2012 Mark Radcliffe presents a selection of seasonal tunes on this festive edition, including treats from Slade, Wizzard, Shakin' Stevens, Wham!, Paul McCartney and Jona Lewie

Category Music/Ballet/Dance
Rating
4.7
 
   
2:00pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 1 Episode 7 of 7
Christmas Crackers It's Christmas, a time of goodwill and cheer, but Del and Rodney are so sick of Grandad's cooking and TV circuses that they put on their glad rags and have a festive night out at the Monte Carlo Club. However, an argument over the best romantic technique makes the pair forget their intentions, and the objects of their affections are whisked away from under their noses. Festive edition of the comedy from 1981, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Lennard Pearce

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
2:40pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 2 Episode 8 of 8
Diamonds Are for Heather Christmas proves a depressing time for Del-Boy as he tries to get over another failed romance, but he soon bounces back after finding a new lady friend. The problem is she also has a son. Christmas special from 1982, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Lennard Pearce

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
3:15pm
The Good Life
When I'm 65 Margo insists that Jerry keep fit so he will be well enough to enjoy his retirement when it comes. Tom realises he and Barbara have no money set aside for their old age and presents a bank manager with an unusual proposition. George Cole guest stars in the final episode of the sitcom, made for the 1978 Royal Command Performance

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5.7
 
   
4:20pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 7
Miami Twice - Part Two: Oh to Be in England Part two of two. The Trotters arrive in Florida, and walk straight into disaster after their camper van is burgled and local Mafiosi take a shine to Del-Boy, who bears more than a passing resemblance to their boss. What Del does not know is that they are planning to have him killed as a way of faking the godfather's death to help him escape being sent to prison. Feature-length episode of the comedy, starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst, with a cameo appearance by Bee Gee Barry Gibb

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
6:10pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 8 Episode 1 of 3
Heroes and Villains Del feels down on his luck after the council rejects his application for a home improvement grant, but his spirits are raised when he hears about a fancy-dress party across town. David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield star as the wheeler-dealers in the first part of the Christmas 1996 trilogy. With Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong, Douglas Hodge and Angela Bruce

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
7:30pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 6 Episode 7 of 8
The Jolly Boys' Outing The Trotters go on a lads' day out to Margate with their mates, but things do not go as expected when their bus blows up, leaving them stranded overnight in the seaside town. Finding a room in the hotel from hell, the brothers are only too happy to go out and sample the local nightlife - and that's when Del-Boy gets a blast from the past. Feature-length Christmas special from 1989, starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.5
 
   
9:15pm
Dial M for Middlesbrough
Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson return as Terry and Gemma from Draper's Tours, leading an all-star cast, this time at a sinister and dilapidated caravan park, where the couple are forced to take refuge after their coach breaks down. During the unplanned stay, visitors and residents begin to be bumped off one by one under grizzly circumstances. Joanna Page, Sally Lindsay, Phil Davis, Annette Crosbie and Jason Donovan are among the cast

Category Comedy
(Audio Described)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
11:20pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Season 2013
Who's a Pretty Mammy? The doting mother's hectic house becomes a little more noisy when she finds herself lumbered with a new guest - a homeless parrot. To add to her problems, she is on a desperate mission to make sure grandson Bono doesn't get sent to the infamous local primary school, against his parents' wishes. At least she has her New Year's Eve party to look forward to - which seems to be going well, until her guests start dropping like flies. Will she be left to sing Auld Lang Syne all alone? Festive episode of the hit sitcom, starring Brendan O'Carroll. First broadcast in 2013

Category Comedy
Rating
3.6
 
   
12:15am
Walliams & Friend
Season 1
Walliams And Friend: Christmas 2016 Star of Downton Abbey and W1A, Hugh Bonneville partners with David Walliams in a variety of comedy sketches with a festive theme. Hugh demonstrates his comic versatility as he plays roles as diverse as Lord Alan Sugar dishing out the hardest ever Apprentice tasks, and even the Countess of Grantham. In addition, he and David pair up to play smarmy game-show hosts of the completely baffling Double or Nothing, the world's most embarrassing dancing dads and even Bruce Wayne and his loyal butler Alfred. This extended instalment also features festive episodes of mock shows 'Middle Class Jeremy Kyle' and 'Celebrity Slammer'

Category Arts/Culture (without music)
Rating
1.5
 
   
1:05am
Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous Xmas 2004: White Box Festive special of the comedy from 2004. Edina decides her kitchen needs redecorating, but ends up needing regression therapy. Meanwhile, Mother and Saffy try to cope with bringing up the baby amid all the chaos and Bubble gets ideas above her station. Starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield and Jane Horrocks, with appearances by Miranda Richardson, Patrick Barlow and Laurie Metcalf

Category Sitcom
Rating
6.9
 
   
2:10am
We Have Been Watching
We Have Been Watching Xmas Special John Challis, Sue Holderness, Sally Phillips, Sarah Hadland, Ricky Tomlinson, Ralf Little, Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani watch clips from festive shows including Morecambe and Wise, Father Ted, Only Fools and Horses and The Royle Family, providing fresh insight, smart observations and hilarious anecdotes

Category Arts/Culture (without music)
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.2
 
   
3:00am
The Office
Season 3 Episode 1 of 2
Christmas Special 1 Workplace philosopher, chilled-out entertainer, management guru and complete idiot David Brent returns in the first of two specials of the hit comedy, originally shown in 2003. Since getting the sack from Wernham Hogg he has become a sales rep for a cleaning products company and is a Z-list celebrity on the party circuit, but still can't seem to stay away from his old workplace for more than five minutes. Meanwhile, Tim is nervous at the prospect of meeting up with Dawn, who has been offered the chance to fly back to Slough from Florida with boyfriend Lee for the office Christmas party. Mackenzie Crook, Martin Freeman and Lucy Davis co-star

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.4
 
   
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Leisure/Hobbies
Rating
2.6
 
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