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Sat 4 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:05am
Still Open All Hours
Season 3 Episode 1/7

The shopkeeping comedy returns with a festive instalment. Granville and Gastric find themselves playing marriage counsellors, while Leroy adopts a festive disguise to avoid relationship trouble of a different kind. Meanwhile, Mrs Featherstone struggles to get into the Christmas spirit and Kath attempts to bring the street together as one harmonious choir of carollers to beat Finkle Street once and for all - but does Granville have a trick up his sleeve to help them out? Starring David Jason, Tim Healy, James Baxter and Stephanie Cole
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:50am
Citizen Khan
It's a Khanderful Life
Season 5 Episode 7/7

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
8:20am
Citizen Khan
Mr Khan's Christmas Wonderland
Season 4 Episode 7/7

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
9:00am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
9:30am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
10:10am
Jam & Jerusalem
Season 1 Episode 7/7

Sal decides the time has come to decide what to do with her husband's ashes and as the family face their first Christmas without Mike, she worries Tash and James are finding the festivities hard to deal with. Meanwhile, Queenie takes charge of the guild's annual pantomime, but seems more interested in finding the right neckerchief than the perfect Cinderella. Tash assumes the lead role will be hers, prompting Sal to hatch a plan ensuring her daughter has the ideal leading man, while Tip tricks James into turning up to flex his acting muscles - and ends up landing a prominent part
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
11:05am
Hi-de-Hi!
Eruptions
Season 4 Episode 3/7

Joe Maplin's model volcano erupts during Ted's act, leaving him with no choice but to organise a party to sabotage the explosive culprit. Classic comedy, starring Paul Shane, Su Pollard and Ruth Madoc
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
12:10pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 4/8

Vintage sketches from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including Fancy Dress Party, Smart Cooking with Lionel Smart, and classic serial Hampton Wick. With music from Tina Charles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:00pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 5/8

Vintage sketches from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including Spoonerism, Hampton Wick and music by Tina Charles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:50pm
dinnerladies
Christmas
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Twinkle and Stan spoil Petula's plans for a peaceful family Christmas, and a baby is found abandoned near the canteen. Bren's romance with Tony is ruined by the unexpected reappearance of her husband, and Anita goes away - but leaves her inflatable man behind. Festive special from 1999, starring Victoria Wood
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
2:40pm
The Vicar of Dibley
The Vicar in White
Season 5 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. After a whirlwind romance with handsome newcomer Harry, Geraldine swaps her dog collar and cassock for a wedding dress, and hurriedly makes preparations for the big day. But the vicar she has chosen for the service seems a little too fond of her, while the villagers have waited until the last minute to suggest their ideas. The first is a skydiving wedding - the second is something far, far worse. Keeley Hawes and Hugh Bonneville guest star in the last-ever episode of the comedy, alongside Dawn French, Emma Chambers, Roger Lloyd Pack, James Fleet, Gary Waldhorn, Trevor Peacock and John Bluthal
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
3:55pm
Only Fools and Horses
The Frog's Legacy
Season 5 Episode 9/10

The Trotter brothers are guests at a wedding, where they are intrigued to hear their dear departed mother inherited the ill-gotten gains of an East End bank robber - but nobody has ever found the loot. Christmas special of the long-running comedy, originally shown in 1987, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield, with a guest appearance by Joan Sims
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:15pm
Only Fools and Horses
Mother Nature's Son
Season 7

Always one to jump on the latest passing bandwagon, Del-Boy goes eco-friendly and decides to create a better world for baby Damien and his generation - by starting his own bottled water business. Starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield and Tessa Peake-Jones. Christmas special from 1992
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:40pm
Only Fools and Horses
Sleepless in Peckham
Season 9 Episode 3/3

Christmas special from 2003. As Rodney and Cassandra prepare for the arrival of their own little plonker, the Trotter brothers must raise the money they need to pay back the Inland Revenue or risk losing their cherished flat in Nelson Mandela House - but an old photo soon takes the plot into much darker territory. David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong and John Challis star in the last-ever episode
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
8:20pm
The Good Life
Silly, but It's Fun
Margo returns her entire Christmas order because the tree is too short - and she and Jerry are left with no means to celebrate after the department store fails to redeliver in time. Tom and Barbara come to the rescue, inviting them round for a Christmas of homemade paper hats and improvised party games. Seasonal special from 1977, starring Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington and Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Buckin' Mammy
Season 2013

Christmas is just round the corner but Mrs Brown has a problem. No one knows what her grandson Bono wants for a present this year - and he's already posted his letter to Santa. Presumably there's a good reason why they can't simply ask him. Meanwhile, the foul-mouthed matriarch struggles to control her temper at the family's games night when none of the guests will play by her rules, but at least there shouldn't be any problems with the Christmas tree this year as she's having a special one delivered
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
9:50pm
Gavin & Stacey
Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special
On Christmas Eve, the Wests join the Shipmans for one of Mick's famous turkey dinners. Smithy can hardly wait to spend his first yuletide with baby Neil, but fails to realise Dave will be tagging along and playing happy families with Nessa. Meanwhile, Gavin and Stacey make an announcement that does not exactly fill their friends and relatives with joy, and Bryn has a heart-to-heart with Jason. Festive edition of the comedy from 2008, starring Mathew Horne and Joanna Page
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
11:10pm
Not Going Out
Absent Father Christmas
Season 3 Episode 8/8

Lee's estranged father (Bobby Ball) turns up unannounced, having walked out on his family when his son was four. However, Lucy is shocked by her flatmate's negative reaction and tries to persuades him to forgive and forget. Festive insalment of the comedy from 2009, starring Lee Mack, Sally Bretton and Tim Vine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:45pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Who's a Pretty Mammy?
Season 2013

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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
12:45am
Upstart Crow
A Christmas Crow
Will is busily rehearsing his latest play, which is to be performed as part of the queen's Christmas festivities - but which may not be quite ready for a royal audience. Back in Stratford, the Shakespeares are planning to enjoy a quiet Christmas, but find themselves inundated with uninvited guests - including Will's arch enemy Robert Greene, who claims to have changed his wicked ways. Emma Thompson guest stars as Elizabeth I
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
1:40am
Smashie's Christmastastic Playlist
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The veteran DJ (Paul Whitehouse) takes a break from his charity work to present a countdown of his favourite Christmas tunes
(Subtitles)

2:40am
Gavin & Stacey
Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special
On Christmas Eve, the Wests join the Shipmans for one of Mick's famous turkey dinners. Smithy can hardly wait to spend his first yuletide with baby Neil, but fails to realise Dave will be tagging along and playing happy families with Nessa. Meanwhile, Gavin and Stacey make an announcement that does not exactly fill their friends and relatives with joy, and Bryn has a heart-to-heart with Jason. Festive edition of the comedy from 2008, starring Mathew Horne and Joanna Page
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3

Sun 5 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:30am
Citizen Khan
Mr Khan's Christmas Wonderland
Season 4 Episode 7/7

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
8:00am
Jam & Jerusalem
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The Guild competes to set up a website with the more dynamic group from a neighbouring village, but tragically loses a member in the process. Sal is the only one to remember the anniversary of her husband's death, and takes son James in hand over his appalling bedside manner. Starring Sue Johnston and David Mitchell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
8:55am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
9:30am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.1
10:10am
Still Open All Hours
Season 4 Episode 1/7

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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
10:50am
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 5/8

Vintage sketches from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including Spoonerism, Hampton Wick and music by Tina Charles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
11:40am
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including an instalment of Hampton Wick and sketches Elizabeth Ah Ah and Ronnie Barker's Yearbook
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:30pm
dinnerladies
Christmas
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Twinkle and Stan spoil Petula's plans for a peaceful family Christmas, and a baby is found abandoned near the canteen. Bren's romance with Tony is ruined by the unexpected reappearance of her husband, and Anita goes away - but leaves her inflatable man behind. Festive special from 1999, starring Victoria Wood
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
1:20pm
The Green Green Grass
The Special Relationship
When an unexpected visitor arrives at Winterdown with a grave secret, Boycie turns detective
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
2:15pm
Only Fools and Horses
Mother Nature's Son
Season 7

Always one to jump on the latest passing bandwagon, Del-Boy goes eco-friendly and decides to create a better world for baby Damien and his generation - by starting his own bottled water business. Starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield and Tessa Peake-Jones. Christmas special from 1992
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
3:40pm
Only Fools and Horses
Strangers on the Shore
Season 9 Episode 2/3

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:20pm
The Good Life
Silly, but It's Fun
Margo returns her entire Christmas order because the tree is too short - and she and Jerry are left with no means to celebrate after the department store fails to redeliver in time. Tom and Barbara come to the rescue, inviting them round for a Christmas of homemade paper hats and improvised party games. Seasonal special from 1977, starring Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Paul Eddington and Felicity Kendal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.2
6:00pm
Dad's Army
Turkey Dinner
Season 7 Episode 6/6

Pompous Captain Mainwaring proves he is a softie at heart by organising a turkey dinner as a Christmas treat for the struggling senior citizens of Walmington-on-Sea. Festive episode from 1974, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and John Laurie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
6:40pm
Dad's Army
Battle of the Giants
Season 4 Episode 14/14

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. Christmas special of the comedy with the bumbling Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea from 1971, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
8:00pm
Blackadder
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Who's a Pretty Mammy?
Season 2013

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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
9:55pm
Upstart Crow
A Christmas Crow
Will is busily rehearsing his latest play, which is to be performed as part of the queen's Christmas festivities - but which may not be quite ready for a royal audience. Back in Stratford, the Shakespeares are planning to enjoy a quiet Christmas, but find themselves inundated with uninvited guests - including Will's arch enemy Robert Greene, who claims to have changed his wicked ways. Emma Thompson guest stars as Elizabeth I
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
10:50pm
Upstart Crow
Upstart Crow: A Crow Christmas Carol
The Shakespeare family faces a bleak Christmas in light of a recent tragedy, until a visit from a mysterious stranger (Kenneth Branagh) bearing a tale of hope and redemption. The encounter gives Will a new sense of purpose and he is inspired to try to convince his greatest enemy, Robert Greene, to change his wicked ways. Hitting on a brilliant new idea for a story a few centuries early, he arranges for Greene to be visited at midnight by three ghosts, who will persuade him to be kinder to his long-suffering servant. Guest starring Karl Theobald and Lily Cole
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
11:40pm
Bottom
Holy
Season 2 Episode 5/6

The pals look forward to celebrating Christmas, but an unexpected guest disrupts their plans as Richie suffers delusions of grandeur and the whole spirit of the festive season is jeopardised. Anarchic comedy, starring Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.7
12:20am
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Tickled Pink
Season 2014

As Christmas descends on the Brown household, Agnes is intrigued by the arrival of a large box for Cathy - and even more puzzled when it turns out she's the only one in the family who doesn't know what's inside. The concerned mum also isn't happy at the news that Rory is having plastic surgery, especially when she gets the wrong end of the stick about what sort of nips and tucks he'll be having. Bad news for Winnie prompts her to make a life-changing announcement, which could spell the end of her lifelong friendship with Agnes, while Buster Brady delivers a new Christmas tree - and true to form, it refuses to cooperate. Brendan O'Carroll stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
1:00am
Blackadder
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
2:00am
Upstart Crow
A Christmas Crow
Will is busily rehearsing his latest play, which is to be performed as part of the queen's Christmas festivities - but which may not be quite ready for a royal audience. Back in Stratford, the Shakespeares are planning to enjoy a quiet Christmas, but find themselves inundated with uninvited guests - including Will's arch enemy Robert Greene, who claims to have changed his wicked ways. Emma Thompson guest stars as Elizabeth I
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
2:45am
Upstart Crow
Upstart Crow: A Crow Christmas Carol
The Shakespeare family faces a bleak Christmas in light of a recent tragedy, until a visit from a mysterious stranger (Kenneth Branagh) bearing a tale of hope and redemption. The encounter gives Will a new sense of purpose and he is inspired to try to convince his greatest enemy, Robert Greene, to change his wicked ways. Hitting on a brilliant new idea for a story a few centuries early, he arranges for Greene to be visited at midnight by three ghosts, who will persuade him to be kinder to his long-suffering servant. Guest starring Karl Theobald and Lily Cole
(Audio Described)

Rating: 8.2
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3

Mon 6 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:05am
Still Open All Hours
Christmas Special 2018
Season 5 Episode 7/7

Granville tries to convince his customers that a consignment of mince pies are the key to finding love - and just for once, his unlikely claims might just turn out to be true. Madge and Mavis make plans for Christmas dinner, and Leroy turns to Ruby for help in splitting up Beth and Gerald. Rita Tushingham and Roger Sloman guest star as a couple facing the prospect of their 50th anniversary - but who are strangely absent from their own party
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:50am
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 6/8

Vintage comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, including an instalment of Hampton Wick and sketches Elizabeth Ah Ah and Ronnie Barker's Yearbook
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:35am
Are You Being Served?
Are You Being Served? Special Christmas 1979
Season 7 Episode 8/8

The staff of Grace Brothers stage a life-size Punch and Judy show to entertain a group of their colleagues' children. Christmas special of the vintage comedy, starring John Inman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:15am
Last of the Summer Wine
Barry's Christmas
Season 12 Episode 11/11

Barry takes advantage when he gets locked in the pub on Christmas night, but then is too scared to go home on Boxing Day. Festive special from 1990, starring Mike Grady, Peter Sallis and Bill Owen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
9:55am
Last of the Summer Wine
What's Santa Brought for Nora Then?
Season 11 Episode 8/8

Christmas special from 1989. Compo has difficulty thinking of what to get Nora for Christmas, so decides to consult Auntie Wainwright for advice. Bill Owen stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
11:00am
The Green Green Grass
The Special Relationship
When an unexpected visitor arrives at Winterdown with a grave secret, Boycie turns detective
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
12:05pm
Are You Being Served?
Are You Being Served? Special Christmas 1979
Season 7 Episode 8/8

The staff of Grace Brothers stage a life-size Punch and Judy show to entertain a group of their colleagues' children. Christmas special of the vintage comedy, starring John Inman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:45pm
Only Fools and Horses
Strangers on the Shore
Season 9 Episode 2/3

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
2:25pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Barry's Christmas
Season 12 Episode 11/11

Barry takes advantage when he gets locked in the pub on Christmas night, but then is too scared to go home on Boxing Day. Festive special from 1990, starring Mike Grady, Peter Sallis and Bill Owen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
3:05pm
Dad's Army
Turkey Dinner
Season 7 Episode 6/6

Pompous Captain Mainwaring proves he is a softie at heart by organising a turkey dinner as a Christmas treat for the struggling senior citizens of Walmington-on-Sea. Festive episode from 1974, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and John Laurie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
3:45pm
Dad's Army
Battle of the Giants
Season 4 Episode 14/14

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. Christmas special of the comedy with the bumbling Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea from 1971, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
5:05pm
Blackadder
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
6:05pm
Only Fools and Horses
Dates
Season 5 Episode 10/10

Feature-length episode. Del-Boy embarks on a new romance with Raquel, an actress he meets through a computer dating agency, while Rodney takes 'Nervous Nerys' out for a burn in the three-wheeler - but as ever with the Peckham twosome, nothing goes quite according to plan. Christmas special from 1988, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Tessa Peake-Jones
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
8:00pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Winter
Season 3 Episode 2/4

Alice suggests an unconventional nativity play starring herself and Hugo as Mary and Joseph, and adds an extra touch of authenticity by going into labour mid-performance. The coincidence is so striking that she asks Geraldine whether she has given birth to the Son of God - even though her baby is a girl. Festive episode from 1999, starring Dawn French and Emma Chambers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Tickled Pink
Season 2014

As Christmas descends on the Brown household, Agnes is intrigued by the arrival of a large box for Cathy - and even more puzzled when it turns out she's the only one in the family who doesn't know what's inside. The concerned mum also isn't happy at the news that Rory is having plastic surgery, especially when she gets the wrong end of the stick about what sort of nips and tucks he'll be having. Bad news for Winnie prompts her to make a life-changing announcement, which could spell the end of her lifelong friendship with Agnes, while Buster Brady delivers a new Christmas tree - and true to form, it refuses to cooperate. Brendan O'Carroll stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
9:40pm
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: The Golden Egg Cup
Another chance to see the one-off festive edition from 2009. Jim and Barbara have received a gift from their loving children - a large sum of cash to spend however they choose. Barbara has dreams of going abroad, having only been away once before - on honeymoon to Ormskirk - while Jim has his heart set on a satellite HD box. As tension mounts between the couple, a family discussion ensues. Starring Sue Johnston and Ricky Tomlinson, with Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash (who also co-wrote) alongside Jessica Hynes, Peter Martin and Ralf Little
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
11:00pm
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
12:00am
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Gamble
Season 2014

A spate of local burglaries prompts Agnes to increase her home security, fitting a bolt to the back door and a state-of-the-art alarm system provided by Buster Brady. If only he didn't get all his gear off the back of a van. The bank manager refuses Dermot a business loan so his mum becomes determined to make the money for him - by winning the local poker tournament, which means going up against arch-rival and reigning champion Hillary. Cathy is feeling broody and decides to pursue unconventional means to get pregnant. Agnes is left reeling at her announcement - but a lovelorn Buster sees it as an opportunity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
12:40am
The Vicar of Dibley
Winter
Season 3 Episode 2/4

Alice suggests an unconventional nativity play starring herself and Hugo as Mary and Joseph, and adds an extra touch of authenticity by going into labour mid-performance. The coincidence is so striking that she asks Geraldine whether she has given birth to the Son of God - even though her baby is a girl. Festive episode from 1999, starring Dawn French and Emma Chambers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
1:35am
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: The Golden Egg Cup
Another chance to see the one-off festive edition from 2009. Jim and Barbara have received a gift from their loving children - a large sum of cash to spend however they choose. Barbara has dreams of going abroad, having only been away once before - on honeymoon to Ormskirk - while Jim has his heart set on a satellite HD box. As tension mounts between the couple, a family discussion ensues. Starring Sue Johnston and Ricky Tomlinson, with Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash (who also co-wrote) alongside Jessica Hynes, Peter Martin and Ralf Little
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
2:55am
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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3

Tue 7 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:15am
Hold the Sunset
If I Were a Wise Man
Edith and her family celebrate their last Christmas together before she and Phil set off for their dream retirement in the Mediterranean. However, things do not go to plan as Edith's son Roger decides to invite her scurrilous one-time flame Bob to join in with the festivities, and Edith's sister Joan makes it clear to all that she will not be watching the Queen's Speech anywhere else. Meanwhile, Queenie locks Sandra and Wendy into a wardrobe, and Phil finds himself talking to a ghost. Christmas special from 2018, guest starring Annette Badland
(Audio Described)

Rating: 3.4
7:55am
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 7/8

Classic comedy from Messrs Barker and Corbett, featuring an instalment of Hampton Wick
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:40am
Are You Being Served?
Christmas Crackers
Season 3 Episode 9/9

Young Mr Grace instructs everyone to wear fancy dress in the run-up to Christmas, turning the departments into fairy-tale grottos. Festive edition of the department store comedy from 1975, with Harold Bennett, John Inman and Mollie Sugden
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
9:20am
Last of the Summer Wine
Situations Vacant
Season 13 Episode 7/7

Festive edition of the comedy from 1991, in which Foggy is convinced Compo's trousers are out of control and Clegg believes them to be haunted. Starring Peter Sallis, Bill Owen and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:00am
Last of the Summer Wine
Stop That Castle!
Season 14 Episode 10/10

Foggy, Compo and Clegg are put in charge of the annual gala parade, so they visit Auntie Wainwright in the hope of renting a bouncy castle. Festive edition of the rural comedy from 1992, starring Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:40am
Last of the Summer Wine
Potts in Pole Position
Season 22 Episode 11/11

The gang's festive cheer is rudely disturbed by a severe-looking woman, who quickly dispatches it to find her husband who is in training for an Antarctic expedition - although he is not too keen on being found. Meanwhile, Howard arranges an angling trip with the boys, but risks winding up sleeping with the fishes. With guest appearances by Warren Mitchell and June Whitfield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
11:20am
Are You Being Served?
Christmas Crackers
Season 3 Episode 9/9

Young Mr Grace instructs everyone to wear fancy dress in the run-up to Christmas, turning the departments into fairy-tale grottos. Festive edition of the department store comedy from 1975, with Harold Bennett, John Inman and Mollie Sugden
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:00pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Winter
Season 3 Episode 2/4

Alice suggests an unconventional nativity play starring herself and Hugo as Mary and Joseph, and adds an extra touch of authenticity by going into labour mid-performance. The coincidence is so striking that she asks Geraldine whether she has given birth to the Son of God - even though her baby is a girl. Festive episode from 1999, starring Dawn French and Emma Chambers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
1:00pm
The Green Green Grass
From Here to Paternity
Events bring a shine to Boycie's eyes. Beth's Christmas gift opens the door to the promised land
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
2:05pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Situations Vacant
Season 13 Episode 7/7

Festive edition of the comedy from 1991, in which Foggy is convinced Compo's trousers are out of control and Clegg believes them to be haunted. Starring Peter Sallis, Bill Owen and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:50pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Stop That Castle!
Season 14 Episode 10/10

Foggy, Compo and Clegg are put in charge of the annual gala parade, so they visit Auntie Wainwright in the hope of renting a bouncy castle. Festive edition of the rural comedy from 1992, starring Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
3:30pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Potts in Pole Position
Season 22 Episode 11/11

The gang's festive cheer is rudely disturbed by a severe-looking woman, who quickly dispatches it to find her husband who is in training for an Antarctic expedition - although he is not too keen on being found. Meanwhile, Howard arranges an angling trip with the boys, but risks winding up sleeping with the fishes. With guest appearances by Warren Mitchell and June Whitfield
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
4:05pm
Only Fools and Horses
Dates
Season 5 Episode 10/10

Feature-length episode. Del-Boy embarks on a new romance with Raquel, an actress he meets through a computer dating agency, while Rodney takes 'Nervous Nerys' out for a burn in the three-wheeler - but as ever with the Peckham twosome, nothing goes quite according to plan. Christmas special from 1988, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Tessa Peake-Jones
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Only Fools and Horses
The Jolly Boys' Outing
Season 6 Episode 7/8

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
8:00pm
The Vicar of Dibley
The Christmas Lunch Incident
Season 1

The villagers celebrate Christmas, and vicar Geraldine learns there is a heavy price to be paid for her kindness when she agrees to attend three slap-up lunches and takes part in a Brussels sprout-eating competition. Festive special from 1996, guest starring Peter Capaldi and Mel Giedroyc
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Gamble
Season 2014

A spate of local burglaries prompts Agnes to increase her home security, fitting a bolt to the back door and a state-of-the-art alarm system provided by Buster Brady. If only he didn't get all his gear off the back of a van. The bank manager refuses Dermot a business loan so his mum becomes determined to make the money for him - by winning the local poker tournament, which means going up against arch-rival and reigning champion Hillary. Cathy is feeling broody and decides to pursue unconventional means to get pregnant. Agnes is left reeling at her announcement - but a lovelorn Buster sees it as an opportunity
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
9:40pm
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: Joe's Crackers
It is Christmas Day in the Royle household, and Jim is out of action following an unfortunate incident in the precinct, while Dave and Denise are concerned their gift of a fridge magnet looks poor next to the lavish presents brought by Anthony. Next door neighbours Joe and Cheryl are later invited over for Christmas dinner - but the family does not bank on the recently deceased Mary turning up too. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash and Ralf Little star in a festive edition of the comedy from 2010
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:55pm
Miranda
The Perfect Christmas
Season 2 Episode 6/6

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
11:35pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas Special
Season 2015

The doting mother-of-six is determined to have a safe and peaceful Christmas at home this year. However, with Mark and Betty arguing about the reappearance of his first love Bubbles, carol singers haunting her every waking hour and Buster installing a new Christmas tree with a very unusual safety feature, how will she manage to survive? Festive instalment of the comedy from 2015, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll, with Danny O'Carroll and featuring a guest appearance by Slade frontman Noddy Holder

Rating: 3.6
12:20am
The Office
Christmas Special 1
Season 3 Episode 1/2

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
1:20am
Smashie's Christmastastic Playlist
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. The veteran DJ (Paul Whitehouse) takes a break from his charity work to present a countdown of his favourite Christmas tunes
(Subtitles)

2:30am
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: Joe's Crackers
It is Christmas Day in the Royle household, and Jim is out of action following an unfortunate incident in the precinct, while Dave and Denise are concerned their gift of a fridge magnet looks poor next to the lavish presents brought by Anthony. Next door neighbours Joe and Cheryl are later invited over for Christmas dinner - but the family does not bank on the recently deceased Mary turning up too. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash and Ralf Little star in a festive edition of the comedy from 2010
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
3:30am
Peep Show
Seasonal Beatings
Season 7 Episode 5/6

Mark invites his parents over for Christmas lunch, and plans everything down to the last detail - but Jeremy becomes over-excited, then Dobby and Super Hans turn up uninvited. Comedy, starring Robert Webb and David Mitchell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3

Wed 8 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:30am
The Two Ronnies
Season 1 Episode 8/8

New World and Tina Charles perform on the vintage comedy and variety show
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:15am
Citizen Khan
A Khan Family Christmas
Season 3 Episode 7/7

It's Christmas Eve, 10 months after Shazia and Amjad's wedding, and Mr Khan is in a festive mood for once. He's even bought himself a new suit. Could it have something to do with the fact that he has been given the honour of placing the star on top of the Sparkhill inter-faith Christmas tree? There's great excitement as the entire family gathers at the Khan house before heading out to the ceremony. But then it turns out Shazia has alternative plans, setting in motion a frantic chain of events that can best be described as The Greatest Pakistani Christmas Story Ever Told. Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor and Maya Sondhi star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
8:55am
Last of the Summer Wine
Welcome to Earth
Season 15 Episode 10/10

At an ancient stone circle, Foggy, Norman and Compo meet a man waiting for visitors from outer space. Later, after sunset, Howard and Marina try meeting at the same spot. Long-running comedy set in Yorkshire, starring. Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde and Bill Owen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
9:35am
Last of the Summer Wine
The Man Who Nearly Knew Pavarotti
Season 16 Episode 1/9

Foggy gets the chance to show off his talents as a concert promoter when Wesley almost runs over Billy Ingleton - a man who dreams of performing a piano recital. Christmas special from 1995, guest starring Norman Wisdom, with Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:55am
The Green Green Grass
From Here to Paternity
Events bring a shine to Boycie's eyes. Beth's Christmas gift opens the door to the promised land
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
12:00pm
The Vicar of Dibley
The Christmas Lunch Incident
Season 1

The villagers celebrate Christmas, and vicar Geraldine learns there is a heavy price to be paid for her kindness when she agrees to attend three slap-up lunches and takes part in a Brussels sprout-eating competition. Festive special from 1996, guest starring Peter Capaldi and Mel Giedroyc
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
1:05pm
Citizen Khan
A Khan Family Christmas
Season 3 Episode 7/7

It's Christmas Eve, 10 months after Shazia and Amjad's wedding, and Mr Khan is in a festive mood for once. He's even bought himself a new suit. Could it have something to do with the fact that he has been given the honour of placing the star on top of the Sparkhill inter-faith Christmas tree? There's great excitement as the entire family gathers at the Khan house before heading out to the ceremony. But then it turns out Shazia has alternative plans, setting in motion a frantic chain of events that can best be described as The Greatest Pakistani Christmas Story Ever Told. Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor and Maya Sondhi star
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.3
1:40pm
Last of the Summer Wine
Welcome to Earth
Season 15 Episode 10/10

At an ancient stone circle, Foggy, Norman and Compo meet a man waiting for visitors from outer space. Later, after sunset, Howard and Marina try meeting at the same spot. Long-running comedy set in Yorkshire, starring. Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde and Bill Owen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:20pm
Dad's Army
The Love of Three Oranges
Season 8 Episode 8/8

The vicar holds a Comforts for the Troops Fund bazaar at which Mainwaring finds himself bidding against Pike for a highly prized orange. Surprisingly, the private reveals a stubborn streak that costs the thick-skinned captain an arm and a leg. Christmas edition of the classic comedy originally shown in 1976, starring Arthur Lowe and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
3:00pm
Only Fools and Horses
The Jolly Boys' Outing
Season 6 Episode 7/8

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:00pm
Only Fools and Horses
Rodney Come Home
Season 6 Episode 8/8

Rodney leaves home after a fight with Cassandra, and arranges a date with receptionist Tanya in an effort to make his wife jealous - but Del's interference ensures the plan fails to go as smoothly as it should. Christmas special first shown in 1990, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:45pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Winter
Season 3 Episode 2/4

Alice suggests an unconventional nativity play starring herself and Hugo as Mary and Joseph, and adds an extra touch of authenticity by going into labour mid-performance. The coincidence is so striking that she asks Geraldine whether she has given birth to the Son of God - even though her baby is a girl. Festive episode from 1999, starring Dawn French and Emma Chambers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
7:40pm
Gavin & Stacey
Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special
On Christmas Eve, the Wests join the Shipmans for one of Mick's famous turkey dinners. Smithy can hardly wait to spend his first yuletide with baby Neil, but fails to realise Dave will be tagging along and playing happy families with Nessa. Meanwhile, Gavin and Stacey make an announcement that does not exactly fill their friends and relatives with joy, and Bryn has a heart-to-heart with Jason. Festive edition of the comedy from 2008, starring Mathew Horne and Joanna Page
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas Special
Season 2015

The doting mother-of-six is determined to have a safe and peaceful Christmas at home this year. However, with Mark and Betty arguing about the reappearance of his first love Bubbles, carol singers haunting her every waking hour and Buster installing a new Christmas tree with a very unusual safety feature, how will she manage to survive? Festive instalment of the comedy from 2015, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll, with Danny O'Carroll and featuring a guest appearance by Slade frontman Noddy Holder

Rating: 3.6
9:40pm
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: Barbara's Old Ring
A new neighbour's cleavage is one of the many topics of conversation as the couch-potato clan gathers for another fun-filled Christmas Day. This year Barbara has gone overboard with the presents after spending an entire two hours in the pound shop, Joe next door has turned to the lonely hearts column, although his advert leaves a lot to be desired, and Dave has had a flash of entrepreneurial inspiration that he intends to pitch to Dragons' Den - are the family on the brink of becoming millionaires? Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash star in the festive special from 2012 - also the last-ever episode of the sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
11:00pm
Miranda
I Do, But to Who?
Season 2014 Episode 1/

The first of the final two episodes of the sitcom sees the unlucky-in-love shop owner having received two proposals of marriage - one from dreamboat chef Gary and the other from new boyfriend Mike. Who will she choose, if anyone? And if she does make a decision, could she actually cope with the pressures of being a wife? Tom Ellis and Bo Poraj co-star as the rivals for her affections, with Patricia Hodge, Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
11:40pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Widow's Memories
Season 2015

When a handsome man appears in Foley's Pub, everyone presumes he must have set his attentions on Cathy. However, the stranger reveals he only has eyes for one very special woman - none other than Agnes Brown. Will the doting mum-of-six agree to go on her first date in donkey's years? And if she does, who is in for the bigger surprise - Agnes or the stranger? Comedy, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll, with Dermot O'Neill, Danny O'Carroll and Jennifer Gibney

Rating: 3.6
12:20am
The Office
Christmas Special 2
Season 3 Episode 2/2

In the second of two Christmas specials the yuletide office party throws up a few surprises, not least the arrival of David Brent's date, who turns out to be attractive and intelligent. Poor Tim is nervous about meeting Dawn and her fiance Lee after declaring his love for her before she left for America, as he still carries a torch for the former secretary. Starring Ricky Gervais, Mackenzie Crook, Martin Freeman and Lucy Davis. First shown in 2003
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
1:30am
The Royle Family
The Royle Family: Barbara's Old Ring
A new neighbour's cleavage is one of the many topics of conversation as the couch-potato clan gathers for another fun-filled Christmas Day. This year Barbara has gone overboard with the presents after spending an entire two hours in the pound shop, Joe next door has turned to the lonely hearts column, although his advert leaves a lot to be desired, and Dave has had a flash of entrepreneurial inspiration that he intends to pitch to Dragons' Den - are the family on the brink of becoming millionaires? Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash star in the festive special from 2012 - also the last-ever episode of the sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
2:55am
Miranda
I Do, But to Who?
Season 2014 Episode 1/

The first of the final two episodes of the sitcom sees the unlucky-in-love shop owner having received two proposals of marriage - one from dreamboat chef Gary and the other from new boyfriend Mike. Who will she choose, if anyone? And if she does make a decision, could she actually cope with the pressures of being a wife? Tom Ellis and Bo Poraj co-star as the rivals for her affections, with Patricia Hodge, Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:30am
Bridget & Eamon
The Day After Christmas
Season 2 Episode 7/7

It is St Stephen's Day and Eamon's mother has called over to make her daughter-in-law's life even more miserable. But when Bridget accidentally kills her with an electric carving knife, she and Eamon have to hide the body from all the neighbours, and the GardaĆ­. Guest starring Katherine Lynch
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3

Thu 9 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:30am
The Two Ronnies
Season 2 Episode 1/8

Vintage comedy sketches, including Wedding Service and Done to Death. With guests Diane Keen and Sue Lloyd, and music by Georgie Fame and Alan Price
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:15am
Still Open All Hours
Christmas Special
Season 6 Episode 7/7

Granville tries to put the magic back into the festive season by practising a few conjuring tricks - but things do not always go according to plan and people keep disappearing. Eric and Cyril aim to persuade their wives to try Arkwrights' special French custard, while Mrs Rossi invites Mr Newbold round for Christmas lunch. What will the Black Widow have to say when she finds out? Comedy, starring David Jason, Johnny Vegas, Kulvinder Ghir, Geoffrey Whitehead, Sue Holderness and Stephanie Cole

Rating: 4.2
8:55am
Last of the Summer Wine
A Leg Up for Christmas
Season 17 Episode 11/12

Howard tries to get fit with Foggy's help - but ends up breaking his leg instead. Christmas special of the long-running comedy from 1995, starring Brian Wilde, Peter Sallis, Bill Owen, Thora Hird and Kathy Staff, with guest appearances by Anita Dobson and Matthew Kelly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:15am
Last of the Summer Wine
Extra! Extra!
Season 17 Episode 12/12

A movie crew from Hollywood arrives in the village to make a film, and pesky pensioners Compo, Clegg and Foggy manage to get themselves roped in as extras. Norman Wisdom guest stars, with Bill Owen, Peter Sallis and Brian Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
11:15am
The Vicar of Dibley
Winter
Season 3 Episode 2/4

Alice suggests an unconventional nativity play starring herself and Hugo as Mary and Joseph, and adds an extra touch of authenticity by going into labour mid-performance. The coincidence is so striking that she asks Geraldine whether she has given birth to the Son of God - even though her baby is a girl. Festive episode from 1999, starring Dawn French and Emma Chambers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
12:15pm
Still Open All Hours
Christmas Special
Season 6 Episode 7/7

Granville tries to put the magic back into the festive season by practising a few conjuring tricks - but things do not always go according to plan and people keep disappearing. Eric and Cyril aim to persuade their wives to try Arkwrights' special French custard, while Mrs Rossi invites Mr Newbold round for Christmas lunch. What will the Black Widow have to say when she finds out? Comedy, starring David Jason, Johnny Vegas, Kulvinder Ghir, Geoffrey Whitehead, Sue Holderness and Stephanie Cole

Rating: 4.2
12:55pm
Last of the Summer Wine
A Leg Up for Christmas
Season 17 Episode 11/12

Howard tries to get fit with Foggy's help - but ends up breaking his leg instead. Christmas special of the long-running comedy from 1995, starring Brian Wilde, Peter Sallis, Bill Owen, Thora Hird and Kathy Staff, with guest appearances by Anita Dobson and Matthew Kelly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:15pm
Dad's Army
The Love of Three Oranges
Season 8 Episode 8/8

The vicar holds a Comforts for the Troops Fund bazaar at which Mainwaring finds himself bidding against Pike for a highly prized orange. Surprisingly, the private reveals a stubborn streak that costs the thick-skinned captain an arm and a leg. Christmas edition of the classic comedy originally shown in 1976, starring Arthur Lowe and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:55pm
Dad's Army
Battle of the Giants
Season 4 Episode 14/14

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. Christmas special of the comedy with the bumbling Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea from 1971, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
4:20pm
Only Fools and Horses
Rodney Come Home
Season 6 Episode 8/8

Rodney leaves home after a fight with Cassandra, and arranges a date with receptionist Tanya in an effort to make his wife jealous - but Del's interference ensures the plan fails to go as smoothly as it should. Christmas special first shown in 1990, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
6:00pm
Miranda
The Final Curtain
Season 2014 Episode 2/2

The very last episode of the hit sitcom sees the shopkeeper making one final attempt to accept herself and find contentment. Will she ever be truly happy? Miranda Hart stars, with Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips, plus guest appearances from Mark Heap, Liza Tarbuck and Joe Wilkinson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
6:40pm
Only Fools and Horses
Miami Twice - Part One: The American Dream
Season 7

Part one of two. The Trotters get a chance to escape Peckham for a holiday in the Florida sun - but it means Del leaving his newborn son behind. David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst star, with Buster Merryfield, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong, Denis Lill and Roger Lloyd Pack
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
7:50pm
The Vicar of Dibley
The Handsome Stranger
Season 5 Episode 1/2

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Widow's Memories
Season 2015

When a handsome man appears in Foley's Pub, everyone presumes he must have set his attentions on Cathy. However, the stranger reveals he only has eyes for one very special woman - none other than Agnes Brown. Will the doting mum-of-six agree to go on her first date in donkey's years? And if she does, who is in for the bigger surprise - Agnes or the stranger? Comedy, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll, with Dermot O'Neill, Danny O'Carroll and Jennifer Gibney

Rating: 3.6
9:40pm
The Royle Family
Christmas with the Royle Family
Season 2

The family members finish their big Christmas Day dinner and Barbara senses that her turkey wasn't up to scratch. Soon after Antony leaves for girlfriend Emma's house and Dave departs to take Nana home, Denise goes into labour upstairs in the bathroom and Jim tries to comfort her. Festive episode of the comedy from 1999
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:40pm
The Royle Family
The Royle Family at Christmas
Season 3 Episode 7/7

With the family stuffed full of turkey and Nana supping snowballs like there's no tomorrow, it can mean only one thing - Christmas at the Royles', who are celebrating in typical fashion by congregating round the TV. But this year they have special guests - none other than the parents of Antony's posh girlfriend Emma. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash star in the Christmas show from 2000, with guest appearances by Sharon Duce and John Henshaw
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
11:20pm
Miranda
The Final Curtain
Season 2014 Episode 2/2

The very last episode of the hit sitcom sees the shopkeeper making one final attempt to accept herself and find contentment. Will she ever be truly happy? Miranda Hart stars, with Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips, plus guest appearances from Mark Heap, Liza Tarbuck and Joe Wilkinson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
12:00am
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Ass
Season 2011

Doting mother Agnes resolves to have a proper family Christmas to celebrate son Trevor taking a break from missionary work for the first time in years. But Dermot is under pressure to spend the holiday with his posh in-laws, neighbour Winnie needs help finding a job, Buster has probles delivering the turkey, and to top it all off, there is no sign of any snow. Written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
12:40am
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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
2:00am
The Royle Family
The Royle Family at Christmas
Season 3 Episode 7/7

With the family stuffed full of turkey and Nana supping snowballs like there's no tomorrow, it can mean only one thing - Christmas at the Royles', who are celebrating in typical fashion by congregating round the TV. But this year they have special guests - none other than the parents of Antony's posh girlfriend Emma. Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne and Craig Cash star in the Christmas show from 2000, with guest appearances by Sharon Duce and John Henshaw
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
2:45am
Miranda
The Final Curtain
Season 2014 Episode 2/2

The very last episode of the hit sitcom sees the shopkeeper making one final attempt to accept herself and find contentment. Will she ever be truly happy? Miranda Hart stars, with Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips, plus guest appearances from Mark Heap, Liza Tarbuck and Joe Wilkinson
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
3:20am
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Ass
Season 2011

Doting mother Agnes resolves to have a proper family Christmas to celebrate son Trevor taking a break from missionary work for the first time in years. But Dermot is under pressure to spend the holiday with his posh in-laws, neighbour Winnie needs help finding a job, Buster has probles delivering the turkey, and to top it all off, there is no sign of any snow. Written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
4:00am
Teleshopping
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Rating: 3

Fri 10 Dec

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

Rating: 3
7:25am
The Two Ronnies
Season 2 Episode 2/8

Vintage comedy sketches, including Done to Death. With music by Georgie Fame and Alan Price
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
8:10am
Still Open All Hours
Season 4 Episode 1/7

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
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
8:50am
Last of the Summer Wine
There Goes the Groom
Season 18 Episode 11/11

Compo and Clegg go to a stag night, where they chase a reluctant groom all through the town to stop him from escaping his wedding. They also they meet up with an old school friend. Meanwhile, hungover best man Barry frantically tries to locate the missing wedding ring. Christmas special from 1997, featuring Frank Thornton's debut in the series as Truly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
10:15am
Last of the Summer Wine
Last Post and Pigeon
Season 20 Episode 11/11

Compo is invited to lay a wreath at Dunkirk for the millennium - but gets into trouble due to his dress sense. Christmas special from 1999, starring Bill Owen in the last performance he filmed before his death
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
11:35am
dinnerladies
Christmas
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Twinkle and Stan spoil Petula's plans for a peaceful family Christmas, and a baby is found abandoned near the canteen. Bren's romance with Tony is ruined by the unexpected reappearance of her husband, and Anita goes away - but leaves her inflatable man behind. Festive special from 1999, starring Victoria Wood
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
12:20pm
The Two Ronnies
Season 2 Episode 2/8

Vintage comedy sketches, including Done to Death. With music by Georgie Fame and Alan Price
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:10pm
Dad's Army
Battle of the Giants
Season 4 Episode 14/14

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. Christmas special of the comedy with the bumbling Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea from 1971, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
2:35pm
Last of the Summer Wine
There Goes the Groom
Season 18 Episode 11/11

Compo and Clegg go to a stag night, where they chase a reluctant groom all through the town to stop him from escaping his wedding. They also they meet up with an old school friend. Meanwhile, hungover best man Barry frantically tries to locate the missing wedding ring. Christmas special from 1997, featuring Frank Thornton's debut in the series as Truly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
4:00pm
dinnerladies
Christmas
Season 2 Episode 6/10

Twinkle and Stan spoil Petula's plans for a peaceful family Christmas, and a baby is found abandoned near the canteen. Bren's romance with Tony is ruined by the unexpected reappearance of her husband, and Anita goes away - but leaves her inflatable man behind. Festive special from 1999, starring Victoria Wood
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 2.4
4:50pm
Only Fools and Horses
Miami Twice - Part One: The American Dream
Season 7

Part one of two. The Trotters get a chance to escape Peckham for a holiday in the Florida sun - but it means Del leaving his newborn son behind. David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst star, with Buster Merryfield, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong, Denis Lill and Roger Lloyd Pack
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
5:55pm
Only Fools and Horses
Miami Twice - Part Two: Oh to Be in England
Season 7

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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.5
7:50pm
The Vicar of Dibley
The Vicar in White
Season 5 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. After a whirlwind romance with handsome newcomer Harry, Geraldine swaps her dog collar and cassock for a wedding dress, and hurriedly makes preparations for the big day. But the vicar she has chosen for the service seems a little too fond of her, while the villagers have waited until the last minute to suggest their ideas. The first is a skydiving wedding - the second is something far, far worse. Keeley Hawes and Hugh Bonneville guest star in the last-ever episode of the comedy, alongside Dawn French, Emma Chambers, Roger Lloyd Pack, James Fleet, Gary Waldhorn, Trevor Peacock and John Bluthal
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
9:00pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy's Ass
Season 2011

Doting mother Agnes resolves to have a proper family Christmas to celebrate son Trevor taking a break from missionary work for the first time in years. But Dermot is under pressure to spend the holiday with his posh in-laws, neighbour Winnie needs help finding a job, Buster has probles delivering the turkey, and to top it all off, there is no sign of any snow. Written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
9:40pm
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
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
11:00pm
Harry Enfield and Chums
Christmas Special
Festive edition of the comedy show from 1997, featuring an alternative version of Perfect Day. With Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke
(Audio Described)

Rating: 7
11:55pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Mammy Christmas
Season 2012

Agnes faces her busiest yuletide ever, with Trevor visiting from the missions, grandson Bono sleeping over on Christmas Eve and three new mouths to feed now that Dermot is the proud father of triplets. If that wasn't enough to juggle, she decides to take on the task of staging a nativity play at the community centre. Meanwhile, Buster and Dermot compete to play Santa in the Grotto, while Dino waits to see whether Rory will take him to the hairdressing award ceremony. Brendan O'Carroll stars. Festive special from 2012
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
12:30am
The Vicar of Dibley
The Vicar in White
Season 5 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. After a whirlwind romance with handsome newcomer Harry, Geraldine swaps her dog collar and cassock for a wedding dress, and hurriedly makes preparations for the big day. But the vicar she has chosen for the service seems a little too fond of her, while the villagers have waited until the last minute to suggest their ideas. The first is a skydiving wedding - the second is something far, far worse. Keeley Hawes and Hugh Bonneville guest star in the last-ever episode of the comedy, alongside Dawn French, Emma Chambers, Roger Lloyd Pack, James Fleet, Gary Waldhorn, Trevor Peacock and John Bluthal
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.6
1:40am
Jam & Jerusalem
Season 1 Episode 7/7

Sal decides the time has come to decide what to do with her husband's ashes and as the family face their first Christmas without Mike, she worries Tash and James are finding the festivities hard to deal with. Meanwhile, Queenie takes charge of the guild's annual pantomime, but seems more interested in finding the right neckerchief than the perfect Cinderella. Tash assumes the lead role will be hers, prompting Sal to hatch a plan ensuring her daughter has the ideal leading man, while Tip tricks James into turning up to flex his acting muscles - and ends up landing a prominent part
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
2:30am
Jam & Jerusalem
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The Guild competes to set up a website with the more dynamic group from a neighbouring village, but tragically loses a member in the process. Sal is the only one to remember the anniversary of her husband's death, and takes son James in hand over his appalling bedside manner. Starring Sue Johnston and David Mitchell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
3:20am
Not Going Out
Murder at Christmas
Season 2 Episode 8/8

Lee wants to spend time alone with Lucy at Christmas, but the unexpected arrival of Tim, Daisy and assorted relatives threatens his plans. The situation seems to be under control, until someone suggests playing a murder mystery game. Festive episode of the comedy from 2007, starring Lee Mack, Sally Bretton and Tim Vine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 3