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

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
2.3
 
   
7:00am
The Two Ronnies
Season 2 Episode 5 of 8
Alan Price and Georgie Fame guest on the vintage comedy show, starring Messrs Barker and Corbett

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.6
 
   
7:40am
My Family
My Family Christmas Special: And I'll Cry If I Want To Festive special from 2005. Another Christmas with the Harper family sees Scrooge-like patriarch Ben at his most miserable, as wife Susan is busy giving grandson Kenzo a third birthday to remember, his hated mother-in-law Grace gets herself a toyboy and eldest son Nick sends a present that could have a lasting effect on the entire household. Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker star, with Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson, Siobhan Hayes and Rosemary Leach

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5
 
   
8:40am
Only Fools and Horses
Season 3 Episode 4 of 8
Yesterday Never Comes Del falls for a glamorous antiques dealer who comes to view an old cabinet described as a `Queen Anne' original - but the feeling is not necessarily mutual. Comedy, starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
9:20am
Only Fools and Horses
Season 6 Episode 2 of 8
Danger UXD Dodgy dealer Del gets his hands on a consignment of self-inflating rubber dolls, which turn out to be filled with explosive gas. Comedy, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
10:25am
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. Last in the series

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
11:45am
Hi-de-Hi!
Season 4 Episode 3 of 7
Eruptions 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

Category Sitcom
Rating
8.1
 
   
12:45pm
Citizen Khan
Season 3 Episode 7 of 7
A Khan Family Christmas 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

Category Comedy
(Audio Described)
Rating
2.3
 
   
1:25pm
My Family
My Family Christmas Special: And I'll Cry If I Want To Festive special from 2005. Another Christmas with the Harper family sees Scrooge-like patriarch Ben at his most miserable, as wife Susan is busy giving grandson Kenzo a third birthday to remember, his hated mother-in-law Grace gets herself a toyboy and eldest son Nick sends a present that could have a lasting effect on the entire household. Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker star, with Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson, Siobhan Hayes and Rosemary Leach

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
5
 
   
2:30pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 6 Episode 2 of 8
Danger UXD Dodgy dealer Del gets his hands on a consignment of self-inflating rubber dolls, which turn out to be filled with explosive gas. Comedy, starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
3:35pm
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. Last in the series

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
4:20pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Season 1 Episode 8 of 8
The Christmas Lunch Incident 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

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.6
 
   
5:20pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 6 Episode 8 of 8
Rodney Come Home 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

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
7:00pm
Only Fools and Horses
Season 7 Episode 7 of 10
Miami Twice - Part One: The American Dream 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

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
7.4
 
   
8:05pm
The Vicar of Dibley
Season 1 Episode 8 of 8
The Christmas Lunch Incident 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

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.6
 
   
9:10pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Season 2012
Mammy Christmas 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

Category Comedy
Rating
3.7
 
   
9:50pm
Murder on the Blackpool Express
Season 1
Feature-length comedy about a crime writer (Griff Rhys Jones) who takes a group of his fans on a coach tour of locations from his books. The bus is soon leaving a string of bodies in its wake, and the passengers are faced with the possibility of a murderer in their midst. With Johnny Vegas, Nigel Havers and Una Stubbs

Category Comedy
(Audio Described)
Rating
8.8
 
   
11:50pm
Mrs Brown's Boys
Season 2012
The Virgin Mammy Having cast herself in the role of the Virgin Mary and with rehearsals in full swing, Agnes vows to make her retelling of the Nativity at the community centre unforgettable. However, Father Damien has yet to approve the script and seems set on offering the role of narrator to Hillary Nicholson - and the doting matriarch has her patience severely tested when her friends and family keep badgering her for the best parts. Festive edition of the comedy first aired in 2012, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll

Category Comedy
Rating
3.7
 
   
12:30am
French and Saunders
Christmas Special Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders perform sketches in this 1998 Christmas edition of the show, featuring a spoof of the film Titanic. With guests Helen Mirren and the Spice Girls

Category Sketches
(Subtitles)
Rating
4.1
 
   
1:35am
Live at the Apollo
Season 12
Live at the Apollo Christmas Special Asian Provocateur's Romesh Ranganathan warms up the audience at London's Apollo theatre for this festive edition of the stand-up show. He welcomes funnyman Seann Walsh, Derek star Kerry Godliman and surreal comedian Spencer Jones

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
6.1
 
   
2:30am
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
(Audio Described)
Rating
8.8
 
   
3:15am
Boomers
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Trevor has been given the honour of officiating at the opening of the town's annual Thurnemouth Day, but only if Maureen can get him there on time. Carol has set her heart on a place in the Choral Society's choir for a production of the Messiah, and Joyce has guaranteed her friend membership - but forgot to clear it with the fearsome musical director. Elsewhere, a botched plumbing job by Joan has dire consequences for John's fishing trip. Comedy following the ups and downs of three newly retired couples living in a Norfolk resort, starring James Smith, Stephanie Beacham, Paula Wilcox, Alison Steadman and June Whitfield

Category Sitcom
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
6.5
 
   
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Category Advertisement/Shopping
Rating
2.3
 
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