Al Murray special Make Christmas Great Again ordered by ITV

Al Murray is to revive his Pub Landlord character for a one-off Christmas special, it’s been announced.

ITV has ordered the show, that’ll go by the name of Make Chistmas Great Again. In Pub Landlord style, the official statement accompanying the announcement read:

Christmas is back and so am I.  Christmas – everyone’s favourite time of year – needs a boost in these turbulent times. That’s why I have stepped into the breach and offered to Make Christmas Great Again. With songs, guests, and a sack full of Christmas cheer to turbo boost the season.

How long the episode will be hasn’t been confirmed yet. Peter Orton is set to direct, and Mark Iddon produces.