itv Hub is dreaming of a time shifted Christmas

No waiting until it airs, all ITV’s Christmas highlights will be available to stream from 0700.  ITV are trying a novel approach to win the Christmas schedule wars this year; they are making all their major entertainment shows on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day available all day via ITV Hub. It’s doubtless a … >

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BBC announces its Christmas 2021 highlights

The broadcaster has treats a plenty this year, from drama to comedy and, naturally, Doctor Who.  As the festive season looms, the BBC have announced some of their high-profile shows coming across Christmas and New Year. While many are not news per se, it’s good to see them confirmed. There’s plenty for high quality drama … >

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Jenna Coleman Boots 2021 Christmas Ad

Jenna Coleman delivers Christmas 2021 for Boots

The former Doctor Who and Victoria actress dispenses gifts with a suspiciously TARDIS-like bag.  ‘Tis the season for the big brands to push their festive wares with tinsel themed adverts. This year, Boots have enlisted Jenna Coleman to front their ‘Bags of Joy’ campaign in a three-minute short film. Jenna stars as ‘Joy’, whose capacious … >

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Radio 2 Twelve Films of Christmas

Twelve Films of Christmas according to Radio 2 listeners

BBC Radio’s movie critic James King put together a list of classic Christmas movies for Radio 2 listeners to vote on the Twelve Films of Christmas Certain Christmas films come up time and time again in lists, and it’s no surprise (given the long list was curated in advance) to find most of them cropping … >

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BBC R3 Christmas carol competition 2020 part of the sonic festivities

Sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 from BBC Sounds and Radio

The BBC has announced a raft of sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 covering all major BBC Radio stations and BBC Sounds. There really is something for everyone. The BBC’s announcement is a vast list of programmes across its radio / streaming channels; we’ve rejigged it by theme and picked our highlights. Music BBC Sounds promises … >

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Britbox Christmas 2020

Britbox Christmas 2020 nostalgia and a Black Friday Deal!

Britbox Christmas 2020 promises nostalgia with a bumper selection of titles they have just released Yesterday (November 26) Britbox released 58 new titles (it’s taken us a while to count) and most of them are for the festive season. The list reads like a who’s who of classic British TV with a mix of sitcoms, dramas … >

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Zog and the Flying Doctors (BBC Christmas 2020)

BBC Christmas 2020 promises to bring the nation together

It’s just over a week until you can but your Radio Times double Christmas edition (other TV guides are available) but we have a good idea of the BBC Christmas 2020 plans There’s a vision behind the BBC Christmas 2020 programming, best expressed by Charlotte Moore, BBC’s Chief Content Officer: Let’s face it, it’s been a difficult … >

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