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Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC One HD

Available for years

Animated film based on the classic children's picture book. A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse... Show more

Contributors

Old Jack's Boat

The Christmas Quest

on BBC One HD

Children's series about a retired fisherman who tells tall stories. In this Christmas special, Jack tells the story of his quest to find three Christmas gifts. Show more

Contributors

Salty the Dog:
undefined Scuzz
Miss Bowline-Hitch:
Helen Lederer
Emily Scuttlebutt:
Janine Duvitski
Ernie Starboard:
Paul Hawkyard
Sam Spinnaker:
Nadine Marshall
Captain Periwinkle:
Don Gilet
Young Jack:
Sam Benjamin
Sailor Sue:
Carolina Main
Shelly Periwinkle:
Freema Agyeman
Executive Producer:
Tony Reed
Series Producer:
Dominic MacDonald
Director:
Tom Poole

Christmas Morning

Live from Westminster Abbey - 2013

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC One HD

The traditional Christmas Day Sung Eucharist live from Westminster Abbey. The celebrant is the Rev Michael Macey and the preacher is the Very Rev Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Michael Macey
Participant:
John Hall
Conductor:
James O'Donnell
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra

Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

on BBC One HD

Award-winning animation about a band of hens desperate to escape a life of egg-laying on a chicken farm. With the voices of Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha and Miranda Richardson. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Peter Lord
Director:
Nick Park
Producer:
Peter Lord
Producer:
Nick Park
Composer:
John Powell
Director of photography:
Tristan Oliver
Director of photography:
Frank Passingham

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

on BBC One HD

Animation. In 1920s New Orleans, a frog prince shares a kiss with a young waitress, hoping to lift a curse and become human again, only to find she also becomes a frog. Show more

Contributors

Prince Naveen:
Mads Hjulmand
Dr Facilier:
Michael Caroe
Charlotte La Bouff:
Szhirley Nova
Mama Odie:
Gitte Haenning
James:
Lars Bom
Lawrence:
Jesper Asholt
Director:
Ron Clements
Director:
John Musker

Top of the Pops

Christmas 2013

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC One HD

Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates count down to the 2013 Christmas number one and introduce the biggest hits of the year from acts including Jessie J, Tom Odell and Rizzle Kicks. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fearne Cotton
Presenter:
Reggie Yates
Performer:
John Newman
Performer:
OneRepublic
Performer:
Ellie Goulding
Performer:
Jessie J
Performer:
Ella Eyre
Performer:
Rizzle Kicks
Performer:
Sam Smith
Performer:
Tom Odell
Performer:
James Blunt
Director:
Julian Smith

Strictly Come Dancing

Series 11

Christmas Special 2013

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC One HD

Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly present the 2013 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special. Six new celebrities take to the ballroom for a one-off festive performance. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bruce Forsyth
Presenter:
Tess Daly
Participant:
Rufus Hound
Participant:
Rochelle Humes
Participant:
Elaine Paige
Participant:
Sara Cox
Participant:
Ricky Norwood
Participant:
Matt Goss
Performer:
Jack Topping
Director:
Nikki Parsons
Executive Producer:
Louise Rainbow

Call the Midwife

Christmas Special 2013

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC One HD

Available for years

Period drama. An unexploded bomb is discovered, throwing festivities into chaos for the nuns, midwives and residents of Poplar a few days before Christmas. Show more

Contributors

Jenny Lee:
Jessica Raine
Sister Julienne:
Jenny Agutter
Sister Evangelina:
Pam Ferris
Chummy Noakes:
Miranda Hart
Sister Monica Joan:
Judy Parfitt
Trixie Franklin:
Helen George
Cynthia Miller:
Bryony Hannah
Shelagh Turner:
Laura Main
PC Peter Noakes:
Ben Caplan
Dr Patrick Turner:
Stephen McGann
Fred Buckle:
Cliff Parisi
Timothy Turner:
Max Macmillan
Alec Jesmond:
Leo Staar
Yvonne Bridges:
Victoria Bewick
Alan Bridges:
Sam Swainsbury
Captain Goodacre:
Raymond Coulthard
Jack Smith:
Jake Bailey
Reporter:
Oliver Stoney
Major Fawcett:
Simon Armstrong
Linda Buck:
Nancy Carroll
Sister Gibbs:
Sandi Toksvig
Voice of Mature Jenny:
Vanessa Redgrave
Producer:
Hugh Warren
Director:
Thea Sharrock

Doctor Who

The Time of the Doctor

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC One HD

Available for 2 months

Sci-fi drama. The universe's deadliest species gather near a quiet backwater planet, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them, the Doctor. Show more

Contributors

The Doctor:
Matt Smith
The Doctor:
Peter Capaldi
Tasha Lem:
Orla Brady
Colonel Albero:
Mark Anthony Brighton
Abramal:
Rob Jarvis
Colonel Meme:
Sonita Henry
Handles' Voice:
Kayvan Novak
Young Man:
Tom Gibbons
Cyberman:
Aiden Cook
Voice of the Daleks:
Nicholas Briggs
Producer:
Marcus Wilson
Director:
Jamie Payne

EastEnders

25/12/2013

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC One HD

With the pressure mounting, Janine once again takes matters into her own hands. The Queen Victoria finds itself under new management when Mick Carter, a new landlord, buys the pub. Show more

Contributors

Janine Butcher:
Charlie Brooks
David Wicks:
Michael French
Whitney Dean:
Shona McGarty
Carol Jackson:
Lindsey Coulson
Joey Branning:
David Witts
Phil Mitchell:
Steve McFadden
Mick Carter:
Danny Dyer
Alfie Moon:
Shane Richie
Mo Harris:
Laila Morse
Charlie Slater:
Derek Martin
Masood Ahmed:
Nitin Ganatra
Bianca Butcher:
Patsy Palmer
Terry Spraggan:
Terry Alderton
Nikki Spraggan:
Rachel Wilde
Denise Fox:
Diane Parish
Ian Beale:
Adam Woodyatt
Peter Beale:
Ben Hardy
Lola Pearce:
Danielle Harold
Lucy Beale:
Hetti Bywater
Lauren Branning:
Jacqueline Jossa
Max Branning:
Jake Wood
Sadie Young:
Kate Magowan
Jake Stone:
Jamie Lomas
Ronnie Mitchell:
Samantha Womack
Roxy Mitchell:
Rita Simons
Billy Mitchell:
Perry Fenwick
Liam Butcher:
James Forde
TJ Spraggan:
George Sargeant
Rosie Spraggan:
Jerzey Swingler
Tiffany Butcher:
Maisie Smith
Morgan Butcher:
Devon Higgs
Cindy Williams:
Mimi Keene
Bobby Beale:
Rory Stroud
PC Beckley:
Richard Hurst
Executive Producer:
Dominic Treadwell-Collins
Director:
Karl Neilson

Mrs Brown's Boys

2013 Specials

Episode 1: Buckin' Mammy

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC One HD

Available for 2 months

Festive edition of the sitcom about a meddling matriarch. With Christmas around the corner, Mrs Brown tries to find out what Bono would like for a present. Show more

Contributors

Agnes Brown:
Brendan O'Carroll
Betty Brown:
Amanda Woods
Bono Brown:
Jamie O'Carroll
Dermot Brown:
Paddy Houlihan
Buster Brady:
Danny O'Carroll
Winnie McGoogan:
Eilish O'Carroll
Rory Brown:
Rory Cowan
Cathy Brown:
Jennifer Gibney
Maria Brown:
Fiona O'Carroll
Father Damien:
Conor Moloney
Hillary Nicholson:
Susie Blake
Dino Doyle:
Gary Hollywood
Director:
Ben Kellett

Duration: 5 minutes

on BBC One HD

A Christmas Day message of reflection. Patrice Naiambana reads from St Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus, followed by the Sussex Carol performed by the King's College choir. Show more

The Vicar of Dibley

The Christmas Lunch Incident

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC One HD

Available for 6 days

The Christmas 1996 episode of the clerical sitcom. Geraldine agrees to attend three Christmas lunches in order not to hurt anyone's feelings. Show more

Contributors

Geraldine Granger:
Dawn French
David Horton:
Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton:
James Fleet
Alice Tinker:
Emma Chambers
Frank Pickle:
John Bluthal
Jim Trott:
Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt:
Roger Lloyd Pack
Tristan Campbell:
Peter Capaldi
Mrs Tinker:
Carol MacReady
Mary Tinker:
Mel Giedroyc
Producer:
Jon Plowman
Producer:
Sue Vertue

Would I Lie to You?

Series 7

At Christmas

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One HD

Rob Brydon presents a festive edition of the comedy panel show. Captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack are joined by guests Miranda Hart, Stephen Mangan, Barry Cryer and Miles Jupp. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rob Brydon
Panellist:
David Mitchell
Panellist:
Lee Mack
Panellist:
Miranda Hart
Panellist:
Stephen Mangan
Panellist:
Barry Cryer
Panellist:
Miles Jupp
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Series Producer:
Rachel Ablett

Comedy starring Will Ferrell. An ambitious female news reporter threatens the cosy, all-male world of a 1970s San Diego newsroom dominated by its sexist, clueless anchorman. Show more

Contributors

Ron Burgundy:
Will Ferrell
Veronica Corningstone:
Christina Applegate
Champ Kind:
David Koechner
Brian Fantana:
Paul Rudd
Brick Tamland:
Steve Carell
Ed Harken:
Fred Willard
Cameraman:
Seth Rogen
Garth Holliday:
Chris Parnell
Director:
Adam McKay
Producer:
Judd Apatow
Writer:
Adam McKay

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