Christmas TV 2019 – Our Top Picks

As Christmas is finally here it’s time to check out what’s actually worth watching over the festive period. To help you out here our top picks from all of this year’s UK’s Christmas TV. We have studied the television listing across the BBC, ITV, Channel 4/5 and Film 4. Of course our personal favourite Talking Pictures TV is also included.

Christmas TV 2019 – Top Picks

DayNameChannelTime
Christmas EveScrooge (1935) (Seymour Hicks)Talking Pictures TV06:10
Robin's NestTalking Pictures TV10:00
Oliver Twist (1948)Talking Pictures TV10:30
Father ChristmasChannel 408:20
Scrooge (1970)
(Musical - Albert Finney)
BBC209.35
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
(Dudley Moore)
ITV11:00
A Christmas Carol (1984)
(George C Scott)
Channel 412:40
Car 3 (2017)BBC114:15
It's A Wonderful LifeChannel 414:35
Paddington 2 (2017)BBC116:15
An Evening With Matt Monro (1967)Talking Pictures TV16:25
The Snowman (1982)Channel 417:10
Ooh - You Are Awful (1972)
(Dick Emery)
Talking Pictures TV20:00
Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special (2019)BBC120:40
Father Ted - Christmas Special (1996)More421:00
Birds of a Feather (New)ITV21:15
The Innkeepers (2011)
(Sara Paxton)
Horror Channel22:45
Christmas DayGhost Stories (2017)BBC200:15
We Joined The Navy (1962)Talking Pictures TV07:45
Robin's Nest - Christmas at Robin's NestTalking Pictures TV10:00
Carry On Abroad (1972)ITV310:20
An Inspector Calls (1954)Talking Pictures TV10:30
Stephen King's The Langoliers - Ep 1& 2Horror Channel11:00
Please Sir! (1971)Talking Pictures TV12:05
The Snowman (1982)Channel 412:25
Father ChristmasChannel 413:00
Some Like It Hot (1959)
(Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis & Marilyn Monroe)
BBC213:15
The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012)Channel 413:30
Carry On at Your Convenience (1971)ITV313:45
Scrooge (1951) (Alastair Sim)Talking Pictures TV15:05
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)Channel 515:10
The Italian Job (1969)
(Michael Caine)
Channel 415:30
The Morecambe & Wise Christmas ShowBBC216:15
Carry On Camping (1968)ITV317:15
To The Manor Born - Christmas Special (1979)BBC217:20
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1992)Channel 417:30
The Pink Panther (1963)
(Peter Sellers)
ITV418:40
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)ITV421:00
Without a Clue (1988)
Michael Caine & Ben Kingsley
Talking Pictures TV21:30
Mrs Brown's Boys - Christmas Special (New)BBC122:00
Carry On Girls (1973)ITV322:30
Dr Terror's House Of Horrors (1965)
(Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing)
Horror Channel22:55
Boxing DaySpider-Man: Homecoming (2017)BBC200:10
Carry On Henry (1971)ITV300:15
Holiday On The Buses (1973)ITV302:05
Runaround (1979)
Classic children's gameshow hosted by Mike Reid
Talking Pictures TV09:00
The Likely Lads (1976)
Rodney Bewes & James Bolam
Talking Pictures TV11:15
Carry On Loving (1970)ITV312:35
Wallace & Gromit: A Close ShaveBBC216:30
Jumanji (1995)
(Robin Williams)
Channel 516:55
Grease (1978)
(John Travolta / Olivia Newton-john)
BBC117:00
The Morecambe and Wise Show: The Lost TapesBBC217:30
Carry On Screaming (1966)ITV319:30
Went The Day Well (1942)Talking Pictures TV20:10
Wind Chill (2007)
(Emily Blunt)
Horror Channel21:00
Dunkirk (2017)
(Directed by Christopher Nolan)
BBC121:05
Carry On Cleo (1964)ITV321:30
Don’t forget to check out our latest Xmas Bluray reviews:

Hopefully we’ve found a few gems amongst all of the UK’s Christmas TV 2019. There’s always something worth watching on the television over the festive period and most of its free to air!

Have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

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