Christmas TV Top Picks 2018

Are you ready to sit down in front of the television and watch some Christmas telly? Well if that’s the case we’ve only gone and selected our top picks of the all the Christmas TV on in the UK. Don’t worry we have included plenty of those must see classics such as The Snowman. That one’s on Channel 4 on both Christmas Eve and Day, so lets get stated with out Christmas TV Top Picks 2018.

We start at Christmas Eve so you may well be watching while wrapping up all of those wonderful presents and possibly partaking in a wee drink or two! There’s a mix of TV Series and movies, in fact there’s something for all of the family.

Christmas TV Top Picks 2018
Christmas EveBusy Bodies (1933) – (Laurel & Hardy)Talking Pictures TV7:45am
Scrooge (1935) – (Seymour Hicks)Talking Pictures TV8:10am
Towed In A Hole (1932) – (Laurel & Hardy)Talking Pictures TV11:30am
A Christmas Carol (1984) – (George C Scott)Channel 411:45am
The Grinch (2000)ITV12:55pm
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)ITV3:25pm
Scrooge (1951) Alastair Sim B/WChannel 54:20pm
The Snowman (1982)Channel 44:40pm
Mary Poppins (1964)BBC15:00pm
The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012)Channel 45:10pm
Carols from King’sBBC25:50pm
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)Channel 46:00pm
Father Ted Christmas SpecialMore49:00pm
Gremlins (1984)ITV9:30pm
The Dead Room (Ghost Story)BBC410:00pm
Christmas Carols on ITVITV11:45pm
Christmas DayGood Morning, Boys (1937) – (Will Hay)Talking Pictures TV6:00am
Carry On FilmsITV38:30am-12:45am
Father Christmas (Raymond Briggs)Channel 412:05pm
The Snowman (1982)Channel 412:40pm
The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012)Channel 41:15pm
Arthur Christmas (2011)Channel 41:45pm
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (1951) – (Alastair Sim)Talking Pictures TV1:50pm
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)Channel 53:10pm
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)Channel 44:00pm
Monsters, IncITV4:10pm
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)Channel 45:40pm
Call the Midwife Christmas SpecialBBC17:45pm
The Two Ronnies Christmas Comedy CrackerBBC49:15pm
Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas SpecialBBC110:15pm
The Fog (1980) – (John Carpenter)Horror Channel12:40am
Boxing DayBell Bottom George (1944) – (George Formby)Talking Pictures TV8:05pm
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)BBC11:25pm
Passport To Pimlico (1949)Talking Pictures TV1:45pm
A Bridge Too Far (1977)Channel 52:20pm
Porridge: The Desperate HoursBBC25:15pm
The BFG (2016)BBC15:40pm
Mrs Doubtfire (1993)Channel 45:45pm
The Blue Lamp (1949)Talking Pictures TV6:15pm
Dad’s ArmyBBC26:25pm
The Morecambe ans Wise Christmas Show 1971BBC27:05pm
The Morecambe ans Wise Show: The Lost Tapes 1 of 2BBC27:50pm
The Morecambe ans Wise Show: The Lost Tapes 2 of 2BBC28:30pm
Ken Dodd: How Tickled We WereBBC29:00pm
Quatermass and the Pit (1967)Talking Pictures TV9:00pm
The ABC Murders (1 of 3) Agatha ChristieBBC19:00pm
Detectorists Christmas SpecialBBC410:00pm
Dirty Dancing (1987)Channel 510:00pm
Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em (1974)BBC410:30pm
The Green Mile (1999)Channel 411:00pm
The Vatican Tapes (2015)Horror Channel12:40am
The Witches (1967) (Hammer Horror)Horror Channel2:30am

As is now the norm UKTV have a range of Christmas specials such as Only Fools and Horses, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Bottom, Porridge, Steptoe and Son, Blackadder and Dads Army to name just a few. So don’t forget to check out UKTV (UK Gold, Yesterday etc..)

Oh and don’t forget to keep an eye on our favourite television channel Talking Pictures TV. As you can see from our top picks they feature rather a lot. You can find them on Freeview channel 81, Sky 343, Virgin 445, Youview 81 & Freesat 306.

That just about concludes our Christmas TV Top Picks 2018, all that’s left to say is to wish you all a very merry Christmas and happy new year!!!

Christmas TV Top Picks 2018