Only three more sleeps until Christmas Day! We’re so close now guys! Everyone loves to settle down with a drink and relax to some of the many Christmas specials that are put on TV in the weeks leading up to, and on Christmas Day, up until New Years Day, and I’ve put a list together of some of the most awaited Christmas specials we have in store for us in the UK this Christmas.
Lets start with what’s on the telly on Christmas Day itself…
Call the Midwife returns again for a Christmas special on December 25th, join the nuns of Nonnatus House on BBC1 at 7:45pm.
Channel 4s GBBO will be on our screens twice over the festive period! The Great British Bake Off Christmas part one is on Channel 4 at 8pm, and part two is on at 7:40pm on January 1st. Between the two shows, eight previous contestants will return, including: Liam Charles, Flo Atkins, Jane Beedle, Andrew Smyth, Candice Brown, Kate Henry, Tamal Ray and Steven Carter-Bailey.
Torvill and Dean, a two-hour special, skates onto our screens at 9:15pm on the 25th, on ITV, portraying how Torvill and Dean became global ice skating champions.
Mrs Brown’s Boys returns for two episodes this Christmas. Join Mrs Brown and her funny family for some laughs on BBC1 at 10:15 on Christmas Day night, and again at 10pm on New Years Day, January 1st.
What’s on during the week when nobody knows what day it is, and New Years Day?
Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders, a new edition, will be there to keep you company on Boxing Day. Tune in on BBC1 at 9pm on December 26th, and help Hercule Poirot solve the crime.
The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds On Holiday, returns to Channel 4 for an all new 2018 episode on December 27th at 7pm.
Take That: We’ve Come A Long Way is a special one-off programme to celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary, even Robbie is back! You can join them on BBC1 at 7pm on December 28th.
Les Misérables, but not as you’ve ever seen it before, will be coming to your screens for the first of it’s six part drama. None of the signing, but all of the story! Catch part one on December 30th at 9pm, on BBC1.
The Inbetweeners are back in the form of The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited, on New Years Day. Watch all of their usual almost too awkward to watch lives on Channel 4 at 9pm.
Doctor Who. This is one that I know a lot of you are waiting for, and you can join Jodie Whittaker as the thirteenth doctor on BBC1. Tune in on January 1st at 7pm to travel through time together.
Which of the specials are you looking forward to most? Is it the soaps specials that you’re more interested in? I definitely can’t wait for some more GBBO personally!