The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff - 20:30 19th December, BBC 2
A new four-part comedy adventure following Jedrington Secret-Past (Robert Webb), owner of ‘The Old Shop of Stuff’ in Victorian London. The television transfer of the hit Radio 4 series Bleak Expectations that affectionately spoofs all things Dickensian. With an impressive cast; David Mitchell, Stephen Fry and Katherine Parkinson, to name a few, the show is set to get you in to the festive mood, without being too sickly.
Outnumbered - 21:20 Xmas Eve, BBC 1
The multi award winning comedy series returns this Christmas. The Brockmans want to get away for Christmas however the chaos of family life gets in the way once again. Don’t miss this festive special starring Hugh Dennis (Dad) and Claire Skinner (Mum) and the rest of family.
Charlie Brookers 2011 Wipe - 22:30 30th December, BBC 4
Wipe returns for its annual round up with Charlie Brooker, reviewing a year where not much really happened. Brooker comments “God knows what we’re going to cover in this- as everybody knows, hardly anything happened this year”. Watch it for a refreshing satirical alternative to the usual Festive feel-good drivel that dominates your screen.