Christmas TV: What’s in store for you this festive season?

What will you be watching over the festive period? Here Patrick McLennan takes us through the highlights of the Christmas season.

Highlights include a satirical view of the royal family with The Windsors on Channel 4. The Doctor Who Christmas special is The Return of Doctor Mysterioso and there’s two Great British Bake Off specials, with 8 Bake Off stars returning.

Christmas Day sees Call the Midwife travel to South Africa for a special mission and also there’s a Christmas special of Mrs Brown’s Boys.

On Boxing Day Kim Cattrall stars in Witness For The Prosecution on BBC1, while Outnumbered is back – with the kids all grown up!

There is also plenty on Netflix this Christmas, with The Crown and Stranger Things, along with festive films like Home Alone and Arthur Christmas.

For full listings take a look at our Christmas TV guide.

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