In addition to ‘Britmas’ which will be celebrated throughout the month and offers subscribers over 200 festive Christmas specials, December also offers additional films from Film4, classic and cult entertainment like Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Minder, The Persuaders!, The Beiderbecker Collection, Hornblower and much more. The ITV archives have also been opened with classic episodes from ‘An Audience With’ available for the first time in decades.
Available from 26th November throughout the month of December, BritBox’s collection of Christmas treats includes over 200 TV specials, pantomimes and soaps.
Fans of festive telly can look forward to Christmas episodes from the likes of All Creatures Great and Small, Allo ‘Allo!, Are You Being Served, Bergerac, Bread, Hi De Hi!, Last of the Summer Wine, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave Em, To the Manor Born, Absolutely Fabulous, Birds of a Feather, Blackadder, French and Saunders, Gavin & Stacey, Keeping Up Appearances, Only Fools and Horses, The Good Life, The Vicar of Dibley, Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, The Catherine Tate Show, Les Dawson’s Christmas Box and many more. A selection of pantomimes will also be made available for the first time this festive season, including Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On (1986) starring Danny La Rue, Jack and the Beanstalk (1998) narrated by Paul Merton and Aladdin (2000) featuring the music of S Club 7 to name but a few. Britbox Christmas highlights also include the best festive episodes from Coronation Street and Emmerdale will round off the collection.