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What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

For the first time since we had all the BBCs and ITVs etc available in Switzerland, I find myself at home here this year with a dish and Humax Freesat box and big wall-mounted LED TV.

So what is worth watching? Are there any 'must see' films etc.??
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

The Great Escape is usually on sometime over the Christmas period
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The Great Escape is usually on sometime over the Christmas period
Or Papillon...
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

The internet has killed Christmas for me (I just, right now, decided) - as I can now just go to radiotimes.com, refine by movie and day and see what's on. Christmas was the one time of the year when we got all of the guides and by God they survived the season, though barely. In tatters after two weeks' constant use.

aaaanyway... I'm going to be watching the Royle Family on Christmas night. Must-see TV for me.
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

Sports personality of the year on this coming Sunday at 20.00 on BBC1
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and after watching them, we can ring up DB and ask him if he watched them, or what he thought about them, and have a really good chat about them!! He just luuurves to discuss TV
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and after watching them, we can ring up DB and ask him if he watched them, or what he thought about them, and have a really good chat about them!! He just luuurves to discuss TV
good luck with that, he'll be out Mid-west somewhere, getting raped by his brothers-in-law
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

it's not quite Christmas ( altho I'm sure it will be repeated ad naseum ) but "Noel's Christmas Presents" is on this sunday

I always get a tiny wet spot watching that.

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The internet has killed Christmas for me (I just, right now, decided) - as I can now just go to radiotimes.com, refine by movie and day and see what's on. Christmas was the one time of the year when we got all of the guides and by God they survived the season, though barely. In tatters after two weeks' constant use.
Christmas was the one time my dad begrudgingly bought the TVtimes as well as the Radio Times (in the old days before RT had all channels). We went through them systematically circling all the films we wanted to see, then ended up arguing about those that clashed.
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

The Royle family to me is always screamingly funny...I think there's a Christmas day episode.
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Re: What's worth watching/recording on UK TV over Xmas/New Year 2010/2011

hehe eventually you will be like the rest of the Brits complaining that there is nothing on TV You can always check out http://www.radiotimes.co.uk or http://www.whatsontv.co.uk/ they normally have good listings.Have a good one
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Perhaps this will help.
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