Here are the Digitals Sentinel’s top five picks on ITV over the Christmas period.
Christmas Day, 25 December, 9.00pm
Julian Fellowes’ widely-acclaimed period drama returns for a two hour special. As the family and their servants enjoy the festivities, there is romance, a heart-breaking farewell, sad memories of lost loved ones and joyful reunions.
Christmas Eve, 24 December 8.00pm
The Network TV premiere of the latest Bond film. Bond finds himself on assignment in Istanbul, but when the job goes gravely wrong and agents are murdered, MI6 itself comes under attack from threats both inside and out.
A Christmas Cracker
Boxing Day, 26 December, 8.00pm
Bradley Walsh hosts a Christmas spectacular, recorded live at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. He is joined by the Muppets, Katherine Jenkins, Al Murray, the Cirque de Soleil, dance-act Flawless, the cast of West End musical White Christmas and The Vamps. The star studded list could provide quite the Christmas treat.
Through the Christmas Keyhole
Boxing Day, 26 December, 9.30pm
Celebrity Juice star Keith Lemon returns for a Christmas edition of the revivied popular and long-running game show. The panel getting in the Christmas spirit are Jonathan Ross, Louis Walsh and Kym Marsh.
Birds of a Feather
Boxing Day, 26 December, 9.00pm
The hit comedy Birds of a Feather reurns to ITV this Christmas with a brand new series starting in the new year. Dorien is treating Sharon and Tracey to a Christmas trip to the Canaries, but with Tracey’s fear of flying, Sharon’s hopes for adventure, and Dorien’s eagerness for anything in trousers, will it be ‘plane’ sailing?