These shows are getting Christmas specials...

Are you in the holiday spirit yet? If so, we're breaking down our top shows that are getting their very own 2020 Christmas special!

Are you in the holiday spirit yet? If so, we're breaking down our top shows that are getting their very own 2020 Christmas special! From Doctor Who to All Creatures Great and Small, there's plenty of new drama to get stuck into, or for scrumptious holiday treats there's The Hairy Bikers Home for Christmas over on Food Network and Big Zuu's Big Eats Christmas specials coming soon to Dave. Essentially, there's something for everyone this Christmas, so get ready!

The Hairy Bikers Home for Christmas 

Monday 30th November, Food Network, 8pm 

Hairy Bikers Christmas

A brand new series of The Hairy Bikers Home for Christmas begins on Monday night at 8pm over on the Food Network, so you’ll get to hang out with Dave Myers and Si King as they create festive recipes with their celeb guest line up, including the Rev Kate Bottley who will assist them on creating a bourbon-glazed gammon. Now my mouth is watering... 

All Creatures Great and Small

Thursday 24th December, Channel 5, 9pm 

All creatures xmas

It’s confirmed, there’s going to be a second season of All Creatures Great and Small – we're not kidding! And what’s more? They’re doing a Christmas special first! Taking place on Christmas Eve, the day before Helen and Hugh’s wedding, James attempts to make Helen jealous by inviting his new girlfriend to the annual Christmas party.  

Big Zuu’s Big Eats

Friday 11th December, Dave, 10pm

Big Zuu's Christmas

Your favourite Dave chef is getting two new and exclusive Christmas specials, with special guests including AJ Tracey, JME, Julie Adenuga, Loyle Carner, Ed Gamble, Rosie Jones, Phil Wang and plenty more big names that we can’t wait to see enjoying Zuu’s delicious Christmas creations.  

The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown

Monday 7th December, BBC One, TBC


We’re especially excited to see The Vicar of Dibley return to our screens, and in Lockdown we imagine there’ll be plenty of laughs to keep our spirits high. Find out more about the new series in our new shows article. 

Doctor Who - Revolution of the Daleks

BBC One, Date TBC

Doctor Who xmas

The one we’ve all been waiting for, the Doctor Who Christmas special is upon us! But what’s it all about this year? Well, turns out Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor will be fighting an old nemesis – The Daleks! Locked away in an alien prison with what seems to be no means of escape, her earth buddies Yaz, Ryan and Graham are trying to get on with their lives without her, but it’s proving difficult, especially when they discover a plan involving the Daleks. Now they need the Doctor more than ever. Check out the official trailer below! 

Call the Midwife 

BBC One, Date TBC

Call the midwife

For a heart-warming family gathering on Christmas day, what’s better than a Christmas special of Call the Midwife set in December 1965? Things don’t go according to plan, unfortunately, when Sister Monica Joan is rushed to hospital, and Trixie receives an unwanted gift... 

Can't see your favourite show? We're updating this list weekly in the lead up to Christmas, so stay tuned for more!