Viewers tuning in to BBC1 on Christmas Day may feel a sense of deja vu – as its festive schedule is identical to last year.
The broadcaster’s flagship channel will air the same shows – including the Strictly special, Mrs Brown’s Boys and Call the Midwife – in the same order from teatime onwards.
Thankfully, almost all of the shows aired from then on December 25 will be brand new – but the same cannot be said about the rest of the festive schedule.
The BBC's flagship channel will air the same shows on Christmas Day – including the Strictly special, Mrs Brown’s Boys and Call the Midwife – in the same order from teatime onwards
Strictly Come Dancing, featuring Jay Blades and Moira Stuart, kicks off the prime-time slot at 5.10pm, followed by Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel.
Yet again, BBC1 has relied on trusty favourites, Blankety Blank and Call the Midwife, to keep the nation