After the cast of Gavin & Stacey announced the release of a Christmas special for this year, it seems that many of us are starting to get our festive binge on – searches for ‘Christmas episodes’ have risen by 100% this week, according to Google.
In order to give us an extra dose of holiday cheer, the TV experts at OnBuy sought to find out the best Christmas episodes from the TV shows we love the most.
After surveying 3,256 sitcom devotees to find the ultimate sitcoms of all time, the TV team at OnBuylooked at the highest-rated Christmas episodes per show, according to IMDb, to reveal the best Christmas specials of all time.
Films remain a big part of the countdown to Christmas, with a new Christmas film being made every year. Although timeless classics and holiday shorts go on gracing screens every December, the heated debate rages on: what is the best Christmas film?
New research conducted by Funky Pigeon brings the debate about the ultimate Christmas film to a conclusive end, as the leading online gift and greeting card company reveals the best festive films of all time.
Two strangers Jen and Rob both have truly horrific times on Christmas Eve and find themselves stranded in the Scottish Highlands, agreeing to work together in an attempt to get back home for Christmas.
Regina Fuller has returned to the small town that she owns after the death of her father and the plan is to sell it, without any care on how it will impact the people who live there. An angel appears to influence everything . . .
Duchess Margaret is due to be coronated as Queen of Montenaro but when everything ended with Kevin it is up to Princess Stacy to help her out with another switch. Oh and let’s not forget a third look-a-like added in the mixture, her cousin Fiona.
Erica is a congressional aide which is sent to an Air Force base to write a report to defund the whole facility. On arrival she meets Captain Andrew Jantz a pilot who has been tasked to supervising her visit.
Blue Finch Film Releasing and Magic Monkey Films are excited to announce that they are bringing Christmas cheer to the UK early with ‘Lost At Christmas‘ arriving in cinemas from 4th December – ahead of the film’s digital release on the 7th!
Directed by BAFTA nominee Ryan Hendrick, the film is based on the acclaimed short film Perfect Strangers and is Scotland’s first traditional Christmas movie. Featuring an incredible cast, including, Sylvester McCoy (Dr Who / The Hobbit), Natalie Clark (The Last Bus), Kenny Boyle, Sanjeev Kohli (Still Game) & Clare Grogan (Gregory’s Girl) to name a few.
Lost At Christmas is set in the remote Scottish town of Fort William, on Christmas Eve, when life is turned upside down for Jen (Natalie Clark) and Rob (Kenny Boyle). Suddenly finding themselves heartbroken, single and stranded, they team up to try and reach home 100 miles away to be with their families. “Borrowing” Jen’s now ex-boyfriend’s classic car, the pair hit the road, but it’s not long before the weather turns for the worse forcing them to continue their journey on foot.
Bickering and bonding across the snowy Moors of Glencoe, they eventually arrive at a remote inn where they meet other guests dead set on avoiding the traditional Christmas joy. However, as Christmas Day draws closer, will happiness emerge and draw Jen and Rob together?
Lost at Christmas will bring you in from the cold, lighten your heart and provide the ultimate feel-good Christmas cinema experience.
Director Ryan Hendrick, who is excited to share his latest project with the world, said: “I am beyond thrilled our festive heart warmer is heading out into the world. It was a thrill to make and be surrounded by such a group of talented artists.”
Lost at Christmas will be released in UK cinemas from 4th December and on Digital from 7th December
Really looking forward to this one, certainly looks like it has plenty of charm!
*Original title on IMDb is Perfect Strangers due to it being based on a short film with that name from 2015*