Christmas TV and Film Guide 2022

If you want something to accompany your last minute present wrapping or look forward to a sit down on the sofa after devouring your Christmas dinner, there are some real festive TV treats available to enjoy with loved ones this Christmas.

There’s something for everyone to watch at Christmas. Whether you’re looking for your favourite festive movie, something for the kid’s or even something to entertain others whilst you nod off into a festive food nap, you can be sure to find something to enjoy over the festivities as you take a break from present giving and Christmas dinner cooking! Here’s a compilation of our top picks for Christmas and when and where you can watch them!

Christmas Eve


Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas 11:25am

The Secret Life of Pets 2 1:40pm

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse 4:55pm

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 5:25pm

Not Going Out 10:40pm


Arthur Christmas 12:45pm

Santa Claus The Movie 2:35pm

Celebrity Catchphrase Christmas Special 6pm

Royal Carols: Together at Christmas 7pm


Penguins of Madagascar 3:40pm

Ice Age 5:15pm

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 7pm

Gordon, Gino, and Fred: Desperately Seeking Santa 9pm

Channel 4

How to Train Your Dragon 11:30am

It’s a Wonderful Life 1:25pm

The Snowman 4pm

Home Alone 5:25pm

The Great Christmas Bake Off 2022 8:25pm

Sky Showcase

Roald and Beatrix: The Tail of The Curious Mouse 11:30am

A Boy Called Christmas 4pm

Elf 6pm

Christmas Day


The King’s Speech 3pm

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special 5:10pm


White Christmas 11:35am

The King’s Speech 3pm


The King’s Speech 3pm

Gogglebox 2022 9pm


It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas 10:50am

E.T. Extra Terrestrial 3:25pm

Back to the Future 5:45pm

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 8pm

Boxing Day


Mary Poppins 2:25pm

Death in Paradise Christmas Special 9pm


Stuart Little 10am

Ice Age: the Meltdown 1:55pm

Matilda (1996) 2:40pm

Madagascar 2:55pm

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 6:30pm

Channel 4

The Greatest Showman 7:30pm

Sky Showcase

Jurassic Park 6:45pm

What’s on Netflix, Prime and Disney+

From everyone here at Swan, we hope you have a lovely Christmas and a Happy New Year!