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BBC Christmas Day TV Shows In The 80’s

Radio Times Christmas Edition 1988TV viewing on Christmas Day in the 80’s started showing popular shows which we know and love today.

With Dad’s Army, Only Fools And Horses and Eastenders all making an appearance on the big day, we take a look at what a typical BBC Christmas Day viewing look like in the 80’s.

6:55am Now It’s Christmas with Simon Parkin, Andy Crane The Christmas Toy

7:45am The Christmas Raccoons

8:10am The Nativity Play

8:20am Playbus

8:45am The Pink Panther Show

9:10am Charlie’s Christmas Project

9:35am Umbrella Christmas Special

10:00am Christmas Worship from Paisley Abbey

11:00am Christmas Morning with Noel

12:05pm News

1:00pm EastEnders

2:00pm Top of the Pops Christmas Show

3:00pm HM The Queen

3:10pm Film : Back to the Future (1985) Première

5:05pm Only Fools and Horses

6:25pm News and Weather

6:30pm A Christmas Celebration a Songs of Praise Special

7:15pm Bread

8:30pm The Russ Abbot Christmas Show

9:10pm News and Weather

9:20pm Film : Silverado (1985) Première

11:30pm The Gospel According to St Matthew

11:40pm Broadway Musicals : Carousel

1:45am Weather

1:50am Closedown

Do you remember what you watched on Christmas Day in the 80’s? Comment below and let us know as our ByGone Christmases series continues.

1 Comment

  1. Caroline
    September 30, 2014 / 1:49 pm

    I remember all of these #old

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