Boxing Day TV Guide 2013: Schedule Highlights

Miranda Hart and Robbie Williams in Gangsta Granny - Image Credit: BBC. Photographer: Gary Moyes

Miranda Hart and Robbie Williams in Gangsta Granny – Image Credit: BBC. Photographer: Gary Moyes

Here’s some the TV schedule highlights for Boxing Day 2013 on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5:

4:05pm Cars 2 – BBC One. (2011 Movie) Pixar animated action-comedy, featuring the voices of Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer and Eddie Izzard.

6:05pm Gangsta Granny – BBC One. David Walliams best selling book is brought to life with the help of a star-studded cast lineup including Miranda Hart, Joanna Lumley, Julia McKenzie, Rob Brydon and Robbie Williams.

7:15pm Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 – ITV. (2010 Movie) Installment number seven of the Harry Potter film series.

7:15 Michael Buble’s Christmas Special – Channel 5. Seasonal songs from the Canadian crooner, as he’s joined on stage by the likes of Mariah Carey and Mary J Blige.

7:45pm Still Open All Hours – BBC One. David Jason returns to Arkwright’s store for one last special episode of this classic British comedy, made famous by the late, great Ronnie Barker.

8:15pm Death Come to Pemberley – BBC One. Episode one of a new three-part mystery-drama series, starring Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Rhys.

9:00pm Big Fat Quiz of the Year – Channel 4. In what has now become an annual Channel 4 tradition, Jimmy Carr tests how much three teams of celebs can remember of the last 12 months news and events. This years guest contestants include comedians Micky Flanagan, Jack Whitehall and Dara O’Briain.

9:15pm Ben and James versus the Arabian Desert – BBC Two. Documentary following Ben Fogle and James Cracknell as they retrace the footsteps of explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger.

10:05pm I Am Britney Jean: Britney Spears in Las Vegas – ITV. A behind-the-scenes look at the princess of pop as she prepares for her Las Vegas residency.

11:05pm Alan Carr: Chatty Man – Channel 4. For his Christmas special, Alan is joined by Davina McCall, Russell Brand and David Dickinson. There’ll also be music from girl-group Little Mix.

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