Aardman Christmas TV Schedule
Christmas is a great time to catch up on you favourite movies and shows, and this year you can look forward not just to some new Shaun the Sheep episodes but lots of other Aardman goodies! Below you’ll find the full line-up on what’s on when on terrestrial UK TV this festive season – why not print out this page and keep it somewhere safe to be sure you don’t miss a thing!
Tuesday 23rd December
Chicken Run, 13.45, BBC1
Wednesday 24th December
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, 13.45, BBC1
Timmy’s Christmas Surprise, 7.45, Cbeebies
Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out, 12pm, BBC1
Shaun the Sheep: We Wish Ewe a Merry Christmas, 13.40, BBC1
Arthur Christmas, 18.00, Channel 4
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!, 16.40, BBC1
Monday 29th December
Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave, 15.35, BBC1
Wednesday 31st December
Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers, 20.30, BBC3
Over on the CBBC Channel you can watch some new Shaun the Sheep series 4 episodes: ‘Duck’, ‘The Stare’ and ‘Fruit & Nuts’ will be aired on 17th, 18th and 19th December respectively, at 3pm (plus you can catch up with any of the new episodes you may have missed on the BBC’s iPlayer service. Find out more about the new episodes here.) Little ones can tune into Timmy Time at 8.20 on 23rd and 24th December, too, plus there will be more Timmy on the station each morning throughout the Christmas period.
Finally, if you fancy a change from the TV you can tune into a special radio programme on BBC Radio 4 where you can listen to Nick Park, Peter Lord and Peter Sallis – the ‘voice’ of Wallace – share their Aardman memories and experiences, and retell the story of a how a film school project become a worldwide phenomenon. The Reunion will be aired on Christmas Day at 7.00 and on Saturday 27th December at 13.15.