Dave’s Advent Calendar will feature a large roster of top comedians including Romesh Ranganathan (Judge Romesh), Kerry Godliman (Bad Move), Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones), Josh Widdicombe (The Last Leg), Natasia Demetriou (Stath Lets Flats) and Jon Richardson (8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown).
These are just a few of the questions answered by industry guru John Watkinson as he takes us on a deep and insightful journey of helicopter design at this year’s RTS-TVC Christmas Lecture on Wednesday 13th December, 7pm, Pincents Manor, Reading.
The theory and dynamics of helicopter flight are complex. But in his no-nonsense plain-speaking style Watkinson will de-mystify the concepts of rotary flight, and explain in lay-man’s terms how a helicopter operates.
This 75-minute Christmas special features two teams comprised of several famous faces, as they work against the clock to serve a spectacular festive banquet for some of the heroes of 2017.
Gordon, Gino and Fred go above and beyond as they serve members of the public and emergency services who risked their lives during some of 2017’s tragic events.
Ramsey said, “It’s going to be a lot of fun, but the real prize will be the privilege of cooking a fantastic feast and serving up three stunning courses to some truly deserving diners”.
Judi Dench - All the World's Her Stage
BBC One, 8pm
This documentary celebrates one of Britain’s best-loved actors Dame Judi Dench, by looking back over her remarkable 60-year career.
Narrated by Colin Salmon, with contributors including Daniel Craig, Ann Mitchell, Sam Mendes and Sir Ian McKellan, the film reveals why Judi Dench has become the ‘second most popular woman in Britain’.
Channel 4, 7pm
Thousands of people and their waiting loved ones offer a warm insight into the arrival halls at Heathrow Airport, all with interesting stories to share.
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
BBC One, 6:30pm
Based on the Roald Dahl book of the same name, Revolting Rhymes is a collection of delightful stories that have been turned into an animated two-part series.
The Alternative Christmas Message
Channel 4, 2.05pm
This is Channel 4's alternative to the Queen's annual message.
Classic game show Blankety Blank is returning to ITV for a one-off Christmas special hosted by David Walliams.
All Amazon UK customers have the chance to watch the first episode of its big budget car show The Grand Tour for free, between now and midnight on Boxing Day (26th December 2016).
The streaming giant has also made available the first episodes of a number of other Amazon Originals shows, including The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, Just Add Magic, Wishenproof, Creative Galaxy and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street.