THIS MORNING, RTÉ released its much-anticipated Christmas TV schedule – featuring a new show by Baz Ashmawy and his mam, a Bridget & Eamon Christmas Special and a half-hour animated film called Angela’s Christmas.
But Christmas telly is defined by the movies, and RTÉ also gave a detailed list of what they will be showing and when on the days surrounding the 25th:
Gone Girl (23 December)
Spectre (Christmas Eve)
Finding Nemo (Christmas Day Matinee)
Big Hero 6 (Christmas Day Matinee)
Brooklyn (Christmas Night)
Cinderella (St Stephen’s Day)
Love & Mercy (23 December)
Guardians of the Galaxy (Christmas Night)
Kingsman: The Secret Service (St Stephen’s Night)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (27 December)
Birdman (28 December)
Films that don’t appear to have slots yet
Avengers – Age of Ultron
Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Hotel Transylvania 2
Horrible Bosses 2
RTÉ also promises a special Christmas week for Harry Potter fans:
Harry Potter fans will be treated to a run of Harry Potter films airing across RTÉ2 during Christmas week, including a special hour long Harry Potter: a History of Magic on New Year’s Day.
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