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A Great! selection of Christmas programming


A Great! selection of Christmas programming

Experience the magic as the GREAT! TV channels light up with festive favourites for everyone this Christmas, perfect for cozy nights in across the holidays!

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with GREAT!, as we indulge in heartwarming classics, merry specials, and timeless favourites featuring a comprehensive array of stars, including Ewan McGregor, Jim Carrey, Nicolas Cage, and Ben Kinglsey. Tune into GREAT! Movies, GREAT! Action, GREAT! Christmas, and GREAT! TV from Sunday 24th December to step into the festive season in style.

Big Fish – Sunday 24th December at 1.30pm on GREAT! Movies

From director Tim Burton, Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor), a former traveling salesman in the Southern US with a gift for storytelling. Confined to his deathbed, Edward mixes fact with fiction to tell tall tales of his eventful life as a young adult to his estranged son Will.

The Patriot – Monday 25th December at 9pm on GREAT! Movies

It’s 1776 in rural colonial Berkeley County. Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) is haunted by his brutal past as a heroic soldier during the French Indian war. Refusing to join the Continental Army at the dawn of the Revolution, Martin must protect his family from the bloody horrors of war.

Ace Ventura 1 & 2 – Tuesday 26th December from 12.20pm on GREAT! Movies

Enjoy a hilarious Ace Ventura double as Jim Carrey stars as the unconventional detective who specialises in locating lost pets. Catch the funnyman in action alongside Courtney Cox in Pet Detective and go on a wild chase across Africa in When Nature Calls – a great way to relax with loved ones this holiday!

Bullet – Wednesday 27th December at 9pm on GREAT! Action

Danny Trejo stars as the sun-soaked cop, Frank “Bullet” Marasco, in the gripping thriller Bullet. Botching their last mission to hunt down a mysterious, kidnapping drug baron as one final assignment, Bullet must save the captives and bring the criminal to justice before they face death themselves.

A Bride For Christmas – Thursday 28th December at 6pm on GREAT! Christmas

Andrew Walker stars in a love story with a twist. Jessie has sworn off relationships until she finds ‘the one’. When heart-throb Aiden comes along, Jessie believes she has found her pefect match. Unbeknownst to Jessie, Aiden is trying to win a bet with his friends that he can get a girl to marry him before Christmas.

M*A*S*H – Friday 29th December at 7pm on GREAT! TV

Household favourite M*A*S*H will be keeping the spirits jolly this Christmas! The selection of series 1 episodes are sure to bring joy and laughter to your screens, as the wartime comedy sees the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital survive insurmountable odds with the help of practical jokes and fun.

My Girl – Saturday 30th December at 3.55pm – GREAT! Movies

Thomas J. (Macauley Culkin) is the boy next door who idolizes Vada (Anna Chlumsky), a precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death. Their summer adventures from first kiss to last farewell introduce Vada to the world of adolescence. A beautiful, heartfelt coming-of-age film to settle down to this Christmas.

Gandhi – Sunday 31st December at 3pm – GREAT! Movies

Directed by Richard Attenborough, Gandhi (Ben Kingsley) is an epic biographical film that chronicles the life of Mahatma Gandhi, the iconic leader of India’s non-violent independence movement. The film portrays Gandhi’s journey from a young lawyer to becoming the revered figurehead of India’s freedom struggle.

Windtalkers – Monday 1st January at 9pm – GREAT! Action

Nicolas Cage stars as a marine assigned to protect a Navajo code talker during World War II. The reality of war, duty, and the bond between soldiers are at the forefront, with intense, award-winning battle scenes and a focus on sacrifice and moral dilemmas making for an epic retelling of a true story.

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