Christmas TV Guide 2017: The Best Drama on TV this Christmas
Love it or hate it, there’s no denying Christmas is the season for television. There’s nothing quite like kicking back in front of the box after a busy day of eating and arguing with relatives and to be honest, it’s our favourite part of the day.
Here’s the best of drama to watch over Christmas:
Rowan Atkinson returns as ITV’s festive detective Maigret to investigate the case of a murdered strippe in Monmartre, Paris.
Rowan Atkinson’s detective is back to tackle a new case.
The last outing for both Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat – this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special is set to be an emotional rollercoaster as David Bradley returns to play the Doctor’s first incarnation.
Call the Midwife
This year’s Call the Midwife Christmas Special is going to be a white one! In the special, the midwives must deal with harsh weather conditions in Poplar during the Big Freeze of 1962 and ensure it does not ruin Christmas.
This feature-length special festive edition of Victoria takes place during the Christmas of 1846, when Victoria is missing her long-time companion Baroness Lehzen.
The classic Louisa May Alcott tale gets a makeover for Boxing Day, retelling the timeless story of four sisters growing into adulthood during the American Civil War.
A new drama set in 17th-century Amsterdam, The Miniaturist tells the story of a woman who hopes to find her dream life in marrying a rich merchant, but quickly realises she is mistaken.
The brilliant Sky drama starring Dawn French and Emilia Fox is back for another series, which starts with Gina and Sam’s struggle to work together.