BBC release Christmas TV schedule with A-list line-up
The Independent|November 24, 2021
The BBC has unveiled its Christmas TV line-up for the 2021 festive season.
ELLIE HARRISON

The BBC has unveiled its Christmas TV line-up for the 2021 festive season. From brand new shows and specials to festive editions of fan favorites, there is plenty of programming on offer across drama, comedy and entertainment.

The biggest highlights this year include A Very British Scandal, a new series from Sarah Phelps (Dublin Murders) starring Claire Foy and Paul Bettany as the Duchess and Duke of Argyll, who were at the centre of one of the most notorious divorce cases of the 20th century.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo and Jessica Plummer will also star in the psychological thriller The Girl Before, adapted from the novel of the same name by JP Delaney. It tells the story of a woman called Jane (Mbatha-Raw) who moves into a strange house designed by an enigmatic architect (Oyelowo).

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