PICKS OF TODAY: CHRISTMAS EVE

What to watch today, Christmas Eve.


The Great British Bake Off Christmas Special

7:40pm, Channel 4

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and Matt Lucas are joined by Tom Allen to celebrate Christmas in the famous white tent.


Cinderella: A Comic Relief Pantomime for Christmas

8:15pm, BBC Two

The worlds of theatre, film, TV and comedy collide in this at-home pantomime read-through, written by Richard Curtis and the Dawson brothers, aiming to raise money to fight loneliness, hunger and cold at home and abroad. Olivia Colman is the Fairy Godmother, with her Crown co-star Helena Bonham Carter as Devilia. Real-life brother and sister Daisy May and Charlie Cooper are the Evil Stepsisters, Guz Khan takes on Buttons and Tom Hollander is Baron Hardup.


Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow

8:15pm, ITV

The comedian revives another classic game show with a special festive edition of The Price Is Right.


Birds Of A Feather

9:15pm, ITV

Christmas is just around the corner in Chigwell, and there are big changes in the women's lives. Dorien is now ruling the roost, having bought the house, and she and Tracey have been getting on each other's nerves.