This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 HD on Sunday, December 23 2018

05:55Kirstie's Handmade Christmas If you're looking for ideas for your Christmas tree, then Kirstie Allsopp has lined up some of the most creative people around for inspiration. 
06:05Frasier The Fight Before Christmas An apprehensive Daphne believes Niles is finally going to reveal his true feelings for her. Frasier throws a poorly attended party. 
06:30Frasier Merry Christmas Mrs Moskowitz A friendly woman comes to Frasier's rescue when he is out Christmas shopping. She recognises him and he offers to return the favour. 
06:55The Rugrats Movie Film (1998) Family animation. The feisty kids decide Dil, the latest addition to the family, is too troublesome and needs taking to the hospital to be fixed. But they get lost in the woods... 
08:10The Big Bang Theory The Tesla Recoil Leonard and Howard learn that Sheldon went to work with the military behind their backs. Bernadette thinks Ruchi's trying to steal her job. (S11 Ep8/24) 
08:35The Big Bang Theory The Bitcoin Entanglement Sheldon seeks revenge when the guys cut him out of a potentially valuable investment. A secret about Leonard and Penny is revealed. (S11 Ep9/24) 
09:00The Big Bang Theory The Confidence Erosion Sheldon and Amy try to eliminate stress from their wedding plans by applying mathematics to the process. Raj falls out with Howard. (S11 Ep10/24) 
09:30The Big Bang Theory The Celebration Reverberation Sheldon and Howard plan birthday celebrations for Amy and Halley. Leonard is stressed by a Christmas letter from his brother. (S11 Ep11/24) 
10:00Christmas Brunch Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer host a packed festive edition. Guests include Boyzone, Tony Blackburn, Jo Hartley, Russell Kane and Kate Humble; plus performance from Samm Henshaw. 
13:00Extreme Cake Makers' Christmas Some of our favourite elite cake makers return for a special, going to great lengths to make the perfect festive pieces. Watch Christmas dreams come true through these edible masterpieces. 
14:05The Simpsons Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming Sideshow Bob escapes from prison - again - and threatens to blow up the Springfield air show. 
14:30The Simpsons Mr Spritz Goes to Washington The family is fed up with the noise caused by new flight patterns at Springfield airport, so they demand immediate action from their congressman. 
15:00The Simpsons The Bart Wants What It Wants Rainier Wolfcastle's daughter (guest star Reese Witherspoon) develops a crush on Bart. 
15:30Father Christmas Classic animation based on Raymond Briggs's book. What does Father Christmas do with himself for the other 364 days of the year? Here's a chance to find out. Voiced by Mel Smith. 
16:05Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
16:30Men in Black Film (1997) Sci-fi comedy. Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith star as top-secret agents who monitor and hush up the presence of aliens on Earth - and discover one scary critter's deadly plot. 
18:20Men in Black II Film (2002) Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith star in the boisterous action sequel to their sci-fi comedy about US government agents who secretly protect Earth from extraterrestrial criminals. 
20:00Escape to the Chateau at Christmas Dick and Angel prepare for a magical Christmas at the chateau, with festive treats for family and friends, including Dick's walnut wine and a super-sized Christmas tree. (S5 Ep7/7) 
21:008 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown... ...Christmas Special: Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kathy Burke take on Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. Plus James Acaster and Joe Wilkinson join Susie Dent and Rachel Riley. 
22:00Father Ted Christmas Special Father Ted and Father Dougal get lost in the lingerie section of a huge department store. Only Ted's quick thinking can avert a potential embarrassment for the Church. 
23:05Tin Star Cuckoo Whitey targets Angela and Anna, Jim makes a bold decision to protect his family but fails to see a new threat, and Mrs Bradshaw confronts Gagnon about his real agenda. (S1 Ep6/10) 
00:10Father Ted A Song for Europe Ted and Dougal decide to enter the Eurosong Contest. With inspired lyrics, a jaunty tune and the right attitude, they stand a good chance. Don't they? (S2 Ep5/10) 
00:40Father Ted Are You Right There Father Ted? Father Crilly arrives back on the island to find things have changed in his absence; Dougal has a new friend, and Jack has become agoraphobic. (S3 Ep1/8) 
01:10Father Ted Speed 3: Pat Mustard, Craggy Island's milkman, is sacked, so Dougal takes over the round. When Pat plants a bomb on the float for revenge, Ted must keep his nerve to save Dougal. (S3 Ep3/8) 
01:35Father Ted Escape from Victory At the annual All-Priests Over 75s Five-a-Side Football Challenge Match against Rugged Island, Ted realises Father Dick Byrne will stop at nothing to win. (S3 Ep5/8) 
02:05Father Ted Kicking Bishop Brennan Up the Ar** A lost bet means that Ted has to kick Bishop Brennan's posterior. But how can he commit this sacrilegious act and survive? (S3 Ep6/8) 
02:30Big Narstie's Big Christmas Big Narstie and Mo Gilligan present a festive special packed with big name guests, music, stacks of fun and some big, 'narstie' Christmas spirit. 
03:30Food Unwrapped Does Christmas Is there anything in yuletide spices that gives you Christmas cheer? Should we score our sprouts? Kate checks out a decadent dish from the past: the multi-bird roast. Plus: mince pies. [SL] 
04:25Embarrassing Pets It's Gavin's task to tame Gus, the alpaca with attitude. Dog behaviourist Leon meets Ozzy the pug. And Feebie the rabbit is a nipping nightmare every time owner Olivia picks her up. (Ep8) 
04:55Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Phill Jupitus is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
05:35Jamie's Cracking Christmas Jamie Oliver shows how to raise your Christmas spread to the next level with amazing recipes including roast goose with all the trimmings. 
05:50Olive the Other Reindeer Olive, a dog, hears the sad news on the radio that Blitzen the reindeer has been injured and Christmas may be cancelled. So Olive sets off with her pet flea to save the day.