Classic TV for Christmas

In Features by Samuel Love

With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to be putting under the trees of your loved ones. Why not give the gift of binging, through some classic BBC telly. 

Whether you’re looking for iconic comedy or quirky mystery, BBC has you covered with their three latest repackages. Each available in complete DVD sets, Are You Being Served, Hamish Macbeth and Keeping Up Appearances will keep the biggest humbugs grinning through the festive season. There’s a reason these timeless classics are still celebrated to this day.

Are You Being Served: The Complete Package (DVD)

Welcome to Grace Brothers, an ailing department store where the management are beginning to show signs of wear and the staff are clashing! Featuring all episodes from Series 1 to 10 including the Pilot episode and 5 Christmas Specials, The Complete Package also features over 3½ hours of bonus content unique to this collection. Sit back and indulge in hours of endless innuendo, hilarity, and mischief with the staff from Grace Brothers department store…

Hamish Macbeth: The Complete Collection (DVD)

Hamish Macbeth (Robert Carlyle) is Lochdubh’s local Police Constable who’s avoiding a promotion and would do anything for a quiet life, but in his much-loved coastal town home that’s probably the last thing he’ll get…Join the residents of Lochdubh in the hugely successful Highland drama, based on the novels by M. C. Beaton, that had an average of 8.9m viewers across all three series.

Keeping Up Appearances: The Complete Collection (DVD)

Witness Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet, don’t you know), and her long-suffering husband Richard as they impress – and distress – their family and neighbours. Featuring every episode of the entire series in an 8-disc box set, this hilarious BBC comedy is one fantastic package, including ALL the Christmas Specials!