The BBC has released its full Christmas TV schedule – including a six-part adaptation of Les Miserables and the return of Idris Elba in Luther.
The The Murders ABC, Agatha Christie, a new interpretation of Watership Down & # 39; by Richard Adams to The Long Song Andrea Levy too.
And old favorites such as Mrs Brown's Boys, Call the Midwife and Strictly Come Dancing return to screens.
Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain will present their own cooking shows.
BBC content director Charlotte Moore said: "We have a great variety of stars to keep everyone entertaining, with the best in drama, entertainment, comedy and documentaries over the festival period.
"There's something for everyone and I know our audiences will enjoy the great range of magical treatments that are available across the BBC."
As it became a tradition, another David Walliam's book has been adapted for Christmas – this time, the Midnight Gang is.
Take her 30th anniversary with a unique unique BBC One program and younger viewers can be keen to capture the animated version of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Zog.
Goodness Gracious Me stars will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show alongside the famous supporters of the BBC Two hit series.
Documentation focuses on as comedie Billy Connolly and author and illustrator Snowman Raymond Briggs.
The Doctor Who's Christmas edition will be shown on BBC One's New Year's Day instead of Christmas for the first time since the play returned in 2005.
Watership Down, is about a war of incredible rabbits, contains an original song by Sam Smith and will be split over two dedicated periods.
He takes pride in a tight cast including James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, John Boyega, Gemma Arteton and Olivia Colman.
Besides, the award-winning scriptwriter Andrew Davies – a documentary subject also shown over the Christmas period – has adapted Les Miserables Victor Hugo's novel for the small screen.
Dominic West plays Jean Valjean's role in the French classic, with David Oyelowo as Javert and Lily Collins as Fantine.
John Malkovich will return to play BBC One's Poirot at The Murders ABC, with Rupert Grint appear alongside Inspector Crome.
Ken Dodd will be remembered at How Tickled We Were on BBC Two, with the channel also seeing Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan exploring some of the celestial and winter wildlife wonders.
Stars that return to Strictly include Anita Rani, Ann Widdecombe, Caroline Flack, Aston Merrygold, Jake Wood and Michael Vaughan.
Amongst the arts is Swan Lake of the Royal Opera House on BBC Four.
And there will be four Top of the Pops specialties on BBC One over the holiday period.
Aled Jones will celebrate Christmas in Edinburgh with a thousand Songs of Praise viewers, and the Queen's Christmas Card and Christmas Chaos return to the King again.