CHRISTMAS is a time when so much appears on the schedule you never know where to look and miss some programmes you wish you recorded.

What I have done is gone through the TV Guide in the County Gazette and picked out some of the films and programmes I would watch or record.

Here are my picks for Dec 24-27:

Christmas Eve

BBC 2 9.25am: Those Magnificent Men in their flying machines-1965 film

Channel 5 4.20pm: Scrooge-1951 film

Christmas Day

Channel 5: 3.10pm Chitty Chitty Bang Bang-1968 film

Channel 4: 4pm The Muppet Christmas Carol-1992 film

ITV 2: 5.40pm Elf-2003 film

ITV 3: 8.35am-11pm a selection of Carry On films

Sky One: 6.15pm The Greatest Showman-2017 film

Channel 4: 12.15am: The Beatles:Eight Days a Week-The Touring Years-2016 film

Boxing Day

BBC 1: 1.25pm Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981 film

Channel 5: 2.10pm A Bridge Too Far-1977 film

ITV 4: 2.45pm: Ben Hur 1959 film

BBC 2: 7.05pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 1971

BBC 2: 7.50pm: The Morecambe and Wise Lost Tapes (NEW)

BBC 2: 8.30pm: The Morecambe and Wise Lost Tapes (NEW)

ITV 4: 10pm: Jaws-1975 film

December 27

BBC 2 1.30pm Desert Fox-1951 film

ITV 8pm Skyfall James Bond-2012 film