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Jamie and Jimmy are back on the pier with special guest martin Freeman, First Dates continues with a Johnny Depp look-a-like who arrives drunk, the children are delighted to be back for some Christmas celebrations with their older friends in Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds: Christmas, and the chatty Gogglesprogs share their comical and often insightful opinions on the world of television as they see it, all on Channel 4.

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Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast

Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast

Fridays at 8.00pm

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Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty welcome British actor-turned-Hollywood star Martin Freeman to their café at the end of the pier - for 'an unexpected journey' in the cooking lesson of a lifetime. Jamie helps the Sherlock star crack the clues to the perfect eggs royale, as Martin combines his obsession with eggs with his need to overcome his fear of cooking for groups of people. Jamie makes fish and chips, using fresh mussels, clams and chunks of delicious monk fish combined with garlic, chilli and curried butters. Jimmy uses his DIY skills to make a Japanese teppanyaki for the garden. And the boys hit the road to campaign for healthy food for people working nights.

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First Dates

First Dates

Mondays at 10pm

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Bafta Award-winning First Dates returns for more episodes as hopeful singletons arrive at the restaurant hoping that love is on the menu. Ruth, 71, is 'not your average pensioner' and is struggling to find a man who can keep up with her, but what happens when Ruth reveals that she 'would hate to meet a man who doesn't want to have sex'? Meanwhile, Kazzi, 22, has never had a proper boyfriend and fears that her cleft lip puts people off. Her date, Adam, is 'bricking it' about dating and normally shies away from the opposite sex. Will there be a second date? Bristolian actor TJ has been told that he looks like Johnny Depp but since he turned 40, he's been worried that he'll never find love. He meets support worker Chanelle, their date gets off to a rocky start when Chanelle discovers that TJ has been out drinking all day. And Amy, who's 27, came out a few years ago but has 'no idea' where to start when it comes to finding a girlfriend. She can barely contain her excitement when stylish hula-hoop fanatic Liza arrives.

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Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds: Christmas

Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds: Christmas

Wednesday at 9pm

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With social isolation one of the biggest problems for the elderly, and never more so than during the Christmas period, Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds makes a festive return, to continue the story of the older residents and their 10 young friends. As the children delight in being back with their older friends, can the nursery classmates persuade every resident living at Lark Hill to give one item of food for the local foodbank? Will tap-dancing Lilian be well enough to perform after a recent fall? And what will Victor make of the surprise appearance of fellow crooner Alfie Boe.

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Gogglesprogs Christmas Special

Gogglesprogs Christmas Special

Tuesday at 8pm

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The UK's youngest TV critics are back in this festive edition, giving their uninhibited opinions and hilarious take on TV highlights from 2018. From TV moments to news stories and popular hits, these chatterboxes share their comical and often insightful opinions on the world of television as they see it. The children have cast their eyes over a range of programmes, including some nostalgic Christmas classics. A host of new Gogglesproggers join the regular cast, who include eight-year-old Molly and her eleven-year-old brother William, who both love helping out on the family farm; and friends Stephanie and Christina.







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