BBC Radio 2 listeners to vote for their favourite Christmas film
"Okay Radio 2 listeners, after the year we’ve had I think it’s time to lose ourselves in the Christmas spirit and celebrate our favourite festive films"— James King
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From midday on Monday 23 November until Tuesday 8 December, Radio 2 listeners are being invited to vote for their favourite Christmas film from a long list of 25 classics, created by the network’s resident movie critic, James King.
The results will be heard on from 9-11pm on Christmas Eve as James counts down the Top 12 Christmas films of all time, as voted for by the listeners. The show will feature plenty of seasonal songs from the silver screen and the thoughts of those who made these Yuletide greats. Listeners can choose their favourite festive feel-good move from classics including It’s A Wonderful Life, Love Actually, Home Alone, The Grinch and Elf.
James King says: “Okay Radio 2 listeners, after the year we’ve had I think it’s time to lose ourselves in the Christmas spirit and celebrate our favourite festive films. So whilst you’re wrapping pressies or stuffing the turkey, join me on Christmas Eve from 9pm for a countdown of your best-loved holiday movies. And don’t forget to vote!”
Listeners can vote from midday on Monday 23 November - and find full terms and conditions - at bbc.co.uk/radio2
A Christmas Story (1984)
Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2, says: “What better way to spend Christmas Eve than listening to music from some of our most-loved Christmas movies. Please do vote to ensure your festive favourite is included!”
Tune in on Christmas Eve to find out which film will be officially given the tinsel crown of Radio 2 listener’s favourite Christmas movie of all time.
Source BBC TWO
November 23, 2020 10:05am ET by BBC TWO