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The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff

8.30pm, BBC2

As the title more than suggests, this is a spoof of all things Dickensian, or rather, a lampooning of the starched-corset period dramas that British telly has always produced. Robert Mitchell leads as Jedrington Secret-Past, a shop owner who has his entire business – building, family and all – sent to debtors' prison on Christmas Eve. With Webb's comedy partner David Mitchell popping up, it does have the air of a sketch that goes on far too long, but there's plenty of silliness to hold the interest. Phelim O'Neill

King Of Christmas Lights

9pm, Channel 4

This Cutting Edge film meets those curious people who observe yuletide by turning their houses into extravaganzas of festive tat, parking neon sleighs on their roofs, »

- Phelim O'Neill, Andrew Mueller, Richard Vine, Gwilym Mumford, Rebecca Nicholson

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