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Aardman ready to take over Christmas TV schedule

Aardman is looking forward to some prime time TV exposure this festive season.

A host of the company’s brands will be appearing across the TV schedules over the Christmas and New Year period.

These include Wallace & Gromit with The Wrong Trousers airing today (21 December) on BBC1, plus A Close Shave and A Grand Day Out airing on 22 December and 23 December respectively on the channel.

Shaun the Sheep will also be making an appearance on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day – The Farmer’s Llamas and The Flight Before Christmas are both due to air on BBC1 on 24 December.

The Flight Before Christmas will also be showing on Christmas Day on both CBBC and BBC1.

The original Shaun the Sheep Movie will air on BBC1 on 26 December, while ITV2 will be showing The Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists.

As we head towards New Year, Chicken Run will air on 27 December (ITV2), while Wallace & Gromit The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and A Close Shave will appear on BBC1 and CBBC respectively on 28 December.

Flushed Away (Film 4), Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death (CBBC) and A Close Shave (CBBC) are all planned for 29 December, while The Wrong Trousers (CBCC) appears once more on 30 December and The Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists (ITV2) on 31 December.

In addition to this, Morph and The Epic Adventures of Morph are available to view on Sky, while Robin Robin is on Netflix.

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