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Nativity!

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   Comedy starring Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen. A teacher brags that his ex, a Hollywood producer, is thinking of turning his school's Nativity play into a film.
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   Paul Maddens is charged with the biggest challenge of his life - mounting his primary school's musical version of the Nativity. Competing against the posh neighbouring school for the honour of the best-reviewed show in town, the stakes are raised when Paul idly boasts that his ex-girlfriend Jennifer, a Hollywood producer, is coming to see his show with a view to turning it into a film. The only trouble is - they haven't spoken in years...
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   1 hour, 39 minutes

Last on

   
   Wed 23 Dec 2020 10:15
   BBC One except Scotland & Scotland HD

Credits

            Role              Contributor
   Paul Maddens           Martin Freeman
   Jennifer Lore          Ashley Jensen
   Mr Poppy               Marc Wootton
   Mrs Bevan              Pam Ferris
   Mrs Lore               Phyllis Logan
   Mr Parker, Studio Boss Clarke Peters
   Gordon Shakespeare     Jason Watkins
   Father Tom             Geoffrey Hutchings
   Mr Lore                John Sessions
   The Lord Mayor         Ricky Tomlinson
   Harrison               Matt Rippy
   Critic                 Alan Carr
   Director               Debbie Isitt
   Producer               Nick Jones
   Writer                 Debbie Isitt

Broadcasts

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     * Fri 23 Dec 2011 18:20
       BBC HD & BBC Two
     * 
       Thu 29 Dec 2011 02:30
       BBC One
     * Christmas Eve 2012 15:55
       BBC HD & BBC Two
     * 
       Sun 22 Dec 2013 15:25
       BBC Two
     * 
       Sat 20 Dec 2014 16:45
       BBC Two
     * 
       Sun 21 Dec 2014 07:45
       CBBC
     * 
       Mon 22 Dec 2014 17:20
       CBBC
     * 
       Sun 13 Dec 2015 17:20
       BBC Two
     * 
       Wed 23 Dec 2015 07:45
       CBBC
     * 
       Sat 10 Dec 2016 17:00
       BBC Two
     * 
       Fri 23 Dec 2016 07:45
       CBBC
     * 
       Fri 23 Dec 2016 18:50
       CBBC
     * 
       Sun 17 Dec 2017 17:20
       BBC Two except Scotland
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       Thu 21 Dec 2017 17:50
       BBC Two Scotland
     * 
       Fri 22 Dec 2017 19:00
       CBBC
     * 
       Sat 23 Dec 2017 07:35
       CBBC
     * 
       Thu 20 Dec 2018 17:50
       BBC Two
     * 
       Sat 22 Dec 2018 19:00
       CBBC
     * 
       Christmas Eve 2018 07:40
       CBBC
     * 
       Sat 14 Dec 2019 16:30
       BBC Two Wales & Wales HD only
     * 
       Sat 14 Dec 2019 17:20
       BBC Scotland
     * 
       Sat 14 Dec 2019 17:30
       BBC Two except Scotland & Wales
     * 
       Sat 28 Nov 2020 17:45
       BBC Two except Scotland
     * 
       Mon 14 Dec 2020 18:00
       CBBC
     * 
       Sat 19 Dec 2020 10:00
       CBBC
     * 
       Wed 23 Dec 2020 10:15
       BBC One except Scotland

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Nativity! Trailer

   Nativity! Trailer 

   "A Hollywood company are coming to see our nativity and we're all going to be famous!"
     * Watch Martin Freeman and Ashley Jensen in the trailer

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