Hold The Sunset. Image shows from L to R: Phil (John Cleese), Roger (Jason Watkins), Edith (Alison Steadman). Copyright: BBC.

Hold The Sunset

BBC One sitcom about a widow and her new boyfriend. 13 episodes (2 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Alison Steadman, John Cleese, Jason Watkins, Rosie Cavaliero and others.

Christmas Special

Hold The Sunset. Image shows from L to R: Edith (Alison Steadman), Joan (Sue Johnston), Sandra (Joanna Scanlan). Copyright: BBC.

Christmas Special: If I Were A Wise Man

First broadcast: Sunday 23rd December 2018

It's the last Christmas Edith will have with her family before she and Phil set off for their dream retirement in the Mediterranean. Edith's son Roger enlists her scurrilous one-time flame, Bob 'the burglar', to give Christmas its proper flavour; Edith's sister Joan won't watch the Queen's Speech anywhere else; Queenie locks Sandra and Wendy into a wardrobe; and Phil finds himself talking to a ghost.

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