Micky Flanagan Thinking Aloud. Image shows from L to R: Guru Jagat, Micky Flanagan. Copyright: 7 Wonder.

Micky Flanagan Thinking Aloud

Sky One factual with Micky Flanagan. 7 episodes (1 series), 2017 - 2018. Features Micky Flanagan.

Episode 6 is repeated on Wednesday at 2am.

Micky Flanagan Thinking Aloud. Micky Flanagan.

Micky Flanagan's Christmas

What's a three-bird roast? And why the sudden need for a new sofa? Micky explores our craze for Christmas, finding some strange traditions along the way.

Further details

Why do so many people get divorced at Christmas? What exactly is a three-bird roast? And why does everyone panic about getting a new sofa in time? Micky searches his mind for everything he loves and loathes about Christmas. But it's not just those burning questions keeping Micky awake. He wants to find out more about Britain's Christmas craze.

In this cheeky festive special, he visits a tinsel factory in Wales and finds out why people do unspeakable things at their office Christmas parties. He discovers how semi-nudity and New Year resolutions come together in a rather surprising way, shares his take on 2018 and reveals why, for some, Christmas is all about wizards, stone circles and bad sandals. Plus, if you've ever wondered who the world's most inappropriate Father Christmas is, you'll get to meet him as Micky heads to Santa training school.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 19th December 2018
Sky One
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Micky Flanagan Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Vanessa Lloyd Platt Self
Production team
Mike Reilly Series Director
Michelle Crowther Series Producer
Shirley Jones Executive Producer
Christian Knowles Executive Producer
Mike Reilly Executive Producer
Oliver Rainbird (as Ollie Rainbird) Editor
Steve Tempia Editor

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