MOVIE THE GODFATHER
And just to keep the festive laughs coming, ABC2 is playing TheGodfather trilogy across three nights, starting tonight with the 1972 film which started it all. Marlon Brando (above) plays a mafia don preparing a succession plan. He wants his son Michael (Al Pacino) to take the reins of the family business, which involves prostitution, protection rackets and gambling.
VICIOUS 1 0.4 5 PM, S E VEN Derek Jacobi and Sir Ian McKellen play Stuart and Freddie, ageing gay men who spend their days sniping at one another. Tonight, their friend Ash (Iwan Rheon, GameofThrones) offers to cook Christmas lunch while the others take in a game of truth or dare, which reveals startling facts about Stuart and their pal Penelopep ( (Marcia Warren).)
HORRIBLE HISTORIES: TORIES: HORRIBLE CHRISTMASRISTMAS 6PM, ABC3 If you’re a bit tired off saccharine festive TV fare, the Horrible team have the antidote with common on Saxon Lords’ Christmas mas gifts to peasants and d weird Victorian Christmas cards. Nothing says Yuletide better.