Hold the Sunset, the John Cleese starring comedy series, will air it’s Christmas Special on Sunday 23rd December at 6:20pm on BBC One – directed by Sandy Johnson.

The festive special will see Edith (Alison Steadman) and Phil (John Cleese) ready to set off on their dream retirement in the Mediterranean only for Edith to realise this will be her last Christmas in the UK. Edith’s sister Joan (Sue Johnston) and former flame Bob (James Cosmo) soon arrive to further complicate matters.