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Christmas

The Repair Shop is decked with holly and the team fix up festive family treasures, including the only Christmas present received by evacuee Patricia in 1939, a Betty Doll.

The Repair Shop is decked with holly and a dedicated team of Britain's most passionate and skilled crafts people are beavering away like busy Christmas elves repairing and rescuing beloved festive treasures.

A Victorian version of a juke box called a polyphon that has rusted into silence moves sisters Ann and Kathryn to tears when they hear it play the family's favourite carol for the first time in decades, and the only Christmas present received by evacuee Patricia in 1939, Betty Doll, is lovingly brought back life.

Also in the Repair Shop this Christmas are a rustic but rickety Nordic sleigh, a battered 100-year-old school Nativity and an 18th-century Madonna and child painting, all with unique restoration challenges for the expert team.

Celebrating the season of joy and giving, The Repair Shop at Christmas is the festive fairy tale that transforms broken treasures into beautiful gifts, proving that 'make do and mend' is still a philosophy to live by after all these years.

59 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Dec 2018 19:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Anne Murray

    It's Beginning To Look Like Christmas

  • 00:12

    Bobby Helms

    Jingle Bell Rock

  • 00:12

    Bobby Helms

    Jingle Bell Rock

  • 00:13

    Bobby Helms

    Jingle Bell Rock

  • 00:14

    Andy Williams

    It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

  • 00:15

    Andy Williams

    It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

  • 00:17

    The Beach Boys

    I'll Be Coming Home for Christmas

  • 00:19

    Astronauts

    Skydive

  • 00:49

    The Ronettes

    Sleigh Ride

  • 00:57

    Frank Sinatra

    Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Credits

Role Contributor
Expert Jay Blades
Expert Dominic Chinea
Expert Steven Fletcher
Expert Stephen Kember
Expert William Kirk
Expert Amanda Middleditch
Expert Kirsten Ramsay
Expert Lucia Scalisi
Expert Julie Tatchell
Expert Brenton West
Executive Producer Rob Butterfield
Executive Producer Sam Wilson
Series Producer Emma Walsh
Production Company Ricochet Limited

Broadcasts

  • Tue 19 Dec 2017 19:00
  • Boxing Day 2017 15:30
  • Mon 17 Dec 2018 19:00

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