Rutland Weekend Television, Christmas 1975

Rutland Weekend Television, Christmas with Rutland Television, 1975

This low budget sketch show loosely based around a TV production company finished it’s first series in June 1975.

Not to be out done by other TV companies the stars returned for the festive period with their own take on the annual Christmas TV special.


This special Christmas edition comprised the usual mix of Sketches and songs, but with a festive twist.

Sketches included: Alberto Rewrite Five, Christmas Night with the Scars, Home Skiing, Christmas Present Women, Vicar, Film Night, George Harrison sings.

Songs included: Testing One Two, I Don’t Believe in Santa Any More, Concrete Jungle Boy, The Pirate Song.






Eric Idle
Neil Innes
David Battley


Channel: BBC2
Written By: Eric Idle
Original Transmission Date: 26th December 1975