The Tripe TV digital channel is currently available to around 100 homes in Accrington and Wigan. Christmas TV highlights are listed below.
Can Cook Can't Cook
0900-1130 Moss Side Story (1961)
Multi-award-winning musical set in the Moss Side district of Manchester about a tragic love affair between members of two rival gangs — The Bears, who believe a bear would win a fight between a bear and a shark, and The Sharks, who believe the shark would win. Dir Alfred Spatchcock
Will Cook Won't Cook
Dr Derek Ripley sails down the Manchester Ship Canal in search of the disappearing tripe shops of Lancashire
1700-1800 The Only Way Is No Sex
Fly on the wall documentary set in a Lancashire monastery
0900-1500 Tripe Dog Of The Year Part 1
1500-1520 Sir Norman Wrassle’s Christmas Speech
1520-2400 Tripe Dog Of The Year Part 2
2400-0130 The Evil Dad (1981)
Low budget horror film in which Albert Grimshaw and his family rent a holiday cottage in a remote part of the Forest of Bowland for a summer break. Dir Alfred Spatchcock.
0900-1030 I’m Famous Put A Wasp in My Mouth
Highlights from this year’s series
1100-1300 Cook Off with Graham Rumsey
Highlights from Blackpool South FC’s season so far including their historic 11-0 victory over The Spirit of Youth.
2000-2100 British Comedy Food of the Year Awards
Highlights from this year's awards
2100-2230 With Ale And Pie (1941)
It's Wakes week in Wigan and two unemployed miners decide to spend the weekend in Southport. Armed only with a family size meat and potato pie and two bottles of Uncle Bill's Brown Ale, they get on the wrong train at Wigan Wallgate station and end up in Blackpool by mistake, staying in flamboyant Uncle Dickie’s caravan. Dir Alfred Spatchcock