DreamWorks’ animated festive offering, the Shrek special Shrek The Halls is set to play on UK screens this Christmas Eve at 6:35pm on BBC1. The studio’s sequel to the original feature film, Shrek 2 will play on BBC1 on Christmas Day at 4:40pm, while Shrek The Halls is repeated again on BBC3 on Thursday 27 December at 8pm. For those with digital capabilities, the first showing of Shrek The Halls (BBC1, Christmas Eve) is also being simulcast in high-definition. ‘Tis the reason to be jolly!