One of the best things about Christmas is the opportunity to put your feet up and enjoy some great TV with turkey sandwiches and mince pies. That’s why DVDs are such a great gift idea… especially for dad.

But which DVD should you choose? We know how much of a tough decision it can be. That’s why we’ve put together our list of the Top 10 Christmas DVD Gifts for Dad.

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1. Porridge - The Complete Collection

It wouldn’t be a Christmas holiday without some classic British comedy to enjoy and you no longer rely on the TV listings to get it. Porridge The Complete Collection features all 20 episodes of the iconic prison sitcom starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale.

The pair play inmates at Slade Prison but just because they’re banged up doesn’t mean they stay out of trouble.

2. Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em - The Complete Series

Another all time favourite is Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, starring Michael Crawford as the accident prone Frank Spencer. This brilliant box set DVD features all 3 series of the popular 70’s sitcom in addition to the 3 unforgettable Christmas specials.

What better to celebrate the yuletide season than enjoying some festive fun with Frank?

3. Fleming

If your dad is looking for action, there are few shows more thrilling than Sky’s Fleming series. The thrilling drama series, starring Dominic Cooper, tells the real life story of Ian Fleming, the man who created superspy James Bond.

It was one of the hottest shows of Christmas 2013 and now one of the best gift ideas of 2014.

4. Rush - The Ultimate Box Set

Of course, true stories don’t get much more thrilling than the rivalry between F1 drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Their conflict has now been immortalised in the Hollywood blockbuster Rush.

With Rush, the Ultimate Boxset, Dad can enjoy the movie, and not one but four stunning documentaries which dig even deeper into the story of these two legendary sportsmen. It is the definitive collection for fans of Rush, Hunt and Lauda or motor racing in general.

5. The Route Masters

A gentler, but no less interesting watch is Bafta nominated series The Route Masters. This is the true story of the men and women behind London’s world famous bus network. It’s a warm and character driven tale of 8,500 buses carrying six million passengers every day.

Dad will be delighted to find out about the people behind the iconic big red bus.

6. Coast

The Bafta award winning Coast follows Nick Crane and a host of guest experts as they explore Britain’s coastlines and celebrate the rapport between past and present, land and sea.

Crane is joined along the way by Tessa Dunlop, Mark Horton, Ruth Goodman and Andy Torbet. If Dad like programmes about the great outdoors, they don’t come much better than Coast.

7. Extreme Fishing - Series 1-5 Box Set

Britain’s beautiful waterways feature in Robson Green’s Extreme Fishing Series 1-5. Throughout the series, the actor, singer and extreme fisherman has explored 30 countries across six continents. The entire 14 disc collection features more than 25 hours of fishing.

If Dad is a fishing enthusiast, this DVD set will be the perfect catch.

8. Human Universe with Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox offers an original perspective on human life in Human Universe. This spectacular documentary series tells the story of how apes evolved to leave their home planet and reach out into the universe. It’s another out-of-this-world true story that’s perfect for Christmas Day and beyond.

9. World War 1 in Colour

Kenneth Branagh narrates this six part guide to the First World War, which reveals the truth behind the destruction and chaos of the war by restoring real archive footage from the events. In World War 1 in Colour Computer technology was used to add colour to existing footage, creating a unique new perspective on a global conflict.

It is exactly a century since the outbreak of World War One and it’s the perfect time to revisit this unique event and pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives for their country.

10. Armistice

Armistice takes a fresh look at the endgame of World War 1. The extraordinary events and personalities involved in the armistice are brought to the screen by Professor David Reynolds, who treats viewers to the tale of how the war was really won and lost.

In the space of a year, the German army had come close to winning the war and then lost everything. Professor David Reynolds explains how.