Christmas on Mistletoe Farm: The makers of Nativity! reunite for new Netflix festive film

Debbie Isitt, who wrote and directed all four Nativity! movies, is back with Mirrorball Films for the feel-good family comedy film - which also stars Nativity!’s Ashley Jensen and Celia Imrie.

By Sophia Moir Updated: 5 December 2022 - 11.12am
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Re-watched all four Nativity! films and looking to get stuck into something the same… but different?

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm is a new, feel-good festive comedy from the makers of Nativity!, and it’s streaming exclusively on Netflix.

The heartwarming family film follows a widowed father, who is making a bumpy adjustment to village life while his kids hatch a plan to stay there forever.

From the release date and cast list to the plot and trailer, here’s all we know about Christmas on Mistletoe Farm on Netflix.

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What is the Christmas on Mistletoe Farm release date on Netflix?

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm premieres Wednesday 23 November on Netflix.

The run time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

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Who is in the Christmas on Mistletoe Farm cast?

  • Scott Garnham - Plays Dad, Matt Cunningham
  • Scott Paige - Plays Beano
  • Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, After Life) - Plays Ms Fletcher 
  • Celia Imrie (Bridget Jones film series, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) - Plays Miss Womble
  • Kathryn Drysdale (Bridgerton, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) - Plays Miss Ashley
  • Carolyn Pickles (Harry Potter film series) - Plays Grandma
  • Delilah O'Riordan - Plays Rosie
  • Evan Scott - Plays Charlie
  • Madison Davis - Plays Lily
  • Faith Delaney - Plays Violet
  • Dexter Sol Ansell - Plays Buster
  • Inel Tomlinson - Plays Mo
  • Sydney Isitt-Ager - Plays Miss Nerris
  • Jonny Weldon - Plays Marlon Morris
  • Simon Lipkin - Plays Louis Drake
  • Stewart Wright - Plays Barney Postie
  • Steven Wickham - Plays Town Crier
  • Gabriel Vick - Plays Pub Landlord
  • Hannah Smith - Plays Kayla
  • Isaac Fox - Plays Kayan

Which of the Christmas on Mistletoe Farm cast have been in Nativity!?

Scott Garnham played Paul Maddens in Nativity! The Musical at Eventim Apollo, and on the UK Tour 2018 and 2019. He plays Matt Cunningham in Christmas on Mistletoe Farm.

Scott Paige played Mr Rye at Nativity! The Musical at Eventim Apollo, and Mr Poppy in the Nativity! The Musical UK Tour. He plays Beano in Christmas on Mistletoe Farm.

Ashley Jensen - who plays the villain, Ms Fletcher, in Christmas on Mistletoe Farm - played Jennifer Lore in Nativity!, alongside Martin Freeman.

Celia Imrie - Christmas on Mistletoe Farm's keen knitter Miss Womble - played Mrs Keen in Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?!, and reprised the role in Nativity Rocks!.

Sydney Isitt-Ager, who plays schoolteacher Miss Nerris in Christmas on Mistletoe Farm, played schoolgirl Sadie in the first three Nativity! movies. In Nativity!, this is the shy pupil who tells Martin Freeman's character Mr Maddens that she's too nervous to perform. 

Sydney is the daughter of Christmas on Mistletoe Farm and Nativity! director/writer, Debbie Isitt, and she trained at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom. 

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What is the Christmas on Mistletoe Farm plot?

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm tells the story of Matt Cunningham, a widowed father who moves, with his young family, to a village where he inherits a farm. 

Matt finds it hard to adjust to village life, but his kids, on the other hand, are having the time of their lives. 

The kids then hatch up a plan to keep their family in the village - forever!

Who created Christmas on Mistletoe Farm?

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm is written and directed by Debbie Isitt, who wrote and directed all four Nativity! films.

It was made by Mirrorball Films, the makers of all four Nativity! films.

Where was Christmas on Mistletoe Farm filmed?

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm was filmed in the West Midlands between March and April 2022, according to Create Central UK.

The film's writer and director Debbie Isitt shared a photo from the start of filming in March 2022, and again at the end of filming the following month:

Is there a Christmas on Mistletoe Farm trailer?

Yes! You can watch the Christmas on Mistletoe Farm trailer below:

Christmas on Mistletoe Farm premieres Wednesday 23 November on Netflix.