? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 23/03/2019

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 7:30pm to 8:30pm | Saturday 23rd March 2019)

The teams head across the deserts, mountains and Silk Road cities of Central Asia, watching a grisly 13th-century Kazakh sport and braving a storm on the Caspian sea.

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 24th March 2019)

The four remaining teams reach the People’s Republic of China. Alex has a romantic encounter while working at a flower stall, and Natalie fulfills a childhood dream.

Off the Tracks: Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 24th March 2019)

Temperatures rise as Glasgow Fair passengers are affected by disruptions. Tom and Marie reminisce about their holidays to the coast, while Paul reveals the station’s wartime past.

Around the World by Train, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 25th March 2019)

Riding both a local railway and the legendary bullet train (but not the £10k-a-ticket 7 Stars line), Tony explores the samurai of Kyushu, the neon and noise of Tokyo, and the fresh sushi of Hakodate.

London: 2,000 Years of History (Channel 5/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 26th March 2019)

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power. As the team reaches the 20th century, Dan Jones heads in search of the origins of London’s vast suburbia, then goes underground to explore how Crossrail will propel the capital into the future.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 28th March 2019)

Jack and Victor decide to accomplish their long-standing ambition to climb the world-famous munro Ben Lomond – and invite the gang to join them.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:30pm to 11:00pm | Thursday 28th March 2019)

Tribute to the comedy following on from the final episode, with contributions from stars and creators Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, as well as cast members and celebrity fans.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.

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