? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 14/09/2019

The World’s Most Beautiful Railway (more4 | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Monday 16th September 2019)

Staff at Haymarket get ready as thousands of Spice Girls fans descend on Edinburgh. On the West Highland Line, newly qualified conductor Sean joins mum Angela, who drives the train.

Saving Lives at Sea (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 17th September 2019)

A lifeboat crew in Dorset faces the challenge of getting urgent medical aid to a rock climber, who has fallen more than 40 feet and landed on an inaccessible rocky ledge. In Cornwall, a paraglider misjudges his launch and ends up crashing into the sea, while the Redcar crew search for a man who has drifted over a mile offshore in a small toy dinghy.

Sink or Swim (Channel 4/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 17th September 2019)

The day of the cross-channel swim is approaching, and after 12 weeks of gruelling training, the experts decide which of the celebrities is up to the challenge of undertaking a 22-mile relay to France. The team must work together and brave harsh weather and the limits of their own endurance to complete the crossing.

The Great Model Railway Challenge (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:15pm | Friday 20th September 2019)

Three teams of modellers are given three days to create masterpieces based on the theme of best-selling book. The Seven Pillars of Wisdom by TE Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) is the inspiration for the Scarborough Flyers, sci-fi fans the Rail Riders choose HG Wells’ classic War of the Worlds as their muse, while Team Phoenix’s layout is inspired by various tomes by the queen of crime, Agatha Christie. As usual presenters James Richardson and Tim Shaw are joined by expert judges Kathy Millat and Steve Flint.

Celebrity 5 Go Motorhoming Unpacked (Channel 5/HD | 10:15pm to 11:15pm | Friday 20th September 2019)

Leaving Loch Lomond and the midges behind, Lesley Joseph, Don Warrington, Melvyn Hayes, Nick Heyward and Cleo Rocos travel over the sea to Skye via the Glenfinnan Viaduct, a structure made famous by the Harry Potter films. Once on the isle, they are told a tall tale by a kilted Scotsman, almost get blown off the Quiraing and walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs. The excitement isn’t over, as they get to sample scallops straight from the sea. Finally the five all get down to a traditional Scottish ceilidh, which they discover is a lot easier to do than to spell.

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

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