UK TV programmes to watch this week : 11/04/2020

Race Across the World - 12-04-2020 - YouView appThe Lakes by Balloon: Minute by Minute (Channel 5/HD | 6:00pm to 7:55pm | Sunday 12th April 2020)

An aerial trip over Britain.

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 12th April 2020)

The teams prepare to leave the checkpoint in Cafayate, Argentina, except for Dom and Lizzie, whose disastrous last leg has left them more than 24 hours behind their competitors. The next destination is the Brazilian island of Ilha Grande, halfway between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, and at 3,600 kilometres, it is the longest stage of the journey. Emon and Jamiul decide to travel through Paraguay, while Jen and Rob decide they need to see more of the continent, and stop off at the famous Iguazu Falls.

One Night in the Museum (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:00pm to 8:45pm | Wednesday 15th April 2020)

With no adults around to supervise them, three groups of children from different primary schools visit the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London at night.

Walking Britain’s Lost Railways (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 17th April 2020)

Rob Bell heads to Norfolk to follow a lost railway through some of the quietest – yet wealthiest – parts of the country. This railway was a curious latecomer when it was built in the 1880s and it threatened to rudely thrust the region into the industrial age. Rob explores an entire engineering town built from scratch, learns how Norfolk’s agriculture was super-charged, and sees for himself where thousands of holidaying Midlanders arrived to sail the Norfolk Broads. The line put Nor

Around the World by Train with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 17th April 2020)

The actor sets off from Seattle on an Amtrak Cascades train into Canada, where he is struck by the beauty of Vancouver and the warmth of the locals. He then takes a two-day rail journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. While the other passengers relax and enjoy the luxury service, Tony is put to work in its kitchen. Lastly, he travels via Alaska to the small town of Talkeetna. Boarding a float plane, Tony flies over snow-covered mountains to reach the base of the Alaskan glaciers, where he witnesses the impact of climate change up close.

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

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