UK TV programmes to watch this week : 17/07/2021

A Lake District Farm Shop (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Saturday 17th July 2021)

A master butcher teaches primary school children to make cumberland sausages the traditional way, while a young entrepreneur cooks up a spicy new preserve for the service station shelves, but hjas to convince the head food buyer that it is worth stocking. The service station’s head lifestyle buyer pays a visit to a ceramicist who has been supplying the farm shop for 20 years.

Secrets of the London Underground (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 19th July 2021) ** NEW SERIES **

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the abandoned branch line between Holborn and Aldwych, and at Holloway Road they find out about the Tube’s only spiral escalator.

How the Victorians Built Britain (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Wednesday 21st July 2021)

Michael Buerk discovers how Britain’s first `super sewer” cleaned up the capital, and inspired a fresh water revolution that would change the lives of millions of Victorians. He begins his journey in the cesspits of Victorian high society to discover the depths to which the capital sank to keep itself clean. Michael also heads to the pub to find out how boozing brewers helped unlock the key to ridding London of the deadliest epidemic since the Great Plague.

How the Victorians Built Britain (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Thursday 22nd July 2021)

Michael Buerk discovers how the Victorians took on the world of exploration and adventure, and brought it home to Britain for everyone to share. His voyage of discovery begins at the Natural History Museum, where Michael comes face to face with a dinosaur that changed the course of history. He travels to the Victorian `living museum” – London Zoo – to find out about the way scientific study of the birds and the beasts led to the first ever public zoo.

Fishing Scotland’s Lochs and Rivers (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Friday 23rd July 2021)

Fern Britton, Ian Botham, Linford Christie, Les Dennis and Rosemary Shrager embark on a road trip which sees them travelling from East to West, from the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. They take in the picturesque sights, the fascinating history, and land the catch of the day.

Wonderful Wales with Michael Ball (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 23rd July 2021)

The singer and broadcaster takes a trip around West Wales. Starting his journey above the river Tywi at the majestic Dinefwr castle, Michael learns about Lord Rhys one of the forefathers of the arts culture in Wales, before heading for the coast. Later, he joins wildlife expert Lizzie Daly on a boat trip around Ramsey Island in search of the fastest bird in the world.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide —

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