UK TV programmes to watch this week : 04/12/2021

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 6:20pm to 7:20pm | Sunday 5th December 2021)

Time-travelling adventures, following the exploits of the Doctor.

Top Gear (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 5th December 2021)

Paddy McGuinness reviews the very rare, very expensive Aston Martin Victor, while Freddie Flintoff sets out to become a qualified racing driver. Chris Harris investigates the stranger-than-fiction story of the time-travelling DMC DeLorean.

Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 5th December 2021)

A breakdown on the West Coast Mainline means the team must deal with serious disruption, there’s big news for Central’s tour guides Paul and Jackie, and one Central staff member goes above and beyond in his mission to help with mental health challenges.

Great British Landmark Fixers (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 6th December 2021)

The historic Royal Albert Hall is in need of urgent repairs. A specialist team is required to restore the building to the highest order before its grand reopening.

Hornby: A Model World (Yesterday | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 6th December 2021)

The model-making company, home to four iconic brands, Hornby, Airfix, Scalextric and Corgi, opens its doors to reveal how their dedicated team of designers strive to shrink a new generation of mighty machines. A perfect diecast replica of a 1940’s Merchant Navy steam locomotive is the task for Hornby’s design team.

The New Stonehenge with Rob Bell (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 9th December 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Stonehenge is one of the world’s greatest mysteries. Now, a new discovery found deep in the soil of the surrounding area is threatening to upturn everything we think we know about this 4,500 year-old landmark. Rob Bell joins archaeologists, scientists and engineers who have uncovered a vast, previously undetected monument that is many times the size of the original henge.

The Thames By Night (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 10th December 2021)

Tony reveals how the Thames plays a vital role in keeping London – and beyond – on the move, and how it is a 24/7 operation – when the transport network is so busy during the day, it’s only at night that crucial maintenance and repairs can be done. His first night shift is with the engineers and cleaners at Thames Clippers – responsible for turning around a whole fleet of commuter boats overnight, ready for the next morning.

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

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