UK TV programmes to watch this week : 02/04/2022

Thatcher & Reagan: A Very Special Relationship (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 3rd April 2022) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Part one of two. Margaret Thatcher’s authorised biographer Charles Moore explores the formr prime minister’s extremely close relationship with US president Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. The two leaders came together in the shadow of the Cold War and nuclear Armageddon, and Charles meets the people who were in the room with them as they faced the great challenge of their age.

Falklands War: The Forgotten Battle (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 7th April 2022)

Ben Fogle uncovers the untold story of a small garrison of British Marines and the battle they fought against near-impossible odds during the Falklands War. Throughout the programme, Ben hears from veterans of Naval Party 8901 who, with fewer than 70 lightly armed men, were left to face an Argentine invading force some ten times that number.

Cornwall: A Year by the Sea (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 7th April 2022)

Autumn presents an opportunity to take stock on the farm. Matt is training Moose, his young sheepdog, and the pregnant ewes are being scanned to see how many lambs they can expect next year. Meanwhile, Charlie is trying hard to encourage and protect grey partridges on the farm.

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

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