UK TV programmes to watch this week : 11/06/2022

Top Gear (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 12th June 2022)

Freddie Flintoff transforms a Sinclair C5 into a bobsleigh and tackles a terrifying Norwegian luge track. Elsewhere, the team sample some classic TV cop cars, before going head-to-head in an all-action police chase.

The 15 Billion Pound Railway (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 12th June 2022) ** PICK OF THE WEEK + NEW SERIES **

The return of the documentary following the building of Crossrail, with the first of two part charting the race to fix the railway’s hi-tech software and systems so that the new line would be open in time for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. For more than 10 years, cameras have followed the engineers, technicians and transport staff under pressure to deliver their section of the project, including construction fixes in the tunnels, safety checks of the stations and the testing of the complex, bug-ridden train software, all in a bid to make it safe for passengers.

Our Falklands War (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:30pm | Sunday 12th June 2022) ** NEW **

The experiences of 10 men who fought in the conflict, as they revisit some of the most dramatic, impactful, bloody and life-changing moments of the war and how they have come to terms with them since. The landing of British troops on the Falklands Islands on May 21, 1982, marked the beginning of a cold and bloody 25-day land war, and the stories of these men takes taking in the Battle of Goose Green, the catastrophic attack on British ship the Sir Galahad and the final night of fighting that led to the Argentine surrender.

DIY SOS (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 14th June 2022)

Nick Knowles and the team are in the Gloucestershire village of Chorlton Kings, where former car mechanic Peter needs help building an extension to the family house for his wife Sarah and daughter Suzanne, who both have a long-term genetic disorder that affects muscle function. Peter also looks after his elder brother Steve. Peter started the work to adapt to everyone’s growing needs but the pressure of looking after the family and completing the work has proved too much, and now his own health has taken a turn for the worse.

Secrets of the London Underground (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 16th June 2022)

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the brand new Elizabeth Line and have access to two of its stations weeks before the line opens.

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

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