UK TV programmes to watch this week : 10/09/2022

Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland 1/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 12th September 2022)

It’s Easter Weekend and an influx of rival football fans at Glasgow Central puts extra pressure on the staff and transport police, as they segregate the fans heading to Hampden. There is a new team member on the concourse as police dog recruit, Marvin, is put through his paces during training. Outside Central, the Network Rail ecologists work to help a peregrine falcon nesting on one of their bridges. And the engineering team get to work on the Argyll line track repairs.

Changing Rooms (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Wednesday 14th September 2022)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and design duo Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead are in the Berkshire town of Wokingham to help two sets of neighbours make over a room in each other’s homes. Lucy and Andy and Mark and Jackie update a small boxy bedroom and a large beige sitting room in their 1960s homes. But has Laurence gone a step too far with his surrealist-inspired boudoir, and will Russell and Jordan be able to create a cinema and an office space in only 48 hours?

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 14th September 2022)

Douglas Henshall stars in the conclusion of the crime drama, based on the novels of Ann Cleeves. The team races to identify the killer and prevent disaster striking the town. As the investigation draws to a close, Perez faces a life-changing decision. Co-starring Alison O’Donnell, Steven Robertson and Julie Graham.

Days that Shook the BBC with David Dimbleby (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 14th September 2022)

David explores the BBC’s relationship with the British people, asking how the BBC can seek to serve its entire audience, amid challenges to its impartiality. He considers Radio 2’s Sachsgate affair, which resulted in thousands of complaints after Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross left actor Andrew Sachs obscene voicemail messages, as well as the rise of Rupert Murdoch, who asserted that the BBC was not serving its audience.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 14th September 2022)

Kevin McCloud meets Dorran, who has taken on the ambitious task of building a super-modern underground home on a hill outside Canterbury. He entrusts the work to a team of contractors, but when delays and rising costs force him to take charge of the build himself, Dorran faces the biggest challenge of his life, juggling his time between the site and his work as a ship’s master out on the North Sea. However, having promised the house to his wife and children, he knows that failure is not an option.

Saving Lives at Sea (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 15th September 2022)

On Ireland’s north-west coast, the RNLI crew at Bundoran races to the rescue of a teenage girl who has been swept out to sea by a rip-current. In Portishead, north Somerset, a man suffers serious chest injuries after falling 30ft from a cliff, and needs to be rushed to hospital. Across the Bristol Channel, in Porthcawl, a missing dog sends the crew on a wild goose chase.

All Creatures Great and Small (Channel 5/HD | Thursday 15th September 2022 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 15th September 2022) ** NEW SERIES * PICK OF THE WEEK **

Return of the drama, starring Nicholas Ralph and Samuel West. Three months have passed and it is now spring 1939, with big changes happening at Skeldale and everyone having to learn how to adjust. Tristan is now a qualified vet, while James enters a new stage of his life with Helen and at the practice. After being made joint business partner by Siegfried, James pushes to take on more responsibility via the Ministry of Agriculture’s new bovine TB testing scheme, but its unexpected challenges risk pushing him to breaking point. And as a potential world war looms, all the Skeldale family have to consider their purpose in Darrowby and beyond.

Martin Compston’s Scottish Fling (BBC 2/HD | 9:30pm to 10:00pm | Friday 16th September 2022)

The actor is given a taste of island life when his friend Phil MacHugh takes him on a journey back to his family’s homeland of the Western Isles. Iin Stornoway, they have an appointment at the barbers to meet Syrian refugee Ousama and his eldest son Abdullah to see how their family have been settling into Western Isle life.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide —

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