May 042019
 

Casualty (BBC 1/HD | 9:15pm to 10:05pm | Saturday 4th May 2019)

Iain goes above and beyond on his first day back as a paramedic, and Duffy starts to doubt whether she should have been so open about her diagnosis.

Devon and Cornwall (more 4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 6th May 2019)

New and first on More4: On the tidal island of St Michael’s Mount, west Cornwall, boatman Josh Sedgeman must ready the island’s amphibious vessel for winter. In north Devon, Clovelly fisherman Stephen Perham is looking forward to the start of the herring season. In Lanlivery, Cornwall, potato farmer Steve Dus

The Singer Story: Made in Clydebank (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlaayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 8th May 2019)

The story of the Singer sewing machine, international icon and a symbol of the Industrial Revolution, and the impact it had on families and households across the world.

Our Dementia Choir with Vicky Mcclure (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 9th May 2019)

The choir have just a few weeks before entertaining 2,000 people at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, but their daily challenges threaten to derail the project.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 9th May 2019)

In the last episode of the series, the street where no two houses will be the same is reaching completion. Kevin McCloud follows the last of the self-build projects, as married couple Pauline and Godfrey seek to downsize from their family home and commission a modular, factory-built home. Once the building arrives on site, it takes just two weeks to be assembled and ready to move into. However, when a lack of finance threatens their plans, the couple are left technically homeless. Can they find a solution and witness their new property being craned into place, or will they see their dreams turn to dust?

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

Apr 272019
 

Casualty (BBC 1/HD | 8:20pm to 9:10pm | Saturday 27th April 2019)

Feeling like he is not quite ready to return to work as a paramedic whilst on his road to recovery, Iain takes on a new challenge as a 999 call handler.

Coming Oot! The Fabulous History of Gay Scotland (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Saturday 27th April 2019)

Documentary using eyewitness testimony, archive footage and historical research to examine the post-war history of Scotland’s gay community.

Undiscovered Worlds with Steve Backshall (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 28th April 2019)

The explorer sets out to become the first person to reach the summit of a mountain in Greenland’s Arctic wilderness, an expedition threatened by the impact of climate change.

Devon and Cornwall (more4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 29th April 2019)

New and first on More4: In Clovelly, north Devon, fisherman Stephen Perham is preparing for his most lucrative day of the year – the Clovelly Lobster Festival. Sam Robins and her family have managed to bag a fisherman’s cottage with a sea view in the village where her grandparents took their honeymoon 80 years ago. In Torquay, harbourmaster Nick Burns awaits the world’s largest residential cruise ship. Market gardener Stephen Keighley faces a big problem only six weeks into his new venture: he desperately needs rain, and lots of it, to save his wilting vegetables. On Bodmin Moor, display pilot Corrine Dennis prepares to entertain the masses at St Mawes’ boat show.

Scotland from the Sky (BBC 1 Scotland/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 1st May 2019)

Jamie Crawford takes to the skies using aerial images to find out how the Scottish people have harnessed our precious natural resources to power our industry.

Our Dementia Choir with Vicky Mcclure (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 2nd May 2019)

The first of a two-part documentary in which the actress sets up a band and choir of people with dementia, hearing their stories and rehearsing for a big performance.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 2nd May 2019)

Kevin McCloud follows a group of pioneering self-builders creating their own homes in Oxfordshire. In this episode, engineers Sean and Dianna plan to build an upside-down house. Having bedrooms on the ground floor means the first floor can be open plan, to make the most of the view out across the fields.But Dianna is given an unexpected offer to work abroad which upsets their carefully-laid plans. On Plot 10, Garrie, who has always dreamed of building his own home, is finally taking the opportunity. But the stakes are high as his wife Sue has a disability with health issues. Their home is the largest on the street and packed with expensive technology, including an internal lift. But will the investment of time, energy and money improve Sue’s quality of life, or will the stress and delays prove too much to bear?

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

Apr 202019
 

Undiscovered Worlds with Steve Backshall (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 21st April 2019)

The naturalist explores some of the world’s most dangerous environments, beginning with a journey to the Arctic, kayaking across the world’s largest fjord.

World’s Busiest Train Stations (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 22nd April 2019)

Documentary series exploring some of the busiest transport hubs in the world. Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street station is not just the busiest and oldest in Australia, but the whole of the southern hemisphere.

Devon and Cornwall (more 4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 22nd April 2019)

New and first on More4: In Brixham, South Devon, trawlerman Dave Driver sets out to sea on his boat in search of cuttlefish. Sea fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in Britain. Dave and his crew travel out 25 miles from the shore for an 18-hour shift. On the southern edge of Bodmin Moor, Mark and Isobelle Delbridge, one of Cornwall’s youngest tenant farming couples, are determined to make a success of their new dairy farm. They are keeping things traditional and their hand-delivered bottle milk is growing in popularity. On the northern reaches of Dartmoor National Park, horseback farmers Crispin Alford, his wife Diana and son Steve are preparing to sell their hill ponies. And back in Brixham, there’s a visit to a guillemot colony.

Scotland from the Sky (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 24th April 2019)

Jamie Crawford takes to the skies using aerial images to discover how people in Scotland have lived off the land over the centuries.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 25th April 2019)

In an epic self-build project five years in the making, Kevin McCloud follows ten pioneers as they construct neighbouring homes to create an entire street. Twenty-five-year-olds Chris and Roxie take a risk building their first home together using an untested flatpack construction system which sees 380 plywood boxes bolted together. It proves repetitive work, especially painting the hundreds of wooden cladding units, and the stress and strain of the project threatens the young couple’s relationship. Peter and Anita and their two teenagers live locally, but have outgrown their current house. Father and son hope to bond while building a dream family home with space for all. But the process isn’t all plain sailing.

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

Apr 132019
 

World’s Busiest Train Stations (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 15th April 2019)

Documentary series exploring some of the busiest transport hubs in the world. A million daily passengers and no ticket barriers makes spotting far evaders difficult in Calcutta. Meanwhile a hundred street kids live right on the platforms.

Devon and Cornwall (more4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 15th April 2019)

and first on More4: On the serene waterways of Mylor Creek, south Cornwall, lifelong friends and mariners Jess Harris and Charlotte Whyte welcome diners aboard their custom-built floating restaurant. It’s opening week following months of planning and hard graft. Diver and conservationist Rob Thompson leads a team of volunteers to sweep up the man-made rubbish in the coves around Lansallos. On the southern edge of Dartmoor, sheep farmers Jess and Russell Steer prepare for their first trip to Devon’s historic Widecombe fair. Near Exmoor, farmer Cyril Cole is determined to give back to the land he once farmed.

Scotland from the Sky (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 17th April 2019)

Jamie Crawford takes to the skies to explore Scotland’s cities, coasts and countryside, using aerial images to uncover fascinating stories from Scotland’s past.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 18th April 2019)

Kevin McCloud follows 10 pioneering households hoping to build new homes, and a brand-new street, as part of Britain’s most extensive self-build project. In this episode, Paul and Blanka and their two children attempt to construct an eco-home. Paul puts his career as a human rights lawyer on hold to build an ambitious three bed sustainable home, using natural, chemical-free materials, and for no more than a £160,000 – including the price of the plot. However, the project ends up costing the family more than they bargained for, and not just financially.

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

Apr 062019
 

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:30pm | Saturday 6th April 2019)

The four remaining teams travel through Cambodia and Vietnam. Darron and Alex are 24 hours ahead of the others, and take a detour into the jungle to work with elephants.

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 7th April 2019)

The teams face the final leg of their journey, travelling 1500 miles down the Malaysian Peninsula. However, seven weeks on the road is starting to take its toll.

Off the Tracks: Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 7th April 2019)

Music festival goers descend on Glasgow, a street art mystery is revealed, and the oldest and youngest train cleaners on the station set to work.

World’s Busiest Train Stations (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 8th April 2019)

Documentary series exploring some of the busiest transport hubs in the world. In New York, Grand Central Terminal sees more than one million people per week use its platforms and cross its art deco terminus. Penn Station, on the west side of Manhattan, is the busiest terminal in the western hemisphere.

Devon and Cornwall (more4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 8th April 2019)

In Devon, the Alfords are one of the last farming families to tend Dartmoor’s wild ponies. Demand for the ponies is on the wane, and they must rely on other livestock for their living and nervously await the TB testing of their cattle. On the north Jurassic coast, local adventurers Mark Bullock and George Malkin take on the famous spectacular climb of Black Church Rock. In Cornwall, surfing pioneer Gwyn Haslock gives a tour while preparing for the World Belly Board Championships. Further west, in Poldark country, former miner Les Rowe makes a poignant return to the colliery where he laboured years ago, bringing the Cape Cornwall singers to Geevor to celebrate their shared Cornish heritage in song.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 11th April 2019)

In Bicester, Oxfordshire, Kevin McCloud follows 10 households as they embark on an epic five-year mission to construct their own homes and create a brand-new street as part of Britain’s biggest self-build project. In this episode, two young couples – Jack and Hannah, and James and Shannon – who are priced out of the local housing market, hope to get on the property ladder by building their own homes. Jack goes scavenging for raw materials and builds much of his house with his own labour. James and Shannon are making a barn-house home in a project that pushes their relationship to breaking point.

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

Mar 302019
 

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 7:30pm to 8:30pm | Saturday 30th March 2019)

The four remaining teams reach the People’s Republic of China. Alex has a romantic encounter while working at a flower stall, and Natalie fulfills a childhood dream.

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 31st March 2019)

The four remaining teams travel through Cambodia and Vietnam. Darron and Alex are 24 hours ahead of the others, and take a detour into the jungle to work with elephants.

Off the Tracks: Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 31st March 2019)

Staff and passengers celebrate Glasgow Pride, students use the concourse as a location for a film, and signaller Brian explains how Victorian engineering keeps the network running.

Around the World by Train, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 1st April 2019)

Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. The final stage of his journey takes Tony to the US. Beginning in San Francisco, he rides the rails across the country, stopping at Denver, New Orleans and New York City. At a legendary local sandwich shop, he finds himself sitting next to the mayor of New Orleans who explains how the city has been rebuilding since hurricane Katrina.

Devon and Cornwall (more4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 1st April 2019)

In this first episode, Devonian fisherman Stephen Perham shows what life is like in the tiny, perfectly preserved fishing village of Clovelly. Stephen’s family have lived and fished in the village for generations. Stephen is the harbour master, tour guide and bin man, and has a novel way of getting things up and down the main street. The village rowing team take part in the annual regatta. Fifth-generation master-thatcher Richard Dray needs to replace a roof in Cockington. In Cornwall, local handywoman Lynn Batten completes last-minute preparations at the famous Minack Theatre, as tourists from around the world are about to arrive for the triumphant season finale. And champion beef breeders Bridgette and Steve Clamp prepare their local pedigree cows for the Camborne agricultural show.

The Murder of Jill Dando (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 2nd April 2019)

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of presenter Jill Dando’s murder, the story behind one of Britain’s most high-profile unsolved killings.

Crossing England in a Punt: River of Dreams (BBC 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 2nd April 2019)

Tom Fort embarks on a 170-mile journey down the River Trent in his own custom-built punt, learning about the waterway’s 3,000-year history along the way.

Jack the Ripper – The Case Reopened (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 4th April 2019)

Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and Professor David Wilson re-examine the infamous murders, which took place in the Whitechapel district of London in the late 19th century.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 4th April 2019)

In Bicester, Oxfordshire, in this new six-part series, Kevin McCloud follows 10 households as they embark on an epic five-year mission to construct their own homes and create a brand-new street as part of Britain’s biggest self-build project. In the first episode, Terry and Olwen, and their neighbour Lynn – all three of retirement age and the most senior builders on the street – set out to create two unique, bespoke new homes. Terry and Olwen’s home is planned to be a giant blue steel wedge forming a bold bookend at the beginning of the street. While the design of Lynn’s home proves to be as quirky as she is. But during the construction process, these old friends face serious structural challenges and physical hardship, as well as seeing their relationship severely tested.

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

Mar 232019
 

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 7:30pm to 8:30pm | Saturday 23rd March 2019)

The teams head across the deserts, mountains and Silk Road cities of Central Asia, watching a grisly 13th-century Kazakh sport and braving a storm on the Caspian sea.

Race Across the World (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 24th March 2019)

The four remaining teams reach the People’s Republic of China. Alex has a romantic encounter while working at a flower stall, and Natalie fulfills a childhood dream.

Off the Tracks: Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 24th March 2019)

Temperatures rise as Glasgow Fair passengers are affected by disruptions. Tom and Marie reminisce about their holidays to the coast, while Paul reveals the station’s wartime past.

Around the World by Train, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 25th March 2019)

Riding both a local railway and the legendary bullet train (but not the £10k-a-ticket 7 Stars line), Tony explores the samurai of Kyushu, the neon and noise of Tokyo, and the fresh sushi of Hakodate.

London: 2,000 Years of History (Channel 5/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 26th March 2019)

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power. As the team reaches the 20th century, Dan Jones heads in search of the origins of London’s vast suburbia, then goes underground to explore how Crossrail will propel the capital into the future.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 28th March 2019)

Jack and Victor decide to accomplish their long-standing ambition to climb the world-famous munro Ben Lomond – and invite the gang to join them.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:30pm to 11:00pm | Thursday 28th March 2019)

Tribute to the comedy following on from the final episode, with contributions from stars and creators Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, as well as cast members and celebrity fans.

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

Mar 162019
 

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 17th March 2019)

Matt LeBlanc test drives the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage, while Rory Reid puts the Rolls-Royce Phantom through its paces. With guest Stephen Mangan.

Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 17th March 2019)

Storm Hector causes havoc on the tracks, Sajid completes his last shift before he retires after 45 years in the station, and Beyonce and Jay Z are in town.

Around the World by Train, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:000pm to 10:00pm | Monday 18th March 2019)

Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. As he rides the rails across the mighty island of Australia, Tony visits a vast outback farm where herding is done by helicopter. He learns about the uncertain future facing the world-famous Great Barrier Reef and tries his hand at spearfishing.

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 19th March 2019)

Perez closes in on Zezi’s location and tries to reach her before it is too late. Duncan is traumatised following his discovery on the beach.

London: 2,000 Years of History (Channel 5/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 19th March 2019)

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power. Dr Suzannah Lipscomb investigates how London’s West End became the playground of the wealthy elite, while Dan Jones follows in the footsteps of London’s poor in the east of the city. Rob Bell explores the impact of the greatest invention of the Victorian age, the railways.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 21st March 2019)

Winston is getting married but he does not have the means to give his bride her dream wedding, so the friends band together to give the couple the perfect day.

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

Mar 092019
 

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 10th March 2019)

Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid buy three used luxury limousines, and put them through a six-hour endurance challenge at Silverstone. With guest Matt Baker.

Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 10th March 2019)

The events team cope with Cup Final madness, and sniffer dog Floyd discovers a suspect package.

Around the World by Train, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 11th March 2019)

Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. In the North of Thailand, Tony finds himself amid a Buddhist ceremony, then takes a sleeper train to Bangkok. Crossing the border into Malaysia, Tony instantly sees echoes of British rule everywhere, and in Kuala Lumpur, a city of wild contrasts.

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 12th March 2019)

Perez interviews Andrea Doyle, who quickly becomes scared when he explains the charges against her, and reluctantly agrees to show him the safe house.

London: 2,000 Years of History (Channel 5/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 12th March 2019)

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power. Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is granted access to view artefacts from Henry VIII’s pleasure palace. Dan Jones tells the story of Dick Whittington in full and discovers what 14th Century skeletons reveal about the Black Death. Rob Bell finds out how Elizabethan adventurers bailed out Queen Elizabeth I, and transformed the city.

James May’s Big Trouble in Model Britain (BBC 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 13th March 2019)

Conclusion of the two-part documentary following a year inside the British toymaking company, Hornby Hobbies. Ken, head of audio development, is sent on a top secret mission.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 10:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 14th March 2019)

In the second of this double-bill, a trip to the cinema ends up creating a mystery for Jack and Victor and the gang. Meanwhile Boabby has discovered internet dating and encourages Winston to try it too.

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

Mar 022019
 

Casualty (BBC 1/HD | 8:40pm to 9:30pm | Saturday 2nd March 2019)

The first of a two-part crossover episode. A cyber-attack rocks Holby hospital and has a devastating impact across several departments. Meanwhile, Iain’s life hangs in the balance.

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 3rd March 2019)

Shelagh organises a ballroom dance to raise money for the maternity home, and Sister Hilda is determined to make sure a dying patient gets one last dance.

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 3rd March 2019)

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris review the new Bentley Continental GT, while Rory Reid test drives the new Renault Megane hot hatch. With guest Gregory Porter.

Inside Central Station (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 3rd March 2019)

First in a six-part series following the staff in Glasgow Central Station. Thousands of Ed Sheeran fans push the events team to their limit as the station copes with the heat.

Around the World by Train with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 4th March 2019)

Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. The Himalayan Mountain Railway is an engineering miracle originally built for transporting tea, while a hot air balloon provides a view of the 2,500 temples of Burma.

Holby City (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 5th March 2019)

The second of a two-part crossover episode. After a computer virus shuts down the hospital’s power, Jac and Connie fight to save friends, and Ric mounts a rescue to help Essie.

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 5th March 2019)

An angry Duncan confronts Jimmy over his fears for Cassie’s safety, and in an attempt to extract further information, Perez and Sandy pay Morag Dunwoody a visit.

London: 2,000 Years of History (Channel 5/HD | 9:15pm to 10:15pm | Tuesday 5th March 2019)

History series telling the glorious and gory story of the city’s rise to power. Dan Jones explores Crossrail to discover the ruins of Roman Londinium, Suzannah Lipscomb gets to know Boudica, and Rob Bell investigates the first London Bridge, built by the Romans but ransacked by the Vikings.

James May’s Big Trouble in Model Britain (BBC 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 6th March 2019)

Two-part documentary presented by James May, following a year inside the iconic British toymaking company Hornby Hobbies, on the brink of collapse.

Secret Scotland (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 8th March 2019)

Comedian Susan Calman uncovers the untold tales behind some of Scotland’s iconic locations. On the Orkney Islands, Susan discovers the role the Vikings played in Orcadian history. At the Italian Chapel, Susan hears a tale that moves her to tears.

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

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