May 202017
 

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 7:25pm to 8:15pm | Saturday 20th May 2017)

‘The Veritas. The truth. Truth so true you can’t live with it. Is that looking into hell… or seeing the light?’ Everyone who has ever read the Veritas has been found dead. In a forbidden library at the heart of the Vatican, the pope urges the Doctor to read the ancient text – but can he handle the truth?

Yorkshire Wolds Way (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 8:30pm | Saturday 20th May 2017)

Adventurer Paul Rose explores the 79 miles of the Yorkshire Wolds Way, arguably Britain’s least well-known national walking trail. In this edition, Paul takes to the skies to get a unique view of this stretch of chalk downland and gets a special invitation to a military base that has been keeping the country safe since the start of WWII.

The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 22nd May 2017)

This series follows more than ten thousand engineers and construction workers as they race to complete the brand new railway directly underneath the city – Crossrail, London’s new Underground. Costing fifteen billion pounds, it is the biggest engineering project in Europe. Linda Miller, an engineer more at home constructing space launch complexes, must build what will become Britain’s busiest station – Farringdon – an underground structure longer than the Shard is tall. Linda and her team battle ancient fault lines, race to build emergency access tunnels to alleviate congestion and piece together a giant geometric jigsaw that will form a cathedral-sized station entrance. The episode ends with a very special visitor arriving on site to give the railway its new title.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:000pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 24th May 2017)

Series following Heathrow Airport’s army of 76,000 staff – from plumbers to pilots to police – as they deal with 200,000 passengers a day in a never-ending race to get thousands of planes away on time. In this episode, passenger experience manager Numan has a challenge on his hands when a flight to New York is cancelled and 40 angry passengers demand to be rebooked immediately. As snow and ice threaten to close the runways, airside operations driver Hugh swings into action to drive a special runway de-icer. A team of Border Force officers and sniffer dog Ruby patiently wait at the departure gate, hoping to seize cash that could be linked to crime. Their powers of detection are tested when they have to make the seizures in just 30 minutes before the plane departs. One of the busiest departures of the week is the flight to Dhaka in Bangladesh. Customer service agents Carrie-Anne and Selina bravely step up to the plate in order to get the passengers boarded and the plane away on time.

The Truth About HIV (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 25th May 2017)

As trials are announced in Britain of a new preventative drug, Dr Chris van Tulleken explores the latest science around HIV, meeting health professionals, scientists, and individuals affected by the virus in the UK and South Africa, challenging the myths and stigma surrounding it.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 26th May 2017)

The double Bafta-nominated series returns live to Friday nights for the 11th series with its unique brand of irreverent satire and sharp topical comedy. The live, joyous, topical comedy extravaganza hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe examines the biggest and most entertaining news stories and rounds up the main talking points of the week, including the latest general election news. The team reunites at this crucial time with their upbeat, honest, and award-winning brand of satirical comedy. Each week, they are joined by a live audience and guests from the worlds of comedy, entertainment and politics to help dissect the week’s events.

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

May 132017
 

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 7:15pm to 8:00pm | Saturday 13th May 2017)

‘Space – the final frontier. Final because it wants to kill us.’ Trapped on a space station with no oxygen, the Doctor, Bill and Nardole are horrified to discover the automated spacesuits keeping them alive are also trying to kill them!

Yorkshire Wolds Way (BBC 2/HD | 7:30pm to 8:00pm | Saturday 13th May 2017)

Adventurer Paul Rose explores the 79 miles of the Yorkshire Wolds Way, arguably Britain’s least well-known national walking trail. The trail starts at the Humber Estuary and ends at the Yorkshire seaside resort of Filey. On the way Paul takes in the views of the Yorkshire Wolds from the top of the Humber Bridge, learns to ride a penny farthing and searches out the spots made internationally famous by the artist David Hockney.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 17th May 2017)

Series following Heathrow Airport’s army of 76,000 staff – from plumbers to pilots to police – as they deal with 200,000 passengers a day in a never-ending race to get thousands of planes away on time. In this episode, travellers face the challenges of transferring in the five-square-mile airport, with 200 gates and four terminals. Passenger experience manager Jawad battles a language barrier to get 72 Chinese tourists to their connecting flights to Lisbon. Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Police have a dedicated sniffer dog unit looking for explosives. Water services engineers Jon, Vic and Scott hunt for a sewage leak in the 500-mile labyrinth of pipes beneath the airport.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 10pm to 11:05pm | Friday 19th May 2017)

The double Bafta-nominated series returns live to Friday nights for the 11th series with its unique brand of irreverent satire and sharp topical comedy. The live, joyous, topical comedy extravaganza hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe examines the biggest and most entertaining news stories and rounds up the main talking points of the week, including the latest general election news. The team reunites at this crucial time with their upbeat, honest, and award-winning brand of satirical comedy. Each week, they are joined by a live audience and guests from the worlds of comedy, entertainment and politics to help dissect the week’s events. In the first show, Armando Iannucci, the satirist behind critically-acclaimed shows Veep, The Thick of It and The Day Today, is in the studio.

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

May 062017
 

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 7:20pm to 8:05pm | Saturday 6th May 2017)

Why do floorboards creak? When a sinister landlord shows Bill and her friends the perfect houseshare, they have no idea what lies ahead… knock knock, who’s there?

Babs (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 7th May 2017)

Written by Tony Jordan, this is the heartwarming story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her life and career over fifty years from 1943 to 1993. She contemplates her lonely childhood and WWII evacuation, her decision to go from Barbara Ann Deeks to Barbara Windsor – inspired by the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, her complicated relationship with her father, her doomed marriage to Ronnie Knight, capturing the attention of Joan Littlewood and becoming the blonde bombshell in the Carry On films. Babs, ever the consummate professional, never lets her fans down whatever her personal anguish and steps on the stage to rapturous applause.

Scotland’s Superhospital (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 8th May 2017)

Series following the staff and patients at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. In this edition, Rose is rushed to the hospital and waits to find out if a kidney from a deceased donor is a match for her, we meet Maureen and her best friend Del, who is about to donate one of her kidneys to her life-long pal, and the staff in the Emergency Department are surprised to see how a man in his 50s reacts to a painkiller after he breaks his ankle skateboarding.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 10th May 2017)

Documentary series which follows Heathrow Airport’s army of 76,000 staff – from plumbers to pilots to police – as they deal with 200,000 passengers a day in a never-ending race to get thousands of planes away on time. In this episode, a passenger arrives from Doha on the way to Dublin, but his final flight of the journey has been booked from Gatwick, almost 40 miles away. Can passenger experience manager Sue battle a cultural barrier in order to help him? Meanwhile, engineering apprentice Matt heads out onto the runway to calibrate the arrival lights and gets closer to a 747 than he ever thought possible. There is a massive new arrival in the shape of a brand new 787 Dreamliner plane, with senior first officer Dave flying to Seattle to collect the new aircraft. Finally, the airport’s dedicated fire brigade extinguishes a fire on a 747, but fortunately it is just a drill.

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

Jun 112016
 

Britain's Busiest Airport - Heathrow - 13-06-2016 - YouView appTriathlon (BBC 2/HD | 12:45pm to 6:00pm | Sunday 12th June 2016)

Jonathan Edwards presents live coverage of the Triathlon World Series event in Leeds. All of the British team that have been selected for the Rio Olympics are taking part. Non Stanford and Vicky Holland test themselves against gold-medal favourite and defending world champion Gwen Jorgensen of the USA. The Brownlee brothers are in action in the men’s race where they look to lay down a marker ahead of the Games against five-time world champion Javier Gomez of Spain, who is making his 2016 World Series debut around the Leeds course.

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 12th June 2016)

Chris Evans struggles to keep his lunch down as he rides with Sabine Schmitz in the new Audi R8. Elsewhere, Rory Reid tests the new Ford Focus RS, Chris Harris attempts to tame Ferrari’s savage F12 TDF and Matt LeBlanc gets a whistle-stop tour of London in Ken Block’s fearsome ‘Hoonicorn’. Boxer Anthony Joshua and comedian Kevin Hart are this week’s Stars in a Rally Cross Car.

Penelope Keith at Her Majesty’s Service (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 12th June 2016)

In celebration of The Queen’s 90th birthday, Penelope Keith travels to the four corners of the Union to venture behind the scenes of Her Majesty’s official royal residences. Penelope continues her journey at the Queen’s official Scottish residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where she discovers a unique 1000-piece royal silverware service and steps into the ill-fated bed chamber of Mary Queen of Scots. Penelope also boards Her Majesty’s floating royal residence, the Queen’s beloved yacht Britannia and peeks into the Queen’s private quarters. On the west coast of Scotland, Penelope visits Inveraray Castle and the Master of the Royal Household of Scotland. Penelope takes aim with some archers and meets the the Royal Falconer at Borthwick Castle in Midlothian.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 13th June 2016)

Documentary series filmed over seven months looking at life behind the scenes at the UK’s biggest and busiest airport. In this edition, storm Imogen causes chaos on the runways and in the terminals. Airside safety officer Simon keeps his eyes peeled for any potentially dangerous debris which could damage planes that are landing. In Terminal 4, manager Sunita looks after dozens of passengers whose flight to Delhi has been cancelled. Trainee engineer Elliot prepares to get his hands dirty as he clears a blocked sewage pit – an essential part of the airport operation that no passenger normally sees. There are emotional reunions in arrivals and staff from the Animal Reception Centre welcome an exotic shipment of feathered friends from Canada.

Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People (BBC 1/HD | 8:30pm to 9:30pm | Wednesday 15th June 2016)

Documentary telling the extraordinary story of Koko, the only ‘talking’ gorilla in the world, and her lifelong relationship with Penny Patterson. Project Koko started as a PhD project to teach sign language to a baby gorilla, but as Koko began to communicate with Penny, an intense bond formed between them. Penny has now been with Koko for over 40 years and claims Koko can reveal fresh insights into the workings of an animal’s mind. Koko’s unique life with Penny has been filmed every step of the way. Many hours of footage chart the most dramatic moments – Penny’s battle to keep Koko from being taken back to the zoo in which she was born, Penny’s clash with academic critics who doubted her claims and the image of Koko mourning the death of her kitten. Penny believes that Koko has moved beyond simple language to express complex emotions – such as a longing for a baby gorilla of her own, and that the empathy she evokes in people changes their attitudes to all animals.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 17th June 2016)

The award-winning live weekly satirical comedy show continues, hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe. The team are joined by US actors Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar who are starring in Jesse’s new West End play The Spoils, to examine the biggest and most entertaining news stories. Viewers can tweet the kind of edgy current affairs questions that other shows might duck on Twitter handle #isitok.

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

Jun 042016
 

The Last Leg - 10-06-2016 - YouView appThe Adventure Show (BBC 2 Scotland & BBC iPlayer only | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Sunday 5th June 2016)

In the first of a new series, the Adventure Show take to the rapids of the River Tay for the Grandtully Premier Slalom. Olympic gold-medallist Tim Baillie gives an expert’s view on the action. Plus Cameron McNeish heads north to meet a remarkable man who, 50 years ago, achieved one of the greatest feats in the history of adventure.

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 5th June 2016)

This week, Matt, Chris and Eddie Jordan take music stars Sharleen Spiteri, Seasick Steve and Tinie Tempah on the ultimate SUV test in wildest South Africa. Back at the track, F1 superstar Jenson Button gives Chris a ride in the McLaren 675LT, while actor Damian Lewis is this week’s Star in a Rallycross Car.

City in the Sky (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 5th June 2016)

Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage off the ground and up in the air. From building the world’s biggest passenger plane to navigating through the busiest airport on the planet, to the perils of getting airborne in the coldest city on earth – Dallas and Hannah go to extremes to get under the skin of the remarkable story of departure. You will never look at flying in the same way again.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 6th June 2016)

Documentary series filmed over seven months looking at life behind the scenes at the UK’s biggest and busiest airport. In this edition, engineers rush to give an aircraft the world’s most expensive nose-job before it is needed to fly hundreds of passengers to America for Thanksgiving. Check-in assistant Lacey faces the daunting challenge of ensuring every kilo of excess baggage is weighed and paid for by passengers on a full flight to Bangladesh. Meanwhile, security staff race against the clock to screen every passenger and bag in time. Out on the airfield, aircraft handler Anasthasia leads an army of staff to trying to get a high-profile flight away on time.

Storm Troupers: The Fight to Forecast the Weather (BBC 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 6th June 2016)

Series in which Alok Jha charts the history of weather forecasting. The final episode tells the story of how meteorology became one of the most important scientific endeavours of the modern age. Alok charts the progress of computer-based forecasting through the characters who pioneered it. He relives the moments that shook faith in forecasting to its core, investigates the discovery of chaos theory, which threatened to undo all confidence in 20th-century science, and discovers the scientific consequences of that infamous forecast – Michael Fish’s missed hurricane, the Great Storm of 1987. Alok uses science demonstrations to investigate the chaotic, unpredictable nature of weather, meets present-day giants of meteorology and observes one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world in action. Based in the Met Office HQ in Exeter, it’s capable of simulating our entire planet’s climate and will help humanity face the vagaries of our weather and climate for generations to come.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 10th June 2016)

The award-winning live weekly satirical comedy show returns for an eighth series, hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe. The first guest of the series, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, joins the team to examine the biggest and most entertaining news stories. Viewers can tweet the kind of edgy current affairs questions that other shows might duck on Twitter handle #isitok.

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

Jun 132015
 

The Secret World of Lego- 14-06-2015 (YouView app)The Secret World of Lego (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 14th June 2015)

In 2013 Lego became the most profitable toy maker in the world. Now this notoriously secretive, privately-owned superbrand is opening its doors. This documentary reveals what makes Lego tick, meeting some of its key people and revealing more about the company DNA than ever before. The Secret World of Lego follows Justin, a 23-year-old design student, as he travels to Lego headquarters in Denmark in pursuit of one of the most hotly contested jobs in the world, as a Lego set designer. The programme also meets Liverpudlian Matthew, who undertook the same process and has now risen to become a Vice President of Design; and Mark and Tom, two adult fans of Lego, as they try two different money-making schemes they hope will transform their love of the brick into cash. And there’s Roar, the Lego ‘reputation manager’, who guides viewers through this secret world, until the programme gets a little too close for comfort.

The Met: Policing London (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 15th June 2015)

Documentary following the officers of Britain’s biggest and busiest police service as they deal with life, death, crime and its victims, all across the capital. Mistaken identity leaves a young father dead and detectives struggling to catch his killers. Brixton CID hunt a violent sexual offender before he attacks again, and Notting Hill Carnival sees London’s biggest police operation.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 18th June 2015)

One in four British homes has a dog. But our 21st-century world can be baffling for man’s best friend. Mark Evans and his team take on the cases of dogs struggling with the modern world, tackling some of the most outrageous, challenging and shocking examples of dog behaviour. In this episode specially shot surveillance footage shows how battling Alsatian sisters Tasha and Kes have forced their owners to partition their home and lead separate lives. Meanwhile, tiny Chihuahua Marley is a big nuisance as he marks his territory throughout his house, leaving a smelly trail and destroying furniture. Mark sets out to help these dogs, other dogs and all their owners enjoy happier, healthier lives. The team also investigate whether dogs can feel jealous or guilty, and trainer Tamsin Durston shows how to stop dogs jumping up.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 18th June 2015)

Documentary series going behind the scenes at Britain’s biggest and busiest international airport – London Heathrow. The final episode focuses on Departures and the process of getting 100,000 passengers on board their flights on time every day. Dispatcher Callie and ramp manager Steve have a problem when a passenger disappears after checking in. In security, Sundeep and his team have to search an unusually dressed traveller and deal with a man who is unhappy about having his bag searched. Photographer Kate – one of the paparazzi – is on the lookout for celebrities. Meanwhile, Heathrow’s extradition team ensure that police suspects are put on departing flights.

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

Jun 062015
 

The Met: Policing London - 08-06-2015 (YouView app)The Adventure Show (BBC 2 Scotland & BBC iPlayer only | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Sunday 7th June 2015)

The Adventure Show heads to the Borders for the Bowhill Duathlon. This is a back-to-basics event, with the mountain biking and trail running firmly off-road. Former Scottish footballer Michael Stewart has volunteered to join over 200 other competitors as they face a mixture of mud, sleet and snow. This episode also features a bird’s-eye view of Scotland’s stunning landscape, a look ahead to the World Orienteering Championships, which Scotland is hosting this year, and a moving report from Nepal with James Lamb from Fife.

The Met: Policing London (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 8th June 2015)

Documentary series filmed over the course of a year, following the officers of Britain’s biggest and busiest police service as they deal with life, death, crime and its victims. The killing by a Met officer of a young black man called Mark Duggan sparked the 2011 riots. Now an inquiry is about to decide if the killing was lawful, and Scotland Yard is anxious about renewed racial tension and more riots in London.

Michael Smiley: Something to Ride Home About (BBC 1 Northern Ireland and BBC iPlayer only | 10:35pm 11:05pm |Monday 8th June 2015)

Michael Smiley takes a bike tour of Northern Ireland, meeting other cycling enthusiasts en route and recalling stories from his past. In this edition, Michael meets comedian Kevin McAleer, tours the Beaghmore Stone Circles near Cookstown and goes to Strabane to take part in the Cycle Against Suicide ride to Derry with Jim Breen. His odyssey concludes with a cycle up the steep Mamore Gap in the company of 74-year-old Willie-John McLaughlin.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 11th June 2015)

Documentary series going behind the scenes at Britain’s busiest and biggest international airport – London Heathrow. This episode reveals how cleaners, ground staff and flight crew turn around hundreds of incoming planes and prepare them for their next take-off, among them the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380. The airport is about to open a brand new two billion pound terminal and welcomes a very special royal guest. Duty manager Andy is called on to defuse a major international protest, and a team of workers battle the elements as they try to resurface one of the runways overnight before the first flight of the morning arrives.

TFI Friday (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:35pm | Friday 12th June 2015)

Chris Evans’ seminal entertainment show returns for a live 90-minute anniversary special with the original crew including Danny Baker. Chris presents brand new features and revisits former memorable segments, as well as celebrating some of the brilliant, anarchic moments in the show’s colourful history. TFI Friday was at the heart of 90s Britpop, and featured some leading British and international bands, as guests queued up to appear during its run. Broadcasting from a new central London location, TFI promises to be an unmissable live television event. Also taking part will be Blur and Shaun Ryder, Amanda Seyfried and Kirstie Allsopp. Other guests include Liam Gallagher and The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, Ian Broudie and Zak Starkey who form a supergroup to mark the anniversary.

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

May 302015
 

Rome's Invisible City - 01-06-2015 (YouView app)The John Bishop Show (BBC 1/HD | 9:45pm to 10:30pm | Saturday 30th May 2015)

Comedy entertainment series hosted by award-winning comedian John Bishop, coming each week from the Hackney Empire. Across the eight-part series, John introduces his favourite comics from all over the world, as well as music guests and variety acts. This show features Paul Weller performing his new single Saturn’s Pattern and the classic Peacock Suit. Joining John on stage is Trevor Noah from South Africa, James Acaster, and Felicity Ward from Australia. As a special treat John also creates some beautiful music with Beardyman.

Demolition (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 31st May 2015)

Documentary series that goes behind the safety cordon to explore the explosive world of demolition, charting the dramatic end to some of Britain’s biggest and most iconic buildings. In the last episode in the series, Hull’s tallest building has to come crashing to the ground, but it’s surrounded by houses on all sides. Come blowdown day, the entire estate has to be evacuated as the team find out whether their explosive calculations are correct. One of the few women working in demolition, Debbie Burns, takes on a massive £750 million renovation project at Britain’s busiest interchange station, Birmingham New Street, which brings commuters and demolition on a crash course. And Howard Stott, a veteran demolition man who’s been working in the industry since the days of Fred Dibnah, meets a deadly foe while slicing a shopping centre in two.

Rome’s Invisible City (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 1st June 2015)

Alexander Armstrong explores the hidden underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse of the ancient world, with the help of a team of experts using the latest in 3D scanning technology. In his favourite city, he uncovers a lost subterranean world that helped build and run the world’s first metropolis and its empire. From the secret underground world of the Colosseum to the aqueducts and sewers that supplied and cleansed it, and from the mysterious cults that sustained it spiritually to the final resting places of Rome’s dead, Xander discovers the underground networks that serviced the remarkable world above.

Michael Smiley: Something to Ride Home About (BBC 1 Northern Ireland and BBC iPlayer only | 10:45pm 11:15pm | Monday 1st June 2015)

Actor and comedian Michael Smiley takes a bike tour of Northern Ireland, meeting other cycling enthusiasts en route and recalling stories from his past. In this edition, he is near Carnlough with former pro-cyclist Stephen Gallagher who helped design the Giro D’Italia route. He travels on to Crossmaglen for a rare interview with one of his favourite authors, Dervla Murphy, who chats about her astonishing adventures on a bicycle. He then visits Glaslough to meet 97-year-old Sir Jack Lesley, who shares Smiley’s love of dance music and clubbing.

Britain’s Busiest Airport – Heathrow (itv/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 4th June 2015)

Documentary series going behind the scenes at Britain’s busiest and biggest international airport – London Heathrow. This episode focuses on Arrivals, as staff race against the clock to process thousands of passengers arriving from 84 different countries. Airside safety officer Glenn and his colleagues work closely with air traffic control to ensure that Heathrow’s two runways are kept open and clear of debris. The Animal Reception Centre welcomes a variety of weird and wonderful creatures ranging from pet ferrets to a wild tiger. Meanwhile, inside the terminals, staff deal with some challenging passengers, including a man temporarily forced to live in the airport after being deported from Thailand and a family whose young relatives have gone missing.

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

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