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.

Feb 232019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 24th February 2019)

Sister Frances panics when Mother Mildred insists that she attend her first solo birth before Nurse Crane returns, and a pregnant woman discovers that she has gonorrhoea.

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 24th February 2019)

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris take a trip across Sri Lanka in tuk-tuks. Professor Green is this week’s Star in a Reasonably Fast Car, and a pair of saloons are put to the test.

Still Game (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 9:30pm | Sunday 24th February 2019)

Winston saves the day by thwarting a mugger and becomes an internet sensation. Meanwhile, Jack and Victor have one mix-up too many so decide it’s time to get mobile phones.

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

Travelogue series with Tony Robinson. Covering tens of thousands of miles around the globe, Tony begins his first leg by exploring Paris, Munich, Budapest and Istanbul by train.

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 26th February 2019)

As the death toll rises, Perez heads to Glasgow in an attempt to crack the case, and joins forces with DI Sam Boyd from the trafficking unit.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 28th February 2019)

A horse trekking expedition is cut short when Jack discovers the dead body of a rider in the most unexpected of places – the police station itself.

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

Twilight Monthly magazine needs a new cover star and Victor is convinced he’s the man for the job. Meanwhile, Winston battles with a neighbour to win a stray cat’s affections.

Secret Scotland (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 1st March 2019)

Comedian Susan Calman uncovers the untold tales behind some of Scotland’s iconic locations. Susan heads behind the scenes at Gretna Green, discovers her own clan tartan, and learns the secrets of sheep herding from a border collie.

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

Feb 162019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 17th February 2019)

Mother Mildred returns to Nonnatus while Nurse Crane is in hospital, and provides care for a retired dock worker whose former job has taken its toll on his health.

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

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris go to Norway to test drive Porsche and Ferrari estate cars, while Rory Reid and Sabine Schmitz create a mountain. With guest James Marsden.

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

A horrifying discovery at the Hayes house changes the course of the investigation. Perez establishes the probable cause for Daniel’s murder and his sister Zezi’s disappearance.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 7:30pm to 8:00pm | Wednesday 20th February 2019)

Skipper Paul notices that his boat is on a collision course with another trawler off the Scottish coast and takes evasive action to ensure they avoid each other.

The 15 Billion Pound Railway (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 20th February 2019)

Drama unfolds in the aftermath of the news that the Elizabeth Line has been delayed by over a year, and will cost hundreds of millions of pounds more than planned.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 21st February 2019)

A famous radio presenter is murdered live on air and Jack must unravel a complex mystery to find the culprit – while being observed by an officer from internal affairs.

Secret Scotland – Loch Ness (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 22nd February 2019)

Comedian Susan Calman uncovers the untold tales behind some of Scotland’s iconic locations. Susan heads to the Highlands, where she searches for Scotland’s most secretive superstar – the Loch Ness Monster.

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

Feb 092019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 10th February 2019)

Dr Turner opens a new screening clinic for cervical cancer, and one of the first patients is a woman who has never had a period, and is found to be suffering from a rare condition.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 7:30pm to 8:00pm | Monday 11th February 2019)

The Boy John sets out from Peterhead harbour in search of whitefish, travelling for 24 hours to reach the remote Norwegian sector of the North Sea, but the catches are poor.

Building the Channel Tunnel: Race to the Finish (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 11th February 2019)

Documentary series on the construction of the Channel Tunnel, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. On the 1st December 1990, British and French tunnellers smashed through the final section of rock linking the UK with mainland Europe. Four years later, it was open for business.

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

Perez and the team investigate when body parts belonging to a young man are discovered on the island, Drama, starring Douglas Henshall.

The 15 Billion Pound Railway (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 13th February 2019)

Following the final stages of the construction work on the new Elizabeth Line underground railway beneath the streets of London.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 14th February 2019)

After another killing connected to the festival queen case, the team hop over to nearby Rosalie Island to follow up a new lead regarding a mysterious phone call.

Secret Scotland (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 15th February 2019)

Comedian Susan Calman uncovers the untold tales behind some of Scotland’s iconic locations. She heads to central Scotland, where she tries her hand at curling and learns to Highland dance.

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

Feb 022019
 

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

Sister Julienne is drawn into a conflict between an estranged mother and daughter, both of whom are pregnant. Trixie’s keep fit class is chosen to host a special event.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Monday 4th February 2019)

Michael Portillo sets off on a trip through Britain’s industrial heartlands in the footsteps of George V, beginning by travelling from Warrington to Preston.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 7:30pm to 8:00pm | Monday 4th February 2019)

Two Ghanaian crewmen take a trip into Peterhead to buy gifts for their families, while Amity skipper Phil Reid is trying a new fishing ground to see if he can find a decent catch.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 4th February 2019)

Nikki is humiliated in court when a barrister accuses her of making a serious error, while the teams investigates the death of a medical researcher. With Art Malik.

The Channel Tunnel: 25 Years (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 4th February 2019)

Looking at the project to build the Channel Tunnel, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The men and women who worked on this engineering marvel recall what is was like to work in such a challenging environment and the hurdles that the project faced.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Tuesday 5th February 2019)

In Blackburn, Michael Portillo catches a rare glimpse of Edwardian life on celluloid and marvels at how factory workers and schoolchildren alike were drawn to seek fame on film.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 5th February 2019)

Nikki suspects foul play when Thomas sides against her findings on a controversial case, while Jack and Clarissa follow a forensic trail.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Wednesday 6th February 2019)

Michael Portillo visits Heaton Park in Manchester, where one of the first open air concerts was held in 1909, before travelling on to the town of Oldham.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Thursday 7th February 2019)

Michael Portillo journeys from Maltby to Hinckley, going whippet racing and trying to understand the appeal of Marmite, before a look around the Triumph motorcycle factory.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 7th February 2019)

The murder of a festival queen leaves DI Mooney with a fresh crime to solve, and puts a strain on Florence’s relationship when it turns out Patrice knew the victim.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC 2/HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Friday 8th February 2019)

Armed with his Bradshaw’s guide, Michael Portillo reaches Birmingham and discovers how a radical reformer would make his mark on the `city of a thousand trades”.

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

Comedian Susan Calman uncovers the untold tales behind some of Scotland’s iconic locations. In Edinburgh, Susan learns about the firing of the one o’clock gun and discovers the secret hiding place of Scotland’s crown jewels.

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

Jan 262019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 27th January 2019)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Valerie helps a struggling mother accept her son’s birth defect. The Turners oversee a measles vaccination trial at the clinic as the team prepare for the Whitsun bank holiday.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Monday 28th January 2019)

James Cosmo narrates a six-part series about the UK’s biggest fishing port, Peterhead in north east Scotland. The fishing boat Zenith sets out from Fraserburgh – 20 miles away from Peterhead – in search of whitefish and prawns. At the helm is 26-year-old skipper Adam Robertson. He starts fishing 40 miles out to sea, but his net fills up with mud from the seabed which means he has to haul in early. The Peterhead boat Amity is on its way to a fishing ground near the Shetland Isles when it runs into trouble. Something is tangled in the propeller. As night falls, skipper Phil Reid puts a waterproof camera over the side to try to work out what is causing the problem, but it is too dark to see. Back on land, a 300-tonne trawler comes into Peterhead port for a paint job. It goes onto the harbour’s ship lift and is hoisted out of the water – one of the port’s most impressive sights. Local boat painters then have just six days to get it cleaned, painted, and back into the water.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 28th January 2019)

A shocking incident on a suburban street brings back painful memories for Jack, forcing him to revisit his past. As a member of the victim’s family seeks justice of their own, forensic evidence discovered by the Lyell team suggests the involvement of a Northern Irish terror group, long thought inactive.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 28th January 2019)

Chris Tarrant travels the entire one thousand miles of the Reunification Line – from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to Hanoi in the north. He visits key locations from the Vietnam War including the famous Viet Cong tunnels.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 29th January 2019)

During the team’s search for the killer, Jack works alongside an old friend from Northern Ireland, a fearless journalist who has dedicated her life to exposing the suspected organisation. As the team investigate further, they realise they have uncovered a complex conflict sustained by ties of loyalty, family and retribution.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 31st January 2019)

Jack and the team must navigate the tempestuous waters of a family divided when a wealthy coffee magnate is shot, but can they find the truth beneath the lies?

Celebrity 5 Go Camping (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 1st February 2019)

The gang create a meal using local ingredients, including beer, beef and fresh lobster. Cheryl walks to the highest point on the island and Tim takes to the skies on a paraglider.

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

Jan 192019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 20th January 2019)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Lucille helps elderly hoarder Clarice Millgrove who is struggling to keep her independence. Sister Hilda and the team work hard to help a Ghanaian family with an undiagnosed illness.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Monday 21st January 2019)

Series about the UK’s biggest fishing port, Peterhead in north east Scotland. The programme follows an arduous fishing trip off the Shetland Isles, an inspection aboard a pair trawler in the North Sea by the Norwegian coastguard, and the processing and packaging of fish that will be shipped to customers across the UK and Europe.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 21st January 2019)

During a heatwave in Brighton, the Lyell team are summoned to a waste dump where a body part has been found. The search is on to recover the other dismembered remains and piece together the victim’s body, which is covered in unusual tattoos. Meanwhile, Nikki is desperate to contact Matt but must wait until he visits from Washington.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 21st January 2019)

Chris Tarrant embarks on a journey across Ukraine, where he travels on the most bizarre rail vehicle he has ever encountered. In Kiev, he learns about the forced famine of the 1930s, meets a soldier from the ongoing civil war and visits the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history at Chernobyl.
(Subtitles, Series 4, Episode 3)

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 22nd January 2019)

With the remains of a second victim appearing in a Brighton recycling plant, it seems the Lyell team are on the trail of a serial killer. Working closely with local detectives DI Taramelli and DS Quicke, they must painstakingly piece together the evidence and unearth the connections between a diverse range of suspects.

Wild Shetland – Scotland’s Viking Frontier (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Wednesday 23rd January 2019)

Ewan McGregor narrates a captivating portrait of wild Shetland – the remote islands at the northerly limits of Britain – and traces the course of a breeding season from the depths of winter to high summer as the animals on the islands battle for survival.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 24th January 2019)

Jack and the team are mystified when the TV presenter of a holiday programme is found drowned. The spotlight falls on the crew.

Celebrity 5 Go Camping (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 25th January 2019)

Heading to the Isle of Wight for ghost stories and glamping, the five first get stuck into prepping dinner. After a night of terrifying tales, the gang take in the unsettling Carisbrooke Castle, as well as a supposedly haunted pub and the seriously spooky Botanic Gardens.

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

Jan 122019
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 13th January 2019)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Nonnatus House welcomes two new nuns. Valerie deals with a shocking case that arrives unexpectedly, and the other midwives must handle a complicated multiple birth.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Monday 14th January 2019)

James Cosmo narrates a six-part series about the UK’s biggest fishing port, Peterhead in north east Scotland. In this edition, the fishing boat Reliance, skippered by John Clarke, heads to a fishing ground off the Shetland Isles in search of whitefish and prawns. Joining John on board is his 21-year-old son David, who hopes one day to take over as skipper. The Ocean Endeavour heads out to one of the UK’s most remote fishing grounds, Rockall, in search of haddock. Skipper John Buchan tries out a rookie fisherman, 18-year-old Nathan Foreman, whom John hopes to to train up as a fully fledged deckhand. But Nathan’s first trip is going to be uncomfortable – Storm Hector is blowing in, bringing with it gale-force winds. Back on shore, 24-year-old fish buyer Jason Jack is at Peterhead fish market competing with ten other buyers for the morning’s finest fish.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 14th January 2019)

After a teenage boy is senselessly killed in a meth lab explosion, his head teacher resolves to confront the drug dealers preying on his community. Dangerous batches of new drugs are hitting the streets, and the effects are evident to Nikki, Jack, Clarissa and Thomas as they deal with the rise in both violent and accidental deaths.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 14th January 2019)

Chris Tarrant embarks on a thousand-mile journey across Spain’s complex rail system, discovering how the railways were involved in tension over Gibraltar, the Spanish Civil War and WWII. But Spain has quietly become a world leader in train technology.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 15th January 2019)

When tragedy strikes close to home, it puts head teacher Noah Taylor on a collision course with the criminals responsible. Can the Lyell team help him stop the cycle of violence?

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 17th January 2019)

Detective drama series set on a Caribbean island. Jack and the team uncover a nest of vipers when a zoo owner is killed with a tranquilliser dart and everyone has an alibi.

Celebrity 5 Go Camping (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 18th January 2019)

As Joe Swash leaves the group, Bobby Davro falls ill, and Stephen Bailey gets a coveted soap role, Michelle Collins and Cheryl Baker are left to fend for themselves on a cliff side – until former Blue Peter presenter Tim Vincent turns up to help out.

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

Dec 222018
 

Up (BBC 1/HD | 3:25pm to 4:55pm | Sunday 23rd December 2018)

Animation telling the story of 78-year-old Carl, who ties thousands of balloons to his house and floats off to South America to fulfil his lifelong dream. Only when he is up in the air does he realise he has taken onboard a hitchhiker – an eight-year-old boy scout who was knocking at his door at the time.

The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast (BBC 1/HD | 3:00pm to 3:10pm | Tuesday 25th December 2018)

HM Queen Elizabeth II delivers her annual address in the Christmas message to the nation and the Commonwealth.

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 7:45pm to 9:15pm | Tuesday 25th December 2018)

As Poplar prepares for Christmas, the nuns leave for the Mother House to vote in a new mother superior and to help care for a group of Chinese orphans. Meanwhile, Trixie returns to Poplar refreshed and is shocked to discover that many mothers no longer want to give birth at home.

The BFG (BBC 1/HD | 5:40pm to 7:30pm | Wednesday 26th December 2018)

A ten-year-old girl embarks on a great adventure when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Their friendship, however draws the unwanted attention from other mean giants.

Roads Less Travelled: Atlantic Way (BBC 2 Scotland & BBC iPlayer only | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Thursday 27th December 2018)

First of a two-part documentary in which Cameron McNeish journeys up the western seaboard from the Mull of Kintyre to Mallaig. Starting at the Mull of Kintyre, Cameron heads up the long and winding road made famous by Paul McCartney. He boards a restored fishing vessel for a trip on the Crinan Canal and explores the ancient monuments around Kilmartin, before finishing the first part of his journey on the waters of Loch Awe. Along the way, he meets an artist, a storyteller and a ghillie, and, most surprisingly of all, he discovers how our ancestors created their music.

Roads Less Travelled: Atlantic Way (BBC 2 Scotland & BBC iPlayer only | 6:30pm to 7:30pm | Friday 28th December 2018)

Second of a two-part documentary in which Cameron McNeish journeys up the western seaboard from the Mull of Kintyre to Mallaig. This episode begins in peaceful Glen Orchy and sees Cameron travel over the wild, yet beautiful, wastelands of the Rannoch Moor. After exploring the hills above Kinlochleven, he continues up the secluded west side of Loch Linnhe before following the sun to his ultimate destination at Mallaig. Along the way, Cameron joins a military historian, an author and an expert on Gaelic culture.

Paddington Station 24/7 at Christmas (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 27th December 2018)

Documentary series going behind the scenes of one of London’s busiest transit hubs. Station assistant Richard handles a medical emergency that may not be what it seems, engineers work round the clock to finish before bad weather hits, and the staff sit down for a Christmas lunch – of curry!

Michael Palin in North Korea: Special Edition (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 11:05 pm | Thursday 27th December 2018)

Following the success of his world exclusive two-part series, this feature-length special edition is a chance to show Michael’s extraordinary journey in its entirety, and includes new footage which hasn’t been seen before.

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

Mar 102018
 

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 11th March 2018)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. The team must rally to prepare for Sister Monica Joan’s birthday. Meanwhile, the closing of a nearby maternity home brings an influx of expectant mothers to the Nonnatus midwives.

Top Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 11th March 2018)

There is a Japanese flavour to this week’s show, as Matt LeBlanc and Chris Harris buy second-hand sports cars at auction for a big road trip across Honshu, while Rory has one night to discover the weirdest car culture Tokyo has to offer. Out on track, Chris compares the Honda Civic Type R and Lexus LC500.

Secrets of the National Trust with Alan Titchmarsh (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 13th March 2018)

Documentary series. Alan Titchmarsh reveals the history, human stories and the hidden treasures of Britain’s historical estates. Alan explores a French Renaissance-style chateau in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside which was a magnet for the great and the good of the 19th century. Clive Aslet visits Flint House, a striking example of modern architecture, on the same estate. Oz Clarke watches the restoration of a precious Dubois lacquer desk, and Alison Hammond visits Polesden Lacey.

Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 13th March 2018)

Crime drama set on the remote Scottish islands. Perez must reassess the investigation in the aftermath of the attack. The MIT arrives on Shetland and sets its sights on Malone. Meanwhile, Tosh begins to have doubts about Lars.

Wild Britain (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 13th March 2018)

Wildlife series revealing the hidden lives of both the familiar and more unusual animals with which we share our island home. Britain’s forests contain majestic trees, some of them thousands of years old. Behind the leafy veil, there are booming populations of previously rare wild boar and goshawks.

The Battle for Scotland’s Countryside (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 14th March 2018)

Documentary in which actor David Hayman presents a personal view of the battle for access to Scotland’s countryside, revealing how this conflict has shaped the physical and cultural landscape of the country. He meets landowners, gamekeepers and hill walkers to discover how ordinary Scots have come to claim their right to roam over their country’s mountains and glens, starting with Victorian rebels who dared to march across private grouse moors and progressing on to the 1930s, when thousands of urban Scots streamed out of the cities and into the hills. Finally, he discovers the present-day controversies that may threaten Scotland’s internationally renowned and hard-fought right to roam laws.

Still Game (BBC 1/HD | 9:30pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 15th March 2018)

Comedy series in which lifelong friends cope with everything modern life has to throw at them. Boabby is persuaded to have a lock-in at The Clansman to mark the passing of Craiglang’s much-respected undertaker, so the regulars enjoy outdoing each other with stories of the most famous person they have ever met, dead or alive. After news spreads that a creepy new undertaker, Sheathing, has moved into Craiglang, nobody quite knows what to make of him. Isa, who has heard the stories, spreads the fear amongst the residents that he’s the grim reaper. Jack decides to figure out who this mysterious new undertaker really is. But when Isa turns up at Victor’s door in a complete panic and Sheathing appears unannounced, Jack and Victor have no option but to take matters into their own hands.

The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 16th March 2018)

Documentary series going behind the scenes of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway on its 50th anniversary. The busy summer season is looming and the steam engines are old, so there’s always something to fix. The only chance of getting through the summer is if they complete the overhaul of Repton, a 1934 Schools class engine.

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

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