Derren Brown: Showman (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 11:30pm | Sunday 23rd April 2023)
This one-off special brings Derren Brown’s record-breaking, five-star show to TV. Written by Derren Brown, Andrew O’Connor and Andy Nyman, the award-winning team behind Miracle, Svengali and Derren’s BAFTA-winning Channel 4 specials, the critically acclaimed Showman is probably Derren’s most personal show to date.
Britain’s Most Luxurious Train Journeys (More4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 24th April 2023)
A trip aboard Scotland’s high-speed Midland Pullman train, which travels through the Perthshire town of Pitlochry, and the resort of Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park. Passengers include a couple celebrating their anniversary, a mother bidding farewell to her daughter, and a woman who shares her alopecia story.
The Architecture The Railways Built (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 25th April 2023)
Leeds. Series 4, episode 9. Tim Dunn explores the birthplace of British locomotive manufacturing – Leeds, starting at the Round Foundry.
Britain by Steam (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 25th April 2023) ** NEW SERIES **
John Sergeant, Peter Davison and Paul Middleton travel from London to Scotland using only the power of steam. From barges and paddle boats to steam trains and traction engines, the trio use a wide range of steam machines to make their way up the country, and learn about the history and engineering genius of the machines they are travelling on along the way. Peter, John and Paul begin their journey in Greenwich, London, before traveling to Kings Cross station in an open-topped 1909 Stanley Steam car. Finally, they board The Duchess of Sutherland steam train to Stevenage where they view the fascinating vintage planes at the Shuttleworth Museum.
Race Across the World (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 26th April 2023) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **
For the sixth leg of the race, the pairs must brush up on their language skills as the next stop is at the heart of French-speaking Canada, the capital of its largest province, Quebec. To get there, the teams must navigate through Canada’s most densely inhabited region. For the first time in the race, transport and accommodation choices will be plentiful – but potentially damaging for dwindling budgets.
Late Night Lycett (Channel 4/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 28th April 2023)
Host Joe Lycett catches up with celebrities and big-name guests from the worlds of comedy, television, music and film in a lively chat show, direct from Birmingham.
All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.