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.

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