Tag: Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 24/04/2021

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 25th April 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Trixie befriends a patient during a delivery, but is troubled by the news that she has subsequently been readmitted to the Lady Emily after collapsing unexpectedly at home. Sister Frances decides she needs to know more of the outside world if she is truly to understand her patients’ needs, and Cyril and Fred come to the aid of a family who have been evicted from their home – although Violet is less than happy about their acts of charity.

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 26th April 2021)

The Covid-19 pandemic reveals the enormity of the challenge that climate change poses, as the drop in emissions during lockdown proves far from enough to get the world back on track. She explores new measures to reduce the level of emissions further, visiting a tree plantation and learning about a machine that sucks carbon dioxide out of the air. She also explains the everyday choices that members of the public can make to reduce their environmental impact.

Secrets of the Transport Museum (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 27th April 2021)

The Napier Railton – the legendary racing car and jewel in the museum’s motoring crown – is put through its paces when it meets an old rival.

Scotland’s Home of the Year (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:00pm to 8:30pm | Wednesday 28th April 2021)

A renovated coach house in Uddingston, a 1970’s inspired home in Mauchline, and a Victorian conversion in Ayr come under scrutiny this week as judges Anna Campbell-Jones, Michael Angus and Kate Spiers take a look round the regional finalists in the West of Scotland.

This Is My House (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 29th April 2021)

Four people claim to be an artist called Erica, living with partner Sam in a stylish property in south-east London. Panellists Bill Bailey, Emily Atack, Judi Love, Jamali Maddix and guest Katie Piper are tasked with determining which is the true Erica, as each of the quartet airs their opinion on the real Erica’s taste in fashion, her passion for Sam, the story of their wedding day and the name of their plumber. Presented by Stacey Dooley.

World’s Most Scenic River Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 30th April 2021)

A journey down the mighty Hudson river, weaving 315 miles through some of New York state’s most stunning natural landscapes, and ending at the Statue of Liberty. The trek begins at the Adirondack Mountains, where the forested slopes are covered with trees turned a thousand brilliant colours in the autumn sunshine. Bill Nighy narrates.

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

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 17/04/2021

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 18th April 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Controversial plans are afoot to introduce a private clinic to Nonnatus House. The proposition leads to the first disagreement in 20 years between Sister Julienne, who sees the potential to generate income, and Dr Turner, who opposes private healthcare on principle. Shelagh feels caught in the middle of their conflict, while Trixie is delighted by the opportunity of working at the new clinic. Sister Monica Joan’s crisis of faith continues to trouble her, a baby is born with no legs below the knees, and Lucille helps Cyril find the perfect accommodation that will benefit him and the Church.

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 19th April 2021)

Greta sets off to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to call for an immediate reduction in fossil fuel use, but is frustrated by what she sees as a media obsession constantly pitting her against Donald Trump. As she travels across Europe, Greta meets Polish miners who fear that climate change policies will further decimate their industry and culture, and discovers the prototype of a technology that aims to capture carbon dioxide from factory emissions before it enters the atmosphere. She also meets one of her inspirations – Sir David Attenborough.

Scotland’s Home of the Year (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:00pm to 8:30pm | Wednesday 21st April 2021)

Judges Anna Campbell-Jones, Michael Angus and Kate Spiers check head to the East of Scotland to check out properties in Aberdeenshire and St Andrews, including a rural farm steading conversion, a silvery city apartment, and a home with a garden at its heart.

This Is My House (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 22nd April 2021)

Joe Sugg and Richard Madeley join regular panellists Bill Bailey, Emily Atack and Judi Love in trying to guess which of the four Clares is the real owner of a property in Guildford, Surrey. Those trying to pass themselves off as the lady of the manor include a former air hostess and a `Klara” from Slovakia, who says most people think she is the cleaner not the homeowner. Presented by Stacey Dooley.

World’s Most Scenic River Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 23rd April 2021)

Bill Nighy narrates this journey along the River Spey, travelling from its source in the Cairngorms to where it enters the North Sea. Cameras also follow two river biologists counting the baby salmon population in the highest reaches of the river.

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

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 10/04/2021

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 12th April 2021)

Documentary following the climate activist over the course of 2019 and 2020, as she travels the world exploring the science of global warming and challenging world leaders to take action on the growing crisis. The programme follows the impact of Covid-19 on her campaign, and the challenges of persuading a world living through one crisis to face up to the possibility of another on the horizon. In the first programme, Greta travels through North America on her way to a UN climate conference in Chile.

Secrets of the Transport Museum (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 13th April 2021)

A rare Triumph motorcycle is rescued from a barn and resurrected. There’s a battle against the elements for vintage aircraft to grace Brooklands’ skies once again.

Scotland’s Home of the Year (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Wednesday 14th April 2021)

Judges Anna Campbell-Jones, Michael Angus and Kate Spiers continue their search in the Hebrides, with two conversions in Skye and a home built with sustainability in mind in Harris.

This Is My House (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 15th April 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Regular panellists Bill Bailey, Emily Atack, Judi Love and Jamali Maddix are joined by reality star Spencer Matthews and model Vogue Williams, aiming to identify the real Mitch from a line-up of four. Mitch is a interiors enthusiast, who has lovingly created a green-heavy home in Hinckley near Leicester. Hosted by Stacey Dooley.

World’s Most Scenic River Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 16th April 2021)

A journey down the River Po, travelling across northern Italy from the snow-capped Alps to the spell-binding delta, where the river meets the Adriatic Sea. The trek concludes in Chioggia, an island town in the Venetian lagoon, home to one of the biggest fish markets on the Adriatic. Bill Nighy narrates.

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

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