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UK TV programmes to watch this week : 07/11/2020

Britain’s Most Historic Towns (Channel 4/HD | 8:10pm to 9:10pm | Saturday 7th November)

Professor Alice Roberts explores the medieval history of Lincoln, visiting the cathedral that was once the tallest building in the world and re-living the battle at Lincoln Castle. She discovers how moving up the social ladder in medieval times required a whole new wardrobe of clothing and accessories and gets top grips with a historically accurate crossbow. Aerial archaeologist Ben Robinson uses the latest drone technology to look at the geographical features that shaped the city’s development.

Cornwall with Simon Reeve (BBC 1/HD | 8:10pm to 9:10pm | Saturday 7th November)

The first of two programmes in which Simon Reeve travels through Cornwall as the county emerges from lockdown, discovering the impact of Covid-19 on a part of the country highly reliant on tourism. Simon discovers the ongoing impact of the collapse of the tin-mining industry in the 1980s when he visits one of Britain’s poorest estates, and meets the entrepreneurs who sell homemade food on the beach who are struggling to make enough money to last the winter.

Paddington Station 24/7 (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 9th November 2020)

A passenger drops her overnight bag on the tracks and threatens to jump down to retrieve it, while a major power cut at Maidenhead has caused signalling to fail on all the tracks, including the main line into Paddington. At Great Western Railway’s Long Rock Depot, the famed Night Riviera sleeper service departs once more after a three-month suspension due to the pandemic, but with radical changes.

The River Thames: Then & Now (Channel 5/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Monday 9th November 2020)

A look at the development of the London railway terminus from its opening in 1852 to the present, as it has been transformed it into one of the best connected places in Britain. In Victorian Britain, King’s Cross became a thriving industrial hub, bringing in goods to feed and power London, while 20 industrial buildings that once its beating heart have been given a new lease of life and is now a tech hub that is home to Google, Facebook and Youtube.

Holby City (BBC 1/HD | 8:15pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 10th November 2020)

Ric wakes up from his coma to find the world in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic – and that the ongoing crisis threatens his chance of surviving his recent brain surgery. Sacha’s colleagues are concerned by how he is taking Essie’s death, but he turns his back on them in favour of a stranger, while Cameron struggles to prove that he can be a hero.

Saving Lives at Sea (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 10th November 2020)

The crew of a Weston-super-Mare lifeboat race to the aid of three casualties who have been caught by a rising tide and are exhausted from trying to swim against the current. On the northeast coast of England, volunteers come to the aid of a father and son trapped against a cliff face, while in Swanage, two lifeboats are launched to attend to a grounded yacht and a badly injured sailor.

DIY SOS (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 12th November 2020)

Nick Knowles and the team descend on Caswell Bay, Swansea, to transform a dilapidated, out-of-use bus shelter into the first, fully adapted surf centre Surfability UK, a charity that provides surfing lessons and experiences for people with disabilities and learning difficulties, and which receives funding from Children in Need. Throughout, Nick presents stories of how children and young people have benefitted from the support of the charity, but the challenge remains tough as this is the team’s first build during Covid-19.

Saving Britain’s Pubs with Tom Kerridge (BBC 2/HD| 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 12th November 2020)

For the past 20 years, pubs have been closing down at an alarming rate. Concerned by a crisis in the industry he loves, Tom Kerridge sets out on a mission to revive struggling pubs. He begins at the White Hart in Chilsworthy, Cornwall, where a 300-year-old freehouse, the only pub in the village, is in danger of closing.

Secret Scotland (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 13th November 2020)

The comedian ventures off the mainland to the Isle of Bute for a privileged look at what is said to be Scotland’s first million-pound home – Mount Stuart House. In Argyll, Susan visits Kilmartin Glen, an ancient valley and home to the Scotti people who gave Scotland its name. She visits a Bronze Age tomb and learns how to make a copper axe in the way they were made thousands of years ago. Then, on the shores of Loch Fyne, she discovers the secrets of oyster cultivation before looking for beavers in the beautiful Knapdale Forest.

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

? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 02/03/2019

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.

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 02/07/2016

The Blair Rich Project - 04-07-2016 - YouView appTop Gear (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 3rd July 2016)

The world’s most popular motoring show continues. In this episode, Matt LeBlanc gets his hands on the new Porsche 911 R whilst Chris Harris puts Honda’s reimagined NSX through its paces. Chris Evans discovers old-fashioned charm in the somehow new MGB Roadster, as Rory Reid heads to Scotland with the first ever right-hand-drive Ford Mustang. Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey and Man Down funny man Greg Davies are tonight’s Stars in a Rallycross Car, plus a treat for the whole team, including Sabine Schmitz and Eddie Jordan.

Casualty (BBC 1/HD | 9:25pm to 10:15pm | Sunday 3rd July 2016)

Medical drama. Jacob shows some uncharacteristic nerves, while Rita gets caught up in her own lies.

The Blair Rich Project (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 4th July 2016)

Documentary. Tony Blair’s personal brand has had its ups and downs, but the former PM is reputed to have fostered a £100 million fortune since leaving office – a figure that Blair himself strongly denies. Delving into what drives the politician, this programme investigate how successful his various business activities have really been.

Holby City (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 5th July 2016)

Jac reaches breaking point when Ollie diverts from her plans. Fletch and Raf’s friendship is tested when they must work with Naomi on a case. Essie’s pregnancy plans put pressure on Sacha.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 10:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 8th July 2016)

The award-winning live weekly satirical comedy show continues, hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe. The team are joined by stand-up comedian and actor Greg Davies 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.

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 20/12/2014

Doctor Who - 25-12-2014 (YouView app)The Railway: First Great Western (Channel 5 | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 22nd December 2014)

Documentary series following the staff of First Great Western. In this episode, as the deadline to re-open the mainline at Dawlish nears, engineers work around the clock to annul the threat of a landslide. At Paddington, onboard a special service with a Pullman silver-service dining car, chef Paul pulls out all the stops to impress a food critic and in the Cotswolds, station manager Theresa illustrates why her ‘firm-with-care’ policy has earned her the nickname ‘the smiling tiger’.

John Bishop’s Christmas (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 22nd December 2014)

John Bishop’s Christmas Show is an all-singing, all-dancing festive comedy spectacular. To help him bring the Christmas cheer, John is joined on stage at the Dominion Theatre in London’s West End by big names in music and comedy. George Ezra and Olly Murs both perform their hits from the year and Jack Whitehall, Jason Byrne, Katherine Ryan and the Horne Section are some of the comedy acts supplying the laughs. There are plenty of other Christmas treats and surprises along the way, including Mr Bishop performing a dance routine with 16 Tiller Girls.

Holby City (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Tuesday 23rd December 2014)

Hospital drama. Elliot’s plans for a quiet family Christmas are derailed by the arrival of a friend in need. Arthur must step up when those around him are falling apart. Ric returns to AAU and manages to tread on quite a few toes.

The Choir: New Military Wives (BBC 2/HD | 8:30pm to 9:30pm | Wednesday 24th December 2014)

Two-part documentary following choirmaster Gareth Malone, as he forms a special Military Wives choir to perform at a World War I centenary prom at London’s Royal Albert Hall, alongside the cast of War Horse. It’s three years since Gareth formed the first Military Wives choir and since then the organisation has mushroomed with over 2,000 members around the globe. In this episode, Gareth works the wives harder than ever as they prepare to share the stage of the Royal Albert Hall with some of the world’s top professional musicians on the 3rd August – the eve of the day Britain entered World War I. The wives meet the National Theatre’s War Horse team who they will perform alongside, and the planned repertoire forces the wives to confront their own vulnerability. One of the serving wives makes the momentous decision to leave the armed forces. This episode culminates in Gareth and his 100-strong amateur choir giving a professional and emotionally engaged performance at the BBC Proms.

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 6:15pm to 7:15pm | Thursday 25th December 2014)

The Doctor and Clara face their last Christmas. Trapped on an Arctic base, under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!

Miranda (BBC 1/HD | 7:15pm to 7:50pm | Thursday 25th December 2014)

Miranda has received two proposals – one from Gary and one from Mike. Will she choose one of them or will she run away from the pressures of relationships and the fear of not coping with being a wife?

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 7:50pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 25th December 2014)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1950s London, based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth. The episode opens in 2005 with Jennifer Worth at home preparing for Christmas with husband Philip. She reminisces about the friends and colleagues of her youth at Nonnatus House, and as she talks there is a cut back to 1959. Rehearsals are under way for the Sunday School Christmas concert and while Chummy tries to choreograph dancing snowflakes, Trixie sets to work designing a Father Christmas outfit for Fred to wear. Chummy is enlisted to help run a poorly managed mother and baby home and with Patsy’s help succeeds in bringing some Christmas joy into the residents’ lives. Cynthia is drawn deeply into a case concerning two former residents of a Victorian mental hospital who have been left to fend for themselves and are barely coping. This causes Cynthia to make a life-changing decision.

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

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