Commonwealth Games 2022 (BBC 1/HD | 7:00pm to 10:30pm | Thursday 28th July 2022)
Clare Balding introduces live coverage as the 22nd Commonwealth Games is officially opened at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium ahead of 11 days of top-class sporting competition. The creative team behind the ceremony includes Peaky Blinders’ writer and creator Steven Knight, and it is expected to showcase West Midlands talent and diversity. At the heart of the ceremony is the traditional Parade of Nations, where all the participating athletes walk behind the flags of their countries in a celebration of sporting unity. The ceremony culminates with the Competitors’ Oath and the finale to the Queen’s Baton Relay, which has travelled 90,000 miles around every nation and territory in the Commonwealth.
Neighbours (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:05pm | Friday 29th July 2022)
Jane and Mike go on a trip down memory lane, Susan struggles to accept the reality of what’s happening, and Toadie and Melanie’s wedding begins. Final two episodes of the long-running soap.
Neighbours: What Happened Next? (Channel 5/HD | 10:05pm to 11:35pm | Friday 29th July 2022)
Following the soap’s final episodes, a tribute to the residents of Ramsay Street and the stars that Neighbours shot to fame. Aside from a look at Kylie Minogue (Charlene Mitchell/Robinson) and Jason Donovan (Scott Robinson), who returned for the finale, there are also profiles of Guy Pearce (Mike Young) and Margot Robbie (Donna Freedman). Plus, interviews with the cast and crew, including Stefan Dennis (Paul Robinson), Annie Jones (Jane Harris), Ryan Moloney (Toadie), Jackie Woodburne (Susan Kennedy), and Alan Fletcher (Karl Kennedy).
Neighbours: All the Pop Hits & More, Especially For You (Channel 5/HD | 11:35pm to 12:30am | Friday 29th July 2022)
A look at some of the Ramsay Street actors who became pop stars, including Kylie Minogue (Charlene), Jason Donovan (Scott), and Delta Goodrem (Nina). Cameras also focus on Stefan Dennis (Paul) and his classic Don’t It Make You Feel Good?, and Natalie Imbruglia (Beth), who scored a 1997 smash with a cover of Ednaswap’s Torn.
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