Challenge Anneka (Channel 5/HD | 8:30pm to 10:05pm | Saturday 25th March 2023)
Sprouts. Series 1, episode 2. Debbie and Jo’s food hub charity has outgrown its modest town centre location in Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham, so Anneka sets out to transform a neighbourhood hall. Anneka’s challenge is to help supersize their operation by transforming a run-down and creaking neighbourhood hall and its surrounding land around the corner into a new hub with its own cafe, teaching kitchen, food bank and storage facility for their equipment for community activities.
Wild Isles (BBC 1/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Sunday 26th March 2023)
Grassland. Series 1, episode 3. David Attenborough explores Britain’s grasslands, from flower meadows to the rich open landscapes of our mountains and reveals some extraordinary and dramatic wildlife stories. Featuring bees that lay their eggs in empty snail shells, brown hares performing spring boxing courtship routines, and how large blue butterflies have come back from the brink of extinction.
Hornby: A Model World (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 27th March 2023)
Top Ten. Series 2, episode 11. In this special episode, company staff, enthusiasts and celebrities pick the top 10 products and innovations that have most impressed and inspired them. What will be number one?
The Architecture The Railways Built (Yesterday | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 27th March 2023)
London Bridge. Series 4, episode 4. Tim Dunn gets to grips with his local station – London Bridge, meeting the architects who turned this station into a bright, airy and tranquil modern terminus.
Race Across the World (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 29th March 2023)
The competitors leave the indigenous island of Haida Gwaii and embark on a 2,000 kilometre journey north to the second checkpoint, Dawson City. Claudia and Kevin are the first to leave with a two minute advantage on the rest, Tricia and Cathie set off with different priorities and Zainib and Mobeen continue to rely on the kindness of strangers. Monique’s education continues along the journey making father Ladi hopeful and Marc and Michael have a spat over Marc’s fear of bears.
Beyond Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 31st March 2023) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **
Panic spreads throughout Shipton Abbott when an arsonist targets three local businesses, scrawling the word PIG at the scene of each fire. Humphrey and the team are baffled until they realise the fires follow an unusual pattern by invoking the Three Little Pigs fable. A reluctant Kelby is called on by an eccentric local to investigate a break-in, but soon realises that this might be the key to solving the arson case. Elsewhere, Martha has some serious thinking to do. Detective drama, starring Kris Marshall, Sally Bretton and Dylan Llewellyn.
Nick Knowles’ Railway Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 31st March 2023)
Malaysia. Series 1, episode 4. The presenter explores Malaysia via three train journeys. First is a short hop to the Batu Caves with their rainbow-painted steps. Then Nick boards the jungle train from Mentakab to Gua Musang, taking in an elephant sanctuary. Finally, he enjoys a high-speed trip from arty Ipoh to cosmopolitan Penang.
All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.