Tag: The Ice Cream Wars

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 08/10/2022

Inside Central Station (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 10th October 2022)

Station staff work to raise awareness of homelessness by hosting a sleep out on the concourse, while staff benefit from a visit from a therapet to boost mental health. The maintenance team deal with a blocked toilet and the engineering teams below ground, work to carry out vital repairs to waterproof the tunnels. Paul explores the fascinating history of Glasgow’s shipyards and their link to the railway and Jackie and Drew receive exciting news that will have a big impact on the station tours.

Our Dementia Choir with Vicky Mcclure (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 10th October 2022) ** NEW SERIES **

Part one of two. Vicky reunites with members of the choir of people living with dementia she helped to form four years ago, as well as some new recruits. Vicky and the choir decide to record a charity single to raise awareness for the lack of support for people living with the condition, performing a song gifted to them by a local band. They become the first dementia choir to record at the legendary Abbey Road studios.

The Ice Cream Wars (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 10th October 2022) ** NEW SERIES **

Part one of two. In the early 1980s, Glasgow’s gangsters found themselves fighting over an unlikely commodity – ice cream vans and the lucrative routes to be found in each of the city’s sprawling new schemes, such as Easterhouse and Ruchazie, which housed thousands but gave them little access to shops, pubs or other facilities. With little alternative, ice cream vans thrived and evolved to sell a range of goods, making so much money that they attracted the attention of the city’s gangsters.

The Ice Cream Wars (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 11th October 2022)

The conclusion of the two-part documentary picks up in the summer of 1984, with the criminal investigation into the fire that killed six members of the Doyle family. The police’s efforts to find those responsible would lead to one of the biggest trials in Scottish history, with seven men in the dock. In the end, just two, Thomas Campbell and Joe Steele, would be convicted of murder, despite doubts over the strength of the evidence against them. There followed one of the most dramatic campaigns for justice as both men fought to keep their case in the public eye.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 12th October 2022)

Kevin meets south London chef Corinne, who loves to entertain and is rustling up plans for a beautifully crafted, double-kitchen home designed around her love of cooking. The end-of-terrace plot is on a hill and surrounded by woodland within a strict conservation area, so it won’t be an easy build. But having come through a divorce and cancer treatment, Corinne sees the house as vital on so many levels, not least as an opportunity to create a space that represents her new lease of life.

Saving Lives at Sea (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 13th October 2022)

In Swanage, in Dorset, the crew race to the rescue of a diver whose life hangs in the balance. In Kinghorn, on the east coast of Scotland, a swimmer is swept out to sea and is at severe risk of hypothermia. And on Holywell beach, in Newquay, a multi-agency operation kicks into gear when a walker suffers a serious injury.

All Creatures Great and Small (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 13th October 2022) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Siegfried and Tristan are left in charge of Skeldale House, when Mrs Hall takes time off to meet up with an important person from her past. Siegfried immediately puts Tristan in charge of housekeeping duties and focuses on running the practice and educating a visiting work experience boy named Andrew Simmonds.

Martin Compston’s Scottish Fling (BBC 2/HD | 9:30pm to 10:00pm | Friday 14th October 2022)

Martin and Phil MacHugh end their tour of Scotland in the lowlands. Phil is unexpectedly delayed due to bad weather on the island of Barra, so Martin flyes solo at the Edinburgh Fire Festival of Beltane. Eventually they head to the Line of Duty star’s hometown of Greenock for a heartfelt sign-off.

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