Tag: Tour of Britain

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 14/09/2013

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 15th September 2013)

Ned Boulting and Matt Stephens present the highlights from stage one from Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Sunday 15th September 2013)

Ned Boulting is joined by Matt Stephens for the highlights of stage two from Carlisle to Kendal. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Tuesday 17th September 2013)

Ned Boulting and Matt Stephens present highlights of stage three – a time trial at Knowsley. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Bad Education (BBC3 | 10:00pm to 10:30pm | Tuesday 17th September 2013)

School-based sitcom. Abbey Grove is rocked by the news that deputy headmistress Miss Pickwell is dead and Alfie is left particularly on edge when her suicide note clearly lays the finger of blame on him after one of his class’s pranks pushes her over the edge. Haunted by guilt, will Alfie be able to put her unquiet spirit at rest with the perfect memorial service? With Pickwell gone, headmaster Mr Fraser decides to advertise for her position with less-than-successful results, which may mean Miss Gulliver is offered the role full-time. But will the power change her?

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Wednesday 18th September 2013)

Ned Boulting and Matt Stephens present highlights of stage four from Stoke-on-Trent to Llanberis. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Grand Designs (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 18th September 2013)

You couldn’t meet two more different people than Martin and Kae Walker. Martin’s a commercial architect who specialises in industrial buildings. He’s clinical and technical, obsessed with how things fit together. Kae is an art director, a creative powerhouse who is passionate about giving buildings heart and soul. They’ve worked together ever since they got married, but now they’re taking on their toughest project yet, building the ultimate family home near York, inspired by a giant farm shed. Kae’s vision is for a ‘mothership’, a home that makes the business of being a mum easier, with a central command centre from which she’ll be able to keep track of the kids wherever they play in the house.

Waterloo Road (BBC1/HD 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 19th September 2013)

School-based drama. Princess’s relationship with George continues to sour – leading her to temptation with one of his pupils. Elsewhere, there is conflict when Simon introduces his Apprentice competition to Waterloo Road, creating a ‘boys against girls’ rivalry.

The Railway: First Great Western (Channel 5 | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 19th September 2013)

Documentary series following the staff of First Great Western, one of Britain’s largest train operating companies. This episode explores what happens on the network after dark. We spend a night in Reene Ehrman’s shoes on the Night Riviera service, which connects the capital to the far south west. Before the train sets off, it is touch-and-go for a broken down carriage. Gary Brownlie, Reading’s duty station manager, finds hordes of student merrymakers passing through the station.

Perfect Storms: Disasters That Changed the World (Yesterday | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 19th September 2013)

History-defining disasters. A huge earthquake devastated Japan in 1923, killing up to 160,000 people and setting the country on a path to war as the military took power.

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 10:30pm to 11:30pm | Thursday 19th September 2013)

Ned Boulting and Matt Stephens present highlights of stage five from Machynlleth to Caerphilly. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Tour of Britain (itv4 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Friday 20th September 2013)

Ned Boulting and Matt Stephens present highlights of stage six from Sidmouth to Haytor. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Brian Smith.

Big School (BBC1/HD | 9:00pm to 9:30pm | Friday 20th September 2013)

Comedy series set in a secondary school. Mr Church is keen to be involved with Miss Postern’s school trip to France, but with no places left he needs to find a way to get on the coach. Anything is possible with a hefty bribe, but things do not go according to plan in Dieppe. Love is in the air, but Mr Church had moules mariniere for supper.

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

Best ever photo of Theo Bos

I am sure that most you of will know that the Tour of Britain is on this week. So I was just looking around on flickr to see what photos I could find. Found this photo of Theo Bos. Think it’s the best photo I have ever found of him. Let’s just say it made me very, very happy indeed :).

Tour of Britain 2011: Stage 1 Peebles - Dumfries

Lots more photos of Theo Bos can be found at www.flickr.com/groups/theo-bos/.

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