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? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 15/12/2018

Sports Personality of the Year 2018 (BBC 1/HD | 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 16th December 2018)

Gabby Logan, Clare Balding and Gary Lineker present BBC Sports Personality of the Year live from Birmingham, celebrating a sensational year of sport. In front of a 12,000-strong crowd, including 1,000 sporting greats, the event, now in its 65th year, reviews 2018’s magical moments and rewards some of its standout achievers. And, for the first time, the contenders for the main BBC Sports Personality of the Year award are revealed at the start of the show, with the winner decided by a public vote later in the programme. The night is full of inspiration, emotion, surprises, musical performances, powerful films, interviews and celebration. The winners for the Team, Coach, Unsung Hero, Helen Rollason and Lifetime Achievement awards are revealed alongside the recipient of a new award for best sporting moment.

The Adventure Show (BBC 2 Scotland & BBC iPlayer only | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Monday 17th December 2018)

The Adventure Show travels to the Outer Hebrides for a two-day race that takes competitors on a spectacular journey across the wild landscape of this remote island chain. With 200 kilometres of running, biking and kayaking, The Heb is a challenge for both adventure enthusiasts and hardened endurance athletes fighting for the top spots. This month’s programme also joins two students from Breadalbane Academy in Highland Perthshire as they cast aside their school books to experience working in the great outdoors. Plus, an exceptional young ice climber preparing for the winter competition season.

Warship: Life at Sea (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 17th December 2018)

Documentary series filmed aboard the destroyer HMS Duncan. The crew stand-off with a Russian warship over Syria, and young sailor Danny tries for his first promotion, but chef Liam gets in trouble for drinking and might lose shore leave privileges.

How Trains Changed the World (Quest/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 17th December 2018)

The Commute: Trains That Make Cities. The world’s 10 busiest metro systems carry more than 22 billion passengers every year. How has the train shaped cities – and changed the world?

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

? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 08/12/2018

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 6:25pm to 7:15pm | Sunday 9th December 2018)

On the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos lie the remains of a brutal battlefield. But as the Doctor, Graham, Yaz and Ryan answer nine separate distress calls, they discover the planet holds far more secrets. Who is the mysterious commander with no memory? What lies beyond the mists? Who or what are the Ux? The answers will lead the Doctor and her friends towards a deadly reckoning.

River Walks (BBC 1/HD | 7:30pm to 8:00pm | Monday 10th December 2018)

The Severn. Shobna Gulati takes a revealing stroll through Shropshire and Worcestershire along a now tranquil and quiet stretch of the Severn River which was once the hub for hundreds of boats that served the industries which had grown up along its banks. It is a voyage of discovery Shobna, as she learns about a part of the country that is a world away from her native north west.

Warship: Life at Sea (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 10th December 2018)

Documentary series filmed aboard the destroyer HMS Duncan. The mood on Duncan changes with the news that a chemical weapon is reported to have been used in Salisbury. When a second chemical attack takes place, this time in Syria, the ship goes to action stations for the very first time.

How Trains Changed the World (Quest/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 10th December 2018)

Intended as an efficient, economical way of moving freight, the emergence of express trains revolutionised society with the demand for fast travel.

Oxford Street 24/7 (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 13th December 2018)

Documentary series following the army of workers who keep one of London’s busiest shopping streets moving. London is melting in the grip of a heatwave, plus the annual Pride Parade is taking place. The heat results in nearly 200 casualties, tons of rubbish, dogs on death’s door, celebrity photographers and summer crowds late into the night.

Britain by Boat (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 14th December 2018)

Michael Buerk and John Sergeant sail around the UK coast. On the biggest test of their seamanship yet, Michael and John set sail alone. In sole charge of the Bonaventure, can they make it safely from Falmouth to Brixham? But first, they must decide who is to be captain…

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

? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 01/12/2018

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 6:30pm to 7:20pm | Sunday 2nd December 2018)

On the edge of a Norwegian fjord in the present day, the Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz discover a boarded-up cottage and a girl named Hanne in need of their help. What has happened here? What monster lurks in the woods around the cottage – and beyond?

Warship: Life at Sea (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 3rd December 2018)

Documentary series filmed aboard the destroyer HMS Duncan. The ship and its crew are deep in the heart of the Black Sea, heading towards Crimea, when a Russian ship HMS Duncan has been tracking suddenly disappears. The crew discover that the Russians are also tracking them and the situation soon escalates.

How Trains Changed the World (Quest/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 3rd December 2018)

From the Channel Tunnel to carrying iron ore in the Australian Outback, experts discuss the history and the future of freight trains.

Lockerbie: The Unheard Voices (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:30pm | Tuesday 4th December 2018)

Documentary which recalls the downing of the Pan Am flight in December 1988. The stories of six victims and six survivors are told, including the man who got drunk at Heathrow and missed the flight, the mother and daughter who flipped a coin to decide who would travel, and the father taking his young family on holiday.

Oxford Street 24/7 (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 6th December 2018)

Documentary series following the army of workers who keep one of London’s busiest shopping streets moving. Sandro and his team work through the night to redress Benetton’s flagship store before the doors re-open. Engineer Jenna has to get the new Crossrail station ready for an open day. Anticipation is high as staff at Christys’ hat shop wait for a special guest.

Britain by Boat (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 7th December 2018)

Michael Buerk and John Sergeant sail around the UK coast. After shopping for supplies in the historic harbour town of Fowey, our competitive shipmates make their way along the south coast of Cornwall to Newlyn, near Penzance. En route they try their hand at kayaking, fishing, plying the oars on an ocean rowing boat, participating in a sea shanty festival and joining the RNLI on a rescue drill.

Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 7th December 2018)

Documentary series. Michael Portillo explores the popular destination of Brighton, where he goes in search of the hidden history of the British seaside resort. The ghostly skeleton of Brighton’s West pier has become one of the UK’s most well-known ruins, and is all that remains of one of the most iconic seaside attractions in British history.

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

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