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Weekly TV Diary 22 - 29 May (U K Channels) (1 Viewer)


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Weekly TV Diary 22 - 28 May (U K Channels)

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Monday 22nd
*T Channel 5 7.15 - 8.00 pm Hunt for Africa’s Killer Croc
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Tuesday 23rd
*T BBC 1.20 - 2.20 am Sign Zone: Planet Earth - Caves - Deer Cave in Borneo is a daytime retreat for 5 million bats and their droppings support an entire community of creatures. Troglodytes like the Texas cave salamander and Thailand's cave angel have neither eyes nor pigment, and the entire populations of both are found in just a couple of caves.
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*T BBC2 11.10 - 12.00 pm Horizon - The Mystery of the Miami Circle - When a mysterious circle of holes cut into the bedrock was discovered underneath the rubble of a demolished Miami apartment block, there was immediate wild speculation. Was this the remains of an American Stonehenge, a Mayan relic, or a UFO landing pad? Archaeologists revealed that the site was over 2,000 years old - and made discoveries that would overturn everything they thought they knew about a certain Native American tribe.
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T BBC1 Northern Ireland 11.30 - 12.00 pm Belfast Zoo
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*T BBC2 Wales 1.30 - 2.00 pm Hands on Nature . Chris Packham reveals how to get close to seal pups in East Anglia and the mud larks and waters of one of Devon’s most beautiful estuaries.
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T ITV1 Tyne Tees 7.30 - 8.00 pm Ice and Fire Andy Burn presents a series that looks into what climate change could mean for the North East. With contradictory theories on what could be on its way a look at what might happen if the Gulf Stream shuts off and leaves the north with sub-zero temperatures. Plus, the threat of flooding to some of the region’s homes.
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Wednesday 24th
*T BBC2 10.40 - 11.30 am Horizon - Percy Pilcher’s Flying Machine This edition investigates whether an unknown Englishman could have been the first ever person to fly. Percy Pilcher built a flying machine four years before the Wright Brothers, but tragedy ensured he would never be able to test it. A team of historians and aviation experts attempt to rebuild Percy's aeroplane, and get it into the air.
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T BBC1 5.00 - 5.25 pm Green Peter - Special eco-friendly show, focusing on climate change, global warming and a great "green" make to try at home
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T BBC1 Northern Ireland 7.00 - 7.30 pm Belfast Zoo
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T BBC1 Wales 7.00 - 7.30 pm Iolo’s Welsh Safari. Iolo Williams takes a boat to explore the islands of Skomer, Stokholm and Grassholm on the Pembrokeshire coast, homes to birds and animals including Puffins, Seals and Gannets
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T BBC1 Northern Ireland 7.30 - 8..00 pm Around the World in 1,080 days Michael McGarrigle continues his three-year hike around the planet. He travels by the famous Ghan train from Adelaide to Darwin to catch a ship to East Timor. What he finds in East Timor surprises and dismays him in equal measure.
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T Channel 5 7.15 - 8.00 pm Raising the World’s First Iron Warship: Shipwreck Salvage - revolutionary iron warship sinks in a storm, taking 16 of her crew to their watery graves. 140 years later a team of archaeologists and divers return to the wreck to salvage her revolutionary gun turret. But will bad weather and ripping ocean currents prevent them from claiming their prize?
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T BBC1 8.00 - 9.00 pm Ocean Odyssey Two-part documentary looking at life in our oceans. It's 2004, and an 80 year old, 45 tonne bull sperm whale is found stranded on a beach in New Zealand. His body carries the scars of a life lived in the most extreme environment on earth the deep ocean. In 1929 he was a two year old and we follow him through to the 1940s, taking in spectacular sights from the bottom of the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans and living through deep ocean dangers both natural and man made.
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T Channel 5 8.00 - 9.00 pm The Mystery of the Mary Celeste: Revealed
Documentary investigating what happened to the mysterious ship, which was discovered adrift in the middle of the ocean without captain or crew. Celeste Fowles - a descendent of the ship's captain - joins historian and author Brian Hicks in a search to discover what became of her family and learn what really happened aboard the most infamous ship in maritime history.
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T BBC1 9.00 - 10.00 pm Are We Changing Planet Earth? In the first of a two-part documentary, David Attenborough explores just how far climate change is altering our planet, from drought-stricken rainforest to declining polar bears, from flooded homes to bleached coral. He searches for the evidence that it is our daily activities which are radically changing the climate, leaving the future of Earth largely up to us.
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Thursday 25th
*T BBC1 Northern Ireland 12.25 - 1.25 am - Sign Zone: Planet Earth - Caves - Deer Cave in Borneo is a daytime retreat for 5 million bats and their droppings support an entire community of creatures. Troglodytes like the Texas cave salamander and Thailand's cave angel have neither eyes nor pigment, and the entire populations of both are found in just a couple of caves
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T ITV1 Anglia 7.30 - 8.00 pm Coastal Inspirations - He explores the quaint harbours of Wells-next-the-Sea and Burnham Overy Staithe. Poet Kevin Crossley Holland shares his passion for the area, photographer Harry Cory Wright shows how he captures the immense skies of north Norfolk, and the rescue missions of the Wells lifeboats are portrayed by maritime artist Mick Bensley.
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T ITV1 Border & ITV Border Scottish 7.30 - 8.00 pm Solway
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T ITV1 Carlton Central 7.30 - 8.00 pm Sky High - Lucy Kite flies by helicopter across the 18 counties that make up the Midlands. Lucy flies south to the rich counties of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire with their abundance of historic sites, including the university town of Oxford and its ancient colleges.
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T ITV1 Carlton West Country 7.30 - 8.00 pm Bendell’s West country This week Ron looks at bloodless battles and a very genteel warfare on the lawns of Sidmouth where old battle young.
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T ITV1 Granada 7.30 - 8.00 pm - Cookery - Grub’s Up
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T ITV1 London 7.30 - 8.00 pm Off the Beaten Track with Nigel Farrell - Bizarre stories, strange events and odd characters that make up London’s colourful history. Featuring the murky world of body scavengers in the tale of Waterloo teeth. Plus the secret recipe of Henry VIII's favourite cakes, and the birthplace of the automatic early-morning tea-maker.
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T ITV1 Meridian 7.30 - 8.00 pm Coastal Ways Langstone Harbour A film portrait of Langstone Harbour, the four mile long sea-inlet surrounded by Portsmouth and Hayling Island. The locals give their take on the unique area.
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T ITV1 Wales 7.30 - 8.00 pm Stories from the Street. Lucy Owen visits Heol y Glyn in Glynneath for the last in the series. A winding country road, it is little more than a cluster of houses, a chapel and a church. But as Glynneath Rugby Club sits at the end, it is the focal point of the village. There is also an unexpected connection to two of the most cherished TV stars of the past 30 years
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T ITV1 West 7.30 - 8.00 pm - Slimbridge at Sixty A six part series celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge. As schoolchildren visit Slimbridge to learn about Wetland Habitats, we join in the annual goose round-up and discover how to catch ducks in a Decoy.
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T ITV1 Yorkshire 7.30 - 8.00 pm Zoo Vet at Large - Series following the work of zoo vet Matt Brash at Flamingoland in North Yorkshire. Today, he investigates why the male seahorses at the zoo are swimming upside down, is presented with a delicate dilemma over the health of a much-loved elderly pet, deals with a new camel who seems reluctant to meet his harem, and prepares for a new start after a stressful year as project manager.
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T BBC1 Scotland 9.00 - 10.00 pm Surviving Disaster San Francisco Earthquake Drama documentary retelling the events surrounding the 1989 earthquake which hit the San Francisco bay area. It was the most powerful earthquake to hit northern California for more than 80 years, destroying buildings, wrecking highways, and leaving survivors trapped. Fusing true stories with dramatic reconstructions, the programme follows the efforts of volunteers and firefighters as they searched for stranded motorists on a collapsed section of the Cypress Freeway, a huge double-decker viaduct
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*T BBC2 9.30 - 10.20 pm Natural World Wolves and Caribou: an Endless
dance Documentary about the millions of pregnant caribou who trek 3,000 miles across the Canadian tundra to give birth - an epic story of motherhood against all odds. Wolves threaten every step of the way, and once the calves are born, grizzlies, raging torrents and arctic weather make this one of the most perilous journeys on earth.
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T BBC2 10.20 - 10.30 pm Climate Chaos: Report from the Frontline of Global Warming. Eyewitnesses to global warming tell how they've come face to face with the effects of climate change. An explorer's daughter returns to the Arctic to find the Inuit in crisis because of the changing seasons; a ski-instructor shows how her local glacier has melted away; in Nepal, geologists prepare for glacial flooding; and at home, a mountain rescuer warns of increased danger from erratic weather.
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Friday 26th
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*T BBC1 1.05 - 2.05 am Sign Zone: The Lost World of Friese-Greene Land’s End to Weston-Super-Mare. Dan Cruickshank retraces pioneering 1920s filmmaker Claude Friese-Greene's route around Britain, starting in the West Country and discovering descendants of people featured in Friese-Greene's amazing colour archive.
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T BBC2 Northern Ireland 7.30 - 8.00 pm A Dander with Drennan - Willie Drennan walks around the Province. He uncovers tales of martyrs and revolution as he continues his musical journey from Donegore to Sentry Hill.
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T Channel 5 8.00 - 8.30 pm The History of Britain from the Air History series taking an aerial perspective of life in Britain, visiting ancient landmarks and sights of historical interest. A look at the grand palaces that took shape during the Victorian age, from Westminster to the first house lit by electricity. And new railways opened up the seaside for everyone to have a holiday for the first time.
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Saturday 27th
*T BBC2 6.35 - 6.45 am Our Planet - Animal Sounds and Eyes
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*T BBC2 Scotland 3.30 - 4.00 pm Animal Park
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Sunday 28th
T Channel 4 4.25 - 5.10 am Wild Things
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*T Channel 5 5.35 - 6.00 am Wildlife SOS - A heron and a Sparrowhawk are released. New arrivals at the centre include weasels and ducklings.
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*T BBC2 6.35 - 6.45 am Our Planet - Bouncy Animals and Ants.
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T BBC2 11.30 - 12.00 pm Country File - John Craven meets the French wine experts who are visiting a Kent vineyard to sample the competition. Charlotte Smith heads for the Shetlands to report on the country's first commercial cod farm.
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T BBC1 Scotland 11.30 - 12.00 pm Landward - This programme looks at the growing problem of ticks in the countryside, an invasion of foxes in the Hebrides and the sport of hound trailing in the borders
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T ITV1 Wales 4.30 - 5.00 pm Fishlock’s Wild Tracks - The Creuddyn Peninsula
- This walk starts at the Great Orme, where Trevor visits a former lighthouse that is now a Bed and Breakfast, and ends at Rhos on Sea, where the first aircraft took off from Welsh soil, and where Madog is said to have set sail for America many years before Columbus.
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Sorry the following programme is not being shown in Wales
*T BBC2 6.00 - 7.00 pm Coast - Solway Firth to Skye
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T ITV1 Meridian 6.00 - 6.25 pm Monkey Business
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Gecko Echo

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Would love to see Are We Changing Planet Earth?

undefinedWould love to see Are We Changing Planet Earth? ASAP but alas suspect it will be many months before it migrates south from BBC TV to ABC TV down here in Australia
So, errr, do I get intro trouble for asking, confess i didn't read the rules, any chance of a BitTorrent anyone?
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