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Weekly TV Diary 29 October – 4 November (U K Channels) (1 Viewer)

A CHAPLIN

Well-known member
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Monday 29th[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC1 3.25 – 4.25 am Sign Zone: Michael Wood: The Story of India – Freedom[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Channel 5 6.30 – 7.30 pm Zoo Days from Chester Zoo – All eyes are on Chester Zoo's newest arrival – a tiny lion cub that spells hope for the future of an endangered species. And the chimps line up to take their medicine.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 7.30 - 8.00 pm New Series Human Guinea Pigs – Series testing scientific principles with the help of human volunteers. This edition examines the effects of a car crash on the human body. The volunteers don specially designed suits and are subjected to blows by karate experts in order to simulate the physics of a car crash. Elsewhere, Kirby comes face to face with a ghost in order for Professor Milligan to explain the science behind goose pimples and the pigs are tested for Extra Sensory Perception.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 Scotland 8.00 – 830 pm – The Highland Clans – Mackenzie[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Tuesday 30th[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC1 2.15 – 3.15 am Sign Zone: Countryfile Summer Diaries – In an interview from her mother's garden, successful soul diva Joss Stone talks to Matt Baker about how her Devon Childhood inspired her music. Sue Perkins experiences Berry Pomeroy Castle, reportedly the most haunted castle in Britain and the team explore the scenic South Devon Railway.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T ITV1 Wales 12.30 – 12.55 am Great Welsh Roads – Mike Parker travels around Pembrokeshire's remarkable southern coast, from Tenby to Angle.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T ITV3 3.25 – 3.50 am Savage Planet – Storm of the Century – This edition looks at the most powerful storm ever to hit America which dwarfed hurricanes with its sheer destructive power.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 1.25 – 1.50 pm Monkey Life – The Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days – Tejas – the lion cub who was born at the zoo – proves to be a demanding house guest for Head Keeper Alan Woodward. And there is a flurry of activity on Leumur Island.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 Northern Ireland 7.00 – 8.00 pm The Nature of Britain – Urban Nine out of 10 Britons live in towns and cities but there's still plenty of room for wildlife. Alan Titchmarsh hits the city streets to find out what makes them so special. From Brighton's badgers to Glasgow foxes, Dundee's red squirrels to Bristol's peregrines and London's parakeets to the otters of Tyneside, Britain's cities are rapidly turning into the new countryside. So if you're one of Britain's 50 million urban folk, the wildlife really is where you live![/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Border and Border Scottish – 7.30 – 8.00 pm Telford – Author and historian Ian Marchant presents a special documentary to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of the great British civil engineer Thomas Telford. Ian tours the Border region, where Telford was born, and discovers the delights of the man's creations further afield – the spectacular Menai Bridge and the Caledonian Canal. He also visits the only remaining tollhouse built by Telford on the Carlisle to Glasgow Road, it has been closed to the public for over 100 years.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Carlton Central 7.30 – 8.00 pm The Way we Were – A nostalgic look back at life in the Midlands, featuring unique archive footage from the 1920s to the 1970s and testimony from well known faces. Carl Chinn looks at the world of work – from factory workers to Midlands boat people.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Carlton West Country 7.30 – 8.00 pm Country Lives – Lisa Aziz meets people with a passion for what they do and where they live. This week she visits a trout farm, where she finds some fresh and smoked trout for Jason, who makes a pate out of it. She also meets the man who skippers the passenger ferry in St Mawes Cornwall and visits a dog show in Bath[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 London 7.30 – 8.00 pm London's Noisiest Neighbours – The special edition of The London Programme follows officers on the front line of the fight against nuisance noise in the Capital, and reveals the car that makes more noise than a jumbo jet taking off.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Meridian 7.30 – 8.00 pm Boom Voyage – Tonight celebrity chef Marco Pierre White takes Debbie Thrower to Italy to show her why he wants to jump aboard the boom in holiday cruises.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Tyne Tees 7.30 – 8.00 pm Dales Diary – Today, Luke Casey visits the pretty Cumbrian village of Dacre and meets a craftsman who cares for some of Britain's oldest clocks. And in Northumberland he vists a beautiful arboretum created by a descendant of the famous Earl Grey.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Wales 7.30 – 8.00 pm Aberfan Wives at the Palace - In 1966, Her Majesty the Queen visited Aberfan in the wake of the terrible disaster that killed 144 local people. Now 40 years on, the Aberfan Wives group that formed as a result of the disaster are visiting Buckingham Palace to attend a garden party. Siriol Jenkins presents this special programme, which features exclusive footage of the party.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 West 7.30 – 8.00 pm Country Lives – Lisa Aziz meets people with a passion for what they do and where they live. This week she visits a trout farm, where she finds some fresh and smoked trout for Jason, who makes a pate out of it. She also meets the man who skippers the passenger ferry in St Mawes Cornwall and visits a dog show in Bath[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 Yorkshire 7.30 – 8.00 pm Dales Diary – Today, Luke Casey visits the pretty Cumbrian village of Dacre and meets a craftsman who cares for some of Britain's oldest clocks. And in Northumberland he visits a beautiful arboretum created by a descendant of the famous Earl Grey.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 Scotland 7.50 – 8.00 pm Wild Scotland – Deer Island – Gordon Buchanan explores the island of Rum, famous for its red deer, seeking out some particularly clever crows.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 8.00 – 9.00 pm Tutankhamun – Secrets of the Boy King: Revealed [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 9.00 – 10.30 m Roger Cook's Greatest Hits – For 13 years King of Doorstepping Roger Cook travelled the world tracking down villains and using his investigative skills, his sense of justice and his not inconsiderable bulk to confront them in front of the cameras including Triad leaders, heads of ivory poaching gangs and sex traffickers.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC1 Scotland 10.35 – 11.05 pm Dear Green Place – Rocksalt - A hilarious snapshot of parklife in Glasgow. A whirlwind half hour that sees us take in everything from a bone idle shire horse to unrequited love oh, and if you've ever wondered what colour coal is, all will be revealed.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T ITV1 11.05 – 12.05 am Extreme Rescue – Avalanche at Montroc [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 11.20 – 12.20 pm Long Way Down 1/6 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman undertake another overland motorcycle adventure, this time from John O'Groats to South Africa.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Wednesday 31st[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC1 2.00 – 3.00 am Sign Zone: Mountain – Central Scotland – Griff Rhys Jones explores the mountains of Britain. [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC1 3.00 – 4.00 am Sign Zone: British Journeys William Gilpin's Observations on the River Wye (1783)[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 2.00 – 2.45 pm Animal Park[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days – In the last episode of the series, love is in the air at Chester Zoo, as rhinos Emma and Mugadi snuggle up under the watchful eye of Head Keeper Chas Mackenzie.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC1 Northern Ireland 7.30 – 8.00 pm Belfast Zoo[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 8.00 – 9.00 pm Coast 5/8 Dublin to Derry[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 Scotland 8.30 – 9.00 pm Karluk: Surviving the Arctic – Account of the ill-fated Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913 when a group of scientists were sent to the Arctic to look for a new continent on the eve of WW1.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC1 9.00 – 10.00 pm The Nature of Britain 4/8 After last week's grimy excursion into the wildlife of our “urban jungles”, Alan Titchmarsh returns to the countryside. He's dipping an exploratory toe into Britain's rivers and lakes so he starts in a famously wet place _ Scotland. In the main, the camera crew have clearly avoided filming on drizzly days, as there is endless crystal clear footage of roaring waterfalls and meandering rivers as well as under the surface of mirror like lakes. If ever a series was aiming for landmark status, it's this one. Yet Alan's chatty style keeps things accessible and light hearted. Or is it Alan's increasingly unattractive headwear that keeps bringing a smile to my lips?[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC1 Northern Ireland 11.10 – 11.40 pm Tales of the Fatlad – Fermanagh – Series of personal journeys around the six counties of Northern Ireland. Actor Ciaran McMenamin learns the legend attached to his home town, the island of Enniskillen.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Thursday 1st[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC1 3.00 – 4.00 am Sign Zone: Michael Palin's New Europe – Baltic Summer[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 1.25 – 1.55 pm Monkey Life - The Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days – Fighting breaks out on Lemur Island as the mating season approaches.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 Scotland 7.30 – 8.00 pm Eorpa – Shona Henderson reports on the conflicting views of conservationists and countryside dwellers on how to deal with Romania's bear population.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Friday 2nd[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T ITV3 1.00 – 1.50 Rob Roy[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days - Head keeper Alan Woodward plots the future of Tejas, the rare Asiatic lion cub he has reared by hand.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 Scotland 7.00 – 7.30 pm Landward – Euan McIlwraith test drives the country's first Hydrogen powered car, Ken Rundle joins the pea harvesters as they race against the clock to get the peas from field to freezer in under 150 minutes. [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 7.30 – 8.00 pm The History Detectives – The mystery behind the fatal crash of a Lancaster bomber over Scotland during World War II is finally revealed. A bottle found under a Suffolk fireplace leads us into the unsettling world of good versus evil. [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 7.30 – 8.00 pm New Series Will Work for Nuts 1/6 Wildlife show in which animals show off their natural talents in stunts and tricks. A trio of experts put their knowledge to inventive use as they devise challenges for Britain's unsuspecting animals. In this episode, the first ever bee race is staged; a pair of goldfish are trained to play football; the team engage in a spot of squirrel fishing and a fox has its gourmet taste buds tested by some sausages.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T Channel 5 8.00 – 9.00 pm Nick Baker's Weird Creatures – The Invisible Lizard – Nick is on a turbo charged chase through Madagascar in search of chameleons – the so called masters of disguise. Nick wants to find one of these “invisible lizards” in order to bust a few myths and uncover the mystery surrounding this incredible lizard.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Saturday 3rd[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 5.10 – 5.35 am Wildlife SOS [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 5.35 - 6.00 am Wildlife SOS [/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 11.45 – 12.20 pm Wild Events – Attack of the Army Ants – Wildlife series in which Jake Willers seeks out some of the animal world's greatest spectacles. Jake ventures into the Amazon rainforest to seek out army ants. A single squadron of these tiny creatures can work together to massacre some 100,000 arthropods every day.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 12.00 – 12.45 pm Animal Park[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 Scotland 12.30 – 12.45 pm Coast – Galway to Baltimore[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 8.00 – 9.00 pm Michael Palin's New Europe – Journey's End[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]Sunday 4th[/FONT]
[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 5.10 - 5.35 am Wildlife SOS[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T ITV3 6.00 – 6.25 am Savage Planet – Star Wars[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T ITV3 7.25 – 8.25 am Abraham Lincoln[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC1 11.00 – 12.00 pm Countryfile – John Craven finds out how to build an environmentally – friendly fire, while Michaela Strachan heads to the Cambridgeshire village of Kimbolton, home to one of the country's few remaining firework factories. Plus, Adam Henson gets on his bike to take part in a 24 hour cycle ride.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T Channel 5 4.20 – 4.50 pm The Wildebeest Migration[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 5.30 – 6.10 pm My Life with Animals: Steve Leonard[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]*T BBC2 6.10 – 7.00 pm The Nature of Britain - Urban – A Look at Conservation Projects Where You Live.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Arial, sans-serif]T BBC2 9.00 – 10.00 pm Long Way Down – Continuing their motorcycle adventure through France and Italy, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman realise that their schedule is too tight. To make matters worse, news arrives that the American crew members can't get visas for Libya and will have to skip this part of the trip. The team have to cross the problematic Tunisia/Libya border two men down. The team are racing to get to Aswan, Egypt, in time to catch the weekly ferry that will take them down the Nile into Sudan.[/FONT]
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matt green

Norfolkman gone walkabout
Great stuff AnnB :)

Glad to see a repeat of Ewan Mcgregor and Charley Boorman's series ''the long way round'', not into motorcycles especialy but love the travel, adventure and culture aspect of it (definately one to be taped!!)

Much appreciated:t:
 

A CHAPLIN

Well-known member
Hi Matt,

I will have to look out for a repeat of "The Long Way Round" for you. This is their second series "A Long Way Down".

I loathe motor cycles but will be taping it too I love the scenery on long trips, can't get that from an aircraft.

Ann :egghead::flowers:
 

Peewit

Once a bird lover ... always a bird lover
Hi Ann

Thanks for your listing - really handy to have here close at hand. :t:

Love Country File and Wildlife SOS great programs

Regards
Kathy
 
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matt green

Norfolkman gone walkabout
Hi Matt,

I will have to look out for a repeat of "The Long Way Round" for you. This is their second series "A Long Way Down".

I loathe motor cycles but will be taping it too I love the scenery on long trips, can't get that from an aircraft.

Ann :egghead::flowers:


Just watched part one and it suddenly twigged it was a different programme!!

Very enjoyable it was too:t:

Matt
 

A CHAPLIN

Well-known member
Hi Matt,

You won't believe this I forgot all about it, a good smack is in order I think.

Ann :egghead::-C
 

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