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Weekly TV Diary 30 June – 6 July 2008 (U K Channels) (1 Viewer)

Alex_sk

A lady who *hearts* nature
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Monday 30th June
Sorry the following programme is not on BBC1 Northern Ireland
*T BBC1 12.35am – 1.35am Sign Zone: Wild China – Tides Of Change
VP 3724108
*T Channel 5 5.10am – 5.35am Wildlife SOS
Documentary series about the work of dedicated animal lovers who save injured and orphaned wild animals brought into their sanctuary.
VP 12882450
*T Channel 5 5.35am – 6.00am Wildlife SOS
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*T BBC2 10.30am – 11.30am Earth: The Power Of The Planet – Ice
Documentary series in which Dr Iain Stewart reveals the natural forces that have shaped the earth's development. Ice isn't just something to put in a gin and tonic - it has carved out landscapes, unleashed catstrophes and shaped human evolution. Now it could cause the destruction of our civilisation. Iain visits the Jacobshavn glacier in Greenland which has retreated 10km in the last few years because of global warming.
VP 99276
*T BBC2 4.25am – 4.55am Roar
Rani Price and Matthew Skilton with stories from Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal parks.
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T Channel 5 6.30pm – 7.00 pm Zoo Days
Documentary series from Colchester Zoo, presented by Konnie Huq. Baby elephant Jambo arrives at his new home - a state-of-the-art zoo in Spain. Back in Colchester, Veri the binturong finds her peace and quiet disturbed by the arrival of a new male partner; and new keeper Hayley's first big day in charge of the sea lions is getting closer, but will she be ready in time?
VP 2124837
T BBC1 Wales 7.30pm – 7.57pm Not In My Nature
Iolo Williams continues his challenge to transform a group of nature novies into wildlife lovers, as they get cold and wet in the sea off Pembrokeshire, pick up the buzz about bees and go in search of a rare toad.
VP 837
*T Channel 5 7.30pm – 8.00pm How Do They Do It?
Series examining the feats of science and engineering behind everyday life. The crew explores the use of fibre optics in telecommunication; the movement of goods into the UK via Southampton; and the production of zips in China.
VP 2113721

Tuesday 1st July
The following programme is on BBC2 Northern Ireland at 12.50 – 1.15am VP 6382333
*T BBC2 12.20 – 12.45 am Meerkat Manor – 3 Degrees Of Separation
VP 4612933
The following programme is on BBC2 Northern Ireland at 1.15 – 1.40am VP 6317642
*T BBC2 12.45 – 1.10 am Meerkat Manor – The Graduate
VP 6390352
T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days
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T Channel 5 7.30 – 8.00pm Extraordinary Animals: The Superstar Chimp
Documentary series profiling remarkable animals from across the globe. This episode focuses on Panzee, a chimp whose learning abilities have stunned scientists. Not only does Panzee understand more English words than any other chimp in the world, she can also communicate with her human keepers, and has even developed a basic grasp of economics.
VP 7765420

Wednesday 2nd
*T BBC1 Northern Ireland 12.05am – 1.10am Wild China: Tides Of Change
VP 2851956
*T BBC1 3.10am– 4.10 am Sign Zone: Russia – A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby – Far From Moscow
VP 3582227
T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days
Documentary series from Colchester Zoo
VP 7743208

Thursday 3rd
*T BBC2 12.00 – 1.00pm Animal Park
VP 14135
T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days
VP 7703680
T Channel 7.30 – 8.00pm By Royal Appointment
Series exploring royal patronage and association across London and the south. Hannah Scott-Joynt visits the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, explores the famous Eton College, and discovers more about the royal links of the River Thames.
VP 35
T ITV1 Anglia 7.30 – 8.00pm Coastal Ways
A portrait of the old Norfolk fishing port of Cromer on the East Anglian coast, as seen through the lives of a local family, a fishmonger who supplies his own shop, an archaeologist, and the beach lifeguards at work. Presented by Jim Flegg and Jill Cochrane.
VP 35
*T ITV1 Border & Border Central 7.30 – 8.00pm Home Sweet Stately Home
Heather Larcombe visits some of our stately homes and castles, talks to the owners and finds out how they manage to maintain their family seats in the 21st century. In this edition we go behind the scenes at Muncaster Castle in Cumbria.
VP 35
T ITV1 Carlton Central 7.30 – 8.00pm The Way We Were
In a nostalgic look at growing up, William Roache and Sherrie Hewson recall children's fashions of old, and the Cadbury family share their private films - recently discovered at a car boot sale. Presented by Carl Chinn.
VP 35
T ITV1 Carlton West Country 7.30 – 8.00pm West Country Property Hunters
Tris Payne accompanies a young mum as she bids at auction for the first time for a new development project. Will the current state of the housing market allow her to find a bargain? Plus, a look at some new highly affordable kit homes, and at the other end of the market, some expensive and beautiful Huf houses.
VP 35
T ITV1 Granada 7.30 – 8.00pm Grundy’s Northern Pride
Fiery dragons and Viking horns keep John Grundy on his toes this week as he travels the North exploring its Anglo-Saxon and Viking heritage. There are ancient Saxon crosses and churches and a Viking hogback and a Thing Moot. It's on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne that John braves lightning storms and encounters his first fiery dragon. All very exciting for a little architectural historian.
VP 35
T ITV1 London 7.30 – 8.00pm Tales from the Country
Tony Francis and Selina Scott delve into the history of the great British guide book. Tony is in the Wye Valley, using the UK's first ever guide book written in the late 1700s, while Selina is in Essex using the classic Shell Guide written 40 years ago. Will it still be useful today?
VP 35
T ITV1 Meridian 7.30 – 8.00pm By Royal Appointment
Series exploring royal patronage and association across London and the south. Hannah Scott-Joynt visits the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, explores the famous Eton College, and discovers more about the royal links of the River Thames.
VP 35
T ITV1 Tyne Tees 7.30 – 8.00pm Northern Skies
In the first of a new series, Eric Robson takes us on another spectacular helicopter journey across the north. In this programme, he sets out on the first leg of a challenging 190-mile trek between the Lake District and Robin Hood's Bay - a glorious mix of countryside and coastline.
VP 35
T ITV1 Wales 7.30 – 8.00pm Waterworld
Timothy West and Heledd Fychan meet boaters on the canals, lakes and rivers of the Midlands and Wales. The programme visits Milford Haven, one of the world's deepest harbours, and the Welsh reservoir that caused a storm when it was built to supply the Midlands with drinking water in the 1960s, but has since become a haven for sailors. And we find out why Les Sumpter was voted Britain's best lock keeper.
VP 35
T ITV1 West 7.30 – 8.00pm West Eye View
The award-winning current affairs series looks at how thousands of acres of previously uncultivated land are being ploughed up in the region, with potentially devastating consequences for local wildlife.
VP 35
T ITV1 Yorkshire 7.30 – 8.00pm Locks & Quays
Matthew Corbett completes his epic voyage from the North Sea to the Irish Sea with his arrival in Liverpool. Here, he learns about the City of Culture's new canal link, the Sobriety Project that has revolutionised people in Goole, and shares the many memories gathered during his momentous journey.
VP 35
The following programme is on ITV1 Granada at 11.10pm – 11.40pm VP 987135
T ITV1 Border & Border Scottish 10.40pm – 11.10pm The Lake
Every year millions of people pour into the Lake District, drawn by the beauty of the landscape. Many of them come to Windermere, England's largest lake. In the last programme of the series, we examine how quality is the key to attracting future visitors and what it will mean if World Heritage status is accorded to the Lake District.
VP 576357

Friday 4th
*T BBC1 1.25 – 2.20 am Sign Zone: Countryfile
VP 8854162
*T BBC2 3.35 – 4.00 am Meerkat Manor – Farewell My Lovely
VP 23905805
T Channel 5 6.30 – 7.00 pm Zoo Days
VP 7607452
T BBC1 Wales 7.30pm – 7.57pm Not In My Nature
Can Iolo Williams' nature newcomers get the wildlife bug? They get up at dawn to watch black grouse, cuddle up to a hedgehog and put their walking boots on to scale Snowdon.
VP 471
T Channel 8.00 – 8.30 pm Country Ways
A film portrait of the Brendon Hills in Somerset, shot during a late week in January, focusing on the people who live there and the wildlife in the area.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Anglia 8.00 – 8.30 pm Country Lives
Chris Beardshaw meets people from all walks of life who share a passion for their local countryside. He travels to the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset to explore the Jurassic Coast for evidence of the local quarrying industry. Back in Norfolk, he meets enthusiasts who are reintroducing the lost art of long-straw thatching.
VP 5297
*T ITV1 Border & Border Central 8.00 – 8.30 pm Vets
New series about the work of vets in Newcastle, Cumbria and South West Scotland. A working dog is rushed to the vet in Newcastle to have its broken elbow repaired, there's an emergency caesarean on an expectant cow, and a race horse gets a health check.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Carlton Central 8.00 – 8.30 pm Above and Beyond
Series celebrating the courage of British armed forces since World War II. Featuring an officer who braved an ambush killing zone three times as he rescued his soldiers during the Aden emergency, a padre who earned the Military Cross, and a raid by 80 Royal Marines against more than 300 rebels in Borneo.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Carlton West Country 8.00 – 8.30 pm Secrets From The Attic
Historian Nick Barratt investigates some of the weird and wonderful artefacts that can be found in attics around the region. Nick meets John Arnold, whose grandfather fought in the trenches during World War I and recorded his memories through art, before delving into an extraordinary cache of over 2000 letters that went between a mother and daughter who were separated for over 40 years.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Granada 8.00 – 8.30 pm Les Dennis’ Liverpool
Les Dennis takes a tour of his hometown to celebrate Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture. Today, he goes back to his old school and takes a theatrical tour of the city. Featuring contributions from Alison Steadman, Matthew Kelly and Roger McGough.
VP 5297
T ITV1 London 8.00 – 8.30 pm By Royal Appointment
Series exploring royal patronage and association across London and the south. Hannah Scott-Joynt visits Richmond Park where she discovers more about the famous deer, and makes a trip to the Royal Ballet School located in the park's famous White Lodge.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Meridian 8.00 – 8.30 pm Country Ways
A film portrait of the Brendon Hills in Somerset, shot during a late week in January, focusing on the people who live there and the wildlife in the area.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Tyne Tees 8.00 – 8.30 pm Northern Eye
Investigating the hidden class of the super-rich who live in the North East, as three of the region's wealthiest individuals reveal what they spend their money on.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Wales 8.00 – 8.30 pm The Ferret
Chris Segar and The Ferret team stand up for Welsh consumers..
VP 5297
T ITV1 West 8.00 – 8.30 pm Secrets From The Attic
Historian Nick Barratt investigates some of the weird and wonderful artefacts that can be found in attics around the region. Nick finds out about an extraordinary, yet little-known female rally driver and aviator; before meeting a woman who traced her grandfather's entire life through his collection of receipts.
VP 5297
T ITV1 Yorkshire 8.00 – 8.30 pm Northern Skies
Eric Robson acts as guide through the second half of a spectacular 190-mile helicopter journey between the Lake District and Robin Hood's Bay, which passes through some of the grandest scenery in the North.
VP 5297

Saturday 5th
Sorry the following programme is not being shown on BBC1 Northern Ireland
T BBC1 1.25 – 2.25 am Sign Zone: Paradise Or Bust
VP 9378747
*T BBC2 4.25 – 5.15pm Natural World: Superfish
The billfish are the biggest, fastest, and most dangerous gamefish in the sea. All have captured Man's imagination like few other creatures, whether it's the graceful sailfish, the menacing swordfish or queen of them all, the marlin, immortalized by Hemingway in The Old Man And The Sea. Marine biologist and filmmaker Rick Rosenthal has travelled three oceans in his attempt to capture them all on film.
VP 1333785
*T BBC2 5.15 – 5.30pm Coast: Dublin To Belfast
VP 6344582

Sunday 6th
*T Channel 5 5.10 – 5.35 am Wildlife SOS
Documentary series about the work of dedicated animal lovers who save injured and orphaned wild animals brought into their sanctuary.
VP 74566896
“T Channel 5 5.35 – 6.00 am Wildlife SOS
VP 79648457
T BBC1 11.00 – 12.00 pm Countryfile
Rural and agricultural news. Adam Henson heads for the Whitehaven coast to see how this area of heavy industry is being transformed into Cumbria's newest tourist destination while John Craven dons his walking boots and heads to the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Miriam O'Reilly investigates whether horse livery yards should be licensed to guarantee horse welfare. Plus, a look at the impact of the Glastonbury festival, camel-trekking in Cornwall and the foreign invader threatening the native ladybird.
VP 71322
Sorry the following programme is not being shown on BBC1 North, North East & North West
T BBC2 11.30 – 12.30pm Animal Park
Ben Fogle and Kate Humble explore life behind the scenes at Longleat Estate and Safari Park. Evelyn the baby giraffe is fighting for her life; Mike and Michelle the marmosets become proud parents; and Ben and Kate clean out the tarantula and scorpions.
VP 16438
*T BBC2 12.30 – 1.00pm Shark Therapy
World Champion freediver Tanya Streeter is scared of sharks. To conquer her phobia she travels to the Maldives in search of the biggest shark in the world.
VP 59099
*T Channel 4 4.55 – 5.55 pm Time Team – The Abbey Habit
Award-winning archaeological series. Tony Robinson and the team travel to a Surrey field in the hope of finding the remains of a Roman temple.
VP 3645167
*T BBC2 5.20 – 5.30pm Snow Geese: The Desert Storm
Nature documentary. Tens of thousands of snow geese wheel over the dry and dusty desert on the US border with Mexico. They have spent the summer in the Arctic breeding before flying south to the sun, escaping the worst of the Arctic winter. But once every decade the cold and snow follows them. It makes for a truly magnificent sight: a blizzard of white geese over real desert snow..
VP 8219525

T Channel 6.00 – 6.25 pm Country Lives
Chris Beardshaw tours the east of England, meeting people from all walks of life who share a passion for their local countryside. In today's programme, a blacksmith from Essex, who combines traditional techniques with an anarchic streak of individuality. And Chris visits the Weald of Kent to meet a group of people passionate about making iron the hard way.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Anglia 6.00 – 6.25 pm Bygones
Eddie Anderson watches the restored steam drifter Lydia Eva return to sea. Wendy Hurrell makes history with the Lowestoft amateur cine club, and meets a couple who make miniature food for dolls' houses.
VP 658525
*T ITV1 Border & Border Central 6.00 – 6.25 pm Northern Skies
Eric Robson acts as guide through the second half of a spectacular 190-mile helicopter journey between the Lake District and Robin Hood's Bay, which passes through some of the grandest scenery in the North.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Carlton Central 6.00 – 6.25 pm Tales From The Country
Selina Scott and Tony Francis meet rural business people making a living away from the city. Selina goes underground with two brothers hoping to make money from their own private coalmine. And Tony visits a Suffolk farming family pinning their hopes on a new pub venture, and meets the golden couple behind a jewellery business that began in the garden shed
VP 658525
T ITV1 Carlton West Country 6.00 – 6.25 pm Country Ways
A film portrait of the countryside surrounding The Hurlers in Cornwall, filmed during a week in February.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Granada 6.00 – 6.25 pm Lost Treasures
Mark Olly presents an archaeology series in which he searches out some of the North West's most intriguing lost treasures, legendary heroes and hidden history. Today, he reveals the lost treasures of Birkenhead and New Brighton, uncovers the worst tragedy in British naval history, recalls a dramatic dogfight between spitfires and the Luftwaffe, and climbs aboard one of the last surviving German U-boats to investigate the supernatural mystery of the lost 'Spear of Destiny' stolen by Hitler during WWII in an attempt to win the war.VP 658525
T ITV1 London 6.00 – 6.25 pm Private Lives
Helen Atkinson-Wood meets other celebrities who share their time between London and East Anglia. Helen joins Anneka Rice in two of her favourite pastimes - painting and outdoor pursuits. They set up their easels on the banks of the Thames to paint the river, and then travel to the north Norfolk coast for some kayaking
VP 658525
T ITV1 Meridian 6.00 – 6.25 pm Country Lives
Chris Beardshaw tours the east of England, meeting people from all walks of life who share a passion for their local countryside. In today's programme, a blacksmith from Essex, who combines traditional techniques with an anarchic streak of individuality. And Chris visits the Weald of Kent to meet a group of people passionate about making iron the hard way.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Tyne Tees 6.00 – 6.25 pm Vets
Following the work of vets in Newcastle, Cumbria and southwest Scotland. Today, the vets operate on a heron with a broken wing, check over some bearded dragons, and give a bulldog some plastic surgery. Narrated by Stephen Tompkinson.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Wales 6.00 – 6.25 pm Down To Earth
More tales of rural life as vet Angus Wyse gets an unusual birthday present. Jane Smith travels to Edinburgh for the Royal Highland Show. And the wet weather causes problems for a family on a hill farm.
VP 658525
T ITV1 West 6.00 – 6.25 pm Park Life
Documentary series following the people and animals in the Cotswolds Wildlife Park. Head keeper Mark Godwin talks about how he grew up with the park, and how he ended up being in charge.
VP 658525
T ITV1 Yorkshire 6.00 – 6.25 pm Coastal Kitchen with Chris Coubrough
Kiwi masterchef Chris Coubrough searches all along the east coast for regional delicacies in great locations, and meets some fascinating characters along the way. Chris samples the culinary delights of Great Yarmouth - including the annual herring festival and the market's world famous chips. And Chris gets more than he bargains for when he cooks for the circus
VP 658525
 
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