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Mon, June 24th, 2019

The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files

Monday 9pm - 10pm, BBC2

The 1948 British Nationality Act was designed to permit the free movement of people from around the newly created commonwealth. It targeted bringing in the desperately needed skills to rebuild Britain after the terrible impact of World War 2. In particular, the government of the day saw the people of Canada and Australia as the ideal immigrants.

The government never expected the influx of skilled machinists, mechanics, plumbers, carpenters and other trades from Jamaica, in fact Clement Attlee described it as an “incursion”. Such was the panic 70 years ago there ...

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Mon, June 17th, 2019

Trevor McDonald’s Indian Train Adventure

Sunday 8pm - 9pm, ITV

India is a country stemmed deep in cultural and economic history, yet today it is still one of the most divided countries in the world. The social stratification of the 3000 year old Indian Caste system strictly divides Hindus in hierarchical groups based on their dharma (duty) and karma (work) - despite the outlaw against the practice of discrimination by Caste in the Indian independence constitution. Recent politicians have broadly supported Caste and it has been allowed to flourish. It is this stark polarity of class that strikes Trevor McDonald as travels across India by train.

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Mon, June 10th, 2019

Death Row: Countdown to Execution

Thursday 9pm - 10pm, ITV

In this two-part documentary, Susanna Reid travels to Huntsville, Texas, home of the most active execution chamber in the United States. There she will meet one inmate who faces imminent death at the hands of the state, Patrick Murphy, one of the notorious ‘Texas 7’. This group of men undertook an armed robbery in which a police officer was murdered, for Murphy’s part in the crime he now faces a lethal injection.

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Mon, June 3rd, 2019

TVMucho Show of the week June 3 – 10

Wednesday 9.15am - 1pm, BBC1

On the 6th of June 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history commenced under the codename Operation Overlord. Planning began in 1943 for the monumental feat and to this day has never been matched in terms of numbers in a single seaborne operation. Many know the day as D-Day, it started the liberation of not only France, but the whole of Europe from Nazi control as well as the victory on the Western Front.

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Mon, May 27th, 2019

TVMucho Show of the week May 27 – June 3

Tuesday 9pm - 10pm, BBC2

If anyone can captivate and draw in an audience about a science documentary, it’s the charismatic and engaging Professor Brian Cox. His tone, enthusiasm and explanations have turned even the most negative opinions about education into being engrossed in a variety of topics. This series about the planets is no different - you’ll be hooked. This co-produced project with the Open University uses data from 10 years of recent scientific discoveries to bring the extraordinary story of planets to the screen, with detailed CGI bringing them to life. We explore the formation of the planets 4.6 billion years ago, many of which formed of the same material but ended up with very different characteristics.

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