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Monday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5
Back for a 3rd series, this in-depth and behind the scenes look at Paddington train station gives us a glimpse at the hard work undertaken by its dedicated rail staff.
The first episode in this series highlights the plight faced by passengers during Storm Emma and the equally devastating ‘Beast from the East’.
As station management call emergency meetings, will the station be forced to close its doors for the first time since world war 2?
Saturday 9pm – 10.35 pm, More4
In 1940, RAF airman Geoffrey Stephenson was shot down in his Mk1 Spitfire whilst protecting British troops during the Dunkirk evacuation. His Spitfire lay on the beach rusting for over 40 years when it was recovered and stored in France for a further 20 years.
Join Guy Martin as he uses his mechanical know-how to assist in the 2 year restoration project to restore the aircraft to the skies. Guy reveals the engineering and skills required to perform this amazing fete and ensures a fitting homage to those brave men and women involved in the Spitfires operation during World War 2.
Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5
Ian Rumsey produces this hard hitting documentary in which the survivors of the Grenfell tower fire tell their personal stories of that unforgettable night.
72 people died in the disaster and survivors reveal how in many cases they only lived to tell their tale by defying official advice or making split second decisions which determined their fate.
Survivors also remember and pay respects to family, friends and neighbours who sadly did not make it out of the ill-fated building that night.
Tuesday 8pm – 9.15pm, Channel 4
Baking judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood put TV presenter Melanie Sykes, actor Gryff Rhys Jones and comedians Lee Mack and Joe Lycett against three tricky tests in the famous white tent.
The quartet start out with Blondie’s signature challenge then move onto a testing technical challenge before undertaking their final challenge, a cake showstopper which must reveal their secret passions!
Presented by Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig, this iconic British programme uses its popularity to support the Stand up to Cancer charity and shares some heartbreaking stories of people and their families suffering the effects of this horrible disease.
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Sunday 4.45pm – 7pm, BBC2
Stephen Spielberg’s tear jerking adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 novel follows the story of Joey, a British horse sold to the British Army at the onset of World War One.
Jeremy Irvine makes his debut as Albert Narracott, a farmer’s son from Dorset who forms a strong bond with Joey before he is reluctantly sold to the British Army at the onset of World War One. The horse is moved to Northern France where he passes through various owners during the bloody conflict, but Albert never gives up hope on being reunited with his equine friend one day.
Also stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.
Friday 10pm – 12.25 am, Drama
A feature length episode in which Det Supt Boyd sets out to prove his theory that a jailed serial killer had a partner. His suspicion is fuelled when the only living victim of the serial killer starts being stalked. Starring Trevor Eve, Claire Goose and Sue Johnston.
Saturday 5.45pm – 6.15 pm, CBBC
Explore the exciting life of Peter, who at aged 14 is Europe’s youngest stunt rider. Follow how he balances life in a travelling circus with that of being a normal teenager and faces the challenges that brings.
Wednesday 11.20pm – 12.15 am, ITV 1
Narrated by Stephen Fry, episode 2 of the series continues to follow the trainee easyJet pilots through their strict regime.
See how 20 year old Ryan Clyde gets on with his very first landing in the Airbus with paying passengers, at night into one of Europe’s busiest airports, Paris Charles de Gaulle. Also heading to France are the easyJet training captains, eagre to demonstrate their skills to 7 rookie pilots.
Trainee pilot Sophie learns all about G-Forces in the UK and how to deal with them.
Thursday 10pm – 11.05 pm, Channel 4
The Radfords are Britain’s biggest family and in this documentary see how Noel and Sue balance time with all their children and themselves.
At 42, Sue is preparing for baby number 20, but following a still born 3 years ago and an increased risk in her health, medical staff are keen to keep her under close supervision.
Meanwhile, Noel is determined to bring the family close together and books a surprise trip to Florida for them all!
Sunday 1pm – 2.50pm, Film4
Nick Frost, Simon Ayoade, Ben Kingsley and Simon Pegg lead the big names in this animated fantasy film based on the illustrated novel Here be Monsters! by Alan Snow.
Set in the town of Cheesebridge, the locals live in fear of a group of underground trolls, completely unaware that they are actually harmless nocturnal beings.
As the locals fears grow they decide to send in a team of exterminators to rid the town of these demonised trolls, only 1 person can save the innocent and friendly trolls, a boy raised by the creatures. He must convince the towns folk they are wrong and save the day.
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