BBC Two has announced that Fern Britton will present an exciting new series – Grow, Make, Eat: The Great Allotment Challenge (w/t). Building on the tradition of the annual horticultural show with its competitions for jams, chutneys, fruits, vegetables and flowers, the six-part series will celebrate Britain’s love for gardening – and a good competition…. [Continue Reading]
The Town That Never Retired was successful at the Real Screen Awards in California, winning the best Docuformat category. The Town That Never Retired was a two part documentary broadcast on BBC1.
ITV, 9th and 16th July
Robson returns to his home turf in Robson Green’s Northumberland [WT], which sees him guide viewers through a unique part of Britain close to his heart, while in Robson Green: How the North Was Built [WT] he tells the story of how industry profoundly shaped the country from his home county in the east across to Lancashire in the west.
9:00 pm, 11th & 18th July
Nick Hewer and Margaret Mountford launch an ambitious experiment to discover how much benefit is enough to live on. Four claimants and four taxpayers will come face to face to explore each other’s lives and speak their minds. Their aim: to agree what level of benefit is fair.
Overweight, mentally unstable, diseased or infertile: many of our Kings and Queens suffered from some, if not all of these ailments, often at the same time. In this three part series for BBC2 Dr Lucy Worsley turns the familiar history of our monarchy on its head – revealing our rulers’ human frailties and biological weaknesses… [Continue Reading]