Programme Guide August 2022

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Horror/Thriller
The Curse of La Llorona (18)

The sixth installment of The Conjuring franchise revolves around the Latin American legend of La Llorona and sees Los Angeles social worker Anna Tate-Garcia drawn into a spine-chilling realm when an evil entity wraps its deadly hold around her children. Anna seeks the help of a disillusioned priest to help keep the evil at bay and abolish the ancient curse.  

Art
Great Minds of Design
(U)

Watch as designers take projects from conception to completion in this deep dive to the fashion world.

Travel
Hidden Coastal Villages
(U)

Join Dame Penelope Keith as she travels throughout Britain, exploring its stunning coastlines and the villages situated among them.

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Sport
The Truth About
(U)

Find out what drives the pros to the top of the game and how they balance training regimens and personal life.

Action/Comedy
Den of Thieves
(18)

Ray Merrimen is the head of one of L.A.’s most successful bank robbery crews, with his sights set on the Federal Reserve Bank and $30 million in cash. On the other side of the coin is Nick O’Brien, leader of an elite unit of the sheriff’s department that has been tracking Merrimen and his gang for some time. When O’Brien discovers plans for the heist, he mobiles his team to stop the Outlaws as they are known from pulling off the job. The stage is set for a clash of titans as the two alphas go head to head.

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Action/Drama
The Dark Knight Rises
(P13)

After two successful Dark Knight movies by Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight trilogy wrapped up with favourable critical responses and grossing over $1 billion worldwide. The movie opens years after the death of Harvey Dent. A new evil by the name of Bane (Tom Hardy) has arrived in Gotham City, aiming to expose the truth about Dent. Living in a newly reconstructed Wayne Manor, Bruce Wayne has become an even bigger recluse. When Bane takes over the city by force, madness turns Gotham City into a place inundated with crime and bandits. Calls for Batman to resurface are duly made. To aid him in stopping the masked menace is beautiful jewel thief Selina Kyle, but is she really trustworthy?

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Travel
Secret China (U)

The series invites viewers to explore a different China; one behind the shiny skyscrapers and crowded metropolises, where natural beauty flourishes and civilisation has thrived against the odds. From mountain-side farmers to herdsmen on the steppe, meet the people that have made this unforgiving landscape their home.

Horror/Thriller  
Annabelle Comes Home
(18)

The fight against the evil Victorian-era doll Annabelle continues as demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren lock the supernatural figurine in a scared glass cabinet in their own home. Although it’s been blessed by a priest, the confines are no match for Annabelle as she awakens the other evil spirits that have been trapped by the Warrens and begins a reign of terror focussed on their ten-year old daughter, Judy.

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Action/Adventure
Pan (P13)

The legendary fairytale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, as you’ve never seen it before. In this innovative origin story, a 12-year-old orphan boy Peter is spirited away to the magical kingdom of Neverland. There he meets the ambitious young would-be pirate Hook as the two join forces to take on the ruthless Blackbeard. You’ve seen them as literature’s greatest enemies, now learn the backstories of Peter Pan and Captain Hook in this wild and adventurous take on a classic tale.

Travel
Across the World with Te Radar (U)

Writer and TV personality Andrew Lumsden a.k.a. Te Radar travels across the world, presenting each place he visits in his unique comedic style.

Health
The Dose with Dr. Billy (U)

Join Dr. Billy Goldberg as he dishes out health tips, examines various concerns and demystifies long-held myths about food.

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Tech
Order & Disorder (U)

Professor Jim Al-Khalili takes a deeper look at the modern human condition and what evolutionary histories led up to it. Energy and information are pivotal concepts that have been used to impose order on and help us understand the universe we live in, and Al-Khalili attempts to explain what exactly energy is and how we harnessed the power of symbols.

Comedy/Romance
Arthur (P13)

Drunken playboy Arthur is living the dream with money and women on tap. His mother, however, has had enough of his reckless antics and tells him that unless he gets his act together, she will cut off his allowance and dock his inheritance. Asked to find and marry a sensible woman, Arthur meets Naomi, of whom his mother does not approve. With his mother having lined up a ‘better’ suitor, Arthur now faces an unenviable choice between money and happiness.

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Action/Adventure
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (P13)

During the height of the cold war in the 1960s, CIA Agent Napoleon Solo successfully helps to transfer mechanic Gaby Teller into West Germany. As opposition KGB agent Illya Kuryakin is unable to stop them cross over from the communist East, a rivalry between the two spies is born. That must be put to one side, however, as they team up to prevent a private criminal organistion from using Teller’s father’s scientific know-how to build a bomb.

Fashion
Designer DNA (U)

Follow Marc Jacobs’ fashion career, from Louis Vitton Creative Director to founder of his own empire that encompasses clothing, fragrances and accessories.

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Lifestyle
Pop Up Start Up (U)

The stakes are high as a pair of budding entrepreneurs go up against each other to win some cash. They’ll get help from mentors who guide them as they travel to China to conduct negotiations – all to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the business world.

Biography/Comedy
The Disaster Artist (18)

Greg Sestero is a young actor in the 1990s hoping that his big break is just around the corner. When he meets the eccentric Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, the two form a friendship and decide to take on Hollywood. After moving to L.A. and being turned down at countless auditions, Tommy takes matters into his own hands and writes the script to a film starring himself and Sestero. The result is The Room, widely regarded as one of the worst movies to ever hit the screen.

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Comedy/Crime
We’re The Millers (18)

What’s the best way to move a huge shipment of weed across the U.S. border and into Mexico? By hiring a fake family of course, and drawing attention away from the stash. That’s exactly what small-time pot dealer David does when he’s forced by his boss to transport a few tons of gear south of the border. Enter Rose the stripper and two teenagers to complete the hilarious family unit, and as they begin their unlikely road trip, hilarity and shenanigans ensue.

People
Swim (U)

This documentary dives deep into the endurance swimming community and how these athletes train for the gruelling distances they undertake – often in high seas. Here you’ll find out why there have been more people in the world that have summited Mount Everest than have swum the treacherous 34 kilometres that divide England and France.

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Health
The Food Detectives (U)

Health guru Nikki Muller sheds light on the health benefits, risks and myths about our favourite foods. She interviews a variety of experts on the show, including health scientists, chefs and dieticians.

Comedy/Crime
Inherent Vice (18)

Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello is living in 1970s California, making his way as a drug-addicted private eye, when his work is shaken up by a visit from an ex-girlfriend, Shasta Fay Hempworth. She belives that her billioniare boyfriend is the target of an abduction by his wife and her secret lover. The case appears complicated enough with more variables present than Doc can wrap his head around even while sober. Things soon get even worse for the happy-go-lucky detective, however. After agreeing to take the case on, Sportello is in over his head when Shasta turns up dead and his own life is suddenly in danger.

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Fantasy/Mystery
Red Riding Hood (P13)

In a forbidden relationship, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together, far from the former’s parents who have arranged for her to be wed to the wealthy Henry. Valerie’s sister is then brutally killed by a werewolf who prowls the surrounding village, prompting the inhabitants to call on famous werewolf hunter Father Solomon. While he hunts for the beast, he warns the villagers that the wolf could be any one of them by day. While a panic spreads through the village, Valerie soon begins to suspect that it might be someone she cares deeply for.

Wildlife
Wild Gibraltar (U)

On the border between Africa and Europe lies Gibraltar, home to a unique cornucopia of flora and fauna, some of which can only be found in this part of the world. This series explores the varied animals that inhabit this British Overseas Territory, from giant orca whales to migratory birds, and how they have interacted and competed with man over time.

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Fashion
The Year in Fashion 2015 (P13)

Travel back in time to the 2015 and discover what fashion statements were trending and what the catwalks had to offer that year.

Sport
Football Headliners (U)

Check out the glamorous lives of the world’s top football players. The show follows them both on and off the pitch as it reveals the occasional startling fact.

Action/Comedy
Rush Hour 2 (P13)

Detective James Carter and Chief Inspector Lee find themselves in Hong Kong for some much-needed R&R after their recent hijinks in L.A. The calm doesn’t last long though, and following a bomb explosion at the American Embassy, the two quickly get wrapped in the case and discover that the Triads are responsible, with ganglord Ricky Tan – ex-cop and partner to Lee’s late father – ultimately behind it. With clues leading back to Las Vegas, they uncover a huge counterfeit money scam, and plenty of dark secrets to go with it.

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Comedy
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (P13)

Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton are at the top of their magic game, having wowed Las Vegas with their illusions for decades. Their once unrivalled act has taken a plunge though, with ticket sales at an all-time low and their partnership on the verge of splitting. What’s more, swanky new street magician Steve Gray is the hottest thing on the strip, stealing both their thunder and magic. The two must now learn a bag of new tricks to save their act and put Gray in his place.

Fashion
The Year in Fashion 2007 (U)

Find out what was trending and what was left on the design studio floor in the year 2007.

Lifestyle
The Tim Ferriss Experiment
(U)
Business guru Tim Ferriss pushes his mind and body to the extreme as he attempts to learn notoriously difficult skills in just a few days.

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Sport
The Truth About (U)

Find out what drives the pros to the top of the game and how they balance training regimens and personal life.

Health
The Food Detectives
(U)

Health guru Nikki Muller sheds light on the health benefits, risks and myths about our favourite foods. She interviews a variety of experts on the show, including health scientists, chefs and dieticians.

Drama/Romance
The Notebook (U)

Day after day, octogenarian Duke reads a story to an Alzheimer’s-stricken woman in a nursing home. A story of love between two young souls; the wealthy Allie Hamilton and blue-collar worker Noah Calhoun. Divided by social class, their love is forbidden by Allie’s parents who move her away from the area while Noah serves in the war. Allie gets engaged to another man, but years later when Noah returns, it’s clear that their love still burns bright.

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Action/Fantasy
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (P13)

Cursed by the spirit of the Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze lives in self-imposed exile to protect the world from his evil alter-ego. When a Monk named Moreau offers Blaze a chance to rid himself of the curse, he must help find and protect a boy who is being hunted by the Devil. Can Blaze save the boy and find the redemption he seeks?

Art
The Genius of Roald Dahl (U)

Comedian and author David Walliams immerses himself in the world of Roald Dahl, the prolific children’s book author.

Fashion
Videofashion Designers (U)

American sportswear fashion designer Michael Kors presides over an empire that sells everything from fashion to fine fragrances.

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Travel
National Treasures (U)

Go behind the scenes of the National Trust, an organisation responsible for the conservation of treasures across the UK.

Lifestyle
Pop Up Start Up
(U)

The stakes are high as a pair of budding entrepreneurs go up against each other to win some cash. They’ll get help from mentors who guide them as they travel to China to conduct negotiations – all to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the business world.

Thriller
Final Destination 5 (18)

Death is back with a vengeance in the fifth installment of the series, coming up with ever more creative ways to claim its victims. Following a premonition that he and his co-workers die on a bridge during a trip, Sam ends up saving all those who would come with him to safety. But one by one the survivors start dying in grizzly ways, and it’s now up to Sam to figure out how to stop death in its tracks.

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Adventure/Fantasy
Jack The Giant Slayer (P13)

The mythical race of giants that lives in the sky has long fascinated farmhand Jack, and when he inadvertently opens a gateway to that collosal world via some magical beans, he sets of on an incredible adventure. Not only must he save himself and a princess, but his people and the entire land as the giants threaten to invade. 

Tech
Order & Disorder (U)

Professor Jim Al-Khalili takes a deeper look at the modern human condition and what evolutionary histories led up to it. Energy and information are pivotal concepts that have been used to impose order on and help understand the universe we live in, and Al-Khalili attempts to explain what exactly energy is and how we harnessed the power of symbols.

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Health
Chasing Happiness (U)

This series reveals the latest research attempting to explain what exactly happiness is and how to possibly gain more of it!

Fashion
Videofashion Style 
(U)

Explore some left-of-centre fashion with moguls including Stella McCartney, Louis Vitton and Tommy Hilfiger in this episode.

Adventure/Sci-Fi
Green Lantern (P13)

The Green Lanterns have defended the universe from fear for centuries, channeling strength of will through a power ring. The ring gives its bearers incredible powers and makes the Lanterns universally unique. Now human Hal Jordan must travel to their homeworld, learn their ways and help fight off the evil Parallax.

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Comedy/Drama
This Is Where I leave You (18)

Upon the tragic passing of their father, four grown-up siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week with their over-sharing mother. An assortment of spouses, exes, and might-have-beens tag along and create yet more drama in this complicated family’s relationships.

Art
How To Look At A Painting (U)

Justin Paton takes viewers on a journey across the painting world, providing visual answers in the search for understanding.

Adventure
Monster Carp
(U)

Embark on an angling adventure with fishing expert Ali Hamidi and his close friends as they seek giant carp across the world and attempt to hook them with their lines.

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Sport
Up Close With
 (U)

Cycling is second nature to Australian Caroline Buchanan who has represented her country at the Olympics on more than one occasion. A specialist in BMX and mountain biking, this episode follows her as she trains for various disciplines.

Documentary
Vivaldi: Mystery Of The Four Seasons (U)

Dive into the most well-known of Baroque legend Vivaldi’s works with internationally renowned progressive rock artiste Rick Wakeman. 

Drama/Romance
Flipped (P13)

This coming-of-age film, taken from the best-selling novel with the same name by Wendelin Van Draanen, follows two eighth grade students who start to fall for each other despite being complete opposites. 

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Action/Adventure

Comedy/Drama
The Intern (P13)

Bored with retired life, 70-year-old Ben Whittaker decides to get back in the game and out of his comfort zone by becoming a senior intern. He joins an online fashion retailer About The Fit, led by the driven and demanding Jules Ostin, where he soon wins over the hearts and minds of his co-workers despite being clueless about fashion and the internet. Ben’s old-school cool might be just what the company needs as it turns out.

Fashion
Designer DNA (U)

A few short years after they met, Sicilian duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana would go on to found their design consultancy in 1985. Throughout the years they have reinvented both women’s and men’s fashion, bringing their trademark colourful garments to runways around the world.

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Fashion
Videofashion Designers (U)

Antonio Berardi’s dresses have been described as incomparably feminine and elegantly sexy. The British Italian designer is a specialist in highlighting and accentuating the female form in unique ways.

Sport
Clubland (U)

Dutch football club Philips Sport Vereniging or PSV is one of Holland’s “big three” clubs along with Ajax and Feyenoord, having racked up impressive stats since being founded in 1913. 

Comedy/Drama
Entourage (18)

The hit HBO TV series that follows Hollywood A-list actor Vincent Chase and his best friends living a glitzy and decadent lifestyle in Beverly Hills now takes on the big screen. The much-anticipated Entourage movie very much lives up to its name as the male Sex and the City thanks to the alpha-male lineup that we all spent years growing to love – Vincent’s brother Johnny Drama, his manager Eric, the lovable Turtle, and the un-PC agent Ari Gold all making their presences felt. Now, Vince is moving behind the camera as his directorial debut hits a few speed bumps.

Prog 23

Action/Animation
Batman Ninja (P13)

A time displacement machine sends Batman and his arch enemies back to feudal Japan. The latter take the forms of feudal lords that rule the lands with an iron fist, and leading that charge is Joker. With his high tech weaponary and equipment rendered useless, it’s down to Batman’s cunning to neutralise the threat and find a way back to the present.  

Sport
National Icons (U)

Take a look at the biggest names in sporting history and how they reached the top of their respective games.

Travel
Go Travel (U)

Travel throughout Southeast Asia and discover its many treasures. Travel to a different region in each episode and uncover its culture, food, landscape and history.

Sport
The Secret Live of Sport (U)

Go behind the scenes and get a glimpse into the sometimes controversial private lives of the greatest footballers, race drivers, golfers and tennis players.

 

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Travel
Sky View (U)

Explore the land from the perspective of an eagle as it soars over the rolling lands of Ireland, Italy and France. Take in castles, mystical sites and ruins along the way.

Adventure/Fantasy
Fantastic Beasts And
Where To Find Them
(P13)

As the magical authorities scramble to address the deeds of Grindelwald the elusive dark wizard, Englishman Newton Artemis Fido “Newt” Scamandar, an expert on magical creatures, conducts research for his upcoming book, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. When his work points him to America, he jumps on a ship to New York with a suitcase containing an entire collection of his research material, and then some. Things hit a snag when he loses both the suitcase and its occupants in the city, prompting him to go on a merry chase to regather his beloved assets.

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Music
Joyful Noise (P13)

A story with faith and determination at the heart, Joyful Noise centres on the gospel choire at Divinty Church which has always had a glowing reputation across the county. After its choir director dies suddenly from a heart attack, the director’s assistant and his wife both have different ideas on the direction the ensemble should now take. The two must find common ground to move forward.

Health
Fresh Fruit Fakers (U)

In today’s health-conscious world where ever-more warnings are being issued to eat cleaner and healthier, fruit and fruit-based products are increasingly on the rise. Processed fruit consumption has increased dramatically over the last few decades, while that of fresh fruit has gone down – a worrying trend as the nutritional value of the former can often be very low. Find out how bad the ‘fake fruit’ phenomenon really is with the help of nutritional scientists and brand experts.

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Art
War Art with Eddie Redmayne (U)

English actor Eddie Redmayne explores how warfare and conflict has influenced the artistic mind.

Health
The Dose With Dr Billy (U)

Join Dr. Billy Goldberg as he dishes out health tips, examines various concerns and demystifies long-held myths about food.

Comedy/Drama
Hall Pass (18)

Rick and Fred are both going through a rough patch in their respective marriages, pining for the old days and the sex lives they once had. The wives decide to extend a “hall pass” where they’re allowed to do whatever they want for one week, with the hopes that this will refresh their relationships and bring back whatever was missing. What first seems like a dream come true for the best friends soon turns into a reality check that sees both of them realising a few truths.

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Action/Sci-Fi
Man Of Steel (P13)

After his planet is decimated, a baby Jor-El is sent from Krypton to earth where he crash lands on the farmlands of Jonathan and Martha. They raise him to be their own, and Clark as he is named, is guided by them to harness his powers and use them to protect earth and its inhabitants. When Krypton military leader General Zod invades Earth, it’s up to Superman to stop him from whiping out humanity as we know it.

Sport
Clubland (U)

Follow the biggest football clubs in the world on their day to day runnings.

 

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Health
All In The Mind (18)

Tackling everything from personality orders and addiction to mindfullness and meditation, this series explores the mind and its many facets.

Biography/Crime
Black Mass (18)

The gripping true story of one of South Boston’s most notorious crime boss-turned-FBI informants takes the legend of Whitey Bulger to new heights. Black Mass follows James “Whitey” Bulger as he sets out on a life of organised crime in a 70s South Boston setting along with his syndicate, the Winter Hill Gang. The brother of state senator Billy Bulger, the crime boss begins to feel the heat from a rival mafia mob invading his turf and ultimately liaises with the FBI in order to bring them down. An almost unrecognisable Johnny Depp takes the lead as the magnetic Bulger.

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Adventure/Sci-Fi
Inception (P13)

Dom Cobb is the best at what he does: entering a person’s dreams and taking what lies deep in their subconscious. His talent has made him both a fugitive and a highly sought-after individual in the world of espionage. Cobb and his team of dream thieves are offered a job that puts their expertise to the test – to plant the seed of an idea in someone’s mind. All is not what it seems to be as an unseen enemy is one step ahead of Cobb and his team’s every move.

Adventure
Untamed with Davey Hughes (U)

Follow adventurer Davey Hughes, who travels to far-flung destinations in this eye-opening adventure series.

Prog 30

Science
The Secrets of Quantum Physics (U)

Get into the nitty gritty of quantum mechanics and quantum biology with Jim Al-Khalili. Be prepared for jaw-dropping realisations as Al-Khalili highlights Einstein’s theories, presents vaudevillian analogies and attempts to unravel quantum entanglement.

Action/Comedy
The Kitchen (18)

It’s 1970s New York and the gritty Upper West Side neighbourhood known as Hell’s Kitchen is overrun with gangsters. When mob wives Kathy Brennan, Ruby O’Carrol and Claire Walsh suddenly find themselves husbandless after their significant others are sent to prison for a three-year stretch, they decide to take over from where the men left off. From hustling local businesses for protection money to contracting out various jobs, the trio becomes increasingly brazen in their quest for power and money.

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Drama
The Goldfinch (18)

After his mother is killed in a freak bombing incident at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 13-year-old Theodore Decker’s life is turned upside down. In the panic that ensues at that fateful event, he steals ‘The Goldfinch’, a priceless painting housed at the museum. As he deals with the loss of his mother, Decker is pulled into a life of crime and crosses paths with a variety of people, each connected in some way to the painting. 

Documentary
Driving Crashes (U)

Get behind the wheel and check out the forces at play during hair-raising automobile crashes.

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Health
The Dose with Dr. Billy
(U)

Join Dr. Billy Goldberg as he dishes out health tips, examines various concerns and demystifies long-held myths about food.

Comedy/Music
Rock of Ages (P13)

Drew and Sherrie are two youngsters with big dreams, trying to stay afloat in 1987 Los Angeles. When the two meet on Sunset Strip, it kick starts a rollercoaster relationship that takes in all the highs and lows of someone trying to make it big in the music scene. Peppered with the sounds of Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Journey and other greats, this jukebox musical comedy tells a story of aspiration, perseverance, love and above all, rock n’ roll.

Prog 33

Biography/Drama
Invictus
(U)

The inspiring true story based on Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela’s mission to unite White and Black South Africa. His political genius and humanitarian commitment is highlighted as he skilfully uses sport as the catalyst, in the country’s historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Sport lovers are not the only ones who will be deeply moved by this amazing statesman’s towering achievements as Morgan Freeman is outstanding as Mandela.

Travel
National Treasures
(U)

Go behind the scenes of the National Trust, an organisation responsible for the conservation of treasures across the UK.

Prog 34

Lifestyle
The Tim Ferriss Experiment (U)

Business guru Tim Ferriss pushes his mind and body to the extreme as he attempts to learn notoriously difficult skills in just a few days.

Travel
Ultimate Freedive:
The Great Barrier Reef (U)


Jump into the crystal clear waters of one of the world’s greatest coral reefs and discover what it has to offer.

Comedy
Life of the Party (18)

It can be frustrating when a marriage ends in divorce, even more so when the split happens because your spouse is in love with another person. Unfortunately for Deanna, that’s what life serves up after over 20 years of being Daniel’s wife. As the divorce finalises, she decides to do what she’s always wanted to – earn the degree she put aside all those years ago before getting married. The new mum on campus quickly finds her older ways to be hilariously at odds with the young crowd.

Prog 35

Biography/History
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (P13)

Follow the exploits of Mark Felt, a.k.a. ‘Deep Throat’, who leaked top secret information to journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, leading to the Watergate scandal of 1972. The FBI special agent risked everything to expose the truth of what happened during Richard Nixon’s presidency. 

Travel
Hidden Coastal Villages (U)

Join Dame Penelope Keith as she travels throughout Britain, exploring its stunning coastlines and the villages situated among them.

Prog 36

Nature
Monster Carp (U)

Embark on an angling adventure with fishing expert Ali Hamidi and his close friends as they seek giant carp across the world and attempt to hook them with their lines.

Comedy/Romance
Crazy Rish Asians (P13)

When Rachel Chu, a self-made economics professor at NYU follows her boyfriend Nick Young (Henry Golding) back home to Singapore, she’s shocked to discover he is the scion to one of the country’s wealthiest families. Rachel is suddenly thrust into the limelight and scrutinised from every angle as she meets the family, chief among them Nick’s mother Eleanor (Michelle Yeoh), who makes it her mission to highlight the class divide that causes her to fall far short of marriage material.

Prog 37

Action/Biography
Adrift (P13)

Based on an incredible true story, Adrift tells the tale of Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp who must battle the extreme nautical elements to survive. After meeting in Tahiti, the two decide to embark on the voyage of a lifetime. But things go spectacularly wrong as they run into a devastating storm that all but wrecks the 44-foot yacht they are on. With Richard badly injured, Tami must reach deep within her to keep them both alive while they are set adrift. 

Documentary
Crime Down Under:
The Detectives
(P13)

This edge-on-your-seat crime drama is based on true-life New Zealand crime stories, with interviews from the leading detectives on each gripping case and convincing reenactments that bring substantial depth to the story.

Travel
Go Travel (U)

Travel throughout Southeast Asia and discover its many treasures. Each episode sees a different host that uncovers intriguing secrets of each location.

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People
The Man Who Shot Tutankhamun
(U)

British photographer Harry Burton made waves around the world when his incredible images of the excavated ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun circled the globe. Lawyer and businesswoman Margaret Mountford heads to Egypt to uncover Burton’s story; where the man worked, and how his images inspired a generation of photographers.

Drama/Family
Dolphin Tale 2 (U)

It’s been a few years since Sawyer Nelson saved Winter the dolphin with a team from the Clearwater Marine Hospital. In that time, Winter’s mother Panama has died, leaving Winter alone in her pool at the hospital. Regulations dictate that dolphins must have a companion, for fear of become isolated, stressed and anxious – symptoms that Winter soon shows. It’s now up to Sawyer and the team to find a new pool mate for Winter before inspectors threaten to remove her and bring her to a new location. 

Prog 39

Action/Adventure
Kong: Skull Island
(P13)

Skull Island is not a name you’d find on travel pamphlets. It is concealed within a ring of storm and has mostly remained untouched by the outside world, until in 1973 when a group of people invade its peace aboard military helicopters. Little do they know they have displeased the king, Kong, a 100-foot-tall gorilla. Swatting the helicopters like flies, the gargantuan primate drives the message home that this is his island.

Travel
Across the World with Te Radar (U)

Writer and TV personality Andrew Lumsden a.k.a. Te Radar travels across the world, presenting each place he visits in his unique comedic style.

Sport
The Truth About (U)

Find out what drives the pros to the top of the game and how they balance training regimens and personal life.

Prog 40

Lifestyle
Pop Up Start Up (U)

The stakes are high as a pair of budding entrepreneurs go up against each other to win some cash. They’ll get help from mentors who guide them as they travel to China to conduct negotiations – all to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the business world.

Biography/Drama
The Man Who Knew Infinity (P13)

Dev Patel stars as pioneering Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, in this biopic that chronicles the life journey of this great mind and his relationship with mentor Professor G.H. Hardy. We see Ramanujan whisked away from the abject poverty of his home in India to the golden halls of Trinity College at Cambridge where he is taken under the wing of Hardy. He leaves behind his wife and family, which takes its toll on him, and as his own health begins to decline, he struggles to find his place – which is ultimately as one of India’s greatest modern scholars.

Prog 41

Horror/Thriller
The Conjuring 2 (P13)

It’s round two for demon-fighting paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they pack their bibles and head to London to help the Hodgson family, who are plagued by a restless spirit – later to be known famously as the Enfield Poltergeist. This angry entity wants them out of his home and he makes this known in no uncertain terms. Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson reprise their roles as the Warrens, the real-life couple who rose to prominence through their involvement with the Amityville Horror and numerous other high-profile cases.

Documentary
Driving Crashes (P13)

Get behind the wheel and check out some of the extreme forces at play during automobile crashes.

Prog 42

Travel
Delacroix: From Paris to Morocco (U)

Trace the voyage of Eugene Delacroix, widely regarded as a leading light in the French Romantic school, as he traveled from Paris to Morocco – a six-month sojourn that would spur him to found the Orientalist movement. By looking at Delacroix’s annotated sketchbooks, viewers can begin to discover the meanings and inspirations behind some of his most famous paintings.

Crime/Mystery
A Simple Favor (18)

Everything in Stephanie Smothers’ life is near enough perfect, from the successful parenting vlog she runs to her family life. Things are about to take an unexpected turn when she gets to know the upper-class Emily Nelson who is a high-flying PR executive from New York. When Emily suddenly disappears one day as Stephanie picks up her son from school, Emily decides to investigate the matter which ends up taking her down a rabbit hole of dark and disturbing secrets.

Prog 43

Aventure/Biography
Lost City of Z
(P13)

Charlie Hunnam plays the intrepid explorer Percy Fawcett in this story that chronicles the pioneer’s quest for the ancient lost city in the Amazon. Fawcett goes deep within the South American jungles where he must overcome harrowing circumstances to try and locate the legend.

Health
The Food Detectives (U)

Health guru Nikki Muller sheds light on the health benefits, risks and myths about our favourite foods.

Prog 44

People
Royal Paintbox
(U)

Film-maker Margy Kinmonth follows Charles, the Prince of Wales as he reveals a trove of rare artwork from within his family line – including some of his own watercolour creations. The film takes viewers around the stunning grounds of Balmoral Castle, Highgrove House, Eastcote, Windsor Castle, Frogmore House and Osborne House.

Travel
Go Travel (U)

Travel throughout Southeast Asia and discover its many treasures.

Adventure/Comedy
Vacation (U)

Walley World has always held a special place in the heart of Rusty Griswold. To relive his childhood and bring some of that nostalgia to his family, he decides to take them on a road trip to that fateful amusement park just like his own dad did when he was a youngster. They rent an SUV and hit the road for a family-bonding session that sees plenty of hilariously disastrous moments along the way.

Prog 45

Horror/Thriller  
Annabelle
(P13)

A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after they are viciously attacked in their home by satanic cultists. Mia and John Gordon must find a solution to the eerie happenings if they are to save their baby daughter, Leah.

Fashion
Designer DNA 
(U)

Popular for her modern punk and new wave fashions, Vivienne Westwood’s designs heavily influenced the 1970s UK punk scene, which she adored for its shock value and free spirit. Take a look at how her style has evolved over the years and what inspires her nowadays.

Travel
Go Travel
(U)

Discover Southeast Asia through a variety of hosts.

Prog 46

Travel
At Her Majesty’s Service
(U)

Penelope Keith travels around the UK to visit some of its most beloved castles. She starts her journey in Windsor Castle where she finds out about the Knights of the Garter.

Fashion
Videofashion Style 
(18)

Discover influential American females that have made their mark in the fashion scene.

Action/Adventure
A-X-L (P13)

Created by military scientists to protect the soldiers of tomorrow, A-X-L (short for Attack, Exploration, Logistics) is a next-generation robotic dog that comes with advanced weaponry, artificial intelligence and plenty more. After the prototype disappears from the lab, it ends up found by teenager Miles, who forms a strong bond with him after activating the robot’s owner-pairing technology. With scientists who created A-X-L out to track it down, Miles, his friend Becky and the robot dog go on the defensive to outsmart the chasers.

Prog 47

Comedy/Romance
How To Be Single
(18)

Alice and Robin are two young hopefuls with differing opinions on how to make the most of being single. The timid Alice, who recently split from her long-term boyfriend, is taken under the wing of her wild colleague Robin in a crash course of the dating scene in New York. Partying and one-night-stands are alien subjects to Alice, but that’s about to change as Robin shows her the ropes.

Travel
Go Travel
(U)

Travel to different regions in Southeast Asia and uncover their culture, food, landscape and history.

Sport
Football Headliners
(U)

Check out the glamorous lives of the world’s top football players.

Prog 48

Fashion
Designer DNA
 (U)

Fashion doyenne Donna Karan, nicknamed the Queen of Seventh Avenue, launched her DKNY label in 1984 and his since gone on to become one of the leading ladies in the world of design.

Sport
National Icons
(U)

Take a look at the biggest names in sporting history and how they reached the top of their respective games.

Comedy/Crime
Horrible Bosses
(18)

Three friends decide that they have had enough of the insults and humiliations from their overbearing bosses. A plan is hatched when they realise their lives would all be easier if their superiors were no longer around.

Prog 49

Action/Thriller
Peppermint
(18)

A brutal attack sees Riley North’s family killed while she lies in a deep coma. Upon awakening, she positively identifies the killers at a police lineup, but this leads nowhere as a corrupt judge frees the criminals. Riley disappears for years, traveling to Asia to become a fighter and training to eventually take revenge on those that destroyed her former life. She heads back to Los Angeles to begin her vengeance, where she must dodge the police, FBI and the gang who committed the deadly act.

Travel
Secret China
(U)

The series invites viewers to explore a different China; one behind the shiny skyscrapers and crowded metropolises, where natural beauty flourishes and civilisation has thrived against the odds. From mountain-side farmers to herdsmen on the steppe, meet the people that have made this unforgiving landscape their home.

Health
The Dose with Dr. Billy (U)

Join Dr. Billy Goldberg as he dishes out health tips, examines various concerns and demystifies myths about food.

Prog 50

Health
The Food Detectives (U)

Health guru Nikki Muller sheds light on the health benefits, risks and myths about our favourite foods. She interviews a variety of experts on the show, including health scientists and chefs.

Family/Fantasy
Thunderstruck
(P13)

Kevin Durant’s legendary basketball talents are transferred magically to high schooler Brian, who becomes a star of his team. But as Durant’s own career flails in the NBA, Brian must learn that there is no shortcut to success. 

Prog 51

Adventure/Fantasy
The Hobbit:
An Unexpected Journey
(P13)

Bilbo Baggins is being forced on a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Approached by wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo joins thirteen dwarves led by legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey takes them into the wild, swarming with goblins, orcs, deathly wargs, giant spiders, and of course the creature Gollum. Bilbo eventually obtains Gollum’s ‘precious’ gold ring that is connected to the fate of all Middle-Earth in unimaginable ways.         

Prog 52

Nature
Monster Carp
(U)

Embark on an angling adventure with fishing expert Ali Hamidi and his close friends as they seek giant carp across the world and attempt to hook them with their lines.

Biography/Drama
The 33 (P13)

When 33 miners became trapped underground in a Chilean mine, the world waited with bated breath to discover whether any of them would be able to escape the ordeal with their lives. With very little supplies and stuck thousands of feet below ground level, and while the government attempts to assure the public that ‘everything is under control’, the men fought for their lives in nightmarish conditions. Relive the extraordinary gripping story of these miners, who etched their names in global folklore as “The 33”.

Prog 53

Drama/Music
La La Land (P13)

A pianist and an actress begin a passionate love affair in L.A. each with dreams to make it big in the city of angels. This moving musical explores the hopes and dreams of Mia and Sebastian as they navigate the world of fame, their own hopes and their relationship which threatens to crumble from the weight of their aspirations.  

Fashion
The Year In Fashion 2011
(U)

Travel back in time to 2011 and discover what fashion statements were trending and what the catwalks had to offer that year.

Prog 54

Sport
The Secret Live of Sport (U)

Go behind the scenes and get a glimpse into the sometimes controversial private lives of the greatest footballers, race car drivers, golfers and tennis players.

Fashion
Videofashion Designers 
(U)

Explore the work processes of this celebrated Italian luxury fashion house, famous for its vibrant knitwear.

Action/Adventure
Sucker Punch (P13)

Commended for its great visual effects, the characters inhabit three different worlds in this fantastical story. The first is the reality of the asylum; the second is the high-class brothel where the girls ‘dance’. The third is where protagonist Babydoll and her sisters battle robots, dragons and samurais while dressed in skimpy fetish gear.

Prog 55

Biography/Crime
All The Money In The World (18)

It’s 1973 and the grandson of the world’s richest man has just been kidnapped in Rome. The only thing that oil magnate Jean Paul Getty loves more than his grandson is his extreme wealth, and when the kidnappers demand a $17 million ransom, Getty refuses to pay up. This true story follows the efforts of his mother, Gail, as she tries to convince her father to pay the ransom – and when that ultimately fails, her fight to get back her son in a nail-biting race against time.  

Sport
Clubland 
(U)

See how FC Porto, one of Portugal’s great football clubs, rose to the top of the Primeira Liga.

Prog 56

Travel
Sky View
(U)

Explore the land from the perspective of an eagle as it soars over the rolling lands of Ireland, Italy and France. 

Sport
Up Close With
 (U)

Find out what makes this Togolese professional footballer tick. The 38-year-old has played for English clubs including Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Cyrstal Palace among others.

Drama/Horror
Marrowbone
(18)

After the death of their mother, three brothers and a sister conceal her death in order to remain together. A sinister presence begins to taunt them as other dark secrets are unveiled.