An epic seven part series from award-winning writer/creator Jimmy McGovern Banished is loosely inspired by events in the 18th century when Britain established a penal colony on the other side of the world.
Starring David Wenham, Ryan Corr, Russell Tovey, Myanna Buring and Julian Rhind-Tutt this ambitious series charts the lives, loves and battle for survival of a group of convicts, the marines that guard them and men who govern them in the early days of this settlement.
Series 4Wednesdays at 8.30pm from June 3
English detective DCI Alan Banks returns in the fourth series of the popular crime drama based on Peter Robinson’s novels, with three original stories set against the striking backdrop of rural and urban Yorkshire.
Mondays at 8.30pm from June 15
Remember the swinging 60s? Neither does he. Starring Nick Frost and created by Emmy award-winning writer/director Robert B. Weide, Mr Sloane is a bittersweet comedy-drama about a buttoned-down man in crisis.
It’s December 1969 and Jeremy Sloane is at the end of his rope – literally. He’s been sacked from his accounting job, his wife Janet has left him to “find herself,” and he is beginning to despair of his lot in life.
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Series 14Tuesdays at 9.30pm
With brand new episodes of Alan Carr: Chatty Man Series 14, viewers can expect even more laughter, silly antics and top music acts, with a stellar line-up of guests including fellow comedians Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe, and Alex Brooker, and British musician Noel Gallagher.
Poaching Wars with Tom Hardy
Tuesdays at 8.30pm from June 2
Hollywood actor Tom Hardy travels to Africa to investigate the poaching crisis and find out for himself what can be done to stop the killing.
Across Sub-Saharan Africa, the poaching crisis is spreading like a plague. Cameroon, Chad, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have all seen large-scale elephant slaughter and throughout the rest of Africa, rhinos and elephants are being killed in alarming numbers, bringing both species to the brink of extinction.
Nelly and Nora
Weekdays at 7.45am from June 1
This delightful series follows the stories of Nelly and Nora, two young sisters who spend their holidays and weekends with their parents at the family’s holiday home in a camping park by the sea.
Nestled between a sheltered beach and a farm, the girls love the freedom of the camping park, where they get to spend most of their time outdoors having exciting adventures and making a lifetime of memories!
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