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Inspector George Gently

Series 7Tuesdays at 9.30pm from September 15

The much-loved series Inspector George Gently returns for its seventh series, with four new feature-length episodes filmed on location in Northumberland, England. It’s 1969 and Gently (Martin Shaw) and Bacchus (Lee Ingleby) are both suffering from their own physical and mental scars several months after the horrific shootings that nearly claimed their lives in Durham Cathedral.

Doctor Who Q&A NZ 2015

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi


Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi, is making his first ever official visit to New Zealand. Join the star of this iconic series LIVE on stage at the Civic Theatre Auckland for one night only Tuesday November 24.

Peter Capaldi, the current Doctor reveals how he approaches the role, with footage and stories from behind the scenes.

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

40th AnniversarySaturday at 12.45pm to 7.30pm on September 19

Join UKTV this September as we celebrate the anniversary of the BAFTA-winning, cult comedy classic Fawlty Towers.

Manic, arrogant, sycophantic and sadistic, Basil Fawlty is the perfect vehicle for John Cleese’s comic brilliance.

Classic Attenborough

Classic Attenborough: The Trials of Life

Saturdays at 7.30pm from September 19

It begins with the ways in which animals arrive in the world and ends with the extraordinary techniques they employ to reproduce. In between, there are the other trials we all have to face: building a home, finding food, rearing children and getting on with friends and rivals.

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BBC World News

Live Coverage 24/7

Reflecting the BBC’s commitment to global broadcasting we’re the leaders in global breaking news. BBC World News delivers impartial, in-depth analysis of international news including sport, weather, business, current affairs and documentaries.

For all the talk of renewables and nuclear, no one is in any doubt that the human race will continue to rely on fossil fuels for the foreseeable future. But how long can Earth's resources sustain life as we know it?