Ireland’s borders are very much open for trade and tourism. But Ireland’s unique geographical location between Europe and North America also makes it a magnet for gangs of organised smugglers attempting to move drugs, money, guns, cars, tobacco, fuel, and even exotic animals between continents and across the border into the UK.
The Dog Rescuers with Alan Davies
Thursdays at 8.30pm from September 15
Alan Davies returns for what's set to be an even bigger and better third series of The Dog Rescuers. We'll be following the familiar faces of the RSPCA's finest, and some new ones, as they continue their crusade against cruelty and neglect of dogs.
Life Below Zero: The Thaw
Mondays at 9.30pm from August 29
Life Below Zero: The Thaw looks at the raft of new challenges faced by the residents of remote Alaska after they’ve endured the long winter months.
Last Night Of The Proms
Express from the UKSunday at 4.00pm on September 11
Express from the UK, Last Night of the Proms is yet again set to deliver an unforgettable evening of music from George Butterworth’s The Banks of Green Willow to Gaetano Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Series 16Saturdays at 8.30pm from September 10
There is a new crime fighter in Midsomer when this much-loved detective drama returns for a brand new series. Gwilym Lee joins the cast of Midsomer Murders as DS Charlie Nelson, starring alongside Neil Dudgeon as DCI John Barnaby.
I Want My Wife Back
Series 2Mondays at 9.30pm from September 19
Ben Miller stars as a Murray, a man trying to rekindle his marriage in this modern romantic comedy, I Want My Wife Back.
Murray is the nicest guy you could hope to meet. He’s a devoted husband, works hard and is a loyal friend and colleague. But when he throws a surprise 40th birthday party for his wife Bex, it’s Murray who gets the biggest surprise of the night – she’s leaving him.
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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?