Travel through your screen with BBC Earth this March as we continue to follow the relentless daily challenges of life in Alaska with Life Below Zero Series 9. More gripping adventures are in store for our resilient Alaskan characters as they survive the punishing environment and deal with unique threats in a new season of change and unpredictability in the unforgiving Artic. For a more relaxing virtual vacation, visit some of Britain’s beautiful coastal destinations with naturalist Kate Humble as she explores coastal paths on foot in the first series of Kate Humble’s Coastal Britain.
Catch Grand Designs Series 19 on BBC Lifestyle as Kevin McCloud helps more couples embark on their ambitious self-building projects to design and construct their dream homes. From constructing a wheelchair-friendly home for a former Paralympic swimmer, to building a house on top of a cliff in Scotland and even a gigantic home on a 16-acre plot, watch as McCloud brings these ideas to life.
A new crime series Professor T premieres on BBC First and follows Professor Jasper Tempest (Ben Miller), a Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University, as his precisely calibrated and rigidly structured world is slowly undone by his own genius. Professor T is obsessed with cleanliness, structure and order, but he constantly has to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases.
The Outlaws is about an unlikely group of lawbreakers who are forced together in a community service scheme. Premiering on BBC Brit, the series was created and directed by Emmy and BAFTA winner Stephen Merchant, who also stars alongside Christopher Walken. As seven dissimilar strangers forge new friendships and get drawn into dangerous criminal activity, they break down barriers and fight for what’s right in this state-of-the-nation commentary that combines crime thriller, character study and comedy.
Life Below Zero Series 9
Premieres Sunday, 20th March at 8:05pm, on StarHub channel 407 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 203
The relentless daily challenges of life in Alaska continue. More gripping adventures of the resilient characters surviving the punishing environment of the frozen North, as a new season of change and unpredictability in the unforgiving Arctic brings unique threats for the Alaskans. A lone wolf stalks Sue’s camp. Jessie Holmes must set up a remote camp. Along the unforgiving Yukon river, Andy and Denise strive to create new power sources. And Ricko brings his young children to the bush in order to teach them the intense lifestyle he learned from his Athabaskan ancestors.
Australia’s Health Revolution with Michael Mosley
Premieres Tuesday, 29th March at 9:55pm, on StarHub channel 407 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 203
Could a radical, science-backed new diet be the key to controlling Australia’s diabetes epidemic? Doctor Michael Mosley and exercise physiologist Ray Kelly challenge people living with type 2 diabetes to try a diet that can reduce symptoms of the disease in a matter of days. Meanwhile, Michael takes on a diet of sugary carbs and saturated fats to reveal how processed foods affect our bodies. Armed with evidence, Michael and Ray take their fight on the road, finishing up in the seat of power – Parliament House. Will their efforts be enough to revolutionise the health of a nation?
Kate Humble’s Coastal Britain Series 1
Premieres Tuesday, 15th March at 9:00pm, on StarHub channel 407 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 203
Join Kate Humble on foot as she visits some of Britain’s beautiful coastal destinations.
Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip Series 3
Premieres Monday, 28th March at 10:05pm, on StarHub channel 432 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 255
The boys are in the Greek capital Athens in a vintage VW campervan. This is where high-concept cuisine originated and is still being re-invented.
Grand Designs Series 19
Premieres Tuesday, 8th March at 9:15pm, on StarHub channel 432 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 255
Kevin McCloud returns to help more couples with their big design ideas. This time, a couple want to build a house on top of a cliff in Scotland, but will their budget suffer a sudden drop? Meanwhile, an entrepreneur hits upon an idea to build a gigantic home on a 16-acre plot in Lincolnshire and a former Paralympic swimmer is determined that his new home will be wheelchair-friendly, so he can get around and perform the simplest of tasks.
My Pet and Me: Teeny Tiny Creatures Series 2
Premieres Monday, 28th March at 8:15pm, on StarHub channel 303 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 236
Teeny Tiny Creatures returns for a second series! Rory and his son Sandy uncover even more fascinating bugs and beasties, while our new friend Chantelle discovers how the incredible mini-beasts help us and the planet!
Call The Midwife Series 11
Premieres Tuesday, 8th March, on StarHub channel 502 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 308
Following an eventful Christmas special, the series continues with an episode set in Easter 1967. Celebrations are underway for a colourful Easter Bonnet parade outside Nonnatus House.
Premieres Friday, 18th March, on StarHub channel 502 and BBC Player | Singtel channel 308
Professor Jasper Tempest played by Ben Miller, (Bridgerton, Johnny English, Death in Paradise) is a Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University. He is obsessed with cleanliness, structure and order but his genius for solving crimes means he is constantly having to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases. Frances de la Tour (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The History Boys) plays Jasper’s colourful, but overbearing mother, Adelaide.
Premieres Tuesday, 1st March, on BBC Player
In this sharp new comedy drama, an unlikely group of lawbreakers are forced together in a community payback project. Emmy and BAFTA winner Stephen Merchant writes, directs, and stars alongside Christopher Walken. When seven strangers are thrown together in a community service scheme, they realise they couldn’t be more different. Having broken the law, in their hometown of Bristol, is the one thing they have in common. As new friendships emerge, dark secrets are revealed. And when the group get drawn into dangerous criminal activity, they must break down the barriers between them, before they can fight for what’s right. Combining crime thriller, character study and comedy, The Outlaws is a state-of-the-nation commentary with humour and heart.
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