This week's best TV & radio: 18 - 24 September

Fri, 17/09/2010 - 10:00
Submitted by Abigail Whyte




Countryfile – Sunday – 7pm
John Craven, Jo Brand and Chris Packham choose the finalists of the Countryfile Photographic Competition, while Adam Henson reports on a programme to vaccinate badgers in Gloucestershire in a bid to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis.


Wild Weather – Monday - 7.30pm
Exploring extreme weather in various regions of the UK, looking into cases of flooding, drought, and the reasons for unpredictable climates in different areas.




Climbing Great Buildings – Monday – 6.30pm
Jonathan Foyle is joined by champion climber Lucy Creamer in Bristol to scale the Clifton Suspension Bridge and learn about Isambard Kingdom Brunel's design.


The Great British Bake Off – Tuesday – 8pm
The three remaining contestants gather for their final challenge in the grounds of Fulham Palace as they seek to impress not only the judges but also their families, friends and former contestants.




Spitfire Women – Monday - 9pm
The story of the 168 female pilots who served in Britain's Air Transport Auxiliary - an organization responsible for delivering aircraft to the RAF on the front lines of battle during the Second World War.


Churches: How to Read Them – Wednesday – 8.30pm
Richard Taylor is joined by art historian Sister Wendy Beckett to explore medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this contributed to the Reformation.


Michael Wood’s Story of England – Wednesday - 9pm
The broadcaster explores the tale of the village of Kibworth in Leicestershire, detailing its status at various points in English history.





On Your Farm – Sunday - 6.35am
Anna Varle discovers why the art of horse logging has been undergoing a revival in Shropshire.






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