What's On? This week's best TV & radio: 29 August - 4 September

Thu, 27/08/2009 - 15:29
Submitted by Cavan Scott


Country Tracks
Sunday – 11am – BBC One
Ellie Harrison travels to western Cumbria, starting in the Eskdale valley and finishing in the Honister Pass. On the way unearths an extraordinary archaeological discovery at St Bees, and visits the sheep farmers of Borrowdale.
Sunday – 7pm – BBC One
We revisit Adam's farm this week with a special compilation show follows the year so far on the Cotswold Estate, with updates about the animals that we've seen since April.
The Hairy Bikers' Food Tour of Britain
Monday - Friday – 5.15pm – BBC Two
The hairy duo bike around the UK celebrating the best in British food. 
Future of Food
Tuesday – 9pm – BBC Two
George Alagiah concludes the series by visiting two women in West Yorkshire who are attempting to transform their market town into a totally self sufficient community.
Tuesday – 8pm – BBC Two
Series four comes to the end as the team explore the north east. We learn how the viking invasion of Lindisfarne helped formed Britain while Miranda Krestovnikoff lands on what David Attenborough called "one of the wildlife wonders of the world."

Mud, Sweat and Tractors: The story of Agriculture
Monday – 7.30pm – BBC Four
Another chance to see the entire series that uses archive material to show how farming has changed in the UK.  

Thursday – 7.30 – ITV1
Paul Heiney visits Whitby's autumn angling festival and meets the seafood chef of the year.


Open Country
Saturday – 6.07am – Radio 4
Helen Mark visits the first major of Dunluce, Antrim and uncovers a forgotten town that rewrites history.
The Living World
Sunday - 6.35am - Radio 4
Lionel Kelleway visits the first Great Bustard chicks to be born in the wild for a century.


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