BBC serves up tasty treats for SA foodies


The Hairy Bikers – David Myers and Si King

David Myers and Simon “Si” King are better known as the Hairy Bikers and from 8 pm on Wednesday, October 12 you can catch their latest foodie escapades in Hairy Bikers’ Northern Exposure on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174). Continue reading

Graham Norton returns to BBC Brit


The BAFTA-winning series The Graham Norton Show returns to BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) on Tuesday, October 11, with more cheeky chat and hilarious shenanigans with the biggest stars on the planet.

Expect the unexpected as Graham focuses on the people, trends, stories and aspects of celebrity culture that interest him the most, all the while using trademark Norton comedy to lull his guests and audience into a false sense of security.

There will be monologues, music and outlandish and risqué surprises as Graham steers the madness in whatever direction he pleases.

Tense thriller to air on BBC First


Christina Moxam (NATASHA LITTLE), Ivy Moxam (JODIE COMER), Emma Moxam (KATHERINE ROSE MORLEY), Craig (JOE LAYTON), Angus Moxam (STUART GRAHAM) in Thirteen. Photographer: Todd Anthony

THE tense psychological thriller, Thirteen, will be screened from 8 pm on Wednesday, September 28 on BBC First (DStv channel 119).

The drama follows the story of Ivy Moxham, a 26-year-old woman learning to live again after 13 years in captivity. When Ivy escapes the cellar that’s been her prison since she was abducted, it’s just the start of her story.

She’s beginning to pick up the threads of a life half-lived, but they’re about to be pulled apart again. Her captor is on the run, and as cracks appear in Ivy’s account of her ordeal, the police begin to doubt her motives. What happened in that cellar? And can Ivy really be trusted?

Bernard Hill talks about his role in the gripping drama ‘Unforgotten’


Father Robert Greaves played by Bernard Hill. Photo: BBC

BBC First (DStv channel 119) will be screening the new drama series, Unforgotten, from 8 pm on Wednesday, July 20.

Written and created by Chris Lang (Undeniable, A Mother’s Son, Torn), the series focuses on a ‘cold’ murder case of 39 years ago when the bones of a young man are found beneath the footings of a demolished house.

An investigation begins that will unravel the lives of four people who have been waiting for this moment for nearly forty years. They soon discover the past can’t, and won’t stay buried forever.

THELUVVIE speaks to Bernard Hill about playing one of the suspects, Father Robert Greaves, in the drama. Continue reading