What’s On Screen – Saturday 24th June 2017

Title: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Format: Film

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action, Comic Book, Superhero Films, Adventure

Certificate: 12

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 24th June 2017

Cast: Idris Elba, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Rene Russo, Richard Brake, Tadanobu Asano, Zachary Levi, Richard Wharton, Justin Edwards, Kat Dennings, Talulah Riley, Jaimie Alexander, Steve Scott, Chris O’Dowd, Sam Swainsbury

Synopsis: The God of Thunder strikes again as he fights to save the Nine Realms from mysterious villain Malekith, who plans to make the entire universe go dark. Idris Elba stars as Heimdall.

Title: 100 Streets (2016)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: British drama following the tangled, interconnected lives of a group of Londoners, including a womanising former rugby star and his estranged wife.

Cast: Idris Elba, Ashley Thomas, Franz Drameh, Kola Bokinni, Gemma Arterton

Time: 3:40pm

Channel: Sky Cinema Greats

  • Sky: Channels 301–312 (SD/HD); Channels 314, 330–337, 339, 340 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channels 401, 403–412 (HD); Channels 402, 431, 433–442 | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channels 301–309, 318, 320, 321 ; Channels 331–341 (HD) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • BT: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • Now TV: Watch live (UK only)

Title: Pitch Battle (S1/Ep2)

Format: Series

Genre: Entertainment

Synopsis: The choral music contest continues, as Mel Giedroyc gives another diverse selection of choirs a chance to compete in head-to-head knock-out challenges. This week’s entrants are all-female pop choir The City Academy Songbirds, a group of soul singers Soul Train, Scot Soul, a group of five childhood friends from Loch Lomond, YouTube a cappella sensations Out of the Blue, Rat Pack-inspired quartet The Flyboys and pop choir The Noteables. Chaka Khan takes a seat on the panel, to help resident judges Gareth Malone and Kelis to deliver their expert opinions on each performance.

Cast: Kelis, Chaka Khan, Gareth Malone, Mel Giedroyc

Time: 7:30pm

Channel: BBC1

  • Freeview: Channel 1; Channel 101 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 101 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 108 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI; HD: England); Channels 950–967, 972, 973, 976, 978 (regional variations)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 101 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 115 (HD: England); Channel 141 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channels 951–968, 976–979 (regional variations) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 141 (SD/HD); Channel 215 (SD
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 101; Channel 108 (HD); Channels 851, 861–864 (regional variations) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 108; Channel 139 (HD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 1
  • BBC iPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • TVPlayer: Watch Live (UK only)
  • Horizon Go: Watch live (Ireland only)

Title: Glastonbury 2017

Format: TV

Genre: Music

Synopsis: Highlights from the Pyramid Stage, where pop starlet Katy Perry makes her debut Glastonbury appearance today. Plus, the best performances from across the festival ground throughout the second day, and another selection of bespoke acoustic music.

Cast: Clara Amfo & Nick Grimshaw

Time: 8pm

Channel: BBC Two

  • Freeview: Channel 2; Channel 102 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 102 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 109 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI; HD: England); Channels 968–971
  • Sky (UK): Channel 102 (SD: England; HD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channel 115 (HD: England); Channel 141 (SD: Sco/Wal/NI); Channels 969-972 (regional variations) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 142 (SD/HD); Channel 143 (SD
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 102; Channel 162(HD | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 109; Channel 140 (HD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 2
  • BBC iPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • TVPlayer: Watch Live (UK only)
  • Horizon Go: Watch live (Ireland only)

Title: Fast Five (2011)

Format: Film

Genre: Action

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: Criminal Dominic Toretto is broken out of prison by his partners in crime and together they flee to South America. They begin assembling a gang of crooks to carry out a heist in Rio, but the FBI’s top man hunter is in the country and hot on their trail.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel, Ludacris, Don Omar, Paul Walker

Time: 9pm

Channel: E4

  • Freeview: Channel 28; Channel 29 (+1)
  • Freesat: Channel 122; Channel 123 (+1)
  • Sky (UK): Channel 136 (SD/HD); Channel 137 (+1); Channel 202 (SD) | Sky (Ireland): Channel 137; Channel 138 (+1); Channel 202 (HD)
  • Virgin Media: Channel 144; Channel 145 (HD); Channel 146 (+1) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 112; Channel 113 (+1)

Title: Retreat (2011)

Format: Film

Genre: Thriller

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: A couple go to stay on an isolated island to sort out their marital difficulties, where they find a mysterious stranger washed up on the beach. He tells them that a virus has wiped out most of Europe, but they are unsure about whether to believe his story, or if he has a sinister reason for deceiving them.

Cast: Thandie Newton, Jamie Bell Cillian Murphy

Time: 9pm

Channel: Horror Channel

  • Freeview: Channel 70
  • Freesat: Channel 138; Channel 139
  • Sky (UK& Ireland): Channel 319; Channel 320 (+1)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 149; Channel 202 (+1) |Virgin TV Anywhere: (UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 114
  • FilmOn: Watch live

Title: Kiss The Girls (1997)

Format: Film

Genre: Thriller

Certificate: 18

Synopsis: A forensic psychologist hunts for a serial kidnapper stalking a university campus and responsible for his niece’s disappearance. Working out of his jurisdiction, he defies local law enforcement officials to get to the truth – with the aid of one of the criminal’s past victims, a headstrong doctor determined to see her former captor brought to justice.

Cast: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd

Time: 10pm

Channel: Alibi

  • Sky: Channel 132 (SD/HD); Channel 226 (+1); Channel 247 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 126; Channel 130 (+1); Channel 200 (HD) | Virgin Media Ireland: Channel 151 | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • WightFibre: Channel 70
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 312
  • BT TV: Channel 312; Channel 382 (HD)
  • Plusnet: Channel 312
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only) (TVPlayer Plus subscription required)



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