What’s On Screen – Thursday 22nd June 2017

Title: Free Rein (2017)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama; Childrens

Certificate: PG

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 22nd June 2017

Cast: Celine Buckens, Caroline Ford, Anna McCleery, Jaylen Barron, Manpreet Bambra, Freddy Carter, VIcki Lutas, Noah Huntley, Geoffrey McGivern, Natalie Gumede, Milo Twomey, Paul Luebke, Kerry Ingram, Navia Ziraili Robinson, Bruce Herbelin-Earle, Carla Woodcock

Synopsis: A 15-year-old from LA spends the summer at her mom’s childhood home on an island off the coast of England, where she bonds with a mysterious horse.

Title: Luther (2015)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller

Certificate: 15

Platform: Netflix

Date Added: 22nd June 2017

Cast: Idris Elba, Ruth Wilson, Warren Brown, Michael Smiley, Neil Cross, David O’Hara, John Heffernan, Paul McGann, Sienna Guillory, Dermot Crowley,

Synopsis: A dedicated urban detective tries to keep a grip on his personal life while dealing with the psychological factors underlying the crimes he solves.

Title: Gandhi (1982)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: PG

Synopsis: Richard Attenborough’s Oscar-winning biopic of Mohandas K Gandhi, who rose from unlikely beginnings as a small-time lawyer to become the inspirational leader of India’s struggle for independence and a worldwide ambassador for peace thanks to his philosophy of non-violent protest.

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Saeed Jaffrey, Om Puri

Time: 2:35pm

Channel: Sony Movie Channel

  • Freeview (UK): Channel 32
  • Sky (UK and Ireland): Channel 323 | Channel 324 (+1)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 425
  • TVPlayer (UK): Watch live


Title: Battleship (2012)

Format: Film

Genre: Sci-fi

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A reckless slacker joins the Navy, hoping to win the respect of his girlfriend’s father, a stern admiral. He and his shipmates are put to the ultimate test as part of a force of vessels that must battle an invading fleet of powerful alien spaceships.

Cast: Rihanna, Greggory D. Gadson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

Time: 6:25pm

Channel: Film 4

  • Sky: Channel 315 (SD/HD); Channel 316 (+1); Channel 342 (SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 428; Channel 429 (HD); Channel 430 (+1) | Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 323; Channel 324 (+1) | Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channels 501–511 (SD)
  • WightFibre: Channel 29; Channel 30 (+1)
  • BT: Programmes available on demand
  • All 4: Watch live
  • FilmOn: Watch live

Title: Riviera (S1/Ep2)

Format: Series

Genre: Drama

Certificate: n/a

Synopsis: Drama from Neil Jordan starring Julia Stiles as Georgina, a woman drawn into the criminal underworld after her billionaire husband is murdered, and she discovers his life was not all it seemed…Georgina is informed that Constantine’s dealings are under investigation by Interpol, while Irina makes a deal with a prominent figure in the Riviera underworld.

Cast: Adrian Lester, Julia Stiles,  Iwan Rheon

Time: 9pm

Channel: Sky Atlantic

  • Sky (UK): Channel 108 (SD/HD); Channel 170 (+1); Channel 222(SD) | Sky Go: Watch live (UK and Ireland only)
  • NowTV: Watch live (UK only)


Title: The Maze Runner (2014)

Format: Film

Genre: Sci-fi; Action

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: A teen arrives in an isolated community of youngsters, with no memory of who he is or the outside world. When another new arrival brings an ominous message, he realises time is running out for the group and they must find an escape route through a deadly labyrinth if they are to survive.

Cast: Aml Ameen, Dexter Darden, Thomas Brodie- Sangster, Dylan O’Brien

Time: 9pm

Channel: 4Seven

  • Freeview: Channel 47; Channel 110 (HD)
  • Freesat: Channel 127
  • Sky (UK only): Channel 140
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 143; Channel 203 (HD| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • All 4: Watch live

Title: Daylight’s End (2016)

Format: Film

Genre: Horror

Certificate: 15

Synopsis: A drifter reluctantly agrees to help a small group unaffected by the plague which has turned most humans into bloodthirsty monsters. Hakeem Kae-Kazim (“Black Sails”) stars as Chris Whitlock, a Dallas police officer who is trapped with other survivors in the precinct building.

Cast: Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Lance Henriksen, Johnny Strong

Time: 10pm

Channel: Syfy

  • Sky (UK): Channel 114; Channel 194 (+1)|; Channel 201 (SD) Sky Go: Watch live (UK & Ireland only)
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 135; Channel 136 (+1); Channel 165 (HD)|Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 129|Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • TalkTalk TV: Channel 319
  • BT: Channel 319; Channel 375 (HD)
  • PlusNet: Channel 310; Channel 375 (HD)
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)

Title: 16 Blocks (2006)

Format: Film

Genre: Drama

Certificate: 12

Synopsis: An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting a witness.

Cast: Mos Def, Bruce Willis, David Morse

Time: 12:05am

Channel: ITV4

  • Freeview: Channel 24; Channel 62 (+1)
  • Freesat: Channel 117; Channel 155 (+1)
  • Sky (UK only): Channel 120 (HD/SD); Channel 206 (+1); Channel 268 (SD)| Sky Go: Watch live
  • Virgin Media (UK): Channel 118; Channel 175 (+1); Channel 178 (HD| Virgin TV Anywhere: Watch live (UK only)
  • Virgin Media (Ireland): Channel 132
  • TVPlayer: Watch live (UK only)
  • ITV Hub: Watch live(UK only)


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