British favourite Dad’s Army returns to our screens with The Lost Episodes, recreated with a brilliant new cast. The Good Nazi shines a light on Nazi major, Karl Plagge, in an eye-opening story about a commander who disobeyed his superiors. Emma Willis continues in her quest to obtain her maternity certificate in Delivering babies and Scrapyard Supercar sets petrol heads pulses racing.
Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes
Sundays (from 25th August), 8pm
Dad’s Army’ is Britain’s favourite sitcom – but three of the original eighty episodes have been lost. Now, using the original scripts by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, those three episodes have been recreated as faithfully as possible and come to the screen for the first time since 1969. The brilliant new cast includes Kevin McNally as Captain Mainwaring, Robert Bathurst as Sergeant Wilson, Kevin Eldon as Lance Corporal Jones, David Hayman as Private Frazer, Mathew Horne as Private Walker, Timothy West as Private Godfrey and Tom Rosenthal as Private Pike.
Emma Willis: Delivering babies
Emma Willis returns to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex in a brand new eight-part documentary series to complete her training. If she passes this next stage, Emma will become a fully-qualified Maternity Care Assistant who can work in any hospital in the country.
The Good Nazi
Mondays (from 26th August), 8pm
During the Holocaust, a Nazi major named Karl Plagge, arrived in Vilnius, Lithuania as part of the occupation force. When he saw that the SS was hellbent on murdering every Jewish man, woman and child, Plagge decided to save Jews, rather than murder them. So he ran a covert operation. The programme tracks their three stories and, ultimately, brings to light the unknown tale of a Schindler-type German who listened to his conscience, instead of his superiors.
Each show, Pro driver Shane Lynch sets two teams of mechanics a task of epic proportions… to build a one-off vehicle from scrapyard junk that can out-perform his top of-the range supercar. During four manic days, the teams are expertly guided by head engineer Ralph Hosier, before they hit the racetrack aiming to topple Shane’s four-wheeled icon. From acceleration to braking, handling to grip, the series gets under the hood of supercar engineering.