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You’ve got 4 new UKTV channels!

You’ve got 4 new UKTV channels!

Get even more of your favourite shows in stunning high-definition this winter, at no extra cost

Get to grips with all the amazing HD channels from UKTV available to you on Virgin TV

Enjoy them all until 8 January

There’s a whole new world of brilliant entertainment to enjoy this winter because now you can access even more high definition UKTV channels on Virgin TV at no extra cost.


No word of a lie! In addition to all the marvellous channels you already have as part of your Virgin TV pack, you’ll now find W HD, Christmas Food HD, Eden HD and alibi HD available to watch until 8 January. From sitcom giggles and awesome cooking inspiration to edge-of-your-seat drama and cracking films, there’s a bit of something for all tastes.

You’ll be spoilt for choice! And with lots of the UKTV channels getting a brand-new channel number on our service, what better time to learn more about what’s on these channels and where you can find them with our handy rundown below…



Channel number: 226

For those who like: A dazzling mix of hilarious comedy, brilliant documentaries and must-watch new original programmes

Must-watch shows: John Bishop: In Conversation With…, Women On The Verge, Dr Christian Will See You Now


alibi HD

Channel number: 227

For those who like: Stretching their grey matter by uncovering a juicy whodunnit alongside TV’s greatest and best-known detectives

Must-watch shows: Luther, Sherlock, Castle


Eden HD

Channel number: 247

For those who like: Learning about the scale and beauty of our world with the best science and nature documentaries (yep, Attenborough’s here, too!)

Must-watch shows: The Blue Planet, David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities, Life On Earth


Christmas Food HD

Channel number: 279

For those who like: Food. In particular, watching the world’s biggest chefs cook up a storm and then – maybe – try to recreate their efforts at home.

Must-watch shows: The Hairy Bikers, Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey, Victoria Wood’s Nice Cup Of Tea


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TV channels: Channels, content and features available depend on your chosen package. Channel line-ups and content are subject to change at any time and to regional variations.

HD: HD TV required to view HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.

Image credits: Luther © BBC 2015