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You’ve got 15 new UKTV channels!

You’ve got 15 new UKTV channels!

Dive headfirst into even more top-notch entertainment this winter, including alibi and Christmas Gold HD, at no extra cost

Get to grips with all the amazing entertainment 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 every single UKTV channel 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 the likes of Christmas Gold HD, W, Christmas Food, alibi and many more 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…


Christmas Gold HD / Christmas Gold +1

Channel numbers: 124/194

For those who like: Phenomenal British sitcoms – new and old – that’ll have you laughing hard, at any time of the day

Must-watch shows: Only Fools and Horses, The Vicar of Dibley, Murder On The Blackpool Express


W / W+1 / W HD

Channel numbers: 125/190/226

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 / alibi +1 / alibi HD

Channel numbers: 126/191/227

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 / Eden +1 / Eden HD

Channel numbers: 245/246/247

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 PlanetDavid Attenborough’s Natural CuriositiesLife On Earth


The Hairy Bikers on Christmas Food

Christmas Food / Christmas Food +1 / Christmas Food HD

Channel numbers: 278/280/279

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


Dave HD

Channel number: 228

For those who like: Hooting ’til you’re red in the face watching the country’s finest comedians on some of the wittiest shows on telly

Must-watch shows: Taskmaster, Beat The Internet, Dave Gorman’s Modern Life Is Goodish


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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

Hairy Bikers Best Of British © BBC 2011