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 Planet, David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities, Life On Earth
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
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
For more information, click here to check out your channel guide.
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