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7 new UKTV channels at no extra cost!

7 new UKTV channels at no extra cost!

Get to grips with all the amazing entertainment channels from UKTV, including GOLD HD and Alibi, until 7 January

Get to grips with all the amazing entertainment channels from UKTV newly available to you on Virgin TV, including GOLD HD

Enjoy them all from Monday 9 December until Tuesday 7 January

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


In addition to all the marvellous channels you already have as part of your Virgin TV package, you’ll find GOLD HD, W, Alibi and Eden available to watch for a limited time until 7 January. From sitcom chuckles and hard-hitting documentaries to edge-of-your-seat drama and cracking films, there’s something for all tastes.

This month, you can catch two brilliant UKTV Originals. First up is Alibi’s Traces, a brilliant female-led crime thriller starring Molly Windsor (Cheat) and Martin Compston (Line of Duty). 


And then, in what is fast becoming a Christmas tradition, comes GOLD’s Dial M for Middlesbrough, the third whodunnit special with Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson.

You’ll be spoilt for choice! Find out more about what’s on these channels and where you can find them with our handy rundown below…



Channel number: 124

For those who like: Phenomenal British sitcoms (new and old) that’ll have you laughing hard, and the best Christmas specials of all time

Must-watch shows: Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas SpecialsThe RebelBoomers Christmas Special


W / W HD

Channel numbers: 125, 211

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

Must-watch shows: The Secrets In My FamilyDr Christian Will See You NowJohn Bishop: In Conversation With…


Alibi / Alibi HD

Channel numbers: 126, 212

For those who like: Stretching their grey matter by uncovering a juicy whodunnit alongside TV’s greatest detectives, in the home of crime drama

Must-watch shows: TracesFather BrownMurdoch Mysteries


Eden / Eden HD

Channel numbers: 245, 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: It's A Wild Christmas, David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities


For more information, click here to check out your channel guide.

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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 set, V HD Box, TiVo box or Virgin TV V6 connected with HDMI cables required for HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.

Image credits: Dial M For Middlesborough © UKTV

Traces © Red Production Company / UKTV