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What to watch in UHD this June

What to watch in UHD this June


Feast your eyes on top dramas, documentaries and more on the UK’s first and only dedicated 4K Ultra HD entertainment channel

By Virgin TV Edit

Packed with five-star shows in eye-popping, jaw-dropping Ultra High Definition – and with no ads – the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel (CH 228/999) is always ready to give you epic entertainment.


This June, the channel is packed with a deluge of dazzling documentaries you’re sure to go wild for – including the superb The River And The Wall – plus the return of ace medical drama The Night Shift. UHD? More like OMG!


Ready for a month of great telly like you’ve never seen before? The read on to discover some of the highlights coming up on Virgin TV Ultra HD.

China’s Secret Lands

Sunday 6 June, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

Discover some of China’s most colourful and diverse cultures in this stunning three-part documentary series. Casting its curious eye over the country’s remote border regions and the people who live among them, this is China as you’ve never seen it before.


Wheeler Dealers

A scene from Jerusalam

Monday 7 June, 6.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

Strap yourself in for the show that looks to restore some of the finest cars you could ever wish to lay eyes on. But with a tight budget and the clock ticking, can host Mike Brewer and his trusted mechanic get over the line in time?


Forsaken Places

Tuesday 8 June, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

From abandoned paradises to deserted outposts of once great empires, explore historic locations that have succumbed to war, natural disasters and more in this eye-opening documentary series. Whether it’s the USA, the former Soviet Union or former strongholds of the British Empire, these aren’t your usual tourist destinations.


Supersapiens: Rise Of The Mind

Thursday 10 June, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

Is the human brain capable of evolving even further? Apparently so, according to this illuminating two-part documentary. Enlisting the help of scientists and innovative thinkers alike, find out how technology is being used to unlock mankind’s magnificent mind power.


The River And The Wall

Saturday 12 June, 7.20pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

Five friends embark on an epic journey from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico in this acclaimed documentary film that tackles political and environmental issues. Taking in the US-Mexico border, film-maker Ben Masters questions what the construction of a wall separating the two nations could do to this area of stunning natural beauty.


The Night Shift

Travel presenter Kristina Guberman in Safari Encounters

Friday 18 June, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

The US series about a group of doctors who return from the army to work the overnight shift in a Texas hospital returns for season 3. With plenty of tension in the doctors’ personal and professional lives, there’s never a dull moment on these wards.


Wrath Of A Great White Serial Killer

Wednesday 23 June, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

When a group of great white sharks turns up in the waters of the Pacific Northwest, researcher Ralph Collier and animal trainer Brandon McMillan investigate why these amazing creatures have travelled to an area they wouldn’t normally go near. This is a documentary with plenty of bite.


Enchanted Mountains: In The Heart Of Germany

Wednesday 30 June, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)

The beauty of Germany’s northern highlands has to be seen to be believed. This documentary captures the region in all its glory, from its amazing wildlife (think wildcats, deer, birds) to its dramatic changes in weather.


How to access the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel

You’ll find all the details explaining what you need here. Then simply press the up button on the EPG to easily access Virgin TV Ultra HD. Don’t have a UHD TV? Never fear, because you can also watch the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel through your HD TV. Lucky you!

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