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By Virgin TV Edit
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This September, we’re bringing you a jam-packed schedule, including a collection of weekly films every Saturday night. In between, you can look forward to season one of a new Snatch-inspired TV series, real-life actual Cher saving a bull elephant from captivity, and the zany Rhys Darby moseying around Japan.
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.
Saturday night films
From Saturday 4 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Every Saturday throughout the month of September, we’re showing a different film in Ultra HD for your viewing pleasure. Here are a few dates for the diary, to make sure you don’t miss Money Monster, Moon, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, or Chappie. Here’s your full line up for September:
Saturday 4 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Saturday 11 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Saturday 18 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Saturday 25 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Monday 6 September, 9.30pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
New TV series Snatch is based on the classic Guy Ritchie film, and follows a similar plot – young guns stumble upon a load of gold and quickly find themselves embroiled in organised crime. Expect a bunch of homages to the original, including rigged boxing matches, dodgy diamond dealings and of course, outrageous street fights.
Indonesia From Below
Friday 10 September, 8pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Join Aaron “Bertie” Gekoski as he explores the otherworldly reefs surrounding the many islands of Indonesia. From Second World War wrecks to hammerhead sharks, Bertie wants to show you the lot, and all in glorious UHD.
Endless Winter: Surfing Europe
Monday 13 September, 8pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Mark Harris and his friends are reliving their glory days, when they would jump into a van and travel along the coast of Western Europe in search of the perfect wave.
Rhys Darby In Japan
Tuesday 14 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
You’ll have seen Rhys Darby in the likes of Flight Of The Conchords, What We Do In The Shadows, and the recent Jumanji films, and now he’s touring Japan. For a man who’s made a career out of weird and wonderful characters, he’s perfectly poised to document the stranger side of this magnificent country.
Cher And The Loneliest Elephant
Friday 17 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
When not juggling her epic career as a singer-songwriter, actress and all-round megastar, Cher is committed to making the world a better place. When she learns of “the world’s loneliest elephant”, which has been chained up for over 35 years, she embarks on a truly touching rescue mission.
Wednesday 22 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
When Claire tumbles back in time from the 1940s to 1743, she must forge a new life quickly to ensure her own safety. In the second season, Claire jumps between her own time and 18th-century Scotland, forcing her to reconcile her future with the bewildering past she’s left behind.
The Night Shift
Friday 24 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
The Night Shift revolves around an outfit of ex-US Army medics tackling the horrors of the overnight shift at an ER in Texas. And although their techniques might be a little unorthodox to the med school docs, they always manage to get the job done. With this being the fourth and final season, this is one appointment you can’t afford to miss.
Thursday 30 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 228/999)
Sharlto Copley leads this series set in a world where superheroes aren’t held in as high regard as you might expect. When his own powers are taken from him, Christian Walker (Copley) becomes a police officer specialising in taking down criminals with supernatural abilities.
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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Virgin TV UHD channel: Available to Maxit/Full House TV customers only. Primetime only – see channel for programming schedule each day. 4K enabled TV/device and V6 box required to watch content in UHD. Quality assumes your equipment is working at optimum standard.