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BBC Studios Channel Highlights November 2020

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BBC Studios Channel is filled with exciting shows to keep you entertained this November. Married At First Sight Season Four is also coming to BBC Lifestyle this November. Top Gear Season 29 will be airing from Thursday 5th November at 20:00 on BBC Brit.

ALSO READ: BBC BRIT to exclusively broadcast Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology

Coming to BBC Studios Channel This November

Married At First Sight, Season 4

From Wednesday 4th November at 20:00 on BBC Lifestyle

The wedding of Steph and Jonathan, Married at First Sight UK. Photographer, Simon Johns of Indigo Wild Studio.

Married at First Sight is back for a fourth series, with more singletons ready to put their trust in a panel of experts to find them their perfect match. As they prepare to marry a total stranger – meeting for the very first time on their wedding day – will it be love at first sight?

After the couples have had some time alone, spent their first night as husband and wife together, and set off on their honeymoon, will they decide to stay married?

Top Gear, Season 29 (5 eps)

From Thursday 5th November at 20:00 on BBC Brit

Top Gear Season 29
Top Gear Season 29. Picture shows: Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris

Top Gear is back! Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness go bigger than ever before as they test new cars, old cars and their own physical endurance to the very limit.

This time around, they’ll be tackling a giant Wall of Death in old insurance write-offs, downhill skiing in holiday hire cars, unveiling a go-anywhere fully electric powered ice-cream van for the twenty-first century, and attempting to survive 24 hours in their cars. In Bolton.

All topped off with Top Gear’s traditional condiments – exotic supercars, fast laps and The Stig – and brought to you from the show’s new studio set-up: a drive-in studio on the Top Gear test track.

The Wonderful World of Cakes

From Thursday 12th November at 20:00 on BBC Lifestyle

The Wonderful World of Cakes
The Wonderful World of Cakes

This is The Wonderful World of Cake: a 6-part celebration of our most famous tea-time treats, from old-fashioned birthday indulgences to ostentatious celebration cakes to edible guilty pleasures. The UK’s obsession with the sweet stuff has turned into a billion-pound industry, making us the number one cake consumers in the world. In this engaging and warm series, we lift the lid on the factories which create our most beloved brands and flavours, and reveal the outrageous cake makers baking the bold and the bonkers as they push the boundaries of sponge as we know it.

Small Axe (5 films)

From Monday 16th November at 20:00 on BBC Brit

Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology
Small Axe

Small Axe is an anthology, which comprises five original films by Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, Shame, 12 Years A Slave, Widows). Set from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s, the films each tell a different story involving London’s West Indian community, whose lives have been shaped by their own force of will, despite rampant racism and discrimination. Even though this collection of films is set some decades ago, the stories are as vital and timely today as they were for the West Indian community in London at the time.

Small Axe is a celebration of Black joy, beauty, love, friendship, family, music and even food; each one, in its own unique way, conveys hard-won successes, bringing hope and optimism for 2020.

The Diagnosis Detectives (4 eps)

From Tuesday 17th November at 19:00 on BBC Earth

In this brand new, four-part series, Michael Mosley assembles 12 of the UK’s leading medical experts to diagnose patients with life-changing symptoms that have baffled other doctors.

In this four-part series, Michael Mosley assembles 12 of the UK’s leading medical experts to diagnose patients with life-changing symptoms that have baffled other doctors. Each expert specialises in a different field and each has their own analysis about what might be wrong. By combining their knowledge, and using cutting-edge technology to test their theories, they’ll try to solve these complex medical mysteries and finally give their patients the answers they desperately need.

Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures (3 eps)

From Thursday 26th November at 19:00 on BBC Earth

Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures
Joanna Lumley’s Unseen Adventures. Picture shows_Joanna Lumley in Mongolia next to Trans-Siberian Railway

Actress, presenter and much-loved travelling companion Joanna Lumley returns with this brand new three-part series, to share her previously unseen travelling adventures. Joanna goes back as far east as Japan and all across the world to Cuba in the west, to share her treasure trove of unseen stories and give viewers an insight into how her travel programmes are made and why she loves to make them.

Featuring behind the scenes footage and outtakes, we join Joanna at home as she recalls some of her most memorable journeys and hidden gems from her travels. The series offers viewers the chance to escape back to some incredible countries and enjoy their breath-taking scenery, with the added joy of witnessing what really happened along the way – from translation struggles, to filming with an overzealous dog and the challenges of extreme weather conditions.

“I’ve been lucky enough to visit some incredible places over the years. Travel is my passion, it’s in my blood. What you eventually see on your screen takes weeks to shoot and months to edit and we didn’t always have time to show you everything we filmed. We have kept the unseen stories safe and now I can reveal this treasure trove!” Joanna Lumley

Image Courtesy: Supplied

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