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Black holes are points in space that are so dense they create deep gravity sinks. There are four types of black holes: stellar, intermediate, supermassive and miniature. Professor Stephen Hawking dedicated much of his career to unravelling the mysteries of black holes. Now it has been reported that on 7 May scientists discovered a new black hole that may be the nearest to Earth. This black hole is 1,000 light-years away (9.5 thousand, million, million km). While that sounds rather far, in the world of space, this makes the black hole our neighbour. Food for thought?

As expected, the schedules continue to be dominated by news and programmes concerning the COVID-19 situation however, amongst these and many re-runs we have found some interesting TV for you this week.

Harry & Meghan, who were the news before the virus, are featured in a new documentary for Channel5 on Saturday.

Homes and gardens and cookery are featured in Grow Your Own at Home with Alan Titchmarsh on ITV on Monday, Bake Off: The Professionals on Channel4 on Tuesday and Love It Or List It on More4 on Wednesday.

A House Through Time returns to BBC TWO on Tuesday and Anne Hegarty is back with Britain’s Brightest Celebrity Family on ITV on Thursday.

The Yorkshire Vet has a special episode this week telling The Peter Wright Story on Channel5 on Tuesday.

We Hunt Together is a new crime thriller series on Alibi on Wednesday and Thursday.

And there is some comedy with The First Team, a new series on BBC TWO on Thursday.

 

Enjoy your week

Take Care and Stay Safe (instead of Best Wishes)

The Editor

 

P.S. The TV schedules may continue to change throughout the channels but the information herein is the most up-to-date at the time of going to print. We apologise for any annoyance this may cause but this is outside of our control.

 

Editor´s pick of the week

BRITAIN'S UNSUNG HEROES

on Channel4 on Wednesday at 10pm

The nation has come together weekly to applaud and acknowledge our brave NHS workers, fighting the virus on the front lines. This programme highlights and celebrates stories of the other vital key workers keeping Britain going through the crisis. Coronavirus is having a major impact across the land, but the country is still functioning, thanks to the unsung efforts of refuse collectors, teachers, bus drivers, carers, cleaners, supermarket staff and many other key workers. These are the everyday, often-undervalued heroes putting themselves at risk, whose contributions we may sometimes take for granted, but without whom we would be in dire straits. This emotional film follows a few such people doing their jobs and living their lives, offering a powerful picture of Britain today.

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