What’s On: Long Form July / August 2018

Our Shirley Valentine Summer
Channel: ITV 1
Production: Two Four
Editor: Katherine Lee and Sam Billinge

This brand new series sends eight female celebrities, who have all reached a crossroads in their lives, to live together on a Greek island. Featuring Melinda Messenger, Sian Lloyd, Nancy Dell’Olio, Aggie MacKenzie, Ninia Benjamin, Lizzie Cundy, Annabel Giles and Ingrid Tarrant. Tune in on Thursdays at 9.30pm on ITV1. | More

Amazing Interiors
Channel: Netflix UK
Production: Barcroft
Editor: Ben Hills

Netflix UK’s new series ‘Amazing Interiors‘, showing Friday's from 20th July. Homes that appear outwardly unassuming, are stunning and eccentric inside. | More

Operation Thai Cave Rescue
Channel: Discovery Channel
Production: ITN
Editor: Graeme Holmes, Ian Baigent, Kimaathi Spence

Following the amazing rescue of all 12 boys from a cave complex near Chiang Rai in Thailand, ITN produced a special documentary for Discovery – the first to cover this story. Tune in on 19th July. | More

American Monster (series 3)
Channel: Discovery
Production: Arrow Media
Editor: Alan Harris

Learn how murder cases have been solved with the help of home videos – and how these expose the double lives led by serial killers. Alan Harris edited episode 1 “Stages of Grief”. After 55-year-old Joan Dawley’s murder, the family’s home videos reveal a shocking tale of deceit. Series currently airing on Sundays at 8pm, and available on streaming services. | More

Detroit – The Comeback City
Channel: History Channel
Production: Nutopia
Editor: Katherine Lee, Stephen Prince

A film about the rise, fall and rebirth of Detroit – shown through the prism of the Michigan Central Train Station - which has acted as the face of Detroit’s decline for 30 years, has been promised a revival by Ford Motor Company. This one-hour special, narrated by Detroit native and Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons, includes interviews with Alice Cooper, Bill Ford, astronaut Jerry Linegar, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Heather Ann Thompson. Detroit rapper Big Sean worked as an executive producer. Broadcast on Sun 1st July, the film is still available to watch online. | More

Love and Drugs on the Street: Girls Sleeping Rough - series 3
Channel: BBC 3
Production: Films of Record
Editor: Aldo Paternostro

Follow the very personal journeys of 4 young women, all fighting to survive in Sussex - a county with the UK's highest homeless rate outside of London. Aldo Paternostro has worked on 'Love and Drugs on the Street: Girls Sleeping Rough' since series 1. Available to watch on iPlayer. | More

Building Britain's Canals
Channel: Five
Production: Elephant House
Editor: Shai Rodogovsky

Historian Dan Jones tells the story of how artificial waterways changed the landscape of Britain during the industrial revolution. Available on My5.. | More