The Foreign Doctors are Coming | Blakeway North for CH4
The UK is desperate for Doctors, now we are turning to Foreign Doctors to plug the gap. But the cultural difference is a huge problem. Can the Doctors manage the minefield of doing things the ‘British’ way? Director Andrew Dedman
Gino’s Italian Express | Shiver for ITV1
Gino revisits his home country for real Italian food as he travels by train around Italy. Director Catherine Morgan Series Producer Ruth Binsley
Dragons Den | BBC Manchester for BBC2
Budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to five multimillionaires who are willing to invest their own cash to kick start the business.
Director Nigel Gainsborough, Mike Fox Series Editor Samantha Davies
Life Begins | Platform Productions for BBC3
Jon, Aled and Aled, known as the Three Musketeers for their hell-raising antics, are in the grip of a bromance. All three have Downs syndrome and are in their final year of college. How will they cope splitting up and starting life on their own.
Director Richard Macer
Hot tub Britain | Shiver for ITV
A documentary delving into the world of hot tubs and Britain’s obsession with them.
Director Nick Mattingly
Home is Where the Art is | Series 2 - BBC Manchester for BBC1
Artists compete to win a special new commission for one paying homeowner.Edit Producer Paul Benham Series Producer Zoe Thorman
Human Mannequin | Nine Lives for Channel 4
Louise has FOP, a bone disease where her body slowly locks up making it hard to move. But nothing will stop this courageous young lady from following her dream of working in the fashion industry.
Director Pip Banyard
Small Teen, Big World | Nine Lives for BBC3
Jasmine Burkett and her mum Bev have a rare form of Dwarfism. They face daily challenges but nothing harder than the journey she undertakes to meet her father for the first time.
Director Kerry Brierley
The Midwives | The Garden Productions for BBC2
Eight-part series following Midwives in busy maternity departments in Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff as they deliver the next generation.
Director Kate Walker
The Midland Hotel | Chocolate Media for Ch5
Four-part series following the ups and downs of Manchester’s most iconic hotel through the eyes of it’s staff. Edit Producer Sam Davis Exec Alan Brown
Lisa Riley’s Baggy Body Club | Blakeway North for ITV
After Lisa Riley’s impressive weight loss, she is left with huge amounts of excess skin. Will she go through with dangerous surgery to achieve the body she has always craved for?
Director Andrew Dedman
Sex on the Couch | BBC Factual for BBC3
Sex. It’s often easier to do it than to talk about it. In this special clinic four experienced therapists help couples tackle their most intimate sexual problems.
Series Producer Steven McConville Exec Producer Caroline Short
Save Money, Good Food | Crackit North for ITV1
Susanna Reid and Matt Tebbutt travel the country inspiring families to cook smarter and waste less without scrimping on taste.
Series Producer Ruth Binsley
Marrying Mum and Dad | CBBC - BBC Manchester
Where Kids make all the big decisions about their parent’s wedding day. They choose everything, from the theme to the venue, entertainment and outfits.
Director Oliver Pirk
Spot bots | Cbeebies - BBC Manchester
A series of funny live-action sketches. Each sketch contains fun games, and viewers are encouraged to join in with the puzzles at home.
Director Tom Cousins
Old Jacks Boat | Cbeebies - BBC Manchester
TV show featuring live action and animation. A ship captain tells of his sea adventures with his dog Salty Director Ellen Evans