The month of June marks the celebration of Father’s Day which is on the 3rd Sunday of the month annually. Bond with dad through the best of British TV on BBC Player available on Unifi TV. Show dad the love and appreciation he deserves by enjoying his favourite food and programmes together.
BBC Player has curated programmes from all notable genres that both you and dad could enjoy together. There are programmes for dads that like cars, travel, nature, and documentaries, just to name a few. There’s something for all the dads and here are the top picks of British programming.
“Top Gear” Season 32, premiering every Monday from 13th June
Genre: Factual Entertainment and Lifestyle
Join hosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness as they return to Top Gear for a high speed new 32nd season! This season all 3 hosts got their racing licenses and will be taking a trip across the Atlantic Ocean to sunny Florida, the US home of grassroots racing. Watch the hosts train to be professional HGV racers and there will also be car reviews too.
Genre: Kids Animation
Bluey is an Australian blue heeler puppy, she has a vast imagination and loves to have fun on the daily. She and her little sister – Bingo would use their imagination to play with the environment around them, they would also use their playtime to learn and tackle their fears. What’s playtime without the involvement of parents! Mummy Chili is a working mom, while daddy Bandit works from home and takes care of both Bluey and Bingo.
“Fearless 48 Hours”, premiering Monday 13th June
Genre: Travel and Adventure
Celebrities are pushed to the limit by ex-special forces soldier Jason Fox who has more than 20 years of military experience. The celebrities would have a weekend to remember as they are to survive rural Wales. This series mixes breath-taking views, nerve-wracking obstacles, and confessional talks to produce a genuinely unique collection of adventures that are both cinematic and emotional.
“Seven Worlds, One Planet”
Genre: Natural History
“Seven Worlds, One Planets” documents the unique contents of the earth with its diverse ecosystem and terrains. From the southeast point of Antarctica to the beautiful deserts of Africa, mother earth graces its beauty to all. Unexpected stories will astound you. Be awestruck by magnificent scenery. Also, be amazed by the incredible flora and fauna.
“Where The Wild Men Are” with Ben Fogle S8
Genre: Travel and Adventure
Renowned explorer Ben Fogle returns for another season of “Where The Wild Men Are”, where he meets more folks who have abandoned the rat race and settled in some of the world’s most isolated and inhospitable locations.
“Inside The Factory” S6
Have you ever wondered how they make our products? Follow Gregg Wallace as he explores some of Europe’s largest manufacturers to learn about the incredible procedures and technology that go into high-volume production. Cherry Healey analyses the science and invention behind each product outside the factory, while historian Ruth Goodman explains how it was conceived and popularised.
“Jamie Oliver: Together”
After a lengthy hiatus, popular chef Jaime Oliver returns to produce a series of exquisite dinners to be shared with friends, family, and loved ones. Each episode leads the viewer through cooking a whole dinner from beginning to end, with a range of full feasting menus ranging from nibbles and appetisers to shared plates and delectable desserts.
“Grand Designs” S19
Genre: Home & Design
Kevin McCloud, a well-known designer, is back to aid more couples with their ambitious design ideas. This season, a couple wants to construct a home on the edge of a cliff in Scotland, but will their budget suddenly dwindle? Meanwhile, an entrepreneur has a vision for a massive mansion on a 16-acre parcel of land in Lincolnshire, and a former Paralympic swimmer is adamant that his new home be wheelchair-friendly so he can walk about and accomplish even the most basic activities.
An old but gold classic, Rowan Atkinson’s famous character Mr Bean surely would make anyone laugh out loud no matter the age. Have a good laugh with dad over the antics and mishaps of Mr Bean, he made the simplest of tasks funny and amusing.
“The Watch” is a contemporary and inclusive programme that appeals to a wide audience. Sir Terry Pratchett’s characters served as inspiration. An unusual bunch of misfits – The City Watch – discover the courage to rescue the planet in this hilarious yet suspenseful series, shocking even themselves in the process. Trolls, werewolves, magicians, and other unlikely heroes face a terrible scheme to revive a mighty dragon, which would be the end of existence as we know it.