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Watch the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your TV screens

donkey sanctuary donkeys

Impressed by their determination to ‘take the Sanctuary to the people', The Steph Show features the Isle of Wight's Virtual Donkey Sanctuary today

Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 9:35am

By David Hayles

Isle of Wight train lines feature in Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys

michael portillo with steam railway

Michael Portillo visits the Isle of Wight and travels on Island Line trains as well as the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, before heading to Osborne House. Tune in on Thursday

Friday, 13th March, 2020 4:24pm

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss Vectis Radio and 4Ps students on BBC1’s Inside Out

Jasper and Ophelia from the Short Breaks Course

The feature produced by staff, graduates and students from TV Production and Post Production courses at Solent University and focuses on Vectis Radio's 4Ps programme which helps young people gain confidence and communication skills

Wednesday, 26th February, 2020 11:59am

By Maggie Currie with one comment

Nine-year-old Isle of Wight skateboarder on our TV screens

Martha being filmed by BBC South Today

BBC South popped over to John Cattle’s Skate Club to speak with Martha Eggleton, the youngest member of the Wight Trash skate team

Friday, 7th February, 2020 2:21pm

By Sally Perry

Hovertravel welcomes Sir David Jason for Great British Inventions: On TV screens this week

Sir David Jason at Hovertravel

Tune in on Tuesday night to see Sir David Jason take a special trip on the hovercraft for his Great British Inventions series

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 4:50pm

By Stephen Forster

Solent University TV Production students showcase their talents on BBC’s Inside Out tonight

Rupert Brown in the studio

Working on the TV feature for tonight's Inside Out programme about Rupert Brown's T-Minus App was nothing short of humbling, says Solent University student, Sam McLeish

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 12:55pm

By Sally Perry

Escape to the Country features Isle of Wight success story

jonnie escape to the country bbc

Still available on BBC iPlayer, the latest episode of Escape to the Country features a couple who settled in Shanklin and set up a holiday business for families with autism

Friday, 10th January, 2020 1:37pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight on our TV screens twice next week

Antiques Road Trip and Farmers' Showdown on TV

Not only will the Isle of Wight's farming community be featured on TV next week, but also Izzie and Charlie from the Antiques Road Trip cross the Solent to pick up treasures for auction. Details within

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 3:11pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight dance teacher to star on Channel 4’s Flirty Dancing this week (photos and video)

Lily and Jake dancing

Lily told OnTheWight that dancing with a complete stranger "was possibly the most surreal but amazing experience of my life!" Find out more within

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 4:02pm

By Sally Perry

‘New hospital’ coming to the Isle of Wight claims Fareham Conservative candidate live on TV. Really? (update 3)

politics live with jo coburn and suella braverman

“Spades will be hitting the ground,” for a new Isle of Wight hospital claimed Fareham’s Conservative candidate, live on TV this lunchtime. Reaction of the IW Conservatives has been less definitive

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 3:51pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Have you got something in your shed or garage for Channel 4’s Find It, Fix It, Flog It?

Henry and Simon from Find it Fix it Flog it

We reckon the Isle of Wight is the perfect place for Henry and Simon from Channel 4's 'Find It, Fix It, Flog It' to rummage through barns, garages or sheds filled with interesting things

Monday, 18th November, 2019 4:30pm

By Charlie Williams with one comment

Isle of Wight Bunker features on TV screens this Sunday

The Bunker

The former Royal Air Force radar station, which has now been converted into a stunning home, will be featured on TV on Sunday night

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 6:09pm

By Sally Perry