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Tony Robinson All at Sea (again)
« on: August 22, 2019, 10:35:14 AM »
The latest episode of one of Tony Robinson's "walks" is scheduled as one of a series of Tony Robinson's Coast to Coast, but turns out to be "Walking the Thames" the first in a series "The Thames: Britain's Great River with Tony Robinson" according to IMDB, and looks to have been first screened by Channel 5 as recently as June this year.

I'm not suggesting a name change for the series by IceTV because it is in the OTA EPG as Tony Robinson's Coast to Coast, and changing it mid-stream as it were would be confusing for folk who, like me, use both IceTV and OTA EPGs for scheduling recordings. I just note it here for accuracy.

According to IMDB and the Channel 5 website "The Thames: Britain's Great River with Tony Robinson" has four episodes. Having seen the first I would like to see the other three screened by SBS, but knowing the potential for confusion in that neck of the woods it is also possible that they screened the wrong program last night. I think it less likely, as acquisition and screening of such a recent program would in all likelihood not have been a mistake. Fingers crossed.
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Re: Tony Robinson All at Sea (again)
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 06:11:14 PM »
Hi Raymondjpg,

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. You are correct, SBS has made an error there is no series 2 of "Coast to Coast" and it is the first episode of "The Thames: Britain's Great River With Tony Robinson".  I will change this and the next episode will be under the correct title.

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Alison.
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Re: Tony Robinson All at Sea (again)
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 08:12:56 PM »
OK thanks Alison. For those people using the OTA EPG, last time I looked they are still streaming "Tony Robinson's Coast to Coast" for Wednesday 28 August, albeit with a program description that gives some confidence that it will be a second episode of "The Thames: Britain's Great River with Tony Robinson".

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Re: Tony Robinson All at Sea (again)
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2019, 08:29:19 PM »
Hi raymondjpg,

I did email the guide team at SBS with the links to the correct data, but I did not get a response by close of business today, hence my waiting to respond and change our data. I hope they will officially amend their guide or we'll be the only guide with accurate information :)

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Re: Tony Robinson All at Sea (again)
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2019, 09:54:29 PM »
Hi raymondjpg,

I did email the guide team at SBS with the links to the correct data, but I did not get a response by close of business today, hence my waiting to respond and change our data. I hope they will officially amend their guide or we'll be the only guide with accurate information :)

Regards,
Alison.

Good luck with that! About a year ago SBS was advertising Tony Robinson Down Under which turned out to be Tony Robinson's Hidden Britain By Drone Series 2. They could hardly have got it more wrong. I can't believe that the program descriptions are not written on the "cans".


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