View From Stormont- Episode 68

In the first programme from our new studio, we speak to representatives of the five main parties about the continuing stalemate at Stormont and sound them out on reports that the EU is considering the use of technology to avoid a hard border. Business broadcaster Jamie Delargy and the President of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce analyse how the continuing Brexit uncertainty is affecting business and society generally and Fine Gael Senator Neal Richmond gives his view from Dublin. Also, our Political Editor Ken Reid is back to give his take on the political headlines along side Allison Morris and Sam McBride.

Lough Neagh - Episode 1

In the first episode of his new eight-part series Joe Mahon spends a dark October night on the fixed weir at Toome on the Lower Bann, where the fishermen hope to intercept the silver eels on their migration to the Sargasso Sea across the Atlantic. He also encounters the much misunderstood Lough Neagh Fly and makes a wish at the famous Pin Tree at the ancient monastic settlement of Ardboe.

UTV Life - Episode 117

Pamela Ballantine is joined by the stars of the Good Vibrations stage show, UTV’s political editor Ken Reid who has returned to work after a battle with cancer. Rita finds all about Hans Sloane, who has a festival dedicated to him in his homeplace of Killyleagh in Co Down and is credited for inventing milk chocolate, plus there's chat and a performance from soprano Margaret Keys.

City of Song - Episode 3

Last minute rehearsals for the Gala Concert are underway in the Guildhall and the organising team has taken up residence in St Columb’s Hall in time to get the school’s competition off the ground.

UTV Life - Episode 116

Pamela chats to Jimmy Osmond and Belfast actor Ciarán Hinds, Rita meets a young artist from Londonderry who's opening her first solo exhibition - plus there's music from country singer James Lynas.

City of Song - Episode 2

The festival is formally launched in the splendid surroundings of St Columb’s Hall, while over in the Magee Campus of Ulster University, some of the international adjudicators give conducting masterclasses to budding stars of the future.

Ulster Giants - Episode 7

This week Joe looks at how civil engineering solves contemporary problems. He visits Giants Park in Belfast, a landfill site which is being transformed into something beautiful, and discovers how wind turbines are safely transported to their mountainside locations.