Why isn’t Ackley Bridge on TV tonight?

It's that pesky World Cup again - here's when you can see episode 5 of the Channel 4 school drama...

Nas and Missy in Ackley Bridge

What’s this? A rogue episode of Location, Location, Location in the 8pm Tuesday slot where Ackley Bridge would normally be? That’s right, it’s that pesky football again…

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You see, the World Cup doesn’t just effect ITV and BBC, the broadcasters who are actually showing it – Channel 4 have decided that there’s not much point putting one of their big dramas on a night when England are playing (up against Colombia in the last 16 at 6:30pm on ITV) because no-one will watch it. So they’ve shifted it in the schedules, meaning…

Ackley Bridge episode 5 will now air on Channel 4 at 8pm on Wednesday 4th July

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Let’s hope England make it worth the wait…