This brand new series takes a look at the work carried out by the neurosurgeons at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital over the space of nine months. Cameras follow the Brain Doctors as they carry out high risk operations, removing brain tumours, correcting brain abnormalities and saving the lives of trauma victims.Tonight's theme is emergencies, so we follow the stories of Tracey, a midwife and mum to two sons who lies in a coma after suffering massive head injuries in a car crash, and Martin, who was struck down by a mysterious virus which has rendered him unconscious and unable to breathe for himself.
The Brain Doctors BBC2: 9.00pm
Sign up to our weekly TV mail
No spam, just great tv news & highlights.
Story by Sarah Doran | 17:29 | Wednesday 6th February 2013 | TV Highlights
The X Factor
The X Factor is back once more for another series, and while last year the baby was pretty much thrown out of the bath water...TV3 |
The Truth Commissioner
A TV movie based on David Park's novel of the same name. A political thriller, it stars Roger Allam as Henry Stanfield, a...BBC Two |
UTV Ireland: 10.30pm
This stirring adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel sees Viggo Mortensen and his young son, Kodi Smith-McPhee, traverse a...
The Good Terrorist
Channel 4: 8.00pm
This intriguing documentary follows the story of family man and anti-apartheid activist John Harris. Harris became infamous...
Match of the Day
BBC One: 10:10pm
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's eight Premier League matches. Tottenham's game with Liverpool at White Hart...BBC One |
Channel 4: 9.00pm
Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline star in a film that's basically like a PG-13 version of The...