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Virgin Media Ireland adds UKTV to on-demand platform

TaskmasterVirgin Media Ireland has added UKTV Play to its line-up of on-demand services, boosting its catch-up TV catalogue by more than 1,000 hours.

UKTV channels Dave, W, Gold and Alibi are now available on Virgin Media On Demand in Ireland, giving users access to shows like UKTV Originals Taskmaster (pictured) and John Bishop: In Conversation With…

“As well as having exclusive access to UKTV original shows, Virgin Media customers will now be able access their favourite classics, such as Only Fools and Horses and The Good Life, as well as hit shows including, Doctor Who and Storage Hunters,” said Paul Farrell, VP of Virgin Media Ireland.

Richard Williams, general manager of UKTV Play said: “It’s exciting to be launching UKTV Play on Virgin Media Ireland as it marks another step forward in the growth of the service.

“We welcome the partnership with Virgin Media Ireland and are delighted that viewers can now watch Dave, W, Gold and Alibi shows anytime, anywhere.”