The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Wednesday 2 June

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Building Britain's Biggest Nuclear Power Station. (BBC/Windfall Films/Mat Stimpson)
Building Britain's Biggest Nuclear Power Station. (BBC/Windfall Films/Mat Stimpson)

There's an insight into the building of one of Europe's largest nuclear power stations this evening as a new documentary charts the construction of Hinkley Point in the UK. 

The busy workers have deadlines to stick to while trying to complete the mammoth project.

Get your popcorn ready too as it's also Movies Week over on The Great British Sewing Bee.

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Plus, drama Before We Die continues.

The Repair Shop - 8pm - BBC One

The Repair Shop's Suzie Fletcher and Jay Blades. (BBC/Ricochet Ltd/Steve Peskett)
The Repair Shop's Suzie Fletcher and Jay Blades. (BBC/Ricochet Ltd/Steve Peskett)

Jay Blades and the team set about restoring more beloved items for the visitors to their workshop. 

A mother and daughter are hoping metal work expert Dominic Chinea can save a bench with a touching family history, while Steve Fletcher has a mechanical calculator to work on. 

Plus, master saddler Suzie Fletcher tackles an antique bridle.

Location, Location, Location - 8pm - Channel 4

Phil and Kirstie present Location Location Location (Channel 4)
Phil and Kirstie present Location Location Location (Channel 4)

The property show catches up with house-hunters of episodes past, including Carole and Alan and their daughter Lauren who in 2010 were looking for a rural place over Somerset or Devon for a dog training business and a home with the potential for holiday lets.

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Plus there's Ros and Hannah who in 2019 wanted to buy their first home together. 

Building Britain's Biggest Nuclear Power Station - 9pm - BBC Two

Wide view of Hinkley Point. (BBC/EDF)
Wide view of Hinkley Point. (BBC/EDF)

This new documentary series from the BBC charts the building of Hinkley Point C, the first nuclear power station in Britain for over 20 years, and the challenges that came with it. 

The £22 billion project is one of the largest sites of its kind in Europe, covering an area the size of 250 football pitches. 

It goes behind the scenes to follow the staff who are under pressure to keep to deadlines.

The Great British Sewing Bee - 9pm - BBC One

Joe Lycett on The Great British Sewing Bee. (BBC/Love Productions)
Joe Lycett on The Great British Sewing Bee. (BBC/Love Productions)

As the competition heads towards its final few episodes, it comes down to Music and the Movies Week. 

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The sewers start with a unique challenge as Esme Young and Patrick Grant ask them to make a dress inspired by Baby from Dirty Dancing

The other silver screen themed tasks include a Transformation Challenge in the style of Maria Von Trapp as they adapt old curtains to play cloths for children, plus Dreamgirls is the inspiration for the Made to Measure.

Before We Die - 9pm - Channel 4

L-R - Dubravka, Davor, Stefan,Christian, Hannah, Billy, Tina, Bianca - the main players of Before We Die (Channel 4)
L-R - Dubravka, Davor, Stefan,Christian, Hannah, Billy, Tina, Bianca - the main players of Before We Die (Channel 4)

Lesley Sharp's detective Hannah Laing and her new partner Billy Murdoch (Vincent Regan) begin to probe the criminal Mimica family. 

They believe the clan is responsible for Sean's murder but learning a surprising piece of information leads Hannah to want to put a stop to the investigation.

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