What UKTV channels do you get on BT TV and how can you watch them?

BT TV gives you Freeview favourites like Dave and Drama and access to premium channels Gold, Alibi and more.

UKTV is the home of some of Britain’s best TV shows with cutting edge comedy on Dave, TV classics on Gold and the best new dramas straight from the US on Alibi.

But what UKTV channels and catch-up services do you get on BT TV? Here’s a quick guide to the fantastic range of drama, comedy and documentaries, available at the push of a button on BT TV.

UKTV's channels are part of the 60+ premium channels available on BT TV along with channels such as MTV, National Geographic, Discovery and HISTORY.

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Premium Channels

Gold – BT TV channel 310

Gold channel

The home of 24 Carat Comedy, Gold is the number one destination for fans of classic British comedy.

From golden oldies such as Dad’s Army, Only Fools and Horses and Blackadder to modern classics like The Royle Family, Gavin & Stacey and The Office, Gold is stacked with laughs.

It also produces exclusive documentaries and new commissions including the Victoria Wood series dinnerladies diaries, retrospective show Porridge: Inside Out, and Sally Phillips show introducing celebrities' best-loved comedy moments, My Favourite Sketch.

W – BT TV channel 311

W Channel

W is the home of critically acclaimed UKTV documentaries such as Inside The Ambulance and airs UK exclusive premieres for MasterChef Australia and Code Black.

In 2019, W will air its first original drama – Anna Paquin’s six-part series Flack.

Also on W are the latest series of John Bishop: In Conversation With and new documentary strands Inside the Vets, taking a unique perspective on a veterinary team and Inside British Vogue, a closer look at the publishing institution and style bible.

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Alibi – BT TV channel 312

Alibi Channel

UKTV’s crime drama channel features the very best shows in the genre from the US, UK and beyond.

The latest gripping series premiering on the channel include Priyanka Chopra’s glossy spy thriller Quantico, NYPD drama Unforgettable and Jerry O’Connell’s comedy cop drama Carter.

Classic series on Alibi include the addictive and hugely successful Death in Paradise, Castle, Murdoch Mysteries and Father Brown.

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Good Food – BT TV channel 313

Good Food

The ultimate channel for foodies, Good Food showcases the best programmes from the world’s best cooks and chefs filmed around the world.

The channel features top names and shows from Nigella Lawson, classic Great British Bake Off and Jamie Oliver to the Hairy Bikers, Rick Stein and Heston Blumenthal.

Shows airing on Good Food in early 2019 include then food travel series Donal's Asian Baking Adventure, James Martin's Mediterranean, Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey and Mediterranean Escapes, and Two Greedy Italians.

Eden – BT TV channel 315


Eden gives BT viewers a selection of the very best wildlife, science and adventure programmes and features several shows from David Attenborough.

From classic series such as Planet Earth and Professor Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe, to Eden exclusive David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities, the channel is jam-packed with jaw-dropping and mind-expanding television.

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HD Channels

If you get the BT TV Max package, you will get the HD channels for Eden, Alibi, W and Good Food.

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If you’re a BT TV customer, UKTV Play sits alongside iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, My5, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Just press the BT Player button, scroll across to ‘Apps and Players’, press the UKTV Play logo and you’ll find the very best of UKTV available on demand.

It means you can catch up on the very best shows at your convenience and it is the perfect place to discover new shows that you might have missed.

Freeview Channels

Dave Channel

BT TV customers also have access to UKTV’s Freeview channels, which means you won’t miss the witty banter of Dave, the classics on Drama, your favourite ghost-hunting and supernatural series on Really, the very best history documentaries on

Yesterday and the best interior home and garden programming on Home.

UKTV has produced award-winning and ratings success across its channels with original shows such as Taskmaster, Red Dwarf and Dave Gorman’s Modern Life Is Goodish.

Drama channel

The UKTV Freeview channel numbers on BT TV:

Dave - 12
Drama - 20
Really - 17
Yesterday - 19
Home - 25

UKTV's channels are part of the 60+ premium channels available on BT TV along with channels such as MTV, National Geographic, Discovery and HISTORY.

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