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The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury – ITV

The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury

Julia finds a hidden paradise of coves and deserted beaches in this week’s episode of The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury on ITV

Julia heads to Skiathos and Skopelos in this week’s The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury on ITV, part of a group of islands known as the Sporades, or ‘Paradise Islands’ for their stunning coastlines and lush pine forests.

You might also recognise them as the setting for the smash-hit movie Mamma Mia!

Julia starts exploring on board a fishing boat where she samples sea urchins, hand-dived from the crystal-clear water.

The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury

Julia tries on a traditional wedding dress on Skiathos in The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury on ITV

She also visits the hillside Monastery of Evangelistria and tries on a traditional seven-layered Greek wedding dress.

She ends this leg at the small but perfectly formed Chapel of St John on Skopelos. 

This will be shown on ITV Border and UTV on 4 February.

For full listings, see our TV Guide.

TV Times rating: ***

Joanne Lowles
Freelance writer and editor

Joanne Lowles has been writing about TV since 2002. After graduating from Cardiff University with a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism, she worked for All About Soap magazine covering the ups and downs of life on the cobbles, the square and the Dales. 


Next came nearly 10 years at TV Times magazine as a writer and then deputy features editor. Here she spent many happy days interviewing the biggest names in entertainment and visiting the sets of some of our most popular shows including Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife and Strictly Come Dancing


With a love of nature and wildlife she’s also interviewed the leading experts in this area including David Attenborough, Chris Packham and Steve Backshall. She’s also travelled the world visiting Mongolia, Canada and South Africa to see how the best in the business make the most brilliant natural history documentaries. 


Freelance since 2013, she is now is a digital writer and editor for What to Watch, previews the best on the box for TV Times mag each week and loves being constantly surprised, entertained and informed by the amazing TV that she is lucky enough to watch.