The TVweek: Monday 9th – Friday 13th July 2018

by | Jul 2, 2018 | All, TV Week


Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hours in Police Custody9.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm 50 Years of the Jumbo Jet Five – Two-part documentary series. An exploration into the design and construction of the original ‘jumbo jet’, the Boeing 747. Engineers and pilots recall the challenges they faced and dramatic stories of the plane’s fledgeling flights.

9.00pm Sharp Objects Sky Atlantic – Amy Adams stars in an eight-part drama as a troubled newspaper reporter sent back to her hometown to cover the story of a suspected child killer.


9.00pm David Walliams Presents…Revenge of Alright on the Night ITV – Outtakes and mishaps from TV.


9.05pm Picnic at Hanging Rock BBC2 – Natalie Dormer stars in a brand new drama series.  In the final decade of the 19th century, mysterious widow, Hester Appleyard, arrives in Australia and establishes a successful school for young ladies. Six years later, on Valentine’s Day 1900, the headmistress allows her pupils to picnic at Hanging Rock. And there, in the strange brooding landscape, something unthinkable happens.

Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hours in A&E, 9.00pm, Channel 4
                                                 Stath Lets Flats, 10.00pm, Channel 4

11.00pm The Voices in my Head BBC1 – Documentary using audio reconstruction to take viewers into the world of three people who hear voices as a result of mental illness. Kyle started hearing a voice after he lost his job, house and girlfriend in quick succession, he then attacked himself. As Kyle tries to control the voice, he has to come to terms with the possibility that he may have to get used to live with it. Emmaline has been hearing a collection of voices since she was a child and has found that by welcoming them in, they can all live relatively peacefully – except when the voice of ‘the devil’ appears. After traumatic experiences earlier in her life, the voices have become a source of comfort and companionship, but they have also made her more isolated.


9.00pm Keeping Faith BBC1 – Eve Myles stars in this Welsh drama that has broken iPlayer records. She stars as lawyer, wife and mother Faith Howells who is drawn into a mystery when her husband and business partner Evan disappears. He leaves for work but never arrives, his sudden absence striking deep into the heart of his tiny Welsh community. As an increasingly desperate Faith searches for clues, she uncovers new revelations about Evan’s private life and questions how well she really knows the man she loves.

9.00pm Police Tapes: The Gameshow Killer ITV – Susanna Reid explores a cold case enquiry into one of Britain’s most prolific serial killers. This film reveals an extraordinary game of cat and mouse that Pembrokeshire detectives waged against the man that they suspected had brutally murdered at least four people, but as investigators hunted for proof, they made an extraordinary discovery; their suspect had been watched on game show Bullseye by millions.

9.00pm Holidays from Hell: Caught on Camera Channel 4 – Real-life footage, from the funny to the dramatic, shows what can go wrong when the holiday you’ve been dreaming about turns into a nightmare. Holidays from Hell: Caught on Camera reveals incredible moments, from sunbed dashes and ski crashes to Brits behaving badly and locals behaving madly, all captured on cameras and phones and told by the people who were there.

10.00pm Celebrity Sextortion Channel 4 – In November 2016, former ITV breakfast host Dan Lobb was shocked when a secretly-recorded video of him masturbating leaked online. The video was taken from a Skype sex session he’d had years before with a girl called Staci, a Twitter follower he’d been flirting with online. And Dan soon discovered that he wasn’t the only one: dozens of other British male celebs had had similar videos leaked as well. But who was Staci? Did she even exist? And if not, then who had recorded him masturbating – and why? This extraordinary film follows Dan on a mission to find out the truth behind his own video. His investigation takes him into an unknown world of online sextortion and celebrity sex-tape collectors, and finally brings him face to face with the people responsible for leaking the sex tape online.

11.05pm News Crack Channel 4 – A spanking new topical comedy from writers/producers Mother’s Best Child. In a world where nothing is shocking this is The News gone wrong with bells on, where footage is mashed and the reports are satirical sketches featuring a raft of great new comic voices – including Emma Sidi, Jon Pointing, Beth Rylance, Sophie Duker and Mark Silcox.


8.00pm Celebrity Five Go Caravanning Five – Travelogue series following five UK celebs as they bundle into a caravan and explore the open road. Colin Baker, Sherrie Hewson, Tony Blackburn, Todd Carty and Sonia head to the Lake District, England’s largest national park. Making the most of the lakes, the gang take to the water in Coniston and step back in time on the world’s oldest passenger steamer, on Ullswater.

9.00pm Holiday Horrors: Caught on Camera ITV – Real-life stories of holidays gone wrong. This episode includes what happens when a group of girls discover that they have a plane to themselves, the secret to beating the rush to the poolside sunbeds, and the man visiting some of the most unusual tourist hot spots. There’s also amazing clips filmed by holidaymakers who might have wished that they had never taken time off work!

Notable Continuing Series: The Last Leg, 10.00pm, Channel 4 

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