The TVweek: Saturday 11th – Friday 18th April 2020

by | Apr 6, 2020 | All, TV Week


8.00pm Britain’s Got Talent ITV – Fourteenth series of the talent show hosted by Ant & Dec with judges David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell.

9.25pm Charles & Camilla: King & Queen in Waiting Five – A look at the relationship between the Prince of Wale and the Duchess of Cornwall, investigating how the pair met and the tumultuous beginnings of their romance. From forbidden love that caused scandal in the palace, to Camilla winning the hearts of the nation after becoming the prince’s second wife, it has been quite a journey for the royal couple..The programme also explores what might be expected from Charles’s reign when he becomes king and whether people will accept Camilla as queen.

10.50pm Diana: The Princess Who Changed The Royals Five – Documentary looking at how Diana, Princess of Wales raised her sons William and Harry, from her efforts to protect them from the spotlight to her desire to keep their childhoods as normal as possible. With a combination of archive footage and insider interviews, the programme explores what she was like as a mother, and views her through the eyes of her children as well as delving into the impact that their parents’ divorce and mother’s death had on them.


Notable Continuing Series: Race Across the World, 8.00pm, BBC2
                                                  The Nest, 9.00pm, BBC1
                                                Dragons’ Den, 9.00pm, BBC2

9.00pm The Tall Man Sky Crime – Documentary exploring the death of an Aboriginal man named Cameron Doomadgee, who died in police custody, and the riots and trial that followed this tragic event.


8.00pm Mend it for Money Channel 4 – Restorers compete to give objects a new lease of life with high-end makeovers, pitching against each other to win jobs and estimating how much profit the items will make when sold. Law-enforcement officer Nick brings in a vintage Allwin penny arcade machine and antique restorer Andy and woodturner Nick go up against each other for the opportunity to renovate it. Sisters Lorna and Louise hope that one of metalworkers Christina and Sean can return their vintage British postbox to its former glory.

Notable Continuing Series: The Nest, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm Quiz ITV – Major Charles Ingram doesn’t like quizzes, but for his wife Diana and brother-in-law Adrian knowing the answer is a way of life. As Diana and Adrian’s repeated attempts to get into the hotseat on Who Wants to Be a Millionare? fall short, all eyes turn to an unsuspecting Charles to win the million-pound prize. Meanwhile, the repeated reappearance of middle-class, professional quizzers has not gone unnoticed by the ITV team and producer Paul Smith makes a vow to stop them by any means necessary. Fact-based drama directed by Stephen Frears, starring Matthew Macfadyen, Sian Clifford and Mark Bonnar, with Michael Sheen as Chris Tarrant. Continues Tomorrow, Concludes Wednesday.

10.00pm Flack W – Second series of the PR based comedy-drama starring Anna Paquin. Robyn gets some unexpected news which threatens to derail her very precarious recovery. Caroline receives a surprise visit.


9.00pm Prue Leith: Adoption & Me Channel 4 – The food writer travels to Cambodia with her adopted daughter Li-Da, in the hope of tracking down her biological family. Li-Da was like many of her generation evacuated from the country to escape Pol Pot’s genocide, and Prue admits she has rarely questioned whether she could have helped her daughter connect more with her roots. Now, social media and DNA testing are allowing thousands of people to reconnect with lost relatives.

10.00pm I’ll Get This BBC1 – Extended version of the show in which five celebrities go out for dinner together. Jonathan Ross, Gabby Logan, Mark Wright, Anita Rani and Rachel Parris play a series of games, with the overall loser picking up the bill for the whole group.

10.45pm Hot Property BBC1 – Second series of the BBC Three series. Yung Filly helps a Birmingham woman explore three potential partners’ bedrooms as she searches for a confident man who shares her passion for music – but uncovers everything from balaclavas to spiders in the bed.


9.00pm Devs BBC2 – Lily and her boyfriend both work as programmers at the vast campus of quantum computer company Amaya, near San Francisco. When Sergei comes to the CEO’s attention, he is recruited to a secretive division of the company – but when he fails to return home, an alarmed Lily begins to investigate his disappearance. Mystery thriller created by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation), starring Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Zach Grenier and Alison Pill. Continues Tomorrow.

9.00pm Run Sky Comedy – Drama about a woman who escapes her boring life by running away with her old boyfriend. Starring Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson Domhnall Gleeson.

Notable Continuing Series: Save Me 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic
                                                Feel Good,10.00pm, Channel 4

9.35pm Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus Sky Comedy – The story of funk pioneer George Clinton, whose music was a major influence on the emergence of hip-hop.


8.00pm Grayson’s Art Club Channel 4 – At this time of national crisis, Grayson Perry sets out to bring the nation together through art. Every week, the Turner Prize-winning artist hosts the show from his studio, where he creates new pieces, leads masterclasses and finds out how other artists, creatives and celebrities have been spending their time in isolation. He also encourages artists and viewers alike to produce visual representations of this unique time, at the end of which he plans to display the art in an exhibition chronicling the changing moods of Britain in isolation.

9.00pm Secrets of The Royal Tours Five – First of two documentaries going behind the scenes with the royal family on their various travels. Through a combination of archive footage and interviews with insiders, the films reveal the significant historic occasions, most surprising secrets and incredible moments when the royals went globetrotting.


Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

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