The TVweek: Saturday 12th-Friday 18th September 2015

by | Sep 8, 2015 | All, TV Week

9.00pm Beck BBC4 – New Scandinavian noir series first broadcast in Sweden in 2009 and starring Peter Haber as downbeat cop Martin Beck who his on the heels of a killer who is burying his victims alive. 
9.00pm An Inspector Calls BBC1 – Continuing the series of adaptations of 20th century literary classics with this new version of the JB Priestly play. David Thewlis stars as Inspector Goole who interrupts a wealthy family’s party to inform them that a young woman has committed suicide. The cast also includes Miranda Richardson and Ken Stott as Sybil and Arthur Birling 
9.00pm This is England ’90 Channel 4 – The final chapter of Shane Meadows’ drama saga sees the gang enter the new decade with great gusto. The first of four episode sees Woody enjoying life as a stay at home parent, Shaun pining for Smell and Lol flourishing whilst she works at the School Kitchen. 
9.00pm Countdown to Life BBC2 -Documentary exploring how the human body is made from conception to birth. In this first episode Michael Mosley focuses on the first eight weeks which can be the most perilous time in the womb as our destiny could have already been decided. 
9.00pm All Change at Longleat BBC1 – Behind-the-scenes look at Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire as its owner the Marquess of Bath hands over control of the estate to his son, Caewlin and his wife Emma. 
9.00pm Girls Can Code BBC3 – Alice Levine searches for young women with a hidden talent for coding and takes them to meet some of the country’s most powerful women in technology. 
10.00pm Six Degrees of Separation BBC2 – Science-based panel show in which captains Ben Miller and Hugh Dennis captain teams of scientists whilst Professor Brian Cox hosts. 
8.00pm Parking Wars ITV – Documentary focusing on the chaos that takes place in the nations’ car parks on a daily basis. This episode looks at the parking issues in Barnet as well as the problems with the car park at Swansea Hospital. 

9.00pm Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls ITV – Bear Grylls begins an adventure through the British Isles as he explores the diverse beauty of our wilder side. This first episode sees him journey through the stark and challenging landscapes of North Wales. 
9.00pm The Game Changers BBC2 – Fact-based drama recounting the birth of the video game Grand Theft Auto in 2002. Daniel Radcliffe stars as the game’s creator Sam House whilst Bill Paxton co-stars. 

10.00pm The Changing Room Channel 4 – Fashion designer Henry Holland discovers what happens behind the changing room doors of some the nation’s leading retailers. 

8.00pm The Sound of ITV: The Nation’s Favourite Theme Tunes ITV – Victoria Wood narrates this audience-chosen list of twenty of the best ITV theme tunes featuring the likes of Coronation Street, The Benny Hill Show, Minder and Surprise, Surprise. 

9.00pm Richard Hammond’s Jungle Quest Sky One – The Top Gear host lives his childhood dream of becoming a wildlife photographer as he travels to the South American rainforest in an attempt to capture the habitat on camera before returning and displaying his work for local schoolchildren 
10.00pm Later… with Jools Holland BBC2 – The music show returns with performances from Foals, Squeeze, My Morning Jacket, Rickie Lee Jones and Disclosure.

8.00pm George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces Channel 4 – The architect returns for another tour of offbeat small builds. He begins by meeting a father and son creating an ambitious cliff-top retreat and a young architect embarking on his first commission – a garden pavilion for his gran. 

8.00pm Sarah Millican Hijacks Deal or No Deal Channel 4 – To celebrate ten years of the popular teatime game show, Sarah Millican turns the tables on host Noel Edmonds and gets him to play the game in an attempt to win £250,000 for his chosen charity. 

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