The TVweek: Saturday 1st – Friday 7th March 2014

by | Feb 26, 2014 | All, TV Week


8.20pm The Cube ITV – Phillip Schofield presents the launch of the eighth series of the game show, inviting more contestants to see if they have what it takes to win 250,000 pounds.

10.00pm Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle BBC2 – Stewart Lee’s award winning stand-up series returns after a three year absence, as he takes on six new subjects in his own unique style. Stew ponders some alterations to road signs along the A1 in Northumberland.


Continuing Series Include Call The Midwife, BBC1, 8.00pm

                                       Top Gear, BBC2, 8.00pm

                                       The Musketeers, BBC1, 9.00pm

                                       Dragons’ Den, BBC2, 9.00pm

                                       Mr. Selfridge, ITV, 9.00pm


8.00pm I Never Knew That About Britain ITV – Series exploring Britain’s rich and surprising history and revealing some of the nation’s most unusual and fascinating stories. Paul Martin reveals the unsung hero who connects the Spitfire and the folding buggy, Suzannah Lipscomb discovers the Welsh women who saved Britain from Napoleon and Steve Mould uncovers the man behind the dangerous experiments that led to pain relief.

9.00pm Mind the Gap: London v the rest BBC2 – While much of the UK still struggles after the financial crash, London is thriving like never before. In the first of two programmes, Evan Davis explores the economic forces that are polarising Britain and asks what the rest of the country can learn from London’s success.

9.00pm Animals Through the Night: Sleepover at the Zoo BBC4 – n a never-before-attempted sleep experiment, Bristol Zoo has been rigged with cameras and sensors and Liz Bonnin and sleep expert Bryson Voirin stay up all night to see what the animals get up to when they think no-one is watching. From red pandas and lions to meerkats and tapirs, for the first time a whole range of animal sleep behaviours is compared and contrasted across the course of a single night. The programme delves into the extraordinary world of animal sleep, looking at not only what science has already discovered, but the questions which remain to be answered.


9.00pm An Hour to Save Your Life BBC2 – Medical science series exploring the life or death decisions facing doctors in the first critical hour of emergency care. Including 360 degree access to specialist clinicians both at the scene and in the hospital, plus candid testimony from the medics themselves.


Continuing Series Include Outnumbered, BBC1, 9.00pm

                                       Line of Duty BBC2, 9.00pm                                    

                                       Inside Number 9, BBC2, 10.00pm



8.00pm The Hoarder Next Door Channel 4 – A new series of the show that helps hoarders de-clutter their homes and turn around their lives. Psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses works to uncover the psychological reasons behind the hoard, and straight-talking professional de-clutterers Zoe and Allyson work to clear out the clutter.

9.00pm DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC1 -Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS Team and over a hundred local builders taken on their biggest home build ever to help a family rebuild their lives.

9.00pm 37 Days BBC2 – Political thriller set behind-the-scenes in the final days before the outbreak of the First World War. The British Foreign Office, led by foreign secretary Sir Edward Grey receives news of an assassination in the Balkans. In Berlin, the Kaiser thinks he can exploit it for his own advantage.

9.00pm Coronation Street: A Moving Story ITV – This special programme follows the Street’s move from its 53-year-old base at Granada Studios to its new home in Trafford. As stars such as Sally Dynevor, Helen Worth and Jane Danson pack up their dressing rooms and film their final scenes, there is a chance to see previously unseen footage from the early 1960s.

9.00pm The Floods That Foiled New Year Channel 4 – In the second of two documentaries re-living the devastation, The Floods That Foiled New Year: Caught on Camera explains why it happened with the aid of striking observer footage, eyewitness testimony and expert commentary.


9.00pm Gogglebox Channel 4 – The fast turn-around weekly television review programme returns for a new 12-part series.

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