The TVweek: Saturday 23rd – Friday 29th March 2019

by | Mar 19, 2019 | All, TV Week


9.15pm All Round to Mrs Brown’s BBC1 – Teri Hatcher, Rob Beckett, Anna Friel and Chris Kamara are among the guests as the chat show returns.


6.00pm The Family Chase ITV – Bradley Walsh hosts as a team made up of family members takes on a chaser.

7.00pm What Would Your Kid Do? ITV – Jason Manford returns for a new series of the light entertainment series that asks parents how their child would react in certain set ups.

8.00pm Blue Planet Live BBC1 – Chris Packham, Steve Backshall and Liz Bonnin present a week of live programmes on aquatic wildlife.

9.00pm Victoria ITV – Jenna Colman returns for a third series of the period drama.


Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hour in Police Custody, 9.00pm, Channel 4
                                            This Time with Alan Partridge, 9.30pm, BBC1
                                                 Fleabag, 10.35pm BBC1

9.00pm The Royal House of Windsor More4 – Documentary series based on evidence from archives around the world and the Queen’s own personal family archive held at Windsor, the series provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes insight into how the Windsors have weathered four generations of crisis, and the secrets of their survival.


Notable Continuing Series: Celebrity Bake Off, 8.00pm, Channel 4
                                               Derry Girls, 9.15pm, Channel 4
                                               Home, 9.45pm, Channel 4

9.00pm The Yorkshire Ripper Files: A Very British Crime Story BBC4 – Three-part documentary series which speaks  to children of some of the very first murder victims, police officers who worked on the investigation and journalists who covered the murders, the difference between the way the women were characterised by the investigation and the way they are remembered by those who knew and loved them is explored. After meeting a survivor of one of Sutcliffe’s earlier attacks, along with the daughter of another, this episode reveals how their vital eye-witness evidence was ignored because neither of the women were prostitutes and so didn’t fit the victim profile in the police narrative. Continues until Thursday.

10.00pm Road to Brexit BBC2 – Cult favourite Matt Berry offers his unique take on Brexit, in this one-off comedy special to mark the passing of the Article 50 deadline. Reuniting with collaborator Arthur Matthews for the first time since Toast Of London, Berry plays rogue historian Michael Squeamish, who’s on a mission to discover the origins of Brexit and offer some interesting opinions on Britain’s current plight along the way. Through creative use of archive footage and filmed interviews, The Road To Brexit unashamedly plays fast and loose with the facts to create a joyously surreal whistle-stop tour of Britain’s relationship with Europe, from the 1950s right up to Brexit.

10.15pm Fritzl – The Monster: 10 Years On Five – An investigation into the aftermath of one of the most notorious cases the world has ever seen.


Notable Continuing Series: MotherFatherSon, 9.00pm, BBC2

                                               The Bay, 9.00pm, ITV

9.00pm Find it, Fix It, Drive It More4 – New series that sees Henry Cole and Sam Lovegrove fix up vintage vehicles.


Notable Continuing Series: Pose, 9.00pm, BBC2

9.00pm Trevor McDonald: Babes in the Wood ITV – Documentary that looks into the harrowing case of the murder of two nine-year-old girls through the eyes of the family and police officers involved in the case.

9.00pm Manhunt: Catch Me If You Can Five – Documentary series following attempts to locate wanted criminals.

9.00pm The Good Fight More4 – Third series of the US legal drama set in one of Chicago’s pre-eminent law firms. A storm brews at Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart when revelations of past misdeeds involving a partner come to light. Just as she thought the world couldn’t get any crazier, an incident at home pushes Diane to breaking point. Meanwhile, Lucca is brought a new opportunity and Marissa teaches Maia to toughen up.

9.30pm Dead Pixels E4 – Comedy series that mixes live action and animation, starring Charlotte Ritchie, Alexa Davies and Will Merrick. Three friends, Meg, Nicky and Usman play Kingdom Scrolls, the popular online role-playing fantasy game, set in a magical world of wizards, orcs and wyverns. They are committed to the game. Because in the end, what’s more important – playing badminton with your flatmate Alison, or defending Castle Blackfinger from marauding orcs? For Meg, Nicky and Usman it’s no contest, the castle comes first. In real life, Meg and Nicky work in an office.


Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                               The Last Leg, 10.00pm, Channel 4

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