The TVweek: Saturday 31st January-Friday 6th February 2015

by | Jan 28, 2015 | All, TV Week


Notable Continuing Series: 7.00pm The Voice UK, BBC1

9.00pm The Secret World of Lewis Carroll BBC2 – To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice Adventures in Wonderland; Martha Kearney learns more about Lewis Carroll as well as the girl who inspired him to write the book; Alice Liddell. 


6.00pm Animals in Love BBC1 – Liz Bonin explores the lifelong relationships formed between different species of animals in this two-part series 

7.00pm The Jump Channel 4- Davina McCall returns to the Austrian Alps where sixteen more daring celebrities compete in a number of winter sports. Among this year’s contestants are Heather Mills, Mike Tindall, JB Gill, Steve-O, Louis Spence and Phil Tufnell. The Jump continues every night this week on Channel 4. 

9.00pm Our Guy in India Channel 4 – Guy Martin embarks on a 1,000-mile trip across India, culminating in his participation in Rider Mania; one of the most crazy motorcycle races in the world. 

Notable Continuing Series: 8.00pm Call the Midwife, BBC1

                                                8.00pm The Hotel, Channel 4

                                               8.00pm Top Gear, BBC2

                                            9.00pm  Last Tango in Halifax, BBC1

                                            9.00pm  Mr Selfridge, ITV


9.00pm A Cook Abroad BBC2 – In the first of six exotic culinary journeys, Hairy Biker Dave Myers travels down The Nile in search of the origins of baking. 

Notable Continuing Series: 8.00pm Waterloo Road, BBC3 (Repeated at 10.35pm on BBC1)

                                              9.00pm, Silent Witness, BBC1

                                              9.00pm, Broadchurch, ITV

                                              10.00pm Catastrophe, Channel 4 

9.00pm The Undateables: Two Weddings and A Baby Channel 4 – In this special catch-up instalment we follow two of the documentary’s most memorable participants, Brent and Steve as they get ready to propose to their girlfriends. Meanwhile another former subject; Caroline, is expecting her first baby. 

10.00pm 10,000 BC Channel 5 – New reality show in which twenty Brits travel to remote Bulgaria and experience what life would’ve been like in the Stone Age. 


9.00pm Inside the Commons BBC2 – Michael Cockerell presents this documentary which was filmed over a year, giving an insight into the day-to-day life of The House of Commons. The programme will follow everyone from Prime Minister David Cameron to those who maintain the building itelf. 

Notable Continuing Series: 9.00pm Silent Witness, BBC1

                                            9.00pm, 24 Hours in Police Custody, Channel 4

                                            10.00pm, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Dave


8.00pm GPs: behind Closed Doors Channel 5 – A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of a number of GPs working at Putneymead practice in south-west London. 

Notable Continuing Series: 8.00pm Midsomer Murders ITV 

                                                9.00pm Wolf Hall, BBC2

                                             9.00pm 24 Hours in A&E, Channel 4

9.00pm Abortion: Ireland’s Guilty Secret? BBC3 – Reporter Alys Harte presents this documentary which looks at how young women growing up in Northern Ireland, where abortion is still illegal, travel to England in order to receive a termination.  


8.00pm The Great British Sewing Bee BBC2 – Claudia Winkleman, Patrick Grant and May Martin return for the third series of the popular competition show. 

Notable Continuing Series: 9.00pm, Death in Paradise, BBC1

                                                9.00pm, Cucumber, Channel 4,

                                                10.00pm Banana, E4

10.15pm The Comeback  Sky Atlantic  -Lisa Kudrow’s comedy returns to the screen after nine years as she plays B-list star Valerie Cherish who is hoping to find fame once again. 


9.00pm Celebrity Big Brother: Live Final Channel 5 – Emma Willis presents the finale of one of the series’ most talked-about runs as the public learns who this year’s Celebrity Big Brother winner is. 

Notable Continuing Series: 9.00pm, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Channel 4

                                               10.00pm, The Last Leg, Channel 4

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