The TVweek: Saturday 6th February – Friday 12th February 2021

by | Feb 2, 2021 | All, TV Week


9.00pm Line Of Duty BBC One – Another chance to the second series of the BBC’s megahit. The second series, which aired in 2014, starred Keeley Hawes as DCI Lyndsay Denton.

9.00pm When the Fergusons Met the Monarchy Channel Five –  This documentary examines the experiences of royal life for Sarah Ferguson and her family after she married Prince Andrew, and the impact on both sides after the marriage ended in scandal and divorce.


7.40pm Musicals: The Greatest Show BBC One – Sheridan Smith hosts a celebration of the world of musical theatre from the London Palladium, with the host joining Amanda Holden to perform I Know Him So Well from Chess. There are also numbers from The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia!, Hamilton, Hairspray, Funny Girl, The Phantom of the Opera and Dreamgirls, while international superstar Idina Menzel talks to West End legend Elaine Paige.

9.00pm The Ranganation BBC Two – Romesh Ranganathan hosts a topical comedy show, joined virtually by a diverse group of 20 members of the public drawn from all walks of life, who are invited to share their thoughts on the state of modern Britain today. Romesh and his outspoken and passionate focus group will be joined in the studio by a selection of celebrity guests.

Notable Continuing Series: Finding Alice, 9.00pm, ITV

                                               The Great, 9.00pm, Channel 4 

9.00pm The Most Dangerous Animal of the Them All Sky Crime – Documentary following the true story of Gary L Stewart who, while tracking down an absent parent, began to suspect that his birth father could be the man responsible for the Zodiac murders of the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Notable Continuing Series: Would I Lie To You?, 8.30pm, BBC One

9.00pm Undercover Police: Hunting Paedophiles Channel 4 – Documentary following officers as they assume new identities online and are given the task of engaging with people who have demonstrated a sexual interest in children. In the first edition, an undercover officer pretends to be a 47-year-old paedophile, claiming he enjoys sexually abusing his 10-year-old daughter and is looking for other men who would like to join him.

9.00pm Darcey Bussell’s Wild Coasts of Scotland More4 – The former ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge explores the islands off the west coast of Scotland and finds out more about her Scottish ancestry. Her odyssey begins on the Isle of Skye, where she tries scallops fresh from a loch, has a bash at step dancing and goes wild swimming in honour of her grandfather.

10.00pm The Standup Sketch Show ITV2 – The return of the programme in which routines by renowned and up-and-coming comedians are reconstructed as sketches, featuring Russell Kane, Kojo Anim, Seann Walsh, Elf Lyons, Luke Kempner, Josh Weller and Jayde Adams.


9.00pm Forensics: The Real CSI BBC Two – Second series of the documentary. Investigators examine the home of a man covered in blood who hands himself into the police declaring he has murdered his wife, but who also claims to have no memory of the incident. Crime scene coordinator Jo Ward carries out analysis of the property in the hope of piecing together a sequence of events, but a crack in the man’s mobile provides an insight into his motives.


9.00pm Trump Takes Over the World BBC Two – After one of the most shocking presidencies in history, Donald Trump’s top advisers and the leaders who clashed with him lift the lid on the critical moments of his foreign policy. The first edition looks back over Trump’s first year and a half in office, when he fell out spectacularly with some of America’s oldest allies and offers an inside look at crucial meetings and summits where the US President shocked his counterparts.

9.00pm Extraordinary Escapes Channel 4 – Series in which Sandi Toskvig explores the UK’s wildest, most remote and beautifully designed holiday homes, accompanied by some of the nation’s most fascinating and funny women. From a lighthouse cottage on a private island near the Isle of Skye and a stunning tree house in the Wye Valley, to the only nature reserve in England in which you can stay, every episode visits a different region and promises hidden away places offering glorious sanctuary. In the opening edition, Sandi is joined by legendary actor Alison Steadman to seek out extraordinary escapes in the wilds of Suffolk.

9.00pm The Disappearance of Shannon Matthews Channel 5 – First in a two-part documentary about the disappearance of nine-year-old Shannon Matthews in Yorkshire in 2008, an investigation that gripped the nation, which turned out to be hoax kidnapping plot devised by her mother. Featuring exclusive interviews with Shannon’s best friend, members of the local community, and the police officers who eventually found her, the programme reveals the remarkable truth of what really happened. Concludes Tomorrow at 9.00pm.

9.00pm SEAL Team Sky One – Fourth season of the action drama, starring David Boreanaz.

10.00pm Hypothetical Dave – Third series of the comedy panel show that sees Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster pose ridiculous Hypothetical scenarios to guests Suzi Ruffell, Tom Allen, Sophie Duker and Desiree Burch.


9.00pm Piers Morgan’s Life Stories ITV – Piers welcomes Gemma Collins.


Notable Continuing Series: It’s a Sin, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                             The Last Leg, 10.00pm. Channel 4

                                              Ramy, 11.05pm, Channel 4 

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