The TVweek: Sunday 13th – Friday 18th June 2021

by | Jun 7, 2021 | All, TV Week

 Sunday

Notable Continuing Series: Time 9.00pm, BBC One

9.00pm The Jane Doe Murders Sky Crime – In 1996, a murdered woman is discovered in the Oregon woods – Polk County. Crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary sets out to uncover the victim’s identity.

9.00pm Cured Sky Documentaries – The campaign that led to a pivotal moment in the fight for LGBT rights: the American Psychiatric Association’s decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses.

Monday

9.00pm Peter Taylor: Ireland Beyond Partition BBC Two – In a personal journey to mark the centenary of the partition of Ireland in 1921, award-winning journalist and documentary-maker Peter Taylor revisits the films he has made over the past 50 years to reflect on the issue of a united Ireland. He reveals how his own understanding of it has evolved, from the early days when he took a Hull bus driver and his wife to Belfast, and a group of Catholic and Protestant children to Wales, through to his interviews with MI6 officers and others involved in the secret talks between the British government and the IRA.

Notable Continuing Series:  24 Hours in A&E, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                        Wellington Paranormal, 9.00pm, Sky Comedy

                       Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 9.30pm, Sky Comedy

                                 Inside No.9, 10.00pm, BBC Two

9.00pm Great British Gardens: Season by Season with Carol Klein Channel 5 – The plantswoman and broadcaster visits more outstanding gardens across the UK and meets the people who look after them, beginning at Arundel Castle in West Sussex. Joining head gardener Martin Duncan and his team, Carol helps to pollinate the peach trees, takes a lesson in posy-making and highlights some of the most interesting and beautiful plant specimens there.

10.00pm 911: Lonestar Sky Witness – Second season of the Texas-set medical drama fronted by Rob Lowe.

10.55pm Do Black Lives Still Matter? BBC One – Grime artist Saskilla examines companies’ pledges to address racial inequalities after the Black Lives Matter protests, speaking to insiders from a number of household brands before, during and after the initial protests following George Floyd’s death. He also talks to black influencers, who found themselves temporarily becoming flavour of the month to larger businesses.

Tuesday

7.00pm The Dog Rescuers with Alan Davies – Return of the pet series.

Wednesday

7.00pm 101 Years of Tesco Channel 5 – Documentary series charting the story of Britain’s biggest retailer, from its origins on a market stall to the supermarket giant it has become today. As well as looking back to the store’s humble beginnings, the series also goes behind the scenes in some of Tesco’s 3,627 stores as the company opens its doors to TV cameras for the first time in two decades. The first episode charts the birth of Jack Cohen’s brand on an East End market stall in London in 1919, and looks at how it expanded in the decades to come.

9.00pm Horizon Special: The Vaccine BBC Two – A look at how the Covid-19 vaccines were made.

Thursday

9.00pm Together BBC Two – Single drama from Denis Kelly starring Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy. A husband and wife are forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown. She is a charity worker, a co-ordinator for all of Europe at a refugee charity. She’s the daughter of a dentist father and an `old socialist” mother – the only grandparent still around. He, meanwhile, is a self-employed, self-made man who runs a boutique computing consultancy. He’s been forced to furlough his staff and take up growing vegetables – something he’s very proud of.

Friday

9.00pm A Pandemic Poem: Where Did The World Go? BBC Two – An examination of the pandemic, using a poem written by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage that charts the progression of Covid-19 from the early rumours arriving from Wuhan to the rollout of the vaccination programme and the easing of lockdown.

Notable Continuing Series: Celebrity Gogglebox, 10.00pm, Channel 4

                                                The Last Leg, 11.00pm, Channel 4

Custard TV Staff

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07/06/2021

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