The TVweek: Sunday 14th – Friday 19th June 2020

by | Jun 8, 2020 | All, TV Week


9.00pm The Sailsbury Poisonings BBC1 –  Three-part fact-based drama, starring Rafe Spall and Anne-Marie Duff. On March 4, 2018, emergency services descend on Salisbury city centre where they find former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia unconscious on a park bench. They are taken to hospital where doctors struggle to diagnose the source of their illness, while DS Nick Bailey decides to investigate the Skripals’ home for further casualties, but soon after returning to work he too begins to feel ill. Continues Tomorrow, Concludes Tuesday.

9.00pm The Queen & The Coup Channel 4 – It’s February 1953, the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Little does the Queen know she is about to be deployed in a US plot to topple Iran’s democratic leader in favour of an all-powerful shah. Planned by MI6, and executed by the CIA, the coup destroyed Iran’s democracy and had an impact on relations between Iran and the West. Using declassified secret documents, this documentary reveals the truth of what happened in 1953.

9.00pm Big Brother: Best Ever Shows E4 – Davina McCall and Rylan Clark-Neal revisit some of the most memorable Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother episodes as E4 celebrates the show’s 20th anniversary. Continues Tomorrow, Concludes Friday.


9.00pm Murder in the Car Park Channel 4 – Docudrama about the killing of private investigator Daniel Morgan, who was found in the car park of a south London pub with an axe lodged in his skull and £1,000 left poking out of his trouser pocket. The subsequent inquiry has lasted 33 years, and cost £30 million, but has failed to convict anyone of Morgan’s murder. For the first time, those that were alleged to have committed the crime, the police officers who investigated, and the grieving brother of the victim all tell their story.

9.00pm Love Island: Australia ITV2 – Relationship-based reality show in which singletons seeking a summer of romance compete to pair off in Majorca, in the hope of finding love and winning a cash prize.


8.00pm This Week on the Farm Five – Helen Skelton and Jules Hudson present a show in which farmers document their lives.

9.00pm 24 Hours in A&E Channel 4 – Return of the documentary series.

9.00pm Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild Five – Ben Fogle reunites with a former medical student living in the woodlands of Arkansas. Ben discovers the impact a series of injuries have had on his physically demanding wild lifestyle, including a simple lapse in concentration that nearly cost him everything. However, none of this has prevented him honing his talents as a craftsman and embracing a life surrounded by nature.


8.00pm Keeping Britain Fed BBC2 – How supermarkets are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, the most testing time in their history.

9.00pm George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces Channel 4 – Architect George Clarke delves into the world of small builds, meeting people taking tiny, unpromising spaces and creating places to live, work and play. In the first episode of a new series, George meets a couple who are creating a disappearing bathroom and a man squeezing a camper into a Reliant Robin. He also discovers Chile’s stunning architecture, and plans his hardest-ever build, an observatory.


9.00pm Remarkable Places to Eat BBC2 – The return of the programme in which leading food experts take Fred Sirieix to their favourite restaurants to explore what makes them so special.

9.00pm Page Three: The Naked Truth Channel 4 – This year marks the 50th anniversary since the first appearance of the Sun’s page three girl. Here, in this look back at uniquely British institution, some of the most famous models tell their stories. Samantha Fox, Jilly Johnson, Maria Whittaker and Keeley Hazell describe the highs and lows of their profession, Rhian Sugden and Emma reveal the misery that came with tabloid scandal and Hannah Claydon talks about the countdown to her debut at the age of 16.

Notable Continuing Series: What We Do in the Shadows, 10.00pm, BBC2


Streaming Today The Politician  Netflix – Second series of the Ryan Murphy dramedy.

8.30pm Jack Whitehall’s Father’s Day BBC1 – The comedian spends a socially distanced Father’s Day with his dad, Michael.

9.00pm My Brilliant Friend Sky Atlantic – The Italian drama series based on Elena Ferrante’s novel returns. With Lila on her honeymoon, Elena struggles to handle school and her relationship with Antonio.

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