The TVweek: Sunday 27th January – Friday 1st February 2019

by | Jan 22, 2019 | All, TV Week


Notable Continuing Series: Call the Midwife, 8.00pm, BBC1

                                               Dragons’ Den, 8.00pm, BBC2

9.00pm The Last Survivors BBC2 – This landmark documentary gathers together the compelling and, in some cases, never-before-heard testimony from the last Holocaust survivors living in Britain today.


9.00pm Europe: 10 Years in Turmoil BBC2- For the first time, Europe’s Presidents and Prime Ministers and their closest advisers take us back behind closed doors, where they battled night after night to keep the European Union together. The series shows leaders such as French President Nicolas Sarkozy and European Council President Donald Tusk not just as politicians, but passionate people trying to defend their project and their countries – with all the contradictions that involved.

Notable Continuing Series: Cold Feet, 9.00pm, ITV

9.00pm Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis save our Son? Channel 4 – Loved for their critiquing of TV programmes on Gogglebox, Steph and Dom Parker. But behind the laughter, the Parkers are fighting a life or death battle, trying to help their 18-year-old son Max, who suffers from severe epilepsy, through the most dangerous period of his life. Max has over 100 epileptic seizures a day and any one of them could be fatal.

9.00pm Shipwrecked E4 – The ultimate popularity contest in paradise kicks off as? eight strangers wash up on the tropical shores of Tiger Island, deep in the heart of the South Pacific.? The newly assembled group are soon joined by a? ninth? islander,? who swaggers into camp carrying a crate of booze just in time for their first island party. However, unbeknown to the others, he’s also on a secret mission to divide the camp.? Soon one tribe becomes two and the battle between? the Tigers and Sharks to? build? the biggest tribe? begins.

10.00pm The Stand Up Sketch Show ITV2 – Routines by renowned and upcoming comedians who bring them to life in sketch form. This opener features Stephen Bailey, Tom Allen, Felicity Ward, Joel Dommett and more.

10.00pm The Sex Clinic E4 –  In this new series, a team of sexual health experts aim to cut through the taboos about young people’s sexual health, offering a full sexual MOT to anyone who walks through the doors of their clinic.

10.00pm Dr Christian: Special Clinics W – Dr Christian re-opens his clinic for a series of special appointment days, each targeting a specific health issue, beginning with conditions related to negative body image.


7.30pm Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live 2019 ITV – Presented by Sara Cox and Ben Fogle, this one-off programme will feature dogs of all shapes and sizes and focus on the wonderful relationships between an owner and their dog.

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

                                         Escape at Dannemora, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

                                         Catastrophe, 10.00pm, Channel 4


8.00pm The Truth About Antibiotics BBC1

8.00pm Britain’s Brightest Family ITV – Second series of the quiz show hosted by Anne Hegerty.

Notable Continuing Series: The Undateables, 9.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm Phil Spencer’s History of Britain in 100 Homes More4 –  It’s no secret that Phil Spencer has a penchant for property, so he’s the perfect man to uncover some of the country’s most beautiful houses and tell the history of Britain in 100 specially chosen homes.

10.00pm Pure Channel 4 – Comedy drama series starring Charly Clive as 24-year-old Marnie, who’s been plagued by disturbing sexual thoughts for as long as she can remember. Her mind is XXX-rated and intrusive thoughts are piling up inside her head. She is caught in the grip of an excruciating form of obsessive-compulsive disorder – nicknamed ‘pure O’ – where her obsessions take the form of intrusive sexual thoughts, and the compulsions are unseen mental rituals that deeply affect her daily life. In episode one witty, chaotic Marnie is at the end of her rope, so she jumps on a bus to London on a mission to change her life and figure out what is wrong with her.


8.00pm Would I Lie To You?: The Best Bits BBC1 – A look back at the highlights of the panel show.

9.00pm Fred & Rose West: The Real Story with Trevor MacDonald ITV – Presented by Sir Trevor McDonald this documentary features exclusive interviews and insights into one of the most disturbing murder cases in British criminal history – Fred and Rose West and the Gloucester House of Horrors BnB.

9.00pm All Inclusive: How Do They Do It? Five – Consumer documentary with Alexis Conran. All-inclusive holidays are becoming increasingly popular with Brits. But are they genuinely good value for money, or are the hotels cutting corners in some way?

Notable Continuing Series: Better Things, 10.00pm, BBC2

                                               The Good Place 10.00pm, E4

10.00pm Camping Sky Atlantic – US remake of the Sky Atlantic original comedy from Julia Davies. Jennifer Garner and David Tennant star in Lena Dunham’s comedy about a dysfunctional group of people who embark on a weird and wonderful camping holiday.


9.00pm Posh Hotels with Sally and Nigel Five – Nigel Havers and Sally Lindsay experience the UK’s luxury hotels as both guests and as working members of staff. The Berkeley in London’s Knightsbridge is the go-to hotel for fashion-conscious A-listers. Nigel joins the housekeeping team, while Sally gets a 4am call for a shift with the florist, then works front-of-house on the concierge desk. Later, there’s Marcus Wearing’s chef’s table, cocktails and a ride home in a Ferrari to look forward to.

10.00pm The Last Leg Channel 4 – Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker return for a new series.

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