The TVweek: Sunday 2nd – Friday 7th May 2021

by | Apr 28, 2021 | All, TV Week


9.00pm Line of Duty BBC One – Concluding episode of the current series which could ‘The Fourth Man’ or ‘H’ finally unmasked. 


9.00pm Beat the Chasers ITV – The return of the quiz in which contestants from across the UK take on a team consisting of Jenny `The Vixen” Ryan, Anne `The Governess” Hegerty, Shaun `The Dark Destroyer” Wallace, Mark `The Beast” Labbett and Darragh `The Menace” Ennis hoping to win big money. Bradley Walsh hosts. Continues all week at 9.00pm.

Notable Continuing Series: Mare of Easttown, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

                                 Wellington Paranormal, 9.00pm, Sky Comedy

                                 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, 10.05pm, Sky Comedy.

                                  Starstruck, 10.30pm, BBC One


9.00pm The Money Maker Channel 4 – Entrepreneur and investor Eric Collins sets out to help struggling British businesses, offering them not only his expertise and business acumen but also a game-changing investment designed to change their fortunes around. He begins in Manchester at repair and restoration company Prymo. Lively CEO Jasen says he has never been busier, but Eric wants to know exactly what has been keeping him busy as there isn’t enough profit to expand.

11.05pm Late Life Lesbians Channel 5 – Documentary following women who have found love later in life with female partners, including 61-year-old widow Sally from Sussex and her new love, Lisa. Elsewhere, cameras follow mother-of-four Jocelyn, who left her husband and began a new relationship with her partner Sadie, and Mitra from London, who had to overcome the prejudice of her Middle Eastern mother when she found her true love.


9.00pm The Britney Battle: Searching for Truth BBC Two – Mobeen Azhar attempts to untangle the complexities surrounding the controversial conservatorship Britney Spears has been under for the last 13 years. Mobeen delves into one of the most passionate fan bases in modern celebrity, attending a court hearing along the way and finding himself in the midst of the ongoing battle between Britney’s conservatorship team and the passionate fans behind the #FreeBritney movement. The documentary also features never-before-seen interviews with contributors including her former choreographer Brian Friedman and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.

10.00pm Johnny Vegas: Carry on Glamping Channel 4 – Glamping is on the rise in Britain, and it’s no longer just a posh tent in a field. Up and down the country people are repurposing old vehicles into boutique hotels – and now, there’s a new kid in town. This documentary follows comedian Johnny Vegas and his assistant Bev see through their plans to create the county’s coolest glamping site. Johnny is starting by buying a vintage bus he has seen online, hoping to renovate it and put it in a field as part of his new project. The only problem is, the vehicle is in Malta, so he will need a plane to collect it.

10.00pm Bloods Sky One – Comedy, starring Jane Horrocks and Samson Kayo. South London paramedic Maleek is not impressed by new partner Wendy, a middle-aged divorcee who has just moved to the capital. Meanwhile, team leader Jo tries to flirt with grieving widower Lawrence, but is caught out by a major pile-up.

10.00pm The Guide to Surviving Life FOX – Short-lived US sitcom.

10.45pm Unsolved: An Alibi for Omar? BBC One – Journalist Bronagh Munro uncovers new evidence casting doubt on the conviction of a man who has spent 19 years in prison for murder. Omar Benguit was jailed for killing 26-year-old Korean student Jong-Ok Shin in Bournemouth in 2002. Now, Bronagh tracks down some of the alleged witnesses to ask them what they remember. She also finds evidence that could give Omar Benguit an alibi for the night of the murder.


9.00pm Ian Wright: Home Truths BBC One – The footballer-turned-broadcaster investigates what effect growing up in a psychologically abusive and violent home has on children in the UK. He meets with social workers to find out how they are supporting and protecting youngsters living in at-risk households during Covid-19 as well as adults and young people who have been affected by growing up with domestic abuse. Ian also shares the story of his own formative years, shaped by a difficult relationship with his stepfather, and on the final leg of his journey visits a charity who work with people at risk of committing, or who have already committed, domestic abuse.

9.00pm The Abduction of Milly Dowler Channel 5 – This true crime documentary about the case of Milly Dowler looks at possible new evidence in the case.

9.00pm Coroner More4 – Canadian crime drama based on MR Hall’s series of novels. Coroner Jenny Cooper is called to investigate the death of a teen in a youth detention centre. Her own life is upended by the untimely death of her husband and she learns to navigate raising a teenage son on her own. Serinda Swan stars.


Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                            This Time with Alan Partridge, 9.30pm, BBC One.

                                             The Flight Attendant, 10.00pm, Sky One

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