The TVweek: Sunday 31st March – Friday 4th April 2019

by | Mar 26, 2019 | All, TV Week


9.00pm Line of Duty BBC1 – The highly anticipated fifth series of Jed Mercurio’s police drama arrives. AC-12 investigate the head of a crime syndicate believed to have corrupt officers working for him, but realise they are up against their most destructive adversary yet.

9.00pm Britain’s Favourite Gamehows Five

10.00pm 6 Music Festival Highlights BBC4 – Lauren Laverne and Craig Charles present the best of the festival from Liverpool, featuring The Good The Bad and The Queen, Anna Calvi, Jon Hopkins and Hot Chip.


9.00pm The Brexit Storm: Laura Kuenssberg’s Inside Story BBC1 – The BBC’s political editor takes viewers through every twist and turn of the most extraordinary political story of recent times as Theresa’s May attempted to deliver Brexit.

9.00pm Secrets of Royal Babies: Meghan & Harry ITV – In spring 2019 Windsor Castle will have a new royal resident. What can expectant mum Meghan, Duchess of Sussex learn from royal mothers before her? We visit the nanny school in Bath which is the go-to place for royal childcare, and Glamis Castle in Scotland, where young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret could escape the glare of the media and stuffiness of the royal court.

Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hour in Police Custody, 9.00pm, Channel 4

                                            This Time with Alan Partridge, 9.30pm, BBC1

                                                 Fleabag, 10.35pm BBC1

9.00pm Devon & Cornwall More4 – Documentary series offering a picturesque look at the counties.

9.00pm The Case Against Adnan Syed Sky Atlantic – Documentary series that offers a fresh look at the 1999 murder of Baltimore student Hae Min Lee, and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed. Continues Tomorrow night.

11.00pm America’s Child Brides BBC1 – Ellie Flynn investigates the US’s child marriage laws, revealing the legal loopholes allowing underage girls in some US states to be married off to much older men.


9.00pm The Murder of Jill Dando BBC1 – Ahead of the 20th anniversary of presenter Jill Dando’s murder, the story behind one of Britain’s most high-profile unsolved killings.

Notable Continuing Series: Celebrity Bake Off, 8.00pm, Channel 4

                                               Derry Girls, 9.15pm, Channel 4

                                               Home, 9.45pm, Channel 4

9.00pm Inside Britain’s Storms ITV – Documentary following the work of the UK Met Office as they predict and track storms.

9.15pm First Class v Economy: Is It Worth It? Five – Light-hearted documentary as Nigel Havers and Sally Lindsay take to the skies to explore the differences between First Class and Economy travel from two very different perspectives aboard a British Airways flight from Heathrow to Washington.


9.00pm DIY SOS: The Big Build BBC1 – The team travels to Hessle, East Yorkshire to help a man left paralysed due to a spinal cord injury, whose wife died eight days after he returned home from hospital.

Notable Continuing Series: MotherFatherSon, 9.00pm, BBC2

                                               The Bay, 9.00pm, ITV

10.05pm Veep Sky Atlantic – The Emmy Award-winning political comedy returns for its seventh and final season.

10.40pm Barry Sky Atlantic – The brilliantly dark comedy following the journey of a depressed, low-rent hitman turned actor returns.


8.00pm Celebrity Painting Story BBC1 – Famous faces including Jane Seymour, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Phil Tufnell show off their artistic skills, beginning with self-portraits. Hosted by Mariella Frostrup.

9.00pm Jack The Ripper: The Case Reopened BBC1 – Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and Professor David Wilson re-examine the infamous murders, which took place in the Whitechapel district of London in the late 19th century.

Notable Continuing Series: Pose, 9.00pm, BBC2

                                             The Good Fight, 9.00pm, More4 

9.00pm Code Blue: Murder ITV – Documentary offering unprecedented access to the detectives and CSIs in the Specialist Crime Units of South Wales, following them as they deal with the most serious crimes from the first call-out to the crime scene and, ultimately, to court.

9.00pm Grand Designs: The Street Channel 4 – In Bicester, Oxfordshire, in this new six-part series, Kevin McCloud follows 10 households as they embark on an epic five-year mission to construct their own homes and create a brand-new street as part of Britain’s biggest self-build project.

11.05pm Walter Presents: Bad Banks Channel 4 – Walter Presents – which showcases the best foreign language drama series from around the world – continues with this sophisticated financial drama from Germany. Young, ambitious investment banker Jana Liekam is suddenly fired by Credit International Financial Group, an international bank headquartered in Luxembourg, supposedly for making a serious mistake. However, the person responsible for the error was actually Luc Jacoby, the son of CI’s chief executive. Jana unexpectedly receives help from the head of CI’s investment banking department, Christelle Leblanc.


8.30pm Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back Channel 4 – Comedian Joe Lycett, famed for his epic battles with petty officials and dodgy scammers, fights for the consumer rights of the Great British public in this new series. With the help of his assistant Mark Silcox, a weekly celebrity guest, and some daring hidden camera investigations, Joe campaigns on behalf of viewers who’ve been wronged by big corporations, caught out by small print, and hoodwinked by fraudsters. From dishing the dirt on unhygienic takeaways and battling with big banks, to pulling back the covers on sub-par hotel rooms, and taking low budget airlines for a bumpy ride, Joe is determined in his quest for consumer justice. This time celebrity guest Kathy Burke assists Joe as he battles with a big bank and puts advertising slogans to the test.

9.00pm Pilgrimage: The Road To Rome BBC2 – Series where a group of famous faces walk to Rome.

Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

10.00pm Let’s Talk About Sex Channel 4 –  Danny Dyer explains the birds and the bees, along with Miriam Margolyes, Alastair Campbell, London Hughes and Ulrika Jonsson. This new three-part series presents the most outrageous, astounding and unintentionally hilarious sex education videos for both parents and pupils to then offer their uncensored take.

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