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What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, February 28th, 2019

TVMucho is the perfect solution for expats and travellers abroad looking for UK TV on demand. What are our TV picks of the week ? Read on to find out our top TV picks for the next 7 days.

999: What’s Your Emergency?

Monday 10pm – 11pm, Channel 4

After a Saturday night pub fight, a woman is badly cut and endured an agonising wait for much needed medical attention. Medics are forced to attend a habitual caller who has decided to call 999 instead of using his medication to control his symptoms – one of many non-urgent calls the emergency services receive every year.

 

Winterwatch 2019

Tuesday 8pm – 9pm, BBC2

New series presented by Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke which follows the lives and fortunes of different wildlife around the U.K. This Winter season the team are presenting from the UK’s largest national park – the Cairngorms. Cameras follow some of the countries rarer wildlife, including pine martens, red squirrels, golden eagles and created tits, as well as some of the more common species.

 

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tuesday 10pm – 12.35am, ITV4

Cold War thriller in which a disastrous spy operation leads to the retirement of the deputy to the head of British intelligence. With the possibility of a Soviet Mole in a high ranking position within MI6 he is soon brought out of retirement by the government to seek out the possible double agent. Stars Tom Hardy, Roger Lloyd Pack, Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch and John Hurt.

 

Red Arrows: Kings of the Sky

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

The team are devastated after an engineer is tragically killed onboard a jet which crashes during an exercise, the pilot also sustains serious injuries in the process. The incident hits everyone hard and the struggle to rebuild the team is obvious. Despite the horrible occurrence the training and hard work must continue for the season ahead and a replacement pilot is drafted in.

 

Fred & Rose: The One That Got Away

Wednesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5

Focussing on 25 Cromwell Street, the notorious house Fred and Rose West shared together in Gloucester where the evil pair buried most of their victims under the patio, this docu-drama examines their motives and crimes. Kathryn Halliday talks about her relationship with Rose which became more abusive over the years, while Caroline Owens reveals the horrors of her abduction and attack, revealing the guilt she feels to this day for not ensuring the pair went to jail after she escaped.

 

All Inclusive Holiday: Is it Worth it?

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

Many Brits enjoy an all-inclusive holiday, they provide a sense of value for money and lack of worry about food and drink. Consumer expert Alexis Conran investigates whether these holidays actually offer all they claim. Teaming up with experts he seeks to offer travel tips and advice and then challenges a family to see if he can mirror their all-inclusive trip by doing things independently, and for less money. Do these packages really offer a genuine bargain or is there a real difference in quality?

 

Live Six Nations Rugby Union

Friday 7.25pm – 10pm, BBC1

Kick off 8pm. Live coverage from Stade de France where France take on Wales in the first game of the 2019 Six Nations Rugby. The Welsh will be confident with a string of strong performances in the Autumn internationals and are strong favourites given the dismal displays recently by the French. Wales won 14-13 in Cardiff last year and finished second, they’ll be hoping to go one better this year.

 

Live Six Nations Rugby Union

Saturday 4pm – 7pm, ITV

Kick off 4.45pm. The final match of the opening weekend of the 6 nations comes from the Aviva Stadium as defending champions, Ireland, take on England. The Irish secured their third grand slam in the 2018 tournament and were completely dominant throughout. They are clear favourites for the competition again, storming through the autumn internationals, which included a first ever home win against the mighty all blacks. By contrast, the English had a terrible tournament last year, winning only 2 of their 5 matches and finished second bottom. Recent performances have improved and Eddie Jones will have confidence in his team. Presented by Mark Pougatch with commentary from Gordon D’Arcy, Lawrence Dallaglio and Nick Mullins.

 

They Shall Not Grow Old

Saturday 9pm – 10.40pm, BBC2

This excellent documentary by Peter Jackson explores the First World War with footage from rarely seen edited clips of the Western Front. Painstakingly restored and presented in colour, the programme has also brought speech to the brave soldiers through lip reading, as well as interviews with serviceman from both the Imperial War Museum and the BBC

 

Les Miserable

Sunday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1

Last in the series. The barricades prepare to face another onslaught from the Army as the fighting grows desperate and violent. Valjean faces heartbreak as he realises what is best for Cosette when he feels conflicted about her relationship with Marius. However, Cosette’s feelings are far stronger towards him than he realises. The selfless actions of a man Javert has always viewed as an irredeemable criminal forces him to reconsider his own self beliefs.

 

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