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TVMucho – Top ten shows of the week July 30 – August 6

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, July 30th, 2018

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.

The Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure

Monday 7pm – 8pm, BBC2

Exploring the culinary delights and sights of Provence, Dave Myers and Si King journey through Southern France on their motorbikes in glorious sunshine.

On the way the duo meet a Moroccan woman who is the holder of France’s highest honour – the Legion d’Honneur for all of her work settling and integrating migrants, she is also a fantastic chef who makes fish stew to die for. As the pair leave this legendary lady they head west to learn about the influence the Romans had on cuisine in the area, which leads to an interesting breakfast dish consisting of spiced octopus in a pastry! The interesting food doesn’t stop there as the gentlemen join a Catalan farmer for a meal of barbecued snails!

 

Love Island: The Live Final

Monday 9pm – 10.35pm, ITV2

Caroline Flack presents the live final of Love Island where one couple will walk away with £50000 after gaining the public vote for the shows ‘favourite couple’. This series has proved to be ITV2’s most popular with over 3 million viewers, bringing heartache, love and even ofcom complaints!

 

Inside the Factory

Tuesday 8pm – 9pm, BBC2

Greg Wallace travels to Ripon where he looks round the Heck sausage factory that produces a staggering 625000 sausages a day. Wallace finds that unlike many other factories in the series this one is more people reliant than expected, he also finds Russian is the most spoken language amongst the workforce.

Cherry Healey gets the scientific breakdown on the best sausage from the University of Chester whilst Ruth Goodman explores why the Americans have such a fascination and affinity for the German Bratwurst.

 

First Time Call Girl

Tuesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5

Opening up and exploring the taboo world of escorting, women working in the industry reveal what really happens behind closed doors.

The programme follows 22 year old Alexis into the industry and discusses her decisions and choices into the move. We also follow Kat, who is considering leaving the industry and 28 year old Cassandra who charges her clients £3000 per day for her company.

 

The Real Marigold Hotel

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1

New series where 9 celebrities embark on a journey to Udaipur, India to experiment whether they can set up a better and more rewarding retirement there than in the UK.

The volunteers for the experiment are The Krankies, Stanley Johnson, Syd Little, Bob Champion, Peter Dean, Selina Scott, Susan George and Stephanie Beacham.

Stanley Johnson throws himself headfirst into the task with his experience in India, Bob Champion doesn’t fair well with curry and Selina Scott is somewhat weary of the task.

 

Eamonn & Ruth: How the Other Half Live

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes travel the length of Britain to meet some of the countries wealthiest people. On the show tonight the pair meet Ann Summers Boss Jacqueline Gold who highlights the importance of having a revolutionary idea to find wealth. They also meet Jack Petchey, a millionaire philanthropist who is still working at 91 and Doug Barrowman – an investment guru who has made billions from calculated risks. There’s also an interesting session with the UK’s self-proclaimed highest paid life coach.

 

Doc Martin

Friday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

Janice has left, leaving Louisa and Martin searching for a nursery. Al has very high blood pressure which shocks Mrs Tishell, meanwhile Louisa helps diagnose a pupil and contemplates a career change, which does not go down well with Martin who hates change. Stars Martin Clunes, Selina Cadell, Caroline Catz and Ian McNeice.

 

European Championship 2018

Saturday 1.15pm – 6.40pm, BBC1

Hazel Irvine presents live coverage of the European Championship from Glasgow. The inaugural multi-sport event is in its third day and presents track cycling events where Elinor Barker looks to claim the European title following her gold in the Commonwealth points event. There’s also action from the pool where Olympic and World champion Adam Peaty will seek to add yet another gold to his name.

 

Battle of Britain

Friday 2pm – 4.40pm, ITV4

Guy Hamilton’s 1969 classic that pays homage to “The Few”. Poignant following the death of WW2 ace Geoffrey Wellum.

In June 1940 the Luftwaffe launched a series of raids against Britain to gain air superiority and launch a ground offensive. The RAF had other ideas under the leadership of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding. Despite being heavily outnumbered and forced to match experienced Luftwaffe pilots the RAF fought valiantly throughout the summer of 1940, securing their place in history as ‘The Few’.

Stars Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Curt Jurgens, Robert Shaw and Trevor Howard.

 

Hidden Britain by Drone

Sunday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 4

New series. Presented by Tony Robinson this programme uses drones to explore areas of Britain which are traditionally off limits to the public, producing aerial footage not seen before. IN the first episode the drones explore a huge stately home, a billionaires wine vaults and an abandoned theme park. The programme also explores a flower far in full bloom which is closed to the public 50 weeks of the year and we get a sneak insight into the secrets of Argos.

 

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