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What are our TV picks of the week? April 29 – 6 May

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, April 29th, 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.

Scandal in the Church of England: Panorama

Monday 8.30pm – 9pm, BBC1

BBC’s Panorama investigates the church-related child abuse that has tarnished the reputation of the Church of England. The programme features interviews with survivors of the scandal, as well as hearing from high profile members of the church such as Bishop Peter Hancock, the Church of England’s safeguarding bishop.


The Curry House Kid

Monday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 4

Choreographer and dancer Akram Khan takes a trip to his childhood as he visits the curry houses that appeared in post war Britain. Akram meets the Bangladeshi immigrants chefs who, despite racism and hostility, created this British culinary institution. Exploring the roots of their immigration, he faces up to his own past, family history and how he came to be a dancer.


Bake Off: The Professionals

Tuesday 8pm – 9pm, Channel 4

New series of the baking show featuring twelve professional duos from across the UK as they go head to head to impress the judges – pastry chefs Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden. The first heat proves particularly challenging for the first 6 teams, Cherish and Benoit set some tricky challenges. Firstly, Linder tortes and Bakewell tarts must meet the judges high standards in only three and a half hours. The second showpiece challenge is equally stressful, the teams have 5 hours to produce a reinvention of the classic red velvet cake. Presented by Tom Allen and Liam Charles.


Surgeons: At the Edge of Life

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC2

Cameras follow specialist paediatrics surgeons in this week’s episode from Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Consultant paediatric urology and transplant surgeon Liam McCarthy and his team undertake a kidney transplant from a father to his two year old son. Meanwhile, consultant paediatric surgeon David Barron and his team perform an intricate operation on three year old Madison who suffers from a rare condition that prevents blood from reaching her lungs, the result of which could result in the impeding of her growth and organ development if not treated.



Wednesday 8pm – 9pm, BBC1

New series of the consumer show which tackles unfair and unjust practices. Nikki Fox, Matt Allwright and Steph McGovern return to take on some of the countries biggest and best-known businesses. The team address one of the public’s biggest gripes and the issues the show is contacted about the most – mobile phones contracts and how you can be billed for services you never agreed to. They also take rogue traders head on, revealing one of the most audacious scams to date caught on camera, then confronting the trader – how will they react knowing they’ve been rumbled on national television?


easyJet: Inside the Cockpit

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

New series from the cockpit of one of Britain’s most successful low-fares airlines. The documentary follows both experienced and rookie pilots as they face the everyday challenges that the public and mother nature bring to them. In the first episode, Captain Brij Kotecha attempts to land at Innsbruck airport but the severe blanket of cloud forces his to rethink whether he can land there at all, meanwhile, in the middle of the Alps, Captain Emma Henderson faces it all as she faces severe turbulence, technical issues and a severely ill passenger who collapses in her arms.


Bridget Jones’s Diary

Friday 10.45pm – 12.35am, ITV

The Romantic Comedy based on Helen Fielding’s novel that a generation found themselves able to relate to. A single woman makes New Year’s resolutions to get promoted at work, quit bad habits and to find that someone special. However, her plans falter as she tries to deal with her own mother’s infidelity, strong feelings for an uptight lawyer and an inappropriate fling with her boss. Stars Colin Firth, Hugh Grant and Renee Zellweger.


Match of the Day Live: The Women’s FA Cup

Saturday 5.10pm – 7.40pm, BBC1

Kick off 5.30pm. Live coverage of the Women’s FA Cup final from Wembley Stadium where Manchester City Women take on West Ham United Women. The Hammers have never made it this far in the competition and will be massive underdogs as they have only beaten one top-flight team so far in the cup. The Citizens will be confident despite only appearing in their second final, they won their last appearance in 2016/17 where they beat Birmingham City Women 4-1.



Saturday 9pm – 11.20pm, Channel 4

Emerald Bay is kept safe by a veteran lifeguard and his highly trained team. As he breaks in some new recruits he and the team also have to contend with a highly dangerous new drug sweeping the beach. Action comedy based on the classic Saturday night TV show. Stars Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.



Sunday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

Lord Palmerston causes uproar has he deploys the Royal Navy to Greece to blockade their ports following an attack on a British subject. Prince Albert reveals his ambitious plans for an international exhibition – but requires some ingenuity to find the funding for it. Meanwhile, Penge is hired by Monmouth to spy on Joseph and Sophie – leading to revealing information about Joseph’s time at Chatsworth.


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