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TVMucho – Top ten shows of the week

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, December 19th, 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.

Driven: The Billy Monger Story

Monday 9pm – 10pm, BBC2

Billy Monger is no ordinary 18 year old, in April 2017 he was involved in a motor racing crash that resulted in the amputation of both of his legs. Despite the incident, he has been determined to get back into the driving seat and compete again, all while learning how to drive without his legs and adapt to life with a disability. This documentary follows that journey as Billy is supported by the racing community and his hero, Lewis Hamilton.

 

The Martin Lewis Money Show Live

Tuesday 8pm – 9pm, ITV

A live special from the financial journalist and Angellica Bell in which viewers can send in their queries to be answered live on air. There is also the annual Festive Forecaster, advice on where to find the best shopping deals for Christmas and Black Friday, as well as help and advice in how to talk more openly and honestly within the household about finances.

 

Informer

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1

Last in the series. Gabe and Raza’s lives catch up to the cataclysmic events at Cafe 66. The final details of the attack at the eatery are revealed following the exposing of the terrorist cell. The lives of all those involved are changed forever as the fallout and revelations from the catastrophic event take hold.

 

Watchdog

Wednesday 8pm – 9pm, BBC1

Matt Allwright, Nikki Fox and Steph McGovern conduct tests at some of Britain’s biggest and best known pub chains with some alarming results. One woman spends months trying to piece together a financial scam that cost her thousands of pounds, only to discover the shocking revelation that a lapse in her banks security allowed it to happen. Rylan Clark-Neal explores the safety of the booming Botox market on the high street.

 

Trans Kids: It’s Time to Talk

Wednesday 10pm – 11pm, Channel 4

Author and psychotherapist Stella O’Malley reflects on the ever increasing number of young people who are embarking on gender transition, reflecting on the gender identity issues she faced herself as a child. She contrasts and compare the options open to transgender children today and her own childhood, asking what life may have been like for herself should she have had the choices available to children today. She meets young people to understand their journeys and also speaks with academics and parents who are trying to assist children through that journey.

 

Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack: The Inside Story

Thursday 8pm – 9pm, BBC1

The attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury shocked a nation. Jane Corbin investigates this assassination attempt, speaking with police officers, intelligence insiders and the Government’s chemical weapons scientist. She also travels to Russia and speaks with family and friends of the former spy that Russia attempted to kill in an attack that had complete contempt for the safety of the British public.

 

Invictus

Friday 10.50pm – 1.10am, ITV

Clint Eastwood’s fact based drama about Nelson Mandela and his aspiration to unite South Africa. Following his election as president, Mandela seeks a means to unite the nation, the 1995 Rugby World Cup and South Africa’s qualification provides a perfect opportunity. Enlisting the help of captain Francois Pienaar he aims to make the team an inspiration for all South Africans, regardless of race or colour. Stars Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman.

 

John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

Saturday 8.30pm – 10.20pm, Channel 4

Released in 1971, John Lennon’s album ‘Imagine’ has a fascinating and untold story behind it. The documentary explores the intrinsically entwined music, art and politics of the pair that makes the album. Features interviews with Eddie Veale, John Dunbar, Julian Lennon, Dan Richter, David Bailey and Yoko Ono, some of whom have never spoken publicly before on film, as well as a unique view of footage from the private archives of Lennon and Ono.

 

Reach for the Sky

Sunday 3pm – 5.10pm, BBC2

Biopic of Douglas Bader, the Second World War hero who lost his legs in a flying accident in 1931. After learning to walk on artificial limbs he went on to be one of the RAF’s top aces. However, more misfortune was forthcoming as he was shot down over France and eventually interned in the infamous Colditz prison. Stars Alexander Knox, Kenneth More and Muriel Pavlow.

 

Dynasties

Sunday 8pm – 9pm, BBC1

David Attenborough follows and narrates footage of a lion pride on Masai Mara in Kenya where the future of the group hangs in the balance due to a dangerous and unusual turning point. Deserting the group, the adult males have left, leaving the two remaining adult females to protect their cubs from an array of different threats, including herds of buffalo, other groups of lions and the menace of persistent and savage hyenas. However, the greatest threat to the pride comes when they encounter humans.

 

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