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TVMucho – Top ten shows of the week

What are our TV picks of the week ? 

Mon, April 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 Great Wall of China: The Hidden Story – Secret History

Monday 10pm – 11pm, More4

As China embarks on the first ever nationwide survey and mapping by state of the art drones on the Great Wall of China, director and producer Ian Bremner is given access to the amazing new material that reveals the extraordinary magnitude of this engineering marvel.

The documentary reveals a deep change in the understanding of the structures history and decodes its complex signal system. Some ingenious and complex chemistry also identifies why the wall has stood so strong for so long and the reason will amaze – a simple cooking ingredient found in kitchens across the globe!

 

My F-ing Tourette’s Family

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 4

Life for Spencer, 13, and Lewis, 9, is anything but ordinary, both brothers suffer from the neurological disorder Tourette’s syndrome.

Cameras follow the Oxfordshire family as the reveal what life is like undertaking everyday activities and the challenges this can bring with the boys physical and verbal ‘tics’. These tics often present inappropriate or taboo phrases. For years the family have chose to live a sheltered life but now feel it is the right time to raise awareness of the disorder.

 

Live Women’s FA Cup Football

Saturday 5.10pm – 7.40pm, BBC1

Live coverage of the final (5.30pm kick off) of the Women’s premier domestic cup competition. Chelsea knocked out holders Manchester City 2-0 in the semi’s whilst 14 time winners Arsenal overcame Everton 2-1. This match is a repeat of the 2016 final which saw the Gunners pip Chelsea 1-0. Can the Blues overcome the disappointment of 2 years ago?

 

Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport

Wednesday 8pm – 8.30pm, ITV

Brand new series of this popular insight into the day to day life of all those who pass through, work or visit London’s Heathrow airport, Europe’s busiest airport.

Demi, one of Heathrow’s army of passenger experience manager’s deals with some very disgruntled passengers while check in agents Selina and Carrie-Ann turn problem solvers as they tackle some broken baggage belts. Meanwhile, Border force officer, Bob, assesses the case of a Brazilian student trying to pass through the border to visit his brother.

The Royal Wives of Windsor

Monday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

The first part of a two part documentary exploring how much impact and influence women have had when marrying into the House of Windsor.

As the world focuses on Meghan Markle marrying Prince Harry, an array of broadcasters, journalists and biographers which include Jeremy Paxman, David Starkey and Penny Junor delve into how the wives of Windsor have transformed the dynasty and impacted British social history across the ages.

The Big Bang Theory

Thursday 11.10pm – 11.40pm, E4

Howard is heartbroken so Leonard and Raj decide to take him to Las Vegas where they pay a prostitute to spend some time with him. Meanwhile, Sheldon is forced to stay the night at Penny’s after he locks himself out of his apartment. Prison Break’s star Jodi Lynn O’Keefe makes a guest appearance.

 

Magic Mike

Friday 9pm – 11.15pm, E4

Floridian protege stripper Adam is taught the ropes by veteran strippping superstar, Mike, who also introduces him to his own hedonistic world.

Life is good for them both until Mike falls for the sister of his protege, but his lust is deflected by her because of his extreme lifestyle.

A favourite for women and gay men everywhere, this comedy drama by Steven Soderbergh features Channing Tatum, Matthew McConuaghey, Olivia Munn and Adam Pettyfer.

 

Billionaire Babies: 24 Carat Kids

Wednesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5

Meet the people and service providers who try to tempt in the very exclusive club of the extremely wealthy parents with super-rich babies.

Money knows no bounds for these highly prized clientele who demand the best and we meet childrens party cake maker Debbie Wingham who charges thousands of pounds for a birthday cake and baby shower party planner extraordinaire, Crystal de Gale who is a must have for well off expectant mothers.

 

Badminton Horse Trials

Sunday 12.30pm – 2pm, BBC2

First held in 1949, the Badminton horse trials have proved an extremely popular event amongst not only the equestrian die hard but also the curious.

Presented by Clare Balding, coverage of the 5th day from Gloucestershire comes from the show jumping segment, which will decide the final places following the completion of cross country and dressage.

 

Kingdom of Heaven

Tuesday 10.55pm – 1.55am, ITV

Set in the 12th century, director Ridley Scott presents the epic plight of Balian (Orlando Bloom), an exiled French blacksmith who joins the crusades in Jerusalem and becomes a knight, vowing to protect the city and its inhabitants.

Peace has been brokered between the Christians and Muslims in the Holy City by King Baldwin (Edward Norton) but he is gravely ill with leprosy and his days are numbered. The King’s imminent death brings about friction between the different religious groups and it is up to Balian to avert the impending war.

Also stars Liam Neeson, Eva Green and Jeremy Irons.

 

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