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TVMucho – Top ten shows of the week

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, March 11th, 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.

The Kyle Files

Monday 8pm – 8.30pm, ITV

The Metropolitan Police are facing an unprecedented rise in reports of muggings carried out by moped riders. Jeremy Kyle investigates the rise and goes out on patrol with the force, he explores the new controversial approach to the tactics contact operation. He also meets victims of the muggings and ask how it has impacted their lives and unexpectedly gets caught up in the middle of a gang fight.

 

Mary Berry’s Quick Cooking

Monday 8.30pm – 9pm, BBC2

New series from the veteran food writer. In this suite of programmes she demonstrates recipes which save time but are full of flavour. All the plates are inspired by places Mary has visited and in this first episode she travels to Rome. Exploring one of her favourite cuisines she tries a new take on pizza, uncovering a hidden gem in the Jewish quarter and Michelin-starred Cristina Bowerman joins Mary to cook a Roman classic. Mary also creates speedy pasta dishes, tiramisu and bruschetta.

 

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer

Tuesday 8pm – 9.15pm, Channel 4

Michelle Keegan, Rylan Clark-Neal, Russell Tovey and James Acaster take on three tough baking challenges set by Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer. The first challenge see them take on topped flapjacks before a tricky technical, and the showstopper challenge tasks the contestants to create their ‘happy place’ out of meringue. Presented by Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding.

 

Comic Relief: Kilimanjaro: The Bigger Red Nose Climb

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1

Undertaking an eight day trek across Kilimanjaro, inexperienced climbers Jade Thirlwall, Anita Rami, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Dani Dyer, Shirley Ballas, Osi Umenyiora, Alexander Armstrong and Ed Balls take on a tough, longer route than the previous comic relief challenge. Cameras follow their adventure, much of which is spent at the extreme altitude.

 

Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star

Wednesday 10.35pm – 11.35pm, BBC1

Aspiring makeup artists battle it out in this brand new competition to be named Britain’s next make up star. Hosted by Stacey Dooley, the competitors are out to impress David Malinowski – an Oscar sinning prosthetics artist who has worked in many films, including Bohemian Rhapsody. The make up artists return to Glow Up HQ to create their own fairytale characters.

 

Shadow Commander: Iran’s Military Mastermind

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, BBC2

While he may remain relatively unknown in the West, Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani is notorious across the Middle East. He has dominated the struggle for power in the region and been the focus for smuggling deadly weapons in and out of Iran, arming many of the Shia militants who killed many British and American troops. In a bizarre twist, a few years later the Allied troops found themselves fighting alongside Soleimani against the Islamic State. This documentary provides first-hand accounts of his political sway across international borders, as well as his arms deals.

 

Comic Relief 2019

Friday 7pm – 10pm, BBC1

Alesha Dixon, Zoe Ball, Lenny Henry, Romesh Ranganathan, Emma Willis and David Tennant introduce a night of fundraising for Comic Relief, which raises money for the Red Nose charity, helping people and communities at home and abroad. The show includes Freddie Flintoff driving Robbie Savage mad on the Top Gear test track, Rowan Atkinson and Hugh Grant joining other cast members from the 1994 rom-com Four Weddings and A Funeral for a one off special, Only Fools and Horses: The Musical and Richard Madden returning as DS David Budd for a special episode of Bodyguard.

 

Six Nations Live

Saturday 4.15pm – 7.30pm, ITV

Kick-off 5pm. Live coverage from Twickenham in the final round of the Six Nations tournament as England take on the old enemy, Scotland. It was victory for the Scots last year at Murrayfield where the defeated the English 25-13 for their first win in the fixture since 2008 and their first try in 14 years. The away side haven’t won at Twickenham since 1983 so despite last years strong performance it will still take an exceptional display to break the 36 year duck and lift the Calcutta Cup on enemy soil. Presented by Mark Pougatch with commentary by Scott Hastings, Lawrence Dallaglio and Nick Mullins.

 

Sicario

Saturday 10.25pm – 12.40am, Channel 4

Joining an elite government task force, a FBI agent is tasked with preventing drugs being smuggled into the country. The team is sent on a secret mission, but the new member faces a challenge to survive and must question everything she believes. Stars Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin.

 

All Star Musicals

Sunday 6pm – 8pm, ITV

A sensational evening of songs from hit musicals performed by celebrities at the London Palladium. The show is presented by John Barrowman, with Martin Lewis, Alan Titchmarsh, Daniel Brocklebank, London Hughes, Amy Walsh, Tessa Peake-Jones and Joel Dommett among the celebrities taking on numbers from The Greatest Showman, Chicago, Mamma Mia and South Pacific. The participants aim to impress a panel of musical theatre stars, including Kristin Chenoweth and Elaine Paige who will perform an exclusive duet.

 

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