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TVMucho – Top ten shows – Week Commencing 03 February 2020

What are our TV picks of the week ?

Mon, February 3rd, 2020

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. 

 

Silent Witness 

Monday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1 

 

Part 1 of 2. Investigating the death of John Sealy, a soldier who died during a military training exercise after exposure to CS gas, Thomas discovers not all may not be as it appears as he discovers traces of nerve agent in the victim. The official verdict of death is from an aneurysm and the soldiers family want answers. Was a chemical weapon involved or is there a more innocent explanation? Stars David Caves, Emilia Fox, Liz Carr and Richard Linten. 

 

Baghdad Central 

Monday 10pm – 11pm, Channel 4 

 

New series of the crime thriller. Iraq is occupied by the US-led coalition in October 2003 when ex-police inspector Muhsin al-Khafaji discovers that his eldest daughter has gone missing whilst working as an interpreter. Muhsin is asked by British policeman Frank Temple to help build a new Iraqi police service, but then he has to then decide whether to become a corroborator in order to secure access to the Green Zone and search for his daughter. Stars Waleed Zuaiter, Corey Stoll, Leem Lubany, Bertie Carvel, Clara Khoury and July Namir.  

 

Match of the Day Live: The FA Cup 

Tuesday 8pm – 10pm, BBC1 

 

Kick off 8.05pm. Live coverage of the fourth round replay between Oxford United and Newcastle United at the Kassam Stadium, where winners will earn the right to play West Brom in the next round at the Hawthorns. The fixture at St James’ Park ended goalless, with Newcastle having two goals disallowed for offside. Taking the tie back to their home, League One Oxford will feel they have an excellent chance to deliver a major upset against their Premier League opponents.  

 

Silent Witness 

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1 

 

Part 2 of 2. When Jack collapses at the scene of a car crash and is rushed to the hospital, Thomas suspects he has been exposed to the same nerve agent that killed John Sealy. With his life in the balance, it is up to Clarissa, Nikki and Thomas to get to the bottom of the mystery and save their friend. Last in the series.  

 

Secrets of the Museum 

Thursday 8pm – 9pm, BBC2 

 

New series which goes behind the scenes at the world famous Victoria and Albert Museum In Knightsbridge, London. Only a portion of the V&A’s 2 million arfetcat collection is on display to the public at any one time, but this documentary series gets to see some of the treasure trove behind closed doors. It follows the dedicated and time consuming work of the experts and conservators as they breath new life into fragile and extremely rare items, such as the Christian Dior gowns and Pumpie – the 100 year old toy elephant.  

 

Barrymore: The Body in the Pool 

Thursday 9pm – 10.50pm, Channel 4 

 

On the 31st March 2001, the Essex emergency services received a phone call in the early hours of the morning to say the body of a man had been found in a swimming pool at Michael Barrymore’s house – who, at the time, was one of the UK’s most famous entertainers. There was a media frenzy, with every detail examined and probed, but 19 years on the death of Stuart Lubbock remains a mystery. This documentary looks at the full story, with contributions from detectives, pathologists, witnesses and members of Stuart’s family in an attempt to explore the events that evening at Barrymore’s Essex home.  

 

Robocop 

Friday 11.05pm – 1.20am, Film4 

 

Sci-for thriller remake of the 1988 classic. A corporation creates military robots but identify a chance to diversify into law enforcement when a Detroit policeman is severely injured in a bomb blast. Rebuilt as a crime-fighting cyborg, he struggles to retain his free will from the corporations control. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Michael Keaton. Samuel L Jackson and Gary Oldman.  

 

Live Six Nations Rugby Union 

Saturday 4pm – 7.10pm, BBC1 

 

Kick off 4.45pm. Live from Murrayfield comes the clash between the auld enemies – Scotland take on England to try and retain the Calcutta Cup for the third year in a row. It is of course, also the second round of fixtures in the Six Nations. The two sides produced an absolute cracker in the 2019 tournament, drawing 38-38. England held a commanding 31-7 lead at half-time at Twickenham, but a spirited come back in the second half saw the Scots completely dominate and it was only a last gasp George Ford try and conversion in the last play of the game that prevented a Scottish victory in London for the first time in 36 years. Scotland should have had a good result in Dublin against Ireland and will be determined to improve their performance against England. Commentary by Andrew Cotter, Chris Paterson and Brian Moore.  

 

Whitney 

Saturday 9pm – 11.20pm, Channel 4 

 

Documentary which explores the life and music of Whitney Houston, charting her rise to fame and her devastating struggle with addiction which led to her death at the age of just 48. Features previously unseen footage, as well as contributions from family and friends. 

 

Call the Midwife 

Sunday 8pm – 9pm, BBC1 

 

In the Turner household, Shelagh receives an alarming phone call from the Hong Kong adoption agency stating someone from May’s past is in the UK and wants to see the little girl. Meanwhile, Valerie’s cousin is expecting a baby and is hoping it will be born on the same date as her father and grandfather. However her due date isn’t soon e ouch so she resorts to try and inside labour by secretly taking castor oil – with potentially catastrophic consequences.  

 

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