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What are our TV picks of the week?

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, May 20th, 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 Hunt for Jihadi John

Monday 9pm – 10.30pm, Channel 4

Mohammed Emwazi was an ordinary London boy who became a worldwide name for all the wrong reasons. This documentary tells the story of his childhood to becoming one of the most notorious and evil terrorists ever known. It also tells the story of those of suffered at his hands as hostages and hears from the families of those he murdered. We also hear about the hunt for this ISIS murderer by the CIA and British Intelligence, neither of which have spoken about the operation before.

 

Clydebuilt: The Ships That Made the Commonwealth

Monday 10.50pm – 11.50pm, BBC4

Starting with the tea clipper Cutty Sark, actor David Hayman tell the exciting stories of four different vessels built in Glasgow’s shipyards. He explains how these vessels forged the links with countries throughout the commonwealth. Examining the story of the Cutty Sark he reveals the legacy it left throughout the ports she visited.

 

Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport

Tuesday 8.30pm – 9pm, ITV

We go behind the scenes at Heathrow for the fifth series of the popular and interesting insight into Britain’s busiest airport. The runway goes into full lockdown with an armed police response and Ian oversees the operation, Demi assists delayed passengers by dishing out deals and for the first time in the documentaries history we see the work of the airports elite and highly trained canine drugs detection team. Cole and his owner Rachel get to work and boast an impressive detection of over £1 million worth of class A drugs during their working career. Narrated by Julie Walters.

 

The Murder of Charlene Downes

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

Fourteen year old Charlene Downes left her home on the first of November 2003, she was never seen again. Examining the events of her disappearance, this documentary exposes the struggle Lancashire police faced with lies and misinformation. The hindrance into the investigation was only stopped when one man stepped forward with key information, details which unveiled what is believed to be Britain’s first grooming gang scandal. With the new information the police were able to launch surveillance on two new suspects.

 

Free Solo

Thursday 9pm – 11.05pm, Channel 4

Premiere. This documentary follows free climber Alex Honnold as he embarks on a quest to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without safety gear or ropes. The mountain reaches up to 3200 ft and will be the largest ever scaled without equipment. Alex will need to prepare both physically and mentally, however, his family and friends are dubious and unsure the risk outweighs the rewards.

 

Hatton Garden: The Inside Story

Friday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

In April 2015, one of the most audacious and intrinsically planned heists ever took place in London’s diamond district, it was dubbed the largest burglary of its type in British history. A group of career criminals managed to break into a safe deposit facility and steal over £14 million in cash, jewels and precious metals. Ross Kemp examines the crime and gains access to secret surveillance material which was used to convict the criminals behind the theft. He also has exclusive interviews with the detectives who cracked the case, as well as one of the criminals involved – Kenny Collins.

 

Inside Out

Saturday 5.45pm – 7.15pm, BBC1

In the head of 11 year old Riley, a team of five happily live controlling her emotions. Les by Joy who is upbeat and happy, Riley leads a happy life – that is until her parents move to a new city and she is plunged into depression, threatening the world and existence of the five emotions. Animated fantasy by Pixar with the voices of Phyllis Smith and Amy Poehler.

 

Britain’s Got Talent

Saturday 8pm – 9.15pm, ITV

It’s the last stage of the auditions before contestants take part in the live shows. At the end of the show the semi-finalists will be announced, they will go on to perform in front of the nation where two people from each show over a week will go to the final. Ant and Dec present with David Walliams, Alesha Dixon, Simon Cowell and Amanda Holden on the judging panel.

 

Formula 1

Sunday 7pm – 9pm, Channel 4

Steve Jones presents the action from Circuit de Monaco where the sixth round of the season took place. The winding streets bring excitement and a different twist. Daniel Ricciardo was successful last year – can he do it again? Analysis comes from Lee McKenzie, David Coulthard, Mark Webber and Eddie Jordan.

 

European Election Results

Sunday 10pm – 3am, BBC1

Live coverage as Huw Edwards presents the results of the European Elections from around the country. BBC reporters are at key locations across the UK to bring the results as they happen. How will the two main parties compare to the Brexit Party?

 

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