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What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, July 16th, 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.

Getting Rich from the Housing Crisis: Channel 4 Dispatches

Monday 8pm – 8.30pm, Channel 4

Anthony Barnett travels around the UK listening to the voices of a community during the social housing crisis. With provision of social housing at an all time low and with pay for social housing executives at an all time high Anthony questions why some of the responsible for social housing need to appear to be doing better than they are. Shockingly one of his discoveries is that of an executive in one of the countries poorest areas receiving a million pound payout.


Fighting for My Child – Panorama

Monday 8.30pm – 9pm, BBC1

The unfortunate and heart-wrenching cases of both Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans brought home to a nation how difficult life can be with a child who has serious disabilities. In the aftermath of their cases, Panorama follows the lives of 3 families who spend their lives caring for children with serious disabilities. The programme explores the difficulties those, and other parents face today when seeking care and assistance, finding that with the number of school aged children with special needs doubling, resources are harder to find.


Goodwood Festival of Speed

Tuesday 8pm – 9pm, ITV4

Goodwood Festival of Speed

From the world famous racetrack on its 25th anniversary, Julia Bradbury and David Green present the best of the festival, including the exciting timed shootout.


Inside Facebook: Secrets of the Social Network

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 4

Inside Facebook: Secrets of the Social Network

This documentary gives a unique, undercover look at the social media’s giants free speech protectors, and police. Exploring the ways in which these people decide what can and cannot be posted onto the site and how it impacts people who use Facebook.


Horrible Histories: ‘Orrible Oliver Cromwell Special

Wednesday 7pm – 7.25pm, CBBC

Horrible Histories: ‘Orrible Oliver Cromwell Special

Horrible Histories takes a look at the famous 17th Century military and political leader who had the audacity to order the execution of English King, Charles the first. The programme looks at how he challenges the King during the English civil war and then we meet some oddly named puritan soldiers.


Golf: The Open Championship Highlights 2018: Day One

Thursday 8pm – 10pm, BBC2

Golf: The Open Championship Highlights 2018: Day One

From the Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland, Eilidh Barbour presents the action from day one of the prestigious Open Championship. American Jordan Spieth takes to the tee as the reigning champion after he shot a 5 under par 65 at Royal Birkdale on the opening day last year. Compatriots Matt Kuchar and Brooks Koepka joined him at the top after the first day but Spieth shone to lift the Claret Jug, becoming only the second player in history to win three of the four majors before turning 24, the other man to do this was the illustrious and great Jack Nicklaus.


Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Friday 9pm – 11.35pm, Film 4

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Action adventure sequel starring Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner and Tom Cruise. A bombing at the Kremlin sees secret agent Ethan Hunt and his team implicated for the crime and the American president is forced to declare the team as fugitives. To clear their name, the team attempt to abduct a real terrorist, which leads them to a pursuit all over the world. However, Hunt is suspicious of his team being completely trustworthy.


Inside Bentley: A Great British Motor Car

Saturday 7.05pm – 8pm, Channel 4

Inside Bentley: A Great British Motor Car

A unique insight into the Bentley car plant in northwest England as the production line commences work on a new range of luxury 4x4s. The will be the first time cameras have been able to access the plant, which is currently undergoing new investment, costing millions of pounds.

The programme visits Mayfair where Bentley operate the world’s most exclusive car showroom and gives a sneak insight into the secretive department where bespoke upgrades can be ordered by customers or their pride and joy. The programme also features the local people and master craftsmen who work in the factory and produce the iconic brand cars.


Groundhog Day

Sunday 4.55pm – 7pm, Dave

Groundhog Day

Classic comedy starring Bill Murray, Stephen Tobolowsky, Andie MacDowell and Chris Elliot. A Cynical and obnoxious TV weatherman is distraught to find he is reporting on a town’s annual festival and suddenly finds himself in a bizarre time loop where he is forced to live the same day over and over again. Initially he tries to exploit and use his predicament for personal gain but is soon forced to change his ways to become more humble  and less cynical.


Shankly: Nature’s Fire

Sunday 10pm – 11.30pm, BBC2

Shankly: Nature’s Fire

Bill Shankly is arguably Liverpool FC’s greatest manager and this documentary profiles his success during two different periods managing the club. Examining Shankly’s Ayrshire roots and how they influenced and directed his career.

Examining his down to earth relationship and connection with fans, the programme follows a supporters group on a pilgrimage to the footballing legends hometown where he grew up. Features contribution from other football legends including Denis Law, Kevin Keegan, Ian St John and Roger Hunt.


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