PICKS OF THE WEEK: 04-10 OCTOBER 2021
What to watch this week.
Weekdays, 6:30pm, Channel 5
Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz in which a team that organised a charity online pub quiz takes on the winners of famous game shows to win a cash prize.
Blair & Brown: The New Labour Revolution
Monday, 9pm, BBC Two
Two young MPs, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, are determined to modernise the Labour party against a backdrop of economic strife and dire election failures.
Tuesday, 9:30pm, Channel 4
A body has been discovered and a murder investigation has begun. But this is no ordinary murder; it's a murder mystery written by Ian Rankin, one of Britain's most successful crime writers.
Wednesday, 10pm, Sky Max
Vinnie is finally released from prison, but with the newly promoted Detective Carl Slater watching his every move, he does his best to lie low. But when an eager Farmer Jim comes knocking on his shack with a very lucrative fast-cash job, he finds it impossible to refuse. Comedy, starring Joe Gilgun.
Sunday, 8pm, ITV
Set in the late 1950’s, The Larkins follows the golden-hearted wheeler dealer Pop Larkin (Bradley Walsh) and his wife Ma (Joanna Scanlan), together with their six children, including the beautiful Mariette (Sabrina Bartlett), as they bask in their idyllic and beautiful patch of paradise in Kent.
Sunday, 9pm, ITV
Angela’s life appears idyllic: a lovely house in suburban London, days working volunteer shifts at a dogs home, two beautiful sons and a charming, hard-working husband – Olivier.