PICKS OF THE WEEK: 07-13 AUGUST 2023
What to watch this week.
Remarkable Places To Eat
Each episode of Remarkable Places to Eat sees one of Britain’s best-known foodies – including chefs and restaurateurs - taking Fred Sirieix to a city in the UK or abroad that is home to three of the restaurants where they most love to eat – whether it’s a high-end Michelin-starred meal or something lower budget that brings back strong personal memories.
Ultimate Wedding Planner
Tuesday, BBC Two
The competition gets off to an explosive start as the planners transform an industrial Concorde hangar. The gloves are off as they try to pull off the ultimate high-flying wedding.
Detective Inspector Annika Strandhed (Nicola Walker) and the Marine Homicide Unit return to solve more brutal and unexplained murders that wash up in Scotland’s waters.
The French Riviera-set series adapted from Guillaume Musso’s bestselling novel “The Reunion” aka “La Jeune Fille et la Nuit,” shot on location in the south of France with an international cast headlined by Gruffudd (Fantastic Four, Liar), Ivanna Sakhno (Pacific Rim Uprising) and Grégory Fitoussi (Peaky Blinders, Spiral).
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Friday, Channel 4
Jimmy Carr hosts the words and numbers gameshow mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent.
Adam Hills: Grow Another Foot
Friday, Channel 4
The one-off programme will see Adam, was born with only one foot and who's always dreamt of emulating his Rugby League heroes, get the chance of a lifetime to play rugby at an international level. In 2022, that dream became reality with the first ever Physical Disability Rugby League World Cup.
Amazing Places: Life Beyond The Lobby
Sunday, BBC Two
Working alongside Sir Richard Branson’s staff at his cliff top hotel, Monica and Rob learn how to deliver genuine Berber hospitality to the intrepid guests who come to visit.