PICKS OF THE WEEK: 13-19 MARCH 2023
What to watch this week.
Tuesday, BBC Three
An open casting for actors in a period biopic leads Tim to a role as an extra, which quickly turns to him replacing James Norton as the disabled lead, with chaotic results.
Fred's Last Resort
Do 12 eager young Brits have what it takes to make it in the rarefied world of high-end hospitality? Fred Sirieix is determined to find out, plunging his novice Gen Z hopefuls in at the deep end as they're tasked with running the five-star Hôtel Les Roches Blanches in the spectacular south of France.
Christine McGuiness: Unmasking My Autism
Wednesday, BBC One
In this heartfelt journey of self-discovery, Christine McGuinness uncovers a hidden world of thousands of autistic women who, like her, have been ignored by science and society.
Thursday, Channel 4
Part love story and part political thriller, this observational documentary tells the story of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - the British-Iranian charity worker who was arrested at Tehran airport in 2016.
A Town Called Malice
Thursday, Sky Atlantic
This intoxicating cocktail of crime thriller and family saga in the early ’80s follows the Lords - a family of former South London gangsters who’ve fallen to the bottom of the criminal food chain – and they’re not happy about it.
Red Nose Day
Friday, BBC One
The UK’s biggest night of comedy and entertainment, hosted by David Tennant, Paddy McGuinness and Zoe Ball. With guest appearances by Kylie Minogue, French and Saunders, and Baldrick.
John Simm will reprise his role as Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, for a new series of ITV1 crime drama Grace. Grace is an adaptation of international, bestselling author Peter James’ awardwinning novels, with over 21 million Grace novels having been sold to date.