PICKS OF THE WEEK: 14-20 AUGUST 2023
What to watch this week.
Alison And Larry: Billericay To Barry
Known for playing Pam and Mick Shipman in Gavin & Stacey, Alison Steadman and Larry Lamb take a trip down memory lane on a 210-mile road trip from Billericay in Essex to Barry Island in South Wales.
Tuesday, Channel 4
In the UK’s capital, a world-first system of hospitals, air ambulances and paramedics provides a safety net for 10 million lives. Known as The London Major Trauma System, it has improved survival rates for major trauma patients by 50%.
Dan & Helen's Pennine Adventure
Tuesday, Channel 5
Old friends Dan Walker and Helen Skelton are travelling up the ‘Backbone of Britain’ on their very own Pennine Adventureto explore the epic mountain range on their doorstep, travelling from Dan’s home in Sheffield up to Helen’s home in Cumbria, having great adventures along the way.
Paranormal: The Girl, The Ghost and the Gravestones
Tuesday, BBC Three
Radio 1’s Sian Eleri begins an investigation into a seemingly ordinary farmhouse in north Wales that was once known as the most haunted house in Britain.
Tuesday, BBC Two
Zara’s messy hen do in an isolated Welsh cottage gets derailed by the apocalypse. With limited supplies and no survival skills, the gang of Midlanders face an uncertain future.
Series three brings viewers back to the burgeoning seaside resort of Sanditon following the romances, friendships, and struggles of Charlotte, Georgiana, the Parker family and the Denhams. But will new visitors to the picturesque coastal town ruffle some feathers amongst our stalwarts of Sanditon?
Boot Dreams: Now Or Never
Sunday, BBC Three
Footballers, aged 18 to 26, all rejected by top clubs, arrive at a unique training camp. This week they are joined by Premier league star Bruno Fernandes. Throughout the four-week process, they’ll be visited at regular intervals by presenter Roman Kemp, who once dreamed of becoming pro himself, who will talk with the players about the experiences that have led them here.