PICKS OF THE WEEK: 18-24 APRIL 2022

What to watch this week.



The Thief His Wife And The Canoe

Sunday-Wednesday, ITV

The real life story of how John Darwin faked his own death to claim life insurance and avoid bankruptcy is written by acclaimed screenwriter Chris Lang.


Life After Life

Tuesday, BBC Two

Ursula’s birth sparks a thrilling journey as she dies and is reborn time and time again. In a country on the brink of change, she navigates through childhood in rural England.



Inside No.9

Wednesday, BBC Two

Lawrence has arranged a special reunion on a boat for his old university friends. As they strike out across the remote lake, their conversation takes them into troubled waters.


Chivalry

Thursday, Channel 4

Chivalry offers a fresh new look on gender politics and romance, and asks the question: can one build and sustain a successful, relevant career in Hollywood without sacrificing authenticity.


Celebrity Catchpoint

Saturday, BBC One

Tia Kofi and The Vivienne from Ru Paul's Drag Race UK and Radio 1 DJs Scott Mills and Chris Stark swap rubbing shoulders with the stars to catching balls for charity - with hilarious consequences.



Grace

Sunday, ITV

Detective Superintendent Roy Grace suspects the sudden death of a former schoolteacher found in suspicious circumstances in a respectable Brighton backwater may not be the drugs overdose it first appears and when human remains are discovered in a Sussex field, Grace and Branson are drawn into an investigation that will test their abilities and their friendship to breaking point.