PICKS OF THE WEEK: 19-25 JUNE 2023
What to watch this week.
David Tennant portrays Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian Federal Security Services and KGB officer, whose death from Polonium-210 poisoning in November 2006 triggered one of the most complex and dangerous investigations in the history of the Metropolitan Police.
Wonders Of The World I Can't See
Monday, Channel 4
Comedian Chris McCausland is travelling across the globe to explore some of the world's most iconic, unforgettable landmarks - but in a new, unique way to discover things that the ordinary traveller might miss.
There She Goes
Wednesday, BBC Two
Based on the real-life experiences of writers Shaun Pye and Sarah Crawford, whose daughter was born with an extremely rare chromosomal disorder, There She Goes follows the day-to-day life of Rosie Yates (Miley Locke), a severely learning disabled girl and her family, dad Simon (David Tennant), mum Emily (Jessica Hynes) and older brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst).
Wednesday, Channel 4
Sharp, unflinching comedy from Bridget Christie, following Linda (Christie), a 50-year-old, married mother of two who's convinced she's got early onset dementia after forgetting what a shoe is called. But when her GP tells her it is, in fact, the menopause, she feels invigorated and empowered by this information, and decides to do something for herself for a change.
Thursday, Channel 5
At the start of each episode, six super smart strangers are split into two teams of three and try to accrue the most points through their powers of puzzling deduction. Then, in a dramatic twist, the members of the winning team turn on each other to be named the best of the best and earn a place in the series final where the ultimate puzzler will be crowned.
Newly-single Ruby (Jayde Adams) is a fun and irreverent member of the customer service team at the Bristol call centre of Hellocom. The life and soul of her workplace, Ruby struggles to read from the prepared script that work and life have foisted upon her, choosing instead to walk her own chaotic path.
Not Going Out
Friday, BBC One
We return to the suburban chaos of Lee (Lee Mack) and Lucy (Sally Bretton) as they’re asked to cover for uptight ice-queen Anna (Abigail Cruttenden) as she allegedly attends ‘secret’ Italian lessons. Lee is immediately convinced Anna is up to no good and, having to lie to his best friend Toby (Hugh Dennis), is not-so-slowly spiralling into an anxious mess.