PICKS OF THE WEEK: 25 SEPTEMBER-01 OCTOBER 2023
What to watch this week.
The Long Shadow
Drama written by screenwriter, George Kay is the definitive depiction of the desperate five-year hunt for serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, sensitively focussing on the lives of the victims who crossed his path and those of the officers at the heart of the police investigation.
The Great British Bake Off
Tuesday, Channel 4
Over the next 10 weeks, 12 of the best amateur bakers in Britain will whisk, knead, ice, beat and bake their way through classic British cakes, perfect patisserie, Italian delights, sticky caramel constructions and elaborate layered puddings.
Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins
Tuesday, Channel 4
Across seven one-hour episodes, these famous faces will abandon their glamourous lifestyles as they attempt to survive the most unforgiving jungle in the world, in Thung Ui, North Vietnam.
In this brand new two-part documentary, members of the 2003 side including captain Martin Johnson, Jonny Wilkinson, Lawrence Dallaglio, Phil Vickery, Jason Robinson, Will Greenwood, Ben Cohen, Mike Tindall and Matt Dawson attempt to build and train a team of prisoners to be strong enough to compete against a formidable rival, the Australians.
RuPaul's Drag Race UK
Thursday, BBC Three
RuPaul welcomes the queens into the werk room for the very first time. Entering one by one, they meet their fellow competitors and of course, they meet RuPaul, who sets them a surprise first challenge: Ru ru-veals that they’re about to be judged on not one, not two, but three looks.
Thursday, Sky Max
Reeling from the dramatic events of the series 4 finale, Vinnie and the gang face big repercussions from their entanglements with the dangerous McDonagh brothers and powerful drug buyer Manolito. With both criminal big-wigs now on his case, Vinnie needs to negotiate his exit strategy – and fast.
The Graham Norton Show
Friday, BBC One
Graham is joined by Kylie Minogue, Stephen Graham, David Mitchell, Mawaan Rizwan. With music from Mae Muller, performing her single Me, Myself & I.