PICKS OF THE WEEK: 31 JANUARY-06 FEBRUARY 2022

What to watch this week.



The Teacher

Monday-Thursday, Channel 5

Jenna Garvey is a popular teacher, but beneath the veneer of professional respectability she is emotionally troubled and seeks to numb her pain with alcohol and promiscuity. After a night out celebrating a promotion, she is accused of sleeping with 15-year-old Kyle Hope, one of her pupils.



The Great Cookbook Challenge

Monday, Channel 4

Jamie Oliver teams up with one of the biggest publishers in the UK on an unprecedented nationwide search to find the next best-selling cookbook author.


Great British Menu

Tuesday-Thursday, BBC Two

Four chefs compete for the Central region with canapes, starters and fish dishes inspired by 100 years of British Broadcasting. Who will be eliminated?


Drag Race UK Vs The World

Tuesday, BBC Three

Nine Drag Race legends from around the world vie for the title of Queen of the Mothertucking World.



Beijing 2022: The Winter Olympics

Friday, BBC One

Live coverage as the 24th Winter Olympic Games officially begin with the lighting of the flame in the opening ceremony at the Beijing International Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.


Chloe

Sunday, BBC One

Starring Erin Doherty (The Crown), the thriller follows Becky Green (Doherty) who has been watching Chloe Fairbourne (Poppy Gilbert) via her perfect social media images for some time; Chloe’s charmed life, adoring husband and circle of high-achieving friends are always just a click away.