PICKS OF THE WEEK: 12-16 APRIL 2021

What to watch this week.



Too Close

Monday-Wednesday, ITV

Forensic psychiatrist Emma Robertson is assigned to work with Connie Mortensen, a wife and mother accused of a despicable crime. Her assessment of the woman's sanity will determine whether she faces life in jail or a secure psychiatric hospital, or the chance of rehabilitation and release.


All The Glitters

Tuesday, BBC Two

Taking place in a specially built workshop nestled in Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter, Katherine Ryan hosts as eight talented jewellers battle it out to prove they can be the next big jewellery-making sensation. In each episode, the competitors are faced with two very different challenges, with their work judged by are two of the biggest names in the business, Solange Azagury-Partridge and Shaun Leane, before one contestants leaves the competition.


Our Yorkshire Farm

Tuesday, Channel 5

There are new beginnings on the horizon for the Owen family as the children take on more responsibilities, and later they decide to purchase neighbouring derelict farmhouse that they are hoping to bring back to life.


The Great British Sewing Bee

Wednesday, BBC One

The sewers start in their efforts to impress with the first pattern challenge, creating the simple, clean lines of the versatile classic sleeveless blouse called a 'shell top', and, for the transformation challenge, they must turn old T-shirts into completely new garments for men, women or children, in just 90 minutes. In the made-to-measure, mannequins are replaced with real-life models, but who will whip up a well-fitting buffet dress and win themselves garment of the week, and whose hopes of staying in the competition will flounder?


Frank Of Ireland

Thursday, Channel 4

Comedy about thirtysomething Irish fantasist Frank Marron, a misanthropic, narcissistic in arrested development who thinks the world owes him something. In the opening episode, Frank is shocked to hear that his ex-girlfriend, Aine, has a new boyfriend and decides to learn mixed martial arts to match up to the new man in her life.