PICKS OF THE WEEK: 17-21 MAY 2021

What to watch this week.



Innocent

Monday-Thursday, ITV

DCI Mike Braithwaite reinvestigates the murder of 16-year-old schoolboy Matthew Taylor in the Lake District five years previously when the accused is found not guilty and released from prison.


The Pact

Monday, BBC One

When a young brewery boss is found dead, a chain of events is triggered that draws four of his employees into a fragile pact of silence that will change their lives for ever. Anna and her friends Nancy, Louie and Cat work at the brewery under young boss Jack Evans, whose bullying, spite and manipulation has taken its toll.


The Nevers

Monday, Sky Atlantic

A gang of Victorian women find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.


Taskmaster: The Final

Thursday, Channel 4

Charlotte Ritchie stumbles into some sand, Lee Mack dunks Little Alex Horne and Sarah Kendall stacks fish fingers. Meanwhile, Jamali Maddix staggers around a bit and Mike Wozniak staggers absolutely everyone - again - all in a bid to secure the most coveted prize in television - Greg Davies' golden head nestled on a spike.


We Are Lady Parts

Thursday, Channel 4

Comedy charting the highs and lows of Muslim punk band Lady Parts, as seen through the eyes of Amina Hussain - a geeky microbiology PhD student, who is recruited to be their unlikely lead guitarist at the instigation of fiery frontwoman Saira, who sees something in Amina that the others cannot. Amina is torn between two different worlds and on the lookout for love, romance - and a husband.