Monday, 21 November 2011

TV Picks: 21-27 November 2011 (Adventurer's Guide To Britain, Café, Chris Moyles' Quiz Night, Devil's Dinner Party, Tony Robinson's Gods & Monsters, etc.)

Monday, 21 November 2011
Pick of the Week: THE CAFE - Sky1, Wednesday, 9PM

Trash To Cash (BBC2, 1pm) Series 3 of the show where people exchange their household rubbish for money. (1/10)
PICK OF THE DAY Britain's Greatest Codebreaker (Channel 4, 9pm) Docudrama about Alan Turing, the master codebreaker and godfather of computer science.
The Boarding School Bomber (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about a former public schoolboy called Andrew Lincoln who was arrested for planning to blow up a Bristol shopping centre in 2008.
The Lost Orphan: Mirela's Story (Channel 5, 10pm) Documentary about Natalie Pinkham, a TV presenter returning to a Romanian orphanage she visited 12 years ago to find a particular little girl.

PICK OF THE DAY The Adventurer's Guide To Britain (ITV1, 7.30pm) Series looking at some of the country's more adventurous terrain, locations and activities. Hosted by Gethin Jones & Charlotte Uhlenbroek. (1/6)
Ian Hislop: When Bankers Were Good (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on how bankers were perceived as a positive influence on life back in Victorian times. Presented by Ian Hislop.
John Steinbeck: Voice Of America (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the great American writer, behind The Grapes Of Wrath, East Of Eden & Cannery Row. Presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Imagine: Vidal Sassoon – A Cut Above (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary on the world-famous hairdresser and stylist.

World Cinema Awards 2011 (BBC4, 12.30am) Awards ceremony hosted by Jonathan Ross.
That's Britain! (BBC1, 8pm) Magazine series on the highs and lows of living in the UK. Hosted by Nick Knowles & Julia Bradbury, with contributions from Larry Lamb, Ade Edmondson, Grainne Seoige & Stanley Johnson. (1/4)
Your Money And How They Spend It (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on how corporations and the government spend and waste money. Presented by Nick Robinson. (1/2)
Searching For Summertime (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the famous song "Summertime" and its origin.
The Devil's Dinner Party (Sky Atlantic, 8pm) Psychological gameshow where six strangers attend a dinner party designed to whittle them down to one victor. (1/20)
PICK OF THE DAY The Café (Sky1, 9pm) Brand new sitcom about a writer who returns home to help run a family café in Weston-super-Mare. Starring Ralf Little, Michelle Terry, June Watson, Ellie Haddington, David Troughton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Kevin Trainor. (1/6)
Chris Moyles' Quiz Night (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 5 of the celebrity comedy quiz. Hosted by Chris Moyles. Guests this week are Jeremy Clarkson, Katherine Jenkins & Jason Manford. (1/8)

Live From Abbey Road (Channel 4, 12am) Series 4 of the music show. Hosted by Laura Marling & Ryan Adams. (1/12)
PICK OF THE DAY Living With The Amish (Channel 4, 9pm) Series where five British teenagers go on a cultural exchange with an Amish community in America. (1/6)
The Manor Reborn (BBC1, 9pm) Series about the renovation of a 500-year-old manor house in Avebury, Wiltshire. Presented by Penelope Keith & Paul Martin. (1/4)

PICK OF THE DAY Prince: A Purple Reign (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the famous singer-songwriter Prince.

PICK OF THE DAY Tony Robinson's Gods & Monsters (Channel 4, 8.15pm) Series investigating the superstitions of Britain, beginning with a look at why people thought the dead could come back to life. (1/5)