Monday, 25 June 2012

TV Picks: 25 June – 1 July 2012 (Alan Partridge: Welcome to the Places of My Life, The Bachelor, Gordon Behind Bars, the Hollow Crown, Line of Duty, Veep, etc.)

Monday, 25 June 2012

Wimbledon (BBC1, 1.45pm) Live coverage of the annual tennis Grand Slam tournament. Presented by Sue Barker. Continues every day for a fortnight, various times.
Food Factory (BBC1, 7.30pm) Series 3 of the food show that investigates mass-produced meals. Presented by Stefan Gates, taking over from Jimmy Doherty. (1/6)
Strictly Kosher (ITV1, 9pm) Documentary about the lives of a Jewish community living in Manchester. Concludes tomorrow. (1/2)
Lifers (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary on Gartree Prison in Leicestershire, which has Europe's highest concentration of prisoners on life sentences.
Can We Trust The Police? (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about the public’s perception of the police and their trust in the system that protects them. Presented by Adam Deacon.
Storyville: Girl Model (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about young Japanese models, including a 13-year-old girl who was living in poverty in Siberia before becoming a model in Tokyo.
PICK OF THE DAY Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) Comedy travelogue from the Norwich DJ and TV presenter. Starring Steve Coogan.
Veep (Sky Atlantic, 10pm) Season 1 of the US political comedy. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons & Matt Walsh. Written and directed by Armando Iannucci. (1/8)
Walking & Talking (Sky Atlantic, 10.30pm) Brand new comedy based on the life of actor/comedian Kathy Burke. (1/4)

Love Your Garden (ITV1, 8pm) Series 2 of the gardening show. Hosted by Alan Titchmarsh. (1/6)
Turn Back Time: The Family (BBC1, 9pm) Series where three modern families experience life in five eras of the past century. (1/5)
PICK OF THE DAY Line Of Duty (BBC2, 9pm) Cop drama about a police officer transferred to the anti-corruption unit to investigate a colleague. Starring Lennie James, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Gina McKee, Neil Morrissey, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson & Kate Ashfield. (1/5)
Gordon Behind Bars (Channel 4, 9pm) Brand new series where Gordon Ramsay tries to turn prisoners into cooks, to setup a business selling to the public. (1/4)
Coming Here Soon: Greece, Bust & Broken (BBC3, 9pm) Investigation into the country’s financial meltdown.
Imagine (BBC1, 10.35pm) Return of the arts and culture series, starting with documentary behind-the-scenes of stage play "The Two Worlds of Charlie F"
talhotblond: (Channel 4, 11.10pm) Documentary about an online relationship between a middle-aged man and an 18-year-old, whom he killed after she spurned his advances after learning about his age.



Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads (Channel 5, 8pm) Series 2 of the show where six brave Alaskan truckers test their mettle on the winding roads of the Andes. (1/13)
The Circus (ITV1, 9pm) Documentary about one of the UK’s oldest circuses, run by the Paulo family.
PICK OF THE DAY The Bachelor (Channel 5, 10pm) Series 2 of the dating gameshow where an eligible celebrity bachelor goes on a series of dates to find his perfect match. Starring Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matthews.

PICK OF THE DAY The Hollow Crown (BBC2, 9pm) Series of four Shakespeare plays (Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II, Henry V). Starring Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, David Suchet, David Morrissey, Lindsay Duncan, James Purefoy, Clemence Posey, Tom Hughes, David Bradley, Patrick Stewart, Richard Bremner, Daniel Boyd & Tom Goodman-Hill.