Monday, 25 May 2015

TV Picks: 25-31 May 2015 • Glee • The Magic Show Story • Springwatch Unsprung • Suntrap

Monday, 25 May 2015

Below are my picks of the most notable new shows, returning or premiering on UK screens over the next 7 days...

Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 7.30pm) Series 9's live semi finals begin. Continues nightly until Sunday. (8/13)
Churchill: When Britain Said No (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary looking at Winston Churchill's post-war defeat at the General Election.

Festivals, Sex & Suspicious Parents (BBC3, 9pm) Series 5 of the show where youngsters go on holiday without their parents, unaware their mum and dad are watching their every move. (1/6)
Impossible Engineering (Yesterday, 9pm) New series looking at amazing feats of engineering, beginning with a look at the construction of aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

24 Hours in A&E (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 9 of the documentary following the A&E department of St George's Hospital in south-west London. (1/8)
Springwatch Unsprung (BBC2, 9pm) Series 9 of the post-show analysis wildlife show. Presented by Chris Packham, with guests Vic Reeves, David Lindo & Matt Brash. (1/3)
Modern Times: Secret Life of Cleaners (BBC2, 9.30pm) Documentary looking at the work of the country's six million cleaners, who are primarily immigrants.
Suntrap (BBC1, 10.45pm) Comedy drama about a reporter and master of disguise who's on the run from the authorities after uncovering a government conspiracy, and seeks refuge with his Fleet Street mentor on a Spanish island. Starring Kayvan Novak, Bradley Walsh, Emma Pierson, Jamie Demetriou, Jack Dee, Alan Williams & Klariza Clayton. (1/6)

Inside Jaguar: Making a Million Pound Car (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about the creation of the Lightweight E-type, Jaguar's most expensive car.
Glee (Sky1, 9pm) Sixth and final season of the high school musical comedy-drama. (1/13)

Nothing. Have you cut your lawns yet this year?

The Magic Show Story (ITV, 6.30pm) Exploration of the past 60 years of magic on television. Hosted by Stephen Mulhern with contributions from Darcy Oake, Dynamo, Anita Harris, Penn & Teller, Geoffrey Durham, Ben Hanlin, and others.
Edwardian Farm (BBC2, 7.30pm) New series where a group of archaelogists live like Edwardians on a farm. (1/12)

Nothing. Why not clean out that cupboard?

For a look at what the rest of the year's going to bring,