UK TV programmes to watch this week : 03/06/2017

Doctor Who (BBC 1/HD | 7:35pm to 8:25pm | Saturday 3rd June 2017)

Earth has been invaded and Bill is living alone, an isolated figure surviving in occupied Britain. The Doctor is imprisoned and appears to be on the side of the enemy, flooding the airwaves with fake news. Bill and Nardole must embark on a deadly mission to rescue the Doctor and lead the resistance against the new regime, whatever the cost.

Sgt Pepper’s Musical Revolution with Howard Goodall (BBC 2/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Saturday 3rd June 2017)

Documentary in which composer Howard Goodall presents The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band as never heard before. Howard explores just why this album is still seen as so innovative, so revolutionary, and so influential. With the help of out-takes and studio conversations between the band, never heard before outside of Abbey Road, Howard gets under the bonnet of Sgt Pepper. He takes the music apart and reassembles it, to show us how it works – and makes surprising connections with the music of the last 1,000 years to do so.

One Love Manchester (BBC 1/HD | 6:55pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 4th June 2017)

Live coverage of a concert at Old Trafford cricket ground to benefit those affected by the May 2017 Manchester bomb attack. Performers include Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Take That, Niall Horan, Miley Cyrus, Usher and Pharrell.

Election 2017 (BBC 1/HD | 9:35pm to 2:00am | Thursday 8th June 2017)

David Dimbleby presents as the general election votes are counted around the country and the results begin to pour in. BBC correspondents, led by Andrew Marr, Nick Robinson, Kirsty Wark and Sophie Raworth, are at the key counts. Jeremy Vine, Emily Maitlis and Professor John Curtice analyse the results as they come in. Mishal Husain grills political heavyweights in the BBC Election Centre. Media editor Amol Rajan follows how the night is unfolding on social media, and political editor Laura Kuenssberg assesses the impact the result will have in the days, weeks and years ahead.

The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 9:00pm to 11:05pm | Friday 9th June 2017)

The double Bafta-nominated series returns live for a post-election special with its unique brand of irreverent satire and sharp topical comedy. This extended episode hosted by Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe sees them go through the thrills and spills of the election results night with special guests, including Steve Coogan, Jamie Oliver, Brendan Cox and a host of politicians.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide —

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