? UK TV programmes to watch this week : 12/01/2019

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 13th January 2019)

Drama about a group of midwives in 1960s London. Nonnatus House welcomes two new nuns. Valerie deals with a shocking case that arrives unexpectedly, and the other midwives must handle a complicated multiple birth.

Fish Town (BBC 1 Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | Monday 14th January 2019)

James Cosmo narrates a six-part series about the UK’s biggest fishing port, Peterhead in north east Scotland. In this edition, the fishing boat Reliance, skippered by John Clarke, heads to a fishing ground off the Shetland Isles in search of whitefish and prawns. Joining John on board is his 21-year-old son David, who hopes one day to take over as skipper. The Ocean Endeavour heads out to one of the UK’s most remote fishing grounds, Rockall, in search of haddock. Skipper John Buchan tries out a rookie fisherman, 18-year-old Nathan Foreman, whom John hopes to to train up as a fully fledged deckhand. But Nathan’s first trip is going to be uncomfortable – Storm Hector is blowing in, bringing with it gale-force winds. Back on shore, 24-year-old fish buyer Jason Jack is at Peterhead fish market competing with ten other buyers for the morning’s finest fish.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 14th January 2019)

After a teenage boy is senselessly killed in a meth lab explosion, his head teacher resolves to confront the drug dealers preying on his community. Dangerous batches of new drugs are hitting the streets, and the effects are evident to Nikki, Jack, Clarissa and Thomas as they deal with the rise in both violent and accidental deaths.

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railway Journeys (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 14th January 2019)

Chris Tarrant embarks on a thousand-mile journey across Spain’s complex rail system, discovering how the railways were involved in tension over Gibraltar, the Spanish Civil War and WWII. But Spain has quietly become a world leader in train technology.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 15th January 2019)

When tragedy strikes close to home, it puts head teacher Noah Taylor on a collision course with the criminals responsible. Can the Lyell team help him stop the cycle of violence?

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 17th January 2019)

Detective drama series set on a Caribbean island. Jack and the team uncover a nest of vipers when a zoo owner is killed with a tranquilliser dart and everyone has an alibi.

Celebrity 5 Go Camping (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 18th January 2019)

As Joe Swash leaves the group, Bobby Davro falls ill, and Stephen Bailey gets a coveted soap role, Michelle Collins and Cheryl Baker are left to fend for themselves on a cliff side – until former Blue Peter presenter Tim Vincent turns up to help out.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.

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