UK TV programmes to watch this week : 22/05/2021

Call the Midwife (BBC1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 23rd May 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Trixie stirs up controversy in the community when she speaks out on behalf of a patient who is pregnant with her fifth child, but whose personal life is far from stable. Dr Turner and Sister Frances try to help a woman who is refusing medical treatment through the last weeks of her pregnancy, and Nancy reveals a secret about her background that could threaten her relationship with Nonnatus House.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC2 /HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Monday 24th May 2021)

Chislehurst to Kennington. Series 13, episode 6.
Michael Portillo continues his travels in Greater London, beginning on its south-eastern fringe in the village of Chislehurst and ending up in Kennington to learn about the childhood of Charlie Chaplin.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC2 /HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Tuesday 25th May 2021)

Michael Portillo continues his travels through the capital in the heart of London’s East End. First, Michael explores Hackney Wick, where he hears about The Daily Worker newspaper’s origins, before heading to London’s West End to hunt down London’s oldest surviving Indian restaurant, Veeraswamy. Here, he tries his hand at making chapatis, under the watchful eye of the restaurant’s master chef.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC2 /HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Wednesday 26th May 2021)

Michael Portillo continues his travels through London in Hampstead, where he learns more about the founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, who fled the Austrian capital of Vienna during the Second World War and made his way London. Then, Michael pays a visit to the famous Abbey Road Studios, before making his way to Finsbury and touring the innovative and sculptural housing development, Bevin Court.

Great British Railway Journeys (BBC2 /HD | 6:30pm to 7:00pm | Thursday 27th May 2021)

Michael tracks the River Thames from east to west. Starting in Dagenham, he finishes this leg of his tour at one of London’s most iconic buildings, Battersea Power Station, built during the 1930s by Giles Gilbert Scott.

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

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