UK TV programmes to watch this week : 21/01/2023

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC 1/HD | 6:50pm to 7:50pm | Saturday 21st January 2023)

The comedian hosts an evening of entertainment, recorded in front of an audience at the London Palladium. Alison Hammond bravely hands over her phone to play Send to All, footballing legend Peter Crouch is rudely awakened for a very special Midnight Gameshow in Portugal, and George Ezra performs his latest hit single Sweetest Human Being Alive. Plus, a special performance from the Unexpected Star of the Show.

Call the Midwife (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Sunday 22nd January 2023)

The maternity home is thrown into chaos by an outbreak of gastroenteritis. The team dig deep to ensure all mothers and newborn babies recover. However, the Board of Health are less than happy with the way things have been handled. Nurse Crane fights to save her career when her age is called into question by the Consultant running a training course, and Cyril encourages Reggie to seek help with his declining health.

Motorhoming with Merton & Webster (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 22nd January 2023)

Devon. Series 2, episode 4. Paul Merton and Suki Webster explore Devon, beginning by heading to Dartmoor national park to meet a local guide for a Sherlock Holmes-themed tour, as It was in the national park that Arthur Conan Doyle was inspired to write The Hound of the Baskervilles. Paul and Suki also meet Kate and Norman, who are part of the Wheeled Access group, which encourages anyone with a disability to get out and enjoy the area.

Hornby: A Model World (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 23rd January 2023)

Starter Set. Series 2, episode 2. Young designer Prad has just 30 days to reinvent the model railway starter kit, and musician Jools Holland reveals his incredible 45ft layout hidden away in his loft.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 23rd January 2023)

Hearts of Darkness (Part 1/2). The team are called to a devastating train crash, and work with the police and counter terrorism to piece together what happened. As they try to find the motive for killing the local mayor, it appears the family who own the land might very well hold the key. Meanwhile, Jack’s family life gets more complicated.

Waterloo Road (BBC 1/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Wednesday 24th January 2023)

Amy’s drama workshop faces the full force of Kelly Jo’s antics but when the workshop facilitator is someone from her past old anxieties arise. Neil forges an unlikely friendship with Donte over personal experiences but Neil resists when Joe encourages them to attend a support group together.

Silent Witness (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 24th January 2023)

Hearts of Darkness (Part 2/2). The Lyell return to the tunnel as another victim is in danger. Family ties are tested when dark secrets are revealed and Jack is put in a difficult position when a blast from the past comes to visit.

Iain Robertson Rambles (BBC Scotland/HD & BBC iPlayer only | 8:30pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 26th January 2023) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Embarking on the last leg of his 200 mile challenge, Iain and his dog Molly head off from Clisham Hill on Harris. On his way to Stornoway, Iain is in good spirits as he is joined by fellow actor and friend Kevin McKidd and at Lewes Castle they are delighted to be shown the Lewis chessmen by archivist Shona MacDonald. Ian also hooks up with Two Doors Down star Alex Norton to visit the Callanish standing stones.

Death in Paradise (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 27th January 2023)

Stumped in Murder. Series 2, episode 4. In Saint Barnabas, Naomi attends the wedding of her best friend Monique. However, the jollity of the day comes to an abrupt halt when Rex, the estranged husband of Monique’s mother Odette, is fatally stabbed. Knowing the case requires full investigation, Naomi calls the team for help. Meanwhile, Marlon tries to prepare for his sergeant exams but is easily distracted. Ralf Little, Don Warrington and Shantol Jackson star.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide —

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