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Monday 13th November

The Boy with the Topknot, 9pm, BBC Two

Touching, humorous and emotional drama based on the memoirs of Sathnam Sanghera, a boy born to Punjabi immigrants living in Wolverhampton. It follows him as he moves to London and embarks on a career as a journalist, while gradually building up the courage to tell his traditional Sikh parents about his English girlfriend. When he does, Sathnam uncovers a family secret – a painful legacy from early in his parents’ own marriage.

 

Tuesday 14th November

FILM: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, 6:20pm, Film4

Ruthless stockbroker Gordon Gekko is released from prison after eight years, reinventing himself as an author and lecturer warning against the dangers of the financial system. Oliver Stone's sequel to his classic 80s drama, with Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan.

 

Wednesday 15th November

NEW SEASON: Peaky Blinders, 9pm, BBC Two

The gripping drama returns. When Tommy received a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve 1925, he realises the Shelbys are in grave danger. As the enemy approaches, he flees his country house and returns to Small Heath, Birmingham, where the family must put their differences aside and fight for survival.

 

Life Behind Bars, 9pm, Channel 4

Two-part documentary exploring what it’s like to serve a long-term prison sentence in Britain.

 

Greg Davies: The Back of My Mum’s Head, 10:30pm, Channel 4

Stand-up comedy with the Man Down star, recorded at the Lowry in Salford. Stung by his mother's suggestion that he is `not normal', Greg puts everyone else under the microscope in a petty quest to discover if anyone actually is.

 

Thursday 16th November

Serial Killer with Piers Morgan, 9pm, ITV

The broadcaster meets Mark Riebe, who was convicted for one murder but has confessed multiple times to the abduction and killing of 13 women along Florida's Gulf Coast.

 

FILM: Kingsman: The Secret Service, 9pm, Film4

Humorous action comedy based on the classic comic book tales, starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Samuel L Jackson.

 

Olive Kitteridge, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Drama based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel telling the story of an acerbic New England maths teacher over the span of 25 years. Frances McDormand stars.

 

Friday 17th November

Gregory Porter’s Popular Voices, 10pm, BBC Four

The Grammy award-winning soul and jazz star examines the sound and work of his favourite vocal showstoppers.

 

Saturday 18th November

 

FINAL EPISODE: The Jonathan Ross Show, 9:40pm, ITV

In the last show of the series, Jonathan is joined by comedy actor, writer and stand-up star Peter Kay, The Hobbit and Beauty and the Beast actor Luke Evans, and actress and singer Sheridan Smith.

 

Sunday 19th November

Live Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals, 6pm, BBC Two         

Sue Barker presents coverage from day eight at the O2 in London, featuring the final of the singles competition.

 

FILM PREMIERE: The Lighthouse, 11:10pm, BBC Two

Two men are assigned to keep a lighthouse on an island in the Irish sea in 1801. A freak storm cuts the island off from the mainland for months on end, and the isolation drives both men to the brink of madness, with devastating consequences. Fact-based thriller, starring Mark Lewis Jones and Michael Jibson.

 

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