TV Guide 29.01.2018 |
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Monday 29th January

A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Netflix

Netflix Original film about National Lampoon creator Doug Kenney, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Will Forte.

Available to watch from 26th January

Tuesday 30th January


Murdered For Love, 9pm, BBC Two

On July 14, 2016, Bradford woman Samia Shahid flew to Pakistan to visit her family. Six days later, the 28-year-old was found dead. This documentary tells the story of Samia's life, how her arranged marriage to her cousin broke down, and the arrest of her first husband and her father in connection with her murder.

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

A profile of the former executive editor of the Washington Post, who helped bring down Richard Nixon with his paper's electrifying Watergate revelations.

Can You Rebuild My Brain? 10pm, Channel 4

Lotje Sodderland's brain was damaged by a stroke when she was 34. She meets neuroscience pioneers who are developing cutting-edge treatments for conditions like Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and autism.

FILM: Entourage, Netflix

Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

Available to watch from 30th January

Thursday 1st February

Death Row 2018 with Trevor McDonald, 9pm, ITV

In 2012, Trevor McDonald visited Indiana State Prison’s death row – one of America’s most dangerous maximum-security facilities. Five years on, Trevor returns to find that the prison has built a new death chamber, realising this could be his last chance to speak to the condemned men he has been unable to forget.

Friday 2nd February

Absentia Season 1, Amazon Prime

After being declared dead in absentia, an FBI agent must reclaim her family, identity and innocence when she finds herself the prime suspect in a string of murders.

Nigel Slater's Middle East, 9pm, BBC Two

The celebrated writer embarks on a Middle Eastern food adventure, exploring some of the oldest and grandest cuisines in the world.


Requiem, 9pm, BBC One

Chilling psychological thriller about a young woman investigating the historic disappearance of a girl from a small Welsh village, only to unravel her own identity in the process.


Calvary, 11:05pm, BBC Two

A priest in a rural Irish village receives a confession from a man who vows to kill him in one week as punishment for the Catholic Church's history of child abuse. The cleric spends his last seven days trying to put his community's affairs in order, but finds himself surrounded by people who harbour resentments of their own against the Church. Drama, starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen and Dylan Moran.

Sunday 4th February

Endeavour, 8pm, ITV

The newly promoted Detective Sergeant Morse investigates when a famous international thief tries to steal a Fabergé egg from an auction. The case leads to the gruesome murders of an academic and a gangster, and Morse is convinced the deaths are the work of the same man.


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