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Monday 22nd July

Who Do You Think You Are? 9pm, BBC1

The ultimate genealogy show is back, and this time it’s Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe who’s in the hot seat. Tonight, Radcliffe discovers that the Hatton Garden robbery of his great-grandfather’s jewellery business was far more dark and dramatic than he ever imagined, while an unseen cache of his great-great-uncle’s letters reveal a heart-wrenching WW1 love story.

Big Little Lies, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

In this final episode, Celeste questions Mary Louise about Perry's childhood, and Madeline worries their lie is tearing the Monterey Five apart. Last in series.

Tuesday 23rd July

Keeping Faith, 9pm, BBC1

Eve Myles returns as lawyer, wife and mother Faith Howells, whose life was turned upside down by the unexplained disappearance of her husband, Evan. Eighteen months on, Faith takes on the case of Madlen Vaughan, a local farmer accused of murdering her husband. Faith is set on a collision course with the police, her colleagues, and the community, as she searches for the truth.

I Am Nicola, 10pm, Channel 4

This new female-led drama anthology series of stand-alone programmes stars three of Britain's leading actors, Vicky McClure, Samantha Morton and Gemma Chan. The trilogy explores the experience of three women in moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and utterly personal. In this first episode, it’s Line of Duty’s McClure who’s in the spotlight as hairdresser Nicola, who is stuck in a coercive relationship with partner Adam (Perry Fitzpatrick). 

Wednesday 24th July

The Widower, 9pm, ITV

This follow-up to the 2014 factual drama of the same name is based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster. When mild-mannered nurse Malcolm (Reece Shearsmith) is confronted by his new wife over his wild spending, he starts to drug her to keep her quiet. However, a medical check-up threatens to expose him, so he decides to silence his spouse once and for all. Three years on, he has a new bride – and history appears to be repeating itself. Also stars Sheridan Smith and Kate Fleetwood.

Gameface, 10pm, Channel 4

In her 30s and still painfully underprepared for all of life's obstacles, Marcella (the hilarious Roisin Conarty) tries to navigate her way through with the help of her best friend, her life coach and therapist, and her driving instructor. As series two begins, Marcella deals with the fallout of her date with Jon and confronts Simon about his wife's behaviour. And after a life coach session, she decides to visits her agent Pam.

Thursday 25th July

Catch-22, 9pm, Channel 4

The episode begins with Yossarian hanging from his parachute caught in a tree, still painfully wounded from his previous mission. While recovering in a small Italian village, he enjoys good food, beautiful sights and the company of an attractive woman before Aarfy and some soldiers track him down and bring him back to base. Catch-22 ends with the book’s most shocking scene, and a surprise finale. Last in series.


Going Clear, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Written and directed by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, Going Clear: Scientology & The Prison Of Belief is a provocative tale of ego, exploitation and lust for power. The film profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, detailing their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.

Friday 26th July

Orange Is The New Black – Series 7, Netflix

The seventh – and final – season of this much-loved prison drama follows Piper’s path after prison as she navigates the outside world – while less fortunate inmates remain behind bars. Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon will return as Piper and Alex, after their series six prison wedding, with Schilling telling reporters she’s confident the union will survive their separation.

The Affair, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Never watched The Affair? Here’s your chance to start it from the beginning. Exploring the emotional and psychological effects of two affairs, we meet young diner waitress Alison and her husband, rancher Cole, who are struggling in the wake of tragedy. Noah, a settled teacher and would-be novelist, is summering at his in-laws' Hamptons estate with his wife and four kids. When Noah meets Alison, the tryst eventually ends two marriages.

Saturday 27th July

Killing Eve, 9:15pm, BBC1

When Eve's mission in Rome is suddenly compromised she has to think fast. Carolyn briefs Eve on her current status as an employee of the British government and lets her choose her own path. Last in series.

Sunday 28th July

Poldark, 9pm, BBC1

 

Ross's tenacity in helping Ned bears fruit, but not without cost. Hanson’s presence in Cornwall raises suspicion and as Demelza wrestles with how best to equip the community to look after itself, Morwenna lends herself to the cause and finds new hope.

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