TV Guide 01.09.20

Tuesday 1st September 

Sheridan Smith: Becoming Mum, 9pm, ITV

Documentary following the actress through her pregnancy journey, as she reflects on her past struggles and fears that she might experience post-natal depression. The cameras accompany Sheridan to her first scans and pre-natal classes, as well as a visit to a psychiatrist who specialises in mental health during and after pregnancy.

Little Birds, 9pm, Sky Atlantic 

The adaptation of Anais Nin’s collection of erotic short stories reaches its conclusion. Lucy and Cherifa must help each other to free themselves and seek revenge on those who tried to restrain them. 

Wednesday 2nd September 

Harlots, 9pm, BBC1

Period drama set in 1760s London, which follows a brothel owner who struggles to reconcile her role as a mother and interests within the business. In the final episode of the series, Margaret desperately tries to find a way to help both of her daughters. 

Inside Missguided: Made In Manchester, 10pm, Channel 4

Documentary giving insight into the behind-the-scenes workings of one of Britain’s biggest online fashion retailers. In tonight’s episode, the Missguided team prepare for one of the most important days of the year, Black Friday. To ensure targets are met, the company launches their first ski range, and head creative, Treasure, is sent to Austria for a photoshoot in freezing temperatures. Last in the series.

Thursday 3rd September 


Celebrity Masterchef, 8pm, BBC1

In the fifth of a special run of episodes, John and Greg look back at some of the most memorable moments from Celebrity Masterchef. Tonight, the focus is on the challenges where the contestants have been pushed to the limit and asked to serve their food to a host of celebrated chefs. John and Greg also revisit some of their favourite challenges, including a final week task from 2012, in which three celebrities were tasked with preparing a fine dining lunch on the Orient Express. 


Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star, 8pm, ITV 

It’s the final of Glow Up and the three remaining contestants battle it out to be crowned champion. For their first assignment, the competitors face their most difficult challenge to date, as they are asked to deliver their own masterclass at one of the world’s most famous department stores, Harrods. Then, back at Glow Up HQ, the MUAs are handed their final brief to create a look inspired by the theme of evolution. Last in series. 

I Hate Suzie, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Comedy drama exploring the fallout a former teen idol experiences after her phone is hacked and private images are leaked to the public. In tonight’s episode, Suzie finds her privacy is compromised once more when her address is printed for the public to see. Stars Billie Piper.

Friday 4th September

The Hangover, 9pm, ITV2

A group of friends on a stag weekend in Las Vegas have a heavy night of drinking and wake up to discover not only is the groom missing, but they have also somehow ended up in the possession of a tiger and a baby. Unable to remember the details of the night before and with the wedding days away, the race is on to piece the clues together and find their missing friend.

Saturday 5th September

Britain’s Got Talent, 8pm, ITV

Ant and Dec return with the first semi final of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, following the audition episodes broadcast earlier this year. Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Ashley Banjo sit on the judging panel. 

Forrest Gump, 9pm, Sky One

Oscar winning drama charting the life – and often bizarre experiences – of the hugely likeable Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks). From becoming an American football star, to fighting in Vietnam and making his millions in business, Gump inspires people with his effusive optimism. However, despite extraordinary achievements, his single desire to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart continues to elude him.

Sunday 6th September

Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge, 9pm, BBC2

Louis Theroux reflects on 25 years of his documentaries, interviewing some of his most memorable contributors and discussing their experiences together. In this first episode, Theroux remembers some of his earliest work and considers how some people’s extreme beliefs can position them at odds with mainstream society. 

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