TV Guide 01.08.22

MONDAY 1ST

Commonweath Games, 7pm, BBC1

The games continue, and today swimming is in the spotlight, with seven gold medals up for grabs at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. UK interests will be focused on England's Paralympic champion Maisie Summers-Newton in the SB6 100m breaststroke, and her compatriot Abbie Wood in the women's 200m individual medley.

Love Island, 9pm, ITV2

After 57 episodes, Laura Whitmore is at the villa to hosts the series finale. Tonight, we’ll find out who will reach the end as the remaining couples find out which of them will be named the winners and receive the £50,000 prize.


TUESDAY 2ND

Irma Vep, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

In this reimagining of the 1990s indie classic, Irma Vep chronicles the filming of a chaotic TV production in present-day France. The series follows Mira, a disillusioned American actress who becomes so immersed in her role that the line between herself and her character begins to blur. Stars Alicia Vikander.

Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story, 9pm, BBC2

This documentary is a journey through the trailblazing life of Jackie Collins. Spinning together fact and fiction, the film tells the untold story of a ground-breaking author and her mission to build a one-woman literary empire. Featuring a cast of Jackie's closest friends and family, the film reveals the private struggles of a woman who became an icon of 1980s feminism while hiding her personal vulnerability behind a carefully crafted public persona.

Vicky Pattison: Alcohol, Dad & Me, 10pm, Channel 4

The reality TV star confronts her relationship with alcohol and reveals the secrets of a troubled family past. In her early 20s, Vicky Pattison made her name as the popular party girl on Geordie Shore, but she has also experienced first-hand the dark side of alcohol addiction. Growing up, her dad was a functional alcoholic and Vicky is now around the same age her dad was when his own addiction took hold. Keen to find out all she can about how to keep herself healthy, Pattinson speaks out about the devastating impact addiction and alcohol has had on her and those around her.


WEDNESDAY 3RD

Freeze: Skating On The Edge, 10:40pm, BBC1

In Freeze, elite UK skaters go head-to-head in the hope of securing places at the Winter Olympics. Tonight, PJ bears the weight of a nation on his shoulders as he hopes to earn a spot.


THURSDAY 4TH

Code 404, 9pm, Sky Comedy

Set in the near future, Code 404 revolves around a pair of top-notch investigators, DI John Major and DI Roy Carver, played by Line of Duty’s Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham. When Major is killed on duty, his body is transferred to an experimental artificial intelligence project to revive him. However, the AI version lacks the crimefighting instincts of Major. In series three, under investigation and stuck on limited duties, tensions are high between Carver and Major, but when a fellow copper is killed, it's back to action.


FRIDAY 5TH

Dunkirk, 8.30pm, BBC2

Dunkirk is still one of the best films to come out in the last half decade, so if you’ve yet to see Christopher Nolan’s epic depiction of the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II, now’s your chance. The ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy.


SUNDAY 7TH

Van Der Valk, 8pm, BBC2

In this murder-mystery series, the Dutch detective is called in to investigate the gruesome murder of Susie de Windt, a solicitor whose mutilated body was discovered strung up on a windfarm with an ‘X’ carved into her stomach and a cryptic note inside her coat. He discovers that days previously, she had won a case on behalf of the city to evict a group of artist squatters, and the windfarm where her body was discovered was where they were due to be relocated.

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