TV Guide 03.05.22

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TUESDAY 3RD

DI Ray, 9pm, ITV

Writer Maya Sondhi has teamed up with Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio on this gripping four-part drama, which tracks a compelling murder investigation, while exploring the emotive subject of racism in the workplace. Set in Birmingham, DI Ray follows a police officer who takes on a case that forces her to confront a lifelong personal conflict between her British identity and her South Asian heritage.

WEDNESDAY 4TH

Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, 10pm, Channel 4

Gordon Ramsay returns with this new series, which sees the chef travel to remote locations across the world in search of culinary inspiration. He begins by exploring Tasmania, off the coast of southern Australia, where he roams shark-infested waters for giant saltwater spiny lobsters and learns to avoid venomous snakes in the bush while foraging for local herbs.

THURSDAY 5TH

The Staircase, 9pm, Sky


In 2001, well-known novelist Michael Peterson found his wife Kathleen dead at the bottom of a flight of stairs in their home. He says that she’d taken a couple of Valium, been drinking champagne and wine, and must have slipped in the stairwell. The North Carolina state police claim that she suffered a brutal death at the hands of her husband. These opposing views form the premise of original Storyville documentary The Staircase. Now HBO has got in on the action with this new eight-part drama starring Colin Firth as Michael and Toni Collette as Kathleen.

FRIDAY 6TH

The Other One, 9pm, BBC1

Series two is here. Cat and Cathy reel from the news they have a secret brother who Cathy just snogged. Marilyn starts a feud with Colin's other mistress and everyone wonders what else he was hiding. As Cathy struggles with the ethics of fancying a sibling, Cat is determined to welcome Callum to the family, while Callum isn't sure what family means any more. Meanwhile, Cathy's mum Tess decides to have some fun with her late husband's legacy and embarks on an ill-advised luxury spending spree.

The Terror: Infamy, 9pm, BBC2

Featuring a cast and crew with deep-rooted connections to WWII, the internment of Japanese Americans and the aftermath in Hiroshima, The Terror: Infamy centres on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese American community, and a young man's journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible. Co-created by True Blood’s Alexander Woo the series stars Derek Mio as Chester Nakayama; Kiki Sukezane as Yuko, a mysterious woman from Chester's past and Star Trek’s George Takei as Yamato-san, a community elder and former fishing captain.

SATURDAY 7TH

The Personal History of David Copperfield, 9:20pm, Channel 4

Armando Iannucci’s The Personal History of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through a comedic lens, giving the Dickensian tale new life with a diverse ensemble cast of stage and screen actors from across the world, including Dev Patal, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Lawrie, Ben Whishaw, Gwendoline Christie, Benedict Wong and Peter Capaldi.

SUNDAY 8TH

British Academy Television Awards, 6pm, BBC 1

Richard Ayoade hosts the British Academy Television Awards from the Royal Festival Hall in London. It's A Sin, Time, Gogglebox, An Audience with Adele and Strictly Come Dancing are all in the running for awards, while nominees include Kate Winslet, Olly Alexander and Stephen Graham.

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