What to watch on TV this week
From the new, dark tale in True Detective season 3 with Mahershala Ali to the bleak BBC adaptation of Les Miserables with Dominic West, here's the best TV to watch this week
After a disappointing second season, True Detective is back to make amends.
This dark anthology series moves to Arkansas, where Detective Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) delves into an unsolved murder that's burdened him for 35 years. Crossing three different timelines, this looks like a return to the narrative brilliance of season one.
The new heisty social drama starring Sheridan Smith continues on Wednesday.
In episode two, Sam starts to make some good money on her insider trading investments – but her sins are catching up with her. The microphone she planted gets found, her gambling addiction gets worse, and even her own kids are turning against her.
Read our review of episode oneRead more ...
Cold Feet is back (again). Adam (James Nesbitt) is newly single, but he's having trouble finding a partner. In contrast, Pete (John Thomson) is renewing his wedding vows.
In episode two, Rob's (Rob Delaney) sister Sidney (Michaela Watkins) comes to visit from the US and brings with her a whole new religious attitude. Meanwhile, Sharon (Sharon Horgan) is invited by Fran (Ashley Jensen) to her son's new play, where Chris (Mark Bonnar) introduces them to his new girlfriend...
This straight, high-budget BBC adaptation of Les Miserables continues on Sunday.
We're taken through another, more significant hop through time to 1832, when Cosette (Ellie Bamber) is now a teenager living under the roof of Jean Valjean (Dominic West). An older Marius (Josh O'Connor) meets and falls in love with her, all while Eponine (Erin Kellyman) keeps her unrequited love for him a secret.
Catch up on iPlayer. Read our review of episode 3
The latest series of the baby-birthing period drama Call the Midwife continues on Sunday.
Lucille (Leonie Elliott) is troubled by the life of elderly patient Clarice (Annette Crosbie), a hoarder with piles of rubbish stacked around her abode, and Violet (Annabelle Apsion) runs as a local councillor.
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