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The Outlaws 

Monday 25th October, BBC One, 9pm

christopher walken

The Outlaws is the must-see comic crime thriller series of the year, starring Christopher Walken and Stephen Merchant, created by Merchant himself, and follows seven strangers from different walks of life on community payback, working to renovate a derelict building together. What could go wrong? 

Impeachment: American Crime Story 

Tuesdays at 9.15pm on BBC Two 

woman from the 60s

For a gritty drama to sink your teeth into this autumn, Impeachment: American Crime Story is the must-see fact-based crime drama following the events that led to Bill Clinton’s impeachment back in 1998.  

I Like the Way U Move 

Tuesdays at 10.35pm on BBC Two 

i like the way you move

I Like the Way U Move is the newest dating show with a twist: Rookie dancers compete for the chance to perform with five professions – we have a feeling this one was inspired by Strictly Come Dancing... Jamie Laing of Made in Chelsea hosts! 


Wednesday 27th October, BBC Two, 9pm 

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Ready to explore the universe with Professor Brian Cox? His new series explores the cosmos, starting with the stars and how they created life and meaning from the dawn of time through to the arrival of the Sun!  

Vienna Blood 

Friday 29th October, BBC Two, 9pm 

More drama, please! Vienna Blood is set in the 1900s and tells the story of a young English doctor in Vienna named Max Liebermann who works for the famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. When he comes across a strange case of murder, Max offers his assistance to help solve it. 

 The Graham Norton Show 

Fridays on BBC One, 10.35pm 

the graham norton show

Graham Norton is sitting down this week for a brand new series to talk to none other than Daniel Craig in anticipation of his final appearance as 007 in No Time To Die, and will be joined by Lea Seydoux, Lashana Lynch and Rami Malek, who also star. We’ll also get a bonus performance from Ed Sheeran for his new single Shivers.  


Available on BBC iPlayer 


As the last episode of Vigil approaches, (spoilers ahead), Amy is trapped and running out of time. On land, Kristen attempts to find the traitor’s accomplice while the crew on board will need to fight for their lives. Want more from Suranne Jones? Find out where you’ve seen her before and discover more shows like Vigil! 

Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK (Season 3) 

Available on BBC iPlayer

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All new series of Ru Paul’s Drag Race begins this week on BBC One, and introduces Matt Lucas as a guest judge in the first round, where he’ll get to decide which of the twelve contestants will be the first to go home. The task? Serve two different looks on the runway, and hope to avoid being asked to lip-sync for their lives!  

Strictly Come Dancing 

Saturdays at 7pm on BBC One 

Strictly Come Dancing

If you missed it last week, Strictly Come Dancing is back for a new series, with Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman back to host as fifteen new celebrities take to the dance floor in an effort to take home the glitter ball prize. Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood, and Motsi Mabuse all return to judge, with Anton Du Beke (AKA ‘King of the ballroom’) joining as a permanent panellist. Who are you voting for this week? 


Thursdays on BBC One, 9pm  

All new series of Ambulance kicks off on Thursday as Cameras follow the staff of Northwest Ambulance Service to show us what really goes on. From stabbing hoaxes to serious road traffic accidents, there’s never an uneventful day for these Ambulance crews.  

The Cleaner 

Watch now on BBC iPlayer 

the cleaner

Brand new comedy drama The Cleaner is coming to BBC One and BBC iPlayer thereafter on 10th September, and stars Greg Davies, who wrote the show, alongside Helena Bonham Carter in the first episode. Paul Chowdhry and Shobu Kapoor are also set to appear. The show follows a crime scene cleaner named Wicky (Davies) who, in the first episode, heads to the suburbs to clean up a very disturbing murder scene, though he soon finds himself getting interrupted by a mysterious, heavily armed woman and other unexpected guests...  

Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League 

Watch now on BBC iPlayer

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Fever Pitch: The Rise of the Premier League is a sport documentary about the formation and success of the football league after it broke away from the rest of the English football leagues in 1992 and sold the rights to Sky for live television broadcasting.  

A House Through Time 

Watch now on BBC iPlayer 

a house through time

A House Through Time takes a look at the extraordinary story of a Victorian house’s first ever resident, a lawyer named William Bruce, who tried and failed to save the life of a man convicted of murder. David Olusoga tells us more stories like this to open our eyes to these fascinating historical lives.  

Animals with Cameras 

Watch now on BBC iPlayer  

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Animals with Cameras is back for a second season, with Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan who leads a team using specially designed cameras to film ground-breaking scenes in some of the animals who depend on our oceans to live. In Cape Verde we see a one of the world’s largest populations of nesting loggerhead turtles, before travelling to the Bahamas to visit Caribbean reef sharks. 

When Ruby Wax Met 

Sundays on BBC Two, 9pm 

ruby wax

Comedian Ruby Wax takes us through her archived interviews that she conducted for her various BBC shows in the 90s, with a deeper look at fame and infamy, including interviews with Donald Trump, OJ Simpson, Carrie Fisher, Goldie Hawn and Tom Hanks.  


Mondays on BBC One, 10:35pm 


Ladhood is back for a second season on BBC One and BBC iPlayer this week, and straddles the two timelines of Liam’s life. In the present he prepares for a first date, but when they ask about the last time he felt completely happy, he is thrust back into his teenage years.  


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