What to Watch Next Week

We’ve picked out some of next week’s shows that you don't wont to miss...

Catch the final episode of Celebrity SAS and find out who has what it takes to pass the intense SAS selection process, a special hour long show celebrating the UK's unsung heroes from teachers, delivery drivers and supermarket staff, PLUS a  double whammy of Gogglebox and Celebrity Gogglebox USA  

 

 

Monday 25th May  

C4 9pm. Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins

 

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The final episode of the series reveals who's got what it takes to pass this intense version of SAS selection. Over 48 hours, the remaining six celebrity recruits begin the interrogation phase, a tortuous exercise where the interrogators keep ramping up the punishments, with the recruits put through horrendous torture techniques. Only the physically and mentally elite make it to the end.

 

W 10pm. Emma Willis: Special Births

 

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New. Emma visits David and Hayley, who spent three years trying to conceive and eventually had twins, and sets out to watch Fay's water birth - but things don't go according to plan.

 

Tuesday 26th May

 

C4 8pm. Bake Off: The Professionals

 

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Hosted by Liam Charles and Tom Allen, the toughest Bake Off on TV returns as six new teams from top hotels, restaurants and small businesses compete to be crowned best patisserie team in Britain. The teams face testing challenges judged by two world-class patisserie experts, Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden. In this episode, the first challenge the teams face is to produce two different types of miniature classics: strawberry tarts and fruit salad.

 

C4 9pm. A Very British Hotel Chain: Inside Best Western

 

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This new series goes inside Britain's largest independent hotel chain, Best Western, checking in to some of their 265 hotels dotted across the UK and checking out how each hotel is as individual as their owners and staff. We see how the team at the company's headquarters in York fight the good fight against the corporate bed factories, and how Best Western survives in the face of such tough competition. In this episode, CEO Rob tries to instil a new set of values for his team at headquarters to follow.

 

Really 10pm. Born Mucky: Life On The Farm

 

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Rural crime hits Pete and Ally in Herefordshire as thieves strike right before harvest. In Cambridgeshire, Tom clashes with a worker. A huge bull poses a dilemma for farmer Ian.

 

Wednesday 27th May

C4 9pm. Britain’s Unsung Heroes.

 

The nation has come together weekly to applaud and acknowledge our brave NHS workers, fighting the virus on the front lines. This programme highlights and celebrates stories of the other vital key workers keeping Britain going through the crisis. Coronavirus is having a major impact across the land, but the country is still functioning, thanks to the unsung efforts of refuse collectors, teachers, bus drivers, carers, cleaners, supermarket staff and many other key workers. These are the everyday, often-undervalued heroes putting themselves at risk, whose contributions we may sometimes take for granted, but without whom we would be in dire straits. This emotional film follows a few such people doing their jobs and living their lives, offering a powerful picture of Britain today

 

E4 9pm. Celebrity Gogglebox USA

 

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Brand new: The show which sees the sharpest armchair critics share their thoughts on the best of recent telly, heads across the pond and steps into the homes of a selection of familiar celebrity faces, including Sharon and Kelly Osbourne, Tyra Banks and Meghan Trainor.

 

Alibi 10pm. We Hunt Together.

 

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A gripping twist on a classic cat-and-mouse story, Eve Myles, Babou Ceesay, Hermione Corfield and Dipo Ola star in our brand new psychological thriller. We Hunt Together explores the intoxication of sexual attraction, the dangerous power of emotional manipulation, and how finding a volatile form of solace in another can have dire consequences as two conflicted coppers track down a pair of deadly killers. Continues Thursday.

 

Thursday 28th May

C4 8pm. Britain’s Best Parent

 

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Anita Rani hosts the new series that explores a plethora of parenting styles and tries to answer one of life's most hotly-debated questions - is there a right way to raise children? Twelve sets of parents, who are all convinced that they've mastered parenting, go head-to-head to prove their way is best, as we tackle all the most important child-rearing topics; from mealtimes and discipline to education and screen time. Each episode meets three families, all with a distinct approach to bringing up children, taking it in turns to look after each other's offspring for a day, to showcase their unique parenting rules. They then come together, in front of a studio audience, to watch what happened and discuss their differing parenting styles.

 

C4 9pm. First Dates Hotel

 

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The summer season of love continues at the First Dates Hotel, where the air is filled with anticipation. Taking in the view this time is Fiona, the 62-year-old mum of Duncan James from boyband Blue. She's checked into the hotel on the recommendation of her famous son, who came to stay last season. Could ex-naval officer Eric be the man for her? James finds that his job as a chef leaves little time for romance. The 25-year-old goes on a date with Jamie, a 30-year-old touring actor who longs to find his leading man. Care home manager Hayley is looking for someone to take care of her. She's come prepared with a list of questions for her date - who she hopes will be a 'viking' with plenty of confidence. Enter six-foot-four car salesman Nick, who has confidence in abundance. 

 

Friday 29th May

C4 8pm. Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back

 

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The new series continues as Joe Lycett, Britain's customer service hero and the man responsible for making complaining funny, fights the good fight on behalf of the British public, tackling viewers' consumer problems, no matter how big or small. In this episode, Alison Hammond joins Joe as he discovers that the online review site Trustpilot might not be as trustworthy as it may seem. Joe also takes aim at a paintballing company's dubious practices and recruits help from a mini-me to take on Google Play Store. And Mark Silcox puts high-street bags for life to the test.

 

C4 9pm. Gogglebox

 

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Britain's sharpest armchair critics share more of their insightful, passionate and sometimes emotional critiques of the week's biggest and best shows.

 

C4 11.05pm. Smack The Pony

 

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A chance to see the entire first series of the stylish, original and uninhibited Emmy Award-winning sketch show, starring Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan and Sally Phillips, with appearances from other comedy heavyweights including Sarah Alexander and Darren Boyd. Always stretch properly before entering the swimming pool. Do people walk dogs or dogs walk people? And, really, what should you expect when you visit someone's living room for some spiritual healing?

 

Saturday 30th May

BT Sport 2pm. Live Bundesliga

 

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The only place to watch live top flight football in Europe, as BT Sport shows the third weekend of Bundesliga matches since the enforced hiatus.

 

Sunday 31st May

C4 9.15pm. Two Sisters, One Body.

 

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Two Sisters, One Body is the coming-of-age story of teenage conjoined twins Carmen and Lupita Andrade. The girls are two in a million; they are omphalopagus twins. One third of twins born with this rare conjoined condition die within just 24 hours. At the girls' birth, their parents Norma and Victor faced an impossible dilemma; attempt separation, where only one twin would survive, or stay together. With experts in the United States, the family travelled to Connecticut where 17 years later they remain on a discretionary visa program. The changing political climate now threatens their continued residency in America, near the medical facilities that are crucial for their continued quality of life.

 

 

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