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From gripping crime dramas to comedy shows, fascinating documentaries and much more, there’s no end of brilliant TV to watch live and on demand with Freeview Play. If you’re stuck on what to watch next, we’ve put together a round-up of some of the best shows on TV in the coming week to help you decide.

Friday 10th May

Granite Harbour

After an uneasy truce is called with Grantley, Davis meets Bart at the beach. A dinghy has washed up, and it links directly back to the Stolthet. After clothing fibres are found on the dinghy, Macmillan moves to have the Stolthet impounded, whilst Bart and Lindo bring Captain Nielsen in for questioning. 

8pm on BBC One

Double the Money

As the pairs try to turn £500 into a grand, a lemonade battle brews between two teams. But will the weather sour both their chances of doubling their dosh? And can a bingo night pull in a full house?

8pm on Channel 4

Sue Perkins: Lost in Thailand

Sue's three-part exploration of Thailand kicks off in the breathtaking Thai Highlands and features a massage in a women's prison, a giant cauldron of elephant dung, and longboat racing. 

9pm on Channel 5

Saturday 11th May

Women's T20 Cricket

Live coverage of the first of a three-match T20 series between England and Pakistan as a busy summer of women’s cricket gets under way.

2.15pm on BBC Two

Casino Royale

A newly-qualified James Bond is sent on his first mission to investigate a banker suspected of aiding international terrorism.

8pm on ITV1

An Invitation to Murder

Feature-length whodunnit. In 1934, six strangers are mysteriously invited to a billionaire's remote island mansion. When one of the group is murdered, nobody is safe and everyone's a suspect.

9pm on Channel 5

Sunday 12th May

Women's FA Cup Final

Full, live coverage of Manchester United v Tottenham in the Women's FA Cup final.

1.50pm on BBC One

Rob and Rylan's Grand Tour

In Venice, Rob and Rylan discover one of the largest works of art in the world, Rob attempts to conduct an orchestra, and Rylan explores the city’s hidden side.

9pm on BBC One

The Piano

At Edinburgh Waverley station, Claudia, Mika and Lang Lang are blown away by a boy in a bow tie and charmed by a piano-playing postie, and get caught up by an Argentine tango.

9pm on Channel 4

Monday 13th May

Blue Lights

Annie’s job is on the line. As Lee consolidates power, Stevie and Grace are thrown back together on a response call, with terrible consequences.

9pm on BBC One

The Fortune Hotel

Stephen Mangan hosts the first episode of a thrilling game show set in a luxury resort as ten pairs of guests including a mum and son team, business partners, a husband and wife partnership, and a duo of best friends arrive at a luxury Caribbean resort to play a thrilling high-stakes game of cat and mouse. 

9pm on ITV1

Grand Designs

Kevin McCloud meets more ambitious self-builders. Rosa and Craig want to live in a steam railway reservoir in the Wye Valley. But their ambitious plans face multiple challenges.

9pm on Channel 4

Tuesday 14th May

Better Off Dead?

A documentary on assisted suicide, authored by actor and disability rights activist Liz Carr.ng they have learned over the last eight weeks, before one of them wins Interior Design Masters and a major collaboration contract.

9pm on BBC One

The Gathering 

Gripping thriller. A violent attack on a teenager at an illegal beach rave sends shockwaves through a Merseyside community. As secrets and lies are laid bare, will the truth emerge? 

9pm on Channel 4

Dr Pimple Popper

After losing his long-time love, Joe wants the large bumps all over his head removed. The itchy, painful rash on Nisa's ears has spread to her face.

9pm on Really

Wednesday 15th May

Location, Location, Location

In Yorkshire, Emily and Joe race against time and the market to find a home before their rental agreement runs out. And can Suki and Kuli bring their quest for space to an end?

8pm on Channel 4

Trauma Room One

Series that takes us deep inside the gripping high-stakes world of brain and spinal surgery at The Walton Centre in Liverpool. Christine has broken her neck - a life-threatening injury.

10pm on Channel 5


Join Robert Peston for a late-night political magazine show featuring big interviews with the country's leading politicians, topical guests, and the best political gossip.

10.45pm on ITV1

Thursday 16th May

Reuben: Life in the Dales

The friends set sail for France on Reuben's first-ever holiday abroad on a road trip that takes them through the north as they head to Normandy and the Loire Valley.

8pm on Channel 5

Joe and Katherine's Bargain Holidays

In south Wales, Joe Wilkinson and Katherine Ryan go DIY glamping, take part in a beach clean, explore Mumbles on free bikes and celebrate the much-loved baked bean.

10pm on Channel 4

Joe Wicks: Facing my Childhood

Joe Wicks discovers how his parents’ mental health issues affected him as a child, and the shocking scale of the problem of parental mental health today.

11.15pm on BBC Two

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