Top TV Picks: 21st December

Top TV Picks: 21st December

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The Boleyn Sisters (Credit: BBC/Wall to Wall South/Laurence Cendrowicz)

Have a laugh with Micky Flanagan on his sold-out tour Back in the Game, follow the fate of Henry VIII's wives with Lucy Worsley, or indulge in a gritty Sky One drama about an army veteran unexpectedly returning to a life of crime.

Quarry

Sky Atlantic, 9pm


The Broker (Peter Mullan). (Credit: 2016 Home Box Office, Inc.)

Based on novels by Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition), Quarry is a new eight-part drama following a veteran's return into the world, after struggling to come to terms with everyday life outside of the army.

Not striking lucky in employment, Mac Conway (Logan Marshall-Green) is visited by a crime lord with a special interest in him. He leaves him with an offer of employment, but it is one that will draw him into the world of violence that he hoped he had left behind...


In Plain Sight

ITV, 9pm


(Credit: ITV)

In Plain Sight is a three-part series based on the true story of detective William Muncie’s mission to bring notorious killer Peter Manuel to justice.

The last episode in the series, Muncie brings an end to the distress murderer Manuel has caused, but not without a few bumps along the way. With more deaths and a community in terror, you won't want to miss this last episode.


Six Wives with Lucy Worsley

BBC One, 9pm


Anne Boleyn (Claire Cooper) , King Henry VIII (Scott Arthur). (Credit: BBC/Wall to Wall South/Laurence Cendrowicz)

In the final episode of this three part series, historian Lucy Worsley travels back to the Tudor Court to witness the fate of the last three wives of Henry VIII.

Worsley highlights the irony that after all the infidelities, miscarriages, divorces and beheadings in order to produce a male heir, it would be a woman, Elizabeth I, who would secure the Tudor dynasty.


Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game

Channel 4, 11.05pm

Live at London's Hackney Empire, Micky Flanagan is back with his sell-out Back in the Game tour. Expect to be charmed with stories about family life, marriage and middle age.

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Have a laugh with Micky Flanagan on his sold-out tour Back in the Game, follow the fate of Henry VIII's wives with Lucy Worsley, or indulge in a gritty Sky One drama about an army veteran unexpectedly returning to a life of crime.