This week's TV includes the new comedy thriller The Flight Attendant, the return of Taskmaster, and Britain's next drag superstar will be crowned in the grand finale of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.
Bear and Jonny Wilkinson’s Wild Adventure
Tuesday 16th March
England’s Rugby World Cup-winning hero Jonny Wilkinson heads to Dartmoor with wild adventurer Bear Grylls to test his survival instincts, while pushing his body and spirit to the limit.
The pair will reckon with Dartmoor’s brutal terrain, including crossing ice cold rivers and climbing a 40 metre sheer cliff face. Alongside re-creating his champion drop kick with a first-aid kit, Wilkinson opens up about being driven to the brink of a mental breakdown in his years as a professional player.
Caroline Flack: Her Life and Death
Wednesday 17th March
Channel 4, 9pm
A documentary tribute exploring the life and career of presenter Caroline Flack who, as host of shows such as Love Island and X Factor, was one of Britain’s biggest TV stars.
Created in collaboration with Caroline’s mother Christine and twin sister Jody, the documentary will look at how the glaring eye of the press and trolling online took a devastating toll on Caroline’s mental health.
With contributions from family, close friends and colleagues such as Olly Murs and Dermot O’Leary, the film will explore the extraordinarily complex woman behind the TV persona.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK
Thursday 18th March
BBC iPlayer, from 7pm
After two months of hilarity, drama and jaw-dropping runway looks, RuPaul has whittled down the competition to the final four drag queens for this week’s grand finale.
It’s the Scottish queens versus the London queens, with Lawrence Chaney, Ellie Diamond, Tayce and Bimini Bon Boulash all battling it out to be crowned Britain’s next drag superstar.
The finalists will be reunited with all of the series two drag queens to pull off the most drag-tastic performance of their lives, with Alan Carr, Graham Norton and Michelle Visage offering critiques before RuPaul decides the ultimate winner.
Thursday 18th March
Channel 4, 9pm
A brand-new series of Taskmaster brings with it a new crop of celebrities ready to put themselves through the technical ringer to impress Taskmaster Greg Davies and his sidekick, the brains behind the series, Alex Horne.
The contestants hoping to be crowned Taskmaster’s eleventh champion will be actress Charlotte Ritchie (Feel Good), stand-up comedian Jamali Maddix (Hate Thy Neighbour), actress and comedian Sarah Kendall (Frayed), comedian Lee Mack (Not Going Out) and comic, actor and writer Mike Wozniak (Man Down).
The Flight Attendant
Friday 19th March
Sky One, 9pm
Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory) leads this brand-new comedy thriller as Cassie Bowden, a flight attendant from New York whose life is thrown off the rails when she awakes in a Thai hotel room next to a dead man, with no idea what happened.
From the co-creators of You, the series begins with Cassie falling head over heels for a dashing first-class passenger Alex Sokolov, played by Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones).
After an extravagant night in Bangkok takes a horrifying turn, Cassie finds herself pretending nothing has happened and returning to work as normal, in fear of being blamed by the police. Unsurprisingly, this course of action turns out to be a terrible decision.