TV Picks: 18th May – 24th May

TV Picks: 18th May – 24th May

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Friday, 15th May 2020
Keith Lemon and Eamonn Holmes and Kerry Washington
Keith Lemon and Eamonn Holmes and Kerry Washington

This week's TV brings crafting magic and footballing heroes. 

Harry’s Heroes: Euro Having a Laugh


Monday 18th May, 9pm

Following the first series last year, Harry Redknapp returns to take his old England team on a European tour.

Kicking off in France, Redknapp is determined to get the team in shape and eating healthily, but with the lads all back together, there is plenty of mischief and on the first night they end up knocking back the beers and going to a curry house.

Redknapp is joined by his assistant manager, former Liverpool player John Barnes, but the pair will have their work cut out to have the team ready for the grudge match against Germany’s Legends team at the end of the tour.

The England Legends team includes David Seaman, Paul Merson, Matt Le Tissier, Rob Lee, Ray Parlour, Lee Sharpe, Mark Chamberlain, Mark Wright, Razor Ruddock and new player Aston Villa’s Lee Hendrie.


Celebrity Googlebox USA


Wednesday 29th May, 9pm

Megan Trainor (Credit: Channel 4)
Megan Trainor (Credit: Channel 4)

During lockdown we are all watching more TV, including celebrities, who have plenty of opinions about the TV on offer.

This time Gogglebox viewers will get a peek inside the homes of US celebrities like actor Rob Lowe, singer Megan Trainor and actress Raven Symoné.

The celebrities, along with their family members, will share their thoughts on some of the biggest TV shows and news stories on American screens.

The ten-part series will also see famous names such as the Osbournes and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak make an appearance.


Stacey Dooley: Lockdown Heroes  


Thursday 21st May, 7pm

Credit: BBC)
(Credit: BBC)

Lockdown means Stacey Dooley is stuck in her flat like everyone else, but armed with social media, Dooley is searching for everyday heroes who are coming to the aid of others.

Filming from her home, Dooley finds so many people who are facing the crisis with compassion, self-sacrifice and kindness.

Dooley gets in touch with those on the frontline, including St John Ambulance volunteers, a teacher turned scrubs maker working 14-hour days, a junior doctor supporting those struggling with the lockdown and a volunteer providing food for the homeless.

As well as finding out what motivates these people, Dooley also gives viewers an insight into her own lockdown life.


Little Fires Everywhere

Amazon Prime

Saturday 22nd May

The highly anticipated adaptation of the novel by Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere stars and is produced by Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon.

The eight-part miniseries sees Washington play Mia, a single mother and artist who moves to Shaker Heights with her daughter, Pearl (Lexi Underwood).  

They become tenants of the picture-perfect Richardson family, helmed by Elena Richardson (Witherspoon), who is married to successful lawyer Bill (Joshua Jackson) and mother of four children.

When a secret is revealed, battle lines are drawn and a court case threatens to tear the whole town apart.


The Fantastical Factory of Curious Craft

Channel 4

Sunday 24th May 8pm

Keith Lemon and Eamonn Holmes (Credit: Channel 4)
Keith Lemon and Eamonn Holmes (Credit: Channel 4)

Celebrating the world of crafting, Keith Lemon and Anna Richardson are looking for the best of the best in this crafting competition.

Each week, four contestants show off their skills to create something inspired by a theme set by Lemon. At the end of each episode, he will eliminate one crafter based on their creations.

The remaining three crafters then make something for a celebrity guest who gives them an idea of what they would like, before helping Lemon decide which crafter wins the episode.

The winning crafter gets to see their piece taken home by the celebrity and show viewers their imaginative flair.

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This week's TV brings crafting magic and footballing heroes.