This week's top TV: 28 November - 4 December

This week's top TV: 28 November - 4 December

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Rillington Place BBC 1
Rillington Place, BBC 1. (Credit: BBC/ Des Willie)

This week we are introduced to chilling new drama Rillington Place, take an inside look at the activities of MPs and explore the world of competitive memory

Monday: MPs: Behind Closed Doors

Channel 5, 9pm

MPs Channel 5
Nick Clegg, Naz Shah & Jacob Ress-Mogg. (Credit: Channel 5)

Channel 5 gives us an insight into the world of MPs and their weekly constituency surgeries; Nick Clegg, Naz Shah and Jacob Rees-Mogg in particular. Camera are placed within their offices as they strive to handle an array of constituents' issues.


Tuesday: Rillington Place

BBC1, 9pm

BBC1 Rillington Place
Rillington Place on BBC1 (Credit: BBC/ Des Willie)

Based on the real-life events, this drama explores the crimes of John Christie and the miscarriage of justice in the 1940s and 50s in Notting Hill London. Starring the chilling Tim Roth and Samantha Morgan, this will be presented over three episodes from three different perspectives, as each of the characters’ lives tragically converge at 10 Rillington Place.


Wednesday: How to Remember Everything

ITV, 10:45pm

ITV How to Remember
How to Remember Everything on ITV. Credit: ITV

The average human brain is capable of remembering four things at a time. So why can some people remember over four hundred? This one-hour documentary will explore the world of competitive memory by following the stories of a group of British hopefuls, as they take on the challenge of competing against the world’s leading memory athletes at the World Memory Championships in China.


Thursday: Grand Designs: House of the Year

Channel 4, 9pm

Grand Designs Channel 4
Kevin McCloud (Credit:  Paula Beetlestone / Channel 4 Television)

This episode delayed by the presidential election but now it is here and Kevin McCloud is joined by Damion Burrows and Zac Monro as they explore some of Britain's most cutting-edge homes, all of them in the running for the Bafta of the architecture world.


Friday: Have I Got News for You

BBC1, 9pm


Regular team captain Paul Merton with guest Jess Phillips MP in a recent episode
(Credit: BBC/Hat Trick/Richard Kendal)

Actor Tom Hollander hosts this weeks Have I got News for You, with comedian Hal Cruttenden joining the regular team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.


Saturday: China: Between Clouds and Dreams

Channel 4, 7pm

China behind the dreams channel 4
China: Between Clouds and Dreams (Credit: Pro Co / Channel 4)

The series of beautiful documentaries with unique access to the private side of China reaches its stunning conclusion. Filmed for the first time, Wumingsi is a breathtakingly beautiful city of bright red wooden houses, home to 20,000 monks and nuns. 


Sunday: Jamie's Cracking Christmas

Channel 4, 12:30pm

Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver's Cracking Christmas (Credit: Channel 4 / Tara Fisher)

Amaze your family and friends with some tasty recipes from Jamie Oliver.

Jamie raises your Christmas spread to the next level with a selection of his favourite dishes, including beef Wellington, chocolate and marmalade panettone bread, Christmas cocktails and roast goose with all the trimmings.

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This week we are introduced to chilling new drama Rillington Place, take an inside look at the activities of MPs and explore the world of competitive memory