This week's top TV: 3 -9 July

This week's top TV: 3 -9 July

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Monday, 3rd July 2017
Sue Barker. (Credit:BBC / Jonathan Ford)

We have arrived at the sunny month of July and that means one thing; get those strawberries, pop that champagne, Wimbledon is back.

Monday: Wimbeldon

BBC Two, 11.30am, BBC One, 1.45pm

This year marks 90 years of Wimbledon coverage on the BBC. Today the first round of the men's and women's singles will be shown.

On Centre Court Andy Murray will be defending his men's championship and current world number one spot.

Tuesday: Broken

BBC One, 9pm

Father Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean). (Credit: BBC/Tony Blake)

It's the final episode of Broken, and everything is starting to get a bit tense.

The inquest into Vernon’s death begins with the police officers in question, and they are all summoned to give evidence on the case. PC Andrew Powell has to decide whether he wants to support his fellow colleagues or do his duty and tell the truth. 

Wednesday: The Windsors

Channel 4, 10pm

Gillian Bevan as Theresa May (Credit: Channel 4)

The comedy soap The Windsors is back for series two on Channel 4.

In the first episode, Prince Charles refuses to help Theresa May (Gillian Bevan) secure a trade deal with the Chinese and he fights with his conscience when he and Camilla are ordered to go to a Chinese trade dinner.

Thursday: Who Do You Think You Are?

BBC One, 9pm

Charles Dance. (Credit: BBC/Wall to Wall/Stephen Perry)

In the new series we get to know Charles Dance, known for playing Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones.

Dance claims his 'actor world' is nothing like his background, as his mother was a house parlour maid. He wants to find out if he comes from a line of servants or whether his background has some grander origins.

He is also keen to learn about his father who died when he was four years old, which takes him on a journey to meet relatives he never knew he had.

Friday: Top of the Lake

BBC Two, 11.05pm

Detective Robin Griffin (Elisabeth Moss) (Credit: BBC)

Jane Campion's (The Piano) crime drama Top of the Lake reveals the haunting mysteries surrounding a 12-year-old girl's disappearance in New Zealand's South Island.

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale) stars as Detective Robin Griffin who gets thrust into the case at hand.

Saturday: The Voice Kids

ITV, 7.30pm

It's the first of the battle rounds in The Voice Kids and judges, Pixie Lott & Danny Jones will be placing their singers in trios to do battle and sing for their place in the semi-finals of the competition.

There are no steals on The Voice Kids and no second chances for the coaches, so it all comes down to this moment!

Sunday: The Chase Celebrity Special

ITV, 6.30pm

The Chase Celebrity Special is back for a new series! Bradley Walsh hosts as four celebrities will try to pit their brains against one of the country’s finest.

However do actor Todd Carty (EastEnders), long distance athlete Jo Pavey, TV presenter Saira Khan and comedian Dominic Holland have what it takes to beat the chaser?


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We have arrived at the sunny month of July and that means one thing; get those strawberries, pop that champagne, Wimbledon is back.