This week's top TV: 9 - 15 October

This week's top TV: 9 - 15 October

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Our Girl (Credit: BBC)

This week's TV picks includes new time travel comedy Timewasters, the return of BBC drama Our Girl, a doc exploring the crucial hour in a murder investigation, and celebrity fugitives in Celebrity Hunted.

Comedy: Timewasters

Monday

ITV2, 10pm

Daniel Lawrence Taylor's new comedy follows a south London jazz quartet who stumble across a time machine in a block of flats, transporting them back to the 1920s.

Finding themselves thrust into the golden age of jazz, Nick, (Daniel Lawrence Taylor - Cockroaches) Jason (Kadiff Kirwan - Chewing Gum) Lauren (Adelayo Adedayo - Skins), and Horace (Samson Kayo - Youngers) set out to establish themselves as successful musicians.

Drama: Our Girl: Nepal Tour

Tuesday

BBC One, 9pm

Corporal Georgie Lane (Michelle Keagan) and the 2 Section are sent to provide humanitarian aid in Nepal following the catastrophic effects of an earthquake.

As 2 Section soldiers deal with the devastation of the natural disaster, Georgie struggles with a difficult new recruit's negative behaviour, played by newcomer Shalom Brune-Franklin.

Entertainment: Celebrity Hunted

Tuesday

Channel 4, 9.15pm

Teams of celebrities take on the challenge to slip under the radar and live incognito as fugitives for a celebrity series of Hunted, in aid of Stand Up For Cancer. 

Spencer Matthews and Jamie Laing are miles away Chelsea as they set off for a life on the run, competing against The Wanted's Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran, Gogglebox’s Steph and Dom Parker and presenter Anneka Rice.

Will the famous faces be able to stay undercover and avoid the expert trackers? And will their notoriety help them on their journey or act as the ultimate hindrance? 

Documentary: An Hour To Catch A Killer

Thursday

ITV, 9pm

Sir Trevor McDonald presents this documentary that follows Northumbria homicide detectives during the crucial window of time known as the 'Golden Hour', which is when vital decisions are made and, often determines the outcome of a murder investigation.

An Hour To Catch a Killer documents the Northumbria Police Force from the moment a call comes in, and records every moment of the critical first 60 minutes of the investigation.

Viewers are granted unrestricted access to the crime scene and are taken through the investigation as it develops.

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