It’s a great time of year to settle indoors with some evening TV. As the wind blows the autumn leaves outside and the evenings rapidly get darker, grab yourself a snuggly blanket, make a hot drink and try one of those treats.
The Great British Bake Off
Every Tuesday at 8pm on Channel 4, the intrepid baking amateurs will take on three challenges in the famous white tent under the watchful eye of this season’s new judging line-up. See inspirational cakes, bakes, cookies and other delicacies created, with plenty of inspiration to encourage you into the kitchen yourself afterwards. If you’ve never watched a minute of Bake Off, check out our handy guide here first!
A superb thriller from Phoebe Waller-Bridge, this is an exciting cat-and-mouse story featuring Sandra Oh, best known from Grey’s Anatomy. She stars as an MI5 spy who relentlessly pursues a psychopathic killer. It’s a witty, subversive and strongly feminist drama which has already been nominated for an Emmy in America. The series starts on Saturday 15 September on BBC 1.
The classic novel gets a lavish treatment on ITV, with an all-star cast and early reviews suggesting it might be the period drama smash of the year. It started on Sunday 2nd September, but you can watch it on catch-up. A new episode airs weekly on Sunday at 9pm.
It’s back for another series. Fans will be awaiting Jodie Whittaker in her role as the thirteenth Doctor. It will air on BBC1 from Sunday 7th October and feature all the action, thrills, big effects and storylines that the show has become legendary for. See the show’s website here for the latest news.
Fans of this show have been anticipating a new series, with rumours abounding online about when the great moment might occur. Series five is expected to be four episodes long, and although the date is yet to be announced, the trailer has already been circulating. Keep up to date here.
Watch in Style
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