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The best TV to watch this week | reviews, news & interviews

The best TV to watch this week

The best TV to watch this week

What's on and where to find it

Policeman Mark Blackledge and council worker Rich Hawkridge, in Drugsland, BBC One, TuesdayBBC/Charlie Clift

Bored with the great outdoors? So curl up in front of the telly with slippers, spaniel, chardonnay etc. We sift the schedules for you

Monday 20 November

Labour - The Summer That Changed Everything, BBC Two. Film-maker David Modell follows Labour MPs through a tumultuous six months in the life of their party, when it outperformed all expectations after Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election for June 8. Or... how Labour didn't win against the worst Tory party in history. Starring Ken Livingstone as Hitler. Possibly.

Elizabeth & Philip: Love and Duty, BBC One. Kirsty Young presents a tribute to the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh marking their 70th wedding anniversary.

Tuesday 21 November

The Truth About Muslim Marriage, C4. Myriam Francois presents the results of a survey which reveals many Muslim women in Britain are unaware that their religious marriages are not recognised in British law. There's also a look at why some women may prefer not to have a civil ceremony, and an exploration of attitudes to polygamy.

Drugsland, BBC One. Sgt Green and PC Spence have a known prolific street dealer in their sights. Contains very strong language and some upsetting scenes.

Motherland, BBC Two - Sharon Horgan/ Graham Linehan comedy continues.

Wednesday 22 November

Peaky Blinders, BBC Two. Series four of Stephen Knight's grimy Birmingham gangster epic rules Wednesdays

Thursday 23 November

Blitz: The Bombs That Fell on Britain, BBC Two. This episode follows a bomb that fell on Martindale Road in East London on the first night.

Love, Lies and Records, BBC One – Kay Mellor drama set in Leeds city hall continues with Ashley Jensen and Rebecca Front facing off.

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