Tv Heaven: Promoting the Police

Scott and Bailey.Pic: ITV
Scott and Bailey.Pic: ITV
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Police drama Scott & Bailey is among this week’s TV highlights.

Today

Under The Dome

(Channel 5, 10pm)

IT’S really not that surprising that so many of Chester Mill’s residents seem to be finding religion. As well as needing something to get them through their current tough living conditions, this week events in the Dome take a positively biblical turn when blood-red acid rain starts to fall. Rebecca thinks there’s a perfectly logical explanation - it’s caused by red algae in the lake. However, creepy local barber Lyle Chumley is convinced it’s a sign of a coming apocalypse, and shows what he thinks of her scientific theories by kidnapping her.

Tomorrow

Hot Tub Britain (STV, 9pm)

DENNIS Holmes, his son Dan, and son-in-law Ross Phillipson, are the proud owners of the country’s biggest hot-tub superstore. They turn over an impressive £10million or more annually, and by the time ITV’s cameras catch up with them, their busiest season is in full swing and there are tensions within the workforce as staff and managers alike struggle to keep up with demand.

Wednesday

Scott & Bailey (STV, 9pm)

RACHEL (Suranne Jones) and Janet (Lesley Sharp) are back.

This opening episode sees the ladies trying to move on from the conflict of the last series, attempting to put their careers first. Both Scott and Bailey go in front of the promotion board and interview for the role of sergeant - but it’s going to be a tough task for DCI Gill Murray (Amelia Bullmore), who has to choose who’s right for the role.

Thursday

Pul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs (STV, 8.30pm)

THIS week Paul meets a bulldog who’s about to undergo an operation to correct a cherry eye, before seeing how a shih-tzu with wobbly back legs can be helped with physiotherapy - including plenty of walks. There’s also a lurcher in Old Windsor whose skin condition is so infectious that it must be kept in quarantine.

Thursday

Lorraine Pascale: How To Be A Better Cook (BBC2, 8.30pm)

IN this new six-part series, Pascale will be teaching six kitchen novices how to wow their friends and family at a surprise dinner party. Her first protege is 52-year-old builder Tony, who has never cooked a dish in his life. A three-course meal, then, might sound like a big challenge, but by the end of the show, he will have mastered a Mediterranean-inspired menu, which includes a grilled peach and burrata salad, and crispy salmon with polenta chips and grilled asparagus.

Saturday

Doctor Who: Listen (BBC One, 7.30pm)

WHAT happens when the Doctor is alone? And what scares the grand old man of Time and Space? Listen! When ghosts of past and future crowd into their lives, the Doctor and Clara are thrown into an adventure that takes them to the very end of the universe.

Sunday

The Village (BBC One, 9pm)

JOHN Middleton is still struggling to speak, while Bert grows more hurt and confused by rumours of his Mother’s betrayal with Bill Gibby.