TV This week: Jonathan Creek| The Voice

Damien Moloney, Clare-Hope Ashitey and Fay Ripley in Suspects. Pic: Comp
Damien Moloney, Clare-Hope Ashitey and Fay Ripley in Suspects. Pic: Comp
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Your pick of what’s on TV this week.


DCI Banks (STV, 9pm)

IN the conclusion of this two-parter, Banks is having to go all-out. He learns of a mysterious tape recording that appears to link Matt Barber’s father Jack, who was the original investigating officer in the John Gaunt case, with the Crystal Kiss - and faces a race against time to retrieve it.

Meanwhile, Helen thinks she has all she needs to push the former copper harder...


Kirstie’s Best Of Both World’s (Channel 4, 8pm)

PROPERTY expert Kirstie Allsopp is a woman on a mission to prove that when choosing where to settle, people can have a slice of classic country living as well as be a stone’s throw from the city. In the first instalment, Kirstie’s in Belfast where she meets newlyweds Grace and Lindsay. They’ve done city living down in London and after tiring of the rat race, the couple decided to move back to their native Northern Ireland to buy their first home. But it may not be as simple as picking a pad they like the look of...


Suspects (Channel 5, 10pm)

THIS improvised cops-and-robbers drama, finds DI Martha Bellamy, DS Jack Weston and Charlie Steele racing against the clock to catch criminals. In the latest offering, a woman has been attacked by the West Willow canal by a man wearing gloves and a balaclava. There is no CCTV footage, which naturally makes life difficult for the crime-busters.The fact there have been two other rapes within a mile-and-a-half radius makes them suspect the involvement of recently released serial rapist George Callahan.


Inspector George Gently (BBC One, 8.30pm)

IN this, the last in the current series, the once-thriving colliery town of Burnsend is facing an uncertain future amid reports that the National Coal Board is planning to close the mine - and the atmosphere is about to get even more tense after the body of Arthur Hawkes, a miner who has been missing for several days, is discovered in the pit.


Jonathan Creek (BBC One, 9pm)

A MUSICAL version of classic 19th-century ‘locked-room’ novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room has been a huge hit with London theatre audiences, thanks to its mix of gothic melodrama, sizzling romance, and jazz hands. The standing ovations look set to stop when the leading lady Juno Pirelli is found stabbed in a locked dressing room, with no weapon, no sign of any intruder - and no explanation as to how her attacker escaped.

A case for Jonathan Creek?


The Voice - Battles (BBC One, 7pm)

THE premise is simple: One Song - Two Voices = One Winner. Superstar coaches Kylie Minogue, Sir Tom Jones, and Ricky Wilson will be joined by battle advisors, who, alongside each coach, will share the secrets of their success.


Call The Midwife (BBC One, 8pm)

CYNTHIA is concerned during a visit as she feels new mother Pamela is overly anxious. Dr Turner arranges for a psychiatrist to visit but on their return, Pamela and the baby are missing...