With a spot of guilt-free indulgence on Wednesday 2nd of November with French film Chocolat, some unmissable cinema history on Thursday 3rd of November with Life in a Day and the answers to our weather dilemmas on Will It Snow? on Sunday 6th November, it’s no surprise that we’ll be stuck to our sofas all week. Here’s our guide to the best TV this week…
Monday 31st October:
Attack of the Trip Advisors, Channel 4, 9pm
Fancy yourself as an amateur hotel critic? Investigating the effects websites like Trip Advisor are having on small British businesses, this Cutting Edge film will make you think twice about sharing your opinions online.
Tuesday 1st November:
The Food Hospital, Channel 4, 8pm
Can you cure illnesses with nutrition instead of drugs? Channel 4’s new series sets out to investigate whether food can solve Britain’s health problems. This episode follows a 24-year-old PCOS sufferer, a seven year old with crippling migraines and a 44-year-old battling with type 2 diabetes.
Wednesday 2nd November:
Chocolat, Film4, 6.35pm
A sumptuous romantic comedy set in a small and stifling French village that is rocked by the opening of a chocolate shop during lent. This wonderful film, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp, is perfect indulgent viewing.
Thursday 3rd November:
Life in a Day, BBC2, 9pm
Documenting a single day on planet earth, this compelling feature film is made up of more than 80,000 amateur videos from all over the globe, all filmed on 24 July 2010. Giving a rare and touching perspective on life in all corners of our earth, Life in a Day is one extraordinary piece of cinema that shouldn’t be missed.
Friday 4th November:
Stand Up for the Week, BBC1, 9pm
Channel 4’s satirical news programme, now hosted by the lovely Jon Richardson, is back for a third series, starring the best up-and-coming comedians and turning news, politics and showbiz into comedy gold.
Saturday 5th November:
The Making of Life’s Too Short, BBC2, 10.15pm
A behind the scenes of the eagerly anticipated new Ricky Gervais comedy Life’s Too Short. This programme includes clips from the series and interviews with guest stars including Johnny Depp, Sting and Helena Bonham Carter.
Sunday 6th November:
Will It Snow? BBC2, 9pm
Red woman Alys Fowler, Kate Humble and Adam Rutherford answer the question we’ve all been asking. Using methods of prediction as diverse medieval folklore and state of the art supercomputers, they will reveal whether Britain will be plagued with snow again this winter.