Top TV: 6 things to watch this week
We've unearthed this week's cream of the TV crop to save you the endless scrolling. From Bear Grylls to Patrick Dempsey we've got every genre and, erm, gorgeous gigastar covered...
Animals on the Loose: A You vs Wild Movie, (Netflix, 16 Feb)
Longing for a bit of adventure in the outside world? This interactive special sees you teaming up with Bear Grylls to rescue animals that have escaped from a reserve in South Africa. The latest entry to Grylls’ You vs. Wild Netflix series, your choices decide what happens.
Devils, (Sky Atlantic, 17 Feb)
Fancy some criminal intrigue set to a backdrop of high-stakes international banking, featuring McDreamy from Grey’s Anatomy (aka Patrick Dempsey)? Adapted from the popular book of the same name, this thriller sees a big-shot investment banker come under suspicion after the sudden death of his rival.
Behind Her Eyes, (Netflix, 17 Feb)
How much do you really know the people close to you? So asks this unpredictable mini-series, based on the 2017 novel of the same name. What seems like an at-first simple premise (girl sleeps with her boss whilst maintaining awkward friendship with his wife) slowly sinks into a more and more complicated story, as each character is slowly unpicked.
Raiders of the Lost Past with Janina Ramirez, (BBC 2, 19 Feb)
Art historian Janina Ramirez returns for a second series of her fascinating expedition on architectural relics. The opening sees her in Crete, following the life of the archaeologist who unearthed the mythical palace of the Minotaur.
I Care A Lot, (Amazon Prime, 19 Feb)
After a smashing debut at the 2020 Toronto Film Festival, this dark comic thriller features Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones). Pike plays a professional, court-appointed guardian for elderly wards who is stealing their assets on the side. It seems she might have bitten off more than she can chew when one old woman turns out to have connections to a volatile gangster.
To Olivia, (Sky Cinema, 19 Feb)
Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) and Keeley Hawes (The Durrells) star as Roald Dahl and his wife in this story of finding redemption and strength after the death of their daughter, Olivia.