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WHAT TO WATCH 30 July - 5 August

This week's best telly includes two big finals, a new HBO drama, a personal documentary, and the return of Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham's cop comedy.

Here are 5 TV shows you can't miss this week...

1. Women's Euro 2022 Final

Sunday 31st July at 4pm (kick-off 5pm) on BBC One

On Tuesday night, over 9m people at home witnessed England’s impressive 4-0 semi-final victory over Sweden in the Women's Euro 2022 semi-final and now the time has come for them to face Germany in the final.

Could the Lionesses bring football home? I think so!

2. Love Island: The Live Final

Monday 1st August at 9pm on ITV2

After eight weeks of what has been one of the best series of Love Island ever, the time has come to crown (Davide and Ekin Su) the winners. Competing for the title alongside favourites Davide and Ekin-Su, are Gemma and Luca, Andrew and Tasha, Dami and Indiyah and Adam and Paige.

Although currently, only Dami and Indiyah are definitely through to the final after being saved by their fellow islanders. The other four faced the public vote on Friday and on Sunday we'll find out which couple has just missed out on a place in that final.

As Laura Whitmore returns to the villa for one final time, she'll be catching up with this year's islanders before crowning the winner. But with £50,000 at stake, will this year's winners split the money or could we see the first ever steal?


3. Irma Vep

Tuesday 2nd August at 9pm on Sky Atlantic

Alicia Vikander stars in the new HBO drama Irma Vep as "Mira", an American movie star disillusioned by her career and a recent breakup, who comes to France to star as "Irma Vep" in a remake of the French silent film classic, Les Vampires.

Set against the backdrop of a lurid crime thriller, Mira struggles as the distinctions between herself and the character she plays begin to blur and merge. Irma Vep reveals to us the uncertain ground that lies at the border of fiction and reality, artifice and authenticity, art and life.

1/8 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

4. Vicky Pattison: Alcohol, Dad and Me

Tuesday 2nd August at 10pm on Channel 4

In what promises to be a raw and explosive documentary, Vicky Pattison confronts her relationship with alcohol and reveals the secrets of a troubled family past.

In her early 20s, Vicky Pattison made her name as the popular party girl on Geordie Shore, but she has also experienced first-hand the dark side of alcohol addiction. Growing up, Vicky's dad was a functional alcoholic and Vicky is now around the same age as her dad was when his own addiction took hold.

Having watched herself on TV, Vicky has also seen the results that drinking alcohol has had on her own behaviour and freely admits that she doesn't like who she is when she's drunk. Keen to find out all she can about how to keep herself healthy, Vicky speaks out about the devastating impact that addiction and alcohol have had on her and those around her.


5. Code 404

Thursday 4th August at 9pm and 9.30pm on Sky Comedy

Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham return as Detective Inspectors Major and Carver in their hit comedy Code 404, and as with an investigation pending into their last case, they're on limited duties.

So when one of their own within SIU is murdered, Major and Carver become hellbent on solving the case and proving their worth. But it’s bigger than they thought as they discover they’re dealing with a twisted serial killer whose sights are now set on them.

To make matters worse, someone has implanted spyware into Major’s A.I., revealing that the serial killer is someone within SIU. With paranoia all around, can they hunt the killer down before it’s too late?

1-2/6 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch


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