The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 29 November-5 December

We start to get into the Christmas spirit, hang out with some Vampires and return to the Wizarding World (again) in this week’s TV picks:

Tuesday, 29th November

Churchill’s Secret, BBC First, 9:05pm AEST

During the post-war years, Winston Churchill suffers a stroke and is determined to keep it secret from the rest of the world.

Wednesday, 30th November 

Jamie’s Festive Feast, Ch 10, 7:30pm AEST

It’s that time of year again and Jamie is dishing up great ideas for the occasion

Thursday, 1st December

Arrow, Fox8, 7:30pm AEST

While Felicity and the team takes on a threat with The Flash and Supergirl, Arrow wakes up to a life where his parents are still alive and everything is perfect, but soon he notices this might not be reality.

Friday, 2nd December

Ripper Street, BBC First, 8:30pm AEST

Augustus hides his killer brother Nathaniel while the scapegoat Reid is shunned by the community.

Saturday, 3rd December

What We Do in the Shadows, SBS, 8.30 AEST

This comedy follows three vampires struggling to live very ordinary lives in a modern world. Even paying rent is hard.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, 8:45pm AEST

Rewatch the epic conclusion to the series. Harry, Hermione and Ron (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint) race to find the remaining Horcruxes, leading them back to Hogwarts for a final battle against Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) and his army of dark wizards and monsters.

Sunday, 4th December

The Librarians, Universal Channel, 7:30pm AEST

The Egyptian God of Chaos possesses a human body and plans to unleash evil into the world.

Shakespeare’s Tomb, SBS, 8:30pm AEST

A team of archeologists and a Cambridge historian explore the famous playwright’s grave. A very first investigation into his resting place to discover if long-circulating rumours and myths about his grave such as curses are true.

Monday, 5th December 

Fresh Off the Boat, Ch 11, 8pm AEST

Jessica goes head to head with another mum over Evan not being invited to a birthday party.

Gladiator, Ch 7, 8.30pm AEST

Suffering Monday blues? Rewatch this classic where Maximus (Russell Crowe), a Roman general, is betrayed and ends up becoming a gladiator, raising interest in the people. Using his growing fame, he finds a way to fulfill his revenge.


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