What to watch on TV this week

Our pick of the best television shows

A Tokyo detective is dispatched to London to investigate a suspicious murder in a winning series directed by Julian Farino

Writers — including Sharon Horgan — pen a portmanteau series that maps marriage, romance and heartbreak

There is not much more to add from watching Carl Hindmarch’s documentary, in terms of personal revelations

A new eight-parter based on Umberto Eco’s novel is set in a remote abbey in northern Italy where deaths start to pile up

The Private Eye editor traces fake news back to the end of the 19th century

A documentary on Sky’s newly launched crime channel follows the trial over the suicide of the 18-year-old Conray Roy III

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Ben Platt stars as a wealthy high-school Machiavel alongside manoeuvring mom Gwyneth Paltrow

How a musical written and performed by teens in Waltham Forest helped them confront difficult experiences

Fabulous sets and costumery pale next to courtly intrigue and bedroom antics

In Sky Arts’ 40-year anniversary programme, the cast of Quadrophenia look back on its punk status

The BBC2 series takes up the themes of identity and integrity in this week’s episode

The Scottish actor is excellent as creepy stepdad in new police drama but Lee Ingleby takes the acting crown

From robot dogs to gruelling exercises on the slopes of Mount Fuji, the comedian explores Tokyo

‘How do they sleep at night?’ is a question that resonates throughout this pummelling drama series about the launch of Fox News

The poignant series features a heartbreaking performance from Kaitlyn Dever as a woman dismissed by police

As consumers crave for a more personal and interactive porn, ‘camming’ is on the rise

Digital jiggery-pokery and layers of subterfuge pep up this crime thriller

Alleged sexual misconduct victims describe the brutal power of the movie mogul in this film

The drama starring Brian Cox is back with raging sibling spats and coarse put-downs

Two different cultures combine when a glass factory opens in Ohio and rumbling dissent ensues

Generation Z drama depicting a near-apocalyptic teenage wasteland has fans including Leonardo DiCaprio

Geena Davis adds star power as a casino manager in the ever-likeable comedy

A funny woman on the brink of disaster is at the centre of this new series resembling a London-Irish Broad City

Havoc persists inside the prison, whilst the newly released Piper becomes a waitress

The first of a new three-part drama quietly dramatises the narrative of coercive control

A film-maker travels to so-called ‘re-education centres’ where reports of torture abound

Jobs and kissing replace bikes and board games as the goofy young kids turn teenagers

In a new BBC documentary, historian David Olusoga reveals the history of racial prejudice in the UK

Glossy, visceral and with an exceptional cast, the satirical mini-series conjures a paradox-laden second world war

Elisabeth Moss’s Offred is all eerie composure as Gilead’s foundations begin to totter

The second instalment of the hit series provides all the anticipated flamboyance and high-octane action

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani explore hard-hitting realities about single-use plastic

How the screen housewife has evolved in line with prevailing attitudes

Netflix’s tech anthology series continues with three cunningly plotted stories

Has Armistead Maupin’s classic series about a queer community in San Francisco dated badly?

Was Anne Lister a lesbian superhero — or an unashamed forerunner of class-privileged white feminism?

The cast of Michael Apted’s 1963 TV social experiment reunite for a ninth time

In this new five-part BBC series, the professor charts the improbable histories of Earth and its neighbours

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 novel is adapted for screen with Michael Sheen and David Tennant leading an all-star cast

Russell T Davies’ drama presents an all-too-identifiable 21st century through the lens of one Mancunian family

This series starring Emily Watson and Jared Harris dramatises the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear accident to gripping effect

The last six episodes of the fantasy epic are set to be an enjoyable panoply of improbable sets, outlandish names and ‘sexposition’

The BBC documentary is a sobering, uncompromising portrait of the effects of global warming on our world

A documentary follows the prosecution and defence cases for one of the darkest episodes in European history

Liza Williams’ BBC Four documentary highlights how preconceptions about the victims influenced the investigation

After the success of Killing Eve, the writer-director is back with a second — and starrier — season of her brilliantly offhand comedy-drama

Uncomfortable and graphic testimonies from two men, one of whom defended star during 2005 trial

Mobeen Azhar speaks to the inhabitants of Bradford, the birthplace of worldwide demonstrations against Salman Rushdie’s novel