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TV tonight: Who is The Serpent? Charles Sobhraj faces a real-life interrogation

Uncovering a Serial Murderer: Examining the True Serpent’s Crimes

9pm, Channel 4

In 2022, Charles Sobhraj, a notorious serial killer nicknamed “The Serpent,” was released from Nepalese prison after serving a 19-year sentence for murder. He now must undergo psychological interrogations regarding additional murders he was never charged for in Thailand. An intense three-part documentary series follows two former Metropolitan police detectives and a prominent forensic psychologist as they delve into Sobhraj’s upbringing and potential motives. The first episode delves into his crimes and robberies in his 20s, while also re-examining what is believed to be his inaugural murder. Hollie Richardson.

The Hairy Bikers head to the West.

7pm, BBC Two


This episode concludes a heartfelt series following the passing of Dave Myers. In the final installment of their food journey, Dave’s partner in crime and close friend Si King explores Dorset and Devon in search of biltong and delves into the world of white rum. HR.

Record On: The Specials – A Message to You

9pm, Sky Arts

In honor of Terry Hall’s 65th birthday, this series delves into the circumstances surrounding the making of The Specials, a ska-punk album that is considered one of the best debuts of its time. The series explores how a group from Coventry was able to capture the spirit of a racially segregated and financially struggling UK in the late 70s and early 80s. – Phil Harrison

Mary & George

9pm, Sky Atlantic

A very fleshy orgy, an outstandingly embarrassing court appearance and an intriguing play by Francis Bacon. This brilliantly addictive historical romp ramps up the drama as Mary plots and schemes to overthrow the Somersets before everything she and George have fought for is lost for ever. Kayleigh Dray

Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable

10pm, Dave

Mel and Lou are joined by Omid Djalili, Joel Dommett, and Lindsey Santoro to decide which comedian has been the most misbehaved. One of the highlights was Dommett admitting to indulging in roast duck and red wine jus while his wife was giving birth in the nearby room. Ali Catterall

The Dropout

10.40pm, BBC One

Young genius with huge ambitions … Bill Irwin and Amanda Seyfried in The Dropout.

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Amanda Seyfried rightfully picked up the best actress Emmy for her turn as self-made billionaire Elizabeth Holmes in this medical fraud drama, which first aired on Disney+. Holmes founded disgraced biotechnology company Theranos, and this week’s opener sees the young genius with huge ambitions drop out of Stanford University. HR

Source: theguardian.com