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We've got your next week's TV viewing sorted!

This week our library blogger looks at the some of the best TV shows based on novels around at the moment!

We've done all of the hard work for you, so sit back, relax pick something to watch and if you fancy reading the book click on the links to find them on our library catalogue.


Friday 04th March 2022, Channel 5, 9pm - The Holiday  Current Image

Take a holiday you won't forget!

We're loving The Holiday at the moment based on the bestselling book by T. M. Logan.

When three families go away on a Mediterranean holiday together, Kate isn't prepared for the betrayal, danger and heartbreak in store. Convinced her husband is cheating on her, things take a deadly turn when it seems someone is prepared to do anything to keep the truth from her... 


Saturday 05th March 2022,  Amazon Prime - Reacher  Current Image

A tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, the perfect action hero. The Jack Reacher books by Lee Child are incredibly popular here at the library and it's definitely one to read before you see. Based on the first Reacher book Killing Floor the first season is available to download on Prime now - perfect for a Saturday night in!


Sunday 06th March 2022,  ITV, 9pm - Ipcress File  Current Image

A brand new version of spy thriller starring Joe Cole, Tom Hollander and Lucy Boynton. A high-ranking scientist has been kidnapped. A secret British intelligence agency must find out why. But as the quarry is pursued from grimy Soho to the other side of the world, what seemed a straightforward mission turns into something far more sinister.

Len Deighton's debut novel rewrote the rules for the spy thriller and became the defining novel of 1960's London. There are 6 episodes to get through, don't miss if you're a spy genre fan.


Monday 07th March 2022,  ITV, 9pm & ITV Hub - Our House Current Image

A four parter inspired by the award winning book of the same name by Louise Candlish. On a bright morning in the London suburbs, a family moves into the house they’ve just bought on Trinity Avenue. Nothing strange about that. Except it's your house. And you didn’t sell it. 

This edge of your seat drame will air nightly, with the fourth and final episode airing on Thursday, March 10. 


Tuesday 08th March 2022, Amazon Prime - Wheel of Time  Current Image

The lives of five young villagers change forever when a strange and powerful woman arrives, claiming one of them is the child of an ancient prophecy with the power to tip the balance between Light and Dark forever. They must choose whether to trust this stranger – and each other – with the fate of the world before the Dark One breaks out of His prison, and the Last Battle begins.  

The Wheel of Time is based on Robert Jordan’s best-selling series of the same name and is available for download now.


Wednesday 09th March 2022,  Netflix - Pieces of Her  Current Image

A shooting at a diner soon reveals to Andy that her mum has a secret life – unleashing a thoroughly entertaining torrent of twists, turns, murder and mayhem. What if the person you think you know the best you don't really know at all!

The new Netflix thriller is based on the 2018 Karin Slaughter bestseller and is available now, enjoy.


Thursday 10th March 2022,  Netflix - Harlan Coben Thrillers  Current Image

Harlan Coben's Netflix shows always leave us wanting more. There are 14 miniseries to watch at the moment with more to come. Choose from titles like Gone for Good, No Second Chance and The Stranger. If you love mysteries, murders and multiple narratives, these are the series to watch, just keep an eye on the time - it's easy to stay up all night watching these!


Friday 11th March 2022 ITV, 9pm & ITV Hub - Grantchester  Current Image

We're big fans of this Drama series set in the 1950s, in the Cambridgeshire village named Grantchester. Now in series 7 Tom Brittney and Robson Green reprise their roles as Reverend Will Davenport and his crime-solving partner DI Geordie Keating. Adapted from the fictional Grantchester Mysteries novels by James Runcie, the seventh series is set in 1959, just before the Swinging Sixties take off, and will see the duo as busy as ever investigating a range of mysterious murder cases.

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