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What’s On TV Tonight? Our Pick Of The Best Shows: Sunday 15th October

The Last Post 15th October
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Here the TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight three of the best shows on telly tonight for Sunday 15th October including The Last Post

What’s on telly tonight? The TV Times team of expert reviewers highlight three of the best shows on telly tonight for Sunday 15th October including episode three of The Last Post...

The Last Post, 9.00pm, BBC1

Jessica Raine Last Post

While permanently tipsy Alison isn’t exactly embracing her pregnancy, plucky Honor is trying to enjoy herself despite missing her home and family. Perhaps she should be keeping more of an eye on her stuffy husband Joe, because even while he’s trying to stop her from hanging out with bad influence Alison, the company he’s keeping is far more worrying. After Major Markham asks him to convince reporter Martha not to publish photos of Dimarco’s death, Joe and Martha clash, but the chemistry between them is hard to ignore. So when Joe heads off to secretly meet her again, instead of keeping an eye on young George Markham, there’s danger in store… Rating: ****

Louis Theroux: Dark States, 9.00pm, BBC2

ouis Theroux: Dark States

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In the second of his new series focusing on three American cities, Louis is in Houston, Texas. He’s here to find out why the USA’s fourth-largest city is known as a hub for human trafficking, and to meet people caught up in its sex trade. As the film begins, bold, confident prostitute Nikki declares that she’s got ‘the best job in the world’, but it’s not long before Louis sees the sadness and weariness behind the facade. Why does she give all her money to her pimp when he uses violence to keep her in line? Eighteen-year-old sex worker Savannah [pictured with Louis], meanwhile, is trying to quit drugs, but seems to be fighting a losing battle. Affecting and very sad. Rating: ****

Victoria, 9.00pm, ITV

Victoria

After all the frolics last week, prepare for a tense finale as a death, illness and politics send shockwaves through the Palace. Tensions run high as Albert grows increasingly furious over the control Lehzen has over his wife. But the couple must quickly put differences aside as they face their worst nightmare as parents. Rating: ****

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David is the What To Watch Editor and has over 20 years of experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest television and film news for What To Watch.


Before working for What To Watch, David spent many years on TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. 


David started out as a writer on TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards. David is a huge Death in Paradise fan, although he's still failed to solve a case before the show's detective! He also loves James Bond and controversially thinks that Timothy Dalton was an excellent 007.


Other than watching and writing about telly, David loves playing cricket, going to the cinema, trying to improve his tennis and chasing about after his kids!