TV Guide Channel 4 Today Thursday 18 May 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Thursday 18 May 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Channel 4 today.

Grand Designs: The Streets


Two families from Yorkshire venture into the world of self-build

Two families from Yorkshire venture into the world of self-build as they attempt to build a new street. Nicola is designing and project-managing a traditional redbrick family home with a modern twist but things start to go wrong when her triangular window, the centrepiece of her vision, does not fit upon arrival. Down the road, Matt and Maryellen are building a flamboyant, Brazillian-inspired home. Steelworker Matt is keen to put his work to good use but Maryellen fears it will make the building feel industrial

Unreported World


The alarming rise of leopards attacking humans in India

As India’s population grows and cities expand, suburban areas are increasingly encroaching on the natural hunting grounds of leopards. Reporter Mandakini Gahlot joins with the government’s Leopard Task Force, assembled to contain the growing threat. In the southern state of Karnataka, Bangalore’s surrounding villages have been terrorised by attacks and the frequency is rising alarmingly. She also meets a traumatised teenage boy lucky to have survived an encounter days earlier

The Great British Dig: History in Your Back Garden


The team solves a medieval mystery in Coventry, as they search for a monastic grange

Hugh Dennis and the team solve a medieval mystery in Coventry, as they search for a monastic grange known as Biggin Hall, which provided produce for the nearby monks at St Mary’s Priory. As the team dig deeper, they not only uncover all kinds of exciting artefacts that tell them more about the lives of the monks, but completely redraw the map of what we thought we knew about the grange itself in Coventry

Jamie’s Comfort Food

Jamie demonstrates how to make a marshmallow pavlova



Quiz, hosted by Craig Charles

Contestants face a series of questions with the answers on moneybags that pass along a conveyor belt in front of them. Grab a right answer and they get that bag’s value – anything from £1,000 to £100,000. However, if they pick a wrong bag they could lose everything. Hosted by Craig Charles


Annie Macmanus is in Dictionary Corner



Sam is up for auction

Sam is put forward as the star prize at a benefit auction held at the bar and soon finds himself in Lilith’s hands, who has every intention of getting her money’s worth. Comedy, starring Ted Danson and Bebe Neuwirth



Woody begins dating an elderly woman

Frasier and Lilith go on holiday, while Woody begins dating an elderly woman who finds him irresistible, but only as long as he dresses as celebrated author Mark Twain. American comedy, starring Woody Harrelson and Kelsey Grammer

The King of Queens


Arthur works in the senior citizens programme

Arthur decides to work part-time in the senior citizens programme run by Carrie’s company, while Doug and Deacon compete to see who can play the best practical joke. Comedy, starring Jerry Stiller, Kevin James and Leah Remini

The King of Queens


Carrie is given two cameras

Doug buys Carrie a camera, but her boss presents her with a more expensive one. To make matters worse, she gives the cheaper model to Kelly – showing up Deacon in the process. Lou Ferrigno and Ricki Lake guest star



Part three of three. Niles masks his fear of death

Part three of three. As Niles continues to recover from open-heart surgery, he masks his fear of death with overconfidence and an elaborate show of zest for life. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce



The Crane brothers argue at Christmas

As the Christmas season draws near, Frasier is furious to learn that Daphne and Niles want to host the family get-together, prompting a feud between the brothers. Meanwhile, Roz finds herself falling for a department store Santa Claus. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce and Jane Leeves



The brothers visit a luxury spa

The brothers visit a luxury spa, where they are astonished to discover they are not enjoying the highest level of service and try to sneak into an area reserved exclusively for its most valued members. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce

Find It, Fix It, Flog It


Items uncovered in Norfolk include a tractor

Couples Come Dine with Me


Talisa and her boyfriend Luke kick off the competition in Birmingham

n Birmingham, three couples compete to host the best dinner party. Talisa and her boyfriend Luke kick off the competition with a traditional Italian menu. Luke gets thrown into the ring during a half-time wrestling show. Next, Kelly and her husband Rob dish out hearty pub grub. Sizeable portions are the order of the night, and handyman Rob whips out a tape measure and chocolate balls for a party game that brings the laughs. Retiree Denise and flamboyant and zesty Peter host on the final night

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Steph’s Packed Lunch

Weekday magazine show, hosted by Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern presents the weekday magazine, including celebrity guests, food ideas, real-life features and entertainment, lifestyle and consumer stories. Plus, a sideways look at the news in One O’Clock Views


Annie Macmanus is in Dictionary Corner

Sun, Sea and Selling Houses


A couple want to swap wet winters in Wales for a holiday haven in the sun

On Spain’s Costa Blanca, mother-and-daughter duo Linda and Charlotte Rodriguez help Julie and David swap wet winters in their Welsh caravan for a holiday haven in the sun, on a budget of 115,000 euros. Across the border on Portugal’s Algarve, Tony and his wife Sarah have sold their Nottinghamshire home and are looking to start a new life in the sun along with their beloved pair of pooches

A Place in the Sun

Fitness fans Caron and Ivo hunt for a holiday home in Costa Da Caparica, Portugal

Laura Hamilton helps fitness fans Caron and Ivo hunt for a holiday home in Costa Da Caparica, Portugal, on a budget of £300,000. The pair need enough space for Ivo’s five motorcycles and Caron’s collection of clothes

Help! We Bought a Village


The owners of a village in France officially open after two years of renovations

The owners of a village in France officially open after two years of renovations. Cameras catch up with the man who rescued an abandoned hamlet in Spain who could now lose half of what he bought. Meanwhile, in Portugal, a couple start an animal sanctuary in their village

The Simpsons


Homer becomes an ice-cream man

Homer is fired from the power plant and secures a job as an ice-cream man, but gets so wrapped up in his new career that he puts his marriage in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Marge discovers a new skill as an expert sculptor, using an unusual medium – lollipop sticks


James and Ste’s stag do celebrations get underway

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

24 Hours in A&E

A look back at some of the most memorable staff and patient stories

A look back at some of the most memorable staff and patient stories filmed since 2011 at King’s College Hospital and St George’s in south London – places where life, love and loss unfold every day. At St George’s, 22-month-old Daisy arrives by air ambulance after being kicked in the head by a horse. She has a fractured skull, a bruise on her brain and concussion. As surgeons plan their next move, Maggie, an 83-year-old with a lust for life, has suspected sepsis, and five-year-old Roman has a pencil lead stuck in his ear. His mum Annie says Roman is charming and affectionate but can also be a handful



Frankie Boyle goes to town on a gigantic cat scratching post

Contenders Frankie Boyle, Ivo Graham, Jenny Eclair, Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Mae Martin continue to address the challenges set for them by Greg Davies. At this stage of the competition, it’s no surprise that people find retrieving pineapples from a millpond stressful. The comics inventively repurpose umbrellas and – in a fitting climax – Frankie goes to town on a gigantic cat scratching post. As usual, Alex Horne helps maintain order

Open House: The Great Sex Experiment


A couple want to another man into their relationship, by having a threesome

Another group of curious committed couples explore the possibility of opening up their relationships with sexually liberated residents. In this episode, builder Connor and full-time mother Kirstie are interested in bringing another man into their relationship and want to start the process by having a threesome. However, after connecting with resident Nathan, things go off the rails due to Connor’s confidence issues. Meanwhile, married parents Chanice and Richardo, who are torn between a threesome or foursome, face an unexpected issue – finding a resident who is attracted to them

Naked Attraction


Sam from Melton Mowbray is seeking a superhero

Anna Richardson meets 31-year-old bar supervisor and mum of two Sam from Melton Mowbray who is seeking her own superhero complete with thunder thighs and the smouldering looks of Aquaman. Plus, 34-year-old Tony who has recently left the Royal Marines enlists Anna’s help. He already has a son and a dog, but now is looking for Mrs Right to complete `Team Tony”

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


Gordon Ramsay tries to save a failing Italian restaurant in Boston

Gordon Ramsay heads for Boston to help change the fortunes of a failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers. The eatery’s decline began when one of the pair started embezzling money to fund his prescription drug addiction, and things only got worse when the he was sentenced to four years in prison. With the time now served, he has returned, but must first regain his brother’s trust before he can save their business

The Simpsons


Halloween-inspired tales

Halloween-inspired tales featuring the all-American family. Springfield becomes the target of an alien invasion and Homer is transformed into a gigantic jelly-like creature, rampaging through the town and leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. Featuring the guest voice of Dr Phil

Couples Come Dine with Me


Three east London couples compete for the prize of £1,000

Three couples host dinner parties in east London, competing for the cash prize of £1,000. Newlyweds Anita and Terry plan to recreate their wedding day, complete with menu and speeches. Night two sees competitive foodies Flora and Chris put on a restaurant-inspired meal, including a surprise amuse-bouche. The third evening sees proud east Londoners Cecelia and Paul do their best to mellow the spices

Roman J Israel, Esq

Crime drama, starring Denzel Washington
2018 – Drama, Crime, Thriller

Movie cast

Movie: Roman J Israel, Esq -

A driven, idealistic defence attorney gets mixed up in a series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Crime drama, starring Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo


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