On Assignment: Season 11 Episode 5 (ITV1, May 28, 2024)


ITV’s On Assignment returns with its eleventh season, and in this episode, airing on Tuesday 28 May, the team of specialist journalists brings viewers insightful and in-depth reports from across the globe.

Emma Murphy travels to India, where she meets and interacts with widows who are often abandoned by their families and communities. With India’s large and aging population, and women outliving men, there is a growing number of widows left to face life alone.

Romilly Weeks takes us to Switzerland, exploring the country’s extensive network of private and public bunkers built during the Cold War. With rising tensions in Europe, these bunkers are seeing a resurgence in interest.

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Meanwhile, Lucrezia Millarini discovers the cultural significance of techno music in Germany and how it has become an integral part of the country’s cultural landscape.

This episode of On Assignment continues the show’s tradition of delivering thought-provoking and diverse stories from around the world, shedding light on lesser-known issues and offering a deeper understanding of global affairs.

On Assignment: Episode 5 airs on ITV1 at 10:45 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

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