ITV The Singapore Grip Catch up on the ITV Hub Six-part period drama set during World War II, following British rubber merchant Walter Blackett and his family, who live in Singapore at the time of the Japanese invasion. Adapted from Booker prize-winner J.G. Farrell's 1978 novel of the same name. 2 episodes available to watch Share this programme: Copied to clipboard Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Copy link to share Episodes Latest Episode 2 Sun Sunday 20 Sept 9pm Matthew adjusts to life in Singapore and acquaints himself with his father's rubber trade. Episode 1 Sun Sunday 13 Sept 9pm Rubber baron Walter Blackett is rocked by two arrivals and the looming threat of invasion.