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What's on TV

What's on TV


Published by TI Media Limited What’s on TV is a value-packed, easy-to-use weekly magazine, full of TV information, features and listings. The Soapweek section gives you in-depth story updates and the double-page Soap Diary gives you a rundown of upcoming plots, complete with "must-see" moments flagged up. The TV Week and Real Life sections cover the best of the week's programmes, and there are seven days of clearly set out listings. ENGLAND edition

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hot tv this week

new Agatha & the Midnight Murders WED 7 October, 9pm Channel 5 Drama Helen Baxendale stars as Agatha Christie in this twisty whodunnit that finds the legendary mystery writer strapped for cash during the Blitz of 1940. With help from wheeler-dealer Travis Pickford (Blake Harrison), she tries to sell a very special book to a private buyer at a London hotel. But as they get caught in an air raid with other guests, a killer strikes… Can Agatha solve the crime? FULL STORY P13 new Prince William: A Planet for Us All MONDAY 5 October, 9pm ITV Factual This very personal documentary follows Prince William, 38, over two years as he travels across the UK and around the world to discover how young people and local communities could be at the forefront of the fight to safeguard the…

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playing to win!

new THE WALL Saturday, 9.15pm BBC1 Entertainment Q What was it like filming a second series of The Wall? A Because of COVID-19, we’ve had to move filming of the show from Poland to London but we’ve built the Wall in Wembley Arena to the same spec. Due to social distancing, there’s no studio audience, but there ain’t another game show like The Wall. Q Have the contestants been putting themselves under more pressure to win? A Yeah, because of the uncertainty and the fact people are losing jobs, we’re finding that players are now being really ‘out there’ with their decision-making. There’s a hell of a lot of money at stake and, on this show, you can lose the lot! Q If you were to take on the Wall yourself, who would you play with? A I’d…

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what’s hot! what’s not!

Killer thriller The first episode of drama Des on 14 September did well for ITV, with a consolidated figure of 10.9m viewers. The show, starring David Tennant as real-life serial killer Dennis Nilsen, beat all other channels. Failure to launch ITV documentary Flying for Britain with David Jason, marking the anniversary of the Battle of Britain, struggled on 15 September at 8pm, with just 1.9m watching. The third episode of All Creatures Great and Small on Channel 5 pulled in 2.7m at 9pm.…

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Best known for… Sylvester Stallone’s flamboyant mum was one of Celebrity Big Brother’s most memorable stars. She appeared in the house in 2005, alongside her former daughter-in-law Brigitte Nielsen, but was the first to be booted out after just four days. Other achievements… Jackie was a celebrity astrologer and a promoter of women’s wrestling. She also appeared on the BBC’s Through the Keyhole in 2007, with the show exploring her LA home. Family life… Jackie died in her sleep on 21 September, aged 98. She’s survived by her husband Stephen and her children, Sylvester, Tommy and Frank.…

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giving in to temptation?

US Sunday, 9pm BBC1 Drama With wife Connie home in England, this week Douglas Petersen gets closer to single traveller Freja in Venice… After spending a day together, their budding relationship is interrupted by a call from Connie with a lead on missing son Albie. Douglas rushes off on a fool’s errand, and later, feeling guilty, invites Freja out to dinner, where he reveals Connie wants to leave him and has a heart-to-heart with Freja about the tragic death of their newborn, Jane. They return to their hotel, and go to their separate rooms. But soon there’s a knock on Douglas’ door, and he lets Freja in! ‘Douglas loves his wife,’ says star Tom Hollander. ‘Something is ending, but it doesn’t mean it’s the end of everything.’ Is he about to cheat on wife Connie, who wants…

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buried secrets!

GHOSTS Mon, 8.30pm (Wales, Wed, 7.30pm; NI, Fri, 8.05pm) BBC1 Comedy Trouble awaits Alison and Mike when the past of spectral housemate the Captain resurfaces. The cash-strapped pair, played by Charlotte Ritchie and Kiell Smith-Bynoe, are clearing the run-down garden of Button House, but the Captain (Ben Willbond) suddenly orders them to stop digging as something sensitive is buried there. Flashbacks to World War Two see the soldier and his men stationed at Button House. The Captain is upset when his friend Lieutenant Havers (Peter Sandys-Clarke) is transferred to the front, and he buries a mysterious letter and casket in the garden… ‘It’s fun seeing the house when it was requisitioned for military use,’ says Ben, who co-writes the show. ‘I’d written a scene with tanks but we couldn’t afford that!’…