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What's on TV 20-Feb-2021

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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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Language:
English
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Future Publishing Ltd
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Weekly
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4 min.
hot tv this week

new Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway SATURDAY 20 February, 7pm ITV Entertainment The boys are back for their live Saturday-night fun with the usual singing, dancing, celebrity guests and games. Hidden-camera pranks during the seven-part series involve the likes of Jamie and Harry Redknapp, Davina McCall and Sir Mo Farah, and there’s a new mini-drama, Double Trouble, in which Ant and Dec are cloned and come across celebs such as Prue Leith, Bear Grylls and Alison Hammond. Fleur East returns with a brand-new segment, as does Stephen Mulhern. FULL STORY P7 new The Wall Versus Celebrities SATURDAY 20 February, 6.40pm BBC1 Entertainment Danny Dyer is back hosting the popular BBC1 game show featuring those dropping balls! Celebrities will be trying their luck and skill again, so who’ll be winning or losing against the Wall this time? Angela…

2 min.
saturday-night stars!

new ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY Saturday, 7pm ITV Entertainment Q You had to make changes to the last series because of COVID-19, including a studio show without an audience, and hosting from your own homes. How was that? A Ant: The live show without an audience was scary – we’ve never done that before. It was weird – we said goodbye, went home and didn’t see each other in person for months. Dec: We wanted to keep the show on the air, so after years of the audience inviting us into their living rooms on a Saturday night, we decided that we’d turn it around and invite them into ours! Q How will things work this series? A Dec: We’re looking forward to getting back into the studio – we won’t have a live audience…

1 min.
farewell…

Best known for… Canadian actor Christopher played dashing Captain von Trapp in the 1965 movie The Sound of Music, alongside Dame Julie Andrews, which shot him to international stardom. Other achievements… In 2012, he became the oldest-ever Oscar-winner for Beginners, having appeared in more than 100 films. On TV, he was most recently seen in 2019 conspiracy series Departure alongside Archie Panjabi. Family life… Christopher died at his US home on 5 February after suffering a fall. He was 91 and leaves behind his third wife, Elaine Taylor, and his daughter, the actor Amanda Plummer.…

1 min.
caught out!

CASUALTY Saturday, 8.20pm BBC1 Drama New paramedic Leon Cook is headed for trouble this week when Connie Beauchamp’s 16-year-old daughter Grace catches his eye! Grace recently returned to Holby from New York, where she was living with her dad, Sam Strachan. This week Grace (Emily Carey) is left to her own devices at the ED when Connie races to treat Fenisha and Ethan’s newborn son Bodhi. It’s not long, however, before dashing new paramedic Leon turns her head. Grace tells him she’s a medical student and they go for a drink… Later that day Connie arrives home to find them in a state of undress! ‘Grace’s return is lovely but terrifying!’ reveals Amanda Mealing, who plays clinical lead Connie. ‘She’s now a young woman and this is something Connie will have to get used to.…

1 min.
dom’s darkest day

HOLBY CITY Tuesday, 7.50pm BBC1 Drama Following a horrific car accident two weeks ago, medic Dominic Copeland needed urgent abdominal surgery that has left him with a permanent stoma. As he struggles this week to come to terms with his uncertain future, Dom (David Ames) puts pressure on Sacha to discharge him from hospital early, so he can sneak out on a date. By pushing himself too hard, though, Dom ends up straight back on the operating table. Dom survives but he learns Sacha pulled him from the wreckage too hastily, which resulted in him needing life-changing surgery. Upset, Dom declares he’s going to sue! ‘Sacha reminds Dom he saved his life but Dom’s adamant that he’s destroyed it,’ says Bob Barrett, who plays Sacha. ‘This shakes their relationship to the core and causes it to…

1 min.
coming soon

★ Look out for Hollywood star Daisy Ridley (Rey in the recent Star Wars films) when The Great Celebrity Bake Off arrives on C4 in aid of Stand Up to Cancer. She’ll be putting on her pinny alongside the likes of James McAvoy, Dame Kelly Holmes and Nadine Coyle. ★ Christopher Walken features in BBC1 series Offenders. In his first lead British TV role, the Hollywood star plays Frank, who’s completing a community-payback scheme in Bristol, while trying to reconnect with his family. ★ The Circle gets a six-part celebrity spin-off on C4 with Denise Van Outen, Duncan James and Baga Chipz among the stars moving into the famous apartment block. But only some of the celebs will be playing as themselves… ★ Outlander’s Sam Heughan plays Tom Buckingham, a suspended special forces…